Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Three St. John Bosco players commit to Pac-12 schools

    Fox Sports West "Washington was never far from Sean McGrew's thoughts. Growing up he was a big fan of the Huskies. In his bedroom was a poster of Husky Stadium. With that as a backdrop, Wednesday's announcement shouldn't come as a surprise. In front of family, St. John Bosco students, and faculty, McGrew..." May 21

  • 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

  • Stanford OL Kevin Reihner Officially Joins Penn State

    Black Shoe Diaries "In news that has long been known, former Stanford Cardinal offensive lineman Kevin Reihner is officially a Nittany Lion. Reihner, who graduated from Stanford in March, broke the news himself back in February, but could not be officially added to the PSU roster until the beginning of the first..." May 19

  • Former Notre Dame signee Bo Wallace joins ASU

    Arizona Republic "Marshall "Bo" Wallace, a 3-star outside linebacker who once was headed to Notre Dame, signed an athletics Grant-in-Aid letter with Arizona State on Friday, a late addition to the Sun Devils' 2015 recruiting class. Wallace (6-4 and 215 pounds) is expected to compete at Devil-backer, a..." May 19

  • Arizona WR Kaelin DeBoskie to transfer

    Arizona Republic "Arizona's depth at wide receiver has claimed its first victim. Salpointe Catholic High School product Kaelin DeBoskie, who redshirted last year as a freshman, will transfer from the Wildcats. The slot receiver was removed from the team's online roster Tuesday afternoon. DeBoskie, a" May 19

  • USC announces TE Bryce Dixon no longer with team

    247 Sports "The USC Trojans on Thursday announced that tight end Bryce Dixon was no longer with the football team. Dixon held out of a practice in March. The school did not elaborate on the reason for Dixon's exit. The Ventura, Calif., native was suspended in a game last season against Cal. A four-star..." May 16

  • Arizona football: DeBoskie will transfer; Hill gets NFL shot

    Tucson Citizen "Arizona’s depth at wide receiver has claimed its first victim. Salpointe Catholic High School product Kaelin DeBoskie, who redshirted last year as a freshman, will transfer from the Wildcats. The slot receiver was removed from the team’s online roster Tuesday afternoon. DeBoskie, a" May 13

  • Former Alabama QB expected to join Florida "Luke Del Rio is reportedly set to return to the SEC after a brief stop in the Pac-12. The ex-Alabama quarterback is expected to enroll at Florida this summer, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. The son of Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio, Del Rio joined Alabama as a walk-on in..." May 13

  • FSU, Alabama head Everett Golson's transfer wish list

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Notre Dame will not stand in the way of Everett Golson transferring to one of the schools on his wish list. According to, Notre Dame's compliance office won't block the quarterback's attempts to join any of the approximately 10 programs on the list he submitted. That group includes..." May 12

  • Michigan makes CB Wayne Lyons' grad transfer official

    Michigan Live "Wayne Lyons is officially a Michigan Wolverine. The former Stanford cornerback was formally announced as a member of Michigan's program Monday afternoon, and will be eligible immediately as a graduate transfer. "We are excited about the addition of Wayne Lyons as a postgraduate student and..." May 11

  • Huskies WR John Ross III out for 2015 season with leg injury

    The News Tribune "Huskies receiver and kick returner John Ross III, the team’s best returning playmaker, will miss the 2015 season due to a leg injury suffered during spring practices, the UW announced on Thursday afternoon. Ross had relatively minor knee surgery in January — he also missed the Georgia State..." May 08

  • Arizona State announces three captains for 2015 season

    College Football Talk "Who’s ready for some actual football talk? Senior quarterback Mike Bercovici, senior wide receiver D.J. Foster, and senior safety Jordan Simone will serve as Arizona State’s captains for the 2015 season, the club announced Tuesday. Bercovici played in all 13 games a year ago, filling in for..." May 05

