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Jim Harbaugh confirms two position switches in spring ball

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Some of the hullabaloo coming out of spring ball in Ann Arbor is one notable position switch. And on Tuesday, Michigan football head coach Jim Harbaugh confirmed it. The Wolverines have a loaded wide receiver corps, with Ronnie Bell returning this fall, along with Cornelius Johnson, A.J. Henning, Roman Wilson, Andrel Anthony, and others coming back. …

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USA TODAY/NFCA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll: Lady Vols’ latest ranking

Tennessee (15-6) will host Austin Peay (12-6) Tuesday at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium. The Lady Vols defeated Virginia, 5-0, in the Tennessee Invitational championship game Sunday. The latest USA TODAY/NFCA Division I Top 25 Coaches Poll was released Tuesday. Tennessee remains ranked No. 18. Rank Team Record Points Previous 1 Oklahoma (32) 15-0 800 1 2 Alabama 20-0 768 2 …

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College Football Playoff expansion: SEC’s Greg Sankey, other commissioners vent over delay of 12-team format

College Football Playoff expansion became a scorching hot topic last June when the CFP working group proposed a 12-team format that included six automatic bids for the highest-ranked conference champions and six at-large bids. That discussion came to a screeching halt on Friday when the CFP Board of Managers revealed that the current four-team model will remain in place through …

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Jim Knowles sure seems to love being at Ohio State

New Ohio State defensive coordinator Jim Knowles met with the media after the Buckeyes’ first day of spring practice on Tuesday and his energy and insightfulness were as advertised. Knowles came to Columbus from Oklahoma State, and despite the Cowboys having a pretty good program, there are, of course, some differences. According to Knowles, coaching at Ohio State affords a …

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Alabama football recruiting: Five-star CB Jahlil Hurley commits to the Crimson Tide

247Sports One of the top uncommitted defensive backs in the 2023 recruiting class has made his college decision. Jahlil Hurley, a five-star cornerback from Florence (Alabama) High School, announced his commitment to Alabama on Twitter on Tuesday evening. He chose the Crimson Tide over Auburn, Georgia, Michigan and Texas A&M.  Hurley actually committed to coach Nick Saban last month, but didn’t reveal …

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In-state 2023 4-star running back crystal-balled to LSU

The Tigers only have one player currently committed in the 2023 recruiting class, but that could be about to change. On Monday, 247Sports director of football recruiting Steve Wiltfong put in a crystal ball projection for the team to land four-star in-state running back Trey Holly. Holly is a 5-foot-8-inch, 180-pound running back from Farmerville, Louisiana, where he plays for …

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Arizona football recruiting: Four-star QB Brayden Dorman commits to Wildcats on CBS Sports HQ

247Sports Arizona added a top-tier commitment to its 2023 recruiting class as four-star quarterback Brayden Dorman committed to the Wildcats live Tuesday night on CBS Sports HQ. Dorman — a product of Vista Ridge High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado — picked Arizona over Colorado, Iowa State, Mississippi State and Oregon State.  Dorman is a massive addition that legitimizes gains …

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Oklahoma receives second On3 prediction for 2023 RB Tre Wisner

Oklahoma running backs coach DeMarco Murray restocked his position group with a pair of talented four-star running backs in Jovantae Barnes and Gavin Sawchuk in the 2022 class. The Sooners’ leading returning rusher is Eric Gray after he ran for 412 yards on 78 carries during the 2021 season. OU also brings back scholarship running back Marcus Major who has …

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Arizona State president tries to exonerate Herm Edwards from wrongdoing, perplexing many within sport

TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona State president Michael Crow seemed to exonerate coach Herm Edwards from wrongdoing Wednesday amid an ongoing NCAA investigation into reported major recruiting violations. “These are not things he was a part of,” Crow said on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM. The statement is the most revealing regarding Edwards’ job since the Arizona State scandal broke in June …

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Nick Saban once again ranks as the nation’s best head coach

In maybe the least shocking news of the day, Alabama head football coach Nick Saban has been named as college football’s top coach by Bruce Feldman of The Athletic. Feldman released his list of the top 25 college football head coaches (subscription required) earlier on Tuesday. There really isn’t any argument that can be made for anyone else to hold …

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