Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Former Oregon Ducks Quarterback Morgan Mahalak Transfers to Towson

    Addicted to Quack "Morgan Mahalak's career with the Oregon Ducks is over as he takes his talents to the east coast. Mahalak will transfer to Towson, an FCS school in Maryland, per several media outlets. Mahalak was a four-star recruit and the fifth-ranked dual-threat quarterback of the 2014 class. " February 08

  • Seth Collins, former Oregon State quarterback, transfers to Northern Illinois

    Oregonian "Less than two weeks after announcing his transfer from Oregon State, Seth Collins has found his latest destination, as Northern Illinois announced Thursday that Collins has joined the program. Collins' one season in Corvallis was part dazzling, part inconsistent. As a true freshman, he started..." February 08

  • Quarterback Matt Corral, a 2018 recruit, commits to USC

    Los Angeles Times "USC made an early impression on quarterback Matt Corral, who is not scheduled to graduate from Westlake Village Oaks Christian until 2018, but made a verbal commitment to the Trojans on Friday. “I’m very happy to announce that I am fully committing to the University of Southern California!”..." February 08

  • Oregon Ducks running back Thomas Tyner to retire from football

    Oregonian "On Wednesday, Oregon coach Mark Helfrich was vague when asked about running back Thomas Tyner's availability for the Ducks' upcoming spring practices. Two days later, it's clear: Tyner, the former five-star recruit who set Oregon prep rushing records at Aloha High School, is taking a medical..." February 06

  • USC Athletic Director Pat Haden To Step Down In June

    Deadspin "Pat Haden will step down from his role as Trojans athletic director on June 30, according to a USC alumni email sent by school president C.L. Max Nikias. Though Haden will no longer be the AD, he will take on a new role involving the renovation of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. An excerpt..." February 05

  • Ex-Texas A&M OC Jake Spavital expected to become Cal OC

    SI "Former Texas A&M offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Jake Spavital is expected to be the new offensive coordinator for California coach Sonny Dykes, according to sources. One of college football's brightest young offensive minds, the 30-year-old Spavital and Texas A&M decided to..." February 05

  • Stanford signee Thomas Schaffer becomes first Austrian-born player

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "While there was a lot of fanfare surrounding recruiting class and which programs signed the best group of individuals, Stanford might have had the most unique individual of all. Defensive lineman Thomas Schaffer signed with the Cardinal and became the first Austrian to play in the FBS. "I..." February 04

  • Five-star Jack Jones commits to USC in video interview with Snoop Dogg

    CBS Sports "Five-star athlete/cornerback Jack Jones committed to USC on Wednesdaay, with some help from Snoop Dogg. Jones' father is an old friend of Snoop and Jones played in Snoop's youth league before going on to Long Beach Poly. You can watch the full video of Jones' announcement, where he's..." February 03

  • Five-star LB Mique Juarez commits to the Bruins

    CBS Sports "UCLA landed one of the top outside linebackers in the country on Wednesday, when Mique Juarez committed to the Bruins, choosing UCLA over schools like Ole Miss and Alabama. The five-star linebacker is rated the No. 1 OLB by 247Sports and the No. 11 overall player in the 2016 class. Juarez..." February 03

  • Quarterback Morgan Mahalak will transfer from Oregon Ducks

    Oregonian "Morgan Mahalak, the once-heralded four-star recruit who some suggested could be the heir to the Marcus Mariota throne, has decided to transfer from Oregon. Mahalak had initially asked for his release from Oregon last month and the redshirt freshman made it official on Tuesday with a post to..." February 03

  • Brandon Burton Commits to UCLA

    Bruins Nation "Why wait until tomorrow? The Bruins nabbed a top recruit from a traditional Southern Cal stronghold on the night before National LOI Signing Day when they got a commitment from Junipero Serra HS 4* Athlete Brandon Burton. Burton, who plays both wide receiver and free safety, made his..." February 03

  • Report: 4-star WR Audie Omotosho heading to UCLA

    The Score "After receiving a whopping 31 FBS offers, Audie Omotosho certainly had a tough decision to make, but UCLA has apparently won the bidding for the four-star receiver's services." February 02

