Big Ten RUMORS & NEWS

  • Maryland's Michael Locksley forms group for minority football coaches

    NFL.com "Disappointed and frustrated by the slow pace of minority hiring in college and professional football, second-year University of Maryland head coach Michael Locksley today will announce the creation of the National Coalition of Minority Football Coaches. The nonprofit organization will..." August 06

  • Five teams overrated in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll

    USA Today "Clemson overrated at No. 1? Not likely. There may be a case for Ohio State to lead the preseason Amway Coaches Poll, but the Tigers have won at least 14 games in four of the past five seasons and return a generational talent in quarterback Trevor Lawrence. To find teams that may be..." August 06

  • Michigan's Jim Harbaugh accused Ohio State of breaking rules

    The Score "The Ohio State-Michigan rivalry is heating up off the field, too. During a Big Ten coaches conference call on Monday, Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh accused Buckeyes head coach Ryan Day of breaking on-field instruction rules, according to Mark Schlabach of..." August 06

  • Ohio State head coach claps back at Jim Harbaugh: ‘Going to hang 100 on them’

    Sportsnaut "The lopsided Michigan-Ohio State rivalry could take on an even bigger meaning if the 2020 college football season is played this fall. The two are set to take on one another Oct. 24 at the Horseshoe in Columbus. There’s now a major backdrop to this. Drama between the head..." August 06

  • Penn State releases an update to season ticket holders, but fans in the stands currently isn’t an option

    Penn Live "Penn State Athletics released an update to season ticket holders on Thursday as the start of the 2020 season and the Lions’ first home game are now both less than a month away. In an email obtained by PennLive, Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Sandy Barbour wrote..." August 06

  • PSU's Micah Parsons, Purdue's Rondale Moore opt out of season

    NFL.com "Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons and Purdue wide receiver Rondale Moore, two of the top players in the Big Ten Conference, announced opt outs for the 2020 college season on Thursday. Both cited concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic and intend to enter the 2021 NFL Draft as..." August 06

  • Penn State star Micah Parsons expected to opt out of 2020 season, declare for 2021 NFL Draft

    Yahoo! Sports "Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons is expected to opt out of the 2020 college football season and declare for the 2021 NFL draft, sources told Yahoo Sports on Tuesday night. Parsons is expected to make the decision official Wednesday morning. Multiple people close to the Penn State..." August 05

  • Ohio State football’s Justin Fields, Shaun Wade say they have not considered opting out of 2020 season

    Cleveland.com "Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields recognizes the health and financial motivations that might convince college football stars to opt out of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus. However, the returning Heisman Trophy finalist said that line of thinking has not..." August 05

  • Rutgers coronavirus outbreak nearly doubles after entire program put into quarantine

    Yahoo! Sports "A COVID-19 outbreak within the Rutgers football program nearly doubled on Monday and spread to several staff members, according to NJ.com. Rutgers had suspended all team activities and quarantined its entire team last week after 15 players tested positive since they returned..." August 04

  • Gophers’ receiver Rashod Bateman opts out of 2020 season

    Twin Cities "Gophers star receiver Rashod Bateman has opted out of the 2020 season and will prepare for the 2021 NFL Draft, he announced Tuesday on Instagram. Bateman, the reigning Big Ten Receiver of the Year and a projected first-round draft pick, called it “the hardest decision of his..." August 04

  • Mom's viral Facebook post about Indiana football player's COVID-19 issues serves as warning

    USA Today "Deborah Rucker didn’t know when she wrote a Facebook post Sunday about her son’s ordeal with COVID-19 that it would capture so much attention on social media.  Rucker’s son, IU freshman offensive lineman Brady Feeney, tested positive for the..." August 04

  • Mom of Indiana OL Brady Feeney shares he has troubling complications from COVID-19

    Sportsnaut "Brady Feeney is a freshman offensive lineman for the University of Indiana. He is dealing with dangerous complications due to COVID-19. His mom, Debbie Rucker, shared a heart-rending message about his situation on her Facebook page. Rucker, clearly distressed, wrote..." August 03

