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LSU’s Ed Orgeron gives lawmakers statement on Guice complaint
Ed Orgeron maintained that he doesn't recall speaking with an elderly female security worker who said then-Tigers running back Derrius Guice made offensive sexual advances toward her during an event she was...
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Coan’s transfer an example of college football’s growth, to his and ND's benefit
Notre Dame and Jack Coan seem like a perfect fit for 2021, but the relationship never would have stood a chance before increased player autonomy.
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Kansas hires Northwestern administrator Travis Goff as next AD
The Jayhawks bring on Kansas native and graduate Travis Goff in a crucial moment for its football and men's basketball programs.
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Barry Alvarez, AD who reshaped Wisconsin sports, to retire
Wisconsin's athletic director Barry Alvarez retires after a three-decade run, during which he transformed the football team and guided the Badgers to their greatest all-around sports success in school...
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Iowa State AD Jamie Pollard receives extension through 2026
Iowa State extended athletic director Jamie Pollard's contract through 2026 after a breakthrough football season.
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NFL-bound offensive linemen praise ND's remaining veteran
In the same offseason Notre Dame sends four offensive linemen to the NFL draft, the Irish technically return four linemen with starting experience.
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Notre Dame’s two-headed spring QB race features Pyne, Coan
There is competition once again in Notre Dame's quarterback room this spring.
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Notre Dame’s receivers rising to occasion; Irish vaccines on the horizon
Notre Dame lost its top two receivers off an offense that was already not explosive enough. A couple longtime flashes have begun to fill that void this spring.
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QB Uiagalelei in charge of Clemson with Lawrence gone
D.J. Uiagalelei took charge of Clemson's offense Saturday as the Tigers closed spring practice with the Orange and White game.
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More ‘known commodities’ the key to Notre Dame’s offense replacing lost skill pieces
Notre Dame lost its top-two receivers and a dynamic tight end to the natural attrition of college football, but the Irish return a few key maturing pieces to push their offense forward.
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Syracuse finally back at football practice
Syracuse opened football practice this week and it sure felt good after a one-year hiatus, even just wearing shorts.
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Nick McCloud’s called 40 catches attention at Notre Dame’s Pro Day
Former Notre Dame cornerback Nick McCloud predicted he would impress with his speed at the Irish Pro Day and did so with a 4.37-second 40-yard dash.
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Jim Leonhard says he has ‘unfinished business’ at Wisconsin
Wisconsin DC Jim Leonhard says he has unfinished business at his alma mater and wouldn't have felt right leaving after a pandemic-shortened season.
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Jones, Smith, Harris reconnect at Alabama’s pro day No. 2
DeVonta Smith was there for quarterback Mac Jones once again, this time it was at Alabama's latest pro day.
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Notre Dame Pro Day a chance for Tommy Tremble to show how ‘dangerous’ he can be
Notre Dame's Pro Day today will feature top prospects like Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah and Liam Eichenberg, but it may be the supposed-blocking tight end with the most to gain.
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Alabama’s Dylan Moses: Played much of season with torn MCL
Dylan Moses says he played most of the season with a torn meniscus that was diagnosed after Alabama's national championship win over Ohio State.
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Vanderbilt to spend $300M on upgrades
Vanderbilt announced a $300 million project to improve football facilities and a new Vandy United Fund to raise money for athletics programs.
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ND's defense ‘freer’ under Freeman
Notre Dame's defense has been one of the country's best the last few seasons, but new Irish DC Marcus Freeman has already found something to add to it.
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ND spring starts with QB comp, OL questions, Hamilton sidelined
Things would have to take a sudden and drastic turn for Notre Dame not to exceed last year’s total of a spring practice.
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Howard Schnellenberger dies
Howard Schnellenberger was a pipe smoker with a push-broom mustache and gruff baritone, and he paired his grandiloquent manner with grandiose visions for football at Miami, Louisville and Florida Atlantic...
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Notre Dame’s spring begins with questions aplenty on its defensive depth chart
After getting in just one spring practice a year ago, Notre Dame begins the 2021 attempt today, and it will need to answer some defensive depth questions.
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Where Notre Dame was & is: Defensive backs
Notre Dame's defensive backfield is headlined by All-American safety Kyle Hamilton, and rightfully so, but who will join him on the back line?
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Wisconsin hires ex-Cowboys assistant Gary Brown to coach RBs
Ex-Cowboys running backs coach Gary Brown is returning to football after a one-year, health-related absence and taking the same position at Wisconsin.
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Georgia’s Pickens needs knee surgery after practice injury
In a potentially major blow to one of the nation's top teams, Georgia receiver George Pickens will require knee surgery after being injured during practice.
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Kansas State signs AD Gene Taylor to extension with raise
Kansas State and AD Gene Taylor agreed to a contract extension that includes a significant jump in base salary and would keep him in place through June 2027.
