Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • 5 Florida Gators Sophomores Set to Make Major Impact in 2021

    SI "While it typically takes a couple of seasons for a recruiting class to truly make an impact, the Florida Gators could see its 2020 recruiting class do just that. Over the past two seasons, the Gators saw plenty of its veterans step up to the plate. In 2019, its offense consisted..." May 15

  • Missouri welcomes the SEC ‘challenge’ in Year 2 with coach Eli Drinkwitz and quarterback Connor Bazelak

    The Athletic "The chirping birds and white noise of the spring wind were a tell. Eli Drinkwitz was out for a walk during a phone call, enjoying the locale he has called home for well over a year but has not gotten nearly enough time to truly settle into. Who can blame him? He was hired as..." May 14

  • How Nick Saban’s ‘dumbest call’ was also one of his smartest and most important

    The Athletic "Even Terry Saban couldn’t believe Nick Saban went for that fourth down. “That’s the dumbest call I’ve seen you make since you’ve been a head coach,” Nick Saban recalled his wife telling him after the 2001 SEC Championship game. Saban told the story..." May 12

  • Clemson WR Justyn Ross denies wild transfer to Alabama rumors

    The Spun "Amid rumors that Clemson star wide receiver Justyn Ross is entering the transfer portal, the two most relevant parties – Ross and Clemson themselves – have responded. Taking to Twitter on Monday, the Clemson Football Twitter account answered the..." May 11

  • All the pieces are in place for Georgia and Kirby Smart: Now it’s time to get over the hump

    The Athletic "Let us take a visit to Narrative-ville, the college football version, where the most interesting house may just belong to the Georgia football program. The view from outside the house: Georgia and its five-star-hoarding coach Kirby Smart need to win a championship soon...." May 10

  • Ex-Tennessee LB Henry To'oto'o transferring to Alabama

    The Score "Former Tennessee outside linebacker Henry To'oto'o announced Saturday that he's transferring to Alabama. To'oto'o entered the transfer portal in January and was one of several players to leave the Volunteers following head coach Jeremy..." May 08

  • University of South Carolina President Calls School 'California' During Commencement Ceremony

    The Big Lead "The University of South Carolina held their commencement ceremony on Friday night at Williams-Brice Stadium. University President Bob Caslen addressed the newest Gamecock graduates and congratulated them on becoming the "newest alumni from the University of California." When alerted..." May 08

  • Kentucky wide receivers coach Jovon Bouknight arrested on drunken driving charges

    USA Today "Kentucky wide receivers coach Jovon Bouknight was arrested Saturday by the Erlanger (Kentucky) Police Department. Bouknight was booked in the Kenton County jail at 3:56 a.m. on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, alcohol, etc.; possession of an..." May 08

  • Alabama Crimson Tide's Nick Saban participates in new PSA encouraging COVID-19 vaccinations

    ESPN "Alabama football coach Nick Saban is getting behind a state effort to encourage more people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that Saban has participated in a public service announcement that will air next week and will also feature SEC..." May 07

  • Jimbo Fisher takes playful shot at Nick Saban: 'We're going to beat his ass'

    ESPN "Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher took a playful shot at Alabama coach Nick Saban during an appearance at the Houston Touchdown Club on Wednesday. According to audio obtained by the Houston Chronicle, Fisher was asked what it would take to beat Alabama other than..." May 06

  • 1 Hidden Gem on Each Top 10 College Football Team in 2021

    Bleacher Report "While star players are the headliners of winning teams, the core of a roster provides the foundation for a successful year. In most cases, a quarterback, running back or wide receiver draws the most attention. Once in a while, an edge-rusher or other defensive star might be in the..." May 06

  • LSU Tigers quarterback TJ Finley enters NCAA transfer portal

    ESPN "LSU quarterback TJ Finley, who started five games for the Tigers as a freshman in 2020, has officially entered the NCAA's transfer portal. "I would like to express my sincere gratitude ... for all of the love and support shown towards me this past year and a..." May 06

