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No. 2 Oregon looks to eclectic receiver corps (Yahoo Sports)

From hybrid running back Byron Marshall, to track champion Devon Allen and former point guard Johnathan Loyd, Oregon's got a varied cast of targets for the quarterback. Marcus Mariota has thrown for 806 yards and eight touchdowns so far this season for the No. 2 Ducks. The early Heisman front-runner has spread his attention around, hitting 13 different teammates with passes, including six different Ducks for touchdowns. Normally known for a dynamic ground game, Oregon is ranked 18th among FBS programs with an average of 330.3 yards passing per game.

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Football Polls - 4 (Sep. 14 - 20)
  • AP Poll
  • 1. Florida State
  • 2. Oregon
  • 3. Alabama
  • 4. Oklahoma
  • 5. Auburn
  • 6. Texas A&M
  • 7. Baylor
  • 8. LSU
  • 9. Notre Dame
  • 10. Ole Miss
  • Coaches Poll
  • 1. Florida State
  • 2. Alabama
  • 3. Oregon
  • 4. Oklahoma
  • 5. Auburn
  • 6. Baylor
  • 7. Texas A&M
  • 8. LSU
  • 9. Notre Dame
  • 10. UCLA

Texas Tech defensive coach Wallerstedt resigns (Yahoo Sports)

Texas Tech defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt has resigned for unspecified personal reasons. Wallerstedt said in a statement issued by the university Thursday that he was stepping side ''because I want the best for the Red Raider program, and this will allow them to go in a different direction on defense.'' Mike Smith, who shared the coordinator title with Wallerstedt, will be in charge of the defense for the rest of the season. The 48-year-old Wallerstedt joined the staff when former Texas Tech quarterback Kliff Kingsbury was hired as coach last year.

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Florida State suspends Winston for entire game (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2014, file photo, Florida State's quarterback, Jameis Winston stands on sideline during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State officials say Winston will be benched for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after making

Florida State has suspended Jameis Winston for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday, extending its initial punishment of one half after the quarterback made ''offensive and vulgar'' comments about female anatomy earlier this week. Interim President Garnett S. Stokes and athletic director Stan Wilcox announced the decision late Friday night. There had been criticism that the original punishment for Winston's latest embarrassing off-field incident was too light. The statement released by the university Friday read, ''Based upon the results of our continuing investigation of Tuesday's incident involving Jameis Winston, we have decided to not play him for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday night.'' Several students tweeted Winston stood on campus and shouted a lascivious comment that may have derived from an internet meme.


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White throws for TD, USF holds off UConn 17-14 (Yahoo Sports)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Willie Taggart is confident his plan to turn around South Florida's struggling football program is working.

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Wake adds Crabtree's brother to hoop team (Yahoo Sports)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Wake Forest has added the younger brother of NFL receiver Michael Crabtree to its basketball team.

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Attorneys: College, Wojcik reach settlement (Yahoo Sports)

Attorneys for fired College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik say a settlement has been reached with the school. Attorneys Ronnie Richter and Eric Bland said in a statement Tuesday an agreement was completed. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. College of Charleston spokesman Mike Robertson declined to discuss details of the agreement.

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Buffalo AD White agrees to 5-year extension (Yahoo Sports)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- University at Buffalo athletic director Danny White has agreed to a five-year contract extension that runs through 2019.

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