Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Malik Rucker to transfer from Iowa in search of ‘a better fit’

    College Football Talk "And, as if ofttimes the case, “a better fit” can be translated into “a better shot at meaningful playing time.” As transfer day here at CFT continues unabated, Malik Rucker confirmed to the Quad City Times that he has decided to transfer out of Kirk Ferentz‘s Iowa football program. The move,..." May 05

  • Ex-Rutgers quarterback Philip Nelson to resume career at South Alabama

    Newark Star-Ledger "Nearly a year after he was charged with first- and third-degree assault stemming from a fight in downtown Mankato, Minn., former Rutgers quarterback Philip Nelson is ready to resume his football career. Nelson has landed at South Alabama, according to a report by the Minneapolis Star..." May 03

  • Cardale Jones plays 'May Fools' joke, says he's transferring to Akron

    CBSSports.com "Thankfully (some) humans can hold their breath for longer than six minutes. Otherwise, the entire state of Ohio would be a desolate wasteland after what Cardale Jones did on Twitter Friday. Jones, the star of last year's College Football Playoff, announced in a series of tweets that he was..." May 02

  • Michigan State DE Shilique Calhoun will watch NFL draft with no regrets: 'Still love my decision'

    Michigan Live "Shilique Calhoun knows he could be in Chicago today, picking out a fancy suit to wear to tonight's NFL draft and ordering filet mignon for dinner. Instead, Calhoun found himself eating franks and beans last Saturday after his Green team was defeated by the White team in Michigan State's annual..." April 30

  • Michigan State's Mark Scarpinato transfers to Pitt

    The Score "Mark Scarpinato has come out of retirement to continue his education at Pitt. Following the 2013 season, the Michigan State defensive lineman didn't suit up in order to focus on medical school. But it appears he had a change of heart, as he'll play one more season, but this time for the..." April 30

  • Ray Rice tells Rutgers football players to “not make the mistakes that I made”

    Pro Football Talk "Before Rutgers held its spring football game Friday night, a prominent former Scarlet Knights star addressed the team: Ray Rice. Rice, the former Ravens running back who has been out of the NFL since being released by the Ravens in September, told Steve Politi of New Jersey Advance Media he..." April 26

  • Trey DePriest explains Braxton Miller's multiple visits to Alabama

    Alabama.com "Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller's visits to Tuscaloosa had nothing to do with potential interest in transferring to Alabama, ex-Tide linebacker Trey DePriest, an Ohio native who is close friends with Miller, said during a phone interview Thursday. Author Ray Glier posted a tweet..." April 24

  • NCAA President Mark Emmert on Penn State: I could’ve handled things better

    College Football Talk "In what may be one of the biggest understatements of the year, NCAA President Mark Emmert says he could have handled the Penn State sanctions differently, at least when it comes to communication. Speaking at the Associated Press Sports Editors Sport Media Commissioners meetings in New York,..." April 23

  • Braxton Miller reportedly has visited Alabama three times

    Larry Brown Sports "Rumors have been circulating the past 24 hours about Braxton Miller potentially transferring to Alabama, and there is additional information supporting that rumor. Over the past few days, radio host/SEC media personality Paul Finebaum has reported that there is a chance Miller transfers to..." April 23

  • Nick Saban downplays talk of Braxton Miller to Alabama, but leaves door open

    Sporting News - NCAAF "While Alabama coach Nick Saban didn't comment on the rumors that Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller may transfer to Tuscaloosa, the four-time national champion coach didn't shut the door on them, either. Speaking in Huntsville, Ala., on Tuesday with the Crimson Caravan, Saban addressed..." April 22

  • Another Maryland RB set to transfer elsewhere

    CSN Baltimore "Maryland running back Jacquille Veii has been granted his release and will transfer from the program, CSNbaltimore.com confirmed Tuesday evening via an athletic department spokesman. Veii becomes the second Maryland running back to transfer in the past four days. Albert Reid was also granted..." April 22

