Football

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) looks for a receiver in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern State, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Patrick Dennis)
September 15, 2019 - 12:38 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron had to play starting quarterback Joe Burrow longer than planned after a more competitive first half than expected against Northwestern State. So Burrow seized the opportunity to post another impressive statistical line that will only help his cause if he...
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Kentucky linebacker DeAndre Square (17) tries to bring down Florida quarterback Kyle Trask (11) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
September 15, 2019 - 12:36 am
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Initially stunned by seeing Feleipe Franks lying in pain on the turf, Florida players soon swarmed the cart carrying him to uplift him — and then each other. The No. 9 Gators then regrouped behind backup Kyle Trask to overwhelm Kentucky for an emotional victory. Trask relieved...
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Clemson coach Dabo Swinney talks to his players against Syracuse during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Syracuse, N.Y. (AP Photo/Steve Jacobs)
September 15, 2019 - 12:21 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and top-ranked Clemson beat nemesis Syracuse 41-6 on Saturday night. Clemson (3-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) has won 18 straight games, a school record and the longest streak in the nation. It's the second-...
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September 14, 2019 - 10:55 pm
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — LeVante Bellamy rushed for 192 yards and three scores as Western Michigan totaled a school-record seven rushing touchdowns to throttle Georgia State 57-10 on Saturday night. Bellamy had 11 carries for 179 yards and 3 TDs at the half. Sean Tyler finished with 138 rushing...
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September 14, 2019 - 10:45 pm
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Calvin Turner Jr. threw for one touchdown and ran for two more as Jacksonville rallied late to beat Presbyterian 30-20 on Saturday. Turner threw for only 12 yards, but he led Jacksonville's ground attack, amassing 114 rushing yards on 28 carries. Garnett Nicolas ran for another...
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Former Syracuse and NFL football player Tim Green waves as his number is retired during the NCAA college football game between Syracuse and Clemson, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Syracuse, N.Y. (AP Photo/Steve Jacobs)
September 14, 2019 - 10:35 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Syracuse All-America defensive lineman Tim Green had his No. 72 jersey retired at halftime of the Orange's game against No. 1 Clemson. The 55-year-old Green, who was diagnosed just over three years ago with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly referred to as ALS...
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Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy (15) is tackled by Iowa defensive back D.J. Johnson, right, during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
September 14, 2019 - 10:24 pm
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Nate Stanley threw for 201 yards and ran for a score, and No. 19 Iowa made a big fourth-down stop late in the game, allowing the Hawkeyes to beat Iowa State 18-17 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win over the Cyclones. Keith Duncan kicked four field goals for the...
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Duke running back Deon Jackson (25) is congratulated after scoring a touchdown against Middle Tennessee in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Murfreesboro, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
September 14, 2019 - 10:07 pm
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Quentin Harris threw for 237 yards and four touchdowns and also ran for 107 yards as the Duke Blue Devils scored 34 straight points in beating Middle Tennessee 41-18 Saturday night. Duke coach David Cutcliffe came out gambling early and often against his old friend,...
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September 14, 2019 - 10:02 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jah-Maine Martin ran for a career-high 299 yards including two long touchdown runs and North Carolina A&T scored 21 points in the fourth quarter in beating Charleston Southern 27-21 on Saturday night. Martin found a gap on the right side and broke tackles on his way to a...
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September 14, 2019 - 9:55 pm
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Will Jones threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score, Richard McCollum kicked two field goals and Western Carolina snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 20-17 win over Division II-member North Greenville on Saturday. Trailing 17-13 with 5:31 to play, Jones faced fourth-and-...
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