Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Trey DePriest explains Braxton Miller's multiple visits to Alabama "Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller's visits to Tuscaloosa had nothing to do with potential interest in transferring to Alabama, ex-Tide linebacker Trey DePriest, an Ohio native who is close friends with Miller, said during a phone interview Thursday. Author Ray Glier posted a tweet..." April 24

  • Nick Saban says satellite camps are 'ridiculous'

    Yahoo! Sports "Add Alabama’s Nick Saban to the list of SEC coaches who aren’t pleased with Big Ten coaches working at satellite camps in the South. Michigan unveiled its “Football Summer Swarm Tour” last week that includes appearances at nine camps in seven states from June 4-12. One stop is right in Saban’s..." April 23

  • Braxton Miller reportedly has visited Alabama three times

    Larry Brown Sports "Rumors have been circulating the past 24 hours about Braxton Miller potentially transferring to Alabama, and there is additional information supporting that rumor. Over the past few days, radio host/SEC media personality Paul Finebaum has reported that there is a chance Miller transfers to..." April 23

  • Former UT lineman faces theft charge

    Knoxville News Sentinel "Campus police have obtained a felony theft warrant against former Vol defensive lineman Michael Sawyers. Sawyers, 19, was identified as a suspect in the March 13 theft of a $640 Xbox and three video games from a student in Reese Hall, according to records. Offensive lineman Coleman Thomas..." April 22

  • McElwain: Gators' cornerback J.C. Jackson will face the consequences of his arrest

    Orlando Sentinel "UF cornerback J.C. Jackson is not in school and his future with the Gators is uncertain following his Saturday arrest in connection with armed robbery, coach Jim McElwain said Tuesday. McElwain, who was in Lakeland to speak to the Polk County Gator Club, was hesitant to say whether Jackson..." April 22

  • 4-Star OL Chris Owens Commits To Alabama

    College Spun "Alabama added a four-star recruit to its 2016 class minutes ago when Arlington (Tex.) Lamar offensive guard Chris Owens announced his commitment on Twitter. " April 22

  • Nick Saban downplays talk of Braxton Miller to Alabama, but leaves door open

    Sporting News - NCAAF "While Alabama coach Nick Saban didn't comment on the rumors that Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller may transfer to Tuscaloosa, the four-time national champion coach didn't shut the door on them, either. Speaking in Huntsville, Ala., on Tuesday with the Crimson Caravan, Saban addressed..." April 22

  • Alabama chancellor considered dropping UAB football in 2008 "The University of Alabama at Birmingham, which recently dropped football, considered cutting the sport back in 2008 and moving to the Missouri Valley Conference, Atlantic 10 or forming a new league, according to an internal document obtained by The 20-page document is a revised..." April 21

  • Hogs suspend Randy Ramsey as LB gets academic house in order

    College Football Talk "For the second time in six months, Randy Ramsey has some educational issues to clear up before moving forward. Arkansas head coach Brett Bielema confirmed Monday that Ramsey has been suspended from the football program. According to Bielema, the linebacker needs to clean things up..." April 21

  • Petit larceny charge dropped against 4-star South Carolina signee

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "The petit larceny charge against South Carolina signee Shameik Blackshear was dropped Tuesday morning after the alleged victim and a witness in the case decided not to testify. Additionally, the alleged victim requested to have Blackshear’s charge dropped, prosecutor Ben Shelton said in Bluffton..." April 21

  • REPORT: Miami to apply for immediate eligibility waiver for Gerald Willis III

    State of the U "Miami wants former 5-star DT recruit Gerald Willis III to suit up this year, and will apply for an immediate eligibility waiver in an effort to make that happen. As I'm sure you know, Miami is still looking for a difference maker at the DT position. We've continued to throw numbers at the..." April 21

  • Auburn names Jeremy Johnson starting quarterback "Jeremy Johnson, the presumed favorite all spring after backing up Nick Marshall the past two seasons, has been named Auburn's starting quarterback in 2015. Few observers expected anybody other than Johnson to win the job after making two successful starts in place of Marshall over the past two..." April 20