  • Auburn coach Bryan Harsin supports Playoff expansion

    247 Sports "There's a real chance that the College Football Playoff expands from the current four-team format in the coming years, but coaches, media and fans are split on whether that should happen. The CFP semifinals are notorious for delivering low-quality blowouts, and that would only get..." May 06

  • Georgia NIL law allows schools to take up 75% of student-athletes' income

    The Score "Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the state's first name, image, and likeness bill into law Thursday during a ceremony at the University of Georgia, according to Nick Bromberg of Yahoo Sports. House Bill 617 was passed by the state legislature in March and, effective July..." May 06

  • Another Tennessee rebuild begins: The Vols will play faster under Josh Heupel, but he inherits a steep challenge

    The Athletic "On Dec. 20, 2020, Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt and athletic director Phillip Fulmer accepted a bid for the Volunteers to end their season in the Liberty Bowl. Fulmer called it a “primer to spring practice for Coach Pruitt and our returners.” A day later, the Vols abruptly..." May 06

  • Auburn Tigers Get Called Out For Their Embarrassing Recruiting Graphic

    Total Pro Sports "The Auburn Tigers have won two national championships, completed 12 undefeated seasons, including seven perfect seasons, recorded 15 total conference championships, appeared in 41 post-season bowl games, and have finished first or tied for first in the SEC’s Western Division nine..." May 04

  • Former Ohio State Buckeyes WR Jameson Williams transferring to Alabama football program

    ESPN "Former Ohio State receiver Jameson Williams announced on Monday that he plans to transfer to Alabama. Williams, a junior, would be immediately eligible to play after the NCAA voted last month to allow players to transfer one time without having to sit out a..." May 03

  • Former Texas LB Juwan Mitchell transferring to Tennessee

    CBS Sports "The linebacker position is a big concern for Tennessee heading into the 2021 season, but a big transfer commitment has calmed the fears of Vol Nation, at least for now as the Volunteers landed a commitment from Texas transfer Juwan Mitchell on Monday. Mitchell led..." May 03

  • Vanderbilt football aspires to be the ‘Karate Kid’ of the SEC under Clark Lea

    The Athletic "Clark Lea is a football lifer and grinder who looks the part and earned a role as a Vanderbilt fullback in part because of his exploits in the weight room, yet he says things like this about how he’ll bring players along at his alma mater: “Set up clearly defined systems of..." April 30

  • Alabama football poised to pass 2001 Miami as all-time king of NFL draft

    USA Today "The 2001 Miami Hurricanes are considered to be the greatest collection of players in college football history, at least as measured by the NFL draft. That roster included 38 players who went on to be drafted between 2002 and 2006. The website measured..." April 28

  • Georgia transfer D'Wan Mathis wins Temple quarterback competition

    USA Today "Former Georgia quarterback D’Wan Mathis has been named the starter for the Temple Owls. Mathis announced his transfer to Temple in December. " April 28

  • Tennessee, West Virginia agree to future clash in Charlotte

    Yahoo! Sports "Tennessee has had to wait a long time for revenge, but the Volunteers will try to get even with West Virginia when the two teams meet on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2028, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 2028 Duke's Mayo Classic will be the second regular-season..." April 28

  • Tayven Jackson, four-star quarterback, commits to Tennessee football

    Knoxville News Sentinel "Josh Heupel landed his first high school quarterback recruit with Tennessee football on Wednesday. Four-star Tayven Jackson announced his commitment to Tennessee on Twitter. " April 28

  • Words of wisdom from Nick Saban on how to maximize draft stock

    Pro Football Talk "Nick Saban has a new twist on Conjunction Junction, with a focus on two of the choices: And or but. Though his two years as an NFL head coach didn’t go very well, the not-going-to-be-the-Alabama-coach Alabama coach has created a flood of great NFL players during the past 14..." April 27

  • Texas lands former Alabama LB and top recruit Ben Davis

    ESPN "Alabama inside linebacker Ben Davis, one of the nation's top recruits in the class of 2016, announced on Monday that he is transferring to Texas. At 6-4, 250 pounds, Davis was ranked No. 1 at his position out of high school, but made just seven tackles while..." April 27