  • Michigan's latest sexual assault accuser puts Bo Schembechler's legacy in jeopardy

    Detroit Free Press "A University of Michigan student told Bo Schembechler he was sexually assaulted by Dr. Richard Anderson, a lawsuit alleged Thursday. This happened in 1982, when the student, known as John Doe 17, was examined by Anderson for migraine..." July 31

  • Kirk Ferentz Writes Open Letter To Iowa Football Program

    The Spun "Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz has taken some significant heat for his role in fostering a culture of uneven treatment in the Hawkeyes football program. But Ferentz has been working hard to make up for the apparent blind spots that have been uncovered. Yesterday he posted an..." July 31

  • Illinois adds FCS standout as a transfer, at least the 10th such addition since March for the Fighting Illini

    College Football Talk "The transfer roll for Illinois football has shown no signs of abating.  In fact, it’s picking up a notch. Earlier this week, Daniel Imatorbhebhe committed to the Illinois football program.  The tight end had opted to transfer from USC earlier..." July 31

  • Rutgers outbreak may trace to on-campus party

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL monitors the struggles that non-bubble sports are facing as the virus continues to spread, one specific outbreak underscores the wisdom of the agreement by the NFL and the NFL Players Association to restrict activities away from work. The recent decision to shut down the Rutgers..." July 30

  • Lawsuit alleges former Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler knew about sexual abuse by team doctor

    USA Today "Legendary University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler was told by a student in 1981 about sexual assaults being carried out by then-football team doctor Robert Anderson, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday against the school. The suit alleges the student..." July 30

  • External review of Iowa football program finds racial issues, recommends 'improving culture'

    CBS Sports "An external review of the Iowa football program concluded that it 'perpetuated racial or cultural biases and diminished the value of cultural diversity,' according to a 28-page report released by Kansas City law firm Husch Blackwell. The firm interviewed 45 current..." July 30

  • Days after quarantining team, Michigan State announces 16 players, four staffers tested positive for COVID-19

    MSN.com "There’s yet another virus-related development for the Michigan State football team. Last Wednesday, Michigan State announced it was suspending football workouts after one staffer tested positive for COVID-19.  Two days later, MSU announced that a second staffer..." July 28

  • Ohio State plans to limit Ohio Stadium capacity to 20% if football games are played

    USA Today "Ohio State will likely limit capacity for football games at Ohio Stadium this season to 20% capacity, a school spokesman confirmed Tuesday. In addition, tailgating will also be banned, concessions will be limited and spectators must wear face coverings. The announcement is..." July 28

  • Illinois running back Ra’Von Bonner is opting out of his senior season because of COVID-19 concerns

    Chicago Tribune "Ra’Von Bonner understands sitting out this season is a risk. But the Illinois running back believes playing football during a pandemic is a greater hazard. Bonner has opted out of playing this season because of his concerns about the spread of COVID-19, he told the Tribune on..." July 28

  • Rutgers quarantining entire football team after six positive COVID-19 tests

    Sportsnaut "The entire Rutgers football program is quarantining for 14 days after learning of six positive COVID-19 results in its latest weekly testing cycle. This breaking news comes courtesy of The Athletic’s Nicole Auerbach. Rutgers is just the latest school that has been..." July 25

  • Michigan State football team to quarantine after positive COVID-19 tests

    The Score "All members of Michigan State's football team will quarantine or isolate for 14 days after a second staff member and one student-athlete tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, the school announced Friday, according to The Athletic's Colton Pouncy. "As part of..." July 24

  • Wisconsin AD: Athletic department 'at risk' if football season canceled

    MSN.com "Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez is warning that the school's athletic department could be in danger if the 2020 college football season is canceled. In an open letter to fans Thursday, Alvarez said the university could lose more than $100 million if the upcoming..." July 24

  • Michigan State pauses football workout after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

    Detroit News "Plans to move to a 20-hour week have been put on hold for the Michigan State football program after a staff member tested positive on Wednesday for COVID-19. The school announced on Wednesday evening that all workouts have been paused until complete test results have been..." July 23