  • LSU coach Les Miles: Defensive tackle Travonte Valentine 'currently suspended'

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU coach Les Miles said after Saturday's spring game that freshman defensive tackle Travonte Valentine is suspended and his future with the team is in doubt. Valentine, a freshman from Miami, did not practice with the team throughout the spring drills. He joined the team for practice in the..." April 19

  • UF football player J.C. Jackson arrested on armed robbery charge

    The Gainesville Sun "A University of Florida redshirt freshman football player was arrested Saturday after he was accused of being part of an armed robbery in an apartment on Gainesville’s southwest side. At 3:45 p.m. Jerald Christopher “J.C.” Jackson came to visit an apartment of an acquaintance in a complex at..." April 19

  • 4-Star QB Jarrett Guarantano Commits To Tenn in Times Square

    Black Sports Online "2016 Four-star quarterback 4-Star QB Jarrett Guarantano Commits To Tenn in Times Square committed to the Tennessee Vols on Wednesday afternoon, via Bleacher Report in Times Square. Guaranatano, a 6’4″/200 lb pro-style quarterback from Oradell, NJ (Bergen Catholic), is rated by 247Sports as the..." April 16

  • Florida’s Chris Thompson has battery charge dropped

    College Football Talk "Apparently it’s “Take Your Case to Court and Drop It Day” across the SEC East. Following an investigation into a domestic incident involving Florida’s Chris Thompson, the Gainesville Sun wrote, “the State Attorney’s Office has elected not to pursue the case, citing a lack of evidence and the..." April 15

  • Felony theft charges against Vols offensive lineman Coleman Thomas dismissed

    Knoxville News Sentinel "Felony theft charges against Tennessee offensive lineman Coleman Thomas were dismissed Wednesday morning, according to the Knox County Criminal Court Clerk’s Office. Thomas had been accused of stealing an Xbox and three video games from a fellow student’s dorm room and selling those games...." April 15

  • Tennessee announces raises for Butch Jones’ assistants

    College Football Talk "After returning to a bowl game for the first time since the 2010 season, Tennessee has announced raises for Butch Jones’ eight returning assistants. Wide receivers coach Zach Azzanni and running backs coach Robert Gillespie earned the biggest bumps – $50,000 apiece – but both still rank on the..." April 15

  • Kentucky QB Drew Barker flattened by punch in EKU dorm "Kentucky plays Eastern Kentucky in Lexington this coming Oct. 3, and usually, an SEC team hosting a nearby FCS opponent wouldn't be reason to expect any out-of-the-ordinary chippiness or frayed tempers. But after the events of this past January, the officials of that game will be on the highest..." April 15

  • Charlie Strong, Kevin Sumlin want to renew Texas-Texas A&M rivalry

    Larry Brown Sports "Charlie Strong and Kevin Sumlin both have a desire to renew the Texas-Texas A&M rivalry on the football field after taking the last three years off. The schools first played against each other in football in 1894 and competed every year from 1915-2011, but they took a break after A&M left the..." April 15

  • Gators announce playing career of Rod Johnson is over

    College Football Talk "Unfortunately for both the player and the football program, their worst fears have been confirmed. Tuesday afternoon, Florida announced that the playing career of offensive lineman Rod Johnson has come to an end. The announcement came one day after Johnson met with doctors to get a final..." April 14

  • Arkansas Sent A Recruit’s Girlfriend 15 Letters In The Mail

    College Spun "In this day and age, college football programs are often willing to do whatever they need to do to secure the services of top prospects. And every year, schools devise new methods that they believe will help convince players to play for their program over the dozens of others offering similar..." April 14

  • Florida OT Rod Johnson’s injury may be career-ending

    College Football Talk "As it turns out, the “pretty big blow” sustained by Florida’s offensive line could be much worse than originally thought. Earlier this month, it was confirmed that right tackle Rod Johnson would be out indefinitely with a stinger-type injury. There were also indications that a previous issue in..." April 13

