ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have ruled out rookie running back Devin Singletary from playing in their home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals this weekend.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Frank Gore isn't sure he would have signed with the Buffalo Bills this offseason if not for being coaxed into it by his long-time friend LeSean McCoy.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Turns out the Buffalo Bills didn't agree with running back LeSean McCoy's assertion that he was still "the guy" in their backfield.
Florida Atlantic (5-7 last season) at No. 5 Ohio State (13-1), on Saturday at noon ET (Fox).
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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Running back LeSean McCoy might still be, as he puts it, "The Guy" in a Buffalo Bills backfield that also features the NFL's active leading rusher, Frank Gore.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills general manager Brandon Beane doesn't believe in having too many offensive linemen.
Buffalo's backfield also got a little more crowded.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis will be playing the Birmingham Bowl without All-America running back Darrell Henderson.
Henderson tweeted Wednesday that he's bypassing his senior season to enter the NFL draft, but his post didn't indicate whether he'd play in the Dec. 22 bowl game against Wake Forest (6-6). Memphis coach Mike Norvell has since clarified that the Tigers (8-5) won't have Henderson for the bowl game.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Running back Devin Singletary is skipping his final season at Florida Atlantic and entering the NFL draft.
Singletary made the announcement Wednesday. He rushed for 54 touchdowns over the last two seasons. No other player at the major college level over that span has rushed for more than 34 touchdowns.
Singletary says he hopes he "left a lasting impression" FAU, its football program and the Owls' community.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Devin Singletary ran for 148 yards and two touchdowns, becoming the first Florida Atlantic running back to top 4,000 career yards, and the Owls cruised to a 34-15 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday.
MIAMI (AP) — Devin Singletary rushed for 184 yards and three touchdowns and Florida Atlantic posted a 49-14 upset over Florida International on Saturday night.
Singletary is now tied with Donnel Pumphrey of San Diego State for ninth place in NCAA FBS history with 62 career rushing touchdowns.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Devin Singletary became the all-time career rushing leader at Florida Atlantic, running for 168 yards and two touchdowns to help the Owls beat Old Dominion 52-33 on Saturday night.
Singletary broke the game open and surpassed Alfred Morris (3,529 yards; 2007-2011) with a 44-yard touchdown run that stretched the Owls' lead to 52-33 with 2:17 remaining. Singletary finished with 19 carries and now has 3,568 career yards rushing.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Tavares Thomas ran for a touchdown with seconds to play and Brent Stockstill connected with Gatlin Casey for the 2-point conversion, giving Middle Tennessee a 25-24 edge over Florida Atlantic Saturday night.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Devin Singletary stormed in for a school record five rushing touchdowns in the first half as Florida Atlantic jumped out to an early lead and coasted to a 49-28 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Saturday.
Singletary had 50 yards rushing in the first half and got the call every time the Owls were near the goal line, with his longest scoring run coming from the 18, as Florida Atlantic (2-1) led 29-0 in the first quarter. They were up 36-14 at the half.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A year ago, Chris Robison was a redshirting freshman throwing passes to the practice squad guys for FAU coach Lane Kiffin. On Saturday, he was breaking school records.
Robison completed 33 of 40 passes for a school-record 471 yards and three touchdowns and FAU notched its first victory over a service academy, beating Air Force 33-27 in the Owls' home opener.
FAU had lost to Navy twice, the only other times the Owls played a service academy.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — New blood helped bring new results for Oklahoma's defense.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley knows good offensive talent when he sees it — last season, his Sooners led the nation in total offense and quarterback Baker Mayfield won the Heisman Trophy.
Some things to watch in the Big 12 Conference the first weekend of the 2018 season:
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — After leading the nation in touchdowns last season, Florida Atlantic running back Devin Singletary got a gift from Owls coach Lane Kiffin.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Lane Kiffin's first bowl game at Florida Atlantic was the perfect microcosm of his first season with the Owls.
Boca Raton Bowl: Akron (7-6) vs. FAU (10-3), Dec. 19, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Florida Atlantic sophomore Devin Singletary, the national leader with 29 rushing touchdowns, has been named Conference USA's MVP.
