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Wake Forest adds 2 grad transfer kickers

Jun. 19, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest has added two graduate transfer kickers, including one who has spent five years serving a military tour of duty. Coach Dave Clawson added Darren Ford and Eric Osteen to the team Tuesday. Ford kicked and punted at Division III Hope College while Osteen completed his...

3rd ex-Wheaton football player pleads guilty in hazing case

Jun. 19, 2018 6:53 PM EDT

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A third former member of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago who faced felony charges in a 2016 hazing incident has pleaded guilty to lesser charges. Samuel TeBos of Allendale, Michigan, pleaded guilty Tuesday to misdemeanor battery and was sentenced to one year of...

Oklahoma approves 5-years, $25 million for Lincoln Riley

Jun. 19, 2018 5:42 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lincoln Riley got a major raise a year ago based on potential. This one was based on results. Oklahoma will pay its football coach $25 million over the next five years, including $4.8 million this season. Oklahoma's Board of Regents approved the new numbers on Tuesday. The 34-year-old...

Irish LB Coney pleads guilty to marijuana possession

Jun. 19, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame senior middle linebacker Te'von Coney pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana Tuesday and was given a year of probation for an incident that happened nearly two years ago. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Wayne Steele accepted a plea deal and put Coney on probation...

Tennessee adds Alabama graduate transfer Brandon Kennedy

Jun. 19, 2018 3:03 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has boosted its offensive line by adding Alabama graduate transfer Brandon Kennedy. Tennessee announced the additions of Kennedy and former Michigan State running back Madre London on Tuesday. Because they're graduate transfers, both are eligible to play for Tennessee this...

Former Oregon football player found dead near crash site

Jun. 16, 2018 11:09 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon have identified the body of a man found after a car crash near a university's football stadium as a former University of Oregon football player. Police in Eugene late Friday said the body of 21-year-old Fotu Tuli Leiato was found in brush hours after a rollover crash in...

A's prospect Murray ready to lead Oklahoma football first

Jun. 15, 2018 10:12 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Billy Beane will watch Oklahoma football this fall with great interest in the Sooners quarterback: Kyler Murray will be a member of the Oakland Athletics as soon as his college career is complete. A's manager Bob Melvin, an admittedly superstitious guy, might close his eyes and cross...

NCAA settles CTE lawsuit filed by widow of Texas player

Jun. 15, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The NCAA settled a lawsuit Friday with the family of a former University of Texas football player that accused the organization of being responsible for his brain injuries and death decades after his playing career. The lawsuit in Dallas was settled after three days of trial. A court...

Syracuse QB Rex Culpepper cancer-free; ready to return

Jun. 15, 2018 5:18 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Rex Culpepper is back. The smile on his face said it all. The redshirt sophomore quarterback had his first full workout with Syracuse on Friday after overcoming testicular cancer. He said he broke down and cried when he was told he was cancer-free a week ago at Moffitt Cancer Center...

School, fatherhood, football connect former Temple teammates

Jun. 15, 2018 8:43 AM EDT

David Hood has been a dad and a college football player and sometimes he had to do both at the same time. Last year during summer workouts at Temple, little David IV, then 3, tagged along with his dad for a few days. Up at 5 a.m., Hood brought his son to the locker room, the training table, the practice field...