Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Myles Jack 'felt it was time' at UCLA, wants to be compensated for his skills

    ESPN Los Angeles "Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills. "When you see people making money off of your likeness and your name ... nobody else wears No. 30 at UCLA. That..." October 08

  • Kenneth Olugbode, Colorado Buffs linebacker, out 4-6 weeks

    Denver Post "The Colorado Buffs are now missing both first-string inside linebackers with the loss of Kenneth Olugbode, who was injured in the Oregon game Saturday. The Buffs previously lost Addison Gillam in the second game of the season. He has not returned and probably won't be available this week..." October 08

  • UCLA's Myles Jack Drops Out of UCLA ... Declares for NFL Draft

    TMZ "School's out for UCLA superstar linebacker Myles Jack -- because the college football star just announced he's dropping out of college and will enter the NFL draft. It's interesting timing for Jack -- who just suffered a season-ending knee injury last month -- since college football season is..." October 06

  • As Oregon awaits a healed Vernon Adams Jr., it doesn't rule out more two-quarterback rotation

    Oregonian "The numbers that mattered most Saturday evening at Folsom Field were Oregon 41, Colorado 24. But the most-scrutinized numbers this upcoming week, as the Ducks prepare to host Washington State at 3 p.m. Saturday, will be seven and eight. Quarterback Jeff Lockie started and played seven..." October 05

  • Oregon, Oregon State will honor shooting victims with helmet decals

    ESPN "The Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers have added decals to the backs of their helmets to honor the Umpqua Community College shooting victims. At least nine students were reportedly killed and several more injured at the community college on Thursday when a gunman opened fire on..." October 03

  • Arizona to 'discontinue' pregame haka dance after petition, criticism

    NZ Herald "A video of the American football side performing Ngati Toa's "Ka Mate" haka before a game against UCLA recently was picked up in New Zealand and international media earlier this week. The video - as well another teaching people "How to Haka" - received a mixed reaction from New Zealanders both..." October 02

  • Ekpre-Olomu expected to be first to collect on loss of draft value insurance

    CBS Sports "Former Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu is expected to be the first player to collect on a loss of draft value insurance, according to the man who underwrote the policy. Keith Lerner told CBS Sports Thursday night that Ekpre-Olomu is in the process of collecting a $3 million claim after..." October 02

  • USC's Antwaun Woods dealing with pectoral injury

    The Score "USC defensive tackle Antwaun Woods is dealing with a pectoral injury, head coach Steve Sarkisian announced after Wednesday's practice. It's unclear how serious the ailment is, but it should concern the Trojans given Woods' history. " October 01

  • Smith-Schuster away from practice, more Jackson on offense?

    ESPN "USC sophomore receiver Juju Smith-Schuster was not present on practice at Tuesday or Wednesday. Coach Steve Sarkisian would not offer an explanation for his absence, only that it is “personal.” “To be fair to him, when he gets back, we’ll address it then,” Sarkisian said. “But for now it’s a..." October 01

  • Electric Oregon WR Byron Marshall (leg) feared out for the season

    CBS Sports "A nightmare week for Oregon has gotten worse, with the Ducks losing their best skill position player to an injury that reportedly could be season-ending. Marshall left the game in the second half of Oregon's home loss to Utah with an apparent lower leg injury. He was carted off to the locker..." September 30

  • Arizona LB Scooby Wright out several weeks, QB Anu Solomon day-to-day

    CBS Sports "Arizona All-American linebacker Scooby Wright will miss "several weeks" after suffering a foot injury in the 56-30 loss to UCLA, his first game back since suffering a knee injury in the season opener. At his weekly news conference, Rich Rodriguez said that "several weeks" was actually good news..." September 28

  • What the hell happened to the Oregon Ducks?

