Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Arizona OL Zach Hemmila died from toxic mix of prescription meds, autopsy shows

    Arizona Daily Star "Arizona offensive lineman Zach Hemmila’s death last month resulted from the combined toxic effects of two prescription drugs, according to an autopsy report issued by the Pima County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday. The drugs found in his system were oxymorphone, an opiate painkiller, and..." September 28

  • Oregon lands more speed with Jaylon Redd commitment

    Rivals "From the beginning of Jaylon Redd’s recruitment, Oregon was a serious contender because he liked so much about the program. The four-star especially appreciated how the coaching staff talked about utilizing him on the field, comparing him to Charles Nelson and saying he could be a threat on..." September 26

  • Stanford rallies to beat UCLA for ninth straight time

    The Sports Xchange "Stanford coach David Shaw put into perspective the No. 7 Cardinal's dramatic 22-13 comeback victory over host UCLA on Saturday night. "Pressure is imagined," said Shaw, whose team achieved its ninth straight win over the Bruins. "It's not a real thing. We all know that." The Cardinal..." September 25

  • Late burst lifts Arizona State over Cal

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- Manny Wilkins threw for 290 yards and a touchdown and rushed for three touchdowns, and Arizona State scored 10 points off two late turnovers for a 51-41 victory over California in the Pac-12 opener for both on Saturday night at Sun Devil Stadium. Wilkins threw a 30-yard..." September 25

  • No. 9 Huskies survive Wildcats in overtime

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Washington hadn't been tested through one of the easiest non-conference schedules in the country for a major-conference team. The ninth-ranked Huskies, though, got all they could handle Saturday night. Washington (4-0) couldn't put away Arizona in the second half and needed..." September 25

  • No. 24 Utah rallies to beat USC

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah had no intention of playing for overtime when it trailed by three points on its final drive against USC on Friday. The 24th-ranked Utes did everything they could to deliver a knockout punch. They landed critical blows on a pair of fourth-down conversions to keep the..." September 24

  • McNichols leads Boise State past Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Jeremy McNichols ran for three touchdowns and caught a pass for a fourth score, all in the first half, as Boise State held on for a 38-24 victory over Oregon State on Saturday in front at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore. McNichols finished with a career-high 208 rushing yards including a..." September 24

  • Huskies get commitment from Juanita running back Salvon Ahmed

    Seattle Times "Juanita High School running back Salvon Ahmed announced his commitment to the Huskies on Friday, choosing Washington over Oregon, Stanford, USC and Notre Dame. Scout lists the 6-foot, 186-pound Ahmed as a four-star athlete and the 174th-ranked recruit in the nation." September 24

  • USC freshman offensive tackle E.J. Price to transfer

    Today's U "USC head football coach Clay Helton announced Tuesday that offensive tackle E.J. Price will be transferring from the school. This comes after rumors surfaced that Price and Helton got into an altercation during halftime of the Trojans’ loss to Stanford on Saturday. Helton denied such..." September 22

  • Oregon will wear uniforms that will make them look like humongous ducks

    USA Today "The University of Oregon Ducks will wear a never-before-seen uniform combination this Saturday against Colorado, a combo I am calling “Giant Duck Men.” They will wear orange socks and orange cleats, along with white pants and green jerseys. They’re going to look like humongous ducks. " September 22

  • USC coach Clay Helton shoots down wild EJ Price rumor

    Inside Socal "Offensive tackle E.J. Price has disappeared from the football program, which I mentioned last night. I have checked and no one knows anything about any alleged incident with Clay Helton, which some websites reported." September 21

  • Sam Darnold in, Max Browne out as USC starting quarterback

    Los Angeles Times "he idea nestled into Clay Helton’s mind somewhere over the Central Coast, as USC flew back from Stanford on Saturday evening. USC’s offense had been lurching and mostly toothless. He decided then that a review was in order. Helton’s Sunday was consumed by film from USC’s first three games. He..." September 20

  • Osa Masina, Don Hill removed from USC roster amid sexual assault scandal

    USA Today "Suspended Southern California football players Osa Masina and Don Hill were officially removed from the team's roster on Tuesday. Their names appeared on the roster Monday. Trojans coach Clay Helton announced their suspension amid a sexual assault investigation last week. Masina, a linebacker,..." September 20

