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    Alabama tailback Brian Robinson Jr. has a pulled muscle that makes his status for the Southeastern Conference Championship Game against No. 1 Georgia uncertain. No. 4 Alabama’s coach Nick Saban said Sunday that Robinson sustained a “lower body pulled muscle” in Saturday’s four-overtime victory over Auburn. Robinson was holding his left leg on the ground after a 37-yard carry...
    Oklahoma State football legend Dez Bryant could not have been happier to see the Cowboys win in Bedlam on Saturday night in primetime. With the Oklahoma State football team defeating Oklahoma in Bedlam, former Cowboys standout wide receiver Dez Bryant was there in Stillwater to celebrate the monumental occasion. Bryant may not have played for the Pokes in a decade, but this is...
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Tom Allen fired offensive coordinator Nick Sheridan on Sunday, less than 24 hours after the Hoosiers completed their first winless season in conference play since 2011. Allen also said he would take a $200,000 pay cut in each of the next four seasons. His contract runs through 2027. For the past several weeks, there...
    Clemson Tigers. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports Predicting the AP Top 25 college football rankings after a crazy Week 13 rivalry week with Ohio State falling to Michigan,  If there’s one thing we can always count on from rivalry week, it’s absolute insanity. And Week 13 did not disappoint in that regard on Thursday, Friday and Saturday as there...
    Mike Gundy and the Oklahoma State Cowboys finally got the best of Oklahoma in Bedlam and college football media was hyped after a fantastic game. After the first half of Bedlam, it appeared that an all too familiar song might start playing for Oklahoma State Cowboys fans. Their elite defense allowed 33 points and they were trailing against a team...
    Alabama football was able to mount a comeback and snag a win in four overtimes on the road against the Auburn Tigers. It took an unexpected, thrilling comeback and four incredibly odd overtimes, but the Alabama Crimson Tide went out and got a road win against the Auburn Tigers. This is an Iron Bowl that the Tigers probably should have...
    The College Football Playoff rankings were nearly shaken up, but Alabama saved their chances after surviving Auburn in four overtimes in the Iron Bowl. Earlier in the day, the Ohio State Buckeyes were bounced out of the College Football Playoff picture following their loss to the Michigan Wolverines. Surely, surely that there would be no other major shakeups in the...
    CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Eric Barriere threw for one touchdown and ran for another and the Eastern Washington defense continually came up with big plays in a 19-9 win over Northern Iowa in the first round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday. The Eagles (10-2) advance to a second-round game on Friday night at conference rival Montana, the sixth-seed in...
    Who leads college football in touchdown passes is a player from a small school you probably haven’t heard of, but you should know the name. With the way offenses have drastically evolved over the years across the college football landscape, there are a variety of ways to score an abundance of touchdowns. Quarterbacks are able to do more than they...
    KENT, Ohio (AP) — Dustin Crum scored from the 1 on a misdirection play in overtime, and Montre Miller broke up a two-point conversion pass as Kent State held off Miami (Ohio) 48-47 on Saturday to earn a spot in the Mid-American Conference championship game. The win, played in swirling snow flurries, lofted Kent State (7-5, 6-2) to the...
    WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Matthew Sluka connected with Jalen Coker for a touchdown with 14 seconds left and Holy Cross beat Sacred Heart 13-10 on Saturday in the first round of the FCS playoffs. Sluka led Holy Cross on an 11-play, 80-yard drive, ending in a 35-yard touchdown to Coker. Sluka threw it into double coverage and Coker came up...
    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Grayson McCall raced untouched for a 25-yard touchdown on the first play of overtime, Silas Kelly sacked South Alabama’s Jake Bentley on the final play and Coastal Carolina beat the Jaguars 27-21 on Friday. Coastal Carolina (10-2, 6-2 Sun Belt Conference), which was ranked No. 22 in the preseason poll and climbed as high as...
