Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • U. cornerback Hatfield arrested for investigation of aggravated robbery

    The Deseret News "A key player with the University of Utah football team has been arrested for investigation of aggravated robbery after police say he robbed a man at knife point. Dominique Taishun Hatfield, 20, was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail Wednesday, according to jail records. Unified Police..." July 02

  • Diddy's Son -- Humiliated by Coach Over Courtside All-Star Seats

    TMZ "The coach who fought Diddy this week ... brutally shamed Diddy's son by using a paparazzi pic to drive home a point -- that he thinks Justin Combs is a spoiled rich kid. Sources connected to UCLA's football program tell TMZ Sports ... the humiliating incident went down in February. Coach Sal..." July 01

  • Academic leaders question Oregon’s football budget

    College Football Talk "We all have come to a pretty general understanding that sports drives revenue for universities, with football bringing the most money into the university. No athletic program generates as much income as Oregon (thanks Nike!), but academic leaders in Eugene would like to see more of that money be..." June 30

  • 4-Star DT Keyshon Camp Announces Commitment To USC On Twitter

    College Spun "The USC Trojans look to be putting together another top 10 class in 2016, and received a pledge from a big time defensive tackle this afternoon. Keyshon Camp, a 6-foot-4, 270 pound lineman from Florida, announced his commitment to the Trojans on Twitter." June 29

  • Nationally heralded QB Asiantii Woulard announces he's transferring to USF

    Tampa Bay Times "Two and a half years after nationally heralded prep QB Asiantii Woulard's turbulent courtship with USF ceased, he has announced his betrothal to the Bulls. Woulard announced via Twitter on Monday he is transferring from UCLA to USF, to whom he committed twice then ultimately spurned following..." June 29

  • Daniel Imatorbhebhe says he's heading to USC

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "It's not a surprise, but Daniel Imatorbhebhe said he's going to play for USC. The former Florida tight end told TrojanSports.com that he'd be a Trojan. He was a four-star tight end in the class of 2015 and didn't play in the Gators' spring game after arriving on campus early. "This is where..." June 29

  • Wyoming lands verbal commitment from UCLA transfer Jalen Ortiz

    Casper Star-Tribune "Just shy of a month after announcing his decision to transfer from UCLA, Jalen Ortiz found his fresh start in Laramie. The 5-foot-9, 180-pound junior cornerback verbally committed to Wyoming on Wednesday afternoon, the Star-Tribune first reported. He will sit out the 2015 season to satisfy NCAA..." June 29

  • UCLA Coaches Say They Don't Want Diddy Prosecuted

    TMZ "The football coaching staff at UCLA has huddled and decided the best thing for everyone is for cops to drop the case against Diddy. Sources directly connected with the team tell TMZ, the coaches are regretful the situation escalated to an arrest. They think Diddy is a jerk who they'd like to..." June 25

  • Coach ‘bullied’ Justin Combs for years before Diddy arrest

    Page Six "Justin Combs was long “bullied” by strength coach Sal Alosi before the blowup that led to the arrest of Justin’s dad, Sean “Diddy” Combs, sources familiar with the situation exclusively tell Page Six. Things had gotten so bad, Justin had recently been tossed out of practice with the UCLA..." June 25

  • DT George Lea suspended indefinitely following BB gun incident

    House of Sparky "Make that two Arizona State football players suspended for disorderly conduct off the field. According to multiple reports, ASU freshman defensive tackle George Lea has been suspended indefinitely following an incident involving a BB gun. Lea is facing multiple felony counts for reportedly used..." June 24

  • Combs Enterprises on Diddy arrest: 'He was trying to protect himself'

    CBS Sports "Sean "Diddy" Combs was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon at UCLA's athletic facilities on Monday when he got in an altercation with UCLA strength coach Sal Alosi and some football interns. Diddy was released from jail on $160,000 bond and, in a release to the Associated Press,..." June 23

  • Washington Huskies QB Cyler Miles retires due to hip injury

    Seattle Blog "Former Washington Huskies starting quarterback Cyler Miles has retired from football because of a chronic hip injury, UW head coach Chris Petersen announced on Monday. Miles was expected to compete for the Huskies starting quarterback position in his redshirt junior season after starting 12..." June 23

