Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Aubrey Solomon decommits from Michigan after embarrassing mail mistake

    Larry Brown Sports "Michigan lost a four-star defensive tackle recruit this week because somebody wasn’t paying attention. Aubrey Solomon, a U.S. Army All-American from Leesburg, Ga., announced on Twitter Monday that he is re-opening his recruitment after previously committing to the Wolverines. Solomon, who..." August 23

  • Wisconsin senior offensive lineman Dan Voltz unexpectedly retires

    Wisconsin State Journal "Ten months after the fact, Dan Voltz has realized last year’s game at Illinois — in which he tore the anterior cruciate ligament and lateral meniscus in his right knee — was the last football he’d ever play. The fifth-year senior offensive lineman announced Tuesday that he has decided to retire..." August 23

  • Michigan AD Warde Manuel: Jim Harbaugh is worth every penny

    Detroit Free Press "When Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh's contract addendum emerged last week, the addition pushed him to the brink of being the highest-paid coach in the country. Harbaugh's annual salary, including the $2-million life-insurance payment agreed to in June, now is $7 million per year (actually..." August 23

  • Ohio State lands 4-star receivers Trevon Grimes, Tyjon Lindsey

    College Spun "Ohio State recruiting has been crazy for years under Urban Meyer. The 2017 class may be kicking things up to a new level. The Buckeyes’ chances to eclipse Alabama and claim the No. 1 recruiting class is bolstered today, with the pick-up of a pair of the nation’s best wide receivers. Trevon..." August 22

  • Purdue names David Blough starting quarterback

    Lafayette Journal & Courier "No surprise - David Blough is Purdue's starting quarterback. Coach Darrell Hazell made the announcement Monday after meeting with the team's quarterbacks. Redshirt freshman Elijah Sindelar was also in the mix. "He’s made outstanding decisions with the ball in his hands and protected the..." August 22

  • Husker quarterback AJ Bush announces plans to transfer

    Omaha World-Herald "Nebraska's quarterback room got smaller Thursday when sophomore A.J. Bush announced on Twitter he was transferring from the program. Alvin Bush, AJ's father, confirmed to the World-Herald that he and AJ told coach Mike Riley of the decision Thursday. AJ Bush didn't immediately answer texts or..." August 19

  • Michigan, Jim Harbaugh agree to increased compensation in form of life insurance loan

    ESPN "Michigan and football coach Jim Harbaugh agreed to a contract amendment that will increase total payments from the school to $9 million in 2016. In addition to paying a $5 million salary for each of the remaining six years on his deal, Michigan also will loan Harbaugh $4 million in 2016 and an..." August 18

  • Jim Harbaugh Goes After Jim Rome on Twitter for Criticizing Him

    Complex "Can you imagine what would happen if every coach and athlete that was criticized on a radio or TV show went after the person who was critical of them? It would be total chaos, because these days, criticism is something that comes with the job when you sign up to coach or play sports. Go turn on..." August 17

  • Michigan suspends DE Shelton Johnson, WR Ahmir Mitchell

    The Score "As the 2016 college football season approaches, Michigan will not have two of its freshman players with them until further notice. The Wolverines have suspended defensive end Shelton Johnson and wide receiver Ahmir Mitchell, according to The Associated Press. Head coach Jim Harbaugh initially..." August 16

  • Indiana's J-Shun Harris II out for season with ACL injury

    The Score "Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson received some bad news Monday morning, when it was announced that receiver J-Shun Harris II will miss the upcoming season with an ACL tear, according to Zach Osterman of indystar.com. Harris missed the entire 2015 season, when he tore his ACL in his other knee. " August 15

  • Nebraska's Tanner Lee awarded eligibility through 2018

    Omaha World-Herald "Transfer quarterback Tanner Lee has been granted an additional year of eligibility, and he’s already making a case as a contender for the top job in 2017. NCAA transfer rules prevent Lee from playing in 2016, but he’ll have two more seasons with NU after that, coach Mike Riley said Saturday...." August 14

  • Jerry Sandusky takes stand to deny sex abuse charges, seek new trial

    USA Today "Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, seeking to overturn his 2012 conviction as a serial sexual predator, denied the charges as "disgusting and dirty" Friday and testified that his original attorney misled him into giving a damning NBC interview on the eve of his original..." August 12

  • Maryland football RB Wes Brown suspended for first 3 games of 2016

    Testudo Times "Running back Wes Brown will serve a suspension for the first three games of Maryland football’s 2016 season, head coach DJ Durkin announced Wednesday. Brown’s suspension is a continuation of the indefinite suspension given to him by Mike Locksley’s coaching staff in 2015, which caused him to..." August 10

