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No. 3 TCU seeks CFP spot and Big 12 title vs. No. 13 K-State

Dec. 01, 2022 11:58 AM EST

No. 3 TCU (12-0, 9-0 Big 12, No. 3 CFP) vs. No. 13 Kansas State (9-3, 7-2, No. 10 CFP), Saturday, noon EST (ABC) in Arlington, Texas. FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: TCU by 2 1/2. Series record: Tied 8-8. WHAT’S AT STAKE? TCU has...

TCU takes its CFP hopes into Big 12 title game vs K-State

Dec. 01, 2022 11:48 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — It has been quite a comeback for third-ranked TCU, one much bigger than that 18-point deficit the Horned Frogs erased to beat Kansas State six weeks ago. A year after Sonny Dykes became their coach, the Frogs (12-0, 9-0 Big 12, No. 3 CFP) still haven’t...

Big 12 coaches tab Duggan, Anudike-Uzomah as top players

Nov. 30, 2022 19:14 PM EST

IRVING, Texas (AP) — TCU quarterback Max Duggan was named the Big 12's offensive player of the year Wednesday by the league's coaches, and Kansas State end Felix Anudike-Uzomah was picked as the top defensive player. Those players will face each other Saturday when the...

Big 12 title game RBs look different, have similar results

Nov. 30, 2022 17:56 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The body types are certainly different for TCU's Kendre Miller and Kansas State's 5-foot-6 dynamo Deuce Vaughn, yet the third-year running backs that will be featured in the Big 12 championship game look pretty similar in what they do on the field. Like...

After AD hired, West Virginia gives Brown another chance

Nov. 30, 2022 17:47 PM EST

West Virginia football coach Neal Brown will keep his job for the time being, a decision made Wednesday soon after new athletic director Wren Baker’s hiring was announced. Brown has a 22-25 record, the worst four-year stretch at West Virginia since the football team went 17-27...

What To Watch: Playoff picture already close to settled

Nov. 30, 2022 14:11 PM EST

Rarely does a college football season enter the weekend of conference championship games with its playoff picture this clearly in focus. No. 1 Georgia (No. 1 College Football Playoff ) and No. 2 Michigan (No. 2 CFP) figure to have playoff bids locked up no matter how they fare this...

Ohio State is 5 in second-to-last CFP rankings behind USC

Nov. 29, 2022 21:43 PM EST

Ohio State was No. 5 on Tuesday night in the second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings, positioned to possibly take advantage if one of the top four slips up on championship weekend. Georgia (12-0) was No. 1 again. No. 2 Michigan (12-0) and No. 3 TCU (12-0) both moved up a...

Klieman winning games, winning over fans at No. 13 K-State

Nov. 29, 2022 15:55 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Chris Klieman received a rather tepid reception from many Kansas State fans when he was hired four years ago. Many of them pined for someone from Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder's tree, or a coach with a higher profile who had won at college football's highest...

Kansas coach Leipold signs lucrative contract extension

Nov. 29, 2022 12:58 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lance Leipold has signed his lucrative contract extension at Kansas, which includes a massive pay raise for the Jayhawks' football coach along with his assistants and staff, and could keep him tied to the school through the 2029 season. Under terms of the...

TCU QB Duggan goes from losing job to winning every game

Nov. 29, 2022 06:01 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Without Max Duggan, the fourth-year quarterback who had lost his starting job going into this season, third-ranked TCU might not be undefeated, getting ready for the Big 12 championship game and on the verge of making the College Football Playoff. ...