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Heisman Trophy winner and finalist Lamar Jackson at a glance

WHO: Lamar Jackson YEAR/POSITION/SCHOOL: Junior QB, Louisville BIO: The Pompano Beach, Florida, native started seven games as a freshman before taking over the position for good last season. Last year, he became the youngest Heisman Trophy winner at age 19. Jackson has led Louisville back from a 1-4 midyear slump in ACC play and the Cardinals (8-4) have earned their ...

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Back-to-back Heisman? Jackson looks even better this year

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Lamar Jackson has looked even better than last year, when his performance was good enough to make him the youngest player to ever win the Heisman Trophy. This year, the junior quarterback has posted remarkably similar, eye-opening statistics but the attention has been more muted after Louisville stumbled through a 1-4 midseason stretch in Atlantic Coast Conference ...

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Mike Riley returns to Beavers as assistant coach

Mike Riley is returning to Oregon State. The former Beavers coach was named an assistant on new coach Jonathan Smith’s staff on Thursday. Most recently head coach at Nebraska, Riley was coach at Oregon State twice, from 1997-98 and 2003-14. He will serve as an assistant head coach with a ”to-be-determined” position assignment under Smith. Article continues below … Smith, ...

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Reports: UCA’s Campbell to become South Alabama coach

(STATS) – South Alabama is expected to hire Central Arkansas coach Steve Campbell as its new coach, according to various news reports. The 52-year-old would become just the second coach in South Alabama history. Joey Jones resigned last month after going 52-49 in nine seasons. Campbell led Central Arkansas to the Southland Conference title and a 10-2 record this season. ...

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Fantasy Plays: Start Cowboys RB Alfred Morris vs. Giants

It’s must-win from here on out in the fantasy football playoffs. In general, you should start the players who helped you make the playoffs, but you’ll still need to carefully evaluate this week’s NFL matchups so that you’ll make the best decisions when submitting your lineup. We’ve identified several players to start and others to avoid this week. If your ...

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Campbell leaves Central Arkansas to become South Alabama’s coach

(STATS) – Steve Campbell has great experience winning championships. That’s a big reason why South Alabama has hired him from Central Arkansas to be its second football coach. Dr. Joel Erdmann, the South Alabama athletic director, announced the hiring Thursday. Campbell will be formally introduced at a news conference on campus Friday afternoon. The 51-year-old Campbell has been a part ...

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Former SMU and NFL coach Ron Meyer dies at 76

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Ron Meyer, the football coach behind SMU’s powerhouse ”Pony Express” teams who later called for a snowplow to clear a spot so the New England Patriots could kick the winning field goal against Miami in one of the NFL’s most memorable moments, has died. He was 76. Meyer died Tuesday after collapsing with an aortic aneurism while ...

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