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Jacksonville Jaguars Sign Ex-Vikings RB Roc Thomas, Despite 3 Game Suspension

The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed former Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas, despite his suspension for the first three games of the regular season for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Thomas was sentenced to three years of probation in May after pleading guilty to felony marijuana possession. He was arrested in January after police found 143 grams of the drug in his apartment. Officers also confiscated $15,802 and a .45-caliber handgun, according to a criminal complaint. ...Read more

Longtime Virginia Tech Assistant Bud Foster To Retire At The End Of Season

On Thursday, Virginia Tech announced that their defensive coordinator Bud Foster will retire from coaching at the end of the upcoming college football season. The school said in a news release that Foster, who is the longest-tenured assistant coach in the Football Bowl Subdivision, will transition to a new ambassador role with the school at the end of the season. Foster is in the last year of his contract, which is set to expire Dec. 31. ...Read more