Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence Blasts ESPN’s Paul Finebaum For Disrespecting His Teammate

    Total Pro Sports "The 2019 College football season is a little over a month away and Trevor Lawrence is already making his fan base proud. During ACC Media Days, Clemson offensive guard John Simpson made a comment about how Notre Dame was tougher than Alabama. It was a comment that drew the ire of ESPN..." July 18

  • James Blackman Named FSU Starting QB Ahead of Wisconsin Transfer Alex Hornibrook

    Tallahassee Democrat "Florida State's James Blackman is the starting quarterback. At least until he gets beaten out. FSU coach Willie Taggart gave his vote of confidence to Blackman at the 2019 ACC Kickoff meetings at the Weston Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. Wednesday. "He's the..." July 17

  • Dabo Swinney showcases lineman as QB 'stunt double'

    ESPN "Clemson coach Dabo Swinney took some heat for bringing an offensive guard to the annual ACC Kickoff event rather than his star quarterback, Trevor Lawrence, so on Wednesday, he offered an olive branch: the Trevor Lawrence stunt double. Guard John Simpson -- all 325 pounds of him --..." July 17

  • IG Model Is Dating Miami QB Tate Martell After Sliding In His DMs

    Total Pro Sports "Some people might tell you that nothing good ever comes from sliding in the DMs. Miami quarterback Tate Martell would kindly like to tell all of those people that they are wrong. Yesterday, the transfer from Ohio State took to Twitter to brag about how lucky he is that his new..." July 09

  • Report: Sean Savoy receives positive news from NCAA following transfer from Virginia Tech to Maryland

    Saturday Tradition "It sounds like one of Maryland’s transfer additions this offseason will have the opportunity to step on the field for the 2019 season. Thursday morning, InsideMDSports.com reported that former Virginia Tech wide receiver Sean Savoy has been granted immediate..." June 27

  • Where QB Deondre Francois Could Reportedly Play In 2019

    The Spun "With the college football season approaching fairly soon, former Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois is running out of options. Back in May, all signs pointed to Francois joining Lane Kiffin at Florida Atlantic. This would provide him the chance to remain in Florida while also..." June 25

  • Miami running back Asa Martin enters transfer portal just six months after coming to UM

    Miami Herald "The Asa Martin era for the Miami Hurricanes might be coming to an end just six months after it began. Martin, who transferred to Miami in January after a frustrating freshman season with the Auburn Tigers, has entered his name into the transfer portal, a Hurricanes athletic spokesman..." June 24

  • Report: Florida State AD explains how Jimbo Fisher 'pulled the ripcord' in final season

    CBS Sports "After going 5-7 in his first season at Florida State and overseeing the end of the program's 36-season bowl streak come to an end, predictably, there are a lot of Florida State fans who have already given up on Willie Taggart. If the Seminoles don't turn things around quickly in 2019,..." June 24

  • Louisville lands 1st 2020 top-300 commitment from 4-star QB Chubba Purdy

    The Score "Louisville landed its top 2020 recruit to date Friday, as four-star quarterback Chubba Purdy announced his commitment to the Cardinals. Purdy is the fifth-ranked pocket passer on the ESPN 300 and the No. 115 overall prospect. He's also the first top-300 recruit of his class to..." June 21

  • Donell Harris, No. 4 Overall Recruit For 2021, Announces De-Commitment

    The Spun "One of the top defensive ends in the country, Miami commit Donell Harris, was considered the No. 4 player in the nation for the Class of 2021. But he’s just made a major announcement that could have wide-ranging consequences for the rest of the country. Taking to Twitter on..." June 13

  • Alabama zeroing in on Clemson for the No. 1 class in 2020

    247 Sports "There’s been a lot of buzz this spring that Dabo Swinney and his staff were on track to sign 247Sports No. 1 recruiting class in 2020. Nick Saban and Alabama say not so fast. There was talk Clemson could contend with the Florida 2010 class as..." June 12

