Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Wisconsin may change admissions process to help recruits

    CBS Sports "On the one hand, Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez insisted Thursday that his program's tougher admissions process for athletes compared to other schools has not competitively hurt the Badgers. On the other hand, Alvarez said Wisconsin is discussing a return to its old process so recruits..." July 31

  • 4-Star Safety Isaiah Pryor Commits To Ohio State, Is 9th Blue Chip Player In Buckeyes’ 2017 Class

    College Spun "Ohio State’s 2016 class is pretty, pretty good. After locking up five-star Nick Bosa, Ohio State took over the No. 1 spot in 247Sports‘ composite rankings. The Buckeyes’ 2017 class may trump it. It is July 27, 2015, and the Buckeyes just grabbed a 10th 2017 commit, nine of whom are four or five..." July 27

  • After failing to gain admission at Wisconsin, teams scramble for four-star RB

    Fox Sports - College Football "Unfortunately for Jordan Stevenson, his college football career has gotten off to a rocky start as he failed to qualify at Wisconsin and has been granted his release from the school. While Stevenson may not get to attend his first choice of schools, he now has several excellent suitors to choose..." July 27

  • Report: Four-star RB Jordan Stevenson denied admission by Wisconsin

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "One of the highest-rated members of Wisconsin’s 2015 recruiting class has reportedly been denied admission into the university. According to BadgerBlitz.com, Jordan Stevenson won’t join the Badgers in the fall. Stevenson, a four-star running back from Dallas, Texas, announced the news on his..." July 25

  • Braxton Miller a quarterback first, his dad says

    Columbus Dispatch "Braxton Miller’s father told The Dispatch on Thursday night that his son still considers himself a quarterback first and the reported move to hybrid receiver is merely a backup plan. Sports Illustrated reported on Thursday night that Miller will switch to H-back because his surgically repaired..." July 24

  • Cardale Jones fires back at Ohio State fan on Twitter

    ESPN "Cardale Jones still isn't filtering his thoughts, and the Ohio State quarterback also isn't taking kindly to anybody suggesting that he should. After going on Twitter to express his feelings about social issues Thursday morning, Jones was clearly bothered by a suggestion he should "worry about..." July 24

  • Ohio State’s Braxton Miller will change positions from QB to wide receiver

    SI - College Football "The idea of switching to wide receiver first came to Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller in April, when he discussed it with strength coach Mickey Marotti. In May, he brought up the possibility to coach Urban Meyer and the two began watching film of star wide receivers together. Later that..." July 24

  • Five-star DE Nick Bosa commits to Ohio State

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Five-star defensive end Nick Bosa, the younger brother of standout Joey Bosa, committed to Ohio State on Thursday. Bosa, a 6-foot-4, 265-pound strong-side defensive end at St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), announced his decision on Twitter. He visited Florida and Florida..." July 23

  • Jim Harbaugh made fifth-year seniors try out at Michigan

    Larry Brown Sports "Jim Harbaugh made lots of changes upon taking the head coaching job at his alma mater Michigan, and some of his moves rubbed people the wrong way. For instance, Harbaugh had fifth-year seniors try out to make the team. Keith Heitzman, a senior tight end who transferred to Ohio, told the..." July 23

  • Winton Woods 2017 DL Jerron Cage commits to Ohio State

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Winton Woods junior defensive lineman Jerron Cage verbally committed to Ohio State today, according to Winton Woods coach Andre Parker. Cage, who is 6 feet 3 and 285 pounds, told Cincinnati.com on Monday he planned to commit to the Buckeyes. Cage is the second area player to verbally commit..." July 22

  • UM targets more big-play talent in top-10 WR Ahmir Mitchell

    Detroit News "Michigan is hosting one of the highest-ranked targets left on the board this weekend as Egg Harbor (N.J.) Cedar Creek wide receiver Ahmir Mitchell is coming to town for a visit with his mother one month after his previous visit. Mitchell (6-3, 195 pounds) is ranked as the No. 59 player in the..." July 22