  • Lawsuits allege Nebraska mishandled reports of sexual assault, harassment

    SI "Nine women filed a lawsuit against the University of Nebraska on Monday, alleging the school "mishandled complaints of sexual assault and harassment," according to ESPN's Paula Lavigne.  Nebraska is accused of mishandling accusations against "at least..." July 21

  • Camp Randall Stadium renovation has been put on hold

    MSN.com "Planned work at the home of Wisconsin football has been put on hold.  Because of the virus, of course.  Well, probably. Wisconsin has planned for a $77 million renovation of Camp Randall Stadium, the home of the Wisconsin Badgers football team.  While the..." July 21

  • Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz aware of racial bias within program after 2018 internal investigation,

    CBS Sports "A 2018 internal report detailed major racial biases inside the Iowa athletic department. Hawkeye Nation received a summary of findings of the report through a Freedom of Information Act Request that exposed wide-ranging discrepancies in the way that Black players were..." July 20

  • Kirk Ferentz Offers Update On Jack Koerner After Boating Accident

    The Spun "In mid-June, the Iowa Hawkeyes football program received a scare when a former walk-on football player was involved in a boating accident. Jack Koerner, a former walk-on, and another passenger were on a watercraft identified as a Sea-Doo when it crashed into the side of a boat. Both..." July 20

  • Ex-Nebraska WR JD Spielman heads to TCU

    The Spun "Former Nebraska Huskers standout wide receiver JD Spielman has reportedly made his transfer decision. Spielman was among Nebraska’s best players during his time in Lincoln. Earlier this offseason, though, Spielman left the program. He later entered the NCAA transfer portal..." July 19

  • 4-Star CB Jordan Hancock Flips to Ohio State from Clemson: 'BUCKEYE for LIFE'

    Bleacher Report "Cornerback prospect Jordan Hancock announced his commitment to Ohio State Sunday after recently de-committing from Clemson. The Georgia native first picked Clemson in March but reopened the process last week, per Steve Wiltfong of 247Sports. Just four days later, he said..." July 19

  • Jim Harbaugh is highest-paid college coach to take a pay cut

    Larry Brown Sports "Some college coaches are taking pay cuts to help ease the financial losses that schools are expected to have as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and Jim Harbaugh may be leading the way at the top. Harbaugh and University of Michigan men’s basketball coach Juwan Howard took..." July 18

  • Indiana halts voluntary workouts due to COVID-19

    CBS Sports "Indiana has paused voluntary workouts for football after six members of its team tested positive for COVID-19. The temporary halt in workouts is only for the football team, the university said in a statement, and all other activity for resumed sports, including men's and women's..." July 18

  • Michigan Football's David Ojabo Stuck in Scotland Because of COVID-19 Travel Ban

    Bleacher Report "Michigan Wolverines defensive end David Ojabo is a citizen of the United Kingdom and has been unable to travel from Scotland to join his teammates because of international travel restrictions.   He tweeted about the situation Tuesday: A program spokesperson..." July 16

  • Michigan freshman defensive end Aaron Lewis enters transfer portal

    Detroit Free Press "A freshman defensive end on the Michigan football team is exploring a transfer. Aaron Lewis, a former three-star prospect from Williamstown, New Jersey, has entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal, the Free Press has learned. Lewis, who enrolled January in the..." July 16

  • Wisconsin uniforms to feature black 'W' on crest

    ESPN "The Wisconsin Badgers are changing the university crest on their athletic uniforms to feature a black "W" in an effort to support Blacks and other under-represented communities, the school announced Wednesday. Athletes at the school had pushed for the change of the..." July 16

  • WR Jaelen Gill gets waiver, eligible at Boston College immediately

    SI "Boston College football got a boost on offense on Tuesday as transfer wide receiver Jaelen Gill received his waiver to play immediately in 2020. Gill, formerly a '17 four star wide receiver  who had played his first season at Ohio State before transferring to Boston..." July 14

