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QBs changing places

Four transfer quarterbacks will look to turn their new teams' luck this season. Will Grier, Jarrett Stidham and Kyle Allen were all top-50 recruits, while Malik Zaire showed flashes of potential in his time at Notre Dame.

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USF is the preseason favorite to win the American Athletic Conference in a vote by the media. The Bulls were the unanimous choice to win the East Division, while Memphis was picked to win the West.

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Oliver named to two award watch lists

Houston DT Ed Oliver was named to the watch lists for the Outland Trophy, awarded to the nation's top interior lineman, and the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, for the nation's top defensive standout. Oliver was named an All-American last season as a true freshman and recorded 46 tackles and six sacks.

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Three Bulls make Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list

South Florida LB Auggie Sanchez and DB Deatrick Nichols were named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list on Thursday along with DT Deadrin Senat, who also made the Outland Trophy watch list. The awards go to the nation's top defensive standout and top interior lineman, respectively. Last season, Sanchez led the Bulls 116 total tackles and 6.0 sacks. Nichols recorded 49 total tackles and four interceptions, while Senat also finished with 49 total tackles.

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UCF kicker to keep YouTube channel on air

UCF kicker Donald De La Haye plans to keep his YouTube channel online and will let the NCAA decide whether revenue generated from the videos is a violation of his amateur status.

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UCF tells kicker he can't profit from YouTube

A source said UCF never gave Donald De La Haye an ultimatum; rather, he met with the compliance staff and they offered to work toward a solution. The NCAA has not been involved in the matter, and all correspondence has been handled by UCF.

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80 days until the college football kickoff: Navy scored a touchdown on 80 percent of its red zone drives last season, the best rate in FBS. The Midshipmen scored 55 touchdowns in 69 trips to the red zone.

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With the Proehl family (L-R) Blake, Ricky, Kelly, Austin, Blake and Alex. They are so very gracious, and their bond will inspire and motivate you. See why on Fathers Day.

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Gilman transfers to Notre Dame

Safety Alohi Gilman will be transferring from Navy to Notre Dame, Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly announced on Friday. Gilman will be able to play starting with the 2018 season and will have three years of eligibility remaining.

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Washington State and Houston will play a home-and-home series, the schools announced Monday. The first game will take place in Houston on Sept. 14. 2019 with the second on Sept. 12, 2020 in Pullman.

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87 days to college football kickoff. Houston (53) and Louisiana Tech (34) combined to complete 87 passes on Sept. 8, 2012, the most combined completions in a single game in FBS history.

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Oklahoma's Sept. 16 game against Tulane will kick off at 5 p.m. CT and be pay-per-view only

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Capitals, Leafs set for Navy outdoor game

The NHL will play an outdoor game at a U.S. service academy for the first time when the Washington Capitals host the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, on March 3.

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Arizona State wide receiver Ellis Jefferson announced on Instagram that he'll be transferring to Houston for his senior season. "Being the first Jefferson in my family to go to college and also get a degree was the biggest achievement in my life so far. With my last year of eligibility I'll be going to The University of Houston. Thank you ASU." Jefferson recorded 25 receptions for 325 yards and two touchdowns in his three seasons with the Sun Devils. (Photo credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports)

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East Carolina announces three graduate transfer additions from Power 5 programs: Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk, Clemson running back Tyshon Dye and Minnesota defensive lineman Gaelin Elmore. All three will be eligible this season.