  • Connor Senger leaves UW, reportedly for UW-Oshkosh

    Madison.com "Redshirt sophomore Connor Senger is no longer with the University of Wisconsin football team, according to a UW official. Wissports.net first reported the news Saturday, saying that the former walk-on will transfer to UW-Oshkosh. " July 20

  • UK lands Minnesota linebacker transfer

    Louisville Courier-Journal "What is expected to be a big recruiting weekend for Kentucky football got off to a strong start with the announcement of Minnesota linebacker De'Niro Laster that he'll transfer to play for the Wildcats. The 6-foot-4, 226-pound Cleveland, Ohio, native tweeted a picture of himself in a UK uniform..." July 20

  • Nick Saban responds to Plaxico Burress' comments

    CBS Sports "Nick Saban took a lot of flak last week following his comments about draft grades being a distraction to his players before their Sugar Bowl loss to Ohio State, including from one of his former players, Plaxico Burress. Following the comments Burress took to his Twitter account. Burress tweeted..." July 20

  • Les Miles 'would've loved' it if Braxton Miller transferred to LSU

    CBS Sports "As we inch closer to the 2015 season there are still plenty of questions surrounding LSU's starting quarterback, but there's at least one answer that Les Miles would have like to already have. Miles was on ESPN Monday morning, and during an interview he was asked a question about graduate..." July 20

  • Former Michigan DL Ondre Pipkins transferring to Texas Tech

    CBS Sports "Former Michigan defensive lineman Ondre Pipkins is transferring to Texas Tech to finish his career with the Red Raiders. Pipkins will have to sit out the 2015 season, but will have one year of eligibility remaining in 2016. Pipkins tweeted a photo of himself with Texas Tech defensive line coach..." July 17

  • Plaxico Burress says Nick Saban lied to Spartans, has no room to talk

    ESPN "Nick Saban was called out by one of his former players Wednesday after the coach called for the timetable for players to receive feedback on their NFL prospects to be pushed back because it was a distraction. Plaxico Burress, who played for Saban at Michigan State, ripped his former coach on..." July 16

  • Penn State returning to its former tradition of nameless jerseys

    CBS Sports "We come here today to say goodbye to the names on the back of Penn State's jerseys. Penn State announced on Thursday that the names, which the school started putting on the uniforms under Bill O'Brien in 2012 "in recognition of the players' resolve and dedication to the team" won't be returning..." July 16

  • Michigan's contract with Nike: $169 million, the richest in college sports

    Michigan Live "Back in May, the three biggest names in athletic apparel wooed Michigan with varying forms of flattery. Adidas draped a giant banner featuring its three-stripped logo and the block "M" over one side of the company's Portland headquarters. Nike painted a field on its Beaverton, Oregon, campus to..." July 15

  • Terps move Shane Cockerille to fullback, add former North Carolina recruit Avery Edwards

    Baltimore Sun "Former Gilman star and ESPN four-star recruit Shane Cockerille will be moving from quarterback to fullback on the Maryland football team, the program announced Monday. Additionally, the Terps have added former North Carolina tight end Avery Edwards, who was charged with felony larceny for..." July 14

  • Ohio State's Braxton Miller on remaining a Buckeye: 'My son is going to come here one day'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Braxton Miller is leaving for California. At least that's what he was about to do late Tuesday morning as he joined Cardale Jones, Joshua Perry and Ezekiel Elliott in preparing to fly from Columbus to Los Angeles to represent the Ohio State football team at the ESPYs on Wednesday. And Miller..." July 14

  • Report: Jay Paterno stumped for job on Urban Meyer's Ohio State staff

    Fox Sports - College Football "Jay Paterno, Ohio State assistant? A letter has surfaced indicating Paterno, the son of the long-time Penn State head coach Joe Paterno, wrote to Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer last winter to express interest in a job on Meyer's staff. Here is what Paterno wrote, courtesy of..." July 14

  • Braxton Miller: 'This is where I started ... this is where I’m going to finish'

