For the first time this regular season, there were no teams making their season debut in The Associated college football poll.
HOUSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker, then manager of the San Francisco Giants, had just left the stadium after a crushing loss to the Anaheim Angels in Game 7 of the 2002 World Series when he met up with his father.
Buffalo is back on top of the Mid-American Conference sacks chart after its school-record performance against Akron.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With most of his top skill players sidelined with injuries, Daniel Jones did a little of bit of everything for the New York Giants. He ran the ball, threw a touchdown pass and even made a great catch on a trick play.
For what appears to be a huge leap forward in innovation for helmet safety, the NFL has awarded a total of $1.55 million split among three companies in its Helmet Challenge.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The competitiveness inside Notre Dame women’s basketball coach Niele Ivey was put there by the woman she succeeded, Hall of Famer Muffet McGraw.
Officials were wrong to wipe out what would have been a game-winning 2-point play in overtime by Harvard after a replay review awarded Princeton a timeout, the Ivy League said Sunday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The silence in the Pittsburgh locker room was deafening. The anger, unmistakable.
Alabama inched up to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football Sunday behind top-ranked Georgia and No. 2 Cincinnati.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Matthew Sluka ran for 114 yards and two touchdowns, Peter Oliver added a career-high 153 yards rushing and a score, and Holy Cross beat Colgate 42-10 on Saturday night.
There is a developing College Football Playoff race between an outgoing Big 12 school and an incoming Big 12 school.
HONOLULU (AP) — Dedrick Parson ran for 161 yards and three touchdowns on 25 carries and Hawaii scored three times on plays of 75 yards or longer on Saturday night to beat New Mexico State 48-34.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Chandler Rogers threw four touchdown passes, including an 81-yarder to Will Derrick, and UL Monroe beat South Alabama 41-31 on Saturday night.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Kyren Williams and No. 13 Notre Dame's offensive line took a big step forward Saturday night, withstanding Southern California's fourth-quarter rally for a 31-16 victory.
HOUSTON (AP) — Felix Harper threw three touchdown passes, two of them to CJ Bolar, and ran for another score and Alcorn State defeated Texas Southern 44-27 in a game delayed at the start by lightning on Saturday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Alton McCaskill ran 25-yards for a touchdown in overtime and Houston's defense forced a turnover in the extra session and the Cougars beat East Carolina 31-24 late Saturday.
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — A change in San Diego State’s defensive scheme helped the Aztecs slow down Air Force’s run-heavy offense.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jake Dunniway threw for 314 yards and two touchdowns in Sacramento State's 37-point first half and the Hornets went on to blank Northern Arizona 44-0 on Saturday night.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Brennan Armstrong threw four touchdown passes and ran for two more scores and Virginia rallied from a slow start and beat Georgia Tech 48-40 on Saturday night, the Cavaliers' fourth straight victory.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State took a pretty good shot from Utah in the first eight minutes but the Beavers never wavered and responded with an all-around performance that put them a win away from a bowl berth.
SAINT GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Trae Self threw three touchdown passes and Stephen F. Austin rolled to an 37-20 victory over winless Dixie State on Saturday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Lindsey Scott Jr. rushed for 135 yards and accounted for three touchdowns in the first quarter to get Nicholls started toward a 44-14 victory over Houston Baptist on Saturday night.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — C.J. Stroud and TreVeyon Henderson provided Ohio State’s offense with a refreshingly familiar look Saturday.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Ainias Smith spoke to his Texas A&M teammates about the importance of starting fast before Saturday night's game against South Carolina.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Van Dyke backed up his words. And Miami took a big step toward potentially salvaging its season.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Leddie Brown ran for three touchdowns, and West Virginia overcame Derius Davis' 100-yard return for a score on the opening kickoff in a 29-17 victory over TCU on Saturday night.
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Dylan McCaffrey threw for one touchdown and ran for another and Northern Colorado defeated Southern Utah 17-9 on Saturday night.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama players once again got to light up those celebratory cigars after another win over border rival Tennessee.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Miles Hastings threw a pair of touchdown passes, Jr. Gilliam had 109 yards rushing and a score and FCS No. 10-ranked UC Davis beat Cal Poly 24-13 on Saturday night.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Lane Kiffin is not ready to proclaim No. 12 Mississippi as an elite team. Not yet, anyway.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Jake Haener threw for 256 yards and two touchdowns, Jordan Mims ran for 134 yards and a touchdown and Fresno State beat Nevada 34-32 on Saturday.
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Frank Harris threw two touchdown passes to Zakhari Franklin and No. 24 UTSA celebrated its first national ranking with a 45-16 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Junior Bergen had a pair of touchdown runs to help Montana beat Idaho 34-14 on Saturday night.
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Darius Hale rushed for 253 yards and four touchdowns and Central Arkansas rolled to a 49-38 victory over Lamar in the ASUN-WAC Challenge on Saturday.
MIAMI (AP) — Bailey Zappe passed for 384 yards and three touchdowns and Western Kentucky pulled away in the second half to beat Florida International 34-19 in Conference USA play on Saturday.
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Steven Duncan threw a pair of touchdown passes to Max Maxfield and Tarleton beat Division II-member Midwestern State 17-14 on Saturday night.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jawon Pass threw for 280 yards, Lyndemian Brooks ran for another 108 and Prairie View A&M pulled away in the second half to defeat Southern 48-21 on Saturday night.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Sophomore quarterback Cam Miller came off the bench to lead two late touchdown drives and FCS No. 3-ranked North Dakota State came from behind to beat 17th-ranked Missouri State 27-20 on Saturday.
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Fred Payton passed for 357 yards, Mercer added another 210 yards on the ground, and the Bears defeated Wofford 45-14 on Saturday night.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — On the heels of a three-game losing streak, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman and his players were in dire need of a confidence boost.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Brown and No. 10 Oregon aren't garnering style points , but in a season where the College Football Playoff picture remains murky at best, they keep on getting key victories.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Malik Willis threw three touchdown passes and Demario Douglas returned a punt 72 yards for the go-ahead score as Liberty scored the final 21 points to upend North Texas 35-26 in nonconference play on Saturday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Will Rogers had a career day at quarterback for Mississippi State, but his coach Mike Leach was not overly satisfied.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Isaiah Chavez completed 10 of 11 passes for 112 yards and a touchdown and New Mexico defeated Wyoming 14-3 on Saturday.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Travis Dye ended up going from being questionable before Oregon's game against UCLA to setting a Football Bowl Subdivision record.
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Tyquell Fields threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third and Stony Brook forced six turnovers to defeat Richmond 27-14 on Saturday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Freshmen Ky Thomas and Mar'Keise Irving became the fourth and fifth different 100-yard rushers for Minnesota this season, as the Gophers gained 326 yards on the ground in a 34-16 trampling of Maryland on Saturday for their third straight victory.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Malik Cunningham rushed for three touchdowns, including a 14-yard clinching run with 2:53 remaining to cap a milestone performance, and Louisville overcame four turnovers to beat Boston College 28-14 on Saturday and snap a two-game losing streak.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Sterling Weatherford intercepted a Drew Plitt pass in the end zone with 60 seconds left and Miami (Ohio) held off Ball State 24-17 on Saturday.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State is back in its familiar October form and right in the thick of the Big 12 race again.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett is well-versed in how it goes when you play for Pittsburgh. You flirt with great expectations. You pull off an unlikely win or two. Then when things get tight, things tend to fall apart.
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Daniel Smith threw for two touchdowns and Jalen Jackson ran for two scores and FCS fifth-ranked Villanova beat Rhode Island 44-0 on Saturday.