• 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

  • This Year’s Heisman Trophy TV Ratings Are Lowest Ever

    The Spun "The hype surrounding the Heisman Trophy continues to dwindle. Does it feel like there’s been less hype placed on the Heisman Trophy in recent years? The Heisman Trophy ceremony on ESPN used to be must-watch viewing for me, but at some point in the last couple of years, that changed. " December 11

  • QB Shea Patterson says he's transferring to Michigan

    Detroit Free Press "Shea Patterson, the top quarterback from the 2016 class, makes it official: He's transferring from Ole Miss to Michigan Shea Patterson is coming to Michigan. The former five-star prospect and No. 1-ranked quarterback in the class of 2016 announced his decision to transfer from Ole Miss to..." December 11

  • Iowa S Brandon Snyder arrested, charged with drunk driving

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Iowa starting safety Brandon Snyder was arrested and charged with drunk driving early Sunday. The junior was stopped at 3:04 a.m. CT Sunday by Iowa City police, according to online arrest records. ESPN.com reported Snyder admitted he had been drinking, and he was booked in the Johnson County..." December 11

  • Report: Texas A&M to hire Memphis' Darrell Dickey as offensive coordinator

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher, hired one week ago from Florida State, is steadily filling out his new staff with the Aggies. The latest addition appears to be offensive coordinator Darrell Dickey, who’s spent the last six seasons at Memphis in a similar role. Fisher was heavily involved in the..." December 11

  • Minnesota lands commitment from 6-foot-8, 395-pound offensive tackle

    College Football Talk "P.J. Fleck is going to need a bigger boat. Minnesota has landed a commitment from the largest recruit on record, as 6-foot-8, 395-pound offensive tackle Daniel Faalele has committed to the Gophers. Faalele made the announcement on his Twitter page on Saturday night. A 3-star recruit, Faalele..." December 11

  • Sonny Dykes expected to be named SMU head coach

    Larry Brown Sports "SMU has been searching for a new head coach after Chad Morris left to take the Arkansas job, and it appears the Mustangs are on the verge of securing a replacement. Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports reports that SMU has reached an agreement with former Cal coach Sonny Dykes. The hire is expected to..." December 11

  • Michigan football's Grant Newsome hopes to return 'as soon as possible'

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan left tackle Grant Newsome still holds the goal of being medically cleared to return to football by the start of the 2018 season. "Before then hopefully," Newsome said Sunday night. "As soon as possible." Newsome, a 6-foot-7, 315-pounder from New Jersey, sat out the 2017 season to..." December 11

  • Bryan Addison of Gardena Serra commits to UCLA

    Los Angeles Times "Standout receiver-defensive back Bryan Addison of Gardena Serra announced Sunday night that he has committed to UCLA. Addison started the season considered one of the top safeties in Southern California, but by season’s end, his skills as a receiver had colleges changing focus. The 6-foot-5,..." December 11

  • Nebraska loses highest-ranked commitment, No. 36 Joshua Moore

    ESPN "Nebraska's recruiting class took a big hit Sunday when ESPN 300 athlete Joshua Moore announced that he was decommitting from the Huskers. Moore is the No. 36-ranked prospect in the 2018 class and was the highest-ranked commitment for Nebraska prior to his decommitment. Moore is the fourth ESPN..." December 10

  • Washington State dismisses top receiver Tavares Martin

    The Spokesman Review "It appears the Washington State football program will be moving forward without both of its starting outside receivers from Belle Glade, Florida. Tavares Martin Jr., a second team Associated Press All-Pac-12 selection who led the Cougars in every receiving category, has been dismissed from WSU..." December 10

  • Jerry Jones’ grandson receives scholarship offer from Arkansas

    Yardbarker "The Jones football legacy at Arkansas looks like it will be continuing. John Stephen Jones, who is the grandson of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, received a scholarship offer from Arkansas on Friday night. Jones shared the news of his offer via his Twitter page on Saturday. Jones is a..." December 10

  • Chip Kelly adding former Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads to UCLA staff

    CBS Sports "UCLA coach Chip Kelly is reportedly rounding out his defensive staff with another strong hire, targeting former Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads as the Bruins' defensive backs coach, according to Sports Illustrated's Bruce Feldman. The 50-year old Iowa native was an assistant at Iowa State..." December 10

  • Texas A&M's Henderson arrested for threatening people with rifle

    Sports Day "Texas A&M senior defensive lineman Zaycoven Henderson was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with multiple felonies after allegedly pointing a gun at people. Henderson, 23, was arrested by the College Station Police Department for allegedly pointing a rifle at several people around 2:30..." December 10

  • Daniel Faalele, at 6-8, 395 pounds, to play football for Gophers

    ESPN "If Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck is looking for someone to row the boat, he might hand his latest recruit the oar. Offensive lineman Daniel Faalele, a 6-foot-8, 395-pound lineman, committed to the Golden Gophers on Saturday night. The giant prospect is originally from Melbourne, Australia, and..." December 10

  • Jimbo Fisher: Deondre Francois was absent from final team meeting

    247 Sports "Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois was not happy following Jimbo Fisher's abrupt exit to Texas A&M and said as much on Twitter. Fisher was asked Saturday on College GameDay if the two had cleared the air and spoken since his arrival in College Station. “No I haven’t ... he was not at..." December 10

  • Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield wins Heisman Trophy

    ESPN "Since the NCAA began allowing athletic scholarships in 1950, no player to win the Heisman Trophy had started his career as a walk-on. Baker Mayfield changed that Saturday night. Mayfield, the Oklahoma quarterback whose storybook saga began with him walking on at Texas Tech, captured the 83rd..." December 10

  • Missouri, Odom agree to 2-year extension

    Bleacher Report "The Missouri Tigers agreed to a two-year contract extension with head football coach Barry Odom, the school announced Saturday. The move added two years to Odom's previous deal, which now extends through the 2022 season. Odom's salary and performance-based bonuses remained the same, while the..." December 09

  • Clemson DC Brent Venables tells recruit he is not leaving

    Larry Brown Sports "There has been talk about Brent Venables potentially leaving Clemson, but he appears to be telling recruits he is not leaving. Venables, who is Clemson’s defensive coordinator, has been visiting recruits along with other coaches on the Tigers’ staff ahead of the upcoming dead period. One of the..." December 09

  • Texas officials will hire TCU athletic director Chris Del Conte

    Hook'em "TCU athletic director Chris Del Conte has been hired to assume the same position at the University of Texas where he will assume responsibility for both the men’s and women’s athletic departments, a source told the Austin American-Statesman on Saturday. Texas was expected to make the..." December 09

  • Army probe cleared QB Bradshaw of 2014 rape allegation

    ESPN "An Army investigation into 2014 rape allegations against Black Knights quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw "were unfounded and the case was closed," according to a statement released by the United States Military Academy on Saturday. "The Army takes all allegations of sexual assault seriously, and every..." December 09

  • Oregon removes interim tag, names Mario Cristobal its new coach

    CBS Sports "Oregon has found its replacement for Willie Taggart, and it didn't have to look far. The school announced Friday that Mario Cristobal has been hired to take over the program from Taggart. Aaron Fentress of NBC Sports first reported the news. "I'm excited and honored to be the head football..." December 08

  • Duke kicker/punter Austin Parker dismissed for violating academic policy

    Sportsnaut "The Duke football program dismissed its top special teams ace on Friday. The team’s starting kicker and punter, Austin Parker, has been dismissed for violating the university’s academic policy, Duke announced in a press release (h/t College Football Talk). Per the press release, Parker had..." December 08