Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Healthy again, Arizona star quarterback Khalil Tate ready to take college football by storm

    CBS Sports "Two years ago, Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate was college football's darling. The dual-threat wizard came off the bench vs. Colorado on Oct. 6, 2017, and broke off 327 rushing yards -- a single-game FBS record for a quarterback.  He didn't stop..." August 23

  • Sources: UW Huskies junior Jacob Eason wins starting quarterback job

    Seattle Times "It appears the wait is over. Washington appears to have settled on junior Jacob Eason as its starting quarterback, three sources confirmed to The Seattle Times on Thursday, after a report on Twitter earlier Thursday by KJR-AM’s Dave Mahler. Eason — a..." August 23

  • JT Daniels Named USC's Starting Quarterback

    SI "Sophomore quarterback JT Daniels has been named USC's starter, coach Clay Helton announced on Tuesday. Daniels beat out Jack Sears, Matt Fink and true freshman Kedon Slovis for the starting position after weeks of close competition. All four quarterbacks led lengthy..." August 21

  • The 10 college football coaches with the hottest of hot seats entering the season

    USA Today "For every head coach with rock-solid job security — Dabo Swinney and Nick Saban, to name two — there are a couple of dozen firmly on the hot seat heading into the 2019 season. One name in particular stands out: Southern California coach Clay Helton. On the heels of last..." August 19

  • Bru McCoy dealing with mysterious illness

    Larry Brown Sports "USC wide receiver Bru McCoy has been unable to practice leading up to the season, but doctors can’t seem to figure out what it is that is causing his health issues. McCoy, a 5-star wide receiver and who is ranked by 247 as a top-10 recruit, has been battling fevers for nearly..." August 17

  • HBO show to feature Washington State

    The Score "Get ready for a behind-the-scenes look at the Cougars. Washington State will be spotlighted in an HBO show similar to the network's "Hard Knocks" documentary series that follows an NFL team each year. The Cougars teased the upcoming partnership in a tweet..." August 17

  • 25 Names You Need to Watch for 2019 College Football Season

    Bleacher Report "Heading into the 2019 season, there is a general consensus on the top players in college football. However, the order changes a bit when thinking about the most noteworthy. We've highlighted 25 names you should prepare to hear constantly this campaign. Many of them are..." August 15

  • Herm Edwards Names True Freshman Jayden Daniels as ASU's Starting QB

    SI - College Football "Arizona State coach Herm Edwards named true freshman Jayden Daniels as the team's starting quarterback on Monday night.  If Daniels takes the first snap for the Sun Devils on Aug. 29 against Kent State, he will become the first true freshman to start a season opener in..." August 14

  • Former Oregon top recruit, Taj Griffin, transferring to Division II school

    Sportsnaut "Taj Griffin was one of the most highly coveted running backs of the 2015 college football recruiting season. According to, Griffin was the No. 1-ranked all-purpose back that year. The four-star recruit from Powder Springs in Georgia also ranked No. 70 overall..." August 14

  • NCAA Approves USC DB Chris Steele's Eligibility Waiver After Transfer From Florida

    SI "The NCAA approved USC defensive back Chris Steele's immediate eligibility waiver. Steele confirmed the news on Twitter on Tuesday, calling the move a "blessing from God." Steele entered Florida as a freshman as part of the class of 2019. He joined the program..." August 07

  • Oregon lands third top prospect from California

    ESPN "Oregon added another top California prospect to its recruiting class on Monday when ESPN 300 wide receiver Johnny Wilson announced his commitment to the Ducks. Wilson is a 6-foot-6, 220-pound receiver from Calabasas High School in Calabasas, California, and is the No. 58-ranked..." July 29

  • Ex-UCLA RB Craig Lee Arrested For Attempted Murder After Weed Shop Altercation

    TMZ "Ex-UCLA running back Craig Lee -- who was a key piece of one of the school's best recruiting classes ever -- was arrested for attempted murder over the weekend, TMZ Sportshas learned. According to court docs, 23-year-old Lee -- a top H.S. recruit who played for UCLA..." July 23

  • Washington dismisses DL Mosiah Nasili-Kite for violation of team rules

    College Football Talk "A violation of team rules has led to Washington sophomore defensive lineman Mosiah Nasil-Kite being shown the exit door from the Huskies program. Washington announced the dismissal with nothing more than a brief statement and confirmation nobody from the program, including head..." July 17

  • USC's Austin Jackson donating bone marrow to ailing sister

    247 Sports "Junior offensive tackle Austin Jackson will undergo surgery within the next week to donate bone marrow to his younger sister, according to his social media posts on Wednesday. The posts explained that Jackson's sister Autumn suffers from Diamond Blackfan Anemia (DBA), a rare bone..." July 06

  • Washington secures 4-star guard Myles Murao

    USA Today High School Sports "Another day, another big-time Pac-12 commitment heading from Southern California to the Pacific Northwest. This time, it’s Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) offensive lineman Myles Murao, a top-70 overall prospect and top-15 player in California, who picked the Washington Huskies ahead of Los..." July 06

  • UCLA transfer Justin Murphy will be eligible to play for UH next season

    Houston Chronicle "University of Houston offensive lineman Justin Murphy had his waiver granted by the NCAA and is eligible to play next season. Murphy, a transfer from UCLA, made the announcement Friday on Twitter. “Officially eligible to play week 1 in Norman, Oklahoma! Huge thank you..." July 04

  • Former Arizona State, Ohio State defensive end Darius Slade arrives at USF

    Tampa Bay Times "Former Arizona State defensive end Darius Slade is on USF’s campus and is expected to play his final season for the Bulls this fall, the Tampa Bay Times has learned. The Daily Stampede reported Monday that Slade had enrolled at USF. The football program has not..." June 25