    SB Nation "Of all of the major American sports, college football is the most predictable. It is more staid than even Major League Baseball, which fields teams with drastic money differences. In college football, great teams usually remain great, and bad teams usually remain bad. There are shifts every..." September 28

  • All-American LB Scooby Wright III to return for Arizona against UCLA

    CBS Sports "Rich Rodriguez confirmed on College Gameday that Scooby Wright III has practiced this week and will play against UCLA on Saturday night." September 26

  • Report: Ex-recruit Clark can transfer to U-M but won't

    Detroit Free Press "Former Michigan tight end recruit Chris Clark is back on the market, having received his release from UCLA. He chose the Bruins over Michigan in February and went through fall camp before deciding to transfer. The Avon., Conn., native was ranked as the nation's best tight end in the 2015..." September 25

  • Report: UCLA blocked TE Chris Clark from transferring to Michigan, OSU

    Fox Sports - College Football "Tight end Chris Clark was enrolled at UCLA, but left the program Sept. 14. While he had originally looked at Michigan during recruitment, that's reportedly no longer an option. Clark, who was the top-rated tight end recruit in the nation this year, told that he was blocked by UCLA..." September 24

  • Cal coach Sonny Dykes praises his QB by dissing Jameis Winston

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Cal coach Sonny Dykes is happy with his quarterback Jared Goff. Starting the season completing 73 percent of his passes and throwing three touchdowns in each of his first three starts has Goff off to a nice start. “He does some stuff I’ve never seen anybody do before,” Dykes told Sports..." September 23

  • UCLA LB Myles Jack to miss rest of season with knee injury "UCLA linebacker Myles Jack, one of the top defenders in college football, will miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury. Bruins coach Jim Mora confirmed the news Wednesday, calling the injury "significant," according to Joey Kaufman of the Orange County Register. UCLA defensive..." September 23

  • Arizona Linebacker Scooby Wright Back Practicing With 1st Team

    College Spun "The young college football season has been marred by a number of injuries to the sport’s top players. One of the first superstars to go down was Arizona’s prolific linebacker Scooby Wright, who led the Wildcats with a ridiculous 163 tackles (29 tackles for loss) and 14 sacks last season. " September 23

  • UCLA Starting Cornerback Fabian Moreau Out For The Season With Foot Injury

    College Spun "Fabian Moreau, a starting cornerback at UCLA, is out for the season with a foot injury, Bruins’ coach Jim Mora Jr. announced today. The 6-foot, 200-pound senior has a lisfranc injury. He will have surgery today, ending his season. Moreau can apply for a medical redshirt and potentially..." September 22

  • Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan's availability uncertain for Friday

    San Jose Mercury News "Quarterback Kevin Hogan's availability this week is uncertain because of a sprained left ankle suffered in the victory at USC. Stanford visits Oregon State in a rare Friday game, meaning Hogan has one less day to recover. "In his mind, he's playing," said Cardinal coach David Shaw, who..." September 22

  • Suspended UCLA cornerback Ishmael Adams won't face felony charges

    ESPN Los Angeles "UCLA cornerback Ishmael Adams will not face felony charges for an Aug. 30 robbery arrest in which he allegedly used force to take a cellphone from an Uber driver. "We reviewed and found insufficient evidence for felony filings, so we referred it to the Los Angeles City Attorney's offices for..." September 22

  • USC Football Altercation In Locker Room ... After Loss to Stanford

    TMZ "Trouble in Troy ... with 2 USC football players BLOWING UP on each other after the Stanford game -- with multiple coaches and players rushing in to break up the altercation ... TMZ Sports has learned. Multiple sources tell us... the incident went down as the team was in the tunnel at the..." September 21

  • Jared Goff breaks Cal's all-time records for passing yards, completions, total offense

    Fox Sports - College Football "Saturday was a career day for Cal quarterback Jared Goff, who broke three school records in the Bears' 45-44 win over Texas in Austin. In the first quarter, Goff used a 22-yard throw to Stephen Anderson to grab the all-time record for passing yards. The mark was previously held by Troy Taylor,..." September 21

  • Vernon Adams Jr. confirms broken finger, calls himself a game time decision

    Oregonian "Vernon Adams Jr. wasn't at 100 percent against Michigan State, and on Wednesday the senior quarterback elaborated. The index finger on his throwing hand is broken, Adams confirmed, and he received a cortisone shot before the Oregon Ducks played the Spartans. When asked if he would play..." September 17

