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Golson gets chance to replace Winston at Florida State (Yahoo Sports)
Everett Golson came oh-so close to beating Florida State with Notre Dame last year. Golson is transferring to Florida State, where he will have the chance to replace Jameis Winston as the Seminoles' starting quarterback. Golson said in a statement to Fox Sports on Tuesday he will spend his fifth year of eligibility with the Seminoles.
Fired Weis still highest paid Notre Dame coach on payroll (Yahoo Sports)
Charlie Weis remained the highest paid coach on Notre Dame's payroll despite being fired by the university following the 2009 season, earning nearly twice as much as Brian Kelly, the man who replaced him as football coach. The university paid Weis, who was fired as coach at Kansas last September, $2,054,744, according to figures included in Notre Dame's most recent IRS documents for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2014.
Rolle defends Winston, says Bowden wrong to criticize QB (Yahoo Sports)
Former Florida State star Myron Rolle says Bobby Bowden was wrong to say Seminoles supporters believe Jameis Winston was an embarrassment to the school. Rolle won a Rhodes Scholarship while playing for Bowden at Florida State and has known Winston since the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback was in high school. The 85-year-old Bowden said last week during an interview on ''The Paul Finebaum Show'' that he thought it is ''consensus among Florida State fans and boosters that (Winston) was an embarrassment in a lot of ways to the university.'' Rolle said Tuesday he doubts his former coach meant any harm, but Bowden was off-base.
Liberty Bowl set for Jan. 2 this season (Yahoo Sports)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Liberty Bowl is moving to January this season.
Wisconsin's Alvarez: Abolish so-called 20-hour rule (Yahoo Sports)
Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez said it's time to abolish the so-called 20-hour rule designed to limit how much time students spend on athletics instead of academics per week. Let's not make ridiculous rules that you can't follow.'' Alvarez will get no argument from Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany, who called the rule a ''misnomer'' based on the amount of time athletes devote to their sport and said it needs a new label. ''The most important thing is there be a discussion about how prepared the student is, how the school accommodates preparedness and how it all works,'' Delany said.
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