Big 12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Texas C Dominic Espinosa sends farewell letter to Horns fans

    Burnt Orange Nation "After weeks of rumors and speculation about the future of Texas Longhorns senior center Dominic Espinosa, the Cedar Park product and longtime starter sent out the following farewell letter to Longhorns Nation via Twitter. After redshirting in 2010, Espinosa started all 40 games of his career..." November 25

  • Oklahoma's Samaje Perine sets new FBS rushing record with 427 yards

    CBSSports.com "Melvin Gordon's new FBS single-game rushing record lasted all of seven days. Only a week after Gordon broke LaDainian Tomlinson's 15-year-old mark with 408 rushing yards against Nebraska, Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine rushed for 427 yards against Kansas, setting the new FBS record. Perine..." November 23

  • Texas WR Shipley says Longhorns would love a shot at Aggies

    College Football Talk "The SEC may prevent it from happening, but Texas wide receiver Jaxon Shipley says the Longhorns would love to have a chance to play Texas A&M. Now if only we could make it happen. “Anybody on this team would love a chance to play A&M,” Shipley said Wednesday when meeting with the media (via..." November 20

  • Witnesses: OSU Cowboys involved in ‘large altercation’ at house party

    College Football Talk "It’s been relatively quiet on the legal front of late, but there’s a situation in Stillwater that bears keeping an eye on. The O’Colly, the Oklahoma State student newspaper, is reporting that several members of the Cowboys football program “were involved in a large altercation at a house party..." November 19

  • Sources say Daxx Garman has health issue; Mason Rudolph may start at Baylor

    Tulsa World "Sources close to the Oklahoma State football program indicate that junior quarterback Daxx Garman may be physically unable to play against seventh-ranked Baylor on Saturday. Sources say Garman, because of concussion symptoms, has been unable to practice this week. If Garman is not involved in..." November 19

  • Sooners turn to backup QB again

    Covers.com "Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight will not play on Saturday when the Sooners face the Kansas Jayhawks. OU football head coach Bob Stoops said Monday that team doctors were not pleased with the lack of progress Knight has made from recovering from a neck injury suffered on Nov. 8 against..." November 17

  • Oklahoma QB Trevor Knight out Saturday vs. Texas Tech

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Oklahoma will be without starting quarterback Trevor Knight against Texas Tech on Saturday. Sooners head coach Bob Stoops announced Thursday that Knight was not medically cleared to play after going down with a neck injury in last weekend’s loss to Baylor. Redshirt freshman Cody Thomas will..." November 13

  • Bob Stoops can't update statuses of Trevor Knight, Sterling Shepard or Julian Wilson just yet

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops had no update on the statuses of several of his injured players moving forward, including sophomore quarterback Trevor Knight, junior wide receiver Sterling Shepard and senior cornerback Julian Wilson. Knight sustained a neck injury in the fourth quarter of Saturday's..." November 10

  • Sooners QB Trevor Knight injured

    CBSSports.com "What was already a historically bad day for the Oklahoma Sooners got much worse when Trevor Knight was carted off the field in the fourth quarter of a 48-14 loss to Baylor on Saturday. The worst home loss under Bob Stoops marked the first time the Sooners have lost back-to-back games at home..." November 08

  • TCU RB B.J. Catalon won't play against Kansas State

    CBSSports.com "If TCU is going to beat Kansas State on Saturday it's going to have to do so without the services of its leading rusher. TCU coach Gary Patterson confirmed Friday that running back B.J. Catalon will not play in the game. Catalon hadn't been practicing this week, but his status for the game was..." November 08

  • TCU Doctson practices ‘a little bit,’ but freshman could start

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Injured receiver Josh Doctson practiced “a little bit” on Wednesday, TCU coach Gary Patterson said, but he added that freshman Emanuel Porter could start in his place Saturday when the Horned Frogs visit West Virginia. “Emanuel keeps getting better,” Patterson said. “We thought in the middle of..." October 31

  • Suspended Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon agrees to probation in plea deal

    CBSSports.com "Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon entered a plea deal, agreeing to a one-year deferred sentence, 100 hours of community service and mandatory counseling, instead of a trial that was set to begin in January 2015. Mixon was charged with one misdemeanor count of an act resulting in gross injury for..." October 30

