Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • SEC commissioner does not want to partake in 'childhood use of Twitter' with Jim Harbaugh

    Alabama "The SEC's request to block programs such as Michigan from conducting practices during spring break is not about eliminating competitive advantages, SEC commissioner Greg Sankey told AL.com. The SEC asked the NCAA recently to block programs from holding practices during spring break due to time..." February 10

  • SEC looking to block Michigan from holding spring practice in Florida

    CBS Sports "The SEC has asked the NCAA to prohibit college football teams from holding spring practice during spring break, commissioner Greg Sankey told CBS Sports on Tuesday. The move is obviously a direct response to Michigan's recent announcement that it would conduct part of its spring practice at IMG..." February 09

  • Ex-U-M football player pleads guilty to illegally videotaping sex

    Michigan Live "A former Michigan football player has pleaded guilty to filming a woman without consent during sex. Logan Tuley-Tillman, 20, pleaded guilty to capturing or distributing an image of an unclothed person and using a computer to commit a crime during a pretrial hearing on Feb. 8 in Washtenaw County..." February 09

  • Ohio State's Joey Bosa could be the next Von Miller

    Fox Sports - College Football "As Denver Broncos Super Bowl MVP Von Miller reminded us yet again, there's perhaps no more impactful player on a football field than an unstoppable pass-rusher -- more so even than a star quarterback like Cam Newton. As NFL teams turn their attention toward this spring's draft they'll..." February 09

  • Report: U-M WR Cole transferring to Kentucky

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan has lost another formerly highly ranked recruit from its football team. According to a report on the Kentucky Rivals site, second-year receiver Brian Cole is transferring to the Wildcats. Cole, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound athlete from Saginaw Heritage, played early in three games during..." February 08

  • Michigan-ND football series appears to be gaining momentum

    Notre Dame Insider "The thaw in the Notre Dame-Michigan football scheduling cold war is picking up momentum, but some new logistical hurdles are in play now that didn’t exist when the series took an indefinite hiatus. Michigan interim athletic director Jim Hackett, appearing Friday morning on the “Michigan..." February 08

  • Michigan's glitzy Signing Day showcase raised $120,000 for cancer research

    Fox Sports "Michigan's glitzy Signing of the Stars showcase on Wednesday not only celebrated the signing of the nation's top recruit, Rashan Gary -- and helped coaching legend Lou Holtz learn what dabbing is -- it also has raised over $120,000 so far for the Chad Tough foundation, honoring the late Chad Carr..." February 05

  • U-M frosh RB Walker has no plans for ‘riding the bench’

    Detroit Free Press "Kareem Walker has been on Michigan’s campus for less than a month. But he already has a sense of where he fits on the team. The DePaul (N.J.) Catholic four-star product, who finished as the No. 4 overall running back in the 247Sports composite rankings, isn’t planning on waiting this..." February 04

  • Ohio State WR Corey Smith granted 6th year of eligibility, Urban Meyer confirms

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State coach Urban Meyer confirmed on his National Signing Day radio show that receiver Corey Smith has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA. Smith suffered a broken leg last year against Indiana and missed the final eight games of the season, including the Fiesta Bowl win..." February 04

  • Michigan shows the future of National Signing Day: An even bigger spectacle

    CBS Sports "I have seen the future of National Signing Day, and it's Jim Harbaugh asking Lou Holtz to dab on the stage of a star-studded, marketing extravaganza for Michigan. “What is a dab?” asked Holtz, who won the last national championship at Notre Dame, a rival of Michigan. “It's like sneezing into..." February 03

  • Michigan State commit facing battery charge

    The Score "Highly touted defensive end Auston Robertson announced Wednesday morning that he was reopening his commitment and that he wouldn't announce his decision on signing day. But later Wednesday, a report by the Detroit Free Press' Joe Rexrode revealed Robertson is facing a misdemeanor battery charge..." February 03

  • No. 1 overall recruit Rashan Gary commits to Michigan

    The Score "The top-rated high school defensive tackle in the country is headed to Michigan. Rashan Gary committed to the Wolverines on National Signing Day after he previously narrowed down his field of suitors to Michigan and Clemson." February 03

