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Police: 4 men stole memorabilia from Alabama sports complex

Four Mississippi State University students are accused of breaking into the University of Alabama’s athletic facility and stealing memorabilia. The break-in happened during the pre-dawn hours of April 4, six days before Alabama’s national championship football team met with President Donald Trump at the White House, authorities said. The four managed to get inside the Mal M. Moore Athletic Facility ...

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Sac State preparing to get offensive again

(STATS) – Montana, Eastern Washington, FCS quarterfinalist Weber State … surprise, the highest-scoring team in the Big Sky Conference last season wasn’t one of them, it was Sacramento State. The Hornets averaged 37.6 points, ranking fifth nationally in addition to leading the always offensive-heavy Big Sky. It was a stunning turnaround for a program that tied for last in scoring ...

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Motivated Gamecocks, Bearkats wrapping up spring

(STATS) – It may be fitting Jacksonville State and Sam Houston State are completing spring practices on the same night Thursday. In recent years, the two national powers have been the biggest lightning rods of the FCS playoffs, both facing criticism for spectacular exits that have hung over outstanding seasons. In three of the last four postseasons, Jacksonville State has ...

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Nebraska quarterback Patrick O’Brien planning to transfer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska quarterback Patrick O’Brien has asked for his release and plans to transfer. The school confirmed Thursday that O’Brien’s request will be granted. Former coach Mike Riley recruited O’Brien to play in a pro-style offense. New coach Scott Frost has brought his spread-option offense with him from Central Florida. Frost said on Tuesday he and his staff ...

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Time is now: Texas Tech folks are ready for Kingsbury to win

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Kliff Kingsbury is still popular at Texas Tech, five years after his hiring as coach unified a fractured football program at his alma mater. As much as fans on the West Texas plains want one of their own to succeed, patience wanes with just two winning seasons and a losing overall record heading into the former quarterback’s ...

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Frost decisions to turn excitement to reality for Husker QBs

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) The hiring of Scott Frost and the implementation of his spread-option offense didn’t scare off any of the pro-style quarterbacks held over from Mike Riley’s time at Nebraska. Whether everybody is still on board after spring practice is another question. Frost returned to his alma mater as the hottest coach in college football, having led Central Florida ...

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Wisconsin defense retools at OLB this spring, but set inside

MADISON, Wis. (AP) It’s barely a few weeks into spring and T.J. Edwards is already thinking about the first weekend of December. Back for his senior season after testing his NFL draft stock, the All-American linebacker would like to finish an already impressive career at Wisconsin with an elusive accomplishment. A national title would be nice. Winning the Big Ten ...

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Hoosiers add graduate transfer quarterback from Arizona

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Quarterback Brandon Dawkins has decided to play his final college season at Indiana. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound California native will graduate from Arizona in May. Dawkins started the first five games last season before a rib injury limited him to only two games the rest of the season. He started 14 of his 23 career games with the ...

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