American Athletic RUMORS & NEWS

  • Former Washington St. QB Tyler Bruggman Transferring To Louisville

    Card Chronicle "Tyler Bruggman, a former four-star recruit who spent the past season at Washington State, will transfer to Louisville and play for Bobby Petrino. Mike Hughes of was the first to report the news. After a bizarre string of events on national signing day 2013 (thanks mostly to a..." July 24

  • Gator TE Colin Thompson reportedly transferring to Temple "FORMER ARCHBISHOP Wood tight end Colin Thompson is transferring to Temple after two injury-plagued seasons at Florida, sources familiar with the situation confirmed. Rated as one of the top players at his position in the recruiting class of 2012, he never caught a pass for the Gators. He played..." July 23

  • TDECU buys naming rights to new UH football stadium

    Houston Chronicle "Less than two months until it officially opens, the University of Houston's new on-campus football stadium finally has a name. UH plans to announce Tuesday a naming-rights sponsorship agreement with Texas Dow Employees Credit Union, a person with knowledge of the situation said Monday. The..." July 08

  • USF Adds Delray Beach DE Kevin Bronson To Incoming Class

    Voodoo Five "Here's a weird one for you: It looks like Delray Beach DE Kevin Bronson didn't have the grades to get into Virginia Tech, and instead is heading to USF. Considering USF is the same school that has been denying kids with its infamously difficult academic committee for years now, this is certainly a..." July 04

  • USF CB Kenneth Durden transferring to Youngstown State

    Tampa Bay Times "USF CB Kenneth Durden, arrested in January on a marijuana-possession charge, told the Tampa Bay Times on Sunday evening he's transferring to Division I-AA Youngstown State. A fourth-year junior from Valdosta, Ga., Durden confirmed his departure via text message, adding he will be eligible for..." July 02

  • USF quarterback transfers to South Alabama

    College Football Talk "Former USF quarterback Matt Floyd has found a landing spot for a transfer. South Alabama announced Thursday the program welcomes the transfer quarterback, with two years of eligibility remaining. “We recruited Matt out of high school, he was the No. 1 guy on our board at quarterback,” said..." June 19

  • Rutgers coach Kyle Flood announces CB Ian Thomas no longer with the team

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Ian Thomas saga has taken another twist. Rutgers coach Kyle Flood announced Monday night that the redshirt sophomore cornerback is no longer with the team. "Ian did not report back for the summer program and I would just leave it at that," Flood said after his charity golf tournament at..." June 17

  • Report: Rutgers lands ex-LSU QB Hayden Rettig

    College Football Talk "Earlier this week it was reported that Hayden Rettig would be visiting Piscataway as he attempted to determine his next step at the collegiate level. Just three days later, it appears the former LSU quarterback had one helluva trip to New Jersey. While the school has yet to confirm it, Bruce..." June 14

  • Hayden Rettig to take official visit to Rutgers Tuesday, per report

    Newark Star-Ledger "According to Bruce Feldman, CBS Sports senior college football columnist, former LSU quarterback Hayden Rettig will take an official visit to Rutgers, beginning Tuesday. A 6-3, 220-pound pro-style quarterback, Rettig signed to LSU out of Cathedral high school (Los Angeles, Ca.) in 2013. He was..." June 10

  • Louisville WR and Kentucky DE busted for pot possession

    College Football Talk "Louisville wide receiver James Quick and Kentucky defensive end Jason Hatcher, former high school teammates, were cited for possession of marijuana on May 26, according to a report by The Courier-Journal. Louisville’s university police cited the two after authorities responded to a complaint about..." June 08

  • UCF coach compares SEC’s threats to Civil War South

    Orlando Sentinel "George O'Leary is starting to wonder if the Southeastern Conference is being governed by league commissioner Mike Slive or Confederate President Jefferson Davis. O'Leary, the blunt, straightforward coach of the UCF Knights, compares the SEC's recent threat to break away from the rest of major..." June 05

  • UConn's leading rusher no longer part of the team "The UConn Huskies head into 2014 looking to bounce back from a 3-9 season, but they'll have to do so without their leading rusher. The school announced Wednesday that running back Lyle McCombs was no longer a part of the football team. That's a big blow to the UConn offense, as McCombs was the..." June 04