  • OU freshman Joe Mixon reaches plea agreement with District Attorney's office

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon reached a plea agreement Thursday, avoiding a misdemeanor trial for acts resulting in gross injury. Mixon’s trial had been scheduled for early January. Mixon, 18, entered an Alford Plea, continuing to assert his innocence. Mixon was given a one-year..." October 30

  • Mack Brown leaves door open for return to college coaching

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "ESPN analyst Mack Brown, the former Texas football coach, addressed a variety of topics Wednesday while taking part in a luncheon hosted by College Football Playoff administrators at AT&T Stadium. Brown, 63, declined to discuss speculation linking him to the head coaching vacancy at SMU or to..." October 30

  • WR Dannon Cavil leaves Sooners

    The Oklahoman "Redshirt freshman wide receiver Dannon Cavil tweeted Wednesday night that he had decided to leave the Sooners. “After careful consideration and much prayer, I’ve decided to pursue a transfer from the University of Oklahoma,” Cavil posted. “This was not an easy decision to make however, I..." October 30

  • TCU's Patterson Wishes Team Wouldn't Have Scored 82

    247Sports "TCU coach Gary Patterson said he hasn’t received any negative reaction for hanging 82 points in an 82-27 win over Texas Tech, though the coach probably wasn’t including his own feelings in his answer. Patterson seemed almost embarrassed about it when talking on Monday’s Big 12..." October 28

  • Oklahoma State dismisses freshman CB

    College Football Talk "Oklahoma State has dismissed freshman cornerback Juwan Offray from the football program. According to the original report published by OColly.com, Offray was let go by the football program following an arrest for public intoxication Sunday morning. Offray was arrested with wide receiver Jhajuan..." October 26

  • Texas off. coordinator Wickline files lawsuit against Oklahoma State

    CBSSports.com "While plenty of college football fans put coaches on trial for the decisions they make on a weekly basis, Texas offensive coordinator Joe Wickline is going to court to prove he's the coach making the decisions. Wickline has filed a lawsuit against his former employer, Oklahoma State, claiming..." October 23

  • Report: Expect Florida to make a run at Bob Stoops

    Rumors & Rants "Florida’s football program is an absolute mess right now. The Gators are 3-3 with a 2-3 record in the SEC and no hope of recovering under current head coach Will Muschamp. Fans are ready for a new regime after three-plus years and a 25-19 record under Muschamp, and a familiar name has popped up as..." October 23

  • Texas athletic director: With new rules, Longhorns would pay each player $10,000

    Dallas Morning News "The University of Texas could spend nearly $6 million a year to comply with a string of recent legal rulings requiring colleges to be more generous to their scholarship athletes. That won’t break the bank, Athletic Director Steve Patterson said Tuesday at a forum on the fast-changing business..." October 23

  • WVU Player Among those Cited in Weekend Riot

    Wboy "On Monday, Morgantown Police and Fire departments, city officials, West Virginia University staff and student leaders met to discuss the incidents that occurred Saturday and how the city as a whole can move forward to address the issue of fan behavior. The city proposed several ideas to move..." October 22

  • OSU football: NCAA, investigative consultant say Sports Illustrated allegations 'fundamentally unfounded'

    The Oklahoman "Sports Illustrated’s myriad allegations of misconduct within the Oklahoma State football program were “fundamentally unfounded,” according to a joint statement released Tuesday by the NCAA and an outside consultant hired by OSU. The SI series was published in September 2013 and alleged..." October 21

  • Oklahoma State players charged after falling asleep in drive-thru line

    CBSSports.com "Two Oklahoma State football players went to Whataburger early Sunday morning for a bite. But after falling asleep in the drive-thru line, wide receiver Jhajuan Seales and freshman cornerback Juwan Offray were charged with public intoxication. The arrests occurred 10 hours after Oklahoma State's..." October 21

  • Sooners' Sterling Shepard landed on my camera, and I feel bad about that

    Tulsa World "I have been shooting football on the sidelines just about every weekend for 26 years. I have shot every level of this sport, from pee-wee to NFL and everything in between. There have been close calls, but I can say that in those 26 years I have never been hit by a player. On Saturday while..." October 20

