Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dabo Swinney has ‘zero doubt’ there will be college football in 2020

    Larry Brown Sports "There has been some talk about both the professional and college football seasons starting later than usual or being canceled altogether, but Dabo Swinney is convinced America’s favorite sport is not going to be called off for an entire calendar year. When asked on Friday about..." April 03

  • Frank Maloney, former Syracuse football coach, dies at 79

    Syracuse.com "Bill Hurley never had a relationship with another coach like the one he had with Frank Maloney. Hurley was learning how to play quarterback after starting his career at running back. Maloney, then in his mid-30s and just a few years into his tenure as Syracuse University’s head..." April 01

  • Boston College grad-transfer QB Anthony Brown chooses Oregon

    The Score "Former Boston College quarterback Anthony Brown chose Oregon for his final year of eligibility, sources told Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports. The graduate transfer started three seasons for the Eagles. Injuries plagued Brown throughout his time at Boston College,..." April 01

  • NCAA grants additional season of eligibility for spring-sport athletes impacted by coronavirus

    CBS Sports "The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to permit an additional season of competition and eligibility to all spring-sport athletes who were unable to complete the 2019-20 athletic year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision does not apply to athletes in winter sports like basketball..." March 30

  • Trevor Lawrence Relaunches Fundraiser for Coronavirus Relief After NCAA Confusion

    SI "Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend Mariss Mowry have relaunched their fundraiser for coronavirus relief efforts after it became the topic of a confusing ordeal between the NCAA and the school. The new fundraiser is through Community Foundation Northwest..." March 30

  • Trevor Lawrence helps create local relief fund for coronavirus victims

    CBS Sports "Update: Following up on their GoFundMe this week, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend, Anderson women's soccer player Marissa Mowry, have created a COVID-19 relief fund. The fund, managed by the Cartersville-Bartow Community Foundation, is raising money and..." March 29

  • Ex-FSU Star Myron Rolle Says COVID-19 Cases Taking Over His Hospital

    TMZ "Myron Rolle -- the ex-Florida State star who left football to become a doctor -- tells TMZ Sports his hospital is being overtaken by COVID-19 cases ... saying they're "struggling for bed space." Rolle -- who left a promising NFL career to attend med school..." March 28

  • Ohio State Gets Another Leg up on Clemson in 2021 Recruiting With Addition of 5-Star RB TreVeyon Henderson

    12 Up "The Ohio State Buckeyes took another huge step forward in recruiting on Friday night with the addition of talented 5-star RB TreVeyon Henderson. Henderson would've been a massive get in his own right, but the larger conversation around the 2021 recruiting class is the..." March 28

  • Louisville WR Corey Reed Jr. loses father, 43, to coronavirus

    ESPN "The father of Louisville wide receiver Corey Reed Jr. died Wednesday morning due to complications from COVID-19, the school announced. Corey Reed Sr. was just 43, and it was not immediately clear whether he had underlying health issues. Through Wednesday, more than..." March 26

  • Trevor Lawrence clarifies that NCAA did not block coronavirus fundraiser

    Larry Brown Sports "The NCAA received negative attention on Tuesday after a charity fundraiser page started by Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend was shut down. But the Clemson quarterback now is saying the NCAA was not the reason for the shutdown. In a message on his Instagram story, Lawrence said..." March 25

  • CFB betting; which teams are trending up, down in returning production?

    The Score "Returning production is never the be-all, end-all in college football, but it's still important. Good players at the peak of their athletic careers typically only get better, giving an edge to programs that can reload on an annual basis. The betting markets obviously take this..." March 24

  • Florida State RB Jashaun Corbin granted immediate eligibility

    Tomahawk Nation "Florida State makes it official: Running back Jashaun Corbin will be eligible for the 2020 season: “We are grateful to the NCAA for this decision and to Texas A&M for supporting this process,” head coach Mike Norvell said. “We’re excited for Jashaun..." March 24

  • Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence started GoFundMe campaign for coronavirus victims. NCAA rules shut it down

    The State "People around the world are searching for ways to help make a difference as the coronavirus outbreak continues to cause sickness and death, and change the way humans go about everyday life. Clemson star quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend Marissa Mowry, who plays..." March 24

  • NCAA denies that it shut down Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence's fundraiser for coronavirus victims

    CBS Sports "Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawerence and his girlfriend, Marissa Mowry, tried to do something positive for victims of the global coronavirus pandemic by setting up a GoFundMe account in an attempt to raise money. Well, a temporary stop sign was put up before the fundraiser could get..." March 24

  • Virginia HC Bronco Mendenhall Says He Is Preparing For Modified College Football Season

    KSL "Former BYU football and currently Virginia Cavaliers head coach Bronco Mendenhall said that his program is preparing for the college football season to be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Mendenhall spoke about how college football might be altered this upcoming season by the..." March 21