  • Houston adds pair of Okla. transfer linemen from Sooners, Cowboys

    College Football Talk "Tony Levine‘s Houston football team will get immediate help from at least one, possibly two offensive linemen from Power Five schools in the state of Oklahoma. In a press release, the Cougars announced Tuesday that Travis Cross (pictured) and Kyle Marrs have transferred into the UH football..." June 04

  • Three Louisville OL leave program, including Nacho Garcia

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Three University of Louisville offensive linemen — Abraham "Nacho" Garcia, Cameron Fraser and Chandler Bridges — asked for and have been granted their releases from the football program, a school spokesman confirmed Friday. The news follows coach Bobby Petrino's concerns in practice about depth..." June 01

  • Duke lacrosse player Hipps transferring to play football at SMU "Duke lacrosse player Chris Hipps, several years removed from being one of the most talented wide receivers in the Texas high school football ranks, will give football one final shot. Hipps will transfer to SMU to compete in football this fall, per NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt. The..." May 29

  • Louisville lands SEC transfers Shaq Wiggins, Ja'Quay Williams "Get all your sports in one place. Download the FREE CBS Sports app now! Msg & data rates may apply. Jeremy Fowler College Football Insider Louisville lands SEC transfers Shaq Wiggins, Ja'Quay Williams May 22, 2014 12:27 pm ET The 2015 Louisville Cardinals just got a roster..." May 22

  • SEC transfers Shaq Wiggins, Ja'Quay Williams visiting Louisville "Bobby Petrino is working to add talented offensive and defensive transfers to his roster. Former Georgia cornerback Shaq Wiggins and former Texas A&M receiver Jaquay Williams are visiting Louisville's campus tonight as a potential transfer spot, according to a source. Wiggins started eight..." May 21

  • Victim in alleged Phillip Nelson assault had part of brain removed

    College Football Talk "A story that had already hurtled past heartbreaking has taken an abrupt turn toward the horrific. Last weekend, now-former Rutgers quarterback Philip Nelson was arrested in connection to what was reportedly a vicious assault outside of a Mankato, Minn., bar. Nelson was ultimately charged with..." May 19

  • Phillip Nelson’s alleged attack accomplice expected to be charged

    College Football Talk "Former Minnesota quarterback Phillip Nelson was charged with one count of first-degree assault and another for third-degree assault on a former division two football player currently battling for his life. Nelson was not alone in the attack of Isaac Kolstad in Minnesota though, and police are..." May 14

  • USF assistant suspended after questioning 49ers' selection of Aaron Lynch

    Sacramento Bee "The University of South 's strength and conditioning coach reportedly has been suspended for a tweet he made about the 49ers' fifth-round selection of former Bulls' defender Aaron Lynch. Read the tweet from Hans Straub, which has since been removed: "Thought an organization with 5 Super Bowl..." May 13

  • Rutgers dismisses QB Philip Nelson following assault charge "Rutgers has dismissed Philip Nelson following an incident that resulted in an assault charge for the Scarlet Knights quarterback and left a former Minnesota State linebacker in critical condition, "fighting for his life." Nelson was arrested early Sunday morning and has been charged with one..." May 13

  • UCF, O'Leary reach new deal "UCF and George O'Leary have agreed to a new contract that will make the 10-year Knights coach one of the highest paid in the American, according to sources. The contract is expected to average $2-plus million annually after incentives over the course of the four-year deal. UCF and O'Leary..." May 12

  • Rutgers prez blames ‘miscommunication’ for LeGrand imbroglio

    College Football Talk "As expected, Rutgers is in full-blown spin mode. This morning, former Scarlet Knight football player Eric LeGrand confirmed to a local paper that he had been asked Saturday to be the keynote speaker at RU’s graduation later this month only to have the offer inexplicably rescinded two days..." May 06

  • Rutgers redshirt freshman tight end Taylor Marini to transfer

    Newark Star-Ledger "Rutgers redshirt freshman tight end Taylor Marini announced Monday morning on Twitter that he will transfer. "I have decided to transfer from Rutgers University and I look forward to pursuing my football career at another institution," Marini wrote. A three-star recruit from Oviedo, Fla.,..." May 06