  • McCaffrey leads No. 7 Stanford past USC

    The Sports Xchange "STANFORD, Calif. -- The Stanford Cardinal and running back Christian McCaffrey picked up Saturday night where they left off last season when they beat USC in the Pac-12 Championship Game. McCaffrey had 260 all-purpose yards and No. 7 ranked Stanford opened Pac-12 play with a 27-10 victory..." September 18

  • UCLA comes away from BYU with 17-14 win

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore quarterback Josh Rosen threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns to help UCLA overcome a sluggish offensive start and beat BYU 17-14 on Saturday night in Provo, Utah. Rosen got a big assist from the UCLA defense, which stymied BYU for the bulk of four quarters. The Bruins (2-1) held..." September 18

  • Dawkins, Taylor help carry Arizona past Hawaii

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Brandon Dawkins accounted for four touchdowns, true freshman running back J.J. Taylor ran for 168 yards and Arizona beat Hawaii 47-28 on Saturday night in Tucson, Ariz. Dawkins, a sophomore, completed 16 of 21 passes for 235 yards and one touchdown in his second career start. He..." September 18

  • Utah sacks San Jose State

    The Sports Xchange "Utah's defense compiled 10 sacks, with defensive ends Hunter Dimick and Filipo Mokofisi each producing a team-best two, in the Utes' 34-17 victory at San Jose State on Saturday night. The Utes (3-0) held the Spartans (1-2) to 305 yards of total offense, including 56 yards rushing. The 10..." September 18

  • No. 8 Washington starts fast, finishes with 41-3 win

    The Sports Xchange "Eighth-ranked Washington did not need long to remove the suspense from Saturday night's nonconference match-up with Portland State at Seattle. Quarterback Jake Browning threw four touchdown passes as the Huskies raced to an early 28-point lead and rolled to a 41-3 victory over the FCS..." September 18

  • Arizona State avoids upset at Texas-San Antonio

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona State running back Kalen Ballage scored the winning points on a direct snap with 3:15 left, Zane Gonzalez kicked two 54-yard field goals and the Sun Devils rallied to beat Texas-San Antonio 32-28 on Friday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Arizona State (3-0) scored the final 20..." September 17

  • Second woman alleges former Arizona RB assaulted her

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Another woman has stepped forward with allegations that former Arizona running back Orlando Bradford assaulted her, USA Today reported. Bradford, a sophomore, now has four more felony charges on top of the seven he faces from allegedly kidnapping and assaulting a different woman. The second..." September 17

  • No. 4 Michigan rallies to knock off Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- A little adversity didn't hurt No. 4 Michigan as it wrapped up its non-conference schedule. The Wolverines won their first two games by a combined 97 points but found themselves staring at a 14-point deficit against Colorado on Saturday. With a flurry of big plays, plus..." September 17

  • Falk fuels Washington State in rout of Idaho

    The Sports Xchange "Junior quarterback Luke Falk threw three touchdown passes as Washington State overcame a slow start to rout Idaho 56-6 on Saturday in Pullman, Wash. Falk (21 of 36, 226 yards) connected with wide receivers Gabe Marks, Robert Lewis and Kyle Sweet for touchdowns while increasing his career..." September 17

  • Oregon State rolls past Idaho State

    The Sports Xchange "Oregon State jumped out to an early lead and its defense came up with five turnovers in a 37-7 victory over Idaho State on Saturday in front of 38,052 at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore. It was Oregon State's first victory since Sept. 19, 2015 and snapped a 10-game losing streak for the..." September 17

  • UCLA assistant Adrian Klemm gets show-cause penalty for NCAA violations

    USA Today "The NCAA penalized UCLA assistant football coach Adrian Klemm with a two-year show-cause order on Friday for arranging training services and housing for two recruits worth $2,400 that he paid for outside of NCAA rules. The case was resolved through the NCAA’s summary disposition process and did..." September 16

  • WSU Cougars nose tackle Robert Barber expelled for role in summer party assault

    Seattle Times "Washington State’s senior nose tackle Robert Barber has been expelled from school for his role in a fight that occurred at an off-campus party on July 23, a source close to the situation confirmed to The Seattle Times on Thursday. His expulsion comes as a result of an investigation and hearing..." September 16

  • NCAA: Stanford boosters gave ex-WR Devon Cajuste $3,500 in impermissible benefits

    College Football Talk "Known across the country for its football program’s squeaky-clean image, Stanford has seen that reputation take a slight hit. The NCAA announced Thursday afternoon that “two boosters impermissibly provided nearly $3,500 in extra benefits to a football student-athlete, including an impermissible..." September 16

