Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Braxton Miller to Oregon transfer rumor originates on Reddit

    Larry Brown Sports "There is a wild and intriguing rumor that emerged on a Reddit college football forum about Braxton Miller transferring to Oregon. Here’s what the Reddit user wrote: I have multiple sources telling me that Urban has told him they will be going forward with Barrett next year. They wanted to..." November 26

  • Tony Lippett to be Michigan State's first two-way starter since 1968

    USA Today "Regardless of which side gets the ball first in what coach Mark Dantonio is calling a "program game," Michigan State senior Tony Lippett will be starting Saturday. A mix-up prevented Lippett from becoming MSU's first two-way starter since 1968 in Saturday's 45-3 rout of Rutgers. But Dantonio..." November 26

  • Ohio State’s Spence declared permanently ineligible by Big Ten

    College Football Talk "We will not see defensive end Noah Spence wearing an Ohio State football uniform this season, and we may not see him in any Big Ten uniform anytime soon. The Big Ten has declared Spence permanently ineligible from all intercollegiate athletics competition. Ohio State released a statement with that..." November 26

  • What if Ohio State and Michigan fight again? 'If anybody throws a punch, they're dismissed'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "When Ohio State safety Vonn Bell was asked if he thought there would be punches thrown on Saturday when the Buckeyes host Michigan in the 111th edition of The Game, it's likely his answer didn't sit well with Urban Meyer. "I don't know yet," Bell said after Ohio State beat Indiana last Saturday..." November 25

  • Gophers RB Cobb 'very questionable' vs. Badgers

    Covers.com "Minnesota could be without its leading rusher for its biggest game in years on Saturday. Coach Jerry Kill said Tuesday that running back David Cobb's hamstring injury makes him "very questionable" for Saturday's game at Minnesota. The game will determine the Big Ten West Division..." November 25

  • LSU's Les Miles sidesteps questions about Michigan

    Michigan Live "Les Miles and Michigan go way back. And every time there's been speculation about the future of the Michigan football head coaching job since 2007, Miles' name has been right there. It was there in 2007, when he sternly denied a report he was headed to Ann Arbor while his LSU team was..." November 25

  • Bovada whittles Heisman Trophy race down to two

    College Football Talk "In the eyes of Bovada, there are now just two Heisman contenders worth fussing over. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota and Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon are the only two options on the board for Bovada entering the final games of the regular season. If that is any indication, this year’s..." November 25

  • Ohio State Students Are Covering Every ‘M’ On Campus With Red Tape

    College Spun "Rivalry week is one of the most fun times in college football, and the antics at Michigan and Ohio State in the week leading up to The Game are always entertaining. As is tradition in Columbus, Ohio State students are covering up every ‘M’ visible on campus with red tape." November 25

  • Northwestern QB Trevor Siemian has torn ACL

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Northwestern hopes to clinch bowl eligibility on Saturday against Illinois, but it will be forced to do it without starting quarterback Trevor Siemian. Wildcats head coach Pat Fitzgerald announced Monday that Siemian, a fifth-year senior, suffered a torn ACL during the second quarter of the..." November 24

  • Jim Hackett to decide on Brady Hoke

    ESPN.com "It's not yet clear when a decision will come on Brady Hoke's future as Michigan's football coach, but interim athletic director Jim Hackett said Saturday that he would be the one making the decision. Hackett stepped in as a temporary leader of the university's athletic department on Oct. 31,..." November 23

  • Noah Spence Has An Appeal Hearing Scheduled For Nov. 25, Possible He Could Return This Season

    College Spun "Noah Spence, Ohio State’s talented but troubled defensive end, might be returning to the field at some point this season. The former All-Big Ten performer was suspended indefinitely by the conference in September after failing his second drug test in nine months. Spence, a would-be junior..." November 21

  • Terps star Stefon Diggs will not play against Michigan, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "Maryland will be without its most electrifying offensive weapon for at least another week. Terps junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs, who suffered a lacerated kidney against Penn State on Nov. 1, has not practiced this week and will not play when Maryland travels to face Michigan on Saturday,..." November 20

