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Dec 10

No. 21 Washington State dismisses top receiver Martin Jr (Yahoo Sports)

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — No. 21 Washington State has dismissed leading receiver Tavares Martin Jr. from the team for violation of team rules.

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Dec 10

Walk-on to Heisman: Oklahoma’s Mayfield wins in landslide (Yahoo Sports)

Baker Mayfield took a unique road to the Heisman Trophy, a long and winding climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players to ever play college football. The brash, flag-planting Oklahoma quarterback became the sixth Sooner to the win Heis…

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Dec 10

Army: sexual assault allegations against QB ‘unfounded’ (Yahoo Sports)

The U.S. Military Academy says sexual assault allegations against Army quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw were proved to be unfounded and the case is closed. The academy released a statement Saturday, a day after the Daily Beast published a story in which for…

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Dec 09

Field goal try wide on final play, Army holds off Navy 14-13 (Yahoo Sports)

Just when you thought Army-Navy couldn’t get any more intense, it snowed. Then 60 minutes of bruising football came down to squinting through that snow to see where a long field goal attempt would land. Cue the celebration for Army.

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Dec 09

Missouri’s Odom given 2-year extension after 7-5 season (Yahoo Sports)

Missouri coach Barry Odom has been given a two-year contract extension through the 2022-23 season. Odom was originally given a five-year contract when he was hired in 2015, and he’s 11-13 in two seasons at Missouri. Missouri’s success could be traced…

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Dec 09

Texas hires TCU’s Chris Del Conte as athletic director (Yahoo Sports)

Chris Del Conte is leaving TCU to take over the University of Texas’ athletic department. The surprise move was announced Saturday by Texas President Greg Fenves, and Del Conte will start his new job Monday. At TCU, Del Conte led the Horned Frogs int…

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Dec 09

Heisman favorite Mayfield is unconventional NFL prospect (Yahoo Sports)

Baker Mayfield is in many ways the perfect college football player: Good enough to play at an elite level, but because he is not an ideal NFL prospect, he stuck around long enough to lead Oklahoma to three Big 12 championships and two playoff appearanc…

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Dec 09

Missouri promotes Ryan Walters to defensive coordinator (Yahoo Sports)

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Ryan Walters has been promoted to Missouri’s defensive coordinator.

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Dec 08

Chill: Jackson returns to NYC as relaxed Heisman finalist (Yahoo Sports)

Lamar Jackson gets asked to do the Heisman Trophy pose a lot. No sooner was Jackson done talking about the fame that has come from winning the Heisman last season did a couple of young fans stop him in a Manhattan hotel to get a selfie with Louisville…

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Dec 08

Freshman WR James Robinson won’t play at Florida again (Yahoo Sports)

Receiver James Robinson’s playing days are over at Florida because of a heart condition. The Gators announced Friday that the freshman, one of the state’s top recruits last February, will not be medically cleared to return. Florida did not provide de…

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Dec 08

Nebraska’s Frost bringing all on-field assistants from UCF (Yahoo Sports)

New Nebraska coach Scott Frost is bringing his entire on-field cadre of assistants with him from Central Florida. The Huskers announced Friday that two more UCF assistants would join Frost, including offensive coordinator Troy Walters – believed at on…

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Dec 08

Duke’s Parker dismissed from team after academic violation (Yahoo Sports)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke kicker/punter Austin Parker has been kicked off the football team after he was suspended from school for a violation of the university’s academic policy.

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Dec 08

Oregon promotes Mario Cristobal to head coach (Yahoo Sports)

Oregon assistant Mario Cristobal was officially promoted to head coach a year to the day after Willie Taggart was introduced. Taggart bolted Tuesday for the top job at Florida State, and Cristobal – the co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coac…

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Dec 08

Narduzzi, Pitt preach stability after signing new deal (Yahoo Sports)

Pittsburgh head football coach Pat Narduzzi’s most difficult season did little to shake athletic director Heather Lyke’s faith. The Panthers finished 5-7 in 2017 and will miss a bowl game for the first time in a decade. It’s the big picture, and not …

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Dec 08

Pruitt leading Tennessee while helping Tide through playoff (Yahoo Sports)

Alabama once again is making a postseason run with help from an assistant coach on his way out the door. The arrival of a December signing period this year makes it imperative that new Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt work to salvage his new program’s re…

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Dec 08

Playoff QB Mayfield top Big 12 offensive player for 2nd time (Yahoo Sports)

Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield is the unanimous pick as The Associated Press Big 12 offensive player of the year for the second time in three seasons, and the Heisman Trophy finalist is also the first quarterback to be a first-team pick in the league three …

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