NCAA Wire News

  • Sooners 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... [Read More]

  • Hurricanes QB Olsen suspended following DUI arrest

    University of Miami quarterback Kevin Olsen was suspended indefinitely after being charged with driving under the influence and possessing a stolen/fictitious driver’s license. The redshirt freshman was arrested early Monday morning and booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami-Dade County at 4:11 a.m., per The Miami Herald. Bail was set for... [Read More]

  • Alabama hopes two starters healthy for Florida game

    As Alabama prepares for its showdown Saturday against Florida, head coach Nick Saban said there is a good change injured wide receiver DeAndrew White will return to action. White suffered a “little shoulder separation” in the Crimson Tide’s Week 1 win over West Virginia. White has missed the past two games. “We’ll see how... [Read More]

  • Rutgers apologizes to Penn State for fan behavior

    Rutgers University reveled Saturday in its first game against a Big Ten team as a member of the conference. A record crowd watched as Penn State escaped Piscataway, N.J., with a 13-10 victory. On Monday, the university apologized for what the school’s athletic director called “inappropriate and offensive” behavior by some Rutgers fans. Much... [Read More]

  • 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... [Read More]

  • Navy soldiers on without QB Reynolds in 35-21 win

    SAN MARCOS, Texas — The Navy football team proved that it has depth at the important position. With highly regarded junior quarterback Keenan Reynolds on the sideline recovering from a bruised right knee, sophomore Tago Smith gained 202 yards running and passing, leading the Midshipmen to a 35-21 victory at Texas State on Saturday... [Read More]

  • Backup Neuheisel rallies UCLA past Texas

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Billed as the Cowboys Showdown, the Texas-UCLA matchup played out like an old-fashioned Western shootout. Both teams played it close to the vest, eyeing their opponent for three quarters. Then when they finally drew in the fourth quarter, UCLA had the better aim to claim a 20-17 victory at AT&T Stadium.... [Read More]

  • Boston College upsets USC 37-31

    BOSTON — They announced a crowd of 41,632 at Boston College’s Alumni Stadium on Saturday night. When the game ended, it seemed all of them were on the field. Their Eagles, who came in as 17-point underdogs, had just upset No. 9 USC, and there was reason for the home fans to celebrate. “It’s... [Read More]

  • No. 11 Notre Dame rallies to defeat Purdue

    INDIANAPOLIS — After a pair of lopsided wins, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly had a feeling that his team would encounter adversity sooner than later. On Saturday, Kelly’s hunch proved correct. And No. 11 Notre Dame proved ready. “Now, it’s behind us,” Kelly said. “We know what the standard is.” Notre Dame overcame an... [Read More]

  • No. 4 Oklahoma rolls over Tennessee

    NORMAN, Okla. — This wasn’t the Sugar Bowl but Bob Stoops and Oklahoma once again made a statement against the SEC. The No. 4 Sooners beat Tennessee 34-10 Saturday night at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Over the last two years, Stoops has had plenty to say about the SEC’s dominance — real or perceived.... [Read More]