Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nick Marshall's fine has been paid, Auburn quarterback's case closed in marijuana citation

    Alabama.com "Nick Marshall's fine for marijuana possession has been paid and the case is now closed, according to Lonnie Holder, the police chief in Reynolds, Georgia. The Auburn quarterback's mother, Shalena Cliett, paid the fine, which was approximately $1,000 for possessing less than one ounce of..." July 24

  • 2016 recruit from Florida accused in UGA burglary - 'denies the charge'

    Athens Banner-Herald "An arrest warrant has been issued for an elite wide receiver prospect out of Florida who attended Georgia’s Dawg Night camp last week. Darnell Salomon is accused of felony burglary after two female athletes reported items missing from a dorm room. After an investigation by University of Georgia..." July 24

  • January the ETA for ex-Vols QB in Charlotte

    College Football Talk "Earlier this month it was reported that erstwhile Tennessee quarterback Riley Ferguson would be transferring to Charlotte. While that still appears to be the case, it won’t happen for a little bit further down the road. Josh Ward of Knoxville radio station WNML tweeted earlier this evening..." July 24

  • LSU freshman DT Trey Lealaimatafao released from hospital

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU freshman defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao was released from a local hospital Wednesday, two days after severely injuring his left arm from punching a glass window. LSU sports information director Michael Bonnette confirmed that the 6-feet, 300-pounder from San Antonio, Texas, was..." July 24

  • Aggravated assault arrest leads to Georgia dismissing DT Taylor

    College Football Talk "Following an arrest for aggravated assault earlier this week, Georgia has dismissed defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor. As reported yesterday, Taylor was arrested for the second time this offseason, this time being charged for aggravated assault on a female. According to The Telegraph, Taylor was..." July 23

  • Nick Saban says national title expectations 'unrealistic' for first-year Alabama quarterbacks

    Alabama.com "The first official practice is still more than a week off, but the big-picture questions are rolling in. Most, in Alabama's case, circle back to the vacant quarterback job. It's been asked in just about every way without getting much of an answer from Nick Saban. The coach appeared on the..." July 23

  • Gator TE Colin Thompson reportedly transferring to Temple

    Philly.com "FORMER ARCHBISHOP Wood tight end Colin Thompson is transferring to Temple after two injury-plagued seasons at Florida, sources familiar with the situation confirmed. Rated as one of the top players at his position in the recruiting class of 2012, he never caught a pass for the Gators. He played..." July 23

  • Alabama fan explains hysterical meaning of his vanity plate

    Fox Sports "To some, vanity license plates may seem narcissistic or self-indulgent. There's a message, and a bumper sticker just couldn't get the job done. But sometimes there's a reason to have one. That brings us to a Vine courtesy of "Bananas Foster" on Twitter, in which a proud Crimson Tide fan..." July 22

  • NCAA approves waiver, allows Alabama scholarship for former prized recruit Elisha Shaw

    Alabama.com "Getting to Alabama was the goal for Elisha Shaw. Injuries ended his football career, but the former top recruit will end up in Tuscaloosa anyway. The NCAA on Monday approved a waiver to give him a non-football scholarship. Alabama confirmed the news Shaw posted on his Twitter account earlier in..." July 22

  • Former LSU kicker James Hairston transfers to Rice

    The Advocate "Former LSU kickoff specialist James Hairston has transferred to Rice, the school announced with a statement Monday. Hairston, a rising senior, was the primary handler of LSU’s kickoffs over the previous three seasons. " July 22

  • UGA DL Taylor arrested for aggravated assault

    Athens Banner-Herald "Georgia defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested early Tuesday on a charge of felony aggravated assault. It’s his second arrest this offseason, putting his status on the Bulldogs’ football team in jeopardy. Police determined that Taylor was the "primary aggressor" in a domestic..." July 22

  • LSU freshman suffers serious injury after punch through window, school confirms

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU freshman defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao suffered a serious arm injury when he punched a glass window in the team weight room, LSU sports information director Michael Bonnette confirmed to NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Monday (July 21). Sources who were present said Lealaimatafao, a..." July 22

  • Bar owner: Alabama fan sucker-punched Titans QB

    USA Today "Tennessee Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger was the victim of a sucker punch during an incident over the weekend at a popular Nashville nightspot, according to its owner. Steve Ford, owner of Losers Most Wanted Bar & Grill, said Mettenberger did nothing to provoke another bar patron,..." July 22

