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ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia players dismissed trash talk from Florida players as predictable and said the taunts won’t affect their game on Saturday. On Monday, Florida safety Chauncey Gardner said No. 3 Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm was successful because he throws “simple passes.” And Florida receiver Josh Hammond questioned the Bulldogs opening as 14-point favorites
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University of Georgia deputy athletic director Carla Williams has been announced as athletic director at the University of Virginia. The Daily Press (Newport News, Virginia) reported the hire Saturday. Williams, a Georgia alumna and a former professional basketball player, is the first African-American female AD among the 64 Power 5 conference schools. Williams succeeds Craig
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — After shaking hands and giving interviews at midfield, Baker Mayfield belted out, “My turn now,” before sprinting to the corner of “The Shoe,” where hundreds of jubilant Oklahoma fans awaited. Seconds later, he returned to midfield. Mayfield found the Sooners’ oversized crimson flag, unraveled it and began waving it around. Then, he
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Miami Hurricanes quarterback Vincent Testaverde has decided to transfer, coach Mark Richt announced Thursday. “Vincent approached me this morning and indicated that he felt like he would have more opportunities for playing time at another program,” Richt said in a statement Thursday. “We wish him all the best in his future plans.” Testaverde transferred from
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida coach Jim McElwain hasn’t settled on a starting quarterback. He hasn’t even pared down the three-man competition. McElwain said Wednesday that fourth-year junior Luke Del Rio, redshirt freshman Feleipe Franks and graduate transfer Malik Zaire will play this season, maybe even in next week’s season opener against No. 11 Michigan. “You’re
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Ohio State backup quarterback Joe Burrow is out indefinitely after breaking a bone in his throwing hand earlier this week, the school announced Wednesday morning. Burrow, a redshirt sophomore, broke the bone during the Buckeyes’ practice Monday. He had surgery Tuesday. It’s not immediately clear when he’ll be healthy enough to resume fighting for a
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Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin praised the school’s decision to cancel an on-campus white nationalist rally scheduled for next month, saying he is “proud” of university leadership. Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall says that the Charlottesville riots haven’t scared off his players or recruits, and the team has taken a stance of unity and inclusion. Sumlin
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Frank Broyles was remembered as a championship coach, father, mentor, athletic director and guide for caregivers of those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease during a memorial celebration Saturday at Arkansas’ Bud Walton Arena. Broyles, who led the Arkansas Razorbacks to their lone football national championship and later served as the athletic director for
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