College football

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2018, file photo, former Texas NCAA college football quarterback Vince Young stands on the sideline during the first half of the NCAA Big 12 Conference championship against Oklahoma, in Arlington, Texas. Texas has fired former star quarterback Vince Young from his part-time role as a development officer for poor performance and often being absent from work or not in touch with his supervisors. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman, File)
March 09, 2019 - 2:12 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas quarterback Vince Young, whose last-minute touchdown against Southern California in the 2006 Rose Bowl delivered the Longhorns' only undisputed national championship in the last 50 years, has been fired by the school from his part-time job as a development officer...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2013, file photo taken with a fisheye lens, the NCAA logo is displayed at mid-court before Albany's practice for a second-round game of the NCAA college basketball tournament in Philadelphia. A judge has ruled against the NCAA in a federal antitrust lawsuit, saying football and basketball players should be permitted to receive more compensation from schools but only if the benefits are tied to education. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
March 08, 2019 - 11:40 pm
The NCAA was able to claim victory Friday night after a judge ruled against the governing body for college sports in a federal antitrust lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken in Oakland, California said college football and men's basketball players competing at the NCAA's highest level should...
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Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray watches drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
March 06, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is not so short and Mississippi State defensive end Montez Sweat is very fast. While those were the big takeaways from the NFL combine, plenty more was learned in Indianapolis last week. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Dane Brugler, NFL draft...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, Nebraska's Maurice Washington runs during the second half of an NCAA college football gam against Northwestern, in Evanston, Ill. Washington is in line to be the Cornhuskers’ starting running back in the fall. A California judge signed an arrest warrant for Washington three weeks ago on charges related to his possession and distribution of a video of his former girlfriend being sexually assaulted by two other people in 2016. (AP Photo/Jim Young, File)
March 05, 2019 - 5:57 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska running back Maurice Washington will be a "limited participant" in spring football practice as his legal problems in California play out. Washington faces felony and misdemeanor charges in California related to his possession and distribution of a video of his former...
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FILE - This June 11, 2010, file photo shows Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany, center, speaking about Nebraska leaving the Big 12 to join the Big Ten during a press conference in Lincoln, Neb., with Nebraska's athletic director Tom Osborne, left, and Nebraska Chancellor Harvey Perlman, right. Delany, one of the most influential figures in college athletics for three decades, will step down as Big Ten commissioner when his contract expires June 30, 2020. The Big Ten announced Delany’s plans on Monday, March 4, 2019. The 71-year-old has been commissioner since 1989. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
March 04, 2019 - 4:38 pm
Jim Delany helped the Big Ten grow to 14 schools, launched the first athletic conference television network and helped construct the College Football Playoff while steadfastly protecting the league's relationship with the Rose Bowl. Over three decades, as Big Ten revenues soared under his...
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President Donald Trump welcomes the 2018 NCAA FCS College Football Champions, The North Dakota State Bison, to the State Dining room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 4, 2019, with McDonald's and Chick-fil-A fast food. Fourth from left is Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., third right is Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and fourth from right is North Dakota State Bison quarterback Easton Stick. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 04, 2019 - 3:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The smell of burgers and fries wafted through the State Dining Room as President Donald Trump celebrated the championship football players from North Dakota State on Monday with fast food, like he did when he honored the national champion Clemson Tigers. Trump told the football...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, file photo, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney answers questions at a news conference for the NCAA college football playoff championship game in San Jose, Calif. On Sunday, March 3, 2019, Swinney slipped away from Clemson's spring football practice to speak to the St. Louis Cardinals and take a little batting practice, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
March 04, 2019 - 2:32 am
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — For a few hours at spring training, Dabo Swinney became the Kyler Murray of coaching. Swinney slipped away from Clemson's spring football practice to speak to the St. Louis Cardinals and take a little batting practice Sunday. "Kyler Murray's not the only guy with conflicts,"...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2018, file photo, referee Reggie Smith reviews a targeting penalty during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Oklahoma and Texas Tech, in Lubbock, Texas. The NCAA football rules committee has proposed giving replay officials more leeway to overturn targeting fouls. The rules committee met in Indianapolis this week and announced on Friday, March 1, 2019, its proposed changes. The proposals must be approved by the football oversight committee in April. They would go into effect next season. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson, File)
March 01, 2019 - 4:16 pm
The NCAA football rules committee has proposed giving replay officials more leeway to overturn targeting penalties and recommended that games reaching a fifth overtime be decided by alternating 2-point conversion tries. The rules committee met in Indianapolis this week and announced several...
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February 28, 2019 - 7:28 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas jury on Thursday found a former Baylor University football player not guilty of raping another student in 2016, the latest case linked to a scandal that rocked the nation's largest Baptist university and led to the departure of several top leaders. The McLennan...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2019, file photo, Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Kyler Murray poses with the Davey O'Brien football award, in Fort Worth, Texas. Murray's measurements were among the most anticipated at this year's NFL scouting combine after he spurned the Oakland Athletics and a career in Major League Baseball for a shot at the NFL. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
February 28, 2019 - 10:35 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyler Murray may not throw at the NFL scouting combine, but he checked in just over 5-feet-10 and weighed 207 pounds. His hand size, as measured from his pinkie to his thumb, was 9½ inches. Murray's measurements on Thursday compare favorably to two other undersized quarterbacks...
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