Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Former Miami, Purdue QB Robert Marve arrested on domestic battery charges

    Tampa Bay Times "Former Plant High and University of Miami quarterback Robert Marve was arrested Friday morning in Hillsborough County, accused of striking his ex-girlfriend and stomping on her throat in Key West. Marve turned himself in at the Orient Road Jail and was booked at 10:20 on a complaint..." July 16

  • Former Virginia Tech football player Mook Reynolds charged with felony

    The Roanoke Times "Former Virginia Tech defensive player Mook Reynolds was arrested by Blacksburg police on Monday, the same day he was dismissed from the university’s football team. Reynolds faces a felony charge of the sale or distribution of marijuana or the possession of marijuana with the..." July 16

  • Louisville evaluating naming rights to Papa John's Cardinal Stadium

    ESPN "University of Louisville president Neeli Bendapudi said Thursday that the school is evaluating the naming rights to Papa John's Cardinal Stadium as fallout continues over John Schnatter's use of the N-word during an internal conference call. Schnatter, the pizza..." July 13

  • Louisville removing Papa John’s name from football stadium

    Larry Brown Sports "The fallout over some racist comments Papa John’s founder John Schnatter made recently continued on Friday, as the University of Louisville announced that it is dropping the popular pizza chain’s name from its football stadium. Louisville president Neeli Bendapudi said in..." July 13

  • Two Louisville players want name on Papa John's Cardinal Stadium to change

    CBS Sports "Louisville plays its home games at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, but players are pushing for a name change.  In the fallout of the resignation of John Schnatter, the founder and chairman of Papa John's Pizza from the school's Board of Trustees, wide..." July 12

  • Virginia Tech dismisses Mook Reynolds

    The Score "Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente announced Monday that the team has dismissed defensive back Mook Reynolds for a violation of athletic department policies. Reynolds was suspended from the team and banned from football-related activities during the spring semester, although no..." July 09

  • 4-star DT Jowon Briggs commits to Virginia

    247 Sports "The Virginia Cavaliers have struck on the recruiting trail again, reeling in their 13th commitment in the 2019 class. 2019 Cincinnati (Ohio) Walnut Hills defensive tackle Jowon Briggs is the latest to commit to UVA head coach Bronco Mendenhall. The 6-foot-2, 275-pounder..." June 23

  • Alabama will get $1.75 million more than Louisville for football game

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Alabama will earn $1.75 million more than Louisville to play in the schools' football season opener on Sept. 1 in Orlando, Florida, according to contracts obtained by the Courier Journal via open records requests. Each school signed its own contract in 2015 with ESPN to..." June 22

  • Four-star defensive tackle Derick Hunter commits to the Florida State family

    Tallahassee Democrat "Florida State has landed a commitment from four-star Fort Myers (Fla.) Dunbar defensive end Derick Hunter during a visit on Wednesday afternoon. "I felt like it was the right time," Hunter said.  "The relationship has been there since I was a puppy. A lot..." June 20

  • Report: Josh Jackson eligible for Virginia Tech

    Sportsnaut "Virginia Tech fans can breathe a sigh of relief; the academic issue clouding Josh Jackson’s future at the school has been resolved. Andy Bitter of the Roanoke Times cited a source and said Jackson remains a full member of the team and there is no..." June 19

  • Transferring Pitt lineman Tony Pilato moves on to Div. II

    College Football Talk "A little over a month after leaving an ACC school, Tony Pilato has landed at one at another level of the sport. According to a tweet from Jerry DiPaola of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review this past week, Pilato has decided to transfer to Slippery Rock..." June 11

  • Former Clemson DT Josh Belk announces transfer, to join South Carolina football team

    SEC Country "Former Clemson defensive tackle Josh Belk, who was with the Tigers during spring practice, will join the South Carolina football team for the 2018 season. It has not been confirmed if Belk will be eligible to play this fall. “I am thankful for the opportunity I had at..." June 11

  • Hunter Johnson will transfer to Northwestern

    247 Sports "The Northwestern Wildcats have landed Hunter Johnson, the former 247Sports Composite five-star quarterback who announced his transfer from Clemson in May. Johnson, a native of of Brownsburg, Ind., chose Northwestern over Duke, Purdue and Indiana. "I'm thrilled..." June 11

  • Conflicting Reports Surround Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson's Suspension

