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Bryant tops Clemson QB depth chart

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) There's no debate at Clemson heading into the fall - Kelly Bryant is the Tigers' starting quarterback.

Bryant, the returning starter, was first on the depth chart released by the Tigers on Wednesday with freshman Trevor Lawrence the backup. Bryant will have the spot heading into fall workouts where he hopes to build on his successful season as a first-time starter in leading Clemson to a 12-2 record including an Atlantic Coast Conference title and a spot in the College Football Playoff.

Some fans had clamored for the long-haired, strong-armed Lawrence to overtake Bryant, more of a run-first, dual-threat quarterback who did not put up the passing numbers of his predecessor, national championship winning quarterback Deshaun Watson. Lawrence, who was rated the No. 1 quarterback in last season's recruiting class, surpassed several of Watson's Georgia high school records.

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Alabama-USC to open 2020 at AT&T Stadium

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Alabama and Southern California will meet in Arlington, Texas to open the 2020 college football season.

The game announced Wednesday will be a rematch of the 2016 AdvoCare Classic at AT&T Stadium. The Crimson Tide won 52-7 in the programs' eighth meeting but first in more than three decades.

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Ex-player sues Mich. St. over expulsion

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) A former NFL football player is suing Michigan State University, saying his rights were violated when he was expelled after a sexual misconduct investigation.

Keith Mumphery was not charged with a crime. But he says his NFL career was ruined after his 2016 expulsion from a graduate program was reported by news media a year later.

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Kansas fires AD with progress 'elusive'

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Sheahon Zenger brought an impeccable reputation to Kansas, where he was tasked with solidifying an athletic department in turmoil, resurrecting the football program and keeping basketball at the forefront.

He failed in everything but keeping hoops on top. So it came as little surprise Monday when Chancellor Douglas Girod, despite having given Zenger a vote of confidence just last fall, announced that he had been fired after seven years in charge.

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USF, Florida agree to 3-game series

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) South Florida and Florida have agreed to play three times during a four-year stretch, including twice in Gainesville.

The Bulls and Gators will play at Florida Field in 2022 and 2025, and at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa in 2023.

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Tulane extends Fritz's deal through 2023

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Tulane athletic director Troy Dannen says the contract for football coach Willie Fritz has been extended by two years through the 2023 season.

The extension comes after two years at the helm for Fritz, who has improved Tulane's victory total in each campaign, but has yet to win more than five games in a season.

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Michigan headed to South Africa in 2019

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says he is taking his team to South Africa in 2019.

Harbaugh revealed the destination of next year's trip on Monday during an interview with WTKA-AM. He says the Wolverines will visit Cape Town and Johannesburg and go on a safari.

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QB Burrow leaving Ohio State for LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Former Ohio State quarterback Joe Burrow is transferring to LSU, where he will be eligible to play immediately and compete for the Tigers' starting job.

LSU on Monday announced the addition of Burrow, who recently graduated from Ohio State and has two years of eligibility remaining. He spent three seasons at Ohio State but was never able to work his way to the top of a crowded depth chart that included J.T. Barrett over the last four seasons.

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HOF coach Holtz settles defamation suit

Attorneys for Lou Holtz say the former Notre Dame coach and the news website The Daily Beast have settled a defamation lawsuit filed by the ex-ESPN analyst and college football Hall of Famer.

Orlando, Florida, law firm Morgan & Morgan announced in a news release Monday the two sides came to an amicable resolution. The firm says terms of the settlement were confidential, but The Daily Beast apologized for and corrected the headline that ran July 19, 2016, with a story on Holtz's remarks at a luncheon the Republican National Coalition for Life held during the Republican National Convention.

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Ex-USC assistant loses suit against NCAA

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jurors in Los Angeles have found the NCAA did not defame former USC assistant coach Todd McNair over a case linked to the misdeeds involving Reggie Bush.

The jury voted 9-3 on Monday against McNair on the third of nine questions on the verdict form: Whether statements the NCAA infractions committee and appeals committee made about McNair were false, according to the Los Angeles Times .

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