Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Safety prospect Deionte Thompson has surgery, unlikely for combine

    Saturday Down South "Departed Alabama S Deionte Thompson is considered one of the top safety prospects in the upcoming NFL Draft, but it looks like he won’t get to show off for teams at the upcoming Combine. NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport is reporting that Thompson had surgery Friday morning to..." February 23

  • Reports: Former Houston coach Major Applewhite returning to Alabama as analyst

    Yahoo! Sports "Major Applewhite is the latest former college football head coach to join Alabama’s staff as an analyst. According to reports from Al.com and ESPN, the former Houston coach is rejoining Alabama for the 2019 season. Applewhite was fired at the end of the 2018..." February 20

  • Alabama coach Nick Saban announces seven new additions to Crimson Tide coaching staff

    CBS Sports "Alabama coach Nick Saban announced his coaching staff for the 2019 season on Friday, and it's filled with plenty of new faces. The staff features 11 total coaches (Saban and 10 assistants), and seven of the 10 assistants will be new to the staff in the 2019 season. "We..." February 16

  • Todd Grantham gets contract extension with heftier buyout clause

    247 Sports "Florida defensive coordinator Todd Grantham turned down an offer to become Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator late Wednesday night, informing coach Dan Mullen he plans to stay in Gainesville at least another year. He's got hefty financial incentive to do..." February 16

  • Missouri coach Barry Odom calls out Tennessee for recruiting his players

    Sporting News "Missouri's Barry Odom offered his fellow SEC football coaches a little fodder for lunchtime small talk Wednesday at their annual meeting. Odom on Tuesday said his 19 seniors are being "bombarded non-stop" by conference coaches trying to lure them from a Mizzou program..." February 13

  • Ohio State QB Justin Fields granted immediate eligibility waiver to play for Buckeyes

    CBS Sports "Ohio State is looking for a new quarterback to replace the recently-departed Dwayne Haskins, and it could be one of the top-ranked recruits to ever play for the Buckeyes. The NCAA approved a waiver on Friday that allows rising sophomore transfer quarterback Justin Fields to play..." February 08

  • Four-star DE Khris Bogle flips from Alabama to Florida

    CBS Sports "National Signing Day is off and running, and we already have a major flip before 9 a.m. ET. Khris Bogle, a four-star defensive end from Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has flipped to Florida from Alabama. Bogle had only been committed to the Crimson Tide for about..." February 06

  • Hurricanes flip four-star cornerback Christian Williams from Alabama

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Hurricanes entered National Signing Day hoping to snag a couple of players who had already pledged to play elsewhere. Mission accomplished, at least on one front. Four-star cornerback prospect Christian Williams, who had been committed to powerhouse Alabama,..." February 06

  • 4-star DT Ishmael Sopsher signs with Alabama

    USA Today High School Sports "It can be hard for an up and coming football recruit from the state of Louisiana to reject the charms of the home state LSU Tigers. Just ask elite four-star Amite (La.) High School recruit Ishmael Sopsher. He did it, but it clearly wasn’t easy. Sopsher, one of the nation’s..." February 06

  • Alabama locks up No. 1 spot in recruiting rankings with stellar class

    CBS Sports "Stop us if you've heard this before: Alabama has brought in the top-rated recruiting class in the nation. With National Signing Day still in progress on Wednesday, coach Nick Saban and Co. have locked up the No. 1 roster in the Class of 2019, according to 247Sports. Not only do..." February 06

  • Ole Miss lands 19th-ranked recruit, dual-sport star Ealy

    ESPN "ESPN 300 running back Jerrion Ealy committed to Ole Miss on Wednesday. The No. 19-ranked prospect is rejoining the Ole Miss Rebels' class after decommitting in December. Ealy, however, is projected as a potential first-round selection in the upcoming MLB draft in June. Ole Miss..." February 06

  • Auburn players suggest Georgia paid off 5-star WR George Pickens after commitment flip