  • Rockford's Quinn Nordin, nation's No. 1 kicker, signs with Michigan

    Michigan Live "Quinn Nordin announced last summer that he was headed to Penn State, and that surprised friends and family because the Rockford kicker grew up a University of Michigan fan. It appears Nordin’s inner circle had it right after all. Nordin signed his national letter of intent with Michigan during..." February 03

  • King's Lavert Hill picks Michigan over MSU

    Detroit News "It’s no wonder multiple head coaches of national powers were trying to get their hands on Detroit King's Lavert Hill. Hill, a four-star standout, had the ability to change the momentum of a game on both sides of the ball for the Division 2 state champion Crusaders. He got in on 40 tackles and..." February 03

  • Meyer eyeing Harbaugh's recruiting stunts, but no plans to copy them

    ESPN "Urban Meyer has taken notice of the recruiting tactics of his new rival after a full year of competing head to head with Michigan's Jim Harbaugh. Just don't expect the Buckeyes coach to copy them and start sleeping over at the houses of recruits, climbing trees or taking his shirt off at..." February 02

  • Damar Hamlin Commits to Pitt Over Penn State and Ohio State

    Black Shoe Diaries "As expected, former Penn State recruiting target decided to commit to Pittsburgh over the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Ohio State Buckeyes. While it was technically still a race between the Panthers and Buckeyes, it's been pretty common knowledge that Hamlin would choose the Panthers. Penn..." February 02

  • Four-star athlete Jordan Fuller picks Ohio State

    Michigan Live "Jordan Fuller won't be in Michigan's recruiting class. But Michigan will still see plenty of him over the next four years. Fuller, a four-star athlete/defensive back from Old Tappan High School in New Jersey announced his commitment to Ohio State on Monday evening. Michigan had been..." February 02

  • No. 1 recruit Rashan Gary deciding between Clemson and Michigan

    The Score "A process that began with a list of teams too long to recount is down to just two: Clemson and Michigan. Five-star defensive tackle Rashan Gary, the No. 1 recruit in the country, knows he'll commit to the Tigers or Wolverines during Wednesday's National Signing Day. However, he's having a..." February 02

  • Lamar Jackson picks Nebraska, becomes Huskers highest ranked commit

    Omaha World-Herald "Mike Riley’s California roots came in handy with Lamar Jackson as the Huskers secured a commitment from the state’s No. 13 player the day before National Signing Day. Jackson made his decision public Tuesday with a pre-recorded video released by Bleacher Report. Nebraska primarily beat Pac..." February 02

  • Rutgers new home for Michigan grad transfer Ross Taylor-Douglas

    College Football Talk "Normally a graduate transfer doesn’t leave with two years of eligibility remaining nor does he end up in the same division of the same conference as his old home. In the case of Ross Taylor-Douglas, he’s doing both. Taylor-Douglas (pictured, No. 29) revealed earlier this month that he would be..." February 01

  • Ex-Michigan pledge Erik Swenson commits to Oklahoma

    Michigan Live "Erik Swenson needed 10 days to find a new home. And it's a pretty impressive landing spot. Swenson, a four-star offensive tackle and ex-Michigan commitment, announced his verbal pledge to Oklahoma on Saturday night during an official visit to the school. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Swenson..." February 01

  • Derek Jeter, Tom Brady headline star-studded Michigan signing day event

    The Score "It turns out the Nature Boy was simply the appetizer to Michigan's National Signing Day party. Just days after it was announced that Ric Flair will be in attendance for the Wolverines' festivities on Wednesday, it's now clear he will be one of many celebrities on hand including Tom Brady and..." January 31

  • Former Tulane QB Tanner Lee transferring to Nebraska

    Fox Sports - College Football "Former Tulane starting QB Tanner Lee tells FOX Sports that he will transfer to Nebraska. "I just think it's a great opportunity, and I am excited to get back to work," Lee said. "The timing is good for me. Coach [Mike] Riley is an unbelievable coach and person. I'm really looking forward to..." January 31

