Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Todd Gurley can't profit from his likeness, but Georgia students can

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Here's yet another reminder that pretty much anyone can make money off a student-athlete except for the student-athlete. Peyton Bennett is a senior business major at the University of Georgia. For the past few weeks, he has been printing and selling "#FREEGURL3Y" T-shirts around campus in..." October 21

  • Aggies coaches: ‘All positions are open’; apparently no staff changes at hand

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin said all the right things Tuesday afternoon in terms of trying to get the reeling Aggies program aimed back in the right direction – and he said there’s been a whole lot more talk behind closed doors along those same lines. “There isn’t anything that’s off the table..." October 21

  • Steve Spurrier would rather retire than take over at Florida

    USA Today "The Florida Gators are 3-3 and just lost their second Homecoming game in a row last weekend. This time around, Missouri put on a 42-13 beat down, and fans in The Swamp chanted “Fire Muschamp.” UF athletics director Jeremy Foley has stated several times he will evaluate things after the season..." October 21

  • Tim Tebow criticizes identity, leadership of Florida offense

    CBSSports.com "Tim Tebow does not think the Florida offense has an identity, and that a lack of leadership on that side of the ball is one reason for their current struggles. After a blowout home loss to Missouri, Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley issued a statement that indicated an evaluation for is..." October 21

  • Florida AD to continue to evaluate Muschamp

    Covers.com "Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley said Monday that he would continue to evaluate coach Will Muschamp following the Gators' embarrassing 42-13 homecoming loss to Missouri. "At the beginning of the season, we said we would evaluate the season as it plays out," Foley said in a statement. "We..." October 20

  • Statistics do not favor Florida Gators embattled coach Will Muschamp

    Miami Herald "Will Muschamp remains Florida’s football coach. For now, anyways. Florida’s fourth-year coach is all but certain to be fired after the Gators were embarrassingly routed 42-13 on homecoming to a mediocre Missouri team, losing for the 10th time in 13 games. The Tigers (5-2, 2-1 Southeastern..." October 20

  • Alabama to get starting center Ryan Kelly back after missing 2 weeks with knee injury

    Alabama.com "After missing the last two starts with a minor knee injury, Alabama's starting center should be back this week. Ryan Kelly, who dressed for Saturday's win over Texas A&M but didn't play, wasn't spotted practicing last week. But coach Nick Saban said he'll be back this week as Alabama heads to..." October 20

  • Herschel Walker: No vote for Gurley, Winston

    ESPN.com "If he had to cast his Heisman Trophy ballot today, 1982 Heisman winner Herschel Walker said he would not vote for either Todd Gurley or Jameis Winston. The former Georgia running back appeared Thursday on ESPN's "Paul Finebaum Show" and said that Florida State's Winston, who won the award last..." October 18

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    UGA confirms RB Todd Gurley is not on trip to Arkansas today with team.

  • Mullen: Hire/fire websites insult to coaches

    ESPN.com "Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen wasn't flattered to hear the news that Florida fans had started two websites to urge the school to hire Mullen to replace Will Muschamp. In fact, he considers such websites an insult to college coaches. Mullen, in an interview with "Head to Head Radio" in..." October 17

  • Bulldogs hope to get word on Gurley’s status by Friday

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "l play against Arkansas the next day. But he won’t make the trip if he remains ineligible. In relaying that information to reporters after Wednesday’s practice, coach Mark Richt caused some confusion. Initially he made it sound like the Georgia expected to receive a final decision on the star..." October 16

  • Alabama freshman RB Ronnie Clark out for season

    The Anniston Star "Alabama coach Nick Saban announced Wednesday that freshman Ronnie Clark tore his Achilles during Tuesday’s practice and will be out for the remainder of season. Clark suffered the injury in a non-contact situation and limped off the field during the media's viewing period of practice. Saban..." October 16

  • Vanderbilt dismisses running back, loses cornerback

    College Football Talk "A few weeks after being indefinitely suspended, Vanderbilt running back Brian Kimbrow has now officially been dismissed by the team. In addition, cornerback Paris Head has opted to leave the football program on much better mutual terms. Kimbrow was suspended by head coach Derek Mason on an..." October 16