  • Ohio State athletes resume after virus stoppage

    ESPN "Less than a week after pausing voluntary workouts because of an undisclosed number of positive coronavirus tests, Ohio State student-athletes have resumed their training, the school announced Tuesday. The decision to return was based on the advice of medical professionals, along with..." July 14

  • Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley confident there will be a college football season

    ESPN "While commissioners, athletic directors and coaches brace for the worst amid the growing coronavirus crisis, Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley said he remains confident there will be college football this season -- even if it looks a bit different. After the Big Ten and Pac-12..." July 14

  • Maryland football cancels workouts after nine positive COVID-19 tests

    Sportsnaut "This is becoming an alarming theme around the college football world with the 2020 season slated to get going late next month. Multiple football teams seeing outbreaks of COVID-19 during workouts. We can add another Big Ten squad to the mix. Despite this being about a 5%..." July 11

  • Michigan football gets commit from 2021 four-star receiver Xavier Worthy

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan football just landed one of the nation's fastest wide receiver recruits. Four-star receiver Xavier Worthy committed to the Wolverines' 2021 class in a ceremony broadcast on Instagram Live, becoming the latest prospect to pick U-M during the..." July 11

  • Ohio State AD 'very concerned' about fall sports

    The Score "Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith is no longer cautiously optimistic about the prospect of team sports in the fall. In a teleconference with reporters Thursday, Smith expressed doubt about the college football season taking place as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spike in..." July 09

  • Jim Harbaugh: Sports Won't Make COVID-19 Situation Worse

    The Big Lead "America continues to trudge ahead with life despite COVID-19 ravaging the country. The college football community is going about its business as usual, waiting for August to come so practices and games can start up. Given the circumstances are, in fact, getting worse rather than better, the..." July 08

  • Jim Harbaugh says pandemic derailed contract extension talks

    Larry Brown Sports "Jim Harbaugh is definitely still in Michigan’s good graces, if his comments on Wednesday are any indication. The Wolverines head coach said he was close to a contract extension with the school before the COVID-19 pandemic put the discussions on the..." July 08

  • 2020 Northwestern-Wisconsin football game relocated from Wrigley Field

    Yardbarker "On Wednesday, Northwestern University confirmed that the football team's Nov. 7 game against Big Ten opponent Wisconsin scheduled to occur at Wrigley Field has been moved from the home of the Chicago Cubs because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.   " July 08

  • Ohio State pauses voluntary workouts after COVID-19 testing

    The Score "The Ohio State athletics department has paused all voluntary workouts after recent COVID-19 testing of student-athletes on seven teams. The school's football team, men's and women's basketball teams... " July 08

  • Former MSU WR Andre Rison says assistant coach struck him

    Michigan Live "One of Michigan State’s most notable former players says he was struck by an assistant coach during his playing career more than three decades ago. Andre Rison, the Flint native who went on to become a first-round draft pick and NFL-All Pro, told ESPN this week that he..." July 07

  • After suicide attempt, former Indiana cornerback A’Shon Riggins fights to end mental health stigma for others

    USA Today "A'Shon Riggins was young, strong and fulfilling his Indiana Univeristy destiny set in motion in Hamilton, Ohio, where he played three positions on the football field and lettered in basketball as well.   In his freshman season at Indiana in 2016,..." July 05

  • Toledo reportedly hires ex-Michigan State assistant Mark Staten

    MSN.com "Toledo is the new home for a former Michigan State football assistant.  Reportedly. When Mel Tucker took over for Mark Dantonio earlier this month, the former Colorado head coach retained just two of his predecessor’s assistants, Mike..." July 03

  • Penn State CB Marquis Wilson facing multiple charges

    247 Sports "Penn State cornerback Marquis Wilson faces multiple misdemeanor drug charges after a traffic stop earlier this year, WJAC-TV reports. Wilson was pulled over by university police in February and was reportedly observed with red eyes and the odor of marijuana on his breath. He has..." July 03

  • Illinois linebacker details concerns over college football returning amid coronavirus pandemic

