Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Utah quarterback Travis Wilson cited for alcohol at concert

    Salt Lake Tribune "The leading candidate to start at quarterback for Utah’s football team this fall, Travis Wilson was cited for possession and consumption of alcohol by a minor while at a Tim McGraw concert at USANA Amphitheatre on Friday night. A statement from the Department of Public Safety/Utah Highway..." July 30

  • Oregon State offensive lineman Isaac Seumalo questionable for Week 1 due to foot injury

    Oregonian "Oregon State standout offensive lineman Isaac Seumalo should be ready to play "early" in the 2014 season following foot surgery, but Beavers coach Mike Riley said it's too early to tell if he will play in the opener against Portland State. "I think it's on pretty good schedule to be ready to..." July 29

  • UCLA specialist leaves team, replaced by JUCO punter

    College Football Talk "Football coaches never let their teams or its fans forget that special teams are a third of the game. UCLA expected to be strong on special teams this fall with both their kicker and punter returning after last season. Instead, UCLA head coach Jim Mora must deal with replacing one of the..." July 29

  • Stanford receiver Ty Montgomery has arm injury

    San Jose Mercury News "Receiver Ty Montgomery, Stanford's top returning playmaker, is questionable for the season opener against UC Davis and could miss the Week 2 showdown against USC as he recovers from an arm injury, Cardinal coach David Shaw said Thursday. Montgomery, who missed spring practice after surgeries on..." July 29

  • Utah QB Travis Wilson cited on underage alcohol charge "Utah junior quarterback Travis Wilson was cited on an underage alcohol charge at a Salt Lake City concert Friday night, the Associated Press reported. Per the AP, the Utah Department of Public Safety issued a statement Saturday saying Wilson had been charged with possession or consumption of..." July 28

  • Axed Oregon player Austin enrolls at Northwest Florida St. junior college "Former Providence and Oregon player Brandon Austin has enrolled at Northwest Florida State junior college, the school said. Austin was recently dismissed from Oregon after a sexual assault investigation. The charges were dropped. Austin transferred from Providence before playing a game after..." July 24

  • Washington QB Cyler Miles suspended for season opener at Hawaii

    Seattle Times "Washington sophomore quarterback Cyler Miles has been suspended for the season opener at Hawaii, UW coach Chris Petersen told The Seattle Times. Miles, the overwhelming favorite to replace three-year starter Keith Price as UW’s starting quarterback this year, was linked to two assaults in..." July 24

  • Former Washington St. QB Tyler Bruggman Transferring To Louisville

    Card Chronicle "Tyler Bruggman, a former four-star recruit who spent the past season at Washington State, will transfer to Louisville and play for Bobby Petrino. Mike Hughes of was the first to report the news. After a bizarre string of events on national signing day 2013 (thanks mostly to a..." July 24

  • Georgia Tech quarterback Ty Griffin transfers to Oregon

    Oregonian "Oregon added another quarterback to its 2015 class with the transfer of Georgia Tech's Ty Griffin. Griffin, a 6-foot, 195-pound freshman announced on his Twitter account that he's decided to join the Ducks. Griffin will have to sit out the 2014 season and will be eligible in 2015 as a..." July 24

  • Oregon lands 3-star defensive back recruit

    CSN Northwest "Duck Territory: Defensive back Dylan Kane commits to Oregon 3-star defensive back Dylan Kane of Honolulu, Hawaii committed to the Ducks on Monday after an unofficial visit this past weekend. At 6'2" and 180 pounds, Kane is Oregon's twelfth commit for the 2015 season and will take his official..." July 22

  • South Carolina CB Ahmad Christian to join Utes this fall, sit out one year

    Salt Lake Tribune "Former South Carolina cornerback Ahmad Christian will transfer to Utah this fall and be eligible to play in 2015, he told The Tribune by phone Wednesday night. As a redshirt sophomore last season, Christian was credited with 18 tackles, two pass break-ups and one forced fumble. He played in..." July 21

