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Fournette’s 2015 Heisman campaign deflated by Irish last-second FG for Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl win

Notre Dame (8-5) celebrated a 31-28 victory over LSU (8-5) after kicker Kyle Brindza sent a game-winning, 32-yard field goal through the uprights as time expired Tuesday in the Franklin American Mortage Music City Bowl. Notre Dame had to battle to score the victory. The second half got off to a fast start for the…

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Jim Harbaugh to Michigan looking more and more like a formality

Jim Harbaugh is officially a free agent. A few reporters felt confident to officially call the search off on Saturday, and the coaching carousel’s most anticipated move took another step forward on Sunday. Following the San Francisco 49ers’ season-ending win over the Arizona Cardinals, the club released a statement that the club and Harbaugh have “mutually parted…

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Pitt officially introduces Pat Narduzzi as new head coach

Two days after reports surfaced that Pittsburgh had bagged its new head coach, that move has officially come to fruition. At a press conference Friday afternoon, Pitt announced that Pat Narduzzi has indeed been tabbed as the 37th head coach in the history of the football program.  Narduzzi will replace Paul Chryst, who left earlier this…

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Pat Narduzzi to be introduced as Pitt’s new head coach Friday

Exactly one week after officially losing its head coach to Wisconsin, Pittsburgh is set to officially introduce his replacement. While the school has not yet confirmed it, ESPN.com‘s Joe Schad reported earlier Wednesday that Pitt and Pat Narduzzi have finalized a deal that would make the Michigan State defensive coordinator the Panthers’ new head coach.…

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UPDATE: Pitt set to name Pat Narduzzi as new head coach

Over the past few years, Pat Narduzzi‘s had a handful of opportunities to step out of Mark Dantonio‘s shadow and head his own football program but opted instead to remain at Michigan State.  Now, though, it appears the defensive coordinator is ready to pull the trigger on a move.  Maybe. According to multiple media outlets,…

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Report: Jim Harbaugh not the only NFL coach Michigan is chasing

With the NFL’s own coaching carousel ready to start spinning in the next seven-to-10 days, we’re beginning to find out which college coaches that have caught the NFL’s eye and, apparently, the other way around. Michigan’s interest in San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is widely known, but he’s apparently not the only NFL coach that…

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UCLA’s Mora and Auburn’s Malzahn potential NFL targets?

The college football world may be on Jim Harbaugh watch to see what happens with his coaching future (NFL or Michigan?), but two other college coaches could be ready to receive some NFL overtures as well. UCLA head coach Jim Mora and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn are two names of interest according to Ian…

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Report: Stanford’s David Shaw will not entertain potential NFL offers

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has remained mostly silent on his potential coaching future despite reports saying his alma mater, Michigan, have gone all in on luring him to Ann Arbor. No matter what happens in the coaching carousel in the NFL, Harbaugh’s successor at Stanford plans on staying put at Stanford. David…

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Colorado State University-Pueblo wins first D2 national title

Saturday may not have been a great day for Colorado State, but another Colorado program achieved the ultimate glory on the field. Colorado State University-Pueblo shutout offensive juggernaut Minnesota State to win the Division 2 national championship. The ThunderWolves scored a 13-0 victory in Kansas City to win the first national championship in program history.…

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Report: Ohio St. co-DC Chris Ash interviews for Colorado St. vacancy

Ohio State has already lost its offensive coordinator to a head coaching job.  Could a coordinator on the other side of the ball be next? According to Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com, OSU co-defensive coordinator Chris Ash interviewed for the head-coaching vacancy at Colorado State.  Former USC associate head coach John Baxter interviewed for the job…

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Ragin’ Cajuns win fourth straight New Orleans Bowl to start bowl season

For the fourth straight season, the Louisiana-Lafayette (9-4, 7-1 Sun Belt Conference) season comes to an end by celebrating a victory in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. The Ragin’ Cajuns buckled down defensively to hold off Nevada (7-6, 4-4 Mountain West Conference) for a 16-3 victory. UL-Lafayette is the first school to ever win…

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Justin Fuente, Memphis reach agreement on new deal

One of the benefits usually associated with having your name mentioned as part of the annual spinning of the coaching carousel?  Ofttimes, a shiny new deal. The latest to reap a reward from the spinning carousel is Justin Fuente, who has reached an agreement with Memphis on a contract extension, the school announced Thursday.  The financial…

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Michigan raises stakes and goes all in on Jim Harbaugh sweepstakes

At this point in the coaching carousel one thing seems to be pretty clear. Michigan is waiting for a certain someone to become available, and they are willing to wait for the moment to be just right.There may be no other way to explain how Michigan would part ways with Brady Hoke a few days…

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Wisconsin makes hiring of Pitt’s Chryst officially official

The worst kept secret in this year’s coaching carousel is now out of the bag. Wisconsin has hired Paul Chryst, who had been the head coach at Pittsburgh. Wisconsin was expected to name Chryst the new head coach as soon as the vacancy opened up, but state law in Wisconsin prevented the school from extending…

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Miss. St. DC Geoff Collins takes same job at Florida

As Jim McElwain assembles his first coaching staff at Florida, it appears one key piece of that puzzle will come at the expense of a fellow SEC football program. According to SI.com‘s Thayer Evans, “Mississippi State [defensive coordinator] Geoff Collins is expected to accept the same position at Florida per a source.” Evans does note, though,…

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