  • Pair of Terps transferring from Maryland

    College Football Talk "Late this past week, a pair of Maryland football players decided they would finish their respective playing careers elsewhere. The school confirmed Friday that safety Zach Dancel and running back Albert Reid (pictured) have decided to transfer out of Randy Edsall‘s football program. No reason..." April 20

  • Indiana DL Ralph Green III arrested for battery, suspended

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Indiana defensive lineman Ralph Green III was arrested early Sunday morning on multiple charges. According to the Herald-Times, Green, a redshirt junior, was charged with battery, public intoxication and disorderly conduct after allegedly “slapping a 20-year-old woman in the face.” Police said..." April 20

  • Could Ohio State Really Play All Three Quarterbacks?

    Sportsnaut "Urban Meyer and Ohio State have a problem. It’s a good problem, but it’s still a major issue that won’t be resolved for a while. The Buckeyes boast three championship-caliber quarterbacks in Braxton Miller, J.T. Barrett and Cardale Jones, a luxury unheard of seemingly at any level. The..." April 20

  • 8.6 percent of 2014 Michigan attendance came via free tickets

    CBSSports.com "First things first: paid attendance figures are inflated in countless ways at every conceivable level of American sports. "Announced attendance figure for major sporting event not, in fact, accurate" is a BREAKING NEWS headline on par with "E-mailer claiming to be cash-laden Nigerian prince not,..." April 18

  • Ex-Duke kickoff specialist planning to finish career at Ohio State

    CBSSports.com "Duke kicker Jack Willoughby told the Duke Chronicle that he plans to finish his playing career at Ohio State. Willoughby, a graduate transfer after finishing degree, made an unofficial visit to Columbus on his way to seeing the basketball team play in the Final Four in Indianapolis. "I made..." April 17

  • Michigan State WR Kings pleads down arrest, admits to littering

    College Football Talk "Michigan State wide receiver Macgarrett Kings, Jr., was arrested in late February on charges of drunken and disorderly conduct and obstructing, resisting, hindering or assaulting a police officer. On Tuesday, Kings plead down his two misdemeanor charges to public littering according to the..." April 15

  • Ohio State extends Urban Meyer through 2020 at average of $6.5 million per season

    Fox Sports - College Football "Ohio State has extended Urban Meyer's contract through the 2020 season and will make him the highest-paid coach in the Big Ten. Under his old deal he would've been paid $4.9 million for 2015. Now, Meyer -- who led the Buckeyes to the national title three months ago -- will make $5.8 million in..." April 14

  • Finally, QB Stave is unquestioned leader of Badgers offense

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Joel Stave recognizes few quarterbacks, if any, have been through as much tumult as he has in a college career: three head coaches, four quarterback coaches, three years worth of spring practices in which he had to demonstrate why he even deserved to be Wisconsin's starter -- and two instances in..." April 13

  • Urban Meyer breaks down who's in the lead for Ohio State's open starting jobs

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "With so much attention being paid to Ohio State's quarterback battle, it might be easy to forget that the Buckeyes are looking to fill other holes after last year's National Championship. Meyer won't decide on a new quarterback this spring. He can't. J.T. Barrett and Braxton Miller aren't..." April 13

  • Gophers hope no-huddle approach will jump-start offense

    Fox Sports North "They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but what about a longtime football coach? Gophers head coach Jerry Kill has installed some no-huddle offense into his team's game plan this spring. It's not something Minnesota did much of in Kill's first four seasons, but the Gophers are evolving..." April 11

  • Columbus DeSales DB closing in on MSU offer

    Detroit Free Press "One of the top prospects in Ohio for the class of 2016 is Columbus DeSales cornerback prospect Austin Andrews. He is ranked three-star recruit and the No. 52 cornerback in the nation by Rivals.com. He is also rated the No. 25 player in talent-laden Ohio for his class. He holds close to 20..." April 10