  • Colorado LT Jeromy Irwin out for season with ACL tear

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Colorado will be without its starting left tackle for the rest of 2015. Jeromy Irwin tore an ACL Saturday against UMass in the first half and is out for the season. According to he had played in 119 snaps in 2015 and didn't give up a sack. "It is very unfortunate to lose..." September 16

  • Oregon QB Vernon Adams Jr. playing with broken index finger

    CSN Northwest "Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. has a broken right index finger on his throwing hand, multiple sources told CSN, and it will likely bother him for several weeks. The injury, suffered in the season opener, made it difficult for Adams to grip and throw the ball during the team's 31-28 loss..." September 15

  • Blind long-snapper suits up for USC practice

    The Score "Jake Olson, a blind long-snapper, is practicing with the Trojans on Tuesday. Welcomed into the USC family six years ago as a 12-year-old by then-head coach Pete Carroll, Olson was invited to watch his favorite team play one more time before he could no longer see. As a toddler, Olson lost..." September 15

  • Utah TE Lo Falemaka, RB Marcel Brooks-Brown suffer gunshot wounds

    ESPN "Utah sophomore tight end Lo Falemaka and freshman running back Marcel Brooks-Brown are both stable and recovering in a hospital Sunday morning after being shot in the torso late Saturday night. According to a Utah news release, both players are expected to recover. "Obviously, our first..." September 13

  • Source: Vernon Adams Jr. dealing with index finger injury

    ESPN "Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams Jr., who was knocked out of last week's season opener after taking a hard hit in the fourth quarter, also is dealing with an injured index finger on his throwing hand, a source told ESPN. Adams has been icing his hand, according to the source, and intends to play..." September 12

  • Four Star Recruit Wants Offer From USC

    Conquest Chronicles "Malcolm Askew, a junior from Alabama, listed the Trojans atop his "Top 10 Schools That Haven't Offered" list. The Trojans may continue their recent growth in SEC territory. After already landing three recruits out of Florida, Georgia, and Alabama respectively, the Trojans found themselves atop..." September 11

  • Diddy Won't Face ANY Criminal Charges in UCLA Football Fight

    TMZ "P. Diddy will NOT be charged with a crime in the UCLA football melee ... TMZ has learned. As TMZ reported, Diddy got extremely angry after his son Justin was sent home from football practice by Sal Alosi, the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the team. Diddy and his son went back to the..." September 10

  • John Kreifels suspended for hit on Oregon QB Vernon Adams

    ESPN "Eastern Washington has suspended roverback John Kreifels for Saturday's game at Northern Iowa following his ejection from the Eagles' season-opening loss against Oregon, coach Beau Baldwin said Tuesday. Kreifels delivered a late hit to the head of Ducks quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. as Adams..." September 09

  • Harrison Phillips tears ACL, will medically redshirt 2015 season

    The Stanford Daily "Sophomore defensive tackle Harrison Phillips announced Tuesday on Twitter that he suffered a torn ACL in the Cardinal’s Saturday game against Northwestern and will be sidelined for the remainder of the 2015 season. “It’s now time to trust in the plan God has for me,” Phillips wrote in his..." September 09

  • Utah reinstates Dominique Hatfield, no target for return to field

    College Football Talk "If there was one concern for Utah coming out of Thursday night’s season-opening win at home against Michigan, it might have been the defensive secondary. A key reinforcement is on the way though, as Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham has reinstated cornerback Dominique Hatfield. Whittingham..." September 08

  • Arizona LB Scooby Wright to miss 3-4 weeks following knee surgery

    CBS Sports "Arizona star linebacker Scooby Wright III might only miss "three to four weeks" after undergoing minor knee surgery to repair damage from an injury suffered in the Wildcats' season opener against UTSA on Thursday. Wright underwent a procedure to repair a lateral meniscus tear in his left knee..." September 07

