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BIRMINGHAM — The question has become an annual summer ritual for those curious when a changing of the guard might happen in Tuscaloosa: When is Nick Saban going to retire?

WACO — Nine-time All-Pro NFL punter Shane Lechler, Indiana Pacers assistant general manager Kelly Krauskopf and former Texas A&M football coach Jackie Sherrill are on the Texas Sports Hall of Fame’s 20-person primary ballot for the class of 2020. 

The Southeastern Conference is adding the Las Vegas Bowl and the Gasparilla Bowl to its slate of bowl games beginning with the 2020 season, the SEC announced Tuesday.

Former Texas A&M linebacker Tyrel Dodson, who signed a free-agent contract with the Buffalo Bills, was arraigned Sunday in Scottsdale, Arizona, on charges of disorderly conduct, assault/domestic violence and property damage stemming from an incident on Saturday, according to TMZ.

AUBURN — Rod Bramblett, the radio voice of the Auburn Tigers, and his wife, Paula, died late Saturday night from injuries suffered in serious car accident at around 6 p.m., an Auburn University spokesman confirmed for the Montgomery Advertiser.

QUESTION: Your colleague Ben Frederickson says Mizzou could start 8-0 in football this year, What are you guys smoking down there at the P-D (and where can I get some)? 

QUESTION: Predictions in who leads the football team in receptions, receiving yards, and receiving TDs this season? Think Albert O. will see even more coverages tilted toward him this season, or be similar to when he was healthy last year?

A College Station-based nonprofit will partner with the National Football League’s Inspire Change Initiative this summer to allow 100 Bryan ISD varsity football players to spend two days being mentored by former NFL players, Brazos County business owners and police officers as part of the SCORE program.