    Sporting News "In a somewhat surprising move, five-star 2019 recruit George Pickens — the No. 24 prospect in the country, No. 4 receiver and No. 1 player in the state of Alabama by the 247Sports Composite — announced he was flipping his commitment from Auburn to Georgia on National..." February 06

  • Tennessee lands 5-star offensive tackle Darnell Wright

    The Score "Five-star offensive tackle Darnell Wright, the fifth-ranked recruit on the ESPN 300, announced his commitment to Tennessee on National Signing Day. " February 06

  • Alabama 5-star recruit Eyabi Anoma in transfer portal, report says

    Sporting News "Alabama linebacker Eyabi Anoma is reportedly in the NCAA's transfer portal, according to AL.com. The rising sophomore was the No. 4 overall recruit in the nation in the recruiting class of 2018. The 5-star recruit chose the Crimson Tide over numerous other offers,..." February 05

  • Quarterback flips commitment from Georgia

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "John Rhys Plumlee on Monday night flipped his commitment to Ole Miss after initially pledging to Georgia in the summer.  Georgia had asked Plumlee to take a blueshirt, meaning that he would not have been on scholarship until classes start until the fall and that his scholarship..." February 05

  • NCAA gives Missouri 1-year postseason ban for academic misconduct

    Chicago Tribune "The NCAA has sanctioned Missouri's football, baseball and softball programs after an investigation revealed academic misconduct involving a tutor who completed coursework for athletes. Among the penalties handed down Thursday were three years of probation and one-year..." January 31

  • How the Missouri football probation will impact transfer quarterback Kelly Bryant

    USA Today "The news of Missouri's football program being hit with a postseason ban for the 2019 season raised the question about the future of former Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant, who enrolled with the school as a graduate transfer with one final season of eligibility. The..." January 31

  • Kelly Bryant will reportedly stay at Missouri despite postseason ban

    Larry Brown Sports "Kelly Bryant will not be able to play in a bowl game in his lone season with Missouri next year, but the quarterback is reportedly not planning to leave the school because of that. On Thursday, the NCAA announced one-year postseason bans and other sanctions for Missouri’s..." January 31

  • Mizzou’s NCAA sanctions could lead to seniors freely transferring out

    SB Nation "The NCAA levied Missouri football, baseball, and softball with a postseason ban for the 2019-20 season, after it concluded that a former tutor completed math coursework for 12 athletes in 2015 and 2016. Although Tigers AD Jim Sterk announced the school intends to appeal the NCAA’s..." January 31

  • Stoops expected to join Alabama as off-field analyst

    USA Today "Former Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops is finalizing a deal to join Alabama’s staff in an off-field position, a person with knowledge of the move told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because the move is not official. Stoops becomes the latest in a..." January 30

  • LSU hires Saints offensive assistant Joe Brady as passing game coordinator and receivers coach

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU is hiring Saints offensive assistant Joe Brady as its new passing game coordinator and receivers coach, an LSU official confirmed to NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on Saturday (Jan. 26). Brady, 28, is filling the vacancy left by the retirement of passing game coordinator Jerry..." January 27

  • Ole Miss WR D.K. Metcalf cleared for all football activities

    Yardbarker "Ole Miss wide receiver D.K. Metcalf has been cleared for all football activity with no limitations, as Adam Schefter of ESPN.com tweets. The projected first-round pick underwent neck surgery last October, but it sounds like his issue will not hinder his draft stock. Already, Metcalf..." January 26

  • Lil Wayne Signs Top NFL Draft Prospect To Young Money Sports

    TMZ "Weezy F Baby and the F is for future first-rounder ... 'cause Lil Wayne just signed Deandre Baker -- a projected top-10 NFL Draft pick -- to his Young Money APAA Sports Agency!!! The legendary rapper made the announcement himself on Twitter, writing, "Welkome to the..." January 24

  • Oklahoma grad transfer Hurts excited to 'go out with a bang'