  • One arrested A&M player leaves Aggies, another suspended

    College Football Talk "A pair of off-field incident have cost Texas A&M one defensive player permanently and another temporarily. A&M announced Monday that defensive lineman Gavin Stansbury has decided to leave the Aggies football program. Back in mid-April, Stansbury was one of three Aggies arrested on outstanding..." July 22

  • LSU lands commitment from mammoth Mississippi offensive tackle Matt Womack

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Mississippi offensive tackle Matt Womack decided to put an end to his recruitment by selecting LSU over offers from Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Louisville. The 6-foot-7, 320-pound prospect visited LSU this weekend and the level of comfort he developed with the program led to him ending the..." July 21

  • Texas A&M defensive back Victor Davis arrested for shoplifting at Kohl's

    Dallas Morning News "Texas A&M defensive back Victor Davis was arrested at some point in the last two weeks for allegedly shoplifting at Kohl's in Rosenberg, Texas. The redshirt freshman's mug shot, along with five other alleged shoplifters, was posted on Twitter and Facebook by the Rosenberg Police Department..." July 21

  • Pair of 5-star recruits commit to Georgia

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Two of the nation’s top high school juniors committed to UGA on Saturday. Ben Cleveland, a 5-star offensive tackle from Stephens County High School, and Jacob Eason, a 5-star quarterback from Lake Stevens, Wash., both pledged to UGA after competing together in the Dawg Night prospect camp on..." July 21

  • South Carolina CB Ahmad Christian to join Utes this fall, sit out one year

    Salt Lake Tribune "Former South Carolina cornerback Ahmad Christian will transfer to Utah this fall and be eligible to play in 2015, he told The Tribune by phone Wednesday night. As a redshirt sophomore last season, Christian was credited with 18 tackles, two pass break-ups and one forced fumble. He played in..." July 21

  • Hoover WR Justin Johnson commits to Mississippi State

    Alabama.com "Justin Johnson eagerly waited for this day. The Hoover wide receiver wanted to make a commitment earlier in the summer, but was advised by his preferred school to wait until today. With the go-ahead given, the 6-foot-4 wide receiver verbally committed to Mississippi State over Kentucky and..." July 20

  • Mississippi State lands verbal commitment from Missouri running back Alec Murphy

    Gulflive "Mississippi State reportedly landed its second 2015 football verbal commitment of the day late Friday. Three-star Missouri high school running back Alec Murphy has committed to the Bulldogs, according to reports by 247 Sports, Rivals.com and Scout.com. Murphy (6-foot-1, 222 pounds) joins Hoover..." July 20

  • Ryan Johnson commits to Tennessee

    Rocky Top Talk "Offensive tackle Ryan Johnson has made his decision on where he wants to play his college football two years from now. Tennessee head coach Butch Jones and his coaching staff have nabbed another recruit in the class of 2016. '16 offensive tackle Ryan Johnson made his decision on Nashville's..." July 20

  • Florida commit Deontai Williams flips to Georgia

    Alligator Army "Usually, on the recruiting trail, it's Florida doing the flipping. On Saturday, Georgia played the Gators' game, as former Florida commitment Deontai Williams flipped to the Dawgs, according to 247Sports reporter Rusty Mansell ($). Williams, who attends Trinity Christian School in Jacksonville..." July 20

  • Ex-LSU quarterback Rob Bolden transfers to Eastern Michigan

    The Advocate "Former LSU quarterback Rob Bolden has a new home: Eastern Michigan. Bolden, a Michigan native who spent his first two college seasons at Penn State before joining the Tigers, transferred to Eastern Michigan, the school announced Friday. Bolden came to LSU in 2012 and played that position for..." July 19

  • Baylor flips highly rated Texas A&M OL commit

    College Football Talk "Baylor got one over on in-state recruiting power Texas A&M. Within days of Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin explaining how Texas A&M’s recruiting efforts have been so successful since joining the SEC, the Aggies lost one of the nation’s top offensive linemen in the Class of 2015 to..." July 19

  • Pinson Valley RB Nick Gibson commits to Mississippi State over Alabama

    Alabama.com "Nick Gibson kept the Alabama recruiting momentum going for Mississippi State on Friday. The Pinson Valley running back committed to MSU over Alabama on Friday while on the school's Starkville campus for its Big Dawg camp. Gibson became the second Alabama recruit of the day to commit to the..." July 18