  • Michigan formally announces addition of Jake Rudock

    College Football Talk "The worst kept secret in college football this spring is no longer a secret. Michigan has announced the addition of former Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock to its roster. “I am excited for Jake to get here and compete with the quarterbacks that we already have in the program,” said Michigan passing..." April 10

  • OSU QB Braxton Miller reinstated by NCAA after Instagram post

    CBSSports.com "Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller found himself caught in the tangled web of NCAA compliance after posting a photo on Instagram with a trainer and a table full of AdvoCare products. The NCAA did determine Miller's photo was a minor violation of NCAA rules, but the Buckeyes quarterback has..." April 09

  • Southfield RB Matt Falcon commits to UM

    Detroit News "Matt Falcon, a running back at Southfield High, committed to play for Michigan on Wednesday, confirming his decision in a post on Twitter. He will join the 2016 freshman class. The 6-foot-1, 210-pounder is rated four stars by various recruiting services" April 09

  • Illinois' leading receiver suffers torn ACL in practice

    CBSSports.com "Illinois' leading receiver, Mike Dudek, suffered a torn ACL during practice on Wednesday morning. “This is very disappointing for Mikey, his family and our football program,” said Illinois coach Tim Beckman in a release. “He'll have the knee surgically repaired as soon as possible and the..." April 08

  • Reports: Jamel Dean to leave Ohio State

    Land-Grant Holy Land "Though he entered Columbus an early enrollee with high hopes, Jamel Dean's Ohio State career sounds like it unfortunately will end before it ever really gets a chance to start. As first reported by 11W, Dean was unable to get clearance from OSU's medical team and will subsequently leave the..." April 08

  • UM commit Peters undaunted by QB competition

    Detroit News "Jim Harbaugh received his first three commitments of the 2016 class in the span of a few days, as Avon (Ind.) quarterback Brandon Peters committed on Friday, the night before the team's annual spring game; Farmington linebacker-fullback David Reese gave his word to be a Wolverine on Saturday just..." April 08

  • Ohio State’s Cardale Jones Is “Significantly” Better Than He Was At End Of Season

    College Spun "Cardale Jones started three games for Ohio State in 2014: the Big Ten Championship Game, the Sugar Bowl and the College Football Playoff national title contest. His stats in those games: Big Ten Championship Game vs. Wisconsin: 257 passing yards, three TDs. Sugar Bowl vs. Alabama: 243..." April 08

  • Legal system will determine Graham Glasgow's future at Michigan

    Michigan Live "Graham Glasgow's suspension this spring lasted for roughly two weeks, and at this point, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has no further plans to extend that punishment on his own. What happens within the legal system, however, is a separate matter entirely. The 6-foot-6, 303-pound Glasgow was..." April 07

  • Jabrill Peppers gives Jim Harbaugh 'A-plus' playmaker for 2015

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Jim Harbaugh isn’t the only one at Michigan judged on an impossible bell curve. Sophomore cornerback Jabrill Peppers faces the same report card. What’s the grading scale? Impossible. If Michigan fans perceive Harbaugh as the savior on the sidelines, then Peppers is expected to be the second..." April 06

  • Michigan has a ticket wait list for first time in seven years

    Fox Sports "We are just now getting to see some tangible evidence of how starved Michigan fans are for the Jim Harbaugh era and just decent football. Until now, it's been mostly a lot of cheery quotes about the excitement around town. But as Michigan held its spring game this past weekend, athletic..." April 06

  • Northwestern's Christian Jones expected to miss 4 months after undergoing knee surgery

    The Score "Northwestern wide receiver Christian Jones will likely be sidelined for the next few months as he recovers from a knee surgery. The 6-foot-3, 230-pounder stated that he expects to begin running again in July and should be prepared to participate in training camp in August, according to Louie..." April 06

  • Adidas, Nike or Under Armour? Michiagn reviewing all options

    College Football Talk "The University of Michigan currently has an athletics apparel deal in place with Adidas, which has resulted in some silly looking alternate football uniforms in recent years such as these, these and these. And don’t even start with the basketball uniforms. At an open forum discussion with..." April 02

