Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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,..." 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 "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 The NCAA had..." March 25

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

  • ASU suspends Davon Durant after arrest on domestic-violence allegations

    Arizona Republic "Davon Durant, the highest-rated defensive prospect in Arizona State's 2015 recruiting class, has been suspended indefinitely after his arrest on allegations of domestic violence and aggravated assault. Tempe police say Durant was arrested March 7 when officers were called to the scene after..." March 16

  • Report: Cyler Miles doesn’t plan on playing for UW Huskies in 2015

    College Football Talk "Earlier today Washington confirmed that starting quarterback Cyler Miles had taken what was described as a “voluntary leave of absence” as he “is dealing with some things in his life that are more important than football.” Now, it appears that leave of absence may be permanent. Citing a..." March 14

  • Washington QB Cyler Miles takes leave of absence, to miss spring "An already bumpy off-field career for Washington quarterback Cyler Miles got a little bit bumpier Friday. The Huskies announced that Miles will take a voluntary leave of absence from the team for "personal reasons" and would miss the program's 2015 spring practice. He will remain enrolled in..." March 13

  • Cal won't block Brennan Scarlett from transferring to Stanford

    San Jose Mercury News "Cal will not stand in Brennan Scarlett's way of transferring to play his senior football season at rival Stanford, interim athletic director Michael Williams said Tuesday. "Cal athletics will support Brennan's request," Williams wrote in an email reply to questions from this newspaper. The..." March 11

  • With knee at '100 percent,' USC's Lamar Dawson a candidate for middle linebacker

    Fox Sports West "USC linebackers coach Peter Sirmon knows there are plenty of questions surrounding his linebacker corp. Who's going to replace Hayes Pullard? What's up with Lamar Dawson? And his knee? And the knee brace he's no longer wearing? The last two, Sirmon would prefer to not discuss. As far as he's..." March 10

  • Arizona's Tyrell Johnson going 'fast-fast' to become all-around receiver

    Fox Sports Arizona "Growing up, Tyrell Johnson was friends with the fastest kid in Lee County. And then he became the fastest kid in Lee County. Johnson, from Cape Coral, Fla., ran the 100 meters in 10.4 seconds in high school, eclipsing the county record of 10.45, held by Sammy Watkins, the noted speedster..." March 10

  • Brennan Scarlett leaves Cal football, grad school transfer for final year of eligibility

    California Golden Blogs "What has been worried about since the end of the season has been confirmed. Ryan Gorcey has confirmed through head coach Sonny Dykes that starting Cal defensive end Brennan Scarlett is leaving the program. Scarlett will graduate and use his final year of eligibility at another program, a la Avery..." March 10

  • Ex-Vol WR Vic Wharton headed to Cal

    Tennessean "Former Independence and Tennessee wide receiver Vic Wharton will transfer to Cal. Wharton announced his decision Saturday on Twitter. "Excited to announce that I will be attending the University of California next year! Thankful for the memories made at Tennessee. #GoBears," Wharton..." March 09

  • Unhappy ending to 2014 needs to fuel Arizona QB Anu Solomon

    Fox Sports Arizona "That last play. That danged last play. It won't be easy to forget the final failed play of the Arizona Wildcats' memorable 2014 season, the final seconds ticking off after Anu Solomon did the one thing he absolutely could not do. The redshirt freshman quarterback took a sack at the Boise State..." March 07

  • ‘Student-conduct issue’ again sidelines USC TE Bryce Dixon

    College Football Talk "Already waif thin at the tight end position, USC has seen that group take yet another, potentially significant blow. While the initial reports that Bryce Dixon had been dismissed proved incorrect, head coach Steve Sarkisian did confirm that the true sophomore was not a participant in the first..." March 04

  • Vernon Adams is a quarterback without a team — for now

    USA Today "Halfway through the workout, the receiver calls for a break. "Let me catch my breath," says Daniel Johnson, and for a few moments, he and Vernon Adams Jr. pause their organized game of catch. It is mild for this winter day on the northern edge of the Palouse, and when the sun was out..." March 03

  • Hawaii to play 3-game football series with Oregon

    Star Advertiser "The University of Hawaii has signed to play a three-game football series with Oregon, the schools have confirmed. The Rainbow Warriors will play in Eugene in 2020 and 2023 and the Ducks will come to Aloha Stadium in 2024." March 01