  • Keiser rejoins team, and more from PSU practice

    Philly.com "After spending more than three weeks at Hershey Medical Center, one of Penn State's senior leaders has finally rejoined the team. "It was great. I haven't seen him in a while," coach James Franklin said of safety Ryan Keiser, who broke his rib and required multiple surgeries after a freak..." November 20

  • Brady Hoke has $3 million reasons to hope Michigan fires him soon

    USA Today "If Brady Hoke is going to be fired by the University of Michigan, he should hope it acts quickly. The move could be worth $1 million to him. Under the terms of his contract, Hoke would be owed a buyout payment of $3 million if he gets fired without cause through Dec. 31, the final day of his..." November 19

  • Report: Braxton Miller has no current plans for a transfer

    CBSSports.com "It's still November 2014, but there's already a clear winner for the honor of 2015's most intriguing quarterback situation. Take a bow, Ohio State, where current Heisman Trophy candidate J.T. Barrett has been exceptional -- as in, school record exceptional -- in replacing former Heisman Trophy..." November 19

  • Promising Terps freshman WR Juwann Winfree suspended two games

    Baltimore Sun "Maryland freshman wide receiver Juwann Winfree has been suspended two games by the athletic department for violating the school's student-athlete code of conduct, the university announced Monday night. Winfree, one of the prized pieces of Maryland’s past recruiting class, had worked his way..." November 18

  • Michigan's Frank Clark dismissed from program following arrest

    CBSSports.com "Michigan defensive end Frank Clark has been dismissed from the program following an arrest over the weekend. The school announced the decision via a release Monday morning. "Frank Clark has been dismissed for violating team rules from the Michigan football program," said Michigan coach Brady..." November 17

  • Michigan's Frank Clark arrested

    ESPN.com "Michigan starting senior defensive end Frank Clark was arrested on charges of domestic violence Sunday, according to Erie County, Ohio, jail records. The 6-foot-2, 277-pound Clark, who is from Cleveland, was still in the Erie County jail Sunday morning, according to the jail's official..." November 17

  • Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon sets FBS record for single-game rushing yards

    SI - College Football "Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon has rushed for more yards in a single game than any other player in FBS history. Gordon reached 408 yards on a 26-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. He has recorded 16.3 yards per carry (25 carries) and four touchdowns. Seven of Gordon's runs have gone..." November 16

  • Report: Penn State nearly received the death penalty

    College Football Talk "When news of the Penn State scandal involving former coach Jerry Sandusky broke, conversations raged over the possibility of the Nittany Lions football program potentially receiving the “death penalty” due to the severity of the allegations. A Pennsylvania state court ordered the NCAA to turn..." November 15

  • Penn State OL Donovan Smith back at practice

    College Football Talk "Penn State’s offensive line has been a troubling concern for much of the season, so news out of practice on Wednesday evening should come as some encouragement for Penn State fans. Left tackle Donovan Smith is reportedly back at practice at his normal spot on the line. It looks optimistic Smith..." November 13

  • Ex-UM LB talks ‘trust-fund babies,’ Harbaugh not headed to Big House

    College Football Talk "Give Larry Foote a microphone and a platform, and more times than not he’ll entertain. And very often stir things up in the process. With most considering Brady Hoke a dead man coaching at Michigan, much of the attention has turned to potential replacements for the beleaguered head coach...." November 12

  • Ameer Abdullah looks good in practice, say coach, teammates

    Omaha World-Herald "Senior I-back Ameer Abdullah joined his team on the practice field for the first time in two weeks and showed no obvious signs of injury, according to the Huskers who watched him work. Abdullah, who sprained a knee ligament against Purdue, wore a knee brace, but he wasn’t limited and “looked..." November 12

  • Maryland’s Stefon Diggs has lacerated kidney; status for final two games uncertain