  • Ex-Cal LB Michael Barton to join Arizona as grad transfer

    San Francisco Chronicle "Michael Barton will play his final season of eligibility at Arizona, the former Cal linebacker announced Sunday on Twitter. “I’m proud to be a part of the Wildcat family and eager to compete once again in the Pac-12,” Barton wrote. His choice of school comes seven weeks after Barton made..." February 01

  • University Of California Admits Fault In Death Of Football Player Ted Agu

    Deadspin "Ted Agu was like many Berkeley students, in that he wanted to go to medical school after graduating. But Agu was also a walk on defensive lineman for the football team. After a team offseason workout on the morning of February 7, 2014, he collapsed with breathing trouble. Agu was taken to the Alta..." January 30

  • Four-star Devery Hamilton flips from UM to Stanford

    Detroit News "Michigan no longer has four-star offensive tackle Devery Hamilton in the 2016 freshman class. Hamilton flipped his commitment to Stanford, 247Sports reported Saturday morning, citing Baltimore Gilman School assistant coach Henry Russell. Hamilton (6-6, 265 pounds) had committed to the..." January 30

  • Four-star cornerback Obi Eboh commits to Stanford

    SI - College Football "Four-star cornerback Obi Eboh announced his commitment to Stanford on Thursday. “Blessed to announce that I will be furthering my education and football career at Stanford University,” Eboh wrote on Twitter. The announcement comes less than a week after Eboh decommitted from Texas." January 30

  • Report: Arizona State's Lindsey given raise after turning down Southern Miss

    The Score "Arizona State will give Chip Lindsey a $100,000 increase in base salary after the offensive coordinator decided not to pursue the head coaching vacancy at Southern Miss, according to Doug Haller of Lindsey was reportedly the top candidate to replace Todd Monken at Southern Miss,..." January 30

  • Arizona RB Jonathan Haden intends to transfer

    Fox Sports - College Football "Arizona running back Jonathan Haden intends to transfer from the school, according to head coach Rich Rodriguez. Haden, a freshman, played mostly on special teams in the 2015 season." January 30

  • Summit High receiver Damian Alloway commits to UCLA

    Los Angeles Times "UCLA’s 2016 recruiting class gained momentum Friday, less than a week before signing day on Feb. 3, when receiver Damian Alloway announced his commitment to the Bruins in a video produced by Bleacher Report. A product of Summit High in Fontana, Alloway, 5-foot-10 and 170 pounds, is considered..." January 30

  • Kyle Whittingham, Utah agree to contract extension through 2020

    CBS Sports "Utah coach Kyle Whittingham has signed a two-year contract extension with the Utes to keep him there through 2020. The extension will pay him $3.3 million per year, a $700,00 raise from what he made in 2015, per the USA Today coaches salary database. “I am grateful for the support and..." January 30

  • Texas Tech transfer quarterback Davis Webb commits to Colorado

    Fox Sports - College Football "Texas Tech grad transfer quarterback Davis Webb has committed to Colorado, he told FOX Sports on Wednesday morning. He had planned to take an official visit to Auburn but has said he's canceled that. "I just know it's a good fit with Colorado," Webb said. "I really like what Coach Mac (Mike..." January 28

  • Report: ASU OC Chip Lindsey won’t take Southern Miss job

    Arizona Sports "Arizona State won’t be searching for its second new offensive coordinator in a matter of two months, according to FOX Sports’ Bruce Feldman. Sun Devils offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey, hired in December to replace new Memphis head coach Mike Norvell, will no be under further consideration..." January 27

  • Jake Raulerson moves on from Texas by transferring to UCLA

    College Football Talk "In 2014, Jake Raulerson played for Texas in their game against UCLA. Two years later, Raulerson has joined that day’s enemy. In concluding a coast-to-coast tour that included a handful of FBS programs, Raulerson announced on Twitter Monday afternoon that he will continue his playing career..." January 25

  • Saraland WR Velus Jones flips from Oklahoma back to USC

    Alabama "One day after changing his commitment, Saraland wide receiver Velus Jones announced that he would flip back to the school where he originally committed. The 5-foot-11, 180-pound Jones said on Saturday that he was going to sign with USC, the school he had been committed to for several..." January 25

  • K-State football lands Cal transfer cornerback Cedric Dozier

    The Topeka Capital-Journal "Kansas State's football team picked up some immediate help and some long-range help after a big on-campus recruiting weekend as national signing day approaches on Feb. 3. Cedric Dozier announced he will transfer from California to K-State for his final season, coming in with immediate..." January 25