  • Stanford has questions on right side of offensive line

    San Jose Mercury News "There's clarity on Stanford's blind side. Kyle Murphy, the new left tackle, played the position in high school and needed just a handful of practices this week for it to "feel completely natural." But on the right side, there's relative chaos. The combination of injuries and Murphy's switch..." March 01

  • Wolf Pack adds former UCLA lineman

    The Examiner "The Nevada Wolf Pack is hoping Kevin McReynolds finally realizes his four-star potential. McReynolds, who will graduate from UCLA this spring, was added to the Wolf Pack roster this week with one year of eligibility left. The 6-foot-2, 300-pound McReynolds never saw regular playing time at UCLA..." February 26

  • UCLA hires Tom Bradley as DC

    ESPN Los Angeles "UCLA coach Jim Mora has hired longtime Penn State assistant and West Virginia defensive line coach Tom Bradley as his new defensive coordinator, according to a source close to the team. Bradley is expected to be on campus Tuesday, though no timetable for a formal announcement has been set,..." February 24

  • Oregon targeted Vernon Adams Jr. over Braxton Miller

    College Football Talk "Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman has an excellent feature on Oregon transfer Vernon Adams Jr. up, which is well worth a read. There’s some interesting stuff in there — Adams’ decision to transfer from FCS side Eastern Washington to the No. 2 team in the nation wasn’t easy, and he’s training in a strip..." February 23

  • Vernon Adams: 'Butt-hurt' EWU teammates 'taped up my locker' "Not everyone took the Vernon Adams transfer decision well. The former Eastern Washington star told earlier this week that he'd "heard" some of his FCS All-American honors had been removed from the Eagles' locker room -- where the future Oregon Ducks quarterback is no longer..." February 21

  • Colorado safety Jered Bell awaits word on sixth season

    Daily Camera "Senior safety Jered Bell was on the practice fields with his Colorado teammates Wednesday during the second day of spring drills participating in limited individual work. Bell is recovering from the second torn ACL injury of his career that caused him to miss a second complete season of..." February 19

  • Report: Tom Bradley 'close to being hired' as UCLA defensive coordinator

    Yahoo! Sports "Tom Bradley, the longtime Penn State defensive coordinator, could be headed to the west coast. According to Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman, Bradley, who spent the 2014 as an assistant at West Virginia, is “close to being hired” as the new defensive coordinator at UCLA. If the hire comes to fruition,..." February 19

  • Notre Dame announces graduate transfer of Avery Sebastian

    Inside the Irish "A few days after safety Avery Sebastian announced his intentions, Notre Dame made the commitment and graduate transfer of the former Cal safety official. Sebastian will enroll in graduate school and join the team in June. “Avery Sebastian is an experienced and versatile player,” head coach..." February 18

  • 4-star Roquan Smith commits to Georgia in post-Signing Day announcement

    SB Nation ""As you could imagine it's been tough lately, but I am relieved to say that I am officially committed to The University Of Georgia 100%," the blue chipper wrote on Instagram. Four-star outside linebacker Roquan Smith, one of the top 50 players in the country according to the 247Sports Composite..." February 14

  • Utah transfer from Gamecocks injured ‘pretty severely’ in workout

    College Football Talk "Ahmad Christian will be expected to compete for a starting job in Utah’s secondary this year, although joining that defensive backfield fray has been put off indefinitely. One day after revealing during a radio interview that a quarterback transfer was switching positions, Kyle Whittingham..." February 13

  • Evan Crower, Stanford’s 2014 backup QB, considering a transfer

    College Football Talk "As it turns out, the transfer drama at the quarterback position for Stanford may have not come to an end after all. In late December and bleeding on in to early January, there was speculation that Kevin Hogan was not especially happy at Stanford. As the rumors went, the quarterback would look..." February 13

  • Wyoming QB transfer Jason Thompson to play safety at Utah

    The Score "Utah transfer Jason Thompson will make a position change for the 2015 season. Thompson, who came over from Wyoming, will make the switch from quarterback to safety, accommodating the team's need at the position, according to Ben Anderson of 1320 KFan. " February 13