Singletary is the first running back to be the C-USA MVP since the award's inception in 2008. He ran for 1,796 yards with 11 consecutive 100-yard rushing games as the Owls won their first league title.
Akron (7-6, Mid-American Conference) vs. Florida Atlantic (10-3, Conference USA), Dec. 19, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
LOCATION: Boca Raton, Florida
Akron: LB Ulysees Gilbert is a first-team all-Mid-American Conference selection who has recorded more than 120 tackles each of the last two seasons.
Florida Atlantic: RB Devin Singletary, 1,796 yards rushing, 6.5 yards per carry, 29 touchdown runs.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Lane Kiffin has won much bigger games. He's got national championships, Southeastern Conference titles, victories before more than 100,000 fans and with millions more watching on television.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jason Driskel completed 18 of 22 passes for 245 yards and two touchdowns and Devin Singletary ran for 108 yards and two scores as Florida Atlantic wrapped up an unbeaten Conference USA season with a 31-12 victory over Charlotte on Saturday.
The Owls (9-3, 8-0 C-USA) had already clinched the East Division and the right to host North Texas for the conference championship on Dec. 2.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Jason Driskel threw four touchdown passes, completing 18 of 25 for 239 yards, and Florida Atlantic cruised to a 52-24 victory over Florida International on Saturday night.
Devin Singletary rushed for 164 yards and two scores, including a 70-yard TD run late in the first quarter that gave the Owls (8-3, 7-0 Conference USA) a 14-0 lead.
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Devin Singletary rushed for 104 yards and three touchdowns, Kerrith Whyte raced 98 yards to score on a kickoff return — first in program history — and Florida Atlantic cruised to a sixth-straight win, beating Louisiana Tech 48-23 on Saturday.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Devin Singletary had 275 total yards and two touchdowns, Jalen Young made three of Florida Atlantic's four interceptions, and the Owls beat Marshall 30-25 on a rainy Friday night to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2013.
Young tied a single-game program record and FAU took the FBS lead with 18 interceptions.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — There were 28 voters in the Conference USA preseason football poll, and none picked Florida Atlantic as the team that would win the league's East division.
It would not be accurate to say that no one thought the Owls could grab that title.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Devin Singletary ran for 244 yards and four touchdowns as Florida Atlantic scored 22 fourth-quarter points to roll past Western Kentucky 42-28 on Saturday night.
FAU (5-3, 4-0 Conference USA) is off to its best start since 2007.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Jason Driskel scored four of Florida Atlantic's eight rushing touchdowns as the Owls scored at least twice in every quarter, defeating Old Dominion 58-28 Saturday night.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Devin Singletary ran for 133 yards and a school record-tying four touchdowns and Florida Atlantic beat Middle Tennessee 38-20 in a Conference USA opener Saturday night.
The victory ended MTSU's nine-game winning streak against FAU, which had been the longest by one C-USA team over another.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Drew Anderson threw his first career-touchdown pass for Buffalo, a 20-yarder to Anthony Johnson with 2:37 to play, and the Bulls held on to beat Florida Atlantic 34-31 on Saturday night.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Daniel Parr ran for two scores and threw another to go along with 165 yards in the air and Florida Atlantic beat Bethune-Cookman 45-0 on Saturday night.
Parr started the scoring for the Owls with a 9-yard run with 6:53 left to play in the first quarter.
Three minutes later, Parr threw a 5-yard score to Harrison Bryant for a 14-0 lead. Parr continued the scoring when he ran it in again from two yards out with 9:06 remaining before halftime for a 21-0 lead.
HOUSTON (AP) — Devin Singletary rushed for 252 yards and three touchdowns, setting a school single-game rushing record, Jason Driskel threw two TD passes and Florida Atlantic set a program mark with 657 total yards in a 42-25 victory over Rice on Saturday.
MIAMI (AP) — Alex McGough ran for two touchdowns and passed for another, Austin Taylor kicked the go-ahead field goal and Florida International beat Florida Atlantic 33-31 on Saturday in a game that featured five lead changes.
FAU (1-4, 0-1 Conference USA) led 24-14 after Azeez Al-Shaair intercepted McGough's pass on the first play of the second half and returned it 30 yards for a score.