Big 12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Alabama, Texas announce home-and-home series for 2022-23

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Alabama and Texas football have announced a home-and-home series for the 2022 and '23 seasons, the schools announced on Wednesday.   It will be the teams' 10th and 11th meetings overall, and just their first since the 2010 BCS national championship game...." May 16

  • Baylor signee Kalon Barnes sets national record in 100m

    Larry Brown Sports "Baylor’s football team is going to have a speed demon on their hands. Kalon Barnes, who is a wide receiver/cornerback from Silsbee, Texas, set the national high school record on Saturday with a 9.04 all-conditions time in the 100m. Barnes not only won the 100m at the University Interscholastic..." May 13

  • 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. EerSports.com’s Chris Anderson..." May 11

  • Texas Tech RB Demarcus Felton announces intent to become a graduate transfer

    Die Hards "Texas Tech took a hit in the running back depth department on Monday when Demarcus Felton announced his intent to graduate from Texas Tech and utilize the graduate transfer rule to play elsewhere. Felton carried the ball just 22 times for 102 times and no touchdowns during the 2017 season...." May 09

  • Texas lands commitment from Cal grad transfer Tre Watson

    College Football Talk "Earlier this month, Cal graduate transfer Tre Watson narrowed his choice of potential landing spots to LSU, Texas and Texas Tech. A couple of days later, Watson whittled down those choices to the schools from the Lone Star State. Sunday evening, the running back revealed his next collegiate..." May 07

  • Kansas football ticket sales hit new low in 2017, down over $6 million from 2009

    Lawrence Journal World "Part of Kansas football and its falling fortunes involves a math problem. The key number in the equation is about $6 million. A Journal-World review of Kansas Athletics Inc. finances found that KU needs to sell about $6 million in additional tickets per year just to get the program back to..." May 07

  • Backup receiver Roberson will transfer; SMU reportedly interested

    Metro News "West Virginia receiver Reggie Roberson announced his intentions to transfer Thursday after seeing backup snaps in 12 games as a true freshman. A three-star recruit from Desoto, Texas, he made six receptions for 30 yards last season. His fourth-quarter touchdown during the 59-16 win over..." May 04

  • LSU, Texas, Texas Tech the finalists for Cal transfer RB Tre Watson

    College Football Talk "At some point this week, one Power Five program will (likely) be the beneficiary of a graduate transfer from one of their fellow Power Fives. According to Adam Rittenberg of ESPN.com, Tre Watson has whittled his transfer to-do list down to three schools — LSU, Texas and Texas Tech. As had..." May 03

  • Sam Ehlinger, Shane Buechele exit spring ball still vying for Texas QB job

    College Football Talk "For 16 months now, Tom Herman has waited for one of his quarterbacks to take the bull by the horns. And for 16 months, the bull still hops freely around the ring. Junior Shane Buechele and sophomore Sam Ehlinger quarterback opposite teams in Saturday night’s Orange-White game, and exited the..." April 23

  • Oklahoma boosts defensive line with addition of grad transfer Jay Hayes

    ESPN "Oklahoma bolstered its defensive line Sunday by picking up a commitment from Notre Dame graduate transfer Jay Hayes. Hayes announced his decision on Twitter. " April 16

  • After tragic and turbulent last few months, WR Chase Harrell to transfer from Kansas

    College Football Talk "After a tragic and turbulent last few months, Chase Harrell has decided to start over at somewhere other than Kansas. On his personal Twitter account late this past week, Harrell announced that he’s “looking for a FRESH start and have decided to transfer from KU and play my FINAL TWO years at..." April 16

  • OU President David Boren carted off at Stoops statue dedication

    247 Sports "The Bob Stoops statue dedication ceremony took a weird turn Saturday morning, as OU President David Boren had to be carted off on a stretcher. Boren had addressed the crowd, and OU athletics director Joe Castiglione was speaking and about to introduce Stoops when the ceremony had to be halted..." April 14

  • TCU QB race appears to continue after spring game

    College Football Talk "The teams that are able to nail down a starting quarterback by the end of the spring football season are the fortunate ones. Unless there is a returning starter in the fold, the competition more often than not carries over to the summer unless there is a clear and definitive leader in the..." April 09

  • Southern California DT Kenny Bigelow transferring to West Virginia

    ESPN "Defensive tackle Kenny Bigelow, once a top 25 national recruit who then suffered two major knee injuries, is transferring from Southern California to West Virginia. Bigelow, who initially announced he was retiring from football in October before the NCAA awarded him a sixth year of eligibility." April 02

  • Texas gets 2019 commitment from No. 24 prospect De'Gabriel Floyd

    ESPN "Texas continued its strong recruiting presence under coach Tom Herman on Saturday by landing ESPN Junior 300 linebacker De'Gabriel Floyd. The No. 24 overall prospect in the 2019 class, Floyd is also the No. 4-ranked outside linebacker. Out of Westlake Village, California, and one of the top..." April 01

  • Baylor paid Art Briles $15.1 million after ouster

    ESPN "Baylor University paid former football coach Art Briles $15.1 million and former president Kenneth Starr $4.5 million after they were forced out in wake of the university's sexual assault scandal in 2016, according to federal tax forms recently filed by the school. The settlements, which were..." March 31

  • Texas Tech suspends four arrested Red Raiders

    College Football Talk "Not surprisingly, there are some football-related repercussions for a quartet of Texas Tech Red Raiders. Over the weekend, four Red Raider football players, quarterback Jett Duffey, wide receiver Quan Shorts, defensive back Desmond Smith and linebacker Christian Taylor, were arrested following..." March 27

  • Baylor dismisses linebacker Eric Ogor

    KWTX "Sophomore linebacker Eric Ogor, who had been suspended from the team, has now been dismissed. When asked why Ogor was dismissed, Baylor head coach Matt Rhule said "Not one single thing, just repeated violations of athletic department policies." Rhule also added that the team loves Ogor and..." March 26

  • 4 potential Texas Tech starters arrested

    College Football Talk "Four Texas Tech players were arrested and booked into the Lubbock County jail on Sunday morning, according to mug shots and records posted by Inside the Red Raiders publisher Jarret Johnson. The four players are quarterback Jett Duffey, wide receiver Quan Shorts, defensive back Desmond Smith..." March 25