    The Score "Oklahoma made quarterback Jalen Hurts' transfer to the program official on Tuesday, and the former Alabama signal-caller is raring to go. Hurts announced his decision to join the Sooners for his final season of eligibility last week. As a graduate transfer, he will be eligible to..." January 23

  • Nick Starkel considering transfer to Ohio State

    Larry Brown Sports "Ohio State has an extra scholarship available at the quarterback position now that Tate Martell has transferred, and the player who might end up filling that spot is one Buckeyes fans should be familiar with. Texas A&M quarterback Nick Starkel announced this week that he is..." January 23

  • Cadillac Williams returning to Auburn as RBs coach

    Alabama "Auburn’s coaching staff is bringing back a former legend. Carnell “Cadillac” Williams, who spent four seasons at running back for Auburn from 2001-04, will be the Tigers’ next running backs coach, a source confirmed to AL.com. FootballScoop.com was..." January 23

  • Class of 2019 recruit Shilo Sanders, son of Deion Sanders, commits to South Carolina

    CBS Sports "The South Carolina Gamecocks got a commitment from the son of a legend Tuesday night when Shilo Sanders, the son of former NFL Pro Bowl cornerback and MLB outfielder Deion Sanders, committed to play football with coach Will Muschamp in a video on his Twitter account.  Sanders is..." January 23

  • Bob Shoop, Brian Baker sign contract extensions at Mississippi State

    Clarion Ledger "Two of the coaches responsible for making Mississippi State one of the best defensive teams in the country are sticking around Starkville for a couple more seasons. Defensive coordinator Bob Shoop and defensive line coach Brian Baker both signed two-year contract extensions according..." January 22

  • Drew Lock gets grilled about cheating on a ninth-grade math test

    Pro Football Talk "‘Tis the season to hear about the lengths to which NFL teams will go to provoke confrontations with incoming players. Via Chase Goodbread of NFL.com, the 2019 “Ask Intrusive And Irrelevant Questions Of Kids Being Considered For Involuntary Selection For Employment”..." January 22

  • TCU lands big-time commitment from grad transfer DE Shameik Blackshear

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU landed a big-time commitment on Saturday. South Carolina defensive end Shameik Blackshear announced his intentions to join TCU as a grad transfer. The Frogs had another significant grad transfer commit to the program earlier this week when Kansas State..." January 21

  • Alabama's Quinnen Williams: My First NFL Paycheck??

    TMZ "Quinnen Williams is about to make his grandma VERY happy ... 'cause the Alabama superstar says with his first NFL paycheck -- a gift for grams is on the way!!! "I think I'm going to buy my grandma a car," the DT tells TMZ Sports. Quinnen's projected to..." January 20

  • Former Tennessee quarterback Tee Martin joins the Volunteers as an assistant coach

    Knoxville News Sentinel "It's official. Tee Martin has returned. Tennessee announced the hire of Martin as an assistant coach on Saturday, confirming news first reported by ESPN on Tuesday. Martin joins Jeremy Pruitt's staff 20 years after helping lead Tennessee past Florida State in the..." January 20

  • Former Georgia DB Deangelo Gibbs transferring to Tennessee

    Saturday Down South "Deangelo Gibbs has officially transferred to Tennessee. Reports surfaced Thursday night that the former Georgia DB would transfer to the SEC East rival. That news was confirmed Friday by Tennessee, who welcomed Gibbs on social media. No doubt Gibbs is a great athlete. He..." January 19

  • Dan Enos disputes report about his departure from Alabama to take Miami offensive coordinator job

    CBS Sports "Dan Enos was in line to be Alabama's new offensive coordinator after Mike Locksley left to take the head coaching job at Maryland. But instead of leading Tua Tagovailoa, Jerry Jeudy, Najee Harris and the rest of the talented Crimson Tide, he made a lateral move and joined first-year Miami..." January 18