  • Jamal Peters commits to Mississippi State

    The Clarion-Ledger "Jamal Peters put the exclamation mark on what is turning into a memorable day for Mississippi State. Peters, the state's top prospect, announced on Twitter that he has committed to the Bulldogs. The Bassfield safety is the sixth player to pledge to MSU's 2015 class at Big Dawg Day in..." July 18

  • Wetumpka 4-star Brandon Kennedy picks Alabama

    Montgomery Advertiser "Wetumpka's four-star offensive lineman Brandon Kennedy added to an already strong 2015 recruiting class when he announced he would play his college football for the Alabama Crimson Tide on Friday. The 6-2, 295-puond No. 1 ranked center by Rivals chose the Tide over Auburn, Ole Miss and Clemson,..." July 18

  • Ole Miss QB: 'A lot of guys go to bed hungry at night'

    SI - College Football "The NCAA passed a rule in April allowing for unlimited meals for athletes. The decision came after - but was apparently unconnected to - Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier saying he often went to bed hungry. Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace expressed similar sentiments recently, saying the..." July 18

  • Denzel Nkemdiche back with Ole Miss

    ESPN.com "Ole Miss redshirt junior linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche has returned to the Rebels' football team following his spring suspension, coach Hugh Freeze said on the final day of SEC media days Thursday. Freeze said that Nkemdiche, who has 117 career tackles in two seasons, will be allowed to fully go..." July 18

  • Alabama QB to transfer to WKU

    Bowling Green Daily News "Quarterback Parker McLeod is transferring from Alabama to Western Kentucky and plans to join the team at the start of fall camp, the Daily News confirmed Thursday. McLeod is a 6-foot-3-inch, 195-pounder who graduated from Walton (Ga.) High in 2012 and enrolled early at Alabama in 2013. He did..." July 18

  • Vanderbilt retires No. 1 jersey to support young fan fighting for his life

    Yahoo! Sports "Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason has only been on campus a few months, but he’s already making all the right decisions. On Wednesday, one of those decisions included retiring the No. 1 jersey for the season, so it could be entrusted to the Commodores No. 1 fan, Michael Sloan. Michael, a..." July 18

  • Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk had viral infection

    ESPN.com "Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk will enter fall camp a little lighter than expected. The redshirt sophomore, who is listed on Missouri's official website at 200 pounds, said he lost "8 or 9 pounds" about a week ago and had to undergo treatment with the team's trainers. Coach Gary Pinkel said..." July 18

  • Alabama's Kenyan Drake, Jarran Reed suspended, but not off team after recent arrests

    Alabama.com "Alabama running back Kenyan Drake and defensive end Jarran Reed are "suspended but not kicked off the team" in light of their recent arrests, coach Nick Saban said Thursday at SEC Media Days. "They're suspended from activity," Saban said. "When they prove that I think or we think that they're..." July 17

  • Alabama fan says he sabotaged Kyle Field

    CBSSports.com "Just in case you'd forgotten that things are just kind of different in the SEC, this story should serve as a nice reminder. Earlier this week I wrote a post about a construction worker that was fired after he hung an Alabama flag while working on the renovations at Texas A&M's Kyle Field. Well,..." July 17

  • Book: Texas mulled $100M offer for Saban

    ESPN.com "Texas was prepared to offer Alabama coach Nick Saban a contract worth $100 million to coach the Longhorns, Paul Finebaum of the SEC Network writes in his new book. In Finebaum's book with Gene Wojciechowski, "My Conference Can Beat Your Conference," Finebaum writes: "Texas was dead serious..." July 17

  • SEC defines QB 'strike zone' for defenders

    ESPN.com "In a move to further protect players from dangerous hits, the SEC has defined a "strike zone" from below the neck to above the knees in which an unabated defender may attempt to tackle an "offensive player in a passing posture." "This is a player safety issue," said Steve Shaw, the SEC's..." July 17

  • Alabama, USC to meet in 2016 Cowboys Classic

    CBSSports.com "Alabama and USC will kick off the 2016 season against each other the Cowboys Classic. Unless the two teams meet in a bowl or the College Football Playoff, it will be the first time the Tide and Trojans have played since 1978. The Sept. 3, 2016 meeting continues the recent trend of noteworthy..." July 17

  • UF's Vernon Hargreaves III calls Jeff Driskel 'the best quarterback in college football'

