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12:09 PM ET On Wednesday, Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts took the first official step toward leaving the program when he entered the NCAA transfer portal. While doing so doesn’t guarantee that he’ll transfer, sources say he’s as good as gone. Which means it will be open season on the talented quarterback with a 26-2 record
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12:02 AM ET HOUSTON — Less than 48 hours after clinching a second national championship in three years, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney took home some more hardware. Swinney was named the Bear Bryant Coach of the Year on Wednesday night following the Tigers’ historic 15-0 season that was capped Monday by a dominating 44-16 win
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5:45 PM ET Associated Press POCATELLO, Idaho — Idaho State University is investigating allegations of physical abuse and inappropriate communication by its football coaches. Idaho State safety Jayson Miller filed a formal complaint with the university on Nov. 14. Miller claims head coach Rob Phenicie twice hammer-punched his shoulder and assistant coach Jay Staggs sent
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12:45 PM ET Associated Press LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas running back Pooka Williams has been granted diversion in a domestic battery case. The Kansas City Star reports Williams appeared in court Wednesday. If he successfully completes diversion, the domestic battery charge would be kept off his record. An affidavit alleges that Williams punched an 18-year-old
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11:36 PM ET Associated Press EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State defensive lineman Kenny Willekes says he’s returning for his senior season. pic.twitter.com/AfAv6moukv — Kendrick4️⃣8️⃣ (@kennyw97) January 9, 2019 Willekes, who broke his leg in the Spartans’ Redbox Bowl loss to Oregon, said on Twitter on Tuesday night that he doesn’t want his career at
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8:00 PM ET ESPN News Services INDIANAPOLIS — Hundreds of dignitaries and sports figures were among those who attended the funeral for Purdue University superfan and cancer activist Tyler Trent on Tuesday night. In a sanctuary of an Indianapolis church featuring many items of sports memorabilia collected by Trent, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb read a
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12:23 PM ET Associated Press SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Clemson finished No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for the third time after routing Alabama in the national championship game. The Tigers received all 61 first-place votes. The Crimson Tide, which was trying to become just the third team to go wire-to-wire as the No.
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2:34 AM ET Joel AndersonESPN SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban blamed himself for choosing to run a fake field goal instead of settling for a 39-yard attempt early in the third quarter. It was a busted play that proved momentous in a 28-point loss to the Clemson Tigers in the
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4:56 PM ET SAN JOSE, Calif. — There will be no immediate changes to the four-team format of the College Football Playoff, as university presidents and conference commissioners decided at a joint annual meeting on Monday morning at the Fairmont Hotel that they were in “unanimous agreement that the playoff has been a tremendous success.”
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9:11 AM ET Thirteen years after delivering one of the greatest individual game performances in college football history, Vince Young is now a Hall of Famer. The Texas quarterback great headlines a star-studded 2019 College Football Hall of Fame class that also features former Notre Dame returner and receiver Raghib “Rocket” Ismail and Ole Miss
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2:39 AM ET ESPN News Services ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia safety J.R. Reed and kicker Rodrigo Blankenship say they are returning for their senior seasons, giving the Bulldogs good news two days after the offense lost four juniors to the NFL draft. Reed and Blankenship announced their decisions Sunday on Twitter. Reed, second on the
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5:18 PM ET SAN JOSE, Calif. — In lieu of playing in a conference championship game, Notre Dame would gladly add a 13th game to its schedule if the NCAA would allow it, Fighting Irish athletic director Jack Swarbrick said on Sunday at the College Football Playoff. “We would love the opportunity to play a
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10:17 AM ET SAN JOSE, Calif. — Clemson football is idling at the corner of Almost and Great, and college football history is waiting to see which way the Tigers turn. With a victory at Levi’s Stadium on Monday night in the College Football Playoff National Championship, Clemson will prove that it is better than
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9:30 PM ET Bryce Turner, a redshirt sophomore cornerback for California, died Saturday, the school announced. He was 19. Today, we lost a beloved member of our #CalFamily. Rest in Peace Bryce Turner. You’ll be forever in our hearts. pic.twitter.com/j8xCObyhCb — Cal Football (@CalFootball) January 6, 2019 Turner was hospitalized near his home in Southern
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4:27 PM ET SAN JOSE, Calif. — College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock said he doesn’t expect the four-team playoff to change its format before the current 12-year contract expires, but that university presidents and conference commissioners will at least discuss the idea at a joint meeting at their hotel on Monday morning before
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5:59 PM ET ESPN News Services ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia wide receivers Riley Ridley and Mecole Hardman and tight end Isaac Nauta are skipping their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft, taking away three of the Bulldogs’ top receivers. All three announced the decisions Friday on their respective Twitter accounts. “I could not imagine
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5:11 PM ET Notre Dame All-America cornerback Julian Love and tight end Alize Mack announced Friday that they would forgo his senior seasons to enter the NFL draft. Love thee ☘️ pic.twitter.com/uZq2c0w1lo — Julian Love (@julianlove27) January 4, 2019 Love told reporters at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl last week that he received a second-round grade
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