  • Avery Sebastian transfers to Notre Dame

    California Golden Blogs "Cal safety Avery Sebastian has made his decision to transfer to Notre Dame next season. Time to go get those wins against USC and Stanford! Avery has one year of eligibility left, but Cal did not offer the grad program of his choice, so it was in his best interest to find a program that did...." February 13

  • Washington’s Chris Petersen remains coy about QB position

    College Football Talk "Washington head coach Chris Petersen remains adamant that he doesn’t know who his starting quarterback will be this fall. “The best quarterback’s going to win, there’s no question about it,” Petersen said in an interview with Steve Sandmeyer, Jason Churchill and Bill Swartz on 1090 AM in..." February 13

  • Roquan Smith felt 'kind of' misled by UCLA "It's been over a week since National Signing Day, but not every recruit has been officially signed. There's still the case of Roquan Smith, who held a press conference on signing day in which he chose UCLA, but has still not signed a letter of intent for any school, nor will he be. Before he..." February 12

  • Vernon Adams, after announcing transfer to Oregon, isn't welcome at EW workouts, coach Beau Baldwin says

    Oregonian "On Sunday, Vernon Adams was still an Eastern Washington teammate. But by Monday morning, he'd become just the newest season-opening opponent for the Eagles, a distinction made clear in EWU head coach Beau Baldwin's comments during a radio appearance the same day that the All-American..." February 12

  • Report: Roquan Smith Will Announce His Commitment On Friday, Won’t Sign Letter Of Intent

    College Spun "On National Signing Day, linebacker Roquan Smith surprisingly chose UCLA over his home state school Georgia, as well as Michigan and Texas A&M. He never sent in his letter of intent, however, due to rumors that UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich was linked to a job with the Atlanta Falcons...." February 12

  • Jim Mora Says He Had A “Normal In-Home Visit” With Snoop Dogg

    College Spun "It’s well-known that one of the four-stars UCLA head coach Jim Mora signed last Wednesday was wide receiver Cordell Broadus, the son of famous rapper Snoop Dogg. Given Snoop’s famous status and penchant for toking illegal plants, it is normal to wonder what an in-home visit would be like with the..." February 10

  • WR Terrell Chatman commits as late addition to ASU recruiting class

    Fox Sports Arizona "Arizona State coach Todd Graham on signing day last week pointed out his 2015 recruiting class didn't have a receiver, but he added the Sun Devils would add one should they like the fit. Less than a week later, ASU got its wideout with the commitment of 4-star prospect Terrell Chatman from..." February 10

  • Roquan Smith won’t sign LOI with new school, per coach

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "After almost getting burned on signing day, Roquan Smith has decided against signing a national letter of intent (NLI, or commonly called LOI) when he finalizes his college decision, according to his high school coach. Smith is the 4-star linebacker from Macon County who committed to UCLA over..." February 10

  • Oregon extends coach Mark Helfrich "Oregon has signed coach Mark Helfrich to a five-year, $17.5 million contract extension through the 2019-20 season. The school announced the deal Monday. "Mark has provided tremendous leadership of our football program and the values and character that he insists upon are in line with our..." February 10

  • Defensive back Devian Shelton no longer with Trojans

    Los Angeles Times "Devian Shelton, a third-year sophomore defensive back for USC last season, is no longer part of the program, an athletic department spokesman confirmed. Shelton’s departure was first reported by Shelton, who played at Inglewood High, signed with USC in 2012. He made two..." February 09

  • With UCLA now officially losing Ulbrich, what will Roquan Smith do?

    College Football Talk "UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich is now officially former UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich. After reports surfaced last week linking Ulbrich to a job in the NFL with the Atlanta Falcons, today UCLA made the move official by announcing Ulbrich has stepped down from his position on..." February 09

  • Quarterback Vernon Adams chooses Oregon, will join Ducks rather than return to Eastern Washington

    Oregonian "Vernon Adams is trading in the Big Sky Conference for a big opportunity. And the Oregon Ducks, who still have a big hole at quarterback, are getting a most intriguing option to fill it. Eight days after Adams, Eastern Washington's prolific junior quarterback, returned from his official visit..." February 09

  • NCAA (for now) loses appeal to seal USC investigative file "Dennis Dodd NCAA (for now) loses appeal to seal USC investigative file February 6, 2015 9:59 pm ET In a biting critique of the NCAA, a California court denied the association's appeal to seal the investigative case file in the famous USC case from earlier this decade. More..." February 07

