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NC State DE Chubb wins Nagurski Award as top defender

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Playing four seasons at North Carolina State has paid off for Bradley Chubb. The Wolfpack’s senior defensive end won the Bronko Nagurski Award on Monday night given to the nation’s top defensive player. The award was presented at the Charlotte Convention Center. The 6-foot-4, 275-pound Chubb leads the FBS in tackles for loss with 23 1/2 this ...

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Jimbo Fisher gets 10-year, $75 million deal at Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Jimbo Fisher wasn’t wearing a white hat when he arrived at Texas A&M on Monday, no signs of a swashbuckling, down-home savior for program desperate to compete with the best in the Southeastern Conference. But the West Virginia native made sure to profess his love of all things country when he was introduced as the new ...

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Falk tops Mayfield to win Burlsworth Award

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) Washington State quarterback Luke Falk has topped Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield to win the Burlsworth Award, given annually to the top college football player who began his career as a walk-on. Falk had finished behind two-time winner Mayfield in each of the last two years, but he won during his third time as a finalist – coming ...

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Miami-Wisconsin matchup has makings of classic Orange Bowl

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (AP) — Miami has thrived when playing before its home crowd all season. Wisconsin has gone onto to opponent’s fields five times and posted five easy wins. That alone means this could be a classic Orange Bowl. A pair of teams with College Football Playoff aspirations for much of the season — and who saw those hopes ...

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Edwards enthusiastically takes the reins at Arizona State

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Herm Edwards talked about trains and conductors, Catholics and Devils, told stories and cracked jokes, his timbre rising and falling for emphasis during a nearly hour-long introductory news conference. No doubt, the man can win over a room. Arizona State is hoping he can win a few games, too. Article continues below … Edwards was introduced as ...

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Scott Frost bringing 7 UCF assistants with him to Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) New Nebraska coach Scott Frost will bring seven of his assistant coaches from Central Florida with him to Lincoln. Frost announced Monday that UCF staffers joining him will be offensive line coach Greg Austin, defensive coordinator Erik Chinander, defensive line coach Mike Dawson, outside linebackers-special teams coach Jovan Dewitt, defensive backs coach Travis Fisher, running backs coach ...

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