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BYU football player accused of DUI, status on team uncertain

Jun. 21, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Brigham Young University football player has been charged with driving under the influence. Online court records show Neil Pau'u pleaded not guilty Wednesday to DUI and interfering with traffic signs. The 23-year-old wide receiver from Santa Ana, California, is accused of driving...

Arizona State's Herm Edwards to serve as professor

Jun. 13, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Herm Edwards is adding a new title at Arizona State: Professor. The school announced Thursday that the Arizona State head football coach will become a professor of practice at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Edwards will serve as a guest lecturer and...

USC welcomes back WR McCoy, lands Florida CB Steele

Jun. 11, 2019 9:28 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Receiver Bru McCoy and cornerback Chris Steele have officially joined Southern California's football program, apparently wrapping up two recruiting sagas back where they began. USC coach Clay Helton on Tuesday confirmed the arrivals of local products McCoy and Steele, two of the nation's...

United Airlines, USC agree to modify LA Coliseum naming deal

Jun. 7, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — United Airlines and the University of Southern California have reached a new naming rights agreement for Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to resolve criticism that placing a corporate name on the stadium would disrespect its history as a monument to troops who fought and died in World War...

Correction: Bowl Agreements story

Jun. 5, 2019 1:45 PM EDT

In a June 4 story about new bowl agreements in college football, The Associated Press erroneously reported that starting in 2020 the Pac-12 would send its top team not participating in the College Football Playoff or New Year's Six games to the Las Vegas Bowl. According to the Las Vegas Bowl, the bowl will share...

Analysis: Picking the 2020 class for college football hall

Jun. 4, 2019 2:47 AM EDT

A glance at the list of candidates eligible for selection to the College Football Hall of Fame is likely to produce the following reaction: How is that guy not in yet? Heisman Trophy winners Rashaan Salaam, Carson Palmer and Eric Crouch are still waiting. The late Jerome Brown, an anchor on some of Miami's best...

3 ex-UCLA football players sue school over injuries

May. 31, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three former University of California, Los Angeles football players are suing the school, alleging they suffered concussions and other injuries that worsened because they were forced to play instead of receiving proper treatment. Offensive linemen John Lopez and Poasi Moala filed...

Marv Lewis joins football staff at Arizona State as adviser

May. 28, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is joining Arizona State coach Herm Edwards' staff as a special adviser. The school announced the hiring on Tuesday. Lewis spent 16 seasons coaching the Bengals and is the franchise's all-time wins leader with 131. He led Cincinnati to seven...

UCLA: Terry Donahue, retired football coach, has cancer

May. 21, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Terry Donahue, the winningest football coach in UCLA and Pac-12 history, has been diagnosed with cancer. The university says the 74-year-old former coach was released from UC San Diego's Jacobs Medical Center on Tuesday, four days after having surgery. Donahue will soon begin...

NCAA grants Memphis QB Brady White 6th year of eligibility

May. 17, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The NCAA has granted Memphis quarterback Brady White a sixth year of eligibility due to several medical issues he dealt with while playing at Arizona State. Memphis announced the extension Friday. White started all 14 games last season for Memphis. But he suffered a foot injury in...