  • Report: Texas Tech WR involved in off-campus incident, hospitalized and later released after possible stabbing

    Dallas Morning News "Texas Tech wide receiver Jakeem Grant was hospitalized early Sunday morning after an off-campus incident, where police say more than 20 rounds were fired and the junior suffered a laceration, according to a report by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. The Lubbock Count Sheriff’s Office is ruling..." October 20

  • Baylor loses another starting offensive lineman to season-ending injury

    College Football Talk "Baylor’s loss on the road at West Virginia came with a hefty penalty, and now one of the 18 penalties for a Big 12 record 215 penalty yards either. Troy Baker, a starting right tackle on the Baylor offensive line, tore his ACL according to head coach Art Briles. The injury brings an end to the..." October 20

  • OU chaplain lured man from home

    ESPN.com "Oklahoma football chaplain and Oklahoma Fellowship of Christian Athletes representative Kent Bowles was arrested on drug and larceny charges Wednesday after allegedly taking pills from a Norman, Oklahoma, residence. The arrest was originally reported by The Oklahoman. Bowles, 45, was..." October 18

  • Trevone Boykin’s wrist IS injured… but the TCU QB will play anyway

    College Football Talk "It appears there was at least a morsel of validity to what turned out to be an erroneous report earlier this week. Tuesday, it was reported that TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin had suffered a significant injury to his left (non-throwing) wrist and would miss 4-6 weeks. That day, though, Boykin..." October 17

  • Former QB Ash exploring pitching possibilities at Texas

    Dallas Morning News "David Ash’s football career is over at Texas. But the former starting quarterback is exploring the possibility of a different sport. A Texas athletic spokesman confirmed Tuesday that Ash has thrown a few bullpen sessions with Longhorn pitching coach Skip Johnson. The sessions were described..." October 15

  • TCU's Trevone Boykin practicing, expected to play against Oklahoma State

    The Oklahoman "It was initially reported Tuesday that TCU's starting quarterback Trevone Boykin would miss 4-6 weeks after having surgery to repair a wrist injury, but a university spokesman and Horned Frogs coach Gary Patterson denied the report. Frogsowar.com first reported that Boykin had surgery for an..." October 15

  • Bob Stoops not happy with Zack Sanchez's messages to suspended teammate

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops didn’t know until Monday morning that Zack Sanchez expressed public support for Frank Shannon during Saturday’s win over Texas, and the coach wasn’t pleased about it. “I don’t like that,” Stoops said. “I stand by the university and what we’ve done. So that’ll be..." October 14

  • Texas Tech receiver has a career game wearing jersey with misspelled name

    USA Today "Texas Tech sophomore Devin Lauderdale caught the first two touchdowns of his career in the first quarter against West Virginia on two consecutive drives. His second catch of the game was a 76-yard bomb from Davis Webb to break the game open at 14-3." October 12

  • Former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer admits he covered up minor charges against players

    USA Today "Barry Switzer said he never tried to cover up a felony when he was coaching football at the University of Oklahoma in the 1970s and 1980s. But misdemeanors, well, that’s a different story. Switzer told USA TODAY Sports a cozy relationship with the local sheriff and other officials helped keep..." October 10

  • Gary Barnett expresses interest in vacant Kansas job

    CBSSports.com "Count Gary Barnett among those interested in the Kansas job. "Do I think I have a shot? I have no idea," the former Colorado and Northwestern coach told CBSSports.com. "Who knows what they're going to look for. It's a natural for me in so many ways. It's something that I would really want to do..." October 09

  • WVU's Daryl Worley reinstated

    ESPN.com "West Virginia cornerback Daryl Worley has been fully reinstated after reaching a plea agreement on a misdemeanor assault charge, coach Dana Holgorsen announced Tuesday. Worley pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault and received probation with no jail time after initially being charged with..." October 09

  • Cyclones’ left tackle lost for the season after knee surgery

    College Football Talk "After 16 straight starts, the Iowa Cyclones will be without the massive presence of offensive tackle Brock Dagel for the rest of the season. The 6-8, 303-pound left tackle will miss the final seven games of the season after undergoing knee surgery earlier this week, according to The Ames..." October 09