    Chicago Tribune "Illinois linebacker Milo Eifler’s comfort level about returning to football will be gauged by one key development in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. “Is there a vaccine?” he asked. There’s not. And there probably won’t be when —..." July 02

  • Iowa staffers, including Kirk Ferentz, taking significant pay cuts as school tightens athletics budget

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF "Top University of Iowa athletic officials will take significant pay cuts for the 2021 fiscal year as the athletic department operates on a reduced budget amid the coronavirus pandemic.  The school announced Tuesday that it will see its budget reduced by approximately $15 million,..." July 01

  • Penn State AD says idea of spring football season is a 'last resort'

    ESPN "Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour said a spring college football season "would be a last resort" to safely squeeze in the sport during the coronavirus pandemic, citing the impact it would have on the 2021 fall season as a major hurdle. Barbour said..." July 01

  • CB Devonta Smith commits to Alabama days after dropping Ohio State

    Larry Brown Sports "Devonta Smith backed out of his commitment to Ohio State and is going with another top program instead. On Thursday, Smith, rated a four-star recruit by 247 Sports, announced he was no longer committed to the Buckeyes. " June 30

  • How Jim Harbaugh's reputation as a miracle worker has slowly eroded at Michigan

    USA Today "In his quest to make Michigan football into a national title contender, Jim Harbaugh became an aggressive and innovative recruiter. Having devoted his entire adult life a sport that leaves little margin for error, Harbaugh understood superior talent almost always..." June 29

  • Antonio Gates’ son has interest in Michigan

    Larry Brown Sports "Antonio Gates Jr. is going through the recruiting process and has interest in Michigan. The Michigan Insider’s Brice Marich quoted Gates Jr. as speaking highly of the Wolverines and saying “you can’t go wrong” with Michigan. Gates Jr. is..." June 29

  • Former Hawkeyes RB details mistreatment at Iowa: 'A living nightmare'

    The Score "Another former Iowa Hawkeyes football player has spoken out about his negative experiences playing for head coach Kirk Ferentz and his staff. Akrum Wadley, a Hawkeyes running back from 2014-17, detailed numerous incidents from his Iowa tenure in a lengthy Facebook..." June 29

  • 3 Underclassmen Michigan Fans Need to Watch in 2020

    12 Up "Last year, many fans and experts agreed that Michigan would have its best squad since Harbaugh arrived, and because the matchup against Ohio State was at the Big House, many predicted the Wolverines to win the Big Ten and advance to the College Football Playoff. But their 9-4 season, which..." June 26

  • Former Penn State running back Ricky Slade announces he’ll reunite with Ricky Rahne at Old Dominion

    Penn Live "Former Penn State running back Ricky Slade is transferring to Old Dominion, where he’ll reunite with former Lions offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne. Slade tweeted a graphic featuring himself in Old Dominion uniforms with the caption, “New beginnings.” " June 26

  • Huskers add OL transfer Ezra Miller from Iowa

    Lincoln Journal Star "Nebraska added a big piece to its offensive line situation on Wednesday.  And he's coming from a Big Ten West Division rival.  Ezra Miller, a former four-star tackle signee at Iowa, announced he has been admitted to UNL and plans on playing for the..." June 25

  • 2021 four-star WR Cristian Dixon commits to Michigan

    Maize N Brew "Josh Gattis landed yet another top target at the wide receiver position in the 2021 class, as four-star Cristian Dixon just announced his commitment to Michigan. The 6-foot-2, 187-pounder from Santa Ana, California put Michigan in his final eight list of schools, along with..." June 25

  • Penn State coach James Franklin will isolate from family

    CBS Sports "Penn State coach James Franklin and his family have been quarantining themselves from the rest of society since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States in full force back in March. Now, Franklin will find himself isolated away from his family when the college football season..." June 24

  • Ex-Nebraska RB Maurice Washington Listed As A Missing Person

    Total Pro Sports "Former Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Maurice Washington has been listed as a missing person by the Lincoln Police Department. The Lincoln Police Department said the investigation regarding Washington is currently active, but no details were released as to where he was last..." June 23

