D’Eriq King threw four touchdown passes and No. 13 Miami beat Pittsburgh 31-19 on Saturday. Will Mallory caught two of King’s scoring passes as the Hurricanes (4-1, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) bounced back from a 42-17 loss at top-ranked Clemson last week.
The Southeastern Conference has the game of the week. The American Athletic Conference might have the most interesting set of games. The marquee event of the college football weekend is No. 3 Georgia at No. 2 Alabama in a game that could very well be first of three meetings between the SEC superpowers. A conference […]
If a No. 2 vs. No. 3 matchup can be a Game of the Century, this might be it. No. 2 Alabama hosts No. 3 Georgia on Saturday after the Crimson Tide and Bulldogs held their spots behind No. 1 Clemson in the latest AP Top 25. The Tigers received 59 first-place votes, but don’t […]
BOSTON (AP) — Phil Jurkovec threw three touchdown passes to Zay Flowers — the last a 25-yarder in overtime — and ran for a score as Boston College beat Pittsburgh 31-30 on Saturday night when the Panthers missed an extra-point attempt to end the game. Jurkovec, a sophomore transfer from Notre Dame, was 19 of […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) — North Carolina State head coach Dave Doeren kept waiting for quarterback Devin Leary to take a firm grasp of the starting job. Doeren knew Leary had all the tools necessary to provide some stability at a position where there’s been little of it recently for the Wolfpack. At some point, Doeren figured […]
Kenny Pickett threw for 220 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 21 Pittsburgh sacked Louisville quarterback Malik Cunningham seven times in a 23-20 victory on Saturday.
The Southeastern Conference is set to kick off its 10-game, league-only schedule, making this Saturday the most normal-feeling yet of a most unusual season. As of Wednesday, all the SEC openers were still on. The Big 12 and Atlantic Coast Conference were also scheduled to have all their teams playing this weekend — until Tuesday, […]
Kenny Pickett threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, and No. 25 Pittsburgh’s defense did the rest as the Panthers beat Syracuse 21-10 on Saturday.
Blocked kicks, missed kicks, snaps sailing through punters’ hands, confusion in simply getting lined up. The first 29 games of the college football season exposed the toll coronavirus restrictions have taken on special teams’ play. The so-called third phase of the game got short shrift at a lot of schools before the season. Few teams […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett threw a touchdown pass and ran for another as Pittsburgh scored on each of its first six possessions in its season opener, and raced to a 55-0 victory over Austin Peay at Heinz Field on Saturday. Pickett and offensive coordinator Mark Whipple spread the love around as Pickett threw to […]