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "UF's All-SEC cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III faced some of the nation's top quarterbacks as a freshman in 2013. Hargreaves wonders if the best of them all might have been on the Gators' sideline as their season unraveled. With Jeff Driskel out for the final nine games after suffering a..." July 16

  • Alabama's 2016 recruiting class rockets up the rankings after picking up 3 commitments

    Alabama.com "In three days, Alabama has picked up three commitments for the class of 2016, and all three are highly regarded prospects. The trio have yet to suit up for a game in their junior seasons of high school, but two of the three say they're solid to Alabama even with the possibility of taking other..." July 16

  • Auburn tells NCAA leaked bio of future Alabama signee Rashaan Evans was a 'hack' by media

    Alabama.com "Auburn determined its premature publishing of Rashaan Evans' biography on its website was an NCAA violation, according to documents released to AL.com and other media outlets. Auburn released documents from the 2013-14 academic year containing 21 secondary violations with heavily-redacted..." July 16

  • Former Penn State and LSU QB Rob Bolden transferring to Eastern Michigan

    Give Me Sport "Former Penn State and LSU player Rob Bolden has announced he will transfer once again, this time he leaves the Beaux Bengals for the Eagles of Eastern Michigan to play under new head coach Chris Creighton. Bolden played QB at Penn State and switched to WR while with LSU. Bolden is originally..." July 16

  • Kevin Sumlin stifles all Johnny Manziel questions in Hoover

    Fox Sports "The first question Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin was asked at the podium at the SEC Media Days was about if he missed coaching Johnny Manziel and something to do with the young quarterback who will replace him. In a roundabout answer, Sumlin eventually said, regarding the Manziel part, "[that's]..." July 15

  • Spurrier salutes Saban as 'greatest recruiter'

    ESPN.com "Steve Spurrier has taken a few jabs at Alabama and its head coach this offseason, but when he came to SEC media days Tuesday morning he was full of compliments, calling Nick Saban a recruiter for the ages. "They've done extremely well, there's no question about that," South Carolina's coach..." July 15

  • Pair of Auburn players granted medical waiver, extra year

    College Football Talk "The news wasn’t all bad for Auburn at SEC Media Days. After discussing his starting quarterback situation while also confirming the worst when it comes to one of his top returning defensive linemen, Gus Malzahn revealed that two Tigers — wide receiver Jaylon Denson and linebacker Justin Garrett..." July 15

  • Kentucky LB Miles Simpson's career over

    Louisville Courier-Journal "As SEC Media Days get underway today, some roster news for Kentucky – one piece of it pretty bad for the Wildcats. When the first official post-spring depth chart was unveiled in UK's 2014 media guide, senior linebacker Miles Simpson wasn't on it. A school spokesman confirmed Simpson is giving up..." July 15

  • Florida CB Jalen Tabor cited for marijuana possession in May, had prosecution deferred

    Alligator Army "Florida freshman cornerback Jalen Tabor was cited for marijuana possession on May 27, 247Sports' Thomas Goldkamp reports. Goldkamp also notes that Tabor reached a deferred prosecution agreement on June 3. The Gainesville Police Department report on Tabor's citation notes that he was arrested..." July 15

  • Florida coach Will Muschamp is on fire and it's not because he's winning

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Thanks to truckloads of TV money annually being dumped on major conferences, college football is increasingly a ridiculously fickle business, especially in the SEC. If you're hired as a head football coach in this league, you normally sign a five-year deal. Translated: Improvement is..." July 15

  • Report: Vols QB likely moving on to Charlotte

    College Football Talk "A month and a half after Butch Jones acknowledged he did “not anticipate that he will be a member of our football family moving forward,” Riley Ferguson appears to have been adopted by a new football family. While nothing is official at this point, Jeremy Fowler of CBSSports.com tweeted Monday..." July 15

  • LSU wide receiver, former QB Rob Bolden planning to transfer

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU senior wide receiver Rob Bolden will transfer to another school prior to the 2014 season, a source close to LSU told NOLA.com | The Times Picayune Monday. Bolden transferred to LSU as a quarterback from Penn State two years ago. Bolden, a 6-foot-4, 208-pounder from Detroit, was moved from..." July 14

  • Gus Malzahn: Nick Marshall punishment undetermined

    Tennessean "Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall will face discipline following last week's citation for possession of marijuana, but Tigers coach Gus Malzahn has yet to determine what that punishment may be. Marshall was supposed to be one of the three Auburn players to attend SEC Media Days on Monday, but..." July 14

