Mountain West RUMORS & NEWS

  • Darell Garretson, former Utah State quarterback, to transfer to Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "Darell Garretson is transferring to Oregon State, the former Utah State quarterback told The Oregonian on Monday. Garretson, who received his release papers from the Aggies in early April, plans to arrive in Corvallis this summer. After sitting out a year under NCAA transfer rules, he will have..." May 19

  • Boise State QB Ryan Finley’s hearing, trial dates set

    Idaho Statesman "Boise State sophomore quarterback Ryan Finley has pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor charges and is due in court next month for a hearing. Finley has a pretrial conference June 15 and a jury trial scheduled for July 10, according to Idaho court records. Finley faces two misdemeanor..." May 14

  • Colorado State using Jim McElwain's buyout to pay for cost of attendance "In order to get Jim McElwain away from Colorado State, the University of Florida agreed to a buyout that will -- combining cold hard cash with two game checks -- bring $7 million to CSU over the next six years. According to the Coloradoan's Matt Stephens, that money will be used to help fund cost..." May 13

  • Altee Tenpenny announces transfer destination after leaving Alabama "A few months after leaving Alabama, former Crimson Tide running back Altee Tenpenny has a new home. Using his Instagram account, Tenpenny announced he was transferring to UNLV. His account is private but followed by more than 7,600 followers. The caption on the photo of an UNLV fan holding a..." May 05

  • Highly rated receiver L.J. Reed among late additions to Fresno State recruiting class

    The Fresno Bee "Fresno State held back a handful of scholarships on national letter of intent signing day in February, a strategy that has played out well the past few years, and Monday added four-star wideout L.J. Reed from Tokay High-Lodi to its 2015 class. Reed, who had been committed to UCLA, is one of..." April 28

  • Boise State quarterback Finley arrested early Saturday morning

    Idaho Statesman "Ryan Finley, a sophomore quarterback and the likely front-runner to obtain the Broncos’ starting position in the fall, was arrested early Saturday morning in Boise on charges of a minor in possession of an alcoholic beverage and resisting or obstructing officers, both misdemeanors. Boise State..." April 26

  • Stanford’s second-leading rusher moves on to Boise State

    College Football Talk "For the second time this week, and the fourth this off season, Stanford is on the losing end of a graduate transfer. The latest beneficiary of a former Farm product is Boise State, with the Broncos announcing the addition of running back Kelsey Young. Young has a family connection to the..." April 22

  • Wyoming's Austin Fort to transfer in effort to remain at QB

    The Score "A week after Wyoming quarterback Austin Fort was told he would be moved to tight end, he's decided to move on from the program entirely. Fort has elected to transfer in order to continue playing quarterback at the college level, according to Scott Nulph of the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle. "He..." April 20

  • Ryan Finley is Boise State front-runner for QB job

    Campus Sports "The Boise State Broncos quarterback competition now has a front-runner, following a strong performance in the spring by Ryan Finley. Boise State coaches said they will wait until spring to name Grant Hedrick’s successor, but Finley’s performance and comments from coaches seem to indicate he is..." April 14

  • Report: UNLV considering building football stadium near the Strip

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "The UNLV Foundation, the university’s nonprofit fundraising arm, has entered a deal with Wells Fargo to buy a 42-acre site at Koval Lane and Tropicana Avenue for $50 million for a potential football stadium or other uses. The UNLV Foundation won’t actually close on the land deal but instead..." April 10

  • Boise State’s Bertoli left football team to pursue other interests, including flying

    Idaho Statesman "Former Boise State tailback Charles Bertoli said Friday he decided to leave the football team to pursue other interests, including his plans to become a pilot. Bertoli hopes to get his private pilot license this summer to begin logging hours for a potential career in military or civilian..." April 05

  • Utah State QB Darell Garretson decides to transfer

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Utah State junior quarterback Darell Garretson is transferring, the program announced Tuesday. Garretson started 11 games for the program over the past two seasons, but was unlikely to receive much playing time behind Chuckie Keeton, who was granted an additional season of eligibility from the..." March 31

  • Fisher: FSU LB Matthew Thomas out for spring, 'probably' needs surgery

    Orlando Sentinel "Projected starting LB Matthew Thomas is expected to miss the remainder of the spring with a shoulder injury. “He’ll probably have to have surgery on it,” FSU coach Jimbo Fisher said. “It popped out. Popped out. It popped out a bunch of times last year, one game it popped out four different..." March 29

