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Florida to start QB Treon Harris against Georgia (Yahoo Sports)
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- With his job on the line, Florida coach Will Muschamp is turning to freshman quarterback Treon Harris.
No. 9 Georgia to ask for Gurley's reinstatement (Yahoo Sports)
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Georgia will file a request with the NCAA for tailback Todd Gurley's eligibility to be reinstated.
Miami manhandles Virginia Tech, 30-6 (Yahoo Sports)
Virginia Tech didn't face Duke Johnson when it played Miami last season. The Hokies would be happy to never see him again, either. Johnson ran for 249 yards and scored two touchdowns, and Miami raced to a 24-0 halftime lead, then took the ball away on the Hokies' first three possessions after halftime to prevent a comeback in a 30-6 victory Thursday night. ''I thought that was one of the better running backs, maybe the best that we've ever tried to tackle,'' Hokies coach Frank Beamer said about Johnson, who had 29 times.
Clemson, Texas A&M to play 2 games (Yahoo Sports)
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Clemson and Texas A&M have agreed to a two-game series in 2018 and 2019.
UConn to renew basketball rivalry with Georgetown (Yahoo Sports)
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- UConn and Georgetown have agreed to renew their basketball rivalry, which ended with the split of the old Big East conference.
Arizona near-unanimous pick by media to win Pac-12 (Yahoo Sports)
Just about everybody agrees - except for one person, apparently - that Arizona is the overwhelming favorite to win the Pac-12 again this season. The Wildcats are the near-unanimous choice to win the conference, receiving 31 of 32 first-place votes in the preseason media poll released Thursday. Utah was picked second and Colorado third. UCLA, which was chosen fourth, received the other first-place vote.
Judge questions $75M NCAA concussion settlement (Yahoo Sports)
The federal judge overseeing a first-of-its-kind head injury settlement with the NCAA expressed serious concerns Thursday about some terms and the vast scope of the $75 million deal that currently encompasses all college athletes going back decades. Facing NCAA and plaintiffs' attorneys who crafted the deal, U.S. District Judge John Lee wondered why sports like rifle teams, golf and swimming would be covered by the proposed agreement along with football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports. ''I'm going to assume there aren't a lot of risks of concussions in rifling,'' Lee said during a hearing on a motion to give the deal preliminary approval.