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Roundup: Nebraska Overwhelms Rutgers; Texas Is Handed First Shutout Since ’04

Ameer Abdullah had a program-record 341 all-purpose yards to lead the Cornhuskers past the Scarlet Knights, who have been outscored 98-41 in their last two Big Ten games.

Saturday’s College Football Games to Watch

No. 3 Mississippi plays No. 24 L.S.U., a SEC West rival, and No. 20 Southern California faces No. 19 Utah.

Tyler Varga of Yale Blasts Off to an Unstoppable Start

Tyler Varga has appeared, at times, to be unstoppable, and he attributes part of what makes him special to his sometimes odd diet and workout habits.

East Carolina Pirates Make a Name for Themselves Outside the Big 5

The East Carolina Pirates style themselves as both proudly apart from and defiantly as good as any team in the Big 5, and so far they have lived up to that billing.

Judge Has Questions About Agreement on Head-Injury Care

Lawyers involved in a class-action suit brought by former college athletes to reform N.C.A.A. head-injury policies said on Thursday they thought the agreement would be tweaked but ultimately accepted.

Sports Briefing | College Football: College Football Hall of Fame Nominees

The 81 coaches and players up for election to the College Football Hall of Fame include the Heisman Trophy winners Rashaan Salaam of Colorado, Ricky Williams of Texas and Eric Crouch of Nebraska.

Roundup: University of Florida Releases Full Report on Treon Harris Accusations

The documents indicated that a female student told the campus police that Harris had raped her, and that Harris had texted her the next day, saying, “Don’t tell nobody bout nothing.”

U.N.C. Investigation Reveals Athletes Took Fake Classes

A report found that classes requiring no attendance and little work were common knowledge among academic counselors and football coaches.

Florida State 31, Notre Dame 27: A Flag Appears, Notre Dame’s Momentary Lead Vanishes, and F.S.U. Survives

The Fighting Irish had a touchdown pass the final seconds negated by a penalty, and the Seminoles held on to improve to 7-0.

Universities Lag in Concussion Management, Study Says

A study by researchers at Harvard found that more than 90 percent of colleges said they had a concussion management program, but that many hadn’t implemented all aspects of the plan.

Hugh Freeze, Coach at Ole Miss, Follows an Unlikely Blueprint

Freeze, whose No. 3 Rebels play at No. 24 Louisiana State on Saturday, honed his approach while leading a girls’ high school basketball team in Memphis.

After Ruling in O’Bannon Case, Determining the Future of Amateur Athletics

As the antitrust case heads to appeal, the N.C.A.A., athletic directors and university presidents are left to wrestle with what sort of change is permissible and what is not.

Archie Manning Takes Leave From College Football Playoff Selection Committee

Manning, who had knee-replacement surgery and will have a back operation next month, said his health was his primary concern in stepping away from the panel.

Sports Briefing | College Football: 4 SEC West Teams Are in Top 5

With Alabama moving to No. 4 and Auburn to No. 5, the Southeastern Conference became the first league to place four teams in the top five of The Associated Press’s poll.

Sports of The Times: Florida State’s Jameis Winston Performs Admirably Under Scrutiny, at Least on the Field

Winston appeared unflappable in leading Florida State to a come-from-behind win over Notre Dame on Saturday, but he has not demonstrated the same maturity on campus.

Spotlight: Baylor Fans 'Sailgate' on Boats Near Their Stadium

With the opening of Baylor’s new football stadium, the university joined a small club — one in which fans can get ready for games aboard boats.

Alabama 59, Texas A&M 0: Alabama Buries Texas A&M With Help From Record Quarter

Blake Sims passed for 268 yards and three touchdowns and scored on a 43-yard run while leading the No. 7 Crimson Tide to 35 second-quarter points and a pummeling of the No. 21 Aggies on Saturday.

Ohio State 56, Rutgers 17: Road Proves Harsh for Rutgers, as J.T. Barrett and Ohio State Romp

The Scarlet Knights were obliterated by Ohio State and its redshirt freshman quarterback, J.T. Barrett, on Saturday.

Roundup: No. 4 Baylor Is Thwarted by Penalties and West Virginia Defenders

The No. 4 Bears set a Big 12 record with 215 yards in penalties after being flagged 18 times in falling to the host Mountaineers.

East Roundup: Penn’s 18th Straight Victory Over Columbia Sets a Record

Alek Torgersen led Pennsylvania to a 31-7 rout of Columbia as the Lions set an Ivy League record for the longest winning streak against one opponent.

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