Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Doug Flutie’s Nephew Troy Charged With Drunk Driving In Natick

    CBS Boston "Boston College quarterback Troy Flutie was suspended from the team Monday after he arrested over the weekend on drunk driving charges. Flutie is the 20-year-old son of former NFL player Darren Flutie and nephew of 1984 Heisman Trophy winner Doug Flutie. Natick police said Troy Flutie was..." May 23

  • Pitt's James Conner tweets he's cancer-free

    Orlando Sentinel "Pittsburgh running back James Conner, who's been battling Hodgkin's lymphoma since December, announced Monday that he is cancer-free. Conner took to Twitter to announce the good news, tweeting out: "God is AMAZING. Just got the call that my body is clean of cancer!!! Been a long road but God..." May 23

  • Coveted football recruit DeeJay Dallas chooses Miami Hurricanes

    Miami Herald "The Miami Hurricanes and Mark Richt have landed one of their top targets in the 2017 recruiting class. Four-star athlete DeeJay Dallas from Glynn Academy in Brunswick, Ga. announced Saturday afternoon during a radio show that he will become a Hurricane. “For the next four years I plan on..." May 21

  • Ellis Brooks Decommits from Duke

    Campus Insiders "David Cutcliffe's 2017 recruiting class took a hit on Friday when its highest rated commit, 4-star recruit Ellis Brooks, announced his decommitment from Duke. Brooks, who originally pledged to the Blue Devils on March 24, released a statement on Twitter regarding the decision. " May 20

  • FSU LB Tyrell Lyons transferring from school

    Tallahassee Democrat "The Florida State football team will lose a promising prospect at linebacker next season. But the Seminoles also have to make way for their incoming No. 1 recruiting class. Redshirt junior Tyrell Lyons, who suffered a torn ACL injury last season, announced his intentions to transfer from the..." May 19

  • Hurricanes RB Mark Walton pleads not guilty in DUI case

    Palm Beach Post "The Hurricanes have yet to make a determination on whether suspended running back Mark Walton will remain so. Walton pleaded not guilty Thursday on charges of driving under the influence and driving with a knowingly suspended license, according to Miami-Dade court records. Walton, 19, was..." May 19

  • Ex-Boise QB Ryan Finley headed to NC State as graduate transfer

    ESPN "Former Boise State quarterback Ryan Finley will transfer as a graduate to NC State to reunite with a former coach. Finley, who will have two years of remaining eligibility and can compete in 2016, played under new NC State quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator Eliah Drinkwitz at Boise..." May 17

  • Syracuse to spend $105M for new Carrier Dome roof, $100M more for renovation

    CBS Sports "Syracuse has approved a renovation plan for its 49,000 seat Carrier Dome, which includes a new roof for the stadium that was built in 1980. According to the school's release, there is no set timeline or exact final cost for the project's completion, but the cost of the new roof and renovations..." May 16

  • FSU running back commit James Cook, Dalvin Cook's brother, reclassifies to Class of 2018

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida State may not have to wait long to find a version of Dalvin Cook 2.0. Cook’s younger brother, James Cook, reportedly reclassified to the Class of 2018. The Miami Central standout originally pledged to FSU in March as a member of the 2019 recruiting class. Now James Cook, according to a..." May 16

  • Georgia Southern lands grad transfer Micheal Summers

    The Score "Former Georgia Tech wide receiver Micheal Summers will stay in state to finish out his college career, transferring to Georgia Southern the school announced Monday. As a grad transfer, Summers will be immediately eligible to play for the Eagles. "It means the world to me to be able to come..." May 16

  • Former Syracuse football DE Qaadir Sheppard says he's committed to Ole Miss

    Syracuse.com "Former Syracuse football defensive end Qaadir Sheppard says he has committed to Ole Miss, according to a post on Instagram. It's unclear when Sheppard will join the Ole Miss program. By transferring to another FBS school, Sheppard would be required to sit out the 2016 season, per NCAA rules. He..." May 14

  • Pitt RB James Conner completes chemotherapy treatment

    College Football Talk "The college football season may be months away from kicking off, but we already have a good idea what one of the feel-good stories will likely be. That would be the return of Pitt running back James Conner, who continues to battle with cancer, which was diagnosed last fall (Hodgkin lymphoma)...." May 11

