• Oklahoma quarterback Justice Hansen to transfer

    CBSSports.com "Justice Hansen was one of the top recruits in Oklahoma's 2014 class, but the four-star quarterback will never take a snap in a Sooners uniform. Hansen took to his Twitter account Wednesday to announce he's decided to transfer. "I have done a lot of thinking, talking with friends and family, and..." May 28

  • SEC commissioner hints league wouldn't have permitted Everett Golson grad transfer

    The Score "Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer is refusing to capitulate to Adrian Peterson's demands. Peterson is not attending organized team activities and reportedly demanded a trade, with the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals emerging as his preferred destinations. Zimmer was decidedly..." May 27

  • Suspended LSU football player Jevonte Domond arrested on felony domestic abuse, accused of choke slamming fiancée

    The Advocate "LSU offensive tackle Jevonte Domond was arrested Monday on felony domestic abuse battery with strangulation, according to police booking records, and he has been suspended from the team. LSU coach Les Miles said he was made aware of the incident Monday, but he’s been unable to contact..." May 27

  • Jimbo says FSU will have QB competition, not controversy

    College Football Talk "Exiting spring practice, Sean Maguire was the odds-on favorite to replace Jameis Winston under center for Florida State in 2015. With the addition of Notre Dame transfer Everett Golson earlier this month, however, the Seminoles will find themselves with a somewhat unexpected quarterback..." May 27

  • Nick Saban needs another Blake Sims, wants focus on team in 2015

    CBSSports.com "It has become a favorite story for Nick Saban to tell on the speaking circuit. A young boy -- maybe eight years old -- approached the Alabama coach to sign a ball following last year's spring game. Kid: “Do we have anybody else who can play quarterback besides Blake Sims.” Saban:..." May 27

  • Jabrill Peppers expresses displeasure with NCAA and money via Twitter

    Michigan Live "The debate's as old as time. Should college athletes be paid? At the moment, the Big Ten and other power conferences are putting together plans to finalize a new cost of attendance model that is expected to add stipend money (basically extra cash for regular college life incidentals) to a..." May 27

  • Ex-Michigan RB Justice Hayes headed to Southern Miss

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Former Michigan running back Justice Hayes is headed to Conference USA. Hayes, who announced his intent to pursue a graduate transfer in January, posted on Twitter Tuesday that he’s headed to Southern Miss. The 5-foot-10, 194-pound Hayes ran for 213 yards on 48 carries and had 11 catches for..." May 26

  • Reports: Early enrollee Florida TE already planning a transfer

    College Football Talk "Daniel Imatorbhebhe hasn’t played a college down yet. Heck, he shouldn’t even be out of high school. But the three-star prospect is already planning to transfer. Florida’s Scout site first reported the news Tuesday, which was then corroborated by InAllKindsOfWeather.com and AlligatorArmy.com." May 26

  • Georgia proposes SEC ban transfers already booted for assault/domestic violence

    Gamedayr "The University of Georgia is sponsoring a proposed rule that would prevent a student-athlete from transferring to an SEC school if that player was previously dismissed from another team for “serious misconduct.” According to a report from the Athens Banner-Herald, this would include behaviors such..." May 26

  • LSU OL Jevonte Domond arrested on felony domestic abuse, suspended from team

    The Advocate "LSU offensive tackle Jevonte Domond has been arrested on felony domestic abuse battery with strangulation, according to police booking records, and he has been suspended from the team, spokesman Michael Bonnette said. Domond, who transferred to LSU from Glendale Community College in Arizona..." May 26

  • Matt Hegarty, Notre Dame offensive lineman transfer, joins Oregon

    Oregonian "Matt Hegarty, an offensive lineman who announced in March he would transfer from Notre Dame after completing his degree, will join the Oregon Ducks in 2015. The program welcomed Hegarty, from Aztec, New Mexico, in a tweet Tuesday afternoon. At 6-foot-4 and 295 pounds, Hegarty was a top-100..." May 26

  • U-M's Countess transfers to Auburn

    Detroit Free Press "Blake Countess is heading south. The former Michigan cornerback will go to Auburn as a graduate transfer, he said on Twitter and Instagram today. Countess played three years for U-M and also took a redshirt year as a sophomore after tearing his ACL in the season opener of 2012. He started..." May 26