  • Four-star Devery Hamilton flips from UM to Stanford

    Detroit News "Michigan no longer has four-star offensive tackle Devery Hamilton in the 2016 freshman class. Hamilton flipped his commitment to Stanford, 247Sports reported Saturday morning, citing Baltimore Gilman School assistant coach Henry Russell. Hamilton (6-6, 265 pounds) had committed to the..." January 30

  • Wide Receiver Jake Kiley To Transfer From Penn State

    Onwardstate "Another rising fifth-year senior has opted to transfer away from the program as redshirt senior wide receiver Jake Kiley will play his final season of eligibility elsewhere. Kiley joins a staggering list of rising redshirt freshmen to transfer away from the program due to playing time concerns..." January 30

  • Florida TE Nick Eubanks picks Michigan

    Detroit News "Tight end recruit Nick Eubanks of Plantation, Florida, is currently on his official visit to Michigan and has not wasted any time committing to the Wolverines’ 2016 freshman class. The 6-foot-6, 230-pound Eubanks announced his decision Thursday on Twitter. Eubanks, who visited Alabama on Jan...." January 30

  • Penn State prefers renovations over tearing down Beaver Stadium

    The Score "Penn State is trying to address how it plans to go about renovations to most of its athletic facilities, but one of the most pressing matters is what to do with the aging Beaver Stadium. The 107,000-seat stadium was built in 1960 and is in dire need of renovations, or simply being torn down and..." January 30

  • Harbaugh: Rescinded offers part of 'meritocracy'

    ESPN "Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh laid out the rules of his "meritocracy" recruiting philosophy Friday afternoon, responding to recent criticism about the rapid prospect turnover the football team has had in the weeks leading up to Wednesday's national signing day. Harbaugh said his coaching staff..." January 30

  • Michigan drops third commit in past week

    ESPN "ESPN 300 defensive tackle Jordan Elliott, the No. 82 prospect in the 2016 class, confirmed to ESPN that he has decommitted from Michigan. Elliott is the third lost recruit for Michigan in the past week, joining defensive end Rashad Weaver and defensive back Antwaine Richardson. Richardson..." January 29

  • Jim Harbaugh's bringing Ric Flair to Michigan's National Signing Day party

    CBS Sports "Jim Harbaugh is pulling out all of the stops this recruiting period. He's been going to sleepovers with recruits, climbing trees and doing anything else he feels necessary to land top prospects. On National Signing Day, Harbaugh and Michigan's football program are throwing a party with some big..." January 29

  • Iowa ‘confident’ no NCAA rules broken by Hawkeye players joining Donald Trump rally

    College Football Talk "You would think there could be no possible way the expansive NCAA rule book could plop itself into the 2016 presidential race. You would be wrong. As the race barrels toward Monday’s Iowa caucuses, every presidential hopeful is doing his or her best to cozy up to Iowa’s voting public. For..." January 28

  • Michigan lands pledge from 2016 WR Eddie McDoom, a former Oregon commit

    Michigan Live "Looking to add some speed to its 2016 recruiting class, Michigan tapped a familiar pipeline leading to Florida. The Wolverines scored a pledge from former Oregon commitment Eddie McDoom, a thee-star wide receiver from Winter Garden (Fla.) West Orange High School. McDoom, who announced his..." January 28

  • Former Maryland RB/WR Jacquille Veii transferring back to Terps from Towson, per report

    Testudo Times "Former Maryland running back and receiver Jacquille Veii will reportedly transfer back to the Terrapins from Towson, the program he joined upon transferring away from Maryland before last season. Jeff Ermann of Inside Maryland Sports broke the news late on Monday night. Veii spent two seasons..." January 28

  • Four-star DT Jordan Elliott latest to decommit from UM

    Detroit News "Four-star defensive tackle Jordan Elliott from Houston Westside High is the latest to decommit from Michigan's 2016 recruiting class, according to Scout.com's Jason Higdon. Elliott is the fifth player in the past week to decommit from Michigan. The first day of the national signing period is..." January 28