  • Auburn DE Carl Lawson to miss most of 2014 season after ACL surgery

    SI - College Football "Auburn's defensive line will be without Carl Lawson for most or all of the 2014 season, Tigers coach Gus Malzahn announced at SEC Media Days on Monday. Lawson is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL. AL.com's Brandon Marcello reported last month that missing the entire 2014 season was..." July 14

  • ‘Teary-eyed’ Nick Marshall ‘very regretful’ during pot citation

    College Football Talk "As expected, some additional details are emerging as it pertains to the recent legal incident involving starting Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall. Late this past week, Marshall was cited for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana as well as window tint following a traffic stop. Tigers..." July 13

  • Jarran Reed charged with DUI

    ESPN College Football Nation Blog "For the second time this month an Alabama football player was arrested and taken into custody by Tuscaloosa police. This time it was defensive lineman Jarran Reed, who was arrested and charged with a DUI on Sunday, according to the Tuscaloosa County Jail's website. Reed, a former JC100 prospect..." July 13

  • Four-star LB Jerome Baker commits to Florida over Ohio State

    SI - College Football "Urban Meyer and Ohio State were unable to keep one of the top recruits in Ohio home. Four-star linebacker and class of 2015 recruit Jerome Baker spurned the Buckeyes and verbally committed to the Florida Gators on Friday morning on a Bleacher Report video. Baker is a consensus four-star recruit..." July 13

  • Shoulder injury will keep four-star UK signee from playing in 2014

    College Football Talk "Expected to, possibly, contribute right away in Kentucky’s secondary, Mike Edwards will instead be sidelined as he continues dealing with a cranky shoulder. In a tweet posted to his Twitter account, Edwards wrote “I just want to say I am getting surgery on my shoulder this upcoming month and..." July 12

  • 5-Star DT Kahlil McKenzie Commits to Vols, 'All-SEC-Type Player'

    Bleacher Report "Kahlil McKenzie is a monster 5-star defensive tackle in the 2015 class. He is the No. 7 defensive tackle in the country, according to 247Sports composite. McKenzie has just committed to the Tennessee Volunteers out at The Opening. His size and strength are off the charts, which will allow him..." July 12

  • Gus Malzahn ‘very disappointed’ in Nick Marshall’s pot citation

    College Football Talk "Friday evening, it was reported that Auburn starting quarterback Nick Marshall ran into a little bit of a legal issue earlier in the day. Specifically, Marshall was cited — not arrested, mind you — for possession of marijuana and tinted windows following a traffic stop. A couple of hours..." July 12

  • Report: Auburn's Nick Marshall cited for possession of marijuana

    CBSSports.com "Well I guess we know what questions Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall will be answering at SEC Media Days, if he's still going that is. According to a report from WSFA.com, Marshall was cited for "possession of marijuana less than one ounce" on Friday. The report states that Marshall was pulled..." July 12

  • Vandy officially adds two Stanford transfers, including OC’s son

    College Football Talk "In January, Vanderbilt announced that Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason had been hired as the Commodores’ new head coach. In mid-June, it was reported that Mason had added a former Cardinal to his new roster. A month later, the pipeline from The Farm has officially produced not one but..." July 11

  • LSU gets re-commitment from East St. John's Xavier Lewis

    Shreveport Times "For the second time, East St. John's Xavier Lewis has given LSU an oral commitment to sign a football scholarship with the Tigers. Lewis, a 5-foot-10, 180-pound cornerback, announced his decision on ESPNU on Tuesday night. "My decision was based on coaches' trust, the stadium, the crowd,..." July 09

  • Florida cornerback Damon Arnette commits to South Carolina

    The Post and Courier "Defensive back Damon Arnette of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., who was on the verge of committing to South Carolina following a visit last month, followed through on those plans Tuesday night when he announced his commitment on Twitter. Arnette is the 21st commitment for USC's 2015 class and the fifth..." July 09

  • Oakland linebacker Josh Smith commits to Vanderbilt

    Tennessean "The Smith brothers will play together again. Oakland senior Josh Smith on Tuesday night committed to Vanderbilt, where he will join his older brother, Emmanuel, who will be a freshman safety for the Commodores in the fall. The younger Smith made his announcement on ESPNU during "The..." July 09

