Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lawyer for Jameis Winston’s accuser hired by Baylor rape victim

    College Football Talk "The high-profile Baylor rape case has added a prominent new character, the Dallas Morning News is reporting. According to the paper, nationally-known Title IX attorney John Clune of Colorado has been hired by the victim and her family to “investigate a number of issues surrounding the case,”..." August 28

  • Louisville to announce $55 million stadium expansion

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The University of Louisville’s long contemplation over whether to expand Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium appears to have come to a decision, and, according to one prominent booster Thursday night, athletic director Tom Jurich is ready to move forward with a big expansion project. Jurich announced..." August 28

  • Pittsburgh's Rachid Ibrahim likely out for season with Achilles injury

    The Score "Pittsburgh has suffered a major blow to its running back corps. Rachid Ibrahim will likely miss the entire 2015 season because of an Achilles injury suffered in a team practice earlier this week, Panthers coach Pat Narduzzi said Wednesday, as reported by Sam Werner of the Pittsburgh..." August 28

  • Virginia Tech under scrutiny over fine system for football players

    Larry Brown Sports "Virginia Tech’s football program is under scrutiny for imposing an apparent fine system as discipline for its players. The system came to light on Wednesday night when Hokies defensive coordinator Bud Foster told the media they would look into fining players. “We’re going to look at doing..." August 28

  • NC State leading rusher Shadrach Thornton suspended first 2 games

    ESPN "NC State will be without leading rusher Shadrach Thornton for the first two games of the season after coach Dave Doeren suspended the senior for a violation of department rules. The school confirmed the violation occurred during the spring. A source told ESPN's Brett McMurphy that Thornton was..." August 27

  • Miami Athletic Director Says Al Golden “Knows He Needs To Win” In 2015

    College Spun "Miami head coach Al Golden is on the hottest of seats as the Hurricanes get ready for their September 5 season opener against Bethune-Cookman. Golden has posted an unimpressive 28-22 record since being hired to lead the ‘Canes in December of 2010, and the people surrounding the program have grown..." August 27

  • Bryon Fields suffers torn ACL; third season-ending injury for Duke

    CBS Sports "With just eight days until the start of Duke's 2015 campaign, the team saw another projected starter go down with a season-ending knee injury. Cornerback Bryon Fields, a starter in all 13 games last season, suffered a torn ACL in practice on Tuesday. Fields' experience will be missed as a..." August 26

  • Clemson's D.J. Reader stepping away from football for personal reasons

    The Score "Clemson defensive tackle D.J. Reader is stepping away from football indefinitely due to "personal issues," the team announced Tuesday. Coach Dabo Swinney said he's unsure when the senior will return to the team. Reader, a Greensboro, N.C. native, has served primarily as a backup at defensive..." August 25

  • Wake Forest’s leading WR Jared Crump tears ACL, will miss 2015

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Wake Forest’s leading wide receiver Jared Crump will miss the 2015 season after tearing his ACL during practice last week. Coach Dave Clawson announced the news Saturday after an MRI revealed the damage. Crump will need surgery. Crump, a 6-foot-3, 205-pound junior, had 32 catches for 339..." August 25

  • Accuser says FSU RB Dalvin Cook told her to 'Google me!'

    Bay Area Sports "A woman says Florida State star running back Dalvin Cook boasted that he would be able to buy her when he signs a professional football contract just before he punched her in the face outside a bar. Cook's trial on misdemeanor battery charges began Monday. Madison Geohegan says the incident..." August 25

  • FSU's Dalvin Cook NOT Guilty in Bar Punch Case

    TMZ "Not guilty, y'all got to feel Dalvin Cook -- a jury exonerated the Florida State University running back of allegedly punching a woman outside a Tallahassee bar. The jury took a mere 20 minutes on Monday evening to deliberate the case ... where Cook was accused of punching the 21-year-old FSU..." August 25