  • Ole Miss fires offensive line coach three days after spring football game

    Yardbarker "For the most part, spring football games are largely ceremonial exhibitions that represent the end of a portion of a team's practice calendar.  It seems Ole Miss Rebels head coach Lane Kiffin took this year's edition of the contest more seriously than..." April 27

  • Eli Drinkwitz’s staff at Missouri began its build more than a decade ago at Auburn with Curtis Luper

    The Athletic "Tommy Reamon was speechless. A star running back for Mizzou almost 50 years ago, not much fazes the 69-year-old high school coach. He was a Virginia native who grew up 1,000 miles away, transferred to Missouri from Fort Scott Community College and led the Tigers in rushing in 1973. He..." April 26

  • South Carolina names Luke Doty starting quarterback to open season

    The Score "South Carolina coach Shane Beamer named Luke Doty the starting quarterback to begin the 2021 season. Doty received the starting nod Sunday following a 5-for-7 performance in the Gamecocks' Garnet and Black spring game. "Unless something totally..." April 26

  • Joe Milton commits to Tennessee

    The Score "Former Michigan quarterback Joe Milton announced on social media Monday he's committing to Tennessee, according to Patrick Brown of 247Sports. Last week, Milton denied previous reports indicating he was transferring to Tennessee, telling Chris Hays of the..." April 26

  • LSU Plans to Ban Derrius Guice Indefinitely, Remove His Name from Record Books

    Bleacher Report "LSU is reportedly in the process of banning former Tigers running back Derrius Guice from the program indefinitely and removing his name from the school's record books. ESPN's Heather Dinich reported Friday the decision comes after Guice, who played at LSU..." April 24

  • 2022 Safety Jacoby Mathews Commits to LSU Football

    SI "JaCoby Mathews said his commitment could come at any time and the elite Louisiana prospect caught many off guard when he announced on Friday his commitment to the LSU Tigers.  Mathews becomes the 13th commit for Ed Orgeron and company out of the 2022 class and the ninth commit..." April 23

  • Transfer QB Joe Milton shoots down rumors, says it’s Tennessee or Washington State

    Orlando Sentinel "Numerous reports on the sports talk radio airwaves this week put Michigan transfer quarterback Joe Milton in a Tennessee uniform next season. Milton says that might not be the outcome. When reached by phone Wednesday afternoon, Milton answered the question of whether the..." April 22

  • Alabama players, coaches receive their 2020 championship rings

    247 Sports "Alabama’s players and coaches received their championship rings on Monday. The Crimson Tide, winners of the SEC Championship Game, the Rose Bowl semifinal and the College Football Playoff National Championship Game, handed out three rings for its 2020-21 season, which saw the..." April 19

  • Joe Milton transferring to Tennessee

    Michigan Live "Joe Milton has reportedly found a new home, and it’s in the Southeastern Conference. The former Michigan quarterback is planning to transfer to the University of Tennessee this summer, according to a report Monday by Rocky Top Insider, a website devoted to covering the..." April 19

  • Alabama spring game has biggest crowd since pandemic began

    Pro Football Talk "The University of Alabama has set another record. On Saturday, the Crimson Tide hosted more than 47,000 for the football program’s spring game. Via Chris Cwik of Yahoo Sports, that’s the biggest crowd for an American sporting event since the..." April 18

  • Alabama football looks just fine with Bryce Young at QB. Is just fine enough?

