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Herbstreit, Fowler to be voices in EA Sports college football game that will feature every FBS team

Feb. 22, 2024 14:27 PM EST

Kirk Herbstreit and Chris Fowler are in the game. ESPN “College GameDay” analyst Herbstreit and network broadcaster Fowler announced Thursday on social media they will be voices in EA Sports' upcoming college football video game. Analysts David Pollack and Jesse Palmer made...

Jake Waters is promoted from quality control staffer to running backs coach at Iowa State

Feb. 22, 2024 12:37 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Jake Waters has been promoted to Iowa State running backs coach after working as a senior offensive quality control staff member the past three years, Cyclones coach Matt Campbell announced Thursday. Waters, an ISU graduate assistant in 2017, coached tight ends,...

Texas regents approve Sarkisian contract extension and raise to more than $10 million

Feb. 22, 2024 11:43 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Steve Sarkisian is college football's latest $10 million man. The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Thursday approved a raise and contract extension for the Longhorns coach that boosts his guaranteed salary to $10.3 million this year and signs him...

With 12-team playoff set, CFP already discussing possibly more teams for 2026 and beyond

Feb. 21, 2024 19:56 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Now that the yearslong process to finalize how the 12 teams for the expanded College Football Playoff will be selected for the next two seasons is complete, there are already discussions about maybe adding more teams for 2026 and beyond. The CFP management committee...

Alabama replacing football radio play-by-play man Eli Gold with Chris Stewart

Feb. 21, 2024 18:36 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is replacing longtime football radio announcer Eli Gold. The school announced Wednesday that Chris Stewart will replace Gold, 70, starting with the spring football game. Gold has been the voice of Alabama football for 35 years, calling seven national...

Dartmouth College to honor memory of football coach Teevens with celebration, athletic complex name

Feb. 21, 2024 16:38 PM EST

Dartmouth College will honor the memory of its winningest football coach by adding his name to its athletic complex next fall. Buddy Teevens, known nationally for his efforts to make football safer, died in September of injuries he had sustained in a bicycle accident six months...

How the 12-team College Football Playoff will work

Feb. 21, 2024 09:20 AM EST

The 12-team College Football Playoff is 10 months away from kicking off and the format for it has finally been locked in. University presidents who make up the CFP Board of Managers unanimously approved one last tweak to increase the number of at-large bids from six to seven. The...

College Football Playoff approves 5+7 format and reduces spots for conference champions

Feb. 20, 2024 18:37 PM EST

The field for the 12-team College Football Playoff beginning next season will comprise five conference champions and seven at-large selections after the university presidents who oversee the CFP voted unanimously Tuesday to tweak the format. The move to decrease the number of spots...

Alabama's DeBoer hires Sheridan as offensive coordinator, Shephard as co-offensive coordinator

Feb. 20, 2024 17:30 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Kalen DeBoer has hired Nick Sheridan as offensive coordinator and JaMarcus Shephard as co-offensive coordinator. DeBoer announced the hirings on Tuesday. Sheridan replaces Ryan Grubb, who had planned to follow DeBoer from Washington to Alabama...

Mississippi grand jury decides not to indict ex-NFL player Jerrell Powe on kidnapping charge

Feb. 20, 2024 17:22 PM EST

RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi grand jury has decided not to indict former NFL player Jerrell Powe months after he was arrested on a kidnapping charge in 2023, his attorney said. Tom Fortner told The Associated Press on Monday that he received notification from the Madison...