  • Georgia State to receive $2.55 million from future games with Alabama, Auburn

    College Football Talk "Georgia State has a long way to go to compete with a number of high-profile programs, so for now cashing checks from those big time football powers is the only way to go. Georgia State has added a pair of SEC foes to the future schedules, with a nice guaranteed check attached to each. According..." April 11

  • Florida WR Chris Thompson facing simple battery charges "Florida wide receiver Chris Thompson has missed a few spring practices as the team gets ready for the Orange and Blue Debut on Saturday. On Thursday, Jim McElwain confirmed that Thompson had been "excused" from team activities until he is through dealing with a legal matter. According to the..." April 09

  • Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough proclaims his knee surgery a success

    College Football Talk "The latest in the Bo Scarbrough Chronicles saw the Alabama running back Tweeting Sunday he was set to undergo surgery on a knee he injured during a Friday scrimmage. Scarbrough went under the knife Tuesday, proclaiming the surgery to repair his torn ACL a success. (Although, if you stop and..." April 09

  • Ole Miss player: stepdad was man shot, killed by S. Carolina police

    College Football Talk "A tragic situation in South Carolina, as it turns out, apparently has a connection to the world of college football. Saturday morning, a white North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer shot and killed a 50-year-old black man following a traffic stop. A cellphone video of the shooting..." April 08

  • Keith Marshall back in action for UGA

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia running backs coach Thomas Brown said last week that he hoped tailback Keith Marshall would return to action before the end of spring practice, and he got his wish Tuesday. Sidelined since March 26 with a hamstring injury, Marshall fully participated in practice, exchanging the green..." April 08

  • Taylor pleads not guilty in domestic case

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Jonathan Taylor finally got a day in court. It wasn’t much. The former Georgia and Alabama defensive tackle simply entered a not guilty plea Tuesday at his arraignment on felony domestic violence charges. But his lawyer, Kim Stephens of Athens, is looking forward to telling Taylor’s side of the..." April 07

  • Hugh Freeze says he would vote to eliminate spring games

    Sporting News - NCAAF "For the next two Saturdays, many of the major programs in college football will wrap up practices with their annual spring games. Ole Miss will be one of those teams, but coach Hugh Freeze says he would rather have his Rebels not play in one this Saturday, according to ESPN's Mark..." April 07

  • UGA QB battle shaping up to be Bauta versus Ramsey

    Athens Banner-Herald "Georgia’s three-player battle for the starting quarterback job looks like it’s turned into a two-horse race. Brice Ramsey and Faton Bauta rotated between the first and second team offenses in the second scrimmage of the spring Saturday morning. Jacob Park, the other challenger for the spot, did..." April 06

  • QBs Jeremy Johnson, Sean White 'did OK' during Tigers' 1st scrimmage

    Oanow "Jeremy Johnson may be the heir apparent to replace Nick Marshall as Auburn’s next starting quarterback, but the big-armed junior is still rotating first-team reps with redshirt freshman Sean White this spring. The two signal-callers split the reps at quarterback with the first-team offense —..." April 06

  • Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough set to undergo knee surgery "Alabama freshman running back Bo Scarbrough will undergo knee surgery Monday morning, Scarbrough announced on Twitter Sunday night. The 6-foot-2, 240-pound Scarbrough suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament toward the end of the Tide's scrimmage Friday, according to a source. Rated by..." April 06

  • Ex-Alabama DL Dee Liner transferring to Arkansas State "Dee Liner, the former Alabama defensive lineman, will continue his career at the FBS level, announcing his intentions to transfer to Arkansas State. Liner appeared in only four games in two seasons with the Crimson Tide, recording four tackles, but apparently left on good terms. "Officially..." April 06

  • Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough suffers knee injury in practice "Alabama running back Bo Scarbrough suffered a knee injury in Friday's practice. What's not known as of now is the severity of the injury. "You've got to take MRIs and do all those things, so I don't speculate on these kind of injuries," Nick Saban said. "We'll see, and we'll let you know when..." April 04

