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Florida State’s Fisher refuses to discuss Texas A&M opening

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher remains mum when it comes to his coaching future. While Fisher was happy to discuss Florida’s hiring of Dan Mullen during his weekly news conference on Monday, he said he would not discuss speculation that he is the top candidate at Texas A&M after Kevin Sumlin was fired on Sunday. ”I’m just not ...

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Iowa State signs Campbell to 6-year, $22.5 million deal

AMES, Iowa (AP) Asked about his future following a brutal 20-19 loss at Kansas State on Saturday, Iowa State coach Matt Campbell said he and his staff are ”in it for the long haul.” One of the sport’s rising stars has backed up his words with action, as the Cyclones announced on Monday that they’ve agreed to a new deal ...

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Davidson fires football coach Nichols

(STATS) – Davidson fired football coach Paul Nichols on Monday after he spent five unsuccessful seasons trying to turn around his alma mater’s program. The 36-year-old Nicholls was 7-49 with the Wildcats, but only one of the wins was against a Division I program. This year’s team was 2-9 overall and 0-8 in the Pioneer Football League. “Change rarely comes ...

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Jimbo Fisher refuses to speak about Texas A&M rumors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher remains mum when it comes to his coaching future. While Fisher was happy to discuss Florida’s hiring of Dan Mullen during his weekly news conference on Monday, he said he would not discuss speculation that he is the top candidate at Texas A&M after Kevin Sumlin was fired on Sunday. “I’m just ...

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Georgia faces Auburn rematch looking to avenge 23-point loss

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Three weeks isn’t much time at all. Certainly not enough to forget a 23-point blowout. Now the question is: Can No. 6 Georgia turn the sting of its lone defeat – not to mention the gleeful boasting of Auburn coach Gus Malzahn – into the sort of controlled anger and nagging motivation that produces a vastly different ...

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Florida Gators introduce Dan Mullen as new head coach

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dan Mullen started paying attention to Florida football more than two decades ago, long before he first stepped foot on campus. Mullen was the receivers coach at tiny Wagner College in New York City in the mid-1990s and kept tabs on what Steve Spurrier was doing about 900 miles away. Mullen even emulated the Head Ball ...

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College Football Week 13: Winners and Losers

Week 13 was rivalry week and some teams did their thing, while others did not. Here are my winners and losers: Winners: Auburn Tigers: Quarterback Jared Stidham threw for 237 yards and had a touchdown run. Running back Kerryon Johnson rushed for 104 yards and a touchdown. He also had a touchdown pass. Defensive stops helped the Tigers defeat the ...

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Vols AD Currie defends coaching search, vetting of Schiano

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee athletic director John Currie is defending his coaching search and vouching for the character of Greg Schiano one day after negotiations between the two parties broke down amid a public backlash. Currie issued a statement Monday acknowledging the Ohio State defensive coordinator had been a leading candidate for the Volunteers’ coaching vacancy without explaining why the ...

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