College Football News Wire

The following stories are the most recent transmissions from ESPN.com wire sources.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Not title shot, but resurgent Penn State headed to Rose Bowl (AP, 3:05 AM ET)
Washington's schedule becomes focus of playoff debate (AP, 2:59 AM ET)
Buckeyes hit break with eye on passing improvements (AP, 2:58 AM ET)
Sub-.500 bowl teams now becoming almost routine (AP, 2:54 AM ET)
BOWL STORIES: Finales, contrasts in style, coaching carousel (AP, 2:40 AM ET)
No conference title? No problem. It's happened before (AP, 12:18 AM ET)

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Sub-.500 bowl teams now becoming almost routine (AP, 9:53 PM ET)
Alabama's Reuben Foster receives Butkus Award as top LB (AP, 9:10 PM ET)
Pitt and star RB Conner face Northwestern at Yankee Stadium (AP, 8:28 PM ET)
South Carolina coach believes racial slur was used (AP, 8:25 PM ET)
Ex-starting QB Nunez leaving South Carolina (AP, 8:11 PM ET)
Stanford, North Carolina's 1st game in 18 years at Sun Bowl (AP, 7:55 PM ET)
Jim Harbaugh not backpedaling on criticism of officials (AP, 7:50 PM ET)
Big 12 champ Oklahoma, SEC's Auburn meet in Sugar Bowl (AP, 7:50 PM ET)
Navy going to Armed Forces Bowl against Louisiana Tech (AP, 7:38 PM ET)
Southern California meets Penn State in 103rd Rose Bowl (AP, 7:35 PM ET)
WMU rowing to Cotton Bowl to play Big 10 runner-up Wisconsin (AP, 7:21 PM ET)
Panel's playoff picks came down to Washington vs. Penn State (AP, 7:03 PM ET)
Western Michigan-Wisconsin both Cotton Bowl first-timers (AP, 6:51 PM ET)
Michigan to face Florida State in Orange Bowl (AP, 6:51 PM ET)
Boston College to face Maryland in Quick Lane Bowl (AP, 6:46 PM ET)
Hot K-State, cold Aggies will square off in Texas Bowl (AP, 6:45 PM ET)
Memphis to face Western Kentucky in Boca Raton Bowl (AP, 6:33 PM ET)
The Latest: Stanford and North Carolina in Sun Bowl (AP, 6:26 PM ET)
North Carolina St, Vanderbilt meet in Independence Bowl (AP, 6:23 PM ET)
UCF caps turnaround with Cure Bowl bid vs. Arkansas State (AP, 6:13 PM ET)
Memphis to face Western Kentucky in Boca Raton Bowl (AP, 6:13 PM ET)
Roadrunners will make bowl debut on New Mexico's home field (AP, 6:13 PM ET)
North Texas and Army play again in Heart of Dallas Bowl (AP, 6:13 PM ET)
Streaking Miami (Ohio) gets crack at Mississippi State (AP, 6:11 PM ET)
High-scoring Tulsa faces C. Michigan in Miami Beach Bowl (AP, 6:11 PM ET)
Indiana meets Utah in the Foster Farms Bowl (AP, 5:49 PM ET)
Minnesota will be tested by Cougars' Falk in Holiday Bowl (AP, 5:49 PM ET)
AAC champ Temple meets Wake Forest in Military Bowl (AP, 5:32 PM ET)
South Carolina, South Florida meet in Birmingham Bowl (AP, 5:27 PM ET)
Virginia Tech to face Arkansas in Belk Bowl (AP, 5:23 PM ET)
Former league foes Oklahoma State, Colorado at Alamo Bowl (AP, 5:22 PM ET)
Fiesta Bowl could be a QB showdown (AP, 5:15 PM ET)