  • Report: Big Ten waiver granted, Jake Rudock to transfer to Michigan

    CBSSports.com "The long-simmering Jake Rudock-to-Michigan transfer appears to be all but a done deal after a Wednesday report that the Big Ten won't stand in Rudock's way. From FoxSports reporter Bruce Feldman: With the waiver granted, multiple outlets including Wolverine247.com reported that Rudock will..." April 01

  • Michigan coaches not fretting over QB logjam

    Detroit News "A frontrunner at quarterback has not emerged at Michigan during spring practice, and offensive coordinator Tim Drevno is just fine with that. Three scholarship quarterbacks are practicing — Shane Morris, Wilton Speight and early enrollee freshman Alex Malzone — and Zach Gentry, an incoming..." April 01

  • Ohio State's bar for 2015 is officially set at national title or bust

    Fox Sports - College Football "Ohio State opened spring practice with a target on its back. The Buckeyes are the defending national champions and the favorite to win college football's national title in 2015. Of course, a lot can happen between now and the end of the year. However, Ohio State is positioned for another run..." March 31

  • Urban Meyer Discusses The Possibility Of Running A 2-QB System At Ohio State This Season

    College Spun "Urban Meyer has three starter-caliber quarterbacks on his roster at Ohio State this season: Cardale Jones, who won the Buckeyes a national championship; J.T. Barrett, who broke a bunch of records last fall; and Braxton Miller, a two-time Big Ten MVP. Is it possible Meyer could play more than..." March 31

  • Urban on Braxton’s potential violation: ‘Everything is fine. No issue’

    College Football Talk "It’s been nearly a week since reports surfaced that Ohio State was looking into a potential NCAA violation committed by Braxton Miller. Since then, OSU has been mum on the issue — until now. Sort of. According to a tweet from Todd Porter of the Canton Repository, head coach Urban Meyer was..." March 30

  • Nebraska needs a ton to go right to win nine games in 2015

    Fox Sports - College Football "Mike Riley was a surprise hire at Nebraska, and the former Oregon State coach enters his first spring practice in Lincoln with key personnel question marks to address. The Cornhuskers return 12 starters, including quarterback Tommy Armstrong and standout defensive tackle Maliek Collins, but..." March 27

  • UM lands Stanford CB Wayne Lyons as graduate transfer

    Detroit News "Michigan defensive backs coach Mike Zordich essentially confirmed after practice Thursday that the Wolverines will add Stanford graduate transfer cornerback Wayne Lyons to the roster this fall. The Lyons transfer was speculated last month, and further fueled when his mother, Gwendolyn Bush, was..." March 27

  • Michigan expanding recruiting presence through football camps

    CBSSports.com "Jim Harbaugh has been everywhere since taking over at Michigan, and that trend will continue this summer with football camps planned in both Alabama and Texas. Harbaugh and the Michigan coaching staff will be appearing at satellite football camps in Prattville, Alabama as well as Dallas, Texas..." March 26

  • Iowa gives QB Jake Rudock permission to transfer 'with no strings attached'

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Jake Rudock's days at Iowa were numbered as soon as coach Kirk Ferentz put backup C.J. Beathard at the top of a depth chart released in January. Now, according to the Associated Press, Rudock is on the way out of the Hawkeyes program after Ferentz signed a release that he said had "no strings..." March 26

  • Ohio State signee Torrance Gibson on playing QB for the Buckeyes: "I wasn't promised anything"

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "It is assumed that Torrance Gibson would have signed with another program had Ohio State not promised him he'd play quarterback. That's not what happened. "Nobody promised me anything," Gibson told Northeast Ohio Media Group this week. "Urban Meyer didn't promise me a thing. He told me to come..." March 25

  • OSU looking into potential NCAA violation involving Braxton Miller

    College Football Talk "Well, this would certainly be an odd, and far from preferred, way to whittle down Ohio State’s three-headed quarterback conundrum. A school spokesperson confirmed to The Lantern, OSU’s student newspaper, that the university is currently looking into a potential NCAA rules violation committed by..." March 25

