Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: 8 Rutgers football players indicted in credit card scheme

    USA Today "The eight Rutgers football players charged in connection with a credit card fraud scheme earlier this year have been indicted, according to an NJ Advance Media report.  Citing an Open Public Records Act request, the report states that a Superior Court grand jury in Middlesex..." December 12

  • Michigan QB Shea Patterson's NFL decision an interesting one

    Detroit Free Press "These decisions are rarely as easy as they seem, they're always personal and no one is truly qualified to make a life-changing choice for someone else.  Still, Michigan junior quarterback Shea Patterson is among a contingent of Wolverine underclassmen considering taking a..." December 12

  • Report: Michigan’s Don Brown interviewed for Temple job

    Michigan Live "Jim Harbaugh could be on the verge of losing his defensive guru. Don Brown, Michigan’s much heralded defensive coordinator, has interviewed for the head coaching job at Temple, according to a report late Tuesday by the Philadelphia Inquirer. According to the report,..." December 12

  • O’Maury Samuels charged with domestic violence, kicked off Michigan football team

    Detroit News "O’Maury Samuels, who appeared in 15th District Court on Wednesday on one charge of domestic violence and one charge of malicious destruction of property, has been dismissed from the Michigan football team. The offense was committed Dec. 8. Samuels attended the hearing Wednesday..." December 12

  • Dre’Mont Jones says Rose Bowl will be his last game in an Ohio State jersey

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Dre’Mont Jones stated that he will, in fact, play in the Rose Bowl against No. 9 Washington, but after that, his college career will come to an end. “I’m leaving,” Jones said. The junior defensive end stated that he never thought about skipping the..." December 12

  • Report: Butch Jones offered job at Maryland as associate head coach

    Sportsnaut "Maryland hired Mike Locksley to lead the football program, and the Alabama offensive coordinator is looking to bring fellow assistant Butch Jones along. According to Zach Barnett of Football Scoop, the former Tennessee boss has been offered to join Locksley’s..." December 10

  • UM's Patterson unsure whether he'll return or enter NFL Draft

    Detroit News "Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson said he is focused on preparing for Florida, the Wolverines’ Peach Bowl opponent, and not his future. Patterson, who transferred to Michigan a year ago from Ole Miss, has one year of eligibility remaining. He helped lead the Wolverines to a..." December 10

  • Alabama flips 5-star safety Dax Hill from Michigan

    Sportsnaut "Even when the Alabama Crimson Tide don’t take the field on a Saturday, Nick Saban still pulls off a big win. This time, Saban flipped five-star safety recruit Daxton Hill from the Michigan Wolverines. Hill, rated as the top safety prospect in the 2019 recruiting class and the..." December 09

  • Jim Harbaugh: ‘I’m staying at Michigan’

    Michigan Live "Jim Harbaugh is setting the record straight. In an interview with ESPN over the weekend, the Michigan head coach told NFL reporter Adam Schefter that he has no plans to leave his job in Ann Arbor. “This is a choreographed message that comes up at this time every year..." December 09

  • Urban Meyer Headaches & Migraines Were 'Evident' ... Says Top QB Recruit

    TMZ "Ohio State's No. 1 QB recruit says Urban Meyer's health issues were "evident" ... and the coach had to step down because, "him going out there was a health risk to his body." Dwan Mathis -- a 4-star recruit from Michigan and OSU's lone 2019 QB..." December 08

  • Dwayne Haskins will play Rose Bowl regardless of NFL draft decision

    Pro Football Talk "Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins could be a first-round pick in the 2019 NFL draft, but he says that’s not a factor in his decision about whether to play in the Rose Bowl. Haskins says he’ll play in the Rose Bowl regardless as he continues to weigh whether to turn pro..." December 08

  • Michigan's Manuel: 'No validity' to Jim Harbaugh-to-the-NFL rumors

    Detroit News "In the midst of another postseason, the rumors regarding Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and NFL jobs have begun to swirl. That has been the norm since he took over as head coach. Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel, appearing Thursday on WTKA 1050 in Ann Arbor, shot down those..." December 06

  • Mike Locksley reaches deal to be Maryland football coach

    Washington Post "Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley has agreed in principle to be Maryland’s head football coach. The school announced his hiring Tuesday evening. The sides reached a five-year deal with an option for an additional year, according to multiple people with knowledge of the..." December 05

  • Does Urban Meyer’s departure open door for Harbaugh, others?

