American Athletic RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chad Hedlund, son of UNT coach, now at SMU

    Denton Record Chronicle "Kicker Chad Hedlund, a former Argyle standout and the son of UNT soccer coach John Hedlund, is now playing for SMU, one of the Mean Green’s key rivals. Hedlund began his career at Wake Forest. E.J. Holland of The Dallas Morning News pointed out this morning that Hedlund has been added to the..." July 27

  • Former Pasco High star Archibald transferring to USF

    Tampa Bay Times "Former Pasco High TE Bowman Archibald, a four-star prospect as a Pirate, has been granted a release from Wake Forest and will transfer to USF. Archibald, who enrolled early at Wake Forest eight months ago, likely will redshirt this season as he recovers from a broken ankle sustained before..." July 22

  • Former 4-star receiver transfers to UC from Virginia

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The University of Cincinnati football program landed a commitment Tuesday from Jamil Kamara, a former four-star wide receiver prospect who is transferring from Virginia. Kamara tweeted the news himself, with the move having been rumored in recent days. Kamara, a U.S. Army All-American from..." July 21

  • UCF DB Chris Williams shot, recovering in hospital

    Orlando Sentinel "UCF football player Chris Williams was shot following an argument at King Tut’s Lounge near campus and treated at Florida Hospital East for non-life threatening injuries early Saturday morning, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. A UCF athletics spokesman confirmed to the..." July 19

  • USF lands transfer Marquez Valdes-Scantling

    The Score "The South Florida family is growing. The Bulls announced on Thursday that they have added a Florida native to their roster: wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling from NC State." July 03

  • Nationally heralded QB Asiantii Woulard announces he's transferring to USF

    Tampa Bay Times "Two and a half years after nationally heralded prep QB Asiantii Woulard's turbulent courtship with USF ceased, he has announced his betrothal to the Bulls. Woulard announced via Twitter on Monday he is transferring from UCLA to USF, to whom he committed twice then ultimately spurned following..." June 29

  • Source: Temple, coach Matt Rhule agree to contract extension

    SI - College Football "Temple and head football coach Matt Rhule have agreed to a contract extension through 2021, a source told Sports Illustrated's Pete Thamel. Rhule led the Owls to a 6-6 record in 2014, his second season as the team's head coach. In his first season, the team finished 2-10. " June 29

  • Diaco: McQuillan Has Left UConn Football Team

    Hartford Courant "Sean McQuillan is no longer a member of the UConn football program, head coach Bob Diaco told reporters Friday. Diaco made the announcement before the second annual Women's 101 Football Clinic. Diaco said earlier this week, McQuillan, a Glastonbury native who attended Avon Old Farms, was in..." June 15

  • Terps football adds former Connecticut LB Jefferson Ashiru

    Washington Post "Former Connecticut linebacker Jefferson Ashiru has transferred to Maryland and will be immediately eligible to play next fall, the school announced Friday evening. A former three-star recruit out of Powder Springs, Ga., Ashiru has previous ties to Maryland Coach Randy Edsall, who recruited the..." June 15

  • Lineman Reilly Gibbons cleared to play immediately

    Tampa Bay Times "USF will receive a much-needed boost on its offensive line this season after all. Stanford transfer Reilly Gibbons, a former four-star recruit out of St. Petersburg Catholic, was declared immediately eligible to play by the NCAA on Friday evening. The decision, which was first reported by..." June 15

  • Lawyer: Temple won’t punish Owls facing felony assault charges

    College Football Talk "While facing rather significant charges in the judicial system, two members of the Temple football program apparently don’t have to worry about the same from the university’s form of justice — for now, at least. The attorney for Owl players Haason Reddick and Dion Dawkins, James Funt, told the..." June 09