Georgia, TCU meeting for 1st time since 1988 in Liberty Bowl (AP, 5:06 PM ET)
No. 24 Nebraska, Tennessee facing off in Music City Bowl (AP, 5:05 PM ET)
Washington could be the toughest test for Alabama's defense (AP, 4:59 PM ET)
Boise State to face Baylor in second Cactus Bowl (AP, 4:56 PM ET)
Kentucky, Georgia Tech to meet in Taxslayer Bowl (AP, 4:54 PM ET)
Southern Miss, Louisiana-Lafayette meet in New Orleans Bowl (AP, 4:52 PM ET)
Old rivals BYU, Wyoming to be reunited in Poinsettia Bowl (AP, 4:52 PM ET)
Houston, San Diego State set for Las Vegas Bowl (AP, 4:45 PM ET)
Jackson, Louisville get LSU in the Citrus Bowl (AP, 4:34 PM ET)
Air Force to face South Alabama in Arizona Bowl (AP, 4:26 PM ET)
Rematch! Miami, West Virginia to meet in Orlando (AP, 4:17 PM ET)
No conference title? No problem. It's happened before (AP, 4:15 PM ET)
Vandals set to play Colorado St in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (AP, 4:12 PM ET)
Michigan plays in Orange Bowl against Florida State (AP, 4:11 PM ET)
Appalachian State returns to Camellia Bowl, facing Toledo (AP, 4:10 PM ET)
Middle Tennessee, Hawaii to meet in Hawaii Bowl (AP, 3:47 PM ET)
Florida, Iowa a matchup of 8-4 teams at Outback Bowl (AP, 3:40 PM ET)
Sun Belt's Troy, MAC's Ohio meet in Dollar General Bowl (AP, 3:40 PM ET)
Southern California, Penn State face off in 103rd Rose Bowl (AP, 3:35 PM ET)
Police may seek arrests over Penn State celebration, damage (AP, 3:10 PM ET)
Big 12 champ Oklahoma, SEC's Auburn meet in Sugar Bowl (AP, 3:07 PM ET)
Defending champion Alabama meets Washington in Peach Bowl (AP, 2:52 PM ET)
Michigan plays in Orange Bowl against Florida State (AP, 2:49 PM ET)
Clemson to face Ohio State in Fiesta Bowl (AP, 2:49 PM ET)
Tuberville resigns after coaching Cincinnati for 4 seasons (AP, 1:15 PM ET)
Eastern Michigan, Old Dominion to meet in Bahamas Bowl (AP, 12:53 PM ET)
NC Central and Grambling State in Celebration Bowl rematch (AP, 12:50 PM ET)
Alabama positioned to become 3rd wire-to-wire AP No. 1 (AP, 11:20 AM ET)
Penn State gives playoff committee something to ponder (AP, 9:32 AM ET)
FCS playoffs review - Second round (AP, 2:28 AM ET)
Penn State makes playoff case with 38-31 win over Wisconsin (AP, 2:11 AM ET)
Watson, Clemson claim ACC title and await playoff berth (AP, 1:38 AM ET)
Watson, Clemson claim ACC title and await playoff berth (AP, 1:36 AM ET)
Penny, Pumphrey lead San Diego State to Mountain West title (AP, 1:18 AM ET)
Penny, Pumphrey lead San Diego State to Mountain West title (AP, 1:17 AM ET)
Penn State makes playoff case with 38-31 win over Wisconsin (AP, 1:05 AM ET)
Briscoe passes way to TD record in Sam Houston triumph (AP, 12:29 AM ET)
No. 8 Penn St. rallies to beat No. 6 Wisconsin 38-31 (AP, 12:18 AM ET)
Top 25 Capsules (AP, 12:14 AM ET)
Watson accounts for 5 TDs, Clemson beats Virginia Tech 42-35 (AP, 12:13 AM ET)