  • Oregon State CB Dashon Hunt forced to retire due to spinal stenosis

    Yahoo! Sports "Oregon State cornerback Dashon Hunt announced via Instagram last week that he is ending his football career due to spinal stenosis, a condition he said he’s had since birth. "It was truly a blessing to have been apart of the #OregonStateFootball team but sadly my days of playing is over due to..." May 04

  • Ifo Ekpre-Olomu set to collect on $3 million insurance policy "Of all the NFL draft prospects who went to bed unchosen Friday night after the third round of the draft, Ifo Ekpre-Olomu had to have slept the best. A former Oregon cornerback once considered a potential first-round pick, Ekpre-Olomu ended up being taken in the seventh round (No. 241 overall)..." May 03

  • Mark Helfrich says there's no timetable for Ducks to name starting quarterback

    Oregonian "On Thursday's Pac-12 coaches conference call, Mark Helfrich said there is no timetable for naming a starting quarterback for the Ducks. Not that anyone was expecting to hear different. While players like Jeff Lockie, Taylor Alie, Morgan Mahalak, Travis Jonsen and Ty Griffin have been..." May 03

  • Ducks’ probe of Colt Lyerla’s allegations finds no NCAA no-nos

    College Football Talk "Pardon me while I tidy up this bit of business from a few months ago. If you remember back to early September of last year, former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla claimed in an interview that, during the recruiting process that led to him becoming a Duck, he “was promised a house, a car, all these..." April 29

  • Steve Sarkisian -- USC Football Coach's Wife Files for Divorce "USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian had a bad 4/20 ... his marriage went up in smoke. TMZ Sports has obtained court docs, filed in L.A County Superior Court, which show Steve's wife, Stephanie, filed for divorce on April 20th -- citing irreconcilable differences. " April 28

  • UCLA receiver Devin Lucien transferring to Arizona State

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State needed help at receiver, and Monday night it got some. Devin Lucien, a 6-foot-1 receiver at UCLA, has decided to play his final season with the Sun Devils. As a graduate transfer, he is expected to have immediate eligibility, but first two things must happen: Lucien has to..." April 28

  • Oregon is in limbo while waiting on Vernon Adams Jr.'s arrival

    Fox Sports "A solitary reminder of Oregon's triumphant 2014 season sits in somewhat lonely fashion atop a reception desk in the extravagant Hatfield-Dowlin football complex. It's a trophy from the College Football Playoff for the Ducks' semifinal win over Florida State at the Rose Bowl. That Oregon reached..." April 27

  • Jaxon Hood making way back to Sun Devils?

    College Football Talk "Because of what were described as personal issues, Jaxon Hood twice left the Arizona State football program shortly before and then during the 2014 season. While he’s not returned from the second sabbatical, he could in the near future. Maybe. On his protected Twitter account Friday, Hood..." April 27

  • NCAA clearance needed for blind snapper Jake Olson to walk on to USC football team

    Orange County Register "Jake Olson has a hurdle to clear before walking on to the USC football team. The blind snapper and Trojans super fan from Orange Lutheran High has been accepted to USC and plans to join the squad, as first reported by the Los Angeles Times. However, Olson will have to navigate some NCAA red..." April 27

  • 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

  • Patrick Skov to transfer from Stanford to Georgia Tech "Stanford senior fullback Patrick Skov has announced his intentions to play at Georgia Tech as a graduate transfer next season. "This was not an easy decision," he wrote on Twitter. "I am humbled and deeply appreciative of my four unforgettable years at Stanford, while at the same time excited..." April 21

  • Sarkisian: blind walk-on Jake Olson snapping for USC 'will happen' "An already great story at USC may get even greater. Jake Olson lost his sight to retinal cancer in 2009 but not before the then-12-year-old Trojans fan had befriended Pete Carroll and become an important part of the wider USC football family. The Los Angeles Times caught up with Olson for a..." April 21