  • Dan Enos didn't tell Nick Saban he was leaving for Miami

    247 Sports "Since the Alabama Crimson Tide lost to the Clemson Tigers in the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship to end the season, Alabama head coach Nick Saban has seen offensive coordinator Mike Locksley (Maryland), quarterbacks coach Dan Enos (Miami), defensive coordinator Tosh Lupoi..." January 17

  • Why Phillip Fulmer got banned from Tennessee football practice for coaching linemen

    USA Today "Phillip Fulmer couldn’t help himself. Tennessee’s athletics director was attending practice last fall and saw a couple of offensive linemen whom he thought needed some coaching assistance during a drill. So Fulmer, the former Volunteers coach, jumped in and..." January 17

  • Jalen Hurts announces he will transfer to Oklahoma

    Dallas Morning News "Oklahoma has thrived on transfer quarterbacks during Lincoln Riley’s tenure in Norman, and Sooners have added another one in the form of ex-Alabama QB Jalen Hurts. Hurts made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon via a Players' Tribune article. He was..." January 16

  • Kentucky’s Josh Allen pulls out of the Senior Bowl

    Sportsnaut "The San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders will be coaching this year’s Senior Bowl in Mobile. It’s an opportunity for the two downtrodden teams to get a look at some of the best senior prospects heading into the 2019 NFL Draft. San Francisco selects No. 2 overall with..." January 16

  • Maryland is heavy favorite to land Alabama transfer Jalen Hurts

    Sportsnaut "Decision day is approaching for Jalen Hurts, and the odds suggest the Alabama quarterback will be following a former coach to his new program. Barrett Sallee of CBS Sports shared the most recent release from Bet Online, showing Maryland as the most likely landing spot for..." January 15

  • Alabama’s Mack Wilson to enter draft

    247 Sports "Alabama junior linebacker Mack Wilson has made his NFL draft decision. Wilson is expected to forego his senior season with the Crimson Tide and declare for the 2019 NFL Draft, BamaOnLine has learned. AL.com’s Matt Zenitz was first to report Wilson’s..." January 14

  • LSU loses Butkus Award-winning linebacker Devin White early

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "After two weeks of going back and forth on his decision, Devin White is going to the NFL. The All-American linebacker and Butkus Award winner announced Monday (Jan. 14) he’s foregoing his senior season at LSU to declare for the NFL Draft. “As a small-town country..." January 14

  • Report: Steve Sarkisian declines Cardinals' coordinator offer, headed back to Alabama

    Yahoo! Sports "The Arizona Cardinals wanted to make Steve Sarkisian their new offensive coordinator under rookie head coach Kliff Kingsbury, but Sarkisian is reportedly heading back to the college game. Via ESPN’s Dianna Russini, Arizona offered Sarkisian a job as coordinator, but he has..." January 13

  • Notre Dame offensive coordinator Chip Long speaking with Alabama about job

    One Foot Down "There are multiple reports coming in that Chip Long may have seen his last days as the offensive coordinator for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Okay... that’s a lot to take in for Notre Dame fans. Basically, the reports read as if Chip Long is looking for a way out of Notre Dame..." January 13

  • Deionte Thompson entering NFL draft

    Tide Sports "Redshirt junior safety Deionte Thompson is leaving for the NFL. He made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday. Thompson broke into the starting lineup during Alabama’s postseason in 2017 and became a key player in the secondary this season. He was second on the team with 79..." January 13

  • Miami hires Alabama quarterbacks coach Dan Enos as Hurricanes offensive coordinator

    Sun Sentinel "New Hurricanes coach Manny Diaz has his offensive coordinator. After days of speculation about who would be hired to fix Miami’s beleaguered offense, Diaz has chosen former Alabama associate head coach and quarterbacks coach Dan Enos to do just that, Miami announced on Friday..." January 12

  • Julio Jones on ‘Bama blowout loss: Dabo was the better coach

    Sportsnaut "Julio Jones is a Nick Saban disciple. He’s Alabama Crimson Tide through and through, so his thoughts on the title game are not insignificant. Neither is the stark truth he laid out. Speaking with TMZ Sports, Jones said, “Dabo (Swinney) was just the better..." January 12