  • South Dakota OL Matt Farniok Commits To Nebraska

    Corn Nation "The OL target Nebraska worked hard for finally came to them on Wednesday night. He visited the Nebraska Cornhuskers time after time. To make sure that he knew what he was getting into. And, in the end, that's where he committed to." January 28

  • Nation’s No. 1 K, Quinn Nordin, Has De-Committed From Penn State

    College Spun "Quinn Nordin, the No. 1 kicker in the 2016 class, has de-committed from Penn State. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound prospect out of Rockford, Mich., had been committed to the Nittany Lions since July. " January 28

  • Warde Manuel to become AD for Michigan Wolverines

    ESPN "UConn athletic director Warde Manuel is expected to accept the same post at Michigan, his alma mater, sources confirmed to ESPN's Andy Katz on Wednesday. Anorther source told Katz that an official announcement was expected Thursday. Manuel, who has been the athletic director at UConn since..." January 27

  • Iowa QB C.J. Beathard has hernia surgery, to miss at least six weeks

    ESPN "Iowa got a great season out of first-year starting quarterback C.J. Beathard in 2015. Beathard's performance was even more remarkable considering that he couldn't move effectively for nearly half of it. Now he's getting that problem fixed. As first reported by HawkeyeReport.com and later..." January 26

  • Ohio State 4-Star QB Commit Dwayne Haskins Says “No One Will Stop Me” From The Heisman Trophy

    College Spun "Dwayne Haskins Jr. has only been committed to Ohio State for a couple weeks, but the Buckeyes’ four-star quarterback pledge already has some big plans for his time in Columbus. He plans on competing for a Heisman Trophy, for example. “No one will stop me” from earning the opportunity to..." January 26

  • Report: Linebacker T.J. Neal latest to transfer away from Illini

    The News-Gazette "Illinois starting linebacker T.J. Neal will skip his final year of eligibility with the Illini and transfer to another school, coach Bill Cubit said Tuesday. “He’s graduating and he was talking about playing closer to home,” Cubit said. “That’s what he’s going to do. He’s a good kid and I..." January 26

  • Keyshon Camp, a DT who was just offered by Ohio State, announces decommitment from USC

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A few hours before five-star defensive tackle Rashard Lawrence of Monroe (La.) Neville committed to LSU over Ohio State on Friday, the Buckeyes offered another defensive tackle. That prospect was four-star defensive tackle Keyshon Camp of Lakeland (Fla.) Lake Gibson. At the time 6-foot-4,..." January 25

  • Michigan gets commitments from 3-star LB Elysee Mbem-Bosse and 3-star DE/LB Joshua Uche

    Michigan Live "Michigan's Sunday evening was twice as nice. Three-star inside linebacker Elysee Mbem-Bosse and three-star outside linebacker/defensive end Joshua Uche both offered their verbal commitments to Michigan on Sunday evening right around the same time. Both prospects were on official visits to..." January 25

  • Michigan State AD 'concerned' over possible night game against Michigan

    CBS Sports "Michigan State and Michigan have been playing football against one another since 1898, but none of the 108 meetings between the rivals have come at night. If Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis gets his way, they never will, at least not in East Lansing. While Michigan State will be..." January 22

  • Report: U-M loses another commit, Kiante Enis

    Detroit Free Press "With Signing Day less than two weeks away, few recruiting classes are changing more than Michigan's. According to rivals.com, U-M has parted ways with another verbal commitment. Winchester, Ind., athlete Kiante Enis decommitted. Enis, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound, three-star running back, was the..." January 21

  • Trey Edmunds plans to transfer to Maryland, concluding a what-if career at Virginia Tech

    The Roanoke Times "The first of the Edmunds brothers has moved on from Virginia Tech, and earlier than expected. News of running back Trey Edmunds' intentions to transfer to Maryland broke Wednesday, first reported on TechSideline.com. Trey's dad, Ferrell, who did not comment when reached early Wednesday evening,..." January 21

  • OT Erik Swenson decommits from Michigan, says offer was pulled and official visit was canceled

