• Lucrative new contract keeps Jim Leavitt, Ducks defensive coordinator, at Oregon

    Oregonian "Some of the best defense of Oregon's 2017 season was played this weekend by UO administrators, who have helped retain prized defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt. Rather than follow former UO coach Willie Taggart to Florida State or go elsewhere, Leavitt will remain on staff under new head coach..." December 18

  • Top QB prospect Justin Fields confirms commitment to Georgia

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Quarterback Justin Fields, the No. 2 overall prospect in the class of 2018 according to 247Sports, confirmed Sunday he’s sticking with his decision to attend Georgia. The dual-threat signal-caller will make his choice official on Wednesday, the first day of the new early signing period,..." December 18

  • Tom Herman still unsure who Texas will start at QB in bowl

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texas Longhorns play a bowl game in ten days, but still don’t know who their starting quarterback will be in it. Coach Tom Herman admitted that he has yet to decide whether Shane Buechele or Sam Ehlinger will get the nod in the Texas Bowl against Missouri on Dec. 27. The two quarterbacks..." December 17

  • Randy Sanders agrees to deal to coach East Tennessee St.

    247 Sports "A familiar face is reportedly taking over as head coach at East Tennessee State. FootballScoop.com reported Saturday that former Tennessee offensive coordinator Randy Sanders is "expected to become the new head coach at ETSU." Sanders, who has never been a head coach during his 28-year..." December 17

  • CB Josh Jobe (No. 117) switches pledge from Miami to Alabama

    ESPN "With the early signing period just five days away, the late twists and turns on the recruiting trail have begun. Josh Jobe, the No. 117-ranked prospect in the class of 2018, flipped from Miami to Alabama on Saturday while on an official visit in Tuscaloosa, impacting a pair of top-10 recruiting..." December 17

  • Georgia LB Natrez Patrick faces court hearing after failed drug test

    ESPN "Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick, who had a misdemeanor drug charge dropped earlier this week, also faces a January court hearing for an alleged probation violation after he tested positive for marijuana, a solicitor told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. According to the report, the drug test..." December 16

  • Auburn's Kerryon Johnson says he'll play in Peach Bowl vs. UCF

    Oanow "Kerryon Johnson hasn't spoken to reporters since the conclusion of the SEC Championship game on Dec. 2, but that doesn't mean he hasn't fielded any questions about his injured shoulder. Asked by another user on Twitter if he would play in the Peach Bowl against UCF late Friday night, the junior..." December 16

  • Nick Saban rants about issues with early signing day

    Sportsnaut "Nick Saban has made his feelings known about the early signing day in the past, but on Friday he couldn’t help further express his displeasure. The early signing day means players can sign with schools on Dec. 20, which is right smack dab in the middle of bowl game preparation. In a classic..." December 16

  • Nick Bosa knows he's ready for the NFL but wants a national title like his brother

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Let's all be honest. Nick Bosa would be ready for the NFL. You know it. Opponents know it. He knows it. "I think I would," Bosa said Friday after Ohio State's practice. "But an extra year of development is really important. I think I'll be a lot more ready next year." He doesn't have a..." December 16

  • Keyshawn Johnson Jr. announces decision to transfer from Nebraska

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Keyshawn Johnson Jr.'s tumultuous Nebraska career has come to an end. The former four-star wide receiver announced Friday he will further his academic and athletic career at a different FBS school. Johnson Jr. received a citation for marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia..." December 15

  • Top QB Matt Corral flips from Florida to Ole Miss

    Larry Brown Sports "One of the top quarterback recruits in the country has flipped his commitment from Florida to Ole Miss. Matt Corral announced his decision on Thursday night, citing the home-like atmosphere he senses in Oxford as the reason for his decision. “A lot played into this. Coach Matt Luke is a..." December 15

  • West Virginia QB Will Grier will return to school in 2018

    247 Sports "Star quarterback Will Grier will return for the 2018 season, the redshirt senior and West Virginia announced on Thursday afternoon. “After much prayer and consultation with my family and coaches, I have decided to return to WVU for my senior season. There is still a great deal that I want this..." December 14

  • Oklahoma leading rusher Rodney Anderson will not be charged after rape investigation

    CBS Sports "No charges will be filed against Oklahoma running back and leading rusher Rodney Anderson, who was accused of rape, Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn said on Thursday. A protective order had been issued against Anderson earlier this month stemming from a Nov. 16 incident at a..." December 14

  • Colorado State and coach Mike Bobo agree on three-year contract extension

    ESPN "Colorado State and coach Mike Bobo have agreed to a three-year contract extension that runs through the 2022 season. Bobo, who will complete his third season with the Rams in Saturday's Gildan New Mexico Bowl against Marshall, had two years left on his original agreement. The new deal increases..." December 14

  • At least 15 coaches have turned down Kent State job

    Yardbarker "Kent State is well on its way to becoming the Tennessee of the MAC. According to a report by Zach Barnett of Football Scoop on Wednesday, at least 15 coaches have turned down the Kent State head football coaching job, “whether technically offered or not.” Barnett adds that the search was..." December 14

  • Tennessee secures WR Alontae Taylor (No. 46) after losing two QB recruits

    ESPN "Tennessee's recruiting class lost two prospects Wednesday -- both at the quarterback position -- but new head coach Jeremy Pruitt also secured the recommitment of his first big recruit since taking over at Knoxville. ESPN 300 quarterback Adrian Martinez and three-star Michael Penix both..." December 14

  • Nick Saban is a clueless, gutless, selfish coward for his silence on Roy Moore

    New York Daily News "The words in this title to describe Alabama head coach Nick Saban are not hyperbole. They are written precisely as intended when America’s highest paid public employee of great mass influence can’t render public opinion on Roy Moore. Nick Saban is not just any coach or employee. At over $11..." December 14

  • Georgia LB Natrez Patrick sees pot charge dropped; status for playoffs still uncertain

    College Football Talk "Finally, there is some positive news off the field for the Georgia football program, even as some clarity on one player’s status moving forward is still needed. According to ESPN.com‘s Mark Schlabach, the Barrow County district attorney’s office has decided to drop a marijuana possession charge..." December 14

  • Baylor reportedly losing QB Zach Smith to transfer

    College Football Talk "Two-thirds of the way through a one-win season, Zach Smith lost his job as the starting quarterback at Baylor. Nearly three weeks later, it appears the sophomore has decided to ply his future football wares elsewhere. According to ESPN Radio‘s Central Texas affiliate, Smith will be..." December 13

  • Report: Bill Snyder wants to return to Kansas State next season

    USA Today "With a team that could have up to 17 returning starters, Kansas State coach Bill Snyder says he wants to return next season, according to a report from KStateonline.com. The 78-year-old coach has a record of 209-110-1 in 26 years of coaching, all with the Wildcats. After undergoing treatment..." December 13

  • Report: UM strength coach Tolbert not returning

    Detroit News "Kevin Tolbert, Michigan’s strength coach since Jim Harbaugh took over as head coach in 2015, will not return to the program, according to a sources report Wednesday in The Sporting News. " December 13

  • Tee Martin was not interested in becoming Tennessee OC

    Larry Brown Sports "Tee Martin’s name came up a fair amount during Tennessee’s prolonged coaching search, but the former Vol ended up staying at USC. It sounds like that’s because he wasn’t interested in a lateral move. The LA Daily News’ Scott Wolf reported on Tuesday that Martin said he wasn’t interested in..." December 12