  • UNC LB Tyrell Tomlin academically ineligible

    Raleigh News & Observer "North Carolina linebacker Tyrell Tomlin is academically ineligible for the fall semester and is no longer enrolled in classes, the school announced on Tuesday. Tomlin, who appeared in 10 games last year during his freshman season, entered the preseason listed as a backup on the depth chart at..." August 19

  • U of L QB Ferguson to transfer

    Louisville Courier-Journal "University of Louisville junior quarterback Tyler Ferguson, who appeared to be running at best fourth and probably fifth in the competition this month to be the Cardinals' starter, has been granted his release to transfer from U of L. It's not that surprising of a development as Ferguson had..." August 19

  • Kyrin Priester wins appeal, cleared to play for WSU

    Fox Sports - College Football "Wide receiver Kyrin Priester has won his appeal with the NCAA and will be eligible to play immediately for the Washington State Cougars this season. Priester, who previously enrolled at Clemson, was a four-star recruit out of Georgia in 2013 and enrolled early at Clemson in 2014. He was one of..." August 19

  • Report: Ex-U of L recruit to Marshall

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Florida running back James Allen, who signed with the University of Louisville in February but failed to qualify for the Cardinals this season, will enroll instead at Marshall University,according to 247Sports.com. Allen, who was rated four stars by 247Sports, would presumably be a partial- or..." August 18

  • FSU TE Jalen Wilkerson practices after waiting to be cleared by NCAA

    Orlando Sentinel "FSU freshman TE Jalen Wilkerson has been cleared to practice after a snafu with the NCAA’s clearinghouse. Wilkerson was working with the team Monday after missing the first two weeks of preseason camp while FSU awaited word on his academic eligibility. Coach Jimbo Fisher previously said that..." August 17

  • Clemson players ready for season without social media

    USA Today "No Twitter. No Facebook. No Instagram. No Snapchat. So how in the world are Eric Mac Lain and D.J. Reader going to function without social media? “A big piece of my life has been removed,” Mac Lain admitted. “That’s how I get most of my information about the world,” Reader..." August 15

  • North Carolina Lands Commitment From 2016 4-Star Running Back Jordon Brown

    College Spun "Jordon Brown, a four-star running back in the 2016 class, has committed to North Carolina. The 5-foot-11, 179-pound prospect out of Durham, North Carolina, is ranked the No. 5 all-purpose back in the country by Rivals.com. Brown announced his commitment on Twitter. " August 15

  • Report: Ex-FSU QB De'Andre Johnson enrolls at East Mississippi C.C.

    CBS Sports "Former Florida State quarterback De'Andre Johnson will try to reboot his college football career at the junior college level, reportedly enrolling at East Mississippi Comunity College. ESPN's Brett McMurphy is reporting that Johnson expects to play for the school's football team this fall. Last..." August 14

  • Dalvin Cook’s lawyer says trial could be over in 1 day

    Tallahassee Democrat "One of Dalvin Cook’s attorneys believes the trial involving the suspended Florida State running back could be resolved quickly. The trial is set for Aug. 24 after Cook’s demand for a speedy trial was approved by Leon County Judge Augustus D. Aikens Jr. on Wednesday. “This is probably one of..." August 14

  • Judge denies FSU's motion to dismiss Jameis Winston accuser's Title IX suit

    ESPN "A federal judge on Wednesday denied Florida State University's motion to dismiss a Title IX lawsuit filed by a former student who accused ex-Seminoles star quarterback Jameis Winston of raping her in December 2012. In a ruling released on Wednesday morning, U.S. District Court Judge Mark E...." August 13

  • Clemson starting DB Korrin Wiggins tears ACL in scrimmage, out for season

    ESPN "Clemson starting defensive back Korrin Wiggins tore his ACL during practice Wednesday and will be out for the 2015 season, the school announced. Wiggins, one of four returning players who started at least six games last season, got hurt trying to recover a fumble during the team's situational..." August 13