  • Trevor Lawrence's debut season was historically incomparable

    247 Sports "In the span of less than a year, Trevor Lawrence experienced a career’s worth of narratives. He began his year as the the top-rated quarterback in Top247 history. Twelve months later, he's the subject of thinkpieces: Should the golden-armed quarterback sit out the..." June 10

  • Terry Bowden to assist Clemson staff as intern

    ESPN "Former Auburn and Akron coach Terry Bowden will assist Clemson's football staff as an unpaid intern while he pursues a graduate degree at the school. Bowden, 63, is enrolled in a graduate program for athletic leadership at Clemson, a spokesman told ESPN...." June 10

  • Ex-Clemson linebacker Shaq Smith transfers to Maryland as Terps add key defensive piece

    CBS Sports "First-year Maryland coach Mike Locksley landed another big name in the transfer market on Monday, and this one will provide a boost to the Terrapins defense. The school announced that former redshirt junior Clemson linebacker Shaq Smith has joined the program as a graduate transfer and..." June 10

  • Miami lands tackle Jalen Rivers, No. 32 overall recruit

    ESPN "Miami added a big recruit, both figuratively and literally, to its 2020 class on Sunday when ESPN 300 offensive tackle Jalen Rivers announced his commitment. Rivers, the No. 32-ranked recruit overall, had a top five of Miami, Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Florida State prior to his..." June 09

  • Mack Brown has knee replaced by former player

    ESPN "North Carolina said Mack Brown has had his right knee replaced by a surgeon who once played for the football coach. Team spokesman Jeremy Sharpe said Tuesday that the 67-year-old coach underwent the procedure Monday that was performed by one of Brown's former..." June 04

  • Clemson catches up with Alabama and is now a co-favorite to win it all

    CBS Sports "There's been a lot of talk since Clemson beat Alabama for to win its second national title in three years about whether or not the Tigers have surpassed the Crimson Tide as a program. There's no telling how many hours of sports radio this discussion has consumed, but from my personal..." June 03

  • Jimbo Fisher argues he left FSU football 'in great shape'

    Orlando Sentinel "Florida State is coming off a historically bad season under first-year coach Willie Taggart. But not everyone entirely blames the Seminoles’ current head coach. Some point the finger at the man who came before him, Jimbo Fisher. Fisher, now entering his second season..." May 31

  • Tua Tagovailoa leapfrogs Trevor Lawrence in 2019 Heisman odds

    College Football Talk "We’re less than 100 days till the next college football season kicks off, so how about we take a gander at some still way-too-early stiff-armed trophy odds? Fresh off a national championship run as a true freshman, Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence was installed as a..." May 28

  • Suspended Clemson Players From College Football Playoff Ruled Ineligible for 2019 Season

    12 Up "The Clemson Tigers won't be at full strength heading into the 2019 college football season and will have to defend their national title without two key players. Remember when the NCAA suspended three Clemson players ahead of the College Football Playoff? One of them..." May 24

  • Pitt adds LB Kylan Johnson as a graduate transfer

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Pitt has made another late addition to its football roster for the coming season.  The Panthers announced Wednesday that linebacker Kylan Johnson will join them as a graduate transfer from Florida. With a telecommunications degree in hand, he’ll be immediately eligible to..." May 22

  • Former Clemson running back Tavien Feaster says Gamecocks among teams recruiting him

    Charleston Post Courier "Former Clemson running back Tavien Feaster entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal earlier this month and is busy juggling summer school and football recruiting. Feaster plans to earn his degree from Clemson this summer so he can be eligible immediately at his new school. He..." May 22

  • Former Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois to walk on at Florida Atlantic

    Tampa Bay Times "Former Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois will remain in the state. He will continue his football career as a walk-on for Lane Kiffin at Florida Atlantic, 247Sports reported Monday morning. The Seminoles dismissed Francois from the program in February after he was accused of..." May 20