Big 12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ex-Aggie QB Matt Joeckel could push for TCU starting job

    CBSSports.com "The revolving door of transfer quarterbacks continues to spin, especially at TCU where the Horned Frogs have both lost and added a signal caller in the span of one week. Former Texas A&M quarterback Matt Joeckel confirmed his plans to finish his career at TCU via Twitter on Thursday night...." April 18

  • Davis Webb is the only QB currently on Texas Tech's roster

    CBSSports.com "Earlier this month Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury was toying with the idea of possibly playing in Texas Tech's spring game. Now he may have to seriously consider playing for the team this fall. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports that walk-on quarterbacks Tanner Tausch and Mike Richardson..." April 18

  • 3-star OT Sam Tecklenburg commits to Baylor Bears

    Fansided "On Tuesday, the Baylor Bears got a commitment from one of the fastest players in the country when 3-star wide receiver John Humphrey gave his pledge to the Bears. Just a day later, the Bears got someone to open holes and protect the quarterback so players like Humphrey can make plays. 3-star..." April 17

  • OU linebacker Frank Shannon faces sexual assault allegations

    Tulsa World "Frank Shannon, Oklahoma's starting middle linebacker and leading tackler last season, is facing a sexual assault allegation, according to a Title IX sexual misconduct allegation report obtained by the Oklahoman. Shannon, a junior linebacker, did not take part in last Saturday's spring football..." April 17

  • TCU QB Tyler Matthews to transfer

    CBSSports.com "Spring practices have -- for the most part -- come to an end in the last week, and it seems that some quarterback battles are leading to a cavalcade of transfers at the position. Wednesday brought with it the news that both Kentucky's Jalen Whitlow and Texas A&M's Matt Joeckel were transferring,..." April 16

  • Speedy ATH John Humphrey commits to the Baylor Bears

    SB Nation "The Baylor Bears have added another potential playmaker to the fold on Tuesday with the commitment of League City (Texas) Clear Falls athlete John Humphrey, who announced his commitment via Twitter: The official declaration came just minutes after Humphrey spoke with head coach Art..." April 16

  • 3-star RB Tristian Houston commits to Texas Longhorns

    Fansided "First year head coach Charlie Strong and his Texas Longhorns landed their ninth commitment in the class of 2015 on Monday when 3-star running back Tristian Houston gave his pledge to the Longhorns. The 5’11, 195-pound Houston attends North Shore High School in Houston, Texas. According to..." April 14

  • Davis Webb officially handed the reins of Texas Tech’s offense

    College Football Talk "Heading into spring practice, there was little doubt that, barring injury, Davis Webb would exit the 15 sessions — and enter the 2014 regular season — as Texas Tech’s starting quarterback. The past few months, Webb was named the MVP of the Red Raiders’ bowl win while the two main competitors for..." April 12

  • Ash granted medical redshirt; Texas QB battle builds

    CBSSports.com "Texas quarterback David Ash now has two years of eligibility remaining after the NCAA approved his petition for a medical redshirt for 2013, a source told CBSSports.com on Friday. A University of Texas spokesman confirmed the news. Ash seemed poised for a solid 2013 performance but missed 10..." April 12

  • Former USC QB Max Wittek reportedly leaning toward transfer to Texas

    Fansided "According to his former high school coach at the famed Mater Dei High School in California, former USC Trojans quarterback Mac Wittek is leaning toward choosing the Texas Longhorns as his next collegiate home. This move has been heavily rumored since Wittek made the choice to transfer out of..." April 11

  • Iowa State RB charged with LOUD NOISES

    College Football Talk "An Iowa State may have avoided a legal hassle in connection to an on-campus riot earlier this week, but one of his teammates, in an unrelated incident, wasn’t as fortunate. According to the Ames Tribune, DeVondrick Nealy was arrested and charged with an excessive noise violation late Wednesday..." April 11

