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Clemson's Swinney changing starting kickers for Louisville

Oct. 13, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Apparently, not everything's perfect with No. 3 Clemson. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said backup kicker Steven Sawicki would start on Saturday against Louisville after starter B.T. Potter missed a 24-yard field goal try right before halftime against Florida State. It was Potter's second...

Muschamp: QB Hilinski has a knee sprain, should play

Oct. 13, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Will Muschamp said freshman quarterback Ryan Hilinski has a sprained left knee, but was expected to play when the Gamecocks face No. 9 Florida on Saturday. Muschamp said Hilinski's injury was "nothing serious" and planned for him to start against the Gators this...

AP Top 25: LSU jumps to No. 2; Upset drops Georgia to No. 10

Oct. 13, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LSU moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the country for the 29th time and putting the Tigers behind No. 1 Alabama less than a month before the rivals meet in Tuscaloosa. The Tigers jumped from No. 5, past...

No. 18 Baylor top tackler Johnston has season-ending injury

Oct. 13, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 18 Baylor will be without leading tackler Clay Johnston for the rest of the season after the senior middle linebacker injured his knee on a play where he had an interception. Baylor officials didn't elaborate Sunday, but they confirmed that Johnston had a season-ending injury....

At 3-3, Texas A&M and Fisher stuck in neutral

Oct. 13, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M's $75 million plan with Jimbo Fisher is stuck in neutral. The Aggies are 3-3 and out of the Top 25 for the first time this season after losing 47-28 at home to No. 1 Alabama. And while two of those losses have come against top-ranked teams, the Aggies appear no...

Smart wants Georgia players to look in mirror after loss

Oct. 13, 2019 2:46 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The first warning signs came in slow starts against Notre Dame and Tennessee. Georgia's full-fledged reality check arrived when another slow start ended with a double-overtime loss at home to unranked South Carolina. Coach Kirby Smart's new reality: Georgia isn't as dominant as it...

No. 14 Boise State loses Bachmeier, beats Hawaii 59-37

Oct. 13, 2019 4:05 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — After holding a competitive contest for the starting quarterback job, Boise State coach Bryan Harsin has insisted that the Broncos are well stocked at the position. Saturday night against Hawaii and its high-powered offense, Harsin's message was put to the test. Turns out, he was right....

Eason, Ahmed lead Washington over Arizona 51-27

Oct. 13, 2019 3:36 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jacob Eason and the Washington offense had struggled for the better part of two games by the time the quarterback saw Aaron Fuller sprinting toward the front corner of the end zone. Then came a beautifully-thrown ball over Fuller's right shoulder for a 22-yard touchdown. Suddenly, the...

Robert Morris beats St. Francis (PA) 20-17 in double OT

Oct. 13, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Caleb Lewis threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Matthew Gonzalez with 45 seconds left in regulation, Nick Bisceglia made a 37-yard field goal in the second overtime, and Robert Morris slipped past St. Francis (PA) 20-17 on Saturday. Lewis finished 9-of-22 passing for 152 yards and two...

Louisiana Tech romps past UMass 69-21

Oct. 13, 2019 2:04 AM EDT

RUSTON, La. (AP) — J'Mar Smith threw three touchdown passes and Justin Henderson ran for three first-quarter touchdowns to power Louisiana Tech to a 69-21 victory over Massachusetts on Saturday night. Louisiana Tech (5-1) jumped out to a 7-0 lead just 55 seconds into the game when Amik Robertson picked off...