  • Jimbo Fisher Confirms Former 5-Star Linebacker Matthew Thomas Is Ineligible To Play For Florida State This Season

    College Spun "Matthew Thomas, a redshirt sophomore linebacker and former five-star recruit for Florida State, will not be playing for the Seminoles this season. At his press conference this evening, FSU coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed the report that surfaced yesterday: Thomas is ineligible to play this fall. " August 13

  • U-Va. freshman QB Nick Johns, a former Gonzaga star, faces DWI charge

    Washington Post "University of Virginia freshman quarterback Nick Johns, a former Gonzaga standout, was charged with driving while intoxicated July 26, according to the Charlottesville General District Court Web site. Coach Mike London told reporters before preseason practice in Charlottesville that Johns, a..." August 12

  • Trial for Florida State RB Dalvin Cook set for Aug. 24

    CBS Sports "Dalvin Cook won't have to wait until the week of Florida State's season opener to have his day in court following his misdemeanor battery charge. A judge has set the sophomore running back's trial for the week of August 24, with jury selection set to begin August 21. Cook's trial had been set..." August 12

  • Duke RB Jela Duncan out indefinitely with pectoral injury

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Duke will be without one of its top running backs for the forseeable future. The program announced Tuesday that redshirt junior Jela Duncan will be out indefinitely due to a partially torn right pectoral muscle suffered during practice on Monday morning. Duncan, who missed the 2014 season due..." August 12

  • FSU linebacker Matthew Thomas reportedly ineligible for 2015 season

    Orlando Sentinel "FSU LB Matthew Thomas is ineligible for the entire 2015 season. Thomas – who was suspended for the first six games of last season because of an unspecified violation of NCAA rules – will not play this year according to a report from Warchant.com. The report, using two unnamed sources from FSU,..." August 11

  • Dalvin Cook's defense attorney demanded speedy trial because of new witness

    Tomahawk Nation "Ricky Patel, the attorney for suspended Florida State running back Dalvin Cook filed a demand for a speedy trial (DST) Thursday in Leon County for Cook's charge of misdemeanor battery stemming from an allegation that he punched a woman outside a Tallahassee bar in July. The filing of a DST..." August 11

  • Florida State takes separate team photos with and without player facing battery charge

    USA Today "Florida State Seminoles tailback Dalvin Cook turned himself in to Florida police last month after being charged with misdemeanor battery for allegedly punching a woman outside a bar in June. Cook denies punching anyone and is scheduled for arraignment on on September 2nd, just before Florida..." August 09

  • Ex-Miami WR Garrett Kidd officially a Northwestern Wildcat

    College Football Talk "John Kidd was a four-year letterman for Northwestern back in the early eighties. Now, his son is officially a legacy. NU announced via a press release that Garrett Kidd has been added to its 2015 football roster. The announcement came two weeks or so after the former Miami walk-on took to..." August 09

  • C.J. Reavis Speaks About His Dismissal

    Gobbler Country "Wednesday evening C.J. Reavis took to Twitter and spoke about his recent dismissal from Virginia Tech. Reavis, who was the expected starter at rover on Virginia Tech’s vaunted defense, was discharged from the university earlier this summer. Although the details surrounding the situation have not..." August 09

  • FSU transfer LB Lorenzo Phillips not cleared to practice

    Tallahassee Democrat "Florida State transfer linebacker Lorenzo Phillips needs to get a transcript finalized before he’s cleared to participate in fall camp, head coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed during his season-opening press conference on Thursday. Fisher said freshman cornerback Marcus Lewis, who also had an..." August 08

  • Former Virginia Tech receiver Joshua Stanford among additions to Kansas football roster

    Kansas City Star "David Beaty pushed through a double doorway and into the light, stepping onto a gravel drive that separates Anschutz Sports Pavilion from two grass practice fields. It was early Thursday evening, the sun still reflecting off the outer windows of nearby Allen Fieldhouse, and Beaty followed a..." August 08