  • David Cutcliffe hopeful QB Thomas Sirk will be ready for opener

    ESPN "Duke coach David Cutcliffe has maintained for the last month that injured starting quarterback Thomas Sirk is ahead of schedule in his rehab from a torn Achilles tendon. On Wednesday at the ACC spring meetings, Cutcliffe went a step further, saying he was "absolutely" hopeful Sirk would be..." May 11

  • Syracuse loses AD to Minnesota after less than a year on the job

    CBS Sports "Minnesota announced on Wednesday morning that it would be hiring Mark Coyle as its new athletic director. The decision comes less than a year after Coyle accepted the same position at Syracuse. According to an announcement from Syracuse, Coyle made the decision to leave for Minnesota for..." May 11

  • Clemson WR Deon Cain reinstated, Dabo Swinney confirms

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Clemson rising sophomore wide receiver Deon Cain, sent home the day before the Tigers' College Football Playoff semifinal in the Orange Bowl for violating team rules, has been reinstated, coach Dabo Swinney confirmed Tuesday. "He is a great kid — not a bad kid at all," Swinney told reporters at..." May 11

  • Petrino likely to hold satellite camps

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Though he generally doesn't like the idea of them, University of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino said in a radio interview last week that the Cardinals are likely to hold at least one single-day, off-campus prospect camp – a so-called satellite camp – possibly in Georgia or Florida this..." May 10

  • Pitt QB Chad Voytik transfers to Arkansas State

    Underdog Dynasty "Only two days ago, Underdog Dynasty was reporting that Arkansas State's depth at quarterback had suddenly become dangerously shallow thanks to the departures of James Tabary and Cameron Birse. It appeared that recent Oklahoma transfer Justice Hansen had secured the starting role, if not by talent..." May 08

  • FSU's Mario Pender dismissed from team after being charged with domestic battery by strangulation

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida State dismissed running back Mario Pender after he was arrested Saturday and charged with domestic battery by strangulation and resisting an officer without violence. Pender, 23, was arrested by the Tallahassee Police Department and placed in Leon County Jail, according to county..." May 07

  • Logan Rudolph commits to Clemson with unusual Twitter video

    The State "Clemson flexed its in-state recruiting muscle Friday night with a commitment from defensive end Logan Rudolph of Northwestern High. After going out of state for their first nine commitments of the 2017 class, the Tigers made their first local take a big one. Rudolph (6-4, 225) holds 40 or so..." May 07

  • Richt to give 'really good QB' Kaaya more control of Miami offense

    Palm Beach Post "Mark Richt is excited about being a hands-on offensive coach again, but he’s not scouring all corners of the country, digging into textbooks and spending bleary-eyed nights trying to develop new plays. He has more than enough in his repertoire. “There’s really nothing new under the sun,” he..." May 06

  • Mark Richt on NCAA overturning satellite camp ban: ‘I don’t like it’

    Palm Beach Post "The ACC and SEC lobbied for the NCAA to ban satellite camps. Having coached 15 years in the latter conference and five months in the former, you might expect Mark Richt to be against them. You’d be right. “I don’t like it,” he said Monday when asked in a Q&A session with Hurricanes boosters for..." May 03

  • Florida State bans Native American headdresses at athletic events

    The Score "Florida State's student government voted to ban all Native American headdresses at sporting events, according to Perry Kostidakis of FSUNews.com. Headdresses are popular among both fans and FSU entertainers who wish to represent the spirit of the Seminoles. However, the long, feathered style..." May 03

  • Kurt Benkert transferring to Virginia

    Today's U "Former East Carolina quarterback Kurt Benkert is transferring to the Virginia Cavaliers. The gunslinger made the move known via 247Sports. This is clearly a solid get for the Cavs. Year one of Bronco Mendenhall as the leader of young men in Virginia is going to come under much scrutiny, as many..." May 01

  • Miami's Al-Quadin Muhammad undergoes minor knee surgery

    Palm Beach Post "Defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad, one of the Hurricanes’ top players, had surgery Friday, he announced through his Instagram account. UM later confirmed Muhammad had “a small procedure done on his knee” and would resume football activities in two weeks. A source close to Muhammad said he had an..." April 30

  • Miami Hurricanes RB Allegedly Posed As A Cop, Groped A Woman And Had The Balls To Ask Victim For A Date

