• Report: Lane Kiffin to interview for Houston job after SEC title game

    College Football Talk "Earlier in the week it was reported that Lane Kiffin was in the mix to fill the head coaching vacancy at Houston. Come Sunday, or shortly thereafter, the Alabama offensive coordinator may be taking the next step in returning to lead his own college football program. Citing multiple unnamed..." December 02

  • 5-Star LB Baron Browning Announces Commitment To Ohio State

    The Spun "Browning also had offers from Alabama, Texas, Florida State, and many more big time programs. The linebacker is from Texas, as noted in his commitment tweet. Rather than stay home and commit to Texas, which now has Tom Herman as its head coach, Browning decided it was time to “spread his wings”..." December 02

  • Nation’s No. 2 ILB Anthony Hines commits to Aggies

    SEC Country "Texas A&M’s recruiting efforts have received a big boost. Four-star inside linebacker Anthony Hines committed to the Aggies on Friday, choosing Texas A&M over Florida, Ohio State, TCU, Penn State and UCLA. The Plano (Texas) East High School product reports offers from 90 programs, and is..." December 02

  • Gators linebacker Jarrad Davis expected to play in SEC Championship

    Tampa Bay Times "Florida Gators coach Jim McElwain said he expects linebacker Jarrad Davis to return from an ankle injury and play in Saturday's SEC Championship. Davis, one of the nation's top linebackers, has missed all of the last three games due to injury. " December 02

  • Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban has no interest in comparisons to Paul 'Bear' Bryant

    ESPN "Alabama coach Nick Saban isn't worried about joining likes of Paul "Bear" Bryant, no matter how many times he's compared to the legendary Crimson Tide icon. Saban, however, is one national championship away from tying Bryant's record of six. Saban currently has four with Alabama -- 2009, 2011,..." December 02

  • NCAA Punishes Ex-Appalachian State Football Coach For Sending 416 Texts To Prospect's Mother

    Deadspin "The NCAA has punished a former Appalachian State assistant football coach who violated bylaws by texting a prospect’s mother 416 times. According to the association’s report, the prospect and his family visited the school in the fall of 2012. The assistant coach texted the prospect’s mother for..." December 02

  • Illinois receiver Desmond Cain says he will transfer

    Chicago Tribune "Desmond Cain, one of Illinois' top receivers as a freshman before seeing reduced playing time this past season, announced Thursday on Twitter that he is transferring. "After talking it over with my family it's best to move closer home to finish off my next few years in college!" Cain posted on..." December 02

  • Report: Texas to decline bowl bid if invited

    Austin American-Statesman "In the murky world of bowl matchups, there are few sure things leading up to Selection Sunday, but one game that’s sitting pretty is right down the road in San Antonio. No matter what upsets occur in conference championship games, the Alamo Bowl is set to put together the best pairing shy of..." December 02

  • Mark Helfrich on ESPN Radio: No hard feelings if Chip Kelly came back to Oregon

    Oregonian "For the last few months, Mark Helfrich repeatedly tried to come up with an answer for what would happen next at Oregon. How could the defense get better? How could the team recover? How could the Ducks get back to winning? Each time, Helfrich would try and answer the question. In his..." December 02

  • Iowa State WR Allen Lazard to return for senior season

    Hamilton Spectator "Standout Iowa State wide receiver Allen Lazard will return for his senior season. Lazard caught 69 passes as a junior in 2015, including seven for touchdowns, and his 1,018 yards rank third in school history. Lazard also averaged seven catches for 114 yards in his final five games, coinciding..." December 02

  • Nick Saban: Lane Kiffin 'absolutely' ready to be head coach again

    Alabama "Speculation continues to percolate that Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin's tenure in Tuscaloosa could be nearing its end. According to a new report by SB Nation, Kiffin will interview with the University of Houston for the school's head coach position recently vacated by Tom Herman...." December 02