  • 4-star athlete DeAndre Boykins has committed to UNC

    Tar Heel Blog "For the second straight day, UNC has received the verbal commitment from a four-star prospect. The program continues to attract top talent at a pace that hasn’t been seen in at least a decade. On Wednesday, in-state cornerback/running back DeAndre Boykins verbally committed to the Tar..." March 19

  • Clemson has gone four years (plus) without a player being arrested

    College Football Talk "If you’re looking for some off-field legal drama, you’ll need to look somewhere other than the Clemson football program. On March 14, 2016, Clemson football player Kaleb Chalmers was arrested on multiple drug-related charges, including possession of..." March 16

  • Miami Hurricanes home sports events to go on ‘without fans.’ No football clarification.

    Miami Herald "The University of Miami posted an announcement via Twitter on Thursday morning saying not only that spring break has been extended another week, but that: ? “Effective Sunday, March 15, through at least Tuesday, March 31, all campus events or meetings with 50 or more..." March 12

  • Ohio State's Justin Fields and Clemson's Trevor Lawrence named semifinalists for Sullivan Award

    247 Sports "Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields was named a semifinalist for the AAU James. E Sullivan Award on Tuesday. Fields is one of 33 semifinalists for the Sullivan Award, which has been given out since 1930 to the nation's best amateur athlete. The only other college football player..." March 10

  • UNC Flips 4-Star Alabama QB Commit and Brother of Former Tar Heels Basketball Star Luke Maye

    12 Up "Mack Brown and the UNC football program continue to make the argument that Chapel Hill is a football town. We kid, of course. After a surprisingly successful first season under Brown and freshman quarterback Sam Howell, North Carolina is making up some serious ground in..." March 07

  • Miami TE Michael Irvin II to transfer for final season

    Miami Herald "University of Miami tight end Michael Irvin II, the son of former Hurricanes great and Pro Football Hall of fame member Michael Irvin, is transferring for his final season of college football. UM confirmed the news to the Miami Herald on Thursday morning. Irvin II is no..." March 05

  • Recruit Korey Foreman solidifies commitment to Clemson with new tattoo

    CBS Sports "Quite literally, Korey Foreman has given a new, added meaning to the "All In" catchphrase. Clemson uses this as its recruiting and overall program motto, but the No. 1 recruit for the class of 2021 has decided to take it just a little bit further. Already hard-committed to..." March 02

  • Early reactions to college football's offseason coaching hires

    The Score "Now that Colorado has landed former Miami Dolphins receivers coach Karl Dorrell, college football's hiring-and-firing season has concluded (we think). Placing grades on new head coaches can be a futile task. Two years ago, Scott Frost (Nebraska) and Chip Kelly (UCLA) were..." February 29

  • 2020 Heisman Trophy odds: Ohio State QB Justin Fields the favorite over Clemson's Trevor Lawrence

    CBS Sports "Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields threw for 3,273 yards and 41 touchdowns, ran for 484 yards and 10 touchdowns in his first season as its starting quarterback. In the process, he led his team to an unblemished regular season, a Big Ten championship and a berth in..." February 28

  • Jeff Hafley's blend of NFL, big-time college experiences will pay off for Boston College

    Sporting News "Boston College opens spring practice Saturday under first-year coach Jeff Hafley, and that is when an experiment worth watching begins. Hafley wants to find the mesh point between college football and the NFL to revive a middling program that has a 57-69 record since 2010...." February 22

  • With D’Eriq King, Miami Hurricanes Could Be Most Improved CFB Team In 2020

    Sportsnaut "The Miami Hurricanes disappointed in a big way last season as Manny Diaz and Co. went 6-7, but the addition of D’Eriq King changes everything. The skinny: Miami finished with a whimper in their bowl game against Louisiana Tech to cap off a miserable 2019 campaign. But with..." February 18

  • Ex-NCAA Coach Mark Richt Celebrates Birthday With 'Hot Dog Delight'

    TMZ "Mark Richt said to hell with a steak dinner at a 5-star restaurant for his birthday ... the ex-Georgia and Miami coach is going with "hot dog delight" for his big day. And, it looks horrific. Of course, the 60-year-old broke down the unique dish during Miami..." February 18

  • Former Clemson 4-Star Xavier Kelly Announces Arkansas As Transfer Destination

    The Spun "While there’s no doubt that Clemson will be adding plenty of talent to its defensive line for next season, the coaching staff will also have to replace Xavier Kelly. The former four-star recruit has finally announced where he’ll continue his college career. Coming out of..." February 18