  • Mother of Stanford grad transfer Wayne Lyons has job at Michigan

    Michigan Live "Michigan has reportedly been in strong position to land Stanford graduate transfer cornerback Wayne Lyons for some time now. For apparently more reasons than just football. Lyons' mother, Gwendolyn Bush, appears in the school's directory as an athletics player development staffer. Michigan's..." February 07

  • Colorado AD not looking to extend series with Colorado State "You better enjoy those matchups between Colorado and Colorado State while you still can, because Colorado athletic director says he has no plans to renew the series once the current deal ends after 2020. Rick George told The Denver Post that it would currently be in Colorado's "best interests"..." February 05

  • LB picks UCLA on TV but doesn't sign after FOX report about coach

    Fox Sports - College Football "Lost amid the delirium of watching teenagers put on a hat, flash receiving gloves or produce their own video to tell the world where they will attend college is the key component of National Signing Day -- the signing part. And on Wednesday, that little detail could leave a lot of people in Los..." February 05

  • Long Beach Poly star, nation's No. 1 CB Iman Marshall headed to USC

    Fox Sports West "Props to Iman for his creativity. On National Signing Day, while most recruits play the hat-choosing game on TV, Long Beach Poly star Iman Marshall announced his commitment to USC via a music video produced by Bleacher Report. Marshall, the nation's No. 7 overall player, picked the Trojans..." February 05

  • Streak over: USC signs Rivals’ No. 1-ranked class

    College Football Talk "The last time anyone other than Alabama finished with Rivals’ No. 1 class, it was the Trojans of USC. The Men of Troy, then led by Lane Kiffin, ended Alabama’s then two-year streak of recruiting national championships by edging out Florida as the Tide finished a rare fifth. Alabama bounced back..." February 05

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  • Jaason Lewis signs with the Sun Devils

    House of Sparky "Lewis committed to Arizona State just hours before the UCLA game Four-star athlete commit Jaason Lewis signed with ASU Wednesday, four months after making his initial commitment to the Sun Devils. Lewis, from Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach, VA., is rated as the No. 47 designated..." February 04

  • Paul Lucas, 3-star all-purpose back, flips from Arizona State to sign with Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "Shortly after, the program announced that Paul Lucas, a three-star all-purpose back from Phoenix Mountain Pointe, had flipped his commitment from Arizona State to sign with the Beavers. OSU lists Lucas as a receiver, a position without a commitment heading into Signing Day. Rivals rates the..." February 04

  • OL Josh Wariboko-Alali Commits to UCLA over Oklahoma and Ohio State

    Bruins Nation "The Bruins add more strength, size and talent to the offensive line. Four star offensive guard Josh Wariboko-Alali, out of Oklahoma city, committed today to the Bruins adding yet another quality O-lineman to the 2015 recruiting class: Josh stands 6-3 and weighs 314 pounds. Rivals ranks Josh..." February 04

  • MLB Roquan Smith Commits to the Bruins!

    Bruins Nation "Jim Mora's excellent class continues to grow with a commitment from the top MLB in the country. BOOM! The U.C.L.A. Bruins just got a commitment from the top middle linebacker in the nation. Roquan Smith, a 4* MLB from Macon County HS in Montezuma GA announced this morning on ESPNU that he's..." February 04

  • Keith Washington flips commitment to Michigan from California

    Maize N Brew "The three-star athlete has joined the 2015 class as Michigan's 12th commitment. Another surprise for the Wolverines. Michigan has landed its second commitment of the day in the form of 2015 athlete Keith Washington (Prattville, Alabama), who has flipped his pledge to the Wolverines from..." February 04

  • 5-star Soso Jamabo commits to UCLA over Texas on National Signing Day

    SB Nation "The five-star running back announced early Wednesday morning. Soso Jamabo, the second-ranked running back nationally, according to the 247 Sports Composite, announced on ESPNU that he's headed to UCLA and not Texas in 2015. A five-star and the 32nd-ranked player nationally, Jamabo has a 0.9854..." February 04

  • Five-star TE Chris Clark picks UCLA over Michigan

    Michigan Live "While Michigan got a surprise earlier Wednesday when four-star running back Karan Higdon flipped from Iowa to Michigan, the Wolverines took a hit when Chris Clark went west. Clark, a five-star tight end from Avon, Connecticut (and a former Michigan commit), picked UCLA over Michigan during a..." February 04