  • USC's Osa Masina Charged with Rape, Forcible Sodomy

    TMZ "USC linebacker Osa Masina has been charged with 1 count of rape in Utah ... stemming from an alleged incident back in July ... this according to the Cottonwood Heights PD. TMZ Sports broke the story ... a 19-year-old woman claims she was boozing and using marijuana with Masina in Utah on July..." September 15

  • Seven-felony domestic violence arrest leads to dismissal of Arizona player

    CBS Sports "Arizona back-up running back Orlando Bradford has been dismissed from the team following his arrest on seven felony charges. "Earlier [Wednesday], we were made aware that Orlando Bradford had been arrested," said Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez in a statement. "As a result of his actions, he has..." September 15

  • Jim Harbaugh wasn't amused by Colorado's depth chart, no decision on Jourdan Lewis

    Michigan Live "Jim Harbaugh did not find Colorado's fake depth chart amusing. In fact, he's not real big on any public depth charts. Earlier this week, Colorado circulated a fake version of its depth chart for Saturday's game against No. 4 Michigan. The sheet had names like Elmer Fudd and Eric Cartman on..." September 15

  • AD Bill Moos backs Mike Leach, will meet with Pullman police Thursday

    ESPN "Washington State president Kirk Schulz and athletic director Bill Moos will meet with the chief of the Pullman Police Department to discuss the growing rift between the football program and those who police the college town, Moos told ESPN on Wednesday. Schulz confirmed in a tweet Wednesday..." September 15

  • Mike Leach accuses Pullman police, media of targeting Washington State football players

    ESPN "In the wake of three incidents involving alleged assaults by Washington State football players, head coach Mike Leach fired back Tuesday evening, intimating that the Pullman Police Department might be unfairly targeting football players. Leach said that in all of the incidents, other people..." September 14

  • Bowl projections: Stanford moves into Playoff spot as Clemson falls back

    USA Today "Stanford was the big winner in the latest USA TODAY Sports bowl projections even though the Cardinal didn't take the field last weekend. A struggling effort by Clemson against Troy pushed the Tigers out of the College Football Playoff. Their spot was taken by Stanford, which was idle before a..." September 14

  • NFL Scout Calls JuJu Smith-Schuster 'Most Overrated Player in CFB'

    Bleacher Report "Will USC's offensive struggles cost JuJu Smith-Schuster come the NFL draft? Where do scouts think he will be drafted? Will he be able to rebound? Watch the video above as Bleacher Report NFL Draft Analyst Matt Miller discusses Smith-Schuster." September 13

  • USC's Osa Masina, Don Hill suspended from all team activities

    ESPN "USC football players Osa Masina and Don Hill will no longer take part in football-related activities as they remain under investigation for sexual assault, coach Clay Helton announced Tuesday. "Under the university's further guidance, it has been decided that they have been suspended from..." September 13

  • Colorado jabs Michigan with parody depth chart

    Sportsnaut "Michigan is hosting Colorado in Week 3. It’s not going to be a friendly battle, but the Buffaloes are having a bit of fun before the action commences. You see, Michigan does not release a depth chart. So with that in mind, Colorado released a hilarious parody depth chart for the upcoming..." September 13

  • Watch Mike Leach rip apart his own team with epic rant

    Fox Sports "There hasn't been a more disappointing team in all of college football this year than the Washington State Cougars. A team that was projected by some as a Pac-12 North darkhorse is now 0-2, with losses to FCS foe Eastern Washington and Boise State on Saturday. The worst part is that it came..." September 13

  • WSU starting linebacker Logan Tago arrested for felony assault and robbery

    The Spokesman Review "As if the Washington State Cougars needed more to worry about this week, the team suffered another setback on Monday when rush linebacker Logan Tago was arrested for second degree assault and second degree robbery, both felonies. If Tago is guilty, it likely means the end of his WSU football..." September 13

  • Rosen leads Bruins past Rebels

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Josh Rosen passed for 267 yards, threw one touchdown pass and ran for another score to lead UCLA to a 42-21 victory over visiting UNLV on Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. Soso Jamabo rushed for 90 yards on 11 carries for UCLA (1-1), which rebounded from a 31-24 loss..." September 11

