• 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

  • Alabama assistant coach's playbook stolen from team hotel before national championship

    USA Today "Alabama defensive line coach Karl Dunbar had a bag containing his playbook stolen two days prior to the Crimson Tide's 26-23 overtime victory over Georgia in the College Football Playoff national title game, Atlanta police confirmed to USA TODAY Sports on Friday. Dunbar had left his backpack..." January 12

  • Will Muschamp, South Carolina Reportedly Agree to New Contract

    Bleacher Report "The South Carolina Gamecocks and head football coach Will Muschamp reportedly agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension that will pay out $4.2 million in the first year, according to the Post and Courier's David Cloninger. Rivals.com's Chris Clark added Muschamp will receive a..." January 12

  • Report: Ken Niumatalolo offered Arizona job

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Wildcats have reportedly offered their head coaching job to Navy’s Ken Niumatalolo. Jason Scheer of WildcatAuthority.com reported Friday that Niumatalolo was offered the job on Thursday. He has not yet decided to take it, and even his coaching staff is in the dark about his..." January 12

  • Jordan Smith is leaving Florida amid credit card fraud case

    Fanbuzz "Former four-star defensive Jordan Smith is leaving the Florida Gators after two seasons with the team. He made the announcement via his Twitter. The 6-foot-6, 220-pound defensive end was one of the players involved in the credit card fraud case that resulted in a year-long suspension. " January 11

  • Alabama’s Minkah Fitzpatrick Enters Draft

    Pro Football Rumors "No surprise here, but Alabama standout Minkah Fitzpatrick is going pro. Fitzpatrick announced on Thursday that he will forgo his final season in order to enter the 2018 draft. Between winning the Bednarik Award and a National Championship, Fitzpatrick couldn’t have had a better platform..." January 11

  • Tua Tagovailoa defends Jalen Hurts against criticism

    Larry Brown Sports "Jalen Hurts was Alabama’s starting quarterback all season, but Tua Tagovailoa is getting much of the credit for leading the Tide to a national championship. While the freshman deserves plenty of praise, Hurts was part of the reason Alabama was in position to capture a title. Tagovailoa wants to..." January 11

  • LSU RB Derrius Guice declares for the NFL draft

    The Advocate "The Derrius Guice era at LSU is at its expected end. The former Catholic High star and record-setting Tigers running back is forgoing his senior season for the NFL draft, he announced Wednesday with a post on social media, a bit of news expected for months now. Guice will finish his LSU..." January 10

  • Star O-lineman Mitch Hyatt returning to Clemson for senior season

    The Post and Courier "It was assumed by many he might be ready for the NFL Draft from a skillset standpoint, but Mitch Hyatt, the All-American Clemson left tackle has decided to return to Clemson in 2018. The news came late Wednesday afternoon and was released by the university. "I have decided to return to..." January 10

  • USC's Cameron Smith to return for senior season

    L.A. Daily News "USC linebacker Cameron Smith will return for his senior season rather than enter the NFL draft. Smith announced his decision Wednesday in a post on his Instagram accouunt. “I’m honored to wear this cardinal and gold for one more year!” Smith wrote, attached with a picture of himself kneeling..." January 10

  • LSU promotes Steve Ensminger to offensive coordinator

    Alabama "LSU has promoted Steve Ensminger to offensive coordinator, the school announced Wednesday. The 59-year-old Ensminger, a former LSU quarterback, has been on the Tigers' staff since 2010. He was interim offensive coordinator for the final eight games of the 2016 season after Cam Cameron was..." January 10

  • Four-star quarterback Bo Nix commits to Auburn

    Fanbuzz "The recruiting process has been quite interesting for talented 2019 quarterback process Bo Nix. As of mid-December, the junior from Pinson Valley (Ala.) had a firm top three that included Ohio State, Clemson and Auburn. On Wednesday, however, the son of former Auburn quarterback Patrick Nix..." January 10

  • Harbaugh in line for 10% raise after 8-5 Michigan season

    Michigan Live "Jim Harbaugh is due a pay raise this week, while two of his top assistants are in line for six-figure retention bonuses. Thursday marks the day Harbaugh, who enters his fourth year as head football coach at Michigan, is due a 10 percent boost to his yearly compensation. According to the..." January 10

  • Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough leaving for NFL

    Alabama "Alabama running back Bo Scarbrough is leaving for the NFL, a source confirmed to AL.com. The Northport product ran for 596 yards and eight touchdowns this season as part of a deep and talented running back group. He also caught 17 passes for 109 yards." January 10

  • Alabama WR Calvin Ridley entering NFL Draft

    Sporting News "Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley announced Wednesday on Twitter he is entering the NFL Draft "In announcing my entrance into the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft, I know that those who come after me will take this program to even greater heights," he wrote. "The future of this program is indeed in..." January 10

  • FAU head coach Lane Kiffin says Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa would’ve transferred if he didn’t play Monday

    New York Daily News "Tua Tagovailoa’s historic performance Monday night led to an incredible comeback for the true freshman in the national championship game, but his future at Alabama prior to the game was very much in doubt. Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin, who was the offensive coordinator for the..." January 10

  • Drew Lock puts NFL on hold, will return to Mizzou for senior year

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Drew Lock might very well play in the NFL — but not in 2018. Fresh off his record-breaking junior season, Missouri’s first-team All-Southeastern Conference quarterback decided to return for his senior season and put the NFL draft on hold. “I’m very excited to be coming back for my senior..." January 10