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NDSU looks for 9th FCS title against upstart Montana State

Jan. 07, 2022 17:40 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Montana State advanced to its first championship game since 1984 after consecutive playoff wins over the two teams that played for the FCS title less than eight months ago. Now the Bobcats face North Dakota State, with a record eight Football Championship...

Former Texas QB Casey Thompson transferring to Nebraska

Jan. 07, 2022 16:52 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Texas quarterback Casey Thompson, who started 10 games and passed for 24 touchdowns in 2021, announced Friday that he will transfer to Nebraska. Thompson was a backup to Hudson Card for the first two games at Texas before taking over the starting role....

Kansas St promotes ex-Heisman finalist Klein to lead offense

Jan. 07, 2022 15:21 PM EST

Kansas State assistant Collin Klein, who had been serving as the interim offensive coordinator during the bowl season, was given the full-time job on Friday after an impressive performance by the Wildcats in the Texas Bowl. The former Heisman Trophy finalist, who had worked primarily...

Kansas State dominates short-handed LSU 42-20 in Texas Bowl

Jan. 05, 2022 01:35 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Deuce Vaughn and the Kansas State Wildcats finished a streaky season on a positive note Tuesday night with a dominant 42-20 win over short-handed LSU in the Texas Bowl. Vaughn, a sophomore running back and first-team All-American as an all-purpose player, rushed for...

LSU has QB questions in Texas Bowl against Kansas State

Jan. 03, 2022 16:42 PM EST

TaxAct Texas Bowl: LSU (6-6) at Kansas State (7-5), Jan. 4, 9 p.m. Eastern (ESPN) Line: Kansas State by 4 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook Series record: LSU leads 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE LSU looks to extend its winning streak to three...

Thompson to lead Kansas State against LSU in Texas Bowl

Jan. 03, 2022 16:34 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Quarterback Skylar Thompson will return from an ankle injury to start for Kansas State in the Texas Bowl on Tuesday night, but LSU interim coach Brad Davis won’t say who will fill that role for the Tigers. “We’ve got a group of guys who have all been preparing...

No. 10 Utah Utes make Rose Bowl debut vs No. 7 Buckeyes

Dec. 31, 2021 12:05 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Rose Bowl: No. 7 Ohio State (10-2) vs. No. 10 Utah (10-3), Jan. 1, 5 p.m. Eastern (ESPN) Line: Ohio State by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. Series record: Ohio State leads 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE With...

Todd Dodge caps coaching career with 7th prep championship

Dec. 18, 2021 23:21 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Todd Dodge is retiring as a Texas high school football coach, capping a storied career by leading Austin Westlake to its third consecutive state championship with a 40-21 victory over Denton Guyer on Saturday night. Dodge announced his retirement before his...

Texas QB Casey Thompson enters transfer portal

Dec. 17, 2021 17:19 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas quarterback Casey Thompson, who started 10 games and passed for 24 touchdowns this season, entered the transfer portal Friday. Thompson is leaving after former Ohio State quarterback Quinn Ewers, one of the top-rated players in the country when he came...

Amid signing day chaos, SEC powers grab top recruits

Dec. 15, 2021 20:09 PM EST

Through all the changes to the college sports landscape with money-making opportunities for athletes and open transfers, one thing remains the same. A bunch of Southeastern Conference schools along with venerable programs like Ohio State and Texas are at or near the top of the...