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Player exodus leaves No. 15 Notre Dame and No. 21 ranked Oregon State filling holes for Sun Bowl

Dec. 28, 2023 09:46 AM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Sun Bowl matching No. 15 Notre Dame and 21st-ranked Oregon State is more about who isn't playing than who is. The exodus of players left both coaches answering philosophical questions about the future of bowl games beyond Friday's meeting. ...

Former Oregon State quarterback Aidan Chiles following coach Jonathan Smith to Michigan State

Dec. 14, 2023 16:46 PM EST

Former Oregon State quarterback Aidan Chiles announced Thursday he is following coach Jonathan Smith to Michigan State as a transfer. Chiles hade his commitment to Michigan State public in a social media post. He played in nine games this season as a freshman backup to DJ Uiagalelei....

Minnesota defensive coordinator Joe Rossi departs for same job at Michigan State, AP source says

Dec. 11, 2023 17:11 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota defensive coordinator Joe Rossi has accepted the same job at Michigan State under new coach Jonathan Smith, according to a person with knowledge of the move. The person confirmed Rossi's departure to The Associated Press on Monday. The person spoke on...

Michigan State coach Jonathan Smith brings much of his Oregon State staff with him to lead Spartans

Dec. 07, 2023 13:49 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State hired Jonathan Smith away from Oregon State last week and the coach is bringing much of his previous staff with him. Smith announced his first wave of additions to the coaching and support staff on Thursday, and each person has ties to him...