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TCU's Turpin banned after assault charge

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU receiver and standout returner KaVontae Turpin has been suspended from the team following his arrest over the weekend on an assault charge.

According to Tarrant County jail records, Turpin was booked Sunday for assault causing bodily injury to a family member. There were no other details attached to the online jail record.

Coach Gary Patterson said Monday he hadn't yet seen the police report and was waiting to receive more information. The coach said Turpin probably won't play Saturday at Kansas.


Indiana loses backup QB to torn ACL

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) Indiana quarterback Michael Penix Jr. will miss the rest of this season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in one of his knees.

The strong-armed freshman replaced starting quarterback Peyton Ramsey during the first half of Saturday's loss to Penn State. Penix was injured during the third quarter.


TCU QB Robinson to have surgery

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU coach Gary Patterson says sophomore quarterback Shawn Robinson will have surgery, and that Michael Collins will take over as the starter.

Patterson never specifically said Monday what surgery Robinson would have, but the decision comes more than three weeks after the quarterback took a direct shot on his non-throwing left shoulder and had to be helped off the field in the closing seconds of a 17-14 win over Iowa State on Sept. 29.


Clemson No. 2, App St. earns 1st ranking

Clemson is back at No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll behind top-ranked Alabama, moving up to where it started, after a convincing victory and Ohio State's first loss of the season.

The Crimson Tide are a unanimous No. 1, with all 61 first-place votes Sunday, for the first time this season.


USC QB Daniels in concussion protocol

LOS ANGELES (AP) Southern California freshman quarterback J.T. Daniels will be unavailable at the start of the Trojans' upcoming practice week while he recovers from a likely concussion.

USC coach Clay Helton also announced Sunday night that backup quarterback Matt Fink broke three ribs in the Trojans' loss at Utah.


Alabama looks to improve before LSU game

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) After spending the first two months of the season dominating college football, No. 1 Alabama heads into its open date believing it still has plenty of room for improvement.

Opponents may wonder how much better the Crimson Tide can get. Alabama (8-0, 5-0 SEC) has outscored teams by 35.8 points per game and has averaged 54.1 points to lead all Football Bowl Subdivision programs . Alabama trounced Tennessee 58-21 on Saturday while posting the highest point total ever produced by a visiting team at Neyland Stadium, which opened in 1921.


Purdue stuns No. 2 Ohio State with rout

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Jeff Brohm decided to go for it against No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday.

The Buckeyes buckled under the pressure.


Michigan beats MSU after pregame spat

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan had plenty of reasons to be motivated to beat Michigan State, barely defeating its in-state rival over the last decade and losing to every ranked team on the road for a dozen years.

The Wolverines, though, were even more fired up to win after a pregame spat with the Spartans.


No. 25 WSU holds off No. 12 Oregon

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) One of the biggest days in program history for Washington State started with a celebration outside the gates of Martin Stadium and ended with fans partying on the field.

Gardner Minshew threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Dezmon Patmon in the back of the end zone with 3:40 left and No. 25 Washington State beat No. 12 Oregon 34-20 on Saturday night.


Without QB Milton, UCF's streak hits 20

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) No. 10 UCF didn't have its Heisman Trophy hopeful, so the Knights' opportunistic defense kept taking the ball from East Carolina and giving it to their backup quarterback.

Darriel Mack Jr. stepped in for McKenzie Milton and rushed for 120 yards and a touchdown, and UCF forced five turnovers in beating East Carolina 37-10 for its 20th straight victory.

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