  • Penn State adds pledge from Stanford lineman, expected grad transfer, Kevin Reihner

    The Patriot News "Penn State's 2015 roster got bigger Tuesday night. Literally and figuratively. The Lions picked up their second commitment of the day on the eve of National Signing Day 2015 late Tuesday, as Scranton, Pa., native and current Stanford offensive lineman Kevin Reihner announced his intentions to..." February 04

  • Oregon State Beavers officially announce Brayden Kearsley's transfer

    Oregonian "Offensive lineman Brayden Kearsley has officially transferred from BYU to Oregon State, the school announced Tuesday afternoon. Kearsley, who was a four-star prospect coming out of Aloha High School in 2013, appeared in 18 games over two seasons at BYU. " February 03

  • Five-star LB Porter Gustin chooses USC over Ohio State, Arizona State and Utah

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Urban Meyer and Ohio State had just spent all weekend trying to convince five-star linebacker Porter Gustin of Salem Hills, Utah, to become a Buckeye. Even Meyer can't always beat the Southern California sun. Gustin announced his intentions to sign with USC during a ceremony at his high..." February 03

  • Ezekiel Elliott tops, OSU QB trio among early Heisman favorites

    College Football Talk "If you thought the third-string quarterback who helped propel Ohio State to a three-win postseason run that culminated in a national championship, and who eschewed early entry into the NFL draft, would be the current Heisman front-runner, you’d be wrong. Instead, it’s his backfield mate Ezekiel..." January 30

  • E. Washington releases statement on Oregon QB transfer target

    College Football Talk "Wednesday, reports surfaced that not only was Vernon Adams a potential transfer target for Oregon, but that the star FCS quarterback was a near-lock to move on to the Ducks. A day later, EWU has addressed the Adams situation. Sort of. While not specifically mentioning his name, EWU released..." January 30

  • QB Ricky Town: 'It's going to be like Christmas' for USC signing day

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Ricky Town is already on USC’s campus. He’s lifting weights, he’s meeting with coaches, he’s taking classes. He’s a spokesman, too. Quarterbacks have a tendency of taking on that role. Like rabid Trojans fans everywhere, the USC QB is paying close attention to the wave of recruits who could..." January 29

  • Could Oregon replace Marcus Mariota with FCS star Vernon Adams?

    SB Nation "The Oregon Ducks face a huge void with the departure of Marcus Mariota to the NFL, but their replacement may be visiting Eugene this weekend, according to Duck Territory. Eastern Washington star quarterback Vernon Adams is eligible to transfer and play immediately as a graduate student, and could..." January 29

  • Oregon Ducks defensive lineman Sam Kamp to retire from football

    Oregonian "Oregon has now lost two juniors on its defensive line this offseason. One, Arik Armstead, opted to turn pro early and enter the NFL draft. The other, Sam Kamp, announced Tuesday night via social media that with his graduation upcoming in the spring, he's elected to retire from football. The..." January 28

  • Marcus Mariota's brother, Matthew, to walk-on at Oregon "While Marcus Mariota prepares for the 2015 NFL Draft, his younger brother will reportedly continue the family tradition of playing football for the Ducks. Matthew Mariota, a 6-foot-3, 230-pound defensive lineman/outside linebacker from Honolulu, Hawaii, will join Oregon's football program..." January 27

  • Utes QB Adam Schulz transferring to Houston

    Salt Lake Tribune "Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham confirmed Monday that backup quarterback Adam Schulz, who will be a senior next fall, is transferring to Houston. Schulz hails from Muskego, Wis. and walked on at the U. before earning a scholarship. He played in eight games and started three in 2013 after..." January 20

  • There's a petition for Oregon to retire Marcus Mariota's number

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Oregon football has never retired a number. Some fans want the Ducks to break the trend and have Marcus Mariota's No. 8 retired. A petition in has already surpassed its goal of 1,000 signatures after being posted last week. The petition says Mariota "has selflessly brought so much..." January 20

  • Darren Carrington Jr.'s father claims son did not smoke marijuana

    CSN Northwest "When the NCAA ruled Oregon redshirt freshman wide receiver Darren Carrington Jr. ineligible for the national championship game against Ohio State after he tested positive for marijuana use, the image that ran through the heads of many was that of a young man who blew a golden opportunity because..." January 20

