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UCLA gets creative with its depleted defense against Memphis

UCLA was missing so many players on defense that it forced the Bruins to get creative. The Bruins used a 3-4 formation that essentially turned defensive ends Jaelan Phillips and Keisean Lucier-South into outside linebackers … and then had to switch personnel again in the third...

Josh Rosen tries to will UCLA to win but falters in 48-45 loss to Memphis

In the final moments, when he needed to rally his team once more, Josh Rosen found himself confronted by something even more threatening than a defender on the verge of a sack. His own reluctance to give up on a play. It had become a maddening trend for the UCLA quarterback thr...

GORMAN: Pitt's problems run far deeper than QB

Sign up for one of our email newsletters. Pitt doesn't have a quarterback controversy so much as it does an identity crisis. When your defense surrenders 423 passing yards and 49 points by halftime, your starting quarterback should be the least of your worries. The problem for...

Wojo: For UM to be dominant, offense has to catch up

CLOSE Angelique S. Chengelis and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News analyze Michigan's 29-13 victory over Air Force. Buy PhotoUM quarterback Wilton Speight (3) is sacked and loses the ball in the second quarter. Michigan recovers.(Photo: Todd McInturf, The Detroit News)Buy...

Chargers vs. Dolphins: Who has the edge?

CHARGERS (0-1) vs. DOLPHINS (0-0) When: Sunday, 1:05 p.m. Where: StubHub Center Line: Chargers by 3.5 points TV/Radio: CBS; 640-AM, 980-AM (Spanish) CHARGERS OFFENSE vs. DOLPHINS DEFENSE The Char...

Tigers knock off #25 UCLA

MEMPHIS — Riley Ferguson went throw for throw with Heisman hopeful Josh Rosen, throwing for 398 yards and a career high-tying 6 TD’s as the Tigers knock off 25th-ranked UCLA 48-45 in a shooto...

Memphis defeats UCLA, 48-45

Josh Rosen logged his first two interceptions of the season Saturday and they both loomed large in UCLA’s 48-45 loss to Memphis at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, the Bruins’ first defeat of t...

Michigan football overcomes offensive struggles to top Air Force 29-13

CLOSE We look at five plays that turned the game in the Michigan Wolverines' 29-13 win over the Air Force Falcons at Michigan Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Video by Marlowe Alter, Detroi...

predictions: Michigan vs. Air Force

The Detroit News Published 12:22 p.m. ET Sept. 15, 2017 | Updated 5:32 a.m. ET Sept. 16, 2017CLOSE In this edition of the College Football Show, Bob Wojnowski and John Niyo look a...

PA's Hatcher makes statement

Pulaski Academy's aerial performance was on display at Joe B. Hatcher Stadium on Friday night. Senior quarterback Layne Hatcher threw seven touchdown passes and the Bruins routed Bossier City (L...

Five things to watch in Clemson-Louisville clash

CLOSE SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' George Schroeder breaks down Louisville and how Lamar Jackson will fair against the Clemson Tigers' vaunted defense. USA TODAY SportsClemson Tigers qu...