South Alabama (1-2) at UAB (2-0)
AUBURN — College football programs don’t play preseason games the way NFL teams do. But, if you think about it, Auburn just finished that portion of its schedule.
After watching the film of Saturday’s 31-24 loss to Alabama A&M, North Alabama head football coach Chris Willis feels like he has a sense of what went wrong in the second half --- and potentially how to fix it
FLORENCE — Tennessee State held off North Alabama for a pair of close wins before pulling away in the third set to complete a 3-0 sweep Tuesday evening in college volleyball at Flowers Hall.
AUBURN — On Auburn’s sixth play from scrimmage Saturday, a first-and-10 from the Kent State 38-yard line, Bo Nix pulled the ball away from JaTarvious Whitlow on the read-option and sprinted to his left. He gained 17 yards.
Alabama A&M head football coach Connell Maynor inferred racism played a part in the treatment he said his school received when it came to Florence for Saturday’s game with North Alabama.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Brian Kelly sensed his No. 7 Notre Dame team had a little extra bounce in its step Sunday morning and it wasn’t because of its 66-14 victory over New Mexico 16 hours before.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Tua Tagovailoa threw for a career-high 444 yards and tied his personal best with five touchdowns to help No. 2 Alabama open Southeastern Conference play with a 47-23 victory over South Carolina on Saturday.
AUBURN — JaTarvious Whitlow rushed for 135 yards and two touchdowns and Bo Nix ran and passed for scores to lead No. 8 Auburn to a 55-16 victory over Kent State Saturday night.
1. Tide goes away from the run: While the passing game was on point, the Crimson Tide run game once again could never quite get going, combining for just 77 rushing yards on 24 carries Saturday. It snapped a streak of 69 straight games with at least 100 rushing yards.
1. Auburn's Nix improves in last tune-up: Auburn’s true freshman quarterback Bo Nix played better. Finally, Nix, who said, “I need to play better,” after the Tulane victory, delivered some improvements. On Auburn’s opening drive against Kent State, two straight runs by Nix against Kent State…
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Skylar Thompson only threw one touchdown pass in Kansas State's 31-24 road win at Mississippi State, but boy was it a big one.