Giant task: East Webster standing in the way of Bassfield

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal CLINTON – Bassfield will visit Oxford on Friday in search of its fourth-straight state Class 2A football...

Thumbs Up Chad Kelly stole the thunder in Dak Prescott’s last home game out-playing the MSU senior by protecting the football. Kelly had 310 yards of total offense and was responsible for three touchdowns. He’s now thrown 105 passes since his last interception. The defense registered seven sacks more than doubling its best effort in […]

Thumbs Up The Bulldogs outscored Ole Miss 24-10 in the second half. After the game, seniorQBDak Prescott took a lap around the stadium to show his appreciation to the fan base. Thumbs Down Two turnovers on the first three drives resulted in 14 Rebel points. Due to illness and injury, MSU was forced to play […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Johnny Hill was in his office Sunday afternoon, already looking at film in preparation for this week’s MHSAA Class 5A state title game with Wayne County. His assistants that coach offensive players were next door, with the lights out, watching film as well. And down the stairs, in […]

Associated Press HOUSTON – Brian Hoyer threw for 205 yards and two touchdowns and the Texans held Drew Brees and New Orleans without a touchdown for the first time in 10 years in a 24-6 win on Sunday. The Texans (6-5) have won four games in a row for the first time since winning six […]

By David Brandt Associated Press STARKVILLE – No. 8 Mississippi State bulldozed its way to another blowout win Sunday, taking control just a few minutes after tipoff and cruising to a 92-25 victory over Savannah State. It’s the fourth straight game the Bulldogs have won by at least 58 points. “Now it’s time to see […]

By Brett Martel Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. – Les Miles looked to his right, beyond a crowd of reporters to where his wife, Kathy, and their four children had been waiting anxiously for the 62-year-old coach to emerge from LSU’s locker room. He smiled and gave them a reassuring wink. After coaching the Tigers […]

By Hank Kurz Jr. AP Sports Writer Virginia Tech has hired Memphis’ Justin Fuente to be its next football coach. The school made the announcement Sunday, bringing a quick end to its search to replace the retiring Frank Beamer after 29 seasons. The school also said longtime Hokies defensive coordinator Bud Foster, thought to be […]

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Oklahoma moved up to No. 3 behind Clemson and Alabama and the Big Ten placed three teams in the top six of the new Associated Press college football poll. Clemson is No. 1 for the fourth straight week and Alabama is No. 2. The Tigers received 53 […]

By Charles Odum AP Sports Writer ATLANTA – Mark Richt stepped down as Georgia’s coach on Sunday in what was called a “mutual” decision but looked like a firing. Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity said in a statement that he met with Richt on Sunday morning “to discuss the status of our football program.” McGarity […]