  • UCLA Football Star 'Drunk & Beliigerent' ... Says Uber Driver

    TMZ "The Uber driver who claims he was robbed by UCLA football star Ishmael Adams says the guy was acting "drunk and belligerent" from the moment he got in the car ... and he claims Adams got violent when he tried to kick him out of the ride. TMZ Sports spoke with the Uber driver who says he had no..." September 07

  • UCLA's Eddie Vanderdoes out for season because of knee injury

    Los Angeles Times "UCLA defensive lineman Eddie Vanderdoes will miss the rest of the season after tearing the anterior-cruciate ligament in his knee Saturday during a 34-16 victory over Virginia, according to a person close to the situation but not authorized to speak about it. Vanderdoes, a 6-foot-5, 305-pound..." September 07

  • Oregon QB Vernon Adams leaves game after hit to head, 'feeling good'

    CBS Sports "There was a lot of hype surrounding Vernon Adams Jr.'s first start with the Oregon Ducks after he transferred in from Eastern Washington. Adams' first game with the Ducks came against his former team and in the fourth quarter he took a helmet-to-helmet shot as he was sliding to the ground after..." September 06

  • Sources: Scooby Wright avoids season-ending knee injury in Arizona opener

    ESPN "Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright's left knee injury is not season-ending, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy. Wright, who injured the knee in the first quarter of Thursday night's 42-32 win over Texas San Antonio, underwent an MRI after the game. Results indicate Wright's injury will not cause..." September 05

  • Jim Harbaugh era at Michigan opens with 24-17 loss at Utah

    ESPN "Jim Harbaugh was swarmed by cameramen from the moment he stepped off the bus at Rice-Eccles Stadium. College football's newest rock star had finally arrived to play a game after eight months of hype. And Utah was sick of hearing about it. The Utes felt disrespected despite being favored and..." September 04

  • O.J. Simpson's Heisman - Man Charged with Stashing Trophy ... For 20 Years

    TMZ "The man who allegedly tried to SELL O.J. Simpson's stolen Heisman Trophy and plaque has been charged in the case ... and faces up to 6 years in state prison if convicted ... TMZ Sports has learned. As we previously reported, the suspect is ADAMANT he's not the person who originally stole the..." September 02

  • Woman sues OSU, ex-head football coach Mike Riley, says her 1999 rape occurred in 'sexually violent culture'

    Oregonian "A former student at Oregon State University has filed a federal Title IX lawsuit that accuses the school's former head football coach Mike Riley of failing to correct a hostile and sexually violent culture among football players that contributed to her being raped. The woman alleges that she..." September 02

  • UCLA CB Ishmael Adams suspended indefinitely after alleged robbery

    CBS Sports "Jim Mora announced Tuesday junior cornerback Ishmael Adams has been suspended indefinitely following his Sunday arrest on suspicion of felony robbery, and per the Associated Press will not play in UCLA's season-opener against Virginia this Saturday. Adams was arrested early Sunday morning by..." September 01

  • Jim Harbaugh has told his QBs who the starter is, he's just not telling Utah

    Michigan Live "Jim Harbaugh knows who his starting quarterback will be Thursday night. His quarterbacks know who the starting quarterback will be Thursday night. But Utah doesn't. And, apparently, Harbaugh would like to keep it that way. Speaking on the Big Ten coaches teleconference Tuesday afternoon,..." September 01

  • Morgan Breslin sues USC for misleading him on disability insurance

    Larry Brown Sports "A former USC linebacker has filed a lawsuit against the university claiming school officials talked him into purchasing a disability insurance policy that turned out to be inadequate. As a junior in 2012, Morgan Breslin played in all 12 games for the Trojans and recorded 13 sacks and 19.5..." September 01

  • AD Pat Haden: Discipline of Steve Sarkisian 'in best interest of USC'

    ESPN "Speaking publicly for the first time since Steve Sarkisian's erratic display at a recent school event, USC Athletic Director Pat Haden said Monday that his decision regarding the Trojans coach was "in the best interest" of the university and its players. Haden condemned Sarkisian's behavior in..." September 01

