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2 hrs ago | WWLP

Patriots defense faces the unknown in Carr

The New England Patriots' defense is preparing for a bit of the unknown in Oakland rookie quarterback Derek Carr this Sunday. Carr has played two games in the NFL, so there's not a whole lot of video on him.


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7 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Sonny Dykes: Cal's confidence rooted in hard work

When it comes to his Cal football team's growing confidence, coach Sonny Dykes says the chicken arrived before the egg. "I think it's different, not because we won some games," Dykes said of his team's demeanor, "but we won some games because it's different, if that makes sense."


Related Topix: Sports, University of California NCAA, NCAA Sports, Austin Clark, California Golden Bears NCAA Football

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Plenty of candidates in Big Ten for best offensive player

Ohio State's Braxton Miller, the Big Ten's top offensive player the past two years, is out for the season after shoulder surgery. Someone is destined to step into that vacancy.


Related Topix: Jeremy Langford, Sports, NCAA Sports, Michigan State University NCAA, Michigan State Spartans NCAA Football, Opinion

Contra Costa Times

Stanford football

The first true bye in three years prompted Stanford coach David Shaw to cull through old practice plans in search of the proper course of action this week. "I looked through all the practice plans to remember what I liked and didn't like,'' Shaw said of the week of Sept.


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Deming Headlight

No. 1 Florida State set to host No. 22 Clemson

The Tigers were ranked No. 3 in the nation and the No. 5 Seminoles went to Death Valley and handed Clemson its worst home loss since the series began in 1970.


Related Topix: Tajh Boyd, Vic Beasley, Sports, Clemson Tigers NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, Clemson University NCAA

San Bernardino County Sun

No official word on UCLA QB Hundley; Neuheisel wins Pac-12 award

Most bye weeks are quiet, a rare respite from the weekly grind of the college football season. But the silence this week might only make for some anxious UCLA fans.


Related Topix: Taylor Kelly, Sports, NCAA Sports, Arizona State University NCAA, Arizona State Sun Devils NCAA Football

WAPT-TV Jackson

College football roundup: Oklahoma RB Ford out 2-3 weeks

Oklahoma running back Keith Ford is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a slight fracture in his foot suffered during Saturday's victory over Tennessee, coach Bob Stoops said Monday. Ford will miss Saturday's road game at West Virginia, but has a chance to return following the team's bye week and in time for an Oct. 4 game against TCU.


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College Football Playoff 2014: Conference powers collide in Week 3 of the First Four Poll

OU's Julian Wilson celebratres after he makes a 100 yard touchdown return on an interception during the Sooners' game against Tennessee at Owen Field Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.


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The Daily Record

Buckeyes take time off, then prepare for Bearcats

If any naive Ohio State football players had a notion that they were getting this week off, coach Urban Meyer dispelled that possibility almost immediately. "Time to move on, a bye week, and then get ready," Meyer said soon after Saturday's 66-0 stroll past overmatched Kent State.


Related Topix: Munchie Legaux, Sports, NCAA Sports, Cincinnati Bearcats NCAA Football, University of Cincinnati NCAA

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Auburn tailbacks 1, 1A keep ground game strong

The two tailbacks for No. 5 Auburn so far have complemented each other nicely and helped the Tigers' running game remain one of the nation's best despite losing Heisman Trophy finalist Tre Mason.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Nick Marshall, Tre Mason, Auburn Tigers NCAA Football, Auburn University NCAA

Inside Bay Area

SJSU Spartans prepare for Minnesota's Leidner

Injured Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner's status is uncertain for Saturday's game against San Jose State, but the Spartans will still have to prepare for the player who last year powered the Golden Gophers' win over SJSU. Leidner crushed the Spartans on the ground in a 43-24 win in Minneapolis a year ago when he rushed 24 times for 151 yards and four touchdowns, numbers that remain career highs for the 6-foot-4, 237-pound sophomore.


Related Topix: Blake Jurich, Sports, NCAA Sports, San Jose State University NCAA, San Jose State Spartans NCAA Football

WTOL-TV Toledo

Lions don't expect Lawson back this year

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell says he does not expect rookie cornerback Nevin Lawson to return this season after he went down with dislocated toes Sunday and needed immediate surgery. The Lions drafted Lawson in the fourth round this year out of Utah State.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nevin Lawson, Chris Houston, NFL Players, Bill Bentley, Utah State University NCAA, NCAA Sports, Utah State Aggies NCAA Football

Post Register

Mariota keeps adding to his highlight reel

The junior quarterback for the No. 2 Oregon Ducks, already among the favorites for college football's biggest individual postseason honor, had four touchdowns in Oregon's 48-14 victory over Wyoming on Saturday.


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Naples Daily News

SEC West dominant through earlya

Outside of the Southeastern Conference's footprint, it's become commonplace to hope for stumbles by college football's most dominant league. Led by Arkansas' dismantling of Big 12 Conference member Texas Tech in a 49-28 win on Saturday, the SEC West turned in its second straight undefeated weekend in the season's third week.


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CBS Local

Texas A&M Freshman Garrett Leads SEC In Sacks

Texas A&M's Myles Garrett has already tied the school record for sacks by a freshman with 5 A1 2 and he's only played three games for the sixth-ranked Aggies. He has more sacks than any A&M defender had all last season and is just 2 A1 2 shy of tying the eight sacks Jadeveon Clowney, the top overall pick in this year's NFL draft, had as a freshman at South Carolina.


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Sun Sep 14, 2014

College football rewind: Virginia Tech, USC exposed as pretenders

UCLA quarterback Jerry Neuheisel, top right, is carried off the field after UCLA's 20-17 win over Texas in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.


Related Topix: Sports, East Carolina Pirates NCAA Football, East Carolina University NCAA, NCAA Sports, Shane Carden

The Washington Post

SEC dominating AP poll again

The Southeastern Conference's dominant status had taken a hit since Nick Saban wrapped his hands around the national championship trophy in 2013, following Alabama's second straight title. The conference had its run of seven straight national championships end when Florida State beat Auburn in January, and some thought that the Pac-12 had become the better top-to-bottom league.


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WKXW-FM Trenton

Penn State rallies to spoil Rutgers Big 10 debut

Christian Hackenberg orchestrated the game-winning, six-play, 80-yard, drive with passes of 53 and 23 yards to Geno Lewis after the Nittany Lions took over with 3:02 to play. Nova scrambled 14 yards for a touchdown and Kyle Federico added a 32-yard field goal for Rutgers , whose conference debut brought a record 53,774 fans to High Point Solutions Stadium.


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SEC: Alabama beats Southern Miss. 52-12

Blake Sims passed for two touchdowns and rushed for a third in three quarters and might have staked his claim as No. 3 Alabama's undisputed starting quarterback in a 52-12 victory over Southern Miss on Saturday night.


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Kelly injured as No. 16 ASU beats Colorado 38-24

Taylor Kelly's productive night was cut short by injury, and it was uncertain when he'll be back on the field. Kelly threw for three touchdowns and ran 50 yards for another score before leaving with a right foot injury, and No.


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