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Bobo banks on raise in play after turning down raise in pay

Aug. 23, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The buck stops with Colorado State coach Mike Bobo . So much so that he passed on $100,000. He couldn't cash in and accept a pay increase. Not after the Rams went 3-9 last season. The only raise that interested him involved his team's play. Take this to the bank: When Bobo throws around words...

Arizona-Hawaii matchup promises offensive fireworks

Aug. 23, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Arizona's season-opening matchup against Hawaii will be a study in contrasting offensive styles. While both teams ranked in the top 50 nationally in total offense in 2018, the Wildcats did a lot of their damage on the ground, averaging 202.4 rushing yards per game, which led the Pac-12. The...

Miles and miles of Miles inside Kansas football program

Aug. 23, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Les Koenning has to be careful every time the new offensive coordinator at Kansas walks into one of the Jayhawks' meeting rooms, making sure to address the right person by the right name. It has nothing to with learning dozens of unfamiliar faces, either. Sitting front-and-center with...

No. 13 Washington names Jacob Eason starting quarterback

Aug. 23, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — No. 13 Washington has named Georgia transfer Jacob Eason its starting quarterback for the season opener against Eastern Washington. Eason was expected to land the starting job after transferring to the Huskies but was in an extended competition with sophomore Jake Haener throughout spring...

No. 21 Iowa State already looking forward to Week 2 bye

Aug. 23, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Having last season's opener washed out by weather set Iowa State back in 2018. This season, the Cyclones couldn't have asked for a better start. No. 21 Iowa State (8-5 in 2018) opens play Aug. 31 at home against Northern Iowa of the FCS, with sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-70s...

Correction: Indiana-Assistant Coach story

Aug. 23, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about Indiana men's basketball, The Associated Press reported erroneously that new assistant coach Mike Roberts had been a walk-on when he played for the Hoosiers. He was a recruited scholarship player. A corrected version of the story is below: Hoosiers hire...

Mississippi State placed on 3 years' probation by NCAA

Aug. 23, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — While Mississippi State's basketball and football programs dodged postseason bans, the NCAA has put the school on three years' probation as part of a slew of penalties after an investigation into academic violations. A review of the self-reported violations determined a part-time...

NCAA clears Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus to play

Aug. 23, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus was declared eligible to play Friday, a year after he was suspended in the fallout from a sexual assault allegation that resulted in his acquittal by a jury at trial. Cephus was suspended from the team in August 2018 after prosecutors charged him...

No. 8 Florida, Miami embrace spotlight as they start season

Aug. 23, 2019 12:56 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida and Miami have the college football stage to themselves for 3 ½ hours Saturday, a new chapter in their once-heated and storied rivalry. The eighth-ranked Gators and the rebuilding Hurricanes will usher in the 2019 season inside a packed stadium in Orlando, surrounded by...

Alabama QB Tagovailoa absorbs lessons from title game

Aug. 23, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa has been studying men from the Bible, incluiding Joseph, Moses and David. The Alabama quarterback believes he can draw from their successes and failures and the fact that they each had some of both. Tagovailoa can relate to their experiences after an almost...