  • 2 Temple football players to face aggravated-assault trial

    Philly.com "TWO TEMPLE FOOTBALL players will face trial on felony aggravated assault and conspiracy charges and related misdemeanor charges in connection with an off-campus fight at a North Philly nightclub earlier this year, a Common Pleas judge ruled yesterday. Haason Reddick, 20, of Camden, and Dion..." June 08

  • Tulane football will be with Royce LaFrance but without WR Leondre James this fall

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson shared some good news and bad news on Friday regarding his program. The good news is really good. Suspended star defensive end Royce LaFrance has worked his way back into Johnson's good graces with better work in the classroom and is expected to be a full-go..." June 08

  • UH receiver Chance Allen will be eligible to play this fall

    Houston Chronicle "University of Houston wide receiver Chance Allen, a transfer from Oregon, has been granted a hardship waiver by the NCAA and will be eligible immediately this fall for the Cougars. Allen, an Elkins graduate, will have two years of eligibility remaining at UH after spending three seasons,..." June 04

  • Florida Supreme Court rules for UCF in case of football player's death

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled the UCF Athletics Association, the private corporation that runs the Knights athletic program, does not have to pay Ereck Plancher's family $10 million it was awarded after the football player's death during practice in 2008. By a 6-0 vote (with one..." May 28

  • 5-star DT Ed Oliver commits to the Houston Cougars

    SB Nation "The tremors that shook the Texas recruiting world on Thursday evening were a result of consensus five-star defensive tackle Ed Oliver of Houston Westfield committing to the Houston Cougars, according to multiple reports. The nation's consensus No. 13 prospect named the hometown Cougars his..." May 22

  • UC football adds another Florida defensive back

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The University of Cincinnati football program has added its third recruiting commitment this week, from cornerback/safety Romelo Webster of Hallandale Beach, Florida. Webster (5-10, 175 pounds) is rated a 2-star player by Rivals.com. Oregon State, Pitt and Toledo were among other offers for..." May 14

  • Report: Baylor DT Suleiman Masumbuko to transfer to Tulsa

    Dallas Morning News "Baylor defensive tackle Suleiman Masumbuko will leave the program and transfer to Tulsa according to multiple reports. The Trinity Euless alum will graduate from Baylor and be immediately eligible next season. Masumbuko contributed as a reserve defensive lineman each of the past three seasons..." May 14

  • Jennings among three welcomed by Rhule at Temple

    Philly.com "Wide receiver Adonis Jennings, who transferred to Temple after playing one season at the University of Pittsburgh, is now on campus but coach Matt Rhule isn’t sure whether he will be eligible this season. Jennings was among three players who Rhule used Twitter to welcome on Monday. “Welcome..." May 12

  • Ex-Wisconsin DB Austin Hudson says he'll transfer to South Florida

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "After one season at Wisconsin, Austin Hudson is headed back to his hometown. Hudson, a safety from Tampa, Florida, told ESPN.com on Thursday that he’ll transfer to South Florida. “I love being a part of building my hometown team. It’s an exciting next chapter of my career,” Hudson..." May 08

  • Ex-Okla. St. WR Ra’Shaad Samples reportedly transfers to Houston

    College Football Talk "Nearly two months to the day after Ra’Shaad Samples‘ decision to transfer from Oklahoma State went public, the wide receiver has found a landing spot. Citing sources with knowledge of the situation, Mark Berman of KRIV-TV is reporting that Samples has decided to continue his collegiate playing..." April 27

  • Police: UConn Football Player Charged With Assault

    Hartford Courant "A University of Connecticut football player faces an assault charge after an off-campus fight with his roommate, authorities said. Sean William McQuillan, a 22-year-old senior tight end, was charged Friday with second-degree assault and disorderly conduct, according to the UConn police. He..." April 22

  • Former South Florida QB Mike White says he's going to Western Kentucky

    Yahoo! Sports "Former South Florida quarterback Mike White has found a new place to play — Western Kentucky. White, who was granted his release from USF on March 31, announced his decision on Twitter. White will have to sit out a season, but would still have two years of eligibility remaining. That’s..." April 14

