• LSU to hire Kevin Faulk as director of player development

    SI "LSU great and former Patriots running back Kevin Faulk is expected to become the Tigers’ new director of player development, a source told SI. The 41-year old is the school’s all-time leading rusher and has been coaching in Louisiana at Carencro High, his alma mater. LSU is still getting the..." January 18

  • FAU QB Jason Driskel announces he is retiring from football

    College Football Talk "This one seemingly comes from out of nowhere. The starting quarterback for Lane Kiffin‘s resurgent FAU program for most of 2017, Jason Driskel was hoping again to trigger one of the most potent offenses in the country in 2018. Instead, Driskel announced on his personal Twitter account that he..." January 18

  • Alabama expected to name Mike Locksley OC, Hugh Freeze still in play, reports say

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Alabama is expected to make current assistant Mike Locksley its offensive coordinator, according to multiple reports, but that doesn't mean former Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze won't be on the Crimson Tide staff. Locksley, whose title in 2017 was co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach,..." January 18

  • Longhorns’ Shane Buechele to have surgery on torn hip muscle

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Texas Longhorns quarterback Shane Buechele will have surgery to repair a torn muscle near his hip and abdomen, according to the school. The Austin American-Statesman reported that Buechele, who attended Arlington Lamar, is expected to be back for spring practice on March 5." January 18

  • SEC will not stand in the way of Alabama, Nick Saban hiring Hugh Freeze

    CBS Sports "If Nick Saban wants to hire Hugh Freeze, the SEC won't stand in his way. A report from TideSports.com says that the Alabama coach wants to hire the former Ole Miss coach to be the Tide's new offensive coordinator, but that other members inside the Alabama program as well as the SEC could fight..." January 17

  • Former Alabama LB Mekhi Brown says he wasn't dismissed

    247 Sports "Former Alabama linebacker Mekhi Brown wants everyone to know the truth following his transfer to Tennessee State earlier this week. Brown, the player at the center of a viral moment during the national championship game after getting into a physical altercation with an assistant coach, said he..." January 17

  • Deion Sanders will not return to Florida State as coach, per report

    Alabama "The talk of former Florida State great Deion Sanders joining the Seminoles coaching staff has come to an end. ESPN's Brett McMurphy reports, citing sources, the former defensive back will not join Willie Taggert's staff. Sanders was the talk of Florida State's Independence Bowl appearance..." January 17

  • Iowa State QB Kyle Kempt petitioning for extra year of eligibility

    College Football Talk "Iowa State quarterback Kyle Kempt was a senior in 2017. If it’s up to him, he’ll be a senior again in 2018. Kempt is attempting to apply the “run off” rule to gain an extra year of eligibility, in which the NCAA grants additional years to players who are “run off” from their original four-year..." January 17

  • Report: FAU's Lane Kiffin to make Charlie Weis Jr., 24, youngest coordinator in FBS

    CBS Sports "With Kendal Briles gone, taking a job as the offensive coordinator at Houston, Lane Kiffin has reportedly decided to fill the open role on his FAU staff with another coach's son. FAU has yet to officially announce the hire, but Sports Illustrated's Bruce Feldman and several other FAU-centric..." January 17

  • Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski dead after committing suicide

    Larry Brown Sports "Washington State Cougars redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyler Hilinski was found dead on Tuesday after committing suicide, Pullman Police said in a statement. Hilinksi did not show up at practice on Tuesday, which prompted a welfare check on the quarterback by police officers. When they arrived..." January 17

  • REPORT: Jim McElwain Has Had Conversations About Alabama Return

    12 Up "After leaving the Alabama program in 2011, a return to the Crimson Tide could be quite real for Jim McElwain, following the end of his tenure at Florida. McElwain was the offensive coordinator during the time for Nick Saban's Crimson Tide (prior to leaving for the head job at Colorado State,..." January 17

  • Great news for Stanford: Love will return for senior year

    San Francisco Chronicle "Heisman Trophy runner-up Bryce Love has decided to return to Stanford for his final season of eligibility, putting the Cardinal in position to land at least a top-15 preseason ranking next fall. His father, Chris, texted the news to The Chronicle early Tuesday morning: “Bryce will return for..." January 16

  • Ex-Vols star WR Jauan Jennings re-enrolls at Tennessee after being dismissed

    CBS Sports "The long and winding road for Tennessee wide receiver Jauan Jennings might not be over yet. According to the Tennessee student directory, Jennings has re-enrolled for classes. It's the next positive step in what could be a second chance for Jennings with the Volunteers. Jennings' reenrollment..." January 16

  • Tennessee QB Quinten Dormady transferring out of the program

    Fanbuzz "Tennessee has had major turnover this offseason, with both some players and the coaching staff as Jeremy Pruitt is the new head coach. It looks like the Vols are going to lose a player at a key position in quarterback Quinten Dormady as he announced his intention to transfer. He will be..." January 16

  • Michigan football pursues grad transfer offensive tackle Calvin Anderson

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan has to find an answer at both right and left tackle next season. If the offense wants to improve, this isn't an option. As a result, U-M coach Jim Harbaugh is looking anywhere he can for help, including the graduate transfer route. Harbaugh and members of his staff visited with..." January 16