  • 4-star QB Tylin Oden commits to Louisville

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The Louisville football team picked up a signature recruiting commitment on Monday afternoon from four-star quarterback Tylin Oden of Columbia, Tenn. Oden, a 6-foot-5, 180-pound player for Spring Hill High School, is rated the nation's No. 204 player in the 2016 class by Rivals.com, and on that..." May 26

  • Former Auburn CB Kamryn Melton transferring to Troy

    Montgomery Advertiser "Former Auburn cornerback Kamryn Melton will continue his football career nearby. Melton, who announced he was leaving Auburn earlier this month, is transferring to Troy, he announced via Twitter on Monday. The Dothan native played with the second-team defense on A-Day but failed to record a..." May 26

  • Rutgers cornerback Darian Dailey charged with armed robbery in Florida

    Newark Star-Ledger "Rutgers cornerback Darian Dailey was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with robbery with a firearm. Dailey, 19, and another man are being held on $150,000 bond at the Manatee County Jail on the felony robbery charge. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune provided an account of the incident,..." May 25

  • IU football player Isaac Griffith arrested on OWI

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana University football player Isaac Griffith was arrested early Saturday in Bloomington on drunken-driving charges, just more than a year after he nearly drowned while on vacation. Griffith, a sophomore receiver from Fort Wayne, was booked on preliminary charges of operating a motor..." May 25

  • Georgia Tech recruit says he lost Ohio State offer when someone else commited

    College Football Talk "This sort of stuff happens all the time at this level of college football, and it most certainly will not be the last time it occurs either. Incoming Georgia Tech defensive end Anree Saint-Armour explained he lost a chance to go to Ohio State when the offer that was extended to him was later..." May 25

  • Pennsylvania representative wants to name bridge after Joe Paterno

    CBSSports.com "One Pennsylvania lawmaker believes the time is right to once again honor Joe Paterno -- and do so by naming a major state bridge after the legendary Penn State coach. PennLive.com reported Friday that state Rep. Michael Regan (R) plans to introduce a bill that would christen the Pennsylvania..." May 25

  • Freshman QB Austin Kafentzis transfers before playing a down at UW

    The Deseret News "Former Jordan High quarterback Austin Kafentzis has left the University of Wisconsin after one spring camp with the Badgers and will transfer, according to multiple reports from Madison, Wisconsin. Evan Flood of 247 Sports first reported the news Friday evening. Wisconsin State Journal writer..." May 24

  • Defense sells four-star safety Kenney Lyke on MSU

    Detroit News "Spring continues to be the perfect time of year for Michigan State football recruiting as the Spartans added their 13th commitment for the 2016 class on Friday when Palatine (Ill.) Fremd safety Kenney Lyke announced he would attend Michigan State. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound four-star prospect had..." May 24

  • Jim Mora on Not Targeting Everett Golson: ‘I Don’t Want Mercenaries’

    Black Sports Online "Everett Golson, ended up being the biggest grad transfer of the year, landing at FSU. Golson will play immediately at FSU, one of 10 schools on a list submitted to Notre Dame’s compliance department as his potential destinations. That list also included via ESPN Alabama, South Carolina and..." May 23

  • Florida State LB Matthew Thomas expected to miss 3-4 months

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "It looks like Florida State’s injury woes from the spring could carry over into the fall. According to Noles247, Seminoles linebacker Matthew Thomas will be out another three or four months due to a shoulder injury. Thomas, a redshirt sophomore, missed most of spring practice after having..." May 23

  • Army, Navy have no plans to move game for College Football Playoff schedule

    USA Today "Army and Navy do not plan to change the date of their traditional end-of-season meeting to accommodate the final College Football Playoff rankings, which for the next four seasons are set to be unveiled before the service academies' annual matchup. "We have no intention of moving it. None,"..." May 23

  • 5-star DT Ed Oliver commits to the Houston Cougars

    SB Nation "The tremors that shook the Texas recruiting world on Thursday evening were a result of consensus five-star defensive tackle Ed Oliver of Houston Westfield committing to the Houston Cougars, according to multiple reports. The nation's consensus No. 13 prospect named the hometown Cougars his..." May 22

  • Oklahoma transfer Keith Ford picks Texas A&M

    Sporting News - NCAAF "After his unofficial visit to College Station on Thursday, former Oklahoma running back Keith Ford decided Texas A&M was where he saw himself next year. “I’m going to Aggieland,” Ford told 247Sports. “It feels great. When I went up there today you could really tell how much time they put into..." May 22