  • USC will spend over $1 million on snacks for athletes

    College Football Talk "USC was relatively quick to adopt four-year scholarships, and now the Trojans are preparing a feast of snacks for student-athletes. Taking advantage of new legislation regarding snacks, the Trojans are providing a new “enhanced fueling plan” for student-athletes, which will cost the school over $1..." July 17

  • Alabama, USC to meet in 2016 Cowboys Classic "Alabama and USC will kick off the 2016 season against each other the Cowboys Classic. Unless the two teams meet in a bowl or the College Football Playoff, it will be the first time the Tide and Trojans have played since 1978. The Sept. 3, 2016 meeting continues the recent trend of noteworthy..." July 17

  • ASU football still waiting for newcomers to be cleared

    Arizona Republic "In February, coach Todd Graham signed Arizona State's first top-25 recruiting class in six years, but with just more than two weeks before the start of preseason camp, the Sun Devils still are waiting for the last members to join them. Freshman linebacker Ismael Murphy-Richardson, freshman..." July 17

  • JUCO transfer Darrius Caldwell will not enroll at ASU

    Arizona Republic "Linebacker Darrius Caldwell, a junior-college transfer expected to compete for a starting position, will not enroll at Arizona State because of academic reasons. Caldwell (6-foot-6 and 235 pounds) played last season at Pearl River Community College in Hattiesburg, Miss. ranked him as..." July 15

  • Oregon State QB Sean Mannion looks 'pro-ready' "With victories at both the Elite 11 Counselor Challenge and the Air-It-Out Challenge at the Manning Passing Academy, Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion served notice Saturday night that his talent can beat out the nation's top college passers in the sweltering July heat of the Bayou as easily..." July 13

  • Report: former four-star QB Tyler Bruggman leaving Wazzu

    College Football Talk "Earlier this offseason, Austin Apodaca decided to transfer out of the Washington State football program. Sunday, it’s lather, rinse, repeat at the quarterback position for the Cougars. Reportedly. In a tweet from Britton Ransford of, it’s being reported that Tyler Bruggman has..." July 13

  • BOOM! UCLA Gets Commit from 4* OL Andre James

    Bruins Nation "Say it with me…Line Wins Games! It also helps to have the best QB prospect in the country, along with a host of offensive weapons, and a fast and mean defense, but a successful team has to dominate in the trenches. U.C.L.A. got another great addition to its deep and talented unit when 4*..." July 12

  • Marcus Mariota uncertain about future at Oregon beyond 2014 "Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will spend the weekend imparting wisdom about the game to young campers at the 19th annual Manning Passing Academy, but that doesn't mean the Ducks star can't soak up some valuable instruction himself. Even a Heisman Trophy candidate like Mariota can use a few..." July 12

  • Vandy officially adds two Stanford transfers, including OC’s son

    College Football Talk "In January, Vanderbilt announced that Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason had been hired as the Commodores’ new head coach. In mid-June, it was reported that Mason had added a former Cardinal to his new roster. A month later, the pipeline from The Farm has officially produced not one but..." July 11

  • Isaiah Langley picks USC over Cal

    California Golden Blogs "Before Isaiah Langley became one of America's most highly sought after recruits, before he had attention from the likes of Tennessee, Florida State, Oklahoma, and Notre Dame, Cal was first -- first to notice his immense talent at a camp last spring, and then first to offer a scholarship, as well...." July 09

  • San Leandro's Stephen Johnson commits to UCLA football

    San Jose Mercury News "San Leandro High football star Stephen Johnson orally committed to UCLA on Tuesday evening at The Opening, a premier summer showcase event for recruits in Beaverton, Oregon. The 5-foot-11, 188-pound Johnson, rated as a three-star athlete by, announced his decision during a telecast of..." July 09

