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Barker accounts for 4 TDs, Troy rolls past Akron for 2nd win

Sep. 21, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Kaleb Barker threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Troy dominated the final three quarters to roll to a 35-7 victory over Akron on Saturday. Troy (2-1) opened the scoring when Barker passed to AJ Lewis from the 8. Akron responded when Kato Nelson nailed Maverick Wolfley on a...

Perry with 5 TDs as Brown edges Bryant 35-30

Sep. 21, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — EJ Perry threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more and Brown edged Bryant 35-30 on Saturday. Perry had 183 yards passing and 227 yards rushing in the season opener for the Bears (1-0), including a 94-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter that sealed the win. Brown led...

Rovig leads Montana State to win over Norfolk State, 56-21

Sep. 21, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Tucker Rovig, a last-minute substitution at quarterback, threw for 221 yards and four touchdowns to lead Montana State to a 56-21 win over Norfolk State on Saturday afternoon. Ranked No. 8 in the Football Championship subdivision, the Bobcats (3-1) had three players rush for more than...

DeVito leads Syracuse to 52-33 win over Western Michigan

Sep. 21, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Dino Babers was pleased his team's offense had come out of its shell, but in a game that saw both teams combine for more than 1,100 yards and 85 points, it was the defense that helped seal a 52-33 win for the Orange. Western Michigan (2-2) had rallied from a 21-0...

Army beats Morgan State 52-21 heading into bye week

Sep. 21, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Not even a 31-point victory was enough to put a smile on Army coach Jeff Monken's face. Army rushed for six touchdowns and a season-high 403 yards on Saturday, but had to overcome some sloppy play that included two lost fumbles and seven penalties to beat struggling Morgan State...

School-record 6 TDs for Burrow, No. 4 LSU routs Vandy 66-38

Sep. 21, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — LSU always has played stingy defense. Now the Tigers have a high-octane offense and no plans at all to slow down anytime soon. "Score, be aggressive," LSU coach Ed Orgeron said. "That's our mentality. We're going to be aggressive. We're going to go get it. We're not slowing down for...

Robert Morris earns its first win, holds off VMI 31-21

Sep. 21, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Caleb Lewis threw for 214 yards and a touchdown and Terence Stephens Jr. ran for two touchdowns as Robert Morris snapped its three-game losing streak to start the season by easing past VMI, 31-21 on Saturday afternoon. The win snapped the Keydets two-game win streak. Stephens scored...

No. 23 California holds on to defeat Mississippi 28-20

Sep. 21, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — California linebacker Evan Weaver finished with 22 tackles Saturday against Mississippi. The last one was the most important. Weaver tackled Ole Miss quarterback John Rhys Plumlee for no gain at the 1-yard line as time expired to preserve No. 23 Cal's 28-20 victory over the Rebels....

Taylor helps No. 13 Wisconsin trounce No. 11 Michigan 35-14

Sep. 21, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor needed only a quarter Saturday to improve upon his rushing total from the Badgers' lopsided loss to Michigan last season. Taylor ran for 203 yards and two touchdowns, Jack Coan added a career-high two rushing touchdowns and No. 13 Wisconsin made it look easy...

Barron Hilton, hotel magnate and AFL founder, dies at 91

Sep. 21, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barron Hilton, a hotel magnate who expanded his father's chain and became a founding owner in the American Football League, died Thursday at his Los Angeles home. He was 91. Hilton's family said he died of natural causes. He transformed Hilton into the industry's top brand during his 30...