  • Four-star QB Torrance Gibson announces his top 15

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Four-star quarterback Torrance Gibson of Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage may be one of Ohio State's top quarterback targets in the 2015 recruiting class. But the Buckeyes aren't Gibson's top school. At least not yet. Gibson released his top 15 in order Monday night, and Ohio State..." May 06

  • Houston surprises kicker and his mom with full scholarship

    College Football Talk "Houston head coach Tony Levine informed kicker Kyle Bullard he is being put on a full scholarship immediately. Bullard is a junior who has worked hard to be a contributor to the Houston football team, and the awarding of a scholarship for a kicker generally gets overshadowed. Fortunately,..." April 29

  • Tyson Summers has interim tag lifted; named UCF defensive coordinator

    Orlando Sentinel "UCF removed the interim tag from Tyson Summers, officially naming the 33-year-old coach as defensive coordinator. "The only reason I made him interim is I wanted to see him through the spring handle the team meetings, the unit meetings, the field decisions and handle the personnel and the..." April 29

  • Louisville adds JUCO quarterback to 2014 mix

    College Football Talk "Louisville added one more quarterback option to the competition to replace Teddy Bridgewater in 2014. The Cardinals announced the addition of junior college transfer quarterback Patrick Thomas, one of the top dual-threat players from the junior college ranks. “I’m pleased that Patrick has..." April 28

  • Quarterback Nick Patti receives waiver, eligible to play for UCF this fall

    Orlando Sentinel "Former Dr. Phillips and Boise State quarterback Nick Patti was granted a request by the NCAA and will be eligible to play for UCF this fall, his father, Ed Patti, told the Sentinel. Ed Patti said the decision was not a hardship waiver, but "a request to waive the one-year residence rule based..." April 24

  • Transferring UConn receiver headed back to BC?

    College Football Talk "Prior to the start of the 2011 season, Shakim Phillips decided to transfer out of the Boston College football program and ultimately landed at UConn. Nearly three years later, the wide receiver’s playing career may be coming full circle. Earlier this afternoon, first-year UConn head coach Bob..." April 24

  • New Louisville football assistants get salary bump

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Louisville football's new coaching staff will make more salary per year than the previous staff. The assistant coaches on new head coach Bobby Petrino's staff will make a combined $3.2 million in salary, according to copies of their contracts obtained through a public records request by The..." April 23

  • Michael Dyer still behind on Louisville RB depth chart "It seems like an eternity ago that running back Michael Dyer was named the offensive MVP of Auburn’s 2010 BCS national championship. While time has not diminished Dyer’s accomplishments -- 2,335 yards and 15 touchdowns during his two seasons at Auburn is still remarkable -- it has certainly..." April 22

  • Ron'Dell Carter, three-star Maryland defensive end, commits to Rutgers

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ron'Dell Carter, a 6-2, 235-pound junior defensive end from Long Reach (Columbia, Md.), has committed to Rutgers. Carter earned an offer less than a month ago while accompanied on an unofficial visit to campus by his father, stepmother and brother. Carter selected Rutgers over offers from..." April 21

  • Report: Josh Harvey-Clemons landing at Louisville

    College Football Talk "As it happens, Louisville’s hiring of a new defensive coordinator may have also played a role in the football program landing a very talented — and troubled — transfer. While nothing is official, the grandfather of Josh Harvey-Clemons told Wednesday that his grandson is “planning..." April 10

  • Rutgers CB Bryant Gross-Armiento transferring closer to Florida home

    Newark Star-Ledger "Promising defensive back Bryant Gross-Armiento is leaving Rutgers without ever stepping on the field. A three-star prospect from Sunrise, Fla., Gross-Armiento missed his freshman season after suffering a hamstring injury last summer. He was held out of spring practice for personal reasons and..." April 10

  • Rise, fall and return of QB Garrett Gilbert

    Houston Chronicle "Garrett Gilbert has soared, fallen and risen during the last six years. Now, the senior SMU quarterback is attempting to rise once more, defying a low initial 2014 NFL draft projection and becoming a case study in football perseverance. Gilbert wasn’t invited to the February scouting combine in..." April 09

