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Longtime QB coach Werner looks speed up Gamecocks' offense

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — New South Carolina quarterbacks coach Dan Werner is clear about how he wants his signal callers to play this season — fast.

"If you see that ref having to sprint to get back to get set up, that means we're going fast," Werner said Friday, speaking with reporters for the first time since his hiring in January.

Florida State receiver Murray to miss remainder of spring

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State's Nyqwan Murray will miss the remainder of spring practice due to an injury to his left knee.

Coach Willie Taggart said Friday that the senior wide receiver tore the meniscus during a non-contract drill on Wednesday, which was the Seminoles' first practice.

The AP Top 25 Poll

Poll Release: Jan 9
(###) Number of first place votes
RankteamRecordPointsPV Rank
1Alabama (57)13-11,5214
5Ohio State12-21,2865
6UCF (4)13-01,24810
8Penn State11-21,1209
11Notre Dame10-385714
13Miami (FL)10-376911
14Oklahoma State10-375817
15Michigan State10-370518
19Mississippi State9-435924
21South Florida10-226723
22Boise State11-325125
23North Carolina State9-4232-
24Virginia Tech9-412622


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Alabama football team to visit White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the championship University of Alabama football team will visit next month.

Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the team will come to the White House April 10.

Alabama won its fifth national title in nine years in January with a second-half comeback over Georgia.

Sanders noted that President Donald Trump attended the game and looks forward to hosting Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban and the players.