Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Clemson lands fifth 5-star recruit in past two months

    The State "Clemson’s recent run of landing five-star recruits continued Friday evening as defensive end Myles Murphy committed to the Tigers during halftime of his high school’s spring game. Murphy, who attends Hillgrove High School in Powder Springs, Georgia, chose Clemson over..." May 17

  • Dabo Swinney hopes new Clemson deal squashes Alabama speculation

    ESPN "Dabo Swinney's new contract includes an unusual provision that would add as much as $2 million to his buyout should he leave to take a job at Alabama, but the Clemson coach told ESPN he doesn't spend time pondering a future at his alma mater. "People always like to say..." May 17

  • Tate Martell got the hard truth once Ohio State landed Justin Fields

    Michigan Live "Apparently Ohio State did everything but pack up Tate Martell’s apartment. Because once the Buckeyes landed prized Georgia transfer Justin Fields, the staff delivered the cold, hard truth to the former four-star quarterback Martell, who had been patiently waiting his..." May 15

  • Clemson LB Shaq Smith reportedly enters transfer database

    College Football Talk "You can go ahead and (again) add the defending national champions to the list of schools to be touched by the infamous and mysterious portal. Citing an unnamed source, is reporting Wednesday that Shaq Smith has decided to place his name into the NCAA..." May 15

  • Give Scott Satterfield time to clean up Bobby Petrino’s mess

    SB Nation "If you write about a sport for a decent length of time, you’ll find that you’re wrong a lot. And if you write an every-team, every-offseason preview series for nearly a decade, you’re going to end up wrong more times than you can count. Hopefully you’re right..." May 14

  • Kansas State lands former North Carolina RB Jordan Brown

    KMA Land "North Carolina graduate transfer Jordan Brown is heading to Kansas State. Brown - a former four-star recruit - ran for 613 yards and four touchdowns in his sophomore season before seeing a decrease in playing time as a junior. " May 08

  • Western defensive back Justin Hodges commits to Miami Hurricanes

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "One of the top rising seniors in Broward County will stay close to home for college. Western defensive back Justin Hodges committed to the Miami Hurricanes on Tuesday night, announcing his decision on his Twitter account. Hodges, who was a South Florida Sun..." May 08

  • Five-star QB DJ Uiagalelei commits to Clemson

    247 Sports "Five-star quarterback DJ Uiagalelei, a Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco product who ranks No. 3 overall in the Top247 for 2020, announced Sunday he has committed to play college football for the Clemson Tigers. Clemson has been on an incredible run in recent weeks, putting together..." May 05

  • Dabo Swinney 'disappointed' in Clemson football program being referenced in hoops trial

    CBS Sports "The federal corruption trial into college basketball is wrapping up its second week in New York, and it has dipped into the college football world a couple of times -- including a conversation caught on a wiretap that references the Clemson football program. The conversation from July..." May 04

  • 5-Star RB Demarkcus Bowman Commits to the Tigers

    Shakin The Southland "Clemson gained a sudden verbal commitment from 5-star running back Demarkcus Bowman today. Bowman comes to Clemson from Lakeland, Florida (Lakeland) and is listed at 5-9, 191 pounds. He is the #2 running back in the 2020 class per the 247Sports Composite and the #17 player overall. Bowman..." May 03

  • Four-star QB Tyler Van Dyke latest to join Miami Hurricanes 2020 recruiting class

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Hurricanes still don’t know who their starting quarterback will be when they open the season Aug. 24 against the rival Florida Gators, but Monday afternoon they added a prospect to their 2020 recruiting class they hope can help them avoid that kind of uncertainty..." April 30

  • Wake Forest, Clawson agree to extension through 2026

    The Score "Wake Forest head coach Dave Clawson has agreed to a contract extension with the program through 2026, the school announced Tuesday. Clawson and his coaching staff will receive significant pay raises, sources told Yahoo Sports' Pete Thamel. "I am excited to know that..." April 30

  • New Madden 20 career mode will include 10 college teams

    The Score "The latest edition of the Madden NFL series will give fans the option to play as their favorite college football quarterback. A new career mode called "Face of the Franchise: QB1" will allow gamers to create their own quarterback and follow them from the College Football..." April 26

