Alabama coach Nick Saban was griping about the hype surrounding a team that had "basically played one half of one game.''
Clemson and Ohio State have slipped to the back of the top 10 in The Associated Press college football poll and Penn State has jumped four spots to No. 6.
Matt McDonald threw for a touchdown and ran for another and Bowling Green ended a 10-game losing streak with a 27-10 win over FCS-level Murray State.
Will Levis overcame two interceptions to throw a fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Isaiah Cummings, safety Tyrell Ajian returned an interception 95 yards with 7:40 remaining, and Kentucky rallied past Chattanooga 28-23.
Jaylin Alderman returned an interception off a tipped pass for a 66-yard touchdown with 13 seconds remaining, giving Louisville a thrilling 42-35 victory over UCF.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Chris Rodriguez Jr. rushed for career highs of 207 yards and scored four touchdowns, including the go-ahead run from 8 yards with 11:28 remaining, and Kentucky stopped Missouri late for a hard-fought 35-28 victory in the Southeastern Conference opener.
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) -- Keon Howard threw two touchdown passes to Peyton Logan and UT Martin rallied to defeat Samford 33-27 despite committing five turnovers.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas State held on to beat Southern Illinois 31-23 despite losing starting quarterback Skylar Thompson in the first quarter.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Malik Cunningham ran for two touchdowns and threw for another to lead Louisville, which cruised to a 30-3 victory over Eastern Kentucky.
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jerome Ford rushed for 113 yards and three touchdowns and Desmond Ridder passed for 243 yards and two TDs to lead No. 7 Cincinnati past Murray State 42-7.
Matt Corral threw for 381 yards and accounted for two touchdowns, Snoop Conner ran for a pair of scores and Ole Miss romped to a 43-24 win over Louisville.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Will Levis threw for career highs of 367 yards and four touchdowns in his Kentucky debut, including two to fellow transfer Wan'Dale Robinson, and the Wildcats overcame an early hole to blow out Louisiana Monroe 45-10 in their season opener.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Under a new coach, with fans packed into the stands for the first time since 2019 and its backup quarterback at the helm, Illinois beat Nebraska 30-22 to kick off the 2021 college football season.
Six Kentucky football players charged with first degree burglary have waived their cases to a state grand jury that will now hear information about a March incident at a private party.
The Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten and Pac-12 are forming an alliance to work together on the future of college athletics and scheduling.
The Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten and Pac-12 plan to announce that the three powerful leagues will form an alliance to work together on football scheduling and college sports governance.
Kentucky coach Mark Stoops believes his Wildcats can do some damage in the Southeastern Conference this year after persevering through an emotional season.
Kentucky junior Jensen Castle won the U.S. Women's Amateur on Saturday, beating Arizona junior Hou Yu-chiang of Taiwan 2 and 1 in the 36-hole final at Westchester Cuntry Club.
Exuding charm and wit, Bowden led Florida State to two national championships and a record of 315-98-4 during his 34 seasons with the Seminoles.
The Ohio Valley Conference has sued Eastern Kentucky and Jacksonville State, contending they have paid $1 million exit fees after both schools left the league this year for the Atlantic Sun Conference.
The university released details of Saban's previously announced deal after the board of trustees' compensation committee formally approved it.
Terrence Clarke, the former Kentucky guard who died in a car accident while preparing for the NBA draft, was recognized Thursday in a ceremony midway through the first round.
The latest step in a move that has potential to help reshape college sports came two days after Texas and Oklahoma requested to join the SEC in 2025.
The NCAA says it will not re-evaluate penalties handed down for infractions cases, a decision that will keep former Southern California running back Reggie Bush from having his 2005 Heisman Trophy victory restored.
MARTIN, TN -- In 2020, the UT Martin Skyhawk women's basketball team was set to take a trip to the Bahamas before their season began. It was to be a reward for a senior led team.
Murray State Athletics is proud to introduce the class of 2021 of the MSU Hall of Fame. Before the end of July, the eight members of the 2021 class will be released in alphabetical order, one day at a time. Check GoRacers.com and the social media channels of the Racers as we reveal the 2021 class.
Anderson spent eights years with the Racer basketball program, three as an assistant under Mark Gottfried, and the last five as Murray State's head coach.