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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...

AP All-Bowl Team: Top performers from the Alamo to Sun bowls

Jan. 06, 2022 12:21 PM EST

When two of Ohio State’s top receivers opted out of the Rose Bowl to prepare for the NFL draft, Jaxon Smith-Njigba responded by delivering one of the great individual performances in bowl history. Smith-Njigba had 15 receptions for 347 yards to help Ohio State rally from a 14-point...

No. 9 Oklahoma State beats No. 5 Notre Dame 37-35 in Fiesta

Jan. 01, 2022 18:27 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Oklahoma State was a step slow in the first half, appearing to be stuck in the desert sand while Notre Dame raced around the field. A quick scoring drive just before halftime gave the No. 9 Cowboys a spark and they rode it one of the biggest victories in...

New coach, old pain: Notre Dame unravels in Fiesta loss

Jan. 01, 2022 18:23 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A promising young coach, a souped-up passing game and a couple turnover gifts from Oklahoma State's offense weren't enough to end Notre Dame's January misery. The Irish built a 21-point lead in the first half of the Fiesta Bowl only to watch it slowly...

AP All-America team: Young and Tide lead with 3 1st teamers

Dec. 13, 2021 13:46 PM EST

Heisman Trophy winner Bryce Young and Alabama teammates Will Anderson Jr. and Jameson Williams have been selected All-Americans by The Associated Press, giving the top-ranked Crimson Tide more players on the first team than any other school. The AP All-America team presented by...

2021 AP All-America Team, List

Dec. 13, 2021 12:36 PM EST

The 2021 Associated Press All-America team presented by Regions Bank, selected by a panel of Top 25 poll voters. FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback — Bryce Young, sophomore, Alabama. Running backs — Kenneth Walker III, junior, Michigan...

Cyclones RB Hall, Bears' Aranda, Pitre win AP Big 12 honors

Dec. 09, 2021 19:52 PM EST

Iowa State running back Breece Hall is The Associated Press Big 12 offensive player of the year for the second season in a row, while conference champion Baylor has the league's top defender and coach. Baylor senior safety Jalen Pitre was named defensive player of the year and...

No. 5 Notre Dame to face No. 9 Oklahoma State in Fiesta Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 16:28 PM EST

No. 5 Notre Dame (11-1, independent, No. 5 CFP) vs No. 9 Oklahoma State (11-2, Big 12, No. 9 CFP), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. ET LOCATION: Glendale, Arizona TOP PLAYERS Notre Dame: QB Jack Coan. The senior has thrown for 2,641 yards and 20...

Defenses in spotlight for Oklahoma St-Baylor Big 12 matchup

Dec. 01, 2021 15:15 PM EST

Often, the chatter heading into the Big 12 championship game focuses on dynamic offenses and a quarterback chasing the Heisman Trophy. This time, it’s more about old-school, hard-nosed defense. Fifth-ranked Oklahoma State (11-1, 8-1 Big 12, No.5 CFP) and ninth-ranked...

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...