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Michigan running back Zach Charbonnet (24) carries for a touchdown against Minnesota in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Minneapolis. (Mark Vancleave/Star Tribune via AP)

No. 13 Michigan's offense was ready for season opener

Oct. 26, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Even as Michigan closed the 2019 season with dispiriting losses to Ohio State and Alabama, there were some encouraging signs for the Wolverines on offense. Now Michigan has more evidence that coordinator Josh Gattis is making progress. The Wolverines began this pandemic-delayed 2020...

Indiana quarterback Michael Penix Jr. (9) celebrates after Indiana defeated Penn State in overtime of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 36-35 in overtime. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

No. 17 Hoosiers moving beyond upset to take another big step

Oct. 26, 2020 5:36 PM EDT

Coach Tom Allen and the No. 17 Indiana Hoosiers celebrated wildly after Saturday's monumental upset of Penn State. On Sunday, they were rewarded with their highest ranking since November 1993. By Monday, everyone was back to business in Bloomington, looking to take the next step in the program's steady,...

CORRECTS TO $2 BILLION, NOT 1.9 BILLION AS ORIGINALLY SENT - FILE - In this July 22, 2020, file photo, the sun sets behind Allegiant Stadium, home of the Las Vegas Raiders football team, in Las Vegas. The NFL is opening in Sin City, something even the bookies in this gambling city would never have bet on happening. But on Monday night, Sept. 21, 2020,  the gamble pays off when the Raiders meet the New Orleans Saints in the opening game of the glittering $2 billion stadium that Raiders owner Mark Davis dubbed the Death Star.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)

UNLV football will be first with fans at Raiders' stadium

Oct. 26, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fans of UNLV football will be the first to attend a game at the home of the NFL's Las Vegas Raiders after the university's plan to allow a limited number of spectators was approved by the Southern Nevada Health District and Nevada’s department of Business & Industry. The Rebels...

Alabama wide receiver Jaylen Waddle (17) pushes away Tennessee defensive back Kenney Solomon (31) during an NCAA college football game in Knoxville, Tenn., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Caitie McMekin/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

No. 2 Bama striving to replace (some of) Waddle's production

Oct. 26, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

Alabama isn't looking for Slade Bolden to be another Jaylen Waddle. Not even the second-ranked Crimson Tide has that kind of depth. Alabama (5-0) must carry on without Waddle starting Saturday against Mississippi State after losing one of the nation's top receivers to a broken right ankle on the opening kickoff...

Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz 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)

Wisconsin coach stays mum on QB Mertz with Huskers up next

Oct. 26, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst isn’t discussing quarterback Graham Mertz’s status following reports that the redshirt freshman has tested positive for COVID-19. “I will not, cannot and should not therefore comment about anything dealing with our testing and coronavirus,” Chryst said...

Hall of Fame Jackson State coach W.C. Gorden, 90, dies

Oct. 26, 2020 4:45 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — W.C. Gorden, a Hall of Fame coach who led Jackson State to a 28-game Southwestern Athletic Conference winning streak while building a league power in the late 1980s, has died. He was 90. The school announced on its athletics website that Gorden died Friday night after being informed...

FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2019, file photo, Florida head coach Dan Mullen watches the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Virginia in Miami Gardens, Fla. No. 10 Florida resumed meetings and practices for the first time in two weeks Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. They got back to work after a COVID-19 outbreak caused the Southeastern Conference to postpone two of the team’s games. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

No. 10 Florida, Mullen return to work after COVID outbreak

Oct. 26, 2020 4:40 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 10 Florida resumed meetings and practices for the first time in two weeks Monday, getting back to work after a COVID-19 outbreak caused the Southeastern Conference to postpone two of the team’s games. The Gators (2-1) are scheduled to host Missouri (2-2) on Saturday,...

Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano, with a mask, is hugged by an assistant after his team defeated Michigan State in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Rutgers surprised college ranks with win in Schiano's return

Oct. 26, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

The college football world has no idea what to expect from Rutgers anymore. Heading into the start of Greg Schiano's second stint as coach, no one would have been surprised if the Scarlet Knights went winless in a schedule consisting of nine games against Big Ten Conference opponents. After all, Rutgers had one...

Maryland running back Peny Boone (13) is tackled by Northwestern defensive line Devin O'Rourke, left, and linebacker Troy Hudetz during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Maryland looking past Northwestern debacle toward Minnesota

Oct. 26, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

For Maryland, the best part about a short week that features a matchup with Minnesota on Friday night is that the Terrapins didn't have to dwell too long on their miserable season-opening performance at Northwestern. The team arrived home around 4 a.m. Sunday after a 43-3 defeat on Saturday night. Quarterback...

FILE  - In this Oct. 19, 2019, file photo, Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz talks with Purdue head coach Jeff Brohm, right, before an NCAA college football game in Iowa City, Iowa. Purdue offensive coordinator Brian Brohm went through his usual practice routine this week. He met with his older brother, Jeff, about game planning and the initial play-calling script as he prepared for Saturday's long-awaited season opener against Iowa. Less than a week after the Boilermakers fourth-year head coach tested positive for COVID-19 and was forced into isolation for 10 days, it's the other Brohm taking charge this weekend.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, FIle)

Purdue's Brohm hopes to return Saturday, Moore still unclear

Oct. 26, 2020 3:28 PM EDT

Jeff Brohm plans to be back at practice Wednesday and back on the sideline Saturday. He can't wait. Just two days after the Purdue coach's family attended the season-opening victory over Iowa as he watched from home, yelling loudly enough at times to scare his dog, Brohm said he would return to work this week...