    Nebraska finished off the 2021 season in fitting fashion when they blew a big lead against Iowa to lose yet another game by a narrow margin. Nebraska football’s 2021 season is in the books and that’s probably for the best. Cornhuskers fans don’t have to live through one of the most frustrating seasons in memory any longer. It’s over. They...
    College football fans and media couldn’t get enough of Nick Saban absolutely torching Alabama’s supporters for being so self-absorbed. The old adage, ‘never pick a fight with the fans’ just doesn’t apply to Saban. It must be hard being an Alabama football fan. The fanbase is so used to Alabama winning that anything less than a dominant effort...
    No. 21 Wake Forest (9-2, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference, No. 10 CFP) at Boston College (6-5, 2-5), Saturday at noon EST (ESPN2). Line: Wake Forest by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Boston College leads 14-11-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Wake Forest looks to clinch its first ACC Atlantic Division title since 2006. A Boston College win would open...
    No. 3 Alabama (10-1, 6-1 SEC, No. 3 CFP) at Auburn (6-5,3-4), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (CBS). Line: Alabama by 19 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Alabama leads 24-7 (21-8 after NCAA sanctions). WHAT’S AT STAKE? Alabama’s spot in the SEC championship game against No. 1 Georgia is already locked up. But the Tide just got jumped...
    "I love you." … Alabama football coach Ray Perkins to kicker Van Tiffin moments after his 52-yard field goal as time expired to upset No. 7 Auburn, 25-23, on Nov. 30, 1985, in front of 75,808 at Legion Field in Birmingham. And I was in love at first sight at age 24. That was my first Iron Bowl in person....
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota running back Mohamed Ibrahim will return for a sixth year in 2022, after suffering a season-ending lower leg injury in the first game this year. Ibrahim revealed his decision Wednesday on Twitter, which the university confirmed with a subsequent announcement. Ibrahim was picked as a preseason Associated Press second team All-American for 2021, before getting...
    Welcome to the Wednesday episode of “The David Hookstead Show.” On today’s episode, we’re talking about Enes Kanter ripping celebrities for choosing money from China over human rights, Cincinnati breaks into the top four of the College Football Playoff rankings, James Franklin signs a monster 10-year extension, Mike Gundy goes on amazing rant about Thanksgiving side dishes, Lane Kiffin...
    Ohio State alum Kirk Herbstreit reacted to the Buckeyes earning the No. 2 spot in the latest College Football Playoff rankings. The latest College Football Playoff rankings were revealed by the committee on Tuesday night, just ahead of rivalry week. While the Cincinnati Bearcats finally getting in the Top Four, there is a lot of discussion regarding the Ohio State...
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse running back Sean Tucker says he’ll make a decision about his future after the season but believes he’ll return to the Orange in 2022. “I believe a lot I’m going to be here,” Tucker told reporters Tuesday, adding that a coaching change could alter his plans. Coach Dino Babers has had only one winning season...
    The College Football Playoff committee revealed their latest rankings, and Ohio State has officially leaped over Alabama. It is Tuesday night, so it meant that college football fans were bracing themselves for the latest College Football Playoff rankings? Well, there was not many surprises on the Week 13 edition of the list, with Cincinnati finally cracking a playoff spot. But...
    The Georgia Bulldogs are still the top college football team in America. The latest College Football Playoff rankings were released Tuesday night as we head into the final regular season weekend, and the Bulldogs are still rolling at number one. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) Ohio State, Alabama and Cincinnati rounded out the top...
    Fans decided to throw some punches Sunday during the Dolphins/Jets game. In a video tweeted by Barstool Sports, a group of fans got into a melee, and the chaos seemed to center around one individual. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) You can watch all the carnage and anarchy unfold below. Honestly, it’s a...
    Head coach Kyle Whittingham of the Utah Utes. (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images) Oregon losing to Utah ends the Pac-12’s hope of making the College Football Playoff and has big ramifications in this week’s college football conference rankings. What a weekend in college football. There were some insane blowouts (what happened to you Michigan State?), some really close matchups (looking...