  • K-State's Daniel Sams makes moves to wide receiver

    The Topeka Capital-Journal "He’s still listed as a quarterback on the roster and may take some snaps when the 2014 season gets under way, but right now in spring practice Daniel Sams is a wide receiver for the Kansas State football team. The possibility of Sams shifting to running back or receiver was broached late last..." April 10

  • Adrian Peterson backs pay for play

    ESPN.com "As the debate about whether the NCAA should pay college athletes continues, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson offered his strongest comments yet Wednesday in favor of players receiving compensation. Peterson said players "are the ones making these universities money" and surmised..." April 09

  • Kliff Kingsbury might play in Texas Tech's spring game

    CBSSports.com "Texas Tech is scheduled to hold its spring game on April 12, and odds are that doesn't mean a whole lot to you unless you're a Texas Tech fan. Odds are you aren't planning on watching it, but there could be something unique about this year's game. Apparently Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury is..." April 05

  • All-Access with Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight

    Dallas Morning News "A star was born in the Sugar Bowl for the Sooners. Trevor Knight stunned Alabama with his arm, his feet, and his vision while the Sooners emerged from New Orleans with a momentum-creating win. That momentum has carried on all the way to spring practice after the Sooners signed a strong..." April 03

  • OT Kent Perkins undergoes knee surgery, will miss remainder of spring practice

    Dallas Morning News "Texas sophomore offensive tackle Kent Perkins underwent successful arthroscopic knee surgery Friday and will miss the remainder of spring practice, according to Texas Head Athletic Trainer for Football Anthony Pass. The sophomore tackle sustained the injury near the beginning of spring..." April 03

  • Texas AD: ‘I don’t see us focusing on’ renewing A&M rivalry

    College Football Talk "For those hoping to see a renewal of one of college football’s most iconic rivalries, we strongly urge you to not hold your breath. In an interview with Mike Finger of the San Antonio Express-News, Texas athletic director Steve Patterson was asked once again about the possibility of a game..." April 01

  • Blaney set to take on ISU offensive line

    Iowa State Daily "When ISU offensive coordinator Mark Mangino started his search for a new offensive line coach, only one name came to mind: Brandon Blaney. It turned out to be a pretty easy sell for Mangino too, as coach Paul Rhoads was quick to add Blaney to his staff. And in his time here, Blaney has..." March 25

  • Petty, Goodley eyeing encore performance

    ESPN.com "It sure seemed like they came out of nowhere. Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty and wide receiver Antwan Goodley patiently waited for their time until they were ready to burst onto the college landscape. At this time a year ago both players knew it was finally their time to shine even though few..." March 25

  • Iowa State quarterbacks pack on pounds for good of the team

    Des Moines Register "Grant Rohach and Sam Richardson walked through the dining hall line armed with a card, a plate and a mission to gain weight. The two Iowa State quarterbacks spent the offseason trying to get bigger, and they did their jobs. Rohach and Richardson arrived for the start of spring football..." March 19

  • 3-star Deshon Elliott commits to Texas

    247 Sports "Charlie Strong and his staff received good news on Tuesday. The Texas Longhorns gained their eighth commitment of the 2015 recruiting class when Rockwall-Heath safety Deshon Elliott committed this afternoon. Elliott, a 6-foot-1, 200-pound prospect, visited Texas for the Longhorns’ first junior..." March 18

  • Texas boots FB Moss, DB Scott for rules violations

    San Antonio Express-News "Texas fullback Chet Moss and defensive back Leroy Scott have been dismissed from the team for violating unspecified team rules, coach Charlie Strong announced Sunday. Both players were headed for their senior seasons at UT, although neither had been a major contributor so far. Moss played in 27..." March 18

  • Texas dismisses FB Chet Moss, DB Leroy Scott

    CBSSports.com "Roster attrition is a fact of life for programs who have undergone a coaching turnover, and it's no surprise that Texas won't be an exception under Charlie Strong. Per Horns247.com, Strong and the Longhorns announced Sunday the dismissal of two veteran players -- rising senior fullback Chet Moss..." March 17