  • Utah Utes QB Travis Wilson glad to be back after health scare "Travis Wilson is familiar with just about everything at the Elite 11, from the schedule to the coaching staff he worked with at the event several years ago when he was a rising senior in high school. He has thrown the branded Nike footballs at the competition too many times to count and has stood..." July 09

  • Quarterback Ross Bowers commits to California Bears

    California Golden Blogs "Josh Rosen. Brady White. Jake Browning. Travis Waller. The list of quarterbacks that the Bears missed out on in the 2015 class is long as it is star-studded. We can, of course, debate ad infinitum about whether or not they could have, or even realistically should have snagged a commitment from any..." July 08

  • USC to induct Carroll in school Hall of Fame

    ESPN Los Angeles "Some USC fans still have bitter feelings about Pete Carroll's departure. But the Seattle Seahawks head coach will be inducted into the University of Southern California Hall of Fame in 2015, the school announced Monday. Carroll coached at USC from 2001-09, leading the Trojans to two national..." July 08

  • Torn ACL costs USC redshirt freshman DL the 2014 season

    College Football Talk "The depth on USC’s defensive line took a blow on Tuesday. Kenny Bigelow, a redshirt freshman expected to compete for a starting job on the defensive line, suffered a torn ACL in his right knee. The injury will sideline Bigelow for the entire 2014 season. The injury was reported by USC via..." July 08

  • 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

  • Clayton Johnston Commits To USC

    247 Sports "Servite OT Clayton Johnston committed to USC Wednesday at Noon at his school. It was expected he would commit to the Trojans after the Trojans offered on June 21. "The offer from USC was huge and I didn't want to wait things out, I just wanted to get my commitment out of the way," said..." July 02

  • San Jose tight end Tommy Hudson commits to Arizona State

    Arizona Republic "During a recent unofficial visit to Arizona State, Tommy Hudson sat with tight ends coach Chip Long and watched video. "I watched about 60 plays of how they used their tight ends in the red zone, in the middle of the field, blocking, routes, just all the ways they use their tight ends," Hudson..." July 02

  • 4-star QB Travis Waller commits to Oregon

    Oregonian "Travis Waller, the nation's 6th ranked quarterback who hails from Servite High in Anaheim, CA gave his verbal commitment to the Ducks today. Waller is a 6' 4", 190lb. signal-caller with mobility, what's been described as a live arm, the ability to throw it down field, and keep plays alive with his..." July 02

  • Defensive end Josh Shirley and offensive lineman Taylor Hindy leaves Huskies

    Seattle Times "Senior defensive end Josh Shirley has left the Washington football program, sources have told The Seattle Times. Shirley, a former high school all-American from Fontana, Calif., would like to play his senior season closer to his native southern California, a source said. Reached by phone,..." July 02

  • UCLA Bruins Land 4* RB T.J. Simmons

    Bruins Nation "BOOM! It's good to hear that sound! T.J. Simmons, one of the top running backs in the nation and a player who compares his game to Bruin great DeShaun Foster, gave a verbal commitment to Jim Mora and the Bruins today. Simmons is 6'0 and 195, and is a 4 star running back from Lakeland..." June 30

  • Cougars add linebacker Chandler Leniu to recruiting class

    The Spokesman-Review "Washington State head football coach Mike Leach announced Tuesday that linebacker Chandler Leniu has signed a financial-aid agreement to play for the Cougars this fall. Leniu, a 6-foot-2, 230-pounder, originally signed a letter of intent with the California Golden Bears. Leniu, who played at..." June 26

  • Oregon State receiver Walter Jones transferring, TE Tyler Perry retiring from football

    Oregonian "Oregon State receiver Walter Jones has been granted his release and intends to transfer to a new school to run track, while tight end Tyler Perry is retiring from football due to multiple injuries, a program spokesperson told The Oregonian Monday. Both players were expected to be contributors..." June 26

