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Heisman runner-up Love stays at Stanford

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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Heisman Trophy runner-up and Doak Walker Award winner Bryce Love is returning to Stanford for his senior season.

Love released a statement through the school Tuesday saying he will be back next year while continuing to work on his degree in human biology.

Love set a Stanford record with 2,118 yards rushing this season, set an FBS record with 13 runs of at least 50 yards and topped the 100-yard mark 12 times despite being hampered by a sprained ankle the second half of the season and a hand injury in Stanford's 37-35 Alamo Bowl loss to TCU.

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Sumlin: Arizona job 'right challenge'

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Kevin Sumlin was introduced as head football coach at Arizona on Tuesday, calling it "the right place and the right challenge" for him.

The 53-year-old coach, fired after compiling a 51-26 record the past six seasons at Texas A&M, confirmed that he will retain Marcel Yates as defensive coordinator. He made no other announcements about assistants but there are consistent reports that he will bring in Noel Mazzone as offensive coordinator.

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Chargers' McNulty back as Rutgers OC

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Los Angeles Chargers tight ends coach John McNulty is returning to the college ranks for a second stint as the offensive coordinator at Rutgers.

Coach Chris Ash announced the hiring on Tuesday. McNulty replaces Jerry Kill, who retired because of health concerns.

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Georgia star LB Smith declares for draft

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Linebacker Roquan Smith, the leader of a defense that led Georgia to the national championship game, is entering the NFL draft.

The decision by Smith, the Butkus Award winner, was expected. He enjoyed a strong junior season, which boosted his draft status.

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Clemson DT Wilkins returning for 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Clemson's heart, soul and power on defense is intact next season with defensive tackle Christian Wilkins' choice to hold off on the NFL and return to the Tigers.

Wilkins was the last holdout among three draft-eligible underclassmen along the defensive front - all who were projected first-round picks in some mock NFL drafts - to decide to come back to school. On Saturday, defensive ends Clelin Ferrell and Austin Bryant announced their intentions to play at Clemson next year.

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Vols QB Dormady says he's transferring

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Quarterback Quinten Dormady is leaving Tennessee after a junior year in which he lost his starting job and suffered a season-ending injury.

"After weeks of reflection, I've decided to complete my degree from Tennessee and transfer for my final year of eligibility," Dormady said Monday on his Twitter account .

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NC State backup QB McClendon to transfer

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State redshirt senior quarterback Jalan McClendon will play elsewhere next season as a graduate transfer.

The school announced McClendon's decision Monday. He is scheduled to graduate in May and has a year of eligibility remaining.

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RB Gaskin returning to Washington

SEATTLE (AP) Washington star running back Myles Gaskin will return to school for his senior season rather than enter the NFL draft.

Gaskin announced his decision in a brief statement on Twitter on Sunday night, the day before the NFL deadline for eligible underclassmen to declare for the draft. Gaskin was expected to be a mid-to-late round selection in what's expected to be a strong running back class.

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Legendary broadcaster Jackson dies at 89

Keith Jackson laid down the soundtrack to Saturday for a generation of college football fans with phrases such as his signature "Whoa, Nelly!" From the World Series to the Olympics, NFL to NBA, he did it all over five decades as a sportscaster, but most appropriately his final assignment before retiring 12 years ago was one of the greatest college football games ever.

Jackson died Friday. He was 89.

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DL Green 4th USC player to leave early

LOS ANGELES (AP) Southern California defensive lineman Rasheem Green will skip his final year of eligibility to enter the NFL draft.

Green announced his decision Saturday night.

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