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  1. One quarterback is dropping out of the LSU quarterback competition.Redshirt freshman Lowell Narcisse announced on Twitter Tuesday that he will be transferring from the Tigers program. Narcisse redshirted last season. He was expected to battle Myles Brennan and Justin McMillan for the starting job this fall, but Joe Burrow transferred in from Ohio State. Burrow is expected to be the starter, which sent everyone down the depth chart a spot.Narcisse was a four-star recruit coming into college and categorized as a dual-threat QB. He suffered torn ACLs in both knees during his high school career.
  2. For many college football fans, no player is more exciting than one who is a legitimate threat to score a long touchdown on any given snap.Whether it’s a mobile quarterback, elusive running back or speedy wide receiver, they’re capable of ripping through defenses. They can sprint past everyone right off the snap or even turn a broken play into a touchdown celebration within seconds.Overall, they make life miserable for the opposition. These are the 15 most dangerous, most exciting big-play threats heading into the 2018 season.Marquise Brown, wide receiver, OklahomaDuring his first season at Oklahoma, Marquise Brown grabbed at least two passes in every appearance. But that doesn’t mean his two- and three-catch showings weren’t productive. Brown topped the 100-yard mark or grabbed a touchdown in six different games, and he was one of only seven players in the country with at least three 70-plus-yard receptions. Plus, his seven catches of 50-plus yards leads all returning players. The Sooners are shifting from B
  3. Dabo Swinney still isn’t ready to announce a starting quarterback for his Clemson Tigers. In fact, he says he sees the quarterback controversy lasting into the season.Swinney said on Tuesday that he thinks multiple quarterbacks will play in the team’s opener against Furman. He sees that continuing beyond the opener, via the Post and Courier’s Grace Raynor. “The one thing I can probably definitely say is regardless of how it plays out, I don’t see a situation early where we just play one guy. This is a situation that if somebody separates, it’s probably going to take place in the games because you’re talking about incredible competitors that are up to the task.”Kelly Bryant and Trevor Lawrence are the main competitors for the job. Bryant started most of last season for Clemson and is a senior. Lawrence is a true freshman who outperformed Bryant in April’s spring game. Redshirt freshman Chase Brice is also in the mix.What happens in the team’s second game against Texas A&M will likely say the most about its
  4. The University of Maryland on Tuesday revealed some of its preliminary findings from an investigation into the death of a 19-year-old football player, and the school took responsibility for mistakes that were made that led to the tragedy. While it’s unclear what strength coach Rick Court’s role was in the incident, he has decided to resign.In a statement he released on Twitter, Court said he has resigned to allow Maryland to “heal and move forward,” noting that his top priority has always been the physical and mental health of student-athletes. (@courtstrength) August 14, 2018 Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports reports that Court reached a buyout agreement with Maryland. Jordan McNair, a 19-year-old offensive lineman, died following a May 29 workout. An attorney for the McNair family who is investigating Jordan’s death says that medical records and a 911 call show that McNair had a seizure around 5 p.m. that day, about 45 minutes into a workout involving a set of 10 110-yard sprints. Despite the alleged seizure, a 9
  5. The University of Maryland on Tuesday announced some preliminary findings from its investigation into the death of 19-year-old offensive lineman Jordan McNair, and the school is taking responsibility for mistakes that were made that led to the tragic outcome.University of Maryland president Wallace Loh informed the media that he and other school officials spoke with McNair’s family and accepted “legal and moral responsibility” for McNair’s death. As a result of the findings of the investigation, Maryland has fired football strength coach Rick Court. Head coach DJ Durkin’s status remains unchanged, though Loh insisted the investigation continues and will be a thorough and independent one.An attorney for the McNair family who is investigating Jordan’s death says that medical records and a 911 call show that McNair had a seizure around 5 p.m. on May 29, about 45 minutes into a workout involving a set of 10 110-yard sprints. Despite the alleged seizure, a 911 call was not made until nearly an hour later. McNair w

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