CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ The path to perfection is nearly complete for Florida State.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ Nobody plays defense like the Southeastern Conference. Remember that?
No. 1 Florida State (13-0) beat No. 20 Duke 45-7. Next: TBA.
Arkansas State will share the Sun Belt Conference football title after a loss by Louisiana-Lafayette.
ATLANTA _ At first it was intriguing. Then it got comical. Then it became ridiculous. The championship game of the conference that takes football most seriously had been rendered something other than real football. Arena football, maybe. Or the NBA in the days before teams started double-teaming.
Middle Tennessee will make its first bowl appearance in three years when the Blue Raiders play Navy in the Armed Forces Bowl.
Why didn't Urban Meyer see that coming? Because Charles Davis sure did.
Thousands of Michigan State students and fans celebrated the football team's Big Ten title win Saturday night with large, rowdy bonfires.
INDIANAPOLIS _ This city has served as the home of Michigan State's biggest recent athletic accomplishments _ winning the 2000 NCAA basketball championship and beating top-ranked Louisville to gain a berth in the 2009 Detroit Final Four.
SEATTLE _ The familiar phenomenon of late-season chaos in college football opened the possibility Oregon could squeeze into a BCS bowl, but cracking the elite group still looks like an uphill battle for the Ducks as bowl bids become official Sunday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ Jimbo Fisher and Florida State have agreed to a new contract that will put the Florida State coach among the top 10 highest paid in the country.
Sheldon Ocker: Moving forward, Ohio State's needs are secondary with primary question, does Braxton Miller return?
INDIANAPOLIS _ No season really ends.
TEMPE, Ariz. _ Stanford is going to the Rose Bowl. Again.
North Texas is going to its first bowl game since 2004, accepting an invitation Sunday to play in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.
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Michigan State has jumped six spots to No. 4 in the final regular season Associated Press football poll after beating Ohio State for the Big Ten title.
INDIANAPOLIS _ The unsightly grayness of plowed-away snow lined the streets Saturday outside Lucas Oil Stadium before the Big Ten championship game and thousands of condensed carbon dioxide puffs from fans crowding downtown Indianapolis told just how cold it was.
In a season defined by overcoming long odds, Utah State came up just short in the conference championship game.
Connor Cook was determined to shake things up in the Big Ten title game.
Urban Meyer started Saturday by whooping it up with his players on the sideline.