  • UNC suspends DB Malik Simmons for first two games

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Malik Simmons might have been able to participate in the start of fall camp for North Carolina, but the formerly suspended defensive back didn’t exactly escape further punishment. Coach Larry Fedora announced Friday that Simmons would miss the first two games of the season as continued..." August 08

  • Running back Shai McKenzie reinstated by Hokies, suspended for Ohio State

    The Roanoke Times "Running back Shai McKenzie has been reinstated to the Virginia Tech football team, five months after his arrest for contributing to the delinquency of a minor, but he'll be suspended for the team's season opener against Ohio State. The sophomore had been suspended from all team activities since..." August 08

  • Florida State waiting on top juco LB Lorenzo Phillips to be cleared

    CBS Sports "Florida State's depth at the linebacker position causes alarm when considering the team's prospects for 2015. While Jimbo Fisher had some good news about the health of the returning linebackers, he had less encouraging news regarding the status of Lorenzo Phillips, one of the top junior college..." August 06

  • Florida transfer Jay-nard Bostwick wants to play for Miami

    Palm Beach Post "When he drove from Port St. Lucie to the Post’s offices in West Palm Beach in Aug. 2012 to participate in a preseason photo shoot, Jay-nard Bostwick was undecided on his college choice. But he spoke as if he wanted to be a Miami Hurricane. Three years later, he might get that..." August 06

  • Former Gilman defensive end Melvin Keihn announces he's transferring to Maryland

    Baltimore Sun "While most of its recent success on the recruiting trail has centered on a potential bumper crop in the class of 2016, Maryland appears to have landed a potential impact transfer. Virginia Tech defensive end Melvin Keihn (Gilman) announced on Twitter he is joining the Terps. Keihn appeared in..." August 05

  • Boston College Reportedly Lands South Carolina Transfer Brendan Nosovitch

    BC Interruption "In some surprising news today, the Eagles landed a transfer. Red shirt junior Brendan Nosovitch from Allentown Pennsylvania, a quarterback for the South Carolina Gamecocks has decided to transfer to the Eagles. According to a report: Nosovitch spent his first three years of college at South..." August 05

  • UNC reinstates DB Malik Simmons after short suspension

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "North Carolina defensive back Malik Simmons has been reinstated to the team, according to coach Larry Fedora. Simmons had been indefinitely suspended on July 24 after a second arrest. He was scheduled to be in court on Monday, but instead was taking part in the Tar Heels first day of fall..." August 04

  • Pittsburgh WR Tyler Boyd suspended for season opener

    NFL.com "Ohio State's Joey Bosa isn't the only top talent who will be sitting out the first week of the college football season. Tyler Boyd, one of the top wide receivers in college football, will be suspended for Pittsburgh's first game of the season following a DUI charge. New Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi..." August 04

  • Wake suspends one starter for five games, another for opener

    College Football Talk "Just a couple of days before summer camp opens, Wake Forest has meted out punishment that will impact both its offensive line and defensive secondary once the 2015 season kicks off. The football program announced in a press release that Ryan Anderson has been suspended for the first five games..." August 04

  • Pitt WR Tyler Boyd given probation following DUI arrest

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Pitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd was sentenced to one year of probation Friday after a June arrest for DUI. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Boyd will take safe driving classes, have his license suspended for 90 days and pay court costs in addition to his probation. If he successfully..." July 27

  • 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

  • UNC defensive back Malik Simmons suspended following second arrest of summer

    College Football Talk "For the second time this summer, North Carolina defensive back Malik Simmons has been arrested. He ha snow been suspended indefinitely by UNC head coach Larry Fedora, the school announced in a brief statement Friday afternoon. The official statement from UNC’s athletics office says simply..." July 25