  • Ballage ties NCAA record in Arizona State win

    The Sports Xchange "Kalen Ballage tied an NCAA record with eight touchdowns to lead Arizona State to a 68-55 victory over visiting Texas Tech in a shootout Saturday night at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. Ballage ran for 137 yards and seven touchdowns and also hauled in a 39-yard touchdown pass for Arizona..." September 11

  • Arizona gets past Grambling 31-21

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Brandon Dawkins accounted for 339 total yards in his first career start and Arizona used four consecutive Grambling State turnovers in the second half to rally for a 31-21 win on Saturday night in Tucson, Ariz. Arizona (1-1) trailed the Tigers of the Football Championship..." September 11

  • Utah stops two-point conversion, upends BYU 20-19

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Senior quarterback Taysom Hill scored on a 7-yard run with 18 seconds left but was stopped on a two-point conversion run, allowing Utah to escape with a 20-19 win over BYU on Saturday night. Troy Williams threw for 194 yards and a touchdown but also had three interceptions..." September 11

  • Boise State holds off Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Junior running back Jeremy Nichols rushed for 116 yards and two touchdowns as Boise State posted a 31-28 victory over Washington State on Saturday night in a nonconference game in Boise, Idaho. Sophomore quarterback Brett Rypien passed for 299 yards and one touchdown for the Broncos (2-0),..." September 11

  • Pumphrey runs for 281 yards; San Diego State upends Cal

    The Sports Xchange "San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey rushed for 281 yards to lead the Aztecs to a 45-40 victory over California 45-40 on Saturday night in San Diego in a game with 1,067 yards of total offense for both teams. The Golden Bears threatened after recovering an onside kick with 56 seconds..." September 11

  • USC gives Helton first victory

    The Sports Xchange "USC quarterbacks threw four touchdown passes, Adoree' Jackson returned a punt for a touchdown and the Trojans gave Clay Helton his first win as a full-time head coach, beating Utah State 45-7 in Los Angeles on Saturday. The Trojans (1-1) had lost three consecutive games, including last..." September 10

  • Liufau leads Colorado's rout of Idaho State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior quarterback Sefo Liufau threw for two scores and ran for another in less than a half of work Saturday, and Colorado scored five second-quarter touchdowns in its 56-7 defeat of Idaho State in Boulder, Colo. Colorado is 2-0 for the first time since 2013, and it's receiving votes in the..." September 10

  • QB Browning leads No. 8 Washington past Idaho

    The Sports Xchange "Washington dominated Idaho on both sides of the ball on Saturday, winning 59-14 in a game in which the host No. 8 Huskies sent the Vandals to "death row" early, according to defensive tackle Vita Vea. "We actually have a thing that we call 'Death Row,'" Vea said after the game, played in..." September 10

  • Knee injury could sideline starting USC lineman Toa Lobendahn for Week 2, if not longer

    College Football Talk "To say that USC’s 2016 season has gotten off to a resounding thud would be an understatement. Embarrassed by Alabama in the opener, the Trojans piled on themselves with a shameful display of groin-stomping during the course of the woodshedding. At practice earlier this week, JuJu..." September 08

  • USC's anger boils over, as JuJu Smith-Schuster fights, then briefly leaves field

    Los Angeles Times "The first punch cut through the air unobstructed, so JuJu Smith-Schuster reared back and launched another. USC had been stewing since the start of Tuesday’s practice. Much of the energy was productive. But now it was convulsing into hostility. A gratuitous celebration after a pass breakup..." September 07

  • Two USC Trojans under investigation for rape won’t play in Week 2

    College Football Talk "An off-field situation involving a pair of USC football players will continue on into Week 2. Head coach Clay Helton confirmed Tuesday that linebackers Osa Masina and Don Hill will not play in Saturday’s game against Utah State. Both players are under investigation in California for allegedly..." September 07

  • Alabama considering ex-USC coach Steve Sarkisian for assistant role

    CBS Sports "Hours after Alabama destroyed Southern California 52-6 on Saturday, the Crimson Tide are reportedly meeting with the Trojans' former coach. According to the Tuscaloosa News, Steve Sarkisian is on his way to Tuscaloosa to "discuss a role" on the Tide's football staff. The exact nature of the..." September 04

  • Arizona State pulls away from Northern Arizona

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona State sophomore quarterback Manny Wilkins passed for 180 yards and rushed for 89 yards and a touchdown in his first career start, and the Sun Devils recorded a 44-13 victory over Northern Arizona in the season opener for both teams Saturday in Tempe, Ariz. Halfback Demario Richard..." September 04