  • After brief sabbatical, LB returns to Bruins

    College Football Talk "A handful of months after leaving UCLA, Aaron Wallace is back with the Bruins. Citing a person close to the program, the Los Angeles Times reported earlier in the week that Wallace has been readmitted to school and is set to rejoin his football teammates. Academic issues prompted the..." June 26

  • Alex Ofodile is Oregon Ducks' latest reported recruiting commitment in 2015 class

    Oregonian "Oregon has reportedly added its ninth verbal commitment to its 2015 recruiting class with the addition of Alex Ofodile, a 6-foot-3, 185-pound receiver from Columbia, Mo. Ofodile was offered a scholarship by Oregon on May 7." June 24

  • Utah QB Travis Wilson medically cleared for contact

    Salt Lake Tribune "Utah’s most experienced quarterback cleared a huge hurdle Tuesday in his quest to get back on the football field after it was once feared that his career was over. Junior Travis Wilson was medically cleared for full contact following a CT scan that showed that a once-threatening artery injury..." June 24

  • Gilbert offensive lineman Steven Miller commits to ASU

    Arizona Republic "It was a big day for Arizona State's future offensive line Monday with two of the best tackles committing to Arizona State. Gilbert senior Steven Miller, rated 11th on azcentral sports' top 150 football prospects for 2015 class, chose ASU over Washington, while Gilbert Williams Field tackle..." June 24

  • 4-star QB Travis Waller picks up offer from Oregon

    Oregonian "The Oregon Ducks, looking for a potential class of 2015 signee to succeed Marcus Mariota, on Saturday offered Travis Waller. Waller, a four-star Anaheim, Calif., quarterback visited Alabama last week. On June 9 he announced via Twitter that Alabama, Northwestern, Notre Dame and Ohio State..." June 21

  • 2015 offensive lineman Brady Aiello verbally commits to Oregon

    Oregonian "Oregon received its sixth verbal commitment for its 2015 recruiting class Friday when Brady Aiello, rated a three-star offensive lineman, announced he'd chosen the Ducks via Twitter. Aiello recently took part in the individual camp hosted by the Ducks at their football complex. He is from..." June 20

  • WSU’s Ivan McLennan arrested

    The Spokesman-Review "Washington State linebacker Ivan McLennan was arrested on Sunday for unlawful handling of weapons capable of producing bodily harm after pointing a nonlethal Airsoft pellet gun at a student. We have more information on his arrest after the jump. Pullman police commander Chris Tennant..." June 20

  • Former Washington WR Damore'ea Stringfellow tweets he's heading to Ole Miss

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Damore'ea Stringfellow looks to be an Ole Miss Rebel. The former Washington WR tweeted Thursday night that he was heading to Oxford, Miss. and also changed his Twitter background to a picture of the Ole Miss flag. Stringfellow left Washington after the 2013 season when he was charged with..." June 20

  • Jacob Wark transfers to join Beaver Nation

    CSN Northwest "The return of Jacob Wark to the Pacific Northwest is now official, as Oregon State football has announced he has joined their program as a transfer from California. The 6-foot-4, 250 pound tight end from Tualatin will be granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA after graduating from Cal in..." June 19

  • Dunmore the latest to leave Oregon football program

    The Register Guard "Since late March, Oregon has lost 25 percent of its touted 2012 recruiting class. Redshirt sophomore linebacker Oshay Dunmore is the latest Duck to leave the program. The 6-foot-2, 217-pound former Newport High two-way football star and state track champion played in 10 games last season and..." June 18

  • Utes officially lose QB, could gain ex-Gamecocks CB

    College Football Talk "A handful of days after it was first reported, Utah officials have confirmed to the Deseret News that quarterback Micah Thomas has left the football program and will transfer to an unknown university to continue his collegiate playing career. The decision to leave the Utes came down to playing..." June 17

