Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

    Fox Sports North "Another Gophers game means another week of quarterback speculation in Dinkytown as Minnesota prepares to face San Jose State this weekend. Redshirt sophomore Mitch Leidner has started all three of the Gophers' games thus far, but was banged up against Middle Tennessee two weeks ago and was..." September 16

  • Penn State fans plan ‘Joe-out’ for UMass game Saturday

    Centre Daily Times "Roll up the cuffs on your khaki pants. Put on your dark glasses. Tie on your black shoes. There’s going to be a “Joe-out.” Wait, what’s a Joe-out? Laurie Anne Stannell, a fourth-generation Penn State grad, wanted to see something happen to show support for late former head coach Joe Paterno...." September 16

  • Daiquan Kelly flips commitment from Syracuse to Penn State

    SI - College Football "Three-star athlete Daiquan Kelly, who was played on both sides of the ball at Union City (N.J.) High, announced on Twitter on Sunday that he has flipped his verbal commitment from Syracuse to Penn State. Kelly also drew scholarship offers from Michigan State, Virginia and Rutgers, among other..." September 16

  • Warren Buffett wins $500 with bet on the Nebraska Cornhuskers

    Fox Sports "The rich get richer. Warren Buffett, whose net worth is reportedly $67.6 billion, wagered $550 to win $500 on Nebraska to cover the 12.5-point spread against Fresno State while visiting the MGM sportsbook in Las Vegas over the weekend." September 16

  • Rutgers AD Julie Hermann issues apology to Penn State for 'regrettable actions' of some fans

    Newark Star-Ledger "Rutgers athletics director Julie Hermann apologized to Penn State AD Sandy Barbour for what she called "regrettable actions of a handful of Rutgers fans'' who had offensive signage and t-shirts related to the Jerry Sandusky pedophile case that created a firestorm on the State College, Pa., campus..." September 15

  • Penn State eligible for votes in Amway Coaches Poll

    USA Today "Penn State will be eligible once again for votes in the weekly Amway Coaches Poll, the American Football Coaches Association announced Friday. The decision follows Monday's announcement that the NCAA has restored Penn State's postseason eligibility immediately and will allow it to return to a..." September 14

  • Spence apologizes, pledges to get healthy

    Columbus Dispatch "Noah Spence knows his football career is at a crossroads, being suspended for a second time in nine months due to a positive test for traces of the drug Ecstasy, but this morning the Ohio State defensive end’s mind was on contrition. “I want to apologize to my family, Ohio State’s coaching..." September 14

  • Alexander Chooses Ohio State

    247Sports "Athlete A.J. Alexander (Burke, Va./Lake Braddock) just publicly committed to Ohio State over Wisconsin. Alexander told his teammates and coaches he committed to the Buckeyes prior to tonight’s kickoff against Fairfax, Va./Robinson. “Just like Wisconsin, Ohio State provided a great..." September 14

  • Ohio State DE Noah Spence suspended, reportedly over drug test

    CBSSports.com "Ohio State announced Friday that junior defensive end Noah Spence will not return to action as expected against Kent State on Saturday due to "a university and Big Ten conference rule violation" that has rendered him ineligible. Spence had been suspended for three games late last season after..." September 13

  • Kiy Hester officially joins Rutgers football team after transferring from Miami

    Newark Star-Ledger "On the same day that Rutgers locked up its head football coach with a two-year contract extension, the team officially added a player who could make a significant impact on its future. Fresh off of signing a two-year contract extension, Kyle Flood announced that safety Kiy Hester has joined the..." September 13

  • Penn State eligible for votes in Amway Coaches Poll

    USA Today "Penn State will be eligible once again for votes in the weekly Amway Coaches Poll, the American Football Coaches Association announced Friday. The decision follows Monday's announcement that the NCAA has restored Penn State's postseason eligibility immediately and will allow it to return to a..." September 12

  • Elderly Nebraska fan begs Huskers to cut 'hip hop hogwash'