  • UCLA football: Ishmael Adams arrested for suspicion of robbery

    Los Angeles Times "Ishmael Adams, a starting defensive back for UCLA's football team, was arrested early Monday morning on suspicion of robbery. Adams, 21, was taken into custody on campus by UCLA police at 3:36 a.m. He was being held on $100,000 bail. Adams allegedly used force to steal a cellphone from an..." September 01

  • USC coach Steve Sarkisian gives play-calling duties to OC Clay Helton

    SI - College Football "USC head coach Steve Sarkisian will no longer call the plays on offense, he announced Saturday. Offensive coordinator Clay Helton will take over play-calling duties for the Trojans. “I'm still going to have input, especially in third-down and red-zone scenarios,” said Sarkisian, according..." August 31

  • Wildcats linebacker Cody Ippolito out for season

    Arizona Desert Swarm "At his first weekly press conference of the year, Rich Rodriguez did something a little out of the ordinary and gave an injury report. The big news to come out of it was that linebacker Cody Ippolito will miss the season due to a torn ACL. "Cody was having a really good camp and he's a..." August 31

  • Oregon lists transfer QB Vernon Adams as starter on Week 1 depth chart

    CBS Sports "Just two weeks ago Vernon Adams was waiting for the results of his final test at Eastern Washington to determine whether he would graduate and be able to complete his transfer to Oregon. Now, after just two weeks in Eugene, Adams is listed as the starting quarterback for the Ducks in the most..." August 28

  • Report: Arizona State Assistant Bo Graham Resigned Due To Relationship With Student-Athlete

    College Spun "On Monday, Arizona State running backs coach Bo Graham, the son of ASU head coach Todd Graham, resigned under mysterious circumstances. Former Arizona State QB Rudy Carpenter stirred some buzz on Monday night with his tweet hinting that the younger Graham had to step down due to some canoodling..." August 26

  • UCLA names freshman Josh Rosen its starting quarterback

    CBS Sports "So it seems that if your coach rips you in practice, it doesn't mean you can't start for him. A week after UCLA coach Jim Mora gave freshman quarterback Josh Rosen an earful in front of the media, Rosen has been named the starting quarterback for the Bruins in 2015. The decision doesn't come..." August 26

  • Steve Sarkisian bans parents from practice

    Larry Brown Sports "USC won’t have to worry about any P. Diddy-like distractions during practice. That’s because head coach Steve Sarkisian has banned parents from attending Trojans’ practices. Sark established the policy over the weekend and explained why during a meeting with the media Wednesday. “I just felt..." August 26

  • Washington State opener could be postponed or moved due to wildfires

    CBS Sports "Eastern Washington has been plagued by wildfires during an unusually hot and dry summer, and Washington State's home opener against FCS Portland State could be moved or postponed due to the fires' effect on air quality, Cougars athletic director Bill Moos told the Spokesman-Review on..." August 26

  • Steve Sarkisian once ran up huge bar tab with 40 shots, asked for reimbursement

    Larry Brown Sports "USC coach Steve Sarkisian has apologized for acting like a drunken fool at a team event on Saturday night, but there is a growing concern that his behavior that night was not an isolated incident. TMZ reports that USC officials have been getting complaints from boosters who want Sarkisian to be..." August 25

  • Reports: Sun Devil RBs coach, son of Todd Graham, abruptly resigns

    College Football Talk "This is certainly an interesting development, considering both the timing and the individual involved. Pete Thamel of reported Monday afternoon that Bo Graham (pictured, left) has stepped down from his position as the running backs coach at Arizona State. Doug Haller of the Arizona..." August 25

  • Apologetic USC coach Steve Sarkisian said he mixed alcohol, medicine at event

    ESPN Los Angeles "Southern California football coach Steve Sarkisian said Tuesday that a mixture of medication and alcohol was at least partially to blame for his inappropriate behavior at the school's Salute to Troy event Saturday night and that he would seek help. "I took medication. I mixed it with alcohol,"..." August 25

