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Keyshawn Johnson Jr wont return to Nebraska

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer Close Nebraska/Big Ten/Recruiting reporter. Joined ESPN in 2011. Graduated from the University of Nebraska. Follow on Twitter Keyshawn Johnson Jr. will not return to Nebraska to play for new coach Scott Frost. Johnson, a four-star wide receiver in the Class of 2017, announced via Twitter on Friday that he would pursue an opportunity at a different college program. He is the son of former three-time Pro Bowl wideout Keyshawn Johnson, the No. 1 pick in the 1996 NFL draft. He played collegiately at USC under Mike Riley as offensive coordinator. Riley recruited the younger Johnson out of Calabasas, California, to Nebraska. Riley was fired after three seasons as head

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Texas booster Red McCombs tells paper he’s trying to convince Incarnate Word to hire disgraced Baylor coach Art Briles

Texas megabooster Red McCombs getting involved in a coaching search is nothing new. The San Antonio Express-News caught up with the billionaire on Friday and he confirmed that he had spoken to the University of the Incarnate Word’s board of trustees and was lobbying them to hire the disgraced and scandal-plagued former Baylor coach to run the program. “You not only will be getting the best football coach available but also the best man,” McCombs told the paper of what he said to the UIW trustees.

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Three ways to make the Heisman Trophy matter more in college football

Baker Mayfield won the Heisman last week. Odds are that you know this already and that if you hadn't figured it out on your own before the award was officially announced, you learned about it while not watching the Heisman Trophy ceremony on ESPN. That's because last week's Heisman Trophy ceremony was the lowest-rated in the history of the show on ESPN, breaking the 2016 record. Now, I don't care about ESPN's ratings. What I do care about is the Heisman Trophy. While I was growing up, it was one of the biggest prizes in sports to me. While championships were the ultimate, I saw the Heisman as a bigger accomplishment than an MLB, NBA or NFL MVP. So when I became a voter for the award last season,

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