At 3-3, Texas A&M and Fisher stuck in neutral
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M's $75 million plan with Jimbo Fisher is stuck in neutral.
The Aggies are 3-3 and out of the Top 25 for the first time this season after losing 47-28...
Tagovailoa, No. 1 Tide roll past No. 24 Texas A&M 47-28
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Alabama is back on top and Tua Tagovailoa and the Tide look to stay there for a while.
Tagovailoa threw four touchdowns to smash a school career record, and No....
No. 24 Texas A&M gets another crack at top team vs. Alabama
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M gets a do-over in taking on the nation's No. 1 team.
The 24th-ranked Aggies (3-2, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) struck out against then-No. 1 Clemson a...
Alabama’s McKinney a standout safety who can draw, too
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Xavier McKinney is Alabama's leading tackler and one of the team's top defenders. He can draw, too.
The top-ranked Crimson Tide's junior safety has emerged as one of...
No. 24 Texas A&M hosts No. 1 and untested Alabama
No. 1 Alabama (5-0, 2-0 SEC) at No. 24 Texas A&M (3-2, 1-1) Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS).
Quarterbacks at Florida, LSU off to impressive starts
Florida and LSU appear poised to mount serious challenges in their respective Southeastern Conference divisions and two of the nation's best offenses reside in the SEC West.
Kansas fires offensive coordinator Koenning after 6 games
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Les Miles was fired by LSU in part because his offenses failed to score enough points.
He doesn't want the same thing to happen at Kansas.
Alabama using bye week to do ‘quality control on every unit’
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Being ranked No. 1 and trying to avoid complacency is hardly new for Alabama.
The Crimson Tide rose to the top of the rankings ahead of the team’s first open date...
Rebels coach says QB Plumlee has earned more playing time
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Matt Luke believes freshman quarterback John Rhys Plumlee has earned playing time going forward with his performance last week.
AP Top 25 Reality Check: Field closes in on Tide and Tigers
The college football season started with the general consensus that Clemson and Alabama, winners of the last four national champions, were a cut above the rest of college football.
STAT WATCH: Hubbard’s torrid run continues for Oklahoma St.
A year ago, hardly anyone outside the Big 12 had heard of Oklahoma State's Chuba Hubbard. One month into this season, the rest of the nation must be wondering how that could be.
AP Top 25: Alabama jumps to No. 1 after Clemson close call
Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season, replacing preseason No. 1 Clemson after the Tigers had a close call.
Layne Hatcher leads Arkansas State in debut 50-43 over Troy
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama-transfer Layne Hatcher passed for 440 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions in his debut as a starter and Arkansas State held off Troy 50-43 in the Sun Belt...
Tua, Smith lead No. 2 Alabama to 59-31 rout of Mississippi
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa and DeVonta Smith hooked up for a 74-yard touchdown strike barely a minute into the game.
Ole Miss makes road trip to No. 2 Alabama after tough loss
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Mississippi has had to quickly recover and try to put a heartbreaking loss at home to a ranked team.
The last-second loss to No. 15 California still lingers, the...
Alabama’s Tagovailoa improves in football, if not Fortnite
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa is once again routinely putting up big numbers, making few mistakes and mostly sitting out the fourth quarters.
Arkansas State QB Bonner out for season with hand injury
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State quarterback Logan Bonner will miss the rest of the season with an injured throwing hand.
An Arkansas State spokesman said Bonner had surgery on his...
No. 2 Alabama hosts Mississippi before first open date
Mississippi (2-2, 1-0 SEC) at No. 2 Alabama (4-0, 1-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS).
Farmers Federation endorses Tuberville in Senate race
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Farmers Federation has endorsed former football coach Tommy Tuberville in the Republican primary in the U.S. Senate race.
Hillinski’s South Carolina teammates supporting freshman QB
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina quarterback Ryan Hilinski is facing another first in in the start of his college career — forgetting about a bad performance and focusing on what's ahead this...
Saban: Alabama kicker ‘questionable’ for Mississippi game
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama freshman kicker Will Reichard is questionable for the Mississippi game, though coach Nick Saban is more optimistic about two defensive starters.
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Separating contenders and pretenders
Highlighted by three games matching top-15 teams, this was the first weekend of the season to seriously separate College Football Playoff contenders and pretenders.
Tagovailoa throws 5 TDs, No. 2 Alabama rolls over USM 49-7
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The glaring sun was the only thing that slowed down Alabama receiver Henry Ruggs III early, and that was only for an instant.