  • Clemson, coach Dabo Swinney agree to massive 10-year, $93 million contract extension

    CBS Sports "Clemson announced Friday that it has agreed to a 10-year, $93 million contract extension with coach Dabo Swinney that will keep him with the Tigers through the 2028 season. The new deal will pay him $8.25 million in 2019, and increase incrementally up to $10 million in 2027 and 2028. It is the..." April 26

  • Dabo Swinney defends difficulty of Clemson’s schedule

    The Spun "On Wednesday, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney went to the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta to receive the MacArthur Trophy for the Tigers’ national title win over Alabama. While there, Swinney was asked by a local South Carolina reporter about Clemson’s..." April 25

  • NCAA denies waiver for Virginia Tech offensive lineman transferring to be closer to ailing mother

    CBS Sports "Former Coastal Carolina offensive lineman Brock Hoffman is scheduled to transfer from the Chanticleers to Virginia Tech after spring semester to be closer to his mother, who recently had a brain tumor removed. It turns out that he may have to wait until 2020 to play for the Hokies,..." April 24

  • Tigers add Bryan Bresee, the nation's No. 1 player, to No. 1 class

    Greenville Online "The Clemson football team finished last season as the No. 1 team in the nation and is an odds-on favorite to enter the 2019 season as the preseason No. 1 team. Now the Tigers also are No. 1 in recruiting – at least for now. Bryan Bresee, a defensive tackle who is rated..." April 23

  • Richt: 'Not in the plans' to return to coaching

    ESPN "Mark Richt, making his first public comments since stepping down as coach of the Miami Hurricanes in late December, said Saturday that he has no current plans to return to coaching. Richt, in Orlando to announce his new role as a studio analyst for the ACC Network during Miami's..." April 20

  • Syracuse Linebacker Tim Walton Enters Name into Transfer Portal

    247 Sports "Syracuse linebacker Tim Walton has entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal, has learned. Walton has spent three years with the Orange program, redshirting the 2016 season and then playing sparingly in 2017 and 2018. He recorded one total tackle in four games..." April 17

  • 4-star OL Chris Morris is picking between a few powers (and really wants a Miami offer)

    SB Nation "Chris Morris likes to joke around. But the four-star offensive lineman from Memphis (Tennessee) Freedom Prep Academy is no joke on the field. He was the best offensive lineman at the Under Armour All-America Camp in Atlanta on Sunday. Morris said he got dinged a bit when a boar he was hunting..." April 01

  • UM quarterback Tate Martell looking to add to Miami's 'history' and 'swagger'

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "As a highly rated prospect out of powerhouse high school program Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas, Tate Martell had his pick of college programs as coach after coach made their way to the desert to watch him play. The eventual U.S. Army All-American and USA Today National Player of the Year..." March 27

  • NC State, Dave Doeren reach agreement on new five-year deal

    College Football Talk "Coming off the best back-to-back seasons in more than two decades at North Carolina State, and nearly a year after rejecting late 2017 overtures from Tennessee led to an adjusted deal, Dave Doeren is again on the receiving end of another amended..." March 27

  • Clemson starting WR Amari Rodgers suffers knee injury during spring practice

    CBS Sports "Clemson's offense appears to be loaded again once more this upcoming season as the Tigers aim to defend their national championship. Unfortunately, however, the unit could be forced to go through that defense without one of its top weapons at the wide receiver..." March 26

  • Can Clemson beat out Georgia and Auburn for 5-star Atlanta edge rusher Myles Murphy?

    SB Nation "Myles Murphy is a special football player. Out of Powder Springs (Ga.) Hillgrove near Atlanta, Murphy checks in at 6’5 and 260 pounds. And yet, he says schools are recruiting him to play on the edge, be it as a JACK linebacker or defensive end. Even if that projection is lofty..." March 25

  • Former Brentwood Academy standout, Georgia Tech football player Brandon Adams dies

    Tennessean "Georgia Tech defensive lineman Brandon Adams, a Brentwood Academy alumnus, died Saturday in Atlanta, the university announced Sunday. Adams, a rising senior majoring in business administration at Georgia Tech, was 21. Further details about Adams' death..." March 24