Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Freshman defensive tackle Josh Belk leaving Clemson; South Carolina could be option

    The Post and Courier "One of the most hotly pursued in-state football prospects from this year’s recruiting class is back on the market, and the South Carolina-Clemson rivalry could have a new chapter depending on what he does next. Freshman defensive tackle Josh Belk, who enrolled at Clemson in..." May 17

  • Sterling Johnson announces Coastal Carolina as transfer destination

    Die Hards "Former Clemson defensive tackle Sterling Johnson announced his intentions to transfer out of a crowded defensive line room earlier this offseason and on Friday he made his commitment known. According to a report from Brandon Rink of, Johnson will continue his collegiate career at..." May 14

  • Syracuse invests $118 million for renovation to Carrier Dome

    College Football Talk "Syracuse’s Carrier Dome is one giant step closer to a much-needed renovation. On Monday morning, Syracuse announced it is investing $118 million to go toward renovation of the multi-purpose athletic facility, including hosting Syracuse football. Among the renovations to be done..." May 14

  • West Virginia football lands Clemson grad transfer DT Jabril Robinson

    Die Hards "Clemson graduate transfer Jabril Robinson signed a grant-in-aid for the 2018-19 academic year with West Virginia, coach Dana Holgorsen announced on Thursday. The 6-foot-2, 270-pound defensive tackle will be immediately eligible as a graduate transfer in 2018.’s Chris Anderson..." May 11

  • Boston College gets verbal commitment from 4-star QB recruit

    Boston Herald "Boston College got a verbal commitment Monday from four-star quarterback Sam Johnson from Walled Lake Western High School in Walled Lake, Mich. The 6-4, 195-pound, Johnson is the No. 35 ranked pro-style quarterback nationally by 247 sports and will join the recruitment class of 2019. Johnson..." May 09

  • Penn State-Pitt rivalry renewal put on hold due to ‘complicating puzzle’

    Centre Daily Times "Penn State and Pitt football fans could wait a decade or more until its rivalry is further renewed. An extension of the storied series might be revisited at some point after 2030, Nittany Lions athletic director Sandy Barbour said Tuesday at Penn State’s first Coaches Caravan stop. But in the..." May 09

  • Police: Parents faked son's cancer to get donations; boy visited SU football "A Port Byron couple made up a story that their child had cancer in order to illegally solicit about $3,000 from sympathetic donors, according to the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office. Martin and Jolene LaFrance were charged with scheme to defraud and endangering the welfare of a child on Friday,..." May 08

  • Former Syracuse football DT Kayton Samuels commits to Indiana as graduate transfer "Former Syracuse football defensive tackle Kayton Samuels has committed to Indiana, he announced on Sunday. The graduate transfer will be eligible to use his final season of eligibility this fall. The 6-foot, 319-pound Samuels started 24 games over three seasons for the Orange, splitting time..." May 07

  • Boston College lands commitment from top QB target Sam Johnson

    Die Hards "Boston College scored a huge win in recruiting, landing class of 2019 quarterback Sam Johnson, who announced his commitment to the Eagles on Monday afternoon. A 3-star prospect, Johnson, is the 15th-best pro-style quarterback in the 2019 recruiting class according to 247Sports. “I just felt..." May 07

  • Miami extends coach Mark Richt's contract through 2023

    Miami Herald "University of Miami football coach Mark Richt has repeatedly made it clear that he loves his alma mater and its Hurricanes. On Thursday, the school announced in its own way that it loves Richt. UM announced it has extended Richt's contract through 2023, per athletic director Blake..." May 03

  • McGarity expects Georgia-Clemson to resume football rivalry ‘in the not too distant future’

    Athens Banner-Herald "Dabo Swinney got some hearts racing this offseason in the football fan bases of Georgia and Clemson last week when the Tigers coach said he’d like to see the school’s border rivalry resumed on an annual basis. An every year game between two programs that reached the College Football Playoff..." May 02

  • Speedy 2019 WR just offered by Florida State arrested for grand theft

    Miami Herald "Miami track star Tyrese Cooper, one of the nation’s top high school sprint and mid-distance runners, was accused by Miami-Dade police of trying to steal a rental car from the Miami Intermodal Center near MIA. The Monday arrest, in which police charged Cooper, 18, with attempted grand theft of a..." May 02

  • Offensive lineman Tony Pilato leaves Pitt football team

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Pitt’s annual Blue-Gold scrimmage last month was Tony Pilato’s last game as a Panther. Pilato, a redshirt junior offensive lineman from Hempfield Area High School, is no longer on Pitt’s roster. He informed the coaching staff after spring practice that he was leaving the program, according to a..." May 02

  • 4-star 2019 CB Sheridan Jones commits to Clemson

    247 Sports "Clemson continued to ride a week-long wave of significant recruiting momentum into Friday evening when cornerback Sheridan Jones publicly announced his commitment for the Tigers on Twitter. The Norfolk (Va.) Maury four-star is Clemson's sixth Class of 2019 commitment since last Friday...." April 21

  • Former Texas A&M OT Koda Martin to join Syracuse football as graduate transfer "Former Texas A&M offensive tackle Koda Martin intends to join Syracuse football as a graduate transfer, he announced on Thursday. He will be eligible to play immediately. The 6-foot-6, 310-pound Martin, who has started 14 games for the Aggies over the last two seasons, will unite in Central..." April 20