  • Michigan's center quits over concussion fears

    ESPN.com "Former Michigan starting center Jack Miller announced earlier this month he would not play his senior season and on Wednesday he told ESPN concern about the long-term impact from past and possible future concussions was a factor in the decision. "I know I've had a few and it's nice walking away..." March 25

  • Harbaugh uses loophole to coach at Alabama camp

    Detroit News "Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and his staff are taking advantage of a Big Ten rule loophole, as Penn State coach James Franklin did last year. The Michigan program will be featured at satellite football camp this summer at Prattville High School in Alabama. The four-hour session costs $25 and..." March 25

  • Transferring Badger DB wants to play closer to Tampa home

    College Football Talk "It appears it’s a good thing that erstwhile Wisconsin quarterback Tanner McEvoy is giving the defensive backfield another look this spring. Last week, Austin Hudson (pictured, No. 27) confirmed that he will be transferring out of the UW football program. The safety had nothing negative to say..." March 25

  • Urban Meyer says OSU quarterback decision 'starting to eat away at me'

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Ohio State coach Urban Meyer fielded another round of questions about the Buckeyes’ unprecedented three-way quarterback race on Tuesday. Of course, Meyer didn’t name a starter. It’s nowhere close to that. Bleacher Report’s Ben Axelrod reported Meyer admitted the problem with having to bench two..." March 24

  • Australian punter Blake O'Neill to visit Michigan this week

    Michigan Live "Michigan's answer to its void at punter could very well be Australian, and could be one step closer to becoming a Wolverine. Australian-born punter Blake O'Neill, a graduate transfer from Weber State, announced Tuesday that he'll be flying to Ann Arbor on Wednesday for an official visit to..." March 24

  • Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh doesn't think he's worth $5M per year

    Detroit Free Press "During the courting process of Jim Harbaugh, much was made about how much he would be paid by Michigan if he took the head football job. One NFL.com report cited the figure at $8 million per year. When the contract was finally signed and announced, the yearly salary was $5 million, but..." March 24

  • Jim Harbaugh bringing helmet stickers back to Michigan

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Jim Harbaugh is back at Michigan, and he’s bringing back another tradition. According to a report from Rivals’ Chris Balas, Michigan is bringing back helmet stickers and getting rid of the Legends jerseys in 2015. What does this mean? Harbaugh is honoring former coach Bo Schembechler,..." March 23

  • Former wide receiver Natrell Jamerson works with first-team defense at cornerback

    Madison.com "The University of Wisconsin football program hasn’t wasted any time giving Natrell Jamerson a chance to prove himself at a new position. A wide receiver last year, the sophomore got some work with the first-team defense at cornerback during team drills Sunday, the fourth practice of the..." March 23

  • Jabrill Peppers garnering memories of former NFL All-Pro Rodney Harrison for coach Greg Jackson

    Michigan Live "For a stretch of time in the late 1990s, current Michigan secondary coach Greg Jackson shared the defensive backfield in San Diego with one of the most feared players in the NFL. While having a reputation for brutal hits, Rodney Harrison also found plenty of success in his career, ultimately..." March 20

  • Report: Iowa will release Jake Rudock to any school, QB to visit Michigan this week

    Michigan Live "Michigan's entry into the market for a graduate transfer quarterback began earlier this month. And its looking inside its own league. News broke earlier this month that now former Iowa quarterback -- and potential grad transfer -- Jake Rudock had plans to visit Michigan this spring with..." March 19

  • Cardale Jones is college football's most interesting man

    Fox Sports Ohio "Cardale Jones wore camoflauge spandex under his uniform on the first day of Ohio State's spring practice last week. It was a convenient decision, not a strategic one. These days, Jones isn't blending in anywhere. It's easy to see Jones as the most interesting man in college football -- even..." March 17