  • Keyshon Camp, a DT who was just offered by Ohio State, announces decommitment from USC

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A few hours before five-star defensive tackle Rashard Lawrence of Monroe (La.) Neville committed to LSU over Ohio State on Friday, the Buckeyes offered another defensive tackle. That prospect was four-star defensive tackle Keyshon Camp of Lakeland (Fla.) Lake Gibson. At the time 6-foot-4,..." January 25

  • Seth Collins' transfer ends brief Oregon State career that was dazzling but inconsistent

    Oregonian "All signs point to Seth Collins wanting to play quarterback, and that was no longer going to happen at Oregon State. So instead of filling a multi-dimensional offensive role for the Beavers in 2016 and beyond, Collins has opted to transfer, OSU announced Friday. "I thank Oregon State for a..." January 23

  • Colorado releases QB Sheriron Jones, plans to return to Tennessee

    CBS Sports "It turns out that Sheriron Jones didn't really transfer to Colorado as much as he went on a vacation of sorts. Colorado announced Friday that Jones has been released from his scholarship, and that he's free to return to Tennessee. Jones announced that he was transferring from Tennessee to..." January 23

  • Former USC tight end Bryce Dixon arrested on carjacking charges

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The once promising college football career of tight end Bryce Dixon appears to be all but over after the former USC player found himself in trouble again Tuesday. According to TMZ, Dixon was arrested for carjacking near the USC campus and taken to a nearby jail where he was booked. Bail was..." January 20

  • USC re-hires running backs coach Tommie Robinson

    College Football Talk "Though no one has come out and said as much, it appears the folks in Heritage Hall thought the only problem with Lane Kiffin‘s 2013 coaching staff was… Lane Kiffin. Joining defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast and special teams coordinator John Baxter, USC announced Tommie Robinson will..." January 19

  • Stanford center Graham Shuler moves on from football

    USA Today "Graham Shuler, Stanford’s honorable mention all-Pac-12 center, is moving on from football. Shuler, a senior with one remaining year of eligibility, announced in an online letter to his school community that he has decided to pursue opportunities away from the game. His decision was supported by..." January 19

  • WSU Cougars RB Jamal Morrow cited for driving under influence

    Seattle Times "Washington State running back Jamal Morrow was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence. According to the Pullman Police Department, Morrow was pulled over at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday for driving the wrong way down California Street, a one-way street. A..." January 19

  • Logan Tuley-Tillman will transfer to WSU

    The Spokesman-Review "Logan Tuley-Tillman, a graduate transfer who formerly played at Michigan, will finish his college football career at Washington State. The 6-foot-7, 310-pound offensive lineman was an Under Armour All-American in high school, and appeared in two games for the Wolverines. Tuley-Tillman, who is..." January 18

  • Eddie McDoom, four-star receiver, decommits from Oregon Ducks

    Oregonian "Florida receiver Eddie McDoom decommitted from the Oregon Ducks on Sunday evening, a decision that comes one month after his verbal commitment. McDoom is rated a four-star receiver by ESPN and played in the Under Armour All-America game on Jan. 2, where he scored a touchdown and wished the..." January 18

  • Oregon hires ex-Michigan coach Brady Hoke as defensive coordinator

    CBS Sports "After spending one year as a college football analyst, former Michigan coach Brady Hoke will return to the sidelines as Oregon's defensive coordinator. Hoke joins a staff that still includes Don Pellum, the team's defensive coordinator for the last two seasons. Mark Helfrich announced a change..." January 17

  • Former Utah QB Conner Manning transfers to Georgia State

    The Score "The nation's ninth-ranked passing attacked added another piece Friday as former Utah quarterback Conner Manning announced he's transferred to Georgia State. Manning graduated from Utah in just two-and-a-half years and is eligible to play for the Panthers immediately as a graduate transfer." January 16

  • Report: Lane Kiffin turned down offer from UCLA before title game

    Gamedayr "Common knowledge around Hollywood dictates the sequel is never as good as the original. That goes for movies and for football. Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin could very well have seen a return to Los Angeles, as ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reported earlier Thursday that the UCLA Bruins..." January 15

