Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • 5-Star DL David Hicks Commits to Texas A&M Over Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, More

    Bleacher Report "David Hicks, a 5-star defensive line prospect out of Texas, has committed to Texas A&M. ESPN's Tom VanHaaren reported the defensive standout's selection of the Aggies on Wednesday. Hicks is rated as the ninth overall player and top-ranked defensive..." September 28

  • Auburn QB T.J. Finley out vs. LSU with shoulder injury

    The Athletic "Auburn junior quarterback T.J. Finley will not play vs. LSU on Saturday, a source confirmed to The Athletic. Finley is dealing with a right shoulder injury sustained in a 41-12 loss to Penn State on Sept. 17. AL.com was first to report the..." September 28

  • AJ McCarron tries to sabotage with Auburn football HC Bryan Harsin firing claim

    Clutch Points "Bryan Harsin is still the head coach of the Auburn Tigers despite rumors that his seat is getting warmer and even though former Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback AJ McCarron had recently made a claim in an appearance on The Ringer podcast Slow News Day that Harsin is already..." September 28

  • Kentucky's Will Levis: Backup QB and unnoticed transfer to top NFL draft prospect

    ESPN "Rich Scangarello was sitting in the San Francisco 49ers' team hotel meeting room last season on the eve of their game against the Arizona Cardinals. The LSU-Kentucky game was on the big-screen TV in the room, and Scangarello and others from the 49ers' organization,..." September 28

  • Florida's Game vs. Eastern Washington Pushed to Sunday amid Hurricane Ian Concerns

    Bleacher Report "The University of Florida announced Tuesday that the football team's upcoming home game against Eastern Washington has been pushed from Saturday to Sunday as Hurricane Ian continues its path toward Florida. Hurricane Ian is a Category 3 storm expected to make landfall in..." September 28

  • Texas A&M WR Ainias Smith out for season with leg injury

    Yahoo! Sports "Texas A&M wide receiver Ainias Smith will miss the rest of the 2022 season due to an injury he suffered in the team’s win over Arkansas on Saturday night. Aggies head coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed the news Monday and said Smith has a "lower body injury." Maurice..." September 27

  • South Carolina football moves up game to Thursday because of threat of Hurricane Ian

    ESPN "Due to the threat of Hurricane Ian, South Carolina on Tuesday announced that it is moving its game against South Carolina State up to Thursday night. The game will kick off at 7 p.m. ET. It had been scheduled to take place in Columbia on Saturday at noon ET. " September 27

  • Georgia DB Javon Bullard Arrested on 7 Misdemeanor Charges Including DUI

    Bleacher Report "Georgia Bulldogs defensive back Javon Bullard was arrested Sunday morning by the university's police department on seven misdemeanor charges, according to Jordan D. Hill of 247Sports. Driving under the influence is among the charges, per Hill. Bullard was..." September 27

  • Auburn's Bryan Harsin Has 'Good Chance' of Being Fired with Loss to Missouri

    Bleacher Report "There is reportedly some belief that Auburn will fire head football coach Bryan Harsin if the Tigers lose to Missouri on Saturday. Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports said during Saturday's Big Noon Kickoff (h/t Barkley Truax of On3) that there is a "really good..." September 24

  • Tennessee WR Cedric Tillman out against Florida due to ankle injury

    ESPN "Tennessee star wide receiver Cedric Tillman will not play against Florida on Saturday because of an ankle injury, sources told ESPN. Tillman injured his ankle last week against Akron midway through the second quarter. With Tennessee having a bye next..." September 24

  • Kayshon Boutte to Miss LSU-New Mexico Game for Birth of First Child

    SI "LSU wide receiver Kayshon Boutte will miss Saturday’s game vs. New Mexico in order to attend the birth of his first child. Coach Brian Kelly explained the reason why Boutte would be absent this weekend so there wasn’t concern about the wide receiver’s health or..." September 23

  • Mississippi State's Mike Leach Doubts Texas Spent $280K on Arch Manning Visit

    Bleacher Report "Mike Leach is casting doubts on reports of Texas spending $280,000 on a recruiting trip highlighted by quarterback Arch Manning. “Have you ever been to or heard of rooms that can eat up that much of $280,000? I haven’t,” Leach said Thursday on his weekly radio show,..." September 23

