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11:45 PM ET ESPN staff Another week, another unanimous top spot for Alabama from our experts. Clemson barely escaped Syracuse after Trevor Lawrence went down with concussion-like symptoms, but Ohio State passed its biggest test to date by taking care of Penn State. Because of that, the Buckeyes moved up in a few experts’ eyes.
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9:53 PM ET BATON ROUGE, La. — On a rain-soaked Saturday night at Tiger Stadium, LSU held a moment of silence prior to its game against Ole Miss to honor basketball player Wayde Sims, who was shot to death just one day earlier. “LSU mourns the loss of one of our own,” LSU public-address announcer
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5:24 PM ET Michigan State will be without its leading receiver for an extended period after Cody White suffered a broken hand in Saturday’s victory over Central Michigan. Brian Lewerke ran for two touchdowns in the first half, and No. 21 Michigan State overcame a slow start and an underwhelming finish to beat Central Michigan
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9:21 AM ET In each of the past two seasons, the Big Ten champion has finished No. 5 in the College Football Playoff selection committee’s final rankings — the most painstaking position for a Power 5 conference champion in the era of the CFP. At the heart of each of those final rankings debates? Saturday’s
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9:00 AM ET ESPN staff Which two teams will survive top-10 battles when No. 4 Ohio State travels to No. 9 Penn State and No. 8 Notre Dame hosts No. 7 Stanford? Can West Virginia withstand the Texas Tech offensive barrage? Can Oregon rebound from last week’s devastating loss and hold off Cal in Berkeley?
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6:29 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Unbeaten and uninvited last year, UCF could still find its way into this year’s College Football Playoff. That is, if the Knights keep winning. CFP executive director Bill Hancock said that the Knights — who have the nation’s longest winning streak at 16 games — will
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2:26 PM ET Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — Julius Whittier, the first African-American football letterman at the University of Texas, whose family later sued the NCAA on behalf of college players who suffered brain injuries, has died. The school announced his death Thursday, citing family. No cause of death or age was given. Whittier was
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9:39 PM ET In a five-page letter addressed to University System of Maryland Board of Regents chair James T. Brady on Tuesday, an attorney for the parents of Jordan McNair has asked that Brady and the board accept “legal and moral responsibility” for the June 13 death of their 19-year-old son. Maryland athletic director Damon
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4:03 PM ET For the first time in 50 years, No. 75 will be back on the field for the North Texas Mean Green. The school published a video playing off legendary defensive lineman “Mean” Joe Greene’s Coca-Cola commercial to make the announcement. It shows UNT junior defensive end LaDarius Hamilton inspecting a throwback North
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9:26 PM ET Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant, demoted from the starting job earlier this week, missed practice Tuesday for undisclosed reasons. A team spokesman confirmed that Bryant was not Tuesday’s workout. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said he had given Bryant the day off Monday to process the decision to have true freshman Trevor Lawrence start
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7:55 PM ET Associated Press SAN DIEGO — San Diego State said junior running back Juwan Washington has a broken collarbone and is expected to be out for six weeks. Washington was hurt in Saturday night’s home overtime victory against Eastern Michigan. The Aztecs (3-1) are off Saturday before opening Mountain West Conference play at
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3:27 PM ET Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Southeastern Conference has fined Kentucky $100,000 for violating its policy on access to the competition area following the Wildcats football upset victory over Mississippi State. Fans gathered in the south end zone of Kroger Field after Saturday’s 28-7 win over the then-No. 14 Bulldogs and celebrated
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7:47 AM ET Alabama linebacker Dylan Moses barreling into a wall during Saturday’s game may prompt changes at Bryant-Denny Stadium to prevent similar scary moments in the future. Moses was covering Texas A&M tight end Jace Sternberger when he tumbled out of the end zone. The linebacker collided with the knees of a security guard
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10:22 PM ET Associated Press FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas receiver Jonathan Nance says he will redshirt this season and transfer from the program in December. Nance, a senior who started six games in the 2017 season, made the announcement on Twitter early Monday after playing four games this season. The decision coincides with college football’s
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4:04 PM ET ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The fans wedged into the top corner of Michigan Stadium Saturday afternoon, the ones who traveled double-digit hours to sit with their backs pressed against the Big House’s outer wall at the end of the red-colored stripe that rimmed the southern side of the place, didn’t react at
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