Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Wadley, Iowa defense come up big to top Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "Akrum Wadley scored on a 26-yard run in the fourth quarter and Iowa's defense came up with two big fourth-down stops to lift the Hawkeyes to a 14-7 victory over Rutgers in the Big Ten opener for both teams on Saturday in Piscataway, N.J. Iowa (3-1, 1-0) ran the final 4:40 off the clock after..." September 24

  • Minnesota uses running game to defeat Colorado State

    The Sports Xchange "Rodney Smith fueled Minnesota's power running game rushing for two touchdowns and 99 yards in the Gophers' 31-24 win over Colorado State on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Gophers rushed for a total of 243 yards and four touchdowns, quarterback Mitch Leidner completed 16 of..." September 24

  • Smith, No. 4 Michigan run over Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- With one-third of the regular season finished, No. 4 Michigan has done exactly what many expected it do: Defeat inferior opponents. The latest victim was Penn State, which was sent back to Happy Valley feeling sad after Michigan dominated in just about every phase of the..." September 24

  • Michigan is now all-time winningest program in college football history

    Sportsnaut "With a win Saturday over Penn State coupled with a Notre Dame loss to Duke, Michigan is the all-time winningest program in college football history. Zach Shaw of 247 Sports breaks down the record for us: “With a historical record of 929-331-36, the Wolverines (4-0 in 2016) have a winning..." September 24

  • Hornibrook, stout defense power No. 8 Wisconsin in rout

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Wisconsin's opening-day upset of LSU showed that the Badgers were underrated coming into the season. Their blowout victory over No. 8 Michigan State on Saturday proved they're one of the top teams in the country. Redshirt freshman Alex Hornibrook passed for 195 yards..." September 24

  • Purdue overcomes four turnovers to beat Nevada

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore running back Markell Jones rushed for 124 yards and the go-ahead touchdown as Purdue overcame four turnovers and a late missed field goal by Nevada to prevail 24-14 on Saturday in West Lafayette, Ind., for the program's 600th victory. Wolf Pack kicker Brent Zuzo, who made 21 of his..." September 24

  • Ohio State LB Justin Hilliard Announces He’s Out 6 Months

    College Spun "Ohio State linebacker Justin Hilliard announced Friday that he’ll be out at least six months with an injury. Friday afternoon, Ohio State redshirt freshman linebacker Justin Hilliard announced on Instagram that he will be out six months with an injury. The photo shows Hilliard with his left arm..." September 24

  • Wake Forest goes to 4-0 with win over Indiana

    The Sports Xchange "John Wolford rushed for two touchdowns and threw for one as Wake Forest defeated mistake-prone Indiana 33-28 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Ind. The Demon Deacons (4-0) intercepted Indiana quarterback Richard Lagow five times. Lagow threw for 496 yards and three..." September 24

  • Wisconsin names Alex Hornibrook starting QB vs. Michigan State

    Campus Sports "On Thursday, the Wisconsin Badgers named Alex Hornibrook the team’s starting quarterback for this weekend’s game against the Big Ten rival Michigan State Spartans. The redshirt freshman was announced as the starting signal-caller during a Facebook Live broadcast earlier in the day." September 22

  • Ohio State’s Greg Schiano hits bicyclist with his car

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Greg Schiano hit a bicyclist with his car early Thursday morning, The Columbus Dispatch reported. The 26-year-old male bicyclist suffered a head injury, but is expected to fine. “We are very concerned about the young man who was injured,” said Chris Davey,..." September 22

  • Ohio State has rules in place to avoid dropping ball in celebration before TD

    Larry Brown Sports "Premature celebration has been a huge issue in the early part of the college football season, and it has cost more than one team a touchdown. In order to prevent it from happening to the Ohio State Buckeyes, Urban Meyer has two very important rules in place. When asked about players dropping..." September 22

  • IU's Kiante Enis charged with molesting

    The Star Press "An Indiana University athlete from Randolph County was arrested Thursday, charged with two counts of child molesting. On Wednesday, Randolph County sheriff's deputies received a report of a "possible relationship" between Kiante Christopher Enis, 19, of the 200 block of East Main Street in..." September 22

  • Rutgers AD sorry for beer incident, but tailgate party shelved afterward

    ESPN "Rutgers athletic director Pat Hobbs has apologized after video of him drinking a beer at Rutgers' school-sponsored tailgate party has surfaced. But in the wake of the incident, which was caught on camera, the event has been shut down. In August, the school opted to open the student tailgating..." September 21

