Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Alabama hires Kevin Steele, Tommy Rees: How new coordinators will impact Crimson Tide in 2023

    CBS Sports "Alabama coach Nick Saban typically doesn't fire coordinators. He will, however, open the door and forcefully push them through it. That's apparently what happened with former defensive coordinator Pete Golding and former offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien, opening the door..." February 06

  • Alabama hires Kevin Steele as defensive coordinator

    CBS Sports "Alabama has hired Miami defensive coordinator Kevin Steele to the same position, according to ESPN. Steele replaces Pete Golding, who left after five seasons in Tuscaloosa to take the same position at Ole Miss.  Steele, 64, has a lengthy history around..." February 05

  • Eight Notre Dame offensive coordinator candidates to replace Tommy Rees

    The Athletic "Notre Dame needs a new offensive coordinator, as Tommy Rees is Alabama-bound after a three-day courtship highlighted by the Crimson Tide sending a plane to South Bend International to give him a tour of Tuscaloosa. Rees had a Zoom meeting with Alabama on..." February 04

  • Alabama targeting Notre Dame's Tommy Rees as offensive coordinator to replace Bill O'Brien

    CBS Sports "Nick Saban is zeroing in on Notre Dame offensive coordinator Tommy Rees as the top target to fill the same roll at Alabama, according to multiple reports. Rees is scheduled to meet Saban in Tuscaloosa on Thursday. Saban is seeking a new play-caller after Bill..." February 03

  • Ainias Smith returning to Texas A&M for fifth season

    ESPN "Wide receiver Ainias Smith will return to Texas A&M for a fifth season, he announced Thursday. Smith missed the majority of the 2022 season after suffering a leg fracture during a game against Arkansas in September. He had been the Aggies' leading..." February 03

  • Auburn lands Class of 2024 4-star QB Walker White over Clemson, Baylor

    The Athletic "Hugh Freeze and the Auburn Tigers have their quarterback in the Class of 2024, landing a commitment from four-star Walker White out of Little Rock (Ark.) Christian Academy on Friday. Here’s what you need to know: White is the No. 142 prospect and No. 13 quarterback in..." February 03

  • Alabama reaches deal with Tommy Rees for offensive coordinator role

    Larry Brown Sports "The Alabama Crimson Tide have their new offensive coordinator. According to multiple reports, Notre Dame offensive coordinator Tommy Rees has accepted the same job at Alabama. The two sides had agreed a deal already as well, though terms were not available immediately. " February 03

  • South Carolina Gamecocks suspend 3 freshmen football players for weapons charges

    ESPN "South Carolina freshman football player Monteque Rhames II is being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center on charges of carrying weapons on school property and obstructing justice. Rhames has been suspended by coach Shane Beamer, along with fellow freshmen Anthony..." February 03

  • Nick Saban turned away 2 players over big NIL money requests

    The Score "While speaking at the 18th annual Alabama Football Coaches Association (ALFCA) convention in Montgomery on Thursday night, Alabama head coach Nick Saban revealed that he rejected two players after their name, image, and likeness requests turned out to be too expensive for his..." February 01

  • ASU lands 4-star QB Jaden Rashada, a former Florida commit

    Arizona Sports "Arizona State and first-year head coach Kenny Dillingham on Wednesday earned a commitment from four-star quarterback Jaden Rashada, a former Florida Gators commitment. He is the first big-fish get for Dillingham, who attempted to recruit Rashada to Florida State and then last year..." February 01

  • Nyckoles Harbor, nation's top athlete, commits to South Carolina

    ESPN "Shane Beamer and South Carolina closed out the 2023 recruiting cycle Wednesday with the signing of four-star athlete Nyckoles Harbor, who is ranked No. 39 in the ESPN 300. Harbor made his announcement on "College Football Live" on..." February 01

  • 5-Star CB Ellis Robinson IV Commits to Georgia

    Bleacher Report "Ellis Robinson IV, a 5-star cornerback, announced Wednesday that he will play college football for Georgia, the reigning back-to-back national champion. "Georgia just felt like home," Robinson told Steve Wiltfong of 247Sports. "It provided me with the..." February 01

  • Ohio State lands Ole Miss transfer CB Davison Igbinosun: What he brings to the Buckeyes

