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LSU adds 8 football transfers, including 2 Arkansas starters

Jan. 21, 2022 11:37 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New LSU coach Brian Kelly has completed the addition of eight transfer players to the Tigers' 2022 roster including defensive backs Greg Brooks and Joe Foucha, who both started at Arkansas. The transfers also include two starters from Louisiana-Lafayette's...

Coastal QB McCall to miss spring practice after surgery

Jan. 20, 2022 16:47 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Coastal Carolina quarterback Grayson McCall will miss spring practice because of an offseason surgery. The school announced McCall, defensive end Josaiah Stewart and tight end TJ Ivy Jr. will all be out of workouts that start Feb. 8 due to surgeries. ...

Grainger gifts Georgia State a 51-20 Camellia Bowl win

Dec. 25, 2021 19:27 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Darren Grainger and Georgia State saved their best for the last game of the season — and especially for a thoroughly dominating third quarter. Grainger passed for 203 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 122 yards and a fourth TD to lead Georgia State to...

Ball State, Georgia State meet in Camellia Bowl on Christmas

Dec. 24, 2021 12:26 PM EST

Camellia Bowl: Georgia State (7-5) vs. Ball State (6-6), Dec. 25, 2:30 p.m. Eastern (ESPN) Line: Georgia State by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 1-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE Georgia State could set a program record...

Wyoming beats Kent St. 52-38 in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Dec. 21, 2021 20:23 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Playing with a heavy heart in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, Wyoming quarterback Levi Williams dedicated the game to his grandmother. The way he danced past Kent State defenders for 200 yards rushing and four touchdowns in a record-setting performance in the...

MAC runner-up Kent State faces Wyoming in Idaho Potato Bowl

Dec. 20, 2021 14:03 PM EST

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Kent State (7-6) at Wyoming (6-6), Dec. 21, 3:30 p.m. Eastern (ESPN) Line: Wyoming by 3, according to FanDuel Sportsbook Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE Kent State is making just its fifth all-time...

Lewis leads No. 16 ULL to 36-21 N.O. Bowl win over Marshall

Dec. 19, 2021 02:17 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana-Lafayette senior quarterback Levi Lewis turned in one last memorable performance to help new Ragin' Cajuns head coach Michael Desormeaux get off to a winning start. Lewis passed for 270 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another 74 yards, and No. 16...

Willis, Liberty roll over E. Michigan in LendingTree Bowl

Dec. 18, 2021 22:51 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Malik Willis showed in the LendingTree Bowl what NFL scouts have been raving about. The Liberty quarterback passed for 231 yards and accounted for five touchdowns and the Flames rolled over Eastern Michigan 56-20 on Saturday night at Hancock Whitney Stadium. ...

Zappe gets records, WKU rolls past App St 59-38 in Boca Bowl

Dec. 18, 2021 16:14 PM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Bailey Zappe capped his record-setting season in style, and Western Kentucky capped a difficult week with a bowl win. Zappe broke a pair of single-season FBS records by passing for 422 yards and six touchdowns, and Western Kentucky handed Appalachian State...

McCall, Coastal Carolina beat N. Illinois 47-41 in Cure Bowl

Dec. 17, 2021 23:14 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Grayson McCall threw four touchdown passes and Coastal Carolina held off Northern Illinois 47-41 in the Cure Bowl on Friday night, with the game ending with the Huskies at the Chanticleers 4. McCall was 22 for 30 for 315 yards, and Braydon Bennett ran for 108...