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Wisconsin Badgers’ Taylor, Benzschawel make AP All-America first team

The College Football Payoff semifinalists combined to place 10 players on The Associated Press All-America first team, including a high of four from No. 1 Alabama. The Crimson Tide had six players chosen to the three All-America teams, more than any other school. No. 2 Clemson has three first-teamers, No. 4 Oklahoma has two, including quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner ...

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Harbaugh says he’s staying at Michigan, not returning to NFL

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh insisted he is staying at Michigan. Responding to speculation he’s returning to the NFL, the former San Francisco 49ers coach told ESPN he is not going anywhere . “This is a choreographed message that comes up at this time every year before signing day,” Harbaugh told ESPN. “It’s people spreading messages to further ...

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Barkley rushes for 170 yards, Giants rout Redskins 40-16

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Saquon Barkley was so upset at himself about dropping a pass he apologized to the rest of the New York Giants‘ offense. “I went to line, quarterback, wide receivers and I said: ‘That series is on me. I’m going to make up for it. I promise you guys,’” Barkley said. “And we were able to do ...

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Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen wins Lott IMPACT Trophy

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen has won the Lott IMPACT Trophy as the college defensive player having the biggest influence on his team. Allen received the award Sunday night from former Hall of Fame safety Ronnie Lott at the Pacific Club. It goes to a player with strong academic work, community involvement and team leadership. Allen ...

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Oklahoma’s Murray beats Alabama’s Tagovailoa for Heisman

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyler Murray waited three years to fulfill the five-star potential he brought to college football. With one shot to deliver, Murray replaced a Heisman Trophy winner by becoming a Heisman Trophy winner. The Oklahoma quarterback won college football’s most prestigious individual award Saturday night, beating out Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa and setting up a College Football Playoff ...

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New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins game preview

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Tannehill was heading out the door when someone noted the predicted high temperature of 83 for Sunday’s game between the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots. “Not quite hot enough,” Tannehill responded with a smile. Turn up the heat. That’s what the Dolphins tend to do when the Patriots play in Miami. While New England has ...

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Who will challenge Tagovailoa for Heisman Trophy in 2019?

Tua Tagovailoa will be the odds-on favorite to win the Heisman Trophy next season after the Alabama quarterback had to settle for second to Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray. Murray is heading for professional baseball next year and Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins, the other Heisman finalist on Saturday night, could very well enter the NFL draft. Assuming Haskins does go pro, ...

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