  • Tennessee freshman DT injured in car accident

    College Football Talk "One member of Tennessee’s Class of 2014 was injured in a car accident Sunday. Fortunately, it seems the damage done by the vehicle accident appears to be nothing much more than broken bones. According to Chattanooga Times Free Press, defensive tackle Charles Mosley was injured in the accident..." July 07

  • South Carolina player organizes free football clinic for kids

    College Football Talk "We happen to share plenty of the negative stories surrounding college football players in the offseason, so it is refreshing to be able to share a positive story. Kaiwan Lewis, a starting linebacker at South Carolina, took it upon himself to organize a free football clinic for the Pleasantville..." July 07

  • Report: Alabama RB Kenyan Drake charged with entering crime scene

    Tuscaloosa News "University of Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was arrested early Saturday after ignoring police orders to stay away from a crime scene, according to Tuscaloosa Police. Drake was at the downtown Temerson Square area around 1 a.m. Saturday when a Tuscaloosa Police officer shot at a man they..." July 06

  • OL Brandon Hill tweets he’s leaving ‘Bama

    College Football Talk "On the day before the Fourth of July, one member of the Alabama Crimson Tide declared his independence from Nick Saban‘s squad. In a couple of tweets posted to his Twitter account, Brandon Hill revealed that he has been granted a release from his UA scholarship. There was no word on to where..." July 05

  • Razorbacks ‘part ways’ with WR D’Arthur Cowan

    College Football Talk "Pruning season across the college football landscape continues this holiday, with word that Arkansas is latest to shear a player from its roster. During a radio interview Thursday night, head coach Bret Bielema revealed that wide receiver D’Arthur Cowan is no longer a part of his football team...." July 05

  • Northside football star Chance Hall picks Tennessee

    The Roanoke Times "As he wrapped up preparations for the press conference where he would announce his college choice, Northside football standout Chance Hall dispatched his mother in search of hats for Tennessee and Vanderbilt. Donna Hall drove all the way to Gatlinburg, Tenn., on Wednesday before she could find..." July 03

  • Former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham joins Oklahoma

    Kansas City Star "Former Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham will enroll at Oklahoma, Sooners football coach Bob Stoops announced on Thursday. Green-Beckham, who was dismissed from Missouri after a series of off-field troubles after two seasons, will sit out this season and become eligible to play for..." July 03

  • Two Texas A&M players suspended from team after bar, parking lot brawl

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Two starters from the Texas A&M defense have been suspended from team activities after being charged with misdemeanors related to an April fight. Cornerback Deshazor Everett and safety Floyd Raven turned themselves in to authorities over the weekend and face charges for assault causing bodily..." July 02

  • Texas A&M QB competition a two horse race

    College Football Talk "Who will be the successor to Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M? This is one of the biggest questions surrounding the Aggies entering year three as a member of the SEC. So who will it be? It looks like a two-man competition, which was evident once Matt Joeckel decided to transfer (to TCU) in May. Kyle..." July 02

  • Aggie OL Ishmael Wilson transferring to Baylor

    Waco Trib "With his mother suffering in Dallas with kidney failure, Ishmael Wilson wanted to get closer to home. The redshirt freshman offensive tackle is transferring from Texas A&M to Baylor, and plans to arrive on campus next week in time for the second summer session. “College Station is just too..." July 02

  • Ex-Alabama football star gets help to pay $10,000 in student loans

    CBSSports.com "Former Alabama football star Tyrone Prothro, who testified at the Ed O'Bannon trial that he owes $10,000 in student loans, has help from an environmental cleanup company in Birmingham, Ala., to relieve the debt he says he accumulated in college. Shannon Riley, CEO of One Stop Environmental,..." July 02

  • 2014 Florida calendar features Aaron Hernandez

    Pro Football Talk "The Lions finally have someone they can laugh at regarding calendar blunders. Anyone who purchased the 2014 University of Florida calendar and flipped the page to July today saw an oversized image of former Gators tight end Aaron Hernandez. Via the Associated Press, school officials claim..." July 01

  • Police suspect alcohol and not wearing seatbelt contributied to Lutzenkirchen’s death

    College Football Talk "Police in Georgia investigating a fatal car accident taking the life of former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen suspect alcohol was tied to the accident. According to information obtained by AL.com Monday, police believe alcohol was consumed by all four people in the car that spun out of..." July 01

