Big 12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Texas linebacker Malcolm Roach out 6-to-8 weeks with fractured foot

    Houston Chronicle "The Longhorns' jubilance in the immediate aftermath of their 37-14 win over USC – which dropped from No. 22 to unranked in this week's Associated Press poll – was somewhat offset by a sobering scene: junior linebacker Malcolm Roach on crutches, walking boot affixed to an..." September 17

  • Oklahoma could be next school to start selling beer at football games

    Norman Transcript "Is the time coming? While Oklahoma State and Tulsa now both sell beer at home football games, the University of Oklahoma has avoided doing so to general patrons, though it serves brew in luxury suites. But OU president James Gallogly said during Thursday’s Board of..." September 14

  • Texas OL Patrick Hudson out of hospital, but no timetable set for return

    Houston Chronicle "Texas sophomore offensive lineman Patrick Hudson been released from the hospital and will return to classes on Thursday, head athletic trainer Anthony Pass announced Wednesday. Hudson was hospitalized last Wednesday after developing a heat-related illness during practice. The trainer..." September 13

  • Addison Gumbs, former Oklahoma Sooners 4-star DE, transferring to Oregon State Beavers: Report

    Oregonian "College football may not officially have a free agency period, but athletes are moving more and more frequently to find playing time or the right fit. In need of improvements throughout the roster, the Oregon State Beavers football program has not been shy about securing top players..." September 12

  • NC State football game against West Virginia called off due to Hurricane Florence

    News & Observer "N.C. State has made the decision not to play its home football game Saturday against West Virginia because of the pending threat of Hurricane Florence. It is not known if the game will be canceled or rescheduled later this season. The Wolfpack hosted Notre Dame in 2016 at..." September 11

  • Texas Tech starting QB for UH game still undecided

    Houston Chronicle "During the weekly Big 12 coaches teleconference Monday, Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury said quarterback McLane Carter will be re-evaluated Tuesday. The Red Raiders host the University of Houston on Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock. Carter, who won the starting..." September 11

  • Bill Snyder says K-State will start playing one quarterback instead of two

    Kansas City Star "The quarterback rotation, or lack thereof, Kansas State employed over the weekend against Mississippi State appears here to stay. K-State football coach Bill Snyder is ready to commit mostly to one quarterback and to stop splitting snaps evenly between Skylar Thompson and Alex..." September 10

  • Iowa State QB Kyle Kempt suffered MCL injury against Iowa, Matt Campbell says

    Des Moines Register "Iowa State quarterback Kyle Kempt suffered a knee injury in the second half of the Cyclones' 13-3 loss to Iowa on Saturday. It's not believed to be overly serious.  Kempt had his leg rolled up in the fourth quarter and did not return to the game. Iowa State..." September 10

  • Oklahoma RB Rodney Anderson done for season

    Larry Brown Sports "Reports have emerged indicating that Oklahoma’s star running back is done for 2018. According to Carson Cunningham of KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City, Rodney Anderson, who suffered a knee injury in the first quarter, is out for the season, though no official announcement has been made..." September 09

  • Oklahoma's Anderson suffers knee injury vs. UCLA

    The Score "Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson left Saturday's game versus UCLA with a knee injury and was later ruled out for the rest of the afternoon. The star junior exited the contest at the end of the first quarter. He walked into the tunnel under his own power, but cautiously, while..." September 08

  • Injured Oklahoma linebacker Addison Gumbs leaving the program

    Norman Transcript "It was thought Addison Gumbs would rehabilitate the season-ending knee injury he suffered last week and return in 2019 as a redshirt sophomore at Oklahoma. But OU announced Wednesday the linebacker is leaving the program due to personal reasons.  "Addison did a..." September 06

  • Texas sticking with Sam Ehlinger at QB following season-opening loss to Maryland

    CBS Sports "Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger didn't exactly light the world on fire Saturday afternoon in the 34-29 loss to Maryland. The 6-foot-3, 235-pound sophomore completed just 53.8 percent of his passes (21 of 39) for 263 yards, two touchdowns and two picks, both of which came in the fourth..." September 03

  • West Virginia transfer QB Chris Chugunov officially added to Ohio State’s roster

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State has bolstered its quarterback depth with the addition of West Virginia graduate transfer Chris Chugunov. The Skillman, New Jersey native was officially added to the roster on Saturday. Chugunov will have two years of eligibility remaining. It's unclear if he'll be..." August 27

  • Kyler Murray is officially Oklahoma's starting quarterback

    USA Today "Oklahoma has named Kyler Murray its starting quarterback, officially ending a competition that had long favored the Sooners’ dual-sport standout. Murray, a junior, outplayed redshirt sophomore Austin Kendall to become the successor to Baker Mayfield, who won the Heisman..." August 22

  • KU football announces starting QB ahead of opener against Nicholls State

    Kansas City Star "The Kansas football team — for the first time in three seasons — will go into its opening game with a set starting quarterback. Peyton Bender will begin under center against Nicholls State on Sept. 1, according to a Tuesday afternoon message posted on the..." August 22

