Live blog: Alabama-Auburn in Iron Bowl

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn, left, and Alabama head coach Nick Saban shake hands before an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn, left, and Alabama head coach Nick Saban shake hands before an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

It’s the last day of the college football regular season, and it should be epic.

Ohio State routed Michigan, the Iron Bowl (Alabama-Auburn) is here and Bedlam (Oklahoma-Oklahoma State) is tonight — and there are plenty of other games that could add intrigue to the College Football Playoff race. 

Get updates on all the action below — and let us know what you’re thinking in the comments section.

Top 25 live/upcoming

No. 5 Alabama 31, No. 15 Auburn 24

Alabama leads the back-and-forth Iron Bowl.

Jaylen Waddle caught a 58-yard TD pass from Mac Jones with 33 seconds left in the first half has given Alabama the lead.

Alabama had tied it at 24-24 on a 14-yard TD pass from Bo Nix to Sal Cannella with 1:06 left in the half. A great 37-yard catch from Auburn WR Seth Williams was among the highlights on the drive.

Auburn had taken a 17-10 lead when Smoke Monday intercepted a pass from Jones and returned it 22 yards for a pick-six, but Waddle returned the ensuing kickoff for a score to tie it up again.

The teams scored 14 points in 14 seconds.

Then Auburn’s JaTarvious Whitlow fumbled on the next drive, and Jones responded with a beautiful 33-yard completion to Devonta Smith to set up a first-and-goal at the 4. On third-and-goal, Jones hit Henry Ruggs III with a TD pass and a 24-17 Tide lead.

The Crimson Tide (10-1, 6-1 SEC) have one last chance to impress the College Football Playoff committee if they can roll up a big victory against the Tigers (8-3, 4-3).

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No. 12 Wisconsin 10, No. 8 Minnesota 7

The winner between the Badgers (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten) and Gophers (10-1, 7-1) will play No. 1 Ohio State in next week’s Big Ten title game.

Wisconsin grabbed the halftime lead on a 28-yard TD pass from Jack Coan to Jonathan Taylor.

Minnesota struck first on a 51-yard TD pass from Tanner Morgan to Rashod Bateman.

But a Morgan interception set up Wisconsin at the Minnesota 27-yard line. They got as close as the 8-yard line but had to settle for a 26-yard field goal from Zach Hintze.

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No. 9 Baylor 34, Kansas 0

The Bears (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) could use a big victory over the lowly Jayhawks (3-8, 1-7) before their Big 12 title game tilt with No. 7 Oklahoma next week, and they are rolling.

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No. 10 Penn State 13, Rutgers 3

Journey Brown has two TD runs as the Nittany Lions (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten) lead the lowly Scarlet Knights (2-9, 0-8).

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No. 14 Oregon 17, Oregon State 3

The Ducks (9-2, 7-1 Pac-12) will play in the Pac-12 title game next week, but first they’d like to win the Civil War and stop the rival Beavers (5-6, 4-4) in their quest of become bowl eligible.

A 98-yard kickoff return from Mykael Wright gave Oregon the lead. Justin Herbert added a TD pass for the Ducks.

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Stanford 17, No. 16 Notre Dame 7

The Irish (9-2) can secure their third-straight 10-win season with a victory over the Cardinal (4-7), who won’t play in a bowl game for the first time in 11 seasons. But Davis Mills has two TD passes as Stanford is looking to pull off the upset.

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Texas A&M at No. 2 LSU, 7 p.m. ET

The Tigers (11-0, 7-0 SEC) — who lost a controversial game to the Aggies (7-4, 4-3) last season — look to complete an undefeated regular season before playing Georgia in the SEC title game next week.

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No. 23 Iowa State at Kansas State, 7 p.m. ET

The Cyclones (7-4, 5-3 Big 12) — who snapped a 10-game losing streak to the Wildcats (7-4, 4-4) last season — look to win their second-straight “Farmageddon” game.

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Colorado at No. 6 Utah, 7:30 p.m. ET

The Utes (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12) can clinch a second-straight Pac-12 South title with a victory over the Buffaloes (5-6, 3-5) and advance to next week’s Pac-12 title game against No. 14 Oregon.

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Florida State at No. 11 Florida, 7:30 p.m. ET

The Gators (9-2, 6-2) can finish unbeaten at home with a victory over the Seminoles (6-5, 4-4), who are 2-0 under interim coach Odell Haggins.

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No. 7 Oklahoma at No. 21 Oklahoma State, 8 p.m. ET

“Bedlam” should live up to its name with two of the top players in the country in action: QB Jalen Hurts for the Sooners (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) and RB Chuba Hubbard for the Cowboys (8-3, 5-3).

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Top 25 results

No. 1 Ohio State 56, No. 13 Michigan 27

Jim Harbaugh was the first coach of the Wolverines (9-3, 6-3 Big Ten) to lose his first four meetings with the Buckeyes (11-0, 8-0).