Saturday, December 3, 2016

No. 8 Penn St. rallies to beat No. 6 Wisconsin 38-31 (AP, 11:57 PM ET)
Penny, Pumphrey lead San Diego State to Mountain West title (AP, 11:51 PM ET)
Hansen's 2 TDs carry Arkansas State past Texas State, 36-14 (AP, 11:38 PM ET)
Gubrud passes Eastern Washington into FCS quarters (AP, 11:29 PM ET)
SDSU slips past 'Nova to end Talley's career (AP, 11:25 PM ET)
JMU rolls past UNH 55-22 in 2nd round (AP, 11:24 PM ET)
Youngstown State knocks off Jacksonville State (AP, 11:23 PM ET)
Stick, Bison handle San Diego in FCS second round (AP, 11:20 PM ET)
Wofford upsets The Citadel to move into FCS quarters (AP, 11:19 PM ET)
Sam Houston-JMU to kick off FCS quarterfinals (AP, 11:19 PM ET)
Richmond rallies to eliminate North Dakota (AP, 11:19 PM ET)
Bracketology (AP, 10:30 PM ET)
Temple cruises past Navy 34-10 to capture AAC championship (AP, 10:29 PM ET)
Temple cruises past Navy 34-10 to capture AAC championship (AP, 10:27 PM ET)
No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game (AP, 10:24 PM ET)
No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game (AP, 10:24 PM ET)
Grambling St. overtakes Alcorn St. 27-20 for SWAC title (AP, 9:56 PM ET)
Richmond completes comeback to beat North Dakota 27-24 (AP, 9:40 PM ET)
Florida can't overcome early interceptions against Tide (AP, 9:39 PM ET)
Pick 6 seals Wofford's 17-3 upset of The Citadel in FCS (AP, 9:36 PM ET)
Alabama LB Hamilton likely out for season with knee injury (AP, 9:23 PM ET)
Alabama's Saban aims to help Kiffin land another head job (AP, 9:18 PM ET)
Saturday's best (AP, 9:15 PM ET)
Gubrud's 3 TDs leads EWU by Central Arkansas 31-14 in FCS (AP, 9:14 PM ET)
Idaho forces 6 turnovers to defeat Georgia State 37-12 (AP, 9:12 PM ET)
Mayfield, Oklahoma top Oklahoma St. 38-20 to win Big 12 (AP, 8:59 PM ET)
Houston gets start for No. 6 Wisconsin in Big Ten title game (AP, 8:58 PM ET)
No. 3 Clemson not looking past Virginia Tech in ACC final (AP, 8:58 PM ET)
No. 14 West Virginia beats Baylor 24-21 to get to 10 wins (AP, 8:44 PM ET)
Wyoming signs Bohl through 2023 (AP, 8:20 PM ET)
West Virginia coach Holgorsen gets 5-year contract extension (AP, 8:16 PM ET)
Top 25 Capsules (AP, 8:13 PM ET)
Briscoe has 5 TD passes, sets FCS record, in Sam Houston win (AP, 7:23 PM ET)
North Dakota State rolls San Diego 45-7 in FCS playoffs (AP, 7:02 PM ET)
Schor throws 5 TD pass, James Madison top NH 55-22 in FCS (AP, 6:34 PM ET)
Vinatieri's field goal gives South Dakota State playoff win (AP, 6:34 PM ET)
W Kentucky wins C-USA in shootout 58-44 over Louisiana Tech (AP, 6:32 PM ET)
Texas gives Herman 5 years, minimum of $25 million (AP, 6:27 PM ET)
Oklahoma QB Mayfield says he'll return for senior season (AP, 6:26 PM ET)
Louisiana-Lafayette beats Louisiana-Monroe 30-3 (AP, 6:16 PM ET)
Notre Dame WR Holmes to transfer, 3rd Irish player leaving (AP, 6:14 PM ET)
Youngstown State knocks Jacksonville State out of playoffs (AP, 6:12 PM ET)
Oklahoma WR Westbrook has concussion-like symptoms (AP, 5:42 PM ET)
Ertz runs for career-high 170 yards as K-State tops TCU 30-6 (AP, 5:37 PM ET)
Johnson scores 3 TDs, helps make South Alabama bowl eligible (AP, 5:17 PM ET)
Navy loss leaves Western Michigan positioned for Cotton Bowl (AP, 5:16 PM ET)
Ellison directs Georgia Southern to upset over Troy 28-24 (AP, 3:52 PM ET)
Houston AD: Briles not a candidate to be next football coach (AP, 3:18 PM ET)
Notre Dame AD Swarbrick backs Kelly on his weekly radio show (AP, 1:17 PM ET)
Alabama-Florida for SEC title looks like massive mismatch (AP, 12:59 PM ET)
Column: It's Nick's World, and everyone else gets the crumbs (AP, 11:36 AM ET)
Top 25 Capsules (AP, 8:13 PM ET)
Alabama-Florida for SEC title looks like massive mismatch (AP, 12:59 PM ET)
No. 4 Washington beats No. 9 Colorado 41-10 for Pac-12 title (AP, 2:19 AM ET)
No. 13 WMU holds on, beats Ohio 29-23 in MAC title game (AP, 1:55 AM ET)
No. 13 WMU holds on, beats Ohio 29-23 in MAC title game (AP, 1:54 AM ET)
No. 4 Washington beats No. 9 Colorado 41-10 for Pac-12 title (AP, 1:24 AM ET)