    Detroit News "Be relieved or celebratory if you wish. Be skeptical of his motives and intentions, too. Just be careful assuming this is the end – for Ohio State as a super-power or Urban Meyer as a coach. Meyer is retiring from Ohio State after the Rose Bowl, and suddenly there’s a..." December 05

  • No. 56 ranked prospect Jake Wray decommits from Buckeyes

    ESPN "Ohio State has lost two commitments from the 2020 recruiting class since Urban Meyer announced his retirement on Tuesday. The first to depart from the class was ESPN Junior 300 safety Lejond Cavazos, and now ESPN Jr. 300 offensive lineman Jake Wray has also backed off his commitment to the..." December 05

  • Merry Christmas, Jim Harbaugh! Ohio State's Urban Meyer is retiring

    Detroit Free Press "Merry Christmas, Jim Harbaugh. Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer has announced that he will retire after the Rose Bowl. And Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines will benefit the most. On the field.  In recruiting battles. In every..." December 04

  • Sources: Urban Meyer to step down as Ohio State head coach after Rose Bowl

    Yahoo! Sports "Ohio State coach Urban Meyer plans to step down and will coach his final game in the Rose Bowl, sources told Yahoo Sports. A myriad of factors contributed to Meyer’s decision, but sources say foremost among them was his happiness with the state of the Ohio State program he..." December 04

  • Urban Meyer believes he will not coach again after Ohio State retirement

    USA Today "Urban Meyer began considering the possibility of earlier-than-expected retirement last season when a cyst on his brain, diagnosed in 2014, caused a recurrence of severe headaches. It was particularly severe during a game against Penn State that season. “As (doctors) said,..." December 04

  • 4-star Michigan LB transfer Drew Singleton commits to Rutgers during official visit

    Newark Star-Ledger "A 6-1, 230-pound red-shirt  sophomore and Michigan linebacker transfer, Drew Singletoncommitted to Rutgers head coach Chris Ash Sunday on the tail-end of this weekend's Rutgers official visit, his father, Dwayne, confirmed to NJ Advance Media..." December 03

  • Tua Tagovailoa, Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins announced as finalists for Heisman Trophy

    ESPN "Before they face one another in the playoff later this month, Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa and Oklahoma's Kyler Murray will face off Saturday night in New York. The two quarterbacks were named finalists for the 84th Heisman Trophy on Monday, along with Ohio State quarterback..." December 03

  • Urban Meyer admits Nick Bosa departure impacted Ohio State

    Larry Brown Sports "The Ohio State Buckeyes finished 12-1, but there were portions of the season where they looked less than impressive. That undoubtedly contributed to their exclusion from the College Football Playoff on Sunday. After it was made public that the Buckeyes would be absent from the..." December 02

  • Alabama OC Mike Locksley one of three finalists to coach Maryland

    ESPN "Maryland will conduct finalist interviews for its head-coaching vacancy on Sunday and Monday, meeting with three candidates: Matt Canada, who served as the Terrapins' interim head coach this season, Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley and Michigan quarterbacks coach Pep Hamilton,..." November 30

  • Day to remain with Ohio State, Meyer to address future

    247 Sports "Ryan Day will remain at Ohio State and is off the market to other teams, reports FootballScoop. In an update released Friday afternoon, FootballScoop reports that the Ohio State offensive coordinator, quarterback coach and one-time acting head coach has a “significant raise” coming..." November 30

  • Brohm's HS in L'ville closed after threat made

    ESPN "Trinity High School in Louisville, Kentucky, canceled Thursday classes after an alleged threat was made against the school on Twitter due to football coach Jeff Brohm's decision to turn down the Louisville job and instead remain at Purdue. Brohm and his brothers, Greg and Brian,..." November 29

  • Louisville still waiting on Jeff Brohm's decision

    247 Sports "University of Louisville officials are still waiting on word from Purdue coach Jeff Brohm on the school's coaching position. U of L athletic director Vince Tyra asked for permission from Purdue to talk with Brohm on Sunday and the two parties have been in constant contact, meeting..." November 28

  • Jeff Brohm turns down Louisville job, will stay at Purdue

    Indianapolis Star "The pull of home was strong, but in the end, Jeff Brohm has decided to stay at Purdue, IndyStar columnist Gregg Doyel has confirmed. Brohm has revitalized the Boilermakers program, guiding it to back-to-back bowl games after inheriting a program that won just nine combined games..." November 28

