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Michigan adds former Florida coach Jim McElwain as assistant (Yahoo Sports)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has hired former Florida coach Jim McElwain to coach its wide receivers.

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Mayfield rejects Manziel comparisons with NFL combine near (Yahoo Sports)

Baker Mayfield doesn’t like comparisons to Johnny Manziel, although the Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma wasn’t surprised by them after an arrest and other antics during his time with the Sooners. Mayfield will be at the NFL combine next week and i…

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College football attendance dips, but Purdue gets Brohm bump (Yahoo Sports)

Buoyed by turnaround season, Purdue bucked a trend in college football by increasing attendance by more 13,000 fans per game in 2017 – and, in the process, banked an extra $2.5 million in revenue compared to 2016. Attendance at the FBS level was down …

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Arkansas State sues Miami following canceled game (Yahoo Sports)

Arkansas State has sued Miami and is seeking $650,000 in damages for failing to reschedule the football game in Jonesboro that was canceled in September because of concerns about Hurricane Irma. Miami was scheduled to play at Arkansas State on Sept. 9…

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K-State defensive coordinator retires amid staff shakeup (Yahoo Sports)

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State defensive coordinator Tom Hayes is retiring after more than four decades in coaching, including stints with nine different Division I schools and two NFL franchises.

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Duke promotes co-defensive coordinators; Goethie to lead LBs (Yahoo Sports)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke has promoted assistants Ben Albert and Matt Guerrieri to co-defensive coordinator positions and added Lanier Goethie as an assistant coach.

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MSU football coach Dantonio gets 1-year extension to 2023 (Yahoo Sports)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio’s contract has been extended one year through the 2023 season.

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New Mexico’s suspension of coach Bob Davie to start Saturday (Yahoo Sports)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico coach Bob Davie will begin serving a 30-day school suspension Saturday, following multiple investigations into treatment of players and interfering with possible criminal or misconduct cases involving members of the…

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Ole Miss appeals NCAA punishment, citing abuse of discretion (Yahoo Sports)

Mississippi filed its appeal Thursday of the NCAA committee on infractions’ decision to ban the football program from the postseason in 2018, limit unofficial recruiting visits and cite the school for lack institutional control in a case involving 21 v…

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Robert Gillespie out as Tennessee’s running backs coach (Yahoo Sports)

Robert Gillespie is no longer part of Tennessee’s coaching staff after serving as running backs coach for the last five seasons. Athletic director Phillip Fulmer confirmed Gillespie’s exit Wednesday while speaking to the Big Orange Tip Off Club and in…

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NCAA considers tying transfer eligibility to academic marks (Yahoo Sports)

The NCAA is considering allowing athletes who are doing well in the classroom to transfer with immediate eligibility and permitting incoming freshmen to back out of a national letter of intent if there is a head coaching change. The NCAA’s Division I …

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Notre Dame president rips NCAA’s denial of Notre Dame appeal (Yahoo Sports)

Notre Dame’s president ripped the NCAA’s decision to deny the school’s appeal to restore 21 vacated football victories from an academic misconduct violation, saying the association ”perverted” the notion that universities determine how they police ac…

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London says he wants release from Michigan State (Yahoo Sports)

Michigan State running back Madre London says he wants his release from the program. In a message posted on Twitter on Friday, London said he’ll be graduating in May and has decided not to stay with the Spartans for his final year of eligibility. Lon…

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Wyoming benefits from Josh Allen NFL Draft hype (Yahoo Sports)

All the hype about Josh Allen’s draft stock has paid dividends to Wyoming athletics. ”Josh brought great exposure to the University of Wyoming,” Cowboys coach Craig Bohl said. Many NFL draft analysts have Allen being drafted in the first round, wit…

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NCAA grants ISU QB Kempt extra year of eligibility (Yahoo Sports)

Iowa State quarterback Kyle Kempt has been granted a sixth season of eligibility by the NCAA. The Cyclones announced the NCAA’s decision on Friday, saying that the governing body granted Kempt an extension of eligibility after considering the totality…

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New Mexico football coach appealing 30-day suspension (Yahoo Sports)

New Mexico football coach Bob Davie said Friday he will appeal a 30-day suspension in connection with multiple investigations involving misconduct. In a statement released by the school, Davie said none of the three investigations conducted over a nin…

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