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Mahomes, Hurts latest Texas prep QBs on Super Bowl stage

Feb. 05, 2023 16:19 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Texas high school quarterbacks guru Todd Dodge got what he wanted when Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts of Philadelphia won their conference championship games. “I really like Joe Burrow,” Dodge said with a chuckle in reference to Cincinnati's star...

South Carolina's Beamer suspends three freshmen from program

Feb. 03, 2023 17:03 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Shane Beamer said freshmen Monteque Rhames II, Anthony Rose and Cameron Upshaw were suspended from the football program. There was no reason given for the suspensions in the school's statement Friday. Online records showed Rhames, 18, was...

Clemson gives raises, contract extensions to football staff

Feb. 03, 2023 13:29 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's board of trustees approved raises for special teams coordinator and cornerbacks coach Mike Reed and defensive tackles coach Nick Eason on Friday. Reed and Eason also received one-year extensions keeping them tied to the Tigers through Jan. 31, 2026. ...

Hall of Fame NFL executive Bobby Beathard dies at 86

Feb. 01, 2023 18:18 PM EST

Bobby Beathard, the architect of four Super Bowl-winning teams with two different organizations during his lengthy tenure in football, has died. He was 86. A spokesperson for the Washington Commanders said Beathard's family told the team he died Monday at his home in Franklin,...

Analysis: Tom Brady's legacy goes beyond Super Bowl rings

Feb. 01, 2023 16:56 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady had nothing left to prove. Already considered the GOAT — greatest of all time — Brady finally walked away from the NFL on Wednesday following the most difficult, emotionally draining season in his life. “I’m retiring. For good,"...

Police report details what led to Georgia player's arrest

Jan. 24, 2023 19:55 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia football transfer Rodarius “Rara” Thomas was arrested for blocking the door to a campus dorm room and causing injuries to a 17-year-old girl during an argument, a police report says. The incident resulted in a felony charge of false imprisonment...

AP source: Michigan's Harbaugh refuses to agree on charge

Jan. 19, 2023 19:54 PM EST

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh told NCAA investigators in multiple meetings this week that he will not agree to an unethical conduct charge, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday night on condition of anonymity because...

Northwestern hires attorney to probe alleged football hazing

Jan. 11, 2023 19:52 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern has hired an outside attorney to investigate alleged hazing within its football program. The school said Wednesday in a statement it “immediately” hired attorney Maggie Hickey of law firm ArentFox Schiff to lead the investigation after it was...

Chicago State mulls adding Division I football program

Jan. 11, 2023 18:47 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago State is considering adding a Division I football team. A predominantly Black institution with an enrollment of about 2,300, the South Side school announced Wednesday a committee of faculty, staff, students, partners, community leaders and “long-standing...

Michigan: NCAA looking into potential football infractions

Jan. 06, 2023 12:49 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan announced Friday that it has received notice from the NCAA that it is looking into potential rules infractions in the Wolverines football program. Athletic director Warde Manuel said the “draft allegations” were received Thursday. ...