Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Florida State wide receiver Jesus Wilson arrested on grand theft charges

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Florida State wide receiver Jesus Wilson was arrested on Wednesday by campus police and charged with one count of grand theft of a vehicle -- a mo-ped. The Leon County Sherrif's web site shows that Wilson was taken into custody but is no longer an inmate, indicating that he has bonded out. The..." July 10

  • 4-star RB Jordan Scarlett commits to Miami

    SB Nation "Scarlett is staying close to home for college. Jordan Scarlett, a top-tier Class of 2015 running back, announced his college decision at The Opening Tuesday night. Scarlett will play his college football for the Miami Hurricanes. Scarlett, out of St. Thomas Aquinas in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.,..." July 08

  • Miami dismisses LBs Figeuroa, Blue after sexual battery charges "Miami linebackers Alex Figueroa and Jawand Blue were dismissed Tuesday following sexual battery charges from an on-campus incident. According to the Coral Gables Police Department, Figueroa and Blue brought the juvenile victim back to a dorm room in the early hours of July 5. The victim..." July 08

  • Jameis Winston celebrated at home "For the better part of two hours Saturday, Florida State star quarterback Jameis Winston sat on a dais with his younger brother perched on his lap, listening politely as politicians and local dignitaries sung his praises. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner had gotten a police escort to the..." July 06

  • Campolindo High's Tyler Petite commits to Duke

    Contra Costa Times "When Campolindo High's Tyler Petite visited Duke, he was reminded of his high school program. That connection was one of the biggest reasons that Petite, one of the top-rated tight ends on the West Coast, committed to the Blue Devils on Wednesday morning over USC. "At Campolindo, we're not a..." July 02

  • Maryland wrestler Spencer Myers joins football team

    Washington Post "Maryland heavyweight wrestler Spencer Myers has been added to the Terrapins’ 2014 football roster as a defensive lineman, the school announced Wednesday morning. Myers, a rising senior, will continue to wrestle for the Terps this season as well. The Selinsgrove, Pa., native has made his mark in..." July 02

  • FSU QB Jameis Winston purchased $8M-$10M insurance policy

    Yahoo! Sports "Florida State University quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston has purchased a large disability and "loss of value" policy that provides him with $8 million to $10 million in insurance coverage, a source close to the situation told Yahoo Sports. According to the source, Winston..." July 01

  • Four-star recruit one of two ‘Cuse signees who fail to qualify

    College Football Talk "Unfortunately for Syracuse, the most highly-rated member of its most recent recruiting class will have to wait to make an on-field impact for the Orange. In a text message to the Syracuse Post-Standard, head coach Scott Shafer confirmed that talented wide receiver K.J. Williams failed to..." June 30

  • Miami puts DJ in weight room, turns 5:30 a.m. lift into huge rave

    Fox Sports "Miami was already having a good week on the Internet. On Monday, we met 15-year-old Emmanuel Greene, who stole the show at a Hurricanes camp by displaying some jaw-dropping juke moves. And now, the Hurricanes just want to win the whole week. On Wednesday, Miami's coaches surprised its..." June 27

  • Syracuse football defensive tackle Eric Crume undergoes minor left knee surgery "Syracuse defensive tackle Eric Crume underwent minor surgery on his left knee last week and expects to miss two or three weeks of summer workouts, the senior said in an interview Tuesday afternoon. Crume said he had a small portion of his meniscus removed last week and arrived on Tuesday using..." June 26

  • Heisman winner Jameis Winston set to be honored July 5 in Hueytown "The cities of Bessemer and Hueytown have scheduled a "Jameis Winston Day" celebration for July 5 highlighted by a 6 p.m. presentation at Gilmore-Vines Stadium. The now-retired high school stadium where Winston finished his Golden Gopher career in 2011 will be the venue for those communities to..." June 25

  • 'Canes pick up commitment from 2016 QB Jack Allison

    South Florida Sun Sentinel "He’s still got two seasons of high school football ahead of him, but already, one of the nation’s top 2016 quarterback prospects has said he plans to play for the Hurricanes. Palmetto High quarterback Jack Allison announced on his Twitter account Monday night that he had verbally committed to..." June 24

  • Welcome to the U, Shaquille Quarterman

    State of the U "The newest commit is 2016 ILB Shaq Quarterman from Oakleaf HS (Jacksonville, FL). That is the same HS as 2014 signee Darrion Owens, in case the name of the school looked familiar. Quarterman and a couple other Oakleaf prospects attended the Al Golden Football Camp this past weekend. Obviously,..." June 24

  • Will third school offer the charm for Miami’s Jake Heaps?