    USA Today "Bryce Young rolled left out of the pocket, used a juke move to avoid a pass rusher, then threw a dart across the field to running back Roydell Williams for a 47-yard completion. A nice start to Young's spring game, and a nice start to his tenure as Alabama's..." April 18

  • Four-star OT Kiyaunta Goodwin commits to Kentucky

    CBS Sports "Championships start up front, and Kentucky got a big commitment from one of the best offensive line prospects in the country on Saturday afternoon. Kiyaunta Goodwin, a four-star offensive tackle from Charlestown (Indiana) High School, committed live on CBS Sports HQ to play for..." April 18

  • Nick Saban Is Wearing An Incredible Suit At Alabama’s Spring Game "Per usual, Nick Saban‘s suit game is stronger than most. The Alabama head coach donned a pink coat at the Crimson Tide’s spring game on Saturday, and it’s as glorious as it sounds. Saban has plenty of work to do this off-season. As with most years,..." April 17

  • Nick Saban Trolled His Own Player For Throwing A Horrific Pass During Spring Scrimmage

    Total Pro Sports "Nick Saban is a man who is always on 10 when it comes to being serious about football, but he sometimes can let loose and show a different side to himself to his young players. During today’s Crimson Tide spring scrimmage, he showed that when junior wide receiver Slade Bolden..." April 17

  • Bryce Young Looking Like Alabama's Next Big Thing

    The Big Lead "For the second straight season, the Alabama Crimson Tide enter spring practices with a hole at quarterback. Tua Tagovailoa left for the NFL after the 2019 season and Mac Jones stepped in without missing a beat, leading the team to yet another championship. Jones is now NFL-bound and projected..." April 17

  • Nick Saban: Bryce Young in driver's seat to become Alabama's next QB

    The Score "Alabama sophomore Bryce Young is the leading candidate to take over Mac Jones' starting quarterback role, head coach Nick Saban revealed Thursday. "Bryce is the quarterback for right now, so he's going to operate with the first team," Saban told..." April 16

  • How Nick Saban and Tuscaloosa drew closer after Alabama's 2011 tornado?

    ESPN "AT SUNRISE, 6:57 a.m. to be exact, on Jan. 12, 2021, Ellen Potts' phone chimed. Still groggy, the executive director of the Tuscaloosa, Alabama, chapter of Habitat for Humanity checked the notification to see a familiar name: Terry Saban. Potts was surprised to hear from the..." April 16

  • Four-star TE Jake Johnson, son of NFL great Brad Johnson, commits to Tigers

    The Advocate "A major recruit is planning on joining family in Baton Rouge. Jake Johnson, the nation's top-rated tight end, announced Thursday afternoon he is committed to LSU's 2022 recruiting class. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound four-star is the younger brother of LSU quarterback Max Johnson,..." April 16

  • Why USC, Georgia, Oregon and more are hot on the trail of 2023 QB Nico Iamaleava

    The Athletic "For nearly a year, Warren High School (Downey, Calif.) coach Kevin Pearson has done pretty much all he can to spread the word about his sophomore quarterback Nicholaus Iamaleava Jr. He has practically begged college coaches to take notice and peppered them with film. He coached a..." April 16

  • Kentucky football beats Tennessee, Louisville for four-star twins in 2022 class

    Courier Journal "Move over Andrew and Aaron Harrison. A new set of twins have pledged to join the Kentucky Wildcats. Twin brothers Keaten and Destin Wade, both four-star football recruits from the Nashville, Tennessee area, committed to Kentucky's 2022 recruiting class Friday. The Wade..." April 16

  • Alabama facing unfamiliar rebuild ahead of 2021 season in attempting to replace key pieces on offense

    CBS Sports "Alabama has earned the benefit of the doubt. After all, coach Nick Saban's ability to replace departed stars with stars-in-the-making who bust out with record-setting seasons is well-documented. As such, it will be no surprise when the reigning national champions are ranked in the top..." April 15

  • Junior OL Jaheim Oatis, who got offer from Alabama as eighth grader, commits to Crimson Tide

    ESPN "Alabama on Wednesday got a commitment from ESPN 300 offensive lineman Jaheim Oatis, a prospect the coaching staff has recruited for nearly four years, despite the fact that he's only a junior in high school. Oatis first received an offer from Crimson Tide coaches as an..." April 15