  • Muschamp on McElwain: 'He said he could coach a dog and win'

    247Sports "Will Muschamp, Auburn’s defensive coordinator said on the way out the door at Florida that the next coach would inherit a “deep and talented roster.” And he wasn't about to change his mind Thursday night. Jim McElwain, who became the head coach when Muschamp was fired after four seasons,..." April 03

  • Saban: Dismissed DT Jonathan Taylor won't be reinstated "Alabama won't be welcoming dismissed defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor back to the football program even after his accuser recanted her story, which led to his arrest on a domestic violence charge, to the Tuscaloosa police. The woman initially told police an argument with Taylor had become..." April 03

  • Jonathan Taylor's lawyer hopes Alabama reinstates client after accuser recants "With a court date looming in Georgia, these are complicated times for Jonathan Taylor's legal matters. Set to be arraigned Tuesday in Athens, Ga., on felony charges dating back to 2014 a domestic violence arrest, the former Alabama football player's Tuscaloosa case took a turn Wednesday. Three..." April 02

  • Arkansas RB Juan Day suffers ACL injury "Redshirt freshman Juan Day had surgery Monday on a torn ACL that he suffered in the team’s last practice before spring break. Arkansas coach Bret Bielema announced the news via Twitter on Tuesday. This is Day’s second ACL tear in less than years. He tore the ACL in his opposite knee in 2013,..." April 01

  • Jonathan Taylor accuser recants story, charges to be reviewed "The female accuser in the altercation that led to former Alabama defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor being arrested on domestic violence charges Saturday has recanted her accusations, according to a release from the Tuscaloosa Police Department. Taylor, who was dismissed from Alabama's team Sunday..." April 01

  • Alabama dismisses Tyren Jones following marijuana arrest

    Saturday Down South "Alabama head coach Nick Saban didn’t wait long to cut ties with tailback Tyren Jones after his arrest for marijuana possession Tuesday morning. Saban announced just hours after the arrest that Jones had been dismissed from the team, marking the second Crimson Tide player to earn a dismissal in..." April 01

  • Torn ACL sends Auburn cornerback to surgery

    College Football Talk "Auburn’s depth in the defensive backfield took a minor hit on Tuesday. T.J. Davis, who was expected to be competing for a starting job this spring, underwent surgery on a torn ACL." April 01

  • Suspended Alabama football player Tyren Jones arrested "Suspended Alabama running back Tyren Jones was arrested Tuesday for possession of marijuana. A Tuscaloosa police report states Jones was in a car stopped on 10th Avenue with the smell of marijuana. Officers found digital scales in the Dodge Challenger belonging to Brandon Lee Hansberry, who was..." March 31

  • Nick Saban confirms serious knee injury for Alabama wide receiver Cam Sims "Alabama coach Nick Saban confirmed Monday that sophomore wide receiver Cam Sims suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament during practice Saturday, an injury that will require surgery and could sideline Sims for the entire upcoming season. "It'll be a lot of hard work for him to get back at..." March 31

  • Former Alabama teammate 'shocked' by Jonathan Taylor arrest, says violence can't be condoned "There wasn't much time for Ryan Kelly to be Jonathan Taylor's teammate. It lasted less than four months, and exactly five Alabama spring practices. Kelly, a fifth-year senior center, said some teammates were unaware of Taylor's past until it was thrust back into the headlines Saturday. But his..." March 31

  • Alabama's Nick Saban not sorry for giving Jonathan Taylor an opportunity

    The Score "Alabama head coach Nick Saban met with the media Monday for the first time since news broke on the weekend that defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor had been dismissed from the program following his second domestic violence arrest in under a year. "I'm not sorry for giving him an opportunity,"..." March 31

  • Steve Spurrier offers scholarship to Atlanta-area eighth-grader

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The University of South Carolina has offered a football scholarship to one of the top middle schoolers in the Atlanta area. The Gamecocks are the first offer for Dominick Blaylock, the son of former NBA All-Star Mookie Blaylock. The younger Blaylock is an eighth-grader at Dickerson Middle..." March 30