  • College Football World Reacts To LSU Penalty News

    The Spun "On Thursday, it was announced that LSU has been given one year of probation for recruiting violations committed by former assistant coach James Cregg.  LSU announced a self-imposed $5,000 fine for its football team. It is also limiting itself to 55 official visits during the..." September 22

  • How Sam Pittman and his fellow Arkansas coaches ushered in a historic athletic era

    ESPN "In September 2021, Sam Pittman smiled as he sat at the table for his postgame interview after Arkansas beat Texas A&M in Arlington, Texas, ending a nine-year losing streak to the Aggies, their longtime SEC (and SWC) rivals. Pittman took in the significance of..." September 22

  • Auburn QB Zach Calzada to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery

    CBS Sports "Auburn quarterback Zach Calzada hasn't stepped on the field through three games this season, and it doesn't appear that will change between now and the end of the season. Auburn Live reported Thursday that Calzada, a redshirt sophomore from Sugar Hill, Georgia,..." September 22

  • Inside Kentucky QB Will Levis’ wild ascent to college football stardom

    The Athletic "Before he ran out of the tunnel at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium for the first time and heard the roar of almost 90,000 people who’d come to see him get torn apart by Gators at The Swamp, Will Levis checked his phone. Kentucky’s star quarterback had a text..." September 22

  • Alabama beat out Texas, Georgia, USC for top WR recruit Jalen Hale

    Clutch Points "Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide have signed yet another top recruit from the class of 2023. This time, it comes in the addition of wide receiver Jalen Hale. Hale is the 42nd-ranked player in the nation, as well as the eighth-ranked wide..." September 21

  • How hoops blue bloods Kansas, Kentucky, UNC, Duke built undefeated football teams

    The Athletic "Avert your eyes, John Calipari. The basketball schools, as it turns out, are apparently football schools now, too. Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina and Duke, the four winningest programs in men’s college basketball history, are all 3-0 in football — which has..." September 21

  • Bill O'Brien, Matt Campbell, Lance Leipold Eyed as Next Nebraska Head Coach

    Bleacher Report "Alabama offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien, Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell and Kansas head coach Lance Leipold have reportedly emerged as the "three leading candidates on top of Nebraska's wish list" amid its head coaching search. Bruce Feldman of The..." September 20

  • Auburn football gets troubling update on TJ Finley ahead of showdown vs. Missouri

    Clutch Points "The Auburn Tigers are on schedule to start their SEC schedule this coming Saturday against the Missouri Tigers at home, but it appears that they will take the field minus quarterback TJ Finley. According to Nubyjas Wilborn of AL.com, Auburn football is going to miss the services of Finley..." September 20

  • Shane Beamer Apologized For Yelling 'Get off the field' at Female Student Athletes During Title IX Celebration

    The Big Lead "The University of South Carolina honored their female student athletes during Saturday's 48-7 loss to the Georgia Bulldogs. They invited all 275 of them onto the field as part of a Title IX celebration between the first and second quarters. When it took too long for them to exit the field..." September 19

  • 3 reasons why Max Johnson is the answer as Texas A&M football’s starting quarterback

    Clutch Points "Week two of the college football season was nothing short of a disaster for Texas A&M football. The Aggies played host to Appalachian State, which entered the game as an 18-point underdog, but struggled immensely. The Aggies had under 200 yards of total offense in a 17-14 Mountaineers..." September 17

  • 3 bold Penn State Nittany Lions predictions in Week 3 vs. Auburn

    Clutch Points "After coming out of the gates hot with a 2-0 record to start the 2022 NCAA season, the Penn State Nittany Lions are set to take their show on the road to Alabama for a cross-conference showdown with the Auburn Tigers of the SEC. Though the Nittany Lions have taken on another..." September 17

  • Texas A&M's Max Johnson to start at QB vs. Miami replacing Haynes King

    Yahoo! Sports "Texas A&M is reportedly making a change at quarterback ahead of Miami’s Week 3 visit Saturday night. Haynes King started the first two games of the season for the No. 24 Aggies but will be replaced by LSU transfer Max Johnson against the No. 13 Hurricanes per multiple..." September 16

  • The Ballad of Sir Big Spur: South Carolina's strange-but-true tale of a live mascot handler feud

    ESPN "While the rest of the college sports world spent the summer of 2022 wrangling myriad issues that threatened to tear asunder the sports we love, those in, around and supporters of University of South Carolina athletics found themselves snatched up into the claws of a much different type of name,..." September 16

