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Virginia Tech football announces support staff additions, changes

Virginia Tech football announces support staff additions, changes

Staffing evolution includes key pieces of student-athlete support and development Football 9/26/2022 2:31:00 PM BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech Director of Athletics Whit Babcock and Head Coach Brent Pry announced a number of football support staff additions and changes on Monday. Lino Lupinetti (Harrisburg, Pa., Bishop McDevitt) has been elevated from assistant director of player personnel …

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Key Conference Wins Lead to Big 12 Football Week 4 Awards

Key Conference Wins Lead to Big 12 Football Week 4 Awards

Football 9/26/2022 12:00:00 PM Story Links Baylor’s Bryson Jackson (co-defensive), K-State’s Adrian Martinez (offensive) and Kobe Savage (newcomer) along with Texas Tech’s Reggie Pearson (co-defensive) and Trey Wolff (special teams) received Big 12 football Week 4 awards after helping their teams to conference wins. It is the second career accolade for Pearson and Wolff while …

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Texas vs.  West Virginia odds, spread, lines: Week 5 college football picks, predictions

Texas vs. West Virginia odds, spread, lines: Week 5 college football picks, predictions

A pair of 2-2 rivals in the Big 12 square off on the Forty Acres as Texas welcomes West Virginia in college football’s Week 5 action on Saturday. Texas comes in on the heels of a heartbreaking overtime loss at Texas Tech while the Mountaineers have won 2 straight after starting 0-2 and own an …

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Text messages show Brett Favre sought welfare money for a football facility : NPR

Text messages show Brett Favre sought welfare money for a football facility : NPR

Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre is pictured in 2018. The governor of Mississippi in 2017 was “on board” with a plan for a nonprofit group to pay Brett Favre more than $1 million in welfare grant money so the retired NFL quarterback could help fund a university volleyball facility, according to text messages. Rogelio V. …

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High school football: Stevenson senior Ben Snider catches on quickly in his first year playing football

High school football: Stevenson senior Ben Snider catches on quickly in his first year playing football

Until this fall, Ben Snider’s claim to fame in football was winning a championship in intramural flag football as a freshman. Now the Stevenson senior has some bigger bullet points for his resume, including the single-game program record for receiving yards: 236, in a Week 2 win vs. New Trier. Not bad for a guy …

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Iowa State football fans are concerned about Kansas, officiating, offense

Iowa State football fans are concerned about Kansas, officiating, offense

AMES — The day-after reaction was predictable after Iowa State football’s loss to Baylor on Saturday. Officials need to be held accountable. I heard that more than a few times. Questionable calls they made weren’t the reason for the loss. That was another familiar comment. Do refs need similar accountability that coaches and 18-to-22-year-old student-athletes …

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Georgia vs.  Missouri odds, spread, lines: Week 5 college football picks, predictions

Georgia vs. Missouri odds, spread, lines: Week 5 college football picks, predictions

A pair of SEC East rivals meet up as defending national champion Georgia travels to Missouri in college football’s Week 5 action on Saturday. Georgia looked mortal last week after a close win over Kent State, but remains perfect through four games, while Missouri checks in at 2-2 after a heartbreaking loss on the road …

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Florida State vs.  Wake Forest odds, spread, lines: Week 5 college football picks, predictions

Florida State vs. Wake Forest odds, spread, lines: Week 5 college football picks, predictions

A pair of ACC rivals meet up as Florida State defends its perfect record against Wake Forest in college football’s Week 5 action on Saturday. Wake is coming off a close, overtime loss to Clemson, while Florida State is perfect through 4 games and won big over Boston College last week. What do the experts …

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Ohio State vs.  Rutgers odds, lines, spread: Week 5 college football picks, predictions

Ohio State vs. Rutgers odds, lines, spread: Week 5 college football picks, predictions

A pair of Big Ten rivals meet up in Columbus as Ohio State hosts Rutgers in college football’s Week 5 action on Saturday. Rutgers was perfect through three games before tripping up in a 17-point loss to Iowa, while the Buckeyes are 4-0 after demolishing a decent Wisconsin team in their conference opener. What do …

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Kansas State vs.  Texas Tech odds, spread, lines: Week 5 college football picks, predictions

Kansas State vs. Texas Tech odds, spread, lines: Week 5 college football picks, predictions

A pair of Big 12 rivals meet as the newly ranked Kansas State hosts Texas Tech in college football’s Week 5 action on Saturday. Both are coming off statement wins last weekend: Texas Tech, in an overtime victory over Texas; and Kansas State, in its 3rd of the last 4 against Oklahoma. What do the …

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