  • TCU QB Casey Pachall could go undrafted

    Fansided "Two years ago, if you were asked whether or not TCU Horned Frogs QB Casey Pachall could be one of the top quarterbacks in the 2014 NFL Draft, you probably would have said yes without hesitation. However, off-the-field issues and injury woes have derailed those plans, and as Gil Brandt of the NFL..." March 15

  • Cyclones dismiss projected starter at DT

    College Football Talk "That sound you may have heard this afternoon was a sizable hole opening up in the middle of Iowa State’s defensive line. On Twitter earlier in the day, Rodney Coe revealed that he has been dismissed from the Cyclones football program. An ISU official confirmed that the 6-3, 305-pound defensive..." March 14

  • Morrissey set to lead young players on defense

    Iowa State Daily "ISU defensive coordinator Wally Burnham walked off the field with a smile on his face at the Bergstrom Football Facility after the first spring practice March 10. With the departure of six defensive starters last season, including All-Big 12 linebacker Jeremiah George, Burnham has a lot of..." March 12

  • Charlie Strong in favor of Texas resuming rivalry with Texas A&M

    CBSSports.com "It's sort of a rite of passage for a Texas coach to address the now-defunct Texas A&M rivalry. Charlie Strong is all for playing the Aggies again. "It's all about the two ADs getting together and getting that figured out," Strong said. "When you look at it, it's been such a huge rivalry..." March 12

  • Texas to study possible expansion of Darrell K. Royal Stadium

    CBSSports.com "Texas and Texas A&M's football rivalry has ended on the field -- for the time being -- but that doesn't mean the Longhorns and Aggies can't find other ways of competing. Take for instance, the issue of the largest capacity college football stadium in the Lone Star State. That honor has belonged..." March 11

  • Miles Onyegbule working at quarterback for Texas

    Burnt Orange Nation "There have been rumors over the last several weeks that senior Miles Oneygbule as been taking reps at quarterback for the Texas Longhorns in workouts, a belief confirmed by Onyegbule's Twitter account. The bio for the Arlington product says that he's a quarterback at Texas, the position that he..." March 10

  • Gundy confirms Johnson, Jenkins no longer with Cowboys

    Tulsa World "The Oklahoma State football program lost two probable starters between the Cotton Bowl and the start of spring drills. Coach Mike Gundy began a pre-spring press conference Monday by announcing that Lyndell Johnson is no longer with the team due to personal reasons and by saying two offensive..." March 10

  • Charlie Strong in favor of Texas resuming rivalry with Texas A&M

    CBSSports.com "It's sort of a rite of passage for a Texas coach to address the now-defunct Texas A&M rivalry. Charlie Strong is all for playing the Aggies again. "It's all about the two ADs getting together and getting that figured out," Strong said. "When you look at it, it's been such a huge rivalry..." March 09

  • Texas Tech’s leading rusher moving to linebacker?

    College Football Talk "UCLA linebacker Myles Jack became a bit of a national sensation last season when the Bruins chose to put him on offense for certain running plays, often with success. Texas Tech may be looking to reverse that idea in 2014. Kenny Williams, the leading rusher for Texas Tech in each of the past two..." March 09

  • Five-star QB commits to Texas Tech

    247 Sports "Over the years Texas Tech has received commitments from its fair share of the state’s top talent, but on Friday night they picked up what might be their biggest commit yet as Stephenville, Texas 247Sports Composite five-star quarterback Jarrett Stidham has decided to be a Red Raider. “I’m..." March 08

  • Max Wittek Not Going To TCU, Texas Remains Leader

    Inside Socal "USC quarterback Max Wittek, who visited Hawaiii last weekend, is no longer considering Texas Christian, according to sources. Texas Christian wanted an immediate decision from Wittek, who wants to wait until May to choose a college. Texas remains the leader for Wittek and Hawaii remains under..." March 07

