NCAA Football

Latest

  • Fresno State pushed around in in Hawaii Bowl

    HONOLULU (AP) — Despite starting its season with three straight losses, Fresno State made it to a bowl game for the 14th time in the last 16 seasons. Winning is another matter. The Bulldogs lost…

  • Jackson leads Rice to Hawaii Bowl win

    HONOLULU (AP) — Driphus Jackson played his best game of the year by passing for 318 yards and three touchdowns, and Rice completed a remarkable turnaround with a 30-6 victory over Fresno State on Wednesday…

  • Arkansas’ Williams to return for senior season

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jonathan Williams wasn’t quite ready to end his time at Arkansas. The standout running back said Wednesday that he’s returning for his senior season. He leads Arkansas (6-6) with 1,085 yards…

  • Central Michigan falls to Western Kentucky, 49-48

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — For Central Michigan, there was a comeback, a record, a miracle and a gamble. They’re now all part of Chippewa lore. They just weren’t enough for a bowl win. Storming back…

  • Western Kentucky tops Central Michigan 49-48

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Western Kentucky knows its defensive blunders on what became the final touchdown of the Bahamas Bowl will stay on highlight reels for a long, long time. That’s fine with the Hilltoppers…

  • Bowl Capsules

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Central Michigan’s miracle comeback fell just short Cooper Rush’s record-setting day in the inaugural Bahamas Bowl. Down by 35 points with 12 minutes remaining, Central Michigan (7-6) scored the final five…

  • AP Source: Pitt to name Narduzzi as head coach

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pat Narduzzi spent eight years transforming Michigan State’s defense into one of the most intimidating in the country. Pittsburgh is hoping he can do the same with the Panthers as they try…

  • Florida hires Nussmeier as offensive coordinator

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Doug Nussmeier replaced Jim McElwain as offensive coordinator at Fresno State and again at Alabama. This time, they’re working together. McElwain hired Nussmeier as Florida’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Wednesday,…

  • TCU’s Gary Patterson wins AP coach of the year

    TCU coach Gary Patterson embraced changed and joined an exclusive club. Patterson was voted college football coach of the year by The Associated Press on Wednesday, joining Nick Saban as the only two-time winners. The…

  • Alabama has been in more tight spots than usual

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama hasn’t steamrolled opponents with quite the same relentless regularity as some of its recent national championship teams. Instead, the top-ranked Crimson Tide has survived fourth-quarter threats against the likes of…

  • Weekend Time Schedule

    All Times EST Saturday COLLEGE FOOTBALL Military Bowl at Annapolis, Md.: Virginia Tech vs. Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Sun Bowl at El Paso, Texas: Duke vs. Arizona State, 2 p.m. Independence Bowl at Shreveport, La.: Miami…

  • Wednesday’s Time Schedule

    All Times EST COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL GAMES Bahamas Bowl: Western Kentucky vs. Central Michigan, noon Hawaii Bowl: Rice vs. Fresno State, 8 p.m.

  • Slain Texas robbery suspect was Howard player

    DENTON, Texas (AP) — One of two suspects fatally shot during a North Texas attempted robbery was a Howard University football player home for the holidays. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the two…

  • SDSU loses hometown Poinsettia Bowl to Navy, 17-16

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — So much for San Diego State having the home-field advantage in the Poinsettia Bowl. The Aztecs had a chance to win their hometown bowl on Tuesday night but Donny Hageman was…

  • Grebe kicks Navy to 17-16 Poinsettia Bowl win

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pardon coach Ken Niumatalolo for being perhaps a bit befuddled amid the euphoria of Navy’s 17-16 Poinsettia Bowl victory against San Diego State on Tuesday night. “I have no idea how…