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Kalen DeBoer makes unofficial Alabama coaching debut before big crowd at spring game

Apr. 13, 2024 19:18 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama fans hungry for a return to national-title contention filled Bryant-Denny Stadium for Nick Saban’s first spring game. Kalen DeBoer steps into a much different situation 17 years later. DeBoer wrapped up his first spring with the Crimson Tide on...

Cam Rising plays in Utah's spring football game after missing 2023 season with knee injury

Apr. 13, 2024 18:33 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Cam Rising is right on schedule in his comeback from a severe knee injury. Rising led the offense for three series in Utah’s spring football game Saturday. The senior quarterback had a strong outing in his first live game since sitting out the entire 2023...

Pitt modernized its offense over the winter. The growing pains will be felt for a while

Apr. 13, 2024 18:30 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pat Narduzzi spent most of his first nine seasons at Pittsburgh building a program whose identity reflected its coach's old-school values. Physical. Defense-oriented. Run-heavy. Narduzzi took pride in his team being an outlier of sorts in a game growing ever more...

Cam Ward hasn't played a real game yet at Miami. He's already the Hurricanes' unquestioned leader

Apr. 13, 2024 15:09 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami quarterback Cam Ward tells stories with a smile. He laughs a lot. He's a high-energy guy on the football field, engaging with teammates, cheering on his offense and chirping at his defense. He seems like the happiest person on the field. It's only a...

New Penn State coordinators Kotelnicki and Allen encouraged as spirited spring drills wrap up

Apr. 13, 2024 10:21 AM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Upon his arrival in Happy Valley, new Penn State offensive coordinator Andy Kotelnicki asked each of his new players a question that would shape their goals for spring practice. What do they want this offense to be? The Nittany Lions’ answers, when...

Tennessee Vols wrap up spring practice with Nico Iamaleava finally under center

Apr. 13, 2024 06:01 AM EDT

The Nico Iamaleava era finally has arrived at Tennessee. Sure, the No. 2 quarterback in the 2023 recruiting class debuted in the Vols' rout of Iowa in the Citrus Bowl. Now the quarterback caps Tennessee's spring practice Saturday giving fans a glimpse of how much he's grown before...

Barry Odom signs 5-year contract to remain as UNLV's coach

Apr. 12, 2024 17:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — UNLV signed second-year football coach Barry Odom to a five-year contract on Friday after he led the Rebels to one of the most successful seasons in program history. Odom led the Rebels to a 9-5 record last season, the most victories in the program since 1984. UNLV...

Rowan football coach Jay Accorsi retires after 22 seasons, 4 trips to NCAA Division III Final Four

Apr. 12, 2024 15:25 PM EDT

GLASSBORO, N.J. (AP) — Jay Accorsi, the Rowan University football program’s all-time leader in victories, has announced his retirement as head football coach after 22 seasons. The Division III school in south New Jersey announced the retirement of the longest-tenured head coach...

Arkansas will have Thursday night opener when it faces Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Aug. 29

Apr. 12, 2024 14:22 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas will open its 2024 season on a Thursday night when it faces Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Aug. 29 at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock, Arkansas. School officials announced on Friday the new date for this game, which will air on ESPNU. Arkansas...

Wisconsin football will host Marshall during 2028 season, the 20th anniversary of last meeting

Apr. 12, 2024 13:44 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin and Marshall will face each other in 2028 at Wisconsin’s Camp Randall Stadium. The game will take place Sept. 2, 2028. It is scheduled to serve as the season opener for both teams. Wisconsin and Marshall have played against each other...