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AP Top 25 Reality Check: No. 1 rarely slips after ranked win

Sep. 20, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

The teams that started the season ranked in the top four all won Saturday, none in particularly impressive fashion. The result Sunday was Oklahoma, Clemson and Ohio State all dropped in The Associated Press college football poll for the second time this season. The...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Not-so-super superpowers show cracks

Sep. 19, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

Alabama looked beatable for the first time. Ohio State's defense still looks discombobulated, Clemson's offense still looks limp and Oklahoma still looks far from elite. Maybe college football's season of the super teams won't be such a foregone...

No. 10 Penn St holds on to white out No. 22 Auburn 28-20

Sep. 19, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jaquan Brisker skipped across a field littered with white pom poms and toward a row of Penn State students painted white from head to toe. The Nittany Lions' star safety had a big smile on his face, and it didn’t fade one bit even as he...

Week 3 Preview: Tide visits The Swamp; Rare SEC-B1G game

Sep. 17, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

The last time Florida beat Alabama, Tim Tebow was the Gators' quarterback and the team was on its way to a second national title under coach Urban Meyer. Tebow is now retired and Meyer is coaching in the NFL. So, yes, it's been a while. ...

No. 10 Penn State to draw on crowd against No. 22 Auburn

Sep. 16, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford’s confidence has grown with each play this fall, and Penn State’s quarterback is about to get a big ego boost. It’ll come from the more than 107,000 fans who’ll pack Beaver Stadium on Saturday night for a rare Big Ten-SEC...

Penn State faces Auburn, looking for 7th straight win

Sep. 16, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

No. 22 Auburn (2-0) at No. 10 Penn State (2-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Penn State by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 1-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Both teams will look...

No. 1 'Bama visits No. 11 Florida in SEC title game rematch

Sep. 16, 2021 03:15 AM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Southeastern Conference in Week 3: GAMES OF THE WEEK No. 1 Alabama (2-0) visits No. 11 Florida (2-0). It's a rematch of the Crimson Tide's 52-46 SEC Championship Game victory, but without a number of the bigtime...

No. 10 Penn St to test No. 22 Auburn's defense in 'Whiteout'

Sep. 16, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

Things to watch during Week 3 of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 22 Auburn at No. 10 Penn State Bryan Harsin's first road game as Auburn's coach will be like going into the lion's den. Penn State has...

No. 10 Penn St. looking to history to prep for No. 22 Auburn

Sep. 15, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Most of the intelligence No. 10 Penn State has on its upcoming opponent was compiled long ago by the team’s video production staff. How much it’s worth now is up for debate. Not only will No. 22 Auburn’s visit to Beaver Stadium provide...

SEC defenses flexing after 2020 championship game fireworks

Sep. 15, 2021 11:25 AM EDT

Southeastern Conference defenses are stealing the show for some of the top contenders after a season when the league championship game featured stratospheric offensive stats. The SEC's seven ranked teams all have formidable — or at least improved — defenses. ...