  • Alabama dismisses DL Jonathan Taylor after domestic violence arrest "Jonathan Taylor, the defensive lineman who was dismissed from Georgia following a domestic violence arrest only to enroll at Alabama in January amid controversy, was arrested Saturday on charges of domestic violence and criminal mischief. Alabama and Nick Saban reacted Sunday, dismissing Taylor..." March 30

  • Alabama defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor arrested on domestic violence charges "Alabama defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor was arrested Saturday night and charged with domestic violence third degree assault and domestic violence third degree criminal mischief, according to the Tuscaloosa Police Department. The incident occurred around 6 p.m. Saturday, according to the..." March 29

  • Bama's Geno Smith arrested for DUI "Alabama defensive back Geno Smith was arrested and charged with driving under the influence early Saturday morning, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office website. It marks the second such charge for Smith, a senior from Atlanta who was arrested in August 2013 and subsequently..." March 29

  • Vanderbilt QB Patton Robinette's career is over

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Vanderbilt QB Patton Robinette has ended his playing career. Robinette made the announcement to his teammates on Friday. According to the school, the decision "was influenced by a history of injuries." Robinette suffered a concussion in September, and according to his high school coach, it..." March 27

  • Tennessee OL Coleman Thomas charged with felony theft

    Knoxville News Sentinel "Tennessee offensive tackle Coleman Thomas was arrested on a felony charge of theft Wednesday for allegedly stealing an Xbox and three video games from a fellow student on campus. Tennessee athletic department spokesman Jimmy Stanton said Thursday that Thomas has been removed from all team..." March 27

  • Florida's Adam Lane is happy he pooped his pants during a game "Odds are you don't remember Florida's 28-20 win over East Carolina in the Birmingham Bowl. In fact, my simple assumption that you even watched the game could be termed as extremely optimistic on my part. If you did watch it, though, you may remember Florida running back Adam Lane rushing for..." March 25

  • Former LSU CB Rashard Robinson expects to enroll at LSU in May

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "There has been a lot of news revolving around the LSU football program over the past few months, with the questions of Rashard Robinson's future in Baton Rouge certainly garnering their fair share of attention. The ever-changing landscape for his future evolves once again with Robinson telling..." March 25

  • Former Alabama player Brent Calloway arrested "Former Alabama player Brent Calloway was arrested during the weekend and charged with felony unlawful possession of dangerous drugs and second degree possession of marijuana, according to the Florence Police Department. Dismissed from Alabama in 2013, Calloway was most recently pursuing a..." March 25

  • Gamecocks unlikely to name starting QB exiting spring

    College Football Talk "If you’re a South Carolina fan looking for a quick answer to the question of who will replace Dylan Thompson at quarterback, you’re going to be sorely disappointed. Following the fifth of the Gamecocks’ 15 spring practice sessions Tuesday, head coach Steve Spurrier was asked about the current..." March 25

  • Steve Spurrier won't share play-calling duties in 2015

    Sporting News - NCAAF "It turns out getting a Twitter account wasn't the only major change Steve Spurrier is making this offseason. On Tuesday, the South Carolina head coach said he plans to be the team's full-time offensive play-caller in 2015 after sharing the duties with his assistants last year, when the..." March 25

  • Auburn will be a major College Football Playoff player in 2015

    Fox Sports - College Football "Auburn wasn't quite able to recapture the magic from its 2013 run to the national championship, but coach Gus Malzahn's second season still resulted in an 8-5 record with two losses coming by three points. As Malzahn's team works through spring practice, it's clear this team will be in the mix..." March 24

  • Report: Arkansas played college football’s toughest schedule in 2014

    College Football Talk "Phil Steele’s 2015 college football spring prospectus is out, which provides more information than one human brain could ever hope to process. The first page offers a look at last year’s strength of schedule rankings, which are different than the NCAA’s. How are they different? Great question...." March 24