    Columbus Dispatch "While Braxton Miller still has a little ways to go on his goal to play quarterback again at Ohio State, he said today there is little doubt that road would lead him back to the Buckeyes for his final season. “I’m from Ohio, this is my home state,” Miller said. “This is where I started and this..." July 10

  • Suspended Maryland wide receiver eyeing Pitt

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Juwann Winfree, one of the most prized wide receiver prospects in the Class of 2014, will look to Pitt first in an attempt to re-start his career after he was suspended twice at Maryland. Winfree, a sophomore who plans to transfer after one season at Maryland, said he will visit the Pitt campus..." July 09

  • Former Ohio State recruit signs paperwork with UGA

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Mirko Jurkovic is one step closer to becoming an official member of UGA’s 2015 football recruiting class. Jurkovic, who signed with Ohio State last February but was not admitted,, told the AJC on Wednesday that he signed his financial aid papers with UGA. “It’s a lot of weight off the..." July 09

  • Ex-Illinois player accuses Tim Beckman of rough treatment

    CBS Sports "CNN issued a report Tuesday on the alleged mistreatment of athletes in Illinois's athletics programs, and though its principal focus was the Illini women's basketball program, it also included another set of allegations involving Illini football coach Tim Beckman. Beckman had been publicly..." July 08

  • Michigan Expected To Announce Apparel Deal With Nike

    Black Sports Online "The Michigan Wolverines return to relevance is almost complete. Chris Balas is reporting that Nike reportedly outbid Adidas for a new deal with the school, which is expected to be announced sometime this week." July 06

  • 4-star receiver Brad Hawkins commits to Michigan

    Detroit News "Michigan has received a pledge from Brad Hawkins, a senior receiver from Camden (N.J.) High. He is the Wolverines' 21st football commitment for the 2016 class and first receiver. Hawkins announced his commitment via Twitter on Friday. He chose Michigan over Rutgers, Temple, Oregon and South..." July 04

  • Suspended RB Delton Williams expected to return to Michigan State football team sans scholarship

    Michigan Live "Tailback Delton Williams is expected to return to the Michigan State football team, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation. Williams, a rising junior from Erie, Pennsylvania, could rejoin the team as early as this month in the Spartans' voluntary summer workouts, barring..." July 03

  • Kirby Smart says Alabama 'did not respect' Ohio State quarterbacks

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Kirby Smart believes Alabama learned a much-needed lesson after its 42-35 loss to Ohio State in the College Football Playoff semifinals: Respect every player, no matter where they are listed on the scouting report. The Crimson Tide's defensive coordinator told 680 The Fan in Atlanta that the..." July 03

  • Braxton Miller affirms plan to stay at Ohio State, source says

    ESPN "Braxton Miller has affirmed his plan to stay at Ohio State and will continue to focus on rehabilitation and recovery from shoulder surgery, a source close to the quarterback told ESPN's Joe Schad on Thursday. Miller, the Big Ten offensive player of the year in 2012 and '13, tweeted Wednesday..." July 03

  • Report: Braxton Miller to announce his plans next week

    CBS Sports "Sound the Speculation Siren! Braxton Miller is sending cryptic text messages to reporters! Yes, on the same day that Ohio State coach Urban Meyer gave an update saying both Braxton Miller and J.T. Barrett were nearing full health, Miller was having a conversation of his own, and it was rather..." July 02

  • Rutgers defensive end Donald Bedell to transfer

    Newark Star-Ledger "Another defensive end from Rutgers' 2014 recruiting class is transferring out of the program. Redshirt freshman Donald Bedell has decided to transfer, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Bedell is the second defensive end from the 2014 class to transfer this month, as Sam..." July 02

  • Jim Harbaugh responds to Ondre Pipkins' claim, says he doesn't run off players

    Michigan Live "Last week, former Michigan defensive lineman Ondre Pipkins told ESPN.com he was pressured by Jim Harbaugh and members of his staff to retire from football for medical reasons before he was ready. He also said he believed Harbaugh wanted him off the team to free up a scholarship, causing some to..." July 02

