Big 12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kansas QB Michael Cummings needs surgery after spring game injury

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Kansas quarterback Michael Cummings needs surgery on his injured left knee, Jayhawks head coach David Beaty announced Monday. Cummings, Kansas’ returning starter, was injured during the team’s spring game on Saturday on a low hit from safety Michael Glatczak. “Michael sustained a left knee..." April 27

  • Former Texas A&M receiver Laquvionte Gonzalez headed to Kansas

    Kansas City Star "One day after its spring game, the Kansas football program notched a couple recruiting victories, including a commitment from an intriguing transfer from Texas A&M. Laquvionte Gonzalez, a receiver who spent the last two seasons at Texas A&M, announced Sunday on his Twitter account that he will..." April 27

  • Antonio Crawford says he’s transferring to West Virginia

    Palm Beach Post "Former Hurricanes cornerback Antonio Crawford apparently has a new home. On Saturday, an Instagram account under his name showed a photo in which he’s wearing a No. 4 West Virginia jersey, standing in front of a Mountaineers logo. “Just wanna thank the lord for blessing me with this amazing..." April 27

  • Ex-Okla. St. WR Ra’Shaad Samples reportedly transfers to Houston

    College Football Talk "Nearly two months to the day after Ra’Shaad Samples‘ decision to transfer from Oklahoma State went public, the wide receiver has found a landing spot. Citing sources with knowledge of the situation, Mark Berman of KRIV-TV is reporting that Samples has decided to continue his collegiate playing..." April 27

  • NCAA penalizes Oklahoma State for violating drug testing policy

    CBSSports.com "Oklahoma State has been forced to close its hostess program for a span of four years, fined $8,500 and penalized in the form of recruiting restrictions due to NCAA violations stemming from a 2013 series of articles published by Sports Illustrated. The NCAA announced Friday that Oklahoma State..." April 25

  • A freshman could make K-State QB race very interesting

    Fox Sports Kansas City "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there was a thing called a phone book. Ask your parents. It was heavy. The pages were thin. Government offices were listed at the front, residences were in the middle and so on. It showed up on your front porch one day, without fail, even though you..." April 21

  • Charlie Strong says Swoopes is No. 1 QB at Texas

    College Football Talk "If there is one thing Texas head coach Charlie Strong needs at Texas, it is probably Teddy Bridgewater. Unfortunately for Strong, that is not an option. Strong is looking to find the next best thing at Texas. Whether or not that turns out to be Tyrone Swoopes remains to be seen, but he is..." April 19

  • Charlie Strong, Kevin Sumlin want to renew Texas-Texas A&M rivalry

    Larry Brown Sports "Charlie Strong and Kevin Sumlin both have a desire to renew the Texas-Texas A&M rivalry on the football field after taking the last three years off. The schools first played against each other in football in 1894 and competed every year from 1915-2011, but they took a break after A&M left the..." April 15

  • Paul Rhoads' son one of two Iowa State players arrested

    CBSSports.com "Two Iowa State players were arrested late Saturday night, including the son of Cyclones coach Paul Rhoads. The Des Moines Register reported Sunday that sophomore wide receiver Jake Rhoads and sophomore defensive lineman Terry Ayeni were booked in separate incidents less than 12 hours after the..." April 12

  • Former Arizona, Texas QB Connor Brewer transferring to Northern Arizona

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Connor Brewer says he is headed to Northern Arizona. Brewer, a four-star recruit in the 2012 class who started his career at Texas and spent the last two seasons at Arizona, announced his intent to transfer from UA in January. On Thursday, he announced on his Instagram account that he’ll finish..." April 10

  • TCU's Patterson criticizes CFP selection committee about being left out

    CBSSports.com "Gary Patterson and TCU have been quiet, even classy, in accepting their College Football Playoff fate four months ago. That changed a bit on Wednesday. Speaking to a small group of reporters, TCU's coach criticized the process after being left out of the first playoff. Specifically, the Horned..." April 09

  • Depositions further complicate Oklahoma State lawsuit against Texas coach

    Sporting News - NCAAF "After interviewing Texas coach Charlie Strong and two of his assistants, Oklahoma State is no closer to determining whether its former offensive line coach and current Texas offensive coordinator Joe Wickline owes the university $600,000. Oklahoma State has filed a lawsuit contending Wickline’s..." April 09