  • Search of Alabama football player's room turns up 112 grams of marijuana and $4,600

    Alabama.com "A search of a University of Alabama football player's dorm room in Bryant Hall last week yielded more than 100 grams of marijuana and almost $5,000 in cash, court records filed Monday show. According to a fruits of crime forfeiture complaint filed Monday, agents of the West Alabama Narcotics..." October 14

  • Nick Saban's right to be angry about criticism over 1-point win

    USA Today "Because of the nature of the college football playoff and being a coach in the SEC, Nick Saban at this point in his career has to be used to the expectations that Alabama wins every game. But in a press conference on Monday, he called out detractors who seemed perturbed that Alabama only won..." October 14

  • Even as Todd Gurley returns to practice, status remains unchanged

    College Football Talk "The positive news is the best football player in the country is back in pads and with his teammates. The more relevant news? It likely means nothing, at least at the moment. In its media notes sent out yesterday evening, Georgia confirmed that “[t]ailback Todd Gurley… practiced on Monday.”..." October 14

  • Muschamp says Driskel and Harris will play QB for Florida vs. Mizzou

    CBSSports.com "Florida QB Treon Harris will be back on the field Saturday against Missouri, Gators coach Will Muschamp said at his Monday press conference, but that doesn't mean Jeff Driskel is about to be pushed out of the picture, either. "They both will play this week," Muschamp said. "We'll work through..." October 14

  • Florida WR Latroy Pittman released from hospital

    College Football Talk "Florida wide receiver Latroy Pittman has been released from a local hospital after being carted off late Saturday night. Pittman was injured in a scary-looking situation late in Saturday night’s game between Florida and LSU. Pittman was injured on a pass play in his direction and rolled over..." October 13

  • Florida QB Treon Harris' accuser withdraws sexual battery complaint; Harris reinstated

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "The woman accusing Florida QB Treon Harris of sexual battery withdrew her complaint on Friday. The school issued a statement confirming the complaint was withdrawn. The student who accused Treon Harris of sexual battery has withdrawn her criminal complaint. This means she is not pursuing..." October 11

  • Source: NCAA violation may end Gurley’s season

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "by Georgia running back Todd Gurley told the AJC on Friday that it’s a “significant” case of the sale of memorabilia and there is a possibility that Gurley may not be cleared to return to the field this season. Unlike the case involving Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M, the..." October 10

  • Report: Todd Gurley expected to miss 2-3 games amid investigation

    SI - College Football "Georgia running back Todd Gurley is expected to miss two to three games amid an investigation into whether he accepted money in exchange for signing memorabilia, according to a report from Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports. Georgia announced in a statement on Thursday that Gurley has been suspended..." October 10

  • New sexual assault claim surfaces in Vandy football rape case

    Tennessean "A separate sex assault investigation at Gillette Hall at Vanderbilt University surfaced in court Thursday during a hearing for four former football players indicted on rape charges. The four ex-players are charged in what police said was the rape of an unconscious 21-year-old female student in..." October 10

  • Todd Gurley knew the rules, even if they're stupid; he'll have to pay the price if he broke them

    Yahoo! Sports "Todd Gurley is indefinitely ineligible while Georgia investigates whether he signed autographs and merchandise for money, a source confirmed to Yahoo Sports. The news originally was reported by Fox Sports and other outlets. If true, Gurley has violated an NCAA rule that is outdated, offensive..." October 10

  • Todd Gurley -- Alleged Illegal Autograph Video ... Being Shopped

    TMZ.com "TMZ Sports has learned ... someone is trying to shop video and pictures which they claim shows University of Georgia running back Todd Gurley illegally signing memorabilia ... and it could have been what triggered the NCAA to suspend the college football star. Here's what we know ... the..." October 10

  • UGA Tailback Todd Gurley Suspended Indefinitely

    GeorgiaDogs.com "University of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley has been indefinitely suspended from competition by the UGA Athletic Association during an ongoing investigation into an alleged violation of NCAA rules." October 09

  • Florida QB Treon Harris’ Attorney Has Issued A Statement, Claims Client Is “Not Guilty Of A Crime”

