American Athletic RUMORS & NEWS

  • The price of glory: UCF says unbeaten season worth $200 million

    ESPN "An undefeated football season was worth more than $200 million to the University of Central Florida in equivalent advertising exposure. So says a report commissioned by the university, which the school released Friday. The school worked in conjunction with media evaluation firm Joyce Julius &..." March 20

  • Former Navy standout linebacker Caleb King killed in jet crash

    247 Sports "Former Navy linebacker Caleb King as one of two aviators killed Wednesday in a fighter jet crash off the coast of Key West, Florida, family members have confirmed. King, a 2012 Naval Academy graduate, was aboard an F/A-18F Super Hornet that crashed on its approach to the Naval Air Station in..." March 17

  • ECU grad transfer QB Gardner Minshew commits to Alabama

    Alabama "Alabama will soon have another quarterback. East Carolina graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew has committed to the Crimson Tide and will enroll in May, sources told Minshew had been in contact with Alabama since shortly after leaving East Carolina in late January and..." March 01

  • UConn Coach Randy Edsall Calls For Players To Be Paid, Says College Football Is A 'Farm System'

    Hartford Courant "On the same day that Yahoo Sports published an explosive story that details impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen college athletes or relatives, UConn football head coach Randy Edsall took a stand on Twitter in favor of paying college athletes. Edsall, heading into his second..." February 23

  • East Carolina grad transfer QB Gardner Minshew will reportedly visit Alabama this weekend

    Alabama "Alabama may be close to landing the graduate transfer quarterback it's been pursuing. Gardner Minshew is set to visit Alabama this weekend, has learned. As has been the case for multiple weeks, the Crimson Tide continues to look like the favorite to land the Brandon, Mississippi..." February 22

  • NCAA grants Houston LB Austin Robinson another season of eligibility

    College Football Talk "As it turns out, Houston will have the services of Austin Robinson a little while longer than originally expected. The football program announced Wednesday that the NCAA has granted Robinson a sixth season of eligibility. While the school wrote in its release that the linebacker “received a..." February 22

  • Report: Alabama has interest in ECU grad transfer QB Gardner Minshew

    College Football Talk "Alabama wasn’t able to land a quarterback in its most recent recruiting class, so it appears the Crimson Tide are taking a swing at the graduate transfer tree. Citing unnamed sources, is reporting that Alabama is in hot pursuit of Gardner Minshew. That pursuit falls in line with Nick..." February 12

  • Family matter forces East Carolina QB Gardner Minshew to withdraw from school

    College Football Talk "East Carolina will have to bounce back from a 3-9 season in 2017 without its starting quarterback. The program announced Tuesday evening that signal caller Gardner Minshew has withdrawn from school to tend to a personal matter in his home state of Mississippi. “Our full support is with Gardner..." January 31

  • Alabama lands grad transfer kicker from Temple

    College Football Talk "With the kicker that could’ve cost him his record-tying sixth national championship gone, Nick Saban is on the hunt for a new one. Monday, the Alabama head coach may have found said new one from a Group of Five program. On his personal Instagram account, Austin Jones announced that he has..." January 30

  • Shaquem Griffin invited to combine after initial snub

    ESPN "Brady HendersonESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Shaquem Griffin is heading to the NFL scouting combine after all. The star linebacker from the University of Central Florida has received an invitation to the..." January 30

  • Ex-Ole Miss standout Deontay Anderson transfers to Houston

    SEC Country "Former Ole Miss safety Deontay Anderson is officially back home. The Houston native has formally been added to the Houston Cougars football roster after announcing his intention to transfer from Ole Miss after sitting out the 2017 football season. He revealed on Twitter last month that Major..." January 25

  • All-American Shaquem Griffin not invited to combine

    Sportsnaut "Despite having only one hand, UCF’s Shaquem Griffin has been one of college football’s best pass rushers over the last two seasons, totaling 18.5 sacks with four forced fumbles. But as of right now, he has not been invited to the NFL Scouting Combine. It’s worth noting that Griffin can still be..." January 23