  • Rutgers loses quarterback to transfer

    College Football Talk "Maybe he’s standing in solidarity with journalists over Julie Hermann’s rather boneheaded comments about the Star-Ledger. Though in actuality, Rutgers quarterback Blake Rankin is transferring because he’s not part of the group vying to be the Scarlet Knights’ starter this coming season." April 08

  • Rutgers AD Julie Hermann: ‘Would be great’ if local newspaper folded "Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann is not a fan of the media, and she wouldn’t mind seeing a New Jersey newspaper fold. The Star-Ledger announced layoffs last week of 167 workers, including advertising executives, business writers, clerks and copy editors. Speaking to a class of..." April 07

  • Former Boise State QB Nick Patti transfers to UCF

    College Football Talk "When it was reported in mid-January that Nick Patti would be leaving the Boise State football program and transferring elsewhere, it was speculated said elsewhere could very well be UCF. Two months later, the AAC school has indeed become that elsewhere. While UCF has not yet confirmed his..." March 26

  • Injured DT Jamil Pollard returns to Rutgers football team "Last September, Kyle Flood announced that Rutgers defensive tackle Jamil Pollard would not be able to continue playing football due to undisclosed injuries, though he would "remain in our program." Fast-forward six months, and Pollard has done more than simply remain in Piscataway and work..." March 25

  • Memphis Announces 2014 Football Schedule "Six home dates, including a nationally-televised, Friday game against American Athletic Conference newcomer Tulsa on Halloween night, as well as nonconference road games at UCLA and Ole Miss, highlight the 2014 Memphis football scheduled announced on Tuesday. "The way it is designed - how it..." March 13

  • Louisville's Bobby Petrino among best quarterback coaches, writer says

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Bobby Petrino came to the podium last weekend to preview the University of Louisville’s spring practices, and without seeing starting quarterback candidates even take a repetition, the questions began. Who will replace Teddy Bridgewater? The Cardinals have a number of options — for now, Will..." March 13

  • Five up-and-comers to watch in UCF spring football

    Orlando Sentinel "UCF's spring football practice begins tomorrow and there will be plenty of storylines to keep an eye on as the practices unfold. We'll preview those top five angles in tomorrow's paper, but today let's take a look at five key up-and-comers this spring who could win a starting job or play a..." March 11

  • Neck injury forces UConn safety to retire

    College Football Talk "Spring practices will get underway in Storrs, Connecticut on Monday. The start of a new season technically begins at this time. Sadly, this year’s spring practices will mark the official end of one player’s career. A neck injury suffered last season will force three-year starting safety Ty-Meer..." March 08

  • Brandon Coleman on Rutgers' young quarterbacks: 'They have a chip on their shoulder'

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Rutgers quarterback competition this offseason will pit veteran Gary Nova against a trio of unproven young players. The three challengers for the starting job – Mike Bimonte, Blake Rankin and Chris Laviano – have combined for zero snaps in a college game. But the quarterbacks have been..." March 04

  • Rutgers 2014 recruiting class position evaluation: Defensive secondary

    Newark Star-Ledger "With the spread offense epidemic overtaking college football, teams are stock piling defensive backs in an effort to keep up. The Rutgers staff is no different as they have signed five defensive backs within the recruiting class of 2014. There is a premium on players who can cover, and the..." March 04

  • USF QB Matt Floyd looking for transfer

    College Football Talk "The spring practices are getting underway for Willie Taggart‘s USF Bulls, but quarterback Matt Floyd is nowhere to be seen. Floyd is not expected to be around in the fall either. According to Joey Knight of Tampa Bay Times, Floyd plans to graduate this spring and will transfer to another..." February 27

  • Bridgewater ready for next step

    Fox Sports Ohio "Early in the 2013 college football season, there were some slogans being thrown around in Cleveland. "Tank for Teddy" was one that comes to mind. Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater was the clear-cut top quarterback prospect by many experts, including ESPN Draft Analyst Mel Kiper, Jr., but as the..." February 26

