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James Brady, chairman of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents, speaking at a news conference on Oct. 30, resigned on Thursday after days of outrage over the board's recommendation that football head coach DJ Durkin retain his job. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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University of Maryland head coach DJ Durkin was fired on Wednesday, a day after officials announced he could keep his job. He is pictured in November 2016. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images hide caption

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University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, seen here in August, said Tuesday that he will retire in June 2019. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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North Texas Mean Green wide receiver Keegan Brewer returns a punt for a touchdown on a fake fair catch. Icon Sportswire via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: A Very Winning Play?

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Jordan McNair, seen playing high school football in 2016, died on June 13, 2018, two weeks after collapsing during a University of Maryland team workout. Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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University of Maryland President Wallace Loh speaks at a news conference about the death of student athlete Jordan McNair, who collapsed at football practice and later died. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Perched on McFarland Boulevard in Tuscaloosa, home of the Alabama Crimson Tide, a new billboard bought by UCF fans lays down the gauntlet — which, it must be noted, is all but assured of not being picked up. Travis Reier hide caption

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Texas A&M is holding an auction and a lottery to determine who can stay at a new hotel that's being built across from the school's football stadium. Here, the facility is seen in an artist's rendering. Texas A&M hide caption

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Wide receiver Hunter Renfrow of the Clemson Tigers celebrates with wide receiver Deon Cain after a 24-yard touchdown pass in Monday night's championship game. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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Alabama running back Derrick Henry celebrates with teammates and reporters after the College Football Playoff national championship game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers last January. Icon Sports Wire/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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The Case Against The College Football Playoff

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