  • Garrett Grayson: 'I'm up there' with top QBs "In an NFL draft with two quarterbacks at the top of the board in Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota, Colorado State's Garrett Grayson said Monday he has "no doubt" he can be No. 3 on the list. Grayson also is confident enough in his NFL future that he isn't willing to concede either of the top..." March 24

  • Suspended Utah State player facing sexual battery, marijuana charges "Logan, Utah police said in a news release Wednesday that suspended Utah State wide receiver Gregory Weichers has been charged with sexual battery and distribution of a controlled substance, the Associated Press reported. The charges stem from an October incident in which police said Weichers..." March 21

  • Air Force Academy has its man in QB Nate Romine

    The Gazette "For the first time since 2012, there's virtually no battle for the starting quarterback job at Air Force. Nate Romine won the role when he led the Falcons to a 27-24 win over Colorado State in the 2014 regular-season finale. Connor Dietz was a lock to start in 2012, and Romine is a lock to..." March 18

  • Fresno State spring football: Injured WR Delvon Hardaway, DE Todd Hunt each need surgery

    The Fresno Bee "Fresno State wide out Delvon Hardaway and defensive end Todd Hunt are each scheduled to have surgery on Wednesday and will be out for the remainder of the spring. Hardaway has a partial tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in a knee, will likely miss the start of the season and with a..." March 18

  • Hawaii to play 3-game football series with Oregon

    Star Advertiser "The University of Hawaii has signed to play a three-game football series with Oregon, the schools have confirmed. The Rainbow Warriors will play in Eugene in 2020 and 2023 and the Ducks will come to Aloha Stadium in 2024." March 01

  • Kentucky transfer Maxwell Smith looks sharp; Rodrigues less impressive

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Observations and tidbits from the first week of San Diego State football’s spring workouts. Two caveats here: They’ve had only three practices (two open to the media) and an intrasquad scrimmage, so it’s early. And the coaches know a heck of a lot more about what they’re seeing than anybody in..." March 01

  • Former UNLV RB David Peebles dead at 29 "Former UNLV running back David Peeple died Wednesday at the age of 29. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Peeples died at Mountain View Hospital and the cause of his death is yet to be determined. Peeples was a star player at Cheyenne High School, and was named the Gatorade Nevada..." February 28

  • Wolf Pack adds former UCLA lineman

    The Examiner "The Nevada Wolf Pack is hoping Kevin McReynolds finally realizes his four-star potential. McReynolds, who will graduate from UCLA this spring, was added to the Wolf Pack roster this week with one year of eligibility left. The 6-foot-2, 300-pound McReynolds never saw regular playing time at UCLA..." February 26

  • Lawsuit: UNM Interfered With Gang Rape Case Involving Football Players "A former student is suing the University of New Mexico's Board of Regents, alleging the university violated Title IX by failing to properly investigate what happened the night she claims she was drugged and raped, including by several football players. Her lawsuit, filed Feb. 19 in federal..." February 24

  • Boise State TEs coach Eliah Drinkwitz promoted to offensive coordinator

    SI - College Football "Boise State tight ends coach Eliah Drinkwitz has been promoted to offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, according to a source. The move, as first reported by, was later announced Tuesday by Broncos coach Bryan Harsin. Drinkwitz succeeds Mike Sanford, who left earlier this month..." February 19

  • Boise State WR Rick Smith recovering in Long Beach, may press charges against teammate

    Long Beach Press-Telegram "Former Long Beach Poly High standout receiver Rick Smith is back in Southern California recovering from an alleged assault by a Boise State teammate. News of the incident began circulating as a family friend created a GoFundMe account to help support the family. The funds request page read in..." February 19

  • Boise State, Bryan Harsin agree on new five-year, $7.35 million contract

    Idaho Press-Tribune "Boise State and head football coach Bryan Harsin have agreed on a new five-year contract worth at least $7.35 million, according to documents on the State Board of Education's website. The deal is up for approval at Thursday's State Board meeting. Harsin, who will receive a $100,000 signing..." February 16