    College Spun "Monday, news broke that Florida freshman quarterback Treon Harris had been accused of sexual assault early Sunday morning by a female on-campus following the Gators’ comeback victory over Tennessee. Thursday morning, Harris’ lawyer, Huntley Johnson, issued an official statement on the..." October 09

  • Muschamp says Jeff Driskel to start at QB vs. LSU on Saturday

    CBSSports.com "With freshman quarterback Treon Harris facing legal issues, Florida coach Will Muschamp said Wednesday that Jeff Driskel will get the start Saturday vs. LSU. "Well, Jeff [Driskel] will start the game," Muschamp said at a news conference. "Jeff was going to [start], no question. We had not made..." October 09

  • AJ McCarron backtracks on criticism of Alabama, calls out the media

    USA Today "AJ McCarron raised eyebrows when he criticized Alabama coach Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide offense in the wake of Alabama’s loss to Ole Miss last weekend, but he returned to Tuscaloosa’s Tide 99.1-FM Wednesday night to clarify his comments. McCarron said Tuesday that Alabama’s offense was too..." October 09

  • Miles tries to keep QB under hat

    The Advertiser "LSU football coach Les Miles promised on his radio show Wednesday night that one of his two quarterbacks will start Saturday at Florida. And that is about as much as he will reveal until Saturday. True freshman Brandon Harris started the 41-7 loss at Auburn last week, and struggled, completing..." October 09

  • Muschamp: ‘no change’ in Treon Harris’ status

    College Football Talk "As expected, Will Muschamp took part in the weekly SEC coaches teleconference. Just as expected, the Florida head coach had little or nothing to say about a pair of off-field incidents this week involving three of his football players. Following allegations of a sexual assault committed Sunday..." October 08

  • AJ McCarron wonders if Saban is 'putting the handcuffs on Lane'

    CBSSports.com "AJ McCarron has hardly disappeared from the Alabama spotlight since trading in his Crimson Tide uniform for a Cincinnati Bengals one, and his comments on a Tuscaloosa radio station Tuesday won't do anything to change that. In his weekly appearance on Tide 99.1 FM, McCarron had several interesting..." October 08

  • Fans have covered costs of Ole Miss' goalposts, fine

    The Clarion-Ledger "Ole Miss will not be dipping into its own pockets to pay for the various expenses related to beating Alabama. After Saturday's 23-17 win against the Tide fans tore down both goalposts and stormed the field. Replacing both goalposts cost $11,000 each, and because of the SEC's rising penalty..." October 08

  • Auburn police investigating threatening tweets against Gus Malzahn, Jordan-Hare

    Alabama.com "The Auburn Police Department is investigating threatening rants made against Auburn football coach Gus Malzahn and Jordan-Hare Stadium on Twitter, the police chief confirmed. Chief Paul Register said investigators are working to identify the owner of the Twitter account to determine if there is..." October 08

  • Alabama changes course on Daisha Simmons eligibility case

    CBSSports.com "A week of public pressure and bad press, and perhaps the threat of litigation, has forced Alabama's hand. The school on Tuesday evening sent out a letter from athletic director Bill Battle, who wrote that Alabama is open to supporting former women's basketball player Daisha Simmons' waiver..." October 07

  • UK's Tubman charged with rape, suspended

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The University of Kentucky's athletic department on Tuesday announced that defensive end Lloyd Tubman, a freshman out of Seneca High School, has been indefinitely suspended from the Wildcats' football team following charges brought by UK police. The Fayette County Detention Center's website..." October 07

  • Florida QB Mornhinweg, lineman in fight Monday night, police say

    The Gainesville Sun "University of Florida football may be in trouble again after a fight between two players Monday night outside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. UF police received a complaint that Gators quarterback Skyler Mornhinweg got into a fight with a teammate, defensive lineman Gerald Willis. Both players..." October 07

  • Mississippi governor declares Oct. 4, 2014, as “Football Celebration Saturday”

    College Football Talk "The events of Oct. 4, 2014, will live in the hearts and minds of Magnolia State residents forever. Now, governor Phil Bryant has made sure Saturday’s glorious afternoon and evening will be forever remembered in a legal sense, declaring Saturday, October 4 as “Football Celebration Day” on..." October 07