  • Josh Heupel, Tennessee Agree to Contract Extension, $1M Per Year Raise

    Bleacher Report "The University of Tennessee and head football coach Josh Heupel reached an agreement in July on a one-year contract extension through January 2028 that includes a $1 million raise. UT officials confirmed details of the updated contract, which includes a $5 million base salary, to..." September 16

  • Miami to be without leading receiver Xavier Restrepo vs. Texas A&M Aggies

    ESPN "Miami will be without leading receiver Xavier Restrepo when the No. 13 Hurricanes visit No. 24 Texas A&M on Saturday. Restrepo is sidelined indefinitely with a foot injury, though he confirmed to ESPN that he expects to return this season. He leads the No...." September 15

  • Auburn lands 4-star receiver Adam Hopkins

    Sportsnaut "Auburn went into enemy territory and claimed a commitment from four-star wide receiver Adam Hopkins, a blue-chip wideout from the state of Georgia in the Class of 2023, on Thursday. Hopkins chose Auburn over Arkansas, Kansas State, Florida State and Texas A&M among his 20..." September 15

  • Penn State visits Auburn: Inside a college football team’s complicated road trip

    The Athletic " It’s Monday afternoon and suddenly there’s an unwelcome surprise for the Penn State football team. The Nittany Lions have already practiced with a silent count, starting to do so last week to get a jumpstart on Auburn week. The thermostat in the..." September 14

  • Oklahoma's Series vs. Georgia, Tennessee Off After Sooners' Move to SEC

    Bleacher Report "Oklahoma will no longer play Georgia in football in 2023 and 2031 with the team set to join the SEC, per ESPN's Pete Thamel. The Sooners will instead host SMU in 2023, with the return game scheduled for 2027, per Nicole Auerbach of The Athletic. OU's..." September 14

  • Bill Napier gets real about Florida football getting reality check ahead of showdown vs South Florida

    Clutch Points "Nothing is ever given in football and Florida Gators head coach Bill Napier is very much aware of that. After starting the 2022-23 college football season with a huge win over the no. 7 Utah Utes at home, 29-26, Florida football rode a wave of momentum into Week 2’s matchup against the..." September 14

  • Steve Sarkisian channels Alabama's Nick Saban: Texas must avoid 'rat poison'

    The Score "Steve Sarkisian fell just short of beating his former boss Nick Saban when Texas fell 20-19 to Alabama. However, Sarkisian echoed a similar phrase from the Crimson Tide coach on Monday when warning his team about buying into the national praise following last..." September 13

  • Bobby Petrino returns to Arkansas and faces his past

    ESPN "Bobby Petrino knows what's coming. He has been called many things over the years, but he is not naive. The job he's done in resurrecting a moribund Missouri State program and turning the Bears into FCS title contenders speaks for itself. But this week,..." September 13

  • If Texas A&M keeps playing the way it did Saturday, the Aggies will start 1-5

    The Athletic "Texas A&M possessed the ball eight times in Saturday’s 17-14 loss to Appalachian State. Six of those possessions ended in four plays or fewer. Only one of those possessions ended in the end zone. The longest of those six possessions gained only 29 yards. These..." September 13

  • Cam Newton Considered Playing For Virginia Tech

    TMZ "Cam Newton was almost a Hokie -- the NFL MVP revealed to Eli Manning he actually considered playing for Virginia Tech ... wait for it ... because of their team colors! The 33-year-old star free agent QB and style icon -- alongside fashion icon Tim..." September 13

  • Missouri sticking with QB Brady Cook against Abilene Christian

    Sportsnaut "Missouri hopes to get its offense back on track when it hosts Abilene Christian Saturday. The Tigers (1-1) suffered a 40-12 loss at Kansas State in Week 2. They mustered 222 offensive yards and 14 first downs against their former Big 12 rival. “We obviously..." September 13

  • Vince Young’s epic NSFW message to Quinn Ewers before Alabama game

    Clutch Points "Texas football will try to upset the odds against Alabama at home on Saturday. The Crimson Tide are heavy favorites but the Longhorns feature some upset potential given their home field advantage. Texas football legend Vince Young did his best to prepare quarterback Quinn Ewers for the game,..." September 10