  • Cal's top football recruiter cited after arrest for soliciting prostitute

    San Jose Mercury News "Cal's top football recruiter was arrested April 16 as part of prostitution sting that netted five johns, according to police. Pierre Ingram, the Golden Bears' recruiting coordinator and wide receivers coach, was arrested after he allegedly solicited an undercover officer online and then showed..." April 20

  • 4-star UCLA signee Soso Jamabo facing multiple charges after arrest

    The Score "One of the nation's top prospects, known for his hilarious signing-day shenanigans, is caught in the midst of anything but a joking matter. Soso Jamabo, a four-star running back who signed with UCLA, was arrested Sunday morning and is facing multiple charges, according to the Kaufman County..." April 19

  • Steelers’ doctors clear Jaelen Strong’s wrist

    Pro Football Talk "We noted yesterday that former Arizona State receiver Jaelen Strong would miss Saturday’s medical re-check in Indianapolis, and that he had a visit with the Steelers. As it turned out, Strong’s visit allowed the Steelers’ doctors to give Strong’s injured wrist a thorough check. Adam Schefter of..." April 18

  • Four-star quarterback Devon Modster commits to Arizona Wildcats

    Arizona Republic "At exactly 2:22 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, the Arizona Wildcats reaped the first benefit of their 10-win season and Pac-12 South championship. Four-star quarterback recruit Devon Modster, a class of 2016 recruit, verbally committed to the UA. The Las Flores, California, product took to..." April 17

  • QB Connor Brewer transfers from Arizona to NAU

    Fox Sports Arizona "Northern Arizona head football coach Jerome Souers announced the addition of quarterback Connor Brewer, a transfer from Arizona, to the Lumberjacks roster. Brewer, an all-state and all-area selection while in high school, is eligible to compete for NAU this upcoming fall season. "The most..." April 15

  • Former Cal DE Brennan Scarlett transferring to Stanford

    SI - College Football "Former Cal defensive end Brennan Scarlett is transferring to Stanford, the Cardinal announced on Tuesday. Scarlett is the first player to join Stanford's football team as a graduate transfer. In March, Cal interim athletic director Michael Williams said the school would not block Scarlett's..." April 14

  • NCAA says release of Todd McNair documents led to 'violent threats'

    Los Angeles Times "Some members of the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions received “violent threats” following the release last month of almost 500 pages of documents in former USC running backs coach Todd McNair’s lawsuit against the organization, according to court records. The mention came in a footnote in the..." April 14

  • 4-Star TE Kaden Smith Commits To Stanford

    College Spun "Four-star prospect Kaden Smith, the No. 2 tight end in the country according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings, committed to Stanford moments ago.The Flower Mound (Tex.) Marcus H.S. product announced his decision via Twitter. " April 13

  • Jackson eyes both return spots in second year with USC

    Fox Sports West "Even though practice is winding down, the work continues for USC sophomore Adoree' Jackson. When he sees the punter punting, he runs to the other side of the field to shag. He then heads to the JUGS machine to work on catching passes. The JUGS machine is then moved to the middle of the..." April 10

  • Former Arizona, Texas QB Connor Brewer transferring to Northern Arizona

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Connor Brewer says he is headed to Northern Arizona. Brewer, a four-star recruit in the 2012 class who started his career at Texas and spent the last two seasons at Arizona, announced his intent to transfer from UA in January. On Thursday, he announced on his Instagram account that he’ll finish..." April 10

  • Utah RB Troy McCormick goes down with 'pretty severe' knee injury

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Utah took a hit to its depth at running back over the weekend. Sophomore Troy McCormick suffered what head coach Kyle Whittingham called a “pretty severe” knee injury after taking a hard hit from sophomore Andre Godfrey during practice on Friday. Whittingham said, per the Salt Lake Tribune,..." April 07

  • Arizona commit Khalil Tate is Rich Rod's perfect fit

    Arizona Desert Swarm "Rich Rodriguez has a reputation as one of the best offensive minds in college football and he just might have his quarterback of the future in Khalil Tate. Hailing from Junipero Serra High School (Serra, CA), Tate is ranked as the No. 15 dual-threat quarterback in the nation. Despite being one..." April 07