  • Shell quietly runs new objective at West Virginia

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It has been 11 months since Rushel Shell left Pitt's spring camp and seven months since he transferred across the Backyard Brawl battlefront to West Virginia, but Shell has yet to speak publicly on either event. That's unlikely to change soon, as West Virginia has kept this redshirt sophomore..." March 07

  • Redshirt freshman Texada impresses TCU football coaches

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Redshirt freshman Ranthony Texada has caught the attention of TCU coaches looking to fill the void left by All-America cornerback Jason Verrett, considered one of the top five cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. Texada, from Frisco Centennial High School, has been using his speed to keep receivers..." March 06

  • UT's Strong says offensive coordinator Joe Wickline will have final say on playcalling

    Dallas Morning News "Coach Charlie Strong has said new offensive coordinator Joe Wickline will have the final say on play calls next season. But Wickline acknowledged Wednesday that he and assistant head coach for offense Shawn Watson and the rest of the staff are in a collaborative situation with different coaches..." March 06

  • Report: Baylor's Kendal Briles under investigation for recruiting violations

    San Antonio Express-News "Big 12 Recruiter of the Year and Baylor assistant coach Kendal Briles is under investigation by the NCAA for possible recruiting violations regarding four-star quarterback prospect J.W. Ketchum of Missouri City. Sports Illustrated reported that Briles allegedly contacted Ketchum during the..." March 06

  • Tracking the Longhorns: Offensive assistant coaches

    TexasSports.com "With the National Signing Day in the rearview mirror, first-year head coach Charlie Strong and the rest of the Texas football staff have turned their attention to preparing for spring football, which gets underway in two weeks. The offensive and defensive staffs have begun installing new..." March 06

  • TCU Verrett to have surgery

    Draft Insider "After a lengthy examination then re-examination process TCU cornerback Jason Verrett has decided to undergo surgery to repair his injured labrum. Here’s why. Speaking with those from Verrett’s camp this evening I found out most of the news from doctors re-examining his injured labrum was..." March 06

  • Former player sues NCAA over scholarships versus cost

    USA Today "A former West Virginia football player on Wednesday filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the NCAA and the nation's five elite college sports conferences that could redefine what Bowl Subdivision football players can receive under an athletic scholarship. The suit, which seeks to be a class..." March 06

  • Baylor won’t have star LB Bryce Hager this spring

    College Football Talk "An injury that first cropped up last season will linger into Baylor’s preparations for the upcoming season, defensive coordinator Phil Bennett has confirmed. Linebacker Bryce Hager originally suffered a groin injury in the Oct. 12 win over Kansas State and, after playing through it the next..." March 02

  • Texas commit flips to A&M

    247Sports "Buda (Texas) Hays offensive tackle Connor Lanfear has flipped his commitment from Texas and pledged with Texas A&M. The 247Composite four-star took in the Aggies’ first spring practice of 2014 and gave head coach Kevin Sumlin a reason to light up the “YESSIR!” signal this afternoon. Earlier..." March 02

  • Michael Brewer visiting Hokies this weekend

    College Football Talk "The rumored interest Michael Brewer has expressed in Virginia Tech is about to become more tangible. Confirming rumblings from earlier in the week, Andy Bitter of the Roanoke Times is reporting that the erstwhile Texas Tech quarterback will visit Blacksburg at some point this weekend. Brewer..." March 02

  • JUCO OT Maurice Porter commits to Baylor Bears

    Fansided "On National Signing Day on February 6, 2013, offensive tackle Maurice Porter signed with the Baylor Bears after flipping his commitment from the Texas Tech Red Raiders to Baylor two days earlier. Porter, however, did not qualify and had to attend junior college. On Friday, Porter again..." March 01