  • Reports: Stanford TE Davis Dudchock transfers to Vanderbilt

    Tennessean "Stanford tight end Davis Dudchock will transfer to Vanderbilt for his fifth year of eligibility, according to reports. The Stanford Daily, 247SPORTS and other outlets reported earlier today that Dudchock was not included on the 2014 Stanford roster and has enrolled in graduate school at..." June 16

  • Medical decision on Utah QB Travis Wilson’s future forthcoming

    College Football Talk "At some point before the calendar flips from June to July, Utah should know whether or not it will have its starting quarterback moving forward. A concussion — technically, an intracranial artery injury — sidelined Travis Wilson for the last three games of the 2013 season and led to questions..." June 16

  • UA running back Pierre Cormier says career is over because of medical issue

    Arizona Daily Star "Pierre Cormier’s football career is over because of a medical condition, the running back posted tonight on his public Facebook page. Cormier wrote “Football has always meant the world to me.. Due to a medical condition I’ve been told I can never play again.. This last week and a half has been..." June 15

  • Oregon defensive back Eric Amoako to transfer

    Oregonian "Oregon redshirt sophomore defensive back Eric Amoako will transfer, UO spokesman Dave Williford said Friday afternoon. "Eric asked for and received a release right after spring football," Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich said. "We wish him all the best in pursuit of his educational and football..." June 14

  • Oregon State to add post-graduate transfer tight end Jacob Wark

    Oregonian "Former California receiver Jacob Wark will transfer to Oregon State for his final year of eligibility, according to a source. The school will announce Wark's transfer once paperwork is finalized, the source said. He will be a walk-on and immediately eligible for the 2014 season because he has..." June 14

  • UA receiver Garic Wharton leaves program

    Arizona Republic "Garic Wharton is on the move. The Arizona Wildcats receiver has left the program with one season of eligibility remaining. The Las Vegas native had 17 catches for 291 yards and two touchdowns as a redshirt junior last season. Wharton graduated from UA last month and is eligible to play right..." June 13

  • Utah QB turned WR Micah Thomas will transfer

    Salt Lake Tribune "After moving from quarterback to wide receiver this spring, Micah Thomas will transfer. The move, hinted at in Thomas’ tweets earlier this week, was confirmed by Utah’s program Wednesday. The program did not say where Thomas will go. A 6-foot, 194-pound redshirt freshman signal caller out of..." June 12

  • Oregon football linebacker Tyrell Robinson leaving the program

    Daily Emerald "Oregon linebacker Tyrell Robinson is leaving the football program and will play college football elsewhere, according to Justin Hopkins of 247Sports. An Oregon spokesman confirmed to 247 Sports that the freshman linebacker, who is a native of San Diego, has been granted his release to release..." June 10

  • Michigan officially adds USC-transfer RB

    College Football Talk "It has been expected to be all but a formality for a while now, but Michigan finally confirmed the addition of USC running back transfer Ty Isaac. “We’re excited that Ty has decided to join the Michigan Football family,” said Michigan head coach Brady Hoke in a statement. “I know it was..." June 10

  • USC AD Pat Haden: 'I will go to my grave' thinking NCAA was unfair

    Fox Sports "In 2010, the USC Trojans were hit with unprecedented sanctions by the NCAA. Included in the sanctions were a two-year bowl ban and 30 scholarship reductions across a three-year period. The NCAA began investigating USC in 2006, ultimately determining running back Reggie Bush and his family..." June 10

  • USC Trojans will (finally) be off NCAA probation this week

    College Football Talk "The end is in sight for the USC football program. Effective Tuesday, June 10, USC will officially be taken off probation. The probation was put in place following a lengthy 2006 NCAA investigation looking into alleged extra benefits being received by former USC running back Reggie Bush and..." June 09

  • USC transfer RB Ty Isaac makes his visit to Michigan, per report

    Michigan Live "Michigan welcomed in a potential huge addition to its offensive aresenal this week in the form of ex-USC running back Ty Isaac.'s Sam Webb first reported that Isaac, and his parents, made their way to Ann Arbor to take in a visit with Brady Hoke and the Wolverines on Tuesday. Webb..." June 05