  • Former Duck Jamal Prater to play final year at FCS Hampton

    College Football Talk "As has been the case myriad times this offseason — and offseasons over the past several years for that matter — an FBS player has decided to conclude his playing career at a level other than the one where he started. The latest is erstwhile Oregon offensive lineman Jamal Prater, who took to..." June 23

  • Quarterback transfer Darell Garretson officially joins Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "Utah State transfer quarterback Darell Garretson has officially enrolled at Oregon State and joined the football program, the program announced Monday afternoon. Garretson, who told The Oregonian last month that he planned to transfer to OSU as a walk-on, is not eligible to play in 2015 due to..." June 23

  • Report: P. Diddy arrested after fight with UCLA football coach

    Yahoo! Sports "P. Diddy was reportedly arrested on UCLA’s campus Monday for getting into a fight with a Bruins assistant coach early Monday afternoon. Yes, you read that correctly. And yes, that P. Diddy. (He’ll always be Puff Daddy to me) Diddy’s son, Justin Combs, is a defensive back for the..." June 23

  • Texas WR Jeremy Smith commits to ASU football

    Arizona Republic "Three-star wide receiver Jeremy Smith of Missouri City, Texas, is Arizona State's latest football commitment. Smith, 6-2, 179 pounds, played quarterback among other positions as a junior at Fort Bend Marshall High School. He is rated as a three-star college receiver prospect by recruiting..." June 18

  • Oregon State WR Richard Mullaney tweets he'll transfer to Alabama

    CBS Sports "Alabama is poised to add some experienced receiving help in its bid to replace Amari Cooper. Only days after announcing he would transfer out of the Oregon State program, senior Beavers wide receiver Richard Mullaney tweeted Tuesday that he would play for the Crimson Tide this..." June 16

  • ASU linebacker Durant sentenced in assault case

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State linebacker Davon Durant was sentenced to two years supervised probation following a hearing in Maricopa County Superior Court Monday morning. Durant is also prohibited from contacting the victim, his girlfriend, until he is enrolled in a domestic-violence program, according to the..." June 16

  • Richard Mullaney, Oregon State Beavers receiver, to transfer

    Oregonian "Oregon State wide receiver Richard Mullaney has decided to transfer, the program announced Friday evening. Mullaney, a rising senior known for his top-notch hands, compiled 83 receptions for 1,160 yards and five touchdowns during his OSU career. After recording his best season in 2013 (52..." June 15

  • Lineman Reilly Gibbons cleared to play immediately

    Tampa Bay Times "USF will receive a much-needed boost on its offensive line this season after all. Stanford transfer Reilly Gibbons, a former four-star recruit out of St. Petersburg Catholic, was declared immediately eligible to play by the NCAA on Friday evening. The decision, which was first reported by..." June 15

  • Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick remains academically ineligible

    Conquest Chronicles "Tight end is the thinnest position at USC and with Cope-Fitzpatrick's status uncertain, head coach Steve Sarkisian might have to try different players at the position next year. We haven't hit the start of fall camp yet and tight end news remains the number one topic regarding USC Football...." June 09

  • Former Arizona, Texas QB Connor Brewer now transferring to Virginia

    Yahoo! Sports "It appears that quarterback Connor Brewer won’t be transferring to Northern Arizona after all. Brewer, who started his career at Texas and spent the last two seasons at Arizona, announced on his Instagram page Tuesday that he’s headed to the University of Virginia. “A new opportunity has..." June 09

  • Huskies confirm signing of junior-college QB Tony Rodriguez

    Seattle Times "Washington has confirmed the signing of junior-college quarterback Tony Rodriguez to a financial-aid agreement and UW coach Chris Petersen expects him to “add an immediate boost” to the quarterback competition this fall. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound Rodriguez was the offensive player of the year on..." June 09