  • Report: LSU's Jalen Collins underwent foot surgery

    The Score "Jalen Collins underwent foot surgery Thursday, but will be ready for NFL mini-camps, according to's Gil Brandt. Collins is considered by many to be one of the top cornerbacks available in the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft, with some projecting the 22-year-old as a possible first-round..." March 22

  • Vanderbilt QBs ‘separated themselves’ in spring

    Tennessean "New Vanderbilt offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig said the starting quarterback will become “crystal clear” in time, but he’s not tipping his hand heading into Saturday’s Black & Gold Spring Game. Junior Patton Robinette, sophomore Johnny McCrary, sophomore Wade Freebeck and redshirt freshman..." March 20

  • NCAA's elimination of hardship waivers shocks Khari Harding's father, who is battling cancer "Khari Harding's father wants to see his son play football again. The NCAA may not allow it. The former Auburn linebacker transferred to Tulsa in January to be close to his ailing father, who is battling cancer for the second time in his life. Now it's not a certainty he will see his son play..." March 19

  • Major scrimmages on hold as Auburn conducts hard-hitting practices "Auburn is hitting more often at spring practice but Gus Malzahn is not yet ready for a full-scale scrimmage. Auburn usually scrimmages once a week during the spring but it appears early April will be the earliest the Tigers will suit up inside Jordan-Hare Stadium. The lack of 100-play..." March 18

  • Auburn among leaders for pair of mobile quarterbacks after weekend visit "Ervin "Woody" Barrett was among the top prospects who visited Auburn last weekend, and the four-star quarterback was impressed during his time on the Plains. "I got a real good vibe," Barrett told 247Sports. "The team bond, seeing how the team connected with each other. Seeing how the coaches..." March 18

  • Don't call him Drago: Auburn's Braden Smith sheds nicknames, focuses on winning job "Braden Smith had many nicknames. The Auburn offensive lineman arrived on the Plains a country boy with big muscles and a bright future. He challenged weight-lifting records (515 pounds) and tended gardens in high school as the nation's No. 1 offensive guard. His monstrous physique spilled out..." March 18

  • Alabama offers Clemson TE commit J.C. Chalk, grandson of Gene Stallings "Gene Stallings led Alabama to the 1992 national championship. Now, Alabama coaches are hoping his grandson will join the Crimson Tide and help add to its championship legacy. J.C. Chalk, a 3-star tight end recruit from Argyle, Texas, told Bleacher Report that he was offered by Alabama earlier..." March 18

  • Alabama to simplify things for QBs as Jacob Coker adds comfort, confidence in Year 2 "Quarterback competitions were rare in Nick Saban's first six seasons. The closest race may have been AJ McCarron over Phillip Sims in 2011 and the job was locked away three seasons. Now the Crimson Tide has its second in as many years with another set of circumstances. Last spring, Blake Sims..." March 18

  • Tennessee, Pitt to meet in 2021, 2022 home-and-home series "A frequent criticism of the SEC's nonconference scheduling habits is that its teams rarely venture outside the league footprint until bowl season -- and thanks to its many Southern bowl tie-ins (New Orleans, Orlando, Tampa, etc.), often not even then. But the one school that's always been exempt..." March 18

  • Kendrick Edwards removed from Razorbacks, free to transfer

    College Football Talk "The depth in Arkansas’ receiving corps has taken a bit of a hit, Bret Bielema confirmed Wednesday. According to the head coach, Kendrick Edwards has been removed from the football program for unspecified, non-talent-based reasons. It was made clear that Edwards doesn’t have any pending legal..." March 18

  • Victim’s lawyer: wrong Miss. St. player arrested

    College Football Talk "Unbelievably, a negative stretch of publicity for the Mississippi State football program has gotten worse. And decidedly more bizarre. Monday, reports surfaced that offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins was arrested on a warrant for simple assault. The good news for MSU is that the lawyer for the..." March 17