    Michigan Live "Erik Swenson was the longest-tenured commitment in Michigan's 2016 recruiting class. No longer. Swenson tweeted Wednesday that he's reopening his commitment due to "unforeseen circumstances." In a text message to MLive, the four-star offensive tackle said Michigan recently pulled its..." January 20

  • Ex-Michigan coach Lloyd Carr expected to be named to CFP panel

    ESPN "Former Michigan Wolverines coach Lloyd Carr is expected to be one of the four new College Football Playoff selection committee members announced later this week, according to multiple sources. Carr was one of about six to eight finalists considered by the CFP after all 10 FBS commissioners and..." January 20

  • Boston College and Purdue set-up home-and-home series for 2018, 2020

    College Football Talk "Boston College and Purdue are now locked into a regular season ACC-Big Ten clash in 2018 and 2020. The scheduling agreement was announced today, stating Purdue will host Boston College on September 22, 2018 and Boston College will host Purdue on September 26, 2020. The two schools have never faced..." January 19

  • Louisville and Purdue to square off in Lucas Oil Stadium in 2017

    College Football Talk "It turns out Purdue had more to share with regards to their future schedules on Tuesday. In addition to a pair of future games against Boston College, the Boilermakers also added a future neutral site game in Indianapolis against Louisville. Purdue and Louisville will meet in Lucas Oil Stadium..." January 19

  • Ohio State football player Adolphus Washington pleads guilty to solicitation

    Columbus Dispatch "Ohio State defensive tackle Adolphus Washington pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of soliciting for prostitution. If he completes a program known as "John school" before his sentencing date of Feb. 16 , the charge will be dismissed in Franklin County Municipal Court, his attorney..." January 19

  • 4-star QB Dwayne Haskins Jr. flips to Ohio State, spurns Maryland

    The Score "Ohio State has landed coveted four-star quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. for its 2016 class. A former Maryland commit, he flipped to Ohio State on Monday. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound pocket passer said in a lengthy letter that he's always wanted to be a Buckeye." January 19

  • Patrice Rene, Rutgers' top-ranked recruit, decommits

    Newark Star-Ledger "Episcopal (Alexandria, Va.) four-star safety Patrice Rene has decommitted from Rutgers, he revealed via Twitter on Tuesday morning. The 6-2, 195-pound senior originally chose Rutgers in large part due to a long-standing relationship with former head coach Kyle Flood, who was fired in November,..." January 19

  • Illinois Announces 10-Year Contract Extension with Nike

    Bleacher Report "According to an official press release, the Fighting Illini and Nike have worked together for the past 20 years, and their new deal ensures 21 varsity sports teams will be decked out in Nike apparel through the 2025-26 academic year. Per the release, Illinois interim director of athletics Paul..." January 19

  • Jim Harbaugh will climb a tree in order to recruit a four-star player

    College Football Talk "f a cat gets caught in a tree, you no longer need to call the fire department. Instead, just make a quick phone call to your nearest Michigan head coach. It seems Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh will do just about anything to gain confidence in a high school recruit. When he is not sleeping..." January 19

  • Logan Tuley-Tillman will transfer to WSU

    The Spokesman-Review "Logan Tuley-Tillman, a graduate transfer who formerly played at Michigan, will finish his college football career at Washington State. The 6-foot-7, 310-pound offensive lineman was an Under Armour All-American in high school, and appeared in two games for the Wolverines. Tuley-Tillman, who is..." January 18

  • Iowa lands 2017 prospect A.J. Epenesa

    ESPN "Iowa is trying to close out its 2016 class with only three weeks left until signing day, but that doesn’t mean it isn't focused on the future as well. The Hawkeyes received some huge news in the form of a commitment Sunday afternoon from a 2017 prospect. ESPN Junior 300 defensive end A.J...." January 18

  • Surprise Ohio State visitor Keandre Jones reportedly flips from Maryland to the Buckeyes

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State had a surprise official visitor this weekend in four-star linebacker Keandre Jones of Olney (Md.) Good Counsel. And now, according to Scott Greene of Terrapin Nation in the Rivals recruiting network, Jones has flipped his verbal commitment from Maryland to Ohio State. Ohio State..." January 18