    Washington Post "Maryland’s Stefon Diggs suffered a lacerated kidney against Penn State, and his status for the Terrapins’ final two games remains uncertain, sources close to the situation confirmed Monday. Diggs suffered the injury after taking a shot to the kidney during the fourth quarter of Maryland’s 20-19..." November 11

  • Ameer Abdullah's status uncertain

    ESPN.com "The status of Ameer Abdullah grew murkier on Monday as Nebraska coach Bo Pelini answered questions about the star running back without the assured nature present in his remarks last week. Abdullah, the nation's No. 3 rusher with 1,250 yards, did not practice during the Huskers' bye week after..." November 11

  • Big Ten's latest marketing ploy: manufacturing a rivalry

    Yahoo! Sports "The Big Ten is trying to let the rest of college football know it: A) still exists, and B) is still important. You can't fault the effort. It has to do something. The top of the league is actually strong (seriously) but Ohio State needs some marketing to get itself in the playoff. Part..." November 11

  • Ohio State's Dontre Wilson has a broken foot

    CBSSports.com "Ohio State had a great weekend, beating Michigan State 49-37 in East Lansing, but there was some bad news to come from the win. Urban Meyer confirmed that Dontre Wilson broke his foot during the game and had surgery on the foot Sunday. There's no timetable for how long Wilson will be out, but..." November 10

  • Terp WR Stefon Diggs out for season with lacerated kidney

    CBSSports.com "The Baltimore Sun reported Monday that Maryland leading receiver Stefon Diggs will miss the remainder of the season with a lacerated kidney. Citing "multiple sources," the Sun reported that after taking a blow to the kidney while stretching for a touchdown in the Terps' win against Penn State..." November 10

  • Emails show NCAA questioned right to sanction Penn State

    CBSSports.com "The NCAA attempted to bluff Penn State into accepting severe sanctions in 2012 due to the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal, according to internal emails recently released in a court case. The internal emails between high-ranking NCAA officials, first reported by Onward State, show that..." November 05

  • No surgery for UM's Peppers but he'll be redshirted

    Detroit News "Michigan freshman defensive back Jabrill Peppers has a leg injury, and while it will not require surgery, he will be redshirted this season. He will be "in good shape" in the next month or so, coach Brady Hoke said Wednesday during his regular mid-week press conference." November 05

  • Drake Johnson proves to be worth the wait for Michigan

    Detroit News "There are a bunch of shoeboxes filled with track medals somewhere in the attic in the home where Drake Johnson grew up. Johnson, a sophomore running back at Michigan, was a track star at Ann Arbor Pioneer, where he also played football in the shadow of Michigan Stadium. His father, Michael,..." November 05

  • Michigan State LB Says J.T. Barrett A “Way Better QB” Than Braxton Miller

    College Spun "Michigan State and Ohio State are set for a huge Big Ten game this Saturday, and for the first time in a long time, the Spartans won’t have to prepare for Buckeyes star quarterback Braxton Miller. Instead, given Miller’s season-ending right shoulder injury, redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett will be..." November 05

  • Brady Hoke might have a decision on Jabrill Peppers soon

    College Football Talk "The Jabrill Peppers era at Michigan has been off to quite a rocky and disappointing start this fall. One of the top prized recruits in the Class of 2014, Peppers has had little impact on the Wolverines this season due to injury concerns. After initially being dropped from the depth chart, the..." November 04

  • Purdue's Danny Anthrop out for season with knee injury

    Indianapolis Star "That is Danny Anthrop. However, the Boilermakers will be without their top receiver, who suffered a season-ending knee injury Saturday in the loss to Nebraska. "You feel so bad for him," Purdue coach Darrell Hazell said. "The guy plays so hard and brings so much energy and passion to the field,..." November 04

  • Rutgers wide receiver Ruhann Peele suspended for rest of season

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ruhann Peele was medically cleared this week from the upper-body injury that has sidelined him for the first nine games, but Rutgers' sophomore wide receiver was suspended Tuesday from all on-field activity for the remainder of the 2014 season due to his pending court case, Scarlet Knights coach..." November 04

