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Golson gets chance to replace Winston at Florida State
Everett Golson came oh-so close to beating Florida State with Notre Dame last year....

Football Hall of Famer Bobby Bell gets degree at age of 74
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Bobby Bell sat down in the chair, his black gown draped over his shoulders, the black cap tilted just perfectly and the white tassels hanging to his right....

Some Illini players use Twitter to back coaches
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Some current and former Illinois football players started their own Twitter campaign in support of Illinois coach Tim Beckman and his staff following allegations they mishandled a player's injuries....

As grad transfer is scrutinized, SEC might lock out Golson
Florida State? Interested. South Carolina? Not interested. Florida? Happy to be mentioned. Georgia? Well, the Bulldogs would rather not say....

Fisher: Ex-Irish QB Golson, Florida State 'negotiating'
AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Everett Golson has met with Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher about the possibility of the former Notre Dame quarterback transferring to the Seminoles....

APNewsBreak: Former player arrested in NC sports agent probe
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) -- A former college football player arrested and charged with acting as an agent and violating North Carolina's law that bars illegally luring collegiate athletes into contracts made his initial court appearance Tuesday....

Texas high court denies appeal in Mike Leach firing lawsuit
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Supreme Court has denied former Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach's appeal in a lawsuit over his firing....