Friday, December 2, 2016

No. 13 WMU holds on, beats Ohio 29-23 in MAC title game (AP, 11:44 PM ET)
Navy, Western Michigan could put bowls on hold if CFP waits (AP, 11:13 PM ET)
Wisconsin, Penn St. try to focus on title game - not playoff (AP, 6:52 PM ET)
Championship Weekend Preview: Playoff what ifs? (AP, 6:42 PM ET)
Column: It's Nick's World, and everyone else gets the crumbs (AP, 6:31 PM ET)
No. 3 Clemson not looking past Virginia Tech in ACC final (AP, 6:31 PM ET)
Report: Mark Helfrich says he appealed to Chip Kelly (AP, 6:09 PM ET)
Cowboys, Aztecs play rematch with MWC title at stake (AP, 1:35 PM ET)
Bearkats looking to prove their worth vs. Mocs (AP, 1:01 PM ET)
Iowa State WR Allen Lazard to return for senior season (AP, 12:45 PM ET)
Patterson 202 games at TCU, Snyder seeks 201st K-State win (AP, 12:11 PM ET)
Fowler resigns as Furman football coach (AP, 10:50 AM ET)
North Dakota hosts Richmond in FCS playoff debut (AP, 10:21 AM ET)
No. 14 WVU, Baylor meet in Big 12 regular-season finale (AP, 3:08 AM ET)
Oklahoma-Oklahoma State rivalry reaches new level (AP, 3:07 AM ET)
Intercepted! No. 6 Wisconsin looks to pick off Penn State (AP, 3:05 AM ET)
Quake scale: Ohio St win vs Michigan rocked stadium the most (AP, 12:37 AM ET)