  • Armond Armstead settles lawsuit with USC over alleged Toradol abuse

    Washington Post "Armond Armstead, whose once-promising NFL career was derailed by multiple heart attacks, has settled his lawsuit with the University of Southern California over the school’s alleged misuse of Toradol, his attorneys announced Wednesday. Armstead alleged in the lawsuit that his heart was weakened..." April 01

  • UCLA's Randall Goforth gets year of eligibility back

    Los Angeles Times "UCLA safety Randall Goforth has been granted an extra season of eligibility. Goforth, who will be a senior in the fall, missed all but two games last season because of shoulder injuries. He had surgery on both shoulders. The NCAA granted a waiver for last season, leaving Goforth with two..." March 31

  • UCLA WR Devin Lucien to transfer

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "UCLA's Devin Lucien will play at a different school in 2015. The Bruins' third-leading receiver in terms of receptions in 2014 has decided to transfer according to the Los Angeles Times. He could graduate in the summer and be immediately eligible at his new school. Per,..." March 31

  • Pat Haden, ‘proud father of gay son,’ skipping CFP meeting in Indy

    College Football Talk "The first visceral impact of the state of Indiana’s controversial new law on the world of college football has surfaced. Last Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed into law a bill that allows for private businesses to refuse service to — or discriminate against, as some would say — members..." March 31

  • Former Arizona football coach Jim LaRue dies at 89

    Fox Sports Arizona "Jim LaRue, head football coach at the University of Arizona from 1959 to 1966, died Sunday night at the age of 89. LaRue had a record of 41-37-2 at Arizona. His best season was 1961, when Arizona, led by All-America quarterback Eddie Wilson, finished 8-1-1 and ranked 17th in the season-ending..." March 31

  • UM lands Stanford CB Wayne Lyons as graduate transfer

    Detroit News "Michigan defensive backs coach Mike Zordich essentially confirmed after practice Thursday that the Wolverines will add Stanford graduate transfer cornerback Wayne Lyons to the roster this fall. The Lyons transfer was speculated last month, and further fueled when his mother, Gwendolyn Bush, was..." March 27

  • B.J. Kelley, Jamal Prater won't return for senior seasons with Oregon

    Oregonian "When Oregon gathers Tuesday for the first of its 15 spring football practices, two Ducks won't be joining. Offensive lineman Jamal Prater and receiver B.J. Kelley won't be back for their senior seasons in 2015, an Oregon spokesman confirmed to The Oregonian/OregonLive. Each was a backup at a..." March 27

  • Elite QB recruit K.J. Costello commits to Stanford over USC, Michigan

    SB Nation "One of the largest dominoes in the 2016 recruiting class fell Thursday, as Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.) Santa Margarita Catholic quarterback K.J. Costello announced for the Stanford Cardinal over the USC Trojans and Michigan Wolverines. The 6'4, 213-pound Costello is rated the No. 34..." March 27

  • Arizona, FSU potential landing spots for transferring ex-Irish center

    College Football Talk "After beginning his collegiate career in the Midwest, Matt Hegarty could be headed back West. Or down South. One of the two, probably. Earlier this month, Hegarty announced that he would be transferring from Notre Dame and playing his final season elsewhere. Last week, Hegarty visited..." March 26

  • USC, Haden React to Release of McNair Documents

    USC Trojans "After an initial review of this first set of documents unsealed by the court in the McNair v. NCAA lawsuit, it is evident that the content confirms bias against McNair and USC by and on behalf of the NCAA and its Committee on Infractions. We are extremely disappointed and dismayed at the way the..." March 25

  • NCAA overstepped in USC case, unsealed documents seem to show "The NCAA's chief adjudicative body overstepped its boundaries and was improperly influenced by prejudicial statements in finding USC guilty of major violations, plaintiffs for a former Trojans assistant coach say in documents unsealed Tuesday and obtained by The NCAA had..." March 25