  • West Virginia reinstates CB Daryl Worley

    CBSSports.com "When West Virginia takes on Texas Tech's passing attack this weekend it could have the services of it's top cover corner back. West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen announced Wednesday that Daryl Worley, who was suspended indefinitely in mid-September, has been reinstated to the team. Holgorsen..." October 08

  • Report: Baylor Starting DE Jamal Palmer Tears ACL, Out for the Season

    Our Daily Bears "The news Baylor fans didn't want to hear after yesterday's game has come in, and the Bears will be without starting DE Jamal Palmer for the rest of the year after he injured his knee in yesterday's win over Texas. I don't recall exactly when it happened in the course of the game, but several..." October 06

  • Mack Brown tweets he will decide on coaching future in December

    College Football Talk "Will Mack Brown return to coaching? He has not said “no.” In fact, he says he will make a decision on his possible return to coaching in December. Brown was asked by one of his Twitter followers if he would ever think about returning to the sidelines. The former Texas coach said a decision will..." October 02

  • NCAA gives OU scholarship waiver for Baker Mayfield

    The Oklahoman "A day after learning the walk-on quarterback Baker Mayfield‘s appeal to the NCAA for immediate eligibility was denied, Mayfield got some good news. In a statement Tuesday, the Oklahoma athletic department confirmed that Mayfield’s appeal to the NCAA had been denied but said the NCAA had granted..." October 01

  • Mack Brown: Not thinking past this year's TV gig

    ESPN.com "Former Texas coach Mack Brown said Monday he has not been contacted by any schools and if a school wants him as its coach, it'll have to wait until December to talk with him. Even then, Brown said he won't necessarily be interested because he's enjoying his television duties at ESPN and will..." September 29

  • Charlie Weis is getting paid how much not to coach Kansas and Notre Dame?

    College Football Talk "Somebody get me the agent representing Charlie Weis on the phone, because the now former Kansas head coach has quite a deal going. According to the contract Weis had at Kansas, he will be paid $5.625 million in buyout money between now and December 31, 2016. Kansas fired Weis as head coach on..." September 29

  • 9 coaches who could replace the fired Charlie Weis at Kansas

    SB Nation "Kansas fired head coach Charlie Weis Sunday after a rocky tenure in Lawrence, leaving the former Notre Dame head coach with a 6-22 record in his time with the Jayhawks. It's one of the toughest jobs in the major conferences -- they've only made consecutive bowl games once in 123 years of football,..." September 29

  • Report: SMU brass “intrigued” by ex-Texas coach Mack Brown

    Dallas Morning News "While SMU will likely go with a young, energetic head coach to replace June Jones, Mack Brown continues to be a name thrown out there by a multitude of pundits. Brown has shown no public interest in the job. But according to a report from FoxSports.com’s Bruce Feldman, the SMU brass feels like..." September 29

  • Charlie Weis has decided financial advantage in buyout money

    College Football Talk "Somebody get me the agent representing Charlie Weis on the phone, because the now former Kansas head coach has quite a deal going. According to the contract Weis had at Kansas, he will be paid $5.625 in buyout money between now and December 31, 2016. Kansas fired Weis as head coach on Sunday..." September 28

  • Kansas fires Charlie Weis after Texas rout

    CBSSports.com "Kansas has fired Charlie Weis four games into his third season at the school, the Jayhawks and athletic director Sheahon Zenger announced Sunday morning. Defensive coordinator Clint Bowen has been named interim coach. "I normally do not favor changing coaches mid-season," Zenger said in a..." September 28

  • Texas Tech QB Davis Webb sidelined with injury

    SB Nation "Davis Webb, starting Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback, landed on his arm early in the fourth quarter against Oklahoma State Thursday night. He made it off the field and to the bench, where trainers gathered around what appeared to be his left, non-throwing shoulder. After a moment, he left..." September 27

  • Texas football team drug testing rate doubles under Charlie Strong

    Austin American-Statesman "The number of drug tests administered to University of Texas football players has skyrocketed under first-year coach Charlie Strong, according to university data obtained by the American-Statesman through an open records request. According to university records, an average of 104 tests were..." September 25

