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BYU football: Are backup linebackers ready if starters get hurt again?

BYU football: Are backup linebackers ready if starters get hurt again?

Although linebacker Ben Bywater was entering his third year in program, only diehard BYU football fans were familiar with him at the beginning of last season, and some only because his name is fun to say. When the 2021 season was over, however, the product of Salt Lake City’s Olympus High School was almost a …

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Michigan football will have on-field DJs at all home games in 2022

Michigan football will have on-field DJs at all home games in 2022

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The 2021 Michigan vs. Ohio State game featured one of the best atmospheres in recent Big House history as some 111,156 fans packed the stadium to watch the upset. The raucous environment was a product of the opponent and the result, and an on-field DJ contributed to the boisterous afternoon with …

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ASU football, Herm Edwards slammed in college coach hot seat ranking

ASU football, Herm Edwards slammed in college coach hot seat ranking

The criticism for Herm Edwards and the state of the ASU football program continues to come in with an ESPN college football writer becoming the latest to slam the Arizona State coach and his team. ESPN’s Pete Thamel blasted Edwards and the Sun Devils in a story on the college football coaching carousel on Wednesday. …

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What Steve Sarkisian wants to get out of Saturday’s scrimmage

What Steve Sarkisian wants to get out of Saturday’s scrimmage

Following a light practice on Friday, the Texas Longhorns will hold the program’s first scrimmage of preseason camp on Saturday, an extremely important practice that will significantly impact important position battles like the competition between Hudson Card and Quinn Ewers at quarterback. When Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian met with the media on Thursday, he …

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Fantasy Football Rankings 2022: Breakouts from top-tier model that nailed Jaylen Waddle’s big year

Fantasy Football Rankings 2022: Breakouts from top-tier model that nailed Jaylen Waddle’s big year

In 2020, three San Francisco running backs had between 80 and 126 carries, with Raheem Mostert and Jeff Wilson finishing within 80 yards of each other and combining for 1,121 yards. In last year’s NFL Draft, the 49ers selected Trey Sermon in the third round, but sixth-round rookie running back Elijah Mitchell proved to be …

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College football: These Utah ties made the short list of coaching hot names

College football: These Utah ties made the short list of coaching hot names

Finding — and retaining — a successful college football head coach is a business unto itself, particularly at the Power Five level. Whose stock is on the rise among the coaching ranks and could be the names to watch for in the next coach hiring cycle? ESPN’s Pete Thamel tackled that topic, ranking the top …

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Chris Slade comes back to Virginia to coach defensive ends

Chris Slade comes back to Virginia to coach defensive ends

Placeholder while article actions load CHARLOTTESVILLE — Chris Slade had completed his ninth season as an accomplished high school football coach in Atlanta last year when the record-setting former defensive end at Virginia received a telephone call from an old friend on the verge of becoming the new coach of his alma mater . Tony …

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Vaughn Still Improving after All-American Season

Vaughn Still Improving after All-American Season

By: D. Scott Fritchen Kansas State All American Deuce Vaughn looks faster. At least that’s what running backs coach Brian Anderson indicated during a media opportunity with reporters following a fall camp practice on Wednesday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. And that could mean more headaches for defenses in the fall. “He’s put on really …

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