  • Georgia Tech athletic director leaving to take same position at Purdue in July

    CBS Sports "Georgia Tech athletic director Mike Bobinski is leaving the ACC school to take the same job at Purdue, a source confirmed to CBS Sports early Tuesday. "While I regret that Mike is leaving us, I appreciate his tremendous efforts the last three years to forge a unified, strategic direction for..." August 09

  • Dismissed Ohio State RB Dunn charged with domestic violence

    Columbus Dispatch "A warrant has been issued for the arrest of former Ohio State running back Bri’onte Dunn after he was charged this afternoon with domestic violence and assault. Dunn was involved in an altercation on July 17 with his girlfriend. She called 911. “My boyfriend hit me really bad,” she told a..." August 06

  • Penn State lands third 2018 commitment as 4-star WR Justin Shorter picks the Lions

    Penn Live "Justin Shorter cannot sign with the school of his choice until Feb. 2018, meaning Penn State has a long way to go to keep his commitment. But, getting it is a start. Shorter, a 6-foot-4, 210-pound four-star wide receiver from Monmouth Junction, N.J., South Brunswick, verbally committed to..." August 06

  • Nike will design Jim Harbaugh's khakis this year

    USA Today "Nike will be making Michigan’s football uniforms this season. That apparently includes their coach’s uni That’s right, instead of Harbaugh picking out $8 pleated khakis from Walmart, he’ll have pairs provided by Nike. That’s how iconic Harbaugh’s khakis are … and now he’ll have what I would..." August 02

  • LSU coach Les Miles' son Ben commits to play football at Nebraska

    The Advocate "LSU made a splash by offering a scholarship to Catholic High School fullback Ben Miles, son of Tigers coach Les. Most assumed LSU would be the frontrunner to sign the younger Miles, but he flipped the script others wrote for him by announcing his commitment to Nebraska in a tweet Sunday. He is..." August 01

  • Former Crimson Tide LB Christian Bell transferring to Wisconsin

    SEC Country "Former Alabama linebacker Christian Bell is transferring to Wisconsin, according to his twitter account. The former 3-star recruit committed as a member of the 2015 class but grayshirted last season. He enrolled in Tuscaloosa in January." July 29

  • J.T. Barrett lost full scholarship over summer for DWI

    Sportsnaut "Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was busted for driving under the influence last year. He was suspended for one game at the time, and now new information has emerged about further discipline the university imposed for his mistake. While it may not seem like a harsh punishment, Barrett had to..." July 27

  • Terrelle Pryor can visit Ohio State as five-year ban comes to a close

    The Comeback "Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor’s five-year disassociation ban from the school expired Tuesday, meaning Pryor can now return to and associate with his alma mater. Pryor was given a notice by Buckeyes’ athletic director Gene Smith on July 26, 2011 saying the school could not..." July 26

  • Danny Clark on his status with Ohio State: 'I don't care if they bring in Joe Namath'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Danny Clark said he was in "lion mode." Clark, an Ohio State quarterback commitment who has been a part of the Buckeyes' 2017 recruiting class since he was a freshman, was referring to the level of competitiveness he felt inside when participating in Ohio State's Friday Night Lights camp...." July 24

  • 4-star CB Amir Riep commits to Ohio State

    Eleven Warriors "Finding the right fit for your college football program isn't just about what happens on the field, but off it as well. Today, Ohio State added a key piece. How will that commitment impact the Buckeyes? Moments ago, Ohio State landed yet another commitment from one of the state's top prospects..." July 24

  • Police draw guns on Iowa DL playing Pokemon

    ESPN "Iowa defensive lineman Faith Ekakitie wrote that he "feared for my life" when stopped by police in a park Wednesday while playing the popular mobile game "Pokemon Go" in a case of mistaken identity. Ekakitie wrote in a Facebook post that approximately five Iowa City police officers stopped him..." July 24

  • Nebraska Punter Sam Foltz, Former Michigan State Punter Mike Sadler Killed in Car Crash

    Lincoln Journal Star "Sam Foltz, the senior punter for the Nebraska football team, was killed in an automobile crash Saturday night in Merton, Wis. In a statement released Sunday afternoon, football coach Mike Riley described Foltz as one of the best young men who has ever worn the Nebraska uniform. "Sam was..." July 24