    Bleacher Report "Conflicting reports have emerged regarding Virginia Tech starting quarterback Josh Jackson. Mike McDaniel‏ of ESPN Blacksburg reported Thursday that Jackson was suspended indefinitely amid an investigation into an academic issue. However, on Friday Bruce..." June 08

  • Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson's future uncertain amid academic issues, report says

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson's status with the team has come under question pending reports of an academic issue. According to ESPN, citing unidentified sources, Jackson has been suspended indefinitely as the school investigates. Jackson's father..." June 07

  • 5-Star Jordyn Adams Opts for Pro Baseball, Won't Enroll at UNC

    247 Sports "North Carolina signee Jordyn Adams has decided that he won't enroll at UNC later this month. Instead, the four-star wide receiver will pursue a Major League Baseball career. "Last night, I received a blessing that I've been working towards for a long..." June 06

  • Receiver Dayall Harris leaving Hurricanes football program

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Hurricanes receiver Dayall Harris arrived at Miami two seasons ago as a junior college transfer hoping to see significant playing time at a major college football program. Although he’s had his chance to contribute for the Hurricanes, Miami announced on Tuesday that Harris..." June 05

  • FSU's Willie Taggart says QB Deondre Francois staying on track during offseason

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida State coach Willie Taggart says quarterback Deondre Francois continues to progress on and off the field after his internal discipline for a legal incident at the end of spring practice in April. Taggart, speaking to local media during his youth football camp Tuesday..." June 05

  • Syracuse QB Rex Culpepper declared cancer-free, will return to team this summer

    CBS Sports "In March, Syracuse quarterback Rex Culpepper announced on his Instagram page that he'd been diagnosed with testicular cancer, and it had spread to lymph nodes in his abdomen. Less than three months later, after 100 hours of chemotherapy, Culpepper found out he's..." June 04

  • Virginia Tech's defense loses CBs Adonis Alexander and Jeremy Webb for upcoming season

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "Virginia Tech will be even thinner at the cornerback position than expected this football season. Senior Adonis Alexander and junior college transfer Jeremy Webb, two likely starters at the spot, both won’t be part of the 2018 season. Alexander, who has struggled with off-field..." June 01

  • New school emerges for Clemson QB transfer Hunter Johnson

    247 Sports "The race for Clemson transfer quarterback Hunter Johnson is a bit more open in Week 2 of his recruitment. A source close to the situation tells 247Sports the Tigers have given Johnson a full release, which means he’s allowed to join other ACC schools, if he so he..." May 30

  • New school emerges for Clemson QB transfer Hunter Johnson

    247 Sports "The race for Clemson transfer quarterback Hunter Johnson is a bit more open in Week 2 of his recruitment. A source close to the situation tells 247Sports the Tigers have given Johnson a full release, which means he’s allowed to join other ACC schools, if he so he..." May 29

  • Clemson preseason depth chart lists Kelly Bryant as top QB, Trevor Lawrence as backup

    College Football Talk "While some coaches fight tooth and nail to release any information about their program like who might be starting a game (cough, Jim Harbaugh, cough), that is not exactly how Clemson’s Dabo Swinney runs his shop. Case in point came Wednesday when the team released..." May 24

  • FSU offensive lineman Josh Ball reportedly suspended by school for dating violence case

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida State has reportedly suspended offensive lineman Josh Ball after a hearing by the university judicial panel for his role in a dating violence case last year involving his former girlfriend. The length of the suspension for Ball, who was expected to start for..." May 22

  • Two schools emerge for Hunter Johnson after Clemson transfer

    247 Sports "Clemson sophomore quarterback Hunter Johnson will transfer, 247Sports confirmed Monday. A five-star prospect in the 2017 class, Johnson threw for 234 yards, two touchdowns and an interception a year ago while completing 77.8 percent of his passes. Johnson competed for..." May 22

  • Former five-star quarterback set to transfer from Clemson

    The State "Former five-star quarterback Hunter Johnson is set to transfer from Clemson, The State confirmed Monday morning. Johnson had been battling with senior Kelly Bryant and freshman Trevor Lawrence for the starting quarterback job.   " May 21

  • High schooler gets 2 scholarship offers after 8 days of playing football

    The Score "It takes some high school football players years to earn a college scholarship. For Kevin Hester Jr., it was a matter of days. The 6-foot-5, 230-pound Hester, who's a student at North Cobb High School in Kennesaw, Ga., received scholarship offers from Southern Miss on May 12 and..." May 19