Authorities say former NFL quarterback Max Hall has been accused of shoplifting and narcotics possession near his Arizona hometown.

Authorities say former NFL quarterback Max Hall has been accused of shoplifting and narcotics possession near his Arizona hometown.

Cameron Artis-Payne and Corey Grant delivered a message in No. 5 Auburn's opener that people worried about the running game can relax a little bit.

Preston Smith's career is an example of how Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen likes to develop players.

Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer hasn't had to wait long for his first huge stage.

Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson is not too concerned about breaking in another school's new stadium.

Three players suspended from No. 23 Clemson's opening week at loss at Georgia are returning to face South Carolina State on Saturday.

Quarterback Joel Stave is out indefinitely with an injured right shoulder, leaving Tanner McEvoy the unquestioned starter for No. 18 Wisconsin.

Minnesota defensive tackle Scott Ekpe may miss the rest of the season because of a significant injury to his right knee.

Steve Spurrier quickly corrected himself after saying No. 21 South Carolina needs to play a little better when it faces East Carolina on Saturday night.

Connor Cook's emergence has quieted many of the concerns about Michigan State's offense.

Junior cornerback Kevin Short has withdrawn from Kansas due to person reasons, though coach Charlie Weis left open the door Tuesday to his possible return next season.

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty says he plans to play for the 10th-ranked Bears in Saturday's night game against Northwestern State despite two cracked small bones in his back.

Freshman running back Royce Freeman made his anticipated debut for the No. 3 Oregon Ducks and showed a glimpse of the talent that was kept behind closed doors all summer.

Run, pass — coach Paul Chryst insists he doesn't care how Pittsburgh moves the ball so long as it moves.

When he started his football career at Maryland as a freshman walk-on, Michael Dunn had low expectations — for good reason.

Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler missed part of practice Tuesday to undergo a procedure on one of his toes.

Oral Roberts University sophomore goalkeeper Ben LaCourse has been named by the Summit League as the men's soccer Defensive Player of the Week.

Syracuse and South Florida have renewed an old Big East rivalry, agreeing to play a home-and-home series beginning next year.

Vanderbilt first-year coach Derek Mason has studied the tape of the Commodores disappointing loss to open the season. He's found plenty of mistakes to correct, including how he acts on the sideline.

The Big Ten has been fighting a perception for the last few years that it has fallen a step behind the rest of the major college football world, and Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio was armed with a quick rebuttal when the question came up again Tuesday.

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says injured tailback Mike Davis has received treatment on his bruised ribs the past few days and is likely to see action Saturday night when the 21st-ranked Gamecocks take on East Carolina.

Oklahoma State University defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah has been named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week.

Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs.

The NCAA will not impose any sanctions on Wyoming for rules violations within its women's volleyball program.

North Dakota State has its share of recruits who have turned down feelers from big-time schools, but the top-ranked Bison have built their program into a Football Championship Subdivision power partly by developing players from the B-list.

Sometimes, first names matter.

Just call him Kenny Trill.

Tennessee offensive tackle Jacob Gilliam will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament Sunday during a 38-7 victory over Utah State.

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says there is no change in the status of five players who were investigated by the university for possible cheating.

Chattanooga will host 2014 NCAA semifinalist Stanford and eight-time national champion Tennessee as part of its 2014-15 women's basketball schedule.

The University of Montana football team is ranked fourth by the media and fifth by Football Championship Subdivision coaches after its 17-12 loss at Wyoming on Saturday.

Wyoming senior linebacker Mark Nzeocha (en-ZAH'-chuh) has been named the Mountain West Conference defensive player of the week.

Paul James is back gaining yards for Rutgers.

South Dakota State University has slipped in both Football Championship Subdivision polls this week.

North Dakota State University is once again at the top of both Football Championship Subdivision polls.

About two dozen University of Minnesota Duluth football players have been cited for underage drinking at a weekend party.

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema is focused on beating Nicholls State. There is nothing else he can do at this point about the Razorbacks' school-record losing streak.

Miami's offense converted just one of 13 third-down opportunities and didn't fully capitalize on two takeaways near Louisville's end zone.

Bobby Petrino watched his offense come together, and also enjoyed a solid performance for his defense. The opening of the Petrino sequel at Louisville doubled as one successful ACC debut for the Cardinals.

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