College football

Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham prepares to throw a pass against Georgia during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in Auburn, Ala. Auburn won 40-17. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 23, 2017 - 1:23 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham is effusive about playing in his first Iron Bowl. Alabama's Jalen Hurts had much less to say when asked whether he likes playing in these kind of big-game environments. "I like winning," he said simply. The two sophomores have both done just...
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November 23, 2017 - 1:27 am
Wait! Do not throw out the records. Yes, it is rivalry week in college football and the old saying goes that anything can happen when rivals get together, but let's not go overboard. Alabama has won seven of nine against Auburn because the Crimson Tide has been the clearly better going into seven...
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Miami head coach Mark Richt walks off the field after an NCAA college football game against Virginia, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Miami won 44-28. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
November 21, 2017 - 9:27 pm
Miami made a small but potentially significant move up to No. 2 behind Alabama in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday night, with Clemson slipping one spot to three and Oklahoma holding at four. Wisconsin and Auburn remained next up behind the top four in a week when the top half of...
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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) tries to avoid Kansas linebacker Joe Dineen Jr. (29) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
November 20, 2017 - 1:33 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield will not start his final regular-season game Saturday at home against West Virginia after making a lewd gesture against Kansas. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley also stripped the senior of his captain status for the game. Riley made the...
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November 20, 2017 - 12:31 am
A person familiar with the situation says Florida has met with Chip Kelly about becoming the team's next football coach. The person says athletic director Scott Stricklin and five key staffers met with Kelly in New Hampshire on Sunday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of...
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UCLA head coach Jim Mora walks the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 19, 2017 - 3:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA fired football coach Jim Mora on Sunday with one regular-season game left in his sixth season. Athletic director Dan Guerrero announced the shocking move one day after rival Southern California's 28-23 victory over UCLA (5-6, 3-5 Pac-12). Offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch...
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Washington quarterback Jake Browning (3) throws a pass to Lavon Coleman for a 6-yard touchdown against Utah during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
November 19, 2017 - 3:04 am
SEATTLE (AP) — A bit of late-game mastery by Washington quarterback Jake Browning provided Tristan Vizcaino a chance at redemption for a season of shaky kicking and the capper to one crazy rally. Pac-12 after dark, indeed. Vizcaino hit a 38-yard field goal as time expired and No. 16 Washington...
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Southern California running back Ronald Jones II, top, is tackled by UCLA defensive back Nate Meadors during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 19, 2017 - 2:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Sam Darnold met up with Josh Rosen at midfield, the Southern California quarterback climbed the stepladder for possibly the final time, holding the sword aloft and leading the Trojans' band while the student section chanted: "One more year!" If Darnold had just played his...
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Notre Dame wide receiver Kevin Stepherson (29) makes a catch in the end zone for a touchdown in front of Navy safety Jarid Ryan (2) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Notre Dame defeated Navy 24-17. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
November 18, 2017 - 9:14 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — With their slim College Football Playoff hopes fading, Brandon Wimbush and Notre Dame finally found a rhythm and put Navy away. Wimbush threw for 164 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a score as No. 9 Notre Dame rallied in the rain and wind to beat Navy 24-17 Saturday...
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Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor runs past Michigan's Josh Metellus during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
November 18, 2017 - 9:11 pm
No. 5 Wisconsin handled its close-up in a most Wisconsin way and No. 2 Miami went back to being the Cardiac 'Canes. Saturday was the sort of the calm before and after college football's storms. The past two weeks featured 14 games matching ranked teams. The next two weeks are rivalry weekend and...
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