• Alabama's Jalen Hurts lost his QB job, and now his dreadlocks

    Michigan Live "Even if Jalen Hurts is on the field for Alabama next season, it won't look the same. That's because the Crimson Tide QB has cut his signature dreadlocks, fulfilling an apparent promise he made if Alabama on the national championship. The man who is 27-2 as a starter might be able to hide in..." January 22

  • Stanford’s Keller Chryst to leave as a graduate transfer

    San Francisco Chronicle "Keller Chryst, Stanford’s starting quarterback for seven games last season before being replaced by redshirt freshman K.J. Costello, will play elsewhere next fall as a graduate transfer. Chryst made the announcement on Twitter but did not say where he was headed. He played three seasons at..." January 22

  • Miami's Malek Young to undergo career-ending neck surgery

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The football career of Miami Hurricanes cornerback and former Coconut Creek High All-American Malek Young has ended. Young, who was injured in Miami’s 34-24 loss to Wisconsin in the Orange Bowl last month, is set to undergo career-ending surgery on his neck, the school announced..." January 21

  • Florida lands commitment from highly touted WR Justin Watkins

    SEC Country "Florida coach Dan Mullen landed a commitment Saturday from 4-star wide receiver Justin Watkins. The Under Armour All-American from East Ridge High School (Clermont, Fla.) is one of five official visitors for the Gators this weekend. Watkins is ranked the nation’s No. 21 wide receiver and No...." January 21

  • Rich Rodriguez accuser files new $8.5 million claim against Arizona

    Tuscon "The woman who filed a $7.5 million sexual harassment claim against former UA football coach Rich Rodriguez last month has submitted an additional $8.5 million claim against the University of Arizona, saying that the school is liable for Rodriguez’s conduct. Melissa Wilhelmsen, Rodriguez’s..." January 21

  • Rashaan Salaam's Heisman Trophy auctioned for record $399K

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Rashaan Salaam's 1994 Heisman Trophy has fetched a record price. The former Colorado running back had sold his award two years prior to his death in December 2016, but it sold again Saturday for a record $399,608, according to SCP Auctions. The online auction opened bidding on Jan. 8 and..." January 21

  • WSSU Football Player Najee Baker Shot & KIlled After Fight at Wake Forest Frat Party

    Black Sports Online "This is happening far too often on college campuses across the country. A young college student-athlete is dead after an apparent argument led to someone pulling out a gun and shooting at a frat party meant to celebrate the beginning of a new semester. Details via WXII 12:..." January 20

  • Air Force cancels games due to government shutdown

    ABC News "The Air Force Academy has canceled all athletic events due to a federal government shutdown that began overnight. "Due to the government shutdown, all Air Force Academy home and away intercollegiate athletic events have been cancelled until further notice," the academy said in a statement. "In..." January 20

  • Arkansas center Zach Rogers giving up football to pursue career in law enforcement

    Sportsnaut "After finishing up his junior season as the starting center for the Arkansas Razorbacks, Zach Rogers has decided to call and end to his football career. The former three-star recruit out of Hebron in Carrollton, Texas has decided to pursue a career in law enforcement instead. Rogers’ father,..." January 20

  • Wisconsin extends Paul Chryst's contract through 2023

    Yardbarker "The University of Wisconsin is very satisfied with the job head football coach Paul Chryst is doing and has rewarded him with a contract extension. On Friday, the university’s Athletic Board approved a contract that keeps Chryst locked in through Jan. 31, 2023, per FOX 11 in Madison, Wisc. This..." January 20

  • Report | Tee Martin signs extension to remain with USC

    Fanrag Sports "USC Trojans offensive coordinator Tee Martin has signed a multi-year extension to remain with the program, according to Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports. Martin had previously interviewed for the Oakland Raiders head coaching vacancy this offseason, choosing to return to the collegiate ranks to..." January 20

  • Gus Malzahn's 7-year, $49 million contract 'definitely not' fully guaranteed

    Alabama "Details of Gus Malzahn's new seven-year, $49 million contract extension at Auburn are still being hashed out, but it is "definitely not" fully guaranteed. Auburn president Steven Leath addressed Malzahn's contract and other athletics issues with reporters after introducing Allen Greene as the..." January 19

  • Stanford LB Ryan Beecher Diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Bleacher Report "Stanford linebacker Ryan Beecher announced on Friday that he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma last month. "In December, I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma," Beecher wrote on Twitter. "I am receiving treatments while attending classes at Stanford. I look forward to making a full..." January 19

  • Derrius Guice signs with agency that reps Kendrick Lamar

    ESPN "One of the biggest names in music representation is getting into the business of representing athletes. Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE), which represents the likes of Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q and Jay Rock, announced Friday it is opening up a sports division and its first client will be former..." January 19

  • Illinois hires former Arizona co-OC Rod Smith as offensive coordinator

    Tuscon "Illinois announced Friday that it has hired former Arizona Wildcats assistant Rod Smith as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Smith spent the past six years as Arizona’s co-offensive coordinator and QB coach under Rich Rodriguez, who was fired Jan. 2. Among all of Rodriguez’s..." January 19

  • Louisville DC Peter Sirmon resigns, joins Cal as associate HC

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Peter Sirmon has resigned as the defensive coordinator of the Louisville football team, "effective immediately," the program announced Friday. Sirmon spent one season as the Cardinals' defensive coordinator. His defense finished 62nd in the country in total defense, allowing 388.1 yards per..." January 19

  • Report: Alabama set to promote Mike Locksley to OC/QBs coach

    Saturday Down South "It appears early reports suggesting Nick Saban was preparing to promote Mike Locksley were accurate, Alabama has reportedly decided to promote from within and give the assistant coach more responsibility in 2018. Locksley served as Alabama’s co-offensive coordinator and receivers coach last..." January 19

  • 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