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Husker’ Frost entering spring with QB race front and center

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) The biggest question new Nebraska coach Scott Frost faces as he enters spring practice: Who will play quarterback? Sophomore Patrick O’Brien, redshirt freshman Tristan Gebbia and incoming freshman Adrian Martinez all are being given an equal chance to win the job. ”We’re not really worried about who’s a 1 and who’s a 2 right now,” Frost said ...

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Oklahoma T Brown improves on poor combine showing at pro day

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma left tackle Orlando Brown was livid after his dismal performance at the NFL scouting combine and its aftermath. Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger, media and family members were among those who criticized him after one of the worst combine performances ever. Brown said one fan sent an unflattering message in German that he had to have translated ...

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Michigan unlikely to have answer on Patterson by practice

Michigan is unlikely to know whether Mississippi transfer Shea Patterson will be eligible to play next season by the time it begins spring practice March 23. Attorney Tom Mars, who is advising Patterson, said an NCAA ruling cannot come until after Ole Miss has the opportunity to respond to Michigan’s application for a waiver. Mississippi has 10 business days to ...

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Big Sky spring football outlook

(STATS) – The Big Sky welcomes founding member Idaho back into the conference in a drop down from the FBS level this year. But the other teams aren’t getting too chummy because there’s not a lot of elbow room in the largest FCS conference. Idaho believes it will be competitive right away in a conference in which over half the ...

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Kirk Cousins would mean rare QB stability for Vikings

So. It’s finally happening. The Minnesota Vikings are (reportedly) signing (it’s happening, people) the best quarterback on the free-agent market. One firmly in his prime, and a guy who had his pick of the league’s quarterback-needy teams. Not Brett Favre. Not Donovan McNabb. Not Gus Frerotte. A bona fide starter. You like that? Well, he does. Kirk Cousins is set ...

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Lauletta weathers Richmond pro day

(STATS) – If a cold-weather NFL team selects former Richmond quarterback Kyle Lauletta in the draft next month, it will have good reference from the Spiders‘ pro day on Tuesday. Lauletta and other Spiders attracted representatives from 27 NFL teams to Robins Stadium, performing in whipping winds and near-freezing temperatures. The 2017 CAA Football offensive player of the year made ...

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James Madison QB competition highly anticipated

(STATS) – Any team that has a quarterback competition in the spring usually finds it be the overwhelming storyline. It gets multiplied at a program like James Madison. “Everybody’s going to be looking at the quarterback competition,” third-year coach Mike Houston said. “Right now, who knows? But the one thing you do know is if you have three quality players ...

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