For Maryland to avoid Syracuse extending another losing streak, its inconsistent offense must hit its stride against one of the best defenses in college football.
Several students tweeted Winston stood on campus Tuesday and shouted a lascivious comment that may have derived from an internet meme.
Smith amassed 202 total yards and scored four touchdowns in place of injured starter Keenan Reynolds as the Midshipmen rolled to a 35-21 victory over Texas State Saturday night.
West Virginia amassed 694 yards in offense, made 33 first downs, ran 108 plays and got four touchdown passes from Clint Trickett.
East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden threw three touchdown passes and scored a rushing touchdown with 16 seconds left to lead the Pirates to a 28-21 upset of No. 17 Virginia Tech on Saturday.
Greyson Lambert threw for one touchdown and ran for another and Ian Frye kicked a 42-yard field goal with 3:41 remaining, giving Virginia a 23-21 victory against No. 17 Louisville on Saturday.
The practice of pitting black colleges against powerhouses has its benefits, namely in the large checks that are cashed. A more pleasant tradition resumes Saturday at RFK Stadium, when Howard faces Morehouse College for the fourth consecutive year in the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic.
Lines from Key’s poem, “Defence of Fort McHenry” will appear on the helmets and uniform sleeves below the shoulders. The helmets also will feature an outline of the star-shaped Fort McHenry filled with a stars-and-stripes pattern.
SMU opened this season with a 45-0 loss at Baylor, and then dropped a 43-6 game at North Texas on Saturday when the Mustangs’ only touchdown came on the last play of the game.
The NCAA originally levied those penalties in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sexual assault scandal. The NCAA cited the school’s “significant progress toward ensuring its athletics department functions with integrity” as the reason for dropping the sanctions that were supposed to last through the 2015-16 school year.
A conference that has had more than its share of epic failures in big showdowns in recent years had a night to forget on Saturday. Three of its biggest bullies — No. 7 Michigan State, No. 8 Ohio State and once proud Michigan — all were soundly defeated.
The Ducks pulled away late from Michigan State on Saturday at Autzen Stadium in Eugene to beat the Spartans 46-27. Oregon received 16 first-place votes from the media panel.