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Alabama linebacker Dylan Moses (32) plays against Notre Dame during the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. In a recent Instagram post, Moses detailed his struggles with physical problems “fighting through pain every single game” and disclosed his grandmother's death. “It’s been times I wanted to quit and times I wanted to walk away from my dreams,” he posted. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Alabama linebacker Dylan Moses anchors young Tide defense

Jan. 7, 2021 4:35 PM EST

Alabama middle linebacker Dylan Moses has had to overcome personal struggles off the field and now all his perseverance is paying off. He has had to deal with lingering pain from a knee injury that cost him a season, and with his grandmother's death. Now Moses is the leader of the Crimson Tide's youthful defense...

LSU assistant coaches Ensminger, Johnson retiring

Dec. 22, 2020 9:56 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger and defensive line coach Bill Johnson are retiring from their regular coaching duties but will remain with the program as analysts. Those changes to coach Ed Orgeron's staff were announced Tuesday, a day after LSU said defensive coordinator...

Florida head coach Dan Mullen, right, pauses during a timeout against Georgia during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. No. 6 Florida doesn't really even try to run the ball anymore. There's an occasional handoff here and there, but the Gators are mostly one-dimensional _ and that's fine with coach Dan Mullen, Heisman Trophy front-runner Kyle Trask and arguably the deepest receiving corps in the country. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Mullen admits 'it would be huge' to beat Saban in 10th try

Dec. 18, 2020 2:20 AM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dan Mullen’s impressive head coaching resume has a few glaring holes. He’s beaten national title-winning coaches Urban Meyer, Steve Spurrier, Les Miles, Gene Chizik and Ed Orgeron. He upset Florida while he was at Mississippi State and won at Mississippi State in his...

Kansas coach Les Miles yells out to the team during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

Kansas AD gives Miles vote of support after winless season

Dec. 17, 2020 2:30 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Les Miles got an unwavering vote of confidence from athletic director Jeff Long on Thursday, despite the long-suffering Jayhawks finishing just the second winless season since the 1950s and showing little sign of improvement. “We knew building this football program...

Texas Tech's Myles Price (18) scores a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

Texas Tech tops Kansas 16-13 with Wells out because of virus

Dec. 5, 2020 6:41 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech linebacker Colin Schooler says the “next man up” approach in this COVID-19 college football season applies to coaches as much as players. The Red Raiders overcame four turnovers to prove it. Receiver Myles Price took a reverse 70 yards for Texas Tech's only...

FILE - Louisville forward Malik Williams (5) smiles as he walks off the court during the second half an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Louisville, Ky.  (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

The Latest: Louisville cancels game after positive test

Dec. 3, 2020 11:47 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Louisville has canceled its men's basketball game Friday against UNC Greensboro and paused team activities indefinitely following a positive COVID-19 test within the program and subsequent quarantining and contract tracing. The...

Texas Tech quarterback Alan Bowman (10) recovers his own fumble in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Kansas, Texas Tech face each other in disappointing seasons

Dec. 3, 2020 5:57 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kansas has won only one Big 12 game in its two seasons under coach Les Miles, a late comeback at home last year with a game-ending field goal against Texas Tech. The Red Raiders in many ways have been more disappointing in coach Matt Wells' two seasons, even with a few more wins than...

FILE - Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell reacts on the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech in Ames, Iowa, in this Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, file photo. Iowa State won 31-15. Big 12-leading Iowa State is on the verge of getting into its first conference championship game in any league. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

'Change at any moment' - Virus upends season for Big 12

Dec. 3, 2020 1:21 PM EST

Big 12-leading Iowa State has wins over Oklahoma and Texas in the same season for the first time, and is on the verge of reaching its first conference championship game in any league. Those might not even be the most remarkable accomplishments for the No. 12 Cyclones in a season so defined by the coronavirus...

TCU running back Darwin Barlow (24) dives over Kansas safety Ricky Thomas (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

TCU runs roughshod over winless Kansas in 59-23 victory

Nov. 29, 2020 12:05 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — TCU ran the ball seven consecutive times to set the tone against Kansas on Saturday night. Four hours later, the Horned Frogs kept running the ball just to run out the clock. Max Duggan threw for touchdowns on his only three completions while running 58 yards for another score, TCU...

TCU  quarterback Max Duggan (15) scrambles to avoid the sack by West Virginia defensive lineman Dante Stills (55) during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (William Wotring/The Dominion-Post via AP)

TCU heads to Kansas with both teams eying much-needed win

Nov. 27, 2020 11:09 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has been competitive in precious few games over the past few years. Not that TCU would know it. Every time the Horned Frogs visit Lawrence, they end up in a tussle. They lost 27-26 when they coughed up a fumble in the red zone inside the final minute two years ago, and coach...