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Clemson QB: Uiagalelei vs Phommachanh compete to start

Oct. 25, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney didn't anticipate a midseason quarterback competition to determine who'll start at one of the team's most stable positions the past decade. The Tigers (4-3, 3-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) will spend this week evaluating...

NC State starters Moore, Zavala done for year with injuries

Oct. 25, 2021 13:54 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren says starting linebacker Isaiah Moore and starting left guard Chandler Zavala have suffered season-ending injuries. Doeren said Monday both players will need surgery, though he didn’t specify the exact nature...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Welcome, back 'Clones; Who's next?

Oct. 25, 2021 02:36 AM EDT

For the first time this regular season, there were no teams making their season debut in The Associated college football poll. Iowa State and BYU rejoined the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, but the number of teams that have been ranked for at least one week this...

Same old Pitt? Pickett, No. 17 Panthers proving otherwise

Oct. 24, 2021 14:27 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The silence in the Pittsburgh locker room was deafening. The anger, unmistakable. The team intent on shedding its “Same Old Pitt” label had instead appeared to reinforce it following a stunning and staggering 44-41 home loss to Western Michigan on...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: CFP race of Big 12 incoming, outgoing

Oct. 24, 2021 10:07 AM EDT

There is a developing College Football Playoff race between an outgoing Big 12 school and an incoming Big 12 school. No. 2 Cincinnati, heading to the Big 12 at some point, and No. 3 Oklahoma, leaving the Big 12 at some point, remained undefeated Saturday, though neither...

Armstrong's six TDs lift Virginia past Yellow Jackets, 48-40

Oct. 24, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Brennan Armstrong threw four touchdown passes and ran for two more scores and Virginia rallied from a slow start and beat Georgia Tech 48-40 on Saturday night, the Cavaliers' fourth straight victory. Armstrong connected with Dontayvion Wicks...

Van Dyke has 4 TD passes, Miami tops No. 18 NC State 31-30

Oct. 24, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Van Dyke backed up his words. And Miami took a big step toward potentially salvaging its season. Van Dyke passed for 325 yards and four touchdowns, two of them to Charleston Rambo, to lead the Hurricanes past No. 18 N.C. State 31-30 on...

Cunningham rushes for 3 TDs, Louisville tops Boston College

Oct. 23, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Malik Cunningham rushed for three touchdowns, including a 14-yard clinching run with 2:53 remaining to cap a milestone performance, and Louisville overcame four turnovers to beat Boston College 28-14 on Saturday and snap a two-game losing streak. ...

Pitt is it: No. 23 Panthers top reeling Clemson 27-17

Oct. 23, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett is well-versed in how it goes when you play for Pittsburgh. You flirt with great expectations. You pull off an unlikely win or two. Then when things get tight, things tend to fall apart. Maybe not anymore. At least not this year. Not for...

Shrader's 5TDs leads Syracuse past Virginia Tech 41-36

Oct. 23, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Garrett Shrader rushed for three touchdowns and threw for two, including one to Damien Alford with 19 seconds left, to lift Syracuse to a 41-36 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday. The Orange (4-4, 1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored 14...