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Ellis Johnson

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  • Auburn fires defensive coordinator

    The Sports Xchange Auburn fires defensive coordinator One day after Auburn gave up 55 points to Alabama in Saturday's Iron Bowl, Auburn dismissed defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson. Johnson helped the Tigers get into last season's BCS national...
  • Nebraska fires Coach Bo Pelini after 9-3 season

    Nebraska fired Coach Bo Pelini on Sunday on the heels of a 9-3 campaign that included late-season losses to Wisconsin and Minnesota that dissolved the Cornhuskers' chances of playing in the Big Ten championship game. Pelini's firing is effective...
  • BCS Championship: Numbers add up for Auburn defense (not a good thing)

    Auburn’s defense, statistically, doesn’t seem to stand a chance against Florida State. The Tigers ranked 87th nationally in total offense and are No. 38 in scoring defense, allowing 24 points per game. “We have got terrible looking...
  • BCS championship: Story lines for Monday's title game

    BCS championship: Story lines for Monday's title game
    Florida State will try to end the Southeastern Conference's seven-year run of dominance in Bowl Championship Series title games. Staff writers Gary Klein and Chris Dufresne examine some of the story lines of the last game of the BCS era: Heisman watch...
  • It's team of domination vs. team of destiny in BCS title game

    The teams in the final Bowl Championship Series national title game Monday at the Rose Bowl took completely different roads to Pasadena. Florida State used the high-speed express lane on its way to 13-0, cruising by one opponent after another....
  • Marshall extends Southern Mississippi losing streak to 20

    Everything’s gone to Hades in Hattiesburg, where the university Brett Favre made famous is stuck in the mud. Marshall handed Southern Mississippi its 20th consecutive defeat Saturday with a 61-13 win in Huntington, W.Va. The losing streak is the...
  • Teel Time: U.Va. football assistants among nation's highest-paid; VT staff salaries set to increase

    USA Today’s annual database of college football assistant coaches’ salaries further punctures the myth that Virginia is not committed to the sport while, through no fault of the newspaper, understates staff compensation at Virginia Tech....
  • Teel Time: Former VT offensive coordinator Rickey Bustle visits son at Sugar Bowl practice

    The architect of Virginia Tech’s most prolific offenses attended the Hokies’ Sugar Bowl practice Sunday. Rickey Bustle coached under Frank Beamer from 1987 to 2001, with a brief hiatus to South Carolina in 1994. His son, Brad, is a graduate...
  • Five questions with South Carolina beat writer Darryl Slater

     
    Back for a second season is our series of 5 questions with each opposing team’s beat writer. Each week, I’ll send five questions along about the opposing team and post the answers from that writer to give [...]...
  • REPORT: FSU’s Mark Stoops has begun talks with Auburn

     
    Florida State defensive coordinator Mark Stoops has begun having preliminary talks with Auburn about filling the spot just vacated by new UCF defensive coordinator Ted Roof, a report said Saturday. The Auburn bureau of al.com — the website...
  • Southern Miss reportedly set to name Ellis Johnson as next coach

     
    Southern Miss reportedly set to name Ellis Johnson as next coach...