  • Devonte Fields given clearance by Louisville admissions department

    ESPN "Former TCU Horned Frogs defensive end Devonte Fields has been cleared to attend and play at Louisville. Fields will enroll Aug. 4, he said in a text to ESPN.com. Louisville is scheduled to begin fall practice two days later. On Tuesday, Louisville coach Bobby Petrino told reporters at the..." July 23

  • Vanderbilt’s Jordan Cunningham to transfer to North Carolina

    Tennessean "Former Vanderbilt receiver Jordan Cunningham is transferring to North Carolina. Cunningham caught 19 passes for 150 yards in two seasons with Vanderbilt. He took a leave of absence in September for personal reasons, and in May said on Twitter that he was transferring to Cincinnati." July 23

  • Former Pitt secondary coach sues over firing

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Former University of Pittsburgh secondary coach Troy Douglas said in a federal lawsuit filed Monday that the university violated his two-year football coaching contract when it fired him a year into the contract. Former head football coach Paul Chryst recruited him from Iowa State in 2014. His..." July 23

  • U of L waiting on Fields to qualify

    Louisville Courier-Journal "University of Louisville coach Bobby Petrino confirmed Tuesday morning that top junior-college transfer DeVonte Fields, as well as high school signees James Allen and Chandler Jones, are still working to get academically cleared to join the team this season. Petrino said at the ACC Kickoff that..." July 22

  • 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

  • Clemson, Miami relying heavily on standout sophomore quarterbacks

    Fox Sports South "Brad Kaaya first spotted Deshaun Watson in Oregon. Then rising high-school seniors on the summer showcase circuit, the two quarterbacks were competing for final spots on the prestigious Elite 11 at Nike's complex in Beaverton. Kaaya, a West Coast kid en route to Miami, remembers seeing the..." July 21

  • 911 tape released in Dalvin Cook arrest

    Tallahassee Democrat "The Tallahassee Police Department on Tuesday released the 911 call that led to the arrest of suspended Florida State University running back Dalvin Cook in early July. Cook, 19, was suspended from the football team July 11 after State Attorney Willie Meggs announced he was filing battery..." July 21

  • 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

  • Jimbo Fisher welcomes Everett Golson, but doesn't guarantee he'll start

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher had no problems welcoming graduate transfer Everett Golson to the program. Fisher went down the same road as a Division III quarterback when he transferred from Salem to Samford in 1987. He’s watched a few of his quarterbacks at Florida State go down that..." July 21

  • Pitt’s Rori Blair charged with DUI after being clocked doing 117 mph

    College Football Talk "There’s dangerous, and then there’s what Pittsburgh’s Rori Blair is accused of doing. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting that Blair was charged March 15 with, among other things, driving under the influence. Blair was stopped by a Pennsylvania state trooper after he was clocked traveling..." July 21

  • Ex-FSU QB De'Andre Johnson contacts Oklahoma JUCO about enrolling

    CBS Sports "Dismissed Florida State quarterback De'Andre Johnson has contacted Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College about possibly enrolling, CBSSports.com has learned. Athletic director Dale Patterson told CBSSports.com that Johnson reached out to the junior college by phone in the last week. “There's..." July 21

  • Duke's Zach Morris to miss 2015 season with torn ACL

    The Score "Duke freshman defensive tackle Zach Morris will miss the entire 2015 season after sustaining a torn right ACL, the school's athletic department announced Sunday. Duke's head team physician performed surgery on Morris on June 23. " July 20

  • Georgia Tech flagged by NCAA for false start on grad transfer comment

    College Football Talk "Timing is key, even in the offseason. Georgia Tech was forced to report a minor violation to the NCAA after head coach Paul Johnson commented publicly on the addition of an incoming graduate transfer. Johnson’s comments occurred approximately 30 minutes before the player actually was confirmed to..." July 17

  • Former USC cornerback Lamont Simmons transfers to Georgia Tech

    The Score "Former USC cornerback Lamont Simmons has transferred to Georgia Tech, the Yellow Jackets announced Thursday. Simmons, who took a redshirt as a freshman with the Trojans last season, will also be forced to sit out the 2015 campaign, per NCAA transfer rules. Beginning in 2016, he will have three..." July 17

