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Michigan lands Big Ten's top class for first time since 2007

Feb. 6, 2019 9:55 PM EST

Michigan finished the football recruiting cycle with the top class in the Big Ten, and four other conference programs were ranked in the top 25 in the nation Wednesday. Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh added one player on the second letter-of-intent signing day to a 26-man class that was No. 1 in the Big Ten and No....

Northwestern defense stuns No. 20 Utah 31-20 in Holiday Bowl

Jan. 1, 2019 12:16 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A cold, hard rain in normally warm, dry San Diego made the Northwestern Wildcats feel right at home, especially as they enjoyed a downpour of Utah turnovers in the Holiday Bowl. In a dizzying nine-minute stretch of the third quarter, the Wildcats turned three turnovers into 21 points to...

Oklahoma State tops No. 24 Missouri 38-33 in Liberty Bowl

Dec. 31, 2018 11:20 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Cornelius tied a Liberty Bowl record with four touchdown passes and Kolby Peel made a critical fourth-down stop with 1:01 left as Oklahoma State edged No. 24 Missouri 38-33 in the Liberty Bowl on Monday. Missouri (8-5) faced fourth-and-1 when quarterback Drew Lock attempted a...

Banged-up No. 20 Utah faces Northwestern in Holiday Bowl

Dec. 30, 2018 5:40 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It will be hard for Kyle Whittingham to ever top his experience in the Holiday Bowl. Now the coach of No. 20 Utah, Whittingham played for BYU in the first four Holiday Bowls, from 1978-81. His best memories are from 1980, when he chased Eric Dickerson and Craig James all night and then...

Beat-up No. 20 Utes face Northwestern in Holiday Bowl

Dec. 30, 2018 4:44 PM EST

Holiday Bowl: Northwestern (8-5) vs. No. 20 Utah (9-4, No. 17, CFP), at San Diego, Monday, 7 p.m. EST (FS1). Line: Utah by 7. Series Record: 1-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE Utah is looking for its 15th win in its last 16 bowl games dating to the 1999 Las Vegas Bowl. The Utes are 11-1 in bowl games under coach Kyle...