Big 12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • SEC Exploring 9-Game CFB Conference Schedule amid Addition of Texas, Oklahoma

    Bleacher Report "The SEC is considering a "temporary eight-game conference schedule" in the 2024 football season when Texas and Oklahoma join the conference that would "at least for one year, preserve both primary and secondary rivalries," according to Ross Dellenger of..." May 29

  • Former USC AD Mike Bohn Fostered 'Toxic' Workplace Environment at Cincinnati

    Bleacher Report "A new report from The Athletic's Justin Williams, Nicole Auerbach and Bruce Feldman lifted the lid on the circumstances leading to Mike Bohn's sudden resignation as athletic director at USC. They describe how issues arose with both the Trojans and at his previous..." May 25

  • Former Texas, New Mexico player Jaden Hullaby found dead after being declared missing by family

    ESPN "Jaden Hullaby, a former football player at both New Mexico and Texas, has died, both schools announced Monday on social media. A relative of Hullaby posted Sunday on social media that he'd been missing since Friday and the family couldn't "track any of his devices."..." May 22

  • Kee’yon Stewart flips commitment to Arkansas

    The Athletic "Kee’yon Stewart flipped his commitment from Michigan State to Arkansas, he announced on social media Wednesday. Here’s what you need to know: In four years at TCU, Stewart totaled 46 tackles, nine passes defended, one interception, one sack and one..." May 18

  • TCU defied the odds to reach college football’s mountaintop — then lost by 58. Now what?

    The Athletic "It was more than a month before TCU defensive coordinator Joe Gillespie could stomach the tape. Head coach Sonny Dykes isn’t even sure he made time to watch it with his players. After such a nightmarish ending to a dream year, it was understandable that TCU coaches..." May 17

  • Kansas State's Chris Klieman signs 8-year extension: What are expectations for Wildcats in 2023?

    The Athletic "Kansas State football coach Chris Klieman agreed to a new eight-year deal that will keep him with the program through 2030, athletic director Gene Taylor announced Monday. Here’s what you need to know: Klieman led the Wildcats to a Big 12 Championship last..." May 16

  • The Brent Venables way and his vision for the future of Oklahoma football

    The Athletic "Brent Venables stopped himself mid-conversation. He does that sometimes. He stood up from the seating area in the middle of his office to grab a football off the wall. He walked back, ball in hand, and set it on the ottoman. It commemorated Oklahoma’s 13-2 win..." May 15

  • Texas HC Steve Sarkisian drops Arch Manning truth bomb following Spring practice

    Clutch Points "After highly touted signal-caller Arch Manning struggled in the Texas Longhorns annual Orange-White spring game on Apr. 15, completing just 5-of-13 pass attempts for 30 yards, questions were expected to follow. After all, Arch is the grandson of Manning family..." May 12

  • Kansas State finalizing deal with Chris Klieman following Big 12 title

    CBS Sports "Kansas State is finalizing a new $44 million contract with coach Chris Klieman that will run through the 2030 season, according to ESPN. Klieman is 30-20 (20-16 Big 12) in four seasons with K-State and just led the Wildcats to a 10-4 season highlighted by a victory..." May 08

  • Iowa State linebacker arrested on rape charge

    Sportsnaut "Iowa State linebacker Aidan Ralph is facing a felony sexual assault charge after an alleged attack that left a woman with a fractured spine. The 20-year-old Cyclones sophomore was arrested Wednesday in Story County, Iowa. He was also charged with a domestic violence..." May 04

  • Ex-Cincinnati QB Ben Bryant lands with Northwestern Wildcats in huge transfer portal move

    Clutch Points "The spring games are over across college football, but the transfer portal continues to churn out changes quickly. Now, former Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback Ben Bryant has found a new home with the Northwestern Wildcats. Bryant announced his decision with a..." May 03

  • Texas QB Arch Manning has accepted ‘zero money’ for NIL, Steve Sarkisian says

    The Athletic "Texas freshman quarterback Arch Manning has not accepted any money for name, image and likeness rights, coach Steve Sarkisian said Wednesday. “Everybody is under this assumption that this was an NIL deal for him to come to the University of Texas. It was absolutely..." April 26