  • Auburn CB Jonathon Mincy charged with marijuana possession

    CBSSports.com "Auburn senior cornerback Jonathon Mincy was arrested Friday and charged with second-degree marijuana possession, as first reported by the Dothan Eagle. Mincy was a backseat passenger in a vehicle pulled over by Henry County law enforcement for doing 92 in a 65 miles-per-hour zone near..." June 30

  • Auburn great Lutzenkirchen dies in accident

    247 Sports "Philip Lutzenkirchen, a member of the 2010 Auburn national championship team and one of the most beloved players in recent Tigers history, died in an automobile accident early Sunday morning, AuburnUndercover has learned. He was 23. According to the Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer,..." June 30

  • 2015 QB recruit who gave USC a verbal when he was 13 decommits

    College Football Talk "It appears the speculation has, finally come to fruition. In February of 2010 and as a 13-year-old seventh grader, David Sills verbally committed to — eventually — play his college football at USC. Fast-forward to September of last year and the firing of the head coach to whom Sills committed,..." June 29

  • Auburn’s Jonathon Mincy popped for pot possession

    College Football Talk "Oh these wacky kids and their, well, wacky weed. The latest player to set the “Days Without An Arrest” ticker back to double zeroes is Jonathon Mincy, the Auburn defensive back who was arrested at some point Friday and charged with (gasp!) marijuana possession in the second degree. Lest the..." June 28

  • Ole Miss' Golson arrested for disorderly conduct

    Biloxi Sun Herald "Ole Miss defensive back Senquez Golson was arrested early Sunday by Gautier police on a charge of disorderly conduct. Gautier Police Department spokesman Jerry Cooksey said Wednesday that Golson was picked up at 4:50 a.m. Sunday morning on Chestwood Drive. "The officer was in the midst of a..." June 26

  • Two Mississippi State players no longer on football team

    The Clarion-Ledger "Jordan Washington and Artimus Samuel are no longer on the Mississippi State's football team according to a team official. Washington was originally suspended indefinitely after he was arrested in April and charged with burglary and robbery. Washington, a defensive lineman, did not play last..." June 26

  • Spurrier: Nick Saban hasn't won as much as he should at Alabama

    Fox Sports "Steve Spurrier is one of college football's true gems. The South Carolina coach isn't afraid to give his honest opinion, even if that means having a little fun at a rival's expense or jokingly suggesting Alabama should be forced to sit out a year of recruiting if the SEC is concerned about..." June 24

  • Tight end Jalen Harris commits to Auburn

    Alabama.com "Auburn has landed its 17th member of the 2015 recruiting class. Three-star tight end prospect Jalen Harris announced his commitment to the Tigers Tuesday night during a ceremony at Montgomery's St. James School. His other finalists were Alabama, LSU, Miami and Vanderbilt. Harris, who is..." June 24

  • Oakland's Kyle Oliver commits to Tennessee

    DNJ "Kyle Oliver ended his recruitment Sunday night with one phone call. His decision? He wants to be the next brick for Tennessee and coach Butch Jones. “I was (at Tennessee on Saturday) for the Orange Carpet Day,” said Oliver, who told Jones he was committing during a late-night conversation..." June 24

  • 4-star offensive lineman Tyler Carr commit to Auburn over Alabama

    Alabama.com "At 10:30 a.m., Southside-Gadsden's Tyler Carr will announce his college choice. His finalists are Alabama and Auburn, and the 4-star offensive lineman appears to be torn the day before his decision." June 24

  • Texas A&M gets cleats from Snoop Lion, and they're ferocious

    Fox Sports Southwest "Reveille better watch his back in College Station. There's a lion on campus. OK. That's a bit of an exaggeration, but Snoop Lion did make his presence known to the Texas A&M football team. The rapper sent a pair of exclusive "Snoop Cleats"€ to Coach Kevin Sumlin and the team, and they're..." June 23

  • Florida transfer TE could be looking to play closer to home

    College Football Talk "All has not exactly gone to plan for tight end Colin Thompson. Two years at Florida have been littered with injuries, limiting him to appear in just three games combined between the last two football seasons since committing to play for the Gators. Now the Pennsylvania native could be looking to..." June 23

  • Ex-Alabama RB Alvin Kamara commits to Tennessee

    CBSSports.com "Tennessee got some good news on the recruiting front over the weekend, landing a commitment from Alvin Kamara, one of the top junior college prospects in the 2015 class. Kamara transferred from Alabama in January and joined the program at Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College with plans of..." June 22