    College Football Talk "Miami needs a quarterback to step up in a big way in 2014. After losing Ryan Williams to an ACL injury this spring, the addition of Jake Heaps from Kansas spoke volumes about that stability at the position this season. Looking for a clean slate to work with, Heaps looking forward to seeing what he..." June 21

  • Chase Pankey commits to Boston College

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Moeller 2015 WR Chase Pankey verbally committed to Boston College this morning, according to Moeller coach John Rodenberg. Pankey, who is 6 feet and 175 pounds, also had offers from Ball State, Marshall, Bowling Green and Buffalo." June 20

  • Antonor Winston believes his son Jameis intends to play two more football seasons at Florida State "Bessemer native and Hueytown alum Jameis Winston has grabbed his share of headlines over the last 14 months. He set the college football world on fire with his record-setting redshirt freshman season that culminated in a Heisman and a BCS National Championship for Florida State by guiding a..." June 19

  • Tech’s Kitchen suspended from team, likely to transfer

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech defensive tackle Jimmie Kitchen has been indefinitely suspended from the team and is likely to transfer. In the meantime, he will not be permitted to take part in team activities. Kitchen has played 11 games in his first two seasons in a backup role for the Yellow Jackets. The..." June 18

  • North Carolina lands 4-star OL McGirt

    247Sports "Four-star offensive tackle Emanuel McGirt was hoping to announce his decision after an upcoming trip to Costa Rica. Instead he made the short trek over to Chapel Hill from Durham and committed to North Carolina Tuesday afternoon. “The staff is great,” McGirt first told Tuesday..." June 17

  • Former KU quarterback Jake Heaps to transfer to Miami

    Kansas City Star "Former Kansas Jayhawk Jake Heaps is heading to the University of Miami, a program that could be in need of a starting quarterback. Miami coach Al Golden announced the transfer in a news release on Sunday, just two days after Heaps made his departure from Kansas official. Heaps, a former top..." June 16

  • FSU lands 4-star defensive end recruit Michael Barnett

    Tomahawk Nation "Michael Barnett, a four-star defensive end out of South Carolina, has committed to Florida State, as expected. Barnett, of Dorchester (S.C.) Woodland High School, committed over offers from Clemson and N.C. State, as well as Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and others. Barnett spent four days at..." June 15

  • FSU unlikely to visit White House after winning championship

    Orlando Sentinel "It's unlikely FSU players and coaches will visit the White House to celebrate the football team’s national championship. It is a longstanding tradition for college football champions go to the White House to meet the president and be honored for their on-field achievements. Coach Jimbo Fisher..." June 14

  • After Florida State Rape Case, Police Will Revise Procedures

    New York Times "The police department in Tallahassee, Fla., the target of stinging criticism and national attention for its handling of a rape accusation against Florida State University’s Heisman Trophy winner, Jameis Winston, has begun working with a respected women’s advocacy group to rewrite its sexual..." June 14

  • North Carolina incoming freshman charged with felony larceny "Watch the FedEx St. Jude Classic streaming LIVE Saturday-Sunday on EyeOn College Football North Carolina incoming freshman charged with felony larceny By Chip Patterson | College Writer June 8, 2014 12:20 pm ET A North Carolina football signee was arrested last week and..." June 09

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  • Georgia adds transfer receiver from NC State who has waited for this opportunity

    College Football Talk "While Georgia head coach Mark Richt is working through some headaches with his roster this offseason, he is also adding an option in the receiving game. Wide receiver Charlie Hegedus has completed his transfer from NC State and will join Georgia in time to begin summer workouts in Athens. 247..." June 06

  • Former Clemson QB Chad Kelly visits Alabama "Former Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly visited Alabama this weekend. Kelly, the nephew of former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly, posted a photo on his Facebook account from his unofficial visit to Alabama. He visited the school with a few of his East Mississippi Community College teammates,..." June 05

  • FSU clears Ronald Darby in alleged rape case

    USA Today "One football teammate of Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was found not responsible by the school for two code of conduct violations related to a December 2012 sexual encounter between Winston and a woman who alleged it was rape. A Florida State hearing panel found Ronald Darby not..." June 05