  • Georgia CB Shaq Jones Kicked Off the Team After Stealing $43 Worth of Goods from Wal-Mart

    Dog Bytes Online "The merchandise cornerback Shaq Jones was alleged to have shoplifted from an area Wal-Mart before his dismissal from the Georgia football team Sunday is valued at $43. A loss prevention associate notified Athens-Clarke County police at 2:07 p.m. Sunday that the freshman from Merritt Island,..." October 06

  • Recruit Committed To Florida After Being Catfished on Twitter

    Rocky Mount Telegram "In the world that is college football recruiting, anything can happen. It’s a multiple-million dollar industry that serves as the farm system for a sport that in some cases is followed more closely than the actual games themselves. There are scholarship offers, there are promises, and there..." October 06

  • Kenyan Drake, Denzel Devall have surgery, Alabama center Ryan Kelly out 'couple weeks'

    Alabama.com "A few injuries proved costly for Alabama in the 23-17 loss at Ole Miss. All three will continue to impact Alabama moving forward. Kenyan Drake will be lost for the season with his broken leg suffered Saturday. He had surgery already along with linebacker Denzel Devall, coach Nick Saban said..." October 06

  • Florida Quarterback Treon Harris Is Suspended, Under Investigation In “Legal Matter”

    College Spun "Earlier, we posted various tweets from members of the Florida Gators media, who raised concerns about UF Football’s cancelled press conference today. Now, according to one report, it appears that the issue may involve Florida quarterback Treon Harris. Harris, a freshman, made headlines this..." October 06

  • Mississippi State WR Jameon Lewis out with leg injury

    CBSSports.com "If Mississippi State is going to beat Texas A&M Saturday it'll have to do so without the services of its leading receiver. Multiple outlets are reporting that Jameon Lewis will not play against the Aggies due to a right leg injury. It's unclear what the injury is, or when it was suffered, but..." October 04

  • Nick Saban unsure how much injured Alabama WR DeAndrew White will play at Ole Miss

    Alabama.com "After deciding to return to Alabama over the NFL, senior receiver DeAndrew White's had a tough-luck season. The team's second-leading receiver has been injured twice and his status for Saturday's trip to Ole Miss remains uncertain. After separated his shoulder in the opener and missing the next..." October 04

  • Rapper Stalley says Kevin Sumlin, Johnny Manziel partied with Rick Ross

    CBSSports.com "Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin, a giant celebrity in the college football world, is also a music fan. So when presented with an opportunity to hang out Rick Ross in Miami, Sumlin apparently brought the party, along with former Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel. Stalley, a member of Ross' Maybach..." October 03

  • Sources: Mississippi under investigation for rules violations in multiple sports

    Yahoo! Sports "The University of Mississippi athletic program is under investigation by the NCAA for potential rules violations in multiple sports. Athletic director Ross Bjork confirmed to Yahoo Sports on Wednesday that Ole Miss “is working with the NCAA” in an ongoing investigation. Bjork said the school..." October 03

  • Charges against UK football players pending; UK releases records, surveillance video

    Lexington Herald-Leader "Four University of Kentucky football players who were caught on video surveillance and later disciplined by Coach Mark Stoops had not been charged as of Wednesday afternoon, according to the prosecutor. Fayette County Attorney Larry Roberts said his office has processed charges against all four..." October 02

  • LSU DB Dwayne Thomas likely out for the season, source says

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU defensive back Dwayne Thomas suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and is likely out for the season, a source confirmed to NOLA.com | The Times Picayune. Thomas, a redshirt sophomore from New Orleans, was injured when he tried to tackle New Mexico State quarterback Tyler Rogers in the..." October 01

  • Anthony Alford is leaving the Ole Miss program

    The Clarion-Ledger "Anthony Alford has settled on one sport. The former Mr. Football and Mr. Baseball winner has left the Ole Miss football program in order to play baseball fulltime. Alford is a member of the Toronto Blue Jays organization after the club drafted him in the third round of the 2012 MLB player..." September 30

  • UK suspends 4 players for roles in pellet gun scare

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The University of Kentucky football program suspended four freshmen, including two key contributors, for Saturday night's game against South Carolina after an incident with an airsoft pellet gun caused police to lock down campus late Sunday night. Wide receiver Dorian Baker, running back..." September 30