  • College football position battles to watch

    CBS Sports "Spring games have begun as teams spend the next month winding down spring practices and preparing to enter the offseason conditioning portion of the college football calendar. Every fan is dialed into whatever information they can get from scrimmages or open practices, hoping to get an idea of..." April 12

  • Gators have a confident DT in Daquan Newkirk, the Auburn transfer who could not be stopped

    The Athletic " Transfer defensive tackle Daquan Newkirk shares an off-campus apartment with Kyree Campbell, the very player Florida is bringing in Newkirk to replace. They don’t see one another much because Campbell is away training for the draft, so Newkirk’s primary roommate is Cowboy, an..." April 12

  • Tennessee State hires Eddie George as next head coach

    Yahoo! Sports "Tennessee Titans great and former running back Eddie George will reportedly become the next head coach at Tennessee State. The news comes from Stadium’s Brett McMurphy, who notes George will be taking over for current head coach, Rod Reed, after more than a decade with..." April 11

  • Nick Saban shares what his challenge is for Bryce Young

    Alabama "The second of three spring scrimmages went off Saturday afternoon in an empty Bryant-Denny Stadium and the offense drew mostly positive reviews from Nick Saban. Injuries continued to be the story along the line as returning starter Evan Neal left the action with an unspecified..." April 10

  • Homeless man participated in USC football practice, ate with players

    Larry Brown Sports "One man recently had a heck of a time as an unintentional honorary member of the USC Trojans football team. The LA Daily News’ Scott Wolf reported the story during the week and has some alternating details about it. One version of the story says the man expressed that he..." April 10

  • NCAA may repeal ineffective ‘Nick Saban rule

    Larry Brown Sports "The NCAA could be preparing to dump a key recruiting rule that hasn’t really done what the organization hoped it would do. According to Bryan Fischer of Athlon Sports, the NCAA is evaluating the future of the so-called “Nick Saban rule,” which prohibits coaches from..." April 09

  • LSU official sues for $50 million, alleging retaliation for Les Miles allegations

    Detroit News "In a $50 million federal racketeering lawsuit, an associate athletic director at Louisiana State University accuses university officials of retaliating against her for reporting racist remarks and inappropriate sexual behavior by former head football coach Les Miles. Sharon Lewis'..." April 09

  • Nick Saban pays respect to late Alabama superfan Luke Ratliff

    Larry Brown Sports "Nick Saban on Wednesday paid his respects to late Alabama superfan Luke Ratliff. Closing out his press conference after the Crimson Tide’s practice, Saban shared his condolences to Ratliff’s family. Ratliff died on Friday at the age of 23, reportedly due to..." April 07

  • Arik Gilbert ponders return to LSU after spurning Florida

    Lafayette Daily Advertiser "Former LSU tight end Arik Gilbert may be on his way back to the Tigers. Gilbert, a freshman from Marietta, Georgia, who was a top threat for LSU in 2020, left the team late last season, entered the transfer portal, and considered transferring to Florida. But that did not work..." April 07

  • LSU receiver Koy Moore's description of police questioning him does not match video

    USA Today "LSU wide receiver Koy Moore and his former attorney's claims of harassment by police last November appear to be exaggerated. Baton Rouge Police released body-camera video Tuesday of officers questioning Moore, a freshman from New Orleans, and his friend, Alabama freshman..." April 07

  • Ed Orgeron: Derrius Guice's alleged behavior 'unacceptable'

    ESPN "LSU football coach Ed Orgeron said in a written statement submitted to a Louisiana state Senate committee on Tuesday that he considered former running back Derrius Guice's alleged sexual harassment of Gloria Scott in 2017 "utterly unacceptable" but denied ever speaking..." April 07

  • LSU Says 74-Year-Old Grandma Tried To Extort Them After Derrius Guice Sexually Harassed Her

    Black Sports Online "This is an interesting strategy from LSU. Instead of just acknowledging that Derrius Guice is an abuser, they are trying to victim shame the grandma. “LSU documented several instances in 2017 when Gloria Scott contacted university officials to report that former star..." April 06