  • Louisville AD, Purdue coach Jeff Brohm meet about vacancy, decision expected soon

    CBS Sports "Purdue coach Jeff Brohm was born in Louisville, went to high school in Louisville, played quarterback at the University of Louisville and got his coaching career started at Louisville. Now, he could become the coach of the Cardinals as early as Wednesday. Brohm and athletic director..." November 27

  • Michigan's Gary declares for NFL draft

    The Score "Michigan defensive end Rashan Gary, the No. 1 recruit in the country coming out of high school in 2016, announced Monday he will forgo his senior season and declare for the 2019 NFL Draft. " November 26

  • Jim Harbaugh Apparently Refusing to Meet with the Media After Ohio State Loss

    12 Up "Jim Harbaugh is going rogue and refusing to meet with the media following Michigan's disappointing loss to Ohio State this weekend. The Wolverines were hopeful to earn a bid to the College Football Playoff, but their 62-39 defeat at the hands of their division rivals has ended..." November 26

  • Michigan and Jim Harbaugh Still Haven't Won Anything in Forever

    The Big Lead "Another year, another tease from Michigan. Another chance for the national media to fall in love with Jim Harbaugh, to convince everyone that this time would be different than the last. The winningest program in college football continued its tradition of winning absolutely nothing by traveling..." November 25

  • Illinois coach Lovie Smith gets two-year extension through 2023

    ESPN "Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman threw his support behind embattled football coach Lovie Smith on Sunday morning in the form of a two-year contract extension. The new deal, the details of which are still being finalized, extend Smith's agreement with the Fighting Illini..." November 25

  • Michigan's Bush helped off field vs. Ohio State

    The Score "Michigan could be without Devin Bush for the remainder of Saturday's game against Ohio State as the star linebacker was helped to the locker room in the third quarter. Bush was injured extending to make a tackle and was unable to put weight on either leg on his way to the locker..." November 24

  • Michigan QB Shea Patterson briefly exits Ohio State game, returns

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson left Saturday's game against the Ohio State Buckeyes with an apparent right leg injury.  Patterson suffered the injury after being tackled early in the fourth quarter, with Michigan trailing Ohio State 48-25 at Ohio Stadium. He returned to..." November 24

  • Jeff Brohm says he plans to remain with Purdue

    Larry Brown Sports "Despite rumors linking him to the vacant Louisville job, Purdue coach Jeff Brohm says he has no plans of leaving his current job. Brohm said after Purdue’s 28-21 win over Indiana that he was “looking forward to” remaining with the Boilermakers for the..." November 24

  • As painful college football season nears end, is Urban Meyer finished at Ohio State?

    USA Today "If you missed it live – and somehow did not see the montage, or the extended cut, or the greatest hits – it might be only because you have not been trying. Ohio State escaped Maryland last week, 52-51 when the Terrapins failed to convert a two-point try in overtime...." November 22

  • James Franklin not answering whether he will coach Penn State next year

    Larry Brown Sports "Penn State coach James Franklin isn’t doing much to quiet rumors that his future could lie away from Happy Valley. Franklin dodged a question on Tuesday about his future at Penn State, saying he was “focused on Maryland” and dismissing one reporter’s..." November 21

  • Four-star Georgia CB Jalen Perry commits to Michigan

    Detroit News "Jalen Perry, a four-star cornerback from Dacula, Ga., on Monday committed to Michigan’s 2019 recruiting class. Perry (6-1, 188), a former Georgia commit, is ranked the No. 19 cornerback nationally and the No. 171 prospect overall for 2019, according to the 247Sports..." November 20

  • Ex-Michigan RB Kareem Walker commits to Mississippi State

    Michigan Live "Former Michigan running back Kareem Walker, a former five-star recruit and at one time the No. 1 back in the country, has determined his next stop. He's headed to the SEC. Walker, who spent the 2017 season at Fort Scott Community College in Kansas, has verbally committed..." November 19

  • Michigan football's Karan Higdon guarantees win over Ohio State

    Detroit Free Press "Karan Higdon doesn't mind going there.  Asked directly Monday if he'd guarantee a Michigan win over Ohio State — just as his head coach, Jim Harbaugh, did as a player years ago — the Wolverines' senior captain and running back said he had no..." November 19

  • Urban Meyer planning to retire from coaching following season?