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Indiana coach Kevin Wilson abruptly resigns after 6 seasons (AP, 10:59 PM ET)
How a blocked field goal changed Penn State's season (AP, 9:19 PM ET)
MAC title game the next hurdle for unbeaten Western Michigan (AP, 7:33 PM ET)
No option but a rematch for run-heavy Wofford, The Citadel (AP, 6:01 PM ET)
South Dakota State, Villanova to fight for quarterfinal berth (AP, 5:32 PM ET)
Missouri DE Harris declares himself eligible for NFL draft (AP, 5:25 PM ET)
UCF's Scott Frost says he's not a candidate for Oregon job (AP, 5:20 PM ET)
Missouri dismisses Dilosa from team after assault arrest (AP, 4:57 PM ET)
Nittany Lions, Badgers benefiting from unheralded D-lines (AP, 3:59 PM ET)
Coaching group 'concerned' over lack of minority hires (AP, 3:19 PM ET)
Rested, resolute Bison begin bid for 6th straight FCS title (AP, 2:22 PM ET)
Hurts brings more big plays than freshman mistakes to Bama (AP, 2:21 PM ET)
Foster, Venables bring top schemes to ACC title game (AP, 2:21 PM ET)
JMU enters playoffs confident, but wary of UNH (AP, 1:12 PM ET)
FCS Second Round: Youngstown State-Jacksonville State (AP, 12:02 PM ET)
FCS Second Round: New Hampshire-James Madison (AP, 12:01 PM ET)
FCS Second Round: Villanova-South Dakota State (AP, 11:58 AM ET)
SWAC Championship Game: Alcorn State-Grambling State (AP, 11:57 AM ET)
Washington hopes to ride Pac-12 title to playoff berth (AP, 11:54 AM ET)
FCS Second Round: Richmond-North Dakota (AP, 11:51 AM ET)
Grambling leads SWAC postseason awards (AP, 11:43 AM ET)
FCS Second Round: San Diego-North Dakota State (AP, 11:15 AM ET)
FCS Second Round: Central Arkansas-Eastern Washington (AP, 11:05 AM ET)
FCS Second Round: Chattanooga-Sam Houston State (AP, 11:04 AM ET)
FCS Second Round: Wofford-The Citadel (AP, 11:02 AM ET)
Fine steps down as Bryant football coach (AP, 9:45 AM ET)
SMU gives Chad Morris 3-year extension through 2023 (AP, 2:45 AM ET)
Big 12 de facto title game this week, year before real thing (AP, 2:41 AM ET)

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

QB Zaire leaving Notre Dame, eligible to play immediately (AP, 9:17 PM ET)
At WMU, players and fans alike have been willing to 'row' (AP, 8:05 PM ET)
Florida's McElwain says he's not interested in Oregon job (AP, 7:31 PM ET)
UCA preps for high-powered EWU (AP, 6:30 PM ET)
Penn State's Barkley selected Big Ten's top offensive player (AP, 6:30 PM ET)
Safety Tedric Thompson leads No. 9 Colorado with big plays (AP, 6:24 PM ET)
Oklahoma LB Evans grows after rough film session with dad (AP, 6:00 PM ET)
Judge adds $5M to McQueary's $7M verdict against Penn State (AP, 5:55 PM ET)
Ga. Tech's Johnson receives strong endorsement from new AD (AP, 5:35 PM ET)
D'Onta's done: Texas' 2,000-yard rusher heading to NFL (AP, 5:31 PM ET)
AP COLLEGE FOOTBALL PICKS: Championship weekend spoilers (AP, 5:05 PM ET)
Ash will study first season at Rutgers, then fast forward (AP, 4:21 PM ET)
4 Big 12 coaches most wins at schools; Rest of Power 5 has 2 (AP, 4:19 PM ET)
Missouri wide receiver Dilosa arrested, suspended (AP, 4:06 PM ET)
Report: Former Air Force QB was over alcohol limit at crash (AP, 3:34 PM ET)
After firing Mark Helfrich, Oregon turns to the future (AP, 3:20 PM ET)
Cleared for takeoff: No. 6 Badgers get lift from jet sweep (AP, 2:22 PM ET)
ACC Championship: Opposing coaches almost worked together (AP, 1:44 PM ET)
Jackson, Watson, Browning among 5 Walter Camp finalists (AP, 1:43 PM ET)
Georgia Tech's leading rusher Marcus Marshall to transfer (AP, 1:28 PM ET)
Louisville's Jackson, FSU's Walker earn ACC awards (AP, 1:04 PM ET)
No. 1 Alabama, No. 15 Florida ride strong 'D' to title game (AP, 12:51 PM ET)
Cole, Hall, Schult invited to Buck Buchanan Award announcement (AP, 12:12 PM ET)
Penguins the only focus for determined Jacksonville State (AP, 11:19 AM ET)
NDSU opens bid for sixth straight title (AP, 11:19 AM ET)
Grambling assistant wins AFCA award (AP, 10:27 AM ET)
3-year-old daughter of ex-NFL running back Reno Mahe dies (AP, 9:30 AM ET)
Oregon fires Mark Helfrich after 4-8 season (AP, 3:39 AM ET)