  • Breckyn Hager switches football commit from Baylor to Texas

    Waco Trib "Austin Westlake High School senior linebacker Breckyn Hager has switched his verbal commitment from Baylor to Texas. Hager is the younger brother of Baylor senior linebacker Bryce Hager, who also played high school football at Austin Westlake. Their father is Britt Hager who was an..." September 25

  • Texas OT Kennedy Estelle becomes ninth player dismissed from team

    Houston Chronicle "Texas offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle has been kicked off the team, becoming the ninth Longhorns player to be dismissed since Charlie Strong took over as head coach this year. Estelle, a 6-7, 285-pound junior from Dawson, had been suspended since early September, and Strong said Monday he..." September 23

  • Three suspended Texas starters will remain that way

    College Football Talk "For those Texas fans looking for some offensive help to return this week, and as it looks to continue its run to the College Football Playoff, you’re going to have to wait a bit longer. At his weekly Monday press conference, head coach Charlie Strong confirmed that any player who is currently..." September 22

  • Texas Tech dismisses defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma State will be facing a new defensive coordinator when it plays Texas Tech next week. Coachingsearch.com reports that the Red Raiders have dismissed defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt. Co-defensive coordinator/outside linebackers coach Mike Smith will take over Wallerstedt's duties." September 19

  • Texas QB Ash To End Football Career

    ESPN.com "Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash has elected to end his football career after struggling with concussion-related symptoms for the past year. Coach Charlie Strong announced the junior quarterback's decision after practice Wednesday. Ash had started 22 games in his career with the Longhorns..." September 18

  • Warrant issued for West Virginia corner Daryl Worley

    CBSSports.com "The Morgantown Police Department has issued a warrant charging West Virginia cornerback Daryl Worley with battery following an incident outside a downtown nightclub on Sunday morning. According to Morgantown police there's surveillance footage showing Worley in an argument with a woman outside..." September 17

  • Michigan and Texas agree to home-and-home series

    CBSSports.com "I love what the College Football Playoff is doing for non-conference games in college football. We're seeing more big schools scheduling games against other big schools, and the latest comes from two of the most historic programs in college football history. Michigan and Texas announced a new..." September 17

  • Snyder has history of turning walk-ons into winners at Kansas State

    CBSSports.com "Of all the cultures that pollute football these days -- you've read, heard or seen the worst lately -- Kansas State's is different. Pure. Better. Maybe the best. It's seemingly risky to proclaim anything absolutely good about the sport at the moment. Today's hero might be tomorrow's bum. But at..." September 17

  • Texas player apologizes for flubbing coin toss

    Fox Sports Southwest "Texas landed on college football's Week 3 lowlights before its game against UCLA even began. Defensive tackle Desmond "Tank" Jackson apologized for his role in the pregame coin toss fiasco for the Longhorns before Saturday's 20-17 loss. Jackson misunderstood that Texas had lost the coin..." September 16

  • West Virginia suspends top cornerback Daryl Worley days before Big 12 opener vs. Oklahoma

    The Oklahoman "West Virginia starting cornerback Daryl Worley has been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules, Mountaineers coach Dana Holgorsen announced Monday night. Worley, a sophomore, ranks third on the team in tackles with 17 and has intercepted two passes through three games this season." September 16

  • Jacob Gannon talks return to ISU football, anxiety disorder

    Des Moines Register "It wasn't long after Jacob Gannon walked away from the Iowa State football team that Cyclones coach Paul Rhoads realized something wasn't right. Rhoads, who had already reached out to Gannon's father before, did so again to see what was going on. Turns out the Cyclones' starting right..." September 16

  • Iowa State's Jacob Dunning, P.J. Harris likely out for the year

    The Score "Iowa State's thin receiving corps suffered a blow Monday morning with coach Paul Rhoads saying in a conference call that sophomore P.J. Harris is likely out for the season. Rhoads said Harris suffered a "fractured leg," confirmed by ESPN's Brandon Chatmon. The coach said the same about..." September 16