  • Michigan State running back Delton Williams jailed and suspended from team

    Michigan Live "Michigan State University running back Delton Williams was lodged at the Ingham County Jail on Tuesday afternoon, and he's been suspended from the football team. Williams, 21 of Erie, Pennsylvania, did not have any charges filed against him in district courts in East Lansing or Mason. The..." March 17

  • Michigan suspends Graham Glasgow

    ESPN.com "The Michigan Wolverines suspended senior offensive lineman Graham Glasgow on Monday after the offensive lineman admitted to violating terms of his probation during the weekend. Glasgow told the court he had consumed alcohol after he blew a .086 on a breathalyzer test Sunday morning. Glasgow..." March 17

  • Charles Jackson done for spring, back for fall

    North Platte Telegraph "Nebraska cornerback Charles Jackson is done for the spring, but coach Mike Riley said his knee injury was not as extensive as feared and that Jackson “will recover in plenty of time for the season.” Jackson, who missed last season after injuring a knee in August, will require arthroscopic..." March 16

  • J.T. Barrett would be 'shocked' by Braxton Miller transfer

    CBSSports.com "Braxton Miller isn't opening up about his future just yet. But if his teammate and fellow quarterback competitor J.T. Barrett is correct, that future won't include a 2015 season spent anywhere other than Ohio State. "I'm not Braxton, but being that I do talk to him every day, I think that would..." March 14

  • Rutgers linebacker L.J. Liston dismissed from team

    Newark Star-Ledger "L.J. Liston said in December that he planned to win Rutgers' starting middle linebacker job next season. The rising junior won't get that opportunity, as he has been dismissed from the team by head coach Kyle Flood. "L.J. is no longer a member of the Rutgers football program," Flood said in a..." March 14

  • J.T. Barrett calls Braxton Miller transfer rumors 'ridiculous, silly': Ohio State QB Battle

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "When Ohio State opened spring ball on Tuesday, Braxton Miller was there in a black jersey just like the rest of the quarterbacks. He even tossed a few light passes as he makes his way back from a second shoulder surgery. That was expected. As far as anyone knew, Miller would be back with..." March 13

  • Michigan's Jack Miller surprises with decision to not play senior season

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Spring practice is a time for all sorts of change — position, depth chart changes and personnel. On Tuesday, Michigan is dealing with an unexpected one. Fifth-year starting senior center Jack Miller is not returning to the team, TheWolverine.com reported." March 12

  • Ex-Illini QB Aaron Bailey bound for Northern Iowa

    Chicago Tribune "Former Illinois quarterback Aaron Bailey has found a new home. Bailey, a graduate of Bolingbrook High School, will play at Northern Iowa next season, his stepfather Oliver Carter confirmed to the Tribune. He has two seasons of eligibility remaining. At Northern Iowa, a Division I-AA program,..." March 12

  • Report: Iowa QB Jake Rudock to transfer, will visit Michigan

    Michigan Live "Jim Harbaugh's quarterback room may need one more chair after all. Rumors of Michigan's interest in another quarterback for the 2015 season have swirled for some time now, and Wednesday, things started moving a bit on that front. Fox's Bruce Feldman reports that Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock..." March 11

  • Favorite yet to emerge in Michigan quarterback race

    Detroit News "Through four spring practices, a quarterback still has not emerged as the front-runner at Michigan. And as far as quarterback coach and pass-game coordinator Jedd Fisch is concerned, that's just fine, as long as the players continue to grasp the playbook and understand decision-making is more..." March 11

  • Ohio State opens spring with lingering questions about Braxton Miller's health

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Ohio State opened spring practice today with a dilemma many coaches wouldn’t gripe about — three starting quarterbacks. Braxton Miller, J.T. Barrett and Cardale Jones all took the field Tuesday, though they practiced in varying capacities. Miller warmed up with the team, but did most of his..." March 11

  • Urban Meyer not thinking about position change for Braxton Miller

    College Football Talk "Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer has quite the quarterback situation brewing in Columbus this spring. With Braxton Miller working his way back to full strength, J.T. Barrett showing what he is capable of doing over the course of a full season in2 014 and Cardale Jones proving worthy of..." March 10