    Fox Sports "If we’ve learned anything – anything – in the first couple weeks of the season, it’s that Big Ten football could use a spark. Nebraska, a team that actually has entertaining players, is trying to do that at home games with a new speaker system. The Cornhuskers are blasting all the latest..." September 11

  • Rutgers coach Kyle Flood agrees to 2-year contract extension

    Newark Star-Ledger "Any lingering doubts about Kyle Flood's short-term coaching future were put to rest Thursday as Flood agreed to a two-year contract extension, the university athletics department announced. Flood entered this season as the lowest-paid head coach in the Big Ten, earning $950,000 in guaranteed..." September 11

  • If Brady Hoke can't get it done, John Harbaugh should be Plan A

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Michigan might have 10 games left this season, but Brady Hoke's job evaluation comes down to just two of them. Hoke has to beat either Michigan State or Ohio State on the road after last week's 31-0 loss at Notre Dame. Given that Michigan is 0-5 against the Irish, Buckeyes and Spartans on the..." September 11

  • Veteran AFC scout calls PSU's Christian Hackenberg 'the top QB in college football'

    The Patriot News "Penn State sophomore quarterback Christian Hackenberg is not eligible for the 2015 NFL draft. If Hackenberg came out early, after his junior year, he could enter the 2016 draft. But if Hackenberg was part of the 2015 draft class, one AFC team would likely make a strong push for him ... very..." September 10

  • NU's Robbins gets one-game suspension

    Chicago Tribune "The Big Ten imposed a one-game suspension Tuesday and issued a public reprimand of Northwestern defensive lineman C.J. Robbins, who was ejected Saturday for throwing a punch near the end of the NIU game. NU coach Pat Fitzgerald said after the game: “I didn’t see it. It must have happened..." September 10

  • Devin Gardner is still Michigan's quarterback, still 'growing' in new offense

    Michigan Live "After Michigan's Devin Gardner committed his second of what would be four turnovers Saturday night at Notre Dame, coach Brady Hoke met his quarterback on the sideline with a message. He was still, very much, in his corner. "We believe in him," Hoke said. Hoke said Saturday night he never..." September 10

  • 'Tough' QB Leidner practices, could start Saturday vs. TCU

    Fox Sports North "A knee injury prevented Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner from finishing Saturday's game against Middle Tennessee, but it might not keep him from competing against TCU this weekend. Minnesota head coach Jerry Kill said Tuesday at his press conference that Leidner was able to move around on..." September 10

  • Maryland to wear 'Triumph' jerseys

    ESPN.com "Maryland, which has made a name for itself in recent years by wearing boundary-pushing uniforms designed by Under Armour, has come up with a new occasion to commemorate with a bold design: the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner." When the Terrapins take the field against West..." September 09

  • Nittany Lions fans, students celebrate

    ESPN.com "Happy Valley lived up to its name Monday night, as thousands of Penn State students converged to celebrate the football team's newfound bowl eligibility and the return of its scholarships. Students first gathered at the lawn of Old Main, the central administrative building, before running in..." September 09

  • Chad Lindsay, an Alabama transfer, to end football career with Buckeyes because of injury

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State added depth to its offensive line in a big way during the summer when it landed graduate transfer Chad Lindsay from Alabama. Now that depth is gone. Lindsay, a fifth-year senior, announced in a statement he personally sent to the media Monday evening that his football career has..." September 09

  • Iowa's Brandon Scherff Out 2-3 Weeks After Having Knee Surgery

    The Gazette "Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff is having surgery this morning, according to KCRG-TV. Scherff, a 6-5, 323-pound senior and preseason all-American, suffered a knee injury in the second quarter of the Hawkeyes’ 17-13 victory over Ball State last weekend. Scherff tried to chase down BSU..." September 09

  • Rutgers removes Ray Rice from pregame highlights video

    NFL.com "Rutgers is separating itself from Ray Rice in light of the release of a video on Monday depicting the former Scarlet Knights running back punching his then-fiancee. A school spokesperson said that pictures and video highlights of Rice will no longer be shown at Rutgers football games because..." September 09