  • Coconut Creek's Binjimen Victor commits to Ohio State

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Coconut Creek receiver Binjimen Victor has committed to Ohio State, the senior announced on Monday afternoon. “Going through this process was very tough for me but at the end of the day I can only further my college career at one school,” Victor wrote on Twitter. “For the next four years I will..." January 18

  • Indiana OL Dan Feeney to return for senior season

    The Score "Indiana got a huge boost for the 2016 season Monday as third-team All-American offensive lineman Dan Feeney announced he will return for his senior season. "I am excited to continue to be a part of this great program," Feeney said, according to the school's website. "Coach (Kevin) Wilson and..." January 18

  • Oregon hires ex-Michigan coach Brady Hoke as defensive coordinator

    CBS Sports "After spending one year as a college football analyst, former Michigan coach Brady Hoke will return to the sidelines as Oregon's defensive coordinator. Hoke joins a staff that still includes Don Pellum, the team's defensive coordinator for the last two seasons. Mark Helfrich announced a change..." January 17

  • Lloyd Carr among final candidates for CFP selection committee

    ESPN "Carr was one of about six to eight finalists considered by the CFP management committee, composed of the 10 FBS commissioners and Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick. The CFP is expected to announce the four new committee members later this month. "I can't comment at this time, but..." January 16

  • Report: RB Derrick Green transferring from Michigan

    Michigan Live "Former five-star running back Derrick Green has reportedly finished his time at Michigan. NBC Sports reported Friday that Green, a 5-foot-11, 234-pound junior running back, has been granted his release from Michigan and will transfer from the program. The report stated that Green is expected to..." January 15

  • MSU makes strong bid to flip 5-star RB Miles Sanders

    Detroit News "As the dead period ends and college coaches hit the road, Michigan State enters the last dash toward National Signing Day with recruiting momentum. Detroit King wide receiver Donnie Corley’s commitment to the Spartans could be seen as the start of that. Two of the names that have Spartan fans..." January 15

  • Braxton Miller felt underutilized by Ohio State during senior season

    The Score "Braxton Miller's debut as a wide receiver in 2015 was as explosive as they come, with the former star quarterback catching three balls for 79 yards and a touchdown, while also adding a spin move for the ages against Virginia Tech. Despite the jaw-dropping start, the former Big 10 offensive..." January 15

  • Michigan DT Willie Henry declares for NFL draft

    Michigan Live "Willie Henry's time in Ann Arbor has come to a close. The 6-foot-3, 311-pound fourth-year junior defensive tackle announced Wednesday night that he'll skip his fifth season and declare for the 2016 NFL draft. Henry is coming off the finest year of his four-year run in Ann Arbor, as he posted..." January 14

  • Penn State's Akeel Lynch will transfer after spring semester

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penn State’s backfield is loaded with young talent, notably Saquon Barkley who rushed for 1,076 yards and seven touchdowns this past season as a freshman. With a verbal pledge from Woodland Hills running back Miles Sanders in the 2016 recruiting class and former Bishop McDevitt standout Andre..." January 14

  • Jim Harbaugh to sleep over at top kicker recruit Quinn Nordin’s house

    Larry Brown Sports "When Jim Harbaugh wants something, he does everything possible to ensure he gets it. Even if that means arranging a sleepover at a high school recruit’s home. Harbaugh is trying hard to flip No. 1 kicker recruit Quinn Nordin from Penn State to Michigan. When the open recruiting period begins on..." January 12

  • Husker DT Vincent Valentine declares for NFL draft

    Omaha World-Herald "Husker defensive tackle Vincent Valentine declared Monday that he was leaving Nebraska after his junior season to pursue a career in the NFL. In a Twitter post, Valentine thanked NU fans and said that playing in the NFL was a "lifelong dream." "I have so many people to thank, including my..." January 11

  • Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand headed to Auburn

    USA Today "Herb Hand, who has been James Franklin's offensive line coach at both Vanderbilt and Penn State, is headed toward a deal with Auburn according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke with USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because the deal was not final. The..." January 11