  • Ex-SMU interim HC one of two coordinators hired by Hawaii

    College Football Talk "Norm Chow will now have an experienced hand running the defensive side of the ball at Hawaii, even as he’s giving up the offensive reins himself. In a press release Friday night, Hawaii announced that Tom Mason and Don Bailey have been hired as the team’s defensive and offensive coordinators,..." February 14

  • Wyoming QB transfer Jason Thompson to play safety at Utah

    The Score "Utah transfer Jason Thompson will make a position change for the 2015 season. Thompson, who came over from Wyoming, will make the switch from quarterback to safety, accommodating the team's need at the position, according to Ben Anderson of 1320 KFan. " February 13

  • Source: Notre Dame expected to hire Boise State's Sanford as new OC

    Fox Sports - College Football "Mike Sanford is expected to become the new offensive coordinator at Notre Dame, a source told FOX Sports. The official hire could take a few days because Notre Dame is known to have one of college athletics' more stringent HR processes in vetting new hires. The 32-year-old Sanford sparked Boise..." February 11

  • Colorado State's Kivon Cartwright granted sixth year by NCAA

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Videos of walk ons getting scholarships and plaers finding out their bowl destinations have become popular over the last couple seasons. Are videos of players getting the news of an extra year of eligibility the newest type of feel-good video? Colorado State TE Kivon Cartwright was granted a..." February 10

  • Fresno State quarterback Brian Burrell won’t return for final season

    The Fresno Bee "Fresno State quarterback Brian Burrell will not return for his senior season, leaving three young quarterbacks to compete for the starting job. Redshirt sophomore Zack Greenlee, redshirt freshman Kilton Anderson and true freshman Chason Virgil will take turns running the offense when spring..." February 09

  • Utah State QB Chuckie Keeton receives another year of eligibility

    SB Nation "Keeton was granted a medical redshirt, which will give him the chance to snare more Utah State passing records in 2015. Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton received a medical redshirt and will return to play for the Aggies as a sixth-year senior in 2015, according to head coach Matt..." February 07

  • Former Auburn, Michigan OC Al Borges hired by San Jose State "One of college football's most well-traveled offensive play callers is back in the game. Former Auburn and Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges has returned to his native West Coast, San Jose State announced Thursday, with Borges taking over as Ron Caragher's new offensive coordinator with..." February 07

  • Colorado AD not looking to extend series with Colorado State "You better enjoy those matchups between Colorado and Colorado State while you still can, because Colorado athletic director says he has no plans to renew the series once the current deal ends after 2020. Rick George told The Denver Post that it would currently be in Colorado's "best interests"..." February 05

  • Starting DE among four leaving Fresno State

    College Football Talk "The attrition train has hit Fresno State hard, especially along the defensive line. In a press release Friday night, the Bulldogs announced that four players — quarterback-turned-wide receiver Myles Carr, defensive end Maurice Poyadue, running back/defensive back/wide receiver Dillon Root and..." February 01

  • Utah State to hire Josh Heupel as offensive coordinator "Former Oklahoma co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Josh Heupel is reportedly on the verge of landing a new gig. Sports Illustrated is reporting that Heupel is set to become the new offensive coordinator at Utah State. The report says Heupel is yet to sign a contract. Heupel had..." January 23

  • Calhoun gets raise in new five-year deal with Air Force

    The Gazette "Troy Calhoun has signed a new five-year contract that will keep him at Air Force through the 2019 season. The new deal increases the football coach's annual salary by $25,000 over his previous deal to $850,000 each year. Calhoun had signed his most recent contract, also a five-year deal,..." January 15

  • RB Jay Ajayi to skip senior season "Boise State running back Jay Ajayi announced Sunday that he's going to skip his senior season and enter the 2015 NFL Draft. The junior ranks fourth in the nation with 1,689 rushing yards and is second nationally only to Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon with 25 rushing touchdowns. "What I appreciate..." December 23

  • Mike Bobo agrees in principle to become Colorado State's football coach

    Denver Post "Colorado State on Monday reached an agreement in principle to name Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo as the Rams' head football coach, according to a source close to the situation. The deal is subject only to final contractural details and approval by attorneys, but that is considered to..." December 22

  • Report: Ohio St. co-DC Chris Ash interviews for Colorado St. vacancy

    College Football Talk "Ohio State has already lost its offensive coordinator to a head coaching job. Could a coordinator on the other side of the ball be next? According to Brett McMurphy of, OSU co-defensive coordinator Chris Ash interviewed for the head-coaching vacancy at Colorado State. Former USC..." December 21