  • Executive Committee restores Penn State football postseason, scholarships

    NCAA "Due to Penn State University’s significant progress toward ensuring its athletics department functions with integrity, the NCAA Executive Committee today eliminated the school’s postseason ban, effective immediately, and will return the full complement of football scholarships in 2015-16. The..." September 08

  • Penn State's $60 million fine will stay in Pennsylvania after NCAA withdraws from fight

    The Patriot News "The NCAA has filed court papers seeking to end its protracted fight against a 2013 state law requiring that $60 million in fine proceeds from Penn State are spent exclusively on child sex abuse issues within Pennsylvania. In documents made public Monday, the association - which initially wanted..." September 08

  • Bobby Bowden wants NCAA to give Joe Paterno's vacated wins back

    CBSSports.com "Legendary coach Bobby Bowden appeared on the David Glenn Show, in North Carolina, this week to promote his new book, The Wisdom of Faith, and chat a little college football. Bowden talked about his family and experiences in coaching, but also had some thoughts on the NCAA vacating wins. Florida..." September 05

  • Northwestern’s top WR ruled out of NIU game

    College Football Talk "Northwestern just can’t win for losing at the wide receiver position. In the middle of last month, the Wildcats announced that their leading receiver in yardage in 2013, Christian Jones, would miss the entire 2014 season with a knee injury. While for nearly as long, NU’s top remaining threat..." September 05

  • Notre Dame, Ohio State set home and home series

    Chicago Tribune "With Notre Dame set to square off in its series finale against Michigan this weekend, Notre Dame announced a home-and-home with the Wolverines' biggest rival -- Ohio State. The Irish and Buckeyes will play two games -- a Sept. 3, 2022 matchup in Columbus and Sept. 23, 2023 at Notre Dame..." September 04

  • Michigan OL Kyle Bosch takes personal leave of absence for undetermined amount of time

    Michigan Live "Michigan's offensive line rotation just grew a little slimmer. U-M coach Brady Hoke announced Wednesday in a statement that sophomore lineman Kyle Bosch has taken a leave of absence from the program. “Kyle Bosch has taken a leave of absence for an undetermined amount of time for personal..." September 04

  • Terps move freshman Will Ulmer from quarterback to wide receiver

    Baltimore Sun "Maryland coach Randy Edsall called freshman Will Ulmer in for a meeting Monday. When they sat down, both agreed it would be best for Ulmer to make the move from quarterback to wide receiver. Ulmer was committed to being a quarterback through preseason practice. But he worked some at wide..." September 03

  • QB controversy: Stave not hurt after all, has 'yips'

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "One of the more bizarre days in recent Wisconsin football history began with a three-paragraph press release in which head coach Gary Andersen announced quarterback Joel Stave was being "shut down" because of throwing shoulder issues. It ended with Andersen telling reporters after practice that..." September 03

  • Connor Cook: Hit was 'bad cheap shot'

    ESPN.com "Michigan State fans had to hold their breath last Friday night when starting quarterback Connor Cook took a hit low on his left knee against Jacksonville State. Cook completed a pass for a touchdown on the play but was slow to get up. And he is also apparently slow to get over it, after he..." September 03

  • Gophers DT Scott Ekpe lost for season

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Gophers starting junior defensive tackle Scott Ekpe is out for the season, Minnesota coach Jerry Kill said Tuesday. Ekpe, who had his first start in Thursday's 42-20 win over Eastern Illinois, suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee after a pile up in the first..." September 02

  • Maryland’s Taivon Jacobs out for season with knee injury

    Washington Post "Maryland wide receiver Taivon Jacobs will miss the remainder of the season with a right knee injury, Coach Randy Edsall announced Monday afternoon. The redshirt freshman had an MRI on Monday on his right meniscus, which he injured during the second drive of Maryland’s win over James Madison on..." September 02