  • NCAA rules ex-homeless Baylor RB Silas Nacita permanently ineligible

    Bleacher Report "Editor's note: According to former Baylor running back Silas Nacita, a school compliance official met with him on February 24 and informed the formerly homeless walk-on that he would no longer be a part of the Baylor football program, pending a full investigation, because he accepted improper..." April 08

  • Cyclone LB Luke Knott suffers setback; football future in doubt

    Des Moines Register "Iowa State linebacker Luke Knott's football career is on hold. Cyclones football coach Paul Rhoads said Tuesday that Knott's career is in jeopardy after he suffered a setback from offseason work done on his injured left hip. "I think everything's on the table right now," Rhoads said..." April 08

  • West Virginia player tased, arrested after hitting police officer in head

    Sporting News - NCAAF "A West Virginia defensive lineman had to be subdued with a Taser after hitting a police officer who was trying to break up a disturbance at a Morgantown bar. Kyle Rose was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, obstructing an officer and battery..." April 08

  • Front-runner for K-State QB job has never started a game at QB…ever

    College Football Talk "Three players are in contention to replace Jake Waters for Kansas State’s starting quarterback job. There’s sophomore Jesse Ertz and freshman Alex Delton, but the front-runner has to be junior Joe Hubener. Hubener’s the most experienced of the bunch after seeing action in seven games a year ago,..." April 07

  • Top-100 DT Jordan Elliott decommits from Baylor

    SB Nation "One of the top defensive tackles in a strong Texas class is back on the market. One of the hottest prospects in the state of Texas is officially available once again after Houston Westside defensive tackle Jordan Elliott decommitted from the Baylor Bears on Monday evening. The 6'4, 305-pound..." April 07

  • TCU QB Boykin undergoes wrist surgery

    Fox Sports Southwest "TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin underwent surgery on his left, non-throwing wrist on Thursday to repair an injured bone. "Everything is great," TCU coach Gary Patterson told FOX Sports Southwest on Thursday. "Minor surgery so no worries." Boykin suffered the injury during last season and..." April 05

  • Texas linebacker Dalton Santos hurts ankle

    Statesman "Texas announced that senior linebacker Dalton Santos hurt his ankle at practice Friday. Santos, who was believed to be running with the first-team defense at middle linebacker, will be evaluated by team physicians and more information will be released when it’s available. " April 05

  • WR Jordan Smallwood Out with Knee Injury

    Oklahoa Sports "It had been rumored for a while, but it was just confirmed this afternoon that WR Jordan Smallwood has suffered an ACL injury which will cause him to miss a portion of the 2015-2016 season. " March 31

  • Sooners indefinitely suspend RB Keith Ford

    College Football Talk "With rumors and speculation swirling that there was some type of an issue with Keith Ford, Bob Stoops confirmed as much Monday morning. According to Oklahoma’s Twitter account, the head coach acknowledged that Ford has been indefinitely suspended from the OU football program. Stoops stated..." March 30

  • Stoops: 'Proud' of players' response to video

    ESPN.com "Oklahoma Sooners coach Bob Stoops says he still has a difficult time comprehending the level of racism in an OU fraternity video but now believes his program and his players might be the best option to help frame a national discussion of the issue. "This was caught here," Stoops said Tuesday in..." March 24

  • Report: TCU, Colorado schedule 2022, 2023 home-and-home

    CBSSports.com "Spring! That magical time of year when a young man's fancy turns to love ... and the thoughts of college athletics administrators apparently turn to filling out their football team's future nonconference schedules. Maybe that view of the season isn't quite as romantic, but it's accurate: just..." March 24

  • Charlie Strong stressing competition in Texas spring ball

    ESPN.com "When Charlie Strong pulled Tyrone Swoopes aside this winter and gave him a new assignment, he didn't need to explain why. "You're gonna go run with the skill guys." Swoopes was accustomed to racing linebackers in the "big skill" group during Texas' 5:30 a.m. offseason conditioning drills. So..." March 24