  • UH asks for $6 million for financially struggling athletics

    Hawaii News Now "University of Hawaii leaders Thursday asked lawmakers for $6 million over the next two years to help the financially struggling university athletic department try to balance its books. UH athletics officials predict a $3.5 million deficit this year at a department that has been in the red 12 of..." December 20

  • Former four-star TE transfers from Vanderbilt to Colorado State

    College Football Talk "The Colorado State Rams don’t have a head coach yet, but they’ve already landed a big commitment. Tight end Mitchell Parsons was one of the crown jewels in the Vanderbilt Commodores’ 2013 recruiting class. The former four-star recruit was considered the nation’s seventh-best tight end prospect,..." December 20

  • Contract for new UNLV coach unanimously approved

    College Football Talk "There was a brief conversation about whether or not UNLV’s new head coach was qualified for the position of head coach, but any concern was quickly put to rest by the Board of Regents. The regents voted unanimously in favor of a contract for new head coach Tony Sanchez, thus making his hiring..." December 17

  • Marcus Mariota becomes first from Hawaii to win Heisman

    Star Advertiser "In its 80th year, the Heisman Memorial Trophy is Hawaii-bound after Saint Louis School graduate Marcus Mariota was awarded the iconic bronze statue today on national TV. The University of Oregon quarterback won the award, symbolic of being the nation's top college football player, over two..." December 14

  • Wyoming safety Xavier Lewis life-flighted to Colorado hospital, recovering from stroke

    Casper Star-Tribune "Eric Nzeocha may have saved Xavier Lewis' life. On Wednesday night, Lewis -- Wyoming's 6-foot, 195-pound sophomore safety from Aurora, Colorado -- began having difficulty speaking in his apartment in Laramie. Nzeocha, his roommate as well as a sophomore tight end on the team, immediately..." December 13

  • UNLV finalizing agreement to hire Bishop Gorman High's Tony Sanchez

    SI - College Football "Bishop Gorman High's Tony Sanchez is in the process of finalizing an agreement to become UNLV’s new head coach, according to a source. Sanchez, 40, won his sixth consecutive Nevada Division I state championship and capped a 15-0 season at the Las Vegas powerhouse on Saturday. He also likely..." December 09

  • Report: Chow to remain Hawaii’s head coach, AD will resign

    College Football Talk "Heading into the 2014 spinning of the coaching carousel, conventional wisdom had Hawaii’s athletic director firing head coach Norm Chow. Instead, it’s the former who has found himself without a job. While nothing is official quite yet, the Honolulu Advertiser is reporting that Chow will be..." December 09

  • Sources: Florida AD to meet with Colorado State coach Jim McElwain

    Yahoo! Sports "A private jet carrying Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley was en route to Colorado on Tuesday afternoon for a presumed meeting with Colorado State football coach Jim McElwain, sources told Yahoo Sports. According to, a private jet left Jacksonville, Fla., this morning and..." December 02

  • Sources: Colorado State coach Jim McElwain a leading candidate for Florida job

    Yahoo! Sports "Colorado State coach Jim McElwain has emerged as a leading candidate for the Florida vacancy, multiple sources told Yahoo Sports Sunday. McElwain and Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley discussed the Gators job Saturday night, sources said. Information has been gathered on McElwain by..." December 01

  • Utah State WR suspended after soliciting a prostitute

    The Herald Journal "A Utah State University football player has been indefinitely suspended from the team for violation of team rules on the same day police reported he was seeking sexual favors from a prostitute. According to Logan Police Chief Gary Jensen, 20-year-old Gregory Hayden Weichers was issued a..." November 05

  • Wyoming leading tackler Nzeocha doubtful to return this season

    Casper Star-Tribune "Wyoming senior linebacker Mark Nzeocha, who was injured in the Cowboys' 27-20 overtime loss to San Jose State on Saturday, is doubtful to return this season, head coach Craig Bohl said. Nzeocha -- a 6-foot-3, 239-pound senior -- leads the team with 59 tackles, two sacks and two forced fumbles...." October 23

  • Utah State quarterback situation is in bad shape after Darell Garretson injury

    Mountain West Connection "The Utah State Aggies not only suffered a 16-13 loss to the Colorado State Rams but they lost quarterback Darell Garretson to a wrist injury that knocked him out in the third quarter. Garretson was seen wearing a sling and having an ice pack on his injured wrist. Prior to leaving the game,..." October 21