  • Joel Stave out indefinitely with shoulder pain

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "For the second time in less than five months, Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave has been sidelined because of shoulder problems related to the injury he suffered on Jan. 1 in the 2014 Capital One Bowl. "Joel has been dealing with some issues with his throwing shoulder for the last couple of..." September 02

  • Ohio State tight end Marcus Baugh suspended for Buckeyes' first two games for 'stuff'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State tight end Marcus Baugh has been in and out of trouble since he arrived in Columbus as part of the Buckeyes' 2013 recruiting class. He's in it right now. Baugh didn't make the trip to Baltimore for the Buckeyes' 34-17 win over Navy on Saturday, and coach Urban Meyer said it was..." September 02

  • Hospitalized Wisconsin lineman Zagzebski out of hospital

    College Football Talk "Wisconsin suffered a tough loss Saturday night in Houston against LSU, but the concern for injured fifth-year senior Konrad Zagzebski was far more serious than the result of the game. Zagzebski was taken off the field on a stretcher following a collision in Saturday night’s game. He was taken to..." August 31

  • Bo Pelini calls marijuana use a 'horrible problem'

    Omaha World-Herald "Bo Pelini veered off topic a little Friday morning at the Big Red Breakfast and took a strong stance against marijuana, telling a crowd of about 250 people that it’s a “real problem out there.” Pelini called it not only an issue in high schools, middle schools and even grade schools, but..." August 30

  • Coy QBs: Despite reports, McEvoy 'not sure' he's starting over Stave

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "You can say Wisconsin's quarterback battle is already settled, that reports have told the story, that a fake Twitter account furthered the trouble and that running back Melvin Gordon accidentally spilled the beans when speaking with reporters Monday. Still, that didn't make Tuesday's media..." August 28

  • Ty Isaac's bid to play at Michigan this season denied by NCAA

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan running back Ty Isaac is not likely to see the field this year. That was what the Wolverines were told by the NCAA when their hardship-waiver application for Isaac was denied last week. U-M coach Brady Hoke said today that Isaac, who transferred to Michigan after one year at USC,..." August 27

  • Ohio State's fine with frosh J.T. Barrett at QB; Urban Meyer makes it so

    CBSSports.com "Ohio State doesn't need Braxton Miller to earn a spot in college football's four-team playoff. Would he help? Well, duh. With Braxton Miller, the Buckeyes were a final-four favorite. Without him? They can get there anyway, and this is why: Braxton Miller, contrary to what you've been reading..." August 26

  • Braxton Miller named captain, surgery set for Tuesday

    New York Times "Overlooking the bustle of Olentangy River Road, on the outskirts of Ohio State’s sprawling campus, an electronic billboard burns bright with the words “Get Better No. 5.” Additional context for this message is unnecessary in football-crazed Columbus. It is more or less a get-well card from..." August 25

  • Northwestern loses DL Sean McEvilly for season to injury

    CSN Chicago "The blows keep coming for Northwestern. Pat Fitzgerald announced Monday that defensive tackle Sean McEvilly will be lost for the season due to a foot injury similar to the one he suffered last year. Last season, McEvilly's foot injury limited to just five games and three starts. Now another..." August 25

  • Venric Mark off to West Texas A&M

    ESPN.com "Former Northwestern running back Venric Mark told ESPN on Saturday that he is transferring to West Texas A&M. "This is an hour and half from my mom," Mark said. "It's the best fit." Mark said he was interested in many FBS schools, including Baylor, Houston, Texas State, Oklahoma State, Texas..." August 23

  • Report: Tanner McEvoy to start at QB

    ESPN.com "The No. 14 Wisconsin Badgers will start junior Tanner McEvoy at quarterback for next week's season opener against No. 13 LSU, according to a report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Badgers coach Gary Andersen said Monday that he wouldn't announce a starting quarterback before the game, but..." August 22