  • Maryland football coach Randy Edsall signs contract extension through 2019

    Baltimore Sun "The progress Maryland made on the field the past two seasons and the promise of a strong recruiting class in 2016 has led the university to give football coach Randy Edsall a contract extension. Edsall, who has two years remaining on a six-year contract that pays him $2.1 million annually, has..." June 30

  • J.T. Barrett's dad: Ohio State's QB job belongs to Braxton Miller

    NFL.com "J.T. Barrett's dad has a definite opinion on the Ohio State quarterback situation -- and it might not be the take you expect. Joe Barrett, whose son accounted for a Big Ten single-season record 45 touchdowns last season, told The Columbus Dispatch that the starting job should belong to Braxton..." June 29

  • Husker QB Johnny Stanton to transfer; Glenn Irons is no longer part of team

    Omaha World-Herald "The race for Nebraska’s No. 2 quarterback lost a horse on Thursday when coach Mike Riley announced that sophomore Johnny Stanton, a much-ballyhooed prospect in the 2013 recruiting class, was transferring from the program. Stanton redshirted in his first year on campus, served as Nebraska’s No...." June 29

  • Jim Haslett gets ‘best of both worlds’ with Penn State job

    Washington Post "After 24 straight seasons coaching professional football, Jim Haslett was ready to take a year off. The Redskins and their former defensive coordinator parted ways in December — the team described it as a mutual agreement — and Haslett planned to do things that a lifetime of coaching had made..." June 29

  • Gelen Robinson's arrest violates prior diversion agreement

    Indianapolis Star "Purdue sophomore rush end Gelen Robinson was arrested over the weekend for operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of 0.15 percent or more and illegal possession of an alcoholic beverage. Robinson was booked into Tippecanoe County Jail at 3:49 a.m. Saturday. He was released about 11..." June 29

  • Michigan DL says Jim Harbaugh, staff pressured him to retire

    ESPN "Defensive lineman Ondre Pipkins told ESPN that Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, head athletic trainer Paul Schmidt and associate athletic director Jim Minick asked Pipkins about 10 times over a two-month period to sign a medical scholarship form that would have ended his career with the Wolverines..." June 27

  • Lou Holtz's house destroyed after fire, Urban Meyer's floods

    CBS Sports "In the early hours of Sunday morning, about 50 firefighters were dispatched to deal with a two-alarm fire at the Florida home of legendary college football coach Lou Holtz. The fire was reportedly caused by a lightning strike and, as you can see in the video below, the house sustained severe..." June 24

  • Purdue football duo cleared for full activity

    Indianapolis Star "What can Danny Anthrop and Elijah Sindelar do today that they couldn't during Purdue's spring football practice? "I can do everything," Anthrop said. What about Sindelar? "Everything," the freshman quarterback said. Anthrop and Sindelar have been cleared for full activity after..." June 23

  • Shane Morris opens up on Michigan QB competition, says he won't let Jake Rudock take his job

    Michigan Live "One week after saying he goes into every day "like I'm still a backup," Shane Morris made one thing clear on Saturday. The junior plans on being Michigan's starting quarterback in 2015. "I think I can win the starting job because I have the mentality to do so," Morris said at Michigan..." June 23

  • Glenville's Marcelys Jones transferring from Ohio State to Kentucky, per report

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Marcelys Jones quickly found a new home. One day after it was confirmed Jones was leaving the Ohio State football program, Matt Jones of KentuckySportsRadio.com has reported that Marcelys Jones will transfer to Kentucky. Jones, a sophomore from Glenville High School, played in just two games..." June 23

  • Purdue football sophomore Gelen Robinson arrested

    Lafayette Journal & Courier "Purdue sophomore rush end Gelen Robinson was arrested over the weekend for operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of 0.15 percent or more and illegal possession of an alcoholic beverage. Robinson was booked into Tippecanoe County Jail at 3:49 a.m. Saturday. He was released about 11..." June 23

