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Dolphins’ Landry says SEC prepared him for NFL

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry (14) catches a pass from quarterback Ryan Tannehill during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Rookie receiver Jarvis Landry says the NFL’s not much different from the Southeastern Conference, and his rapid progress with the Miami Dolphins suggests he might be right.

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Oklahoma State sues Texas assistant Wickline

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Who’s calling the plays for the Texas Longhorns this season? It may take a lawsuit by Oklahoma State against Texas assistant coach Joe Wickline to find out.

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Titans: Rookie Zach Mettenberger will start at QB

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, OCT. 18-19 -  In this July 26, 2014, file photo, Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt answers questions during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans (2-4) have two games left before their bye, and two wins would get them back to .500 at 4-4. So first-year coach Whisenhunt has dangled a bit of a carrot for his Titans, according to some of his players. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have kicked their youth movement into high gear with rookie Zach Mettenberger starting at quarterback against the Houston Texans on Sunday.

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Chubb’s tough running keeps No. 9 Georgia moving

Georgia running back Nick Chubb (27) pushes past Arkansas defenders linebacker Martrell Spaight (47), safety Rohan Gaines, bottom left, and defensive end JaMichael Winston, top left, in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Little Rock, Ark., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Thanks to Nick Chubb, concerns about Georgia’s running game have subsided even as Todd Gurley’s status remains uncertain.

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Top pick Clowney expects to play Sunday vs Titans

Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (90) warms up before the NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Clowney has been injured and is questionable for the game. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

HOUSTON (AP) — Top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney is expected to play for the Houston Texans this weekend against the Tennessee Titans.

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