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Illinois DE Roundtree injures spine in swimming accident

Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree was speaking, eating and sitting up after severely injuring his spine in a weekend swimming accident near his Florida home, a school spokesman said Monday. Roundtree had surgery at Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety Harbor on Sunday, a day after the accident, the university announced earlier Monday.
Sports >  UW football

Bob Schloredt, first 2-time MVP of Rose Bowl, dies at 79

College Football Hall of Famer Bob Schloredt, the first two-time MVP of the Rose Bowl, has died at the age of 79. The University of Washington issued a statement on Thursday night on behalf of Schloredt’s family. Schloredt led Washington to consecutive Rose Bowl victories following the 1959 and 1960 seasons. Schloredt was a first-team AP all-American in 1959 as a two-way player. Schloredt was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1989.

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Coach Dan Mullen responds to Florida’s recent legal troubles

Florida coach Dan Mullen’s personal beliefs about violence toward women haven’t resulted in a zero-tolerance policy for his program. Mullen expressed disappointment in having two players and a staff member accused of violence toward women in the past month. But he also acknowledged that he’d “be hypocritical if you look at my history to say to that is a 100% deal.”
Sports >  WSU football

Washington State’s Mike Leach to Eric Dickerson: ‘The NFL doesn’t tell us who to recruit and we don’t tell them who to draft’

UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 10 p.m.

Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson’s frustration with Mike Leach stemmed from a tweet shared by the WSU head coach after the 2019 NFL draft concluded. The tweet, originally posted by The Athletic’s Max Olson, listed the 49 college underclassmen who left college early but didn’t hear their names called last weekend in Nashville.
Sports >  UW football

Vikings add QB Jake Browning among undrafted rookies

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with quarterback Jake Browning, who went undrafted after a record-setting career at Washington. Browning will have the chance to compete with Sean Mannion and Kyle Sloter for the backup spots behind Kirk Cousins. Browning left the Huskies as their career leader in passing yards and pass efficiency. His 39 career wins were the most by a quarterback in Pac-12 history.
Sports >  WSU football

Washington State’s Christian Haangana, Fa’avae Fa’avae arrested on felony vandalism charges

UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 10:56 p.m.

Christian Haangana and Fa’avae Fa’avae, both members of the Washington State football team, were arrested Saturday morning on felony vandalism charges after reportedly stomping on and damaging multiple vehicles at a college apartment complex near the WSU campus, Pullman Police Commander Chris Tennant confirmed to The Spokesman-Review.