  • Ex-Purdue QB Danny Etling reportedly transferring to LSU

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "LSU reportedly received a boost to its depth at quarterback on Monday. According to TigerBait.com, former Purdue quarterback Danny Etling is transferring to LSU after a weekend visit. Etling, a junior, announced his decision to leave Purdue after two seasons earlier this month. Etling, a..." June 23

  • Sophomore Jalyn Powell granted release from Michigan State, transferring to Youngstown State

    Michigan Live "Sophomore linebacker/safety Jalyn Powell has been granted a release from Michigan State and is transferring to Youngstown State, according to two people with knowledge of the transfer. Powell, a hard-hitting 5-foot-11, 195-pounder from Warren, Ohio, appeared in nine games last season and made..." June 23

  • Ex-IU player expected to face a judge on drug case

    Indianapolis Star "Former Indiana University football player Antonio Allen is scheduled to appear in court today on drug dealing charges. Allen, 20, will appear before a Monroe County judge at 1:30 p.m. for an initial hearing on charges of dealing cocaine, dealing narcotics and maintaining a common nuisance. The..." June 20

  • U-M gets commitment from 3-star Florida safety

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan continued its run on football recruits this morning, gaining a verbal commitment from three-star safety Devin Gil of Pembroke Pines (Fla.) Flanagan High School. Gil, listed at 6 feet and 204 pounds, is rated the No. 95 recruit in Florida in the 2016 class by rivals.com. He's U-M's 17th..." June 19

  • Drew Brees donates $1 million to Purdue football

    CBS Sports "Drew Brees's star wattage has expanded far beyond the borders of West Lafayette, Indiana, and Purdue football. But the Super Bowl winner remains as committed to his alma mater as ever. Having already donated $2 million to Purdue athletics' academic support programs in 2007 -- the names of Drew..." June 19

  • Marcelys Jones leaving Buckeyes football program

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State sophomore offensive lineman and Glenville High School product Marcelys Jones has decided the leave the Buckeyes football program. An Ohio State spokesperson and Glenville football coach Ted Ginn Sr. confirmed the news to Northeast Ohio Media Group on Thursday. "It was a shocker to..." June 19

  • NCAA again defends handling of Sandusky

    Philly.com "College sports' governing body has again defended its decision to penalize Pennsylvania State University after the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal. Sandusky's abuse of children "fell squarely within" its authority, the NCAA contended in a court filing this week, saying his crimes showed "a..." June 19

  • Indiana coach Kevin Wilson makes right call with Antonio Allen, but seat still gets hotter

    ESPN "Kevin Wilson did the right thing, and all it did was make his seat hotter. In wasting no time kicking his top returning defender off the team after Antonio Allen was arrested on drug-dealing charges, Wilson at least left no doubt about where his priorities are for his program. The real..." June 19

  • MSU lands commitment from 3-star West Bloomfield WR

    Detroit Free Press "West Bloomfield wide receiver Trishton Jackson verbally committed to Michigan State this morning, becoming the 19th member of the Spartans' 2016 recruiting class. Jackson is listed at 6-feet-2 and 181 pounds and is rated as a three-star recruit by rivals.com. The site ranks him as the No. 11..." June 18

  • Report: Notre Dame DE Williams visiting U-M

    Detroit Free Press "Notre Dame defensive end Jhonathon Williams is looking to transfer and will visit Michigan today, according to Sam Webb of scout.com. Williams, also known as Jhonny, is a former star at Berrien Springs. He redshirted as a freshman at Notre Dame last season and would have to sit out a year as a..." June 18

  • Dismissed Indiana DB Allen was recorded selling drugs to police informant

    College Football Talk "Indiana defensive back Antonio Allen racked up quite the list of drug-related charges earlier this week, something never seen before on College Football Talk. That was more than enough reason for Indiana to act swiftly in handling the situation on their end of things. Shortly after initially..." June 18