  • Malik Brown says joining Syracuse football is possible after transfer from Tennessee "When Doug Marrone left Syracuse to become head coach of the Buffalo Bills last offseason, the Orange lost verbal commitment Malik Brown as well. The three-star defensive end flipped to Tennessee, citing Marrone's departure, along with that of assistants John Anselmo and Steve Morrison, as the..." June 04

  • Report: Miami discussing future game with Alabama or LSU

    College Football Talk "No we’re getting somewhere, schedule-wise. While the talks are said to be very preliminary, the Miami Herald‘s Barry Jackson writes that Miami “has been approached about opening the football season against Alabama in 2017 in Atlanta or LSU in 2018 in Arlington, Tex.” Jackson stresses that the..." June 03

  • OL Tyler Gauthier commits to the Canes

    State of the U "On the heels of the first Al Golden Football Camp, the Canes secured a commit from Offensive Lineman Tyler Gauthier. Joining the 2015 class is OL Tyler Gauthier, a 6'5" 305lb Tackle from Venice (FL) High. Gauthier was a 2nd team All-State selection as a Junior. You can see his HUDL highlights..." June 03

  • DE LaSamuel Davis Commits to Clemson

    Shakin The Southland "As expected, Bamberg-Ehrhard WDE LaSamuel Davis (6'4, 218, 4.68 40) committed to Clemson this afternoon. Davis had strong interest from NC State and UNC, and supposedly had offers from K-State, Florida, GT and Virginia Tech. Based on what I have heard, I'm skeptical of the offer from Florida and..." June 03

  • 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

  • Hokies receiver Kevin Asante back on the football team

    Hampton Roads "After a year away from the program, Virginia Tech wide receiver Kevin Asante is back with the football team. The Hokies confirmed that Asante is on the roster again and as a scholarship player. He recently returned to school. The 6-foot, 185-pound redshirt junior was not part of the..." May 29

  • Benedict out for 2014, maybe longer

    247 Sports "The family of Virginia Tech offensive lineman Brent Benedict informed 247Sports this evening that the Hokies offensive lineman's health has taken a turn for the worse and he's likely going to miss the 2014 season. Benedict suffered a knee injury this past spring and complications from the..." May 24

  • Disciplinary hearing held for Darby, Casher in Winston rape case "Florida State University officials will hear from two witnesses and the accuser in the Jameis Winston rape case as part of a school disciplinary hearing. Florida State defensive back Ronald Darby and defensive lineman Chris Casher, both expected to be in the rotation for the Seminoles defense..." May 20

  • Jameis Winston expected as witness "Florida State star Jameis Winston, football teammates Chris Casher and Ronald Darby, and the woman who accused Winston of rape are expected to attend a disciplinary hearing for Casher and Darby on Tuesday, an attorney for the accuser confirmed to "My client will be present," Baine P...." May 20

  • Backup Terps lineman hit with one-year suspension

    College Football Talk "Prior to the start of summer conditioning workouts, Maryland’s depth along the offensive line has suffered a sizable blow as the Terps announced Friday that Moise Larose has been suspended for one year for violating the university’s code of conduct. In a statement, the tackle apologized for..." May 18

  • Jimbo Fisher says Jameis Winston does not need 24-hour supervision, has to be ‘responsible’ for own actions

    Palm Beach Post "Jameis Winston is responsible for James Winston. Nobody else. Not a graduate assistant. Not a teammate. That is the tact Jimbo Fisher is taking with the most famous athlete in FSU history. Fisher is not leaving Winston out on an island alone – the Seminoles still will monitor the troubled QB..." May 18

  • Maryland OT Moise Larose suspended for year "When Maryland enters the Big Ten this summer it will do so without one of the players scheduled to compete for a starting job on its offensive line. Maryland announced Friday that offensive tackle Moise Larose has been suspended for one year for violating the school's student-athlete code of..." May 16

  • Report: James Looney transfers to Cal

    CSN Bay Area "Wake Forest defensive end James Looney is transferring to Cal, according to a report. James Looney is the brother of 49ers guard Joe Looney, giving the Bears a potential starter with an NFL bloodline, and at a unit that was otherwise bone dry." May 16

  • Jameis Winston's father wants 24/7 handler for Heisman winner "Despite Johnny Manziel providing a real-life, what-not-to-do blueprint for handling Heisman Trophy attention just a year earlier, the father of Jameis Winston doesn't think his son, his family, or Florida State University did an especially good job of grasping the level of scrutiny that was to..." May 13

