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Nick Saban isn’t likely to get much sympathy from his coaching peers regarding his offseason challenges. But even Alabama faces some, especially on a defense that was uncharacteristically vulnerable late last season. Such challenges are inevitable when seven underclassmen declare for the NFL draft, even more than the usual exodus. The tasks include replacing some
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Former NFL running back and Tennessee Volunteers star Reggie Cobb has died at the age of 50, the San Francisco 49ers announced Saturday.Cobb scouted for the 49ers for the past 10 years and for other clubs before them.Details of his death were not disclosed.Cobb played in the NFL for seven seasons. He was drafted in
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Alabama coach Nick Saban is expected to have hip replacement surgery Monday, a source confirmed to ESPN.USA Today was first to report the scheduled procedure.Saban, 67, addressed what he called a “bothersome” hip after the Crimson Tide’s spring game on Saturday, saying it would be evaluated by doctors and could require six to eight weeks
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Purdue starting quarterback Elijah Sindelar has received an additional year of eligibility from the NCAA, the team confirmed to ESPN on Thursday.Sindelar will have two years of eligibility left. He played the final few games of 2017 with an ACL tear and started the 2018 opener, but knee tendinitis and an undisclosed upper-body injury limited
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Scott Woodward is leaving Texas A&M to become the new athletic director of the LSU Tigers, sources confirmed to ESPN, after Joe Alleva announced earlier Wednesday that he’s stepping down and will transition into a new role.Alleva, who has been LSU’s athletic director since July 2008, will become the special assistant to the president for
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State head coach Ryan Day isn’t ready to name a starting quarterback after spending his first spring with a pair of young contenders for the job.Sophomore transfer Justin Fields and redshirt freshman Matthew Baldwin split time with the first-string offense during the Buckeyes’ spring game on Saturday. Day said both were
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Purdue has finalized a new seven-year, $36.8 million contract for coach Jeff Brohm.Purdue’s board of trustees on Friday approved the agreement, which includes a $1.7 million signing bonus spread over the next two years. Brohm, 47, is 13-13 with two bowl appearances at Purdue and opted to remain with the Boilermakers after Louisville pursued him
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Alabama and Oklahoma have agreed to a home-and-home football series to be played in the 2032 and 2033 seasons.The Sooners will host the first game in Norman on Sept. 11, 2032. The following season’s game will be played on Sept. 10, 2033, in Tuscaloosa.”Alabama and Oklahoma are two of the most tradition-rich programs in college
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A familiar name is making his way back to the broadcast booth after missing all of last season while dealing with a heart condition. That would be Matt Millen, who PennLive.com notes is returning to the Big Ten Network airwaves this coming Saturday for Penn State’s spring game. He will fill his familiar analyst chair for the first time
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Former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville is joining the Republican race to win back the Senate seat from Democrat Doug Jones in 2020, according to The Associated Press.Tuberville, who coached the Tigers from 1999-2008, is set to announce his candidacy Saturday, a person familiar with Tuberville’s decision told the AP. This person wasn’t authorized to
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With the goal of receiving more feedback from student-athletes, the Division I Football Oversight Committee Student-Athlete Connection Group was recently formed and will hold its first teleconference call Sunday. The group consists of 52 current players, including representatives from every conference and independent schools in the Football Bowl Subdivision and Football Championship Subdivision. Jennifer Williams,
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Michigan wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones and defensive lineman Michael Dwumfour are more seriously injured than originally thought, coach Jim Harbaugh said Wednesday.Peoples-Jones, who led Michigan with 47 receptions for 612 yards and eight touchdowns in 2018, is suffering from a lingering groin injury.Dwumfour, a starting defensive tackle who had 19 tackles and two sacks in
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Georgia has scheduled future home-and-home series with Florida State and Clemson, another sign that College Football Playoff contenders understand the importance of strong nonconference scheduling.The Bulldogs and Seminoles will open the 2027 season in Tallahassee, Florida, on Sept. 4, and Florida State will travel to Athens, Georgia, to play Sept. 16, 2028, the schools announced
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