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Texas freshman QB Sam Ehlinger crushing defenders

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Deep into overtime against Kansas State, Texas freshman quarterback Sam Ehlinger burst into the middle of the line and veered right. A Wildcats defender in his sight, Ehlinger lowered his shoulder, threw a forearm and smashed through the tackler for an extra five yards. In one crushing blow on a drive to the winning touchdown, Ehlinger ...

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Mizzou looks to end four-game skid at No. 4 Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. — No. 4 Georgia is looking to move to 7-0 for the first time since 2005, which is also the last time the Bulldogs won the SEC championship. It’s that kind of talk that makes coach Kirby Smart worry about his team losing focus. Don’t let him hear that Saturday’s opponent — the struggling Missouri Tigers (1-4, 0-3 ...

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Miami Hurricanes counting on Travis Homer

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Travis Homer answered the call against Florida State, coming through with two huge first-down carries on the final drive that allowed Miami to finally snap a seven-game losing streak against its archrival. He didn’t know at the time that he was Miami’s new starting running back. Homer was in the game because he thought Mark ...

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Aztecs excited for Boise State matchup

SAN DIEGO — No. 19-ranked San Diego State has not played Mountain West Conference counterpart Boise State since 2014, a byproduct of the league’s divisional split. However, Aztecs running back Rashaad Penny spoke of facing the Broncos on Saturday as if he was preparing for Rivalry Week. “We’re taking this game like it’s a championship game,” Penny said. “It’s a ...

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