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Memphis football's Chris Claybrooks has embraced new home at defensive back

After arriving to Memphis last fall as a wide receiver, junior Chris Claybrooks is getting comfortable at defensive back After Saturday's practice, Memphis defensive back Chris Claybrooks took extra reps on the jugs machine to work on his catching. Right next to him was TJ Carter. As both took turns

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Saginaw Valley State picks Ryan Brady, ex-GVSU quarterback, as new head coach

Saginaw Valley State has a new head football coach. Ryan Brady, a long-time assistant at state powerhouse Ferris State, was to be officially introduced as head coach in a campus press conference Monday. Brady takes over for Jim Collins, who was head coach for 11 seasons but departed late last month to

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North Carolina switching from grass to synthetic surface

North Carolina will pull up the roots on Kenan Stadium's grass field and replace it with a synthetic surface, the program announced Monday. While it won't look as good on fall Saturdays, it will allow UNC to use the field as often as it wants without damaging the surface. “Installing synthetic

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Baylor spring football breakout candidates: How Peyton Powell resembles Charlie Brewer

From looking at his game tape at Odessa Permian, he resembles current starting Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer. When the pocket collapses, he has the ability to slip through for big-yardage runs, much like Brewer was forced to do all season long.  Powell joins Zeno and returning freshman Gerry Bohanon

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In Brown, T.J. Simmons notes a similarity with former coach Saban

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Personality-wise, receiver T.J. Simmons concedes that Nick Saban and Neal Brown aren't all that much alike. “Coach Saban is definitely into it. He's strict and serious at all times,” said Simmons, who played at Alabama in 2016 before transferring to West Virginia. “Coach Brown

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College football game to circle now for each Top 25 team

ESPN The college football season is still five months away -- with spring games not starting in earnest for another two weeks -- but it's never too early to look ahead to the most intriguing matchups of the fall. From nonconference battles like Clemson vs. Texas A&M to the Big Ten's battle for

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