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2:29 PM ET Associated Press KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee has hired former Oakland Raiders assistant Derrick Ansley as defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. Volunteers coach Jeremy Pruitt announced the hire Friday and said Ansley would make all defensive calls. Pruitt handled the defensive calls last year while Kevin Sherrer served as defensive coordinator. Sherrer
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7:30 PM ET ESPN News Services A judge in California has signed an arrest warrant for Nebraska running back Maurice Washington, his lawyer said on Thursday, while university officials said the athletic department did not know the exact allegations against the player during football season. Washington was charged in California in December with possessing and
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7:15 PM ET Associated Press Missouri filed a notice of appeal with the NCAA’s committee on infractions Thursday, beginning what could be a lengthy fight of what it considers overly harsh sanctions levied against three of its programs for academic misconduct involving a former tutor. The NCAA banned the football, baseball and softball teams from
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6:22 PM ET The NCAA has started an all-encompassing review of the guidelines it uses when granting immediate eligibility to athletes who transfer from one school to another before finishing their degree. The organization’s Committee for Legislative Relief started its review earlier this week during a meeting in Indianapolis and plans to solicit feedback from
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11:20 AM ET Oregon defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt is parting ways with the school after reaching a financial settlement, sources told ESPN. 247 Sports first reported Leavitt’s departure on Wednesday, although he attended a coaching staff meeting and was working in the football building as of Wednesday night, sources said. Leavitt had been under contract
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12:53 AM ET Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley said Wednesday that the decision by former Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray to focus solely on an NFL career instead of professional baseball “made sense.” “I think he got to the point where he knew he had a good situation either way, and I think in the end he
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8:40 PM ET Associated Press An attorney for Nebraska running back Maurice Washington said Wednesday he never told anyone at the university about the nature of potential charges against the player in a pornography case that cropped up just as last season was getting started. Washington was charged in California in December with possessing and
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5:00 AM ET After notching their first 10-win season since 2013, the LSU Tigers head into 2019 with plenty of optimism. Ed Orgeron just signed a top-10 recruiting class, starting quarterback Joe Burrow is back and things are generally looking up in Death Valley. The Tigers start spring practice on March 7, but it’s never
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12:30 PM ET KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The on and off story of Matt House leaving the University of Kentucky as defensive coordinator and joining the Chiefs as linebackers coach has reached a conclusion, with House poised to join the Chiefs after all, a source indicated. The Chiefs had been close to hiring House last
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12:06 PM ET Maryland added ESPN 300 safety Nick Cross to its 2019 class on Tuesday in an unexpected announcement. Cross, the No. 126 ranked prospect overall, had been committed to Florida State since September, but didn’t sign with the Seminoles in the early signing period or in February on signing day. We kept our
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10:29 AM ET Florida defensive coordinator Todd Grantham is interviewing Tuesday for the Cincinnati Bengals‘ defensive coordinator job and has emerged as the leading candidate, sources confirmed to ESPN. The Athletic first reported that the Bengals had formally requested permission to interview Grantham and that he was at the top of first-year Bengals head coach
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12:14 AM ET ESPN News Services Ole Miss will vacate 33 total football wins from six seasons between 2010 and 2016 for fielding ineligible players, athletic director Ross Bjork said Monday night. “It’s the last part of this process,” Bjork said at a town hall meeting in Cleveland, Miss.. “In a way, it’s just a
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7:16 PM ET Mitch Sherman Close ESPN Staff Writer Nebraska/Big Ten/Recruiting reporter. Joined ESPN in 2011. Graduated from the University of Nebraska. Paula Lavigne Close ESPN Staff Writer Data analyst and reporter for ESPN’s Enterprise and Investigative Unit. Winner, 2014 Alfred I. duPont Columbia University Award; finalist, 2012 IRE broadcast award; winner, 2011 Gannett Foundation
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8:02 AM ET Adam Rittenberg Close ESPN Staff Writer College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University. Tom VanHaaren Close ESPN Staff Writer ESPN staff writer Joined ESPN in 2011 Graduated from Central Michigan Justin Fields is college football’s next catalyst, helping the sport become either more progressive and player-friendly or dragging
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