  • Report: David Beckham, University of Miami president to discuss football-soccer stadium

    The Score "David Beckham may have found an unlikely partner in his quest for a Miami soccer stadium. Beckham is scheduled to meet with University of Miami president Donna Shalala on Friday about partnering on a soccer-football stadium, according to Michelle Kaufman of the Miami Herald." May 22

  • Ex-A&M QB Kenny Hill says he's headed to TCU

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Kenny Hill is officially headed to TCU. Hill, who set Texas A&M’s single-game record for passing yards in the Aggies’ season-opening win over South Carolina last year, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that he’s set to enroll on June 1. Reports emerged in January that TCU was Hill’s likely..." May 22

  • Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott tweets that his wrist now is fine

    NFL.com "Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 1,878 yards and 18 touchdowns last season while playing with an injured left wrist. He tweeted Wednesday that his wrist finally is fine. Elliott (6-foot-0, 225 pounds) broke his left wrist in camp last August and had minor surgery. Elliott played with a..." May 21

  • Penn State cornerback dismissed from team after arrest

    Philly.com "Penn State cornerback Da’Quan Davis has been dismissed from the team by head coach James Franklin in the wake of the player’s May 9 arrest by university police on drug and underage drinking charges. According to Centre County Court documents filed last Monday, Davis, 20, of Rosedale, Md., was..." May 21

  • 'Strong indications' UAB will not reinstate football, State Rep. Jack Williams says

    Alabama.com "State Rep. Jack Williams told AL.com Thursday morning he's received "strong indications" that UAB President Ray Watts has decided not to reinstate the school's football program and plans to announce that news Friday night. "This could lead to irreparable damage at UAB in its relationship with..." May 21

  • If athletes ruled employees, Notre Dame will seek new sports model, AD says

    USA Today "Notre Dame's athletic director and Northwestern's president emeritus said Tuesday that if college athletes ultimately are ruled to be employees of their respective schools, they foresee their universities withdrawing from the current setup of big-time sports. Their comments come as the full..." May 21

  • Nebraska DB Boaz Joseph fined for pot possession

    College Football Talk "Remember last August when Bo Pelini said marijuana was a “horrible problem” everywhere in society… except Nebraska? Well, Randy Gregory admitted smoking pot while still in a Nebraska uniform, and now reserve defensive back Boaz Joseph has been fined $300 for marijuana possession, according to..." May 21

  • Nebraska Lands Commitment From 2016 California QB Patrick O’Brien

    College Spun "Patrick O’Brien, a three-star quarterback in the class of 2016, has committed to Nebraska. The 6-foot-4, 225-pound pro-style quarterback, out of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., is ranked the No. 50 player at his position by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings. " May 21

  • Nike paying big bucks to outfit UGA athletes

    Athens Banner-Herald "The University of Georgia softball team gives the school national exposure Thursday night when it plays in an NCAA Super Regional at Michigan airing on ESPN2. It will also once again put on display Nike's swoosh as the official apparel and footwear provider for Bulldog teams. Georgia is..." May 21

  • Two Southern Miss receivers charged with armed robbery, kidnapping

    Hattiesburg American "Southern Miss wide receivers James Cox and Kyle Foster were arrested Wednesday morning on a trio of felony charges in connection with an incident at The Cottages on Beverly Hills Road. Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Lt. Jon Traxler said that Cox and Foster were arrested and charged..." May 21

  • Three St. John Bosco players commit to Pac-12 schools

    Fox Sports West "Washington was never far from Sean McGrew's thoughts. Growing up he was a big fan of the Huskies. In his bedroom was a poster of Husky Stadium. With that as a backdrop, Wednesday's announcement shouldn't come as a surprise. In front of family, St. John Bosco students, and faculty, McGrew..." May 21

  • Syracuse clarifies that No. 44 will only be worn in a 'special circumstance'

    ESPN.com "Syracuse on Wednesday clarified its position on the use of the No. 44 a day after it received criticism -- including from Donovan McNabb -- after the announcement that a committee would pick players to again don the retired number. Senior vice president for public affairs Kevin Quinn told..." May 21

  • Ex-Sooners RB Keith Ford: I'm 'leaning towards Texas A&M'

    CBSSports.com "Keith Ford isn't shy about where he feels he could end up after his transfer from Oklahoma -- or why he felt the need to leave Norman. The former five-star running back recruit spoke extensively to GigEm247.com on Tuesday, telling the 247Sports affiliate he's "leaning" towards enrolling at..." May 21

