JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's Jaye Howard timed the snap perfectly, blew through two defenders and violently slammed Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller to the ground.
DALLAS (AP) - Pacing the Penn State sideline just the way his dad did for 46 seasons, Jay Paterno couldn't help but wonder what JoePa might be doing back home in Happy Valley.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Down a touchdown with less than two minutes remaining and a long way to go, Kirk Cousins found a way to give Michigan State a parting gift.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Nebraska coach Bo Pelini stressed the importance of his team avoiding in the Capital One Bowl the same self-inflicted mistakes that held back the Cornhuskers in their first year in the Big Ten.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Cincinnati coach Butch Jones rang the bell on the Liberty Bowl trophy, eager to get the Bearcats' party started.
HOUSTON (AP) - Northwestern's comeback attempt came too late and doomed the Wildcats to yet another bowl loss.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - LaMichael James figures most of the college football world has seen that priceless photo by now. Oregon's tailback was captured in one of those roller-coaster snapshots while riding Space Mountain at Disneyland on Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Chas Dodd hit Brandon Coleman for an 86-yard touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter and Jawan Jamison ran for two scores to lead Rutgers over Iowa State 27-13 in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankees Stadium on Friday.
WACO, Texas (AP) - Brittney Griner scored 20 points in 27 minutes and top-ranked Baylor finished its nonconference schedule with a 93-55 win over Mississippi Valley State.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Seth Curry scored a season-high 22 points, Austin Rivers added 20 and No. 7 Duke routed Western Michigan 110-70 on Friday night.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Brandon Weeden and Andrew Luck spent the past two summers at the Manning Passing Academy, palling around while serving as camp counselors, forming a friendship that continued after they left.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Tyler Zeller had 19 points and 13 rebounds to help fifth-ranked North Carolina beat Elon 100-62 on Thursday night.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Laurin Mincy scored a career-high 25 points, Alyssa Thomas had 23, and No. 5 Maryland used a strong second half to defeat previously unbeaten and 19th-ranked Delaware 85-76 on Thursday night.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III wasn't dazzling - and didn't need to be - as No. 15 Baylor pulled out a thrilling Alamo Bowl victory in the highest-scoring bowl game in history, beating Washington 67-56 in a record-smashing shootout Thursday night.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - In Notre Dame's three early season losses turnovers, poor second-half performances and an inability to score in red zone were costly.
The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team.
Kentucky took a big loss off the court and responded with another big win on it.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The first College Football Playoff expanded the national championship race, made the regular season even more intriguing and produced a final four with major star power.
With nearly 40 bowl games looming, it can be difficult finding those postseason gems.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Heisman Trophy finalists would make one heck of an offense.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Reigning Heisman winner Jameis Winston is not a finalist for this year's award.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - National title implications, a possible Heisman Trophy at stake and a new $1.3 billion stadium to showcase the whole thing.
Those young Kentucky Wildcats still have a firm grasp on the No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25 poll. And the team Kentucky lost to in April's national championship game in North Texas no longer is ranked.
By DOUG FEINBERG
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Bo Pelini was fired as Nebraska's football coach on Sunday after a seven-year stint marked by an inability to restore the program to national prominence and too many embarrassing defeats.
PASADENA (AP) - When Kevin Hogan led Stanford onto the hallowed Rose Bowl turf for the fourth time in three years, the quarterback realized the stakes were a whole lot higher for No. 9 UCLA, which could clinch the Pac-12 South with a victory.
BERKELEY (AP) - As big as the stakes may be in the regular-season finale for California, the Golden Bears are trying their best to treat the game against BYU like any other.
BERKELEY (AP) - Brittany Boyd had 11 points, 12 assists and 13 rebounds, recording her second career triple-double as No. 14 California coasted by San Jose State 110-87 in the Cal Classic on Friday night.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - J.J. Avila scored 16 points, Daniel Bejarano added 14 and Colorado State defeated Pacific 75-64 on Friday night, advancing to the Great Alaska Shootout championship.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Leonard Fournette ran for a career-high 146 yards and a touchdown, barreling over a defender to score, and Jalen Collins had a late interception to seal LSU's 23-17 win over Texas A&M on Thursday night.