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Who was college football’s top troll in Week 11?

The chaos of the 2021 college football season continued in Week 11. Ahead of the action, this season was already one for the record books as we saw 42 AP-ranked teams lose to unranked opponents — the most through the first 10 weeks in the Poll Era. That trend continued this weekend with Mississippi State […]

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College Football Playoff picks after Week 11

Despite the chaotic nature of the 2021 college football season, Week 11 saw very little drama when it comes to the College Football Playoff top four. Oklahoma became the 22nd team rated in the top-10 to lose this season and, with that, the Sooners — who lost their first game of the season, 27-14, at […]

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Huskers stick with Frost, restructure coach’s deal

College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University. Scott Frost will return as Nebraska’s coach in 2022 with a restructured contract, athletic director Trev Alberts announced Monday. Frost is 15-27 at Nebraska and will miss a bowl game for the fourth consecutive season, as the Cornhuskers dropped to 3-7 following Saturday’s 26-17 […]

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UFs Richardson hurt knee dancing at team hotel

Covers the SEC. Joined ESPN in 2012. Graduate of Auburn University. Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson, who recently emerged as the team’s starter, injured his knee while dancing at the team hotel the night before a 40-17 loss at South Carolina on Saturday. Coach Dan Mullen told reporters on Monday that Richardson had been cleared to […]

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UW’s Lake suspended 1 game for sideline incident

Washington Huskies football coach Jimmy Lake has been suspended without pay for one game after the sideline incident that involved Lake appearing to strike redshirt freshman linebacker Ruperake Fuavai’s helmet during the team’s 26-16 loss to Oregon on Saturday. Athletic director Jen Cohen said in a statement that the school had spent the past 24 […]

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Sources: Texas Tech to hire Baylor’s McGuire

College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University. Texas Tech is hiring Baylor associate head coach Joey McGuire as its next head football coach, sources told ESPN. An official announcement is expected later Monday. McGuire, a successful longtime Texas high school coach, is in his fifth season at Baylor and his third […]

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Very disappointed: Spiraling Gators routed by SC

ACC reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2010. Graduate of the University of Florida. Florida continued its downward spiral on Saturday night, losing 40-17 to South Carolina — its worst loss to the Gamecocks in school history. Florida coach Dan Mullen said afterward his roster had been depleted during the week because of the flu, noting that […]

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College Football Playoff picks after Week 10

Just when the College Football Playoff field looked somewhat solidified, an upset-fueled Week 10 hit college football. For the second time this season, the Purdue Boilermakers played spoiler against an undefeated Big Ten team. First it was Iowa last month, this time it was Michigan State on Saturday. The Spartans — who were a unanimous […]