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Under wraps: Browns GM Dorsey keeping draft plans private

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns general manager John Dorsey is old-school cool, from his wardrobe to keeping his plans for the upcoming NFL draft private. He’s not tipping his hand. “You know,” Dorsey said, “a man once told me: Don’t show all your cards at once.” Dorsey kept things close to the vest — or in his case, a white-and-orange ...

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UNI sets series with Idaho State, Weber State

(STATS) – Long before the Big Sky/MVFC Challenge Series was created, Northern Iowa embraced the concept with its nonconference scheduling. Thus, it wasn’t surprising Wednesday when the Missouri Valley Football Conference power announced home-and-home agreements with Big Sky members Idaho State and Weber State in 2019 and ’20. Idaho State will play in the UNI-Dome on Sept. 21, 2019, before ...

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Ex-Tennessee QB Dormady says he’s transferring to Houston

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Former Tennessee quarterback Quinten Dormady is transferring to Houston. Dormady issued an Instagram post of himself in a Houston uniform with the word ”Committed” below it. Dormady had announced in mid-January that he would earn his degree from Tennessee and then play elsewhere in 2018 as a graduate transfer . The move enables Dormady to return to ...

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APNewsBreak: Illinois youth tackle football ban dead for now

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) The sponsor of a proposal to ban Illinois children younger than 12 from playing tackle football told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the measure aimed at delaying the effects of helmet-banging head trauma lacks the votes to pass this session. Rep. Carol Sente, a Vernon Hills Democrat, said parents and taxpayers ”need more time to absorb ...

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Southland Conference draft class impresses

(STATS) – That former Sam Houston State quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe has won the STATS FCS Walter Payton Award for two straight seasons underscores the Southland Conference’s reputation as an offensive conference. But the prospects for next week’s NFL draft indicate defensive and special teams talent are particularly in demand this year. Sam Houston State defensive tackle P.J. Hall has been ...

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Competition abounds as K-State readies for spring game

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Kansas State returns 14 starters from a team that won eight games and beat UCLA in the Cactus Bowl, including its top quarterback and the entire offensive line, so it stands to reason that few jobs would be available in spring camp. That’s hardly the case. Especially at quarterback. Skylar Thompson and Alex Delton shared duties last ...

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Wildcats have plenty of spring competition, starting at QB

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State returns 14 starters from a team that won eight games and beat UCLA in the Cactus Bowl, including its top quarterback and the entire offensive line, so it stands to reason that few jobs would be available in spring camp. That’s hardly the case. Especially at quarterback. Skylar Thompson and Alex Delton shared duties last ...

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NFL Draft candidates strong in Missouri Valley Conference

(STATS) – South Dakota State tight end Dallas Goedert is considered the leading FCS prospect for next week’s NFL Draft – some believe a candidate for going late in the first round. The 6-foot-5 pass catcher has company in the Missouri Valley Football Conference when it comes to draft prospects. Northern Iowa wide receiver Daurice Fountain, the offensive MVP of ...

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