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What the AAC Race Might Mean for Scott Frost Nebraska and the New Years Six

There’s a new athletic director at Nebraska, but the Cornhuskers have the same football coach. From Rick: There have been moose sightings in Nebraska over the years. If he’s the Bill Moos who went to Key West and convinced Mike Leach to come coach on the Palouse, he’ll do very well.

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Michigan footballs Tim Drevno This offense has to keep pumping

Way back in 1993, Tim Drevno was low-paid rookie assistant at Montana State who double-dipped as an American Legion Baseball groundskeeper.  Making $12,000 per year and living with his wife, Shannon, in student housing, Drevno had an opportunity to supplement his meager income by push-mowing baseball fields during the summer.  And one day under the 90-degree Montana sun, Drevno learned a lesson that eventually carried over into his coaching philosophy.  "I didn't have any water but there was a water well, a water pump, out back," Michigan's third-year offensive coordinator recalled Wednesday. "So I went back to the back to get some water because I was thirsty and I start pumping. I get to five,

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A borderline Rivals four-star wide receiver prospect traveled to Ames last weekend for the second official visit of his recruiting process. South Fort Myers senior Jeshaun Jones said he liked attending a game at Jack Trice Stadium and many other aspects of his official visit. The 6-foot-1, 170-pound Jones, a three-star wide receiver with a 5.7 Rivals rating, was taking his second official visit of the process, after traveling to Tennessee last month. He’s also planning a stop at Maryland next month. In addition to those three schools, Jones has Power-5 offers from Arkansas, Florida State, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, North Carolina, NC State, Rutgers. Virginia Tech and Wisconsin. Freshman wide

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Pitt kicker explains decision to kneel during National Anthem

Outside of a handful of upsets that muddled the chase for the four playoff spots, one of the larger storylines coming out of Week 7 was one player’s decision prior to his team’s game Saturday. Ian Troost, a white walk-on kicker at Pitt, decided to kneel during the playing of the National Anthem ahead of the North Carolina State game.  Following the loss, head coach Pat Narduzzi and (most) of his teammates expressed their support of the junior’s decision to kneel. The kicker wasn’t made available to the media afterward to explain his reasoning behind the decision, but, in a phone conversation with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Tuesday, Troost shed light on why he’s following the same path first

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