You can make it five.

J.K. Dobbins ran for four TDs — and a career-high 211 yards on 31 carries — and Justin Fields threw four TD passes as Ohio State dominated in the Big House.

Michigan’s Hassan Haskins scored on a 2-yard TD run with 14:54 remaining, and Haskins also ran in the subsequent two-point conversion to cut Ohio State’s lead to 42-27 and give the Wolverines some life.

But on Michigan’s next series, Haskins was stuffed on fourth-and-1 from the Wolverines’ 29-yard line, giving Ohio State the ball with 12:17 remaining. And Fields’ 16-yard TD toss to Austin Mack sealed the deal.

Leading 28-16 at halftime, Ohio State scored on its first drive of the second half — a 6-yard TD pass from Fields to K.J. Hill. It was Hill’s first catch of the game.

But Fields was taken to the injury tent later in the third quarter with a knee issue. Chris Chugunov replaced him, but Fields returned to the game wearing a knee brace — and threw a 30-yard TD pass to Garrett Wilson on his first play back.

The Buckeyes did most of their damage early behind Dobbins, who scored three first-half touchdowns. Dobbins’ third score came after Michigan had seemingly stopped an Ohio State drive but committed a penalty. Dobbins’ 5-yard TD run 3:15 before halftime opened up a 28-13 lead.

And Michigan was willing to do anything to try and slow Dobbins down.

It wasn’t nearly enough.

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No. 3 Clemson 38, South Carolina 3

Trevor Lawrence threw three first-half TD passes — two to Tee Higgins — and Travis Etienne added two second-half TD runs as the Tigers rolled over the Gamecocks.

South Carolina stuffed Etienne on fourth-and-goal from the 1 to thwart the Tigers’ first drive, which spanned 14 plays.

But Gamecocks QB Ryan Hilinski was intercepted deep in his own territory. This time, the Tigers scored on a 10-yard TD pass from Lawrence to Higgins. Lawrence and Higgins connected for another score later in the first quarter as the Tigers (12-0) stayed on track for a College Football Playoff berth.

South Carolina (4-8) got its only points in the second quarter with a 39-yard field goal from Parker White.

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No. 4 Georgia 52, Georgia Tech 7

Jake Fromm threw four TD passes for the Bulldogs (11-1), who were a four-TD favorite against the Yellow Jackets (3-8) — and played like one.

Brian Herrien and Kenny McIntosh have TD runs, and Rodrigo Blankenship a field goal for Georgia, which also scored a special teams TD.

But it hasn’t been all good news for the Bulldogs as WR George Pickens will miss the first half of next week’s SEC title game after he was ejected for fighting.

Georgia Tech got on the board in the second quarter on a 6-yard TD pass from James Graham to Tyler Davis.

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News and notes

Odom out as Missouri coach

Missouri is moving on from coach Barry Odom, sources confirmed to Yahoo Sports. The move comes in the wake of a sloppy performance in a 24-14 win against Arkansas on Friday.

Click here for Pete Thamel’s report

[Thamel: 10 potential candidates for Missouri]

Former Ohio State QB stable

Terrelle Pryor reportedly was stabbed in the chest and shoulder at a Pittsburgh-area apartment and has been upgraded to stable condition.

Click here for the Yahoo Sports report

Photographer says coach pushed him

A photographer for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser said he was pushed by Hawaii coach Nick Rolovich and then knocked to the ground by another Hawaii staffer.

Click here for the Yahoo Sports report

How tweet it is!

Sometimes the bounces go your way!

What … a … catch!

What … a … run!

Great Knight!

Watch out!

In case you missed it

The streak is over!

Virginia snapped a 15-game losing streak to rival Virginia Tech and advanced to the ACC title game against Clemson with a 39-30 victory on Friday. 

Click here for the Yahoo Sports report

Virginia fans had reason to celebrate after their team snapped a 15-game losing streak to Virginia Tech on Friday and won the ACC Coastal title. (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images)Virginia fans had reason to celebrate after their team snapped a 15-game losing streak to Virginia Tech on Friday and won the ACC Coastal title. (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images)
Virginia fans had reason to celebrate after their team snapped a 15-game losing streak to Virginia Tech on Friday and won the ACC Coastal title. (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images)

Same time next week!

Memphis beat visiting Cincinnati 34-24 on Friday, and the same two teams will meet — in the same location — on Dec. 7 in the AAC title game.

Click here for the Yahoo Sports report

Leach rips reporter after Apple Cup loss

After losing to rival Washington for the seventh time in his eight-year tenure, Washington State coach Mike Leach lost his temper — and took it out on a local columnist.

Click here for the Yahoo Sports report

Ole Miss loses Egg Bowl on missed Pee-A-T

The Egg Bowl between Ole Miss and Mississippi State ended in absolute chaos on Thursday night. 

Thamel: ‘Pee’ celebration an all-time sports blunder

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