GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida has significantly revised plans to upgrade several on-campus facilities, which will now include a new baseball stadium across campus and a more expansive building to house the all-important, revenue-generating football program.
The Gators released details of the changes Friday, saying the estimated cost of the projects will jump from $100 million to $130 million.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama's quarterback competition could be on hold, at least briefly.
The defending national champion Crimson Tide opened spring practice Tuesday with an intriguing battle between two-year starter Jalen Hurts, who's 26-2 in that role, and title game hero Tua Tagovailoa. It won't hit full steam until Tagovailoa recovers from a thumb injury on his throwing hand that he sustained in the first practice.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) An NFL talent evaluator turned to two rivals Thursday at Notre Dame's Pro Day and stated the obvious to knowing nods.
"I guess we don't need to check their times in the 40," he joked after watching the impressive workouts by All-America offensive linemen Quenton Nelson and Mike McGlinchey, who are expected to be first-round NFL draft picks.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee has reached a $2.5 million settlement with former athletic director John Currie less than four months after he was suspended in the midst of a football coaching search that turned into a fiasco.
Currie already had received nearly $280,000 since being suspended and placed on paid leave in December. School officials announced Thursday that Currie will get an additional $2.2 million no later than April 1.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina has hired Robert Gillespie as an assistant football coach.
The school announced the move Wednesday. Gillespie had spent the past five seasons as running backs coach at Tennessee under former coach Butch Jones. He was initially expected to stay on under new coach Jeremy Pruitt before the two sides parted ways in February, with Pruitt hiring Chris Weinke.