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  • Charlie Strong makes Texas debut vs N Texas

    August 30, 2014

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - For 16 years, Mack Brown led the Texas Longhorns, reviving a dormant program into a powerhouse that won one national championship and played for another.Now it's Charlie Strong's turn.Hired away from Louisville when Brown was pushed out of after four sub-par seasons, Strong's first Longhorns team takes the field Saturday night against North Texas, a bowl team last season that is expected to contend for the Conference USA title.

  • After eventful offseason, Northwestern meets Cal

    August 30, 2014

    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - Northwestern hopes the headlines will finally focus on victories.The Wildcats enter the season hoping to capture attention for their play rather than their leading role in the college unionization debate, and it starts with Saturday's opener against California.

  • Michigan gets shot at redemption vs Appalachian St

    August 30, 2014

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Michigan has a chance to even its series with Appalachian State. And maybe erase some of the memories of one of the biggest upsets in college football history.The Wolverines were beaten 34-32 at the Big House by the Mountaineers in 2007, becoming the first Top 25 team to lose to a second-tier program. Three years ago, Michigan decided to take another shot at beating Appalachian State and scheduled a rematch Saturday at Michigan Stadium.

  • UTSA tops Houston 27-7

    August 29, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) - David Glasco II scored two first-half touchdowns to help Texas-San Antonio beat Houston 27-7 in the season opener for both teams Friday night.Glasco, who ran for 81 yards on 25 carries, scored on a 3-yard run in the first quarter after Houston punter Dylan Seibert lost 42 yards, then fumbled, setting up UTSA at the 3. Glasco added a 2-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.

  • Hill leads BYU over UConn, spoiling Diaco's debut

    August 29, 2014

    EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Taysom Hill threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores to help BYU beat UConn 35-10 on Friday night, spoiling Huskies coach Bob Diaco's debut.The junior quarterback completed 28 of 36 passes to nine receivers without an interception. He went 17 of 20 to lead the Cougars to a 28-7 halftime advantage, and was BYU's leading rusher with 97 yards on 12 carries.

  • Maryland suspends 2 players for season

    August 29, 2014

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Maryland wide receiver Levern Jacobs and free safety A.J. Hendy have been suspended for the season for violating the school's student code of conduct.Coach Randy Edsall announced the decision on Friday, one day before the Terrapins open the season at home against James Madison.

  • Utah State's Keeton ready for primetime

    August 29, 2014

    Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton says he won't be too overwhelmed on Sunday when the Aggies visit Tennessee at Neyland Stadium.He's already been there.''When I was like 13 I played baseball and we went there for a tournament, and my dad and I snuck on the field,'' he said. ''So this isn't my first time there, but it's my first game.''

  • Texas Tech extends Kingsbury through 2020

    August 29, 2014

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech has extended football coach Kliff Kingsbury's contract for three seasons through 2020.Kingsbury already was under a five-year deal through 2017.Texas Tech also announced upgrades to its football stadium and training facilities.