  • Penn State lands 4-star safety Jonathan Sutherland

    Penn Live "Penn State's class of 2017 has hit double digits. The Lions picked up a pledge from Episcopal, Va., four-star safety Jonathan Sutherland on Sunday afternoon. The senior picked between the Lions, Wisconsin, Boston College, Syracuse and Michigan during an announcement ceremony in his hometown of..." July 24

  • Ohio State lands 4-star DE Chase Young at Friday Night Lights event

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Four-star defensive end Chase Young of Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha Catholic came to Ohio State's Friday Night Lights camp on commitment watch. According to multiple reports, it happened. Rated the No. 3 weakside defensive end in the 2017 recruiting class in the 247Sports composite rankings,..." July 23

  • Michigan most popular bet to win college football national title

    ESPN "Six weeks before the college football season kicks off, Alabama is the consensus favorite to win the national championship. But the Crimson Tide are not the most popular bet in Las Vegas. More bets have been placed on the Michigan Wolverines to win the national title than any other team at..." July 21

  • Report: Dunn allegedly hit, choked girlfriend

    The Score "Ohio State announced Monday evening the dismissal of running back Bri'onte Dunn from the program for a violation of team rules. Although Urban Meyer didn't go into detail as what the violation was, reports emerged Tuesday evening that Dunn had a physical altercation with his girlfriend in which..." July 21

  • Running back Bri'onte Dunn dismissed from Ohio State football team

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State running back Bri'onte Dunn has been dismissed from the football team, Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer announced in a statement released by the school on Monday night. According to Meyer's statement, the fifth-year senior was dismissed for an unspecified violation a team rules. Dunn was..." July 18

  • Freshman linebacker Jonathan Pollock opts to transfer from Rutgers

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jonathan Pollock, a freshman linebacker who participated in spring camp after graduating early from his Orlando, Fla., high school, is transferring from the Rutgers football program, his father, Al, confirmed after multiple media outlets reported the transfer Thursday afternoon. "He's literally..." July 17

  • Ex-Michigan RB Derrick Green transferring to TCU

    247 Sports "Former Michigan running back Derrick Green has reportedly decided to transfer to the TCU Horned Frogs, sources have told 247Sports. Having completed his degree at Michigan in the spring, Green will be eligible to play immediately for the Horned Frogs." July 15

  • Rutgers tight end Charles Scarff to transfer

    Newark Star-Ledger "The logjam of Rutgers tight ends is starting to sort itself out as junior Charles Scarff is transferring, according to a person familiar with the situation. Scarff played in all 12 games last season and led the tight ends with 14 catches for 100 yards and one touchdown despite being employed as..." July 15

  • Michigan State safety Mark Meyers transferring to Miami (Ohio)

    Michigan Live "One night, two subtractions from the Michigan State football team. Michigan State announced Wednesday night that senior safety Mark Meyers will move on to Miami (Ohio) as a graduate transfer for his final season. He graduated this year with a bachelor's degree in advertising. "Mark Meyers..." July 15

  • Michael Jordan to serve as Michigan's honorary captain in opener

    Michigan Live "The Jumpman himself will be on hand for the debut of Michigan football's new digs. Appearing on the Rich Eisen Show on Friday, U-M coach Jim Harbaugh revealed that Michael Jordan will serve as the Wolverines' honorary captain for the 2016 season opener against Hawaii. On that day, not..." July 15

  • CB Jermaine Edmondson granted release by Michigan State

    ESPN "Cornerback Jermaine Edmondson, who allegedly was punched in the face by Golden State Warriors star forward Draymond Green over the weekend, has been granted his release from the Michigan State football team. Spartans coach Mark Dantonio made the announcement on Wednesday night but did not..." July 14

  • Paterno knew of Sandusky abuse in 1976 per testimony

    Washington Post "A man testified in court in 2014 that Penn State football coach Joe Paterno ignored his complaints of a sexual assault committed by assistant coach Jerry Sandusky in 1976 when the man was a 14-year-old boy, according to new court documents unsealed Tuesday in a Philadelphia court. The victim,..." July 12

  • Testimony claims Greg Schiano, Tom Bradley knew of Sandusky abusing boys

    CBS Sports "Documents unsealed by a Philadelphia court on Tuesday unveiled testimony that former Penn State assistant coaches Tom Bradley and Greg Schiano knew of Jerry Sandusky abusing boys. The testimony came in 2015 from ex-Penn State assistant Mike McQueary, who was a key witness in the Sandusky..." July 12

