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College Football: Week 11 News and Notes

The 10 weeks of the college football season has certainly brought a lot of excitement. With the more weeks that go on, more news and notes will be put together. Here are some of the things happening around the sport of college football heading into week 11.

Trey Adams leaning towards staying for his final year of eligibility

All-American left tackle Trey Adams is leaning towards returning for his last year of eligibility according to Washington head coach Chris Petersen.

Adams has battled injuries throughout his career, missing time last year for a torn ACL and this year for a back injury. There is still a possibility he plays this season, as he can play in up to four games while maintaining redshirt status for the season.

Kansas has fired David Beaty

The University of Kansas has decided to fire head coach David Beaty. Beaty will stay on the staff for the rest of the season.

The decision comes as a surprise, as Beaty was having his best season as Kansas’ head coach. Through nine games, he has three wins. This is his fourth season at Kansas and he has as many wins this season as the rest of his career with the Jayhawks.

Athletic Director Jeff Long has said he will be targeting a coach that has experience and is a good recruiter.

Wake Forest QB is out for the season

Wake Forest quarterback Sam Hartman injured his foot against Syracuse and is now out for the rest of the season.

Hartman, a freshman, threw for 1,984 yards, 16 touchdowns and eight touchdowns. Jamie Newton figures to take the snaps at quarterback the rest of the year.

Minnesota fires defensive coordinator

Minnesota Defensive Coordinator Robb Smith has been fired.

Maryland defies Board of Regents: Fires trainers

The University of Maryland has fired two of the trainers who failed to adequately treat Jordan McNair. The Board of Regents had recommended that the trainers keep their jobs after an investigation into the football program after McNair’s death due to heat stroke.

Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book out against Florida State

Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book is out against Florida State with a rib injury. Brandon Wimbush will start in his place. Wimbush has a 13-3 record as a starter and has helped the Fighting Irish win some big games, which includes their victory over Michigan earlier this season. He is more known as a runner than a thrower, sporting a career completion percentage of just over 50.8%.

Other News and Notes

  • NC State wide receiver Kelvin Harmon will participate in Senior Day activities despite being a junior. He has not made up his mind on whether he will enter the NFL Draft.
  • Former Marshall running back Devon Johnson died Tuesday. He was just 25-years-old.
  • Texas Tech quarterback Allan Bowman has been released from the hospital for the second time this season after dealing with a partially collapsed lung.
  • Florida quarterback Kyle Trask is out for the season with an injured foot. Trask came into the game last week for Feleipe Franks, who was struggling.


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