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Former Mizzou lineman to continue career at Kansas

A one-time Missouri signee has decided to continue his playing career with one of Mizzou’s hated-rivals-currently-on-hiatus. Harneet Gill confirmed to JayhawkSlant.com Tuesday that he has decided to transfer from the JUCO level to Kansas. The offensive lineman told the Rivals.com website that the KU coaching staff, led by first-year head coach David Beaty, played a…

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After alleged battery of gay couple, Herd’s Steward Butler dismissed

Relatively speaking, the expected didn’t take long. This morning, reports surfaced that Marshall running back Steward Butler had been arrested and charged with battery in connection to the beating of a same-sex couple.  Butler allegedly became angry after witnessing the couple kissing. Shortly after reports of the early April attack surfaced, Butler was indefinitely suspended from…

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Louisville, Purdue reportedly headed to Indy for 2017 opener

The Big Ten and NCAA may (highly unlikely) or may not (highly likely) be hightailing it out of Indiana because of a controversial new law, but it appears there will still be some high-profile football action taking place in the state.  Reportedly. According to a report from ESPN.com‘s Brett McMurphy, Louisville and Purdue are finalizing…

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Marshall indefinitely suspends RB Steward Butler

At bare minimum, Steward Butler is temporarily separated from his Marshall football team.  At worst, he’ll be separated permanently from the university. Earlier Wednesday it was reported that the running back was arrested on a pair of battery charges after he allegedly beat up two gay men after he had witnessed the couple kissing.  A…

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Urban Meyer undergoes previously unscheduled medical procedure

And cue the Urban-Florida-health scare-retirement one-liners in three… two… one… Scheduled to make an appearance in Findlay, Ohio, Wednesday night, Urban Meyer instead made an unscheduled visit to a local medical facility earlier in the day.  According to multiple media outlets, and confirmed by an Ohio State spokesperson, the Buckeyes head coach underwent what was only…

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Four-star A&M QB signee Kyler Murray opts out of MLB draft

At least for now, Texas A&M doesn’t have to worry about losing the most high-profile member of its 2015 recruiting class to the stick-and-ball sport. Following a closely-watched recruiting scuffle that involved hated (former?) rival Texas, A&M landed a signed National Letter of Intent from touted 2015 quarterback prospect Kyler Murray this past February.  The four-star…

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Marshall RB Steward Butler charged in alleged beating of gay couple

A member of the Marshall football program is the latest FBS football player to find himself running into some post-spring legal issues off the field, although this one’s a bit different as it could possibly have federal implications. According to multiple media outlets, Steward Butler has been charged with two counts of battery after he…

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Potential Maxx Williams successor for Gophers granted sixth year

It looks as if the potential, or even likely, successor to All-American tight end Maxx Williams will head into the 2015 season armed with another season in his back pocket.  Provided he can stay healthy, of course. While Minnesota has yet to confirm it, Duke Anyanwu took to Twitter Tuesday to announce that his medical…

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Texas OL Darius James to reportedly seek transfer

As first reported by Jason Suchomel of Orangebloods.com and then confirmed by just about everyone else in Austin, Texas offensive lineman Darius James is leaving the team. Texas OL Darius James tells me he’s been given a release and will be transferring elsewhere. “Yes sir,” he said. Was a 5-star recruit. — Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) May 6, 2015 A…

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Report: Record 42 bowls approved for 2015-16 season

Do you and 10 friends have college eligibility remaining? Do you have access to football equipment? If so, you could be in line for a bowl trip this winter. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy – the Bob Woodward of the bowl industry – reported Tuesday night the NCAA had rubber-stamped three new bowls into existence for this…

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