  • Clemson, Georgia to open 2021 season in Charlotte

    College Football Talk "The good news is that the rivalry between Clemson and Georgia will resume earlier than previously anticipated.  The not-so-good news?  It’ll be played off-campus. Monday, both Clemson and Georgia announced that the two football programs will kick off the 2021 season..." February 18

  • Former Browns TE coach John Lilly set to join North Carolina staff

    Yahoo! Sports "Former Cleveland Browns tight end coach John Lilly is set to join Mack Brown’s coaching staff at the University of North Carolina, according to Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports. " February 12

  • Florida State and LSU announce two-game neutral-site series

    College Football Talk "Courtesy of Florida State and LSU, we have some rather meaty scheduling in which to sink our collective offseason teeth.  Unfortunately, it’s bereft of on-campus meat. Very early Tuesday afternoon, and after it had been rumored as a possibility a year and a half..." February 11

  • Georgia Quarterback Competition One Of Nation's Most Crucial Story-lines In 2020

    Sportsnaut "The Georgia Bulldogs are one of the nation’s best college football programs, but the quarterback position is a big question mark heading into the 2020 season. The skinny: Jake Fromm left school early to declare for the 2020 NFL Draft, and the Bulldogs may struggle..." February 11

  • Rob Likens officially named Miami Hurricanes wide receivers coach

    Sun Sentinel "The Miami Hurricanes officially named ex-Arizona State offensive coordinator Rob Likens as the team’s new wide receivers coach on Friday to complete their coaching staff. The South Florida Sun Sentinel first learned that Likens had emerged as the leading candidate for the..." February 08

  • Transferring kicker from Duke commits to Arkansas

    Saturday Down South "National Signing Day for the class of 2020 has come and gone, but Arkansas picked up another commitment from a player who can contribute this fall. AJ Reed, a departing Duke kicker who will join the Razorbacks as a graduate announcement, announced his pledge to the Hogs on..." February 07

  • Syracuse football schedules UConn in 4-game series

    Syracuse.com "Syracuse and Connecticut have renewed their football series with a new home-and-home deal that will see the two schools meet four times through the 2027 season. Syracuse will host Connecticut in the Carrier Dome on Sept. 6, 2025 and Oct. 3, 2026, the schools announced..." February 07

  • Florida State lands big-time LB commitment in Branden Jennings

    247 Sports " Florida State is establishing momentum on the recruiting trail in the 2021 class and that trend continued with the commitment of four-star junior linebacker Branden Jennings of Jacksonville (Fla.) Sandalwood. Jennings committed to the Seminoles during a ceremony..." February 07

  • Gay football player felt driven from Miami Hurricanes by anti-gay taunts

    Out Sports "It was the moment TJ Callan felt beyond a doubt that he was not welcome as a gay man on the University of Miami football team. The running back was eating lunch at a table at training camp before the 2018 season when a teammate asked him if he’d seen the movie..." February 06

  • Top 2020 safety Avantae Williams signs with Miami

    Miami Herald "The Miami Hurricanes pulled off the biggest surprise of National Signing Day. Avantae Williams, who almost every prognosticator predicted would sign with the Florida Gators on Wednesday, decided to sign with Miami. Williams is an elite safety, ranked No. 1 at his position by..." February 06

  • Clemson's Tony Elliott gets new deal, becomes highest-paid OC

    News & Observer "Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott has received a raise and will earn $1.6 million a year after the school approved a new contract for several Tigers assistants. With the raise, Elliott is now tied with Alabama's Steve Sarkisian as the highest paid offensive assistant in..." February 06

  • Pat Narduzzi posts hilarious video to shut down Michigan State rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Pat Narduzzi was the defensive coordinator for the Michigan State Spartans before he took the head coaching job at Pitt prior to the 2015 season. So when the Spartan job opened up, there was some thinking that Narduzzi could be a candidate. Based on what he posted Wednesday afternoon,..." February 05

  • Michigan State coaching candidates: Luke Fickell, Pat Narduzzi lead replacements for Mark Dantonio

    CBS Sports "Mark Dantonio's retirement can't be that much of a surprise. Embroiled in a wrongful termination lawsuit, Coach D merely had to get past Jan. 15 when he collected a $4.3 million retention bonus. Lately, Dantonio had been criticized not only for the downturn of the football..." February 04

  • Virginia football loses three players from 2019 roster

    Streaking The Lawn "The 2020 football roster for the Virginia Cavaliers went live this week on VirginiaSports.com, and there are three names missing from 2019 players expected to return. Running backs Lamont Atkins and PK Kier are no longer listed, and neither is..." February 04

  • Former Clemson backup QB Chase Brice transferring to Duke

    ESPN "Former Clemson quarterback Chase Brice announced he plans to transfer to Duke, where he will be immediately eligible to play. Brice, who served as the backup to Trevor Lawrence the past two seasons, made his announcement official on Sunday. He plans..." February 03