  • Suspended Terps WR Juwann Winfree withdraws from school

    Washington Post "Maryland wide receiver Juwann Winfree has withdrawn from the university and will not return to the football program, the school announced on Wednesday. The move comes just nine days after Maryland Coach Randy Edsall suspended Winfree indefinitely for violating the school’s student athlete code..." June 18

  • Harbaugh fires back to coaches' criticism of satellite camps

    Covers.com "Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, who has been criticized for holding 11 satellite camps in seven states, is firing back at those critics. "In my America, you're allowed to cross state borders," Harbaugh told USA Today Sports regarding his camps. "That's the America I know." Alabama coach Nick..." June 17

  • Michigan lands QB/LB Victor Viramontes, TE Sean McKeon

    Detroit News "Sean McKeon, a 6-5, 230-pound tight end from Shepherd Hill High in Dudley, Mass., on Monday became the 13th commitment in Michigan's 2016 recruiting class. McKeon is ranked a three-star prospect, the No. 51 tight end in the nation and the No. 2 tight end in Massachusetts by Scout.com. He has..." June 17

  • 31 coaches accept Harbaugh's invitation to attend UM camp

    Detroit News "Thirty-one college head and assistant coaches took up Jim Harbaugh on his invitation to attend Michigan's "Exposure U" camp in Ann Arbor this week. Included in the group were Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald and Ball State head coach Pete Lembo; they served as guest speakers." June 17

  • Michigan State pickup hoops game goes bad, like NCAA violation and blown Achilles bad

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The torn Achilles tendon that Michigan State assistant coach Harlon Barnett suffered last summer happened as the Spartans were committing an NCAA violation. It was, as MLive.com noted, a case of adding insult to injury — quite literally. The injury and violation, subsequently self-reported..." June 17

  • IU football player Antonio Allen arrested on drug dealing charges

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana University safety Antonio Allen has been suspended from the football team after his arrest Tuesday on multiple drug charges. A Monroe County jail spokesman said Allen was charged with dealing cocaine and with dealing heroin (over 10 grams) with a firearm. Both are Level 2..." June 17

  • Cardale Jones happy with decision to return to school

    Fox Sports Ohio "It's been a few months since Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones made his decision to return to school after leading the Buckeyes to a national champion in his first there career starts. According to ESPN.com, after looking back on his decision, if had the choice again Jones still believes..." June 16

  • Dan Mullen kind of sort of implies Michigan football players suck

    SB Nation "Dan Mullen has become the latest SEC coach to make his thoughts clear on one of the offseason's most resilient controversies -- satellite camps. Specifically, camps hosted by Big Ten coaches in SEC territory, which has ruffled quite a few feathers and resulted in commitments for programs like..." June 16

  • Former Buckeye Jamel Dean forced to sit out first year at Auburn

    ESPN "The saga continues. Jamel Dean signed with Ohio State and enrolled in January only to find out that he wouldn’t be medically cleared to play for the Buckeyes. It was a difficult blow for the ESPN 300 cornerback, but after a second opinion that he could indeed further his playing career, it..." June 15

  • Delton Williams' future with Michigan State remains uncertain

    The Score "Delton Williams is standing on shaky ground at Michigan State. The school suspended the running back in March after he was arrested for allegedly brandishing a firearm in public, and his name remains noticeably absent from the Spartans' online roster after spring workouts. Williams, who was..." June 15

  • Quarterback Austin Kafentzis chooses Nevada

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Quarterback Austin Kafentzis, a former heralded recruit for Wisconsin, will transfer to Nevada. Kafentzis, who committed to then-Badgers head coach Gary Andersenin 2013, left UW after just one semester. Kafentzis was fifth on the quarterback depth chart for new coach Paul Chrystduring spring..." June 15

  • Terps football adds former Connecticut LB Jefferson Ashiru

    Washington Post "Former Connecticut linebacker Jefferson Ashiru has transferred to Maryland and will be immediately eligible to play next fall, the school announced Friday evening. A former three-star recruit out of Powder Springs, Ga., Ashiru has previous ties to Maryland Coach Randy Edsall, who recruited the..." June 15