  • Reports: Miss. State hires USC LB coach Peter Sirmon as new DC

    CBS Sports "Mississippi State has found its new top defensive dog. The Bulldogs have reportedly hired USC's linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator Peter Sirmon to be the new defensive coordinator, according to The Los Angeles Times and multiple reports. Sirmon will replace former defensive..." January 12

  • Report: UCLA's Thomas Duarte declares for 2016 NFL Draft

    The Score "The number of UCLA underclassmen heading to the professional ranks is now at six, as receiver Thomas Duarte will skip his senior season and enter the 2016 NFL Draft, his father told Joey Kaufman of the Orange County Register. Duarte led the Bruins with 10 touchdown receptions in 2015, while..." January 12

  • USC responds to Steve Sarkisian's wrongful termination lawsuit

    CBS Sports "USC and Steve Sarkisian's ongoing legal battle regarding his dismissal sounds like no fun for anyone. Last month, Sarkisian filed a lawsuit against the school contending that the school broke the law by firing an employee due to his disability -- alcoholism -- and is seeking $30 million. The..." January 09

  • A&M, UCLA OC Noel Mazzone agree to three-year deal

    College Football Talk "Yesterday speculation was swirling that Noel Mazzone had all but decided to leave UCLA to take over Texas A&M’s offense, although the offensive coordinator’s current boss denied that it was a done deal. Less than 24 hours later, it appears to be a done deal, at least according to‘s Joe..." January 08

  • Source: UCLA OC Noel Mazzone to take same position at Texas A&M

    Fox Sports - College Football "UCLA offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone has accepted the job to become the new Texas A&M offensive coordinator, a source told FOX Sports on Wednesday. The 58-year-old Mazzone arrived in College Station on Wednesday night and is expected to get a three-year deal. Mazzone, who has been close to..." January 07

  • ASU's Ismael Murphy-Richardson dismissed from team after arrest

    Arizona Republic "Ismael Murphy-Richardson, one of Arizona State's most promising defensive players, has been dismissed from the program following his arrest on fraudulent use of a credit card. Murphy-Richardson -- who played at Goodyear Desert Edge High -- just completed his redshirt-freshman season. He lined..." January 06

  • Stanford grants Barry Sanders' release to any school outside Pac-12

    The Score "Stanford running back Barry Sanders has been granted his release and will play as a graduate transfer elsewhere. The senior running back, blocked by Heisman candidate Christian McCaffrey, told The Oklahoman's Jacob Unruh that the school granted his release to any school outside the..." January 06

  • Cal receiver Kenny Lawler headed to NFL

    San Jose Mercury News "First-team All-Pac-12 wide receiver Kenny Lawler, who caught 13 touchdown passes as a junior this fall, will announce this afternoon that he is bypassing his final year of eligibility at Cal to enter the NFL draft. ESPN's Joe Schad first reported the news. Lawler joins record-setting..." January 05

  • Stanford tight end Austin Hooper headed to NFL

    San Jose Mercury News "Stanford sophomore tight end Austin Hooper will enter the 2016 NFL Draft. Hooper announced his decision Monday on Twitter, saying: "After much discussion with my family and Coach Shaw, I have decided to enter the 2016 NFL draft." " January 04

  • Ducks receiver Bralon Addison declares for NFL draft

    Oregonian "Oregon's Bralon Addison is forgoing his senior season to declare for the NFL draft, the receiver announced Monday. One year after recovering from a torn ACL suffered in spring practices that forced him to sit out the entire 2014 season, Addison became a second-team All-Pac-12 selection after..." January 04

  • Report: Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin, UCLA's Jim Mora Jr. lobbying for NFL jobs

    The Score "Sunrise will bring about black Monday in the NFL coaching ranks, and with a number of positions likely to open up, it appears a couple of prominent college coaches are lobbying for a jump to the next level. Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin and UCLA's Jim Mora Jr. are both interested in leaving the..." January 04

  • 5-Star JuCo Offensive Tackle Garett Bolles Commits To Utah

    College Spun "Coming off of a strong 2015, things are looking up for the Utah Utes. This afternoon, Kyle Whittingham’s program landed one of the top junior college linemen in the country, 6-foor-5, 300 pound tackle Garett Bolles out of Snow College." January 04

