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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 file photo, Texas's Keaontay Ingram (26) runs through a tackle of Kansas's Kyron Johnson (15) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Austin, Texas. Running back Keaontay Ingram is transferring from Texas to Southern California. USC confirmed the latest addition to its backfield Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Running back Keaontay Ingram transferring to USC from Texas

Jan. 26, 2021 6:48 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Running back Keaontay Ingram is transferring from Texas to Southern California. USC confirmed the latest addition to its backfield Tuesday. Ingram rushed for 1,811 yards over the past three seasons with the Longhorns, making 18 starts. After starting all 13 games and racking up 853 yards...

Ole Miss hires Baker as passing game coordinator/TEs coach

Jan. 25, 2021 5:41 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin has hired John David Baker as passing game coordinator and tight ends coach. Baker spent the last two seasons at Southern California, where he was tight ends coach last season. His hiring was announced on Monday. Baker was an offensive quality control...

Washington Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) scores against Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Penguins won 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Latest: Northern Colorado not playing Big Sky football

Jan. 21, 2021 7:42 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The University of Northern Colorado football program won’t participate in the Big Sky Conference and FCS spring championship season. Instead, the Golden Bears, led by rookie head coach Ed McCaffrey, will pursue a modified...

Running back Markese Stepp #30 of the USC Trojans runs for touchdown against the Oregon Ducks in the first half of the PAC 12 Championship football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Friday, December 18, 2020 in Los Angeles on Friday, December 18, 2020. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

RB Markese Stepp lands at Nebraska after transfer from USC

Jan. 12, 2021 4:26 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Running back Markese Stepp has transferred from Southern California to Nebraska, strengthening an area of need for the Cornhuskers following the departures of Dedrick Mills and Wan'Dale Robinson. Stepp made the announcement on Twitter on Tuesday. The 6-foot, 235-pounder appeared in...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian watches warmups before an NCAA football game against LSU in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Texas has hired Sarkisian as the Longhorns new coach. The move comes just a few hours after Texas announced the firing of Tom Herman after four seasons with no Big 12 championships. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)

Texas fires Herman after 4 seasons, hires Tide OC Sarkisian

Jan. 2, 2021 7:48 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas was tired of waiting for Tom Herman to deliver a Big 12 title and turn the Longhorns back into national championship contenders. Next up: Steve Sarkisian, the architect of the Alabama Crimson Tide’s offense and its tsunami of points this season. Texas fired Herman on...

Prolific WR Amon-Ra St. Brown joins USC exodus to NFL draft

Jan. 2, 2021 2:33 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown is headed to the NFL draft after three seasons at Southern California. St. Brown announced his expected decision Saturday. The speedy, sure-handed receiver is the fifth key underclassman in the past week from the 21st-ranked Trojans (5-1) to declare their...

USC DL Marlon Tuipulotu, CB Olaijah Griffin headed to draft

Jan. 1, 2021 5:55 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California defensive lineman Marlon Tuipulotu and cornerback Olaijah Griffin are headed to the NFL draft. The two key defensive starters for the 21st-ranked Trojans announced their intentions Friday. USC already had lost All-America safety Talanoa Hufanga and offensive lineman...

Southern California safety Talanoa Hufanga (15) celebrates after his interception against Utah in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Salt Lake City. Hufanga was selected to The Associated Press All-America first-team defense, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

All-American safety Talanoa Hufanga leaves USC for NFL draft

Dec. 30, 2020 3:56 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California safety Talanoa Hufanga is headed to the NFL after a standout junior season. Hufanga announced his plan to enter the draft Wednesday on his social media accounts. Hufanga was a first-team AP All-American and the Pac-12's Defensive Player of the Year this season for the...

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2019, file photo, Southern California running back Markese Stepp (30) is lifted into the end zone by Alijah Vera-Tucker (75) as Notre Dame safety Alohi Gilman defends during an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. Vera-Tucker has opted back in to the upcoming season, giving an enormous boost to the Trojans' offense. Vera-Tucker announced his decision Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, on social media. He opted out in September when the Pac-12 was uncertain about the resumption of its season. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

USC offensive tackle Alijah Vera-Tucker to enter NFL draft

Dec. 28, 2020 8:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California offensive lineman Alijah Vera-Tucker is headed to the NFL draft. The left tackle made his long-anticipated announcement Monday. He was a fourth-year junior this season. Vera-Tucker opted out of the 2020 season in September when the Pac-12 delayed its start, but opted...

FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2020, file photo, Colorado running back Jarek Broussard, front, runs for a short gain as San Diego State linebacker Andrew Aleki pursues during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Boulder, Colo. Broussard was selected as the PAC-12 offensive player of the year along with Oregon State running back Jermar Jefferson.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Broussard, Jefferson headline AP All-Pac-12 football team

Dec. 25, 2020 1:30 PM EST

Colorado's Jarek Broussard ran for 301 yards in one game and averaged more than six yards per carry. Oregon State's Jermar Jefferson averaged more than 145 yards per game and scored seven touchdowns. The two dynamic running backs may not have been able to play a full season due to the coronavirus pandemic, but...