  • Offensive line recruit Mirko Jurkovic Jr. won't enroll at Ohio State as Buckeyes head toward scholarship number

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Buckeyes are heading toward their number. Two months after the Northeast Ohio Media group explained how Ohio State knew it would get to 85 scholarship players for this season, the incoming freshmen class will report to school in Columbus this weekend. And one move that Ohio State has..." June 15

  • UM approves beer sales at sporting events

    Baltimore Sun "University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has approved a trial plan for the school to sell beer at its football stadium and other athletic venues beginning this fall — a proposal that has divided the campus community and is opposed by some prominent public health advocates. The..." June 15

  • Sources Say Braxton Miller Cleared For Full Activity

    247 Sports "Sources close to Ohio State have informed Bucknuts/247Sports that Buckeyes' QB Braxton Miller has been fully cleared to throw the football as of this past Monday (June 8) with no limitations on his surgically repaired shoulder. The news comes on the heels of reports that Miller had a "minor..." June 12

  • Potential starting QB Danny Etling transferring from Purdue

    CBS Sports "Purdue's quarterback competition may be a little clearer after Danny Etling's decision transfer from the program. Etling started 12 games for the Boilermakers over the last two seasons: seven as a true freshman in 2013 and the first five games of 2014. Junior Austin Appleby finished last season..." June 11

  • Cardale Jones: I”m Still The 3rd String QB

    Black Sports Online "In the words of Ric Flair, “to be the man, you have to beat the man.” Cardale Jones has the best three game run of any quarterback in history, after claiming a Big Ten title in his starting debut — followed by consecutive big time upsets against Alabama and Oregon, leading the Buckeyes to the..." June 10

  • James Franklin happy at Penn State, not a 'mess' like prior jobs

    CBS Sports "Penn State had the same head football coach for nearly 50 years, but its subsequent full-time coach, Bill O'Brien, fell a few days short of even completing two full years with the Nittany Lions. Fans in State College want to know that James Franklin is planning to stick around, to which he..." June 09

  • Maryland receiver Juwann Winfree suspended indefinitely

    Baltimore Sun "Maryland wide receiver Juwann Winfree has been suspended indefinitely for violating the school’s student-athlete conduct code, the university announced Monday. Winfree is the second wide receiver to leave the team in the past two weeks, following the departure of Marcus Leak for what was..." June 09

  • U-M associate AD Jim Minick reinstated after DUI arrest

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan associate athletic director Jim Minick has returned to the football program, his indefinite suspension concluded after his May 9 arrest on suspicion of drunken driving. "Jim is back working in the program," U-M coach Jim Harbaugh said tonight at the Montgomery Prattville Marriott..." June 08

  • Gophers' receiver Borchardt has surgery to remove brain tumor

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "During spring practice, Gophers coach Jerry Kill singled out Jeff Borchardt as one of the players who was making the biggest strides. Borchardt, a walk-on wide receiver from Wayzata, was starting to see the results of all his hard work. But in late March, Borchardt went to make a spectacular..." June 08

  • Virginia Football Lands Transfer Running Back

    Streaking The Lawn "The Virginia Football team has secured its third incoming transfer of the off-season with the commitment from Maryland running back Albert Reid. Continuing with the recent trend of incoming (not to mention outgoing) transferring players, UVa football will be bringing in a third transfer this..." June 02

  • Michigan transfer Kyle Bosch cleared, should boost West Virginia OL in '15

    ESPN "West Virginia got some big news over the weekend, with the NCAA clearing Michigan transfer Kyle Bosch to play in 2015. Bosch was rated the No. 7 offensive guard in the country coming out of high school in Wheaton, Illinois, and started three games for the Wolverines as a true freshman in 2013...." June 02

  • Rutgers defensive end Sam Blue to transfer

    Newark Star-Ledger "Another member of Rutgers' 2014 recruiting class has left the program. Sam Blue, a redshirt freshman defensive end, will transfer from the program, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. It's not clear where Blue intends to transfer. Blue and his father, Sam Blue Sr., have not..." June 02