    BroBible "The Miami Hurricanes may have hired a new head football coach this offseason in Mark Richt, but it seems as if some of the same problems persist after the news that freshman running back Mark Walton was recently busted by cops—and you won’t believe the perverse act that caused his arrest. After..." April 28

  • Florida-Miami rivalry to be renewed in 2019 season opener

    The Score "A rivalry renewed. After not playing since 2013, Miami and Florida are set to square off to open the 2019 campaign. "We are pleased to have partnered with Florida Citrus Sports and ESPN Events to kick off the 2019 season against Miami,'' Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley said. "Orlando..." April 26

  • Virginia Tech suspends Adonis Alexander, Houshun Gaines indefinitely

    Washington Post "Virginia Tech indefinitely suspended starting cornerback Adonis Alexander and freshman defensive end Houshun Gaines, head Coach Justin Fuente announced Tuesday on the team’s Twitter account. Although Virginia Tech did not provide a reason for either suspension, both players were charged with..." April 26

  • Miami suspends Hurricanes rusher Mark Walton following arrest

    College Spun "Miami football has announced the suspension of rising sophomore running back Mark Walton, following his arrest. The school put out a statement about Walton this morning. There are multiple reports about what Walton has been arrested for. AP writer Tim Reynolds reports that it was for DUI…" April 23

  • North Carolina names Mitch Trubisky starting quarterback

    College Spun "North Carolina announced this morning that Mitch Trubisky will be the Tar Heels’ starting quarterback for the season opener vs. Georgia. The junior replaced Marquise Williams behind center for UNC. " April 22

  • Texas A&M TE Jordan Davis transferring to Louisville

    SI - College Football "Texas A&M tight end Jordan Davis is transferring to Louisville, he announced Wednesday on Twitter. Davis, a rising sophomore, made his decision after visiting Louisville last weekend for the Cardinals’ spring game. He announced his intentions to transfer in February. " April 21

  • Jimbo Fisher considered giving up FSU job after son’s diagnosis

    Palm Beach Post "Jimbo Fisher was at the top of his profession for one year when a family crisis had him thinking he may have to walk away from his dream job. Fisher’s youngest son, Ethan, then six weeks shy of his 6th birthday, was diagnosed with a rare, life-threatening disease in March 2011, just three months..." April 20

  • One Syracuse player involved in stabbing released from hospital

    CBS Sports "What was a scary incident for Syracuse football players Corey Winfield and Chauncey Scissum will hopefully have a happy ending. Winfield and Scissum were allegedly stabbed by another former Syracuse player named Nasean Howard earlier this month. Syracuse coach Dino Babers gave an update on..." April 20

  • Dabo Swinney Provides Status Update On Clemson WR Mike Williams

    College Spun "Clemson is looking forward to the return of wide receiver Mike Williams, who basically missed the entire 2015 season after colliding with a goalpost while snagging a touchdown in week 1 and injuring his neck. On Wednesday, head coach Dabo Swinney provided a status update on the star receiver. " April 20

  • Dalvin Cook Injury: Updates on FSU RB's Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

    Bleacher Report "Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher told reporters that Cook's recovery is "going fine" and that the running back should be fully healthy by June. On April 6, Fisher, via Tim Linafelt of the school's official athletics website, announced Cook was "expected back this summer" after shoulder..." April 20

  • 5-Star Rashan Gary Received Disturbing, Race-Driven Voice Mail On Day Before His Clemson Visit

    North Jersey "The phone message left at the Paramus Catholic athletic department was delivered in a thick, Southern drawl and with a thinly veiled threat. “If you’re coming down here, you gotta do just like the KKK and be serious about your football. Clemson and the KKK, the two things we love the most,” the..." April 18

  • Former Syracuse football DB Naesean Howard charged with stabbing 2 SU students

    Syracuse.com "Former Syracuse defensive back Naesean Howard was arrested for stabbing two 21-year-olds Saturday, Syracuse police said. Howard knew the victims, both SU students, and has been suspended from the University indefinitely, SU senior vice president of public affairs Kevin Quinn said in a statement..." April 17

  • N.C. State nabs star graduate transfer Joseph Scelfo

    Alabama "South Alabama suffered a major blow to its 2016 football fortunes with the news that starting center Joseph Scelfo and defensive end Jimmie Gipson are transferring. Fox Sports reported that Scelfo, an All-Sun Belt selection in 2015, would transfer to North Carolina State. However, the school..." April 16