  • Willingham will not be witness at senate hearings on athlete welfare "North Carolina whistleblower Mary Willingham told Saturday she will not be a witness at next week's senate committee hearings on the welfare of NCAA athletes. Willingham said she was notified Friday by a person from U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation...." May 10

  • Georgia Tech loses DE Jabari Hunt-Days, RB Travis Custis for 2014 "Georgia Tech will not have defensive end Jabari Hunt-Days or talented freshman running back Travis Custis for the 2014 season, the school announced Friday. Hunt-Days, a junior who moved from starting linebacker to defensive end in spring practice, was expected to be a primary contributor for..." May 10

  • Terps linebacker Abner Logan placed on disciplinary probation

    Washington Post "Linebacker Abner Logan, already suspended for violating team rules, has been placed on disciplinary probation by the University of Maryland until April 2015. He cannot participate in any games during that time, but he will attend school and can participate in football team functions such as..." May 09

  • Hunt-Days, Custis ineligible for ‘14 season

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "A strange run of bad news for the Georgia Tech football team continued Friday, as freshman B-back Travis Custis and junior defensive end Jabari Hunt-Days were ruled ineligible for the coming season. Custis will transfer to Georgia Military College for the 2014-15 academic year with plans to..." May 09

  • U.Va. tight end Jake McGee is transferring to Florida

    Hampton Roads "Tight end Jake McGee, who announced recently that he was transferring from the University of Virginia, will play next fall at Florida, he announced via Twitter this afternoon. “I will be playing my 5th year at The University of Florida. GO Gators!” wrote McGee, who has graduated from Virginia..." May 09

  • Jacob Coker graduates, arrives in Tuscaloosa to take next step in Alabama QB competition "Jacob Coker's twice-a-week, three-hour drives between Tallahassee and Mobile are officially a thing of the past. Coker made one last road trip over the weekend, trekking a little more than three hours north from Mobile to Alabama's campus. Freshly graduated from Florida State, the Crimson Tide..." May 07

  • Terps QB target Nick Johns commits to Virginia

    Washington Post "The Maryland football team will have to wait to find its second class of 2015 recruit, after Gonzaga High School quarterback Nick Johns announced his oral commitment to Virginia on Tuesday through Twitter. Ranked as a three-star quarterback by ESPN and Rivals, Johns would have joined offensive..." 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

  • Investigator says FSU's Jameis Winston avoided store security

    Fox Sports "Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cited last week for shoplifting and said it was an honest mistake, but the incident report released Monday stated he intentionally avoided store security. Winston was cited and subsequently suspended from the Seminoles baseball team until he..." May 06

  • Greyson Lambert atop Virginia QB depth chart "Virginia coach Mike London ended speculation about the Cavaliers' quarterback competition Monday, placing sophomore Greyson Lambert atop the post-spring practice depth chart. "I don't think it's a huge surprise how things worked out," London said. "Greyson did a very good job with his..." May 05

  • Four Hokies, including Facyson, undergo post-spring surgeries

    Hampton Roads "Four Virginia Tech football players have had surgery since the end of spring ball, including cornerback Brandon Facyson, head athletic trainer Mike Goforth said Saturday. Facyson, who sat out the spring with a stress reaction in his leg, had a bone graft procedure to aid the healing process...." May 05

  • Jameis Winston reinstated on FSU baseball team after shoplifting crab legs

    Orlando Sentinel "Jameis Winston was reinstated on the FSU baseball team Sunday after completing his community service obligations for shoplifting crab legs. “Winston is reinstated, yes," FSU coach Mike Martin said. "He finished his community service and as soon as he did, we reinstated him.” Winston was seen..." May 05

  • Two arrested in murder of North Carolina A&T player

    College Football Talk "A sad and tragic story from earlier in the week has seen a development that will at least give the family and friends of a murdered loved one some solace. The Greensboro (NC) police department announced Thursday that two men had been arrested that morning and charged in the fatal shooting of..." May 03

  • Clemson adds 5th year quarterback to roster

    The State "With the loss of Chad Kelly, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and quarterbacks coach Chad Morris were in the market for more help at quarterback for this season. They have found their man in former Irmo quarterback David Olson (6-3 220) who just graduated from Stanford where he was a reserve for the..." May 01