  • Maryland star Stefon Diggs suspended for game vs. MSU

    Detroit News "Maryland's best offensive player, receiver Stefon Diggs, has been suspended one game by the Big Ten and he will serve his suspension on Nov. 15 when the Terps play Michigan State. Maryland (6-3) does not play this week. The Big Ten also issued a public reprimand for Maryland coach Randy..." November 04

  • Five-star QB Torrance Gibson commits to Ohio State over LSU, Miami

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "After more than a year of ups and downs recruiting five-star quarterback Torrance Gibson of Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage, Ohio State got the payoff when he announced his commitment to the Buckeyes on Monday afternoon. Rated by 247Sports the No. 3 athlete in the 2015 class, Gibson, who..." November 03

  • Ameer Abdullah out with knee injury

    ESPN.com "Heisman Trophy candidate Ameer Abdullah of Nebraska suffered a knee injury in the first quarter against Purdue and will not return, coach Bo Pelini said at halftime of Saturday's game. The nation's leading rusher entering the weekend, Abdullah was hurt while diving to recover a fumble at the..." November 01

  • First-round prospect Connor Cook intends to stay in school

    CBSSports.com "On The Dan Patrick Show this week, Michigan State junior QB Connor Cook said he intends to bypass the 2015 NFL Draft and return to the Spartans for his senior season. "That's the main goal," Cook said in response to possibly going pro early. "I've always talked about it with my parents and..." November 01

  • AD Dave Brandon leaving Michigan

    ESPN.com "Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon is resigning and will not return next season, a source told ESPN's Brett McMurphy. The university will hold a news conference Friday afternoon." October 31

  • Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett: I plan on playing Saturday

    College Football Talk "Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was roughed up against Penn State’s defense last week, but he has the full intention of playing this weekend. Barrett was reported to have a sprained MCL after Ohio State’s double overtime victory at Penn State. “It would have to be something drastic that..." October 30

  • Penn State loses a pair of seniors to season-ending injuries

    College Football Talk "Careers came to an abrupt and cruel end for two Penn State seniors this week, as head coach James Franklin announced on Monday. Senior safety Ryan Keiser, a team captain, was lost for the year with an unspecified injury suffered during practice on Thursday, while senior running back Zack Zwinak..." October 28

  • Ohio State RB Rod Smith dismissed, reportedly for failed drug test

    CBSSports.com "Ohio State running back Rod Smith has reportedly been dismissed from the Buckeyes program for a violation of team rules. According to the Columbus Dispatch, it was a failed drug test that resulted in Smith's dismissal. The school has not made an official announcement regarding the status of the..." October 28

  • Michigan's Brady Hoke: No one has talked to me about job status

    USA Today "Michigan football coach Brady Hoke said no one from the university has approached him about his job status. Despite widespread speculation during the past month, increasing with four losses in Michigan's past five games and 3-5 overall record, Hoke said his job is a postseason discussion. "I..." October 28

  • Rutgers QB Chris Laviano may get first start

    Newark Star-Ledger "One day after enjoying the most meaningful action of his collegiate career, Chris Laviano handled the first-team reps at Rutgers football practice on Sunday evening. "Chris came out, I thought he was sharp,'' said Rutgers coach Kyle Flood, who handed the reins to his offense to Laviano with..." October 28

  • Big Ten admits Ohio State should have been penalized on controversial field goal

    College Football Talk "I don’t know if Penn State head coach James Franklin has a dog, but if he does it undoubtedly got an earful about Big Ten officials last night. The Big Ten already admitted technical issues were to blame in Vonn Bell‘s interception that wasn’t but still somehow was. Now the league has said..." October 27

  • Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett has a sprained MCL

    CBSSports.com "Ohio State finds itself with another injured quarterback. On Monday Urban Meyer said that J.T. Barrett has a sprained MCL and will be limited in practice this week. Just how limited remains to be seen, but with a trip to East Lansing to face Michigan State looming in two weeks, it's important..." October 27

