Strong, Sumlin entering 2016 on coaching hot seat

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2015, file photo, LSU coach Les Miles watches his team warm up before an NCAA college football game against Florida in Baton Rouge, La. That Les Miles could be even considered to be on the dreaded hot seat at LSU entering this season tells you all you need to know about job security among college football coaches these days _ especially those in the Southeastern Conference. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

To consider Les Miles on the dreaded hot seat at LSU entering this season suggests a lot about job security among college football coaches these days — especially those in the Southeastern Conference.

Big Plays, Lego Style

This undated image taken from video provided by Lego animator Jared Jacobs shows a frame from a video he created of BYU's Mitch Mathews catching a 42-yard pass by BYU quarterback Tanner Mangum with no time left to beat Nebraska 33-28 in Lincoln, Neb., last September. It took 30 hours to make the frame-by-frame video. (Jared Jacobs via AP)

Idaho man uses Legos to re-create college football big plays

Ex-Illini coach working at No. 22 UNC as volunteer

FILE - In this Dec. 26, 2014, file photo, former University of Illinois head coach Tim Beckman watches from the sidelines during an NCAA college football game in Dallas. Former Illinois coach Beckman is working as a volunteer assistant at No. 22 North Carolina. UNC team spokesman Kevin Best said Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in an email to The Associated Press that Beckman was working as a defensive coach. Illinois fired Beckman a week before the 2015 opener after a law firm hired by the university concluded he interfered in player medical decisions and pressured players to play through injuries. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Former Illinois coach Tim Beckman, fired last year amid allegations of player mistreatment, is working as a volunteer assistant with No. 22 North Carolina’s defense.

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