    The Athletic "Ohio State has added another major piece to its secondary from the transfer portal. Former Ole Miss cornerback Davison Igbinosun committed to the Buckeyes on Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know: Igbinosun entered the transfer portal on Jan. 18 after one year with..." January 31

  • Henry To’o To’o makes surprising Senior Bowl decision

    Clutch Points "Henry To’o To’o, star linebacker for Alabama football, won’t be playing in the 2023 Senior Bowl. To’o To’o, who accepted the invitation to play in the bowl game back in December, has withdrawn from the event due to an undisclosed injury, according to..." January 30

  • Nick Saban kicks tires on Jeremy Pruitt as Alabama continues search for next defensive coordinator

    CBS Sports "Alabama coach Nick Saban has reached out to former Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt regarding the Crimson Tide's vacant defensive coordinator position, sources tell CBS Sports. It is believed no offer has been made at this time, and Alabama would not speak on Pruitt's candidacy when..." January 30

  • Alabama, Nick Saban interested in Washington's Ryan Grubb for OC opening

    Clutch Points "As Alabama looks for their next offensive coordinator, Nick Saban and company have decided to look to the West. Saban and the Crimson Tide are reportedly interested in one of the Pac-12’s best offensive coordinators. Things have reportedly, “heated..." January 30

  • Georgia QB Stetson Bennett arrested for public intoxication in Dallas while preparing for 2023 NFL Draft

    CBS Sports "Former Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett IV was arrested in Dallas at 7:10 a.m. ET on Sunday and charged with misdemeanor public intoxication, according to police. Officers responded to reports of a man banging on doors in Old East Dallas, and upon finding Bennett, took..." January 29

  • Best Alabama-Bryce Young replacements in 2023

    Clutch Points "Alabama did not make the College Football Playoff this past season, and that’s almost certainly going to mean extra motivation for head coach Nick Saban’s team in 2023. The Crimson Tide has been the premier program in college football, and it seems quite likely that..." January 27

  • Audit shows LSU football coach Brian Kelly was mistakenly overpaid by over $1 million in 2022

    CBS Sports "LSU coach Brian Kelly signed one of the most lucrative contracts in college football history when he was hired to coach the Tigers program ahead of the 2022 season. But thanks to some missed paperwork discovered by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's office, the school accidentally..." January 26

  • Alabama football: 3 best candidates to replace Bill O’Brien as offensive coordinator

    Clutch Points "Alabama football, already in search of its next defensive coordinator after Ole Miss pried away Pete Golding, will now also have to fill their offensive coordinator post with play-caller Bill O’Brien headed back to the NFL for the same role with the New England..." January 26

  • Stetson Bennett won't participate in Senior Bowl

    Saturday Down South "Stetson Bennett was reportedly having discussions with reps at the Reese’s Senior Bowl about participating in the 2023 event, but he has seemingly decided against it. The former Georgia quarterback will not participate in the Senior Bowl, according to OutKick’s Trey..." January 26

  • Ex-UF QB Recruit Marcus Stokes Lands HBCU Scholarship Offer After N-Word Controversy

    TMZ "Former Univ. of Florida quarterback recruit Marcus Stokes, who lost his Gators scholarship after rapping the n-word on video, has now landed a new scholarship offer -- this time from an HBCU. Stokes revealed on Tuesday that Albany State Univ. -- a Historically Black College and..." January 25

  • Josh Heupel contract extension: Tennessee rewards coach with new deal after leading Vols to 11 wins in 2022

    CBS Sports "Tennessee and coach Josh Heupel have agreed to contract extension which includes a raise that will pay him $9 million annually and keep him in Knoxville through the 2029 season. Heupel is 18-8 in two seasons leading the Volunteers, and led them to their first New Year's Six/BCS Bowl..." January 24

  • Georgia WR Rodarius Thomas arrested on felony charge

    ESPN "Georgia wide receiver Rodarius Thomas was arrested early Monday morning on a felony charge of false imprisonment and misdemeanor battery-family violence, according to an Athens-Clarke County Jail official. Thomas, a junior from Eufaula, Alabama, recently transferred to..." January 23

  • Kam Pringle, top OT in '24 class, stays home with Gamecocks

    SI - College Football "Kam Pringle is a three-sport athlete who plays football, basketball, and track and field for the 2A Woodland Wolverines in South Carolina. He has made a name for himself on the gridiron, as he's earned over 20 FBS offers, including national championship-winning programs like Clemson,..." January 23