  • Report: TCU, Colorado schedule 2022, 2023 home-and-home "Spring! That magical time of year when a young man's fancy turns to love ... and the thoughts of college athletics administrators apparently turn to filling out their football team's future nonconference schedules. Maybe that view of the season isn't quite as romantic, but it's accurate: just..." March 24

  • Keyshawn Johnson helps Arizona land a running back

    Fox Sports Arizona "Former star receiver Keyshawn Johnson was on the Arizona campus Monday with his 7-on-7 youth team, making it a day full of unofficial recruiting visits. And one commitment. Running back Sean Riley, a three-star prospect from Narbonne High School in Harbor City, Calif., received a scholarship..." March 24

  • ASU, Bercovici aware QB situation is no bed of roses

    Fox Sports Arizona "Experiementation and implementation are big parts of Arizona State's spring football practices. More importantly for this version of the Sun Devils, coach Todd Graham has used the first week of spring drills to reset the bar. "I told them that everybody's excited about back-to-back 10-win..." March 24

  • Oklahoma tight end Taylor McNamara transferring to USC

    The Oklahoman "Former Oklahoma tight end Taylor McNamara will transfer to USC, he announced on his Twitter account Monday. McNamara, who signed with OU in its recruiting class of 2012, only recorded one career reception -- a four-yard grab in the Sooners' 2014 Sugar Bowl win over Alabama. He was injured..." March 24

  • Rich Rodriguez is best bargain in college football, analyst says

    Detroit News "Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez, the former head man at Michigan, is the best salary bargain among college football coaches, ESPN's Travis Haney says. Using projected 2015 salaries from ESPN and USA Today data, Haney ranks Rodriguez No. 1 on his list of the 10 best bargains. Rodriguez is 26-14 at..." March 24

  • Jeff Lockie has no plans to concede Oregon QB job to Vernon Adams "On an afternoon in mid-March, Jeff Lockie had just finished a final exam before sitting down for an interview as the quasi-face -- at least for now -- of Oregon quarterbacks. The exam dealt with the supply and demand of foreign currencies in relation to markets, including the gold..." March 23

  • Arizona, Texas Tech schedule a home-and-home series "Arizona and Texas Tech have agreed to a home-and-home series, sources told ESPN. The Wildcats and Red Raiders are scheduled to meet in Tucson, Arizona, in 2019 and in Lubbock, Texas, in 2020. Texas Tech leads the all-time series that dates to 1932 by a 26-4-2 margin. However, the schools..." March 23

  • Cal receiver Kenny Lawler adds size, strength

    San Jose Mercury News "Junior Kenny Lawler was Cal's most dangerous receiver by the end of last season, and now he's added strength in the offseason. Coach Sonny Dykes has seen the results after five days of spring workouts. "To me, Kenny's a different guy," Dykes said. "He's come back stronger and bigger and more..." March 20

  • ASU WR Cameron Smith has knee surgery, out for season

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State receiver Cameron Smith did not practice much near the end of last season because of discomfort in his right knee. He did not play in the Sun Bowl for the same reason. The internal hope was that the knee might recover with rest. That wasn't the case. After Tuesday's practice –..." March 18

  • Durant accuser recants assault claim "Arizona State linebacker Davon Durant remains suspended indefinitely following an arrest on allegations of aggravated assault and domestic violence, but the alleged victim, his girlfriend of a year and a half, told ESPN she lied to police and was not assaulted by Durant. ASU student Kelsi..." March 18

  • ASU WR Cameron Smith has knee surgery, out for season

    Arizona Republic "ASU wide receiver Cameron Smith has had knee surgery and is out for the season. Last season, Smith caught 41 passes for 596 yards and six touchdowns. " March 17

