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Floods push LSU-Gamecocks to Baton Rouge

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) South Carolina is moving its home game against LSU to Baton Rouge because of massive flooding around the university.

The time for Saturday's game at LSU has not been announced.

South Carolina officials wanted to keep the game in Columbia, but said Wednesday that law enforcement who would direct traffic and keep Williams-Brice Stadium safe were needed elsewhere in the area to help clean up from the massive flooding.


Vols dismiss 2014 top receiver Howard

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee wide receiver Alton "Pig" Howard has been dismissed from the team for a violation of unspecified team rules.

Volunteers coach Butch Jones announced Howard's dismissal on Wednesday.


West Virginia S Joseph out for season

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia safety Karl Joseph will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining a right knee injury during practice, coach Dana Holgorsen said Wednesday.

Holgorsen said the senior was injured in a non-contact drill Tuesday.


Carroo reinstated after charges dropped

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) The Rutgers football team reinstated wide receiver Leonte Carroo on Wednesday, a day after criminal charges against him were dropped.

Coach Kyle Flood said Carroo agreed to some undisclosed conditions and "accepted the responsibility" that comes with his return to the team.


EKU moves Thursday game amid threat

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Eastern Kentucky University canceled classes and shifted a home football game to another campus because of an escalating threat after the discovery of graffiti that threatened to "kill all" this week, school officials said Wednesday.

School leaders called off classes for the rest of the week, effective midmorning Wednesday, as police tried to track down the source of threats that unsettled the campus in Richmond, Kentucky. The school later said its football game against Tennessee Tech, scheduled for Thursday night on the EKU campus, will instead be played at Georgetown College in central Kentucky.


Ex-Michigan player charged with felonies

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Former Michigan football player Logan Tuley-Tillman has been charged with three felonies, nearly a month after the offensive tackle was kicked off the team.

Ann Arbor District Court records say Tuley-Tillman was arraigned Wednesday on one count of using a computer to commit a crime and two counts of capturing/distributing an image of an unclothed person.


UCLA LB Jack drops out, eyes NFL draft

LOS ANGELES (AP) Injured UCLA linebacker Myles Jack has dropped out of school, and he plans to enter the NFL draft next year.

UCLA coach Jim Mora expressed trepidation about the injured Jack's decision when he announced it Tuesday.


Buffs coach sorry for shoving assistant

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre said he was sorry for getting into a sideline altercation with an assistant coach during a 41-24 loss to Oregon over the weekend.

Safeties coach Joe Tumpkin drew a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty for saying something to the officials in the second half Saturday night.


Ole Miss LB Johnson likely out 4-6 weeks

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Mississippi linebacker C.J. Johnson had surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee.

The 6-foot-2, 225-pound senior has started four games this season, making 17 tackles and grabbing two interceptions. School spokesman Kyle Campbell confirmed Johnson's surgery on Tuesday and said the linebacker is expected to need four to six weeks to recover.


No. 8 Alabama riding 242-pound RB Henry

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Big Derrick Henry looks like a between-the-tackles wrecking ball - until he gets in open space.

Then Alabama's 6-foot-3, 242-pound tailback is at his best, trucking down the open field with force and momentum and scant hope for defenders trying to bring him down. If they can catch him in the first place.

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