  • DL Trajan Jeffcoat transferring from Missouri to Arkansas

    Saturday Down South "Trajan Jeffcoat, a former star Mizzou DE, won’t be heading too far after entering the transfer portal a few weeks ago. Jeffcoat, who originally announced he would be returning in 2023, entered the portal and will now play at Arkansas next season, per his personal Twitter..." January 23

  • Alabama’s biggest recruiting needs before National Signing Day

    Clutch Points "Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide have one mission in 2023: prove they’re still on top. After Kirby Smart and the Georgia Bulldogs won their second-straight National Championship, many have claimed that Alabama football is no longer the top dog in college..." January 23

  • Former Georgia Wide Receiver Adonai Mitchell to Transfer to Texas

    Bleacher Report "Former Georgia wide receiver Adonai Mitchell announced via social media Friday that he has committed to Texas. Mitchell entered the transfer portal Wednesday, and Anwar Richardson of Orangebloods.com reported at the time that speculation was heating up about the Texas native..." January 21

  • Ex-Miami QB Jake Garcia joining Missouri

    247 Sports "Former Miami quarterback Jake Garcia is transferring to Missouri and is expected to enroll this week, according to ESPN's Pete Thamel. Garcia entered the portal earlier this week and did not take long to decide. A former four-star prospect, Garcia ranked No. 116..." January 20

  • Florida Gators release QB recruit Jaden Rashada from letter of intent

    On3 "Pittsburg (Calif.) four-star quarterback Jaden Rashada has been completely released from his National Letter of Intent with the University of Florida. Rashada verbally requested to be released from his NLI last week. He officially filed the paperwork for the..." January 20

  • A $13-million NIL deal gone wrong, a top QB recruit and what happens next

    ESPN "Quarterback Jaden Rashada has been the talk of the recruiting world because of the scenario that has played out between him and Florida. Rashada, the No. 27 recruit in the 2023 class, signed with Florida in December but asked for a release from his national..." January 20

  • Jaden Rashada best fits: New schools for QB after Florida release

    ESPN "Quarterback Jaden Rashada is the highest-ranked uncommitted prospect in the 2023 class now that Florida has released him from his national letter of intent. Rashad, the No. 27 recruit overall, signed with the Gators in the December signing period. A name, image and..." January 20

  • Ex-Oklahoma State QB Spencer Sanders transferring to Ole Miss

    CBS Sports "Former Oklahoma State starting quarterback Spencer Sanders will transfer to Ole Miss, the senior told ESPN on Thursday. By committing to the Rebels under coach Lane Kiffin, Sanders joins a loaded quarterback room that includes incumbent starter Jaxson Dart and former..." January 19

  • Crimson Tide eyeing Jeff Lebby as potential Bill O’Brien replacement

    Clutch Points "ESPN’s Pete Thamel mentioned Oklahoma football offensive coordinator Jeff Lebby as a potential name to replace Alabama OC Bill O’Brien should he find his way onto another coaching staff, Sooners Wire writer Ben Dackiw wrote in a Thursday article. “I would..." January 19

  • Spencer Sanders reveals why he picked Rebels despite crowded QB room

    Clutch Points "Spencer Sanders confirmed his transfer from Oklahoma State to Ole Miss on Thursday, and says he’s not afraid of competition despite the school’s crowded quarterback situation. “I’m going to come in and work my tail off either way, whether..." January 19

  • Arkansas hires Maryland’s Dan Enos as OC

    Sportsnaut "One day after losing offensive coordinator Kendal Briles, Arkansas filled the vacancy Thursday with a familiar face in Dan Enos. Enos, 54, was Arkansas’ offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach from 2015-17. He’s since had stops on the staffs at Alabama, Miami and..." January 19

  • Jaden Rashada files for release from Gators after $13 million NIL deal fell through

    Clutch Points "Florida football commit Jaden Rashada filed for his release from the Gators after he signed his letter of intent on Dec. 21, according to multiple sources. The four-star quarterback also saw a $13 million name, image and likeness deal (NIL) fall through just last..." January 18

  • QB Walker Howard transfers to Ole Miss

    The Score "Former LSU quarterback Walker Howard will continue his career at Ole Miss, he announced Wednesday. The former Tigers signal-caller entered the transfer portal last week after one season with the program. Howard joined LSU as the 42nd overall recruit and..." January 18

