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AP Top 25 Reality Check: How to use head-to-head results?

Oct. 14, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

Georgia beats Notre Dame in a close game at home. Georgia loses to unranked South Carolina in double overtime at home. Both Notre Dame and Georgia are 5-1. Which team should be ranked higher: Notre Dame or Georgia? In the latest AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, the poll voters went with Notre Dame at No. 8...

STAT WATCH: Midseason leaders a mix of familiar, new names

Oct. 14, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

A review of college football statistics at midseason shows a lot of familiar names at or near the top of the charts, and a few surprises, too. Oklahoma is on track to lead the nation in offense for a third straight year. Then there's LSU, which has ranked in the top 50 in offense only three other seasons since...

Perry leads Navy over Tulsa 45-17

Oct. 13, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Few people who watched the game would agree, but Malcolm Perry thought he didn't play well Saturday night. Perry rushed for 218 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries to lead Navy to a 45-17 victory over Tulsa, but was still critical of his own performance. "As far as executing the...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Georgia becomes 1st major upset victim

Oct. 13, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

A college football season truly starts with the first big upset. Game on. No. 3 Georgia became the highest-ranked team to lose to an unranked team this season. The Bulldogs were popped 20-17 in double overtime by 24-point underdog South Carolina, which had to play its backup quarterback after halftime — on...

No. 22 Baylor needs 2 OTs to beat Texas Tech 33-30

Oct. 12, 2019 10:12 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Backed up to his 1 after a sack and needing a field goal in the final two minutes to keep the Big 12's longest current winning streak alive, Charlie Brewer found a way to get Baylor another victory in its first game as a ranked team under coach Matt Rhule. Brewer drove the Bears 97 yards...

Texas, OU called for unsportsmanlike 30 minutes before kick

Oct. 12, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The clusters of players for No. 6 Oklahoma and 11th-ranked Texas were getting closer at midfield 30 minutes before the annual Red River rivalry, and officials were already trying to separate them when a few got too close and started jawing at each other. Referee Mike Defee flung his flag high...

Lamb TDs, defense lift No. 6 OU past 11th-ranked Texas 34-27

Oct. 12, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Jalen Hurts tried the Golden Hat on for size and gave a half-hearted "horns down" sign in a group photo with the cheerleaders while celebrating the way Kyler Murray couldn't in the Red River rivalry a year ago. Now the Oklahoma quarterback will try to get the Sooners back to where Baker...

Tulsa, Navy look to move on from emotional games last week

Oct. 11, 2019 2:48 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa and Navy are trying very hard not face another opponent in their game Saturday: An emotional hangover. Tulsa blew a 30-9, fourth-quarter lead before losing in triple overtime to SMU. The Midshipmen are coming off a 34-25 win over Air Force in which they squandered a late 21-9...

Oklahoma-Texas showdown to affect Big 12, playoff races

Oct. 11, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts is one of the few people who won't make a big deal about Saturday's showdown with Texas. This whole big game business is nothing new to Hurts. As Alabama's quarterback, he played in three national championship games and the annual Iron Bowl against Auburn. The graduate transfer...

Coming of age: Rhule, No. 22 Baylor going against Texas Tech

Oct. 11, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Matt Rhule remembers his message to the team after a lopsided loss two years ago midway through his first season. "You guys are puppies, you are sophomores and freshmen. Just wait your turn, keep working hard and eventually you will be better," Rhule recalled this week. "So...