  • Jim Harbaugh takes jab at Urban Meyer for a very surprising reason

    Fox Sports "Jim Harbaugh has shown an affinity for a lot of things through the years, be it satellite camps, rapping, and yes, even milk. If you'll remember back to last year, a small child asked Harbaugh about drinking milk, and Harbaugh gave a near-perfect response: "Drink as much milk as your little..." September 20

  • Judge orders NCAA release emails in Joe Paterno defamation case

    Campus Sports "While former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky will spend the rest of his life behind bars, the scandal surrounding the Nittany Lions’ football team does not seem to be going away anytime soon. A lawsuit against the school is moving forward and in favor of former coach Joe..." September 20

  • Penn State LB Nyeem Wartman-White out for year with torn ACL

    ESPN "Penn State linebacker Nyeem Wartman-White will miss the rest of the 2016 season after suffering a torn ACL in his right knee, a source told ESPN's Brett McMurphy on Tuesday. Wartman-White grabbed his knee after falling to the turf in the first quarter against Temple on Saturday. He later..." September 20

  • Pigrome's TD gives Maryland double-overtime victory

    The Sports Xchange "Tyrrell Pigrome rushed for a 24-yard touchdown to seal Maryland's 30-24 victory over Central Florida in double-overtime Saturday night in a nonconference contest at Bright House Networks Stadium in Orlando, Fla. The Knights appeared on the verge of pushing across the go-ahead score in the..." September 18

  • Northwestern defeats Duke for first win of season

    The Sports Xchange "Clayton Thorson threw three touchdown passes as Northwestern won for the first time this season, defeating visiting Duke 24-13 on Saturday night at Ryan Field in Evanston, Ill. Thorson, who completed 18 of 39 passes for 320 yards, opened the scoring with a 26-yard pass to fullback Garrett..." September 18

  • No. 12 Michigan State hangs on to defeat No. 18 Notre Dame

    The Sports Xchange "SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Michigan State running back Gerald Holmes could not hide his emotions when he learned about the death of his grandmother earlier this week. "I was in the middle of meetings, and I broke out in tears and ran out," Holmes said. "But I knew I had a game today. I steered the..." September 18

  • PSU fans cheer Paterno tribute, others protest

    USA Today "Penn State commemorated the 50th anniversary of Paterno's coaching debut, in addition to his commitment to student-athletes and academics, during the Nittany Lions' game Saturday against Temple. Early in the second quarter in the matchup with in-state rival Temple, Beaver Stadium announcer Dean..." September 18

  • Rutgers rallies to top New Mexico

    The Sports Xchange "Janarion Grant returned a punt 69 yards for a touchdown and threw for another as Rutgers overcame a 21-point deficit to beat New Mexico 37-28 on Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, N.J. Robert Martin rushed for 169 yards and one touchdown while quarterback Chris Laviano..." September 17

  • 2019 No. 1 recruit on U-M: I'm glad they found me

    Detroit Free Press "When Kayvon Thibodeaux came off the field after practice in the middle of last week at Los Angeles Dorsey High School, he was told he had a call waiting for him. "My coach didn't tell me who was on the phone, he just handed me the phone," Thibodeaux said. On the other end was Michigan..." September 17

  • No. 4 Michigan rallies to knock off Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- A little adversity didn't hurt No. 4 Michigan as it wrapped up its non-conference schedule. The Wolverines won their first two games by a combined 97 points but found themselves staring at a 14-point deficit against Colorado on Saturday. With a flurry of big plays, plus..." September 17

  • NDSU stuns No. 13 Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY, Iowa -- North Dakota State came to Kinnick Stadium with a reputation for beating FBS opponents. On Saturday, the Bison scored their biggest victory yet. A 37-yard field goal by sophomore kicker Cam Pedersen as time expired gave North Dakota State a stunning 23-21 victory over No...." September 17

  • Freshman QB Hornibrook rallies No. 9 Wisconsin

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst said the No. 9 Badgers will not get style awards for edging Georgia State, but he is happy they have won three straight games. Second-string quarterback Alex Hornibrook orchestrated a late-game surge to invigorate a listless offense as the Badgers..." September 17

  • Why Is Penn State Celebrating Joe Paterno?