  • TCU expected to hire Arkansas' Kendal Briles as offensive coordinator

    247 Sports "Arkansas offensive coordinator Kendal Briles is expected to accept an offer Thursday to become TCU’s offensive coordinator, sources familiar with the situation tell 247Sports. Briles has been weighing an offer to join TCU since Saturday, the sources said. The expected..." January 18

  • Univ. of Georgia OL Devin Willock, Team Staffer Killed In Car Crash

    TMZ "Devin Willock, a redshirt sophomore and offensive lineman for the University of Georgia died in a car crash early Sunday morning, along with UGA staffer ... just hours after the team's national championship parade. Willock was just 20 years old. The recruiting staffer,..." January 15

  • Georgia tight end Darnell Washington declares for 2023 NFL Draft

    The Athletic "Georgia tight end Darnell Washington will enter the 2023 NFL Draft, he announced Thursday. Here’s what you need to know: During his Bulldogs career, Washington caught three touchdown passes and snagged 44 total receptions for 746..." January 13

  • Alabama DC Pete Golding expected to join Lane Kiffin’s Ole Miss staff

    The Athletic "Ole Miss is expected to hire Alabama defensive coordinator Pete Golding for the same role on Lane Kiffin’s Rebels staff, sources with knowledge of the move told The Athletic. ESPN first reported the hire. Here’s what you need to know: The 38-year-old Golding..." January 13

  • Former Texas A&M defensive lineman Anthony Lucas announces transfer to USC

    USA Today "Former Texas A&M defensive lineman Anthony Lucas has committed to USC. Lucas, a former five-star recruit in the Top247 rankings for the Class of 2022, will have three years of eligibility and joins the Trojans as a true sophomore. Lucas was rated the No. 1 player in the..." January 12

  • South Carolina transfer DE Jordan Burch commits to Oregon

    The Athletic "South Carolina transfer and former five-star edge rusher Jordan Burch committed to Oregon, he announced Wednesday. Here’s what you need to know: Burch was ranked No. 1 on The Athletic’s list of the top 25 best available players in the..." January 12

  • Can Nick Saban and Alabama respond to Kirby Smart and Georgia’s dominance?

    The Athletic "By now, you probably have seen the clip: David Pollack, an ESPN analyst and a Georgia legend, stating that Georgia “has taken hold of college football,” sitting next to Alabama head coach Nick Saban, who sat stone-faced, perhaps wondering why he bothered to fly to Los..." January 12

  • South Carolina QB Spencer Rattler announces return for 2023 season

    ESPN "Quarterback Spencer Rattler announced Tuesday on a social media video he plans to return to South Carolina for the 2023 season. Rattler transferred to South Carolina last season from Oklahoma and played his best football at the end of the year...." January 11

  • Georgia players eat food on sideline during blowout win over TCU in national championship game

    CBS Sports "The 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship was over by halftime. Georgia smashed TCU, 65-7, when all was said and done. The game was so far out of reach in the second half that there was more attention being paid to the food at SoFi Stadium than the game itself...." January 11

  • Father of 5-star QB Jaden Rashada disputes report of request out of NLI

    247 Sports "There has been much uncertainly around the status of Pittsburg (CA) five-star quarterback Jaden Rashada and the Florida Gators. He signed with the team last month during the Early Signing Period. On Wednesday evening, there was a report stating that Rashada had requested out of his..." January 11

  • LSU QB Walker Howard Enters NCAA Transfer Portal

    SI "LSU quarterback Walker Howard has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal after just one season with the program, sources confirmed Wednesday afternoon. Howard, a former 5-star recruit in the 2022 class, received tremendous praise from the LSU coaching staff after his lone season in..." January 11

  • Georgia demolishes TCU, sets new CFP record to win back-to-back national championships

    Fox News "An old-fashioned Georgia Bulldogs beatdown resulted in the most points ever scored in a national championship game, as quarterback Stetson Bennett was responsible for six touchdowns in the 65-7 win over the TCU Horned Frogs.  The win kept the national title in Athens,..." January 10

  • Georgia defensive tackle Jalen Carter officially declares for 2023 NFL Draft

    247 Sports "Georgia defensive tackle Jalen Carter dominated throughout the 2022 season despite battling injuries. Carter finished the season with strong play and another national title, and with the celebration fully on for the Bulldogs, Carter made it official that he is moving..." January 10

  • Has Kirby Smart passed Nick Saban as college football's greatest coach?

