college football

Flip out: Bowers' TD leap leads Cal past No. 8 Wash. St 37-3

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Ross Bowers did an acrobatic flip into the end zone to cap a touchdown run for California and the Golden Bears used a dominant defensive performance to stun No. 8 Washington State 37-3 Friday night for their first win in 14 years against a top 10 team.

Louisiana holds off Idaho 21-16

Andre Nunez hooked up with Ja’Marcus Bradley for a 45-yard touchdown early in the third quarter and the Louisiana defence stopped Idaho on downs at the 30 with 1:47 to play to preserve a 21-16 win on Saturday.

College football fan happiness ranked by ESPN

ESPN ranked the fan happiness of the 128 FBS college football programs. The listings were based on these six categories: Program power, rivalry dominance, coaching stability, recruiting trend, revenue growth and Twitter buzz. Here's a look at the top 15.

No. 7 Oklahoma cruises to Sugar Bowl win

Baker Mayfield dazzled No. 14 Auburn with his quick feet and his strong arm, throwing for 296 yards and two touchdowns, and Semaje Perine became Oklahoma's career rushing leader with 4,122 yards in 35 games to power the seventh-ranked Sooners to a 35-19 victory on Monday night in the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

USC outlasts Penn State 52-49 in Rose Bowl

All season long, the Penn State formula was to start slow, fall behind, rally in the second half and then upset a favored opponent, whether it was Ohio State in October or Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship game.

Oklahoma State manhandles Colorado 38-8 in Alamo Bowl

Mason Rudolph threw for 314 yards and touchdowns to three different receivers as No. 10 Oklahoma State manhandled No. 12 Colorado 38-8 on Thursday in the Valero Alamo Bowl before a crowd of 59,815 in the Alamodome.