Big 12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Iowa and Iowa State football team Twitter accounts suspended

    USA Today "The Iowa and Iowa State football teams found rare, uncommon ground this weekend. Both teams, for some reason, had their Twitter accounts suspended.  Fans from both schools were unable to pull up the accounts of either the Cyclones or Hawkeyes football teams on Saturday. A message..." May 18

  • TCU's leading rusher Sewo Olonilua arrested on two felony drug charges

    College Football Talk "It’s once again time to remind you that, if CFT still had a “Days Without An Arrest” ticker, it’d be time to reset it back to double zeroes. The latest football program forced to deal with an off-field issue involving one of its players is TCU, with multiple..." May 18

  • 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

  • Texas Tech defensive lineman John Scott III released from hospital after shooting

    Sporting News "Texas Tech redshirt freshman defensive lineman John Scott III has been released from the hospital in Lubbock, Texas, a week after being shot, the school confirmed over the weekend. "Thank you to all who have kept him in their thoughts this past week," the Red Raiders..." May 06

  • Former Texas Tech QB McLane Carter headed to Rutgers

    College Football Talk "As the old saying goes, there must be a McLane in Lubbock. (Or something like that.) So, with ex-Nevada wide receiver McLane Mannix now in place at Texas Tech, former Red Raiders quarterback McLane Carter is now free to leave. Carter announced his..." May 06

  • West Virginia WR Marcus Simms enters transfer portal

    Smoking Musket "The West Virginia Mountaineers will most likely without one of their fastest players next year as all indications are that Marcus Simms will be transferring from the program. Simms, a junior who caught 81 passes for 1,362 and 7 touchdowns the past two seasons, tweeted Sunday “On to..." April 30

  • 4-star linebacker Drew Sanders flips to Alabama

    The Oklahoman "Drew Sanders flipped his commitment from Oklahoma to Alabama on Monday night.  Sanders, listed as an "athlete," is the 97th-ranked prospect in the 2020 class, according to Rivals. Sanders was recruited to play on the offensive side of the ball at OU, but he's..." April 30

  • Texas Tech football player hospitalized after shooting at Lubbock apartment complex

    CBS Sports "Texas Tech redshirt freshman defensive lineman John Scott III has been hospitalized at University Medical Center with after being shot at a pool party outside of a student apartment complex in Lubbock on Saturday. According to NBC-affiliate KCBD 11 in Lubbock, a disagreement on Saturday..." April 28

  • 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

  • Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts has great reaction to Kyler Murray going first overall

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyler Murray helped Oklahoma make history on Thursday night when the Sooners became the first team in history to have back-to-back No. 1 overall draft picks at the same position, and Jalen Hurts is hoping to put that record even further out of reach in 2020. Hurts decided to transfer..." April 25

  • Oklahoma could pull off rare feat in 2019 NFL Draft

    College Football Talk "On Thursday night in Nashville, Tennessee, the NFL Draft will kick off a three-day event that bridges the gap between college football and the NFL on an annual basis. The Arizona Cardinals will have the No. 1 pick in the draft and there is a possibility Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler..." April 22

  • Kansas State wide receiver Hunter Rison suspended following arrest on domestic battery charge

    The Mercury "Kansas State wide receiver Hunter Rison is indefinitely suspended following his arrest Friday afternoon on a domestic battery charge. The Riley County Police Department police arrested Rison at 1:56 p.m. in the 2200 block of College Avenue. He was charged with one count of domestic..." April 20

  • Lincoln Riley: I’m brutally honest with players about going pro

    Pro Football Talk "Kyler Murray may go first overall in the draft next week and he’d be the second quarterback in a row to go from being coached by Lincoln Riley at Oklahoma to being the top selection. Murray didn’t have much of a decision to make about entering the draft this year because..." April 17

  • Texas Tech announces addition of Penn State transfer Zach McPhearson

    College Football Talk "One of the dozen or so players who have left Penn State over the past few monthsofficially has a new college football home. On the football program’s official Twitter feed earlier Tuesday, Texas Tech announced the addition of Zech McPhearson to the Red..." April 16

  • Oklahoma starting senior LB Caleb Kelly, freshman DL Jordan Kelley out after ACL injuries

    CBS Sports "Job No. 1 for Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley and new defensive coordinator Alex Grinch is fixing a defense that got torched last year despite the Sooners making the College Football Playoff. That construction process has been delayed a bit due to a couple of injuries to two key..." April 06

  • Lincoln Riley Says Oklahoma QB Battle Is ‘Very Real’

    The Spun "Jalen Hurts didn’t transfer to Oklahoma to ride the bench. The former Alabama star expects to be the Sooners starter come Week 1, after leaving behind the program at which he had so much success. He won’t just be handed the job though. Right now, he is technically in a..." April 05

  • West Virginia's Will Grier Is the NFL Draft's Forgotten 1st-Round Quarterback

    Bleacher Report "West Virginia's Will Grier isn't often mentioned with Oklahoma's Kyler Murray, Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins, Missouri's Drew Lock and Duke's Daniel Jones as a first-round quarterback prospect, but he should be.  NFL draft narratives don't always reflect..." April 02

  • Marquise Brown cleared to resume running after foot surgery

    Larry Brown Sports "Former Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown is looking to prove to NFL teams that he will be healthy enough to participate in their offseason program this summer, and he took a big step toward doing that on Thursday. Brown underwent foot surgery earlier this year that forced him to..." March 29

  • Former Texas RB Kyle Porter Transfers to Houston with 2 Years of Eligibility

    Bleacher Report "Texas running back Kyle Porter is moving closer to home as the Houston Cougars announced on Wednesday that Porter has decided to transfer to their backfield.  Porter spent his first three collegiate seasons with the Longhorns, where he appeared in 27 games, rushing for 468 yards..." March 27