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Nov 23

Hornibrook keeps poise in QB spotlight for No. 5 Wisconsin (Yahoo Sports)

As the middle child in his family, Alex Hornibrook grew up with a lot of commotion in the house. Through the highs and lows of the season – all the questions about the interceptions and praise for clutch throws – Hornibrook has maintained his composur…

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Nov 23

No. 10 TCU goes to Big 12 title game with win over Baylor (Yahoo Sports)

All No. 10 TCU has to do to get into the Big 12 championship game is beat one-win Baylor at home on Friday. While simple enough in theory, the Horned Frogs (9-2, 6-2 Big 12, No. 12 CFP) aren’t looking ahead a possible rematch against No. 3 Oklahoma. …

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Nov 23

Tennessee dismisses injured WR Jauan Jennings from team (Yahoo Sports)

Tennessee has dismissed wide receiver Jauan Jennings from the team after he ripped the Volunteers’ coaching staff in a profanity-laced video posted on Instagram. Vols interim head coach Brady Hoke said in a statement he made the decision ”in consulta…

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Nov 22

Injured Florida QB Luke Del Rio ends ‘unique college career’ (Yahoo Sports)

Injured Florida quarterback Luke Del Rio has decided to end his ”unique” college career. Del Rio posted on his Twitter page Wednesday that he will be participating in ”Senior Day” activities before the team’s season finale Saturday against rival F…

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Nov 22

LPGA’s Lewis a member of Arkansas’ AD search committee (Yahoo Sports)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has announced a seven-person search committee that includes LPGA golfer Stacy Lewis to aid Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz in the school’s pursuit of a new athletic director.

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Nov 22

No. 9 Notre Dame’s Kelly has 2-9 road mark vs top 20 teams (Yahoo Sports)

Hopes for a place in a top bowl or even a (long) shot at the College Football Playoff provide No. 9 Notre Dame plenty to play for in its game Saturday at No. 20 Stanford. The 41-8 loss at then-No. 7 Miami marked the eighth straight loss in such games,…

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Nov 22

Freshman QBs step up as Big 12 season winds down (Yahoo Sports)

Baylor, Texas, Iowa State and Kansas State could also ask a rookie quarterback to step up as the regular season winds down. For the Horned Frogs, Shawn Robinson became the first true freshman quarterback to start for coach Gary Patterson in his 17 sea…

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Nov 22

Kent State fires football coach after 5 losing seasons (Yahoo Sports)

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State football coach Paul Haynes has been fired after five losing seasons.

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Nov 22

Minnesota, football coach agree to contract extension (Yahoo Sports)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota and coach P.J. Fleck have agreed to a one-year contract extension through the 2022 season.

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Nov 22

Ohio State looks to keep playoff path open against Michigan (Yahoo Sports)

Ohio State and Michigan will have a tough time matching last year’s thriller, a 30-27 classic between storied rivals that the Buckeyes won when Curtis Samuel swept in for a 15-yard touchdown in the second overtime. The game had huge conference champio…

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Nov 22

No. 3 Oklahoma in Big 12 title game, has to win for playoff (Yahoo Sports)

Some things to watch on the final weekend of the regular season in the Big 12 Conference, with two games the day after Thanksgiving and three more on Saturday:

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Nov 22

No. 16 Michigan State seeks to complete record reversal (Yahoo Sports)

In the words of head coach Mark Dantonio, No. 16 Michigan State has a chance to “flip it” when it meets Rutgers in the regular-season finale for both teams on Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium. With a win, the Spartans (8-3, 6-2 Big Ten) would …

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Nov 22

No. 22 Northwestern faces overmatched Illinois (Yahoo Sports)

For Illinois, it is a chance to avoid a 10-loss season and go into the offseason with something positive. The in-state Big Ten Conference rivals meet Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill., and the direction each is headed couldn’t be more op…

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Nov 22

No. 19 Oklahoma State looks for positive ending (Yahoo Sports)

Oklahoma State and Kansas meet Saturday amid disappointment. For the No. 19 Cowboys (8-3, 5-3 Big 12), there is lingering disappointment from last week’s 45-40 loss to Kansas State that knocked them out of contention for the conference title game and …

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Nov 22

Iron Bowl stakes enhance Alabama-Auburn showdown (Yahoo Sports)

For the first time since 2013, the Iron Bowl features a winner-take-all matchup for the SEC West Division. The winner earns the right to play Georgia in the SEC Championship Game on Dec. 2 in Atlanta. The winner of the Iron Bowl has played in the nat…

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Nov 22

No. 10 Penn State tries to add to Maryland’s woes (Yahoo Sports)

Penn State and Maryland don’t share much other than a border and a coach that could have been the head man at one school, but wound up at the other. Then the Maryland athletic leadership changed, Friedgen was fired and Franklin wasn’t hired, moving on…

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