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LSU reeling amid protracted reviews of sexual assault cases

Apr. 16, 2021 12:26 PM EDT

When LSU's football team emerges from the north end zone tunnel in 102,000-seat Tiger Stadium for its traditional spring scrimmage on Saturday, players will take a field emblazoned with a logo recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The logo symbolizes an effort to...

Coalition launches program to lift minority football coaches

Apr. 15, 2021 21:10 PM EDT

An organization started by Maryland’s Mike Locksley is trying to help advance the careers of minority football coaches by connecting them with the people who do the hiring in college sports. The National Coalition of Minority Football Coaches launched its first...

College sports already adapting to new NCAA transfer rules

Apr. 15, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

As spring practice winds down, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman sees some potential holes in his roster. Arkansas didn’t use the maximum 25 scholarships this year on its incoming recruits so it has a few left over to hit the transfer market, where there is no longer any...

Vanderbilt turning berm into premium end zone seating area

Apr. 15, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt is turning the berm in one end zone into new premium seating before the upcoming season. The university announced Thursday the new seating option near the video board will feature 28 private boxes with four seats each and at least 80...

Former Nebraska football player acquitted of sex assault

Apr. 15, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A jury has acquitted former Nebraska football player Katerian LeGrone of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old fellow student in 2019. The Lancaster County jury returned the verdict Thursday, the Lincoln Journal Star reported. LeGrone had been charged...

Former Baylor QB Charlie Brewer flourishing at Utah

Apr. 15, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Charlie Brewer is on course to make a name for himself as Utah's newest quarterback. Since his high school days, when he was lightly recruited before signing with Baylor, Brewer has been driven by a desire to prove doubters wrong. That competitive...

Leroy Keyes, gold standard of Purdue football, dies at 74

Apr. 15, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

Leroy Keyes, a two-time consensus All-American running back and one of the greatest football players in Purdue history, died Thursday. He was 74. He died at his home in West Lafayette, Indiana, surrounded by his wife and children, the family said in a statement. ...

Pandemic-driven spring football requires virtual creativity

Apr. 15, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — William and Felicia Mosley found the perfect way for them to make the most of the four-hour drive from their Montgomery, Alabama, home to cheer on their son at Tennessee State. They turned on Zoom and attended church services. ...

North Dakota, Youngstown State football game canceled

Apr. 14, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Valley Football Conference said Wednesday it has canceled the North Dakota at Youngstown State game scheduled Saturday. The league said in a release that the Penguins played a league-high seven games in eight weeks this spring and...

Playoff berths at stake as FCS regular season winds down

Apr. 14, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

The final weekend for most leagues playing FCS spring football has arrived with 11 of the 16 spots in the pandemic-shortened 16-team playoffs field still to be determined. Weber State (Big Sky), Monmouth (Big South), Sacred Heart (Northeast), Jacksonville State (Ohio...