Updated 2021 Heisman Odds: The field gets shuffled again

The list of Heisman Trophy contenders continue to change week-to-week. Oklahoma’s Spencer Rattler opened the season as a huge favorite. But three weeks through the season, the Sooners offense is sputtering while other contenders for college football’s top award emerge. Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral has moved into the role...
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OU football: Three takeaways from the Sooners' win over Nebraska

Oklahoma finished its non-conference schedule with a 23-16 win over Nebraska last Saturday. The Sooners jumped out to an early 7-0 lead on their first possession before struggling offensively the rest of the way. The defense played arguably its most complete game in recent memory, which helped lead the Sooners over the Cornhuskers.

Frost talks Ervin injury as Huskers continue to sort RB picture

Nebraska’s running back rotation will be without one of its key members for the foreseeable future, according to head coach Scott Frost. Frost said freshman running back Gabe Ervin suffered a patellar tendon injury in the loss to Oklahoma and said the staff is still waiting to hear from doctors about how much time he will miss.

Kirk Herbstreit's top performing players from Week 3

Kirk Herbstreit revealed his top performing players from Week 3 Monday afternoon after another exciting week of college football. This week, Herbstreit identified seven players and ranked their performances in order from No. 1 to No. 7. No. 1 on Herbstreit’s list was Fresno State quarterback Jake Haener. The Bulldogs’...

Amid kicking struggles, Garrett Nelson says loss is "on all of us"

Garrett Nelson wasn't going to place the loss on one guy's foot. He knows where a lot of fingers were pointing after Nebraska's 23-16 loss to Oklahoma, but the sophomore outside linebacker is going to put his attention on areas where the Blackshirts could have won that game with a couple more plays.

Sooners slide a spot to No. 4 in AP Poll, barely remain No. 3 in Coaches

NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners' shift between the top four spots continues, after they barely held off the Nebraska Cornhuskers 23-16 Saturday afternoon in the 50th anniversary of the Game of the Century. They fell one spot to No. 4 in the Associated Press Poll, while remaining at No. 3 in the Coaches Poll by a mere two points.

Michigan Football: AP Top 25 reactions for Week 3

Michigan football surged to 19th in the latest AP poll after another blowout win. It was another great week for Michigan football as the Wolverines put together another dominant win 63-10 over Northern Illinois to move to 3-0. As a result, the Wolverines moved up to No. 19 in the...

Forde-Yard Dash: Five Conference Title Games New Faces Could Crash

Forty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college football, where Central Michigan put in a 19-hour day to take a beating from LSU:. For those fatigued by the steel-trap status quo of several Power 5 conference races in recent years, this is an exciting time. There are challengers to what have been immovable roadblocks. Either the roadblock has weakened or those trying to get through it are stronger—whatever the case, it’s not absurd as of today to foresee some new logos in conference championship games come December. The Dash takes a look at five such situations:

2021 Heisman Trophy Watch: Week 4

The early 2021 Heisman Trophy watch gets a new entrant into the top five after a few full weeks of football. 1. Bryce Young | Alabama QB | Sophomore | Last week: 1. Bryce Young still hasn’t had to use his legs much, but he and the Crimson Tide put up over 30 points again in a big win in “The Swamp”. Young is running one of the nation’s top offenses for the No. 1 team in the country with very good efficiency, and he keeps the top spot in the Heisman watch with a key SEC victory under his belt.

Oklahoma football: Just OK not good enough for Sooners going forward

Three games into the 2021 season, the Oklahoma football team sits at 3-0 and ranked No. 4 in the nation in the Associated Press poll (No. 3 in the Coaches Poll). On that basis alone, you would conclude, having not seen the Sooners in action in any of their three outings, that everything is OK in the Sooner Nation and the OU is on its way to another successful 10- or 11-win season.