Posts Tagged College football

As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity

In this photo taken on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, lifelong Mississippi resident Logenvia Morris poses at her home in  Jackson, Miss., next to her prize possession, the first Mississippi game jersey her son Aaron Morris wore for the football team. Morris, who goes to every football game to cheer for her son, said the offensive lineman had to overcome his grandfather’s deep skepticism about whether black students are truly welcome at the university. The warm welcome extended to both mother and son during a recruiting visit by students and players are among the main reasons the Morris family were quick to join the Ole Miss family. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that’s bringing new attention to Mississippi’s flagship university.

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Hokies fumble away chances in loss to Miami

Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer leaves the field after an NCAA college football game against Miami on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Blacksburg, Va. Miami won 30-6. (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Matt Gentry)

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer tried to focus on the positive, talking about the second-half comeback that could have been had the Hokies not been so consistent about fumbling the ball away.

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Miami manhandles Virginia Tech, 30-6

Miami wide receiver Stacy Coley (3) breaks the tackle of Miami defensive back Ray Lewis III (20) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Blacksburg, Va., Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech didn’t face Duke Johnson when it played Miami last season.

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Carden helps No. 18 ECU beat UConn, 31-21

East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden (5) prepares to launch a pass against Connecticut during an NCAA college football game in Greenville, N.C., Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ted Richardson)

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Coach Ruffin McNeill doesn’t care about impressing the committee that will decide if No. 18 East Carolina deserves a major bowl berth.

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Clemson, Texas A&M to play 2 games

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson and Texas A&M have agreed to a two-game series in 2018 and 2019.

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