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Tyler Shough puts on a show at Oregon's spring game

Apr. 20, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — While Justin Herbert was his usual steady self at quarterback for Oregon, the Ducks' spring game gave redshirt freshman Tyler Shough a chance to show off his growth. Herbert, playing Saturday for the Mighty Oregon side, completed 17 of 32 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns. Shough,...

Texas Tech adds grad transfers from Utah, Penn State, Cal

Apr. 17, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech has added three graduate transfers in running back Armand Shyne from Utah, defensive back Zech McPhearson out of Penn State and former California linebacker Evan Rambo. The signings of Shyne and Rambo on Wednesday came after the addition earlier this week of McPhearson for...

Penn State QB competition on hold as Stevens gets healthy

Apr. 13, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Tommy Stevens knows all about waiting his turn, so the fact that Penn State's prospective starting quarterback couldn't do much during spring practice was nothing new. That doesn't make it any less frustrating for the dual-threat signal-caller who sat out most of spring ball,...

Justin Herbert gives Ducks some continuity amid new faces

Apr. 9, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

As a soon-to-be senior, Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert knows this about spring football: It's a process and it's rarely smooth. "We've just got to keep climbing. Definitely we've made a lot of mistakes this spring. But we're learning from them and that's what it's all about," he said. "So we'll get better and...

Penn State to collect $733K from Sandusky's defunct charity

Mar. 20, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State will collect hundreds of thousands of dollars left over from the defunct charity for youth founded by convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky, settling claims from a threatened civil lawsuit. The university and the state attorney general's office both confirmed this week...