  • OL Maurice Porter commits to Baylor; replaces recruit lost to Texas

    Dallas Morning News "Maurice Porter is once again a Baylor pledge. Porter committed to Baylor last February after switching from Texas Tech but did not qualify academically and was forced to go the JUCO route. Porter landed at Navarro and improved over the last year. He gave a verbal pledge to Baylor on..." March 01

  • Texas Tech starting right tackle Rashad Fortenberry granted medical redshirt from the 2012 season

    Dallas Morning News "Rashad Fortenberry’s college career was in limbo from Dec. 30 until Friday when the NCAA granted him a medical hardship waiver and fifth year of eligibility due to a back injury that kept him inactive for most of the 2012 season. Fortenberry, a 6-foot-5, 285-pounder who started all 13 games..." March 01

  • TCU picks up commitment from 3-star Bryan Adams DT Joseph Broadnax

    Dallas Morning News "TCU reeled in a monster in the middle on Thursday night when Bryan Adams defensive tackle Joseph Broadnax decided to pull the trigger. The 6-foot-1, 300-pounder picked the Horned Frogs over an offer from North Texas. Broadnax originally received a scholarship from TCU when he made the short..." March 01

  • Texas A&M steals highly touted offensive line commit from Texas

    Dallas Morning News "On Friday night, Kevin Sumlin tweeted out another ‘YESSIR!’ as the Aggies pried away three-star Buda Hays offensive tackle Connor Lanfear from the Longhorns. Lanfear originally committed to Texas last June, but he made the switch during an unofficial visit to College Station. “When I got down..." March 01

  • Fans donate to help former Oklahoma kicker train for the NFL

    Pro Football Talk "Former Oklahoma kicker Patrick O’Hara hasn’t played football in more than a year and was never considered a great kicker in college, and so he’s an extreme long shot to make an NFL team. But O’Hara believes he can make it, and some Oklahoma fans believe in him enough that they’re willing to put..." March 01

  • Ex-Oklahoma coach Switzer: 'I'd never recruit a white quarterback'

    CBSSports.com "Barry Switzer's back! Switzer's edgy review of Johnny Manziel, calling the former Texas A&M quarterback an "arrogant little prick," has put the former Oklahoma Sooners and Dallas Cowboys coach back on the media circuit. In an interview with WNSR in Nashville on Thursday, Switzer's discussion of..." March 01

  • Waiver gives starting Texas Tech OL Rashad Fortenberry another year

    College Football Talk "When the 2013 season ended, Texas Tech was uncertain whether it would have one of its starters on the right side of the offensive line for 2014. Thanks to the events of the day, that uncertainty has been erased in a positive way for the Red Raiders. On his Twitter account Friday, Tech..." February 28

  • L.J. Moore tweets he’s leaving Sooners

    College Football Talk "The annual tradition of pre-spring attrition continues, with Oklahoma the latest to see a player leave its football program. In a tweet posted to his Twitter account late Friday morning, defensive back L.J. Moore revealed that he apparently intends to transfer out of OU and to another school to..." February 28

  • Report: ex-Texas Tech QB Michael Brewer eyeing Hokies

    College Football Talk "Could Logan Thomas‘ replacement under center come from someone currently not on Virginia Tech’s roster? That could be the case according to a report from the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Citing a source with knowledge of the situation, the Times-Dispatch‘s Mike Barber is reporting that Michael..." February 27

  • Defensive lineman Trent Taylor announces Cyclone commitment

    Iowa State Daily "Trent Taylor, a four-star recruit out of high school, signed his national letter of intent to play football for the Iowa State, ISU coach Paul Rhoads announced Feb. 24. Taylor is a 6-2, 250-pound defensive lineman from Lakeland, Fla. He signed with Tennessee out of high school, playing one..." February 26