  • Oklahoma tight end Taylor McNamara transferring to USC

    The Oklahoman "Former Oklahoma tight end Taylor McNamara will transfer to USC, he announced on his Twitter account Monday. McNamara, who signed with OU in its recruiting class of 2012, only recorded one career reception -- a four-yard grab in the Sooners' 2014 Sugar Bowl win over Alabama. He was injured..." March 24

  • Arizona, Texas Tech schedule a home-and-home series

    ESPN.com "Arizona and Texas Tech have agreed to a home-and-home series, sources told ESPN. The Wildcats and Red Raiders are scheduled to meet in Tucson, Arizona, in 2019 and in Lubbock, Texas, in 2020. Texas Tech leads the all-time series that dates to 1932 by a 26-4-2 margin. However, the schools..." March 23

  • Five biggest issues facing Texas football this spring

    Dallas Morning News "After a few months away from the gridiron, the Longhorns are just a week away from getting back at it with the start of spring practice. Fans won’t get a first-hand look at Texas until the Spring Game on April 18th, but here are the biggest issues to keep an eye on as Charlie Strong gets his..." March 18

  • Keyshawn Johnson says Texas will start recruiting California

    Sporting News - NCAAF "When you're a blue-blood program in one of the country's most talent-rich states, you probably don't need to leave your borders much for recruiting. But, if you haven't recorded double-digit wins in a season since 2009, expanding your recruiting range couldn't hurt. According to Scout.com's..." March 14

  • Former OU running back David Smith headed to Jacksonville State

    The Oklahoman "Shortly after Oklahoma’s loss to Oklahoma State last December, Sooners running back David Smith made it known that he would transfer. Thursday, Smith made his destination known with an Instagram post. Jacksonville State plays in the Football Championship Subdivision and Smith will be..." March 12

  • Oklahoma football players to wear black, have silent protest

    USA Today "The University of Oklahoma football team released a statement Thursday morning calling for further investigation of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapter on their Norman, Okla., campus and pledged continued protest. Through his Twitter account, Sooners quarterback Trevor Knight posted a..." March 12

  • Oklahoma scales back planned stadium renovation to $160 million upgrade

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Low oil prices are keeping Oklahoma from checking all the boxes on its stadium wish list. The school announced Tuesday its Board of Regents approved a $160 million upgrade to the south end zone of Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The project will cost less than half of Oklahoma's..." March 10

  • 4-star recruit decommits from Oklahoma, reportedly 'disturbed' by racist frat video

    SB Nation "Could the Sooners suffer more recruiting consequences as a result of the video? North Mesquite (Texas) offensive tackle Jean Delance officially re-opened his recruitment on Monday morning, decommitting from the Oklahoma Sooners: It was a move that came just days after Delance visited Norman..." March 09

  • OU coaches attend rally protesting racist video

    Fox Sports Southwest "Oklahoma coaches Bob Stoops and Lon Kruger joined their players at a demonstration on Monday protesting a racist video that surfaced on Sunday. The video showed reported members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chanting "there will never be a n----- SAE" and references to a lynching...." March 09

  • Oklahoma State QB Daxx Garman decides to transfer

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Oklahoma State quarterback Daxx Garman has decided to transfer. Coach Mike Gundy announced the move Monday, stating that he didn’t know where Garman was going to land, but that he appreciated his efforts while he was a Cowboy. Last week, Gundy told Fox Sports Southwest that he had given..." March 09

  • Gundy: Daxx has 'decisions to make' by Monday

    Fox Sports Southwest "Oklahoma State quarterback Daxx Garman is considering a transfer and has until Monday to make his final decision. "He's got some decisions to make," Cowboys coach Mike Gundy told FOX Sports Southwest on Friday. "He could very well be with us or he could decide, 'Hey, I want an opportunity to go..." March 08

  • Heavy duty: Baylor to try 410-pounder at TE

    ESPN.com "It's hard enough trying to get around the guy to reach the quarterback, but how do you stop somebody who's 6-foot-7 and 410 pounds from catching passes? That might be the task for opponents of the Baylor Bears next season, as they have LaQuan McGowan practicing at tight end and at H-back during..." March 06

  • Kingsbury helps welcome home veteran after Afghanistan tour

    Fox Sports Southwest "When former Air Force veteran Brandon Hough reached out to Kliff Kingsbury to help deliver a special surprise for a fellow veteran returning from a five-month tour in Afghanistan, he thought it would be a long shot to hear back from the Texas Tech head coach. Kingsbury, however, stepped up in a..." March 04