  • USC Players Offer Support For Head Coach Steve Sarkisian

    College Spun "USC head coach Steve Sarkisian addressed reporters this morning regarding his appearance at a Trojans’ kickoff EVENT last weekend. Sarkisian had appeared drunk at the gathering, and apologized for his ACTIONS, saying he will seek treatment to determine if he has a drinking problem. Right now,..." August 25

  • UCLA assistant coach Adrian Klemm suspended for first 2 games

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "UCLA assistant coach Adrian Klemm will miss the Bruins' first two games of the season because of a team-imposed suspension. Klemm had been reinstated to the team in June after he served a three-month suspension from the NCAA. He was suspended for allegedly violating NCAA recruiting rules and..." August 24

  • Steve Sarkisian apologizes for 'my behavior and my inappropriate language' at event

    ESPN "USC head coach Steve Sarkisian has apologized for his behavior at Saturday night's Salute to Troy event, where according to sources he was intoxicated, used foul language and insulted other programs. Sarkisian appeared to be drunk and was slurring his words, a team source told ESPN's Shelley..." August 24

  • Tyler Vaughns commits to USC

    ESPN "The Trojans continue to take advantage of the talented wide receiver class this year with the news that Tyler Vaughns has committed to USC. Vaughns is the fourth ESPN 300 receiver to verbally commit to the Trojans and is the highest ranked of the group as the No. 95 player overall and No. 13..." August 20

  • Oregon's QB job doesn't belong to Vernon Adams ... yet

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Vernon Adams may have passed his math test to officially join the Oregon Ducks last week, but that doesn’t mean the starting quarterback role will be gifted to the highly touted transfer. Oregon coach Mark Helfrich told The Oregonian on Wednesday that Adams impressed the staff after Tuesday’s..." August 20

  • Jim Mora playing head games with Josh Rosen

    Larry Brown Sports "UCLA opens its season in two and a half weeks and still has not named a starting quarterback. It’s been widely believed that highly-touted true freshman Josh Rosen would get the job, but either last year’s backup Jerry Neuheisel is giving him a run for his money, or head coach Jim Mora is really..." August 20

  • Kyrin Priester wins appeal, cleared to play for WSU

    Fox Sports - College Football "Wide receiver Kyrin Priester has won his appeal with the NCAA and will be eligible to play immediately for the Washington State Cougars this season. Priester, who previously enrolled at Clemson, was a four-star recruit out of Georgia in 2013 and enrolled early at Clemson in 2014. He was one of..." August 19

  • Report: Ex-USC 4-star QB Ricky Town could land with SEC team soon

    CBS Sports "Former USC quarterback Ricky Town could be landing with a new program "in less than a week," and two SEC schools are in the running for his services, according to 247Sports' Steve Wiltfong. Wiltfong has identified Arkansas and Florida as two programs in contention for Town, a former four-star..." August 19

  • Knee injury forces Washington OL Dexter Charles to retire

    ESPN "Washington has lost its most experienced offensive lineman, with coach Chris Petersen announcing Monday morning that Dexter Charles is retiring for medical reasons. Petersen cited a lingering knee injury as the reason Charles, who started 30 games over the past three seasons, is stepping..." August 18

  • Former Cal DE Sione Sina transfers to Utah for final season

    Salt Lake Tribune "Capping off an eventful Sunday was a report that former Cal defensive end Sione Sina will transfer to play for Utah. We can confirm that. Sina graduated from Cal with a degree in sociology and will use his final season of eligibility at Utah, deepening a rotation that includes Hunter Dimick,..." August 18

  • Diddy Banned from UCLA Football Practices, He Says

    The Hollywood Reporter "Sean "Diddy" Combs called the use of kettlebells during a confrontation with a UCLA football coach a "miscommunication." Diddy says he's no longer allowed to attend his son Justin Combs' football practices at UCLA. The Bad Boy Records founder visited Power 105's The Breakfast Club Monday and..." August 18

