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Top QB recruit Arch Manning tweets that he's going to Texas

Jun. 23, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The latest Manning quarterback, and the nation's top recruit for next year's class, has verbally committed to a future SEC school: Arch Manning tweeted Thursday that he plans to play at Texas. The quarterback's message included a photo of him dropping back for...

States hands off when it comes to NCAA, athlete compensation

May. 16, 2022 13:12 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NCAA waited nearly a year to issue a warning that there are still rules to follow now that college athletes can earn money off their fame, sparking speculation that a crackdown could be coming for schools and boosters that break them. But the NCAA isn't the...

Big 12 players expected to have impact seasons in 2022

Apr. 26, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

Some Big 12 Conference players to watch next season: BAYLOR: Redshirt sophomore Lorando Johnson, a former four-star recruit known as “Snaxx,” is expected to take over the hybrid linebacker-defensive back spot in the Bears defense. Jalen Pitre was the Big 12 defensive player of...

Battle to be Longhorns QB the talk of Texas this spring

Apr. 23, 2022 03:26 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The biggest position battle in the Big 12 is at Texas quarterback. No position carries more expectations in pursuit of getting the once-proud Longhorns back to the top of the league. And none will be a bigger target of scorn if Texas can't get there. ...

Temple, Maryland rare D-I schools with top Black leadership

Apr. 15, 2022 13:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the past year, Temple has hired a new president, athletic director and football coach, all Black men. The moves have made Temple just the second school that plays major college football to have an African-American in all three of those high-profile positions,...

Ex-Texas QB Casey Thompson embraces fresh start at Nebraska

Apr. 09, 2022 14:48 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Even though Casey Thompson hasn't been named Nebraska's starting quarterback officially, all indications through spring practices point to him taking the first snaps when the Cornhuskers open the season. “I’m glad I’m on the other end of sitting and...