  • Tennessee LB Aaron Beasley Suspended After Allegations of Animal Abuse

    Bleacher Report "Tennessee suspended linebacker Aaron Beasley following allegations he abused a six-month-old kitten. "We have received the incident report from the Knoxville Police Department," Tennessee said in a statement about Monday's decision,..." April 06

  • Georgia lands ex-WVU DB Tykee Smith

    CBS Sports "Georgia's defense was a force last year, and it is getting an established star via the transfer portal as it attempts to repeat the production in 2021. Ex-West Virginia defensive back Tykee Smithannounced on Twitter on Sunday that he is taking his talents to Athens after..." April 05

  • Tennessee football player accused of abusing kitten

    Saturday Down South "WBIR NBC Channel 10 in Knoxville is reporting that a Tennessee linebacker is under investigation for alleged animal abuse on a cat. WBIR’s report states that a Knoxville Police Department spokesperson confirmed the department received a report that UT linebacker Aaron..." April 05

  • Lane Kiffin has funny response to Nick Saban’s ‘Taliban’ joke

    Larry Brown Sports "Lane Kiffin had a funny and appropriate response to Nick Saban’s “Taliban” joke. Saban was a guest speaker for a coaching clinic on Tuesday. During his speech, Saban, a noted defensive-minded head coach, grumbled about how difficult some of the offensive minds have..." April 03

  • Arian Smith becomes 3rd Georgia wideout to suffer injury this spring

    The Score "Georgia wide receiver Arian Smith suffered a sprained wrist during the team's scrimmage Saturday, according to Mike Griffith of DawgNation. However, head coach Kirby Smart said he "should be fine." Smith is the latest Bulldogs receiver to..." April 03

  • Johnny Manziel to play in Texas A&M flag football game

    Larry Brown Sports "Johnny Manziel may have blown his opportunity to make an impact in the NFL, but the former quarterback is still a legend at Texas A&M. He’ll soon have another chance to sling footballs around the field where he became a household name. Manziel is going to take part in Texas..." April 02

  • Nick Saban hilariously trashes offensive coaches during coaching summit

    Larry Brown Sports "Coaching defense has become tougher in college football in recent years as offenses get more talented and schemes get more complicated. That fact really bugs Nick Saban. Saban was a guest on the Nike Coach of the Year Clinic on Thursday, where he appeared as part of a virtual summit...." April 01

  • Dylan Moses Played Most of 2020 Season With Knee Injury

    SI "Heading into Alabama football's Pro Day to display his talents to NFL scouts across the country, linebacker Dylan Moses is well aware of his strengths and weaknesses that he brings to the table. On Monday, Moses spoke with the media regarding what he will bring with him to..." March 30

  • Four-star LB Jalon Walker chooses Bulldogs over Clemson, North Carolina

    Dawg Nation "All-American LB Jalon Walker checks all the boxes for an architect of any championship-aspiring defense in America. He even has a few unique boxes to his story. Oustanding 4.0 student who has a promising college future outside of athletics His life’s path..." March 29

  • Mac Jones once had legendary trash talk for Nick Saban in practice

    Yardbarker "Mac Jones showed tremendous patience at Alabama when he waited for his opportunity behind both Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa, but sitting on the bench for two years certainly didn’t shake his confidence. Jones was so confident in his abilities, in fact, that he even talked trash to Nick..." March 28

  • Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signs athlete bill into law over concerns from transgender community

    USA Today "Transgender students in Tennessee will be required to compete in school sports according to their sex at birth after Gov. Bill Lee signed a controversial bill into law Friday. The Volunteer State is the third to enact such legislation into law this year, following Mississippi and..." March 27

  • Derrius Guice Accused Of Sexual Harassment By 74-Year-Old Woman, 'He Scarred Me'

    TMZ "A 74-year-old grandmother says Derrius Guice sexually harassed her at the Superdome back in 2017 ... and she says the ex-LSU superstar was so vile, she's still "scarred" by the run-in. Gloria Scott explained the encounter to lawmakers during her testimony..." March 26