  • Deshaun Watson cleared to practice for Clemson

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Let’s break away from the hubbub in Hoover to focus on Deshaun Watson. Watson has been cleared to practice for Clemson when the Tigers begin next month. He partially tore the ACL in his right knee in practice on Nov. 20, two days before Clemson defeated Georgia State. Watson then played..." July 17

  • FSU running back Dalvin Cook's arraignment date moved back to Sept. 2

    Orlando Sentinel "FSU running back Dalvin Cook’s arraignment date has been moved to Sept. 2. Cook, who faces a charge of misdemeanor battery, was supposed to be arraigned on July 30, but the date was pushed back Tuesday after another attorney – Joey McCall – was added to case, according to the Leon County Clerk..." July 14

  • Former Hurricanes OL Taylor Gadbois commits to Southeastern Louisiana

    Palm Beach Post "Dismissed former Hurricanes offensive lineman Taylor Gadbois has a new home. The 6-foot-8, 320-pound tackle said on Twitter that he will play for Southeastern Louisiana, an FCS school in the Southland Conference. “Ready for this next stop,” Gadbois posted. “Time to win.”" July 14

  • De'Andre Johnson: 'I should have walked away' from bar incident

    SI "Dismissed Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson said in an interview with ABC’s Good Morning America that he should have walked away from an incident which led him to punching a woman at a bar. Last week, the Tallahassee State Attorney’s Office released surveillance video showing Johnson..." July 14

  • Lawyer for Seminoles RB Dalvin Cook refutes allegations

    ESPN "An attorney for Florida State Seminoles running back Dalvin Cook told ESPN on Monday night that the player did not hit a woman last month and that battery charges are a result of pressure in Tallahassee based on recent high-profile cases in the media. "Dalvin Cook did not strike this woman,"..." July 14

  • FSU to Jimbo Fisher -- YOU'RE ON NOTICE ... Get It Together Or Else

    TMZ "The ENTIRE Florida State University football program is on THIN ICE ... so says the FSU president who called an emergency team meeting today to warn the guys to STOP PUNCHING WOMEN!!!! After TWO FSU players were arrested for allegedly attacking females in Tallahassee in June -- FSU president..." July 14

  • After torn ACL in ’14, Hokies RB Williams eyes return in opener vs. Buckeyes

    College Football Talk "Virginia Tech running back Marshawn Williams is keeping positive when talking about his return to the football field. If all goes according to plan, he thinks he will have a good shot at playing in Virginia Tech’s season opener against defending national champion Ohio State in a primetime Labor..." July 14

  • Florida State president meets with football team following off-field misconduct

    The Score "Florida State president John Thrasher met with the Seminoles football team Monday in light of two players' recent off-field misconduct. Quarterback De'Andre Johnson was dismissed from the team last week after the state attorney released video footage of him punching a woman at a bar. Then,..." July 13

  • Hokies RB McKenzie sentenced to 15 days in jail for misdemeanor sex charge

    College Football Talk "Virgina Tech running back Shai McKenzie has been sentenced to spend 15 days in jail after being ruled guilty of having consensual sex with a minor. McKenzie was found guilty of the misdemeanor charge on Thursday in a district court in Virginia. In addition to spending 15 days in jail, McKenzie..." July 13

  • Hokie safety C.J. Reavis no longer enrolled at Virginia Tech

    The Roanoke Times "C.J. Reavis, expected to start on Virginia Tech’s defense, no longer was enrolled at the school Friday, a day after a student conduct hearing. An attorney for the sophomore who appeared at the conduct hearing with him Thursday mentioned an appeal but did not elaborate. “Without discussing..." July 13