  • Bobby Petrino gets new 7-year Louisville contract worth $30.625 million

    Louisville Courier-Journal "University of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino has received a new seven-year, $30.625 million contract, according to ESPN.com reporter Brett McMurphy. The new deal would pay him an average of $4.35 million per year, a raise over the $3 million salary he received in a six-year contract..." April 14

  • Deal for 2019 Florida-Miami game close to being finalized

    College Football Talk "Back in October of last year, it was reported that Florida and Miami were closing in on a deal that would pit the two football programs against each other in the 2019 season opener in Orlando. Over the past six months, there’s been no public movement on that front, although it appears that could..." April 13

  • Clemson approves new $30.75M contract for Dabo Swinney

    Fox Sports - College Football "Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney has been due for a contract upgrade and now he's getting a substantial one. The Clemson board of trustees' compensation committee has agreed to a new contract that will pay Swinney $30.75 million over the next six years, according to the contract term..." April 12

  • Florida State's Dalvin Cook out 2-3 months following shoulder surgery

    Tallahassee Democrat "The Florida State football team’s biggest attraction will not be participating in the annual spring game on Saturday. Star running back Dalvin Cook had right shoulder surgery on Tuesday, and is expected to be sidelined for several months, head coach Jimbo Fisher said after Wednesday’s..." April 07

  • Jimbo Fisher involved in car crash before Seminoles' scrimmage

    ESPN "Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher was involved in a car crash Saturday in Tallahassee, Florida, before the Seminoles' scrimmage but was not injured. According to a Tallahassee police report obtained Monday by ESPN, Fisher's vehicle collided with another vehicle in a busy intersection..." April 05

  • 4-Star QB Bailey Hockman Announces Commitment To Florida State

    College Spun "Head coach Jimbo Fisher and staff received some excellent news Sunday afternoon regarding Florida State’s 2017 recruiting class. Powder Springs (GA) quarterback Bailey Hockman, a four-star former Georgia commit rated as the No. 7 pro-style quarterback in the class, announced his decision to..." April 04

  • Former UNC guard Jared Cohen transfers to Virginia

    The Score "Virginia has landed offensive guard Jared Cohen as a transfer from North Carolina, the team announced Thursday. Cohen played for the Tar Heels in 2014 as a true freshman and appeared in 13 games." March 31

  • Tech football player Deon Newsome convicted of reduced charge after Walmart incident

    The Roanoke Times "A Virginia Tech football player was convicted of a reduced charge Monday after prosecutors said he was found passed out on a motorized cart inside the town’s Walmart last October. Wide receiver Deon Newsome was originally charged with DUI after he told police he had driven himself to the store..." March 29

  • Dabo Swinney: 'Last time' to see Deshaun Watson in spring game

    ESPN "In hopes of persuading a hefty crowd of Clemson fans to come out for the Tigers' spring football game on April 9, head coach Dabo Swinney made it clear he is not expecting his star quarterback, Deshaun Watson, to be in a Clemson uniform next spring. "I really want to challenge the crowd and..." March 29

  • 4-star RB Adarius Lemons commits to North Carolina's 2017 class

    The Score "North Carolina's explosive offense added an important piece for the future Thursday, as four-star running back Adarius Lemons committed to the Tar Heels for 2017. The Florida native is the 23rd-ranked running back in the nation, and is listed 205th overall on the ESPN 300. His commitment is the..." March 27

  • Syracuse lands Maryland WR grad transfer Amba Etta-Tawo

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "New Syracuse coach Dino Babers has added a playmaker to his offense. Three weeks after announcing his decision to leave Maryland, Amba Etta-Tawo told CuseNation.com that he will transfer to Syracuse. Etta-Tawo, a 6-foot-1, 200-pound wide receiver, is set to graduate from Maryland in May and..." March 24

  • Clemson dismisses redshirt freshman cornerback Kaleb Chalmers

    Today's U "An apparent proclivity for wacky tobacco which led to his arrest has now led to the dismissal of Clemson redshirt freshman cornerback Kaleb Chalmers. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney confirmed Monday after a spring practice session that Chalmers had been dismissed from the program. “He’s no longer..." March 24

