South Carolina gives AD Tanner raise, two-year extension Michigan RB Blake Corum says he’ll be back by fall camp Georgia Tech to face Florida State in 2024 opener in Dublin

COLOMBIA, SC is the athletic director of South Carolina. Ray Tanner received a two-year contract extension that ties him to the school until June 2026.

Tanner, 64, is a two-time College World Series champion as a Gamecocks baseball coach, who moved to head of the athletic department in July 2012.

The new deal was approved by the school’s board of trustees on Friday and replaces Tanner’s old deal, which expired in June 2024. Tanner would receive a raise of over $153,000 for the season, bringing his total compensation to $1.175 million.

Tanner had his ups and downs when he was in charge of the department. He took over when the football coach Steve Spurrier was in the middle of three consecutive 11-2 seasons with players like quarterback Jadevon Clooney and receiver Elshon Jeffery.

Hiring Tanner instead of Spurrier, Will Mushamplasted less than five seasons before being fired in mid-2020. Mushampa’s replacement, current coach Shane Beamerwon several seasons in a row and was at the bowl game for the first two years.

Tanner has also overseen the rise of women’s basketball under coach Dawn Staley, who signed a seven-year, $22.4 million contract ahead of the 2021-22 season. Staley and the Gamecocks won the national title last April and are favorites this season.

ANN ARBOR, MI – Michigan All-American running back Choir of Blake said his surgically reconstructed left knee was strong enough that he was allowed to run on an anti-gravity treadmill the following week.

Corum said he was “100% sure” he would play in the season-opening game on September 2 against East Carolina.

Corum tore his meniscus and sprained a ligament in his left knee against the Illinois on November 19. After a small game against Ohio State, he did not play as the Wolverines won the Big Ten title and advanced to the college football playoff semifinals.

Rather than enter the NFL Draft, Corum chose to stay at the school for his senior year.

“I feel great mentally, physically and spiritually,” Corum told The Associated Press.

At 5’8″ and 210 pounds, Corum rushed for 1,463 yards and threw for 18 touchdowns last season and had 952 yards and 11 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2021.

“I will definitely return to the autumn camp,” he said. “I plan to do everything in summer training, depending on what the doctor says. He told me that I shouldn’t have my hair cut until maybe June. I’m not in a hurry, but I’ll be ready for the season.”

Corum will watch his teammates face off against each other in the Maize and Blue Spring Game on April 1 at Michigan Stadium.

ATLANTA. Georgia Institute of Technology and Florida State will open the 2024 season in Dublin, Ireland.

Announced on Wednesday, the Aer Lingus College Football Classic will mark the second time that two teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference will open the season in Ireland. Georgia Institute of Technology beat Boston College 17–14 at the 2016 Opening in Dublin.

Scheduled for August 24, 2024 at Aviva Stadium, the game will be Florida’s first international game. Georgia Institute of Technology will serve as the home team.

“This is an incredible opportunity for our student athletes at Florida State and Georgia Tech to expand the reach of ACC football and play in front of an international audience,” ACC Commissioner. Jim Phillips said.

Georgia Tech coach Brent Key said the game is “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our student athletes to experience a new culture, for our fans to support us in an incredible venue, and for Georgia Tech to further advance our institution, athletics department, students and alumni on the global stage.” . ”

Florida State Coach Mike Norvell said he was “immediately intrigued by the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity”.

“The way the 2024 season is going with a third open date, the trip makes sense from a football standpoint as well,” Norvell said. “Very few people have the opportunity to go to another continent and experience another culture, let alone the whole team, so I’m grateful to everyone for all the hard work and support to make this game happen.”

The Northwestern beat Nebraska 31–28 in the 2022 game in Dublin. Navy and Notre Dame are due to play the first match of 2023 in Dublin.


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