  • Wyoming suspends second-leading rusher

    College Football Talk "Saturday’s Gameday for most FBS players, but it won’t be for one member of the Wyoming football program. In a press release, first-year Cowboys head coach Craig Bohl announced that running back D.J. Mays has been suspended for today’s game against San Jose State. The reason given was, as..." October 19

  • Jarrod Lawson of San Jose State suspended, won't face Wyoming

    San Jose Mercury News "San Jose State sophomore running back Jarrod Lawson didn't travel with the team to Wyoming after being suspended for the second time this season because of a violation of team rules, a team spokesman confirmed Saturday. Lawson, a Valley Christian-San Jose product and the team's leading rusher..." October 19

  • Hawaii RB Joey Iosefa suspended three games for DUI Arrest

    Mountain West Connection "After his DUI on Sunday morning in Honolulu, Joey Iosefa will be suspended for three games, head coach Norm Chow announced on Tuesday. The Senior running back was arrested at 5 a.m. Sunday morning in downtown Honolulu on suspicion of drunk driving, where he failed a sobriety test and blew a..." October 16

  • Hawaii RB Iosefa facing possible 3-game suspension for suspected DUI

    Star Advertiser "Based on precedent, University of Hawaii running back Joey Iosefa is expected to face at least a three-game suspension following his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving on Sunday morning. Iosefa was released after posting a $500 bond. He is scheduled to appear in District Court on Nov...." October 14

  • Bronco WR Matt Miller likely done for year

    Idaho Press-Tribune "One of the most prolific pass catchers in the history of the Boise State football program may be done with his collegiate career. Boise State coach Bryan Harsin said senior wide receiver Matt Miller will undergo surgery to fix a ligament in his ankle today, an operation that appears likely to..." October 14

  • Utah State QB Chuckie Keeton likely done for the year "If you were hoping that Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton would play again during the 2014 season, don't hold your breath. Utah State announced Wednesday evening that Keeton's season is likely over. “Chuckie's health is our top priority and he has not been cleared to play by our medical..." October 01

  • Pair of Fresno State DBs, including Arizona transfer, quit team

    College Football Talk "Fresno State’s secondary depth took an unexpected twin hit Tuesday. According to head coach Tim DeRuyter in a press release sent out late Tuesday night, both cornerback Bryan Harper and free safety Justin Holmes have decided to quit the Bulldogs football team. The moves apparently came from out..." October 01

  • Hawaii QB Jeremy Higgins is done for the year with a fractured left hand

    Mountain West Connection "Your dream of a quad-system Quarterback group at Hawaii may be coming sooner than we think. It was announced on Monday that Senior QB Jeremy Higgins is done for the season with a fracture in his left (throwing) hand he sustained in Saturday's loss to Colorado. "It's really a tough deal and..." September 23

  • USU gets good news on Chuckie Keeton injury front

    College Football Talk "Thanks to what transpired in 2013, Utah State and its fan are rather cognizant of any type of injury scare when it comes to Chuckie Keeton. Fortunately for USU and its followers, this latest one’s just that, a scare. Probably. In the first half of USU’s win over Wake Forest Saturday, Keeton..." September 16

  • Hawaii loses linebacker Jerrol Garcia-Williams for season; running back Joey Iosefa for 4-6 weeks

    The Score "The dreaded injury bug has hit the University of Hawaii in a big way as the Warriors announced that linebacker Jerrol Garcia-Williams suffered a torn ACL against Oregon State Saturday that will end his season, according to College Football Talk. Running back Joey Iosefa also fractured his right..." September 10

  • Utah State wide receiver Brandon Swindall out for the season with torn Achilles

    The Deseret News "As expected, the medical news involving Utah State’s Brandon Swindall wasn’t good. USU head coach Matt Wells announced Tuesday afternoon that after an MRI, it was determined that the junior wide receiver has a torn Achilles tendon in his left foot and will miss the rest of the 2014..." September 10

  • Fresno State football kicker Colin McGuire Leaves the Program

    Mountain West Connection "The Fresno State Bulldogs have plenty of issues on their plate headed into next Saturday's game against the Utah Utes, but this one was unexpected: Colin McGuire, a sophomore from Austin, Texas, has left the program according to Robert Kuwada of the Fresno Bee." September 03

