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Ex-FSU starting QB Francois transferring to FAU

[ad_1] Former Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois is joining Florida Atlantic as a walk-on graduate transfer, he confirmed to ESPN on Monday.247 Sports first reported Florida Atlantic's addition. Francois, who graduated from Florida State this past weekend, is eligible immediately and could play two years with FAU.Florida State dismissed Francois in February after his ex-girlfriend posted an Instagram video alleging that he abused her. Francois was never charged in the
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OSU football players allege abuse on, off campus

[ad_1] COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An attorney preparing a lawsuit against Ohio State University on behalf of more than 50 former athletes who allege they were sexually abused by a team physician told The Associated Press on Saturday that most of his clients were football players from the Buckeyes' storied program, including some who went on to play in the NFL.Dayton attorney Michael Wright said the abuse happened during required physical
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Former Oregon WR Lowe stops armed student

[ad_1] PORTLAND, Ore. -- A former college football standout at the University of Oregon was credited Friday with tackling an armed student at a Portland high school before anyone was injured.Keanon Lowe, who is now a football and track coach and security guard at Parkrose High School, told reporters as he was leaving a police interview late Friday that he was tired but relieved at the outcome, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported.There
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DE Murphy, No. 2 overall recruit, picks Clemson

[ad_1] Clemson added its third five-star commitment to its No. 1-ranked recruiting class on Friday when defensive end Myles Murphy announced his commitment to the Tigers.Murphy, the No. 2-ranked recruit overall in the 2020 class, chose Clemson over Auburn. He joins five-stars Bryan Bresee, the No. 1 defensive tackle in the class, and offensive lineman Mitchell Mayes as the top recruits who have committed to the Tigers."One thing I always
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Ex-Oregon WR Lowe stops armed man at school

[ad_1] Former University of Oregon football standout Keanon Lowe subdued a person with a gun who appeared on a Portland, Oregon, high school campus.Portland Police Sgt. Brad Yakots said Friday no one was injured and that the suspect is in custody.Lowe, a wide receiver at Oregon from 2011 to 2014, told the Oregonian/OregonLive that he is tired, but happy he could be there for the students and community.Students interviewed by
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Dabo dismisses talk of potential future at Bama

[ad_1] Dabo Swinney's new contract includes an unusual provision that would add as much as $2 million to his buyout should he leave to take a job at Alabama, but the Clemson coach told ESPN he doesn't spend time pondering a future at his alma mater."People always like to say one plus one equals two, and it's a simple thing," Swinney said of the speculation he would be Nick Saban's
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Dallas XFL team hires architect of Air Raid as OC

[ad_1] Bob Stoops has hired Hal Mumme, architect of the Air Raid offense, to be his first offensive coordinator of the Dallas XFL team.Mumme's pass-happy offense, which he developed at a high school in Copperas Cove, Texas, has spread across football, most famously practiced by Mike Leach at Washington State and Lincoln Riley at Oklahoma, which produced the past two Heisman Trophy winners and No. 1 overall NFL draft picks,
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Paying players? Video games? What’s next in NCAA image and likeness debate

[ad_1] 1:03 PM ETJeff BorzelloCloseESPN Staff Writer Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware.Tom VanHaarenCloseESPN Staff WriterESPN staff writerJoined ESPN in 2011Graduated from Central MichiganThe NCAA made a potentially game-changing announcement on Tuesday, appointing a working group to examine issues related to student-athletes using their name, image and likeness. Member representatives from all three NCAA divisions will comprise the working group, co-chaired by Big East
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McGee and Schlabach talkin’ Tua, Trevor and transfers

[ad_1] 9:15 AM ETRyan McGeeCloseESPN Senior WriterSenior writer for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com 2-time Sports Emmy winner 2010, 2014 NMPA Writer of the Year Mark SchlabachCloseESPN Senior WriterSenior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of GeorgiaMark Schlabach, in the midst of covering a golf tournament for ESPN, answers a phone call Ryan McGee, who is in the midst of covering a
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100 days to college football — Everything you need to know

[ad_1] In just 100 days, Florida and Miami will kick off the 150th season of college football (August 24, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN).It will be a season defined by the quarterbacks, especially those with whom we're already on a first-name basis: Tua and Trevor. And though the Alabama and Clemson signal-callers will get the most attention, there's also Oregon's Justin Herbert, Georgia's Jake Fromm and plenty more.To get you ready