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John Lattner, won Heisman at Notre Dame in 1953, dies at 83

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — John Lattner, the 1953 Heisman Trophy winner who helped lead Notre Dame to a 9-0-1 record and a No. 2 ranking in Frank Leahy's final year as coach, has died. He was 83.

His death was confirmed by Notre Dame, and the school held a moment of silence before its basketball game against Louisville on Saturday.

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Clemson scrambles on signing day to replace missing DBs

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney thought his team was filled up on defensive backs for next fall — until NFL dreams got involved.

Three of last year's starting secondary declared for the NFL draft shortly after the Tigers 45-40 loss to Alabama in the national championship game.

"We had to start making calls," Swinney said.