  • 2017 QB N’Kosi Perry commits Miami Hurricanes ‘for good’

    The Score "Someday, N’Kosi Perry might look back on this and smile. He committed to Miami and then backed out, but now he’s back with the Hurricanes, he said, “#ForGood.” A senior-to-be at Ocala-Vanguard High, Perry told Mark Richt on Saturday he wanted to be a part of the 2017 class, announcing his..." March 22

  • Georgia's Smart won't allow transfers to Miami

    The Score "Kirby Smart is laying down the law at Georgia. If any Bulldogs are hoping to follow former head coach Mark Richt to Miami, Smart has some news for them. "I wanted to set the precedent for the future that kids would not be able to go to Miami right away," Smart told Seth Emerson of..." March 22

  • Pat Narduzzi disputes contact ban in Ivy League practices

    The Score "When the Ivy League agreed to eliminate contact from practices, it sent waves throughout the college football community. On Monday, Pittsburgh head coach Pat Narduzzi spoke out against it. As a guest on "The Audible," Narduzzi told Fox Sports' Bruce Feldman he disagrees with the new..." March 22

  • Jon Semerene given boot by Hurricanes

    ESPN "Kickoff specialist Jon Semerene was dismissed from Miami's football team Friday, hours after he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. The 20-year-old Semerene was being held Friday night on $2,000 bond, according to Miami-Dade jail records." March 19

  • UCF QB Bo Schneider transferring to Pitt

    The Score "UCF quarterback Bo Schneider is transferring to Pitt, he announced via Twitter. Schneider, a freshman in 2015, threw for 534 yards, two touchdowns, and seven picks while serving most of the season as the backup pivot. The Dallas native will sit out the 2016 season, per NCAA undergraduate..." March 17

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    Per sources, Clemson DE Shaq Lawson's shoulder was flagged at the combine, and he's on the list to go back to Indy for the medical recheck.

  • Pitt's James Conner participates in spring practice amid cancer treatment

    The Score "Pitt had a pleasant surprise on the first day of spring practice. James Conner was on the field with his teammates and went through some drills Tuesday, a little more than three months after he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. " March 16

  • Paul Petrino not returning to U of L

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Idaho head coach Paul Petrino will not be returning to the University of Louisville to fill his former job as his brother Bobby Petrino's offensive coordinator, a source confirmed to The Courier-Journal Friday. Because of Paul Petrino's long history coaching with his brother, his name arose as..." March 15

  • Two Miami Hurricanes football players arrested in Miami Beach

    Miami Herald "The case against at least one of the University of Miami football players arrested on Wednesday night will not be prosecuted by the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office — with the other player expected to get the same resolution when he goes to court. Trevor Darling and Jahair Jones were arrested..." March 10

  • Clemson CB Adrian Baker tears ACL

    Yahoo! Sports "Clemson was already heading into 2016 with a rebuilt defensive secondary. And now there's another person to potentially replace. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said cornerback Adrian Baker suffered a torn ACL during spring practice per the Post and Courier. Because of the timing of the injury,..." March 09

  • 5-star WR Demetris Robertson signs aid agreements with Cal and Georgia Tech

    College Football Talk "There was one significant player who did not sign on National Signing Day last month. Wide receiver Demetris Robertson was not expected to sign a National Letter of Intent on signing day the way so many others were, but he may have taken a giant step forward in bringing his recruiting process to a..." March 09

  • Kemore Gamble decommits from Miami Hurricanes

    Palm Beach Post "New Miami tight ends coach Todd Hartley expressed a great deal of excitement about the future of his position group. In all likelihood, that will not include Kemore Gamble. Gamble, a senior-to-be at Miami Southridge High, announced Tuesday he was backing off his commitment to the Hurricanes." March 08

  • Florida State's Chad Mavety hopes he can return from cardiac issue by start of 2016 season

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida State offensive lineman Chad Mavety is hopeful a cardiac issue will not end his senior season and college career. “I will be back,” Mavety wrote via his personal Twitter account Monday. Coach Jimbo Fisher announced last week that the starting lineman would miss all of spring practice..." March 08

  • Clemson’s Entire Football Staff Receives 2-Year Extensions Following National Title Appearance