  • NC State QB Pete Thomas transfers to Louisiana-Monroe "Will the third school be the charm for Pete Thomas? Louisiana-Monroe announced Tuesday that the quarterback will join its football program this summer after transferring from North Carolina State. Thomas graduates in May and will be immediately eligible for the Warhawks in..." April 30

  • In wake of shoplifting report, Jameis Winston suspended from FSU baseball

    USA Today "Florida State baseball coach Mike Martin said in a statement Wednesday he has suspended pitcher and Heisman trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston from the Seminoles' baseball team "as a result of his citation" on Tuesday night. A report by said Winston was cited for..." April 30

  • Jameis Winston arrested for shoplifting crab legs at Publix

    Tomahawk Nation "Florida State's Jameis Winston was arrested for allegedly shoplifting crab legs from Publix. Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was issued a citation Tuesday for shoplifting crab legs from Publix, a misdemeanor arrest, according to multiple sources. Winston, the reigning Heisman Trophy..." April 30

  • Poteat comes full circle, will join Pitt as walk-on running back

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "When running back Jameel Poteat visited Pitt with his Cincinnati teammates in 2011, something felt weird. “It felt like I was at home and I’m (playing) on the other side,” he said. Weirdness will be replaced by a familiar feel this year after Poteat said he will transfer to Pitt. He will sit..." April 30

  • JUCO ranks next up for booted Clemson QB

    College Football Talk "A couple of weeks after being unceremoniously and summarily dismissed by Clemson, Chad Kelly will drop to a much lower level of football in attempt to restart his collegiate playing career. East Mississippi Community College announced this past weekend that Kelly, the nephew of former Miami..." April 30

  • Virginia Tech QB question will linger

    College Football Talk "Saturday’s spring scrimmage at Virginia Tech did nothing to solve any questions about the starting quarterback vacancy left by Logan Thomas. On a day that saw the defense dominate, quarterbacks Mark Leal and Brenden Motley each scored a touchdown but failed to take a lead in the competition under..." April 27

  • Virginia leading receiver TE Jake McGee to transfer "Virginia will be without its leading receiver next season, as the school announced Friday that tight end Jake McGee was transferring out of the program. "I want to thank Jake for his contributions to the Virginia program and wish him the best," said Virginia coach Mike London in a release...." April 25

  • Brandon Connette to Transfer to Fresno State

    Mountain West Connection "The rumor mill surrounding former Blue Devil Brandon Connette can slow to a halt now, courtesy of the man himself. Connette visited Fresno State yesterday afternoon and made the move official this evening, and players on Tobacco Road and in the Central Valley have been effusive with their..." April 25

  • 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

  • Al Golden leaving door open for QB transfer options

    College Football Talk "Miami head coach Al Golden says the Hurricanes are more than willing to evaluate various quarterback options by way of transfers, but if the season started this week he feels he has a starter in Kevin Olsen. “This time of year we always have our eyes open,” Golden said during an ACC coaches..." April 23

  • Clemson's Dabo Swinney: 'Players of any faith or no faith at all are welcome in our program'

    The Post and Courier "After a week of the Freedom from Religion Foundation's filed complaint to Clemson University over the football program's faith-based culture capturing headlines, head coach Dabo Swinney released a response Tuesday morning. "Over the past week or two, there has been a lot of discussion of my..." April 23

  • Wake losing likely D-line starter to transfer

    College Football Talk "Yep, another transfer. While this one’s not yet officially official, West Virginia radio personality Dave Weekley tweeted Tuesday afternoon that defensive lineman James Looney has decided to leave Wake Forest. is reporting the same, although it’s behind the dreaded paywall..." April 23

  • Jameis Winston still under fire for rape allegation

    USA Today "As a federal investigation into the handling of sexual assaults at Florida State is being conducted, the future of star quarterback Jameis Winston is in question. A state attorney's investigation concluded in December there was not enough evidence to bring criminal charges against Winston, who..." April 19

  • Florida State expresses disappointment in New York Times story

    College Football Talk "Florida State University issued a statement in response to a story published by the New York Times on Wednesday. The university expressed disappointment in the story that profiles the timeline of the response taken by the university and Tallahassee police in an investigation for an alleged sexual..." April 17

  • Syracuse football caps eventful day with first verbal commit in 2015 recruiting class "Consider this the cherry on top of what has been an eventful day for Syracuse football. The Orange received its first verbal commitment for the 2015 recruiting class on Wednesday night, and like last year, it comes from a prospect in its home state. That would be Tyrone Perkins, a running..." April 17

