Big 12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • University of Texas Fires Vince Young For Not Coming to Work & Latest DUI Arrest

    Black Sports Online "The University of Texas created a job for Vince Young where he would make six figures to just show up and be Vince Young. Unfortunately, he couldn’t even do that. Texas has fired former star quarterback Vince Young from his part-time role as a development officer for..." March 09

  • Texas QB Sam Ehlinger supports NCAA amateurism reform bill

    Larry Brown Sports "Texas Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger expressed support for a congressional bill that would modify the NCAA’s current definition and allowances for amateur athletes. Rep. Mark Walker of North Carolina plans to introduce legislation next week called the Student-Athlete Equity..." March 08

  • Report: Oregon wanted to hire Texas ace recruiter Bryan Carrington

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texas Longhorns have been cleaning up in the recruiting game, and one of their recruiting staffers is starting to become a hot commodity. Bryan Carrington, Texas’ Director of Recruiting, was approached by Oregon but turned them away, according to Horns..." February 20

  • Potential top-15 pick Marquise Brown had surgery for Lisfranc injury

    Sportsnaut "Oklahoma Sooners product Marquise Brown will not be able to participate in the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine or his pro day due to foot surgery last month. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Hollywood Brown had surgery for a Lisfranc injury last month, but he is expected to be ready..." February 18

  • Virginia Tech’s D.J. Crossen has been serving indefinite suspension since September

    College Football Talk "After playing in the first two games of the 2018 season, D.J. Crossen didn’t see the field again for Virginia Tech.  Now, we know the reason for that turn of events.  Somewhat. According to the Raleigh News & Observer, Crossen has been serving an..." February 13

  • Texas transfer quarterback Shane Buechele headed to SMU

    247 Sports "Texas quarterback Shane Buechele will transfer to SMU, he announced on Twitter. The former Arlington (Tex.) Lamar standout started 19 games for the Longhorns during his career, including all 12 his freshman season in 2016 when he became the first Texas quarterback since Colt McCoy in 2009 to..." February 07

  • Oklahoma makes Lincoln Riley among top 10 highest-paid coaches

    ESPN "The University of Oklahoma regents made Lincoln Riley one of the top 10 highest-paid coaches in college football on Wednesday, bumping his 2019 salary to $6 million. Riley made $4.8 million last year. On top of the $6 million, Riley will receive an annual $700,000 stay bonus..." January 30

  • After entering NCAA transfer portal, former USC WR Bru McCoy signs financial aid agreement with Texas

    Burnt Orange Nation "Better late than never — isn’t that the saying? After entering the NCAA transfer portal on Thursday, USC Trojans wide receiver Bru McCoy, ranked as the No. 1 athlete in the 2019 recruiting class, signed his financial aid agreement in preparation to transfer to..." January 25

  • USC five-star recruit Bru McCoy considering transfer to Texas

    Larry Brown Sports "USC’s recruiting class got a huge boost recently when five-star wide receiver Bru McCoy committed to the Trojans, but it sounds like he is having second thoughts. Adam Maya of TrojanSports.com reports that McCoy is considering transferring from USC to Texas. CFB Home also..." January 24

  • Oklahoma grad transfer Hurts excited to 'go out with a bang'

    The Score "Oklahoma made quarterback Jalen Hurts' transfer to the program official on Tuesday, and the former Alabama signal-caller is raring to go. Hurts announced his decision to join the Sooners for his final season of eligibility last week. As a graduate transfer, he will be eligible to..." January 23

  • TCU lands big-time commitment from grad transfer DE Shameik Blackshear

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU landed a big-time commitment on Saturday. South Carolina defensive end Shameik Blackshear announced his intentions to join TCU as a grad transfer. The Frogs had another significant grad transfer commit to the program earlier this week when Kansas State..." January 21

  • Sam Ehlinger’s brother Jake commits to Texas

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texas Longhorns secured a commitment from a familiar name. Jake Ehlinger, the brother of Texas quarterback Sam, announced on Saturday that he has committed to Texas. Jake is a linebacker in the class of 2019 and played for Westlake High School in Austin, like his..." January 20

  • QB Casey Thompson will reportedly return to Texas

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texas Longhorns’ quarterback room got some good news Friday, with quarterback Casey Thompson opting to return to school. Thompson, a freshman, had previously entered his name into the transfer portal, but following the departures of two of his fellow backups, he has opted to..." January 19