  • ASU Linebacker Alleged Victim Says He Didn't Hit Me ... It Was Just a Hickey "The girlfriend of an Arizona State football player is adamant her man has never laid a hand on her -- instead she tells TMZ Sports her alleged "injury" was really a hickey. As we've reported ... Davon Durant was arrested for felony aggravated assault after a witness reportedly saw the star..." March 17

  • NCAA violations lead to suspension of UCLA assistant Adrian Klemm

    College Football Talk "While details are scant at the moment, an assistant at a Pac-12 school has stepped into some NCAA hot water. In a statement released early Monday afternoon, UCLA announced that Adrian Klemm has been “placed on suspension with pay” after the school “was recently made aware of alleged NCAA rules..." March 16

  • ASU suspends Davon Durant after arrest on domestic-violence allegations

    Arizona Republic "Davon Durant, the highest-rated defensive prospect in Arizona State's 2015 recruiting class, has been suspended indefinitely after his arrest on allegations of domestic violence and aggravated assault. Tempe police say Durant was arrested March 7 when officers were called to the scene after..." March 16

  • Report: Cyler Miles doesn’t plan on playing for UW Huskies in 2015

    College Football Talk "Earlier today Washington confirmed that starting quarterback Cyler Miles had taken what was described as a “voluntary leave of absence” as he “is dealing with some things in his life that are more important than football.” Now, it appears that leave of absence may be permanent. Citing a..." March 14

  • Washington QB Cyler Miles takes leave of absence, to miss spring "An already bumpy off-field career for Washington quarterback Cyler Miles got a little bit bumpier Friday. The Huskies announced that Miles will take a voluntary leave of absence from the team for "personal reasons" and would miss the program's 2015 spring practice. He will remain enrolled in..." March 13

  • Cal won't block Brennan Scarlett from transferring to Stanford

    San Jose Mercury News "Cal will not stand in Brennan Scarlett's way of transferring to play his senior football season at rival Stanford, interim athletic director Michael Williams said Tuesday. "Cal athletics will support Brennan's request," Williams wrote in an email reply to questions from this newspaper. The..." March 11

  • With knee at '100 percent,' USC's Lamar Dawson a candidate for middle linebacker

    Fox Sports West "USC linebackers coach Peter Sirmon knows there are plenty of questions surrounding his linebacker corp. Who's going to replace Hayes Pullard? What's up with Lamar Dawson? And his knee? And the knee brace he's no longer wearing? The last two, Sirmon would prefer to not discuss. As far as he's..." March 10

  • Arizona's Tyrell Johnson going 'fast-fast' to become all-around receiver

    Fox Sports Arizona "Growing up, Tyrell Johnson was friends with the fastest kid in Lee County. And then he became the fastest kid in Lee County. Johnson, from Cape Coral, Fla., ran the 100 meters in 10.4 seconds in high school, eclipsing the county record of 10.45, held by Sammy Watkins, the noted speedster..." March 10

  • Brennan Scarlett leaves Cal football, grad school transfer for final year of eligibility

    California Golden Blogs "What has been worried about since the end of the season has been confirmed. Ryan Gorcey has confirmed through head coach Sonny Dykes that starting Cal defensive end Brennan Scarlett is leaving the program. Scarlett will graduate and use his final year of eligibility at another program, a la Avery..." March 10

  • Ex-Vol WR Vic Wharton headed to Cal

    Tennessean "Former Independence and Tennessee wide receiver Vic Wharton will transfer to Cal. Wharton announced his decision Saturday on Twitter. "Excited to announce that I will be attending the University of California next year! Thankful for the memories made at Tennessee. #GoBears," Wharton..." March 09

  • Unhappy ending to 2014 needs to fuel Arizona QB Anu Solomon

    Fox Sports Arizona "That last play. That danged last play. It won't be easy to forget the final failed play of the Arizona Wildcats' memorable 2014 season, the final seconds ticking off after Anu Solomon did the one thing he absolutely could not do. The redshirt freshman quarterback took a sack at the Boise State..." March 07