  • Report: Jimbo Fisher Did Not Promise Everett Golson Starting Job

    College Spun "It’s official – former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson is transferring to Florida State. But that doesn’t necessarily mean he’s already won the starting job. In fact, as ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reports, Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher made sure to communicate to his newest signal-caller that..." May 20

  • Penn State AD sees no culture problem, positive Paterno legacy

    Philly.com "After being at the helm of Pennsylvania State University's athletic department for less than a year, Sandy Barbour says, "every week, every day, every month" she learns more about what she sees as the overwhelmingly positive impact of football coach Joe Paterno. And she's not talking about..." May 20

  • Syracuse un-retires famed 44, alum McNabb rips the move

    Fox Sports - College Football "The Syracuse football program on Tuesday ended months of speculation — and years of sometimes intense debate — by un-retiring the No. 44. The school made the announcement at a groundbreaking ceremony for Plaza 44, which will be constructed adjacent to the new Ensley Athletic Center. The plaza..." May 20

  • Notre Dame transfer Everett Golson headed to Florida State

    Fox Sports "Everett Golson will transfer to Florida State, the former Notre Dame quarterback told FOX Sports Tuesday. Golson picked FSU after visiting Florida State as well as Georgia and Florida last week. "This past weekend has been a defining moment in my life as I am proud to say I am a graduate..." May 19

  • UAB's football drop likely to cause dramatic decline in black male enrollment

    Sporting News - NCAAF "UAB's decision to cut its football program will likely cause problems outside the athletic arena. AL.com reports football players made up approximately 12 percent of the 759 African-American males who were full-time students at the university. Of the team's 105 players, 89 were black. With only..." May 19

  • Syracuse Football Has Unretired No. 44, Worn By Hall Of Famers Jim Brown, Floyd Little, Heisman Winner Ernie Davis

    College Spun "At Syracuse University, it is impossible to avoid the impact of the number 44. It is in the campus zip code and all phone numbers, and hangs from the rafters of the Carrier Dome. The number became famous at SU after being worn by a trio of running backs who made six All-American first teams..." May 19

  • MSU's Drake Martinez wins appeal, can play in the fall

    Detroit Free Press "Mark Dantonio called for some "public outcry" on signing day and tweeted a public cry of excitement today -- Michigan State's appeal to the Big Ten to allow linebacker Drake Martinez to play right away is a success. Dantonio tweeted to Martinez: "Congrats on winning the appeal! 3 for 3! Special..." May 19

  • Bah humbug! Clemson dismisses DE Ebenezer Ogunkedo

    College Football Talk "Clemson has reduced its roster by one. Sophomore defensive end Ebenezer Ogundeko has been dismissed by the program, the school and head coach Dabo Swinney announced Tuesday. The specific details for the dismissal are facts known only behind closed doors, so we are left with the fairly routine..." May 19

  • Darell Garretson, former Utah State quarterback, to transfer to Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "Darell Garretson is transferring to Oregon State, the former Utah State quarterback told The Oregonian on Monday. Garretson, who received his release papers from the Aggies in early April, plans to arrive in Corvallis this summer. After sitting out a year under NCAA transfer rules, he will have..." May 19

  • Former Notre Dame signee Bo Wallace joins ASU

    Arizona Republic "Marshall "Bo" Wallace, a 3-star outside linebacker who once was headed to Notre Dame, signed an athletics Grant-in-Aid letter with Arizona State on Friday, a late addition to the Sun Devils' 2015 recruiting class. Wallace (6-4 and 215 pounds) is expected to compete at Devil-backer, a..." May 19

  • Oklahoma sophomore wide receiver K.J. Young dismissed from the team

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma redshirt sophomore wide receiver K.J. Young has been dismissed from the team for violating unspecified team rules, an OU spokesman confirmed Sunday. Young, from Perris, Calif., started three games last season and appeared in 12, catching 19 passes for 215 yards and a touchdown. He..." May 19

  • Penn State football's biggest recruiting challenge may be time

    The Patriot News "Penn State can recruit better players, but it cannot make them older, and that may be the Lions' biggest recruiting obstacle at the moment. Head coach James Franklin, along with volleyball coach Russ Rose, basketball coach Patrick Chambers, and wrestling coach Cael Sanderson, reignited the..." May 19