  • UCLA lands graduate transfer QB K.J. Carta-Samuels from Washington

    CBS Sports "New UCLA coach Chip Kelly will see the talent in his quarterback room take a massive leap forward right away in 2018. Washington graduate transfer quarterback K.J. Carta-Samuels told CBS Sports on Monday that he will enroll in UCLA in the spring and be immediately eligible to play the 2018..." January 15

  • Report: Hugh Freeze interviews with Nick Saban for Alabama OC job

    Larry Brown Sports "Nick Saban may lose his top assistants every season, but he goes right back to restocking with some of the best available coaches. And this year may not be an exception. According to The Tuscaloosa News, former Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze was in Alabama on Monday and was in the Crimson..." January 15

  • Coach-shoving Alabama LB Mekhi Brown reportedly transfers to Tennessee State

    College Football Talk "You probably didn’t know who Mekhi Brown was before last Monday night. The sophomore linebacker entered the College Football Playoff Championship Game with six tackles, most of them on special teams. But then he became momentarily famous — or infamous — for a third quarter stretch in which he..." January 15

  • Michigan football: Assistant coach Chris Partridge reportedly staying

    Detroit Free Press "One of Jim Harbaugh's top recruiters, and one of the more coveted assistants in the country during the current coaching cycle, appears to be staying in Ann Arbor. Michigan linebackers coach Chris Partridge has signed a new contract and will remain at U-M, per a report from ESPN. Whether or..." January 15

  • Christian Wilkins returning to Clemson for senior season

    NFL.com "Clemson's defensive line wreaked havoc on offenses in 2017, and it's coming back for more in 2018. Christian Wilkins, a 6-foot-4, 300-pound defensive tackle, announced on Monday that he'll be returning for his senior season with the Tigers, ensuring that Clemson will have three returning..." January 15

  • Huskies star running back Myles Gaskin says he will return for his senior season

    Seattle Times "Washington star running back Myles Gaskin will return for his senior season. Gaskin announced his plans Sunday on Twitter, writing simply: “I’m comin back. #GoDawgz” The 5-foot-10, 190-pound running back from Lynnwood had given strong consideration to entering the NFL draft leading up to the..." January 14

  • Kevin Sumlin to be the next coach at Arizona

    SEC Country "Kevin Sumlin was fired at Texas A&M following the 2017 season, despite never winning fewer than 7 games. And according to a report, Sumlin is set to be the next coach at Arizona. Sumlin will take over for Rich Rodriguez, according to a report from Gil Brandt, who is a senior NFL analyst for..." January 14

  • 4-star athlete Harold Joiner commits to Auburn

    Oanow "The competition in Auburn's 2018 backfield just got a little thicker. Harold Joiner, a four-star running back out of Mountain Brook High in Birmingham, announced his verbal commitment to the Tigers during his official visit on Sunday. “It’s been a decision I’ve been wanting to make. It was..." January 14

  • Niumatalolo to remain at Navy, no longer considering Arizona HC job

    Tuscon "Ken Niumatalolo, who had become the top candidate for the Arizona job, will remain at Navy, the Star has confirmed. It was not immediately clear what caused Niumatalolo to withdraw his name from consideration. Bruce Feldman of Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports first reported the news." January 14

  • Tee Martin will stay at USC, with an extension

    Pro Football Talk "The Raiders had interviewed USC offensive coordinator and receivers coach Tee Martin for two different positions in recent weeks. Martin won’t be making the jump to the NFL. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Martin is finalizing a contract extension to remain the offensive..." January 13

  • Vols' Todd Kelly Jr. in altercation with girlfriend, hospitalized after fall from 30-foot wall

    Bleacher Report "Tennessee safety Todd Kelly Jr. was hospitalized Friday after falling from a wall following an altercation with his girlfriend. Per Blake Toppmeyer of Knox News, Lauren McDaniel told a Knoxville police officer Kelly started "a minor altercation" while the couple were at a bar and a verbal..." January 13

  • Legendary College Football Announcer Keith Jackson Dies

    SI "Legendary college football announcer Keith Jackson died Friday night, reports Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times. He was 89 years old. Jackson was considered by many to be "the voice" of college football, broadcasting the sport for 50-plus years. His iconic "Whoa Nellie" catchphrase was..." January 13

  • Alabama RB Josh Jacobs says he played on broken ankle for over three months

    Larry Brown Sports "Alabama’s national championship victory probably feels particularly sweet for sophomore running back Josh Jacobs. Jacobs revealed to Twitter on Thursday that he was about to undergo surgery for a broken ankle he had been playing on since the fifth week of the season. Jacobs rushed for 284..." January 13

  • MSU receiver Trishton Jackson says he's transferring

    Detroit News "For the second time this week, Michigan State is losing a young wide receiver. Sophomore Trishton Jackson announced on Twitter Friday that he intends to transfer, just days after freshman Hunter Rison made the same decision. “After much thought and consideration, I have decided to transfer..." January 13

  • Nyheim Hines declares for draft

    Pro Football Talk "North Carolina State running back Nyheim Hines decided to forgo his remaining eligibility to enter the NFL draft. The school announced the decision in a press release. “We appreciate Nyheim’s contributions to the entire athletic program as a multisport athlete,” Wolfpack coach Dave Doeren in a..." January 13