  • Oklahoma running back Keith Ford out 2-3 weeks

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Oklahoma will be without its leading rusher against West Virginia on Saturday. Head coach Bob Stoops said Monday that sophomore Keith Ford will be out for the next two or three weeks after suffering a slight fracture to his ankle in the Sooners’ win over Tennessee. “He won’t play this week..." September 15

  • Baylor expected to get three WRs back for ISU game

    College Football Talk "Not that it actually needed them, but Baylor was down all four of its leading returning wide receivers from 2013 for last Friday’s 63-12 romp over Buffalo. For the Bears’ next game, they should be back to near full-strength in the receiving corps. On his teleconference Monday, head coach Art..." September 15

  • Suspended Joe Mixon takes part in Sooners pep rally

    The Oklahoman "The University of Oklahoma suspended freshman running back Joe Mixon from all team activities after he pleaded not guilty a misdemeanor charge last month, stemming from an altercation that ended in Mixon punching a female OU student in the face. Mixon was seen walking off the practice field..." September 13

  • Texas defensive coordinator compares Brett Hundley to Cam Newton

    The Score "The Texas Longhorns have a big task ahead of them for Saturday's showdown with the UCLA Bruins at AT&T Stadium. Texas was blown out of the water by BYU last week, completely unable to slow down Cougars quarterback Taysom Hill. Now the Longhorns will have to try to figure out how to stop UCLA's..." September 12

  • Reports: Oklahoma State QB J.W. Walsh has surgery, could miss season

    SI - College Football "Oklahoma State quarterback J.W. Walsh could miss the rest of the season after having surgery to repair a soft tissue injury in his right foot, reports the Tulsa World. Walsh, a junior, was injured during the first quarter of the Cowboys' win over Missouri State last Saturday, and was later seen..." September 12

  • Shipley questionable, Johnson out for Texas

    Houston Chronicle "Texas wide receiver Jaxon Shipley is listed as questionable for this Saturday’s game against UCLA after suffering a head injury last week, the Longhorns announced Tuesday. In the latest blow to an offensive unit decimated by injuries, Shipley is being monitored by team medical personnel and is..." September 10

  • Quincy Russell says on Facebook he was kicked off Oklahoma football team

    The Oklahoman "Wonder why Quincy Russell hasn't played or even suited up for OU this season so far? Well, the Sooners' defensive tackle said Monday via Facebook that he was kicked off the team. "Well good bye Oklahoma. Time to find new home," Russell said in a post Monday morning. In the comments..." September 09

  • Frank Shannon suspension upheld by Oklahoma State Supreme Court

    The Oklahoman "The Oklahoma State Supreme Court took action Monday to allow the University of Oklahoma to enforce its one-year suspension of junior linebacker Frank Shannon, according to court documents. The state’s highest court ruled that Cleveland County District Judge Tracy Schumacher should not have..." September 09

  • Texas QB David Ash out indefinitely

    CBSSports.com "Texas quarterback David Ash won't be returning to the field any time soon. Texas coach Charlie Strong announced Monday that Ash, who missed Saturday's 41-7 loss to BYU due to a concussion, will be out indefinitely. Ash suffered the concussion in Texas' season opening win over North Texas, but..." September 08

  • Texas LB Deoundrei Davis no longer with the team

    CBSSports.com "Another day, another player no longer with the Texas Longhorns. Texas announced that linebacker Deoundrei Davis is no longer with the football team on Friday, and he would be the eighth player to leave the program since Charlie Strong took over for Mack Brown. The school did not specify whether..." September 06

  • Iowa State's starting right tackle leaves team

    CBSSports.com "The 2014 season is off to a rough start for Iowa State. It began with a loss to North Dakota State in the season opener, and as if that wasn't bad enough, the team's best receiver, Quenton Bundrage, was lost for the season due to a torn ACL. And now the team's starting right tackle, Jacob..." September 05

  • Report: Baylor wide receiver Levi Norwood out three weeks

    Dallas Morning News "Baylor inside receiver Levi Norwood will reportedly undergo surgery on his wrist and will miss three weeks per a report from the Waco Tribune-Herald’s John Werner. The senior receiver injured his wrist during Baylor’s season opener against SMU on Sunday, and was limited to only four receptions..." September 04

