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Duke’s return: Miami RB has hopes on his shoulders

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Duke Johnson is bigger, stronger and faster than he was a year ago.

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Florida State defensive backs ready to shine again

In this Jan. 6, 2014, file photo, Florida State's Ronald Darby (3) breaks up a pass intended for Auburn's Sammie Coates during the first half of the BCS National Championship NCAA college football game in Pasadena, Calif. The Florida State defensive backfield has dubbed itself the “The No Fly Zone” after finishing 2013 as the No. 1 pass defense in the country and setting a school record with 26 interceptions. The top-ranked Seminoles will have the opportunity to live up to the moniker when they face Oklahoma State in Arlington, Texas on Saturday. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida State defensive backfield has dubbed itself the “The No Fly Zone” after finishing 2013 as the No. 1 pass defense in the country and setting a school record with 26 interceptions.

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FSU-Oklahoma State headlines ACC opening weekend

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 1 of the season:

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FBS season kicks off quietly with Georgia State

The Georgia State marching band plays before the school's football team opens its NCAA college football season against Abilene Christian, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The first season major college football's champion will be decided by a playoff began Wednesday night in a mostly empty Georgia Dome, with one of the newest members of FBS taking on a team starting its second season in DIvision I. (AP Photo/Ralph Russo)

ATLANTA (AP) — The first season major college football’s champion will be decided by a playoff began Wednesday night in a mostly empty Georgia Dome, with one of the newest members of FBS taking on a team starting its second season in Division I.

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Sam gets last chance at a preseason impression

In this May 13, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Rams seventh-round draft pick Michael Sam listens to a question during a news conference at the NFL football team's practice facility in St. Louis. Sam and the Rams visit the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night,  Aug. 28, 2014, the last exhibition for both clubs and the last opportunity for players to state their cases before teams pare down their rosters to the NFL-mandated 53 by Saturday afternoon. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Michael Sam is about to get one last chance to show the St. Louis Rams why he belongs on their 53-man roster.

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