  • UC football positions to watch

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The University of Cincinnati men’s football team is going to look a lot different this year. Here’s a look at the positions that will be affected. OFFENSE Starters leaving (4): QB Brendon Kay, LG Austen Bujnoch, RG Sam Longo, WR Anthony McClung Other key departures: TE Blake Annen, OL Andre..." February 26

  • UCF football has 31 players named to American Athletic Conference all-academic team

    Orlando Sentinel "CF football had 31 players named to the American all-academic team. Players must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0 and completed a minimum of two consecutive semesters, with a total of 18 semester credits not including remedial courses. UCF owns a Graduation Success Rate..." February 26

  • Louisville Commit Arrested After Allegedly Impregnating His Cousin "Sharieff Rhaheed-Muhammad, a Florida HS linebacker who recently committed to Louisville, was arrested yesterday and charged with a felony count of lewd lascivious behavior. He's accused of fathering a child with his 14-year-old cousin, who later got an abortion. The girl said Rhaheed-Muhammad,..." February 26

  • UAB offers Temple commit Jordan Herrera, among other south Florida prospects "UAB signed one south Florida player for its 2014 recruiting class in Deerfield Beach running back Aeron McNeal. Look for that number to increase this year. Head coach Bill Clark said on National Signing Day that recruiting that area would be a priority. Offensive coordinator Bryant Vincent..." February 25

  • Former Rutgers QB Mike Teel hired by alma mater as graduate assistant

    College Football Talk "Mike Teel, who quarterbacked Rutgers to its best season in program history, is heading back to New Jersey as a graduate assistant under Kyle Flood (via AP). Teel will work with Rutgers’ wide receivers in his new role. He’s previously served on the coaching staffs of D-III Kean University and..." February 24

  • Blake Bortles states his case to be No. 1 pick "Blake Bortles has been No. 1 in my mock draft for a few months now, but we still have a long way to go before finding out if he ends up No. 1 on draft weekend in May. On Friday at the NFL combine, he made his case at the podium. “I believe I can compete with any guy here,” Bortles said when..." February 22

  • Texans coach Bill O'Brien eager to see more of Blake Bortles at NFL combine

    Orlando Sentinel "Texans coach Bill O'Brien said he looks forward to seeing more of former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles during the NFL Scouting Combine. O'Brien addressed the obvious — his many connections to Bortles — during his press conference at the combine Friday. O'Brien was coaching at Penn State..." February 21

  • No real dissatisfaction with June Jones' performance at SMU yet

    Dallas Morning News "Question: What does SMU need to do in order to knock off Connecticut in Storrs this weekend? Cowlishaw: Find some offense. This team struggles for long stretches at time to score points. They can defend anyone. Big game in the middle from Markus Kennedy would help as UConn fans, who saw him..." February 21

  • USF an option for transferring Cincinnati QB

    College Football Talk "After spending the past couple of years up north, Bennie Coney could be headed south back toward more familiar territory. Head coach Tommy Tuberville confirmed Wednesday that the quarterback has decided to take his leave of the Cincinnati football program. The player himself confirmed via..." February 20

  • Bearcats' Tuberville: QB Bennie Coney will transfer

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Quarterback Bennie Coney was rated a four-star football recruit by when he signed with the University of Cincinnati in 2012, but he now is headed elsewhere. “Bennie Coney is no longer with us,” UC coach Tommy Tuberville said Wednesday. “He’s going to transfer and go somewhere. We..." February 20

  • Christian Giubilato accepts preferred walk-on opportunity at Rutgers

    Newark Star-Ledger "Christian Giubilato, a utility player from the Haverford (Pa.) School, recently accepted a preferred walk-on opportunity at Rutgers. The 6-2, 185-pounder plays running back, wide receiver, cornerback and safety in high school. But he has been recruited to the Scarlet Knights to play..." February 19

  • Former UCF QB Blake Bortles will throw at NFL Scouting Combine

    Orlando Sentinel "Former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles will throw at the NFL Scouting Combine this weekend in Indianapolis. Bortles posted on Twitter, “Dreamt [sic] about combine since I was a kid! Fired up to compete in all aspects of it, especially throwing!” He confirmed in a text message to the Orlando..." February 19

