FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, file photo, Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck enters the stadium with the team prior to the start of an NCAA college football game against Purdue, in Minneapolis. Fleck spoke for many coaches nationwide in December 2020, when he noted he still hadn’t shaken the hands of about half the prospects who were about to sign with his program. Those days finally are coming to an end. The NCAA has lifted the recruiting dead period that has been in place since March 13, 2020, due to the pandemic. The NCAA returns to its usual recruiting calendar Tuesday, June 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File)

End of recruiting pause has football programs catching up

James Madison quarterback Cole Johnson (12) is sacked by Sam Houston State linebacker Ysidro Mascorro (50) during the fourth quarter of a semifinal game in the NCAA college football FCS playoffs, Saturday, May 8, 2021, in Huntsville, Texas. Sam Houston came from behind to edge James Madison 38-35, for a berth in the FCS national championship game. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Unique, exhausting season reaches finale with FCS title game

Cyclones go back to basics in spring to build on '20 success

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FILE - Alabama's Ronnie Harrison (15) breaks up a pass intended for Clemson's Artavis Scott during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game in Glendale, Ariz., in this Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, file photo. The College Football Playoff would expand from four to 12 teams, with six spots reserved for the highest ranked conference champions, under a proposal that will be considered next week by the league commissioners who manage the postseason system, a person familiar with announcement told The Associated Press on Thursday, June 10, 2021. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the CFP has not yet released details. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Commissioners dig into CFP expansion; Pac-12 pushes autobids


FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2020, file photo, Ohio State running back Trey Sermon, right, scores past Northwestern defensive back JR Pace (5) during the second half of the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game in Indianapolis. The proposed 12-team College Football Playoff will make winning a conference more important than ever before, with six spots reserved for league champions. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

CFP expansion will push conferences to reconsider divisions

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The proposed 12-team College Football Playoff would make winning a conference more important than ever, with six spots reserved for league champions.

FILE - In this June 12, 2020 file photo, a mourner signs a tribute wall during a memorial service for former Indiana University football player Chris Beaty in Indianapolis. A man has been charged in the killing of Beaty in downtown Indianapolis in May during unrest following the death of George Floyd, prosecutors said Thursday Dec. 3, 2020. Marcus Anderson has been charged with murder, felony murder, robbery and pointing a firearm for his suspected role in the death of Beaty and three downtown robberies, the Marion County Prosecutor's Office said. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy File)

2 more charged in killing of ex-Indiana U. football player

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two more people were arrested Thursday in the death of a former Indiana University football player who was gunned down during unrest in Indianapolis last ye

Miami-Auburn set home-and-home football series

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Miami and Auburn will play a home-and-home series starting in 2029.