  • Texas' Quinn Ewers knocked out of game vs. No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide in first quarter

    ESPN "Texas freshman quarterback Quinn Ewers was knocked out of Saturday's game against No. 1 Alabama with an apparent left shoulder after being driven into the ground on a tackle by the Crimson Tide's Dallas Turner. Ewers did not return for the..." September 10

  • Referees make total mess of bizarre Texas penalty call

    Larry Brown Sports "The officiating crew in Saturday’s game between the Texas Longhorns and Alabama Crimson Tide made a total mess of a key call in the end zone roughly midway through the third quarter. The Longhorns appeared to get a safety by sacking Alabama’s Bryce Young in the end zone, a..." September 10

  • RB Chris Rodriguez Jr. to miss second straight game for Kentucky over NCAA matter

    ESPN "Kentucky will be without star running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. for the second straight game when the No. 20 Wildcats travel to No. 12 Florida on Saturday, sources told ESPN. Rodriguez, the SEC's leading returning rusher with 1,379 yards a year ago, remains..." September 10

  • Alabama's Nick Saban Favors CFP Expansion: Players Don't Want to Play in Bowl Games

    Larry Brown Sports "Alabama coach Nick Saban usually does not weigh in on issues around college football unless he feels particularly strongly about them. However, he ha opened up about how he feels about the upcoming College Football Playoff expansion. In an upcoming interview with Bob Costas for..." September 09

  • Texas-Alabama: What if Colt McCoy doesn't get hurt in the 2010 national championship game?

    ESPN "What if? It's the most powerful two-word question there has ever been. We ask it about our own lives and world history. As in "What if Archduke Franz Ferdinand's car hadn't stopped in front of that Sarajevo café in 1914?" or "What if I had married my..." September 09

  • LSU, Brian Kelly aren’t overreacting — it’s still all about the process

    The Athletic "Malik Nabers lay completely horizontal with his facemask implanted into the Superdome turf and his hands by his head. Rising to his feet Sunday night must’ve felt like a far away task. He was the guy who dropped and lost two punts, the wide receiver who — seemingly..." September 09

  • Cameron Latu good to go for Alabama Crimson Tide's matchup against Texas Longhorns

    ESPN "Alabama tight end and preseason All-SEC pick Cameron Latu will play on Saturday at Texas. Coach Nick Saban told reporters on Wednesday that Latu, who missed all of preseason camp and the season opener against Utah State with an undisclosed illness, is..." September 08

  • Amid Heisman and No. 1-Pick Hype, Will Anderson Jr. Stays Dominant and in the Moment

    Bleacher Report "On Sundays, Will Anderson Jr. likes to slip away. He would prefer to keep the location of his whereabouts unspecified, which is reasonable given how much his life has changed in the past 18 months. The days of anonymous existence are fleeting. He seeks tranquility, which he often..." September 08

  • Nick Saban addresses whether Steve Sarkisian has advantage against him

    Larry Brown Sports "Nick Saban on Saturday is getting set to face yet another one of his former assistants. But don’t assume that just because Steve Sarkisian worked for him before means the Texas coach might have an advantage against him. Saban spoke with the media on Monday ahead of Bama’s..." September 07

  • Alabama Band Won't Travel to Game vs. Texas Because of Seating Controversy

    Bleacher Report "The University of Alabama announced its Million Dollar Band won't travel for Saturday's marquee college football game against Texas. "Due to the seating location and configuration of the visiting institution's ticket allotment at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial..." September 07

  • Reporter Tells Brian Kelly, 'Maybe If You Win I'll Be on Time"

    The Big Lead "The Brian Kelly Era at LSU got off to a rough start on Sunday as the Tigers lost to Florida State 24-23 after a late, chip shot field goal attempt was blocked. Things didn't get much better at Kelly's press conference on Tuesday. The 60-year-old head coach made an opening..." September 07

  • LSU Tigers coach Brian Kelly: Joe Foucha's 'unfortunate' absence due to transfer credits

    ESPN "LSU safety Joe Foucha didn't dress for the Tigers' season-opening loss to Florida State on Sunday, and now it's clear why. Coach Brian Kelly said Wednesday that Foucha's absence is because of transfer credits from his previous..." September 07

  • Texas football coach Steve Sarkisian not concerned whether Alabama showdown defines Longhorns program