  • Reports: Texas Longhorns dismiss OTs Desmond Harrison and Kennedy Estelle

    Burnt Orange Nation "The school says that both players are still members of the team, but have been suspended for the game against BYU. There's also now a report that the two players failed a drug test today. The next wave of dismissals has hit the Texas Longhorns football program, as multiple sites are reporting..." September 04

  • Fire burns down Mack Brown's North Carolina home

    CBSSports.com "Former Texas coach Mack Brown's home in North Carolina was destroyed by a fire last week. According to KVUE, Brown had just moved all his Texas memorabilia from his home in Austin, Texas to the North Carolina house. Brown also said the only thing left standing at the home are the two chimneys,..." September 03

  • Texas QB David Ash won't play vs. BYU, return 'not ruled out'

    SB Nation "Texas quarterback David Ash will not play in the Longhorns' Week 2 contest against BYU, head coach Charlie Strong told reporters Monday. Ash has struggled with concussion issues throughout his career in Austin, missing most of the 2013 season. He was hit hard early in the Longhorns' opening..." September 03

  • Baylor QB Bryce Petty plans to play despite cracked bones near his spine

    SB Nation "The quarterback kept playing with a spinal injury Sunday night and now expects to keep going. An MRI showed Baylor QB Bryce Petty has two cracks in his transverse processes, bones near his spine, according to CBS Sports. He's reportedly expecting to play anyway in Week 2 against FCS..." September 02

  • Iowa State’s best receiver is done for the year

    College Football Talk "As if losing at home to North Dakota State was not enough of a rough way to start the 2014 season for Iowa state, Iowa State was dealt a bad hand again today. Head coach Paul Rhoades announced wide receiver Quenton Bundrage is out for the rest of the season due to a knee injury. Bundrage..." September 02

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    Texas coach Strong also said center Dom Espinosa has fractured ankle, will have surgery Wednesday. Out for season.

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  • QB uncertainty no big deal for TCU

    Fox Sports Southwest "The TCU Horned Frogs will debut their new offense Saturday against Samford with a veteran quarterback under center. Whether it will be junior Trevone Boykin or senior Matt Joeckel won't be known until 6 p.m. when the Frogs take the field at Amon Carter Stadium. Head coach Gary Patterson..." August 28

  • Okla. St. to start QB Walsh vs. No. 1 Noles

    ESPN.com "J.W. Walsh will start at quarterback for Oklahoma State when the Cowboys open the season against No. 1 Florida State on Saturday, coach Mike Gundy told ESPN Radio. "J.W. has taken the majority of the [first-team] reps and will be the guy that goes out there and starts for us," Gundy told "SVP..." August 28

  • Stoops: Seems DGB wants to stay at OU

    The Oklahoman "Bob Stoops wouldn’t speak much Monday about Dorial Green-Beckham’s situation a few days after the NCAA denied a waiver request for immediate eligibility and Oklahoma all but announced it wouldn’t pursue the matter further. But Stoops did say Green-Beckham remained in class at OU and that he..." August 27

  • A&M transfer eligible to play for Baylor this season

    Dallas Morning News "Ishmael Wilson, a transfer offensive lineman from Texas A&M, will be eligible this season after receiving a waiver from the NCAA." August 27

  • West Virginia QB Clint Trickett says his 1st kiss was with Nick Saban's daughter

    Alabama.com "West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett kissed and told Tuesday when he met with reporters in Morgantown. Asked about his relationship with Alabama coach Nick Saban, Trickett confessed that his first kiss was with Saban's daughter, Kristen. "His daughter was my first kiss, back in the day,"..." August 27

  • Banks reinstated by NCAA, but must serve 3-game suspension

    Metro News "The NCAA has reinstated Icky Banks to West Virginia’s football team but the cornerback must serve a three-game suspension to open the season, coach Dana Holgorsen said Monday. MetroNews first reported last week that Banks was being held out of practice while facing an academic situation that..." August 25