    Larry Brown Sports "Urban Meyer’s health once again became a topic of discussion after he was seen putting his hands on his head and looking like he was in pain during Saturday’s thrilling win over Maryland, and talk that this could be the coach’s last season with Ohio State is picking up..." November 19

  • Fans rip Jim Harbaugh for inexcusable time-management fail

    Sportsnaut "Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines are down by two points to Indiana at halftime, but that wouldn’t be the case if not for some atrocious time management to close out the second quarter. Harbaugh called three straight running plays with just 40 seconds left on the clock...." November 17

  • Michigan's Chase Winovich injured during late hit against Indiana

    Detroit Free Press "One of Michigan football's most important players left Saturday's game against Indiana with an injury. Fifth-year senior defensive end Chase Winovich took a shot midway through the third quarter. It appeared that he landed on his left shoulder, before an Indiana offensive..." November 17

  • Eric Gray's Michigan commitment on shaky ground after he cancels visit

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan has another list of visitors on tap for this Saturday’s game against Indiana. The Wolverines, though, had to strike at least one name off. Memphis (Tenn.) Lausanne Collegiate running back Eric Gray will reportedly visit Tennessee this weekend after..." November 16

  • Jim Harbaugh on Michigan QB Shea Patterson: 'I get him'

    Michigan Live "It's been easy to see why Shea Patterson has had so much success at Michigan. His arm strength, decision making and athletic ability have forced opposing defenses to play him honestly, at times opening up the run game and giving Patterson time in the pocket to throw the..." November 13

  • Report: Dwayne Haskins expected to return to Ohio State in 2019

    Sportsnaut "If Dwayne Haskins decides not to declare for the NFL draft, the 2019 class of quarterbacks would be without its two most promising players. According to Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller, that’s a real possibility. In his latest ranking update, Miller noted he..." November 13

  • Report: Urban Meyer Covered Up Zach Smith's Use of Racial Slur to Trevon Grimes

    Bleacher Report "According to a report from Brett McMurphy of Stadium, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer was aware of an "alleged racially-charged altercation in September 2017" between former assistant coach Zach Smith and Trevon Grimes and "helped keep it..." November 13

  • As the Bobby Petrino Era Ends, All Eyes Turn Toward Jeff Brohm to Be Louisville's Savior

    SI "Louisville’s misery is over. After another embarrassing blowout loss, this time 54–23 to Syracuse on Friday night, the school fired Bobby Petrino to end the abrasive coach’s second stint with the school that last almost five full seasons. Yahoo Sports first reported..." November 11

  • Brian Lewerke benched for Rocky Lombardi against Ohio State

    Yardbarker "Not for the first time this season, Michigan State benched starting quarterback Brian Lewerke on Saturday against Ohio State, leading the way for Rocky Lombardi. November 10

  • Maryland parts ways with trainers Steve Nordwall, Wes Robinson

    ESPN "Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Maryland has parted ways with director of athletic training Steve Nordwall and head athletic trainer Wes Robinson, who were placed on paid administrative leave in August..." November 07

  • Michigan RB Kurt Taylor will transfer

    Detroit News "Michigan sophomore running back Kurt Taylor has decided to transfer, a UM spokesman David Ablauf confirmed to The Detroit News on Tuesday night. “Kurt decided to leave the team and pursue a transfer,” Ablauf said. Taylor, from Grayson High in Loganville, Ga., was..." November 07

  • Who are Ohio State football's top remaining recruiting targets for 2019?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State enters Tuesday with 15 players committed for the 2019 recruiting class.  Unlike last year when Ohio State had 26 signees, this could be a smaller class for the Buckeyes. So there aren't many spots left. But the Buckeyes have plenty of talented players they're..." November 06

  • Four-star DT Denver Warren decommits from Michigan’s 2020 class

    Detroit News "Denver Warren, a four-star defensive tackle from West Aurora High in Aurora, Ill., decommitted from Michigan’s 2020 recruiting class on Monday. “I would like to announce that I will be decommitting from the University of Michigan, due to the university not having enough..." November 05

  • Matt Barber still not with team following fight with teammate

    ESPN "One of the two Maryland players involved in a fight at the end of practice earlier this week has not returned to the team since the altercation, interim head coach Matt Canada said Saturday. Canada said he wasn't sure if or when Matt Barber, a senior kicker from Mechanicsburg,..." November 03

