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Fresno State's Tedford steps down because of health concerns, Skipper is named interim coach

Jul. 15, 2024 22:24 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno State coach Jeff Tedford announced Monday he's stepping down because of health concerns. Tedford, 62, led the Bulldogs to a 44-22 record in five seasons, including two Mountain West Conference championships and four bowl victories. The Bulldogs finished...

Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin had to hold it together at SEC Media Day as he spoke about late father

Jul. 15, 2024 20:10 PM EDT

Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin came to SEC Media Days on Monday still grieving the death of his father, Monte Kiffin, a longtime and well-respected NFL assistant. Monte Kiffin died last week at 84. One of the architects of the successful and widely used Tampa 2 defensive scheme,...

Ole Miss enters 2024 trying to ignore the hype as LSU looks to defy expectations again

Jul. 15, 2024 18:35 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Lane Kiffin learned a lot from former Alabama coach Nick Saban — especially about the dangers of preseason praise and high expectations being placed upon a team by fans and media. “In respect to Coach Saban, this is really, as he said, this is a rat-poison...

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey: 'Time to update your expectations for what college athletics can be'

Jul. 15, 2024 15:44 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey unofficially opened the league's first football season as 16-team league Monday in a massive hotel ballroom in North Texas, a new setting for SEC Media Days at a time when everything about college sports seems to be in flux. ...

ACC to use Apple's iPads on football sidelines and in coaching booths for video playback this fall

Jul. 15, 2024 14:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference will collaborate with Apple to bring iPad technology to the sidelines and coaching booths for the upcoming season. In an announcement Monday, the ACC said all 17 football members — a group that includes new arrivals California,...

Pac-12's postseason bowl agreements remain for Oregon State and Washington State

Jul. 12, 2024 14:38 PM EDT

The Pac-12's existing bowl game agreements will continue through the 2025 season despite the league's breakup, the conference announced Friday. Among other things, it means that Oregon State and Washington State, the two remaining Pac-12 schools after the conference collapsed in...

Georgia has 2 more players, including LB Smael Mondon, arrested for reckless driving

Jul. 11, 2024 13:37 PM EDT

Georgia starting linebacker Smael Mondon was arrested by Athens-Clarke County police on Wednesday night on charges of speeding and reckless driving, according to jail records. One day earlier, freshman offensive lineman Bo Hughley was arrested by University of Georgia police on...

Prime Time in Big 12: Colorado coach Deion Sanders says he is 'judged on a different scale'

Jul. 11, 2024 10:57 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Colorado coach Deion Sanders said Wednesday at his first Big 12 media days appearance that he has to operate under an entirely different umbrella when it comes to expectations. The Pro Football Hall of Fame player is going into his second season coaching in a...