DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Coming off an 11-day holiday break, No. 3 Duke didn't show much rust against Old Dominion.
PASADENA (AP) - Connor Cook passed for a career-high 332 yards and hit Tony Lippett with a tiebreaking 25-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter, leading No. 4 Michigan State to a 24-20 victory over No. 5 Stanford on Wednesday night in the 100th Rose Bowl.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will forgo his senior season with the No. 18 Cardinals and enter the NFL draft.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Whatever Bob Stoops may have said about the overall strength of the Southeastern Conference, that apparently doesn't apply when it comes to the challenge he sees before 11th-ranked Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Tommy Armstrong Jr. connected with Quincy Enunwa for two touchdowns, including a 99-yarder in the third quarter, and Nebraska held on to beat No. 23 Georgia 24-19 in the rain-soaked Gator Bowl on Wednesday.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Marcus Mariota had 386 total yards and No. 10 Oregon returned two interceptions for touchdowns, spoiling Texas coach Mack Brown's farewell with a 30-7 victory in the Alamo Bowl on Monday night.
STOCKTON (AP) - All five starters scored in double figures as Saint Mary's ruined Pacific's debut in the West Coast Conference with an 88-80 win Monday.
HOUSTON (AP) - Syracuse coach Scott Shafer wishes his team could have held its big lead over Minnesota and cruised to an easy win in the Texas Bowl on Friday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Marques Tuiasosopo is looking to get Washington back to a level it hasn't reached since he was the star quarterback more than a decade ago.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Safety Brian Suite intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble by Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch to help Utah State beat No. 24 Northern Illinois 21-14 on Thursday night in the Poinsettia Bowl.
DETROIT (AP) - James Conner rushed for 229 yards - breaking a Pittsburgh bowl record held by Tony Dorsett - and Chris Blewitt kicked a tiebreaking field goal with 1:17 remaining, lifting the Panthers to a 30-27 win over Bowling Green on Thursday night in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Shane Morris sat out most of his senior season in high school and spent a good portion of his first in college watching games from the sideline.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio declined to give any details about the suspension of starting linebacker Max Bullough when the Spartans joined Stanford at Disneyland on Thursday to kick off their week of Rose Bowl preparations.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Vinatavious Cooper rushed for a career-best 198 yards, setting a Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl record and leading East Carolina to a 37-20 victory over Ohio on Monday.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin balked Wednesday when asked to reflect on Johnny Manziel's career as he and the Aggies prepare for what could be the quarterback's last college game.
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.