  • Houston RB Alton McCaskill IV enters transfer portal

    ESPN "Houston Cougars running back Alton McCaskill IV entered the transfer portal Wednesday. McCaskill had a breakout freshman season in 2021, rushing for 961 yards, leading all freshmen in rushing TDs with 16. Along the way, he was named AAC Rookie of the Year. " April 26

  • Former Texas WR Brenen Thompson commits to Oklahoma

    Burnt Orange Nation "When the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners meet in the Cotton Bowl this October, former Longhorns wide receiver Brenen Thompson will be standing on the opposite sideline with the Sooners after committing to Oklahoma on Monday. The decision by the..." April 25

  • Michigan-Texas series location swap: Wolverines to host Longhorns in 2024, visit Austin in 2027

    The Athletic "Michigan and Texas agreed to swap locations for their upcoming home-and-home series that will be played in 2024 and 2027, the schools announced Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know: Under the swap agreement, the Wolverines will host the Longhorns at Michigan..." April 25

  • Kyler Murray Statue Unveiled Before Oklahoma Spring Game

    Bleacher Report "While Kyler Murray's current storylines revolve around his professional football career, his legendary season with the Oklahoma Sooners continues to be celebrated in Norman. The university unveiled a statue in his honor this weekend in the lead-up to the program's annual..." April 23

  • 3 players Texas must target in college transfer portal’s spring window

    Clutch Points "As spring practices across the country wrap up, the transfer portal opens up once again. After a chaotic first window that saw many star players change teams, more players will now attempt to find themselves new homes as well. This window probably won’t be as busy as the first, but it..." April 21

  • Texas’ problems aren’t going to be solved by a 5-star quarterback

    The Athletic "After Texas’ spring game on Saturday, Quinn Ewers, the former No. 1 overall player in the 2021 recruiting class, showed some vulnerability for a brief moment. “I wasn’t where I wanted to be last year,” he said. “I feel like I let most of the fans down. I..." April 21

  • Cincinnati QB Ben Bryant in transfer portal

    Sportsnaut "Cincinnati starting quarterback Ben Bryant has entered the transfer portal as a grad transfer. Bryant threw for 2,732 yards and 21 touchdowns against seven interceptions in 2022 before suffering a season-ending foot injury in November. His 61.2 completion percentage ranked as the 10th..." April 20

  • Texas adds former Minnesota DT, All-Big Ten honoree Trill Carter

    The Athletic "Former Minnesota defensive tackle Trill Carter will transfer to Texas, he announced on social media Monday. Here’s what you need to know: A two-year starter for the Gophers, Carter has logged 55 career tackles, 29 pressures, 8.5 tackles for loss and four sacks. He..." April 18

  • TCU WR Jordan Hudson makes transfer portal decision

    Clutch Points "TCU Football wide receiver Jordan Hudson decided to enter the NCAA transfer portal, according to a Tuesday article from On3 news desk writer Alex Weber. A former 4-star recruit out of Garland, Texas, Hudson chose the Horned Frogs over offers from SMU, Oklahoma, Alabama,..." April 18

  • Texas names Quinn Ewers starting QB

    CBS Sports "Texas sophomore Quinn Ewers will be the Longhorns' starting quarterback in 2023, coach Steve Sarkisian told reporters following the team's spring game. Texas' starting quarterback a season ago, Ewers showed more than enough in the spring to edge out touted freshman Arch Manning and..." April 16

  • Mel Tucker, Sean Cooper and Michigan State’s link to Oklahoma

    The Athletic "A few miles north of the Texas-Oklahoma border, past Choctaw Casino, you’ll find U.S. Highway 70. People travel down the four-lane rural road to cut through Southern Oklahoma into Ardmore. Some just pass through to find a marijuana dispensary. The road is lined with vinyl-sided industrial..." April 05

  • Archie Manning’s shocking Nick Saban, Kirby Smart admission about Arch’s recruiting

    Clutch Points "Arch Manning chose to join the Texas football program as the No. 1 recruit in the country. It wasn’t an easy decision for the nephew of Peyton and Eli Manning, who was also being pursued by Alabama coach Nick Saban and Georgia coach Kirby Smart. Despite..." April 04

  • Mike Gundy has idea to help fix transfer portal

    Larry Brown Sports "Many coaches across college football believe the sport now has a huge transfer portal problem, and Mike Gundy has an idea that he thinks could help resolve it. Gundy spoke with reporters earlier this week about the issues he sees with the transfer portal. He proposed the idea of..." March 31