    ESPN "Texas coach Steve Sarkisian knows the college football world is focused on the Longhorns facing No. 1 Alabama on Saturday, with two of the sport's biggest brand names facing off for just the 10th time in history. But Sarkisian also is cautioning his team not to get..." September 06

  • LSU DL Maason Smith to miss season after injuring knee while celebrating vs. Florida State

    CBS Sports "LSU defensive lineman Maason Smith is expected to miss the remainder of the 2022 season with a torn ACL he suffered during the Tigers' season-opening 24-23 loss to Florida State Sunday night, according to multiple reports. Smith, a 6-foot-5, 315-pound defensive lineman from..." September 06

  • Kayshon Boutte Scrubs Everything LSU From His Social Media After Game Against Florida State

    Black Sports Online "College football is back, and the craziness of college football season has already shown up. No game was crazier than last night’s Florida State vs. LSU. FSU had complete control of the game and was up 14 with a few mins left to play, but then the craziness amplified because LSU..." September 06

  • Young Florida State Fan Hangs Permanent L on Brian Kelly's LSU Debut

    The Big Lead "LSU suffered a brutal loss in their season opener on Sunday night. The Tigers made an improbable fourth quarter comeback only to miss the potential game-tying extra point with no time left on the clock. It probably would have been better for the fans if they had just failed to score..." September 06

  • Ed Orgeron’s hilarious reaction to his $17.1 million LSU Tigers buyout

    Clutch Points "The LSU Tigers decided this offseason to let head football coach, Ed Orgeron, go. It was not without cost though, as they owed him over $17 million on his contract. Orgeron recently spoke to the public regarding his firing and the school’s decision to move on. “I..." September 06

  • QB Bo Nix to start for No. 11 Oregon against No. 3 Georgia

    Sportsnaut "Transfer quarterback Bo Nix will start for No. 11 Oregon in Saturday’s match with No. 3 Georgia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff in Atlanta. Coach Dan Lanning had declined to officially announce a starter leading up to the game. " September 03

  • Stetson Bennett goes full Patrick Mahomes with epic scramble for Georgia vs. Oregon

    Clutch Points "Stetson Bennett did his best Patrick Mahomes impression on Saturday vs. Oregon. Georgia football was lined up inside Oregon’s 10 with just over :30 seconds remaining in the second quarter. The Bulldogs led 21-3, but they clearly had no intention of taking their foot off the gas pedal. The..." September 03

  • Kirby Smart gets real after Georgia football embarrassed Oregon in Dan Lanning’s debut for Ducks

    Clutch Points "The Georgia Bulldogs showed no mercy on the field against the Oregon Ducks in Saturday’s huge 49-3 win down in Atlanta. Coached by former Bulldogs defensive coordinator Dan Lanning, the Ducks simply did not have any answer to the onslaught Georgia football is having on both sides of the..." September 03

  • Georgia Bulldogs QB Stetson Bennett is ready for more

    ESPN "One day this summer, Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett knocked on an apartment door, wearing a mock U.S. Postal Service uniform. He handed a package to a woman who answered the door. "Hey, here you go," Bennett told her. "This place is..." September 02

  • Vanderbilt dismisses two players

    Sportsnaut "Vanderbilt freshmen Maurice Edwards and Daniel Martin are no longer part of the program, Commodores coach Clark Lea announced Wednesday. Edwards is a running back and Martin is a linebacker. Neither player saw action in last Saturday’s 63-10 season-opening victory at..." September 01

  • Alabama QB Bryce Young embracing NIL deals

    CBS Sports "Alabama quarterback Bryce Young quickly ascended college football's ranks as the face of the sport after becoming the first Crimson Tide signal-caller to win the Heisman Trophy in 2021. Now, Young will grace televisions across the country this fall as a new character on..." August 31

  • 3 reasons why Alabama will win 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship

    Clutch Points "Last season, the Alabama Crimson Tide came up just short of the national title. Although the team had a blowout win in the SEC Championship versus the Georgia Bulldogs, Nick Saban and company were not able to come out with the win again and lost 33-18. Still, there is hope that Alabama football..." August 30

  • Brian Kelly called out by Lou Holtz, accused of lying by former Notre Dame football QB

    Clutch Points "Brian Kelly is no longer in South Bend but controversies during his time with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish seem to continue hounding him. Recently, former Notre Dame football head coach and legend of the sport Lou Holtz made a revelation about Brian Kelly not responding to any of the letters..." August 30