  • Michigan State WR Macgarrett Kings Jr. on probation after April DUI

    Michigan Live "Michigan State junior wide receiver Macgarrett Kings Jr. was arrested and charged with driving under the influence shortly before being suspended from the football team this spring, according to Ingham County court records. Kings was arrested April 6 for driving with a blood alcohol content of..." August 21

  • Volcano poses threat to Penn State-UCF game in Ireland

    CBSSports.com "In my time watching college football I've seen games canceled or delayed due to weather, but this would be a first. Penn State and UCF are scheduled to begin their seasons Aug. 30 with a game in Ireland, but that game could be in jeopardy because of, get this: volcanoes. Yes, it seems that..." August 20

  • Ohio State has dealt with losing Heisman candidates before

    Sporting News - NCAAF "A lot of Ohio State fans spent Tuesday afternoon clicking or tapping refresh, looking for any updates on star quarterback Braxton Miller. Miller suffered a season-ending shoulder injury Monday, which then led to a lot of Google searching on backup quarterbacks J.T. Barrett and Cardale..." August 20

  • Nebraska WR Kenny Bell Says He Bartended To Pay For Utilities

    ThePostGame.com "In three seasons, Nebraska wide receiver Kenny Bell has 134 recptions, 1,901 receiving yards and 15 receiving touchdowns. He has been selected to first team All-Big Ten, Big Ten All-Freshman Team and the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. But for a week and a half, Bell did not have..." August 20

  • Spartans' quest: Prove '13 was no fluke

    Covers.com "Michigan State has spent the last few months basking in the glow of a Big Ten championship and a victory in the Rose Bowl. Or, at least, that's what it has done publicly. Behind closed doors, the Spartans insist the focus on 2014 began on the plane back from Pasadena. The Spartans are on a..." August 19

  • What are Venric Mark's options post-Northwestern?

    CSN Chicago "Venric Mark is no longer a Northwestern Wildcat. So what's next? We know how Pat Fitzgerald's team plans to move on. They'll rely on the same running back depth that played in Mark's injury-caused absence last season. But what about Mark? He announced he'd be transferring, but where will he be..." August 19

  • Maryland announces ‘lifetime degree guarantee’ for athletes

    College Football Talk "Dubbing it “The Maryland Way Guarantee,” the University of Maryland is blazing a trail on which most, if not all, Power Five conference schools will ultimately travel. The university announced Tuesday morning that, beginning in November of this year, it will offer a lifetime degree guarantee..." August 19

  • Ohio State QB Braxton Miller to miss entire season

    NFL.com "Ohio State senior quarterback Braxton Miller is expected to miss the 2014 season after re-injuring his right (throwing) shoulder at practice on Monday. Considered a Heisman Trophy candidate after a stellar junior year in which the Buckeyes went undefeated in the regular season, Mille's absence..." August 19

  • Report: Ohio State QB Braxton Miller re-injures shoulder

    USA Today "Braxton Miller, Ohio State's senior quarterback and a Heisman Trophy candidate, has re-injured his right shoulder and may miss the 2014 season, according to The Columbus Dispatch. Miller had surgery on the shoulder in February after injuring it on the first drive of Ohio State's Orange Bowl..." August 19

  • Danny Etling named Purdue's starting quarterback

    Indianapolis Star "Danny Etling's work is just beginning. He was named Purdue's starting quarterback Monday. It wasn't a surprise. Etling was the No. 1 quarterback after spring practice and didn't do anything to lose the job during training camp. Austin Appleby was given every chance to move past Etling,..." August 19

  • Michigan WR Csont'e York dismissed from program

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan coach Brady Hoke dismissed receiver Csont’e York from the program tonight. York, a sophomore receiver, had been suspended indefinitely since the start of training camp for a July 18 incident outside Scorekeepers bar in Ann Arbor that led to three misdemeanor assault charges. He is..." August 19

