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Huskers' Riley on expectations, Osborne, 'nice guy' persona

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mike Riley is a month away from opening practice for his first season as the Nebraska head coach.

Riley, who turns 62 on Monday, originally planned to retire at Oregon State. But when athletic director Shawn Eichorst called after he fired Bo Pelini, Riley couldn't pass up the opportunity to see what he could accomplish leading one of the winningest programs in college football history.

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Florida State freshman quarterback suspended from team

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson has been suspended indefinitely from the team.

Coach Jimbo Fisher announced Johnson's suspension Thursday for a violation of athletic department policy. The school released no details on what led to the suspension.

Other media outlets are reporting an altercation involving Johnson on Wednesday night at a Tallahassee bar.

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Auburn-Oregon set for 2019 opener, 9 years after BCS meeting

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Auburn and Oregon will open the 2019 season at the home of the Dallas Cowboys, nine seasons after meeting in the BCS national championship game.

The matchup on Aug. 31, 2019, was announced Tuesday. It is part of a series of Labor Day weekend season openers at the home of the NFL's Cowboys.