  • Injury forces Washington's only returning O-line starter to quit football

    Sporting News - NCAAF "An already green Washington offensive line got a lot more inexperienced Monday when fifth-year senior left guard Dexter Charles was forced to quit football, citing a lingering knee injury, the Seattle Times reported. Charles (6-5, 313) started 30 games in three seasons and was the only..." August 17

  • USC freshman quarterback Ricky Town to transfer, report says

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The top quarterback from USC's highly-touted 2015 recruiting class has requested a transfer after spending only a few months on campus. Ricky Town, 247Sports' No. 6 pro-style quarterback in the class of 2015, will leave the Trojans after enrolling early and competing during the team's spring..." August 17

  • Oregon's battle to replace Marcus Mariota can now officially begin

    SB Nation "Happy Ducks! Graduate transfer quarterback Vernon Adams passed his final test at Eastern Washington and will be eligible for Oregon this season. He's expected to compete with junior Jeff Lockie, who's continued to gain experience in the system this offseason. The dual-threat should fit in..." August 16

  • Coach David Shaw suspends Stanford receiver Michael Rector

    San Jose Mercury News "Stanford wrapped up the first week of training camp Saturday with a rare public practice and several personnel updates from coach David Shaw. Not all of them were encouraging for the Cardinal. Junior receiver Michael Rector, a potential starter, has been suspended for disciplinary reasons. Shaw..." August 16

  • Vernon Adams impresses in 1st Oregon practice session

    The Score "Vernon Adams wasn't allowed to talk to the media following his first practice with Oregon due to NCAA rules. Instead, he let his ability do the talking for him. "I was impressed. Some of the balls were just dimes," sophomore cornerback Arrion Springs said to reporters Friday. "Jesus Christ,..." August 15

  • Snoop Dogg’s son gives up football, UCLA loses 4-star recruit

    College Football Talk "Hopefully Snoop Dogg didn’t really throw out all of his USC gear, because it looks like he will no longer have a conflict of interest going forward. Cordell Broadus has reportedly given up football. As first reported by Bruin Report Online, Broadus will remain a student at UCLA after already..." August 14

  • Can UM flip four-star USC commit Keyshon Camp?

    Detroit News "On the surface, it may seem surprising that USC commit Keyshon Camp, a rising senior defensive tackle from Lakeland (Fla.) Lake Gibson, is taking an official visit to Michigan. But digging a little deeper reveals that he has plenty of connections to Michigan. "Rueben Jones, who is a freshman at..." August 14

  • Bryce Dixon won't be allowed to return to USC football team

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Although former USC tight end Bryce Dixon will be allowed to re-enroll at the university following a school investigation of sexual assault allegations, he will not be allowed back on the football team, the school announced Thursday. Dixon received a favorable ruling in court Wednesday when a..." August 14

  • Vernon Adams completes graduate transfer, can now practice with Ducks

    ESPN "Quarterback Vernon Adams completed his long-awaited graduate transfer to Oregon on Thursday and will report to the Ducks' fall camp after completing his final academic requirement from Eastern Washington. Adams was expected to be on campus in June, working out with the team and beginning his..." August 14

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    Lindsay Schnell @Lindsay_Schnell

    Just received word that Vernon Adams passed his math test. He's a Duck. #VernonWatch2015 over ... Let the QB competition commence!

  • Jim Mora makes largest contribution from sitting coach in UCLA history

    CBS Sports "UCLA coach Jim Mora has joined Troy Aikman in making a sizable contribution to the school's fundraising efforts to build a state-of-the-art football facility, already named the Wasserman Football Center. For Aikman's gift, UCLA plans to name the workout area inside the building "Troy Aikman..." August 13

  • Did Diddy make nice with UCLA football?

