Latest College sports News

Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett (13) throws a pass against Arkansas while offensive lineman Trey Hill (55) blocks during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

East vs West: No. 4 Georgia hosts No. 7 Auburn in SEC tilt

Oct. 1, 2020 4:01 AM EDT

Here are things to watch in Week 2 in the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 7 Auburn at No. 4 Georgia: Two of the SEC’s four top-10 teams meet in an interdivisional matchup in prime time. Both overcame challenges to win their openers, with Georgia rallying for 32 unanswered points with two...

No. 12 North Carolina returns to ACC play vs Boston College

Oct. 1, 2020 4:00 AM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 4: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 12 North Carolina at Boston College on Saturday. The Tar Heels (1-0, 1-0 ACC) haven't played since Sept. 12 after Charlotte pulled out of a scheduled game a week later due to the coronavirus pandemic and they had this past...

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2019, file photo, Texas linebacker Juwan Mitchell (6) pursues TCU quarterback Max Duggan during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Fort Worth, Texas. The two teams meet again this week. TCU won only six of its last 39 meetings against Texas when they were still together in the old Southwest Conference through the 1995 season. Coach Gary Patterson and TCU have matched that win total in eight games since joining the Longhorns in the Big 12 less than a decade ago. (AP Photo/Louis DeLuca, File)

TCU 6-2 mark vs Texas in B12 equals wins over 4 SWC decades

Oct. 1, 2020 2:12 AM EDT

Some things to watch in the second weekend of Big 12 play Saturday, when all five games have a team that won its conference opener playing a team that lost its league opener: GAME OF THE WEEK TCU at No. 9 Texas: The Horned Frogs won only six of their last 39 meetings against Texas when they were still together...

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2019, file photo, Georgia offensive lineman Cade Mays (77) runs a drill during an NCAA football practice in Athens, Ga. The former Georgia lineman has had his appeal for an immediate transfer waiver approved by the NCAA, Tennessee was told Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. Now the Southeastern Conference needs to approve the transfer between league schools. Tennessee opens the season Sept. 26 at South Carolina. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

Sankey approves number of transfer waivers inside SEC

Sep. 30, 2020 8:44 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey has agreed to approve transfer waiver requests for players who switched schools inside the league. Sankey announced the decision Wednesday night after previously saying schools should vote to change the rule forcing players...

San Jose St. moves football practice to Humboldt State

Sep. 30, 2020 8:41 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose State’s football team will travel more than 300 miles to begin practice for the upcoming season because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Spartans announced Wednesday that they will head to Humboldt State this week to practice until the school and Santa Clara County...

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2019, file photo, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott speaks to reporters during the Pac-12 Conference women's NCAA college basketball media day in San Francisco. The Pac-12 university presidents and chancellors will meet Friday, Sept. 17, 2020, and be presented options for staging a fall football season, but Commissioner Larry Scott says a vote by the the CEO Group is not expected. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron, File)

Commissioners decline CFP expansion after Pac-12 request

Sep. 30, 2020 8:27 PM EDT

The conference commissioners who manage the College Football Playoff decided to stick with a four-team format during this pandemic-altered season after the Pac-12 made a request to consider expansion. College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock said Wednesday that Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott...

Florida head coach Dan Mullen reacts during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. No. 5 Florida won 51-35. (AP Photo/Thomas Graning)

No. 3 Florida having trouble selling out 17,000-seat Swamp

Sep. 30, 2020 6:39 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 3 Florida is having trouble selling out its home opener against South Carolina, even with just 17,000 tickets available. Coach Dan Mullen pleaded multiple times this week, on calls with reporters and via social media, for fans to show up for Saturday’s game against the...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Minnesota wide receiver Rashod Bateman (13) runs the ball down the field for a touchdown against Penn State during an NCAA college football game, in Minneapolis. Bateman has decided to opt back in to the 2020 football season in light of the Big Ten’s resumption of fall competition. That's contingent on the star junior gaining the necessary eligibility clearance. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File)

Bateman back for Minnesota, but no Parsons for Penn State

Sep. 30, 2020 4:57 PM EDT

Minnesota is getting its star wide receiver back for an abbreviated Big Ten season. Penn State will not be so fortunate with its All-America linebacker. Minnesota announced Wednesday that Rashod Bateman was cleared to play this season by the NCAA and Big Ten after opting out in August. At Penn State, coach James...

Relatives of members of the 1970 Wichita State University Shockers football team visit the crash site where an airplane carrying some of the players crashed near Loveland Pass Monday, July 27, 2020, west of Silver Plume, Colo. Wreckage from the plane, which was one of two being used to take the Shockers to play a football game against Utah State University in Logan, Utah, is still scattered on the mountain top nearly 50 years after the crash close to the Eisenhower Tunnel. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Wichita State's crash evokes moving memories 50 years later

Sep. 30, 2020 4:41 PM EDT

SILVER PLUME, Colo. (AP) — In a small clearing on Mount Trelease, a faded and tattered yellow shirt rests among twisted shards of metal. Emblazoned across the front: Wichita State. A heavy reminder of what took place 50 years ago in this section of the Colorado Rocky Mountains where memorials and tributes...

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, North Dakota State head coach Matt Entz raises the trophy alongside quarterback Trey Lance (5) as they celebrate after beating James Madison 28-20 in the FCS championship NCAA college football game in Frisco, Texas. Entz says the benefits of practicing for a one-game season this year, outweighed the risks and frustration from dealing with the coronavirus. The Bison have been practicing for the last month ahead of Saturday's game against Central Arkansas. (AP Photo/Sam Hodde, File)

Bison: 1-game fall season worth the uncertainty with virus

Sep. 30, 2020 2:06 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Perennial Football Championship Subdivision champion North Dakota State may play one division down from the big-time programs, but any doubts about its commitment to staying on top were answered when the Bison scheduled a single game this fall. Coach Matt Entz made it clear he wanted the...