June 22, 2017
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Will Grier Officially Eligible For West Virginia’s 2017 Season Opener

West Virginia transfer quarterback Will Grier has officially been cleared by the NCAA to suit up for the Mountaineers in 2017, the university announced Tuesday. The former Florida Gators quarterback received a one-year suspension midway through his freshman season due to a positive PED test. Grier then transferred to West …

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Florida Gators HC Jim McElwain Receives Contract Extension, Raise

The University of Florida rewarded head football coach Jim McElwain with a new six-year, $26.9 million contract that will keep him in Gainesville through the 2022 season, the school announced Friday. McElwain’s new deal is essentially a one-year extension that includes a raise in his annual salary. The university also …

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Utah HC Kyle Whittingham Signs Contract Extension

Utah head football coach Kyle Whittingham has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the university through the 2021 season, the school announced Friday. Whittingham, 57, is entering his 13th season as the Utes head coach and has led the program to a 104-50 record since taking over for …

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Former Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire Transferring To Florida

Former Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire is transferring to Florida. The Fighting Irish’s former starting quarterback said Saturday that he plans to head to Gainesville, and the Southeastern Conference’s newly amended graduate transfer rule will allow Zaire to immediately suit up for the Gators in 2017. “You just want to be able …

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Chip Kelly Joining ESPN As College Football Analyst

Former Oregon Ducks head football coach Chip Kelly is returning to college football, well at least as an analyst. ESPN announced Friday that the former San Francisco 49ers and Philadelphia Eagles head coach would be joining the network as a college football analyst on ESPN2. “Over the last 30 years, …

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Vanderbilt HC Derek Mason Signs Three-Year Contract Extension

Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason has signed a three-year contract extension after leading the Commodores to a 6-7 record and a bowl game in his third season at the helm, athletics director David Williams confirmed with The Tennessean on Tuesday. Mason’s contract returns to its original terms, which is a …

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Texas Tech WR Jonathan Giles Transferring To LSU

Texas Tech’s 2016 leading receiver Jonathan Giles is leaving the Big 12 for the Southeastern Conference, as he announced his decision to transfer LSU on Monday. #geauxtigers #DreamChaser s/o to @TheTreyTurner for the edit pic.twitter.com/vWh8wR1mOu — JonGiles2 (@_JonathanGiles) May 15, 2017 The 5-foot-11, 185-pound 1,000-yard receiver elected to join head …

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