  • Source: Former WVU QB Clint Trickett to join East Mississippi CC staff

    Fox Sports - College Football "Clint Trickett, the former starting QB at West Virginia, will become the new quarterbacks coach at East Mississippi CC, a source told FOX Sports Tuesday. Trickett, whose father Rick is the O-line coach at Florida State and whose older brother Travis is the offensive coordinator at FCS Samford,..." March 03

  • Texas to use loyalty program for tickets

    Covers.com "The University of Texas launched a fan loyalty plan on Tuesday to reward those who contribute to the university and spend money on season tickets. Priority for tickets, parking, postseason games and other hot-ticket events will be based on past season tickets purchases, seat contributions and..." March 03

  • Former TCU Wide Receiver Cam White Headed To Rutgers

    Frogs O' War "The former TCU wide receiver is set to graduate in May. Earlier today, former TCU wide receiver Cam White tweeted that upon graduation from TCU, he would be headed to Rutgers to finish out his collegiate football career. White did not play for TCU in 2014 due to concussions suffered in..." March 01

  • Booted Baylor RB Silas Nacita apologizes for misleading comments

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Former Baylor walk-on running back Silas Nacita caused a nationwide stir on Wednesday when he tweeted that he was wrongfully kicked off the team for accepting housing from "close family friends" while he was homeless. He apologized on Thursday. "The bottom line is that I broke the rules," he..." February 27

  • Ineligible Baylor walk-on: ‘Bottom line is I broke the rules’

    College Football Talk "Now we have a little further clarity to a situation that blew-up Wednesday afternoon. Earlier that day, Baylor walk-on Silas Nacita tweeted that he had been declared ineligible by the NCAA for receiving impermissible benefits in the form of housing “instead of choosing to be homeless” as he put..." February 26

  • Linebacker Alton Meeks is leaving Iowa State

    Des Moines Register "The Iowa State football team has lost another player with starting experience. Iowa State spokesperson Mike Green said Wednesday that linebacker Alton Meeks is no longer a part of the team and is seeking a transfer. Meeks, who completed his redshirt freshman season for the Cyclones in 2014,..." February 26

  • TCU QB Boykin to undergo wrist surgery

    Fox Sports Southwest "TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin plans to have surgery to repair a fractured bone in his left, non-throwing wrist the first week of April, head coach Gary Patterson said Wednesday. He suffered the injury last season but played with a soft cast late in the season. TCU begins spring practice on..." February 26

  • OSU wide receiver Samples plans to transfer

    Tulsa World "Wide receiver Ra'Shaad Samples apparently intends to transfer from the Oklahoma State football program. Tuesday, he tweeted this message: "Thankful for everything Oklahoma State has done for me time to start a new chapter." As a highly regarded recruit who was coached by his father, Reginald..." February 26

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    The NCAA did not declare Silas Nacita ineligible and Baylor has not requested a waiver for him.

  • Once-homeless Baylor RB ineligible

    ESPN.com "Baylor walk-on running back Silas Nacita announced that the NCAA ruled him ineligible because he accepted impermissible benefits while he was homeless last summer. Nacita, a backup who rushed for three touchdowns last season, walked on to the Baylor program in the summer of 2014 after being..." February 25

  • Texas lands commitment from four-star Arlington Lamar QB Shane Buechele

    Dallas Morning News "Texas might have finally found its quarterback of the future. On Monday night, the Longhorns pulled in one of the state’s top quarterback in the 2016 class in four-star Arlington Lamar product Shane Buechele. Rivals.com ranks Buechele as the No. 6 dual-threat quarterback in the nation and..." February 24

  • Coach Briles bent on building dynasty at Baylor

    Fox Sports Southwest "Baylor football coach Art Briles is more Steve Jobs than Darth Vader. Why build off someone else's empire when you can find a new way to do something and just create your own? It's tougher than it sounds, but Briles is doing it. Like Jobs, he's done it all in a long-sleeve mock turtleneck, too...." February 24