    Larry Brown Sports "It has been nearly two months since P. Diddy allegedly lost his cool on the UCLA campus and was arrested for trying to fight a football coach. Have the two sides managed to smooth things over? On Wednesday, Diddy shared an Instagram photo of his son Justin Combs at practice and captioned it “GO..." August 13

  • Adams can’t return to EWU, Baldwin says

    The Spokesman-Review "Should Vernon Adams Jr. fail a crucial math test on Thursday, there’s no chance he can about-face and play for Eastern Washington, his former coach confirmed Wednesday morning. “It can’t be a revolving door,” EWU coach Beau Baldwin said on the first day of EWU practice. “We’ve kept a very good..." August 13

  • Expelled tight end Bryce Dixon could return to USC after favorable ruling

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Bryce Dixon, a former tight end for USC, was expelled in May following a school sexual misconduct investigation, but he could yet return to the Trojans this season after gaining a favorable ruling in court. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert H. O’Brien ordered USC to stay its expulsion of..." August 13

  • Oregon RB Thomas Tyner's father shoots down transfer theorists

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Oregon coach Mark Helfrich said Monday that running back Thomas Tyner was "not going to be in fall camp and his availability after that remains to be seen." By Tuesday, conspiracy theorists were speculating that Tyner, who underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder, was a candidate to..." August 12

  • No update on Vernon Adams Jr.; Thomas Tyner isn't currently part of Oregon Ducks

    Oregonian "When Oregon revealed its 103-player roster Monday morning, transfer quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. was not on it. But he's expected to join the roster later in fall camp, perhaps even later this week. "Nothing has changed," third-year Oregon coach Mark Helfrich said of Adams, who is awaiting..." August 11

  • QB Vernon Adams' Oregon status hinges on EWU exam Thursday

    CBS Sports "Vernon Adams' arrival at Oregon has been delayed by the completion of a class at Eastern Washington; passing it is necessary for the quarterback's addition to the Ducks' 2015 roster as a graduate transfer. According to Sports Illustrated's Lindsey Schnell, who wrote a profile on Adams, he takes..." August 11

  • Arizona football: OL Carter Wood likely out for season

    Arizona Daily Star "Center Carter Wood, who was the early favorite to win the starting job for the Arizona Wildcats, is likely out for the season with a chronic foot injury. Wood has missed the past two days of practice and when we asked him about it following Saturday's night practice, he said Wood's career may..." August 10

  • Bad luck: Colorado DL steps in hole, breaks leg -- out for season

    CBS Sports "One Colorado defensive lineman will be sidelined for the second straight year because of injury. If you thought that was bad luck, wait until you hear how the injury occurred. According to Buffs coach Mike MacIntyre, Tyler Henington was talking with teammate John Tuso on the sidewalk after a..." August 10

  • Melquise Stovall decommits from USC

    ESPN "The Trojans suffered a recruiting loss Saturday just as fall camp practices were about to start, as versatile athlete Melquise Stovall announced via social media that he would decommit from USC. Stovall, who is ranked as the No. 234 prospect in the ESPN 300, originally committed to the Trojans..." August 09

  • Oregon running back Thomas Tyner out for season following shoulder surgery

    CSN Northwest "Oregon running back Thomas Tyner will miss the 2015 season after having successful shoulder surgery on Friday, according to his father, John Tyner. The junior former five-star recruit out of Aloha High School rushed for 573 yards and five touchdowns last season as the primary backup to Royce..." August 09

  • ASU O-line gets national recognition but happy to work out of limelight

    Fox Sports Arizona "In football, offensive linemen are the first to attack, leading the offense by opening gashes in the defensive front, and the first to defend, keeping those who wish to punish their teammates at bay. "It starts with offensive line," Arizona State starting quarterback Mike Bercovici said. "The..." August 09

  • Arizona State DT George Lea suspended for entire 2015 season

    Fox Sports - College Football "Arizona State kicked off fall training camp with some unpleasant news. True freshman George Lea, who practiced with the team to start fall camp, will be suspended the entire 2015 season after a BB gun incident that ultimately led to his arrest. According to the Arizona Republic, Lea was charged..." August 08

  • Nate Dogg’s son kicked off Washington team for disciplinary reasons

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  • Oregon State LB Songy no longer part of program "Oregon State dismissed linebacker Darrell Songy from the football program this week after a suspension that forced him to miss the 2014 season. According to reports, Songy did not meet the requirements necessary to be reinstated from the suspension that resulted from a violation of athletic..." August 06

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