Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

National roundup: Michigan routs Penn State

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - De'Veon Smith led an overwhelming ground game with 107 yards rushing and a touchdown and Karan Higdon ran for two scores and No. 4 Michigan routed Penn State 49-10 on Saturday ...

Wildcats top Gamecocks

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Benny Snell Jr. scored the go-ahead touchdown from 1 yard midway through the fourth quarter, Boom Williams broke a 43-yard TD and Kentucky held off South Carolina 17-10 on ...

Georgia Southern suffers its first loss

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Zach Terrell threw four touchdown passes and Western Michigan won its fourth in a row to open the season by beating Georgia Southern 49-31 in a nonconference showdown Saturday ...

ACC roundup

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - AJ Reed kicked a 19-yard field goal with 84 seconds left as Duke rallied back from an early two-touchdown deficit to beat Notre Dame 38-35 on Saturday.

SEC roundup: Auburn upsets LSU in chaotic finish

AUBURN, Ala. - Daniel Carlson kicked six field goals and Auburn beat No. 18 LSU 18-13 on Saturday night after officials ruled Danny Etling's apparent last-gasp scoring pass came after time expired.

Vols storm back, snap streak against Gators

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Joshua Dobbs accounted for five second-half touchdowns Saturday and No. 14 Tennessee erased a 21-point deficit to beat No. 19 Florida 38-28 and end their 11-game losing streak ...
By Steve Megargee

Wisconsin wallops Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Alex Hornibrook threw for 195 yards and a touchdown, and 11th-ranked Wisconsin turned its early-season showdown with No. 8 Michigan State into a rout, beating the Spartans ...
By Noah Trister

Dogs thumped by Rebels

OXFORD, Miss. - Chad Kelly threw for 282 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score to lead No. 23 Mississippi over No. 12 Georgia 45-14 on Saturday.
By Marc Weiszer

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

Georgia coach knows all about Ole Miss quarterback

OXFORD, Miss. - Georgia first-year coach Kirby Smart gets a second crack at trying to slow down Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly. He knows from experience it won't be easy.
By David Brandt

Oregon's Royce Freeman's status is unclear for game with Colorado

Oregon running back Royce Freeman is listed atop the depth chart for the Ducks' game today against Colorado, but there's no certainty that he'll play.

Kentucky rides wave of confidence into meeting with South Carolina

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky is feeling good about itself heading into its matchup with South Carolina.

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

Michaux: Questions still must be answered about Clemson, Georgia Tech

ATLANTA - Clemson's rout of Georgia Tech ultimately didn't answer all the questions it presented for either side.
By Scott Michaux

No. 5 Tigers march past Jackets

ATLANTA - Deshaun Watson and No. 5 Clemson finally turned in the performance everyone was expecting, totally dominating Georgia Tech in the first half on the way to a 26-7 victory Thursday night.
By Paul Newberry

Defenses are focusing on Georgia's running game

If the frustration level is boiling over in Georgia's running back room after back-to-back weeks of pedestrian production on the ground, it's not spilling out publicly ahead of Saturday's game at ...
By Marc Weiszer

Wisconsin will start freshman Hornibrook at quarterback

Alex Hornibrook will start at quarterback on Saturday against No. 8 Michigan State.

Georgia Tech hires new athletic director

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech moved quickly to land a new athletic director, appointing former Yellow Jackets football player Todd Stansbury on Thursday to take over a program that has struggled to make ...
By Paul Newberry

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

Gators to get Callaway back against Vols

Florida is expected to have wide receiver Antonio Callaway back against 14th-ranked Tennessee on Saturday.

Freshmen QBs enjoying success in SEC

ATHENS, Ga. - Three precocious passers are trying to prove it's now possible for true freshmen quarterbacks to win big in the Southeastern Conference. 
By Charles Odum

Georgia Southern's RJ Murray makes big leap

STATESBORO, Ga. - RJ Murray blocked a field goal to save the game for Georgia Southern on Saturday because he listened to his coaches. He is who he is today because he's a walk-on.
By Nathan Deen

ACC faces some logistical hurdles in picking title game site

RALEIGH, N.C. - There's a lot for the Atlantic Coast Conference to sort out between now and December - on and off the field.
By Joedy McCreary

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