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FANTASY PLAYS: Week 10 waiver pickups for run to playoffs

There’s little more frustrating to a fantasy player than a surprise inactive on game day. That’s what happened Sunday with running back Leonard Fournette of Jacksonville and tight end Zach Ertz of Philadelphia. Sure, Fournette missed the Jaguars’ last game before the bye with an ankle sprain, but all signs were that he would play in Week 9. The Eagles ...

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College Football Week Ten: Winners and Losers

Week ten had a little bit of everything: thrillers, last second wins, upsets and even a little mayhem. Here are my winners and losers: Winners: Oklahoma Sooners: Quarterback Baker Mayfield threw for a school record 598 yards and five touchdowns. Wide receiver Marquise Brown had 265 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Running back Rodney Anderson rushed for 111 yards and ...

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Eastern Washington QB Gubrud suspended one game

(STATS) – Eastern Washington is faced with having to win its final two games to have a chance for a bid to the FCS playoffs, and it’s going to play the next one without All-America quarterback Gage Gubrud. Eagles coach Aaron Best announced on Sunday Gubrud and junior linebacker Kurt Calhoun have been suspended for their Big Sky game at ...

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Mayfield moves to forefront of Heisman race with record game

Baker Mayfield is no stranger to remarkable performances in his three seasons at Oklahoma, or his one year at Texas Tech before that. Even by his lofty standards, what the No. 5 Sooners quarterback did in Saturday’s 62-52 win over No. 12 Oklahoma State was impressive – and it lifted the senior right back to the forefront of the Heisman ...

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‘We’re too finesse’: What Penn State football learned through two agonizing losses

After lamenting the marine layer of “noise” surrounding his once second-ranked program, Penn State coach James Franklin swept the sky to land on the core of his frustration. “We’re going to become more of a hard-nosed team up front on both sides of the ball,” Franklin said after his team’s 27-24 loss to Michigan State on Saturday. “We’re going to ...

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Fromm gives No. 2 Georgia’s run-first offense better balance

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Defensive coordinators preparing to face No. 2 Georgia have something else to worry about. When loading the box to stop the Bulldogs’ deep and productive corps of tailbacks, defenses must respect freshman quarterback Jake Fromm as a threat for more than handoffs. Fromm made the Georgia offense look almost balanced in Saturday’s 24-10 win over South Carolina ...

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