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Lambert picked as starting quarterback for No. 9 Georgia
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- With less than a week to go before the season opener, No. 9 Georgia finally has a starting quarterback....

Fisher names Golson starting QB for No. 10 Florida State
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- After playing coy for the past couple weeks, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher ended the suspense on Monday of who will be his starting quarterback by announcing Everett Golson had earned the job....

Freshmen push into Texas lineup for No. 11 Notre Dame
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Charlie Strong lived up to his word: If a Texas freshman could beat out a veteran in training camp, they would earn a starting spot....

Pick 6: Playoff forecast for Buckeyes, Irish, Bears, Tigers
New Year's rockin' eve will have a whole new meaning this time around....

Starr urges independent probe of Ukwuachu sex assault case
WACO, Texas (AP) -- Baylor University President Ken Starr is proposing an independent investigation of the athletic department's handling of the sexual assault complaint against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu....

Illinois fires coach Tim Beckman 1 week before season opener
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- A week before the start of the football season, a difficult summer for the University of Illinois became chaotic as coach Tim Beckman was fired after an investigation found he tried to influence medical decisions and pressure players to play with injuries....

Oregon's first-week depth chart gives Adams the nod
Transfer Vernon Adams is listed atop Oregon's depth chart at quarterback heading into the first week of the season....