  • WR Marcus Leak, DB D’Andre Payne leave Maryland football program

    Washington Post "Maryland wide receiver Marcus Leak has withdrawn from school “to tend to personal matters” and is no longer part of the Terrapins football program, an athletic department spokesman said Friday. Leak, a former three-star recruit who struggled on and off the field for much of his time in College..." June 01

  • Terps’ top punter transferring to Vols

    College Football Talk "Earlier today we noted that a former Tennessee football player who had transferred to Maryland had decided to transfer out of that Big Ten football program. Now, the Tennessee-Maryland pipeline continues, albeit in reverse. Citing a UT program source, Wes Rucker of GoVols247.com was the first..." June 01

  • Who does Las Vegas think is the favorite to win the Buckeyes QB job?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The biggest story heading into the 2015 college football season is who is going to emerge as Ohio State's starting quarterback. So of course you can bet on it. And the odds give you an interesting window into the unanswerable question right now: Who is the favorite? According to Las..." June 01

  • Is QB Braxton Miller loyal or misguided for staying at Ohio State?

    CBS Sports "Braxton Miller staying at Ohio State qualifies as one of the biggest news nuggets of the offseason. Or, really, any offseason. Try to recall the last time a two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year advanced to the draft not having played much at all his final two seasons. That's a..." June 01

  • Darian Dailey dismissed from team by Rutgers coach Kyle Flood

    Newark Star-Ledger "Rutgers coach Kyle Flood dismissed cornerback Darian Dailey from the team on Thursday. Dailey was arrested early Sunday morning in Florida and charged with robbery with a firearm. Dailey is the second Rutgers player to be kicked off the team as a result of criminal charges in the past..." May 28

  • Former Oklahoma State QB Daxx Garman transferring to Maryland

    The Oklahoman "Former Oklahoma State quarterback Daxx Garman is reportedly joining the Maryland football program following his graduation from Oklahoma State. Maryland tweeted the news from its official Twitter account Thursday." May 28

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    BREAKING: QB Daxx Garman will join the Maryland Football team for the 2015 season after graduating from Oklahoma State. #FearTheTurtle

  • Jabrill Peppers expresses displeasure with NCAA and money via Twitter

    Michigan Live "The debate's as old as time. Should college athletes be paid? At the moment, the Big Ten and other power conferences are putting together plans to finalize a new cost of attendance model that is expected to add stipend money (basically extra cash for regular college life incidentals) to a..." May 27

  • Ex-Michigan RB Justice Hayes headed to Southern Miss

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Former Michigan running back Justice Hayes is headed to Conference USA. Hayes, who announced his intent to pursue a graduate transfer in January, posted on Twitter Tuesday that he’s headed to Southern Miss. The 5-foot-10, 194-pound Hayes ran for 213 yards on 48 carries and had 11 catches for..." May 26

  • U-M's Countess transfers to Auburn

    Detroit Free Press "Blake Countess is heading south. The former Michigan cornerback will go to Auburn as a graduate transfer, he said on Twitter and Instagram today. Countess played three years for U-M and also took a redshirt year as a sophomore after tearing his ACL in the season opener of 2012. He started..." May 26

  • Pennsylvania representative wants to name bridge after Joe Paterno

    CBS Sports "One Pennsylvania lawmaker believes the time is right to once again honor Joe Paterno -- and do so by naming a major state bridge after the legendary Penn State coach. PennLive.com reported Friday that state Rep. Michael Regan (R) plans to introduce a bill that would christen the Pennsylvania..." May 25

  • Georgia Tech recruit says he lost Ohio State offer when someone else commited

    College Football Talk "This sort of stuff happens all the time at this level of college football, and it most certainly will not be the last time it occurs either. Incoming Georgia Tech defensive end Anree Saint-Armour explained he lost a chance to go to Ohio State when the offer that was extended to him was later..." May 25

  • Rutgers cornerback Darian Dailey charged with armed robbery in Florida

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