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BYU Football: Cougars in good hands with Tanner Mangum at QB

BYU football moves on from the Taysom Hill era but is ingood hands. Junior Tanner Mangum steps back into the starting role after a year as a backup.The BYU football quarterback legacy is one of the greatest in college football history. Its best dual-threat in school history, Taysom Hill, is depart...

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ACC Football: Top 10 players heading into spring games

ACC Footballtook home the National Championship, itssecond in the past four years. Here's a look at the top returning talent this spring.The 2016 ACC football season saw the Clemson Tigers take home the National Championship this year. The Tigers could very well repeat this year as champions....

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Rutgers opens spring with QB competition (Yahoo Sports)

Despite playing five quarterbacks last season and having the starter of the last five games returning, Rutgers is entering its spring practice not settled on a No. 1 for this year. While coach Chris Ash acknowledged Giovanni Rescigno as the incumbent, he said the spot would need to be earned. With Chris Laviano and Hayden Rettig transferring, the five-man competition is down to three with redshirt junior Rescigno competing against redshirt senior Zach Allen and sophomore Tylin Oden.

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Rutgers opens spring with QB competition

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Despite playing five quarterbacks last season and having the starter of the last five games returning, Rutgers is entering its spring practice not settled on a No. 1 for this year.

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Ethics panel questions job for UConn football coach’s son

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) A state ethics office is questioning whether the son of University of Connecticut football coach Randy Edsall should be hired as the team's assistant coach.

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Ethics panel questions job for UConn football coach’s son (Yahoo Sports)

A state ethics office is questioning whether the son of University of Connecticut football coach Randy Edsall should be hired as the team's assistant coach. Emails and letters provided to the Hartford Courant (http://cour.at/2nfJHjZ ) show an advisory board to the Office of State Ethics is questioning whether it was permissible for the elder Edsall to negotiate a job for his son Corey under the state ethics code. UConn is working to finalize a one-year, $95,000 contract with Corey Edsall so he can work on his father's staff.

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10 college football coaches who need turnarounds to avoid 2017 hot seat

Even college football coaches who have brought acclaim to a school are not safe forever. Here are 10 who need to turn it around to avoid the hot seat in 2017.The hot seat operates in different ways at different universities. Not every job in the FBS comes with the same expectations. In some cases,...

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Baylor AD Rhoades says school has been transparent with NCAA (Yahoo Sports)

South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell, center, battles for a rebound against Baylor guard Jake Lindsey (3) and forward Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. (0) in the first half of an East Regional semifinal game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Friday, March 24, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Baylor athletic director Mack Rhoades says the school will continue to be transparent with the NCAA as the association investigates whether any of its rules were broken while former coach Art Briles was running the football program. Rhoades was at Madison Square Garden on Friday night for Baylor's NCAA Tournament men's basketball game against South Carolina. Rhoades was hired after Briles was fired following an investigation that found widespread mishandling of sexual assault allegations by the school, including some made against members of the football team.


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Baylor AD Rhoades says school has been transparent with NCAA

NEW YORK (AP) Baylor athletic director Mack Rhoades says the school will continue to be transparent with the NCAA as the association investigates whether any of its rules were broken while former coach Art Briles was running the football program.

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UNC amasses $5.6M in costs for academic scandal from 2015-17 (Yahoo Sports)

North Carolina estimates it has amassed more than $5.6 million in attorneys' fees and other costs between mid-2015 and January tied to its multi-year academic scandal. The total included an array of related issues, from the ongoing NCAA case that has led to five serious charges against the school to lawsuits filed by former athletes and the cost of dealing with more records requests. UNC has now amassed at least $16.3 million in costs tied to the academic scandal dating to 2012, including $3.1 million for a 2014 investigation by former U.S. Justice Department official Kenneth Wainstein into irregularities in the academic department at the center of the case.

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