  • Tackle Corey King transferring from UM

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Corey King’s time at Miami was marred by injuries and now, the defensive tackle is moving on. West Boca High football coach Alphonso “Junior” Moran, who worked with King at the school said Friday morning King was transferring out of the Hurricanes program and several schools have asked him..." July 13

  • FSU RB Dalvin Cook cited in 2014 for chaining 3 pit bull puppies together

    CBS Sports "Florida State indefinitely suspended sophomore running back Dalvin Cook on Friday after Cook was charged with battery for allegedly punching a woman outside of a bar. Cook's battery charge is not his only run-in with the law in his short time at Florida State. Cook was known to have been involved..." July 13

  • No more bars for Florida State players

    Pro Football Talk "Go ahead and complain that this isn’t a story about pro football, and while you’re doing it consider that off-field misconduct remains one of the hottest topics in the NFL. With one of the top generators of NFL talent failing to control its players when they are away from the field, articles about..." July 12

  • Florida State RB Dalvin Cook charged with battery, indefinitely suspended

    CBS Sports "Florida State announced Friday that Dalvin Cook has been suspended indefinitely. "Florida State Athletics announced today the indefinite suspension of sophomore Dalvin Cook from the football team following a misdemeanor battery charge," read a statement from the school. "Athletics will have no..." July 11

  • Five Seminoles players subpoenaed in De'Andre Johnson case

    CBS Sports "De'Andre Johnson may not be a member of Florida State's football team anymore, but that doesn't mean the Seminoles are done dealing with the fallout of Johnson's arrest. The Tallahassee Democrat reports that five Florida State players have been subpoenaed in relation to Johnson's case, and..." July 10

  • Suspended Maryland wide receiver eyeing Pitt

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Juwann Winfree, one of the most prized wide receiver prospects in the Class of 2014, will look to Pitt first in an attempt to re-start his career after he was suspended twice at Maryland. Winfree, a sophomore who plans to transfer after one season at Maryland, said he will visit the Pitt campus..." July 09

  • Clemson's Isaiah Battle primed for Supplemental Draft breakthrough

    Sporting News "Since 2009, the NFL Supplemental Draft has seen seven players chosen, including four players selected in the top four rounds. After a two-year hiatus, the last being the infamous Josh Gordon selection, it looks as though we should have at least one pick in Thursday's draft. The Supplemental..." July 08

  • Duke’s Kelby Brown suffers fourth ACL tear, this one career-ending

    College Football Talk "There’s heartbreaking and unkind, and then there’s what God has wrought on Kelby Brown‘s knees. In late November of 2010, the Duke linebacker tore the ACL and MCL in his right knee. He tore the ACL in the same knee in February of 2012 and missed that entire season. Unbelievably, in August of..." July 07

  • FSU Quarterback De'Andre Johnson Was Provoked, Lawyer Says

    NBC News "The Florida State University quarterback seen on video punching a woman in the face was fighting back after being provoked, his lawyer told NBC News. De'Andre Johnson, 19, has been charged with battery following the June 24 incident at a Tallahassee club. The freshman player was kicked off the..." July 07

  • Seminoles dismiss QB De'Andre Johnson after video of altercation surfaces

    ESPN "Florida State Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher dismissed freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson from the team Monday night, hours after the state's attorney's office released video showing Johnson punching a woman in the face last month at a Tallahassee bar. Fisher made the announcement in a brief..." July 07

  • Miami Legacy Michael Irvin Jr. Commits To The Hurricanes

    College Spun "Michael Irvin became “The Playmaker” during his stint at Miami in the 1980s, and now his son will have the chance to follow in his footsteps in Coral Gables. Michael Irvin, Jr., a three-star tight end from Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas, committed to the Hurricanes this afternoon. " July 07

  • Graphic De’Andre Johnson punch video likely means no NFL for him

    Pro Football Talk "As noted earlier today regarding the lingering lack of interest in running back Ray Rice, we all know what an assault looks like. But when we can see it, that changes everything. For Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson, who in theory could have become the next NFL quarterback groomed for..." July 06

