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Ohio State players: Urban Meyer won’t let go until the end

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Retiring Ohio State coach Urban Meyer isn’t easing out of the job just yet, not as long as there’s one more game to win. Buckeyes players said this week that Meyer has been at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center for every practice and is fully engaged in preparations for the Rose Bowl. As usual, he’s still ...

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MH-Baylor, Mount Union stars lead AP D-III All-Americans

Mary Hardin-Baylor and Mount Union placed three players each on The Associated Press Division III All-America first-team before they face off in the national championship game. Mary Hardin-Baylor running back Markeith Miller, who has rushed for 1,764 yards and 29 touchdowns, was selected to the team announced Thursday along with linebacker Jalen Martin and defensive back Jefferson Fritz from the ...

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Chris Klieman introduced as Kansas State’s new coach

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Chris Klieman needed no better reminder of the monumental task ahead of him Wednesday than the one sitting in the front row of his introductory news conference at Kansas State: Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder. Klieman was hired this week to replace what Wildcats athletic director Gene Taylor called “a legend.” Snyder won 215 games ...

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Jacks try to take next FCS step, powerful Bison up next

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — South Dakota State linebacker Christian Rozeboom tried watching last year’s Football Championship Subdivision title game between rival North Dakota State and the team that knocked them out of the semifinals, James Madison. It wasn’t long before he turned the channel. “It was just a little bittersweet,” Rozeboom said of seeing the Bison win their sixth FCS ...

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Assault case dismissed against Missouri DE Tre Williams

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Prosecutors have dismissed a domestic assault case against Missouri defensive end Tre Williams. Boone County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Susan Boresi said Wednesday the office received information that “made it impossible to prosecute,” including information from the victim. The 21-year-old redshirt sophomore was arrested Sunday in Columbia. A police report said a person with whom Williams had “an ...

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Kansas State introduces Chris Klieman as new coach

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Chris Klieman needed no better reminder of the monumental task ahead of him Wednesday than the one sitting in the front row of his introductory news conference at Kansas State: Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder. Klieman was hired this week to replace what Wildcats athletic director Gene Taylor called “a legend.” Snyder won 215 games during ...

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Clemson begins preparations to face Notre Dame in playoffs

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has begun preparations for its College Football Playoff semifinal against Notre Dame at the Cotton Bowl. The Tigers (13-0, CFP No. 2) had taken a week-and-a-half break — aside from several All-Americans crisscrossing the country for various college football awards — since winning the Atlantic Coast Conference title with a 42-10 victory over Pitt. But ...

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Georgia Tech players motivated to give Johnson 1 final win

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech players say they’ll have extra motivation to send coach Paul Johnson out with a win when they play Minnesota in the Quick Lane Bowl. The 61-year-old Johnson announced on Nov. 28 he is stepping down after 11 seasons with the Yellow Jackets. Geoff Collins was hired from Temple as Georgia Tech’s new coach on Friday, ...

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