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Florida hires La-Lafayette coach Napier to replace Mullen

Nov. 28, 2021 18:58 PM EST

Florida went back to Nick Saban's coaching tree in hopes of finding its next great coach. The Gators hired Louisiana-Lafayette’s Billy Napier on Sunday, ending a quick process that landed them their top target a week after firing Dan Mullen. The...

Reports: USC to hire coach Lincoln Riley away from Oklahoma

Nov. 28, 2021 18:37 PM EST

Southern California is finalizing a deal for Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley to be its next coach in a stunning and rare move of one traditional college football powerhouse swiping another's highly accomplished head coach, according to multiple reports. Riley is 55-10 in five...

AP source: TCU set to introduce SMU's Dykes as new coach

Nov. 28, 2021 17:13 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Sonny Dykes is set to be introduced as TCU’s new coach on Tuesday after four seasons at SMU, according to a person familiar with the decision. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because there were no...

Georgia Tech fires 3 assistant coaches, including Patenaude

Nov. 28, 2021 15:33 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins fired offensive coordinator Dave Patenaude and two other assistants on Sunday following a disappointing 3-9 season that ended with six consecutive losses. Co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach Nathan Burton and...

AP source says Florida is hiring Louisiana-Lafayette's Billy Napier to be its next head football coach

Nov. 28, 2021 13:52 PM EST
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — AP source says Florida is hiring Louisiana-Lafayette's Billy Napier to be its next head football coach.

AP Top 25 Takeaways Harbaugh's breakthrough; Harsin's miscue

Nov. 28, 2021 01:56 AM EST

Jim Harbaugh has always been a good coach. Now he's a good coach who has finally beaten Ohio State. No. 6 Michigan vanquished the Buckeyes on Saturday, ending a losing streak that has defined the program and its coach. ...

Jenkins' late TD lifts LSU past No. 14 Texas A&M, 27-24

Nov. 28, 2021 00:05 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A string of clutch completions by Max Johnson in little more than a minute capped coach Ed Orgeron's roller-coaster tenure at LSU with a triumphant sendoff before a jubilant Tiger Stadium crowd. Johnson hit Jaray Jenkins with a 28-yard scoring...

No. 9 Baylor in B12 title game after win over Tech, OSU win

Nov. 27, 2021 23:49 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Dave Aranda lauded his ninth-ranked Bears for the season they have had after getting their 10th win earlier in the day. Now, after a little help, they get to play for a Big 12 title. Blake Shapen threw for 254 yards...

Washington State removes interim tag, names Dickert coach

Nov. 27, 2021 23:12 PM EST

Washington State removed the interim tag and named Jake Dickert head coach Saturday night after he led the Cougars to a 3-2 record following the firing of Nick Rolovich. Momentum had been growing for Dickert to get the job permanently and his candidacy was capped with an...

Scott Mellanby resigns as assistant GM of Montreal Canadiens

Nov. 27, 2021 22:35 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Scott Mellanby has resigned as the assistant general manager of the Montreal Canadiens. The Canadiens made the announcement in a release Saturday night without providing additional details. The team thanked Mellanby, while also...