  • UGA RB Gurley falsely accused of assault in downtown Athens bar

    Athens Banner-Herald "University of Georgia running back Todd Gurley was falsely accused of assaulting a man early Sunday in a downtown Athens bar, Athens-Clarke County police said. The accuser, a 20-year-old UGA student, called police from his home at about 3:18 a.m. to report that he’d been punched by Gurley more..." September 30

  • Florida issued 406 drug tests to football players in 2013

    College Football Talk "The Florida Gators issued 406 drug tests in 2013 to football players and have already issued 300 drug tests to players this year. According to The Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi, the Gators are easily on pace for over 400 drug tests within the football program this year. The numbers..." September 28

  • DE Michael Barnett Flips Commitment from FSU to UGA

    Sic Em Dawgs "Four-star defensive end Michael Barnett has flipped his commitment from Florida State to Georgia. Barnett surprised everyone by flipping to the Bulldogs this morning. He then signed financial papers to attend UGA as a January enrollee at 10:30am at a ceremony at his high school. Barnett..." September 27

  • Shy Tuttle commits to Vols

    Tennessean "Shy Tuttle, considered one of the top defensive linemen in the recruiting class of 2015, committed to Tennessee today. Paul Fortenberry, a reporter for Volquest.com, tweeted a picture of Tuttle in a Vols bucket hat. Tuttle, who plays for North Davidson High in Lexington, N.C., picked the..." September 26

  • Tennessee struggling to stop the run, face Gurley

    Covers.com "The Tennessee Volunteers have had all kinds of problems stopping the run so far in the young college football season, and things won't be getting any easier Saturday. The Vols will travel to Athens, GA for a date with star runningback Todd Gurley and his Georgia Bulldogs in Week 5 action...." September 26

  • Gators AD Jeremy Foley: Will Muschamp will get entire season to prove himself

    Orlando Sentinel "Among the litany of angry fire-the-coach emails in my inbox after Alabama manhandled the Florida Gators last weekend was one from a well-heeled UF booster who threatened to cease his hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual contributions to the school unless the Gators fire Will..." September 26

  • Notre Dame, Texas A&M announce home-and-home for 2024-25

    CBSSports.com "Notre Dame and Texas A&M announced today an agreement to play a home-and-home series beginning with a meeting in College Station on Aug. 31, 2024. The Fighting Irish will host the return trip, set for Sept. 27, 2025, in South Bend. Considering both schools are in the midst of major stadium..." September 25

  • Les Miles: Brandon Harris has closed gap, but Anthony Jennings should start for LSU

    The Advocate "In an expected move, coach Les Miles announced Wednesday that Anthony Jennings should start at quarterback for LSU against New Mexico State on Saturday. But the coach left the door open for a change. “I think Anthony Jennings will take the first snap,” Miles said. “Right now it looks pretty..." September 25

  • Vandy WR Cunningham takes leave of absence

    Tennessean "Vanderbilt sophomore receiver Jordan Cunningham has taken a leave of absence from the team due to personal reasons, according to coach Derek Mason. Cunningham is still enrolled in school and plans to finish this semester, according to Vanderbilt spokesman Larry Leathers. "Jordan has taken a..." September 25

  • Mullen on Day suspension: "We disagree with the decision..."

    The Dispatch "Hours after the Southeastern Conference announced a one-game suspension for Mississippi State center Dillon Day following a pair of incidents during MSU's 34-29 win over LSU Saturday night, Bulldogs' head coach Dan Mullen wasted little time in standing behind his fifth-year senior Tuesday night...." September 24

  • SEC suspends Dillon Day for 'unsportsmanlike act'

    The Clarion-Ledger "Dillon Day is suspended for Mississippi State's next game against Texas A&M on Oct. 4 the Southeastern Conference announced on Tuesday. The league suspended the center one game after reviewing video from MSU's game against LSU last Saturday. In an release the conference said, "This action is..." September 24

  • Suspended Auburn safety Jermaine Whitehead will be not be on sideline Saturday

    Alabama.com "Auburn safety Jermaine Whitehead will miss his second game and will not be allowed on the sideline Saturday, coach Gus Malzahn confirmed Tuesday. The starting free safety did not travel with Auburn to Kansas State last week after the senior got into a verbal altercation with an assistant coach..." September 23