  • Arizona parts with defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel

    Arizona Sports "The Arizona Wildcats have shaken up their coaching staff, as it was announced Monday defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Jeff Casteel along with defensive line coach Bill Kirelawich will not return for the 2016 season. Both were long-time assistants under head coach Rich Rodriguez,..." January 04

  • Oregon promotes Matt Lubick to be Ducks' offensive coordinator

    Oregonian "When Matt Lubick was mulling whether or not to accept an Oregon job offer in 2013 after three successful years at Duke, he was nervous about becoming the new guy on a staff with some of the deepest ties in college football. It appears any worries were unfounded. Three seasons later, Lubick..." January 01

  • Cal's Goff plans news conference, expected to declare for NFL draft

    San Jose Mercury News "Cal junior quarterback Jared Goff will hold a campus news conference Thursday at 10 a.m., when he is expected to announce he will forgo his final year of college eligibility to enter the NFL draft. Goff, 21, has consistently declined to publicly discuss his future. He said after the Bears'..." December 31

  • Washington State extends Mike Leach's contract through 2020

    CBS Sports "Following a 9-4 season, culminating in a Sun Bowl victory, Washington State has given coach Mike Leach a contract extension through 2020. Defensive coordinator Alex Grinch and assistant head coach/defensive line coach Joe Salave'a also signed multi-year extensions to remain in Pullman. “Mike..." December 29

  • UCLA defensive lineman Kenny Clark declares for the NFL draft

    Los Angeles Times "UCLA defensive lineman Kenny Clark will declare for the NFL draft and will forgo his senior season at UCLA, Clark announced Monday on Twitter. The loss of Clark, though not a major surprise, deals another blow to a UCLA run defense that was shredded by Nebraska in Saturday’s Foster Farms Bowl...." December 29

  • Report: Ed Orgeron in talks to return to USC as D-line coach

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Ed Orgeron has been in talks with USC coach Clay Helton to return as its defensive line coach, according to reports from Los Angeles Daily News. Orgeron made LSU his home for the 2015 season, coaching the Tigers defensive line en route to a 9-3 season. The move would make sense for Orgeron,..." December 24

  • Utah parts ways with WR coach Taylor Stubblefield

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Utah announced Wednesday that wide receivers coach Taylor Stubblefield would not return next season. The release did not specify a reason for the departure. Stubblefield had been with the Utes for two seasons and in that time, the Utes highest single-season receiving total was Kaelin Clay’s..." December 24

  • UCLA OG Alex Redmond leaves Bruins, signs with NFL agent

    Inside Socal "UCLA offensive lineman Alex Redmond has left the team and signed with an NFL agent, head coach Jim Mora said Tuesday. The junior had been a mainstay on the Bruins’ offensive line ever since he arrived in 2013 as four-star recruit. He started all 13 games at right guard his first season, and was..." December 24

  • 2017 4-Star TE Colby Parkinson Commits To Stanford

    College Spun "Thousand Oaks (Calif.) junior four-star tight end Colby Parkinson has committed to play his college football in-state at Stanford, he announced minutes ago on Twitter. " December 21

  • Report: USC's Wheeler under psychiatric evaluation after altercation with police

    The Score "Police in Los Angeles fired bean bag rounds at USC offensive lineman Chad Wheeler on Saturday morning after an altercation near campus, law enforcement sources told NBC News. Officers were reportedly called to an apartment in South Los Angeles around 8:45 a.m. PT to respond to someone, possibly..." December 21

  • Adoree' Jackson to skip USC spring practice, pursue Rio Olympics

    ESPN "USC star cornerback Adoree' Jackson will be excused from spring practice so that he can focus on his pursuit of qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics in track and field. Trojans coach Clay Helton announced Sunday that Jackson, the Pac-12 champion in the long jump this year, would skip spring..." December 21

  • Arizona's Scooby Wright to enter NFL Draft

    Tuscon News Now "Scooby Wright was 7 years old when he first said the words out loud. His teacher asked the "What do you want to do with your life?" question, and Scooby answered: "I want to play in the NFL." That's not an uncommon response for a kid, but only a precious few end up having the body, the..." December 20

  • Trojans elevate Tee Martin to offensive coordinator

    ESPN "USC head coach Clay Helton has promoted wide receivers coach Tee Martin to offensive coordinator, filling the post Helton occupied before being promoted to interim head coach and eventually being elevated to head coach. Helton made the announcement Friday morning. Martin, 37, is in his fourth..." December 18