  • UCLA LB Aaron Porter to transfer to Washington State

    Orange County Register "Linebacker Aaron Porter, a former four-star linebacker who left UCLA in April, will transfer to Washington State. Porter never made a meaningful contribution in his two seasons at UCLA -- even after switching to fullback late last season." June 02

  • Report: Damore’ea Stringfellow transferring to Nebraska

    The News Tribune "According to Huskers Illustrated, a 247Sports affiliate, former Washington receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow has signed the necessary paperwork to make official his transfer to Nebraska. Washington announced earlier this month that Stringfellow would transfer. He was suspended by UW coach Chris..." June 02

  • BYU FB Iona Pritchard, backup QB Billy Green transferring

    Salt Lake Tribune "BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall once compared fullback Iona Pritchard to the great Manase Tonga, a mainstay on those strong Cougar teams in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009. But a massive knee and ankle injury derailed Pritchard’s career after he returned from a church mission to the Marshall..." 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

  • Arizona extends contracts of Rich Rodriguez, Sean Miller

    USA Today "A University of Arizona benefactor has come up with a retention plan that could help keep men's basketball coach Sean Miller, football coach Rich Rodriguez and vice president and director of athletics Greg Byrne in Tucson for the next eight years. Arizona also has agreed to contract extensions..." May 30

  • 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

  • Isaiah Holland, Valor Christian offensive lineman, signs with Colorado

    Denver Post "Army’s recruiting loss will turn out to be Colorado’s gain. In a release sent out Wednesday, Colorado announced that Isaiah Holland signed a financial aid agreement with CU over the weekend and will play for the Buffs this fall. The school noted in the release that “[h]igh school..." 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

  • 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

  • Source: Texas is backing away from USC’s Wittek

    Austin American-Statesman "It’s been widely assumed that USC quarterback Max Wittek would graduate this month and then transfer to Texas. That doesn’t appear to be the case anymore. A source close to the situation told the American-Statesman on Wednesday that the Longhorns are backing away from offering Wittek a..." May 16

  • Report: James Looney transfers to Cal

    CSN Bay Area "Wake Forest defensive end James Looney is transferring to Cal, according to a report. James Looney is the brother of 49ers guard Joe Looney, giving the Bears a potential starter with an NFL bloodline, and at a unit that was otherwise bone dry." May 16

  • UW Huskies reinstate QB Miles as WR Stringfellow transfers

    College Football Talk "Washington was on the receiving end of some really good news Wednesday evening… and some not-so-good as well. On the happy front, UW confirmed that quarterback Cyler Miles has been reinstated to the football program. Miles was allegedly involved in a pair of assaults in early February,..." May 16

  • Ex-Joliet Catholic RB Ty Isaac leaving USC

    CSN Chicago "Former standout Joliet Catholic running back Ty Isaac was granted a release from his scholarship from USC after requesting the school to do so. Isaac, who as a true freshman in 2013 carried the ball 40 times for 236 yards and two touchdowns, talked briefly about why he decided to leave..." May 14

  • Oregon QB Jake Rodrigues leaves program, seeks to transfer

    CSN Northwest "Oregon backup quarterback Jake Rodrigues is leaving the Ducks football program and will seek to transfer to another university, the redshirt sophomore told today. Rodrigues had been competing for the backup quarterback position behind Marcus Mariota for the past year and hoped to be..." May 12

  • Windward's Roy Hemsley commits to USC

    Los Angeles Times "Windward junior offensive lineman Roy Hemsley announced Tuesday he had committed to USC. In a written statement issued through his school, Hemsley said, "It has been a difficult decision to make, but I feel that USC is the best fit and is the right college for me to continue my studies and to..." May 06

