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Sep 21

Vols’ defense again hit with injuries, yielding big plays (Yahoo Sports)

This pattern is growing all too familiar for Tennessee’s defense. One year after injuries and big plays made it tough for Tennessee to stop anyone late in the season , the Volunteers find themselves again dealing with those same issues. Tennessee los…

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Sep 21

OLB Nwosu returns to practice for No. 5 USC (Yahoo Sports)

The absences for No. 5 Southern California were offset by one big return Wednesday. Outside linebacker Uchenna Nwosu was back at practice, and coach Clay Helton was optimistic about the senior’s chances of playing against unbeaten California on Saturd…

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Sep 21

Backup Clemson DE Rudolph lost for the season (Yahoo Sports)

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson defensive end Logan Rudolph, the brother of Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph, injured his shoulder at practice this week and will be lost for the season.

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Sep 20

FBS sees huge spike in targeting penalty enforcement so far (Yahoo Sports)

College football’s Bowl Subdivision has seen a 73 percent increase in the number of targeting penalties enforced through the first three weeks of the season compared with the same point in 2016. National coordinator of officials Rogers Redding said We…

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Sep 20

Vols’ Jones not counting out McDowell’s possible return (Yahoo Sports)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Butch Jones says there’s now at least a possibility that linebacker Cortez McDowell could return late in the regular season or in a bowl game.

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Sep 20

Midwestern State player, 19, dies after injury during game (Yahoo Sports)

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) — A 19-year-old Midwestern State football player has died after suffering a neck injury while making a tackle during a home game last weekend.

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Sep 20

30-year-old kicker from Australia shining for Colorado (Yahoo Sports)

Don’t address the 30-year-old freshman kicker from Australia as ”Sir.” It makes him feel old. As for any sort of age joke, go ahead, because Colorado’s James Stefanou has heard them all – and usually it’s him cracking them. The former soccer stando…

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Sep 20

Louisville to face Ole Miss in 2021 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game (Yahoo Sports)

ATLANTA (AP) — There will be a second Chick-fil-A Kickoff game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in 2021 – the first-ever meeting between Louisville and Mississippi.

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Sep 20

Georgia’s Eason (knee) back at practice, no word on return (Yahoo Sports)

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason is back at practice but it’s not known if he’ll be cleared to play Saturday when the 11th-ranked Bulldogs host No. 17 Mississippi State.

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Sep 19

Mond, Aggies look to improve for start of SEC play (Yahoo Sports)

Texas A&M freshman quarterback Kellen Mond has improved in each of his three games this season. The question for the Aggies is has he improved enough to help A&M be successful when Southeastern Conference play begins Saturday against Arkansas. Mond played his first full game in a 45-21 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday after splitting time with Nick Starkel in the opener and Jake Hubenak in Week 2.

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Sep 19

Big 12 boost: Baylor gets back 1,000-yard rusher and 2 DBs (Yahoo Sports)

Baylor will get a boost for its Big 12 opener Saturday against No. 3 Oklahoma with the season debuts of 1,000-yard rusher Terence Williams and two defenders who were expected to be starters. Williams, the junior who ran for 1,048 yards and 11 touchdow…

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Sep 19

Ohio State: Dismiss ex-player’s lawsuit over image use (Yahoo Sports)

Ohio State wants a federal judge to dismiss a class-action lawsuit by one of its most famous football stars who alleges athletes’ images were used without their permission and without compensation. In a sign of how closely aligned that star, Chris Spi…

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Sep 19

Malzahn: Former top recruit Byron Cowart leaves Auburn team (Yahoo Sports)

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn defensive lineman Byron Cowart has left the program and been granted his release.

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Sep 19

College football players face felonies in attack on teammate (Yahoo Sports)

Five members of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago face felony charges after one of their teammates alleged they duct-taped his hands and feet and attempted to sodomize him with an object before dumping him half-naked in an off-campu…

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Sep 19

Kent State athlete’s death ruled exertional heat stroke (Yahoo Sports)

An Ohio coroner has ruled exertional heat stroke caused the death of a Kent State University football player after an offseason morning workout. The Portage County coroner’s office released the findings of an autopsy of Tyler Heintz on Monday. Heintz…

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Sep 19

Vanderbilt coach starting to reap benefits of experience (Yahoo Sports)

Derek Mason and his Vanderbilt Commodores are showing that experience matters. Yes, even in the mighty Southeastern Conference where so many 5-star recruits make an instant impact. A year ago, Mason’s job security was shaky after a 2-4 start to his t…

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