Posts Tagged College football

Browns GM Ray Farmer won’t trade everything for quarterback

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer answers questions during an NFL football news conference Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Berea, Ohio. There's a natural connection between Marcus Mariota and the Browns, but Farmer says he doesn't understand why he's continually attached to Oregon's quarterback. Mariota is expected to be selected high in next week's NFL draft, and because the Browns have two first-round picks, there's been widespread speculation that Farmer may move up to take him. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Marcus Mariota appears to have it all: the pristine college career, the smarts, all the necessary tools to be an elite NFL quarterback.

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FSU’s Fisher: Winston’s free-food caper isolated incident

In this Sept. 27, 2014 file photo, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (5) and coach Jimbo Fisher talk during the first half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State in Raleigh, N.C. Fisher says former quarterback Jameis Winston's claim that he got free crab legs from a grocery store employee in a much-publicized shoplifting case was "totally an isolated incident."  Speaking during an Atlantic Coast Conference coaches teleconference, Fisher says FSU’s compliance office contacted the store when Winston was cited last year and again Wednesday to look into the matter.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State athletic director Stan Wilcox says the school will investigate Jameis Winston’s comments that the ex-Seminoles quarterback believed he had an understanding with an unidentified grocery store employee that led to last year’s much-publicized crab legs shoplifting incident.

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Mariota gets another honor: Subway food statue

Marcus Mariota already is part of the lore of a famous statue, having won the 2014 Heisman Trophy. Now he has something that might not be so prestigious, but is edible.

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Bill Roth, longtime voice of the Hokies, leaving for UCLA

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Bill Roth is leaving after 27 years as Virginia Tech’s play-by-play voice to take the same job at UCLA.

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UConn football player charged with assault

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn tight end Sean McQuillan has been charged with assault after a fight at an off-campus apartment complex.

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