  • QB Mike White to transfer from South Florida

    Tampa Tribune "University of South Florida rising junior quarterback Mike White, who was the primary starter for two seasons, will transfer to another school, USF announced Tuesday. USF granted White a release and he must sit out the 2015 season if he shifts to another Division I program. “Mike and I..." March 31

  • Falsely accused of rape, Temple’s Praise Martin-Oguike gets another year of eligibility

    College Football Talk "After being exonerated through the legal system, Praise Martin-Oguike is now getting another chance to extend his collegiate football career as well. In June of 2012, Martin-Oguike was hit with a litany of charges, including aggravated assault, forcible rape, sexual assault, unlawful restraint..." March 31

  • Bearcat QB testifies he was called racial slur before throwing punch

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Jarred Evans and his girlfriend, her arm wrapped in his, were walking along a Clifton street as bars were closing when they heard a series of racist remarks from a group of men, Evans testified. "N----- lover," one of the college-age men said to the couple. Evans is black, his girlfriend is..." March 30

  • Former Temple star Matt Brown charged with human trafficking

    Baltimore Sun "Two men — one of them a former Temple running back who is the son of a prominent Baltimore lawyer — were charged with prostituting three underage teenagers, police said. Matthew Warren Brown, 25, son of defense attorney Warren Brown, and Anthony Leon Eley, Jr., were arrested on human..." March 22

  • Two Temple University football players surrender to police

    Philly.com "Two Temple University football players who are accused of assaulting a fellow student earlier this year surrendered to police Monday night to face charges, reports said. Dion Dawkins and Haason Reddick allegedly attacked a fellow student on Jan. 17 at a party in Northern Liberties, according to..." March 17

  • LB E.J. Levenberry transfers to UConn; WR Adonis Jennings transfers to Temple

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Two former four-star recruits – linebacker E.J. Levenberry and wide receiver Adonis Jennings – have found new homes in the AAC via transfer. Levenberry, who was the 110th-best recruit in the country in the 2013 class, is heading to UConn after transferring out of Florida State in January...." March 16

  • Memphis OT Lawrence is Harbaugh's first 2018 offer

    Detroit News "Coach Jim Harbaugh and Michigan have offered their first prospect from the 2018 class -- offensive tackle Will Lawrence from Harding Academy in Memphis, Tennessee." March 12

  • BYU, Memphis shouldn't wait to identify suspended players from fight

    CBS Sports "Three months have passed since and BYU and Memphis ended a wildly entertaining Miami Beach Bowl with a wildly embarrassing postgame brawl. BYU, Memphis and American Athletic Conference officials have said all the right things since then. They've expressed regret. They've talked about community..." March 12

  • Report: SMU WR Daijuan Stewart suspended for violation of team rules

    Dallas Morning News "SMU junior wide receiver Daijuan Stewart has been suspended for a violation of team rules, according to a report from Rivals.com. It is unclear if this is a temporary suspension or if Stewart has been suspended indefinitely. The latter seems likely since Stewart is no longer listed on the..." March 10

  • Tulane loses LaFrance and James for spring football, but gained back Redwine

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Tulane football opened up the spring season with two subtractions and one addition. Seasoned senior defensive end Royce LaFrance is sitting out the spring because of academic issues, coach Curtis Johnson said Wednesday. LaFrance was at practice, conditioning on the sideline. Johnson followed..." February 19

  • ULM loses DC Reffett to Memphis

    The News Star "The ULM football program is losing its longest tenured coach. Defensive coordinator Troy Reffett accepted a job Monday at the University of Memphis where he will coach cornerbacks. Reffett spent the past two years as ULM's corners coach on top of his coordinator duties. He started his..." February 17

  • Ex-SMU interim HC one of two coordinators hired by Hawaii

    College Football Talk "Norm Chow will now have an experienced hand running the defensive side of the ball at Hawaii, even as he’s giving up the offensive reins himself. In a press release Friday night, Hawaii announced that Tom Mason and Don Bailey have been hired as the team’s defensive and offensive coordinators,..." February 14