    College Spun "Clemson football’s entire coaching staff received two-year contract extension approvals from the school’s board of trustees this morning. This comes after the 2015 season that included an undefeated regular season, College Football Playoff berth and a national championship game appearance...." March 04

  • Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher ‘applauds’ Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh for trying something different

    Palm Beach Post "Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher has no problem with Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh holding a week of practice in Florida. But it’s the rules that allow a team to travel 1,200 miles to practice on a high school campus but not permit a coach to speak to coaches on that same campus that must be..." March 01

  • Clemson WR Mike Williams cleared, Deon Cain to miss spring practice

    SI - College Football "Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney told reporters on Monday that wide receiver Deon Cain would miss spring practice and wide receiver Mike Williams has been cleared for football activities. Cain, who was one of three players suspended for the Orange Bowl after violating team rules, had 34 catches..." March 01

  • Daytona Beach safety Cyrus Fagan commits to FSU

    Orlando Sentinel "Cyrus Fagan,the No. 1-ranked player in the Sentinel's 2017 Super60, has committed to Florida State after a trip to Tallahassee this weekend for junior day. Fagan, 6-foot-2, 182-pound safety, who sometimes also plays quarterback and receiver at Daytona Beach Mainland High, announced his..." February 29

  • Syracuse dismisses DE Kenny Carter as scholarship DE total reduced to one

    College Football Talk "Syracuse redshirt freshman defensive end Kenny Carter has been dismissed by the program, College Football Talk has confirmed. The news of the dismissal was first reported by CuseNation.com Sunday morning. Carter was dismissed for a violation of team rules and is the fourth Orange player to be..." February 29

  • Hokies tight end Kalvin Cline plans to transfer to Texas A&M

    The Roanoke Times "Tight end Kalvin Cline is trading one Corps of Cadets for another. The Hokies redshirt sophomore announced on Instagram on Sunday that he intends to graduate from Virginia Tech in May and transfer to Texas A&M. "Couldn't be more thankful for my time at Virginia Tech," Cline wrote. "It's been..." February 28

  • Texas coach Charlie Strong avoids involvement in L'ville trustee divorce

    CBS Sports "Charlie Strong may have just had his biggest win since leaving Louisville for Texas. The divorce between Louisville trustee Johnathan Blue and his wife, Tracy Blue, has been settled, which is very good news for Strong after reports last week said that Johnathan Blue's lawyer wanted copies of..." February 26

  • LeAnthony Williams Commits To Clemson Tigers In Video

    Campus Insiders "LeAnthony Williams committed to the Clemson Tigers on Monday afternoon. Well that didn't take long, now did it? Only a few hours after his father, LeAnthony Williams Sr., tweeted out an image displaying his final five schools, 4-star recruit LeAnthony Williams Jr. officially made his..." February 22

  • U of L approves contract extension offer for Cardinal football coach Bobby Petrino

    Card Chronicle "After two seasons in his second stint as Louisville's head football coach, Bobby Petrino may be getting a new contract. The University of Louisville Athletics Association board has approved the offer of a contract extension to football coach Bobby Petrino, but terms have not been disclosed..." February 22

  • 4-Star LB Tyler Dunning De-Commits From Miami, Drops New Top 5

    College Spun "Miami just lost a commitment from four-star linebacker Tyler Dunning out of Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas. Dunning announced the news this afternoon, nearly one year to the day –Feb. 21–that he committed to the Hurricanes. " February 22

  • Why wait? Mark Richt offers eighth-grade QB to play for Hurricanes

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Mark Richt is wasting no time plucking recruits from Georgia, even if they haven’t stepped foot on a high school campus yet. Miami became the first school to offer eighth-grade quarterback Harrison Bailey on Tuesday. At 6-3, 175 pounds, Bailey has an impressive eight-minute long highlight..." February 17

  • Clemson WR Germone Hopper Has Reportedly Left The Football Team

    College Spun "Clemson’s depth chart suffered a blow this week, losing one of its most experienced wide receivers. According to TheClemsonInsider.com, wide receiver Germone Hopper has left the football team but remains enrolled in classes at Clemson. It appears the decision was his alone and had nothing to..." February 17

  • Former Noles QB Everett Golson 'disappointed' by no combine invite

    ESPN "When the NFL scouting combine begins next week in Indianapolis, Everett Golson will be watching it from Arizona. Golson, a former Notre Dame and Florida State quarterback, was not invited to the combine, which will host 332 prospects this year, according to its website. "I mean, it is what..." February 17