  • Here's Yet Another Disturbing Study About How Concussions Might Affect College Football Players

    Complex "Still not convinced that playing football might not be in the best interests of collegiate athletes in the long term? Well, the University of Cincinnati just released the findings of yet another disturbing study that will change the way you view concussions sustained by football players. The study..." December 01

  • IU to dismiss football coach Kevin Wilson

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana University will announce the dismissal of football coach Kevin Wilson at a news conference at 6 this evening, according to sources in the athletic department." December 01

  • Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire interested in transfer to Michigan State

    Detroit Free Press "Malik Zaire still could transfer to Michigan State, after all. The Notre Dame quarterback initally told ESPN that stipulations for his scholarship release prevent him from joining one of the Irish's 2017 opponents, other than North Carolina. MSU is scheduled to host Notre Dame on Sept...." December 01

  • 4-star recruits Malik Herring, Jeremiah Holloman commit to UGA for 2017

    Sic Em Dawgs "Georgia picked up two big commitments for the 2017 class today, and both of them are four-star recruits. Malik Herring (6-3.5, 265), a defensive end from Forsyth, Georgia (Mary Persons), and Jeremiah Holloman (6-2, 195), a wide receiver from Covington, Georgia (Newton), both committed to Kirby..." December 01

  • Missouri Football: Tigers DE Charles Harris to enter 2017 NFL Draft

    SEC Country "Charles Harris is the latest great Missouri defensive end planning to take his talents to the National Football League. The 6-foot-3 redshirt junior held a press conference Thursday to share that he has declared for the upcoming draft. From Kansas City, Harris’ ascent from signing day mystery —..." December 01

  • Lane Kiffin, Les Miles candidates for Houston opening

    ESPN "Former LSU coach Les Miles has been contacted about Houston's head coach vacancy and Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin has also emerged as a candidate, sources told ESPN. "Les Miles has always recruited Texas (while head coach at LSU and Oklahoma State) and has friends in Houston," a..." December 01

  • Malik Zaire granted unconditional release from Notre Dame

    ESPN "Notre Dame has granted quarterback Malik Zaire his release from the school, including any future opponents for the Fighting Irish, a source tells ESPN.com's Matt Fortuna. Zaire had earlier told ESPN that he wasn't allowed to transfer to schools on Notre Dame's upcoming schedule, with the..." December 01

  • Penn State ordered to pay additional $5 million to Mike McQueary by judge

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Penn State University challenged the initial ruling in former assistant football coach and Jerry Sandusky whistleblower Mike McQueary's multimillion dollar defamation case, and now the school will wind up paying even more. A senior judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of McQueary on the last..." December 01

  • Rutgers QB transfer Mike Dare: Leaving to find better offensive fit still 'really hurts'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Make that three quarterbacks transferring out of Rutgers in three days. Mike Dare is following Chris Laviano and Hayden Rettig out the door, completing an exodus of the three passers who didn't fit the dual-threat mold for the power spread that Rutgers is employing under offensive coordinator..." December 01

  • CFP committee could 'paralyze' bowl system with delayed Cotton Bowl bid

    ESPN "When Navy hosts Temple on Saturday for the American Athletic Conference title game, there will be a large contingent of bowl officials with a rather specific rooting interest. "I don't want to be un-American," one bowl official said, "but nearly everyone in the bowl industry, quite frankly, is..." December 01

  • Malik Zaire granted release from Notre Dame, with conditions

    ESPN "Notre Dame has granted quarterback Malik Zaire his release from the school, blocking him from all but one school on the Fighting Irish's 2017 schedule. Zaire told ESPN he learned Wednesday he was given his release, but he said he cannot transfer to teams on Notre Dame's upcoming schedule, with..." November 30

  • Texas RB D'Onta Foreman to declare for the NFL draft

    SI "Texas junior running back D’Onta Foreman will announce today that he’s declaring for the NFL draft, a source with knowledge of the decision said. Foreman is the nation’s leading rusher with 2,028 yards and he's scored 15 touchdowns this season. He carried Texas through the majority of the 2016..." November 30