  • ex-Rutgers LB in murder plot threatened to send nude photos of woman to her employer

    NewJersey.com "The former Rutgers University football player accused of hatching a double-murder plot harassed a woman online by threatening to send nude photos of her to her employer, according to newly obtained court documents. Izaia Bullock, 22, is charged with two counts of first-degree..." November 03

  • Chris Webber receives cheers upon long-awaited return to Michigan

    Detroit Free Press "Chris Webber made his return to Michigan on Saturday afternoon, serving as honorary captain for the football team's game against Penn State at Michigan Stadium.  The Fab Five star was seen on the field roughly 30 minutes before kickoff roaming the sidelines. November 03

  • Michigan State benches QB Brian Lewerke in fourth quarter

    Larry Brown Sports "The Michigan State Spartans suddenly have a very unsettled quarterback situation. After three very iffy quarters, the Spartans opted to bench starter Brian Lewerke for the fourth quarter, bringing backup Rocky Lombardi in instead. Though the Spartans were up 17-3 and the..." November 03

  • Alex Hornibrook clears concussion protocol; Wisconsin’s starting QB set to play in Week 10 vs. Rutgers

    College Football Talk "Not that they’ll likely need it given the quality — or lack thereof — of the team on the opposing sidelines, but Wisconsin will have its main man under center in Week 10. Alex Hornibrook missed last Saturday’s loss to Northwestern because of a concussion. With..." November 03

  • Wisconsin's Hornibrook ruled out for rest of Rutgers game due to head injury

    The Score "Wisconsin officials announced quarterback Alex Hornibrook won't return to Saturday's game against Rutgers due to a head injury, according to Jesse Temple of The Athletic. The junior signal-caller had completed 7 of 16 pass attempts for 92 yards with two interceptions before..." November 03

  • James Franklin benches Trace McSorley, immediately regrets it

    Sportsnaut "Down 21-0 in the third quarter against Michigan, Penn State head coach James Franklin decided to bench Trace McSorley and see what Tommy Stevens could do, instead. He chose…poorly. Stevens made something happen with his legs on his first play. But then, on his first..." November 03

  • Maryland football players dispute reason for fight at practice following DJ Durkin's return

    Sporting News "Maryland punter Matt Barber said he was assaulted by a teammate at former head coach DJ Durkin's first practice back with the Terrapins. But on Thursday, many players refuted Barber's reason as to why the incident occurred. The Baltimore Sun reported Barber was assaulted..." November 02

  • As Maryland turns the page on DJ Durkin, several coaching candidates emerge

    Washington Post "As Maryland football looks to redefine itself from its bale of sadness and chaos, it might look toward potential head coaches with experience in redefining. That would take the search beyond interim coach Matt Canada, who also would figure to be a candidate. No one can be sure at this..." November 02

  • Tim Tebow passionately blasts Maryland for not having character in firing DJ Durkin

    USA Today "Tim Tebow harshly criticized Maryland's administration behind DJ Durkin's flip-flop firing earlier this week, arguing that the university showed low character for not sticking to its word and what he perceived as ultimately caving in response to negative..." November 02

  • Maryland also recommended to retain trainers who mishandled Jordan McNair treatment

    Sporting News "Maryland's Board of Regents on Tuesday reportedly recommended to the school that, in addition to retaining football coach DJ Durkin, it reinstate assistant athletic director of athletic training Steve Nordwall and head football trainer Wes Robinson — people deemed..." November 01

  • Maryland Punter Says Teammates Beat Him Up For Talking To Investigators

    Deadspin "The Baltimore Sun is reporting that during Tuesday’s football practice, which was presided over by briefly reinstated and then subsequently fired head coachDJ Durkin, Maryland punter Matt Barber was attacked by teammates who believed he spoke to investigators..." November 01

  • Butch Jones, former UT Vols coach, interested in Maryland job, per report

    Knoxville News Sentinel "Former Tennessee coach Butch Jones has interest in the head coach opening at Maryland, TerrapinSportsReport.com reported Thursday, citing a source close to Jones.  Matt Canada is serving as Maryland's interim coach. Maryland fired DJ Durkin on..." November 01

  • Maryland students to protest DJ Durkin's reinstatement

    ESPN "The University of Maryland's student government association has organized a rally Thursday to protest the reinstatement of football coach DJ Durkin and to demand justice for Jordan McNair, the Maryland offensive linemen who died June 13 from heatstroke he suffered after a May 29 team..." October 31

