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BC quarterback Anthony Brown out for season with leg injury

Oct. 14, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College junior quarterback Anthony Brown will miss the rest of the season with a leg injury. Coach Steve Addazio made the announcement Monday during his weekly news conference. Addazio said Brown will have surgery within the next few days. The injury is not expected to be...

Washington's MJ Tafisi suffers stinger in win over Arizona

Oct. 14, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington linebacker MJ Tafisi, who was taken off the field on a stretcher during the 25th-ranked Huskies' win over Arizona, suffered a "significant" stinger and there is no timeline yet for his return to action, coach Chris Petersen said Monday. Tafisi was strapped down on the stretcher...

Clemson's Elliott says No. 3 Tigers back on right track

Oct. 14, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott believes the third-ranked Tigers are the right track to get back to playing aggressive, dominant football, —something the team had to be reminded of the past couple of weeks. Elliott said Monday the Tigers (6-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast...

Texas defense going from bad to worse at midseason

Oct. 14, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The defensive numbers for No. 15 Texas are bad and getting worse. After losing to No. 5 Oklahoma on Saturday, the Longhorns rank last in the Big 12 in pass defense and total defense, and their current pace of 453.3 total yards allowed per game would break some dubious records set...

Oklahoma State needs bounce-back effort from QB Sanders

Oct. 14, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State's starting quarterback and redshirt freshman Spencer Sanders has experienced ups and downs during his last three outings. The Cowboys face No. 18 Baylor (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) at home on Saturday following its bye week. Oklahoma State (4-2, 1-2) will need a strong showing...

Vols confident QB Maurer will play against No. 1 Alabama

Oct. 14, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt believes quarterback Brian Maurer will be available Saturday at No. 1 Alabama after a concussion prevented the freshman from finishing a 20-10 victory over Mississippi State last week. "Brian took some reps last night at practice," Pruitt said Monday....

No. 9 Florida could be without Greenard, Zuniga at Carolina

Oct. 14, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 9 Florida could be without its top two pass-rushers at South Carolina on Saturday. Coach Dan Mullen said Monday that linebacker Jon Greenard and defensive end Jabari Zuniga will be game-time decisions against the Gamecocks (3-3, 2-2 Southeastern Conference). Mullen says "we'll...

Pick Six: Which coaches need strong finishes to keep jobs?

Oct. 14, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

Halfway through the season there has already been a coaching change in major college football. Rutgers fired Chris Ash before the calendar flipped to October. Who else is a candidate to join Ash in buyout life? CLAY HELTON, USC (3-3) The Trojans are about where they figured to be with a difficult schedule to...

Purdue's youth provides preview of potentially bright future

Oct. 14, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

Purdue's promising future can be seen all over the field. Coach Jeff Brohm senses starting quarterback Jack Plummer, a redshirt freshman, is growing more comfortable each week. He's watched running back King Doerue and receiver David Bell, true freshmen, emerge as consistent playmakers. And the decision to move...

No. 10 Georgia left guard Shaffer ruled out against Kentucky

Oct. 14, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Left guard Justin Shaffer has been ruled out of No. 10 Georgia's game against Kentucky on Saturday because of a neck injury. Shaffer has started the last two games. Receiver Lawrence Cager, who is tied for the team lead with 19 catches, also may miss the game. Cager was dealing with a...