  • NCAA sued over number, length of football scholarships

    SI - College Football "Former Colorado State kicker Durrell Chamorro sued the NCAA last week in a class-action suit, seeking damages for Division I football players who were affected by the now-defunct rule banning multiyear scholarships, reports’s Jon Solomon. The NCAA passed a rule in 2012 which..." September 02

  • Fresno State WR Dillon Root suspended for season opener

    SI - College Football "Fresno State receiver and kick returner Dillon Root has been suspended for the team's Aug. 30 season opener against USC for violating athletic department policy, according to reports. Root switched to receiver in the spring after playing defensive back last season. He also averaged 21.5 yards..." August 25

  • Hawaii AD: 'Very real possibility' football program shuts down

    SB Nation "The school is facing a steep operating deficit. The University of Hawaii's football program may shut down as a result of tough financial conditions, athletic director Ben Jay said at a Board of Regents meeting Monday afternoon. The University reportedly holds a $2.1 million deficit this..." August 19

  • With rape charges dismissed, pair of Lobos return to team

    College Football Talk "The long road back for two New Mexico football players is complete. Tuesday, UNM’s athletic director, Paul Krebs, confirmed that running back Crusoe Gongbay and cornerback SaQwan Edwards have been reinstated to the Lobos football team. Gongbay was originally charged with two counts each of..." August 13

  • Jim McElwain, other coaches sign extensions with Colorado State University

    Denver Post "Colorado State on Monday confirmed that football coach Jim McElwain, women's basketball coach Ryun Williams and volleyball coach Tom Hilbert all had agreed to new deals with the university. In his statement following his Friday firing, former athlethic director Jack Graham cited among his..." August 11

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case "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

  • Alabama transfer Dee Hart officially joins CSU Rams' backfield

    Denver Post "Running back Dee Hart, the transfer running back from Alabama who three years ago was one of the top-rated high recruits in the country, practiced with Colorado State Monday and will be eligible to play for the Rams this season and in 2015. Hart's imminent arrival was no secret, but CSU coach..." August 05

  • AFA superintendent calls for investigation of athletic transgressions

    The Gazette "U.S. Air Force Academy cadet athletes flouted the sacred honor code by committing sexual assaults, taking drugs, cheating and engaging in other misconduct at wild parties while the service academy focused on winning bowl games and attracting money from alumni and private sources in recent years, a..." August 03

  • Coeur d'Alene linebacker commits to Boise State football

    Idaho Statesman "Coeur d'Alene High football player Drew Berger committed to play at Boise State on Wednesday afternoon, he told the Idaho Statesman. The 6-foot-1, 223-pound senior is projected as a middle linebacker at Boise State and is considered a three-star prospect by Berger said his only..." July 31

  • RB Dee Hart transferring from Alabama to Colorado State

    Orlando Sentinel "Former Orlando Dr. Phillips running back Dee Hart confirmed Wednesday afternoon that he is officially transferring to Colorado State to finish his college football career. Hart, who graduated from Alabama in June, had left the Crimson Tide football program and was looking for a new beginning..." July 31

  • Utah State WR Ronald Butler arrested for DUI

    Cache Valley Daily "Police arrested Utah State football player, Ronald Butler early Sunday morning for driving under the influence. Police records show the 22-year-old Butler was arrested and booked into the Cache County Jail on charges of driving under the influence and improper lane change, both class B..." July 15

  • Boise State football player arrested by police

    KTVB "oise Police arrested Mathew Boesen, a redshirt freshman linebacker for the Boise State football team, on Thursday evening. Boesen has been charged with misdemeanor inattentive or careless driving and misdemeanor resisting or obstructing officers. He was booked in the Ada County Jail on..." July 12

  • SDSU’s Jake Fely Granted Sixth Year of Eligibility from NCAA

    San Diego Newscape "San Diego State announced Thursday that football student-athlete Jake Fely has been granted a sixth-year waiver request by the NCAA. The waiver will allow Fely, who will now be classified athletically as a junior, to compete in both the 2014 and 2015 seasons. Fely has appeared in 33 games over..." July 04

