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Florida State re­ceiver Da’Vante Phillips is sus­pended af­ter be­ing charged on five felony counts re­lated to fraud.

Phillips, a ju­nior from Mi­ami, was booked into Leon County jail on Fri­day be­fore post­ing bail and be­ing re­leased. The Leon County sher­iff’s of­fice said Phillips faces four felony counts of cash­ing or de­posit­ing items with in­tent to de­fraud, and one felony count of grand theft of more than $300 and less than $5,000.

Univer­sity pol­icy states though that an ath­lete is in­def­i­nitely sus­pended while fac­ing a felony charge. Phillips had taken part in the Semi­noles’ first three pre­sea­son prac­tices.

Vols lose O-line­man.

Ten­nessee of­fen­sive line­man Chance Hall, who has started 13 games over the last two years, will un­dergo knee surgery and miss the 2017 sea­son.

Vol­un­teers coach Butch Jones an­nounced af­ter Fri­day night’s prac­tice that Hall “will have a red­shirt year, and he’ll be back and stronger than ever for it.”

Hall, a ju­nior from Roanoke, Va., started at right tackle in six games last sea­son. He missed the first three games to re­cover from arthro­scopic knee surgery and also was side­lined for the fi­nal four games of the sea­son.

Perry sen­tenced.

Michi­gan re­ceiver Grant Perry was sen­tenced to 12 months’ pro­ba­tion and 60 hours of com­mu­nity ser­vice work as pun­ish­ment for an as­sault that oc­curred out­side of a bar in East Lans­ing last fall.

Sun­day me­mo­rial set.

A me­mo­rial ser­vice for for­mer Notre Dame foot­ball coach Ara Parseghian is set for Sun­day on the school’s north­ern In­di­ana cam­pus.

School of­fi­cials say singer Vince Gill will per­form at Sun­day af­ter­noon’s me­mo­rial at Joyce Cen­ter.

For­mer Notre Dame foot­ball coach Lou Holtz and for­mer player Peter Schivarelli will speak.


Highly re­garded high school prospects Trevor Lawrence and Xavier Thomas are among seven play­ers who signed fi­nan­cial-aid agree­ments with Clem­son. … Wof­ford all-time lead­ing rusher Eric Bre­it­en­stein was named to the school’s Ath­letic Hall of Fame.

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