7:00 AM ET No. 6 Oklahoma State enters Saturday’s tricky game against Texas as the only undefeated team in the Big 12, but even as the Cowboys have created some natural separation with their unblemished 4-0 record, coach Mike Gundy knows the margin is slim. “There’s not a lot of difference in seven or eight
11:00 PM ET Heather Dinich Close ESPN Senior Writer College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of Indiana University David M. Hale Close ESPN Staff Writer ACC reporter. Joined ESPN in 2012. Graduate of the University of Delaware. Clemson superstar QB Trevor Lawrence has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss Saturday’s game
10:46 AM ET The Big Ten has nixed a proposed deal that would have allowed Nebraska to replace its canceled game Saturday against Wisconsin with a game against FCS foe Chattanooga. Dr. Jay Blackman, UTC’s senior associate athletics director for strategic communications, confirmed the Big Ten’s decision to ESPN. “We knew at the beginning of
9:16 AM ET Three Miami, Ohio football players have been suspended indefinitely following their arrests on misdemeanor charges for their alleged roles in a fight at a fraternity house in early October. Police in Oxford, Ohio, reported on social media on Tuesday that freshman tight end James Bomba was charged with assault and criminal trespass;
9:11 PM ET Alabama lost a commitment from ESPN Junior 300 linebacker Jeremiah Alexander on Tuesday. Alexander is the No. 8-ranked prospect overall in the 2022 class and the No. 1-ranked prospect in the state of Alabama. A 6-foot-2, 230-pound recruit from Thompson High School in Alabaster, Alabama, Alexander had been committed to the Crimson
2:24 PM ET Associated Press CONWAY, S.C. — Coastal Carolina football coach Jamey Chadwell is “cautiously optimistic” that injured starting quarterback Grayson McCall could play Saturday when the 20th-ranked Chanticleers face Georgia State. McCall leads the Sun Belt Conference in passing efficiency with 11 touchdowns against one interception. He was ruled out last week with
11:34 AM ET Wisconsin’s football team has paused all team-related activities for at least seven days because of an increased number of COVID-19 cases, causing the No. 9 Badgers‘ game against Nebraska on Saturday to be canceled. The game will not be rescheduled. As of Wednesday morning, 12 people within the program had tested positive
1:37 PM ET Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz had his COVID-19 positive test confirmed and will be out a minimum of 21 days, a source has confirmed to ESPN. Mertz, who starred for Wisconsin on Friday in its season-opening win over Illinois, had an antigen test come back positive for the coronavirus over the weekend. He
1:14 PM ET Penn State coach James Franklin announced running back Noah Cain will miss the remainder of the season after suffering an injury in Saturday’s overtime loss to Indiana. Cain appeared to injure his left leg in the first series of the game and did not return to action. “Love Noah, so much respect
3:30 PM ET Florida returned to practice Monday for the first time in nearly two weeks, though coach Dan Mullen would not say how many players he would have available when the Gators play Saturday against Missouri. The Gators stopped all football activities Oct. 13 after a coronavirus outbreak spread through the team. Mullen and
5:21 PM ET ESPN News Services JACKSON, Miss. — W.C. Gorden, a Hall of Fame coach who led Jackson State’s football team to a 28-game Southwestern Athletic Conference winning streak while building a league power in the late 1980s, has died. He was 90. The school announced on its athletics website that Gorden died Friday
5:31 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Fans of UNLV football will be the first to attend a game at the home of the NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders after the university’s plan to allow a limited number of spectators was approved by the Southern Nevada Health District and Nevada’s department of Business & Industry.
7:00 AM ET Though it continues to serve as a reminder of college football’s embarrassingly disjointed and haphazard reaction to the challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic, the Royal Rumble-style introduction of one power conference at a time to the 2020 season — Here come the ACC and Big 12! Now here comes the SEC!
1:47 PM ET Oklahoma got a commitment from ESPN Junior 300 wide receiver Talyn Shettron, marking the third time in the past four recruiting classes the Sooners have landed the No. 1-ranked receiver in the class. Shettron is a 6-foot-3, 185-pound prospect from Edmond Santa Fe High School in Edmond, Oklahoma, and is joining Mario
Oct 24, 2020 Ohio State coach Ryan Day apologized to Nebraska for the Buckeyes offense not taking a knee in the final seconds of Saturday’s 52-17 win at Ohio Stadium. Leading 45-17 in the final minute, the Buckeyes reached the Nebraska 2-yard line. Rather than take a knee, freshman quarterback Jack Miller ran into the
7:02 AM ET The first College Football Playoff ranking will be released on Nov. 24, almost exactly one month from now. That’s plenty of time for what you think you know to change. All it takes is one upset — for one-loss Penn State to redeem itself on Halloween with a home win against Ohio
11:28 PM ET Quarterback Michael Penix is 6-foot-3, a seemingly insignificant fact from Indiana’s roster and the universe’s cruelest twist for Penn State. Oh sure, that might seem like a conspiratorial view of the events that led to the eighth-ranked Nittany Lions losing their season-opener 36-35 in overtime. This was just college football after all.
8:45 AM ET We’re here in Week 8 and making college football history. Can you ever remember a season when there were so many undefeated teams this late in the year? Simply unprecedented. That’s some of that classic football humor. The Big Ten is back! Welcome, friends. There’s going to be more football to keep