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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) waves to fans after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)

Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence tests positive for COVID-19

Oct. 29, 2020 9:44 PM EDT

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has tested positive for COVID-19, putting into doubt whether the face of college football will be available to play the top-ranked Tigers' biggest game of the season. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said in a statement released by the school Thursday night that Lawrence is in...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, Clemson wide receiver Amari Rodgers, left, is tackled by LSU cornerback Kary Vincent Jr. during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. All-America wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase, Vincent and defensive end Neil Farrell Jr. have announced they won’t be playing this season. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Lawrence out, No. 1 Clemson looks for 10th straight over BC

Oct. 29, 2020 9:18 PM EDT

Boston College (4-2, 3-2 ACC) at No. 1 Clemson (6-0, 5-0), Saturday at noon (ABC). Line: Clemson by 31. Series record: Clemson leads 18-9-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Playing without star quarterback Trevor Lawrence after he tested positive for COVID-19, Clemson is seeking its third straight 7-0 start and fifth in...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) waves to fans after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)

No. 1 Clemson dealing with rash of injuries on defense vs BC

Oct. 29, 2020 9:13 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 1 Clemson already faced a challenge because of a rash of injuries. Now, the Tigers will have to play without star quarterback Trevor Lawrence after he tested positive for COVID-19. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said in a statement released by the school Thursday night that Lawrence is...

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says QB Trevor Lawrence tested positive for COVD-19 and won't play against Boston College

Oct. 29, 2020 8:57 PM EDT
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says QB Trevor Lawrence tested positive for COVD-19 and won't play against Boston College.
Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst talks to players during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Wisconsin reports 3 more cases of positive COVID-19 tests

Oct. 29, 2020 6:15 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin says the number of active COVID-19 cases within the football program increased to 16 as of Thursday morning. School officials said they learned of one more positive polymerase chain reaction test result late Wednesday, and that two more were confirmed Thursday. The three...

Georgia wide receiver Jermaine Burton (7) breaks away from Tennessee defensive back Alontae Taylor (2) on a long run in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

No. 5 Georgia looks for more success after byes vs Kentucky

Oct. 29, 2020 6:08 PM EDT

Byes have been good for No. 5 Georgia under Kirby Smart, which makes last week’s unexpected break very welcome for the Bulldogs. At the very least, it gave the Bulldogs time to sort out their second-half collapse at No. 2 Alabama. The refresh will be needed Saturday at Kentucky against a team eager to move...

Baylor seeking offensive identity with defensive TCU in Waco

Oct. 29, 2020 5:41 PM EDT

Baylor is still trying to figure out its identity on offense, a difficult task with a new coach in an uneven season interrupted by the pandemic. The Bears are playing their first home game in more than a month, and their first game in three weeks, after a week-long pause of activity and the postponement of...

Coastal Carolina seeks to stay in poll, faces Georgia State

Oct. 29, 2020 5:36 PM EDT

No. 20 Coastal Carolina (5-0, 3-0 Sun Belt) at Georgia State (2-2, 1-2), Saturday at noon ET (ESPNU). Line: Coastal Carolina by 3. Series record: Georgia State leads 2-1. The visiting team has won all three meetings. WHAT’S AT STAKE Coastal Carolina seeks to stay in the AP Top 25 with a victory. Last week...

Boise State quarterback Hank Bachmeier (19) throws the ball in the first half against Utah State in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Boise, Idaho. Boise State 42-13. (AP Photo/Steve Conner)

No. 25 Boise State faces road test at Air Force

Oct. 29, 2020 5:26 PM EDT

No. 25 Boise State (1-0, 1-0 Mountain West) at Air Force (1-1, 0-1), Saturday at 6 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network). Line: Boise State by 14. Series record: Boise State leads 5-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? No. 25 Boise State moved into the rankings after a 42-13 win over Utah State last weekend. It's the 19th straight...

Penn State head coach James Franklin watches during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Indiana, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 36-35 in overtime. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Penn State's goal: Trying to stop Fields from having a day

Oct. 29, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State defensive tackle Antonio Shelton saw something new this week as he watched recent film of Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields. It’s an attribute that could make it even tougher for the 18th-ranked Nittany Lions to contain one of the country’s most mobile...