  • Deshaun Watson won’t commit to NFL, says Clemson 'wanted to be legendary'

    The Comeback "Six weeks after losing the College Football Playoff Championship to Alabama, Clemson’s Deshaun Watson still sounds disappointed. Accepting the Davey O’Brien Award for college football’s best quarterback Monday, the Heisman finalist had this to say, according to the AP: “That was our goal —..." February 16

  • Clemson lands commitment from 4-star WR Amari Rodgers on Valentine's Day

    USA Today "Dabo Swinney can be forgiven for telling wife Kathleen that she has to share his love on Valentine’s Day this year. A little bit of Swinney was devoted to Amari Rodgers on Sunday. Rodgers, a four-star wide receiver from the Class of 2017, committed to Clemson ahead of hometown Tennessee;..." February 16

  • Former top football recruit accused of armed robberies in East Cleveland, Garfield Heights

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A former top football recruit from Glenville High School is accused of robbing a Family Dollar store at gunpoint. Latwan Anderson, 24, was arrested about noon Friday on suspicion of aggravated robbery, according to police. He has not yet been formally charged. Anderson robbed the store at..." February 14

  • Louisville OLB Trevon Young likely to miss 2016 season

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Louisville may be without one of its top pass-rushers next season. Miles Young, the father of Louisville outside linebacker Trevon Young, told the Courier-Journal that it is unlikely his son will suit up for the Cardinals during the 2016 season. Young suffered a dislocated and fractured left..." February 12

  • 4-Star DL Jordon Riley Has Committed To North Carolina

    College Spun "North Carolina just landed a big in-state commitment from Durham (NC) Riverside four-star defensive lineman Jordon Riley, per multiple outlets." February 12

  • Duke dual-threat QB Thomas Sirk suffers ruptured Achilles tendon

    College Football Talk "Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk will be out of offseason workouts indefinitely after suffering a ruptured left Achilles tendon this morning. The school announced via Twitter he is scheduled for surgery on Wednesday. Sirk led the Blue Devils in passing in 2015 with 2,625 yards and 16 touchdowns..." February 09

  • NCAA denies Syracuse QB Terrel Hunt's appeal for sixth season

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The NCAA has denied Syracuse's appeal in an effort to get Orange quarterback Terrel Hunt a sixth season of eligibility, The Daily Orange reported Monday. Hunt, who threw for 1,638 yards and 10 touchdowns as a redshirt sophomore in 2013, missed all but five games of his junior season because of..." February 08

  • Syracuse football defensive ends Qaadir Sheppard, Amir Ealey dismissed from program

    Syracuse.com "Syracuse football defensive ends Amir Ealey and Qaadir Sheppard have been dismissed from the program for a violation of team policy, according to SU athletics spokesman Mike Morrison. Their dismissal comes a little more than two months after both were suspended indefinitely following a second..." February 08

  • 2017 QB N'Kosi Perry Decommits from Miami

    State of the U "After saying his commitment to Miami was solid following a meeting with Mark Richt, 2017 commit QB N'Kosi Perry decommitted from Miami this evening Perry, the Florida 6A player of the year in 2015, is a very good prospect at the quarterback position. However, his dual threat talents are best..." February 08

  • Mallard Creek wide receiver Ryan Jones commits to play football for UNC

    Charlotte Observer "Mallard Creek High wide receiver Ryan Jones, a 6-foot-2, 202-pound junior, committed to North Carolina Friday morning, Mavericks football coach Mike Palmieri said. Jones is rated a 4-star recruit nationally by ESPN (out of five stars) and is ranked No. 4 overall in North Carolina. Earlier this..." February 08

  • Pitt star RB James Conner expected to play in 2016 after cancer diagnosis

    CBS Sports "Pittsburgh running back James Conner was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in December, and the 2014 ACC Player of the Year is back running and working out at the Pitt facility. Coach Pat Narduzzi spoke with ESPN's Jared Shanker and said he expects Conner to be back playing with the Panthers in..." February 06

  • Shavar Manuel knew he was flipping to Florida State for weeks

    CBS Sports "On Wednesday, like so many high school football players, four-star defensive tackle Shavar Manuel signed his letter of intent. What came as a bit of a surprise, however, was that Manuel faxed that letter of intent to Florida State. He had originally committed to Florida State's in-state rival..." February 03