  • DT Gage Cervenka Commits to Clemson

    Shakin The Southland "Gage Cervenka (6'3 277, 4.9 40) a DT from Emerald HS in Greenwood SC, committed to Clemson today, just a couple weeks after receiving his offer. Cervenka has offers from NC State, WF, Miami, and Duke. I would not be surprised to see a few others decide to offer him as a courtesy at least,..." April 16

  • Report: Former Duke QB to visit Fresno State

    College Football Talk "Former Duke quarterback Brandon Connette is looking to move closer to his family back home for his final year of eligibility. Fresno State needs a starting quarterback. The two could be a match just waiting to seal the deal according to a report. Connette will visit Fresno State next week and..." April 16

  • Atheist group files complaint against Clemson football program 'entangled' in religion

    Raleigh News & Observer "One of the nation’s largest nonprofit groups for atheists and agnostics has launched a complaint against Clemson’s football program claiming the team is “entrenched” and “entangled” in religion. The complaint, filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) and dated April 10, focuses on..." April 16

  • Dabo Swinney names Cole Stoudt as Clemson's starting QB "After spending three seasons backing up Tajh Boyd, Cole Stoudt has been named Clemson's starting quarterback for the 2014 season. Dabo Swinney made the news official on Tuesday, just one day after he announced the dismissal of redshirt sophomore Chad Kelly for "conduct detrimental to our..." April 15

  • Ex-Plant, FSU RB James Wilder Jr. arrested in Tampa

    Tampa Bay Times "Former Plant and Florida State running back James Wilder Jr., an NFL draft prospect who visited the Bucs last week, was arrested in Tampa on Sunday night on an outstanding warrant related to a charge of driving with a suspended license. Wilder, 22, was arrested in Tampa at 7:21 p.m., booked at..." April 14

  • Duke quarterback Connette considering transfer, source says

    Charlotte Observer "Duke quarterback Brandon Connette is exploring a possible transfer to a West Coast school, according to a source close to the situation. Connette, a rising redshirt senior from Corona, Calf., was responsible for a school-record 27 touchdowns last season. Connette’s desire to transfer stems from..." April 10

  • Miami’s Ryan Williams undergoes surgery, begins rehab

    College Football Talk "Miami offered an update on the status of the player expected to be its starting quarterback, although it fell far short of answering the question of if he will play a down at all in 2013. Late last week, Ryan Williams suffered what the team confirmed was a torn ACL. The non-contact injury to..." April 10

  • Sammy Watkins likes Lions' offense "Watkins offered similar sentiments to at the NFL scouting combine in February, saying it would "be a blessing" to play opposite Johnson with the Lions. Watkins recently was projected as the No. 7 overall pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper's latest mock..." April 09

  • Clemson loses promising freshman QB for rest of spring practice

    College Football Talk "Prize Clemson quarterback DeShaun Watson will miss the remainder of spring practice due to a “slight” crack in his collarbone, coach Dabo Swinney said on Monday. Swinney wasn’t sure when Watson was injured over the course of Clemson’s scrimmage, but said the injury won’t require surgery or affect..." April 08

  • Brandon Thomas tears ACL

    NFL Spinzone "Some sad news hit today, as ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that Clemson Tigers product Brandon Thomas tore his ACL last week while training, and it’s crushing to think that a draft prospect suffered an injury this severe just one month before the first day of the draft. It’s one thing to suffer an ACL..." April 07

  • ACL injury sidelines Ryan Williams "Miami quarterback Ryan Williams, the leading candidate to start for the Hurricanes this fall, has a tear in his right ACL, according to a source. Williams' injury occurred Friday night during a non-contact drill in the second scrimmage of the spring. The school announced Saturday that Williams..." April 06

  • 'Canes OT Seantrel Henderson doesn't finish Pro Day workout

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Seantrel Henderson’s career at Miami had its share of disappointing moments. The latest came Thursday when the lineman, projected to be one of the top offensive tackles in this year’s draft, did not finish position drills during his workout at the Hurricanes’ Pro Timing Day which was attended..." April 04

  • FSU Investigates Jameis Winston, Charges 2 Teammates In Rape Case "Weeks after leading the Florida State Seminoles to a national championship, quarterback Jameis Winston was quietly interrogated by university administrators, and two of his teammates were brought up on school conduct charges related to allegations that Winston raped a fellow student, according to..." April 04

