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Ex-Utah State LB found guilty of rape

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BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) A jury Friday found a former Utah State University football player guilty of sexually assaulting six women while he was in college.

The jury convicted 25-year-old Torrey Green of five counts of rape, one charge of object rape, a count of forcible sexual abuse and one charge of misdemeanor sexual battery, the Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News reported.

The jury had deliberated for about 16 hours over two days, the newspapers reported.


Wisconsin extends Chryst through 2024

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin renewed football coach Paul Chryst's five-year contract through January 2024 on Friday.

Chryst is entering his fifth season with the Badgers, who wrapped up a relatively disappointing season at 8-5 (5-4 Big Ten) with a dominating 35-3 win in the Pinstripe Bowl over Miami. Chryst is 42-12 at Wisconsin and the Badgers won consecutive Big Ten West titles before falling short this past season.


NIU hires ex-RB Hammock as head coach

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Northern Illinois has hired former star running back Thomas Hammock as its head coach.

Hammock is taking over at his alma mater after spending 16 seasons as a college and NFL assistant - the past five as the Baltimore Ravens' running backs coach. With the hiring announced Friday, he becomes the first African-American head football coach at NIU.


Coastal Carolina coach Moglia resigns

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Joe Moglia, the one-time CEO of TD Ameritrade, has resigned as head football coach at Coastal Carolina.

The 69-year-old Moglia announced the decision Friday. He said he'll stay on as Coastal's chairman of athletics for the final two years of his contract and have authority over the football program. Offensive coordinator Jamey Chadwell has been promoted to head coach.


Iowa State rehires 2016-17 OC Manning

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State rehired Tom Manning as its offensive coordinator on Friday.

Manning, who spent last season on the staff of the Indianapolis Colts, is returning to Ames to run the Cyclones offense under fourth-year coach Matt Campbell.


Ex-Georgia DB Gibbs transferring to Vols

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Former Georgia defensive back Deangelo Gibbs is transferring to Tennessee.

Gibbs tweeted Friday that "I am 100% committed to giving everything I have to the (hash)VolNation." The Tennessee football program's official Twitter account sent out a tweet with Gibbs in a Tennessee uniform along with the message "Welcome To Rocky Top."


At least 2 QBs plan to transfer from UT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas is set at quarterback with Sam Ehlinger, who had a breakout season in 2018. It is the depth chart behind him that has suddenly become a concern for coach Tom Herman as the wave of players exploring their options to move has reached the Longhorns.

Experienced backup Shane Buechele entered the NCAA transfer database Thursday and could be playing somewhere else next season. Freshman Cameron Rising has left the team and plans to transfer. Another touted freshman backup, Casey Thompson, took to Twitter on Thursday to knock down a report that he'd told the team he'll be back next season and said he hasn't made up his mind.


QB Martell in Miami after transferring

DANIA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Tate Martell greeted a few well-wishers in the airport after arriving in South Florida, then stopped to pick up a coffee and a sandwich.

The baristas, noticing the crowd around him, asked his name.


Mizzou adds ex-Tech DC Gibbs to staff

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Missouri has hired former Texas Tech defensive coordinator David Gibbs as an assistant coach.

Gibbs spent the last four seasons in Lubbock and the Red Raiders in 2017 led the Big 12 and ranked sixth nationally with 29 forced turnovers. From 2013-17, Gibbs' defenses at Tech and Houston forced a combined 140 turnovers, which was tied for most in the nation during the span.


Terps hire ex-ECU coach Montgom as OC

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Maryland coach Michael Locksley has hired former East Carolina coach Scottie Montgomery to be his offensive coordinator and put John Papuchis in charge of special teams.

Locksley's initial coaching hires, announced Thursday, also include John Reagan as offensive line coach; Cory Robinson as defensive backs coach; Elijah Brooks as running backs coach; and Mike Miller as tight ends coach.

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