  • UConn Picks New Offensive Coordinator

    Hartford Courant "Frank Verducci and his 31 years of coaching experience are set to become the new offensive coordinator at UConn. He’ll coach the Huskies running backs as part of a complete shakeup on the offensive side which we’ll get to momentarily. Verducci, the tight ends and offensive tackles coach at..." February 09

  • Ex-Houston QB John O'Korn says he's transferring to Michigan

    Michigan Live "Jim Harbaugh continues to add bodies to his program, and arms to his quarterback pool. On Thursday, former Houston starting quarterback John O'Korn tweeted that he'll be transferring to Michigan. O'Korn was granted his release from Houston's program last month. He was a sophomore at Houston..." February 06

  • SMU QB Neal Burcham suffers torn ACL, probably out entire 2015 season

    Dallas Morning News "After suffering a season-ending injury two games into 2014, SMU quarterback Neal Burcham will probably miss all of 2015 with a torn ACL. Burcham started the final two games of the 2013 season in place of injured starter Garrett Gilbert. After winning the starting job in the fall, he..." February 03

  • SMU, Baylor QBs transfer to Sacramento State

    College Football Talk "For the first time since Chad Morris took over as head coach last month, a player has left the SMU football program. And, as it turns out, another player from a fellow Texas FBS program is following. In a press release Friday, Sacramento State announced that Kolney Cassel is one of three..." January 26

  • Don’t expect BYU to announce Miami Beach Brawl penalties

    College Football Talk "Earlier this week, Memphis announced suspensions, ranging from half-game to two-game as well banishment from other team activities such as practices and scrimmages, for 12 unnamed players for their roles in the Miami Beach Brawl. For those expecting BYU to do the same, don’t hold your..." January 22

  • Auburn linebacker Khari Harding transferring to Tulsa

    Alabama "Backup Auburn linebacker Khari Harding has decided to transfer to Tulsa, according to both Harding and the Golden Hurricane. Harding, a former safety who played sparingly in each of his two seasons at Auburn, is originally from Edmond, Oklahoma, which is roughly an hour and a half from his new..." January 21

  • Utes QB Adam Schulz transferring to Houston

    Salt Lake Tribune "Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham confirmed Monday that backup quarterback Adam Schulz, who will be a senior next fall, is transferring to Houston. Schulz hails from Muskego, Wis. and walked on at the U. before earning a scholarship. He played in eight games and started three in 2013 after..." January 20

  • University of Memphis disciplines 12 for roles in bowl brawl

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Twelve University of Memphis football players and representatives were disciplined Tuesday for their roles in the on-field altercations that followed the Tigers’ 55-48 double-overtime victory over BYU in the Dec. 22 Miami Beach Bowl. The penalties — meted out by the U of M in cooperation with..." January 20

  • UH confirms former starting QB John O’Korn is transferring

    Houston Chronicle "University of Houston quarterback John O’Korn will not return next season, the school confirmed Saturday night. O’Korn spent parts of two seasons as the Cougars’ starter, including 11 games as a true freshman in 2013 when he threw for more than 3,000 yards and 28 touchdowns to earn American..." January 19

  • Chance Allen transferring to Houston to take care of his mom

    Daily Emerald "Oregon sophomore wide receiver Chance Allen has been granted a full release to leave the program and will transfer, an Oregon official confirmed to Matt Prehm of 247Sports Saturday morning. According to Chance’s mom Alycia, his decision centered around coming back home to take care of her..." January 19

  • ‘It’s either gonna be Rutgers or Temple’ for transferring Pitt WR

    College Football Talk "It appears a transferring Pittsburgh wide receiver has narrowed his choices for potential landing spots down to two. Just when he’ll whittle them down to one, though, remains to be seen. Late last week, Adonis Jennings announced via social media that he had decided to take his leave of the..." January 17

