Posts Tagged College football

Turnover-prone Florida takes conservative approach

In this Nov. 2, 2013, file photo, Florida receiver Quinton Dunbar (1) is stopped short of a first down by Georgia  linebacker Ramik Wilson (51) and teammates on a failed fourth down conversion during the first half of an NCAA football game in Jacksonville, Fla. On Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, the Bulldogs will be going for their fourth straight victory in the series for the first time since the 1980s. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jason Getz, File)  MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida spent the last two weeks trying to identify something it can do well offensively.

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No. 1 Mississippi St winning despite shaky defense

Kentucky's Blake Bone, center, is wrapped up by Mississippi State's Jamerson Love, left, and Taveze Calhoun during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Mississippi State won 45-31. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Undefeated Mississippi State is the consensus No. 1 team in the country so smiles and praise are easy to find in Starkville.

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Sims adds Shake & Blake to No. 6 Alabama’s offense

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims (6) throws to a receiver in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Tennessee on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 in Knoxville, Tenn. Alabama won 34-20. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Quarterback Blake Sims has brought a new element to Alabama’s offense.

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SDSU’s Zenner a finalist for Campbell Trophy

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State University senior running back Zach Zenner is a finalist for the 2014 William V. Campbell Trophy, while North Dakota State senior linebacker Esley Thorton is no longer in the running.

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Tennessee offense finally showing signs of life

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s dormant offense finally may be awakening just in time for the stretch run.

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