  • Oklahoma transfer Kendal Thompson lands at Utah

    The Oklahoman "Former Oklahoma quarterback Kendal Thompson looks to have found his next college football home - The University of Utah. The Utah Football Twitter page made an announcement Wednesday morning that Thompson was officially part of the "Ute Nation." Thompson had visited Utah earlier this month." February 26

  • Report: Texas considering selling beer at sporting events

    Fox Sports "It's a new beginning a Texas, but it might not just be a change in athletic director and head football coach in Austin. According to a report by Orangebloods.com, Texas will be serving beer at its women's basketball game against TCU on Tuesday, and alcohol will also soon be available at..." February 26

  • QB Casey Pachall is candid about TCU

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Casey Pachall graduated from TCU in December, and he currently is living in Plano and training at the Michael Johnson Performance Athletic Training Center in preparation for TCU's Pro Day. For a larger story, the former TCU quarterback was nice enough to give me about 20 minutes on Thursday...." February 24

  • Report: Freshman cornerback leaves Oklahoma

    College Football Talk "Per SoonerScoop.com (subscription required), cornerback L.J. Moore has left Oklahoma after just one season. Moore came to Oklahoma rated as a four-star recruit out of Central East High School in Fresno, Calif., the same high school that produced Sooners safety Hatari Byrd and 2014 four-star..." February 24

  • Kliff Kingsbury takes shot at Nick Saban over rule proposal

    Fox Sports "Pick a side, any side. By now, you may have heard that the NCAA has proposed a rule change that would require college football offenses to wait at least 10 seconds before snapping the ball. Proponents of the rule site player-safety concerns, while the other side argues a rule change would be..." February 23

  • Ex-Penn State DC Tom Bradley hired by West Virginia

    CBSSports.com "Former Penn State defensive coordinator and interim coach Tom Bradley will be returning to the college football sideline, joining Dana Holgorsen's staff at West Virginia . Holgorsen announced Friday that Bradley will be a defensive assistant and senior associate head coach for the Mountaineers...." February 22

  • Sexual assault charges against former Baylor 2014 commit dropped

    Dallas Morning News "Baylor’s 2014 class took a hit when T’Kevian Rockwell and James David, both defensive players, didn’t sign due to academic complications. They weren’t the only defensive players to not sign with the Bears. Cordell Dorsey had troubles of his own. He had previously in September been arrested for..." February 21

  • Oklahoma Sooners report NCAA violation…on pasta

    Dallas Morning News "The Oklahoman reported on Wednesday on the secondary NCAA violations that the University of Oklahoma has self-reported over the last two years. The list was filled with the usual minor infractions like pocket-dialing a recruit, impermissible texts, et cetera. However, the most serious of the..." February 20

  • Oklahoma self-reports violation involving excess pasta

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The Oklahoma athletic department recently sent the NCAA a list of self-reported violations that the university had unintentionally committed. The violations, documented by Ryan Aber of the Oklahoman feature the standard slew of accidental phone calls to recruits and minor mistakes made during..." February 20

  • Football team reportedly fills final coaching void

    Des Moines Register "The Iowa State football team has reportedly finished filling its final coaching void…again. According to FootballScoop, Buffalo co-defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach Maurice Linguist will join the Iowa State staff as defensive backs coach. An Iowa State official declined to comment..." February 19

  • Texas defensive back Quandre Diggs calls for change in Longhorn fan culture, provides plan

    Dallas Morning News "Mack Brown’s calling card during his time as head coach at Texas was “come early, be loud, stay late,” but more often than not that slogan rang hollow in Austin. Students often showed up late for kickoff and it is not surprising to see large gaps in crowd for non-conference games or..." February 18

  • TCU receiver dismissed from team after possession of marijuana arrest

    Dallas Morning News "Receiver LaDarius Brown was dismissed from the football team after a Sunday arrest for possession of marijuana in Fort Worth. TCU confirmed Tuesday that Brown “has been removed from our football program.” Brown, who played at Waxahachie High School, tied for the team lead with 36 receptions as..." February 18