  • Alabama defensive end LaBryan Ray arrested on public intoxication charge

    USA Today "Alabama sophomore defensive end LaBryan Ray was arrested Friday night on an alleged charge of public intoxication, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office online arrest database. The violation carries a bond of $500, and Ray was still listed in the Tuscaloosa..." January 12

  • Saivion Smith will enter NFL Draft

    247 Sports "After one season at Alabama, junior cornerback Saivion Smith will forego his final year of eligibility and enter the 2019 NFL Draft, he announced via Twitter on Saturday. Smith, a junior college transfer, appeared in all 15 games and made 12 starts at cornerback for the Crimson..." January 12

  • Jalen Hurts visits Oklahoma day after Maryland

    Larry Brown Sports "Jalen Hurts is a busy man on the transfer circuit. Hurts entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal during the week, indicating his intention to transfer from Alabama. The quarterback, who has one year of college eligibility left and could transfer immediately as a grad transfer, is..." January 12

  • Georgia promotes James Coley to offensive coordinator after Jim Chaney's departure

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia coach Kirby Smart has promoted James Coley to offensive coordinator. Coley was already serving as the Bulldogs’ co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. He replaces Jim Chaney, who abruptly left for the same position at Tennessee. Coley has been on the..." January 12

  • Quinnen Williams, Josh Jacobs among four Alabama stars leaving for pros

    CBS Sports "Alabama coach Nick Saban has plenty of experience replacing star players who declare early for the NFL Draft, and this offseason will be no different. Defensive lineman Quinnen Williams, running back Josh Jacobs, tight end Irv Smith and offensive lineman Jonah Williams all..." January 11

  • Report: Jalen Hurts expected to draw interest from Oklahoma

    Sportsnaut "In addition to Maryland and Miami, Alabama transfer Jalen Hurts is reportedly expected to draw interest from Lincoln Riley and the Oklahoma Sooners. Alex Scarborough of ESPN reported Friday evening that Hurts will be traveling to Maryland for a visit before heading..." January 11

  • Jalen Hurts, Miami appear to have mutual interest

    Larry Brown Sports "Jalen Hurts and the Miami Hurricanes appear to have mutual interest. Hurts has entered his name in the NCAA’s transfer portal. Since he graduated in December as a junior, Hurts still has one year of eligibility remaining and could play immediately upon..." January 10

  • Alabama wide receivers coach Josh Gattis taking over as Michigan offensive coordinator

    Alabama "Josh Gattis is headed back to the Big Ten. Gattis, Alabama’s co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach, is leaving the Crimson Tide and taking over as Jim Harbaugh’s offensive coordinator at Michigan, according to a report from The Athletic. Gattis had..." January 10

  • Jalen Hurts Reportedly in NCAA Transfer Portal, Intends to Leave Alabama

    Bleacher Report "Alabama's Jalen Hurts is reportedly in the transfer portal, according to Barton Simmons of CBS Sports, a strong indication that the quarterback will transfer from the Crimson Tide this offseason. The news doesn't come as a major surprise, as Hurts saw his starting..." January 09

  • Raekwon Davis passing on NFL draft, returning to Alabama

    Alabama "Alabama will have at least one of its defensive linemen back from this year’s team. Raekwon Davis announced Wednesday night that he’s returning to the Crimson Tide for his senior season instead of turning pro. Davis entered the season with an early first-round..." January 09

  • Ruling on Justin Fields' Immediate Eligibility at Ohio State Expected in February

    12 Up "Christmas just came a couple weeks ago. But next month, it may very well come again for fans of the Ohio State Buckeyes. Justin Fields, who recently confirmed he was transferring to OSU from the University of Georgia, is one of the most talented young quarterbacks in college..." January 09