    College GameDay is headed to Michigan this Saturday. The popular ESPN event announced late Sunday afternoon that it will be in Ann Arbor for the Michigan/Ohio State game, which I already declared the game of the week. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) One of the greatest rivalries in sports ???? ???? See you...
    Week 12 dashed the hopes of at least two playoff hopefuls and opened the door for a two-loss playoff team. Here is a look at the fallout. Who had a worse Saturday, Oregon or Michigan State? On the one hand, Ohio State just threw for another touchdown on that Spartans secondary. On the other hand, Oregon controlled its own destiny,...
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says Florida fired coach Dan Mullen on Sunday, a day after his sixth loss in nine games, two months after the Gators went toe to toe with defending national champion Alabama and a year after they had a chance to make the College Football Playoff. The person spoke to the...
    Lenoir-Rhyne University football player Omari Alexander was shot and killed early Saturday, police in North Carolina said. Alexander, 19, was shot and killed outside of a Hickory apartment complex at around 1 a.m., police said. He was sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle when someone fired into the vehicle, according to FOX46 Charlotte. Authorities arriving at the scene...
    NORMAL, Ala. (AP) — Aqeel Glass threw six touchdown passes and amassed 450 yards through the air and Alabama A&M beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 52-24 on Saturday. It’s the second week in a row the Bulldogs (7-3, 5-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference) totaled 52 points. Glass threw for 462 yards last week in a 52-49 win over Texas Southern. Alabama A&M averaged...
    Ladies and gentlemen, week 12 of the college football season is here, and I couldn’t be more excited! Not only is it another gorgeous Saturday in the USA, but today’s slate of games is stacked. We have Ohio State/Michigan State, Wake Forest/Clemson, Iowa State/Oklahoma, Alabama/Arkansas, SMU/Cincinnati, Wisconsin/Nebraska, Baylor/Kansas State and Oregon/Utah. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes...
    While most of the country breaks out the sweaters and fleece jackets to embrace fall, down in the South you can still find hints of summer — on the football schedule. Charleston Southern at No. 1 Georgia. Prairie View at No. 16 Texas A&M. Outside the AP Top 25, New Mexico State is back in Southeastern Conference country, visiting Kentucky...
    Ten games into his disappointing head coaching tenure with Texas, Steve Sarkisian is far from entering the Longhorns Hall of Honor, but you’ll be hard pressed to find someone better at answering bizarre press conference questions. During his meeting with the media earlier this week, Sarkisian was asked possibly the wackiest question in the history of college football press...
    Alabama football is ranked No. 2 in the CFP rankings, but if Nick Saban’s team suffers a second loss, can they still make the College Football Playoff? If Alabama wins the rest of their games, they’ll be in the College Football Playoff. Alabama was ranked No. 2 in the third installment of the CFP rankings with two more regular-season games...
    Fox & Friends co-host Will Cain was doing his diner bit Wednesday morning in a restaurant not far from the Seminole Hard Rock Casino where Fox News “Patriot Awards” will be held tonight and where the morning show was broadcasting. Unfortunately for Cain, a hardcore fan of all things the University of Texas, a Fox News fan showed up fully...
    Georgia is still the number one team in the latest College Football Playoff rankings. The newest rankings were released Tuesday night on ESPN, and the Bulldogs are still holding on tight to the top spot. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) Alabama, Oregon and Ohio State rounded out the top four spots. Cincinnati and...
    If the BCS decided what teams made the College Football Playoff field, here is what it would look like entering Week 12 of the 2021 college season. While the College Football Playoff Selection Committee has a tall task every week to rank the 25 best teams in college football, some fans are longing for the days of the old BCS to...
    The College Football Playoff rotates its national semifinal games annually over a three-year cycle. While it is understood that the College Football Playoff rotates its national semifinal games every year between the six New Year’s Six bowls, it can be a little tricky to remember what two marquee bowl games are part of the playoff each year. As currently constituted, the six New...