  • Utah first up on Kendal Thompson’s transfer tour

    College Football Talk "ased on one report, there’s certainly no lack of interest in a former Oklahoma quarterback. Citing a source with knowledge of the situation, the Daily Oklahoman is reporting that more than 40 football programs — 42 to be specific — have expressed an interest in erstwhile Sooner Kendal Thompson...." February 16

  • Michael Brewer's transfer request denied by Texas Tech, QB responds

    CBSSports.com "For the second time this offseason, there is some drama surrounding a Texas Tech quarterback seeking a transfer. On Thursday, the school rejected Michael Brewer's appeal to transfer to Texas or TCU without restriction. Brewer called the decision "disappointing" and proceeded to detail his..." February 15

  • Oklahoma State names Bob Connelly as OL coach

    College Football Talk "Well that certainly didn’t take long. Last night, Mike Cavanaugh, reportedly a “strong candidate” for the Oklahoma State offensive line coach job, tweeted that he would be staying at Oregon State. Just a short time later, the Cowboys have filled that void with another veteran coach at the..." February 15

  • Texas Tech promotes Eric Morris to OC

    College Football Talk "At a place like Texas Tech where the head coach is the primary playcaller, it’s a promotion in name only but it’s a promotion nonetheless. In speaking to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Thursday, head coach Kliff Kingsbury confirmed that Eric Morris has been promoted to sole offensive coordinator..." February 15

  • Mack Brown’s position in the Texas athletic department is for one year

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Could Mack Brown be coaching in 2015 or 2016? It's possible, especially given the structure of his severance package with Texas. After announcing his resignation in December, Brown agreed on the severance with the school on Wednesday. He'll be paid $2.75 million, which would have been owed to..." February 14

  • Jamile Johnson commits to Sooners

    Fansided "The Oklahoma Sooners received their fifth commitment for the class of 2015 in the form of three-star safety Jamile Johnson (Dallas, Texas. South Oak Cliff) who is the nation’s No. 478 recruit, No. 29 safety and No. 55 prospect in the state of Texas. The Sooners offered Johnson on Oct. 5 when he..." February 14

  • Texas Tech promotes Eric Morris to OC

    College Football Talk "At a place like Texas Tech where the head coach is the primary playcaller, it’s a promotion in name only but it’s a promotion nonetheless. In speaking to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Thursday, head coach Kliff Kingsbury confirmed that Eric Morris has been promoted to sole offensive coordinator..." February 14

  • Ex-QB Michael Brewer appealed to Texas Tech for in-conference transfer; request denied

    Dallas Morning News "Outgoing Texas Tech quarterback Michael Brewer wants to transfer to TCU or Texas upon graduation from Lubbock in May, but a Texas Tech Athletics Council panel denied his request Thursday as it did Baker Mayfield’s attempt to transfer to Oklahoma unimpeded last month. TCU and Texas make sense..." February 14

  • Transferring USC QB Max Wittek to vast Texas

    San Jose Mercury News "Southern California quarterback Max Wittek is scheduled to visit Texas this weekend and has been in contact with several other schools as he considers where to transfer. Wittek is on target to graduate with a degree in psychology in May. He will be eligible to play next season, and have two years..." February 14

  • Sources confirm DT Jon Lewis leaving TCU football team

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU defensive tackle Jon Lewis has decided to leave the team. He was to be a senior in 2014. TCU officials would not confirm the report, first reported by Matt Jennings of Rivals.com. But several sources at the school confirmed that Lewis has left the team but will remain enrolled. Lewis..." February 13

  • Briles delivers Bears talented recruiting class

    Baylor Lariat "Baylor football announced Wednesday its high school Class of 2014 football signing class. Nineteen freshmen and four junior college transfers signed their National Letter of Intent to play at Baylor. “It’s very exciting day, as always, this time of year,” Baylor head coach Art Briles said...." February 11