  • Four-star QB Torrance Gibson announces his top 15

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Four-star quarterback Torrance Gibson of Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage may be one of Ohio State's top quarterback targets in the 2015 recruiting class. But the Buckeyes aren't Gibson's top school. At least not yet. Gibson released his top 15 in order Monday night, and Ohio State..." May 06

  • Wildcats QB Nick Isham to transfer

    Arizona Daily Star "Scratch one name off the quarterback competition for the Arizona Wildcats. Nick Isham informed UA coaches this morning that he will transfer and look for an opportunity to play elsewhere. The Calabasas, Calif., native has two seasons of eligibility remaining. Isham, a non-scholarship..." May 05

  • Zach Kline tweets he will play for Butte College in the fall, not Oregon State

    Oregonian "Looks like Zach Kline won't transfer to Oregon State, after all. Kline recently tweeted that he plans to play for Butte College in the fall after reportedly planning to join the Beavers for fall camp. Kline visited a spring practice in Corvallis earlier this month but denied a request for an..." April 30

  • Arizona football lands LSU transfer Jordan Allen

    Arizona Desert Swarm "The Arizona Wildcats made a splash on Tuesday when LSU defensive end Jordan Allen decided Tucson would be his transfer destination, according to Daniel Berk of the Arizona Daily Star. Allen, who will be a fifth-year senior, graduated in December and as a graduate transfer will be able to..." April 29

  • UCLA returns $425K, cancels $3 million agreement with Donald Sterling

    Sporting News "UCLA cancelled an agreement the school had with Donald Sterling in which he offered to donate $3 million paid out over the course of seven years, the university announced on Tuesday. Sterling, through his Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation, had already sent UCLA $425,000 in donation to..." April 29

  • Jim Mora says get ready for more Myles Jack on offense in 2014

    College Football Talk "UCLA head coach Jim Mora says linebacker Myles Jack will continue to be used on offense this fall. “He’s gonna touch the ball on offense,” Mora said Monday. “Don’t know how many times, but he’ll touch it.” Jack became a bit of a household name for many college football fans last season more..." April 29

  • Source: UCLA true sophomore Myles Jack secured a $5 million insurance policy

    Yahoo! Sports "UCLA two-way football star Myles Jack has obtained a large disability policy with a value in excess of $5 million that includes a "loss of value" rider, a source close to the situation told Yahoo Sports. That same source said Jack is the first known football player entering his true sophomore..." April 29

  • Wildcats add sixth 2015 commitment with offensive lineman Alex Kosinski

    Arizona Desert Swarm "The news of 2015 three-star OL Alex Kosinski committing to the Arizona Wildcats has put the 2015 recruiting class at six players total, three from California, and three from Arizona. So maybe the coaching staff is being deliberate and is just further along by placing an emphasis on players..." April 28

  • UCLA football recruiting: 4-star WR L.J. Reed commits to Bruins

    247 Sports "UCLA has snared a commitment from Elk Grove (Calif.) Cosumnes Oaks four-star receiver L.J. Reed. The 6-foot-3, 200-pounder committed last night following the Spring game. "I picked UCLA because I know they are really good academically and I had a lot of fun at the Spring game," Reed said. "It..." April 27

  • UCLA faces quality QB depth concerns behind Hundley

    College Football Talk "UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley was sharp on the first offensive possession of the spring game Saturday, and that was apparently enough for the returning starter. After completing four of five attempts for 30 yards, Hundley’s spring came to a close as head coach Jim Mora chose to rest his starter..." April 27

  • 5-star Chuma Edoga commits to USC over Georgia, Tennessee

    SB Nation "Score one for the Pac-12 in SEC country. Offensive tackle Chuma Edoga chose USC over Tennessee and home-state Georgia on Monday, a little more than two weeks after visiting the Trojans' campus. Edoga, a product of McEachern High School in Powder Springs, Ga., is rated as a five-star recruit by..." April 21