  • Florida State's strong National Signing Day continues with Landon Dickerson's commitment

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida State has compiled arguably the top offensive line class in the country with the addition of Landon Dickerson. The four-star tackle from Hudson, N.C. picked the Seminoles over Alabama and Tennessee on National Signing Day. Dickerson (6-5, 300) is a versatile lineman with the strength..." February 03

  • Clemson scores early signing day win with No. 18 player

    ESPN "Clemson won the first big battle of national signing day, but Alabama, Florida State, Ole Miss and Texas are the day's biggest winners. Cornerback Trayvon Mullen, the No. 18 player in ESPN 300, committed to Clemson live on ESPNU Wednesday morning. His decision surprised many as he was projected..." February 03

  • Amir Rasul, speedy Florida State running back commit

    Tomahawk Nation "With Dalvin Cook returning for his junior season next season, Florida State was not in need of an immediate contributor at running back in its 2016 recruiting class. However, that didn't stop the Seminoles pursuing and landing a promising prospect in 2016 running back Amir Rasul. Rasul, a Coral..." February 03

  • Pittsburgh gets 'five-star pickup' with NCAA waiver for All-ACC DL

    CBS Sports "Pittsburgh has surged up into the top five of the ACC rankings, according to the 247Sports Composite, in the last week, but it also added a key piece for 2016 on National Signing Day thanks to a ruling from the NCAA. Defensive lineman Ejuan Price missed all of 2014 with a muscle strain in his..." February 03

  • All-American CB Tyler Byrd flips from Miami to Tennessee via Periscope

    Fox Sports - College Football "On the eve of National Signing Day, Miami found out the hard way that all-American cornerback Tyler Byrd will be not be a Hurricane. Byrd, who committed to Miami last year, announced on Periscope on Tuesday that he was headed to Tennessee in 2016" February 03

  • Olathe North football player Isaiah Simmons commits to Clemson

    Kansas City Star "Olathe North High School wide receiver and defensive back Isaiah Simmons announced his decisision to attend Clemson University on Twitter Tuesday night. Simmons is listed as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com. He is ranked as the No. 3 recruit in the state of Kansas and the No. 32-ranked..." February 02

  • Hurricanes nab commitment from heralded safety Romeo Finley

    Miami Herald "On the eve of National Signing Day, the Miami Hurricanes got another big commitment. Four-star safety Romeo Finley of Niceville, Florida, revealed on Twitter that he will attend the University of Miami. Finley, 6-1 and 200 pounds, is rated the nation’s 12th-best safety according to..." February 02

  • No. 1 recruit Rashan Gary deciding between Clemson and Michigan

    The Score "A process that began with a list of teams too long to recount is down to just two: Clemson and Michigan. Five-star defensive tackle Rashan Gary, the No. 1 recruit in the country, knows he'll commit to the Tigers or Wolverines during Wednesday's National Signing Day. However, he's having a..." February 02

  • Boston College OL Hendren pens heartfelt letter after being DQ'd by concussions

    Fox Sports - College Football "The promising football career of Boston College’s James Hendren has come to an end, as the rising redshirt sophomore was medically disqualified from playing football due to the concussions he has sustained. “It saddens me to say that as of today, my football playing days have come to an end,”..." February 02

  • Pitt linebacker Bradley has surgery, may miss spring practice

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Pitt outside linebacker Bam Bradley, who played in all 13 games last season, had shoulder surgery after the season and might miss spring practice, the Tribune-Review has learned. Bradley, a junior, is expected to recover in time for training camp in August. Last season, he started five of..." February 02

  • Report: Juwann Winfree decommits from Pitt

    The Score "Juwann Winfree's roller coaster collegiate career continues. After a season at Coffeyville Community College, the former four-star wide receiver found his way back into the FBS by committing to Pitt in December, only to decommit from the Panthers less than two months later, according to..." February 01

  • 4-Star Wide Receiver Desmond Fitzpatrick Commits To Louisville

    College Spun "Recruits are getting more and more creative with their commitment announcements. Four-star wide receiver Desmond Fitzpatrick, choosing between Arizona, Indiana, Louisville, and Nebraska" February 01

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