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Record-setting Texas Tech K Garibay into NFL draft

Jan. 16, 2022 17:58 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech kicker Jonathan Garibay is bypassing his final season of eligibility, opting to declare for the NFL draft after making the longest game-winning kick in FBS history and being the most accurate field goal kicker in school history. Garibay kicked a...

Iowa coach disbands diversity group created after 2020 probe

Jan. 16, 2022 16:59 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz has disbanded an alumni advisory committee that was created after a 2020 investigation found evidence of racial bias against Black players in his program and bullying behavior by some of his assistants. The Gazette reports ...

Ex-Alabama QB Jay Barker charged with domestic violence

Jan. 16, 2022 01:12 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Alabama quarterback Jay Barker, who is married to country music singer Sara Evans, was arrested Saturday on a felony domestic violence charge, Tennessee authorities said. Barker, 49, was booked into a Nashville county jail early Saturday morning,...

Georgia celebrates title at stadium, Smart plans repeat

Jan. 15, 2022 17:02 PM EST

Georgia coach Kirby Smart told a near-capacity crowd at Sanford Stadium on Saturday the Bulldogs don't plan to wait another 41 years for their next national championship. “It’s moments and events like this that allow us to look back and allow us to look forward,” Smart said....

Alabama cornerback Armour-Davis declares for NFL draft

Jan. 15, 2022 17:02 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama cornerback Jalyn Armour-Davis is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Armour-Davis announced his decision Saturday on social media, saying “my time here has definitely prepared me for the next step.” He tied for the...

Graham resigns as Hawaii football coach amid controversy

Jan. 15, 2022 00:51 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Todd Graham resigned as the University of Hawaii’s football coach Friday, stepping down amid controversy after completing the second-year of a five-year contract. Graham resigned a week after former players and some parents testified before a state legislative...

Chip Kelly staying at UCLA, agrees to new 4-year contract

Jan. 14, 2022 19:49 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA football coach Chip Kelly agreed to a new four-year contract Friday after leading the Bruins to their best season since 2015. The agreement came two days before the $9 million buyout on Kelly’s original contract would have expired. Kelly said he had...

2 defensive coaches hired as Ohio State revamps staff

Jan. 14, 2022 17:42 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day continued to revamp his coaching staff by hiring of two defensive assistants Friday. Tim Walton, a former Ohio State player who spent the last 13 years coaching in the NFL, most recently with the Jacksonville Jaguars, was added as...

Longest tenure grows as Iowa extends Ferentz's contract

Jan. 14, 2022 17:34 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The nation's longest-tenured FBS head coach plans to stick around a lot longer as the University of Iowa on Friday announced it was extending Kirk Ferentz's contract through the 2029 season. Iowa athletic officials announced the four-year extension that...

Longest tenure grows as Iowa extends Ferentz's contract

Jan. 14, 2022 17:27 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The nation's longest-tenured head football coach plans to stick around even longer as the University of Iowa on Friday announced it was extending Kirk Ferentz's contract through the 2029 season. Iowa athletic officials announced the four-year extension that...