  • South Carolina partners with sports marketing agency, creates in-house NIL firm

    ESPN "South Carolina is becoming the first major college athletic department to partner with a sports marketing agency to establish an in-house name, image and likeness firm, where Gamecocks athletes will have free access to deal facilitation, content generation and branding services. The..." August 30

  • 4 reasons why Bulldogs will win 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship

    Clutch Points "The Georgia Bulldogs are coming off a golden 2021 college football season, having finally delivered a College Football Playoff National Championship to Athens. Pulling off a two-peat in the FBS is never going to be an easy task, but if Georgia football is to accomplish that feat in 2022, here..." August 30

  • T.J. Finley named Auburn’s starting quarterback

    Al.Com "The last-man standing in Auburn’s quarterback competition was also the first one to enter the race. T.J. Finley, the former LSU transfer and the lone returning scholarship quarterback from last year’s roster, has been named Auburn’s starting quarterback for its..." August 29

  • Kentucky RB Chris Rodriguez Jr. among multiple Wildcats players suspended

    Clutch Points "The Kentucky Wildcats will be short-handed for the start of the 2022 college football season. Kentucky coach Mark Stoops announced on Monday at his weekly press conference that All-SEC running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. and linebacker Jordan Wright, among other players, will be..." August 29

  • Lane Kiffin responds to Tennessee minor league team’s brutal promo

    Larry Brown Sports "Tennessee fans are still raging at Lane Kiffin on a semi-regular basis. At some point, they may have to accept that it will never actually bother him. On Saturday, the Tennessee Smokies, the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, had kids throw mustard at a skeleton with..." August 28

  • Power 5 Hot Seats: Bryan Harsin, Scott Frost favored to be first fired

    Sportsnaut "Nebraska is a double-digit favorite ahead of its season opener on Saturday, but a win over Northwestern in Dublin wouldn’t significantly cool the proverbial seat under Cornhuskers coach Scott Frost. Frost is the -120 favorite to be the first Big Ten coach fired in odds released..." August 27

  • Nick Saban: 'I Sure Plan to Be Here Coaching' At End of New Alabama Contract

    Bleacher Report "Alabama football head coach Nick Saban's contract runs through February 2030 after the school's Board of Trustees Compensation Committee agreed to a one-year extension and raise this week. Saban will be 78 years old when that contract runs out, but he made clear that..." August 26

  • Nick Saban makes big revelation about his use of technology

    Larry Brown Sports "Nick Saban has notoriously resisted using modern technology to communicate with people, but it sounds like the Alabama coach is finally starting to give in. Saban sarcastically told ESPN’s Chris Low this week that he has made “huge advances” with his use of..." August 26

  • Allen Greene exits as Auburn Tigers' athletic director

    ESPN "Allen Greene will "step away" from his role as Auburn athletic director, it was announced Friday. The decision was announced after the two sides negotiated terms of Greene's departure earlier in the day, sources told ESPN. "The decision to step..." August 26

  • Jadeveon Clowney will be South Carolina football's first retired jersey since 1987

    Greenville Online "South Carolina football legend Jadeveon Clowney will have his No. 7 jersey retired at halftime of the Gamecocks' season opener against Georgia State next Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium. South Carolina football has not retired a football player's jersey..." August 26

  • Tennessee WR Bru McCoy cleared to play by NCAA after transferring from USC

    CBS Sports "Tennessee's offense is set to be one of the most dynamic units in the country, and it got good news on the eligibility front Friday. Bru McCoy, a redshirt junior wide receiver who transferred to the program from USC in the offseason, has been declared immediately..." August 26

  • Ranking every college football team for 2022, from No. 1 Alabama to No. 131 UMass

    The Athletic "The Athletic’s rankings of every FBS college football team are back, and there’s a new 131st member this year. The 2020 rankings began with just 76 teams due to the pandemic and momentarily canceled seasons. The 2021 season got back to full strength at 130, and now..." August 25

  • College Football Coaching Tiers 2022: How does everyone after Nick Saban stack up?