  • Iowa suspends starting LB after alcohol-related incident

    The Gazette "Iowa sophomore linebacker Reggie Spearman was charged with operating while intoxicated this morning in Iowa City. The 6-3, 230-pounder was pulled over and arrested by Iowa City Police at Burlington and Madison Street at 12:01 this morning. Spearman, a Chicago native, has started all seven games..." October 26

  • Csont'e York also must pay $2K

    ESPN.com "Former Michigan wide receiver Csont'e York was sentenced to seven days in jail after pleading guilty to aggravated assault and assault and battery charges a month ago. York broke a man's jaw and knocked him unconscious when he punched him outside an Ann Arbor bar on July 18. York was suspended..." October 25

  • Four-star LB Jerome Baker flips from Florida Gators to Ohio State

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Even after four-star linebacker Jerome Baker committed to Florida over the summer, Urban Meyer couldn't accept that one of the best players in Ohio was leaving the state for college. So Meyer and his staff still pursued the Benedictine prospect, and on Tuesday evening it paid off. Baker..." October 23

  • Rutgers WR Ruhann Peele, arrested Aug. 30, has hearing next week on simple-assault charge

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ruhann Peele, a third-year sophomore wide receiver on the Rutgers football team, was arrested Aug. 30 and charged with simple assault, according to records in New Brunswick municipal court. Peele, a 21-year old Linden High School graduate, has a court hearing on Oct. 27. Peele was arrested by..." October 23

  • Michigan State fans vandalize iconic Ann Arbor campus symbol

    Fox Sports - College Football "It must be Michigan-Michigan State week. Wednesday morning, as Michigan students awoke and began their days, they were treated to a surprise. Sometime overnight, a Spartans fan or fans presumably snuck onto campus and left their mark on an iconic campus symbol. The block ‘M’ on the..." October 22

  • NCAA removes Pa. governor from lawsuit over PSU fine

    College Football Talk "The NCAA continues to move forward with a lawsuit against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania over the distribution of fine money to be paid by Penn State. In doing so, the NCAA has removed Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale from the lawsuit. According to an..." October 22

  • Michigan QB: 'I've been called the N-word so many times this year'

    Fox Sports "The Michigan Wolverines are struggling through another mediocre season at 3-4 heading into this weekend's game against Michigan State. Part of the issue has been subpar quarterback play from fifth-year senior Devin Gardner, who entered the year as the starter, and backup Shane Morris, who got..." October 21

  • Purdue loses linebacker Robinson to torn ACL

    College Football Talk "Purdue senior linebacker Sean Robinson has played his final game of the 2014 season. Boilermakers head coach Darrell Hazell announced Monday Robinson tore his ACL in his right knee in a game earlier this season. Robinson’s ACL was torn back on October 4 against Illinois. He recorded five..." October 20

  • Terps lose QB Caleb Rowe to ACL tear

    College Football Talk "From here on out, Maryland won’t have Caleb Rowe to fall back on at the quarterback position. Prior to today’s noon kickoff against Iowa, the Terrapins announced that the backup quarterback has a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the 2014 season. Rowe suffered the injury to the ligament..." October 19

  • Hoosiers down to third-string quarterback

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana University apparently will be down to a third-string quarterback for Saturday's homecoming football game against eighth-ranked Michigan State. No. 2 quarterback Chris Covington, a freshman, was scheduled to be the starter and was listed as such on the depth chart released Tuesday. His..." October 16

  • Abner Logan is cleared to play for Maryland football team after appealing probation

    Washington Post "Redshirt sophomore linebacker Abner Logan has been cleared to play for the Maryland football team after successfully appealing his disciplinary probation last week, Coach Randy Edsall said Tuesday. Logan’s punishment, announced in May, was originally scheduled to last until April with his first..." October 15

