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2 ex-Nebraska football players face sex assault allegations

Dec. 11, 2019 6:50 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two former University of Nebraska football players accused in connection with the sexual assault of a 19-year-old fellow student were set to be released from jail Wednesday after a judge allowed them to post bond, and attorneys for both men said they intend to fight the allegations....

Colorado State hires Steve Addazio as football coach

Dec. 11, 2019 6:15 PM EST

One of the criteria Colorado State had for its next football coach was experience. The Rams checked that box with the hiring of Steve Addazio. Addazio agreed to a five-year contract Wednesday, with a base salary of $1.5 million in the first year and with a $50,000 increase each year of the deal. The 60-year-old...

Ex-NC State coach's attorneys question fairness of NCAA case

Dec. 11, 2019 5:38 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for former North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried are questioning the fairness of the NCAA process after he was charged with failing to adequately monitor the Wolfpack men's basketball program for violations, including during the recruitment of former basketball star...

Colorado State hires Steve Addazio as new head coach

Dec. 11, 2019 4:48 PM EST
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State hires Steve Addazio as new head coach.

Northwestern hires BC's Bajakian as offensive coordinator

Dec. 11, 2019 4:16 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern hired Boston College's Mike Bajakian as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Wednesday. Bajakian, who spent four seasons at quarterbacks coach for the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, spent last year as OC and QBs coach for Boston College, which boasted the top...

St. Cloud State to end football, golf programs in 2020

Dec. 10, 2019 4:58 PM EST

ST. CLOUD, Minn., (AP) — St. Cloud State University in Minnesota plans to end its football and golf programs to comply with a Title IX court order and manage its budget shortages. The moves were announced Tuesday and will start next fall. They will affect about 115 student athletes, seven coaches and two...

Georgia hires ex-Ole Miss coach Matt Luke as OL assistant

Dec. 10, 2019 2:26 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia hired former Mississippi coach Matt Luke on Tuesday to oversee its offensive line, less than two weeks after he was fired by the Rebels. Luke will also serve as offensive line coach and associate head coach on Kirby Smart's staff, filling the void left by the departure of Sam Pittman...

Ole Miss softball coach Mike Smith resigns

Dec. 10, 2019 1:48 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss softball coach Mike Smith has resigned. Smith, who has been the head coach at Ole Miss since 2015 had been on administrative since November, under what the university describes as a “non-financial, external audit” of the softball program. On Sunday, he...

South Carolina hiring Mike Bobo as offensive coordinator

Dec. 9, 2019 6:34 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is hiring ex-Colorado State coach Mike Bobo as its new offensive coordinator. The school's Board of Trustees released an agenda of a meeting Tuesday where one item for approval was “R. Michael Bobo Employment Agreement." Bobo has spent the past five seasons at...

Old Dominion hires Penn State assistant Rahne as head coach

Dec. 9, 2019 6:25 PM EST

Old Dominion has hired Penn State offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne as its head coach. Rahne has been offensive coordinator at Penn State the last two seasons and on coach James Franklin's staffs with the Nittany Lions and Vanderbilt since 2011. The 39-year-old former Cornell quarterback has never been a head...