  • Report: DGB would’ve returned to OU if Jay Norvell did, too

    College Football Talk "Oklahoma’s collapse against Oklahoma State and Clemson may have cost the Sooners more than just a couple games. It probably cost co-offensive coordinator Jay Norvell his job, which in turn cost OU a season of Dorial Green-Beckham. At least, that’s how NFL Network’s Albert Breer tells it. In a..." February 18

  • New football technology seeks to reduce concussion damage at KU

    Kansas City Star "The University of Kansas football team is trying new technology to take a bite out of the sport’s concussion problem. The Jayhawks will be among the first college football teams in the country to use impact-sensing mouthguards this spring, when they start practicing for the upcoming fall..." February 17

  • Under Armour will keep experimenting with Texas Tech uniforms until 2020

    College Football Talk "Nike may still be the top name in the business when it comes to college football uniforms, but Under Armour and Adidas are doing all they can to be in the game as well. Under Armour will continue to supply apparel to Texas Tech for six more years after the university and company agreed on a..." February 17

  • Gary Patterson Proposes 6-Team Playoff, Eliminating Conference Title Games

    The Big Lead "TCU Horned Frogs head coach Gary Patterson plans to pitch a six-team college football playoff at the Big 12 meetings. Roughly… * Teams 1-2 get byes for the first round. Teams 3-6 play each other the first week of December * 5 Conference Champions with one at large. * Conferences would get rid..." February 15

  • ISU football player diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

    Des Moines Register "Iowa State football player Mitchell Meyers is facing his toughest competitor yet. Cyclones football coach Paul Rhoads announced Thursday that the defensive lineman has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. "Mitchell's immediate health is our most important concern right now," Rhoads in a..." February 13

  • Oklahoma co-DC Jerry Montgomery leaves for NFL coaching position with Packers

    The Oklahoman "Jerry Montgomery's run as co-defensive coordinator at Oklahoma lasted all of five weeks. Montgomery, who has coached Sooner defensive linemen the last two seasons, has accepted an NFL position, the school announced in a Tuesday afternoon news release. Multiple sources confirmed to The..." February 10

  • LSU hurdler Moore hopes to be football walk-on after transferring from TCU

    The Daily Reveille "As a three-time Georgia state champion in the 110-meter hurdles, LSU sophomore hurdler Jordan Moore was ranked No. 3 in the nation in the event. He had scholarship offers to run track at any college of his choice. But Moore is a two sport athlete, and he wasn’t ready to give up football. The..." February 10

  • OSU wants Charlie Strong on the record on who calls the offensive shots at Texas

    College Football Talk "As the unique legal battle between Oklahoma State and Texas continues, the Cowboys have notified Texas officials they expect Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong to go on record with a sworn statement regarding who was calling the offensive plays at Texas in 2014. This is hardly one school being..." February 10

  • Joe Mixon, called a 'caged tiger' by his coach, has returned to the Sooners

    Tulsa World "Joe Mixon, the freshman running back who was banished from the Oklahoma football program during the 2014 season after he was brought up on a misdemeanor charge for punching a female OU student in the face last July, has rejoined the Sooners. “He’s been like a caged tiger, I can tell you that,”..." February 05

  • TCU defensive coordinator Bumpas retiring

    ESPN Dallas "TCU defensive coordinator Dick Bumpas is retiring after 11 years with the program, a school spokesperson confirmed Wednesday. Bumpas, 65, has coached TCU's defense and defensive line since 2004, and was a three-time Broyles Award finalist during his tenure in Fort Worth. The Horned Frogs..." February 05

  • Wazzu's Dennis Simmons will be Oklahoma's new receivers coach

    Fox Sports - College Football "Dennis Simmons, who has proven to be one of the nation's top recruiters and receivers coaches in his time at Washington State, will be the new receivers coach at Oklahoma, he told FOX Sports. "It was really hard to leave the kids we have here and the relationships that we have formed," Simmons..." February 05

  • Indiana DB Michael Hunter transferring to OSU

    The Oklahoman "The Cowboys will continue a recent trend: the super senior. In a pre-signing day bit of news, Indiana cornerback Michael Hunter has announced he will be joining OSU following his graduation in May. GoPokes.com first reported the move. The Cowboys have benefitted from two such transfers the..." February 04