  • Reports: Nebraska DT Aaron Curry to transfer to Oklahoma

    CBSSports.com "Nebraska 's defensive line depth has taken a hit with the reported transfer of tackle Aaron Curry, a junior who started eight games for the Huskers in 2013. Both SoonerScoop.com and HuskerOnline.com reported that Curry will transfer to Oklahoma, the school wher his father played basketball in..." August 18

  • Hawkeyes lose starting fullback to season-ending injury

    Hawk Central "Junior Macon Plewa is now the starting fullback for the Iowa football team, but his promotion comes at a heavy price. Plewa became the starter after fellow junior and close friend Adam Cox suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in practice this week." August 17

  • Jim Grobe regrets not taking Nebraska job, staying at Wake Forest

    CBSSports.com "Jim Grobe looked out of place at ACC media days in July. He felt it, too. Less stress, less excitement. He's an ACC television analyst this season, not a longtime Wake Forest coach who once improbably reached the Orange Bowl in a year that will forever be part of ACC lore. Grobe, who..." August 15

  • Rutgers training camp: CB Dre Boggs injury forces RB Justin Goodwin to move to defense

    Newark Star-Ledger "After receiving bad news on the injury front with the uncertain status of freshman cornerback Dre Boggs, it didn't take long for Kyle Flood to react. The Rutgers football coach on Wednesday responded by moving his team's second-leading rusher to cornerback. Justin Goodwin, who was enjoying a..." August 14

  • Northwestern running back Venric Mark to transfer

    CSN Chicago "In a shocking announcement Wednesday night, Northwestern announced star running back Venric Mark will transfer from the program. The school's press release says he decided to leave the program, where he's spent the past four seasons, due to personal reasons and to play closer to his family...." August 14

  • Northwestern is losing two of its biggest weapons on offense

    CBSSports.com "Last week it was announced that Northwestern's Venric Mark had been suspended for the first two games of the season, meaning that the Wildcats would be without their most dynamic playmaker to start 2014. Now they'll be without him all year, as the school announced Wednesday evening that Mark was..." August 13

  • Maryland transfer expected to join Thundering Herd

    The Herald-Dispatch "When Marshall University's football team takes the field Wednesday, expect a new player to make an appearance. And, he's a player who made national headlines previously in NCAA Division I. Former University of Maryland linebacker Shawn Petty, a 6-foot-2, 240-pound product out of Greenbelt,..." August 13

  • Christian Hackenberg named 1st sophomore captain PSU history

    ESPN.com "The season hasn’t yet started for Penn State, but Christian Hackenberg is already making program history. The second-year quarterback was announced as a team captain Wednesday morning, making him the first sophomore to earn the honor in the team’s 128-year history. Injured senior guard Miles..." August 13

  • Frank Epitropoulos leaves the Ohio State football team

    Land-Grant Holy Land "One of the members of Urban Meyer's inaugural recruiting class has decided to leave the football team to focus on academics. A year removed from a lack of certainty about what even what position his future would hold (admittedly somewhat tongue in cheek given the situation at punter and his..." August 13

  • Virginia linebacker Isaiah Davis commits to Maryland

    Baltimore Sun "Virginia linebacker Isaiah Davis, the younger brother of Maryland standout safety Sean Davis, verbally committed to the Terrapins Tuesday night. Davis said he called offensive coordinator Mike Locksley as Maryland wrapped up practice Tuesday night and later spoke to coach Randy Edsall. “For..." August 13

  • Gophers RB Edwards works to be pass-catching threat

    Fox Sports North "As the rest of his teammates filed into the locker room after practice, Gophers running back Berkley Edwards remained on the field. His work wasn't done yet. Thwack. The spiraling ball, fired from a passing machine, hit him in the hands. A coach loaded another football. Thwack. Again,..." August 12

  • Love, freshmen WRs will try to fill Badgers' pass-catching void

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "It sounded like a whole bunch of coach-speak when Chris Beatty remarked two weeks ago that his comfort level with Wisconsin's wide receiver group was high. Of course, one might think, Beatty would say that. What else is the coach in charge of the Badgers' wide receivers supposed to say? But..." August 12