  • Joel Stave will start at QB vs. Illinois

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Joel Stave had to wait until the fifth game to return to the Wisconsin huddle this season. It appears the redshirt junior quarterback from Whitnall High School won't have to wait nearly as long after that to make his first start of the season. According to sources close to the team, Stave is..." October 11

  • Jon Gruden's goal in college was to be the coach at Michigan

    CBSSports.com "I haven't taken a physics class in some time, but there were a couple of things I learned while there that have stuck with me since. First, every action will have an equal and opposite reaction. That is Newton's Third Law. What a lot of people don't remember is Newton's First Law. If there is..." October 09

  • Pelini, Dantonio spar over Spartans' clapping

    ESPN.com "Nebraska coach Bo Pelini and Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio traded comments Tuesday over MSU defenders whose clapping disrupted the Huskers' offense in the Spartans' 27-22 win last weekend. Nebraska center Mark Pelini, the coach's nephew, experienced trouble on several occasions in..." October 07

  • Northwestern unveils gothic look

    ESPN Chicago "The Wildcats will unveil their new "Northwestern Gothic" uniforms when the Wildcats host Nebraska on Oct. 18. According to the Northwestern football website, the "black-purple-gold color scheme is a nod to the school's colors of "purple and 'old gold'" before the University adopted purple as..." October 07

  • Michigan sticking with Devin Gardner at QB

    College Football Talk "Looking to snap a three-game losing streak back home in Ann Arbor this weekend, Michigan head coach Brady Hoke has named Devin Gardner the team’s starting quarterback for this weekend’s primetime match-up with Penn State. As far as Hoke is concerned, Gardner will be the starter for as long as he..." October 06

  • Michigan RB Derrick Green out for the season

    CBSSports.com "Things continue to go wrong for Michigan. Running back Derrick Green suffered a broken clavicle during Michigan's loss to Rutgers on Saturday night, and Brady Hoke announced at his press conference Monday that Green will miss the rest of the season. This is just more bad news in a season..." October 06

  • Illini’s Wes Lunt cleared to play vs. Purdue

    College Football Talk "A surprise scratch from last week’s blowout loss to Nebraska, Wes Lunt is set to return to Illinois’ starting lineup this week. On the Illini’s injury report ahead of Saturday’s game against Purdue, the quarterback is listed as “cleared to play.” Presumably, that means Lunt will be under..." October 04

  • Michigan AD not considering resignation or firing Brady Hoke

    Michigan Daily "Amid nationwide controversy of fans, alumni and students calling for his removal, University Athletic Director Dave Brandon has not considered resigning. Nor has he considered firing Michigan football coach Brady Hoke, he said. And he admits that the Athletic Department made a mistake on..." October 03

  • Devin Gardner to start at Rutgers; Shane Morris doubtful

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner will resume his role as the Wolverines' starting quarterback Saturday at Rutgers (7 p.m., BTN). "He will be our quarterback, and we have great belief in Devin," coach Brady Hoke said today, during his usual Wednesday news conference. "We have great belief in..." October 01

  • Ohio State student who ran onto field loses full-ride scholarship

    Columbus Dispatch "The attorney for an Ohio State University student who ran onto the Ohio Stadium field during a football game on Saturday night said yesterday that his client has lost his full-ride scholarship because of the incident. Anthony J. Wunder, 21, hit the field in the second quarter of the game..." October 01

  • Big Ten commissioner contacts Michigan regarding handling of Shane Morris, no punishment coming

    Michigan Live "Michigan's handling of injured quarterback Shane Morris on Saturday has not gone unnoticed by the Big Ten Conference office. Big Ten associate commissioner of communications Scott Chipman confirmed to MLive on Tuesday that league commissioner Jim Delany has been in contact with the university..." October 01

  • Darian Roseboro decommits from Michigan

    Maize N Brew "Darian Roseboro, a four-star defensive end, has decommitted from the University of Michigan's 2015 class. Darian Roseboro (Lincolnton, North Carolina) announced Monday evening that he has officially decomitted from Michigan, according to his Twitter account. Roseboro committed to the..." September 30