  • Four-star QB Kai Locksley switches commitment from FSU to Texas

    SI - College Football "Four-star quarterback recruit Kai Locksley switched his commitment from Florida State to Texas on Monday night. Locksley announced the news on Twitter. Locksley had been committed to the Seminoles since July. Two other quarterback recruits, De'Andre Johnson and Deondre Francois, were also..." February 03

  • Longhorns bench Jet Pack Guy after one season

    Fox Sports Southwest "On a day when the Texas Longhorns gained some exciting recruits, they also lost a very important guy. No, not Kyler Murray. The Jet Pack Guy (real name Nick Macomber) has taken his last flight around Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Sorry,..." January 31

  • Ezekiel Elliott tops, OSU QB trio among early Heisman favorites

    College Football Talk "If you thought the third-string quarterback who helped propel Ohio State to a three-win postseason run that culminated in a national championship, and who eschewed early entry into the NFL draft, would be the current Heisman front-runner, you’d be wrong. Instead, it’s his backfield mate Ezekiel..." January 30

  • No. 1 QB Murray stays with A&M after UT trip

    ESPN.com "Gatorade National Player of the Year and No. 1-ranked quarterback Kyler Murray has ended his recruitment and remains committed to Texas A&M. After a nervous week for the Aggies amid Murray's unofficial visit to the Texas Longhorns nine days ago, a collective fan base and coaching staff can..." January 30

  • Oklahoma S Hatari Byrd cited on misdemeanor drug, alcohol complaints

    Dallas Morning News "Now the offseason is officially underway. Oklahoma safety Hatari Byrd was cited earlier this week on complaints of possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of alcohol. According to the incident report first obtained by the Tulsa World, the 20-year-old Byrd was stopped on..." January 28

  • SMU, Baylor QBs transfer to Sacramento State

    College Football Talk "For the first time since Chad Morris took over as head coach last month, a player has left the SMU football program. And, as it turns out, another player from a fellow Texas FBS program is following. In a press release Friday, Sacramento State announced that Kolney Cassel is one of three..." January 26

  • Art Briles says Baylor lost out on final playoff spot by 8-4 vote

    CBSSports.com "Apparently the Baylor Bears were three votes shy of the first College Football Playoff. According to Baylor coach Art Briles, the fourth and final playoff spot came down to the Bears and Ohio State, and Baylor lost out to the Buckeyes in an 8-4 vote. "We've really only been nationally close..." January 21

  • Texas hires ex-Sooner Jay Norvell

    ESPN.com "The Red River rivalry added another layer of intrigue Friday when Texas hired former Oklahoma assistant Jay Norvell as its new wide receivers coach. Norvell left OU earlier this month after seven seasons, including four as co-offensive coordinator. "Jay is a guy that has always had an..." January 18

  • J.T. Barrett's high school coach takes a shot at Texas

    CBSSports.com "Urban Meyer currently finds himself with the kind of problem just about every football coach, whether in college or the NFL, would be happy to have: he has three very good quarterbacks. That number may dwindle to two by the time next season rolls around depending on what Braxton Miller decides to..." January 16

  • Ex-Michigan OL Kyle Bosch transfers to West Virginia

    Michigan Live "Kyle Bosch has found his new home. And he'll be joining a familiar face. The former Michigan offensive lineman, who opted to transfer from the school earlier this month, was officially announced as a transfer to West Virginia on Thursday. Bosch is the second Michigan transfer to wind up..." January 16

  • Could former Horns QB Connor Brewer head back to Texas?

    College Football Talk "You know what they say: if you love a quarterback let him transfer to Arizona, and if he comes back he is yours forever. A four-star recruit out of Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Ariz., Connor Brewer signed with Texas as its quarterback for the 2012 class. He was then-offensive..." January 16

  • TCU's Gary Patterson wins Coach of the Year award

    Houston Chronicle "Gary Patterson did everything he could do to lead TCU into the first College Football Playoffs, except beat Baylor. It didn't work out for the Horned Frogs, but Patterson's efforts didn't go unnoticed. Patterson, who guided TCU to a share of the Big 12 championship in its third year in the..." January 15