  • Devin Gardner says he's only been sacked twice in camp; Doug Nussmeier preaches 'winning football'

    Michigan Live "The Big Ten Network spent most of Monday in Ann Arbor tracking the Michigan football team and targeting in on a few of the most important topics during fall camp. Topic No. 1, almost every time, was -- of course -- the offensive line. Both head coach Brady Hoke and offensive coordinator Doug..." August 12

  • Ex-Ohio St. QB Pryor 'wrong' for infractions

    ESPN.com "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Terrelle Pryor said Tuesday he was wrong when he broke NCAA rules while playing for Ohio State, but he supports the recent federal court decision giving college athletes the rights to sell their names and likenesses. "I'm glad they did that," Pryor said on 710 ESPN..." August 12

  • Three-star Florida safety Carlton Davis commits to Ohio State

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State picked a verbal commitment from three-star safety Carlton Davis of Miami (Fla.) Norland on Monday evening, according to Scout.com's Corey Bender. Davis hasn't yet been rated by Rivals.com, but he's clearly a coveted prospect considering his offer list. Before committing to the..." August 12

  • Report: Ohio State DL Dylan Thompson out for 2-3 months with fractured kneecap

    Land-Grant Holy Land "The freshman defensive lineman will reportedly be on the shelf to start the season. After a stellar high school career that ended with multiple major college offers and the recognition that comes with being one of the best prep players in Illinois, freshman defensive lineman Dylan Thompson was..." August 12

  • Ohio State freshman LB Kyle Berger says he's torn his ACL again

    Land-Grant Holy Land "According to freshman linebacker Kyle Berger, he's torn his ACL a second time. Per the player himself, Ohio State freshman linebacker Kyle Berger has torn his ACL again. The same injury had cut his final season playing high school football short before it ever even began. Berger was projected..." August 12

  • Injury shelves Penn State's Adam Breneman indefinitely

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penn State is losing one of its best players for what will likely be an extended time period. The athletic department announced this morning that tight end Adam Breneman is out indefinitely with an undisclosed injury. Head coach James Franklin has a policy of not discussing injuries." August 11

  • Navy SEAL tries to secure spot on Northwestern football team

    Chicago Sun-Times "When you size up Tom Hruby’s chances of securing a spot on the Northwestern football team, it would be fair to say the odds are stacked against him. He’s a junior trying to walk on as a defensive end — meaning he is competing against scholarship athletes aggressively pursued by the university...." August 10

  • Former four-star Hoosier DE Kenney takes leave of absence

    College Football Talk "A promising member of Indiana’s defensive line won’t be available to the Hoosiers for the foreseeable future. In a statement, head coach Kevin Wilson confirmed that David Kenney has left the football team. There are reportedly personal matters to which the defensive end needs to attend before..." August 10

  • Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott had wrist surgery

    CBSSports.com "Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott underwent surgery on his left wrist Saturday, but the good news is that he's not expected to miss much time at all. According to the school, Elliott suffered the injury during practice on Friday, but he's expected to be back practicing with the team..." August 09

  • Northwestern suspends senior RB for first two games

    College Football Talk "Northwestern running back Venric Mark only played in three games last season and missed the final six games. The Wildcats are going to be without their talented running back for just a little bit longer. According to a release from the school, Mark has been suspended for the first two games of..." August 09

  • Suspended Michigan WR Csont'e York facing three assault charges

    Michigan Live "Suspended Michigan wide receiver Csont'e York will be charged with three counts of assault relating to an offense committed on July 18, per a warrant filed Friday in Ann Arbor's 15th District Court. The records show York will face one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault or..." August 09

  • Another ‘Husker starter down as LB Rose says he’s done for year

    College Football Talk "And the hits just keep on coming for a Nebraska defense suddenly ravaged by injury and attrition. While the school has yet to formally announce it, Michael Rose took to social media very late last night to announce that he had suffered a very serious and likely season-ending knee injury. The..." August 09

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

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