  • U of L's Lamar Jackson voted ACC Player of the Year

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson has been voted the overall Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year as well as the ACC Offensive Player of the Year, according to balloting by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. Jackson concluded the regular season holding the Louisville school..." November 30

  • LSU Offers 5-Star Alabama QB Commit Tua Tagovailoa

    Tiger Droppings "LSU extended an offer to five-star Alabama quarterback commit Tua Tagovailoa from Honolulu, HI on Tuesday. He is No. 1 dual-threat quarterback in the country for 2017. Tagovailoa, a 6-1, 212-pound dual-threat prospect has been committed to the Crimson Tide since May and is expected to..." November 30

  • Mizzou’s Keyon Dilosa arrested on suspicion of domestic assault, suspended from team

    Kansas City Star "Missouri sophomore wide receiver Keyon Dilosa was arrested early Wednesday morning outside a Columbia bar on suspicion of domestic assault in the third degree after a witness allegedly saw Dilosa hit a 20-year-old woman in the face. Dilosa has been suspended indefinitely from the Mizzou..." November 30

  • Georgia Tech B-back Marcus Marshall to transfer

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia Tech B-back Marcus Marshall will be transferring at the end of the fall semester after his second season with the Yellow Jackets. Marshall led Tech in rushing yards last year as a first-year freshman and again this season, but shared the job with first-year freshman Dedrick Mills this..." November 30

  • Can Deshaun Watson make a last-minute Heisman run?

    Sporting News - NCAAF "What kind of year is Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson having? Don’t take from the stats. Don’t take it from the expectations. Don’t take it from the Heisman Trophy race. Take it from Clemson coach Dabo Swinney, who thinks Watson has been better than a 2015 season in which he became the..." November 30

  • Oregon loses another commit

    247 Sports "It should come as no surprise but Oregon has lost another commit to its 2017 class. This time Bingham (Utah) defensive end Langi Tuifua has opened things up. The 6-foot-3, 200-pounder is Oregon's first commit in this class. In fact Tuifua committed to Erik Chinander while he was still on..." November 30

  • Mark Helfrich fired by Oregon Ducks after four seasons

    Oregonian "For the first time in 40 years, the Oregon Ducks have fired their head football coach. Mark Helfrich is out after four seasons and a search for his replacement begins, the school announced Tuesday night, shortly after Helfrich and athletic director Rob Mullens met. "We wish Mark and his..." November 30

  • Report: Baylor targets Cal coach Sonny Dykes for vacancy

    San Jose Mercury News "Baylor has identified Cal’s Sonny Dykes as a top target in its coaching search, according to an ESPN.com report Tuesday. The report, which comes courtesy of respected college football writer Mark Schlabach, says Baylor has turned its attention to Dykes after being rebuffed by SMU’s Chad..." November 30

  • Source: Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire expected to play elsewhere in 2017

    ESPN "Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire is expected to get his release from the school Wednesday during a meeting with coach Brian Kelly, a source told ESPN. Zaire is expected to graduate in December and will be eligible immediately next season at whichever school he chooses. Schools Zaire is..." November 30

  • Kansas State’s Bill Snyder: ‘College football has sold out to dollars and cents’

    The Statesman "On the last Big 12 coaches teleconference of the year, Bill Snyder of Kansas State made some waves Monday when asked about big contracts and the current coaching situation, with the questioner citing Texas and LSU as examples. The 77-year-old patriarch said college athletics, particularly..." November 29

  • Deommodore Lenoir, Oregon Ducks top-rated commit, looking at other options

    Oregonian "With rumors swirling about the future of Oregon Ducks head coach Mark Helfrich, some committed prospects are considering their options. And that process has already begun. Just a day after Oregon's 34-24 Civil War loss to Oregon State, Rivals four-star athlete Deommodore Lenoir hosted North..." November 29

  • Did former Baylor quarterback Jarrett Stidham hint at where he'll play next year

    Fox Sports - College Football "College football's National Signing Day is still months away, but arguably the most important recruit available may have tipped his hand as to where he'll play college football next season. That player is Jarrett Stidham, the former five-star, can't miss quarterback who played at Baylor during..." November 29

  • Will Houston continue offensive trend in hiring head coach?

