Conference USA RUMORS & NEWS

  • Son Of NFL Legend Ray Lewis Enters NCAA Transfer Portal

    The Spun "Rahsaan Lewis, son of NFL legend Ray Lewis, has entered the NCAA transfer portal. Rahsaan’s collegiate career hasn’t panned out the way he’s hoped thus far. The 5-foot-11, 180-pound transfer spent his freshman year at UCF where he played primarily at defensive back...." July 07

  • South Alabama’s Tyree Turner transfers to UAB

    Alabama "Former South Alabama defensive lineman Tyree Turner is now a Blazer. UAB announced the news Thursday. The 6-foot-1, 305 pound Turner started 31 games in his career with the Jaguars, and was a second-team All-Sun Belt pick in 2018. He totaled 122 tackles, 22 tackles and nine..." June 20

  • MTSU receiver Zack Dobson enters transfer portal

    Nashville Post "Middle Tennessee State receiver Zack Dobson has always showed a lot of potential, but it appears he won’t reach that potential in a Blue Raiders uniform. The sophomore receiver announced via Twitter on Thursday that he has entered the NCAA transfer portal. He has two years of..." June 20

  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says state's FBS schools should not expect football capacity to be above 50%

    USA Today "Texas Gov. Greg Abbott spent an hour on a Zoom call Friday with the 12 athletics directors of the state's Football Bowl Subdivision schools and told them not to expect capacity at their stadiums to be above 50% this fall, a person with knowledge of the call told USA TODAY Sports. The..." June 13

  • Louisiana Tech loses two Bulldogs to transfer portal

    College Football Talk "It was a one-two roster punch for the Louisiana Tech football program.  Okay, a one-two slap.  But, still. Wednesday, reported that a pair of Louisiana Tech football players have entered the NCAA transfer database.  The two portal-bound Bulldogs..." June 11

  • Michael Irvin II announces FAU as transfer destination after leaving Miami

    Sun Sentinel "Former Miami Hurricanes tight end Michael Irvin II will be staying in South Florida for his redshirt senior season. Irvin, the son of the UM legend and NFL Hall of Fame wide receiver by the same name, announced on Monday night that Florida Atlantic will be his transfer destination..." June 09

  • Lance Armstrong’s son Luke, Rice football player, calls doping ‘taking a shortcut’

    New York Post "Doping isn’t going to run in Lance Armstrong’s family. In Part 2 of ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary on the most famous American cyclist, Armstrong’s son, a college football walk-on at Rice University, was asked if he would consider using..." June 03

  • Two Marshall football players, employee test positive for COVID-19

    National Post "Two football players and a staffer at Marshall tested positive for COVID-19, the university announced on the day voluntary workouts began on campus. In a statement released Monday, Marshall announced that the three are asymptomatic and that the cases are unrelated to each other...." June 02

  • UConn announces future games vs. FIU, Temple and Wyoming

    College Football Talk "UConn is, once again, getting its football independent schedule on. This year alone, UConn announced future games against Power Five opponents in Ohio State (HERE), Syracuse (HERE), Michigan (HERE) and North Carolina (HERE).  For the game against the Buckeyes alone, the Huskies..." May 28

  • Legendary UTEP running back Fred Wendt dies at 95

    El Paso Times "All-American running back Fred Wendt, who set UTEP records with 326 rushing yards and six rushing touchdowns against New Mexico State on Nov. 25, 1948, has died. Wendt died May 18, just two months shy of his 96th birthday. He was born July 15, 1924, in Las..." May 23

  • UTSA’s Jeff Traylor to take a 10% cut in his pay

    College Football Talk "UTSA is now included in the burgeoning list of college football coaches taking a pandemic-induced salary slashing. In a letter to donors Tuesday, the San Antonio Express-News reported, it was revealed that the Conference USA school’s “athletic department..." May 21

  • MTSU lands CB transfer from Purdue Kenneth Major

    Nashville Post "The Middle Tennessee State secondary will get a boost next season after former Purdue cornerback Kenneth Major announced he had committed to the Blue Raiders on his Twitter page. Per NBC Sports, Major intends to leave as a graduate transfer, which would make him eligible for the 2020..." May 19

  • Kentucky transfer QB Amani Gilmore decides to move on to North Texas

    College Football Talk "North Texas is the latest Group of Five football program to benefit from a Power Five transfer. Earlier this month, Amani Gilmore became the fifth Kentucky Wildcat to enter the transfer database in less than week.  This week, the quarterback became the first..." May 15