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Tulsa hires Ohio State coordinator Wilson as head coach

Dec. 06, 2022 19:55 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Kevin Wilson will seek to bring Tulsa some of the prolific passing and scoring he's overseen during six seasons as the offensive coordinator at Ohio State. Wilson was hired as Tulsa's coach on Tuesday and introduced at an afternoon news conference. ...

Hall of Famer Croom: 'Not enough progress' for Black coaches

Dec. 06, 2022 19:00 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sylvester Croom had a Hall of Fame career as an offensive lineman at Alabama, and was among the first Black players to become a star and team leader under coach Bear Bryant. Three decades later, Croom became the Southeastern Conference's first Black head football...

Miami extends Louisville misery by winning ACC opener 80-53

Dec. 04, 2022 15:40 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Miller had 14 points, Norchad Omier scored 12 and Miami opened Atlantic Coast Conference play with an 80-53 victory over winless Louisville on Sunday. Miller sank 6 of 10 shots with a 3-pointer for the Hurricanes (8-1), who picked up their fourth...

Colorado hires Deion Sanders to turn around football program

Dec. 04, 2022 07:41 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Deion Sanders is taking over as head coach at Colorado, bringing his charisma and larger-than-life persona to a beleaguered Pac-12 program that’s plunged to the bottom of college football. The deal was announced Saturday night by CU athletic director Rick...

Column: College coaching color barrier firmly entrenched

Dec. 02, 2022 19:55 PM EST

Hugh Freeze returns to the Southeastern Conference with enough baggage to fill a jumbo jet. He turned his last SEC job into “Freeze Gone Wild," using a university-issued cell phone to call an escort service while presiding over enough scandalous behavior to land Ole Miss on NCAA...

Florida Atlantic hires Tom Herman as football coach

Dec. 02, 2022 11:47 AM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Former Texas and Houston head coach Tom Herman will take over at Florida Atlantic as it heads into its first season in the American Athletic Conference. The hire comes just days after FAU fired Willie Taggart, who went 15-18 in his three seasons with the...

Portland State scores first 38 points, routs Portland Bible

Dec. 01, 2022 00:09 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Bobby Harvey had 18 points and Portland State scored the first 38 points of the game and cruised to a 114-31 victory over short-handed Portland Bible on Wednesday night. Portland Bible, a National Christian College Athletic Association program, entered 0-10...

UAB to hire ex-NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer as head coach

Nov. 30, 2022 18:53 PM EST

UAB has hired former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer as its next head coach on the eve of his high school team’s state championship game. The 50-year-old Dilfer won a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens in 2000 during a 14-year NFL career. He’s making a big leap to the college...

Arizona State hires Idaho State coach Ragle as assistant

Nov. 30, 2022 18:44 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has hired Idaho State head coach Charlie Ragle to serve as assistant head coach and special teams coordinator. The school announced Wednesday that Ragle is leaving the FCS school to join the staff of new Sun Devils coach Kenny Dillingham, who...

Georgia Tech promotes Brent Key from interim to head coach

Nov. 29, 2022 19:44 PM EST

Georgia Tech named interim coach Brent Key to the full-time position on Tuesday after he led the team to a 4-4 finish. Key, 44, was in his fourth season as assistant head coach, run game coordinator and offensive line coach before Geoff Collins was fired on Sept. 26, two days after...