  • Jim Chaney agrees to three-year deal to become Tennessee offensive coordinator

    Knoxville News Sentinel "He's back. Tennessee on Wednesday announced the hire of Jim Chaney as its offensive coordinator, capping a search that lasted more than six weeks. Chaney agreed to a three-year, $4.8 million deal that runs through Jan. 31, 2022. He'll earn $1.5 million..." January 09

  • Nick Saban on CFP Championship Loss to Clemson: 'I Didn't Do a Very Good Job'

    Bleacher Report "Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban shouldered some of the blame for his team's 44-16 defeat to the Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday night. "I have a feeling I didn't do a very good job for our team...never..." January 08

  • Clemson Opens as Favorites for 2020 National Championship, Alabama Listed Second

    SI "After capturing the College Football Playoff National Championship with a 44-16 victory over Alabama on Monday night, the Clemson Tigers open as the favorites to claim next season's title, according to Odds Shark. With odds of +175, the Tigers edge out the Crimson Tide (+250) for..." January 08

  • Tua Tagovailoa poo-poos idea he has 400 family members attending title game

    Sportsnaut "A recent report indicated that Alabama star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has over 400 family members set to attend the National Championship Game. Joseph Goodman of AL.com reported a family source as saying the current ticket count among the Tagovailoa family is 405, adding..." January 06

  • Inside the procedure that helped Alabama quarterbacks quickly recover from high ankle sprains

    USA Today "It's safe to say Crimson Tide fans let out a collective sigh of relief when quarterback Tua Tagovailoa returned to the football field to help Alabama beat the University of Oklahoma in the Capital One Orange Bowl on Dec. 29. Not even a month before, the college sophomore..." January 06

  • Swinney, Saban not apologizing for being good

    ESPN "While Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and Alabama coach Nick Saban are aware of the narrative of fan fatigue that has surrounded their fourth straight matchup in the five years of the College Football Playoff era, neither is going to apologize for being here, Swinney said on Sunday..." January 06

  • Florida leading rusher RB Lamical Perine announces 2019 plans

    Saturday Down South "Florida celebrated some big news Saturday when CB Chris Steele announced his commitment to the Gators from the All-American Bowl in Houston. Dan Mullen’s squad received some more good news, recruiting of a different kind you might say, later in the day. Junior RB Lamical Perine,..." January 06

  • Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa Bringing 405 Family Members to Championship Game

    Alabama "Owili Kaha. It means Roll Tide in Hawaiian. Listen closely enough, and you might be able to hear it inside Levi’s Stadium on Monday during the College Football Playoff national championship game. Actually, the way tickets are apparently selling to the game, you might..." January 05

  • Elijah Holyfield declares for the 2019 NFL Draft as the fourth Bulldog to forgo senior season

    The Telegraph "Georgia running back Elijah Holyfield is the latest Bulldog to declare for the NFL Draft. Holyfield, who received his first full workload in 2018 splitting carries with sophomore D’Andre Swift, recorded over 1,000 yards on the season and eclipsed the mark against Texas on..." January 05

  • Georgia receivers Riley Ridley, Mecole Hardman jumping to the NFL

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia junior receivers Riley Ridley and Mecole Hardman have declared for the 2019 NFL Draft. Ridley and Hardman join Georgia tailback Elijah Holyfield and tight end Isaac Nauta in leaving early for the NFL Underclassmen have..." January 05

  • Georgia junior TE Isaac Nauta the first Bulldog to announce he’s entering NFL draft

    Dawg Nation "Judging from his disposition after the Sugar Bowl, it’s not surprising that Isaac Nauta had played his last game with the Georgia Bulldogs. The junior tight end stood in the locker room and fielded reporters’ questions with his eyes blood red from crying. He was still..." January 05

  • Tight end Luke Ford, the state's top recruit in 2018, transferring to Illinois from Georgia

