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Former QB Pachall: TCU has 'zero leadership'

TCU had all kinds of issues while struggling to a disappointing 4-8 record last season, and leadership, according to former quarterback Casey Pachall, was one of them.

Former kicker Erxleben get 7-year sentence

Former Texas All-American and NFL kicker and punter Russell Erxleben was sentenced Monday to more than seven years in federal prison for running an illegal investment scam that netted $2 million.

ACC title game to stay in Charlotte through '19

Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium signed a six-year extension to host the ACC football championship through 2019, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.

Source: Duck Commander will sponsor bowl

Duck Commander, the family-owned company led by the Robertson clan of "Duck Dynasty" television fame, is the new sponsor for the Independence Bowl, sources said.

Prospect Shembo admits Seeberg involvement

Former Notre Dame linebacker and NFL outside linebacker prospect Prince Shembo admitted he was the player investigated in the 2010 case of a student at St. Mary's College who claimed she was inappropriately touched.

LSU gets commitment from 14-year-old QB

Zadock Dinkelmann, the nephew of former Heisman Trophy quarterback Ty Detmer, has made a non-binding oral commitment to play college football at LSU.

Minnesota gives Kill contract extension, raise

Coming off an eight-win season, Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach Jerry Kill received a one-year contract extension and a raise of nearly $1 million per year on Saturday.

Northwestern coach testifies against unionizing

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald is disputing his quarterback at a hearing over whether his team can form the nation's first union for college athletes.

Cal AD blasts Bielema for referencing death

California athletic director Sandy Barbour fired back at Arkansas Razorbacks coach Bret Bielema, who used the death of Cal football player Ted Agu in his argument in favor of a proposal to slow down offenses in college football.

WVU hires Bradley as associate head coach

Tom Bradley, a longtime assistant under Joe Paterno at Penn State, has agreed to join the staff at West Virginia, the school said Friday.

Buckeyes' Miller has minor shoulder surgery

Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller underwent minor surgery on his right shoulder Friday morning and will be limited in his activities throughout spring drills, the school announced.

Clemson RB Dye suffers torn Achilles tendon

Clemson running back Tyshon Dye, who was expected to compete this spring to replace 1,000-yard rusher Rod McDowell, suffered a torn Achilles tendon during a workout on Friday morning and will miss spring practices, the school announced on Friday.

Northwestern coach testifies against unionizing

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald is disputing his quarterback at a hearing over whether his team can form the nation's first union for college athletes.

Spurrier calls slowdown proposal 'Saban Rule'

South Carolina's Steve Spurrier added his name to the list of coaches opposed to a rule proposal that would slow down college offenses, and he wasn't afraid to point fingers while criticizing it.

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