  • College coach not ready to declare Blake Bortles a franchise QB

    Pro Football Talk "Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles name comes up in discussions of the top passers in this year’s draft, but his college coach isn’t ready to declare him a franchise quarterback just yet. George O’Leary told Sports Radio 610 in Houston that description should be more rare. “I think a..." February 13

  • Rutgers to pay AAC $11.5 million exit fee "Divorces can be expensive, and the one between Rutgers and the American Athletic Conference is no exception. It was announced on Wednesday by both the conference and the school that they had come to an agreement on Rutgers' departure to the Big Ten this summer. “I am pleased to announce this..." February 12

  • Illini announce home-and-home series with UConn

    Chicago Tribune "Illinois and Connecticut finalized a home-and-home football series for 2019 and 2020, the schools announced Tuesday. In their first-ever meeting, the Illini will travel to Storrs, Conn., for a Sept. 7, 2019 game. The Huskies will head to Champaign on Sept. 12, 2020. The Big Ten begins in..." February 12

  • Legaux, Washington gain extra football eligibility for UC

    Cincinnati Enquirer "University of Cincinnati quarterback Munchie Legaux and wide receiver Shaq Washington have received eligibility extension waivers from the American Athletic Conference office, the league announced Wednesday. Legaux (New Orleans, La.) will have one year of eligibility remaining, while Washington..." February 12

  • Former UCF QB Blake Bortles stays in touch with his possible replacements

    Orlando Sentinel "Blake Bortles is spending his time in California preparing for the NFL Draft, a process that takes up most of his days. With his free time, however, he's happy to help out his former program. Back home, three young quarterbacks are using that same time to ready for a chance to replace the..." February 12

  • Prospects bigger, faster for UCF Knights football

    Florida Today "UCF’s 2014 recruiting class had a theme — height, weight, speed. Going into their second season in the American Athletic Conference, the Knights targeted bigger, stronger athletes to help compete against a tough 2014 schedule. UCF squares off against Big Ten team Penn State as well as Missouri..." February 12

  • Two added to UNC’s staff, including ex-Memphis head coach

    College Football Talk "In completing his North Carolina coaching staff after departures this offseason, Larry Fedora has added a very experienced former assistant as well as a coach very familiar to the Tar Heels football program. UNC confirmed Monday that Keith Heckendorf and Larry Porter have been added as position..." February 11

  • Former Owls QB joins staff as wide-receivers coach "UNTIL YESTERDAY, there was no record of any former Temple football player returing to his alma mater to become a full-time assistant coach. Adam DiMichele can now say he's the first. The former Owls quarterback joined Matt Rhule's staff a year ago as a graduate assistant working with..." February 08

  • Why quality depth on SMU roster often sends coach Larry Brown home feeling bad

    Dallas Morning News "In the new era of SMU basketball, tickets are hard to get. Saturday’s game against No. 7 Cincinnati has been sold out for a couple of weeks. Seating is a problem for coach Larry Brown, too. Determining who sits may be the most difficult part of his job. So much so that he talked to the team..." February 08

  • Rutgers gets bigger — and it hopes better — with recruiting class

    Newark Star-Ledger "As Rutgers coach Kyle Flood put together his first recruiting class as a member of the Big Ten, he had to walk a fine line. Flood doesn't want to change the emphasis of speed over size that has defined Rutgers' mostly successful defenses in recent years. But it's impossible to ignore that the..." February 07

  • Former Maryland QB says Ralph Friedgen and James Franklin are surprisingly similar

    Newark Star-Ledger "At first glance, Ralph Friedgen, Rutgers' new offensive coordinator, and James Franklin, Penn State's new head coach, don't appear to have much in common. Franklin, 42, looks like he's still in playing shape, while Friedgen, 66, is nicknamed "The Fridge" (it's worth noting that he has cut..." February 07

  • Signing day: Ranking the Big Ten

    Chicago Sun-Times "1. Ohio State The Buckeyes may have stubbed their toe in the Big Ten title game against Michigan State, but Urban Meyer hasn’t lost his recruiting touch. OSU has seven four-star players from Ohio in a 23-man class that also draws from the talent hotbeds of Florida and Texas. Locally, Meyer has..." February 06

  • State signings roundup: Louisville's Petrino loads up at QB

    Lexington Herald-Leader "Bobby Petrino believes he made the most of his small recruiting window since taking over as Louisville's coach last month. The Cardinals announced a 21-player class including former Penn State quarterback Tyler Ferguson, who's transferring after one season with the Nittany Lions. He'll redshirt..." February 06

  • UCF targets Alabama commit DB Chris Williams of Camden County (Ga.)