  • No mystery at OSU: Mike Gundy says Mason Rudolph is Cowboys’ No. 1 QB

    Tulsa World "There have been times when Mike Gundy was hesitant to report anything specific on his quarterback situation. Wednesday was not one of those times. During a one-hour interview in his office at Boone Pickens Stadium, Oklahoma State’s football coach was blunt and concise. When spring practice..." January 15

  • Oklahoma hires East Carolina's Lincoln Riley as offensive coordinator

    SI - College Football "East Carolina offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Lincoln Riley has accepted the same position at Oklahoma, according to a source. Riley is considered one of college football’s brightest young offensive minds and comes from the coaching tree of Washington State’s Mike Leach, a..." January 12

  • Kenny Hill's dad says son hasn't decided on TCU transfer yet

    Fox Sports - College Football "Quarterback Kenny Hill is transferring from Texas A&M, his father Ken told FOX Sports on Friday, adding to not buy all the speculation that his son is already planning on going to TCU. "While Kenny is indeed planning on transferring, we have not committed to any school at this time," the elder..." January 10

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    Texas A&M QB Kenny Hill has asked for his release from school and is expected to transfer, per sources. TCU a likely destination.

  • Longhorns’ Bluiett, Raulerson undergo offseason knee surgery

    Dallas Morning News "Texas offensive lineman Jake Raulerson and defensive lineman Caleb Bluiett both underwent successful knee surgery on Wednesday morning, according to the Longhorns head athletic trainer, Anthony Pass. Raulerson had arthroscopic surgery and is expected to be ready for spring ball while Bluiett..." January 08

  • Oklahoma's Dorial Green-Beckham to declare for NFL Draft

    The Score "Oklahoma wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has elected to declare for the NFL Draft before ever playing a down for the Sooners, the team announced Tuesday. Green-Beckham transferred to OU this summer after being kicked off Missouri's squad. He was involved in a burglary and domestic violence..." January 06

  • Dorial Green-Beckham in talks with NFL about personal conduct policy

    SI - College Football "Oklahoma wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham is having ongoing discussions with the NFL about how the league’s new personal conduct policy could impact him and has yet to officially declare for the NFL draft, according to a source close to him. During a press conference Tuesday morning, Sooners..." January 06

  • Josh Heupel out as Oklahoma offensive coordinator

    CBSSports.com "Josh Heupel, offensive coordinator and play-caller since getting promoted from quarterbacks coach in 2011, has been dismissed as part of Bob Stoops' staff overhaul at Oklahoma . Stoops will address the changes during a news conference on Tuesday. Heupel's ouster was first reported by Sports..." January 06

  • West Virginia safety Karl Joseph to return for senior season

    Charleston Dailymail "West Virginia safety Karl Joseph will play his senior season with the Mountaineers, a source told the Charleston Daily Mail Sunday. Joseph previously said he’d sent his exploratory paperwork to the NFL’s draft advisory board and would wait until after the bowl game to speak with his family and..." January 05

  • Sources: Bob Stoops making major staff changes at Oklahoma

    Fox Sports "After being picked No. 3 in the preseason, Oklahoma plummeted in the rankings, finishing just 8-5 in 2014, low-lighted by getting blown out by Clemson in its bowl game last week, 40-6. Now head coach Bob Stoops is making big changes to the Sooner staff, multiple sources have told FOX..." January 05

  • Texas DE Cedric Reed played season with torn meniscus

    Yahoo! Sports "Texas defensive end Cedric Reed saw a bit of a statistical drop off from his junior season to this year, his senior season. Now, we have a piece of information that can explain it. Yahoo’s Rand Getlin reported that Reed played the 2014 season – Texas’ first season with Charlie Strong as head..." January 05

  • Texas lands Irvin's nephew, touted tight end

    247 Sports "Irvin chose the Longhorns over Auburn, Florida and Miami. He's the second recruit to choose the Longhorns at this year's Army Bowl as four-star tight end Devonaire Clarington picked Texas in the second quarter of the game. “I have a great relationship with the coaches,” Irvin said of Texas...." January 04

  • Kevin Sumlin Dismisses Intense Assistant Who Hit WVU Players

    Deadspin.com "Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin announced today that Michael Richardson, the overly intense student assistant who hit two West Virginia players during yesterday's Liberty Bowl, has been dismissed from the team." December 30

