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AP Top 25 Reality Check: Final rankings and future prospects

Jan. 11, 2022 12:13 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A season notable for upsets and highly ranked teams losing ended with a No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 that was not particularly surprising. Georgia finished No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank after starting the season at...

Syracuse hires offensive coordinator, QB coach from Virginia

Dec. 30, 2021 15:42 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Dino Babers has added a pair of former Virginia coaches to his staff, hiring Robert Anae as offensive coordinator and Jason Beck as quarterbacks coach. Both served in those positions for the Cavaliers for six years under coach Bronco Mendenhall,...

Hopkins, UAB beat No. 12 BYU 31-28 in Independence Bowl

Dec. 18, 2021 20:24 PM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Dylan Hopkins broke the Independence Bowl record for completion percentage in wind and driving rain, connecting on 19 of 23 passes for 189 yards and three touchdowns in UAB's 31-28 victory over No. 12 BYU on Saturday. With UAB (9-4) facing fourth-and-7 with...

No. 12 BYU surging, set to take on UAB in Independence Bowl

Dec. 17, 2021 15:51 PM EST

Independence Bowl: No. 12 BYU (10-2, No. 13 CFP) vs. UAB (8-4), Dec. 18, 3:30 p.m. Eastern (ABC) Line: BYU by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE BYU is on a five-game winning streak and...

No. 12 BYU draws upstart UAB as Independence Bowl opponent

Dec. 05, 2021 16:16 PM EST

No. 12 BYU (10-2, Independent) vs. UAB (8-4, Conference USA), Dec. 18. 3:30 p.m. ET LOCATION: Shreveport, Louisiana TOP PLAYERS BYU: RB Tyler Allgeier, 1,409 yards rushing, 20 touchdowns. UAB: RB DeWayne...

Big 12 gets title game without Texas or OU before they leave

Nov. 30, 2021 18:56 PM EST

The Big 12 doesn't have to wait until Oklahoma and Texas are gone to experience something that hasn't happened for a long time — a championship game without either of those teams. When fifth-ranked Oklahoma State plays ninth-ranked Baylor on Saturday, it will end a...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Unanimous No 1 UGA chasing record

Nov. 29, 2021 02:34 AM EST

Georgia is putting together an historic run at No. 1. The Bulldogs remained a unanimous top-ranked team for the eighth straight week in T he Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank. The longest streak of weeks as unanimous...

No. 13 BYU squanders lead, rallies to beat USC 35-31

Nov. 28, 2021 04:00 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brigham Young isn't used to having to rally from behind, yet the 13th-ranked Cougars were able to come back after blowing a 15-point lead in the second half against Southern California on Saturday night. Jackson McChesney’s 7-yard TD run with 3:57...

No. 13 BYU looks to cap Pac-12 success at struggling USC

Nov. 26, 2021 09:14 AM EST

No. 13 BYU (9-2, No. 13 CFP) at USC (4-6), Saturday at 10:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: BYU by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: USC leads 2-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Cougars will try to pile...

Pac-12 North up for grabs when Oregon hosts Oregon State

Nov. 25, 2021 02:05 AM EST

Things to watch in Week 13 of the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK Oregon State (7-4, 5-3 Pac-12) at Oregon (9-2, 6-2): The Ducks will capture the North Division and a spot in next week's championship game against Utah with a win in their annual...