  • Maryland governor calls on school to 'reconsider' decisions on DJ Durkin, Damon Evans

    CBS Sports "Maryland announced Tuesday that it was reinstating coach DJ Durkin, as well as athletic director Damon Evans following a university investigation into Durkin's program relating to the death of Terrapins player Jordan McNair. The decision was based on the recommendation from the University..." October 31

  • Maryland changes course, fires coach DJ Durkin in wake of probe

    ESPN "The University System of Maryland's board of regents has fired DJ Durkin as coach of the Terrapins, a spokesman told ESPN's Adam Rittenberg. A source told ESPN that Durkin has informed the team. The decision to fire Durkin come on the heels of his returning to work..." October 31

  • DJ Durkin and Damon Evans will retain jobs at Maryland, source says

    Washington Post "Maryland football coach DJ Durkin, who has been on administrative leave since Aug. 11, is expected to return to the sidelines on the recommendation of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents, according to a person familiar with the situation. Athletic Director Damon Evans also will..." October 30

  • Multiple Maryland players walk out of meeting with returning coach DJ Durkin

    CBS Sports "Maryland coach DJ Durkin was reinstated to his position with the Terrapins on Tuesday after an exhaustive investigation into a "culture of fear" that existed within the football program. At least three current players reportedly weren't thrilled about Durkin's return to the..." October 30

  • Jordan McNair's Parents Respond to DJ Durkin's Reinstatement as Maryland Coach

    Bleacher Report "The family of Jordan McNair is unsurprisingly not happy that DJ Durkin will return as head coach of the Maryland football team.  "I feel like I've been punched in the stomach and someone spit in my face," McNair's father said Tuesday, per Tom Schad of USA..." October 30

  • Rutgers football player charged in attempted double-murder plot

    NewJersey.com "A linebacker on the Rutgers University football team was accused Tuesday of involvement in a plot to murder two members of a friend's family, authorities said. Izaia Bullock, 22, a junior at the university from Linden, faces two counts of first-degree attempted murder..." October 30

  • Why it wouldn’t be shocking if Urban Meyer and Ohio State parted

    SB Nation "Urban Meyer’s Ohio State took an ugly loss at Purdue in Week 8. The Buckeyes got blasted all the way out of West Lafayette, giving up four touchdowns of 40-plus yards in the fourth quarter alone. It was one of the most shocking routs ever of a top-two team. Every Ohio State loss..." October 30

  • Urban Meyer reveals seriousness of cyst in his brain, wants to keep coaching

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Conflicted, and concerned for his family and his football program, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer revealed in an interview Tuesday the severity of the arachnoid cyst in his brain. First diagnosed in 1998, Meyer was known to have had brain surgery in the spring of 2014, but what he..." October 30

  • Urban Meyer on Retirement Rumors: “I Plan On Coaching”

    Eleven Warriors "Despite rumors that have begun to swirl, Urban Meyer plans to remain Ohio State's head coach next season. "I plan on coaching," Meyer said when he was asked if he would return next season. When asked if he could definitely say he would return as Ohio..." October 29

  • 'My name is Morgan Ellison and I am innocent'

    Indianapolis Star "Former Indiana University running back Morgan Ellison said he is innocent of the sexual assault allegations levied against him. An IU sexual misconduct hearing panel suspended Ellison for 2 1/2 years after determining he had sexually assaulted a fellow IU student while she..." October 28

  • Jack Coan to start for Badgers; Alex Hornibrook in concussion protocol

    ESPN "Wisconsin sophomore Jack Coan will get the start at quarterback as Alex Hornibrook continues to recover from a concussion, coach Paul Chryst said Saturday. Chryst told the Big Ten Network that Hornibrook, a fourth-year junior who is 25-5 as Wisconsin's starting quarterback,..." October 27

  • Jeff Brohm dismisses Louisville rumors, happy at Purdue

    Journal & Courier "Why does the national college football media already have Jeff Brohm’s 2004 Honda Accord packed up to the roof with his playbook and his bag of trick plays heading out of town? “That I don’t know. That is a good question,” Brohm said Thursday..." October 26

  • Report: Investigation finds culture at Maryland under DJ Durkin not ‘toxic’

