Kyler Murray

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray Named AP Player of the Year

Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray won The Associated Press college football Player of the Year on Thursday, becoming the second straight Sooners quarterback and fifth overall to win the award since it was established in 1998.

Notre Dame

No. 3 Notre Dame Rolls to 12-0 Season, Beats Rival USC 24-17

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Notre Dame’s offensive skill players gathered on the sideline and looked up at an unfamiliar sight on the scoreboard. The Fighting Irish hadn’t faced a double-digit deficit at any point in their perfect season before Southern California jumped to a 10-0 lead Saturday night.

AP Butch Dill

For 3rd Week, ’Bama, Clemson, ND, Mich, Top CFP

Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan were at the top of the College Football Playoff rankings Tuesday night, marking the first time in the five-year history of the postseason system that the same teams held the first four spots for three straight weeks.

Air Force

Air Force Academy Falcon Injured in Prank at West Point

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — An Air Force falcon injured at West Point during a prank Saturday before the annual rivalry football game between the service academies is back home and showing signs of improvement.

Miami Hurricanes

No. 16 Miami Gets 3 Defensive TDs, Rolls by Tar Heels 47-10

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Turnover Chain became the Touchdown Chain. Miami tied a school record with three defensive touchdowns, N’Kosi Perry threw for a score in his first start and the No. 16 Hurricanes downed North Carolina 47-10 on Thursday night.

Notre Dame

No. 8 Notre Dame Swaps Quarterbacks, Beats Wake Forest 56-27

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — No. 8 Notre Dame threw the Book at Wake Forest. Ian Book rushed for three touchdowns and threw for two more in his first start of the season, leading the Fighting Irish past Wake Forest 56-27 on Saturday.