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Immediately eligible: NCAA on verge of transfer rule change

Apr. 13, 2021 13:40 PM EDT

Whether it is the start of free agency in college sports or simply the fair thing to finally do for the athletes, the NCAA is about to make a monumental change to its transfer rules. The Division I Council meets Wednesday and Thursday, and the agenda includes voting on a...

With Darnold gone, Jets focused on finding next franchise QB

Apr. 07, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Douglas and the New York Jets discussed, debated and contemplated every scenario surrounding Sam Darnold. After all the agonizing over the “rabbit holes,” as the general manger called them, the choice to ultimately trade the promising but...

See ya Sam: Jets trade Darnold to Panthers for 3 draft picks

Apr. 05, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold was the face of a hopeful franchise, a promising playmaker who might just be the New York Jets’ quarterback for at least the next decade. It took only three years for that dream to fizzle and fade into disappointment. ...

New to NFL coaching, Urban Meyer scouts Ohio State players

Mar. 30, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer likes to go with what he knows and trusts. That may end up benefiting some of his former recruits who worked out at Ohio State's pro day on Tuesday in front of Meyer and other NFL coaches and executives. ...

Panthers focus on rebuilding up front as QB decision awaits

Mar. 24, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Matt Rhule and new general manager Scott Fitterer have spent the offseason upgrading the team’s offensive and defensive lines while leaving their quarterback position on hold for now. Following a 5-11 season under Rhule, the...

WR Corey Davis came to Jets with belief Darnold 'is the guy'

Mar. 23, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Intrigue and uncertainty have surrounded the New York Jets' quarterback situation all offseason. Corey Davis might have provided a little clarity. Or just inadvertently added to the mystery. The former Tennessee Titans wide receiver...

Ohio State opens spring practice seeking new QB, normalcy

Mar. 19, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State on Friday opened what coach Ryan Day hopes will be an uninterrupted spring practice as he seeks a new starting quarterback and some normalcy after a tumultuous 2020. Spring workouts were cut short last March when the coronavirus spread...

Despite no combine, NFL releases list of who merited invites

Mar. 04, 2021 13:25 PM EST

The last NFL event not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic was the 2020 combine in Indianapolis. A year later, with the 2021 combine canceled, the league has released a list of players who would have merited invitations. From such high-profile quarterbacks as Clemson's...

Day says Ohio St will have 'somewhat normal' spring practice

Feb. 03, 2021 13:25 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State football is planning for a “somewhat normal” string of spring practices starting next month and culminating in the return of the spring game in mid-April, coach Ryan Day said Wednesday. “It’s kind of a soft schedule based on a...

Alabama QB Mac Jones heads into Senior Bowl on gimpy ankle

Jan. 29, 2021 15:57 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Mac Jones’ last game was for a national championship. The next game he plays is for his NFL draft stock, provided the Alabama quarterback's gimpy left ankle is good to go. Jones headlines a group of quarterbacks from high-profile programs at...