  • Texas Tech RB Da’Leon Ward arrested on felony theft charges

    Larry Brown Sports "One of Texas Tech’s top running backs finds himself in legal trouble ahead of the upcoming season. Da’Leon Ward was arrested on felony theft charges on Tuesday, according to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal’s Don Williams. Ward was booked into Lubbock County..." August 22

  • Here’s who Tom Herman named as Texas’ staring quarterback, reports say

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Tom Herman has made a decision. On Monday, the Texas head coach told reporters that he has named Sam Ehlinger as his starting quarterback for the Longhorns’ season opener against Maryland on Sept. 1. The sophomore beat out junior Shane Buechele, as..." August 20

  • QB Shawn Robinson to start opener for TCU

    ESPN "TCU announced Saturday that sophomore Shawn Robinson will be its starting quarterback. The announcement came as no surprise as Robinson had been pegged to succeed Kenny Hill after serving as his backup last season. Robinson beat out Penn transfer Michael Collins for the job. " August 18

  • TCU loses key cog in defensive line for season to Achilles tear during practice

    CBS Sports "TCU is poised to be one of the top teams in the Big 12 this year, but lost a key defensive piece for the season on Wednesday. Defensive tackle Ross Blacklock is out for the season after suffering an Achilles injury in a non-contact drill during the Horned Frogs practice on Tuesday, according to..." August 16

  • Former West Virginia quarterback Chris Chugunov transferring to Ohio State: Report

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Former West Virginia quarterback Chris Chugunov will transfer to Ohio State, according to Allan Taylor of The Dominion Post. Chugunov left West Virginia as a graduate transfer in February. But he is a redshirt junior, meaning he has eligibility for both 2018 and 2019. The..." August 14

  • Herman: Claims about him in Ohio State saga 'absolutely untrue'

    247 Sports "The story that has rocked college football is ongoing in Columbus after Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith placed head coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave following allegations of him having knowledge of former wide receivers coach Zach Smith's alleged domestic violence..." August 11

  • Texas regents targeting ‘quality, not quantity’ in new Royal-Memorial Stadium expansion

    Hook'em "There was a time when bigger was better. The biggest was considered the best. But UT President Gregory L. Fenves is ready to call a truce in the facilities arms race. Fenves told the UT System Board of Regents on Thursday that the new south end zone expansion of Royal-Memorial Stadium..." August 10

  • Bill Snyder, 78, says no end in sight at Kansas State

    Sportsnaut "Bill Snyder has spent 27 years over two stints at Kansas State, but the 78-year-old head coach isn’t eyeing retirement in the immediate future. According to Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle, Snyder seemed “downright energetic” and wouldn’t..." August 09

  • Bill Snyder agrees to new five-year deal with Kansas State

    ESPN "Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has agreed to a new five-year deal with the Wildcats that will go through the 2022 season, the school announced Thursday. University officials approved the deal Wednesday. The 78-year-old Snyder will make $3.45 million this year and will receive..." August 09

  • Will Grier's family is Instagram-famous, but the West Virginia QB is scrambling to duck the spotlight

    ESPN "Will Grier sits in a bathtub and takes stock of his upended life. Everything in the summer of 2016 -- his new home, school and state -- feels unfamiliar as he reboots his football career with West Virginia after an acrimonious split from Florida. He and his soon-to-be-wife, Jeanne, had rented a..." August 08

  • Jimbo Fisher is owning state of Texas recruiting in Year 1

    247 Sports "Standing on the sideline at The Opening Finals in Frisco, Texas, Dylan Wright is holding court. 247Sports’ No. 69 overall player in the country isn’t participating at The Opening due to an injury, but plenty of players come over to chat up the four-star receiver...." August 08

  • Baylor reportedly advised to self-impose bowl ban for 2018 college football season

    CBS Sports "The wheels of the Baylor scandal keep turning, and apparently they could be pointing in the direction of a bowl ban.  According to a report from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the school is considering -- and has been advised by its law firm -- to impose a bowl..." August 07

  • Former Baylor coach Art Briles hired by football team in Italy

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Art Briles has agreed to become the coach of an American football team in Italy and says he still has not been given a definitive reason why he was fired by Baylor University. Guelfi Firenze American Football team, located in Florence, Italy, has hired Briles to coach its adult league..." August 02

  • Baker Mayfield Rips Kliff Kingsbury 'You Treated Me Like Trash'

    TMZ "Baker Mayfield opened up about why he hates his former Texas Tech coach, Kliff Kingsbury, so much -- essentially saying the guy kicked him to the curb when he got injured during a game.  The QB pulled no punches in his new FOX Sports docu-series, 'All The Way Up' --..." July 30

  • Kliff Kingsbury responds to being ripped by Baker Mayfield

    Larry Brown Sports "Baker Mayfield and Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury have a fairly brief history together, but the time they spent with one another clearly left a lasting impression on the top overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft. Before he became a star at Oklahoma, Mayfield spent the 2013..." July 30

  • Texas suspends LB Demarco Boyd over assault charge

    Larry Brown Sports "Texas announced on Thursday that sophomore linebacker Demarco Boyd has been suspended. Boyd is suspended from all team activities indefinitely. Texas says they will monitor the legal situation. Boyd was involved in a car crash in Austin on July 4, according to the Austin..." July 26