    Fanrag Sports "One of the more intriguing coaching searches this offseason will happen at the University of Houston, a school that has gone from being known as Cougar High to a program that is approaching a national brand. UH gained considerable attention during the last two seasons when Tom Herman was..." November 29

  • Dabo Swinney Downplays Allegation Clemson Player Used Racial Slurs; Wants Media People Fired For Reporting It

    Black Sports Online "South Carolina linebacker Bryson Allen-Williams said a Clemson OL called him a nigger. This isn’t something black people just make up, so I believe him when he says it especially when it happened before the game when the teams were talking trash and having a little scuffle. Dabo Swinney said..." November 29

  • Four-star LB Pete Werner decommits from Notre Dame: Is his landing spot Ohio State?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Four-star linebacker Pete Werner of Indianapolis (Ind.) Cathedral has been committed to Notre Dame since March, but he visited Ohio State on Saturday for its dramatic win over Michigan. Then Ohio State defensive coordinator Luke Fickell had an in-home visit with Werner on Monday. Now he's..." November 29

  • Big Ten reprimands Jim Harbaugh, fines him $10k for criticizing officials

    Sportsnaut "Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh was not happy with the way the officials called the epic double-overtime matchup between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Michigan this past weekend. The game was in Columbus and it was a contest that Ohio State won, 30-27. Michigan was called for seven penalties..." November 29

  • Baylor targeting Sonny Dykes, Larry Fedora and Mike MacIntyre

    Sportsnaut "According to 247.com, reports are surfacing that talks between Baylor and SMU head coach Chad Morris to become the next Baylor football head coach have broken down. Enter Cal’s Sonny Dykes. While the 247 report indicates that Baylor has targeted North Carolina’s Larry Fedora and Colorado’s..." November 29

  • Jabrill Peppers Asks Mother To Help Pick NFL Agent

    Forbes.com "Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers may return to school for his senior season, but he is at least exploring the option of leaving early and entering 2017 NFL Draft. He has retained the services of his mother to assist in the process of making that difficult decision. Peppers’ mother is directly..." November 28

  • 2 Colorado Buffaloes players facing charges after fight outside bar following win over Utah

    Denver Post "One University of Colorado football player is facing drug charges and another is facing assault charges after the two got into a fight outside a bar in downtown Boulder just hours after the Buffs beat Utah at Folsom Field. Abdul Jaleel Awini, 23, was arrested on suspicion of drug possession..." November 28

  • Dabo Swinney on allegations Clemson players used racial slurs: 'Absolutely false'

    CBS Sports "Following Clemson's 56-7 win over South Carolina on Saturday, there were plenty of Gamecocks players who felt they had been disrespected by their in-state rivals. Some of the disrespect was your typical rival fare, as South Carolina players thought Clemson was doing a bit too much..." November 28

  • Texas Tech's Kingsbury to return in 2017

    Fox Sports "While other college football teams in Texas are changing head coaches this offseason, Texas Tech isn't one of them. Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt announced on Sunday that despite his disappointment with the team's performance in 2016, Kliff Kingsbury will remain the head..." November 27

  • South Carolina Players Accuse Clemson Player and Fans of Hurling Racial Slurs at Them

    Complex "On Saturday night, Clemson bested South Carolina by a score of 56-7, the biggest beatdown of their in-state rivals since they won 51-0 all the way back in 1900. About an hour-and-a-half before the contest even began, however, the two teams got into a tiny skirmish that the South Carolina players..." November 27