College Football

When it comes to the Bedlam football rivalry ending, coach Mike Gundy adamant that ‘Oklahoma State has no part in this’

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said Tuesday that any discussion about his school’s role in the future of the Bedlam rivalry with Oklahoma was “childish.” Athletic directors for both schools told the Action Network on Monday that the series officially would be ending when Oklahoma departs for the SEC. “We don’t have any openings to …

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Nebraska Cornhuskers fire coach Scott Frost after starting season 1-2

Nebraska fired coach Scott Frost on Sunday, one day after a 45-42 home loss to Georgia Southern in what had become an untenable situation for the Huskers. Nebraska (1-2) had been a three-touchdown favorite. “Earlier today I met with Coach Frost and informed him we were making a change in the leadership of our football …

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Travel woes force Appalachian State to stay over night in College Station after upset win over Texas A&M

10:54 AM ET Pete ThamelESPN After pulling a historic upset at No. 6 Texas A&M on Saturday, the Appalachian State football team didn’t get to celebrate back home in Boone, North Carolina. Mechanical issues with the team charter forced the Appalachian State team to spend the night at the hotel where they’d slept the previous …

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Herbstreit’s Pregame Comment on Notre Dame vs. Marshall Goes Viral

While Marshall‘s victory over No.8 Notre Dame in South Bend on Saturday appeared to come out of nowhere, that wasn’t the case for one analyst. On “College Gameday” before the Saturday slate began, ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit foreshadowed Marshall fiving the Fighting Irish a tough time, while the rest of the crew was skeptical that …

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College football rankings: Sun Belt upsets shake up SI’s Top 10

We bow down before our new overlords, the Sun Belt Conference. Who knew, right? A league that not long ago was considered the very bottom of the FBS barrel suddenly is toast of the sport, scoring a trio of seismic upsets on a Saturday that appeared sleepy coming in and turned into a furniture-on-the-lawn rager. …

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Kentucky’s upset of Florida gives Mark Stoops most wins in school history

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops passed Paul “Bear” Bryant as the winningest coach in school history in a 26-16 win over No. 12 Florida on Saturday night, in a performance malevolent what he has built in Lexington. Behind a tough defense that shut down Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson, the 20th-ranked Wildcats beat Florida …

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First-year coach Clay Helton’s Georgia Southern Eagles ‘got after us,’ stun Nebraska Cornhuskers

LINCOLN, Neb. — Kyle Vantrease scored on an 8-yard run with 36 seconds left after Nebraska had taken its first lead, and Georgia Southern defeated the three-touchdown-favorite Cornhuskers 45-42 on Saturday night. The Huskers’ Timmy Bleekrode was wide left with a 52-yard field goal attempt as time ran out, and Georgia Southern players ran onto …

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Appalachian State Mountaineers stun No. 6 Texas A&M Aggies at College Station

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — On paper, there was no reason to believe that Appalachian State would have a chance Saturday against No. 6 Texas A&M. But Mountaineers coach Shawn Clark, who makes 10 times less than the over $9 million Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher receives each season at the Southeastern Conference school, made it …

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