    North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell is dealing with an upper-body injury that could sideline him for what coach Mack Brown said will be his final home game Saturday against Wofford. Team spokesman Jeremy Sharpe said Monday that Howell is considered day-to-day with an injury to his non-throwing side after last week’s overtime loss at Pittsburgh and would be a gametime...
    Week 11 is in the books, and if teams had taken care of business, well, this wouldn’t be college football in 2021. Now that the dust has settled, let’s look at the AP Top 25. The nice thing about the AP Poll, flawed as it is, is that it is much more a process of elimination than the CFP Committee’s...
    New college football power rankings after Week 11 saw Oklahoma fall from the ranks of the unbeaten, Michigan survive an upset attempt from Penn State, Georgia, Alabama and Ohio State flexed on their opponent.1. GeorgiaKirby Smart’s team is not going to be tested until they face Alabama in the SEC Championship Game. The defense is a combination of a...
    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Mark Pappas and BJ Byrd connected on a go-ahead 4-yard touchdown with 20 seconds left, their fourth scoring play, and Morehead State beat Stetson 36-35 on Saturday. Byrd caught 12 passes for a career-high 223 yards with the four touchdowns setting a school record. He also set the program’s single-season mark for yardage (1,214), catches (85)...
    CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Weber State sent Southern Utah out of the Big Sky Conference with a 62-0 loss on Saturday. The 62 points is tied for the ninth most in a game in Weber State (5-5, 4-3) history. It was the final Big Sky game between the two in-state rivals and it ended with the first shutout by...
    Garrett Wilson had himself an unforgettable day leading the Ohio State football team past Purdue. Ohio State football star Garrett Wilson did something no other Buckeyes player had ever done before him. Going up against the No. 19 Purdue Boilermakers, Wilson had himself a career day as the featured weapon on the Buckeye offense. He had 10 catches for 126...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Draylen Ellis passed for two touchdowns, ran for another and Austin Peay blanked Tennessee State 36-7 on Saturday. The Governors (5-5, 3-2 Ohio Valley Conference), who made six interceptions in a 42-26 win over Eastern Illinois last week and came into this game with an FCS-best 15 picks, had two more against the Tigers (5-5, 3-3)....
    MACON, Ga. (AP) — Fred Payton connected with Drake Starks for Mercer’s only touchdown and the Bears’ defense made it stand up in a 10-6 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday. Payton threw 4 yards to Starks for a touchdown late in the second quarter for a 7-6 Mercer lead and Devin Folser added a 38-yard field goal late in the...
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Zevi Eckhaus threw for 356 yards and two touchdowns and Bryant rebounded from defeat last week to shatter Long Island 52-7 on Saturday. Central Connecticut upset Bryant in convincing fashion 30-15 on Nov. 6. Camden Orth threw a 79-yard scoring pass to Owen Glascoe for a 7-0 Sharks lead and that all but ended any success...
    ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Peyton Mansell threw for one touchdown and ran for another, leading Abilene Christian to a 29-3 victory over Tarleton on Saturday. The Wildcats (5-5, 1-4 ASUN/WAC challenge) put the game away with a 16-point fourth quarter that included a 1-yard TD run by Mansell and a 19-yard scoring run by Davion Johnson. Mansell completed 21 of...
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jaylan Adams threw for two touchdowns and ran for two and Dominick Poole broke up a two-point conversion pass in overtime and The Citadel edged Wofford 45-44 on Saturday in the battle for the Big Dog Trophy. Adams opened the overtime with a 13-yard scamper but the Terriers came right back to score when Peyton Derrick...
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Nic Baker threw a pair of touchdown passes to Avante Cox, Javon Williams Jr. ran in for two more and Southern Illinois defeated Indiana State 47-21 on Saturday. The Salukis (7-3, 5-2) — ranked 16th in the FCS coaches poll — remain a game back of first-place North Dakota State in the Missouri Valley Football...