  • BYU slips past Arizona on last-minute field goal

    The Sports Xchange "BYU's Jake Oldroyd made a 33-yard field goal with four seconds remaining to give the Cougars an 18-16 victory over the Arizona Wildcats in the first Cactus Kickoff Classic on Saturday in Glendale, Ariz. Quarterback Tayson Hill drove the Cougars 53 yards for the winning field goal after..." September 04

  • Eastern Washington rallies to upset Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore quarterback Gage Gubrud threw five touchdowns in his first career start and wide receiver Cooper Kupp caught three TD passes to become the all-time FCS leader as Eastern Washington upset Washington State 45-42 on Saturday in Pullman, Wash. Gubrud was 34 of 40 for 474 yards and..." September 04

  • Aggies edge No. 16 UCLA in overtime

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Trevor Knight probably experienced more than anyone could have expected in his Texas A&M debut Saturday afternoon. Luckily for the Aggies, his experience is a plus. The graduate transfer quarterback rode the emotional roller coaster in Texas A&M's 31-24..." September 03

  • Colorado rolls over Colorado State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior quarterback Sefo Liufau threw for 318 yards and a touchdown and Colorado's defense dominated Colorado State for much of the night Friday as the Buffaloes rolled to a 44-7 victory in the 88th version of the Rocky Mountain Showdown. Colorado unveiled a new, fast-paced offense that it..." September 03

  • Prukop's four TDs carry No. 24 Oregon

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Dakota Prukop said Oregon's offense is just getting warmed up. The senior quarterback threw for three touchdowns and ran for another in his Ducks' debut to lead No. 24 Oregon to a 53-28 win over UC Davis on Saturday at Autzen Stadium. "Our offense started clicking, but..." September 03

  • Ross scores 3 TDs as No. 14 Washington sprints past Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "SEATTLE -- Washington junior John Ross claims that shortly after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the spring of 2015, he downloaded a calendar for his phone and inserted a picture of the Rutgers mascot. That's how eager he was to be back on the field for the Huskies' 2016 season..." September 03

  • USC LB Osa Masina accused of raping woman twice, Snapchatting it to ex-boyfriend

    Larry Brown Sports "USC linebacker Osa Masina was suspended indefinitely by the program on Saturday for a violation of team rules and will miss this week’s season opener against Alabama as he is investigated for two separate accusations of sexual assault by the same woman. TMZ Sports obtained the search warrant..." September 02

  • USC Football's Don Hill -- Yanked from Season Opener ... Amid Rape Investigation

    TMZ "The USC football program has officially pulled defensive end Don Hill from the season opener in Dallas this weekend ... and sources tell us it's all because of his involvement in a rape investigation. TMZ Sports broke the story ... cops are investigating allegations 20-year-old Hill and his..." September 02

  • Minnesota beats Oregon State to open season

    The Sports Xchange "Running back Rodney Smith rushed for 124 yards, leading Minnesota to a 30-23 victory over visiting Oregon State in a season opener Thursday night at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. Quarterback Mitch Leidner completed just 13 of 26 passes for 131 yards, but he rushed for 76 yards and..." September 02

  • Nick Saban compares JuJu Smith-Schuster to Dez Bryant

    NFL.com "If Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey needed any more motivation for the challenge he'll face in covering USC's JuJu Smith-Schuster on Saturday, his coach just gave it to him. Nick Saban compared Smith-Schuster to Dallas Cowboys star Dez Bryant, noting that his size and physical play could make..." August 31

  • USC Linebacker Osa Masina Under Investigation For Sexual Assault

    The Big Lead "Osa Masina will not be traveling with USC as the Trojans head to Dallas to face No. 1 Alabama this weekend. The sophomore linebacker has been suspended as he is being investigated for sexual assault in two cities. While details are scant, Masina is reportedly under investigation for a sexual..." August 30

  • Josh Rosen isn't holding back—even if the NFL thinks he should

    Bleacher Report "Josh Rosen shouldn't be doing this. He should be measured and restrained, and at all costs, should avoid controversy. But he just can't help himself. "I am not going to be fake," Rosen says. "I will not be a robot." His family doesn't want the spotlight shining on him for any of his many..." August 29

