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Daniel Jones, Duke offense roll past Temple in Independence Bowl

Daniel Jones threw for 423 yards and five touchdowns, T.J. Rahming caught 12 passes for 240 yards and two scores, and Duke blew past Temple 56-27 in the Independence Bowl.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 10:42 p.m.

TCU beats California 10-7 in overtime of wild Cheez-It Bowl

Jonathan Song kicked a 27-yard field goal in overtime after being replaced for a potential winning kick at the end of regulation, lifting TCU to a wild 10-7 win over …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 7:34 p.m.

Oregon QB Justin Herbert says he’ll return for his senior year

Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert says he’ll return for his senior season. Herbert announced his decision before the Ducks left Eugene for the Redbox Bowl in Santa Clara, California. Oregon plays …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 7:48 p.m.

Minnesota runs past Georgia Tech 34-10 in Quick Lane Bowl

Mohamed Ibrahim ran for career-high 224 yards and two touchdowns, leading Minnesota to a 34-10 win over Georgia Tech in the Quick Lane Bowl.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 10:21 p.m.

Weather cancels No. 23 Boise State’s First Responder Bowl vs. Boston College

The SERVPRO First Responder Bowl between No. 23 Boise State and Boston College has been canceled because of the threat of severe weather after a delay of nearly an hour …

Norman Chad: Let’s offer performance incentives to authentic winners

My once-and-always misguided alma mater, the University of Maryland, was celebrated this month for hiring Michael Locksley to helm its out-of-control football program.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 8:35 p.m.

Sawyer Smith’s 4 TDs lead Troy over Buffalo 42-32 in Dollar General Bowl

Sawyer Smith threw for 320 yards and four touchdowns, B.J. Smith and Sidney Davis ran for touchdowns and Troy beat Buffalo 42-32 in the Dollar General Bowl on Saturday night.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 9:13 p.m.

College Football Playoff: Alabama fans embrace Jalen Hurts from field to stage

They cheered Jalen Hurts as he picked up his diploma, and applauded his every big play this season.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 8:47 p.m.

College Football Playoff: Notre Dame defense preparing for prolific Clemson

Notre Dame All-American cornerback Julian Love already knows all about Clemson. Blame his roommate.

Kelvin Hopkins Jr. has five touchdowns, No. 22 Army routs Houston 70-14

Army quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. ran for 170 yards and an Armed Forces Bowl-record five touchdowns and the No. 22 Black Knights overwhelmed Houston 70-14.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 6:11 p.m.

Jamie Newman leads Wake Forest past Memphis 37-34 in Birmingham Bowl comeback

Jamie Newman ran for a 1-yard touchdown with 34 seconds left to cap a big performance and Wake Forest’s comeback in a 37-34 victory over Memphis in the Birmingham Bowl …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 5:29 p.m.

Perfect Zach Wilson helps BYU beat Western Michigan in Potato Bowl

Zach Wilson set a BYU record and tied the NCAA bowl mark with 18-for-18 passing, throwing for 317 yards and four touchdowns in the Cougars’ 49-18 victory over Western Michigan …

Anthony Jones rushes for 3 scores, FIU beats Toledo 35-32 in Bahamas Bowl

Jones missed much of the season after being one of two FIU players who were injured in a drive-by shooting in September.

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 8:59 p.m.

Isaiah Green, Keion Davis help Marshall beat South Florida 38-20

Isaiah Green completed 17 of 25 passes for 221 yards, Keion Davis ran for two touchdowns and Marshall beat South Florida 38-20 in the Gasparilla Bowl. Green also had a …

2 black Idaho State football players sue Idaho, Utah police

Two black Idaho State University football players are suing law enforcement in Idaho and Utah, saying they were illegally detained and arrested, and victims of excessive force based on their …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 8:55 p.m.

Ohio shuts out San Diego State in Frisco Bowl

Nathan Rourke ran for two touchdowns and threw for another score, leading Ohio to a 27-0 victory over San Diego State in the drizzly Frisco Bowl on Wednesday night.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 10:15 p.m.

Ohio State gets first big win for new coach on signing day

Zach Harrison choosing to stay home and play for Ohio State and new coach Ryan Day was maybe the most intriguing development of what can now be considered the new …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 9:52 p.m.

UAB rolls past Northern Illinois for first bowl win

Two seasons after shutting down its football program, UAB closed out the year on an electrifying note. Tyler Johnston III threw for 373 yards and four touchdowns, three of them …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 7:28 p.m.

Matt Calkins: Pac-12 playing for its football reputation during bowl season

Nearly four months later, it seems almost certain: The Huskies’ College Football Playoff chances ended the second they lost to Auburn.

Sacramento State hires Troy Taylor as head coach

Sacramento State has hired Utah offensive coordinator Troy Taylor as its new football coach. Taylor was Eastern Washington’s offensive coordinator in 2016.

Josh Heupel, Brian Kelly, Nick Saban are finalists for AP coach of year

UCF’s Josh Heupel, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly and Alabama’s Nick Saban are the finalists for The Associated Press national college football coach of the year after leading their teams to …

Georgia Southern tops Eastern Michigan 23-21 on Tyler Bass’ field

Tyler Bass kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired to give Georgia Southern to a 23-21 victory over Eastern Michigan in the Camellia Bowl. Shai Werts kept the winning …

Darius Bradwell’s 2 TDs leads Tulane over Louisiana-Lafayette 41-24

Darius Bradwell rushed for a career-best 150 yards and two touchdowns to lead Tulane to its first postseason victory in 16 years, a 41-24 win over intrastate rival Louisiana-Lafayette in …

Ronnie Rivers, Fresno State top Arizona State in Las Vegas Bowl

Ronnie Rivers rushed for 212 yards and two touchdowns, Anthoula “Tank” Kelly had a 70-yard interception return for a touchdown and No. 19 Fresno State beat Arizona State 31-20 in …

Utah State routs North Texas 52-13 in New Mexico Bowl

Jordan Love threw for 359 yards and four touchdowns and Jalen Greene had six catches for 151 yards and a score to help Utah State rout North Texas 52-13 in …

Appalachian State rolls past Middle Tennessee in New Orleans Bowl, 45-13

Appalachian State receiver Malik Williams passed for two touchdowns on trick plays and the Mountaineers defeated Middle Tennessee 45-13 in the New Orleans Bowl. Appalachian State quarterback Zac Thomas caught …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 9:18 p.m.

Easton Stick leads North Dakota State over Jackrabbits, into FCS title game

Quarterback Easton Stick ran for 169 yards and three touchdowns and threw for another score to help North Dakota State defeat rival South Dakota State 44-21 in the FCS semifinals …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:12 p.m.

Ranking college football’s top 10 bowl games you won’t want to miss

College football’s postseason is here and it rarely disappoints. This year should be no different with marquee matchups and storylines abound in the 39 bowl games.

Ohio State players: Urban Meyer won’t let go until the end

Ohio State players say coach Urban Meyer hasn’t eased up yet, not with one more game to win. Buckeyes players say Meyer has been fully involved with preparations for the …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 10:33 a.m.

UW linebacker Ben Burr-Kirven a first-team AP All-American

The College Football Playoff semifinalists combined to place 10 players on The Associated Press All-America first team, including a high of four from No. 1 Alabama.