• 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

  • 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