    Larry Brown Sports "An independent investigation into what has gone on behind the scenes with the Maryland football program under DJ Durkin determined that the culture with the team should not be considered “toxic,” but that does not mean Durkin is going to keep his job. According to a..." October 25

  • Disgraced Ohio State coach declares odd victory in war with ex-ESPNer

    New York Post "Zach Smith’s court battle is over. Now he enters the crowded media-criticism game. The disgraced former Ohio State receivers coach accepted a plea deal Tuesday to legally end a saga that nearly brought down Urban Meyer, who lied about his knowledge of the allegations. Smith..." October 25

  • Big Ten fines Michigan State, reprimands Jim Harbaugh and Mark Dantonio for pregame scuffle

    CBS Sports "It seems the Big Ten is tired of hearing the back-and-forth between Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio following last weekend's pregame dustup on the field at Spartan Stadium. The conference announced a series of public reprimands as well as a $10,000 fine..." October 24

  • Michigan football OL James Hudson is transferring

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan football redshirt freshman offensive lineman James Hudson has decided to leave the U-M football program and pursue a transfer.  U-M football spokesman Dave Ablauf confirmed the news to the Free Press on Monday night.  Hudson, a 6-foot-5,..." October 23

  • Report: Mounting 'Friction' and Tension Building Between Urban Meyer, Ohio State

    Bleacher Report "The Ohio State Buckeyes reportedly have bigger problems than just one loss after Purdue beat them by 29 points Saturday.  Scott Roussel of Football Scoop cited sources who said there is "friction" between head coach Urban Meyer and athletic director Gene..." October 23

  • Ohio State WR Austin Mack out indefinitely after foot injury suffered in Purdue loss

    CBS Sports "The bad news keeps coming for No. 11 Ohio State following its double-digit upset loss at Purdue on Saturday. Tuesday, an Ohio State spokesperson confirmed to Tim May of the Columbus Dispatch that starting wide receiver Austin Mack is out indefinitely after undergoing a procedure to repair..." October 23

  • Michigan's Jim Harbaugh rips MSU again, doubles down on 'bush league'

    Detroit Free Press "Jim Harbaugh's not apologizing. He's not backing away.  He's doubling down.  On Monday, Michigan's football coach once again called Michigan State "bush league" for a pregame scuffle between the entire MSU team and a handful of..." October 22

  • Urban Meyer on loss: Buckeyes' glaring shortcomings were exposed

    ESPN "For weeks, Ohio State Buckeyes showed obvious flaws but found ways to escape and preserve a perfect record. But when the Purdue Boilermakers dropped the hammer Saturday night, the second-ranked Buckeyes had no answers in a 49-20 loss, their second to an unranked Big Ten opponent in as..." October 21

  • Michigan LB Devin Bush stomps on Michigan State logo during chippy pregame warmups

    CBS Sports "Michigan may not consider Michigan State its chief rival, but that doesn't mean the in-state game doesn't get the blood boiling on both sides. And the Spartans have a well-documented history of having no love lost for the Wolverines, either.  Prior to their noon kickoff..." October 20

  • Michigan's Rashan Gary to sit out again vs. Michigan State

    The Score "Michigan defensive end Rashan Gary won't suit up for Sunday's rivalry game with Michigan State, his third straight week on the shelf due to a shoulder injury, a UM spokesman told Zach Shaw of 247Sports. The preseason All-American defensive end missed wins over Maryland and..." October 20

  • Michigan State star wide receiver Felton Davis III suffers torn Achilles vs. Michigan

    CBS Sports "Michigan State suffered a huge blow late in the first half of its rivalry game vs. Michigan Saturday afternoon. While coming in motion on his own 30-yard line, star receiver Felton Davis III went down immediately after the ball was snapped. He was carted off the field, and Fox confirmed on the..." October 20

  • Indiana Running Back Morgan Ellison Dismissed From Program After Sexual Assault Investigation

    SI "Indiana dismissed running back Morgan Ellison from the program on Friday per the Indianapolis Star after a university panel determined he sexually assaulted a fellow student. Ellison was suspended from the university for two and a half years on Oct. 10.  "Effective..." October 20

  • Michigan LB Drew Singleton is transferring

    Michigan Live "A member of Michigan's deep linebacking corps has departed the program. Redshirt freshman Drew Singleton has opted to transfer from Michigan, team spokesman Dave Ablauf confirmed to MLive on Wednesday. Singleton's transfer was first reported by The Michigan..." October 18