  • Connor Cook declines Senior Bowl invite, training in San Diego for NFL combine

    Michigan Live "Michigan State all-time leading passer Connor Cook has played his final game at the collegiate level, declining an invitation to take part in the Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. Cook, the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award winner, is back in San Diego training with renowned quarterback guru..." January 11

  • Penn State receiver Geno Lewis will transfer to Oklahoma to finish college career

    The Patriot News "Penn State's new quarterback will have one less receiver to throw to in 2016. Former Wyoming Valley West quarterback and Lions' redshirt junior receiver Geno Lewis has announced that he will grad transfer out of the program and finish his college career at Oklahoma. "This was not an easy..." January 11

  • Penn State's Adam Breneman is giving up football; tight end's career cut short due to injuries

    Penn Live "Penn State tight end Adam Breneman's playing career is over as a result of complications related to an earlier left knee injury. Penn State athletics issued a release Thursday morning on Breneman's decision. Breneman, a 6-4, 245-pound redshirt sophomore from Cedar Cliff, arrived in State..." January 07

  • MSU's Conklin leaving early for NFL draft

    Detroit Free Press "From "zero-star" walk-on in 2012 to NFL first-round pick in 2016 -- that will sum up the brief and dramatic journey for Michigan State's Jack Conklin if the April 28 draft goes as planned. Conklin will be in it, MSU announced in a news release today. The 6-foot-6, 325-pound fourth-year junior..." January 06

  • OSU loses another underclassman, WR Michael Thomas, to NFL draft

    ESPN "The list of Ohio State players leaving eligibility on the table to head to the NFL continues to grow, and wide receiver Michael Thomas is the latest to add his name. The redshirt junior, who led the Buckeyes in receptions and touchdown catches last season, is now the eighth underclassmen to..." January 05

  • Report: Iowa's Desmond King returning for senior year

    The Score "In a surprising move, Iowa standout cornerback Desmond King will return for his senior year, his mother, Yvette Powell, told The Daily Iowan's Danny Payne on Monday. "We have unfinished business," Powell said. "... He didn’t want to leave (quarterback) C.J. (Beathard) like that. We talked to..." January 05

  • Purdue QB Austin Appleby transfers to Florida

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Two former Purdue quarterbacks may start against one another in an SEC game next season. For real. As first reported by GoldandBlack.com, Austin Appleby is leaving Purdue for Florida for his final year of college football. Appleby later confirmed the move on his Twitter account. As a..." January 05

  • Maurice Clarett arrested for OVI after refusing blood-alcohol test

    Fox Sports "Former Ohio State star Maurice Clarett was charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired (OVI) as well as a turn signal violation in central Ohio on Sunday. According to municipal court records, Clarett was pulled over in Morrow County, which is north of Columbus, by highway patrol...." January 05

  • Buckeyes' Darron Lee opts for draft

    ESPN "Ohio State linebacker Darron Lee is the latest Buckeyes player to announce his intentions to enter the NFL draft. The third-year sophomore posted on Twitter on Saturday that he will forgo his final two seasons in Columbus." January 03

  • Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg declares for NFL draft

    Yahoo! Sports "Another highly regarded underclassman quarterback is headed to the NFL. After Penn State fell to Georgia Saturday in the TaxSlayer Bowl, Nittany Lions junior Christian Hackenberg told reporters that he will forgo his senior season and declare for the 2016 NFL draft. Hackenberg left..." January 03

  • Penn State defensive tackle Austin Johnson to forgo senior season, enter NFL Draft

    Centre Daily Times "Penn State junior defensive tackle Austin Johnson told a scrum of reporters that he had elected to forgo his final season in college and enter the 2016 NFL Draft. The announcement came after Saturday’s 24-17 TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Georgia, and after Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg..." January 03

  • Christian Hackenberg knocked out of TaxSlayer Bowl

    NFL.com "Quarterback Christian Hackenberg's Penn State career might end with an injury. Hackenberg left the field in the second quarter of Saturday's TaxSlayer Bowl and has been ruled out for the rest of the contest. Hackenberg fell hard on his right shoulder at the end of a run earlier in the..." January 02