  • Jim Harbaugh praises Colin Kaepernick, compares efforts to Muhammad Ali and Jackie Robinson

    CBS Sports "Jim Harbaugh has been marching in Ann Arbor while voicing his support for reform efforts in recent weeks. So, it comes as no surprise that when given the opportunity to back Colin Kaepernick, the Michigan coach is not going to shy away from praising his former quarterback's..." June 23

  • Nine COVID-19 positives at Iowa

    Pro Football Talk "College football teams are gathering for workouts, which means positive tests for COVID-19. According to Mike Hlas of the Cedar Rapids Gazette, Iowa announced nine positives out of 40 players tested between June 15-21. " June 22

  • Kurt Warner enjoyed the ribbing his sons gave him about his football misadventures

    USA Today "There was a bus ride up I-17 on the way to Flagstaff for a 7-on-7 passing tournament at Northern Arizona University. There were the group meetings. The practices, the trips. The story telling. So many moments stand out for Kurt Warner being a father. But among the biggest was..." June 21

  • 5 Most Explosive Players In College Football Right Now

    Sportsnaut "One of the most valuable assets for any football team is an explosive weapon. A player with the ability to score from anywhere changes the dynamic of every play. They keep opponents on edge, even creating opportunities for their teammates when they don’t have the ball. When they..." June 19

  • Rutgers football legend Nate Toran dead at 66

    NJ "Leave it to Ted Cottrell, the former Jets defensive coordinator and longtime assistant coach, to put former Rutgers football great Nate Toran in perspective: “What can you say about Nate?” Cottrell said in 1976, via ScarletKnights.com...." June 18

  • Ohio State and Alabama Announce Upcoming Home-and-Home

    Barstool Sports "Alabama and Ohio State announced a home-and-home series on Thursday, with the Crimson Tide traveling to Columbus in 2027 and the Buckeyes returning the trip in 2028. A non-conference game of this magnitude would be the biggest game in college football if it were to be played this..." June 18

  • Michigan football players returning to campus this week

    Saturday Tradition "Members of Michigan’s football team are getting back on campus this week and will begin voluntary workouts. On Monday, the University of Michigan announced that select student-athletes will be returning to campus to participate in voluntary workouts. It is one of many schools..." June 16

  • Iowa officially parts ways with embattled strength coach Chris Doyle

    Yahoo! Sports "Iowa has officially parted ways with strength coach Chris Doyle.  Doyle, the strength coach at Iowa under Kirk Ferentz since 1999, was put on leave earlier this month after a bevy of former Iowa players spoke out about negative experiences they had involving Doyle...." June 15

  • Reporter Brett McMurphy deletes tweet about Iowa DB who was hospitalized

    Larry Brown Sports "College football reporter Brett McMurphy deleted a tweet he sent on Saturday about an Iowa Hawkeyes football player who was hospitalized following a watercraft accident. Iowa defensive back Jack Koerner was on a Sea-Doo watercraft on the Lake of the Ozarks Friday when it crashed into..." June 14

  • Iowa DB Jack Koerner 'going to be OK' after watercraft accident

    247 Sports "Earlier this weekend, Iowa defensive back Jack Koerner and a friend were involved in a serious watercraft accident. Both Koerner and his friend were transported to hospitals for their injury, and the Hawkeye gave an update on his health on Sunday morning. According to the..." June 14

  • Penn State QB Michael Johnson Jr. enters transfer portal

    ESPN "Penn State quarterback Michael Johnson Jr. has entered his name in the transfer portal. The redshirt freshman was an ESPN 300 quarterback in the 2019 class, ranked No. 199 overall when he signed with the Nittany Lions.  " June 14

  • Returning Ohio State football players must sign coronavirus risk waiver

    USA Today "When Ohio State football players returned to campus for voluntary workouts last week following the coronavirus shutdown, they were required to sign an acknowledgment of risk waiver before their participation. The two-page document, obtained by The Columbus Dispatch through a..." June 14

