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Signing day ends recruiting sagas for QB Rashada, CB McClain

Feb. 01, 2023 18:40 PM EST

The opening of college football's traditional signing period for high school prospects brought an apparent end to two of the cycle's most notable recruitments. Blue-chip quarterback Jaden Rashada, who signed with Florida in December and then asked to be released from the commitment...

Rashada case in Florida highlights issues in NIL, recruiting

Jan. 30, 2023 14:01 PM EST

Broken promises and unrealistic expectations have been part of college football recruiting for as long as coaches have been pitching their programs in living rooms across America. Opportunities for playing time and a path to the NFL are being peddled, as always, but now potentially...

Duke's Whitehead out for Georgia Tech game with injury

Jan. 26, 2023 16:07 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke won't have touted freshman Dariq Whitehead for Saturday's game at Georgia Tech due to a left-leg injury and it's unclear exactly when he'll return. Coach Jon Scheyer didn't reveal specifics beyond describing it as a “strain.” But Whitehead seems to have...

Florida releases QB Rashada from scholarship to end breakup

Jan. 20, 2023 14:47 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Highly touted high school quarterback Jaden Rashada is moving on from Florida, a breakup that was weeks in the making and cost the Gators one of their most prized recruits. Florida officially granted Rashada a release from his National Letter of Intent on...

Titans hire 49ers' Ran Carthon as 14th general manager

Jan. 18, 2023 11:46 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have hired San Francisco director of player personnel Ran Carthon as their general manager. The Titans announced the hiring Wednesday morning, wrapping up a search that formally started Jan. 12. Carthon will be the franchise's first...

'Loyalty': Quartet of friends atop D-II women's games chart

Jan. 12, 2023 12:21 PM EST

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Brooke Carlson, Elisa Backes, Maegan Holt, Klaire Kirsch and Shiloh McCool do almost everything together. That includes movie nights and meals at the house four of the five share near the University of Nebraska-Kearney campus, organizing community service...

Dawgs for 3?: Georgia has chance to make football history

Jan. 10, 2023 17:33 PM EST

Kirby Smart has spent the past 16 years coaching at the top two powerhouses of this era in college football, so he already knew the question on everybody's mind the morning after his Georgia Bulldogs won their second straight College Football Playoff championship game. “I really...

Reese's scoring, rebounding leads No. 7 LSU past Texas A&M

Jan. 06, 2023 00:10 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Angel Reese had a school-record 28 rebounds and 26 points as No. 7 LSU matched its best start to a season with its 15th win, beating Texas A&M 74-34 on Thursday night. The unbeaten Tigers (15-0, 3-0 SEC) joined the 2002-03 team with a 15-win start. LSU,...

Smith, Joiner help NC State roll past No. 16 Duke 84-60

Jan. 04, 2023 22:17 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State coach Kevin Keatts knew the Wolfpack's chances against No. 16 Duke would start with the play of his dynamic backcourt of Terquavion Smith and Jarkel Joiner. “You guys can't be average,” Keatts said he told them recently. ...

College football adds broader swath of international players

Jan. 03, 2023 11:18 AM EST

New Zealand sprinter Eddie Osei-Nketia figured he'd “try something new." He already holds the 100-meter record in his country. Plus, he's got some rugby experience. Hello, college football. “I reckon the boys will hit harder and the tackling...