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Report: Former Texas A&M LB alleges possible violations

Aug. 22, 2018 2:24 AM EDT

Texas A&M says it is reviewing allegations of possible NCAA violations by football coaches made by a former player who transferred to Arizona. Santino Marchiol, a linebacker who signed with the Aggies in 2017 when Kevin Sumlin was coach, told USA Today that Aggies assistant Bradley Dale Peveto gave him cash...

Ohio State trustees deliberate Urban Meyer's coaching future

Aug. 22, 2018 2:17 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State trustees are set to discuss the future of football coach Urban Meyer. The 20-member board plans to meet in private Wednesday morning in Columbus to decide whether Meyer should be punished for his handling of domestic-abuse allegations against a former assistant coach. The...

AP Playoff Predictions: Tide, Tigers, Huskies and Wolverines

Aug. 22, 2018 2:16 AM EDT

The College Football Playoff has yet to produce a real surprise team. In four seasons, nine schools have reached the semifinals — and even the teams that came from outside the AP preseason Top 25 were traditional powers. The lowest-ranked team in the preseason media poll to make the CFP was Oklahoma in...

USC's starting QB competition will carry through weekend

Aug. 21, 2018 11:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California's three-way competition for the starting job at quarterback will go down to the final weekend before the season. Coach Clay Helton said Tuesday night that he won't choose Sam Darnold's successor with the No. 15 Trojans until a day or two after Saturday's mock game. "I...

Ex-football player found not guilty in rape case

Aug. 21, 2018 10:52 PM EDT

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — A former University of South Dakota football player has been found not guilty of attempted rape. The Argus Leader reports Clay County jurors announced the verdict Tuesday evening. Twenty-two-year-old Dale Williamson of Donalsonville, Georgia, had been charged with attempted...

Arizona's Lee cited for DUI over weekend

Aug. 21, 2018 10:39 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona sophomore forward Ira Lee was cited for driving under the influence over the weekend. Lee was cited on Saturday and the incident has been referred to the Arizona dean of students, the school said Tuesday in a release. The 20-year-old Lee faces charges of "super extreme" DUI for...

Swift looks to fulfill hype as Georgia reloads at tailback

Aug. 21, 2018 8:10 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Zamir White's knee injury takes some of the mystery out of Georgia's attempt to reload at tailback after losing Nick Chubb and Sony Michel to the NFL. D'Andre Swift, already the favorite to take the first snap in No. 3 Georgia's opener against Austin Peay on Sept. 1, now is even more...

Texas Tech RB Da'Leon Ward arrested on theft charge

Aug. 21, 2018 7:59 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech running back Da'Leon Ward has been arrested on a theft charge. Ward was arrested Tuesday on a charge of theft between $2,500 and $30,000. The sophomore remained in the Lubbock County jail as of Tuesday night. There was no attorney listed for Ward in records with the...

Rapper Post Malone's jet blows 2 tires but then lands safely

Aug. 21, 2018 7:10 PM EDT

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A private jet carrying rapper Post Malone blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport on Tuesday but made a safe emergency landing hours later in upstate New York, prompting the rapper to thank fans who prayed for him and diss those who "wished death" on him while he...

Florida expects quick fix on defense after tumultuous 2017

Aug. 21, 2018 6:11 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida linebacker David Reese remembers the low point of 2017 as well as any bone-jarring hit or tackle for loss. It came on a cool day at Missouri in early November. The Gators allowed 227 yards rushing, 228 yards passing and six touchdowns to the Tigers, who had lost their first...