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Jan 19

Coroner rules Hilinski death was suicide (Yahoo Sports)

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The Whitman County coroner has concluded Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

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Jan 18

Auburn hires Buffalo’s Allen Greene as athletic director (Yahoo Sports)

Auburn has hired Buffalo athletic director Allen Greene to run its athletic department. Auburn announced the hiring of Greene Thursday to replace longtime AD Jay Jacobs, who is retiring. Greene was promoted to Buffalo’s athletic director in November …

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Jan 18

Oklahoma’s Mayfield takes Manning Award as nation’s top QB (Yahoo Sports)

Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield says one of his top priorities as he prepares for the NFL draft is to allay concerns about his character. ”People will have their guesses and their opinions on my character, but anyone that’s actually sat down and talked to …

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Jan 18

FAU quarterback Jason Driskel says he’s ending career (Yahoo Sports)

Jason Driskel is ready for the real world. The Florida Atlantic quarterback announced Thursday that he’s ending his football career, even though he would have been eligible to return to the Owls next season. Driskel is about to graduate with a civil …

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Jan 18

Texas QB Buechele to have surgery on torn hip muscle (Yahoo Sports)

Texas quarterback Shane Buechele will undergo surgery for a torn muscle in his hip and abdomen area but should return in time for spring practice in March. Buechele was the full-time starter as a freshman in 2016 then split starts with freshman Shane …

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Jan 17

NC authorities reviewing NFL agent’s contact with UNC player (Yahoo Sports)

Investigators are looking into whether an NFL agent violated North Carolina’s sports agents law by contacting a Tar Heels football player despite not being registered with the state. According to a search warrant, the Secretary of State’s office sough…

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Jan 17

NCAA says Miami’s loss in Orange Bowl counts as a home loss (Yahoo Sports)

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — After further review, Miami’s home winning streak is over.

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Jan 17

Oregon AD Mullens new playoff selection committee chairman (Yahoo Sports)

Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens will become the new chairman of the College Football Playoff selection committee starting next season, and three new Power Five ADs will join the 13-member panel.

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Jan 17

Texas hires line coach Hand from Auburn (Yahoo Sports)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has hired Auburn football assistant Herb Hand as offensive line coach and co-offensive coordinator.

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Jan 17

Quarterback’s death permeates NCAA convention discussions (Yahoo Sports)

When Dr. Brian Hainline learned about the apparent suicide of another college athlete, it hit hard. No, he didn’t know Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski. The NCAA’s first chief medical officer has coped with friends, patients and other coll…

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Jan 17

Auburn rehires JB Grimes as its offensive line coach (Yahoo Sports)

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — JB Grimes is returning for his second stint as Auburn’s offensive line coach.

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Jan 17

Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski dies in apparent suicide (Yahoo Sports)

Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski has died from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. The 21-year-old Hilinski was discovered in his apartment after he didn’t show up for practice Tuesday. A rifle ”was recovered next to …

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Jan 17

WR Stepherson among 4 Notre Dame players dismissed from team (Yahoo Sports)

Notre Dame wide receiver Kevin Stepherson, who was suspended for the Fighting Irish’s Citrus Bowl against LSU after being accused of shoplifting, and three other players have been dismissed from the team. Athletic department spokesman Michael Bertsch …

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Jan 16

Jacksonville State signs ex-Auburn tight end Landon Rice (Yahoo Sports)

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Former Auburn tight end Landon Rice has signed with Jacksonville State.

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Jan 16

Kevin Sumlin says coaching Arizona is ‘the right challenge’ (Yahoo Sports)

Sumlin said that when he spoke with Wildcats athletic director Dave Heeke about the job, talk inevitably turned to the Rose Bowl. Arizona is the only one of the original Pac-10 never to play in the game. ”I said, ‘It is going to happen,”’ Sumlin said.

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Jan 16

Heisman runner-up Bryce Love returning to Stanford (Yahoo Sports)

Heisman Trophy runner-up and Doak Walker Award winner Bryce Love is returning to Stanford for his senior season. Love set a Stanford record with 2,118 yards rushing this season, set an FBS record with 13 runs of at least 50 yards and topped the 100-ya…

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