Pick 6: Transfer quarterbacks who could make a big impact (Yahoo Sports)
Florida might have solved its long-running quarterback problem with the addition of Notre Dame transfer Malik Zaire. Zaire is no lock to be the Gators starter when they open against Michigan in Arlington, Texas, at the home of the Dallas Cowboys. Of course, if coach Jim McElwain and the Gators really felt good about redshirt freshman Feleipe Franks, then Zaire probably would not be going to school in Gainesville.
East Carolina gives AD Compher 5-year contract extension (Yahoo Sports)
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- East Carolina has given athletic director Jeff Compher a five-year contract extension.
2 Vandy players shot in attempt to recover stolen phone (Yahoo Sports)
Two Vanderbilt football players were shot in what police are calling an ''ill-conceived plan'' to recover a teammate's stolen cellphone. Tae Daley, 18, suffered a noncritical gunshot wound to his leg, and Frank Coppet, 18, received noncritical birdshot wounds to his arms, Nashville police said Tuesday in a statement. According to police, 19-year-old Donaven Tennyson had offered his phone for sale on an internet site and met with a prospective buyer at a Chili's parking lot at 5 p.m. Monday.
Penn State child abuse research center to open in September (Yahoo Sports)
Officials say a research center at Penn State University aiming to prevent child abuse and improve treatment should open in a few months. A university spokeswoman told The Daily Item (http://bit.ly/2tRY3K2 ) the school is targeting September for the opening of the Center for Healthy Children. The center, which was announced in April, will be supported by nearly $8 million from the National Institutes for Health and more than $3 million from the school.