    The Athletic "How do you determine who’s actually a good college football head coach? Is it the program that the coach is at? Is it the coach’s scheme? His recruiting? Yes, yes and yes. And so much more. “All politics are local. You’re gonna say in every hire that..." August 24

  • Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher still navigating championship expectations entering Year 5 leading Aggies

    CBS Sports "Before he ever coached a game at Texas A&M, Jimbo Fisher received a national championship plaque. Chancellor John Sharp presented the faux award, leaving a two-digit space to inscribe the year when his hyped new coach would lead the Aggies to a natty. You shouldn't..." August 24

  • Alabama approves raise, extension for coach Nick Saban through 2030

    ESPN "Nick Saban is once again the highest-paid football coach at a public university. Alabama's Board of Trustees approved a one-year extension and a raise for Saban during a meeting on Tuesday. The amended deal runs through February 2030 and will pay him an average of $11.7..." August 23

  • Hooters signs offensive linemen from Auburn, LSU, Oklahoma, more to NIL deals

    The Athletic "Hooters has entered the name, image and likeness game with a unique approach. The national restaurant chain announced Monday it has signed 51 offensive linemen from 10 different schools to NIL deals, partnering with offensive line groups rather than individual athletes to celebrate..." August 23

  • Tennessee Volunteers the Most Popular Long Shot to Win National Championship

    Sportsbook Review "The Tennessee Volunteers are the most popular long-shot bet to win the College Football Playoff National Championship at BetMGM. Tennessee is listed at +10000 to win it all this season, and the Vols have received 3.2 percent of betting tickets and 2.1 percent of the betting..." August 23

  • Vols LB William Mohan Suspended Indefinitely After Arrest

    SI "Tennessee redshirt sophomore linebacker William Mohan has been suspended indefinitely by head coach Josh Heupel after getting arrested on Sunday, Volquest Rivals first reported.  Mohan was arrested Sunday on a warrant after officers responded to a domestic..." August 23

  • Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher putting verbal spat with Nick Saban behind him

    The Score "Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher says he's no longer mad at Alabama's Nick Saban following their public disagreement this past offseason. "What people don't realize is that it's not like we ever talked a lot," Fisher said, according..." August 20

  • Texas A&M Aggies’ biggest X-factor in 2022 season, and it’s not a quarterback

    Clutch Points "Texas A&M has had one of the most interesting offseasons in college football in 2022. The Aggies pulled in the nation’s best recruiting class with a staggering eight five-star players. However, some people grew suspicious of just how strong A&M recruited this cycle. One..." August 19

  • Oregon football’s biggest X-factor in 2022 season, and it’s not Bo Nix

    Clutch Points "Oregon football reached incredible highs last season, but it ended with a thud. The Ducks went to Columbus in Week 2 and stunned Ohio State, instantly propelling them to college football’s elite. They hit a road bump against Stanford but still looked like the Pac-12 favorites well into..." August 19

  • Former Florida Coach Dan Mullen Lands ESPN Job

    The Spun "Former Florida football head coach Dan Mullen has located a new opportunity. According to Action Network's Brett McMurphy, Mullen will trade his headset for a clip mic to join ESPN as a studio analyst. Mullen has worked with ESPN in the past, including during last..." August 19

  • FIU LB Luke Knox, Brother of Bills TE Dawson Knox, Dies at Age 22

    Bleacher Report "FIU Athletics announced the death of junior linebacker Luke Knox on Thursday. He was 22.   Knox transferred to Florida International ahead of the 2022 college football season after spending his first four college seasons at Ole Miss. He's the younger..." August 18

  • Mark Stoops took sly shot at Shane Beamer

    Larry Brown Sports "Mark Stoops took a sly shot at Shane Beamer while discussing the turnaround he has had at Kentucky. Stoops spoke with SEC Network for an interview that was published on Tuesday. In the interview, Stoops talked about how he has changed the culture at Kentucky. He said..." August 18

  • Motivation, focus never an issue for Will Anderson Jr.

    CBS Sports "In the beginning, it was about the raw talent for Will Anderson Jr. A teenage edge rusher from an Atlanta suburb, Anderson was a Porsche without brake lights. It didn't matter if the kid couldn't decipher a bull rush from a speed rush. He was a wind-up toy who never wound..." August 17

  • 2 reasons why Jayden Daniels should be next Tigers QB after Myles Brennan’s retirement

    Clutch Points "For a long time this offseason, it was assumed that Myles Brennan would finally get his opportunity to lead LSU football after five seasons either injured, on the bench, or at times both. Then, with the arrival of head coach Brian Kelly from Notre Dame, shortly thereafter came Jayden..." August 17

  • NC State, Kentucky, Utah: The bandwagon hopper’s guide to the college football season

    The Athletic "Down Goes Brown is one of the best reads at The Athletic. And one of my favorite stories every year is the bandwagon hopper’s guide to the NHL playoffs. Well, in college football, the regular season essentially serves as something like a playoff with contenders..." August 17

  • Best Ways to Bet on Alabama: Is Another Undefeated Regular Season on Tap?

