Posts Tagged College football

First-place Gophers trying to stay grounded

Minnesota defensive back Damarius Travis (7) celebrates a win after an NCAA college football game against Purdue, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 39-38. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Resiliency will be as important for Minnesota the rest of the season as its most tangible strength of running the ball.

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Louisiana-Lafayette beats Arkansas State 55-40

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Elijah McGuire and Alonzo Harris each had four rushing touchdowns, and Louisiana-Lafayette rolled to 419 yards on the ground in a 55-40 victory over Arkansas State on Tuesday night.

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Buffalo’s Cross gets interim advice from Orgeron

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Alex Cross had a favor to ask when Ed Orgeron called to congratulate him on becoming the University at Buffalo’s interim football coach.

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Vols’ offensive struggles show no signs of ending

Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley is sacked by Mississippi defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche, right, in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The news continues to get worse for Tennessee’s struggling offense.

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Spartans downplay being heavy favorites in rivalry

Michigan State  head coach Mark Dantonio watches his team during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Michigan State won the game 56-17. (AP Photo/Sam Riche)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The question would have seemed ludicrous seven years ago when Mark Dantonio was in his first season as Michigan State’s coach.

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