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Vols' Pruitt confident Guarantano will be ready this week

Oct. 22, 2018 2:37 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt says he expects quarterback Jarrett Guarantano to be available Saturday at South Carolina. The sophomore was knocked out of the game early in a loss to No. 1 Alabama last week. "I think Jarrett's going to be fine," Pruitt said Monday. "He took a pretty...

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Alabama becomes unanimous No. 1

Oct. 22, 2018 9:40 AM EDT

Alabama is finally a unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press college football. That probably took longer than it should have, but now all 61 voters are on board. Being unanimous No. 1 is notable but not rare. The Crimson Tide did it a couple times last season and four times in 2016. The one thing holding back, if...

AP Top 25: Clemson back to 2; App State ranked for 1st time

Oct. 21, 2018 5:42 PM EDT

Clemson is back at No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll behind top-ranked Alabama, moving up to where it started, after a convincing victory and Ohio State's first loss of the season. The Crimson Tide are a unanimous No. 1, with all 61 first-place votes Sunday, for the first time this season. The...

No. 1 Alabama, heading to break, looks to improve before LSU

Oct. 21, 2018 3:06 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After spending the first two months of the season dominating college football, No. 1 Alabama heads into its open date believing it still has plenty of room for improvement. Opponents may wonder how much better the Crimson Tide can get. Alabama (8-0, 5-0 SEC) has outscored teams by...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Michigan is B1G's best; Tide-Tigers IV?

Oct. 21, 2018 10:24 AM EDT

There is no more reason to hedge on Jim Harbaugh's team. No. 6 Michigan is the Big Ten's best right now and will enter November as a very real College Football Playoff contender after it smothered No. 24 Michigan State on Saturday and No. 2 Ohio State was exposed by Purdue . Buying in on the Wolverines this...

Snell's late TD helps No. 14 Kentucky escape Vanderbilt 14-7

Oct. 21, 2018 12:36 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's hope of winning with style coming out of an off week quickly evolved into doing whatever it could to get past Vanderbilt. The No. 14 Wildcats eventually succeeded behind the reliable combination of running back Benny Snell Jr. and a fierce, opportunistic defense that...

Defense leads No. 5 LSU past No. 22 MSU, 19-3

Oct. 21, 2018 12:11 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Boos rained down from the Tiger Stadium stands, even as quarterback Joe Burrow kneeled to close out No. 5 LSU's latest convincing victory over a ranked opponent. It was an unusual scene spawned by an unfortunate play that could carry considerable implications going forward. Michael...

Missouri bounces back to throttle Memphis 65-33

Oct. 20, 2018 9:34 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Defense came at a premium in Missouri's homecoming game against Memphis. The teams combined for 68 points in the first half, and continued to keep the scoreboard operator busy in the second. When it was all said and done, Missouri rolled over Memphis. Drew Lock threw for 350 yards and...

Missouri bounces back to throttle Memphis 65-33

Oct. 20, 2018 8:52 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Drew Lock threw for 350 yards and four touchdowns on 23-for-29 passing, and Missouri defeated Memphis 65-33 in its homecoming game on Saturday. After losing three straight Southeastern Conference contests, Missouri (4-3) responded with a much-needed victory. It jumped out to a 21-0...

Fast start helps No. 1 Alabama trounce Tennessee 58-21

Oct. 20, 2018 8:52 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alabama continued its season-long penchant for fast starts and quickly finished off Tennessee. Tua Tagovailoa threw touchdown passes to four receivers and the top-ranked Crimson Tide reached the end zone on their first four possessions, trouncing the Volunteers 58-21 for their 12th...