    New York Times "Before Lauren Davis finished writing her editorial about Joe Paterno for The Daily Collegian, Penn State’s student-run newspaper, she braced for the response. The piece she wrote, an editorial reflecting the opinion of about a dozen editors at the paper, said the university “needed a reality..." September 17

  • Penn State honors Paterno, topples Temple

    The Sports Xchange "Penn State avenged last season's embarrassing season-opening loss to Temple with a 34-27 victory on Saturday, which marked the 50th anniversary of the late Joe Paterno's first game as head coach. Nittany Lions fans gave a standing ovation after the first of the university's three videos..." September 17

  • Bogan, Western Michigan run past Illinois

    The Sports Xchange "Western Michigan running back Jamauri Bogan rushed for 189 yards and scored two touchdowns, leading the visiting Broncos past Illinois 34-10 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Jarvion Franklin and quarterback Zach Terrell also rushed for touchdowns for Western Michigan, which is off to a 3-0..." September 17

  • Jim Harbaugh wasn't amused by Colorado's depth chart, no decision on Jourdan Lewis

    Michigan Live "Jim Harbaugh did not find Colorado's fake depth chart amusing. In fact, he's not real big on any public depth charts. Earlier this week, Colorado circulated a fake version of its depth chart for Saturday's game against No. 4 Michigan. The sheet had names like Elmer Fudd and Eric Cartman on..." September 15

  • Their perfect time to celebrate Joe Paterno

    USA Today "Chaz Powell would pull into a Penn State parking lot each Thursday last fall and look toward Beaver Stadium. He would thank God and then Joe Paterno. Powell, a Susquehannock graduate, played on Paterno's last team in 2011 when the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke and his head coach was fired. Four..." September 15

  • Jim Harbaugh swears he’s ‘never eaten a booger in my entire life’

    College Football Talk "I guess there’s now something we can officially label as Boogergate? And, to put the green cherry on top of the nasal soufflé, it involves the most headline-making head coach in college football. Michigan had little problem dispatching UCF this past Saturday, with the Wolverines pushing their..." September 14

  • The five college football programs with the most NFL players

    Fox Sports - College Football "Which colleges produce the most future NFL players? With preseason cuts officially over, we decided to take a look. Obviously these numbers are subject to change -- based on injuries, free agent signings and general roster transactions -- but as of right now, here are the five schools which..." September 14

  • 4 Minnesota Gophers football players reportedly investigated in criminal sexual conduct case

    Land of 10 "Four University of Minnesota football players are reportedly under police investigation for a possible connection to an alleged criminal sexual conduct case involving a 22-year-old woman. The allegation, reported Sept. 3, was found in a police-aided records search, the St. Paul Pioneer Press..." September 13

  • Colorado jabs Michigan with parody depth chart

    Sportsnaut "Michigan is hosting Colorado in Week 3. It’s not going to be a friendly battle, but the Buffaloes are having a bit of fun before the action commences. You see, Michigan does not release a depth chart. So with that in mind, Colorado released a hilarious parody depth chart for the upcoming..." September 13

  • Trubisky accounts for four TDs in Tar Heels' 48-23 win

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Mitch Trubisky passed for two touchdowns and ran for two as North Carolina rebounded from a season-opening loss to Georgia with a 48-23 victory over Illinois on Saturday night in Champaign, Ill. Trubisky was 19-of-24 passing for 265 yards and extended his string of attempts..." September 11

  • Terrapins Roll to 2-0 with big win at FIU

    The Sports Xchange "Maryland steamed to 2-0 under new coach DJ Durkin, flattening Florida International 41-14 Friday at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium. Senior quarterback Perry Hills completed 13 of 18 passes for 210 yards and three touchdowns as the Terrapins racked up over 40 points and 475 yards for the..." September 10

  • Grant does it all as Rutgers thumps Howard

    The Sports Xchange "All-purpose threat Janarion Grant scored three times, including on a kick return, as Rutgers gave Chris Ash his first victory as a head coach, beating lower-division Howard 52-14 in Piscataway, N.J., on Saturday afternoon. Grant returned a kickoff 84 yards for a score in the first quarter,..." September 10

  • Armstrong leads Nebraska over Wyoming

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Tommy Armstrong accounted for four total touchdowns to lead Nebraska to a lopsided 52-17 victory over Wyoming on Saturday, but the game was hardly as easy as the final score indicated. The Cornhuskers (2-0) led just 24-17 at the end of the third quarter but exploded for a 28-0..." September 10

