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Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal reacts during second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Wisconsin Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Oregon gets boost to recruiting class by adding Jones

Feb. 5, 2020 7:28 PM EST

Oregon locked up most of its stellar recruiting class during the December early signing period. The Ducks got a huge boost on national signing day — literally. Jayson Jones, a 6-foot-6, 340-pound defensive lineman, announced Wednesday he signed with the Ducks after initially committing to Alabama. Jones,...

Arizona State names Lewis and Pierce co-coordinators

Feb. 5, 2020 2:44 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has named Marvin Lewis and Antonio Pierce as co-defensive coordinators. Head coach Herm Edwards made the announcement Tuesday. Lewis, a coaching veteran of 25 years in the NFL, joined the program in 2019 as a special adviser and served as interim defensive backs coach in...

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2018, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals special assistant to the head coach Hue Jackson, right, points something out to head coach Marvin Lewis during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Carson, Calif. Marvin Lewis and Hue Jackson are back on the sideline as head coaches this week for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. (Kareem Elgazzar/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, File)

Lewis, Jackson back on sidelines to coach in Collegiate Bowl

Jan. 17, 2020 4:26 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Hue Jackson and Marvin Lewis don't know if they will appear again on an NFL sideline but on Saturday they will be coaching players who hope to get to the next level. The close friends are the head coaches for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Lewis led the Cincinnati Bengals for 16 years...

Arizona State extends Edwards' contract 2 years through 2024

Jan. 13, 2020 6:06 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has extended football coach Herm Edwards' contract two years through the 2024 season. The contract announced Monday must be approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. Terms of the deal are expected to be announced before the board meeting. Edwards returned to coaching in...

Arizona State quarterback Jayden Daniels looks to pass during the Sun Bowl NCAA college football game against Florida State, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. (Briana Sanchez/The El Paso Times via AP)

Arizona State defeats Florida State 20-14 in Sun Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 8:24 PM EST

EL Paso, Texas (AP) — With each team missing its standout rusher, defense dominated at Tuesday's Sun Bowl. Hardly pretty, but hardly a concern for Arizona State coach Herm Edwards. “Obviously it was a game not pleasing to the eye,” he said. Willie Harts returned an interception 25 yards for a...

Florida State defensive back Hamsah Nasirildeen tackles Alabama State wide receiver Tyrek Allen in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. Florida State defeated Alabama State 49-12. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

Arizona St, Florida St meet in Sun Bowl without top RBs

Dec. 30, 2019 5:32 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The top running backs for Arizona State and Florida State won't be around for the Sun Bowl. Sun Devils coach Herm Edwards and interim Seminoles coach Odell Haggins can live with those decisions regardless of their effect on Tuesday's game. “Don't forget that these players that...