    CBS Sports "Georgia coach Kirby Smart led Georgia to a 65-7 win over TCU on Monday night, and in the process, he became the first head coach to win back-to-back national titles since Nick Saban led Alabama to consecutive crowns in 2011-2012. Smart, who served on..." January 10

  • Stetson Bennett, Javon Bullard earn MVP honors of CFP championship game

    The Score "Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett and defensive back Javon Bullard were named offensive and defensive MVPs of the Bulldogs' 65-7 national championship victory over TCU. Bennett has now won the offensive MVP award in all four CFP games of his illustrious career,..." January 10

  • Georgia cornerback Kelee Ringo declares for 2023 NFL Draft

    The Athletic "Georgia cornerback Kelee Ringo will enter the 2023 NFL Draft, he said on Monday night after the Bulldogs won their second straight national championship. Here’s what you need to know: Ringo finished his career with the Bulldogs with four..." January 10

  • After Georgia-TCU blowout, look forward to 12-team Playoff title-game thrillers

    The Athletic "Don’t blame the selection committee for Georgia 65, TCU 7. In the system created by college football’s commissioners back in 2012, the blowout on Monday was nearly inevitable. Championship weekend left the selection committee with no real choice. The good..." January 10

  • Georgia vs. TCU Draws 17.2M Viewers, Lowest for Title Game in CFP, BCS Eras

    Bleacher Report "It turns out 65-7 blowouts aren't exactly great for television ratings. Stewart Mandel of The Athletic reported Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and TCU drew 17.2 million viewers, which was the lowest number for a title game in..." January 10

  • Kirby Smart drops Stetson Bennett hint about next Georgia quarterback

    Clutch Points "Kirby Smart, Stetson Bennett and the Georgia football program did it for a second straight time, destroying the TCU Horned Frogs 65-7 in the National Championship game on Monday night to win their second consecutive title. Bennett left his mark on the..." January 10

  • Make no mistake — Georgia-TCU is what college football is all about

    The Athletic "Georgia offensive coordinator Todd Monken has this thing he says, advice both obvious and insightful. Monken likes to remind his star quarterback Stetson Bennett, as they go for back-to-back national championships here on Monday night, that the work required to get to this stage..." January 09

  • Dont'e Thornton Transfers to Tennessee

    Clutch Points "The Tennessee Volunteers have landed Dont’e Thornton after poaching the ex-four star receiver in the transfer portal from Oregon, per Adam Sparks of the Knoxville News Sentinel. It’s a reload for the Volunteers’ receiving corps who lost two key..." January 09

  • Paige Spiranac Made Her CFP National Championship Predictions In The Raciest Way Possible

    Total Pro Sports "Paige Spiranac has predicted the highly-anticipated CFP National Championship game in a way only Paige Spiranac can. There will be no Monday Night Football from the NFL this week, but fans will be treated to the biggest NCAA game of the season as the TCU Horned Frogs..." January 09

  • Stetson Bennett admits he was scared of 1 thing last season

    Larry Brown Sports "Stetson Bennett went from being a walk-on at Georgia to the team’s starting quarterback who has taken them to consecutive national championship games. He’s a tough and fearless guy, but Bennett admits there was one thing last season that scared him. Bennett sat down with..." January 09

  • CFP championship preview: Georgia-TCU storylines, stats, odds

    ESPN "Georgia and TCU are more similar than you think. The two combatants in Monday night's College Football Playoff National Championship (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN App) both like to spread defenses out with lots of quick, horizontal passes. They both spend a majority of their time..." January 06

  • 5 top NFL draft prospects to watch in CFB Championship between TCU-Georgia

    Sportsnaut "Every year during the College Football National Championship game, football scouts from every NFL organization pay special attention to the biggest game of the season. They all want to see which NFL draft prospects take their game to the next level by playing against the best of the best in the..." January 06

  • South Carolina award Shane Beamer with contract extension

    CBS Sports "South Carolina coach Shane Beamer has been extended through 2027 following a second straight winning season, the university announced Friday. While terms of the new deal weren't released, Beamer is expected to receive a significant raise that will more than double his annual salary..." January 06