  • Fletcher Adams commits to Mississippi State

    The Clarion-Ledger "There was no commitment ceremony, no hat dance, nothing over the top about the way Fletcher Adams announced where he intends to play college football. The Brandon blue-chip prospect knew where he wanted to commit last Thursday, but gave himself a few more days to make sure he knew he was..." September 23

  • Vols dismiss freshman tailback Treyvon Paulk following domestic incident

    Times Free Press "Tennessee freshman tailback Treyvon Paulk has been dismissed from the program for what head coach Butch Jones termed a "personal conduct issue," and it likely stemmed from an incident over the weekend involving Paulk and his ex-girlfriend. According to the Knox County Sheriff's Office, Paulk..." September 22

  • Blake Sims says bruised shoulder 'very fine'

    Columbus Ledger-Enquirer "Maryland's thorough domination of Syracuse sucked most of the life out of the Carrier Dome during SU's 34-20 loss to the Terrapins. An injury to Maryland tight end Andrew Isaacs stole whatever was left. Isaacs dislocated his knee in the third quarter when a teammate rolled into him from..." September 22

  • Auburn safety Jermaine Whitehead out for Kansas State game

    Alabama.com "Auburn safety Jermaine Whitehead did not travel with the team Wednesday afternoon and will miss the Tigers' nationally-ranked showdown at Kansas State, a school spokesman confirmed. The senior is Auburn's most experienced defensive back and leads the team with two interceptions, and has played..." September 18

  • Speedy Noil out for SMU game, but host of Aggies should return

    Houston Chronicle "Three games into Texas A&M’s season, the Aggies’ injury report – much like other teams across the nation – is adding up. A&M coach Kevin Sumlin offered up a bit of good news for Aggies fans, however, Tuesday afternoon during his weekly news conference. Sumlin said linebacker Jordan..." September 16

  • Georgia tailback Nick Chubb undergoes surgery

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia is expected to be without Nick Chubb for Saturday’s game against Troy and possibly longer after the freshman tailback underwent surgery on Monday. Chubb had surgery on his left thumb at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens on Monday. According to Lavelle Chubb, Nick’s mother, doctors inserted..." September 16

  • Tide may get starting WR, CB back for Gator game

    College Football Talk "The key word in that headline, though, is “may,” especially as it pertains to the latter. With their SEC opener against looming five days down the road, Nick Saban used part of his allotted time during the SEC coaches teleconference to address the status of a pair of injured starters, wide..." September 15

  • Georgia at South Carolina delayed due to bad weather

    CBSSports.com "Kickoff between Georgia and South Carolina has been delayed due to bad weather. The game, which is on CBS and available live on CBSSports.com, was scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m. ET but has been delayed. " September 14

  • Freebeck expected to get quarterback start today

    Vanderbilt Commodores "Wade Freebeck is expected to get the starting assignment at quarterback today as Vanderbilt hosts Massachusetts in an early kickoff on campus. Freebeck, from Davie, Fla., would become just the fifth true freshman to start at quarterback for the Commodores and the first since 1998 when David..." September 13

  • Georgia adds nonconference opponent to '17 football schedule

    Athens Banner-Herald "Georgia has lined up another nonconference football opponent for the 2017 season. Appalachian State will get a $1 million guarantee to play in Athens, according to a memorandum of understanding signed by the schools last month obtained via an open records request. The exact date is still to be..." September 12

  • Will Muschamp calls Gator hotline under pseudonym and knocks himself

    Fox Sports "During the Gator Hotline show Thursday, a curious call came through from "Bill from Gainesville," the alter-ego of Florida Gators head football coach Will Muschamp. Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley joined the show's host Mick Hubert as a guest representative from the Florida..." September 12

  • Suspect in Vandy rape case removed from CA football team

    WSMV - Nashville "Butte College in California has removed Brandon Banks, one of the four men charged in the Vanderbilt rape case, from its football team after the Channel 4 I-Team asked questions about why he was able to play. Despite facing five counts of aggravated rape, the I-Team had just learned Banks was..." September 12

