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CFP discussing 14-team model with 3 automatic bids each for Big Ten, SEC, AP sources say

Feb. 28, 2024 22:09 PM EST

College Football Playoff officials are considering a 14-team format that would guarantee three spots each for the Big Ten and Southeastern Conference, two for the Atlantic Coast Conference and Big 12 and one for the highest-ranked team from the other five leagues, two people with direct knowledge...

Clemson, Swinney hoping to build off 5-game winning streak to finish 2023

Feb. 28, 2024 19:07 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney challenged his team to finish a spiraling season strong and the Tigers complied, ending with five straight victories. Swinney now wants his players to keep pushing forward as Clemson opened spring workouts Wednesday. ...

NC Central coach apologizes for social media post after his team's QB was hurt in HBCU Legacy Bowl

Feb. 28, 2024 18:10 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Central coach Trei Oliver has apologized for the example he set in a social media post, although he remains angry at coaches in the HBCU Legacy Bowl after his team's quarterback was injured while running the ball in the all-star game. Eagles...

Kansas football coach Lance Leipold gets amended deal worth more than $40M through 2029 season

Feb. 28, 2024 14:36 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas football coach Lance Leipold signed an amended contract Wednesday that increased his overall compensation to more than $40 million through the 2029 season while giving him a sizeable pool of money for hiring assistants and support staff. The contract...

UMass will join Mid-American Conference as a full sports member in 2025, MAC commissioner says

Feb. 27, 2024 12:32 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — UMass will join the Mid-American Conference as a full member starting in the 2025-26 academic year, MAC commissioner Jon Steinbrecher said Tuesday. Steinbrecher confirmed that the MAC's council of presidents voted Monday to admit UMass. The league will make a...

Georgia's Kirby Smart adds James Coley, Josh Crawford to offensive staff

Feb. 26, 2024 21:05 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart announced the hiring of James Coley as wide receivers coach and Josh Crawford as running backs coach and run game coordinator on Monday. Coley replaces Bryan McClendon, now the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receivers coach. Crawford replaces...

Clemson's Capehart back with team after gun, traffic charges handled through pre-trial intervention

Feb. 26, 2024 13:54 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson defensive tackle DeMonte Capehart is back with the team after weapon and traffic charges were expunged through a pretrial intervention program for first-time offenders charged with nonviolent crimes. Capehart is a 6-foot-5, fifth-year senior from...

Eric Beiniemy expected to join UCLA as associate head coach, offensive coordinator, AP sources say

Feb. 24, 2024 20:38 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eric Bieniemy is on the verge of returning home for his next job. The former Kansas City Chiefs and Washington Commanders offensive coordinator is expected to become UCLA's associate head coach and offensive coordinator, two people familiar with the situation...

Georgia State names former longtime Georgia assistant Dell McGee as coach

Feb. 23, 2024 22:51 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Dell McGee, who spent eight years as an assistant at Georgia, was named Georgia State's coach on Friday night. McGee, a Georgia native, replaces Shawn Elliott, who made a surprise decision on Feb. 15 to leave Georgia State and accept a position as assistant coach at...

Wofford names UNC Charlotte's Scott Kull as its new athletic director

Feb. 23, 2024 15:48 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Wofford has named University of North Carolina at Charlotte athletic administrator Scott Kull as its new athletic director. The school announced the hire Friday. Kull will start April 1. Kull is the deputy athletic director for external...