Sun Belt RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Arkansas State center Bryce Giddens retiring due to head injuries

    College Football Talk "With the start of summer camp just around the corner, the middle of Arkansas State’s offensive line has suffered a significant blow. Head coach Blake Anderson announced in a press release Monday after that center Bryce Giddens has decided to end his playing career due to injuries. The injuries..." July 14

  • USF quarterback transfers to South Alabama

    College Football Talk "Former USF quarterback Matt Floyd has found a landing spot for a transfer. South Alabama announced Thursday the program welcomes the transfer quarterback, with two years of eligibility remaining. “We recruited Matt out of high school, he was the No. 1 guy on our board at quarterback,” said..." June 19

  • Sun Belt isn't looking to expand, sticks with 11 teams

    Sun Belt Sports "The Sun Belt Conference concluded its annual Spring Meeting on Wednesday with a number of important topics being discussed and several key developments taking place. Sun Belt Conference Membership Discussion The Sun Belt Conference has suspended any further discussion or consideration to add..." May 22

  • Georgia State wants to turn Turner Field into football stadium

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia State is proposing repurposing Turner Field into a 30,000-seat football stadium and building another baseball stadium that will include Hank Aaron’s wall as part of the structure. University President Dr. Mark Becker and Atlanta real estate development firm Carter provided the Atlanta..." May 07

  • Competition will be intense among South Alabama running backs

    Alabama.com "The South Alabama running game last season didn't materialize as some might have expected. Jay Jones earned the top spot and was the Jaguars' leading rusher, followed by quarterback Ross Metheny. This spring, there will be several players competing for playing time, not to mention the starting..." March 04

  • Here's a quick glance at the teams on South Alabama's 2014 football schedule

    Alabama.com "On Saturday, the Sun Belt Conference released all of the 2014 football schedules for its member school, including South Alabama. The Jaguars' schedule includes no Football Championship Subdivision teams. It does have two SEC teams and five teams that played in bowl games last season, producing a..." March 04

  • Ex-Ark. St. coach John Thompson likely new DC at Texas State

    CBSSports.com "Get the premium experience you deserve! Build your custom Fantasy Baseball Commissioner league today. Bruce Feldman Senior College Football Columnist Ex-Ark. St. coach John Thompson likely new DC at Texas State March 2, 2014 10:28 am ET John Thompson is expected to become the new..." March 02

  • South Alabama coaching staff keeping busy with 2015 recruiting, spring practice preparations

    Alabama.com "It's late February, a time when South Alabama's football team, at least in the recent past, would be back on the practice football, taking part in spring drills. This year, the Jaguars won't begin spring practice until March 10, waiting until after the school's spring break, allowing the team to..." February 25

  • Predicting Destinations for Top 25 Uncommitted 2014 College Football Recruits

    Bleacher Report "Top uncommitted recruits are without a doubt the hottest commodities on the recruiting trail right now. At this point, many of the nation's best prospects have a decision on where they are going to college. Yet some recruits are still mulling their options. That means college coaches are..." January 20

  • Arkansas State's Markel Owens shot and killed

    Jackson Sun "Arkansas State University football player Markel Owens, 21, and his stepfather Johnny Shivers, 36, were shot and killed during a Wednesday night home invasion robbery on Walker Road in Jackson. A 37-year-old woman, who was Shivers' wife and Owens' mother, was also shot. She was treated and..." January 19

  • Arkansas State DL Markel Owens killed in shooting

    ESPN.com "Arkansas State junior defensive lineman Markel Owens was one of two men shot to death in what authorities are calling a home invasion robbery in Jackson, Tenn. "Our worst fears were realized as an athletics department after being notified early this morning about the unfortunate news about..." January 16