  • ‘Student-conduct issue’ again sidelines USC TE Bryce Dixon

    College Football Talk "Already waif thin at the tight end position, USC has seen that group take yet another, potentially significant blow. While the initial reports that Bryce Dixon had been dismissed proved incorrect, head coach Steve Sarkisian did confirm that the true sophomore was not a participant in the first..." March 04

  • Vernon Adams is a quarterback without a team — for now

    USA Today "Halfway through the workout, the receiver calls for a break. "Let me catch my breath," says Daniel Johnson, and for a few moments, he and Vernon Adams Jr. pause their organized game of catch. It is mild for this winter day on the northern edge of the Palouse, and when the sun was out..." March 03

  • 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

  • Stanford has questions on right side of offensive line

    San Jose Mercury News "There's clarity on Stanford's blind side. Kyle Murphy, the new left tackle, played the position in high school and needed just a handful of practices this week for it to "feel completely natural." But on the right side, there's relative chaos. The combination of injuries and Murphy's switch..." March 01

  • 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

  • UCLA hires Tom Bradley as DC

    ESPN Los Angeles "UCLA coach Jim Mora has hired longtime Penn State assistant and West Virginia defensive line coach Tom Bradley as his new defensive coordinator, according to a source close to the team. Bradley is expected to be on campus Tuesday, though no timetable for a formal announcement has been set,..." February 24

  • Oregon targeted Vernon Adams Jr. over Braxton Miller

    College Football Talk "Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman has an excellent feature on Oregon transfer Vernon Adams Jr. up, which is well worth a read. There’s some interesting stuff in there — Adams’ decision to transfer from FCS side Eastern Washington to the No. 2 team in the nation wasn’t easy, and he’s training in a strip..." February 23

  • Vernon Adams: 'Butt-hurt' EWU teammates 'taped up my locker' "Not everyone took the Vernon Adams transfer decision well. The former Eastern Washington star told earlier this week that he'd "heard" some of his FCS All-American honors had been removed from the Eagles' locker room -- where the future Oregon Ducks quarterback is no longer..." February 21

  • Colorado safety Jered Bell awaits word on sixth season

    Daily Camera "Senior safety Jered Bell was on the practice fields with his Colorado teammates Wednesday during the second day of spring drills participating in limited individual work. Bell is recovering from the second torn ACL injury of his career that caused him to miss a second complete season of..." February 19

  • Report: Tom Bradley 'close to being hired' as UCLA defensive coordinator

    Yahoo! Sports "Tom Bradley, the longtime Penn State defensive coordinator, could be headed to the west coast. According to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman, Bradley, who spent the 2014 as an assistant at West Virginia, is “close to being hired” as the new defensive coordinator at UCLA. If the hire comes to fruition,..." February 19

  • Notre Dame announces graduate transfer of Avery Sebastian

    Inside the Irish "A few days after safety Avery Sebastian announced his intentions, Notre Dame made the commitment and graduate transfer of the former Cal safety official. Sebastian will enroll in graduate school and join the team in June. “Avery Sebastian is an experienced and versatile player,” head coach..." February 18

  • 4-star Roquan Smith commits to Georgia in post-Signing Day announcement

    SB Nation ""As you could imagine it's been tough lately, but I am relieved to say that I am officially committed to The University Of Georgia 100%," the blue chipper wrote on Instagram. Four-star outside linebacker Roquan Smith, one of the top 50 players in the country according to the 247Sports Composite..." February 14

  • Utah transfer from Gamecocks injured ‘pretty severely’ in workout

    College Football Talk "Ahmad Christian will be expected to compete for a starting job in Utah’s secondary this year, although joining that defensive backfield fray has been put off indefinitely. One day after revealing during a radio interview that a quarterback transfer was switching positions, Kyle Whittingham..." February 13

  • Evan Crower, Stanford’s 2014 backup QB, considering a transfer

    College Football Talk "As it turns out, the transfer drama at the quarterback position for Stanford may have not come to an end after all. In late December and bleeding on in to early January, there was speculation that Kevin Hogan was not especially happy at Stanford. As the rumors went, the quarterback would look..." February 13

