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Texas fires former QB Vince Young from part-time job

UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 11:13 a.m.

Texas has fired former star quarterback Vince Young from his part-time role as a development officer for poor performance and often being absent from work or not in touch with his supervisors. Young had job warnings dating back to 2017. The move also comes after Young had a second drunken driving arrest within three years on Feb. 4. The Associated Press obtained a copy of his March 1 firing letter through an open records request. Young declined to comment.
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Ex-Georgia OC Jim Chaney attempts to rejuvenate Vols’ offense

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt knows first-hand the problems new offensive coordinator Jim Chaney can cause an opposing defense. Chaney was Georgia’s offensive coordinator and Pruitt was Alabama’s defensive coordinator in 2017 when the Crimson Tide edged the Bulldogs in the College Football Playoff championship game. Chaney and Pruitt now are working together as they try to rejuvenate Tennessee’s program.
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New OC Graham Harrell sees sunny days ahead for USC’s offense

Graham Harrell has begun work in one of the most scrutinized jobs in college football this season. Southern California’s new offensive coordinator is installing his version of the Air Raid offense during the Trojans’ first week of spring practice. Harrell got the job when Kliff Kingsbury left the Trojans after 34 days for the Arizona Cardinals.
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New Ohio State coach Ryan Day kicks off tenure with many new faces

New Ohio State head coach Ryan Day has opened his first practice of his tenure with plenty of new faces. Day, who replaced a retiring Urban Myers, convened the first practice of spring with a bunch of new assistants and a new likely starter at quarterback in heralded transfer Justin Fields. The Buckeyes will practice without pads twice this week and then will resume after the university’s spring break.