  • Texas A&M student assistant apologizes for punching West Virginia player during bowl game

    USA Today "Texas A&M student assistant Mike Richardson appeared to punch West Virginia’s Daryl Worley and appeared to take a swing at another player during the Liberty Bowl in Memphis on Monday, and on Tuesday he went on Twitter to apologize for the incidents." December 30

  • Baylor OT Spencer Drango to return for senior season

    CBSSports.com "The good news keeps coming for Baylor. A day after potential top-10 draft pick Shawn Oakman announced his intention to return for his senior season at defensive end, the Bears' three-year starter at left tackle, Spencer Drango, did the same. "I petitioned the [NFL] advisory committe," Drango..." December 30

  • Baylor’s Shawn Oakman says he is returning for his senior year; goal is to be No. 1 pick of 2016 draft

    Dallas Morning News "Shawn Oakman, Baylor’s 6-foot-9, 280-pound junior defensive end, said Monday that he has decided not to enter the upcoming NFL Draft. “It’s not my time,” Oakman said. “I’ve got unfinished business.” On ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper’s 2015 draft “Big Board,” Oakman is No. 8. Most other..." December 30

  • Florida, West Virginia players injured in shooting

    CBSSports.com "West Virginia wide receiver Jacky Marcellus and Florida defensive back J.C. Jackson were two of three people injured in a shooting on Christmas Eve in Immokalee, Florida. Marcellus and Jackson were both in a car with Jackinson Marcellus, Jacky's older brother, when they were being followed by a..." December 28

  • Clint Trickett to quit football

    ESPN.com "West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback Clint Trickett will retire from football and pursue a coaching career after the senior said he had suffered five concussions over the past 14 months -- including two that he hid from trainers. The school announced Friday that Trickett would not play in the..." December 27

  • Gary Patterson named AP Coach of the Year

    CBSSports.com "Gary Patterson's trophy case is filling up rather quickly this season. It was announced on Wednesday that the TCU coach had been named the AP Coach of the Year after leading TCU to an 11-1 record this season, a year after the Horned Frogs went 4-8. It's just the latest Coach of the Year award..." December 24

  • Gary Patterson rules RB B.J. Catalon out for Peach Bowl

    College Football Talk "Despite not playing in the final four games of the season for the TCU Horned Frogs, running back B.J. Catalon still leads the team with 10 rushing touchdowns. It’s a total Catalon won’t be able to increase at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. TCU head coach Gary Patterson stated Catalon won’t play in..." December 24

  • 5-star defensive tackle Daylon Mack announces his top 2 schools

    The Score "After decommiting from Texas A&M on Friday, five-star defensive tackle Daylon Mack has announced which schools he's considering playing at next season. " December 20

  • WVU QB Clint Trickett returns to practice, will play vs. Texas A&M

    College Football Talk "West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett has returned to practice after leaving the Mountaineers’ 26-20 loss to Kansas State on Nov. 18. “Clint’s done such a good job for us over the course of the year,” head coach Dana Holgorsen told the Associated Press. “He’s responsible for us being in a..." December 19

  • No. 1 LB Malik Jefferson commits to Texas Longhorns with teammate DeAndre McNeal

    SB Nation "On Friday morning in a ceremony at Mesquite (Texas) Poteet, five-star linebacker Malik Jefferson made the decision to change the trajectory of the Texas Longhorns program, committing to head coach Charlie Strong minutes after his teammate, four-star wide receiver DeAndre McNeal. He chose..." December 19

  • Key offensive Sooners should be ready for Russell Athletic Bowl

    College Football Talk "With the bowl season about the get started, Oklahoma is optimistic about the status of three key players on offense. Quarterback Trevor Knight, running back Samaje Perine and wide receiver Sterling Shepard are all expected to be available to play for the Sooners when they face Clemson in the..." December 18

  • Source: WVU's Dawson leaving to become Kentucky's OC, playcaller

    Fox Sports - College Football "West Virginia offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson is leaving to become the playcaller and offensive coordinator at Kentucky, a source told FOX Sports Wednesday. This season Dawson helped the Mountaineers to the nation's No. 9 offense (502 yards per game) that ranked No. 9 in passing and No. 42..." December 18