  • Ohio State star Joey Bosa ejected from Fiesta Bowl for targeting after hit on Notre Dame QB

    New York Daily News "Ohio State’s NFL-bound defensive end Joey Bosa was ejected from the Fiesta Bowl in the first quarter for targeting. The penalty came when Bosa lowered his head and hit Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer in the midsection with the crown of his helmet with 5:26 left in the first quarter. The..." January 01

  • Urban Meyer: Joey Bosa, Cardale Jones, Ezekiel Elliott to enter draft

    ESPN "Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa was keeping his future plans a secret until after the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl, but his coach may have spoiled it one day early. On Thursday morning, Urban Meyer named the star junior and potential No. 1 overall NFL draft pick among the players who had already..." December 31

  • Buckeyes' Urban Meyer reiterates lack of interest in jump to NFL

    ESPN "At least one NFL team reached out recently to gauge Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's interest in leaving the college level. But Meyer isn't going anywhere. Meyer wouldn't identify the NFL team that had contacted him about a potential job, but he confirmed there had been interest in him as a..." December 31

  • Cardale Jones confirms he’ll enter 2016 NFL Draft

    Pro Football Talk "Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones told reporters Wednesday he is not transferring and will enter the 2016 NFL Draft. Jones is a 23-year old junior. After helping the Buckeyes win the national championship last season, he consulted the NFL’s underclass advisory committee and eventually held a..." December 30

  • Ezekiel Elliott says he didn't know license was suspended

    ESPN "Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott said he wasn't aware his driver's license had been suspended, an issue that resulted in citations tied to his minor car accident before the team's departure for the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl. In his first public comments since the incident, the star junior..." December 29

  • Jordan Howard headed to NFL after 1 season at IU

    Indianapolis Star "Jordan Howard is headed to the NFL, after one season at Indiana. Howard, who transferred to IU less than a year ago following the shutdown of UAB's football program, rushed for 1,213 yards and nine touchdowns this season. The program announced his decision in a press release Monday." December 28

  • Ezekiel Elliott cited for car crash, per report

    Land-Grant Holy Land "Though details are scarce at this point, former Columbus area attorney Craig Calcaterra reports Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott was cited in a "car crash" before the team's flight to Phoenix yesterday. Calcaterra, a currently non-practicing lawyer, is the lead baseball writer at..." December 28

  • Nebraska DT Maliek Collins: NFL 'seems like best decision'

    ESPN "Nebraska defensive tackle Maliek Collins has played his last game in a Cornhuskers uniform. Following their 37-29 win over UCLA in the Foster Farms Bowl, Collins announced he will forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the NFL draft. "It's always been a dream of mine and I got a good..." December 27

  • Michigan State loses appeal in records fight with ESPN

    Detroit News "The Michigan Supreme Court denied a request for appeal from Michigan State on Wednesday, a decision stemming from a suit filed by ESPN after names of students were redacted from incident reports the network requested. It means Michigan State will have to disclose the names of suspects who were..." December 24

  • Grad transfer Jake Raulerson could be UM's next center

    Detroit News "Michigan is losing starting center Graham Glasgow after the Citrus Bowl and may be going the graduate transfer route to replace him. Texas center Jake Raulerson on Tuesday tweeted he plans his first official visit on Jan. 15. Last week Wolverine247 reported that Michigan offensive coordinator..." December 24

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  • Arkansas St. OC takes same position with Maryland

    Fox Sports - College Football "Maryland head coach D.J. Durkin has hired Walt Bell to be the Terrapins' offensive coordinator, the school announced Sunday. FOX Sports reported Saturday the announcement was imminent. Durkin called Bell "one of the brightest offensive minds in college football" in the announcement. The..." December 21

  • Maryland DL Quinton Jefferson tweets NFL draft intentions

    College Football Talk "An early call to the NFL will, once again, cost Maryland an experienced member of its defensive line moving forward. On Twitter Thursday night, Quinton Jefferson announced that he will be foregoing his remaining collegiate eligibility and making himself available for the April NFL draft...." December 21

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