  • ASU Football Players Arrested 'What Burglary?? We Just Wanted A Vacuum

    TMZ "A couple of Arizona State football players got busted for burglary, and the excuses they gave cops live up to every ASU student stereotype you've heard. Campus police say they caught Jayme Otomewo and Deonte Reynolds in the hallway knocking on an apartment door on Sunday afternoon. A female..." December 16

  • UCLA offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone hospitalized

    CBS Sports "UCLA's offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone, 58, has been hospitalized for an undisclosed reason. The news was first reported by Bruin Report Online. In a statement made in reference to the report, a UCLA spokesman said that "Coach Mazzone is resting comfortably, in good spirits and looking..." December 16

  • Two ASU football players dismissed after arrests

    Arizona Republic "Two Arizona State football players have been dismissed from the program following their arrests Sunday. Sophomore safety Jayme Otomewo and junior defensive tackle Deonte Reynolds were booked at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office on one count of second-degree burglary. According to court..." December 16

  • Coveted FCS QB Dakota Prukop picks Oregon over Alabama

    Fox Sports "Montana State's star QB Dakota Prukop, who already graduated this month and will be eligible to transfer and play immediately in 2016, will play for Oregon, he told FOX Sports Tuesday. Prukop visited Oregon earlier last weekend and then took a red-eye flight Saturday night from Portland, Ore., to..." December 16

  • Coveted FCS QB Prukop to pick between Ducks, Tide on Monday

    Fox Sports - College Football "Montana State's star QB Dakota Prukop, who is expected to graduate this month and will be eligible to transfer and play immediately in 2016 — will decide between Oregon and Alabama on Monday afternoon, he told FOX Sports Sunday night. Prukop visited Oregon earlier this weekend and then took a..." December 14

  • 4-star QB Tristen Wallace flips to Oregon from Ohio State

    The Score "Ohio State's loss is Oregon's win, as four-star quarterback Tristen Wallace has flipped his commitment to the Ducks." December 14

  • Eddie McDoom commits to Oregon Ducks over Alabama, Florida, Michigan, Ohio State and others

    Oregonian "The Oregon Ducks hosted several exciting prospects this weekend, including potential Montana State transfer quarterback Dakota Prukop and Ohio State dual-threat signal-caller commit Tristen Wallace, and didn't have to wait long for a return, as 247Sports three-star wide receiver Eddie McDoom..." December 14

  • ASU in process of hiring Chip Lindsey as new offensive coordinator

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State is set to hire Southern Miss assistant Chip Lindsey as its next offensive coordinator, azcentral sports confirmed Thursday. Lindsey has spent the past two years as offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach with the Golden Eagles, who this season went 9-4, winning Conference USA's..." December 11

  • Oregon's interest in QB Dakota Prukop expected but alarming

    CSN Northwest "That Oregon has interest in adding another transfer quarterback should be expected. That Oregon feels the need to do so is alarming. Clearly the Ducks are failing miserably to recruit and develop young quarterbacks for the post-Marcus Mariota era. According to multiple reports, Montana..." December 10

  • Sonny Dykes and Cal to agree to a contract extension likely through 2019

    California Golden Blogs "Bruce Feldman has reported that Cal head coach Sonny Dykes has reached an agreement to a new contract extension with the Golden Bears. Specifics of the deal have not been released at this time. The sticking points in contract negotiations still remain unclear. But after an interview with..." December 10

  • USC players feel ‘betrayed’ by Steve Sarkisian lawsuit

    Larry Brown Sports "Steve Sarkisian has already been blasted by USC over the lawsuit he filed against the school, and it would appear he has angered some of his former players with the legal action as well. TMZ claims to have spoken with multiple Trojan football players who say they feel “betrayed” and “let down”..." December 09

  • The next Vernon Adams? Talented Montana St. QB Prukop eyes move to FBS

    Fox Sports - College Football "Last year, it was Vernon Adams. This winter, another gifted dual-threat QB from the Big Sky Conference could be transferring up to the FBS level and joining a powerhouse program. Montana State's Dakota Prukop — a 6-foot-2, 210-pounder who is expected to graduate this month and will be eligible..." December 09

