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UTSA defensive end Davenport gains weight, NFL interest

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Marcus Davenport didn’t arrive at UTSA as a bigtime prospect, or even a particularly big one. Then a slender 198-pound defensive end who had played some wide receiver in high school, Davenport has since gained 60 pounds and considerable interest from NFL teams. The 6-foot-6, 259-pounder is one of the top NFL prospects at the Senior Bowl ...

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Rams add former UCLA offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch to staff

The Rams added a coaching veteran to their staff on Wednesday. The club announced Jedd Fisch as senior offensive assistant. Fisch is a 20-year veteran of the coaching profession (at the NFL and college levels) and was most recently the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at UCLA. Fisch served as interim coach after Jim Mora was fired after UCLA’s loss to USC. ...

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Wildcats name offensive coordinator plus two co-coordinators

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State coach Bill Snyder promoted Andre Coleman to offensive coordinator on Wednesday, and made Charlie Dickey and Collin Klein co-coordinators in a revamped coaching staff structure. Coleman played wide receiver for Snyder in the early 1990s and has tutored the Wildcats’ receivers the past five years. He takes over for Dana Dimel, who left to become ...

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One-handed UCF star Shaquem Griffin tackling NFL career

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Shaquem Griffin won a race to the top of a backyard tree as a young boy, and he hasn’t stopped climbing since. Now, the one-handed UCF linebacker is tackling the loftiest target yet: The NFL. Griffin is auditioning for scouts, coaches and team executives all week leading up to Saturday’s Senior Bowl game. In an all-too familiar ...

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Richmond’s Lauletta getting NFL look at Senior Bowl

(STATS) – Playing under four different offensive coordinators in college would be considered a detriment for any quarterback, but Richmond’s Kyle Lauletta didn’t necessarily see it that way. His adaptability is one of the reasons NFL scouts are taking a closer look at the 2017 CAA Football offensive player of the year at the 69th annual Senior Bowl in Mobile, ...

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SWAC power Alcorn State to face two FBS opponents

(STATS) – With the SWAC season no longer leading to a conference championship game, Alcorn State coach Fred McNair said his team will treat each game in the 2018 regular season as if it’s one. Alcorn will play an 11-game schedule, announced Wednesday and including five home games as well as two road games against FBS opponents. The Braves, who ...

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Florida allows 4 suspended players to rejoin team activities

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Running back Jordan Scarlett and three other Florida players suspended last season amid felony fraud charges have rejoined team activities. School officials confirmed the return of the players Tuesday to The Associated Press. ”All of our players understand the standards and expectations we have of them to be members of the Florida football program,” Florida coach Dan ...

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Florida allows 4 suspended players to rejoin team activities

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Running back Jordan Scarlett and three other Florida players suspended last season amid felony fraud charges have rejoined team activities. School officials confirmed the return of the players Tuesday to The Associated Press. “All of our players understand the standards and expectations we have of them to be members of the Florida football program,” Florida coach ...

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Jacksonville State lands former Clemson QB Cooper

(STATS) – Former Clemson quarterback Zerrick Cooper announced he is transferring to FCS power Jacksonville State on social media Tuesday. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound Cooper served as one of two backups to starter Kelly Bryant as a redshirt freshman this past season. He will be eligible immediately for the four-time defending Ohio Valley Conference champion Gamecocks, who were 10-2 in 2017. ...

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