    Chicago Tribune "Tight end Luke Ford, the top-rated recruit in Illinois in the Class of 2018 at downstate Carterville, is transferring to Illinois after one season at Georgia, he announced Friday. The 6-foot-6, 248-pound Ford was the nation’s No. 51 prospect last year in the 247Sports.com..." January 05

  • Reports: Former five-star quarterback Justin Fields transferring to Ohio State

    CBS Sports "Former five-star quarterback Justin Fields is transferring to Ohio State. Letterman Row first reported the news, and 247Sports' Ohio State site Bucknuts confirmed it. The move had been rumored since it became public that Fields would be transferring..." January 04

  • Auburn receiver Darius Slayton declares for NFL Draft

    Alabama "Auburn wide receiver Darius Slayton has declared for the NFL Draft. The redshirt junior, who led the Tigers in receiving this season, announced his decision to forgo his final season of eligibility via his Instagram account. “These past four years at Auburn have been..." January 03

  • Texas A&M LB Tyrel Dodson declares for NFL Draft

    Good Bull Hunting "The Texas A&M Aggies offense took a hit on Tuesday with tight end Jace Sternberger foregoing his final year of eligibility, and the defense suffered a similar loss on Wednesday when linebacker Tyrel Dodson announced that he, too, has declared for the NFL Draft. A&M was already..." January 02

  • Jace Sternberger declares for NFL draft

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M junior tight end Jace Sternberger wasted no time announcing a decision on his football future. Sternberger on Tuesday declared for the NFL Draft following a lone, All-American season with the Aggies. “Texas A&M has brought me in and treated me like..." January 01

  • Missisippi State RB Kylin Hill collapses on sideline during Outback Bowl

    Larry Brown Sports "Mississippi State running back Kylin Hill collapsed on the sideline during his team’s Outback Bowl game against Iowa on Saturday. Hill took a big hit on a run late in the fourth quarter and was able to walk off the field under his own power. However, he collapsed when he got to..." January 01

  • Kentucky LB Josh Allen declares himself No. 1 draft pick after monster game

    Larry Brown Sports "Linebacker Josh Allen declared himself the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft after Kentucky’s 27-24 win over Penn State in the VRBO Citrus Bowl on Tuesday. Allen had three sacks and a blocked field goal in the game to finish up an incredible career for the Wildcats. After the contest,..." January 01

  • Jachai Polite declares for NFL draft

    Yahoo! Sports "Florida linebacker Jachai Polite announced his intention to forgo his final season and declare for the NFL draft. “I can’t wait to prove to NFL teams that I can be and will be the best defensive lineman in the NFL,” Polite tweeted Monday. “The lessons I have..." January 01

  • Reports: Rich Rodriguez expected to be named new Ole Miss offensive coordinator

    CBS Sports "Ole Miss coach Matt Luke is reportedly expected to name Rich Rodriguez his new offensive coordinator, according to Bruce Feldman of The Athletic. ESPN's Adam Rittenberg reports that the two sides are "still working on some things" but there's a "good..." December 31

  • Alabama's top LB (hamstring) questionable for CFP title game

    Sporting News "Alabama's top linebacker Christian Miller is in jeopardy of missing the College Football Playoff National Championship game.  The redshirt senior is set to have an MRI on his hamstring and his status is uncertain for Alabama's national championship game against..." December 30

  • Florida's Jawaan Taylor to skip senior season, enter draft

    Saturday Down South "A second Florida Gators starter is leaving early to enter the NFL Draft. RT Jawaan Taylor announced Saturday that he is foregoing his senior season to go pro. Taylor thanked both his UF head coaches (Jim McElwain and Dan Mullen), all three of his position coaches (Mike Summers, Brad..." December 30

  • Nick Saban on Dolphins’ experience: I found out maybe I was more suited for college

    Pro Football Talk "The Alabama media guide ignores two seasons of Nick Saban’s year-by-year coaching career. In his two seasons with the Dolphins, Saban went 9-7 in 2005 and 6-10 in 2006. On Saturday night, he returns to the stadium where he briefly had a stint as an NFL coach. “I..." December 29

