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More big injuries wracking Texas secondary

Sep. 23, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The injury news keeps getting worse for No. 11 Texas and its defense. Coach Tom Herman said Monday the Longhorns have lost two more starters in the secondary for several weeks after getting hurt in a conference-opening win over Oklahoma State: All-Big 12 safety Caden Sterns, the team's...

Jevan Snead, ex-Ole Miss quarterback, dies in Texas at 32

Sep. 23, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Jevan Snead went to Mississippi to rekindle a promising football career that had stalled at Texas. By the time he left the Rebels, with a year of eligibility remaining, he ranked among the most prolific passers in school history. Snead was found dead in Austin, Texas, on Saturday night...

Saban: Alabama kicker 'questionable' for Mississippi game

Sep. 23, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama freshman kicker Will Reichard is questionable for the Mississippi game, though coach Nick Saban is more optimistic about two defensive starters. Linebacker Terrell Lewis and nose guard DJ Dale could return to practice Tuesday or Wednesday, Saban said on Monday. The coach...

Cronk's injury sends Hoosiers scrambling for replacement

Sep. 23, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

Coy Cronk anchored Indiana's offensive line for 3½ seasons. Now the Hoosiers must scramble to find a replacement. Coach Tom Allen said Monday the four-year starter, captain and longtime blind-side pass protector will miss the rest of the season with a lower right leg injury. Cronk is expected to have surgery...

Purdue continues to play waiting game on Sindelar's status

Sep. 23, 2019 2:50 PM EDT

Purdue quarterback Elijah Sindelar already has spent two weeks going through the concussion protocol. He's going to need better results this week to be cleared for Saturday's Big Ten opener against Minnesota. Coach Jeff Brohm indicated Monday that Sindelar suffered a setback late last week that could keep the...

Florida State loses LB for season, QB Blackman day-to-day

Sep. 23, 2019 2:01 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Willie Taggart announced Monday that starting linebacker Jaiden Lars-Woodbey is out for the season with a leg injury. The coach also said Seminoles quarterback James Blackman and left tackle Jauan Williams are listed day-to-day as they recover from injuries....

Domestic assault charge against Vols' Thompson dismissed

Sep. 23, 2019 11:04 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A misdemeanor domestic assault charge against Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson has been dropped after his girlfriend requested the dismissal. Thompson was arrested after an Aug. 24 argument with his girlfriend at his dorm. The woman involved in the argument, who says she has been...

STAT WATCH: No. 4 LSU has nation's highest-scoring offense

Sep. 23, 2019 2:41 AM EDT

LSU has earned a reputation the last decade or so as a program that relies on defense and usually does just enough on offense. That's what makes it such a surprise to see the fourth-ranked Tigers emerge as the nation's highest-scoring team so far this season. LSU has scored 231 points, which represents the...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Are there quality losses?

Sep. 23, 2019 2:29 AM EDT

The value of a loss can be tricky to quantify for AP Top 25 voters. For the first time this season, the AP college football poll presented by Regions Bank was given a good shake. Seven ranked teams lost, a season-high, including three in Saturday's trio of top-15 matchups. Three teams fell out of the rankings,...

South Carolina newspapers issues apology for headline

Sep. 22, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The State newspaper in Columbia has issued an apology for a headline connecting the Hilinski's Hope foundation to South Carolina's 34-14 loss Saturday at Missouri where Ryan Hilinski was the Gamecocks quarterback. The story about the game in print editions carried the headline,...