  • Former USC QB Max Wittek still wants to go to Hawaii

    Mountain West Connection "Former USC quarterback Max Wittek really wants to come to Hawaii and play in the 2015 season, and says that there is a "good possibility" that he will walk-on at Hawaii, per the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Wittek failed to graduate this summer and he must now sit out a year and have one year to play..." July 03

  • Rape charges against Lobo football player, CNM student are dropped

    Albuquerque Journal "Rape and kidnapping charges filed against a UNM football player and another college student were dropped Monday. Charges against Crusoe Gongbay, a Lobo running back, and Ryan Ruff, a Central New Mexico Community College student are no longer being pursued, said George Anthony Bleus, Ruff’s..." June 24

  • Scholarship delay led to some Hawaii players sleeping in locker room "Life as a student-athlete sure is great sometimes. You get your education paid for, you get to continue playing sports, and occasionally you even get to sleep in a locker room because a delay in your scholarship funds keeps you without any money for over a week. Wait a second, that last part..." June 15

  • Offensive lineman transfers to Arkansas from UNLV because of APR rule

    Yahoo! Sports "Cameron Jefferson is now an Arkansas Razorback. The former UNLV offensive lineman transferred to Arkansas Saturday and will be immediately eligible to play. He's eligible because UNLV is ineligible for a bowl game. “We're thrilled to add Cameron Jefferson to the Razorback football program,”..." June 02

  • Utah RB Lucky Radley to walk on at SDSU

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Aztecs had great success with a pair of graduate transfers two years ago -- Oregon State transfer Ryan Katz won the starting quarterback job, and USC transfer Brice Butler finished his one season at San Diego State as the Oakland Raiders' seventh round selection in the 2013 draft. This..." June 02

  • Former Oregon quarterback Damion Hobbs bound for Utah State

    Oregonian "Former Oregon redshirt freshman quarterback Damion Hobbs has found a new team to play for, and it's the school he considered playing for all along. Hobbs told the Salt Lake Tribune on Wednesday that he will transfer to Utah State, the school he says he strongly considered out of Cedar Hill,..." May 29

  • Ex-Oregon QB Jake Rodrigues transferring to SDSU "Former Oregon quarterback Jake Rodrigues will reportedly transfer to San Diego State .'s Aztec Sports Report cited sources in reporting Rodrigues had already filled out the necessary paperwork with the Aztecs and had been approved by the school's compliance office. Per the report,..." May 26

  • NCAA grants UNLV receiver extra year of eligibility

    College Football Talk "The offseason has not been too kind to the UNLV football program, but the team did get some good news on Friday. As reported by Las Vegas Sun, the NCAA has awarded wide receiver Maika Mataele an extra year of eligibility, giving UNLV a little more depth at the receiver position in 2014. The..." May 24

  • Boise president says he was calling out SEC, Big Ten commissioners "For the record, Boise State president Bob Kustra was calling out Jim Delany and Mike Slive on Wednesday. In a criticism of NCAA reforms distributed to media, Kustra -- somewhat cryptically -- referred to “two of the conferences taking the lead in calling the shots for the others.” Kustra..." May 24

  • Boise State president blasts NCAA reform in letter to media "Boise State's president issued a scathing criticism of NCAA reforms Wednesday night, seemingly accusing the commissioners of the SEC and Big Ten of “calling the shots.” Bob Kustra spent more than three pages ripping Big Five conferences in an email sent to media outlets. The correspondence came..." May 22

  • Linebacker Pint to transfer out of Boise State football program

    Idaho Statesman "Sophomore linebacker Andrew Pint has decided to transfer out of the Boise State football program. He has not decided on a destination. He was one of nine returning scholarship linebackers competing for two lineup spots. "I just want to get a fresh start somewhere that I can make a big..." May 19

  • Ex-Hoosier QB says he’ll play for Wyoming

    College Football Talk "Four months to the day his decision to transfer from Indiana became public knowledge, Cameron Coffman has found himself a new place to call home. In an Instagram posting — replete with photoshopped picture — the quarterback wrote he’s”[e]xcited to announce that I will be going to Wyoming” and..." May 17

  • USC quarterback can't transfer to Hawaii

    Star Advertiser "USC quarterback Max Wittek will not transfer to the University of Hawaii -- or any other FBS school -- this summer. Wittek had sought to transfer, with Texas and Hawaii as his top destination choices. But Wittek will not complete work on his bachelor's degree until December. If he had earned a..." May 17