Brandon Smith’s first career touchdown reception was not only memorable, but timely, on Saturday.
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CHICAGO — Akiem Hicks pretty much assumes that the book is out there on the Chicago Bears’ defense at this point after the past two games.
Each week of the 2018 season, The Red & Black football writers will rank the teams of the Southeastern Conference. This week, The Red & Black surveys the conference after the eighth week of the college football season.
After weeks of struggling to find a consistent run game, either with Adrian Martinez or Devine Ozigbo or Greg Bell or Maurice Washington, Nebraska put it together in a masterful performance for Scott Frost’s first win.
Texas opened as a 3-point favorite over Oklahoma State Sunday, which could be a bad omen for OSU if you believe the trends. The favorite has won every game in the series for at least the last decade. It has covered in eight of the last nine -- OSU's three-point overtime win while favored by seven last year was the only one where it did not.
The top Louisiana football recruit of the 2020 class, Westgate High wide receiver, Kayshon Boutte, announced his commitment to LSU on Twitter Sunday night.
CHICAGO – It seems highly unlikely the New England Patriots 38-31 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday was the game anyone was hoping for.
BALTIMORE — If it seems like you just finished reading a Drew Brees-hits-a-milestone story, it's because you probably did.
BALTIMORE — Quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints stayed patient Sunday. The No. 1 offense in the league took what their opponents — the Baltimore Ravens and the No. 1 defense — allowed.
BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Ravens marched 81 yards and pulled within one point of the Saints on a 14-yard touchdown pass from Joe Flacco to John Brown with 24 seconds left in the game.
Oklahoma had a successful start to the Ruffin McNeill era as interim defensive coordinator.
Because QB Mitch Trubisky rushed for a career-high 81 yards on just six carries in Sunday’s 38-31 loss, the Bears finished with 134 yards on the ground, well above average in the NFL.
Check out some of the highlights from the Saints' come-from-behind win over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland.
BALTIMORE — The Saints came into Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens having converted all three of their fourth downs this season.
In a game defined by missed opportunities, how ironic of an ending was Chicago Bears WR Kevin White getting stopped at the one-yard line on a would-be game-tying 55-yard Hail Mary at the buzzer?
A midseason off week is a chance for self-scouting and soul searching. It’s safe to believe Oklahoma State has done plenty of that after back-to-back losses that send the Cowboys (4-3, 1-3 Big 12) into their tougher stretch of the season without much momentum.
BALTIMORE — For the New Orleans Saints, beating the Baltimore Ravens has been about as rare as Justin Tucker missing a kick.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eric Reid and Malcolm Jenkins turned the fight for racial and social justice into a skirmish on the field. Reid then put Jenkins on blast, calling the Eagles safety and co-founder of The Players Coalition "a sellout."
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Wake Forest came to Florida State in search of a season-stabilizing win, and instead returns toting its third blowout loss in the last four games.
LARAMIE — Wyoming turned to true freshman Sean Chambers at quarterback on Saturday, resulting in its most consistent stretch of offensive production in quite some time.
Arizona landed its second commitment of the 2019 after three-star safety Jaxen Turner pledged to the Wildcats Sunday morning. Turner selected the Wildcats over Arizona State, Utah, Oregon State and Cal.
Freshly rested after a bye week, the New Orleans Saints resume season play on Sunday, traveling east to face the Baltimore Ravens on the road.
LSU athletic director Joe Alleva has contacted the Southeastern Conference office to voice his displeasure with the targeting foul called Saturday against Devin White that'll cost the star linebacker the first half against Alabama in two weeks.
Bears OLB Khalil Mack (ankle), WR Allen Robinson (groin) and nickel CB Bryce Callahan are all active today vs. the Patriots at Soldier Field. Callahan, who was injured at the end of Thursday’s practice, did not practice on Friday, while Mack and Robi…
The New York Giants aren't the only team that might have chosen the wrong kind of back, when they made Saquon Barkley, not Sam Darnold or Josh Rosen, the No. 2 overall pick in April's draft.
When Jason Witten wasn't marveling over Aaron Rodgers "pulling a rabbit out of his head" in the Packers' epic comeback win over the Niners, the new "Monday Night Football" analyst was oddly quiet as his partner, Joe Tessitore, was revving the George …
The Patriots will be without perennial Pro Bowl TE Rob Gronkowski, who was limited all week in practice with back and ankle injuries and did not make the trip to Chicago to face the Bears.
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