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Heisman finalists: Young, Hutchinson, Pickett, Stroud

Dec. 06, 2021 18:48 PM EST

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young, Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson, Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett and Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud were announced Monday as the finalists for the Heisman Trophy. The Heisman will be presented Saturday in New York, returning to its...

Napier's Florida staff starts taking shape with Toney, Hocke

Dec. 06, 2021 18:41 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — New Florida coach Billy Napier's staff is starting to take shape. Napier hired four assistants who spent the last four years with him at Louisiana-Lafayette, including Patrick Toney as the team's co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach and Mark Hocke as...

Heisman finalists: Michigan's Aidan Hutchinson, Pitt's Kenny Pickett, Ohio State's C.J. Stroud, Alabama's Bryce Young

Dec. 06, 2021 18:32 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Heisman finalists: Michigan's Aidan Hutchinson, Pitt's Kenny Pickett, Ohio State's C.J. Stroud, Alabama's Bryce Young.

Freeman aims for national title as he takes over No. 5 Irish

Dec. 06, 2021 18:32 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Saying he was “ready for this challenge,”Marcus Freeman was formally introduced Monday afternoon as Notre Dame’s 30th head football coach. “I’m ready to lead this program to the greatest heights,” said the 35-year-old Freeman, never a head coach...

New Oklahoma coach Brent Venables turns attention to players

Dec. 06, 2021 17:45 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Brent Venables already has received two Oklahoma welcomes fit for a king. Hundreds of Sooners fans who watched coach Lincoln Riley leave for Southern California last week flocked to Norman’s airport on Sunday night to cheer the arrival of Venables, Riley's...

Colorado State brings in Nevada head coach Jay Norvell

Dec. 06, 2021 17:24 PM EST

Colorado State hired the first Black head football coach in program history Monday, bringing in Nevada's Jay Norvell to take over for Steve Addazio. Norvell is coming off a season in which he guided the Wolf Pack to an 8-4 record and a spot in the Quick Lane Bowl against Western...

Luke Gorzinski tops AP's 8-player, All-State football team

Dec. 06, 2021 17:17 PM EST

Luke Gorzinski went through the long, grueling and sometimes frustrating ACL rehab process even though his knees are fine. The Powers North Central quarterback understands that being the leader of a state championship football program takes more than a strong arm and fleet feet. So...

Oregon's Cristobal takes Miami coaching job after Diaz fired

Dec. 06, 2021 17:16 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Mario Cristobal is going home again. Cristobal is leaving Oregon and returning to Miami, accepting an offer to become head coach at his alma mater, where he won two national championships as a player. He let the Ducks know of the decision Monday, his team...

Florida's Billy Napier embraces 'scared money' catchphrase

Dec. 06, 2021 17:04 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — New Florida coach Billy Napier had heard the expression countless times before, mostly while playing poker in his youth. “Scared money don’t make money.” Napier never expected it to become his catchphrase, one that would follow him from...

Nonprofit to offer Texas offensive linemen $50,000 annually

Dec. 06, 2021 16:43 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Every Texas Longhorns offensive lineman on scholarship will get $50,000 annually for use of their name, image and likeness to support charitable causes, a new nonprofit entity announced Monday. Horns with Heart said “The Pancake Factory” would start in...