  • 4-Star RB Trevor Speights Announces Stanford Commitment

    College Spun "McAllen (Tex.) Memorial four-star running back Trevor Speights has committed to Stanford, he announced minutes ago on Twitter. " December 09

  • NCAA reached 'predetermined conclusion' in Reggie Bush-USC case, appeals court rules

    The Score "The NCAA reached a "predetermined conclusion" in its investigation regarding former USC assistant coach Todd McNair's knowledge of Reggie Bush's rules violations, a California appeals court ruled Monday. McNair sued the NCAA in 2011, denying he had any knowledge Bush received improper benefits..." December 08

  • USC Says Sarkisian Is A Liar; Never Said He Was An Alcoholic

    TMZ "USC is firing back at Steve Sarkisian -- claiming the ex-football coach repeatedly DENIED he was an alcoholic and resisted the school's effort to get him proper help. USC's general counsel, Carol Mauch Amir, issued a statement in response to Sark's $30 MILLION wrongful termination and..." December 08

  • Derrick Henry, Christian McCaffrey, Deshaun Watson are Heisman finalists

    USA Today "The Heisman Trophy race appears to be coming down to a choice among a player who does one thing extraordinarily well two other players who are exceptional in multiple ways. Alabama’s Derrick Henry leads the country in rushing with 1,986 yards, carries with 339 and rushing touchdowns with 23. He..." December 08

  • USC fired most of its defensive staff after Stanford’s record-setting day

    SB Nation "Just one day after a 41-22 loss to Stanford in the Pac-12 Championship Game, USC coach Clay Helton has reportedly fired three defensive coaches, including defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox. These coaches were initially hired by former coach Steve Sarkisian, not Helton. " December 07

  • Steve Sarkisian files lawsuit against USC for breach of contract

    The Score "Former USC head coach Steve Sarkisian has filed a complaint against the school for breach of contract, according to TMZ Sports. Joe Schad of ESPN also confirmed the news. Sarkisian is saying the school did not accommodate his disability. "Alcoholism is a recognized disability under..." December 07

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    Pat Forde @YahooForde

    Steve Sarkisian has filed suit against USC, claiming breach, etc. Complaint includes phrase "kicked him to the curb" multiple times. Oh boy.

  • Christian McCaffrey racks up 461 total yards, breaks Barry Sanders' mark

    ESPN "Christian McCaffrey has broken the record of a player he grew up idolizing. The Stanford running back surpassed Barry Sanders' NCAA single-season record for all-purpose yardage in the second quarter of Saturday night's Pac-12 championship game, a 41-22 win over USC. McCaffrey eclipsed the..." December 06

  • Source: RichRod to meet with South Carolina about coaching vacancy

    Fox Sports - College Football "Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez is set to meet with South Carolina about the Gamecocks' coaching vacancy, a source told FOX Sports college football insider Bruce Feldman on Thursday morning. The 52-year-old Rodriguez, a former Clemson OC, won the Pac-12 South in 2014, going 10-4. It was only the..." December 04

  • Memphis to hire Arizona State OC Mike Norvell as coach

    CBS Sports "Mike Norvell, 34, will become one of the youngest head coaches in college football as he is reportedly set to be named to the top job at Memphis. Norvell, who has spent the past four seasons as Arizona State's offensive coordinator, will be introduced by the Tigers at a press conference Friday,..." December 03

  • UCF set to hire Oregon OC Scott Frost to replace George O'Leary

    CBS Sports "UCF will name Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost its next head coach, according to CBS Sports' Ryan Bass. Frost has received attention as a potential head coach since he began calling plays for the Ducks in 2013. Syracuse was mentioned a school reportedly interested in Frost to replace..." December 01

  • Nick Mitchell, Malik Gilmore, Luke Hollingsworth and Chris Hayes leaving Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "After a 52-42 loss at Oregon in the 119th Civil War, Oregon State coaches prepped for difficult discussions on Sunday, notifying some players that they would not be part of the Beavers' long-term plans for one reason or another. And the specific players that will not return have begun to..." December 01

  • USC hires Clay Helton as permanent coach

    ESPN "USC hired Clay Helton to a multiyear deal Monday after he guided the Trojans to a 5-2 mark as the interim coach. "After weeks of searching the collegiate and pro ranks, interviewing candidates, and speaking with head coaches, athletic directors, NFL executives, and very knowledgeable football..." November 30