  • Easing of Penn State sanctions leaves USC feeling ‘abused and upset’

    College Football Talk "One institution’s gain is, as it turns out, a dagger plunged further into another’s heart, at least on an emotional level. Friday brought word that the NCAA will return the 112 wins Penn State had stripped in the wake of the scandal involving Jerry Sandusky, the former Nittany Lions assistant..." January 19

  • Washington State hires Michigan defensive assistant Roy Manning

    SI - College Football "Michigan cornerbacks coach Roy Manning has been hired as Washington State’s outside linebackers coach according to a source. A deft and energetic recruiter, Manning, 33, is expected to help the Cougars’ current recruiting class that is ranked as highly as 28th nationally by one service. New..." January 19

  • Darryl Monroe transfers from Washington State to Akron

    Orlando Sentinel "Former Orlando Dr. Phillips and Olympia linebacker Darryl "Ray Ray" Monroe, who spent his first three football seasons at Washington State, has transferred to the University of Akron for his senior season. Monroe (6-foot-1, 235), who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology at WSU,..." January 19

  • Chance Allen transferring to Houston to take care of his mom

    Daily Emerald "Oregon sophomore wide receiver Chance Allen has been granted a full release to leave the program and will transfer, an Oregon official confirmed to Matt Prehm of 247Sports Saturday morning. According to Chance’s mom Alycia, his decision centered around coming back home to take care of her..." January 19

  • Kyle Whittingham agrees to terms on $11M contract extension through 2018

    Salt Lake Tribune "Utah Athletics announced Friday that head coach Kyle Whittingham has agreed to terms on a four-year contract that will extend him one year through 2018 and quell speculation that his days on the hill may be numbered. In the new deal, which has yet to be signed, Whittingham will earn $2.6..." January 17

  • ASU coaches visit five-star DL Rasheem Green

    Arizona Republic "Arizona State defensive coordinator Keith Patterson and defensive line coach Jackie Shipp on Thursday visited Rasheem Green, a five-star defensive lineman from Gardena (Calif.) Junipero Serra High School. "It went well," Green said in a text message to azcentral sports. He did not immediately..." January 16

  • RB Terrence Crowder transfers from CU football team

    Boulder Daily Camera "Running back Terrence Crowder has transferred from the Colorado football team. Crowder, who will be a fourth-year junior next fall, is believed to be transferring to a smaller school at the Football Championship Subdivision or Division II level where he can play right away without having to..." January 16

  • Kevin Hogan returning to Stanford for 2015 season

    The Stanford Daily "Stanford senior Kevin Hogan, who has started the last 32 games at quarterback for the Cardinal, announced on Thursday afternoon that he will return to Stanford for his fifth season. Hogan capped off his senior season by throwing for two touchdowns and 189 yards and leading Stanford to a 45-21..." January 16

  • Could former Horns QB Connor Brewer head back to Texas?

    College Football Talk "You know what they say: if you love a quarterback let him transfer to Arizona, and if he comes back he is yours forever. A four-star recruit out of Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Ariz., Connor Brewer signed with Texas as its quarterback for the 2012 class. He was then-offensive..." January 16

  • WR Nelson Spruce will return to Colorado in 2015 "With Thursday being the final day underclassmen can declare for the NFL Draft, schools can expect either good or bad news, and Colorado got some of the good kind. Wide receiver Nelson Spruce will be returning for his senior season in 2015. Spruce had always been leaning toward returning to..." January 15

  • Utah RB Devontae Booker will be back for 2015 season

    Salt Lake Tribune "In his one year on the hill, Devontae Booker finished seven yards shy of John White IV’s single-season rushing record. In 2015, he’ll get another crack at it, according to a release Wednesday from Utah Athletics. The transfer from American River College has decided to not declare for the NFL..." January 15

  • BYU offensive lineman Brayden Kearsley transferring to Oregon State

    The Deseret News "BYU offensive lineman Brayden Kearsley will soon be playing closer to his Oregon hometown. Kearsley announced via Twitter Wednesday afternoon that he plans on transferring to Oregon State. The Oregonian also confirmed the news. "Excited to be an Oregon State Beaver and for this next chapter..." January 15

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