  • Texas A&M TE Jalen Wydermyer to miss spring practice after ‘freak, off-the-field accident’

    Dallas Morning News "Mackey Award finalist Jalen Wydermyer will miss Texas A&M’s spring practice, coach Jimbo Fisher said Thursday. The tight end cut his finger and hand in what Fisher said was a “freak, off-the-field accident.” The injury isn’t expected to impact..." March 26

  • Texas A&M wideout Demond Demas suspended from school

    247 Sports "Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed at a press conference today that second year wideout Demond Demas has been suspended from school. He also indicated that until things were resolved he would not be at spring practice. "He was suspended from the..." March 26

  • Five-star athlete Malaki Starks commits to Georgia

    247 Sports "The Georgia Bulldogs landed their ninth verbal commit of the 2022 class when Jefferson (Ga.) five-star Malaki Starks chose the Bulldogs over Clemson and Alabama. Starks, a 6-foot-1, 200-pound prospect, is rated as the Nation’s No.2 athlete on 247Sports. He made his decision live..." March 25

  • Alabama assistant resigns two months after hiring

    CBS Sports "Recently-hired special teams and tight ends coach Jay Graham resigned from his position at Alabama, the school confirmed on Wednesday. Graham, who was hired at the beginning of February, said in a statement that he is stepping aside for mental health reasons. He will "seek..." March 24

  • Ed Orgeron says he has learned his lesson about infamous defense quote

    Larry Brown Sports "LSU coach Ed Orgeron is shying away from bold proclamations about his team this season. Orgeron memorably said last September that the Tigers’ defense was “so much better” than it had been at any point of the team’s 15-0 championship season in 2019. That..." March 24

  • Georgia receiver George Pickens tears ACL, will need surgery

    The Athletic "Georgia receiver George Pickens tore his ACL in Tuesday's practice, an injury that will require surgery, UGA said on Wednesday. The injury to Pickens' right knee occurred on a non-contact play. Pickens has already started a pre-op rehabilitation program and a full recovery is..." March 24

  • Oregon State president F. King Alexander submits resignation for role in Miles saga

    ESPN "Oregon State University president F. King Alexander has submitted his resignation amid backlash related to his role in the sexual misconduct scandal at Louisiana State University, where he previously served as president. The decision was announced during a session of the OSU board of..." March 23

  • Lane Kiffin makes Paul Finebaum blush, stutter bringing up Miley Cyrus quote, USC firing

    USA Today "Ole Miss football coach Lane Kiffin was the first guest Monday on "The Paul Finebaum Show."  Kiffin made things awkward quickly as he brought up Finebaum's role in Kiffin being fired by Southern California as its head football..." March 23

  • Clark Lea is on a mission to rebuild Vanderbilt football

    CBS Sports "During the first practice of his head-coaching career last Wednesday, Clark Lea would not admit to being overwhelmed. That will be left for some future assessment. But the sights, the sounds, the decisions, the task of taking over Vanderbilt -- one of the most football-challenged..." March 22

  • Oregon State Faculty Calls for Resignation of President in Les Miles Allegations

    SI "The Oregon State Faculty of Senate passed a vote of no confidence on Thursday, calling for the resignation of President F. King Alexander. This news comes after the university placed King on probation though June 1 because of his role in the reported sexual harassment of students by..." March 19

  • Kansas football at a turning point: The Les Miles disaster, clear lessons and what comes next

    The Athletic "Kansas will kick off spring practice March 30, and it will do so with its third head coach in the last four years — as a program once again unsure of its direction after the unceremonious ending to the Les Miles era two weeks earlier. The guy who is set to lead the Jayhawks into spring..." March 19

  • Tennessee pauses football activities due to COVID-19

    Yardbarker "Per Blake Toppmeyer and Monica Kast of the Knoxville News Sentinel, the Tennessee Volunteers paused all football-related activities due to multiple positive COVID-19 tests among players and staff members, contact tracing, and subsequent quarantines.  Tennessee is..." March 17