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Recruit's dad backs Brown on 'look around' talk

A Texas recruit's comments about Mack Brown telling committed players to "look around" upon informing them of his resignation might have caused a bit of a stir recently but the father of that recruit said Brown wasn't directing players elsewhere.

Friedgen joins Rutgers, happy to be coaching

If Rutgers had had the first weekend of October off last season, it might have lured former Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen out of retirement a year ago.

Hoke: Michigan QB job up for grabs this spring

The starting quarterback spot will be up for grabs when Michigan's spring practice begins Feb. 25, coach Brady Hoke told multiple media outlets Monday.

NCAA won't punish Huskies, Lupoi after probe

Washington assistant coach Tosh Lupoi says allegations he broke NCAA rules by paying for a football recruit's online classes and tutoring are "untrue attacks."

2 sent to trial in EMU player's robbery-slaying

A judge on Monday ordered two 20-year-old Detroit men to stand trial on murder charges in the robbery and fatal shooting of an Eastern Michigan University football player.

Trojans QB Wittek to transfer, report says

USC backup quarterback Max Wittek has informed the Trojans' new coaching staff that he intends to skip spring practice, graduate at the end of the semester and transfer to another school, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times.

No stopping him: Storm forces OC to walk

Bad weather left Tom Herman stranded on the highway for hours, kept him up all night, forced him to abandon a rental car and ultimately rely on the kindness of a stranger to make it to the airport.

Ultimate ESPN 300: Top 50 players

Since 2006, our scouts have evaluated thousands of prospects. Here 's a look at the best -- those we saw coming and those who caught us by surprise.

Sources: Ex-Gophers QB Nelson to Rutgers

Former Minnesota Golden Gophers starting quarterback Philip Nelson will transfer to Rutgers Scarlet Knights, a source confirmed.

No. 15 recruit Humphrey commits to Bama

Rather than deny his home state ties or his father's legacy, five-star cornerback Marlon Humphrey instead chose to stay close to home when he committed to the Crimson Tide on Wednesday morning.

Auditors: $66K missing from Hawkeye Express

The University of Iowa fired an athletics department accountant after auditors projected $66,000 is missing from ticket sales for a popular train that takes fans to the football stadium, a school spokesman said Wednesday.