  • Minnesota, Leidner shred Indiana State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior quarterback Mitch Leidner equaled his career high of four touchdowns passes as Minnesota rolled to a 58-28 victory over Indiana State on Saturday in non-conference play at Minneapolis. Leidner completed 20 of 30 passes for 295 yards for the Golden Gophers (2-0), who accumulated 593..." September 10

  • Speigt passes No. 5 Michigan past UCF

    The Sports Xchange "ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- It's not often a team gets outrushed by a more than a two-to-one margin but still wins by almost 40 points, but that was the case for No. 5 Michigan at home against Central Florida on Saturday. Thanks to another brilliant performance by junior quarterback Wilton Speight..." September 10

  • Illinois State stuns Northwestern

    The Sports Xchange "Illinois State's Sean Slattery kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired and the Redbirds defeated host Northwestern 9-7 on Saturday at Ryan Field in Evanston, Ill. Northwestern, which struggled on offense all day, scored its touchdown with just under six minutes to go in the game. Jack..." September 10

  • Peavy, Clement power Wisconsin in rout of Akron

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- Running back Corey Clement rolled his left ankle and missed one half in No. 10 Wisconsin's 54-10 rout against Akron, but the senior said he was being smart by sitting out. Clement rushed for two scores and wide receiver Jazz Peavy caught two touchdown passes on Saturday to..." September 10

  • Pitt outlasts Penn State, 42-39

    The Sports Xchange "Penn State wouldn't lie down but Pittsburgh wouldn't be denied. Quadree Henderson returned a fourth-quarter kickoff 84 yards to set up James Conner's second touchdown of the game and Pittsburgh held on to beat Penn State 42-39 on Saturday in Pittsburgh. With Penn State nearing field..." September 10

  • Moore accounts for 5 TDs as Cincinnati sinks Purdue

    The Sports Xchange "WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Hayden Moore accounted for all five Cincinnati touchdowns - three passing and two running - and the Bearcats rolled to a 38-20 victory over Purdue on Saturday at West Lafayette, Ind. Moore completed 19 of 32 passes for 250 yards and ran eight times for 58 yards,..." September 10

  • No. 4 Ohio State trounces Tulsa

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBUS, Ohio -- After dominating with a prolific offensive display in the opener, No. 4 Ohio State won with defense in Week 2. The Buckeyes returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the final minutes of the first half that propelled them to a 48-3 victory over Tulsa on Saturday..." September 10

  • Westbrook, Lagow lift Indiana past Ball State

    The Sports Xchange "Wide receiver Nick Westbrook caught two touchdown passes totaling 122 yards and Indiana snapped a three-game losing streak to Ball State with a 30-20 victory Saturday in Bloomington, Ind. Quarterback Richard Lagow completed 17 of 28 passes for 266 yards and three touchdowns as the Hoosiers..." September 10

  • Indiana’s Jerome Johnson cited for underage consumption

    Today's U "The Indiana Hoosiers happen to be a program that suspended six players ahead of its opener against FIU this past weekend. Now it faces a new dilemma, as Jerome Johnson was cited for underage consumption of alcohol after a person found the defensive lineman passed out in stairwell and called..." September 07

  • Iowa football: Kirk Ferentz to get contract extension

    Campus Sports "“I am pleased and proud to continue as head coach of the University of Iowa football team through 2026. It is a tremendous privilege and responsibility to lead the Iowa football program,” Ferentz said. “I am extraordinarily proud of our program, our players, and our supportive fans. I appreciate..." September 06

  • Iowa extends Kirk Ferentz through 2026

    The Comeback "The Iowa Hawkeyes made some coaching news on the first Tuesday of the college football season by extending the contract of head coach Kirk Ferentz through the 2026 season. Ferentz is all but assured of retiring as Iowa’s head coach, which is nice and all, but you can’t help but feel Iowa was..." September 06

  • Thieves Rob the Brother of Deceased Nebraska Punter Sam Foltz

    Complex "University of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz died on July 23 in a Wisconsin car accident, which also killed ex-Michigan State punter Mike Sadler. At the time, the two special teamers were attending a weekend kicking camp. During their season opener against Fresno State on Saturday, the Cornhuskers..." September 05