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Where Notre Dame was & is: Linebackers
Drew White has become a pillar of stability for Notre Dame's defense, but the rest of the Irish linebackers will be mired in competitions this spring.
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Legacy Bowl opens doors for HBCU players, coaches
Jim Trotter and Steve Wyche join Michael Holley and Michael Smith to discuss the upcoming HBCU Legacy Bowl at Tulane in February 2022 and how it's all about opportunity.
Georgia Tech delays spring practice
Georgia Tech has delayed the start of spring football practice because of positive COVID-19 tests.
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Where Notre Dame was & is: Defensive line
Notre Dame returns half its starting defensive line, and led by that veteran interior pair, the Irish front should once again be a formidable force.
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Texas Tech adds former Oregon QB Tyler Shough as grad transfer
Texas Tech is adding former Oregon quarterback Tyler Shough as a graduate transfer.
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UNC reaches deal on extensions for Mack Brown, assistants
North Carolina has agreed to a one-year contract extension for Mack Brown and three-year deals with all 10 full-time assistant coaches.
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Leftovers & Links: Notre Dame’s offensive depth chart entering spring practices
Replacing a quarterback, two starting receivers and four starting offensive linemen will not be easy work for Notre Dame this spring.
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Defending champ Alabama replacing stars
Alabama football head coach Nick Saban has plenty of new faces, both players and coaches, to get up to speed.
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Oregon State president placed on probation for role in LSU cases
The board of trustees placed president F. King Alexander on probation for his role in handling sexual misconduct complaints while he was at LSU.
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HBCU Legacy Bowl to be played next February in New Orleans
The Black College Football Hall of Fame has established the HBCU Legacy Bowl, a postseason all-star game that will showcase NFL draft-eligible players from historically Black colleges and universities.
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Drew Brees brings more experience than just his Purdue losses to booth
When Drew Brees calls Notre Dame games this fall, he will do so with the anticipatory eye of a Hall of Fame QB, even if he went to Purdue 20 years ago.
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Freeman finds another defensive four-star for Notre Dame
Notre Dame beat out the Wolverines for a Michigan linebacker with consensus four-star Joshua Burnham's commitment on St. Patrick's Day.
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Betts returning to Iowa as assistant; Barnett new line coach
Ladell Betts will return to Iowa to coach running backs and George Barnett has been hired to coach the Hawkeyes' offensive line, coach Kirk Ferentz announced Monday.
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Where Notre Dame was & is: Offensive line
Notre Dame does not return the massive amount of offensive line experience it enjoyed a year ago, but the Irish are hardly starting from scratch.
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ACC to allow transfers within conference to play immediately
The Atlantic Coast Conference has eliminated its rule requiring athletes to sit out a season if they transfer within the league.
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Leftovers & Links: Speculating on Notre Dame’s 2021 over/under
Coming off a Playoff appearance, what will be the bar for Notre Dame to clear in 2021 in order to exceed expectations?
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Notre Dame reels in consensus four-star cornerback, always an Irish need
Notre Dame defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman landed a second consensus 4-star defender since his arrival in January with the pledge from CB Jaden Mickey.
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Where Notre Dame was & is: Tight Ends
Much was expected from Michael Mayer as a freshman and he over-delivered. Notre Dame will turn to the sophomore tight end even more this spring.
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NCAA rules panel recommends change to shorten overtime games
The NCAA Football Rules Committee recommended a slight change to OT rules that would require a team to try a two-point conversion after a touchdown when a game reaches 2OT instead of 3OT.
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Report finds no racist intent behind Eyes of Texas
Candace Buckner isn't sure how robust the investigation into the "Eyes of Texas" was considering the University of Texas decided to continue playing the song before the committee was formed to investigate...
Kansas selects Emmett Jones as interim coach
Emmett Jones was chosen as the interim coach at Kansas as the beleaguered school searches for a new athletic director and head football coach following a scandal-plagued week.
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Sizable Louisiana receiver becomes ninth commit in Notre Dame class of 2022
Notre Dame's first WR commit in the class of 2022 may not bring great recruiting buzz, but that may be the norm in recruiting until the pandemic ends.
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Kansas AD Jeff Long resigns after Les Miles debacle
Kansas AD Jeff Long resigned after the school mutually parted with Les Miles amid sexual misconduct allegations dating to the coach's time at LSU.
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Where Notre Dame was & is: Receivers
For a second year in a row, Notre Dame has little in the way of proven receivers, but the Irish have a better idea who should lead the perimeter offense heading into 2021 than they did in 2020.
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Les Miles out at Kansas over behavior with women while at LSU
Les Miles is out as Kansas' head coach just days after he was placed on administrative leave amid sexual misconduct allegations from his tenure at LSU.
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