McElwain returns to Florida as Central Michigan visits Miami
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The last time Central Michigan's Jim McElwain coached a game in the state of Florida, it was a disaster.
No. 2 Alabama hosts Southern Miss in another hot day game
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama officials have bemoaned daytime September games where heat takes a toll on players and fans alike.
They're no Saturday afternoon picnic for opposing teams...
South Carolina tries to keep success against Missouri going
The only player on the Missouri roster who knows what it's like to beat South Carolina is Kelly Bryant, and the quarterback transfer didn't even accomplish the feat with the Tigers.
No. 2 Alabama, Saban look to improve to 12-1 in SEC openers
Southern Miss (2-1) at No. 2 Alabama (3-0), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (ESPN2).
Line: Alabama by 39.
Series record: Alabama leads 34-6-2 (including forfeits).
Alabama could start 4 freshmen on defense vs Southern Miss
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban has started freshman on defense before at Alabama, either through necessity or sheer talent.
He just can't recall having had to rely so much on so many...
Saban: Top Alabama recruit Antonio Alfano ‘basically quit’
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban says top recruit Antonio Alfano "basically quit."
Saban says the defensive end for the second-ranked Crimson Tide stopped coming to class and...
Struggling South Carolina faces crucial 2-game stretch
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's players understand the early challenge they have to prevent their season from fully spiraling out of control.
Saban: DE LaBryan Ray out at least 1 game with foot injury
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama defensive end LaBryan Ray will be sidelined for at least one game with a foot injury.
Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Monday that Ray is undergoing more...
Hurts has 439 scrimmage yards, No. 5 Oklahoma’s routs UCLA
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Lincoln Riley and Jalen Hurts sent the Big 12 a message in fifth-ranked Oklahoma's 48-14 victory over UCLA on Saturday night at the Rose Bowl.
Tagovailoa has career day in No. 2 Alabama’s 47-23 victory
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa focused on what his team needs to work on instead of his career performance.
Alabama’s Saban remembers last beating at South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban is grateful most of his players don't remember the last trip into South Carolina.
Transfer Dickerson quickly carves role(s) on Alabama line
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Landon Dickerson has already made an impact at Alabama, even beyond his role in the ejection of a Duke defensive lineman.
No. 2 Alabama, Saban look to improve to 12-1 in SEC openers
No. 2 Alabama (2-0, 0-0 SEC) at South Carolina (1-1, 0-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS).
No. 9 Gators try to start new win streak in Kentucky series
Here are some things to watch during the third week of the Southeastern Conference football season.
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 9 Florida at Kentucky: After ending a 31-game losing streak in...
All-America Watch: Alabama WR Jerry Jeudy off to fast start
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jerry Jeudy couldn't pass up the chance to work out with one of the NFL's best receivers, a guy he has been watching since high school.
South Carolina adjusts to new game plan minus starting QB
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Very little has gone according to plan early on at South Carolina. And now the Gamecocks are facing a new reality — along with a new face at quarterback in backup Ryan...
Alabama AD, president bemoan those hot September day games
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama officials have found an opponent they can't beat: The September heat.
University President Stuart R. Bell and athletic director Greg Byrne issued a joint...
Tagovailoa, No. 2 Alabama romp over New Mexico State, 62-10
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa's first throw went backward to Henry Ruggs III, who sprinted 75 yards to the end zone.
Duke brushes off Bama loss, prepares for NC A&T
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke hopes it learned a few things against No. 2 Alabama that will help the Blue Devils the rest of the season.
They look to bounce back from that blowout loss when they...
Scorcher: No. 2 Bama, New Mexico St meet with temp in 90s
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The heat is on for No. 2 Alabama, and it has little to do with the next opponent.
The Crimson Tide (1-0) faces New Mexico State (0-1) Saturday in a mid-afternoon game...
SPIN ZONE: At Alabama, Jeudy & Co. pile up moves, yards
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama receiver Jerry Jeudy flashed his moves after catches against Duke, using spins and stutter-steps that have often impressed even his teammates.
No. 4 Oklahoma looks to build off Hurts’ dynamic debut
South Dakota (0-1) at No. 4 Oklahoma (1-0), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (FOX pay-per-view)
Tennessee aiming to continue BYU’s turnover troubles
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Jeremy Pruitt built defenses that feasted on turnovers during his career as an assistant. Now that he's a head coach, Pruitt is still waiting for his Volunteers...
No. 2 Alabama faces New Mexico State in home opener
New Mexico State (0-1) at No. 2 Alabama (1-0), Saturday at 4 p.m. EDT (SEC Network).