    Orlando Sentinel "It' the final weekend of the 2014 college football recruiting period and UCF will have a key target on campus Saturday in Camden County (Ga.) safety Chris Williams, an Alabama commit who many think is already planning to flip his pledge to the Knights. Williams, a 6-foot-1, 180-pound defensive..." February 01

  • Minnesota QB Nelson will transfer to Rutgers

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Philip Nelson spent two years playing quarterback for the Gophers. Now, he could look forward to facing them in 2016, on their home field, under center for another Big Ten team. Two weeks after announcing he was transferring from Minnesota, Nelson picked Rutgers as his new school Wednesday,..." January 30

  • Rutgers receives good news in recruiting with Giovanni Rescigno

    Newark Star-Ledger "It's been a tough month for Rutgers, especially in recruiting. They've seen multiple commits change their plans and proclaim to go elsewhere -- none bigger than Saeed Blacknall. They did, however, land quarterback Giovanni Rescigno. He seems to bit of an undercover prospect, not playing..." January 28

  • Rutgers releases investigator's report on Jevon Tyree football bullying allegations

    Newark Star-Ledger "A Rutgers University football coach did not bully cornerback Jevon Tyree and the university handled the student's allegations of mistreatment appropriately, according to an independent investigator's report released today. The report was prepared by Saiber, a Florham Park-based law firm that..." January 28

  • Jevon Tyree's family responds to the Rutgers athletics investigation report

    Newark Star-Ledger "Clarice Tyree, the mother of former Rutgers player Jevon Tyree, provided with a reaction to the investigation results released by the university on Tuesday. Clarice Tyree said there is nothing to be gained by continuing to go back-and-forth, so she provided this written response from..." January 28

  • UC's Brendon Kay on NFL: 'I think I will get a shot somewhere'

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Brendon Kay made some noise in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl all-star game last weekend, but that is not why the University of Cincinnati senior quarterback is increasingly optimistic about his National Football League chances. Kay is not rated in the Johnny Manziel-Teddy Bridgewater upper echelon..." January 23

  • Cal hires Cincinnati’s Art Kaufman to be the Bears new defensive coordinator "California has hired Art Kaufman to lead its much-maligned defense, according to a source. The team was informed Wednesday of the hiring of Kaufman, who led Cincinnati's defense last season. Kaufman was with Tommy Tuberville at Texas Tech in 2012 and Cincinnati in 2013 before being let go this..." January 23

  • Bulls' Durden arrested on pot charge

    Tampa Bay Times "USF redshirt sophomore starting CB Kenneth Durden was arrested at his on-campus residence Saturday night for felony marijuana possession. According to a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office online report, Durden, 21, was arrested at 4230 USF Holly Dr. on one count of cannabis possession, a..." January 20

  • Temple WR coach Terry Smith will join Penn State staff

    College Football Talk "Temple wide receivers coach Terry Smith will join James Franklin’s staff at Penn State, according to a report on Sunday from Smith, a graduate of Penn State, spent one season with the Owls following 11 seasons as head coach of Gateway High School in Monroeville,..." January 19

  • Louisville DE Mauldin (shoulder surgery) to miss spring practice "Louisville defensive end Lorenzo Mauldin will miss spring practice due to shoulder surgery. Mauldin's surgery, on the glenoid labrum in his shoulder, is not expected to impact his playing status for the 2014 season, but it will hold him out of the Cardinals' first spring practice with Bobby..." January 17

  • Ex-Dr. Phillips QB Nick Patti granted release from Boise State

    Orlando Sentinel "Former Dr. Phillips quarterback Nick Patti has been granted his full scholarship release from Boise State and will be looking to transfer for the current spring semester When reached by the Sentinel late Tuesday night, Nick's father Ed Patti confirmed the release but did not want to further..." January 15