  • Former Oregon TE Colt Lyerla arrested for heroin possession

    Sportsnaut "Once considered one of the most-talented players in the college football world, former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla simply can’t get out of his own way. After multiple off-field issues at Oregon, Lyerla eventually quit the football team back in 2013. Months later, he was arrested for possession..." August 29

  • Cal tops Hawaii to kick off season

    The Sports Xchange "Senior quarterback Davis Webb passed for four touchdowns and rushed for one in his California debut and junior receiver Chad Hansen had the best game of his career as the Golden Bears rolled to a 51-31 nonconference victory over Hawaii in college football's season opener at Sydney, Australia, on..." August 27

  • Dakota Prukop named Oregon Ducks starting quarterback, Justin Herbert is the backup

    Oregonian "Dakota Prukop transferred from Montana State to Oregon in January to see what he could do as a starting quarterback at a higher level. He'll now officially have that opportunity. Prukop was named the Oregon Ducks' starting quarterback on Friday, with the news coming with the team's release..." August 26

  • Ryan Burns is Stanford's starting quarterback

    San Jose Mercury News "Ryan Burns will start at quarterback for Stanford in the season opener next week, coach David Shaw announced Wednesday. Burns, a junior, beat out sophomore Keller Chryst in the competition to replace Kevin Hogan, the winningest quarterback in school history. At least, that's the pecking..." August 25

  • Oregon Ducks Open Insane New Sports Facility

    TMZ "The University of Oregon just officially opened up its brand new $19 MILLION state-of-the-art Marcus Mariota Sports Performance Center ... and it's AWESOME!!!! We're talkin' 30,000 square feet of futuristic top-of-the-line sports technology ... primarily funded by Nike co-founder Phil Knight..." August 25

  • WSU safety Shalom Luani arrested for felony assault

    The Spokesman Review "Washington State starting free safety Shalom Luani was arrested early Wednesday morning after allegedly breaking a man’s nose during a dispute outside Domino’s Pizza in Pullman. Luani, a senior, was arrested and released for second degree assault, a felony charge. According to Pullman Radio,..." August 24

  • Cory Butler-Byrd enters guilty plea in abeyance for criminal mischief charge

    Salt Lake Tribune "Utah football receiver Cory Butler-Byrd entered a guilty plea in abeyance in Utah's Third District court on Monday afternoon for his class A misdemeanor charge stemming from damaging University of Utah police property last month. The 21-year-old's criminal mischief charge will be dismissed..." August 23

  • Oregon Ducks corner Chris Seisay leaves program, seeks transfer

    Oregonian "Oregon junior cornerback Chris Seisay is seeking a transfer after leaving the program over the weekend, a development that thins an already young secondary and removes one of the Ducks' most experienced defensive backs from the rotation. Seisay confirmed his departure via text message Sunday..." August 22

  • Max Browne named USC's starting quarterback over Sam Darnold

    Los Angeles Times "USC Coach Clay Helton has named Max Browne as the team’s starting quarterback, the team announced Saturday, ending a months-long competition for the job with the redshirt-freshman challenger Sam Darnold. Helton summoned both quarterbacks early Saturday afternoon to inform them and their..." August 21

  • Oregon WR Darren Carrington suffers apparent shoulder injury in practice

    The Register Guard "Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington left Saturday’s practice with an apparent shoulder injury. The Oregon redshirt junior caught a short pass and tumbled over a bench on the north sideline at Autzen Stadium during a practice open to Oregon season-ticket holders. Carrington stayed on the..." August 21

  • Colorado receiver Juwann Winfree out for season with ACL tear

    Denver Post "With two weeks remaining until the Rocky Mountain Showdown, the Colorado offense has suffered a major blow. Wide receiver Juwann Winfree, a transfer from Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College, will miss the upcoming season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament, the school announced..." August 20

  • Adam Searl Off the Hook In Rape Case

    TMZ "UCLA kicker Adam Searl will NOT be charged for allegedly sexually assaulting 2 women -- after investigators say there are too many holes in their stories. As we previously reported, Searl was arrested after a woman claimed he went to her apartment in Oct. 2014 and raped her while she was..." August 18

  • Safety Damariay Drew’s Cal career ends with knee injury

    San Francisco Chronicle "Safety Damariay Drew has played his final game for Cal, head coach Sonny Dykes said after practice Wednesday. Dykes had previously kept open the possibility of Drew, who suffered a torn ACL in spring practice, returning late this season. With little more than a week until the Bears’ opener in..." August 18

