College football
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Kentucky’s Ray Davis became the fourth active player in the Football Bowl Subdivision to go over 3,000 career rushing yards.
Tennessee wide receiver Bru McCoy underwent surgery Sunday to repair a displaced fracture of his right ankle, the university announced.
Georgia Tech coach Brent Key shook up his defensive staff a day after the Yellow Jackets gave up 38 unanswered points in a 38-27 loss to underdog Bowling Green.
Indiana Hoosiers coach Tom Allen has fired offensive coordinator Walt Bell. Rod Carey takes over play-calling duties.
Georgia’s hold on No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll loosened as the Bulldogs received a season-low 35 first-place votes out of possible 62.
Jeremy Moussa threw two second-half touchdown passes, Terrell Jennings scored on a 5-yard run and Florida A&M beat Mississippi Valley State 31-7.
Will McElvain completed 29 of 48 passes for 349 yards and three touchdowns, ShunDerrick Powell had 115 yards rushing and Central Arkansas beat Southern Utah 29-27.
Mikey Keene connected with Jaelen Gill on two touchdown passes, Malik Sherod had 12 carries for 123 yards and a score and No. 25 Fresno State beat Nevada 27-9 on Saturday night for its 14th straight victory.
Michael Penix Jr. threw for 363 yards, Dillon Johnson ran for two touchdowns and No. 7 Washington picked apart Arizona in a 31-24 victory.
Kaiden Bennett passed for 257 yards and added 76 yards rushing, tight end Coleman Kuntz scored on a 2-yard run to give Sacramento State the lead midway through the fourth quarter and the Hornets beat Northern Arizona 31-30.
Michael Hughes kicked a 54-yard field goal as time expired to lift Appalachian State to a walk-off 41-40 win over Louisiana-Monroe in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both schools.
Parker McKinney passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, Joshua Carter had 138 yards rushing and a TD and Eastern Kentucky never trailed in its 32-22 win over North Alabama.
Jalen Milroe was efficient at quarterback for No. 12 Alabama and the Crimson Tide scored touchdowns off two first-half interceptions in a 40-17 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday night.
Running back Collin Guggenheim threw a touchdown pass, Quinton Sharkey returned an interception for a score and Nicholls led start-to-finish in a 31-10 victory over McNeese in a Southland Conference opener for both teams.
Aaron Allen passed for 370 yards and two touchdowns and Noah Kiani kicked a 30-yard field goal in overtime to help Alcorn State beat Alabama State 23-20.
Pierce Holley passed for 274 yards and a touchdown, Kevin Daniels scored on a 6-yard run and Eastern Illinois beat Northwestern State 19-10.
Michael Hayes kicked a tiebreaking 49-yard field goal late, and West Virginia ended TCU’s 10-game Big 12 regular-season winning streak with a 24-21 victory over the Horned Frogs.
Freshman Brayden Fowler-Nicolosi passed for 462 yards and four touchdowns — three to Tory Horton — and Colorado State defeated FCS-member Utah Tech 41-20.
Ismail Mahdi returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and added three rushing touchdowns to highlight Texas State’s 50-36 victory over Southern Mississippi.
Trent Tompkins ran for two first-half touchdowns as UC Davis built a 26-0 lead and cruised to a 31-13 win over Cal Poly in a Big Sky Conference battle.
DJ Williams fired a 37-yard touchdown pass to Cole Rusk with eight minutes left to carry Murray State past Indiana State, 30-28 in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both schools.
Kyron Drones threw three touchdowns passes and rushed for two more scores to lead Virginia Tech to a 38-21 victory over Pittsburgh.
Cooper DeJean’s 70-yard punt return with less than four minutes to play helped give Iowa a 26-16 win over Michigan State on Saturday night.
Jaylan Knighton broke the game open with a 95-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and SMU went on to defeat Charlotte 34-16 in an American Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
Brian Mauer threw five touchdown passes — three of them to Kylon Harris — and Stephen F. Austin defeated Texas A&M-Commerce 56-27.
Davis Brin threw three touchdown passes, Khadry Jackson had a game-changing pick-six and Georgia Southern defeated Coastal Carolina 38-28.
Zac Larrier threw two long touchdown passes, Emmanuel Michel added a pair of touchdown runs and Air Force cruised to a 49-10 victory over San Diego State.
Joe Milton threw for 231 yards and No. 21 Tennessee sacked Spencer Rattler six times in a 41-20 victory over South Carolina on Saturday night.
Audric Estime snuck through a crowd and broke free for a 30-yard touchdown run with 31 seconds left, capping a clutch long drive by No. 11 Notre Dame to push past No. 17 Duke 21-14 on Saturday night.