  • QB Max Wittek visits Texas again "Former USC quarterback Max Wittek visited Texas for its spring game Saturday, multiple sources confirmed. Wittek was on Texas' campus for the third time this spring since electing to transfer, and the second time since the Longhorns began spring practice. Wittek, a backup for the Trojans in..." April 21

  • Cody Kessler named USC's starting quarterback

    Los Angeles Times "Cody Kessler, who led USC to 10 victories last season, was named the Trojans' starting quarterback, Coach Steve Sarkisian announced Tuesday. Kessler, a fourth-year junior from Bakersfield, held off a challenge from redshirt freshman Max Browne. Kessler passed for 20 touchdowns, with seven..." April 16

  • Top QB reflects on flipping from Alabama to USC

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "More than two months have passed since Ricky Town, the golden boy from California, caused a rippling effect in recruiting circles from coast to coast after he switched his commitment from Alabama to USC. The 5-star quarterback with NFL arm strength and body size seemed at peace with his..." April 15

  • Injury will likely sideline Utes’ Gionni Paul for start of season

    College Football Talk "After transferring to Utah last year, Gionni Paul was forced to sit out the 2013 season to satisfy NCAA regulations. Unfortunately for the linebacker, he’ll have to wait even longer to officially begin his Utes playing career. Head coach Kyle Whittingham confirmed Friday that Paul suffered a..." April 12

  • Oregon State's Luke Del Rio ruled immediately eligible "Unlike most transfers, Luke Del Rio will not have to sit out a season before he's eligible to play again. Del Rio transferred to Oregon State from Alabama in March, and on Friday the NCAA ruled that he will be eligible to play beginning in the 2014 season. “We were thinking he would not be..." April 12

  • Freshman cornerback Patrick Enewally kicked off UW football team

    Seattle Times "Washington redshirt freshman cornerback Patrick Enewally on Thursday became the first player dismissed from the team by new coach Chris Petersen. Enewally’s dismissal came after he punched a teammate in the face earlier in the week, a team source said. Enewally’s departure thins what was..." April 11

  • Oregon Ducks' top WR Addison likely tore ACL

    CSN Northwest "Multiple team sources have told that Oregon junior wide receiver Bralon Addison tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee while performing a non-contact drill during Wednesday's practice. Such injuries can take up to nine months to recover from, which means Addison, the team's..." April 10

  • Boise State RB Baltazar transfers to Wazzu

    College Football Talk "Chris Petersen and a handful of assistants moved from Boise State to the state of Washington this offseason to take over the Huskies football program. Another individual with Broncos ties has now moved on to the same state as well, albeit a couple of hundred miles to the east. Washington State..." April 10

  • BYU picks up Stanford WR transfer

    College Football Talk "A player who struggled to see the playing field at Stanford has decided to move on for an opportunity to do so elsewhere. BYU announced earlier this week that Keanu Nelson has decided to transfer into the Cougars football program. The school stated in its release that the wide receiver has..." April 10

  • Johnathan Loyd joins Oregon football to prolong Ducks career

    Oregonian "The new face around spring football practice is no stranger to an Oregon uniform. Point guard Johnathan Loyd, who was basketball coach Dana Altman's first recruit at UO four years ago, became football coach Mark Helfrich's latest commit after practicing with the team at wide receiver Monday and..." April 08

  • Suspended Washington QB could return this spring

    College Football Talk "Washington head coach Chris Petersen has not shut the door on a possible spring return for suspended quarterback Cyler Miles. Miles, the likely successor to NFL-bound Keith Price, was suspended by Petersen and the Huskies in early February following an off-field incident. Police decided not to..." April 06

  • Football walk-on Parker Zellers opening eyes at UA

    Arizona Republic "University of Arizona defensive-line coach Bill Kirelawich sat in his customary post-practice seat at Kindall/Sancet Stadium after a recent session with a cigar burning in his right hand. He was breaking down each of his guys, and it was standard response after standard response — until he got..." April 04

  • Safety Erick Dargan returns from suspension ready to become a leader

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