  • Oregon WR Devon Allen finishes 5th in 110m hurdles in Rio

    The Score "Devon Allen just missed out on medal in Rio. The Oregon receiver finished fifth in the finals for the 110m hurdles, missing out on the podium by a mere 0.07 seconds. Allen's time of 13.31 wasn't enough to top gold medalist Omar McLeod of Jamaica, silver medalist Orlando Ortega of Spain, and..." August 17

  • Steve Sarkisian confirms role with Fox Sports

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Former USC coach Steve Sarkisian was spotted by TMZ at LAX on Tuesday looking slim and happy and he entertained a brief interview. During the interview, Sarkisian confirmed he’s going to be an analyst for Fox Sports 1 this upcoming football season, an opportunity he welcomes. “Oh man, I love..." August 16

  • Muhammad Ali's Grandson Commits to Cal

    TMZ "Muhammad Ali's grandson -- high school football star Biaggio Ali-Walsh -- has committed to Cal ... after receiving offers from several top colleges. B.A.W. made his announcement while visiting the Cal campus over the weekend -- saying, "I've discussed with my family and I am blessed to say I..." August 15

  • Utah's Siale Fakailoatonga out for season with torn ACL

    The Score "Utah tight end Siale Fakailoatonga suffered a torn ACL on Thursday and he will miss the 2016 season, head coach Kyle Whittingham told Kyle Goon of the Salt Lake Tribune." August 12

  • Utah WR Arrested for Jumping on Police Car, Throwing Things at Station

    Black Sports Online "Utah Utes senior wide receiver Corey Butler-Byrd was recently suspended by the team for “personal issues.” It turns out he was actually suspended for a very weird incident he had with the police. From the Salt Lake Tribune: After arresting him, the officers saw that one of the building’s..." August 10

  • Arizona offensive lineman Zach Hemmila died in his sleep Sunday

    247 Sports "Arizona Wildcats starting center Zach Hemmila died in his sleep Sunday night of still undetermined causes. Athletics director Greg Byrne and head football coach Rich Rodriguez tearfully delivered the news on Monday morning. Hemmila played in all 13 games for Arizona in 2015, starting six games...." August 08

  • 4-star OT Alijah Vera-Tucker commits to USC

    The Score "Four-star offensive tackle Alijah Vera-Tucker announced Friday his commitment to USC." August 06

  • 4-star WR Osiris St. Brown commits to Stanford

    SI "Four-star wide receiver Osiris St. Brown has committed to play at Stanford, the recruit announced on Twitter. The 6'2", 175-pound prospect also had offers from Notre Dame, Michigan, UCLA, USC and Washington among other schools. " August 06

  • 4-star tight end Jimmy Jaggers commits to UCLA

    Bruins Nation "Three days, three commitments. After an almost unbearably slow summer which saw several recruits de-commit, UCLA’s 2017 recruiting class is picking up momentum very quickly this week as UCLA has now doubled the size of the next recruiting class in just a few days." August 05

  • Utes suspend Cory Butler-Byrd indefinitely

    Salt Lake Tribune "Utah football announced a suspension to its starting slot receiver on the first day of fall camp. Cory Butler-Byrd, who played corner last year but switched fully to offense in spring, was suspended for what Kyle Whittingham called "personal issues" in a school news release. Butler-Byrd will..." August 04

  • Cal names Davis Webb starting QB

    East Bay Times "What little suspense existed in Cal's quarterback competition vanished Thursday morning when the Bears named Davis Webb the starter for the 2016 season. Webb joined the program in the late spring as a graduate transfer from Texas Tech, with loads of Big 12 experience and 46 touchdowns on his..." August 04

  • Osiris St. Brown Names Finalists, Decision Date: What Is Best Fit for 4-Star WR?

    Bleacher Report "California receiver Osiris St. Brown is focused on a pair of powerhouse college football programs as the clock ticks toward his commitment. Considered a top-20 overall prospect at the position in composite rankings, he heads toward a Friday announcement with only Notre Dame and Stanford still..." August 03

  • Former Texas receiver Ryan Newsome transfers to Arizona State

    Arizona Republic "Ryan Newsome informed Arizona State coach Todd Graham early Saturday morning: He wanted to finish his college career with the Sun Devils. "He was as excited as I've ever heard a coach," Newsome said. A 5-foot-8, 184-pound receiver, Newsome last season played at Texas, appearing in seven..." July 31