  • Spurrier: Mike Davis has indicated he might go pro

    NFL.com "South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier has already predicted that Gamecocks junior running back Mike Davis will turn pro after the season if he has a quality 2014 campaign. On Thursday, he took it a step further, saying that Davis himself has hinted that this could be his final college season." September 12

  • Hill's parents want 'Kenny Trill' mark

    ESPN.com "Is Kenny Hill the next Johnny Manziel? If he is, at least he will be prepared. On Sept. 3, just one day after their son told the media he prefers the nickname "Kenny Trill," Hill's parents, Ken Sr. and Lorrie, filed for the trademark to the phrase, with intent to use it on athletic..." September 11

  • Injured in car wreck, Travin Dural to play for LSU Sat.

    College Football Talk "As it turns out, Travin Dural will get the opportunity to add to his burgeoning offensive legend this weekend. Speaking to reporters Wednesday evening, head coach Les Miles confirmed that the wide receiver returned to practice Wednesday after missing the previous two. Dural suffered minor..." September 11

  • Report: Vandy buys out of 2018 game at UMass

    College Football Talk "As part of the SEC’s non-conference scheduling requirement for all conference members, each school’s football schedule must include at least one game against an opponent from another power conference. Vanderbilt could be working on setting something up to meet that requirement. Vanderbilt..." September 10

  • LSU's Leonard Fournette said to regret striking Heisman pose

    NFL.com "Highly touted LSU true freshman tailback Leonard Fournette was widely -- and rightly -- derided for striking the Heisman pose this past Saturday against Sam Houston State, and Tigers coach Les Miles said Fournette basically apologized to his teammates. Fournette, who received a ton of preseason..." September 10

  • Mark Stoops ‘furious… outraged’ over UK RB’s win guarantee

    College Football Talk "Earlier today, we noted that Kentucky running back Jojo Kemp went all bulletin-board material in guaranteeing a win Saturday over a Florida team that’s beat the Wildcats 27 straight times. “A couple of my [high school] teammates actually went to Florida, so I’m familiar with a lot of those..." September 10

  • LSU's Dural misses practice after car accident

    The Advertiser "Travin Dural, who is off to the best start for a wide receiver in LSU football history after two games with 291 receiving yards on six catches, suffered minor injuries in a car accident Saturday night here. Dural, a sophomore from Breaux Bridge who leads the nation with 48.5 yards per catch and..." September 10

  • 4-star offensive lineman Drew Richmond commits to SEC West school over Alabama, others

    Alabama.com "One of the country's top offensive tackles announced his commitment to Ole Miss on Tuesday morning. The 6-foot-5, 320-pound Richmond is the No. 1 prospect in the state of Tennessee on the 247Sports composite and the No. 7-ranked offensive tackle nationally. "Laremy Tunsil (offensive tackle..." September 10

  • Good things are happening for Mizzou when do-it-all senior Marcus Murphy gets touches

    Fox Sports North "Missouri senior Marcus Murphy earned his reputation as an elusive playmaker in the return game, where he's been a starter when healthy since arriving in Columbia. Now in his final season, the 5-foot-9 all-purpose back is out to prove he can also be a consistently reliable option out of the..." September 09

  • Steve Spurrier weighs in on Ray Rice situation

    Garnet and Black Attack "During his Tuesday press conference, Steve Spurrier was asked to share his thoughts on Ray Rice getting cut from the Baltimore Ravens in response to the leaked video of Rice's assault of his then-fiancee. The Head Ball Coach did not mince words regarding his zero tolerance policy for assaulting..." September 09

  • UF tight end Jake McGee out for the year

    247 Sports "Florida tight end Jake McGee was carted off the field with an injury to his lower left leg midway through the second quarter, with the Gators leading the Eastern Michigan Eagles 24-0. McGee was caught under a block when right guard Trenton Brown knocked an Eastern Michigan defender to the ground,..." September 07

  • OL Elliott Porter to miss LSU’s home opener while completing two-game suspension

    The Advocate "Senior center Elliott Porter will not play in LSU’s home opener Saturday against Sam Houston State as he completes the second of a two-game suspension handed down by the school, multiple sources told The Advocate on Thursday. Porter sat out last Saturday’s 28-24 win over Wisconsin in Houston as..." September 05