  • 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

  • Avery Sebastian transfers to Notre Dame

    California Golden Blogs "Cal safety Avery Sebastian has made his decision to transfer to Notre Dame next season. Time to go get those wins against USC and Stanford! Avery has one year of eligibility left, but Cal did not offer the grad program of his choice, so it was in his best interest to find a program that did...." February 13

  • Washington’s Chris Petersen remains coy about QB position

    College Football Talk "Washington head coach Chris Petersen remains adamant that he doesn’t know who his starting quarterback will be this fall. “The best quarterback’s going to win, there’s no question about it,” Petersen said in an interview with Steve Sandmeyer, Jason Churchill and Bill Swartz on 1090 AM in..." February 13

  • Roquan Smith felt 'kind of' misled by UCLA "It's been over a week since National Signing Day, but not every recruit has been officially signed. There's still the case of Roquan Smith, who held a press conference on signing day in which he chose UCLA, but has still not signed a letter of intent for any school, nor will he be. Before he..." February 12

  • Vernon Adams, after announcing transfer to Oregon, isn't welcome at EW workouts, coach Beau Baldwin says

    Oregonian "On Sunday, Vernon Adams was still an Eastern Washington teammate. But by Monday morning, he'd become just the newest season-opening opponent for the Eagles, a distinction made clear in EWU head coach Beau Baldwin's comments during a radio appearance the same day that the All-American..." February 12

  • Report: Roquan Smith Will Announce His Commitment On Friday, Won’t Sign Letter Of Intent

    College Spun "On National Signing Day, linebacker Roquan Smith surprisingly chose UCLA over his home state school Georgia, as well as Michigan and Texas A&M. He never sent in his letter of intent, however, due to rumors that UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich was linked to a job with the Atlanta Falcons...." February 12

  • Jim Mora Says He Had A “Normal In-Home Visit” With Snoop Dogg

    College Spun "It’s well-known that one of the four-stars UCLA head coach Jim Mora signed last Wednesday was wide receiver Cordell Broadus, the son of famous rapper Snoop Dogg. Given Snoop’s famous status and penchant for toking illegal plants, it is normal to wonder what an in-home visit would be like with the..." February 10

  • WR Terrell Chatman commits as late addition to ASU recruiting class

    Fox Sports Arizona "Arizona State coach Todd Graham on signing day last week pointed out his 2015 recruiting class didn't have a receiver, but he added the Sun Devils would add one should they like the fit. Less than a week later, ASU got its wideout with the commitment of 4-star prospect Terrell Chatman from..." February 10

  • Roquan Smith won’t sign LOI with new school, per coach

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "After almost getting burned on signing day, Roquan Smith has decided against signing a national letter of intent (NLI, or commonly called LOI) when he finalizes his college decision, according to his high school coach. Smith is the 4-star linebacker from Macon County who committed to UCLA over..." February 10

  • Oregon extends coach Mark Helfrich "Oregon has signed coach Mark Helfrich to a five-year, $17.5 million contract extension through the 2019-20 season. The school announced the deal Monday. "Mark has provided tremendous leadership of our football program and the values and character that he insists upon are in line with our..." February 10

  • Defensive back Devian Shelton no longer with Trojans

    Los Angeles Times "Devian Shelton, a third-year sophomore defensive back for USC last season, is no longer part of the program, an athletic department spokesman confirmed. Shelton’s departure was first reported by Shelton, who played at Inglewood High, signed with USC in 2012. He made two..." February 09

  • With UCLA now officially losing Ulbrich, what will Roquan Smith do?

    College Football Talk "UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich is now officially former UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich. After reports surfaced last week linking Ulbrich to a job in the NFL with the Atlanta Falcons, today UCLA made the move official by announcing Ulbrich has stepped down from his position on..." February 09