  • Dave Brandon's athletic department failed Brady Hoke early Tuesday morning

    Fox Sports Detroit "On Saturday, Brady Hoke and his football staff failed Shane Morris. In the early hours of Tuesday morning, Dave Brandon's athletic department failed Brady Hoke. As far as anyone can tell from the power plays currently underway on Michigan's athletics campus, the first mistake was one of..." September 30

  • Congressman urges Big Ten to investigate Michigan concussion

    CBSSports.com "A U.S. Congressman wants Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany to investigate why Michigan returned injured quarterback Shane Morris into last Saturday's game despite signs of a concussion. Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.) sent a letter Tuesday to Delany seeking an investigation and for the Big Ten to..." September 30

  • Petition to fire Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon has 5,000+ signatures

    SB Nation "Michigan student has started a petition to remove athletic director Dave Brandon from his position at the university, accusing the former Domino's Pizza CEO of "alienating the current student body" due to poor decision-making and bringing negative press to the athletic department and the..." September 30

  • Meyer: When Miller returns, 'it's Braxton's team'

    Fox Sports Ohio "Redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett is firmly entrenched as Ohio State's starting quarterback. For now. With Braxton Miller out for the season while recovering from a shoulder injury, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer was asked Monday if he'd thought about "a good problem to have" if Miller returns to..." September 30

  • Michigan AD admits lack of communication regarding Shane Morris concussion, but statement raises more questions

    College Football Talk "Michigan’s lack of communication on the sideline led to the mishandling of a head injury to quarterback Shane Morris on Saturday. As it turns out, Morris did suffer a concussion to go with a high ankle sprain. Michigan athletics director Dave Brandon says he has been thoroughly reviewing the..." September 30

  • Brady Hoke insists ‘we would never put (in) a quarterback who was hurt’

    College Football Talk "Without mentioning anything about concussion protocol, Michigan coach Brady Hoke continued to play defense about leaving quarterback Shane Morris in on Saturday despite what appeared to not only a leg injury, but a blow to the head as well." September 29

  • John Harbaugh not interested in potential Michigan job

    CBSSports.com "Suffering through a 2-3 start and with the national criticism of coach Brady Hoke for sending his quarterback back into the game Saturday with what appeared to be a head injury, it's not difficult to imagine the University of Michigan coach losing his job. And almost immediately after the..." September 29

  • Did Brady Hoke send Shane Morris into the game with a concussion?

    CBSSports.com "Did Brady Hoke send his quarterback into the game with a concussion on Saturday? It's hard to know for sure, but the video evidence is somewhat damning. Early in the fourth quarter with the Wolverines trailing 30-7, Shane Morris took a blow to the head from Minnesota defensive lineman Theiren..." September 29

  • Grieving Bearcats head to Columbus for OSU game

    Cincinnati Enquirer "University of Cincinnati football players quietly boarded buses Friday afternoon for their trip north to play Ohio State, with the mood subdued after teammate Chamoda Kennedy-Palmore died Thursday. Kennedy-Palmore, a non-scholarship running back, was killed when a vehicle turned across two..." September 26

  • WR Johnnie Dixon fourth Ohio State Buckeyes freshman lost to season-ending injury

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State freshman receiver Johnnie Dixon is done for the year because he needs surgery on both knees, Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said on his radio show Thursday. "He's so talented," Meyer said, "but he's been hurt really since his junior year of high school. We're expecting him to be fresh..." September 26

  • Derrick Green officially emerges as Michigan's featured running back

    Michigan Live "Given the attention paid to the Michigan quarterback quandary, it's becoming easy to forget that U-M has run the ball more than 40 more times than its passed it (152-112) this season. Devin Gardner or Shane Morris? The more important question might be what about Derrick Green? Having..." September 25

  • Michigan State RB Jeremy Langford says ankle is '100 percent' by his definition