  • 4-Star LB Kash Daniel Takes Shot At Louisville After Spurning Cardinals For Wildcats

    College Spun "In the biggest recruiting news so far today, four-star Kentucky linebacker Kash Daniel committed to Mark Stoops’ Wildcats over Louisville and South Carolina. Despite being one of his finalists, Daniel wasted no time in taking a shot at the Cardinals after choosing their archrival. " July 05

  • 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

  • The Pitts: T.J. Clemmings’ replacement out for all of 2015

    College Football Talk "Pittsburgh already knew that they would have to replace All-ACC offensive lineman T.J. Clemmings. Now, the Panthers will have to find a replacement for the replacement. According to a school press release. Jaryd Jones-Smith will miss the entire 2015 season with a significant injury to his..." July 02

  • Former U of L WR Harris transfers to Akron

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Michaelee Harris' time at the University of Louisville is over, but his college football career will last another year. Harris, a wide receiver who had an injury-plagued five years at U of L, will play at Akron next season as a graduate transfer after evidently being granted a sixth year to..." July 02

  • Arrest warrant issued for suspended FSU QB De'Andre Johnson

    ESPN "The state attorney's office in Tallahassee, Florida, has issued an arrest warrant for suspended Florida State quarterback De'Andre Johnson, who is accused of punching a 21-year-old woman in a bar on June 24. Assistant state attorney Georgia Cappleman said Johnson, from Jacksonville, Florida, is..." June 30

  • Duke football prospect Chazz Surratt de-commits, chooses UNC

    Charlotte Observer "If not for a far-reaching academic scandal that has hung over North Carolina’s athletic program for months, East Lincoln quarterback Chazz Surratt said he would have committed to play football in Chapel Hill long ago. Surratt committed to Duke in April, but the Tar Heels continued to recruit..." June 29

  • Ex-Wake Forest QB Tyler Cameron on his way to FAU

    College Football Talk "The Wake Forest quarterback pool is rather shallow in depth. Tyler Cameron, who was second on the Demon Deacons in passing last season, has left the program and is joining the Florida Atlantic Owls. He does so as a graduate transfer, which seems to be a rather trendy option this offseason. That..." June 29

  • Taylor Gadbois shocked over Miami Hurricanes dismissal

    Palm Beach Post "Hurricanes offensive lineman Taylor Gadbois was stunned Thursday when coach Al Golden told him his scholarship is being revoked and he is no longer welcome on the team. “I don’t know why. It’s surprising to me, too,” Gadbois told the Post when reached by phone. UM does not typically comment..." June 29

  • Report: NFL-bound Clemson lineman asked to leave team

    College Football Talk "And now we know a little more of the rest of the story. Reportedly. Earlier Thursday, Clemson announced that Isaiah Battle was leaving the Tigers in order to make himself available for the NFL’s supplemental draft next month. According to Battle’s statement, he will become a father this..." June 29

  • Syracuse defensive lineman Wayne Williams no longer a member of the team, granted release

    Syracuse.com "Syracuse University said Tuesday that defensive lineman Wayne Williams is no longer a member of the football program and has been granted his release. In response to an inquiry from Syracuse.com/The Post-Standard, Syracuse said in an e-mail that Williams intends to pursue a transfer. Williams,..." June 29

  • Former FSU linebacker headed to Georgia Southern

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Former AJC Super 11 linebacker Ukeme Eligwe is headed to Georgia Southern to finish his college football career. Eligwe was also interested in playing at UGA and Samford, among other schools. The former Stone Mountain High School standout was dismissed from Florida State last season for an..." June 29

  • Georgia Tech tweets LB is suspended, he says he's transferring to Florida

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    Mark Schlabach @Mark_Schlabach

    Filed to #ESPN: #FSU suspended freshman QB Deandre Johnson indefinitely for violation of team rule. He is accused of punching a woman at bar

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