  • Iowa State adds Eggen to defensive staff

    Fansided "tan Eggen will bring his 30 years of college coaching experience to the Iowa State Cyclones defense next season. Head coach Paul Rhoads recently announced that Eggen will be the team’s new defensive ends coach. “This has been a unique hire for me because I wanted to honor the work that was..." February 09

  • Oklahoma's Blake Bell moving to tight end

    CBSSports.com "The Belldozer is switching positions, and will play tight end for the Sooners next season. Oklahoma's Bob Stoops confirmed the switch during his appearance on Signing Day Live Wednesday. Bell was expected to take over the starting quarterback job at Oklahoma last season after Landry Jones..." February 09

  • Are signing day struggles a sign of weakness for the Big 12?

    San Antonio Express-News "Come in out of the cold and grab some piping hot information from the Big 12-pack this week. Here’s the best of a compendium of news, information and opinion about the conference. 1. As Big 12 officials scanned the recruiting rankings after National Signing Day, they can’t be happy about..." February 08

  • Iowa State presents 3-point problem for TCU

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Iowa State’s Hilton Coliseum isn’t the friendliest place for a visiting team such as TCU still searching for its first Big 12 win. Even when the Cyclones aren’t one of the best teams in the country, it’s tough to win in Ames, Iowa. No. 16 Iowa State (17-4, 5-4 Big 12) has been on a bit of a..." February 08

  • Texas Tech assistant turned down Cleveland Browns’ job offer to remain at alma mater

    Dallas Morning News "One of the more notable National Signing Day interviews at Texas Tech came from outside linebackers coach Mike Smith who only received one new player since depth at his positions is adequate for at least the next two years. Smith revealed he was approached by good friend and former colleague..." February 08

  • Kliff Kingsbury addresses Texas Tech’s quarterback depth issue

    Dallas Morning News "Kliff Kingsbury was in Dallas on Thursday for a Texas Tech recruiting review dinner after signing a new football class the day before. He opened up to several reporters in the Big 12 Conference’s media capital about the complex transfer of quarterback Baker Mayfield and a second loss in..." February 08

  • Report: Ex-Texas defensive coordinator Manny Diaz a finalist for LSU special teams coach

    Dallas Morning News "Former Texas defensive coordinator Manny Diaz took over in the same role at Louisiana Tech last month. But Diaz might actually end up coaching in the SEC this season. According to NOLA.com, Diaz is one of three candidates under consideration for the special teams coaching job at LSU. His..." February 08

  • Oklahoma’s Wilson explains Sugar Bowl verbal exchange with teammate

    The Oklahoman "With 1:39 remaining in the first half of Oklahoma’s Sugar Bowl victory over Alabama last month, Sooner coaches called a timeout after the defense lined up incorrectly for a third down play. After the timeout was called, junior nickelback Julian Wilson and senior safety Gabe Lynn started..." February 08

  • Trey Franks won’t return to Sooners for final season

    The Oklahoman "Trey Franks was a valuable return man for Oklahoma last season as a redshirt junior but will not be back with the Sooners next season. Franks has graduated from school and chose not to return for his final season of eligibility, OU assistant athletic director for communications Pete Moris..." February 08

  • Arizona State hires West Virginia's Keith Patterson as DC

    CBSSports.com "Todd Graham and Keith Patterson have worked together at two different schools already -- and unfortunately for Dana Holgorsen and West Virginia , the longtime colleagues are about to make it a third. On Friday Arizona State officially announced the hiring of Patterson, the Mountaineers' 2013..." February 07

  • Mike Gundy will not talk about QBs — until after Florida State game

    The Oklahoman "Mason Rudolph was, as expected, the most talked-about Oklahoma State signee at coach Mike Gundy's Thursday press conference. Is the early enrollee capable of competing right away, as the Cowboys head into a third consecutive spring with a quarterback derby? Would the Wes Lunt saga possibly..." February 07