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Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields drops back to pass against Nebraska during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Nebraska 52-17. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Fields, No. 3 Ohio State expect No. 18 Penn State's best

Oct. 30, 2020 3:20 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Justin Fields looked eager to make up for lost time during Ohio State's season-opening blowout of Nebraska, operating the Buckeyes' offense with such efficiency pollsters vaulted his team to No. 3 in the polls after four quarters of nearly flawless football. Throwing 20...

Penn State's Shaka Toney leaves the field after Indiana defeated Penn State in overtime of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Week 9: Ohio State faces its biggest test; Florida returns

Oct. 30, 2020 2:07 AM EDT

The potential Big Ten game of the year lost some luster last week. No. 18 Penn State was upset by Indiana so instead of returning to Happy Valley to host No. 3 Ohio State with an unbeaten record, the Nittany Lions are trying to avoid going 0-2 for the first time since 2013. No Big Ten team has tested Ohio State...

Penn State head coach James Franklin watches during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Indiana, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 36-35 in overtime. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Penn State's goal: Trying to stop Fields from having a day

Oct. 29, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State defensive tackle Antonio Shelton saw something new this week as he watched recent film of Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields. It’s an attribute that could make it even tougher for the 18th-ranked Nittany Lions to contain one of the country’s most mobile...

Nebraska defensive back Cam Taylor-Britt, left, forces Ohio State running back Master Teague out of bounds during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

No. 3 Ohio State faces first road test at No. 18 Penn State

Oct. 29, 2020 2:49 PM EDT

No. 3 Ohio State (1-0) at No. 18 Penn State (0-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET (ABC). Line: Ohio State by 12. Series record: Ohio State leads 21-14. WHAT’S AT STAKE Ohio State can take a big step toward controlling the Big Ten’s East Division with a win. Penn State needs to get its offense on track and...

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass against Nebraska during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

No. 3 Buckeyes look to keep rolling at No. 18 Penn State

Oct. 29, 2020 2:03 AM EDT

Here are things to watch during the second week of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 3 Ohio State at No. 18 Penn State. The Buckeyes are coming off a 35-point win over Nebraska and are a double-digit road favorite against the Nittany Lions. Justin Fields, superb in his season debut, can...

Wisconsin's Graham Mertz tries to run past Illinois's Tarique Barnes during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Nightmare scenario: What happens when outbreak hits QB room?

Oct. 27, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

Wisconsin may be facing the type of nightmare scenario that coaches feared as soon as the coronavirus pandemic arrived. What happens if an outbreak hits a team’s quarterback room? Wisconsin isn’t commenting on the COVID-19 testing results of individual players, but CBS Sports first reported that...

Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertze throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

STAT WATCH: Accuracy of Mertz, Fields in openers tops FBS

Oct. 26, 2020 2:48 AM EDT

The passing accuracy displayed by Wisconsin's Graham Mertz and Ohio State's Justin Fields in their teams' openers had only been seen once before in the Big Ten in the past 20 years. Mertz and Fields each completed 20 of 21 passes (95.2%) for the best performances in the country since another Big Ten quarterback,...

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, left, talk with quarterback Justin Fields during the second half of their NCAA college football game against Nebraska Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Nebraska 52-17. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Heisman race begins as Fields enters

Oct. 25, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

Now that Justin Fields has arrived, the Heisman Trophy race can begin. Though the front-runner might not be the quarterback you think. Fields made up some ground Saturday with a spectacular season debut for No. 5 Ohio State against Nebraska. He went 20 for 21 for 276 yards and a couple of touchdowns. His only...

Ohio State receiver Garrett Wilson, left, catches a touchdown pass past Nebraska defensive back Dicaprio Bootle during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Fields, No. 5 Ohio St run away from Huskers in opener, 52-17

Oct. 24, 2020 8:59 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Fields and No. 5 Ohio State shook off the rust in the first half and then buried Nebraska the rest of the way. Fields completed 20 of 21 passes for two touchdowns and ran for another, Master Teague III rushed for a pair of scores and the Buckeyes rolled over Nebraska 52-17...

Boise State running back George Holani (24) runs in the second half of an NCAA college football game againsy Colorado State, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in Fort Collins, Colo. Holani was the Mountain West freshman of the year last season after rushing for 1,014 yards and seven touchdowns. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Week 8: Mountain West brings late show back; Big 12 showdown

Oct. 23, 2020 2:50 AM EDT

College football Saturdays this season have mostly been over by around midnight Eastern. Maybe 12:30 a.m. West of Texas, the only FBS program that has been up and running is BYU in Provo, Utah. That comes to end this weekend with the kickoff of the Mountain West season. The conference postponed fall football Aug....