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FedEx pledges $25 million over 5 years in NIL program for University of Memphis athletes

Apr. 19, 2024 10:58 AM EDT

MEMPHIS (AP) — FedEx on Friday pledged $25 million over the next five years to be used in sponsorship deals with University of Memphis athletes, a huge boost for the school's name, image and likeness compensation efforts. The Memphis-based shipping giant said the program will...

First-year Michigan coach Sherrone Moore might display some of his QB options in spring game

Apr. 19, 2024 05:21 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Sherrone Moore will have a lot of big decisions to make in his first season as Michigan's coach, leading the defending national champions after Jim Harbaugh bolted to coach the Los Angeles Chargers. Who he chooses to start at quarterback will be a closely...

Michigan State's new coach Jonathan Smith and QB Aidan Chiles know each other well from Oregon State

Apr. 19, 2024 05:11 AM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State is breaking in a new football coach and quarterback this year. The Spartans may benefit from how familiar the pivotal people in the program are with each other because they both were at Oregon State last season. Jonathan...

Proposal would assure schools that go all in to help NCAA investigations avoid postseason ban

Apr. 18, 2024 23:06 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Schools facing NCAA infractions cases could ensure they avoid postseason bans if they show “exemplary cooperation” with investigators under a proposal before the NCAA Division I Council. The NCAA announced Thursday the proposal would define “exemplary...

University of Missouri plans $250 million renovation of Memorial Stadium

Apr. 18, 2024 22:35 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri is planning a $250 million renovation of Memorial Stadium. The Memorial Stadium Improvements Project, expected to be completed by the 2026 season, will further enclose the north end of the stadium and add a variety of new premium...

Arizona State starting quarterback Jaden Rashada enters transfer portal after just one season

Apr. 18, 2024 22:25 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State starting quarterback Jaden Rashada is entering the transfer portal. Rashada announced his decision on the social plaform X on Thursday, thanking coach Kenny Dillingham and his staff. “A special thank you to coach Dilly!” Rashada...

Archie Cooley, the college football coach whose innovative offense launched Jerry Rice, has died

Apr. 18, 2024 22:04 PM EDT

Archie Cooley, the innovative Black college football coach whose offense helped Jerry Rice become a star at Mississippi Valley State, has died, his family announced through the school Thursday. He was 84. “The MVSU Family sends our condolences to the Cooley Family,” the school...

Deion Sanders' sons Shilo and Shedeur take on some recruiting duties for Colorado

Apr. 18, 2024 18:56 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The trust Deion Sanders places in his sons, Shilo and Shedeur, extends well beyond the field and into the world of the transfer portal. As leaders of the Colorado Buffaloes, Shilo, a defensive back, and Shedeur, the QB, wouldn’t have it any other way....

The Iowa Hawkeyes are installing a new offense. The players say their new OC is 'intense,' too

Apr. 18, 2024 15:09 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has been known for stability on its football coaching staff, which makes this spring a little different for the Hawkeyes. Offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz, the son of coach Kirk Ferentz, was fired during the team’s off week last October, though he...

Oregon State RB Damien Martinez among players entering transfer portal as spring window opens

Apr. 16, 2024 18:03 PM EDT

Oregon State running back Damien Martinez, Miami running back Henry Parrish and Pitt defensive end Dayon Hayes entered the transfer portal Tuesday as the 14-day spring window opened for college football players. With NCAA rules limiting multi-time transfers for undergraduate athletes...