  • CU Buffs football team loses player expected for key role

    Daily Camera "When spring football practices ended at Colorado back in March, coach Mike MacIntyre said walk-on quarterback Ty Gangi was leading the competition to be the Buffs' holder on field goals and extra-point attempts. MacIntyre will have to find someone else for the job now. CU confirmed Gangi..." June 08

  • Ga. Tech a possibility for transferring USC DB Lamont Simmons

    Campus Sports "The USC Trojans are expected to lose redshirt freshman cornerback Lamont Simmons to transfer. Ryan Abraham of Scout.com reported the story. Simmons will now meet with university officials to discuss a release, and Abraham reports that Georgia Tech is a likely destination. Rutgers and North..." June 08

  • Ex-USC Trojan Max Wittek named starting QB at Hawaii

    College Football Talk "The page has officially been turned for Max Wittek. The former USC quarterback has been named the starting quarterback at Hawaii for the season opener against Colorado. The Star-Advertiser in Honolulu reported the news earlier today, though it was widely expected Wittek would be tabbed the..." June 04

  • UH receiver Chance Allen will be eligible to play this fall

    Houston Chronicle "University of Houston wide receiver Chance Allen, a transfer from Oregon, has been granted a hardship waiver by the NCAA and will be eligible immediately this fall for the Cougars. Allen, an Elkins graduate, will have two years of eligibility remaining at UH after spending three seasons,..." June 04

  • QB Asiantii Woulard transferring from UCLA

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "UCLA QB Asiantii Woulard, a possible candidate to succeed Brett Hundley as the Bruins' starting quarterback, is transferring. Woulard would have been a redshirt sophomore in 2015. He was a four-star quarterback in the class of 2013 from Florida and a member of the Elite 11 quarterback class in..." June 04

  • UCLA quarterback situation clears up as Asiantii Woulard transfers

    CBS Sports "UCLA quarterback Asiantii Woulard, a former 4-star prospect coming out of Winter Park, Fla., said Wednesday that he will transfer from the Bruins and seek an opportunity elsewhere to continue his career. "After much thought, I'll be transferring from UCLA," Woulard said on his Twitter account...." June 03

  • Shurod Thompson decommits from Cal

    California Golden Blogs "Something, something about S. Thompson and a Cal recruiting decommit. Our streak is two! The decommitment of Shurod Thompson is a bit of a blow to Cal's early recruiting momentum. He committed to Cal in April and seemed really enthusiastic about it, but it apparently didn't work out. The Bears..." June 02

  • UCLA defensive back Priest Willis to transfer

    Los Angeles Times "UCLA defensive back Priest Willis will transfer, a person familiar with the situation said. Willis was a reserve for the Bruins the past two seasons. He appeared in 12 games, making one start, last season. " June 02

  • Davon Durant awaits decision from ASU board

    Arizona Republic "Linebacker Davon Durant on Friday attended a university hearing trying to save his future at Arizona State, both in the classroom and on the football field. The hearing did not produce an immediate decision. The University Hearing Board has up to three days to issue a recommendation to an ASU..." June 01

  • ASU football player pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

    Arizona Republic "The Arizona State University football signee accused of abusing his girlfriend pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor Thursday morning. Davon Durant was facing allegations of aggravated assault and disorderly conduct following his arrest in Tempe earlier this year. Durant on Thursday pleaded..." May 28

  • Erstwhile Gator TE appears ticketed for USC

    College Football Talk "It appears that Florida’s loss could soon become USC’s gain. Earlier this week it was reported that Daniel Imatorbhebhe, a member of Florida’s 2015 recruiting class, had decided to leave the Gators for an unknown destination. Imatorbhebhe’s brother also happens to be a talented football recruit..." May 28

  • Matt Hegarty, Notre Dame offensive lineman transfer, joins Oregon

    Oregonian "Matt Hegarty, an offensive lineman who announced in March he would transfer from Notre Dame after completing his degree, will join the Oregon Ducks in 2015. The program welcomed Hegarty, from Aztec, New Mexico, in a tweet Tuesday afternoon. At 6-foot-4 and 295 pounds, Hegarty was a top-100..." May 26

  • Jim Mora on Not Targeting Everett Golson: ‘I Don’t Want Mercenaries’