  • MSU's Elgton Jenkins arrested on simple assault warrant

    The Clarion-Ledger "Mississippi State freshman offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins was arrested last Thursday due to a warrant regarding simple assault, MSU Police told the Clarion-Ledger. Police records indicate Jenkins was booked and released on bond from Oktibbeha County jail on Thursday. MSU Police refused to..." March 16

  • CeCe Jefferson, Who Waffled On Signing With Florida, Now Has A Gators Tattoo

    College Spun "This past February, five-star defensive end recruit CeCe Jefferson put Florida fans through the wringer by waiting a number of days to sign his official Letter of Intent to play for the Gators. Well, it looks like Jefferson, who cited coaching changes as the reason for his holdout back then, is..." March 16

  • Alabama football players plan safe spring break, but 'can't go around walking in fear' "The spotlight is nothing new for Alabama football players. Neither is the wild scene on the Gulf of Mexico for spring break. And after Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott was jumped along with a few teammates in Panama City Beach, Fla., a message about safety was relayed to Crimson Tide..." March 16

  • Vols CB Emmanuel Moseley unhurt after horrific-looking car wreck

    College Football Talk "One member of the Tennessee football program, along with members of his family, have a lot to be thankful for this weekend — mainly, the fact that they’re still alive. Saturday, Emmanuel Moseley and unnamed family members were involved in what appears to be a very horrific-looking car accident...." March 16

  • Mississippi State WR De'Runnya Wilson arrested on drug charges

    USA Today "Mississippi State wide receiver De'Runnya Wilson was arrested late Friday night in Alabama the Covington County Sheriff's Office confirmed to the Jackson (Miss.) Clarion-Ledger on Saturday morning. Wilson along with four men were charged with possession of marijuana second degree and possession..." March 15

  • Will Muschamp 'somewhat pleased' with Auburn defense "Mistakes will be made, but Will Muschamp does not care at this point. He's installing a defense for the sixth time on the college level. He's done this before at Auburn and he knows what to expect, especially in the early days of spring. "A lot of trial and error through those years, and..." March 14

  • Panama City Beach Police reached out to Dak Prescott

    The Clarion-Ledger "Panama City Beach Police have contacted Dak Prescott regarding the spring break fight that left the Mississippi State quarterback and two teammates bloodied. Panama City Police Deputy Chief Chad Lindsey told the Clarion-Ledger on Thursday that Prescott has declined to press charges. "We're..." March 13

  • Texas A&M receiver arrested, suspended from all athletics activities

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M sophomore receiver Frank Iheanacho has been arrested on charges of failure to identify and providing false/fictitious information, according to the Brazos County justice website. The charges stem from a February shoplifting incident in a Bryan Wal-Mart, according to KZNE Radio in..." March 12

  • Texas A&M DL Manning takes a break from football

    College Football Talk "Sometimes you just need to step back from the world of football and figure some things out. Sometimes you have to focus on something else besides football, even for a Division 1 college football player. Everybody has a reason, and that is not always to be made public. The meaning behind it is..." March 11

  • Report: Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott, Teammate Attacked At Spring Break Concert

    College Spun "Many colleges nationwide are on spring break this week, and students are flocking to warm locales for fun in the sun. Mississippi State star quarterback Dak Prescott and some teammates are down in Panama City, Fla., where unfortunately their spring break turned violent. On Monday night, a..." March 10

  • LSU's Les Miles on NCAA violations: 'I don't know how it could have been done differently'

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU coach Les Miles said Saturday LSU was hamstrung by NCAA recruiting rules that resulted in violations and penalties handed down by the SEC last week. Speaking for the first time on the violations that resulted in a two-year ban on signing early enrollees to Financial Aid Agreements and..." March 09

  • Johnson, Williams plead innocent to UT rape charges

    Knoxville News Sentinel "Former University of Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson and current player Michael Williams pleaded innocent Monday to aggravated rape charges. The two appeared in Knox County Criminal Court for arraignment on charges they raped a 19-year-old woman in November in Johnson’s South Knoxville..." March 09

