College football

Louisiana-Lafayette wide receiver Kyren Lacy (2) misses a reception under coverage from Appalachian State defensive back Shemar Jean-Charles (8) during an NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, in Boone, N.C. (Andrew Dye/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP, Pool)
December 05, 2020 - 12:37 am
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — No. 20 Louisiana-Lafayette overcame three snaps over the punter's head and another bad one on a extra point, beating Appalachian State 24-21 on a cold, rainy Friday night when the Mountaineers' Chandler Staton missed a 30-yard field goal with 2 seconds left. Running back Trey...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2020, file photo, Buffalo running back Jaret Patterson (26) runs past Northern Illinois linebacker Daveren Rayner (9) during the first half of an NCAA football game, in DeKalb, Ill. There was a time no one was interested in recruiting Jaret Patterson, the under-sized running back, who finally accepted an offer to play at Buffalo. Some four years later, Patterson is the talk of the nation after generating 409 yards rushing and scoring eight touchdowns in a 70-41 win over Kent State last weekend. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)
December 04, 2020 - 8:06 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The undefeated Buffalo Bulls’ bid to clinch the Mid-American Conference East Division title were placed on hold on Friday before they even had a chance to play a down. Four hours into their trip to play Ohio, Buffalo turned its buses around upon being informed its game on...
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Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral (2) and coach Lane Kiffin talk before the team's NCAA college football game against Mississippi State, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Oxford, Miss. Mississippi won 31-24. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
December 04, 2020 - 1:31 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Mississippi has paused football team activities until at least next Wednesday because of new COVID-19 cases. The school announced that the team had “a few new positive COVID-19 cases being identified each day.” “...
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Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
December 04, 2020 - 1:15 pm
Vanderbilt’s football game at No. 11 Georgia scheduled for Saturday has been postponed because the Commodores’ roster fell below minimum requirements. Georgia announced the postponement was due to the Southeastern Conference's COVID-19 protocols. The game has been rescheduled for Dec. 19. The...
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Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass against Indiana during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
December 04, 2020 - 2:24 am
Among the teams contending for a playoff spot, the intrigue is not about who No. 3 Ohio State is playing as much as who will be play playing for the Buckeyes this weekend. Ohio State seems to be on track to play at Michigan State on Saturday after a spike in COVID-19 cases in the program forced a...
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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)
December 03, 2020 - 11:47 pm
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...
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BYU wide receiver Neil Pau'u (2) congratulates running back Miles Davis, right, after his fourth quarter touchdown against North Alabama during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger, Pool)
December 03, 2020 - 7:05 pm
Word came to Coastal Carolina on Wednesday that the most significant home game in the history of the program was in serious jeopardy. The 14th-ranked Chanticleers were scheduled to face No. 25 Liberty on Saturday in an unexpected Top-25 matchup that persuaded ESPN to send "College GameDay” to...
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FILE - This Jan. 2, 2017, file pool photo, shows an aerial view of the empty Rose Bowl stadium before to the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game between Southern California and Penn State in Pasadena, Calif. No spectators will be allowed at the Rose Bowl for the College Football Playoff semifinal on Jan. 1 because of COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the state, county and city of Pasadena, The Tournament of Roses said Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. (The Tournament of Roses via AP, Pool, File)
December 03, 2020 - 3:49 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — No spectators will be allowed at the Rose Bowl for the College Football Playoff semifinal on Jan. 1 because of COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the state, county and city of Pasadena. The Tournament of Roses said Thursday that it requested special permission to allow for a...
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President Donald Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former football coach Lou Holtz, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 03, 2020 - 12:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday called Lou Holtz "one of the greatest coaches in American history” as he honored the college football Hall of Famer and political ally with the nation's highest civilian honor. Holtz, whose 34-year coaching career included the 1988 national title...
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Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh, left, greets Penn State head coach James Franklin after an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Penn State won 27-17. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
December 02, 2020 - 9:04 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel strongly rebuked any notion that the Wolverines would try to avoid facing rival Ohio State in the regular-season finale, calling the notion “ridiculous” and infuriating in a scathing statement Wednesday. Manuel spoke hours after...
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