    Black Sports Online "Everett Golson, ended up being the biggest grad transfer of the year, landing at FSU. Golson will play immediately at FSU, one of 10 schools on a list submitted to Notre Dame’s compliance department as his potential destinations. That list also included via ESPN Alabama, South Carolina and..." May 23

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

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

  • Darell Garretson, former Utah State quarterback, to transfer to Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "Darell Garretson is transferring to Oregon State, the former Utah State quarterback told The Oregonian on Monday. Garretson, who received his release papers from the Aggies in early April, plans to arrive in Corvallis this summer. After sitting out a year under NCAA transfer rules, he will have..." May 19

  • Stanford OL Kevin Reihner Officially Joins Penn State

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

  • Former Notre Dame signee Bo Wallace joins ASU

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

  • Arizona WR Kaelin DeBoskie to transfer

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

  • USC announces TE Bryce Dixon no longer with team

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

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

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

  • Former Alabama QB expected to join Florida

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

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

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

  • Michigan makes CB Wayne Lyons' grad transfer official

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

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

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

  • Arizona State announces three captains for 2015 season

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

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

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

  • Ifo Ekpre-Olomu set to collect on $3 million insurance policy

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

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

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

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

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

  • Steve Sarkisian -- USC Football Coach's Wife Files for Divorce

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

  • UCLA receiver Devin Lucien transferring to Arizona State

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

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

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

  • Jaxon Hood making way back to Sun Devils?

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

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

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

  • Stanford’s second-leading rusher moves on to Boise State

    College Football Talk "For the second time this week, and the fourth this off season, Stanford is on the losing end of a graduate transfer. The latest beneficiary of a former Farm product is Boise State, with the Broncos announcing the addition of running back Kelsey Young. Young has a family connection to the..." April 22

  • Patrick Skov to transfer from Stanford to Georgia Tech

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

  • Sarkisian: blind walk-on Jake Olson snapping for USC 'will happen'

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

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

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

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

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

  • Steelers’ doctors clear Jaelen Strong’s wrist

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

  • Four-star quarterback Devon Modster commits to Arizona Wildcats

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

  • QB Connor Brewer transfers from Arizona to NAU

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

  • Former Cal DE Brennan Scarlett transferring to Stanford

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

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

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

  • 4-Star TE Kaden Smith Commits To Stanford

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

  • Jackson eyes both return spots in second year with USC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Armond Armstead settles lawsuit with USC over alleged Toradol abuse

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

  • UCLA's Randall Goforth gets year of eligibility back

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

  • UCLA WR Devin Lucien to transfer

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

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

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

  • Former Arizona football coach Jim LaRue dies at 89

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

  • UM lands Stanford CB Wayne Lyons as graduate transfer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • USC, Haden React to Release of McNair Documents

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

  • NCAA overstepped in USC case, unsealed documents seem to show

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

  • Report: TCU, Colorado schedule 2022, 2023 home-and-home

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

  • Keyshawn Johnson helps Arizona land a running back

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

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

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

  • Oklahoma tight end Taylor McNamara transferring to USC

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

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

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

  • Jeff Lockie has no plans to concede Oregon QB job to Vernon Adams

    CBS Sports "On an afternoon in mid-March, Jeff Lockie had just finished a final exam before sitting down for an interview as the quasi-face -- at least for now -- of Oregon quarterbacks. The exam dealt with the supply and demand of foreign currencies in relation to markets, including the gold..." March 23

  • Arizona, Texas Tech schedule a home-and-home series

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

  • Cal receiver Kenny Lawler adds size, strength

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

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

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

  • Durant accuser recants assault claim

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

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

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

  • ASU Linebacker Alleged Victim Says He Didn't Hit Me ... It Was Just a Hickey

    TMZ "The girlfriend of an Arizona State football player is adamant her man has never laid a hand on her -- instead she tells TMZ Sports her alleged "injury" was really a hickey. As we've reported ... Davon Durant was arrested for felony aggravated assault after a witness reportedly saw the star..." March 17

  • NCAA violations lead to suspension of UCLA assistant Adrian Klemm

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