  • Texas OL Rami Hammad is transferring to Baylor

    Our Daily Bears "A little over 20 months after decommitting from Baylor's 2013 recruiting class, OL Rami Hammad is coming home. Last week, we started hearing rumors that OL Rami Hammad, once a Baylor commit in the class of 2013, was leaving Texas for greener pastures elsewhere. I never really considered the..." August 25

  • West Virginia suspends Ickey Banks for three games

    CBSSports.com "So you're West Virginia and you're coming off a season in which your defense allowed 33.3 points per game, and ranked 97th in the country with a defensive pass efficiency of 140.8. You're also opening the 2014 season with a game against Alabama. And you'll be doing this without your starting..." August 25

  • NCAA denies Oklahoma's waiver for Dorial Green-Beckham

    CBSSports.com "If Dorial Green-Beckham is ever going to play a game for the Oklahoma Sooners, it won't be this season. The school announced Friday evening that the NCAA had turned down its waiver request to give Green-Beckham eligibility for this season. "The University of Oklahoma has learned that the waiver..." August 23

  • Vince Young: I would've stayed a Longhorn if I knew Texans would pass on me

    Fox Sports Southwest "Vince Young had everything going his way at the beginning of 2006. After leading the Texas Longhorns to a thrilling win over USC in the Rose Bowl for the national championship, he decided to skip his senior year in hopes his hometown NFL team would select him with the No. 1 overall pick in the..." August 21

  • Injuries cost KU its top two RBs for all of 2014

    College Football Talk "It’s not been a very good past couple of days for experienced members of Kansas’ backfield. The Jayhawks confirmed Tuesday that running backs Brandon Bourbon and Taylor Cox will miss all of the 2014 season due to injuries. The former tore an ACL during a scrimmage Sunday, the latter ruptured an..." August 20

  • Oklahoma suspends freshman Joe Mixon for entire season

    ESPN.com "Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon has been suspended from all activities with the football team for the entire season, the university announced Monday. Mixon was charged Friday with misdemeanor assault stemming from an alleged incident in which he was accused of punching a woman in the..." August 19

  • Iowa State names Richardson starting QB

    Fox Sports Southwest "New Iowa State OC Mark Mangino has answered the biggest question facing his new offense in Ames. Winter Park, Florida native Sam Richardson beat out Grant Rohach to earn the starting nod at quarterback for the Cyclones when they open their season on Aug. 30 against North Dakota State, the..." August 19

  • Bryce Petty's unlikely journey to becoming Baylor's star

    SI - College Football "Neither one has the number quite right, but the point is the same. “He waited so long to play,” Baylor offensive tackle Spencer Drango says of quarterback Bryce Petty. “Seventeen hundred and 56 days.” Says Petty of his return for a second season as the Bears' starter: “I didn’t wait 1,786 days to..." August 18

  • Report: Starting CB for WVU faces eligibility issues

    College Football Talk "The West Virginia Mountaineers surrendered 263.3 passing yards per game in 2013. The Mountaineers’ defense finished 106th overall in pass defense. It doesn’t get much worse…unless the team loses its top cornerback. That’s exactly what the Mountaineers are facing as the 2014 season..." August 18

  • Former OU commit Dalton Rodriguez transferring to Sooners from Tulsa

    The Oklahoman "Dalton Rodriguez committed to Oklahoma while he was at Tulsa Union but, wanting to play defense, eventually switched his commitment to Tulsa and eventually signed with the Golden Hurricane. Now, Rodriguez will wind up in Norman after all, deciding to transfer to OU after an up and down year..." August 18

  • Reports: Nebraska DT Aaron Curry to transfer to Oklahoma

    CBSSports.com "Nebraska 's defensive line depth has taken a hit with the reported transfer of tackle Aaron Curry, a junior who started eight games for the Huskers in 2013. Both SoonerScoop.com and HuskerOnline.com reported that Curry will transfer to Oklahoma, the school wher his father played basketball in..." August 18

  • Starting QB decision still up in the air at Oklahoma State

    College Football Talk "Oklahoma State held a scrimmage on Saturday, but it shed little light on which quarterback will receive the chance to lead the Cowboys offense in the season opener against defending national champion Florida State. Head coach Mike Gundy seems pleased with the play of his quarterback options..." August 17