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Maryland snags ex-Va. Tech QB Jackson

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Quarterback Josh Jackson, a star at Virginia Tech two seasons ago, has transferred to Maryland with two years of eligibility remaining.

Terrapins coach Michael Locksley also announced Tuesday that tight end Tyler Mabry will join the Maryland football program after playing three years at Buffalo.

Jackson started all 13 games for the Hokies in 2017 as a redshirt freshman. He threw for 2,991 yards and 20 touchdowns, and also ran for 324 yards and six scores.


Miss. State extends Moorhead through '22

Mississippi State football coach Joe Moorhead has a little more job security now.

The school announced Tuesday that he has signed a contract extension through the 2022 season that will pay an average base salary of $3.2 million. Moorhead originally signed a four-year deal worth an average of $2.75 million when he was hired following the 2017 season.


Retrial set in murder of ex-Texas A&M LB

HOUSTON (AP) A Texas teenager is set to be tried again on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of his mother and his father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M University before having a short NFL career.

The Harris County district attorney's office says 19-year-old Antonio Armstrong Jr. is scheduled to go on trial Oct. 4.


Illini star hurts spine in swim accident

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (AP) Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree was speaking, eating and sitting up after severely injuring his spine in a weekend swimming accident near his Florida home, a school spokesman said Monday.

Roundtree had surgery at Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety Harbor on Sunday, a day after the accident, the university announced earlier Monday. There were no details on what happened.


NFL Network to broadcast 10 C-USA games

DALLAS (AP) The NFL Network and Conference USA have agreed to a four-year partnership that will put 10 of the league's Saturday football games on the network each season.

"While exploring new media options for football, NFL Network stood out as an excellent opportunity for national exposure," C-USA Commissioner Judy MacLeod said Monday in a statement. "We look forward to showcasing our conference through their tremendous platform and reach."


Gov. orders probe of Ohio medical board

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Gov. Mike DeWine declared the late Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss a monster Monday as he ordered a review of the state medical board's handling of his case decades ago and called for lawmakers to lift the statute of limitations on rape charges.

The Republican governor signed an executive order at a Statehouse news conference creating a group to review a complete, unredacted version of an investigative report released last week to see what the board knew about Strauss, who took his life in 2005, and when. Portions of the report involving the board's actions had been blacked out.


Ex-Oregon WR Lowe stops armed student

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Police released the identity Saturday of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into classroom at an Oregon high school.

Angel Granados Diaz had been booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of possessing a firearm in a public building, attempting to shoot a gun at a school and reckless endangerment, the Portland Police Bureau said.


Mississippi State adds ex-PSU QB Stevens

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State has added Penn State transfer quarterback Tommy Stevens to its football team.

The 6-foot-5, 240-pound Stevens was Trace McSorley's backup on the Nittany Lions. He has thrown for 304 yards and four touchdowns over 23 career games while also running for 506 yards and eight touchdowns.


Memphis QB White granted sixth year

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The NCAA has granted Memphis quarterback Brady White a sixth year of eligibility due to several medical issues he dealt with while playing at Arizona State.

Memphis announced the extension Friday.


Harbaugh makes visit to Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK (AP) Jim Harbaugh is in a New York sports state of mind this weekend.

Michigan's football coach visited Yankee Stadium for the first time Friday, joined by his father and 6-year-old son to watch the Bronx Bombers take on the Tampa Bay Rays with first place at stake in the AL East.

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