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Memphis running back ready for NFL draft after opting out

Apr. 15, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

Kenneth Gainwell had every intention of playing football with the Memphis Tigers, working throughout fall practice. Six days before the season opener, the running back changed his mind. The funeral for an uncle, the fourth member of his family to die of COVID-19, made...

With Darnold gone, Jets focused on finding next franchise QB

Apr. 07, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Douglas and the New York Jets discussed, debated and contemplated every scenario surrounding Sam Darnold. After all the agonizing over the “rabbit holes,” as the general manger called them, the choice to ultimately trade the promising but...

QB Uiagalelei in charge of Clemson with Lawrence gone

Apr. 03, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — D.J. Uiagalelei took charge of Clemson's offense Saturday as the Tigers closed spring practice with the Orange and White game. It was the first spring in several years that Clemson was without its two main offensive playmakers, quarterback Trevor...

Pitts puts on show at Florida's pro day for NFL evaluators

Mar. 31, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — There was no shortage of Kyle Pitts highlights at Florida’s pro day Wednesday, from his measurables to his moves to even his mindset. It was a refresher course for anyone who watched the versatile tight end play last season. ...

New to NFL coaching, Urban Meyer scouts Ohio State players

Mar. 30, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer likes to go with what he knows and trusts. That may end up benefiting some of his former recruits who worked out at Ohio State's pro day on Tuesday in front of Meyer and other NFL coaches and executives. ...

Zach Wilson shines in passing drills at BYU pro day

Mar. 26, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Zach Wilson gave observers a taste Friday of why he's projected to go higher in the NFL draft than any BYU player before him. The quarterback only took part in passing drills, following a script of 60 passes drawn up by former BYU and NFL quarterback...

Jaguars sign QB Beathard, setting up potential Minshew trade

Mar. 24, 2021 20:33 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard signed a two-year contract with Jacksonville on Wednesday, giving the Jaguars an experienced backup if they trade Gardner Minshew. The deal is worth $5 million and could total more with...

Jags tag LT Robinson, charge him with protecting QB Lawrence

Mar. 09, 2021 14:43 PM EST

The Jacksonville Jaguars used their franchise tag on left tackle Cam Robinson, preventing him from hitting free agency and making him the blindside protector for presumptive No. 1 draft pick Trevor Lawrence. The team made it official Tuesday, about two hours after coach...

Clemson's Tony Elliott back from COVID, Tennessee wooing

Mar. 04, 2021 15:53 PM EST

Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott is grateful the stress of December and January is behind him and he's once more doing a job he loves. The Tigers imaginative play-caller was out with COVID-19 for the team's 49-28 Sugar Bowl loss to Ohio State in the national...

Clemson, Swinney face major offensive changes this spring

Feb. 24, 2021 19:29 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Don't tell Clemson coach Dabo Swinney he has anything to worry about without offensive stars and team leaders in quarterback Trevor Lawrence and tailback Travis Etienne on the Tigers. “There's nobody that's left our program that we can't go into...