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Mankato players refuse to practice for old coach

Football players at Minnesota State, Mankato, refused to practice for their former head coach on Wednesday, greeting his reinstatement by an arbitrator by demanding that the interim coach keep the top job.

More trouble: 3 Texas A&M players arrested

Texas A&M football players Howard Matthews, Edward Pope and Gavin Stansbury were arrested by the College Station Police Department around midnight last Thursday, according to police records.

SMU LB/RB Pope granted medical hardship

SMU's Kevin Pope, who played on both sides of the ball last season, has been granted a medical hardship waiver by the American Athletic Conference and will return for the Mustangs.

Kentucky QB battle heats up as Whitlow exits

The quarterback battles in the SEC continue to take shape as Kentucky announced Wednesday that Jalen Whitlow, who started 15 games in his two seasons with the Wildcats, will transfer to a new school.

Two vie for A&M QB job as Joeckel to transfer

The race to replace Johnny Manziel as starting quarterback at Texas A&M is now down to two as the school announced Wednesday that redshirt junior Matt Joeckel will transfer from the program.

Draft hopefuls sought as witnesses to assault

Police are seeking to question NFL draft prospects Victor Hampton and Kelcy Quarles as witnesses to an attack at a New York City nightclub on Friday, according to a report.

Sarkisian: Kessler is still USC's starting QB

Cody Kessler is still Southern California's starting quarterback after holding off a challenge from Max Browne during the Trojans' spring workouts.

Wrongly fired Mankato coach returning to job

The former football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato said Tuesday that he will return to his old job this week after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongly fired and should be immediately reinstated.

Swinney: QB Stoudt will start for Clemson

Clemson officially will name Cole Stoudt its starting quarterback at a team meeting Monday, coach Dabo Swinney confirmed in a text message to ESPN.com.

Va. State player pleads guilty in QB assault

A Virginia State football player has pleaded guilty to assaulting Winston-Salem State's starting quarterback during a luncheon before their game in November.

Sources: Record 40th bowl set for Orlando

The American Athletic and Sun Belt conferences will participate in a new bowl game in Orlando, Fla., in 2015, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.

Clemson drops Kelly for detrimental conduct

Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly was dismissed from the program Monday for conduct detrimental to the team, coach Dabo Swinney announced in a statement.

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