    Michigan Live "Michigan State tailback Jeremy Langford says his ankle “feels good’’ and “it’s 100 percent” entering Saturday’s noon homecoming game against Wyoming at Spartan Stadium. Of course, Langford -- who sprained his ankle in the Spartans' Aug. 29 opener against Jacksonville State -- admits his..." September 25

  • Michigan athletic department 'mistakenly' allowed soda-for-tickets promotion

    Fox Sports "The good news is that the promotion was hugely popular, the bad news is that the University of Michigan athletic department says it never intended to allow a deal offering students a pair of $75 tickets to the Wolverines' upcoming home game against Minnesota for the purchase of two Coca Cola..." September 23

  • QB decision coming Tuesday for Michigan

    College Football Talk "Will Michigan have a new starter under center when it takes the field this weekend? In 24 hours or so, UM Nation should know for sure. Tuesday, head coach Brady Hoke said Monday, he and his offensive coaching staff will decide whether Devin Gardner, the incumbent, or Shane Morris, the people’s..." September 23

  • Maryland DE Quinton Jefferson out for season with knee injury

    Washington Post "Maryland starting defensive end Quinton Jefferson will have season-ending surgery on his right knee on Friday, Randy Edsall said on Sunday. Jefferson, a 6-foot-3, 285-pound junior who has become one of the key figures on Maryland’s front seven after starting all 13 games in 2013, missed..." September 23

  • Maryland football's Andrew Isaacs suffers season-ending dislocated knee

    Syracuse.com "Maryland's thorough domination of Syracuse sucked most of the life out of the Carrier Dome during SU's 34-20 loss to the Terrapins. An injury to Maryland tight end Andrew Isaacs stole whatever was left. Isaacs dislocated his knee in the third quarter when a teammate rolled into him from..." September 22

  • Rutgers' Paul James has torn ACL

    ESPN.com "Rutgers starting running back Paul James will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining a torn ACL in his right knee during Saturday's win at Navy. Scarlet Knights coach Kyle Flood confirmed James' injury Sunday afternoon. James has 363 rushing yards and five touchdowns this season and..." September 22

  • Report: Julie Hermann made Sandusky joke in Rutgers meeting

    CBSSports.com "Only days after athletic director Julie Hermann issued an apology for Rutgers fans' use of T-shirts and banners referring to the Jerry Sandusky scandal, the Newark Star-Ledger reported that Hermann herself made a joke regarding Sandusky in a staff meeting. The Star-Ledger cited "a half-dozen..." September 20

  • Nebraska kicker suffers broken collarbone in motorcycle crash

    CBSSports.com "Nebraska kicker Mauro Bondi suffered a broken collarbone in a motorcycle crash on Thursday, authorities have confirmed to the Associated Press and Lincoln Journal Star. Bondi, a junior, is the Cornhuskers' primary kickoff specialist. While the school has only confirmed the crash, one assumes..." September 20

  • Michigan running back Ty Isaac has his NCAA eligibility waiver appeal denied

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan tailback Ty Isaac will not play for the Wolverines this season. The transfer from USC had his appeal denied by the NCAA, U-M coach Brady Hoke confirmed today. "It didn't go through," Hoke said at a press conference at Schembechler Hall. Michigan had initially applied to make..." September 18

  • Michigan and Texas agree to home-and-home series

    CBSSports.com "I love what the College Football Playoff is doing for non-conference games in college football. We're seeing more big schools scheduling games against other big schools, and the latest comes from two of the most historic programs in college football history. Michigan and Texas announced a new..." September 17

  • MSU running back Jeremy Langford 'back up to speed'

    Detroit Free Press "Jeremy Langford simply misspoke, but it was a telling mistake. "Now I feel good going into the season," the Michigan State senior running back said after Tuesday's practice, then quickly corrected himself: "I mean, this game." When Eastern Michigan (1-2) visits No. 11 MSU (1-1) on Saturday..." September 17

  • Kill says Leidner will practice, No. 2 QB Steveler to prepare as usual

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