  • TU dismisses OL Zach Webb after drug arrest

    Tulsa World "University of Tulsa coach Philip Montgomery on Thursday dismissed offensive lineman Zach Webb from the football program for violation of team rules. After redshirting in 2013, Webb did not play last season. An All-State defensive lineman at Metro Christian, he began his college career on..." January 16

  • UCF CB Jacoby Glenn entering NFL Draft

    CBS Sports "UCF is losing one of its defensive stars to the NFL. Cornerback Jacoby Glenn announced he'd be leaving school to enter the NFL Draft. It's a major loss for the Knights, who will now have to replace the entire secondary from a defensive unit that finished No. 5 nationally in total defense and..." January 14

  • UCF CB Jacoby Glenn will enter 2015 NFL draft

    Orlando Sentinel "And another one bids good-bye to UCF football. UCF cornerback Jacoby Glenn announced he will enter the 2015 NFL Draft via his instagram account early Tuesday morning. Glenn, a sophomore, was the first UCF player to be named to the All-America team since Kevin Smith in 2007. The speedy field..." January 13

  • Oklahoma hires East Carolina's Lincoln Riley as offensive coordinator

    SI - College Football "East Carolina offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Lincoln Riley has accepted the same position at Oklahoma, according to a source. Riley is considered one of college football’s brightest young offensive minds and comes from the coaching tree of Washington State’s Mike Leach, a..." January 12

  • UCF receiver Breshad Perriman will enter the NFL Draft

    Orlando Sentinel "UCF receiver Breshad Perriman will enter the 2015 NFL draft, his father Brett Perriman told the Orlando Sentinel Sunday. Perriman, a junior, informed coaches of his decision Sunday afternoon. The 6-foot-3, 214-pound outside receiver shot to national prominence when he caught a 51-yard Hail Mary..." January 12

  • University of Houston WR Deontay Greenberry to enter NFL draft

    Houston Chronicle "Deontay Greenberry made sure his final game at the University of Houston was memorable. The wide receiver plans to forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft." January 06

  • Report: Houston to part ways with interim head coach David Gibbs

    The Score "Houston head coach Tom Herman will not keep defensive coordinator and interim head coach David Gibbs on his staff, ESPN's Brett McMurphy reports. Gibbs spent two seasons with the school, leading the Cougars to a triumphant bowl victory over Pitt in his only game as head coach." January 05

  • Houston's Deontay Greenberry turning pro

    CBS Sports "Houston Cougars wide receiver Deontay Greenberry has signed with an agent and will enter the 2015 NFL Draft, according to Tony Pauline. The junior finished with 841 yards and six touchdowns in 2014 after posting 1,202-11 the previous season, when he lined up primarily as an inside receiver...." January 05

  • Memphis defensive coordinator Barry Odom takes same position at Missouri

    Yahoo! Sports "Missouri will turn to a familiar face to fill its vacancy at defensive coordinator. The school announced Tuesday morning that Barry Odom, a former Mizzou linebacker and assistant coach, will take over as defensive coordinator, beginning Jan. 1. Odom, who just finished his third season as..." December 23

  • Mick Cronin to have more tests

    ESPN "Cincinnati's Mick Cronin is at home resting and will continue to undergo tests for his unruptured aneurysm, the coach told ESPN on Tuesday. "I want to say thank you to everyone who has reached out to me,'' Cronin said in a text message. "Because we play [Tuesday], I want the focus to be on my..." December 23

  • Memphis, BYU ADs to probe fight

    ESPN "The athletic directors at Memphis and BYU are expressing regret over the fight following the Tigers' 55-48 overtime victory over the Cougars in the Miami Beach Bowl on Monday. Memphis athletic director Tom Bowen said he and coach Justin Fuente will review video over the next few days and take..." December 23