  • Ozigbo helps Nebraska roll past Fresno State

    The Sports Xchange "It took an entire half to get going, but Nebraska eventually pulled away in what ended as a 43-10 victory over Fresno State on Saturday night in nonconference play at Lincoln, Neb. Sophomore running back Devine Ozigbo led the way with a career-high 103 rushing yards and two touchdowns for..." September 04

  • LSU to review Josh Boutte's late hit against Wisconsin

    ABC News "LSU coach Les Miles will review offensive lineman Josh Boutte's late hit on Wisconsin's D'Cota Dixon, but he thinks it's possible that Boutte didn't know the play was over. Boutte, a starting guard for the Tigers, was ejected after leveling Dixon with 57 seconds left in No. 5 LSU's 16-14 loss..." September 04

  • Maryland ovpwoers Howard, 52-13

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- D.J. Durkin coasted in his head coaching debut at Maryland on Saturday, the Terrapins racking up a 52-13 victory over Howard in the season-opener for both teams. It was the most lopsided first win for a new Maryland coach since Paul "Bear" Bryant's Terps beat Guilford..." September 03

  • Ross scores 3 TDs as No. 14 Washington sprints past Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- Washington junior John Ross claims that shortly after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the spring of 2015, he downloaded a calendar for his phone and inserted a picture of the Rutgers mascot. That's how eager he was to be back on the field for the Huskies' 2016 season..." September 03

  • Speight throws 3 TDs as No. 7 Michigan routs Hawaii

    The Sports Xchange "ANN ARBOR, MICH. -- This obviously was not the first impression that Wilton Speight wanted to make. A junior for Michigan who won the starting quarterback in August camp job going into Saturday's season opener at home against Hawaii, Speight rolled out to throw a pass on his team's first..." September 03

  • Iowa runs over Miami (Ohio), 45-21

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A dominating first half propelled the 17th-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes to a 45-21 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday in their season opener at Kinnick Stadium. Iowa's 1-2 punch of senior LeShun Daniels Jr. and junior Akrum Wadley took the spotlight, as both running backs ran..." September 03

  • Western Michigan stuns Northwestern

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore running back Jamauri Bogan rushed for the winning touchdown with 5:38 remaining as Western Michigan stunned Northwestern 22-21 in a nonconference contest on Saturday at Evanston, Ill. Bogan, who gained 103 yards on 22 carries, made it into the end zone on second effort from..." September 03

  • Penn State roars past Kent State

    The Sports Xchange "Penn State running back Saquon Barkley rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown, and Amani Oruwariye returned an interception for a score to helping the Nittany Lions knock off visiting Kent State 33-13 on Saturday in nonconference play at State College, Pa. Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley..." September 03

  • Purdue routs Eastern Kentucky

    The Sports Xchange "Purdue's defense scored one touchdown and set up another, and the Boilermakers built an early 21-0 lead and never trailed Saturday, defeating Football Championship Subdivision opponent Eastern Kentucky, 45-24. Redshirt sophomore quarterback David Blough ran for two Purdue touchdowns and..." September 03

  • Braxton Miller is Bringing DJ Khaled to The Ohio State Season Opener

    Complex "Braxton Miller is, of course, an Ohio State fan. As for DJ Khaled? We don’t know. Because he’s a Miami guy, we would assume he supports The U. However, Khaled will join Miller on the sidelines at tomorrow’s Ohio State season opener against Bowling Green." September 03

  • Barrett throws 6 TDs as No. 6 Ohio State rolls 77-10

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Any questions that Urban Meyer had about a young Ohio State team with only six returning starters was quickly put to rest on Saturday. With quarterback J.T. Barrett tying a school record by throwing six touchdown passes and rushing for one, and Curtis Samuel scoring three..." September 03

  • Illinois rolls in Smith's first game as coach

    The Sports Xchange "Kendrick Foster rushed for two second-quarter touchdowns, each covering 56 yards, and quarterback Wes Lunt threw for two first-period touchdowns as Illinois crushed Murray State 52-3 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. Saturday also marked the return to college football of..." September 03

  • Minnesota beats Oregon State to open season

    The Sports Xchange "Running back Rodney Smith rushed for 124 yards, leading Minnesota to a 30-23 victory over visiting Oregon State in a season opener Thursday night at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. Quarterback Mitch Leidner completed just 13 of 26 passes for 131 yards, but he rushed for 76 yards and..." September 02