  • NCAA outlaws Ezekiel Elliott’s crop top jersey look

    Larry Brown Sports "The NCAA on Thursday passed several new rules including one that will prevent Ezekiel Elliott from wearing the crop top jersey look he has become known for. AN NCAA Rules Committee met via conference call and made tweaks to personal foul penalties, helmets rules, instant replay, and more. One..." March 09

  • Four-star Ohio State recruit Dre'Mont Jones says he may have torn his ACL

    Land-Grant Holy Land "The Ohio State football signee had to be helped off a high school basketball court after suffering an injury earlier Saturday. " March 08

  • Michigan offensive coordinator: Quarterback job is 'wide open'

    SI - College Football "Michigan offensive coordinator Tim Drevno said that he thinks the team's starting quarterback job is "wide open," according to a report from MLive.com. The Wolverines will have three scholarship quarterbacks—junior Shane Morris, redshirt freshman Wilton Speight and true freshman Alex Malzone—at..." March 08

  • Police: Macgarrett Kings kicked a parking enforcement truck

    CBSSports.com "Earlier this week we learned that Michigan State wide receiver Macgarrett Kings was arrested and charged with drunken and disorderly conduct and obstructing, resisting, hindering or assaulting a police officer. What we didn't know was what Kings had allegedly done to warrant the arrest. Now we..." March 07

  • Coroner: Kosta Karageorge did not have CTE

    Yahoo! Sports "A pathologist who examined the brain of former Ohio State football player and wrestler Kosta Karageorge determined that he did not have chronic traumatic encephalopathy, better known as CTE. CTE is a disease that is sometimes found in athletes with multiple head injuries. Though CTE was not..." March 07

  • MSU receiver Macgarrett Kings Jr. arrested, charged

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan State football player Macgarrett Kings Jr. is in trouble with the law again after a weekend arrest. Kings, who will be a senior receiver in the fall, has been charged with drunken and disorderly conduct and obstructing, resisting, hindering or assaulting a police officer, according to..." March 05

  • Jim Tressel: Michigan isn't close to being as good as Ohio State

    Fox Sports - College Football "Jim Tressel may no longer be an Ohio State employee, but he's still a Buckeye. The president of Youngstown State and former OSU football coach spoke with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Luncheon Club in Canton, Ohio, this week and was asked about how the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry may be..." March 04

  • Jim Harbaugh Helps Motorists Who Crashed on Interstate

    Complex "View this as some sort of Better Call Saul-like PR stunt, or a PSA for slowing the hell down on icy roads, but today newly minted Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh came to the aid of two motorists who crashed on Interstate-94. Some time earlier this afternoon, the 53-year-old driver slipped on the..." March 03

  • Ohio State football gets commitment from four-star 2016 DE Terrell Hall

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State continued its success in the fertile D.C./Maryland/Virginia recruiting area. The Buckeyes picked up a commitment from 2016 four-star defensive end Terrell Hall from St. John's College High School in Washington D.C. on Monday night. Hall announced his commitment on his Twitter..." March 03

  • Is Penn State's cost of attendance stipend a recruiting advantage?

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The winds of change are blowing in college sports, and Happy Valley appears to be the wind tunnel. Penn State will give student-athletes the largest stipend for incidental expenses among Big Ten schools, according to PennLive.com. The stipend, known as “cost of attendance,” is to help with..." March 03

  • Michigan State QB Connor Cook will miss departing targets but others stepping up in offseason

    Michigan Live "Connor Cook makes no bones about it, he's going to miss throwing to 2014 Big Ten Receiver of the Year Tony Lippett and speedy Keith Mumphery. Those two departing senior targets ultimately enabled Michigan State to finish last season with a 42-41 Cotton Bowl win over Baylor that led to the..." March 03