  • USF hires former Purdue coach Danny Hope as co-OC

    CBS Sports "After two seasons outside of coaching, former Purdue coach Danny Hope has returned to college football as USF's new co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, the Bulls announced Friday. From the USF statement regarding Hope's hire and the promotion of staff member David Reaves: Hope..." December 19

  • Memphis, Justin Fuente agree to new five-year contract starting at $1.4M

    SI - College Football "Memphis coach Justin Fuente led the Tigers to a share of the American Athletic Conference championship. Now, the school is rewarding him for it. A source with knowledge of the situation said Memphis and Fuente have agreed to a five-year contract starting at $1.4 million per season. The contract..." December 18

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  • Tulane cornerback Lorenzo Doss will enter 2015 NFL Draft

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Tulane junior cornerback Lorenzo Doss told NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune last week that he would make his final decision on whether he would enter the 2015 NFL Draft after the Temple game. According to Doss' Twitter account, he made a decision." December 11

  • East Carolina WR Justin Hardy wins Burlsworth Trophy as nation’s top former walk-on

    College Football Talk "East Carolina wide receiver Justin Hardy was famously – and ridiculously – left off the Biletnikoff Award semifinalist list back in November, but he took home a nice consolation prize on Monday. Hardy was named the winner of the Burlsworth Trophy as the nation’s top former walk-on. He received..." December 09

  • Tony Levine reportedly out as Houston’s head coach

    College Football Talk "Amidst the fury of College Football Playoff and bowl announcements, a bit of coaching news leaked out on Sunday afternoon: Tony Levine will not return for a fourth season as Houston’s head coach. The news was first reported by FootballScoop.com and followed up by Travis Haney of..." December 08

  • UCF coach George O'Leary: 'I expect to be coaching next year'

    Orlando Sentinel "George O’Leary plans to coach UCF next season, and beyond. O’Leary told the Orlando Sentinel on Friday he has “every intention of coaching through the end of my contract.” The 68-year-old head coach signed an extension after last season that runs through the end of the 2017 season. O’Leary..." December 05

  • ECU Football player dismissed after arrest

    WITN "An ECU football player has been dismissed from the team just two days before the final game of the regular season after getting arrested. Davonte' Spruill, 18, was a freshman linebacker who was a walk-on member of the ECU football team and a graduate of Plymouth High School. He was arrested..." December 05

  • Report: A&M OC Jake Spavital interviewed for Tulsa job

    College Football Talk "Kevin Sumlin is already in the midst of a hunt for a new defensive coordinator. Could the Texas A&M head coach be looking for a new coordinator on the other side of the ball as well? That may — or may not — ultimately be the case as Mark Berman of FOX26 in Houston is reporting that A&M..." December 04

  • Report: Memphis finalizing new contract for Justin Fuente

    College Football Talk "With the coaching carousel spinning and three big name programs looking to fill a vacancy, Memphis is in the process of securing their head coach before anyone else comes looking to make an offer. Justin Fuente, coming off a share of the American Athletic Conference and wrapping up the most wins..." December 03

  • Clemson OC Morris named SMU head coach

    ESPN Dallas "Chad Morris knew he wanted the SMU job the minute it opened. Maybe it was because Morris, Clemson's offensive coordinator the past four seasons, is a Dallas native. Or maybe it was because he used to ride school buses to old Texas Stadium and watch the Mustangs play when he was growing..." December 02

  • Tulsa fires coach Bill Blankenship after 2-10 season

    CBS Sports "Tulsa made things official on Monday morning, announcing that coach Bill Blankenship will not be back with the program in 2015. "We are grateful for the service and commitment of coach Blankenship to our university, our student-athletes and our community, but we have decided that the program..." December 01

  • SMU hires Chad Morris as new coach

    CBS Sports "Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris has agreed to become SMU's new coach, the school announced. Morris will be formally introduced at a press conference Monday. A former Texas high school coach with multiple state championships to his credit, Morris has been considered the front-runner..." December 01

