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Scott sets record, leads Incarnate Word over Sac State 66-63

Dec. 10, 2022 03:37 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif., (AP) — Lindsey Scott Jr. threw four touchdown passes to break a Football Championship Subdivision record and ran for two scores as seventh-seeded Incarnate Word rallied last to beat second-seeded Sacramento State 66-63 in the quarterfinal round of the playoffs on Friday night....

Montana State routs William & Mary, 55-7 to reach FCS semis

Dec. 10, 2022 02:00 AM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Tommy Mellott ran for three touchdowns and threw for a fourth and Isaiah Ifanse ran for 162 yards and two scores as Montana State drilled William & Mary, 55-7 in a Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinal game on a 17-degree Friday night. The Bobcats...

North Dakota State runs over Samford 27-9, into semifinals

Dec. 09, 2022 22:59 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Cam Miller threw for a first-half touchdown and ran for a second to lead third-seeded North Dakota State to a 27-9 win over Samford in a Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinal-round playoff game on Friday night. Already without fullback Hunter Luepke, who...

Dolphins' Tagovailoa, Chargers' Herbert set for prime time

Dec. 09, 2022 20:10 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Draft Class of 2020 alums Tua Tagovailoa and Justin Herbert are preparing to face each other for the second time — and with more at stake for their respective teams. Both quarterbacks are trying to do something classmates Joe Burrow and Jalen Hurts have already...

Georgia QB Bennett is old-school Heisman Trophy contender

Dec. 09, 2022 17:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — At a time when Heisman Trophy winners are usually on their way to being first-round picks in the NFL draft, Stetson Bennett is a contender from another era of college football. The Georgia quarterback already has a national championship ring and this season he has...

Jets rookie running back 'Bam' Knight making quick impact

Dec. 09, 2022 16:27 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zonovan Knight was in his playpen making a racket, a rambunctious baby boy whose innocent toys felt his wrath. “The way my mom tells it, my uncle kind of walked by," the New York Jets running back said, "and was like, ‘Damn, all you hear is, Bam! Bam!...

Arizona State hires Baldwin as offensive coordinator

Dec. 09, 2022 15:21 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has hired former Cal Poly head coach Beau Baldwin as its next offensive coordinator. The school announced Baldwin's hiring of new coach Kenny Dillingham's staff on Friday, a week after he resigned at Cal Poly. The 50-year-old Baldwin...

Tar Heels WR Downs opts out of Holiday Bowl for NFL leap

Dec. 09, 2022 15:05 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina receiver Josh Downs is opting out of the Holiday Bowl against No. 15 Oregon to prepare for a jump to the NFL draft. Downs announced his decision in a social media post Friday, less than a week after he had 11 catches for 100 yards in the Tar...

Vikings can clinch NFC North on road against surging Lions

Dec. 09, 2022 14:50 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have won enough to be in a position to clinch the NFC North with almost a month left in the regular season. The Vikings (10-2) have won nine of their last 10 games, a string of success that started in September with a comeback win over Detroit...

TCU dominates AP Big 12 honors, led by QB Duggan and Dykes

Dec. 09, 2022 11:54 AM EST

TCU quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist Max Duggan is The Associated Press Big 12 offensive player of the year in a unanimous vote, as was the selection of Sonny Dykes for coach of the year after his first season with the Horned Frogs. Kansas State defensive end Felix...