  • Former Rutgers & Minnesota QB Philip Nelson dodges prison

    College Football Talk "Former Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson will not have to serve any prison time for his involvement in a brutal attack that led to the injury of a Minnesota State football player. Nelson was instead sentenced to 100 hours of community service and was credited for serving two days in jail." March 03

  • Accidental text from coach’s 4-year-old son among 47 Ohio State self-reported Big Ten, NCAA violations

    The Lantern "Ohio State self-reported 47 minor Big Ten and NCAA rules violations in 2014, including one as the result of an accidental text sent by a football coach’s 4-year-old son. OSU wide receivers coach Zach Smith’s son picked up his father’s cell phone when a recruit called on May 27, and accidentally..." March 03

  • The Resilient Soul of Jerry Sandusky's Son

    Bleacher Report "I am staring at Matt Sandusky. Matt Sandusky is staring at me. Holding grapes. Plastic grapes. As Sandusky gazes my way, the faux produce twirls beneath the fleshy fingers of his right hand, an odd vision when one takes into account the man's size (approximately 6'0", 215 lbs) and..." March 03

  • U-M's Durkin has high expectations for Peppers

    Detroit Free Press "Early in spring practice, the Michigan coaches are trying not to publicly single out players. They want to let the competitions play out without rushing to judgment because they have promised the players a clean slate. But even when he was at Florida, U-M defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin knew..." March 01

  • Former TCU Wide Receiver Cam White Headed To Rutgers

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

  • QB Caleb Rowe, RB Wes Brown to sit for Terps this spring

    College Football Talk "Two important pieces of Maryland’s offensive puzzle will be sidelined as the Terrapins begin preparations for the 2015 season in earnest. Friday, head coach Randy Edsall confirmed that both quarterback Caleb Rowe (pictured, right) and running back Wes Brown (pictured, left) will be..." March 01

  • Has OSU repaired its Cass Tech relationship?

    Detroit Free Press "Just a few weeks ago, Detroit Cass Tech football coach Thomas Wilcher was eviscerating Ohio State counterpart Urban Meyer for misleading Cass running back Mike Weber leading up to National Signing Day. Weber went down to the wire in deciding between OSU and archrival Michigan. He picked the..." February 25

  • Michigan's Jim Harbaugh compares spring practice to childbirth

    CBSSports.com "Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh spent years dropping fantastic quotes at Stanford before the NFL stole his larger-than-life personality for a few years. Now that he's back in college football, all of Harbaugh's emotion, energy and wit are back as well for us to enjoy. Harbaugh sat down with..." February 24

  • WR Fitzpatrick taking his time with UM offer

    Detroit News "Farmington High junior wide receiver Desmond Fitzpatrick admits that throughout his childhood he was a big fan of Michigan football. In his middle school years, it was not uncommon to see him dressed in Maize and Blue at school, and he grew up emulating Wolverine receivers such as Desmond Howard,..." February 24

  • Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers is hungry to prove himself

    College Football Talk "When Michigan added defensive back Jabrill Peppers in the Class of 2014, the expectations were incredibly high. Unfortunately for Peppers, and for Michigan, things did not play out as scripted last fall. Peppers was redshirted in November after a pair of leg injuries slowed him down earlier in the..." February 24

  • Former U-M QB Bellomy lands at Texas-San Antonio

    Detroit Free Press "With all of the quarterbacks coming into Ann Arbor, Russell Bellomy decided to finish elsewhere, announcing in January that he likely would play his fifth year at another school. The Texas native and U-M grad transfer has landed at Texas-San Antonio, according to the Instagram photo of him..." February 23

  • Oregon targeted Vernon Adams Jr. over Braxton Miller

    College Football Talk "Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman has an excellent feature on Oregon transfer Vernon Adams Jr. up, which is well worth a read. There’s some interesting stuff in there — Adams’ decision to transfer from FCS side Eastern Washington to the No. 2 team in the nation wasn’t easy, and he’s training in a strip..." February 23

  • Andre Rison not pressuring son, Hunter, to follow footsteps to Michigan State

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