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Gators hope signee Jake Allen can join the quarterback scramble

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Add another name to the quarterback derby of the University of Florida Gators. The Gators landed Jake Allen, who will join Feleipe Franks and Kyle Trask as coach Jim McElwain continues to search for just the right quarterback. Allen, of course, will be a year behind in the derby and might need time to adjust, but he has potential. He was the 23rd ranked pro-style quarterback. Florida moved up to No. 18 in 247sports.com’s rankings. The Gators boosted their class…

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Arkansas dominates Kansas State, Bill Snyder in Liberty

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Some days, Bill Snyder must feel older than others. Snyder’s Kansas State team was the latest to get clobbered in a bowl, losing 45-23 to Arkansas in the Liberty Bowl. There were some close bowls early, but lately, teams such as Alabama, Stanford, Michigan and LSU have turned the games into one-sided affairs. Snyder, the 76-year-old coach who is contemplating his future, has seldom had worse afternoons than Saturday. Snyder has lost 101 times in his career (295 games total),…

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Did the NFL over-punish Tom Brady?

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Like most of us, I believe in punishment. Like most of us, I believe the NFL needs a tough guy in charge. But not this. Not strength with a lack of wisdom. Not toughness without judgment. Like most of us, I have applauded suspensions whenever they have occurred, and I have cursed those who dared to protest their sentences in the face of logic. The world is a loony bin, and sports along with it. We have lived through murderers…

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