  • Ole Miss QB Chad Kelly completes community service requirements "Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly has completed his community service requirements following a December arrest. Kelly was arrested Dec. 21 after getting into a fight with bouncers outside of a night club in Buffalo, N.Y. After reaching a plea agreement in January, Kelly admitted to a charge of..." March 09

  • 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

  • UT athletics accused of influencing student discipline

    Tennessean "The University of Tennessee athletics department inappropriately pressured officials in charge of campus discipline and exerted undue influence that placed students and institutional integrity in "peril," according to a former vice chancellor. Tim Rogers, a 38-year veteran of the university,..." March 08

  • Backup UK QB Phillips ruptures Achilles

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Redshirt sophomore quarterback Reese Phillips, a backup last season to Kentucky starter Patrick Towles, ruptured his Achilles tendon during a workout Wednesday and will require surgery, UK spokesman Tony Neely confirmed." March 05

  • Gus Malzahn thinks rule proposal on linemen downfield 'takes the creativity out of the game' "Gus Malzahn has taken a public stand against proposed rule changes two offseasons in a row. First, it was the controversial 10-second rule that dominated the conversation last spring. Now, it's the rules proposal the NCAA Football Rules Committee passed in February that would reduce the..." March 05

  • Sean Patterson has been hired by Ole Miss

    The Clarion-Ledger "The brother of quarterback recruit Shea Patterson is officially an Ole Miss employee. Sean Patterson is in the Ole Miss online directory, with the title of "associate director for recruiting operations." He was added on Monday, although spokesman Kyle Campbell said Patterson started work on..." March 04

  • Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell Is Taking Part In Rebels’ Spring Practice

    College Spun "Roughly four months after gruesomely breaking his ankle against Auburn, Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell will be back on the field for the Rebels. With his team’s spring practice period set to begin, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze met with the media Tuesday afternoon. During his session..." March 03

  • 5-star Auburn commit Nate Craig-Myers enjoys Florida State recruiting visit

    SB Nation "What are Florida State's chances of flipping the five-star receiver recruit from Auburn? Nate Craig-Myers committed to the Auburn Tigers on July 21, 2014, but that hasn't stopped other schools from pursuing the five-star receiver recruit from Tampa (Fla.) Catholic. The coaches pursuing him the..." March 03

  • Auburn linebacker Anthony Swain, punter Jimmy Hutchinson leave team "Auburn linebacker Anthony Swain and punter Jimmy Hutchinson have left the football program, according to multiple reports. The news was first reported by Auburn coach Gus Malzahn refused to confirm the news when asked about Swain at Auburn's Pro Day on Tuesday. "I'm going..." March 03

  • Bret Bielema takes driving privileges from Razorback busted for DWI

    College Football Talk "Arkansas defensive lineman Tevin Beanum was recently arrested for suspicion of DWI. In response, Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema took a page out of the old parenting handbook and took Beanum’s car away from him. Bielema refrained from removing Beanum, a sophomore in 2015, from the roster but..." March 03

  • Florida’s new coach makes Georgia a bigger priority

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "After Florida signed zero football prospects out of Georgia in last year’s recruiting class, new Gators coach Jim McElwain made this state a bigger priority in only a few months on the job. And Florida had success with that strategy. Florida finished with five Georgia signees in last month’s..." March 03

  • Former Florida player Chris Johnson found dead at age 22

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Former Florida running back Chris Johnson — known as Juice to his teammates — was found dead late Friday night. He was found near Pittsburgh, where he attended Duquesne University. Johnson, 22, played two seasons at Florida before transferring to Duquesne for the past two seasons where he..." March 01

  • Alabama Signees Adonis Thomas, Damien Harris Vow To “Bring The Dynasty Back” On Twitter

    College Spun "Alabama football certainly is not down – the Crimson Tide were the No. 1 seed in this past year’s College Football Playoff before losing to Ohio State. But the program has gone two years without winning the national title, so it’s fair to say that Alabama is no longer a “dynasty” in the true sense..." March 01

  • Will Muschamp: DE Carl Lawson expected 'to partake in a good bit of spring' practice

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