  • Florida to pay Idaho $975,000 for game that won't be played

    SB Nation "Florida announced Wednesday that it will not play its scheduled game against Idaho, which lasted all of one play before being canceled due to thunderstorms. Florida will begin its season next week at home (with three players who were suspended for the Idaho game now able to return) against Eastern..." September 04

  • Dana Holgorsen thinks very highly of Alabama WR Amari Cooper's NFL Draft prospects

    Alabama.com "Dana Holgorsen wasn't disappointed with his top cornerback's performance Saturday against Alabama star receiver Amari Cooper because he was guarding Amari Cooper. Cooper caught a career-best 12 passes for 130 yards in the Crimson Tide's 33-23 win over West Virginia. As the Mountaineers coach..." September 04

  • LSU coach Les Miles' says Ethan Pocic will start at center, hints Elliott Porter won't play

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU coach Les Miles said Wednesday Ethan Pocic will start his second consecutive game at center. Miles also hinted that Elliott Porter would not play. Porter, who started 12 of 13 games at center last year, did not play in the Tigers' 28-24 victory against Wisconsin last week. Miles did not say..." September 04

  • Florida-Idaho declared no contest, rescheduled for 2017

    CBSSports.com "Idaho will not have to make a return trip to Gainesville this year. We finally have a resolution to the Florida-Idaho game that was canceled last weekend due to storms in the area, as the game has been declared a no contest. Which basically means it never happened, nor will it happen any time..." September 03

  • Muschamp lashes out at suspension critics

    ESPN.com "A testy Will Muschamp fired back at critics of his decision to lift the suspensions of three Florida players after a Week 1 game that was suspended by a lightning storm. Muschamp showed his frustration Wednesday when asked about charges that he went easy on starting defensive tackle Darious..." September 03

  • Tennessee starting OT Jacob Gilliam tears ACL, out for year

    CBSSports.com "One of the youngest offensive lines in the FBS just got younger. Butch Jones announced Tuesday that Tennessee starting left tackle Jacob Gilliam tore his ACL in the Vols' 38-7 win over Utah State Sunday, ending his 2014 season. A fifth-year senior, Gilliam is a former walk-on who earned a..." September 02

  • Alabama starting DB Williams played on a broken foot

    Alabama.com "After playing all game Saturday, Alabama defensive back Jarrick Williams had a sore foot. After x-rays, coach Nick Saban said the senior from Mobile had a broken bone. He'll miss the next four weeks to recover. Williams made three tackles in the 33-23 win over West Virginia. He was the..." September 02

  • Florida reinstates three players suspended for Idaho game

    CBSSports.com "It turns out that severe weather doesn't only lead to the cancellation of football games, but the cancellation of suspensions as well. On Saturday it was announced that Florida had suspended receiver Demarcus Robinson and defensive linemen Jay-nard Bostwick and Darious Cummings for its season..." September 01

  • Arkansas coaches stuck on elevator at halftime had 'no bearing on outcome' against Auburn

    Alabama.com "Arkansas's offense stalled in the second half after its coaches got stuck in an elevator inside Jordan-Hare Stadium. Arkansas offensive coordinator Jim Chaney, however, doesn't believe the snafu at halftime led to the 45-21 loss to No. 6 Auburn on Saturday. "It wasn't that big a deal when we..." September 01

  • Alabama receiver DeAndrew White leaves West Virginia game with injury

    Alabama.com "Alabama senior wide receiver DeAndrew White has battled knee and toe injuries during his career, but his game against West Virginia came to an end with a shoulder injury. On Alabama's first possession of the second half, quarterback Blake Sims lofted a pass that White caught for a 19-yard gain,..." September 01

  • South Carolina's Mike Davis 'sort of doubtful' for East Carolina

    CBSSports.com "Steve Spurrier continues to be an innovator, as the Ol' Ball Coach has invented a new term for all those injury reports out there. Spurrier said that South Carolina running back Mike Davis was "sort of doubtful" for the Gamecocks next game against East Carolina. I'm guessing that "sort of..." August 31