  • ECU WR Justin Hardy breaks FBS career receiving record

    CBS Sports "ECU wide receiver Justin Hardy became the NCAA's all-time leading pass catcher on Saturday, breaking the record set by former Oklahoma wide receiver Ryan Broyles in the first half against Tulane. The senior from Vanceboro, N.C., broke Broyles' record (349 career receptions) on an 8-yard play in..." November 23

  • Brother of USF’s new starting QB shot, killed protecting group of kids

    Miami Herald "Bradley Holt was so concerned about a group of children playing in front of an Allapattah apartment complex Thursday night, that he approached a yellow Ford Mustang circling suspiciously nearby, police said. A few minutes after he yelled at the man, the driver returned and fired a bullet that..." November 15

  • Tulane WR Xavier Rush's season, Wave career done after ACL injury

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Senior Tulane wide receiver Xavier Rush is out for the season and likely his college career with a ruptured ACL, according to two sources. Rush left practice early on Wednesday with the knee injury, needing assistance to leave Yulman Stadium's field. Rush is a 6-foot-3, 202-pound three-year..." October 31

  • Kiel likely to play this week, Tuberville says

    Cincinnati Enquirer "University of Cincinnati quarterback Gunner Kiel appears likely to play in Friday's game at Tulane, coach Tommy Tuberville said Monday. Kiel aggravated his bruised ribs in last week's 34-17 win over USF, and he missed the second half. Kiel has started all seven games for UC (4-3, 2-1 American..." October 28

  • SMU AD: No contact with Mack Brown

    CBS Sports "Dallas Morning News columnist Bill Nichol wrote Thursday that "SMU officials have already had preliminary discussions with former Texas coach Mack Brown" about the Mustangs' head coaching opening, with the school supposedly ready to open the checkbook to the tune of a $4 million annual..." October 26

  • Report: SMU ‘floating $4 million annually’ to entice Mack Brown

    College Football Talk "If SMU fails to land Mack Brown as its next head coach, it won’t be for lack of trying. Or financial incentive. In a piece detailing just who may emerge as legitimate candidates for the Mustangs job opened by June Jones’ abrupt retirement two games into the 2014 season, Dallas Morning News..." October 24

  • UC QB Jarred Evans suspended indefinitely

    Cincinnati Enquirer "University of Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville was not angry when he spoke Tuesday about the suspension of backup quarterback Jarred Evans, but Tuberville clearly is tired of warning his players to behave. Evans was arrested for assault early Sunday morning, just hours after UC returned to..." October 23

  • UC's backup QB arrested on assault charge

    Cincinnati Enquirer "A backup quarterback for the Bearcats who was arrested for assault early Sunday morning appeared in court Monday. Jarred Evans, 22, was arrested hours after UC's football team returned to Cincinnati following a 41-3 victory over Southern Methodist University in Dallas, court records..." October 20

  • East Carolina indefinitely suspends three for BB gun incident

    College Football Talk "East Carolina has indefinitely suspended three freshmen for their involvement in a BB gun incident. Linebackers Yiannis Bowden and Markel Winters and wide receiver Curtis Burston have been suspended by head coach Ruffin McNeil after each player received a citation for discharging a BB gun within..." October 09

  • Memphis loses top running back Dorceus to injury

    Daily Helmsman "The University of Memphis football team lost 24-3 to then, No. 11 Ole Miss on Saturday, but the biggest loss may have come late in the first half at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford. Fuente announced on Monday at his weekly press conference that the Tigers’ leading rusher sophomore Doroland..." October 01

  • Bearcats dealing with loss of a brother

    Fox Sports Ohio "When the phone rings at 2 a.m., as Tommy Tuberville's did last year on Sept. 22, it's rarely a good sign. That's the time the University of Cincinnati football coach got the call informing him of a single-car accident that resulted in the death of freshman offensive lineman Ben Flick. Freshmen..." September 30