  • Iowa defensive back Jack Koerner injured in personal watercraft accident

    CBS Sports "Iowa defensive back Jack Koerner was injured in a watercraft accident on Friday night in Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks and transported to a hospital with what the school said are "non-life threatening injuries."  According to a police report..." June 13

  • Kirk Ferentz admits Iowa coaching style has been at times ‘demeaning’

    Larry Brown Sports "Iowa’s football program has undergone a reckoning in the last week after former players made allegations of racism and bullying against a staff member. On Friday, coach Kirk Ferentz announced that he was taking steps to address the program’s culture. " June 12

  • 4-star edge rusher TJ Bollers commits to Wisconsin Badgers

    Madison.com "Astrong recruiting month for the University of Wisconsin football team got even better Thursday. TJ Bollers, an outside linebacker/defensive end out of Tiffin, Iowa, announced his commitment to the University of Wisconsin. Bollers has been a focus of the Badgers’ coaching staff..." June 12

  • Alabama Beats Out LSU and Ohio State to Land First 5-Star Recruit of 2021 Class

    12 Up "Another day, another big win for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Nick Saban and Co. just made a major statement in the race for 2021 college football recruiting supremacy, gaining the commitment of the very first 5-star prospect to join their upcoming class. Offensive tackle JC..." June 12

  • Former Penn State defensive tackle Damion Barber chooses Ohio Valley Conference program

    Penn Live "Eight days after Penn State defensive tackle Damion Barber announced his intention to enter the NCAA transfer portal, the Harrisburg High product announced his next stop. Barber, a redshirt junior, announced via Twitter Tuesday that he’ll continue his career at FCS Austin Peay..." June 11

  • Prized QB Donaven McCulley commits to Indiana Hoosiers

    247 Sports "Lawrence North 2021 four-star quarterback Donaven McCulley will play his college football at Indiana. He announced his pledge to play for head coach Tom Allen and his staff Thursday afternoon. The 6-foot-5, 195-pound McCulley chose the Hoosiers over his other..." June 11

  • Paul Finebaum called Jim Harbaugh 'most overrated coach in the country.' Is he right?

    USA Today "Paul Finebaum is no stranger to making headlines, and the ESPN SEC Network analyst added another Monday morning when he spoke with 247Sports and said Michigan football’s Jim Harbaugh is the "most overrated coach in the country.” "There's..." June 10

  • As accusations from players pile up, Kirk Ferentz appears ill-equipped to push for change

    USA Today "At the beginning of last week, as social unrest around the country started to spill over into the Twitter accounts of current and former college football players, Iowa would have seemed an unlikely place to search for resentment seeping out of its foundation.  From the outside,..." June 10

  • Former Iowa Football Player Shares Troubling Kirk Ferentz Story

    The Spun "Another former Iowa football player has come forward with allegations of mistreatment against strength coach Chris Doyle and head coach Kirk Ferentz. Wide receiver Derrell Johnson-Koulianos played for the Hawkeyes from 2007-10 and was a productive player for all four seasons. However,..." June 09

  • Nebraska Wide Receiver JD Spielman Enters Transfer Portal, No Longer With Huskers

    Corn Nation "According to HuskerOnline/Rivals, Nebraska wide receiver JD Spielman has entered the transfer portal and will no longer be a part of the Husker football team. Note that Spielman did not finish the 2020 spring semester, so he will need a waiver from the NCAA to play..." June 08

  • Iowa players call for support from fans: Support their movement or don't support the Hawkeyes

    CBS Sports "Current Iowa football players have now made it clear to fans that they will not tolerate those who don't support their message off of the field on the heels of allegations against strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle. Sophomore defensive back Kaevon..." June 08

  • Iowa strength coach Chris Doyle issues statement over racism allegations

    Larry Brown Sports "Iowa strength coach Chris Doyle issued a statement Sunday defending himself against allegations of racism. Doyle, who is currently on leave from the program in light of the allegations, acknowledged the feedback he has received from former players, but denied making racist or..." June 07