  • Fatal shooting by LSU football player 'totally justifiable,' says district attorney

    USA Today "Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore has reviewed most of the evidence concerning the shooting death of 18-year-old Kobe Johnson by an LSU football player during an armed robbery last Saturday. And Moore agrees with Baton Rouge Police detectives. Whichever player shot..." December 29

  • LSU LB Devin White says UCF's 'embarrassing' 2017 title claim is 'media stunt'

    Sporting News "Add a little more drama to Tuesday's Fiesta Bowl matchup between No. 8 UCF (12-0) and No. 11 LSU (9-3). LSU linebacker Devin White was asked on Saturday if he'd seen teammates' quotes that UCF would try to win a second consecutive national title against the..." December 29

  • Gus Malzahn: Auburn’s offense in bowl blowout was ‘very satisfying’

    Larry Brown Sports "It may have taken four months, but Auburn finally put together its best game of the season. Auburn blew out Purdue 63-14 in the Music City Bowl on Friday. Jarrett Stidham threw for 373 yards and 5 touchdowns, while the Tigers rushed for 208 yards and 3 touchdowns. Seeing the offense..." December 29

  • LSU without top three cornerbacks, load of defensive players vs. UCF

    247 Sports "The LSU football team will be without one more defensive back for the 2019 PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, as well as two other players. On Thursday, the Tigers arrived in Arizona without cornerback Kelvin Joseph, offensive lineman Dare Rosenthal and outside linebacker Travez Moore, head..." December 28

  • Nick Saban: NCAA violations led to Alabama suspensions, trio could be out past College Football Playoff

    CBS Sports "We already knew that Alabama offensive guard Deonte Brown, tight end Kedrick James and offensive tackle Elliot Baker didn't make the trip to Saturday's Orange Bowl national semifinal between the top-ranked Crimson Tide and No. 4 Oklahoma. Now we know that they will be out even longer..." December 27

  • Nick Saban: Bowl games would 'disintegrate' by expanding playoff

    The Score "Don't count Nick Saban in for College Football Playoff expansion. The Alabama head coach told reporters Thursday that doubling the playoff from four teams to eight would "sort of disintegrate" bowl games not associated with the national championship. "I..." December 27

  • Jalen Hurts: Never said he was transferring, 'Story's far from over'

    ESPN "Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts insists that he hasn't thought of his future beyond Saturday's College Football Playoff semifinal game against Oklahoma, even as rumors swirl that he will transfer following the season. "My story's far from over," Hurts said..." December 27

  • Georgia star CB Deandre Baker to skip bowl game, prep for NFL draft

    SI "Georgia cornerback Deandre Baker will not play in the Sugar Bowl against Texas next week, coach Kirby Smart announced Thursday. Baker said earlier this month at the College Football Playoff awards that he was planning on participating in the Sugar Bowl. The senior told reporters that..." December 27

  • Starter among three suspended by Alabama for College Football Playoff over team rules violation

    CBS Sports "Alabama announced on Monday that three players -- junior offensive lineman Elliot Baker, sophomore offensive lineman Deonte Brown and sophomore tight end Kedrick James -- did not make the trip to South Florida for the College Football Playoff semifinal and are suspended for the..." December 26

  • Tua Tagovailoa says ankle is 80-85 percent healthy

    Sportsnaut "Tua Tagovailoa watch is in full effect as the 2018 Orange Bowl draws near, and the Alabama quarterback is inching closer to full strength. Aaron Suttles of The Athletic notes Tagovailoa shared an update concerning his injured left ankle on a 0-100 scale. Moving from the..." December 26

  • Top 2020 cornerback Elias Ricks commits to LSU

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU fans received a welcomed Christmas present on Tuesday, as Elias Ricks, the top cornerback in the 2020 class committed to LSU. “I am ready for this huge decision,” Ricks wrote in his Twitter post. “This is my moment. This is my time. I dreamed of this since I was..." December 25