  • Court Docs: Sandusky Victim Told To Write Apology Letter After Alleged Assault

    Deadspin "This morning’s release of newly-unsealed documents from the Penn State-Sandusky child abuse settlement law suits brought to light a lot of new information, including hundreds of Fifth Amendment answers by the former athletic director and a disconcerting but completely unsurprising account of Joe..." July 12

  • Greg Schiano denies having knowledge of Sandusky abuse

    Larry Brown Sports "Greg Schiano has denied having any knowledge of sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky when the two were working together at Penn State. Court documents that were unsealed on Tuesday revealed that Mike McQueary, the only former Penn State assistant who has admitted to having knowledge of Sandusky’s..." July 12

  • Four-star OT Kai-Leon Herbert to attend Michigan

    Detroit News "Kai-Leon Herbert is headed to Ann Arbor. The four-star offensive tackle from Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage made the announcement on Twitter Wednesday to attend the University of Michigan. " July 07

  • Michigan and Notre Dame to restart football series

    Detroit Free Press "The Michigan vs. Notre Dame football series is back. The winningest programs in college football history have been discussing a short revival of the series for nearly a year, and an official announcement is expected today. A reporter for WLNS-TV and a writer for si.com reported that the..." July 07

  • Maryland football receives commitment from four-star defensive back Deon Jones

    Washington Post "Maryland football added another significant piece to its 2017 recruiting class Wednesday evening, picking up a commitment from four-star Potomac (Md.) defensive back Deon Jones. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Jones is considered the third-best player in the state and the 13th-best cornerback in the..." July 07

  • Michigan State lands grad transfer Gabriel Sherrod from Delaware State

    The Score "Gabriel Sherrod did not take long to find a second school to commit to after his commitment to Syracuse fell by the wayside. The 6-foot-4, 255-pound defensive end confirmed on his personal Twitter account that he will be attending Michigan State as a graduate transfer. Sherrod previously played..." July 05

  • More than 200 ex-Penn State players petition for Paterno statue to return

    Campus Sports "Following a sexual abuse scandal involving former Penn State football assistant Jerry Sandusky which led to multiple sanctions for the program and the discovery that former head coach Joe Paterno and the coaching staff knowingly turned a blind eye to such allegations, an on-campus statue of..." July 05

  • James Franklin names four power programs that negatively recruit against Penn State

    College Spun "Penn State is two coaches removed from Joe Paterno, the legendary figure who was removed during the Jerry Sandusky scandal that rocked the school during the 2011 football season, but it still feels the effects on the recruiting trail. Head coach James Franklin gave an interview to the Reading..." June 29

  • Three-star lineman Joel Honigford commits to Michigan

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan's 2017 offensive line class is filling in quickly. The Wolverines got their second offensive line commitment in the past week today, when Sugarcreek (Ohio) Garaway three-star tackle Joel Honigford pledged. Posting on Twitter, he wrote: "For with God nothing shall be impossible. -..." June 29

  • Terps football snags commitment from New Mexico State transfer Teldrick Morgan

    Washington Post "Former New Mexico State wide receiver Teldrick Morgan announced Monday that he is joining Maryland’s football team as a graduate transfer. Maryland officials have yet to make the addition of Morgan official. He made the announcement via Twitter on Monday, which comes nearly three months after..." June 28

  • 4-star Maryland LB Tyshon Fogg Rutgers' 2nd commitment this weekend

    Newark Star-Ledger "Sunday, Rutgers earned its second commitment in three days, and arguably, its biggest in the 2017 class, when 4-star linebacker Tyshon Fogg announced his Rutgers pledge via Twitter. The Calvert Hall (Towson, Md.) standout visited Rutgers on back-to-back days, as he was there for the Rutgers..." June 28

  • Mississippi WR Brandon Smith Announces Commitment To Iowa

    College Spun "Iowa doesn’t often make big recruiting splashes in the Deep South, but after a very strong 2015, the Hawkeyes are off to a very nice start on the recruiting trail. On Sunday night, three-star wide receiver Brandon Smith, a Mississippi native, announced his commitment to Kirk Ferentz’s program." June 27

  • Five-star offensive lineman Wyatt Davis commits to Ohio State

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Ohio State has added yet another commitment to its already stellar 2017 recruiting class. Wyatt Davis, the No. 1 guard in the nation (and No. 14 overall player, per 247Sports) tweeted his commitment to the Buckeyes on Friday. "I have decided to commit to 'THE' Ohio State University!" Davis..." June 25

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