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Wake Forest defense back Ja'Sir Taylor (6) defends North Carolina's Dyami Brown (2) in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Chapel Hill, N.C. Taylor intercepted the pass. (Robert Willett/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)

Howell, No. 25 Tar Heels offense a challenge for No. 2 Irish

Nov. 24, 2020 3:01 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly has postponed No. 2 Notre Dame’s Thanksgiving dinner for two days — perhaps for good reason. His Fighting Irish (8-0, 7-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) need to be light on their feet when they take on the explosive offense of Mack Brown’s 25th-ranked...

FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 file photo, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) leaves the field with his teammates after Clemson lost to Notre Dame 47-40 in two overtimes during an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. As virus disruptions mount and the Dec. 19 end of college football's regular season draws closer, the possibility grows that conference championships, major awards and even College Football Playoff participants will be determined by COVID-19. (Matt Cashore/Pool Photo via AP, File)

No. 4 Clemson, Lawrence look to resume winning at FSU

Nov. 19, 2020 1:54 PM EST

No. 4 Clemson (7-1, 6-1 ACC) at Florida State (2-6, 1-6), Saturday at noon EST (ABC). Line: Clemson by 35. Series record: Florida State leads 20-13. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Clemson’s chase of a sixth straight ACC title and sixth spot in the College Football Playoff. The Tigers lost at No. 2 Notre Dame last...

Iowa State tight end Dylan Soehner (89) carries the ball into the end zone for a touchdown during an NCAA college football game between Iowa State and Oklahoma in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Iowa State's Charlie Kolar, Chase Allen and Soehner came into the season as perhaps the most celebrated group of tight ends in the country, and they still are. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

No. 17 Cyclones meet Kansas State team battling virus cases

Nov. 19, 2020 1:39 PM EST

Iowa State is in an unusual position heading into its game against Kansas State on Saturday. The 17th-ranked Cyclones (5-2, 5-1 Big 12) lead the Big 12 with three games to play, the first time they've been in first place this late in a season since they were tied at the top of the old North Division in 2004. Iowa...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy, left, talks with Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley before an NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla. The teams meet this week in the Bedlam game. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Bedlam potentially big implications for Big 12 title game

Nov. 19, 2020 1:52 AM EST

Some things to watch in the Big 12 Conference on Saturday, when there are only two games after Texas at Kansas was rescheduled for Dec. 12 because of COVID-19 issues in the Jayhawks program. The four teams that played last week already had scheduled open dates. GAME OF THE WEEK No. 14 Oklahoma State at No. 18...

Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard (30) carries a Spencer Sanders pass into the end zone all alone for a touchdown during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Texas in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

No. 14 Oklahoma State visits Kansas State in Big 12 showdown

Nov. 5, 2020 5:07 PM EST

No. 14 Oklahoma State (4-1, 3-1 Big 12) at Kansas State (4-2, 4-1), Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (FOX). Line: Oklahoma State by 12 1/2. Series record: Oklahoma State leads 40-26. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Cowboys are coming off an overtime loss to Texas and the Wildcats are trying to rebound from a loss to West...

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2020, file photo, Clemson running back Travis Etienne (9) spins the ball out of his hands after scoring a touchdown during an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C. The defense for No. 4 Notre Dame has been solid all season during a 6-0 start. It is about to face its biggest challenge. The Fighting Irish will host top-ranked Clemson on Saturday. The Tigers will be without star quarterback Trevor Lawrence. The Tigers have top running back Travis Etienne. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP, File)

No. 1 Clemson visits No. 4 Notre Dame in rare top-5 ACC game

Nov. 5, 2020 4:17 PM EST

No. 1 Clemson (7-0, 6-0 ACC) at No. 4 Notre Dame (6-0, 5-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (NBC). Line: Clemson by 5 1/2. Series record: Clemson leads 3-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? In what could be the first of several meetings between the two this season, the winner puts itself in the driver’s seat for a berth...

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2020, file photo, Clemson running back Travis Etienne (9) spins the ball out of his hands after scoring a touchdown during an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C. The defense for No. 4 Notre Dame has been solid all season during a 6-0 start. It is about to face its biggest challenge. The Fighting Irish will host top-ranked Clemson on Saturday. The Tigers will be without star quarterback Trevor Lawrence. The Tigers have top running back Travis Etienne. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Latest ACC showdown: No. 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 Notre Dame

Nov. 5, 2020 4:01 AM EST

Here's what to look for in the Atlantic Coast Conference in week nine: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 1 Clemson at No. 4 Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish (6-0, 5-0 ACC) are competing in the ACC due to the coronavirus pandemic and get to make their case as the league's top team when they face the top-ranked Tigers on...

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Notre Dame's Daelin Hayes (9) and cornerback Julian Love, right, tackle Ball State running back Caleb Huntley, center, during the first half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. No. 4 Notre Dame heads into Saturday night's, Nov. 7, 2020, showdown against No. 1 Clemson allowing just 10.3 points per game. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Stingy Irish defense faces huge test from No. 1 Clemson

Nov. 4, 2020 5:24 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — As Notre Dame gets set to welcome the nation’s No. 1 team, the Fighting Irish do so with a group poised to be their No. 1 defense in 40 years. Particularly by the only measure that matters much to coach Brian Kelly. “You know what they say about stats,” Kelly...

Clemson quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei (5) passes the ball during the first half an NCAA college football game against Boston College on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, in Clemson, S.C.  (Josh Morgan/Pool Photo via AP)

QB Uiagalelei rallies No. 1 Clemson to 34-28 win over BC

Oct. 31, 2020 6:03 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Freshman DJ Uiagalelei already made Clemson history by leading the biggest comeback in the history of Death Valley. He'll get the chance to make even more next week with Trevor Lawrence ruled out for the showdown with No 4 Notre Dame due to COVID-19. Uiagalelei stepped in for Lawrence...

North Carolina head coach Mack Brown is seen during the second half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

No. 15 UNC, struggling Virginia to meet for 125th time

Oct. 29, 2020 4:00 AM EDT

Here are some things to watch in Week 8 of ACC conference play: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 15 North Carolina at Virginia. Long billed as the south's oldest rivalry, the 125th meeting of the programs comes in prime time with both schools looking to get back on track. The Tar Heels (4-1, 4-1 ACC) climbed as high as No. 5...