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4-star California WR Beaux Collins commits to Clemson

Clemson landed a commitment from four-star junior wide receiver Beaux Collins of Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco on Saturday. Collins chose Clemson over Ohio State, Notre Dame, Alabama, Stanford, Oklahoma, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Texas, and Penn State. Collins' former teammate is Tigers five-star quarterback enrollee D.J. Uiagalelei. (247 Sports)

Suspensions handed down to Kansas, Kansas State players in brawl fallout

The Big 12 Conference issued its formal reprimands in response to Tuesday night's brawl between Kansas and Kansas State, handing down suspensions to four players. Among them, Kansas big man received the harshest punishment with a 12-game suspension. Jayhawks teammate is suspended two games. (CBS Sports)

ACC Mourns the Passing of Former Commissioner Gene Corrigan

Gene Corrigan, a pioneer in college athletics and former Commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference, died peacefully overnight surrounded by family in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was 91. Corrigan assumed his role as the third full-time commissioner of the ACC on September 1, 1987 and led the conference until his retirement in December 1996. (The ACC)

Baylor expected to hire former North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora as offensive coordinator

Baylor is expected to hire former North Carolina head football coach as its next offensive coordinator, sources told Yahoo Sports’ Pete Thamel. Fedora spent the 2019 season as an analyst for the Texas Longhorns after a seven-year stint as the head coach at UNC. Fedora had a 45-43 record in Chapel Hill, including 11 wins and a division title in 2015. (Yahoo! Sports)

UNC Grad Transfer TE Carl Tucker Visiting Alabama

This weekend, North Carolina tight end grad transfer is visiting Alabama. He arrived in Tuscaloosa on Friday and is staying until Sunday. Tucker appeared in 38 games for the Tar Heels over his five seasons in Chapel Hill. During his career, he has caught 36 passes for 549 yards and four touchdowns. Last weekend, Tucker visited Florida State. (Sports Illustrated)

Deke Adams named defensive line coach at Ole Miss

24-year coaching veteran Deke Adams has joined the Ole Miss football coaching staff as defensive line coach. Adams, a native of Meridian, Mississippi, spent the 2019 season in the same capacity at Mississippi State. Prior to Mississippi State, Adams served the two seasons as defensive line coach at North Carolina in what was his second stop in Chapel Hill. (Oxford Eagle)

‘A brilliant dude. You got a good one.’ Baylor exhales, LSU salutes Dave Aranda hire.

Baylor has its new head football coach in Dave Aranda. Aranda just won the National Championship as LSU’s defensive coordinator. If you judge the Bears’ hire on the respect shown to Aranda from Tigers fans across social media, it was a slam dunk choice. LSU fans heaped praise upon Aranda, 43, and wished him and the Bears much success. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Yes, C.B. McGrath lost too much, but story’s more complicated

Former UNC assistant did not win enough basketball games. That is why he is no longer the head coach of the UNCW men’s program. An 11-game losing streak, complete with a loss to CAA cellar-dweller Elon over the weekend, became the linchpin moment needed for change. It’s not surprising. This move felt inevitable, a matter of when, not if. (Wilmington Star News)

Kentucky forward Kahlil Whitney is transferring

Kentucky freshman , who was a five-star recruit, announced Friday he is leaving the basketball program. Whitney started the season's first seven games, but his role has steadily diminished. He has scored just three points in SEC play and played just four minutes total over Kentucky's past two games. Whitney was a 2019 McDonald's All American. (ESPN.com)

Miami QB Jarren Williams to Transfer

Miami quarterback Jarren Williams is entering the transfer portal, a move that comes three days after former Houston quarterback D’Eriq King decided to join the Hurricanes. Williams started 10 of Miami’s 13 games this past season. But with King, the presumed starter for 2020, arriving, it was presumed some of Miami’s quarterbacks would look elsewhere. (Associated Press)
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