  • Washington coach Chris Petersen signs two-year extension, report says

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Chris Petersen has even more to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. The Washington coach signed a two-year extension through the 2020 season that will pay him $4 million per year, Sports Illustrated reported Thursday. Petersen is in his second year with the Huskies after taking over for Steve..." November 26

  • NCAA: Win over Grambling counts toward Cal's bowl eligibility

    The Score "For the first time since 2011, Cal is eligible for a night of bowling. The NCAA confirmed Wednesday that the Golden Bears' season-opening victory against Grambling will count towards the six wins required to play in a bowl game. "We have conferred with both Grambling and the NCAA," Wes..." November 26

  • 4-Star OL Sean Auwae Announces De-Commitment From UCLA

    College Spun "Kapolei (Hi.) four-star offensive center Sean Auwae just announced his de-commitment from UCLA on Twitter. The 6-foot-4, 285-pound Auwae had been committed to the Bruins since August. " November 25

  • Cal seeks bowl waiver in case win over Grambling doesn't count

    CBS Sports "California has submitted a waiver to the NCAA that would allow it to count an FCS win over Grambling toward bowl eligibility, the school told Sources initially said there was a question whether Grambling would meet the required two-year rolling average of sponsoring at least 90..." November 25

  • Stanford's Daniel Marx out for season with leg injury

    The Score "Stanford fullback Daniel Marx will miss the rest of the season with a lower leg injury, head coach David Shaw announced Tuesday. The Cardinal backfield will take on a new look as Marx has been instrumental in leading the way for Heisman candidate Christian McCaffrey." November 25

  • Pac-12 'reprimands' UCLA LB Deon Hollins for critical comments about officiating

    ESPN "UCLA linebacker Deon Hollins' chastising of a Pac-12 officiating crew for its performance in UCLA's 31-27 loss to Washington State on Saturday didn't go over too well at the conference headquarters. In response to Hollins' comments, which the Pac-12 termed "derogatory" and included, "It's..." November 19

  • Utah's Devontae Booker to undergo meniscus surgery, miss rest of regular season

    Salt Lake Tribune "The No. 18 Utes will be without Devontae Booker, who leads the nation in carries per game, as they pursue a Pac-12 South title the next two weeks. As first reported by ESPN 700 and confirmed by The Tribune, the senior running back injured his meniscus in Utah's double-overtime loss to Arizona..." November 19

  • Arizona QB Anu Solomon day-to-day, LB Jake Matthews out for season

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "The status of Arizona (6-5) quarterback Anu Solomon is up in the air headed into Saturday’s Territorial Cup game against Arizona State (5-5). Solomon suffered a concussion late in the win over Utah over the weekend when he took a helmet-to-helmet hit on a slide. Wildcats coach Rich Rodriguez..." November 18

  • Cal talking to Sonny Dykes about contract extension

    San Jose Mercury News "Cal athletic director Mike Williams said Monday that the university is holding talks with Sonny Dykes' representative about extending the football coach's contract, which runs through 2017. "It's my intention to keep him here," Williams said. "He has my full confidence. The answer is yes, I do..." November 18

  • ASU's Jordan Simone's college career ends with knee injury

    ESPN "Arizona State coach Todd Graham confirmed that safety Jordan Simone's college career is over. The fifth-year senior injured his knee during the Sun Devils' 27-17 comeback victory over Washington on Saturday. This news was expected after Simone tweeted a heartfelt goodbye Sunday, thanking ASU..." November 17

  • USC loses LBs Cameron Smith and Lamar Dawson to season-ending injuries

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Freshman linebacker Cameron Smith and senior linebacker Lamar Dawson suffered season-ending knee injuries in Friday’s win against Colorado. Smith suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and Dawson suffered a shoulder injury. "I feel sad for both kids because they brought so much to the..." November 16

  • 2017 4-star athlete Jermani Brown commits to ASU

    Arizona Republic "Jermani Brown – a 247 Sports four-star athlete from Calabasas High in California – has committed to Arizona State's 2017 recruiting class. Brown (5-foot-11 and 175 pounds) becomes the third player to commit to coach Todd Graham's 2017 class. He joins 3-star linebacker Loren Mondy of Mansfield..." November 12

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