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6:30 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina tight end Kiel Pollard is giving up football after a cyst was found on his spinal cord. The Gamecocks announced Pollard’s decision Friday. The 6-foot-1, 235-pound Pollard sustained a small fracture in his neck last week and was expected to miss up to six weeks.
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12:08 PM ET Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns coach Billy Napier wants to see each of his players become dues-paying members of the school’s booster club, asking his team to spend a minimum of $50 to join. Napier, a former assistant coach at Alabama who is now in his second season with Louisiana, said in a news
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6:17 PM ET Ten of the 13 members of the College Football Playoff selection committee are recused from voting for certain schools this season, according to a release on Thursday from the CFP. The recusal policy remains the same as it has in the past five years, stating, “A recused member is permitted to answer
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3:37 PM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — Georgia Tech quarterback Lucas Johnson has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA. Johnson can play three more college seasons after the decision announced Thursday. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound quarterback was granted the additional year after seeing action in just one of his first three seasons.
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5:42 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt plans to conduct alcohol sales for home football games this season. Athletic director Malcolm Turner announced the new policy Wednesday. Vanderbilt will sell beer in public areas of the stadium. Wine will be available to fans in premium seating. Turner says alcohol sales “will provide additional
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7:41 AM ET Ohio State is seeking a trademark on one of the most common words in the English language. The school, formally known as The Ohio State University, is seeking a trademark on the word “The” for use on clothing and hats. According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the filing was made
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12:34 AM ET Liberty first-year coach Hugh Freeze is away from the team while undergoing treatment for severe back spasms. Freeze, 49, has been unable to attend training camp practices since Sunday, according to the team. He’s expected to return to practice as soon as the back spasms subside. Liberty had workouts Monday and Tuesday
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10:42 PM ET Associated Press ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Coach Jim Harbaugh is lashing out at Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell, who says Michigan didn’t support a transfer’s attempt to immediately play for the Bearcats. Harbaugh said Tuesday he told Fickell he wouldn’t lie about what he knew regarding the transfer of James Hudson. Fickell told
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12:57 AM ET True freshman Jayden Daniels has been named Arizona State‘s starting quarterback, coach Herm Edwards announced Monday. Daniels will be the first ASU true freshman quarterback to start a season opener in school history, Edwards said, and will be backed up by another true freshman, Joey Yellen. Daniels, ESPN’s No. 2-ranked dual-threat quarterback
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6:31 PM ET Associated Press GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Gators defensive back John Huggins has been dismissed from the football program. A team spokesman declined to say what prompted the sophomore’s dismissal. Huggins had missed all of preseason camp while dealing with what coach Dan Mullen called a “family issue.” According to a police report
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1:37 PM ET Alabama true freshman running back Trey Sanders suffered what team officials fear is a season-ending foot injury Thursday night in practice, sources confirmed to ESPN. AL.com first reported that Sanders suffered a significant foot injury on the last play of the team’s practice Thursday night and was expected to miss the entire
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11:44 PM ET Former Georgia outside linebacker Brenton Cox, a five-star recruit who left the team earlier this week, has transferred to play for the Bulldogs’ biggest rival: Florida. Cox, a sophomore from Stockbridge, Georgia, is listed as a player on Florida’s 2019 roster on the athletic department’s website. He will have to sit out
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5:17 PM ET TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban would like to see schools from Power 5 conferences play at least 10 games a year against Power 5 foes and/or Notre Dame in the regular season, and he said his program is working to make that happen on future schedules. “I’ve always said, ‘Let’s
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Aug 9, 2019 Oklahoma defensive back Tre Norwood is out for the season, coach Lincoln Riley said Friday. Riley told reporters in Norman that Norwood sustained a non-contact injury. A source told ESPN’s Mark Schlabach that Norwood injured his knee during practice Monday. Norwood is one of the most experienced and versatile players in the
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Aug 9, 2019 Duke wide receiver Jake Bobo is out indefinitely after fracturing his right clavicle during practice, the school announced Friday. Bobo, a projected starter, was injured Thursday and had surgery on Friday. He had 10 receptions for 167 yards and 1 touchdown while playing in all 13 games last season. Duke opens against
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Aug 9, 2019 Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee appeals court has upheld most of the convictions against a former Vanderbilt football player in the rape of an unconscious female student. News outlets report that the 17-year sentence for 26-year-old Brandon Vandenburg was unchanged Thursday in Nashville. He was sentenced in 2016 for the
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