  • Feds open FSU inquiry "The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has opened an investigation into Florida State's handling of sexual assault allegations against quarterback Jameis Winston, according to a letter obtained by USA Today Sports. A Florida State student said she was raped by Winston in..." April 03

  • Men in black make statement for Miami Hurricanes defense

    Miami Herald "Some new men in black graced Greentree Field on Tuesday, with some of the customary black-garbed Hurricanes wearing green. Same for a few in orange — and white. “We’ve had nothing but practices, and we had a scrimmage, which was the first time we were able to go live — a situational..." April 03

  • Maryland's Abner Logan suspended for spring semester

    CSN Baltimore "Maryland rising sophomore linebacker Abner Logan has been suspended for the remainder of the spring semester for a violation of team rules, head coach Randy Edsall announced at practice on Wednesday as reported by a number of media outlets. Logan recorded 37 total tackles in 2013, including a..." April 03

  • Ex-Gator Tyler Murphy dual threat for Boston College

    Boston Herald "Tyler Murphy is a multi-dimensional quarterback with a dual purpose for the Boston College football program. Murphy, a graduate transfer from Florida, is the perfect stopgap quarterback for BC’s immediate needs. He has the tools and game experience to keep the Eagles competitive in a transition..." April 03

  • NC State picks up commitment from OL Philip Walton

    101 Great Goals "The Wolfpack added another potential piece to its offensive of the future on Tuesday when offensive lineman Philip Walton verbaled to NC State. Walton is the second member of the Pack's 2015 recruiting class, and the second in-state player to join the group. As SBN's Wescott Eberts outlined..." April 02

  • Miami basketball player wants to play football

    College Football Talk "Miami could have a two-sport star ready to do big things. Good thing he is a big guy. Miami basketball player Raphael Akpejiori was on hand for a football practice Friday, and according to one report he has an interest in playing tight end for the Hurricanes this fall. Inside The U was first to..." March 29

  • Hokie CB Brandon Facyson to miss rest of spring with leg injury "Virginia Tech rising sophomore cornerback Brandon Facyson's spring camp lasted all of one day. If Facyson does return as expected for summer workouts, it's hard to see him being negatively affected at all by the time the season rolls around. All the same, Hokie fans won't be happy to see any..." March 28

  • Tech suspends 2 for Wofford, Tulane

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech has suspended two football players for the first two games of the season. Wide receiver Anthony Autry and A-back Dennis Andrews will miss the Wofford and Tulane games for violating the athletic association’s student-athlete conduct policy." March 28

  • Clemson WR Hopper (academics) out for remainder of spring practice "One of the challenges for Clemson in spring practice this year is replacing the playmakers that helped the Tigers field one of the most explosive offenses in the country. Wide receiver Germone Hopper, one of the players expected to compete for depth chart spots previously occupied by Sammy Watkins..." March 27

  • Maryland athletic department reports modest surplus for 2012-13 fiscal year

    Washington Post "The 2012-13 schoolyear brought modest signs of financial progress for a Maryland athletic department that continues its long, slow climb out of debt. According to its NCAA financial report obtained via an open-records request, the department recorded a surplus of $346,541, an increase of more than..." March 26

  • Maryland’s Randy Edsall lays out plan to change college football recruiting

    Washington Post "For some time now, Randy Edsall has been formulating a plan to change college football recruiting. Now, entering his fourth season as Maryland’s football coach, he wants to spread the word. “My whole concern,” he says, “is what are we doing to the young people of America?” His plan, laid out..." March 26

  • NC State to honor Russell Wilson, Mario Williams

    Charlotte Observer "Since leading the Seattle Seahawks to a Super Bowl title, Russell Wilson has dabbled with baseball and Hollywood. Wilson’s next stop: N.C. State’s spring football game. The former Wolfpack quarterback will have his jersey honored by the school at the Kay Yow Spring Game at Carter-Finley..." March 25

  • Michael Barnett open after Virginia Tech decommitment: DE recruit to see UGA

    SB Nation "Michael Barnett, of Dorchester (S.C.) Woodland, was one of the top competitors at the Atlanta Nike football recruit camp. Barnett has the ideal frame for a strong-side defensive end, at 6'4 and 245 pounds, with length to add more good size. He is a consensus four-star recruit, and decommitted from..." March 24

  • Pitt cornerback Pitts sets tone during spring drills

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