  • UCF's George O'Leary accused of racist remarks in suit

    USA Today "Former University of Central Florida defensive coordinator Paul Ferraro accuses UCF football coach George O'Leary of explosive racist remarks in a breach of contract lawsuit filed in circuit court on Friday. The suit alleges that O'Leary used a derogatory word for African-Americans and called..." September 30

  • Report: SMU brass “intrigued” by ex-Texas coach Mack Brown

    Dallas Morning News "While SMU will likely go with a young, energetic head coach to replace June Jones, Mack Brown continues to be a name thrown out there by a multitude of pundits. Brown has shown no public interest in the job. But according to a report from FoxSports.com’s Bruce Feldman, the SMU brass feels like..." September 29

  • Grieving Bearcats head to Columbus for OSU game

    Cincinnati Enquirer "University of Cincinnati football players quietly boarded buses Friday afternoon for their trip north to play Ohio State, with the mood subdued after teammate Chamoda Kennedy-Palmore died Thursday. Kennedy-Palmore, a non-scholarship running back, was killed when a vehicle turned across two..." September 26

  • Cincinnati Freshman RB Killed in Motorcycle Crash

    Cincinnati Enquirer "A University of Cincinnati football player from Lakota East High School was killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday, a UC official said. "It's a tragedy," said Ryan Koslen, associate athletic director for UC. Chamoda Kennedy-Palmore, a non-scholarship football player, was killed when a vehicle..." September 25

  • East Carolina plunders Virginia Tech transfer RB

    College Football Talk "East Carolina had quite a day picking from and poking at their ACC opponents this season. In the past two weeks the Pirates have defeated Virginia Tech and North Carolina, and seen a billboard bragging about in-state dominance. Now the Pirates welcome the addition fo a former Hokies running back." September 24

  • East Carolina WR Cam Worthy suspended 2 games

    SB Nation "The East Carolina Pirates will be without their top wide receiver Cam Worthy for their next two games, as he has been suspended for violating the student code of conduct, according to Fox Sports Carolinas' Lauren Brownlow. Worthy's suspension will run through October 4th, so he will miss..." September 21

  • Jozwiak expected back for USF on Friday

    Tampa Tribune "South Florida is coming off a 49-17 blowout loss to North Carolina State and not many positives were taken away from the game. A welcoming sight, though, may be back on the Bulls’ offensive line, as senior guard Thor Jozwiak is expected to make his return to the field. Jozwiak was injured in USF’s..." September 18

  • Tom Rossley back at SMU as offensive consultant if school OKs hire

    Dallas Morning News "SMU coach Tom Mason said he will hire former Mustangs coach Tom Rossley as offensive consultant, pending school approval. Rossley is known for his offensive innovations and for being a quarterback mentor, having worked with Hall of Famers Brett Favre and Warren Moon. The Mustangs play their..." September 18

  • Why yes Houston Nutt would like the SMU job

    The Clarion-Ledger "Did you know that Houston Nutt lives in Dallas? It's true. After Ole Miss paid him $5.55 million to no longer be its head coach, Nutt has gotten around. He was living in Oxford for a while, and then moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico. At some point he changed locales again, this time to Big..." September 10

  • SMU quarterback Neal Burcham out for season with injury

    Dallas Morning News "SMU quarterback Neal Burcham will miss the rest of the season with a right elbow injury, the school announced Tuesday. The sophomore threw for 158 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions in two games. Backup Matt Davis also has been limited by an undisclosed injury." September 10

  • SMU head coach June Jones resigns

    USA Today "SMU coach June Jones has resigned, according to his agent Leigh Steinberg. "June had felt for some time he had accomplished mission to turn around program and needed a break," Steinberg Tweeted on Monday afternoon. Jones' resignation comes two games into his seventh season at SMU -- a 45-0..." September 09

  • UConn's Starting Quarterback Retires Due To Concussions

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