  • O'Connor fires three TD passes in Michigan State's opening win

    The Sports Xchange "EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Tyler O'Connor threw three scoring passes in his second career start but he barely gave his offense a passing grade. O'Connor, who won a training camp battle to replace record-setting quarterback Connor Cook, saw plenty of positives in No. 12 Michigan State's 28-13 win..." September 02

  • Penn State to formally honor Joe Paterno on Sept. 17

    ESPN "Penn State will formally honor former head coach Joe Paterno -- for the first time since his 2011 firing -- during the team's game Sept. 17 against Temple, the university said within a news release Thursday. The school will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Paterno's first game as head coach,..." September 01

  • Buckeyes safety Cam Burrows likely out for season

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cam Burrows was a curious omission from the depth chart Ohio State football chart that was released on Tuesday. Now we know why. Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said on Wednesday that Burrows, a fourth-year junior, is likely to miss the entire 2016 season with a foot injury. Meyer did not go..." September 01

  • Jim Harbaugh: 'I don't respect' action of Colin Kaepernick's protest

    ESPN "Michigan Wolverines football coach Jim Harbaugh didn't mince words when asked Monday about the recent protest made by his former quarterback, Colin Kaepernick. "I acknowledge his right to do that. I don't respect the motivation or the action," said Harbaugh, who coached Kaepernick with the San..." August 30

  • Ohio State WR Torrance Gibson suspended for season

    Land of 10 "Gibson, a redshirt freshman, is a former 4-star quarterback who was set to make the transition from QB to wide receiver after sitting out last season. He was expected to contribute in 2016. Last year, a lack of confidence pushed him down the depth chart and pushed into his life away from..." August 29

  • Michigan QB Wilton Speight prepared to start in opener

    Detroit Free Press "Wilton Speight didn’t want to say it. He knew he wasn’t supposed to say it. But as Michigan’s quarterback race winds to its final days, Speight is acting like he will be this team’s starting quarterback, just as he has for the past five months. “I feel good,” he said Friday when asked if..." August 27

  • Urban Meyer's Brother-In-Law -- Charged with Kidnapping, Rape

    TMZ "The brother-in-law of Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer has been charged with rape, kidnapping and more ... stemming from a January incident, TMZ Sports has learned. The suspect is former Chillicothe police officer Brandon Mather -- who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in the back..." August 27

  • With Derrion Grim's transfer, Nebraska's wide receiver room gets a little thinner

    Omaha World-Herald "Nebraska freshman wide receiver Derrion Grim is leaving the program before ever playing a game in a Husker uniform. Grim sent a thank you note to “Husker fans & Husker teammates” on Twitter. “I appreciate everything you all have done for me,” Grim wrote. “Love all of you!” Though Grim..." August 25

  • Harbaugh: I see myself coaching Michigan for 20-25 years

    Detroit News "There is no question Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has been fully embraced by Wolverines’ rabid fan base and also is being well-compensated by his alma mater. There also is no question that many observers outside the program think Harbaugh will have a short stay in Ann Arbor coaching the..." August 25

  • Trace McSorley named Penn State's starting quarterback

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Listening to the way Trace McSorley tells it, relaying what was possibly the biggest news of his life to the most important people in his life elicited the same reaction as an aced elementary spelling test going up on the fridge. Or the McSorleys are the chillest family, even when the son..." August 25

  • Perry Hills is Maryland’s starting quarterback. Now he must battle to stay there.

    Washington Post "One major question heading into the Maryland football season was answered Wednesday morning when Coach DJ Durkin announced that fifth-year senior Perry Hills will be the team’s starting quarterback. Whether that solves one of the team’s most vexing problems from last year will be decided over a..." August 24

  • Suspended receiver Ahmir Mitchell leaving Michigan

    Detroit Free Press "Suspended receiver Ahmir Mitchell apparently is leaving the Michigan football program. Mitchell, a freshman from Egg Harbor City, N.J., was one of two players suspended by coach Jim Harbaugh entering fall camp. He announced his departure with a statement on Twitter today. "I will like to..." August 24

  • Why Michigan State isn't getting the respect it deserves

    Fox Sports "I’d already planned to begin this week on a serious note, and then, coincidentally, someone sent a question that serves as the perfect lead in. Stewart: What is your favorite place to cover a game and why? Is it the atmosphere, food, tailgating, surroundings, etc.? -- David Parry, Belton,..." August 24

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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