    Sportsbook Review "After losing the national championship to the Georgia Bulldogs, Nick Saban’s Alabama Crimson Tide squad will look to rebound in 2022. Here are the best ways to bet on Alabama for the 2022 season. For most schools, Alabama's 2021 campaign would be a banner year. Quarterback..." August 16

  • Myles Brennan Gets To Keep All NIL Money He Signed With 5 Different Companies After Announcing Retirement

    Total Pro Sports "Myles Brennan, who was competing for the starting quarterback position at LSU this season, shocked everybody by announcing his retirement and stating he would be “stepping away from football” after five seasons with the Tigers. Brennan, who was the starter in 2020 before..." August 16

  • Lane Kiffin had amazing quote about how Ole Miss found its punter

    Larry Brown Sports "Ole Miss added a new punter last week, and head coach Lane Kiffin says they did not exactly recruit the young man the traditional way. The Rebels added former Nevada punter Charlie Pollock to their roster on Thursday. After Pollock got some work during Saturday’s scrimmage,..." August 16

  • LSU Tigers say QB Myles Brennan will no longer play college football

    Bleacher Report "The LSU Tigers and head coach Brian Kelly announced Monday that quarterback Myles Brennan is leaving the team and ending his college football career.   Brennan had been battling Jayden Daniels and Garrett Nussmeier for the starting quarterback gig this..." August 15

  • Ohio State football lands 4-star safety Jayden Bonus over Miami, Michigan State, Penn State, Alabama

    Clutch Points "Ohio State football is one of the best programs in the country but not yet a perennial contender for the national championship. Ryan Day’s squad greatly increased its chances of doing so by landing one of the best recruits on the defensive side of the ball in the class of..." August 14

  • Ohio State's C.J. Stroud Voted QB1 in 2023 NFL Draft over Bryce Young in ESPN Poll

    Bleacher Report "With the 2022 NFL draft well behind us, the discussion about who will be the top quarterback selected in the 2023 draft has begun, and right now, it appears Ohio State's C.J. Stroud has a slight edge over Alabama's Bryce Young. In a poll of 12 NFL evaluators by..." August 13

  • Four-star recruit Kelby Collins commits to Florida’s 2023 class

    Sportsnaut "Kelby Collins, a four-star defensive lineman, committed to Florida’s Class of 2023 on Saturday. Collins is ranked as the No. 6 player at the position and the No. 70 overall player in the nation by the 247Sports composite. " August 13

  • Texas WR Agiye Hall arrested on criminal mischief charge

    SI "Texas football player Agiye Hall was arrested by university police on Thursday night, Travis County Sheriff's Office said. Police charged Hall with criminal mischief equal to or greater than $100 but less than $750, which is a Class B misdemeanor. TSCO listed Hall's..." August 12

  • Nick Saban envisions CFP drawing solely from 2-3 megaconferences

    The Score "Alabama head coach Nick Saban believes that a move toward megaconferences could have a significant impact on the College Football Playoff in the future. "I think we're probably headed in a direction, like it or not, of megaconferences," he told the "Dan..." August 12

  • Alabama's Nick Saban on Future: 'I Don't Really Think About Retiring'

    Bleacher Report "Alabama head football coach Nick Saban reiterated Friday that he has no imminent plans to retire. During an appearance onThe Dan Patrick Show, Saban was asked about retirement and didn't give any kind of firm answer regarding when he intends on stepping away from..." August 12

  • LSU football: 5 Tigers burning questions as 2022 preseason camp kicks off

    Clutch Points "Entering the 2022 college football season, few coaches are under the microscope as much as Brian Kelly. LSU football won the national title in 2019. Two years later, it fired its coach, Ed Orgeron. Kelly then left Notre Dame for Baton Rouge. This instantly made the LSU football 2022..." August 12