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Ohio State coach Urban Meyer to retire after Rose Bowl

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Urban Meyer, the highly successful coach who won three national championships and sparked controversy this season for his handling of domestic violence allegations against a now-fired assistant at Ohio State, announced Tuesday that he will retire after the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1. The university announced the decision in a statement but did not say why ...

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The Latest: Ex-Players pay tribute to OSU coach Urban Meyer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State coach Urban Meyer’s retirement: (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Former Ohio State players are paying tribute to retiring coach Urban Meyer. Ohio State says the 54-year-old Meyer is retiring from coaching and co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day will take over after the Rose Bowl. Former Buckeyes linebacker Joshua Perry says in a ...

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Ohio State coach Urban Meyer at a glance

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is stepping down after the Buckeyes play Washington in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1. A look at his career: AGE: 54 CAREER RECORD: 186-32 (overall); 17-6 (Bowling Green); 22-2 (Utah); 65-15 (Florida); 82-9 (Ohio State) TITLES: 3 national championships (two at Florida, one at Ohio State). One of only three coaches to win national ...

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12 Alabama players earn all-SEC honors from league’s coaches

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference champion Alabama has a league-high 12 players on the all-conference team selected by SEC coaches. Georgia had seven players selected on the team. Missouri and South Carolina each had five all-SEC selections. Coaches weren’t permitted to vote for their own players. The team was announced Tuesday, one day after the release of the Associated ...

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Army-Navy game: Army football to honor WWI 1st Infantry Division with new all-black uniforms

Share Army football will wear special uniforms for their greatly anticipated annual rivalry game against Navy on Saturday. MORE: College football TV schedule and game times The Black Knights will honor the WWI soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division 100 years after they helped end the war. The 1st Infantry Division was the first permanent division in the regular Army, the first American ...

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Tua Tagovailoa produces everything but singular Heisman moment

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Tua Tagovailoa hasn’t produced a so-called Heisman moment this season. He didn’t have one in the Southeastern Conference championship game. Hurt and not quite himself, the Alabama quarterback was sidelined for the climactic final minutes of the top-ranked Crimson Tide’s comeback, 35-28 win Saturday over No. 6 Georgia in Atlanta. So Tagovailoa, hampered by a high ankle sprain, ...

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NC State WR Harmon to enter NFL draft, won’t play in bowl

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State junior Kelvin Harmon is entering the NFL draft and won’t play in the Gator Bowl. Harmon announced his decision Monday through the school, with the receiver saying he and his family have decided “it is time for me to proceed to the next chapter in my football life.” Harmon caught 177 passes for ...

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McCarthy’s connections to Browns could lead to coaching job

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Mike McCarthy’s connections with the Browns could land him his next job. Dumped by Green Bay on Sunday after 13 seasons, a Super Bowl win and amid a seemingly growing rift with quarterback Aaron Rodgers, McCarthy’s candidacy to become Cleveland’s next coach has gotten more legitimate. The 55-year-old McCarthy was already being mentioned as a possibility ...

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