  • Georgia mascot Uga won't travel to Los Angeles for CFP National Championship

    CBS Sports "When the Georgia Bulldogs take the field for Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship, they'll do so without their beloved mascot. Uga, who is the bulldog that serves as the team's mascot, won't make the trip to SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles for..." January 06

  • Eli Gold, longtime Alabama football announcer, reveals cancer diagnosis

    Clutch Points "Longtime Alabama football announcer Eli Gold revealed that he’s battling a “treatable” form of cancer, per Michal Casagrande of al.com. Gold released a statement on his situation, per Crimson Tide Sports Network on Twitter. “I want to thank..." January 06

  • Joey Halzle promoted as Tennessee's offensive coordinator

    USA Today "Tennessee second-year quarterbacks coach Joey Halzle has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Halzle replaces Alex Golesh. Golesh served as the Vols’ offensive coordinator and tight ends coach from 2021-22. He was hired as USF’s head coach on Dec. 4. " January 05

  • CFB coaches weigh in on Georgia-TCU national championship

    The Athletic "No. 3 TCU already sprung the biggest upset in College Football Playoff history, beating No. 2 Michigan 51-45 as an eight-point underdog. “I thought they’d win that game,” one coordinator who faced TCU in 2022 said. Can TCU do it again?..." January 05

  • Trey Sanders transfers to TCU

    CBS Sports "No. 3 TCU will square off with No. 1 Georgia on Monday night in the College Football Playoff National Championship for the honor of calling itself national champions, and it just got great news for the 2023 season. Former Alabama running back Trey..." January 05

  • Former Mississippi State RB Dillon Johnson to transfer to Washington

    ESPN "Former Mississippi State running back Dillon Johnson is set to transfer to Washington, he announced Tuesday on social media. Johnson rushed for 1,198 yards and 11 touchdowns in three seasons at Mississippi State, including 488 yards and three scores this past season. He..." January 04

  • Ohio State ‘Peach Bowl Girl’ Has Been IDed After Going Viral On TikTok During Ohio State-Georgia Game

    BroBible "The Internet detectives have IDed Ohio State’s “Peach Bowl girl. On Saturday, a female Ohio State went viral after someone on TikTok made a video about her with the caption, “someone find me this girl from Ohio State for the love of God.” The Peach..." January 04

  • Mattress Mack Places $1.5 Million on TCU to Beat Georgia

    SI "If a major American sports championship is coming up, it’s a fair bet that Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale will put a seven-figure wager on the contest, especially if a team from Texas is involved. Fresh off of his incredible $75 million win on the..." January 04

  • Bobby Petrino to join Texas A&M as offensive coordinator

    CBS Sports "Texas A&M is finalizing a deal to hire Bobby Petrino as offensive coordinator, according to ESPN. Petrino, who's expected to take over play-calling duties, most recently served as head coach at FCS Missouri State and had recently been hired to serve as offensive..." January 04

  • LSU's DeMario Tolan enters into the NCAA transfer portal

    Clutch Points "LSU freshman linebacker DeMario Tolan entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal, leaving head football coach Brian Kelly with one less young star to build the Tigers’ defense around, according to a Wednesday tweet from On3 Sports. The former four-star linebacker..." January 04

  • Stetson Bennett proved Georgia coaches (and the public) wrong

    The Athletic "“It’s funny. I don’t really know the kind of people who want to win a national championship just so they don’t buy another drink again. That’s silly to me. I don’t think I’d be in this position if that’s what I was going for. I’m here to..." January 04

  • Alabama S Brian Branch To Enter Draft

    SI "After playing one of the best games of his Alabama career in the Sugar Bowl, Crimson Tide defensive back Brian Branch will be heading to the NFL. Branch made the announcement that he will be foregoing his senior season via social media on Monday afternoon. " January 03

  • Who Are the X-Factors for the National Championship?

    Bleacher Report "It is not the championship game we expected, although it's one we'll gladly embrace. After a pair of thrilling semifinal games on New Year's Eve, the only hope is that college football's final game will come close to matching the drama. On the surface,..." January 03

  • Stetson Bennett: 'Pretty apparent' Georgia can play better vs. TCU

    ESPN "Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett said "it's pretty apparent" the No. 1 Bulldogs can play better than they did Saturday in their 42-41 win against Ohio State in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, a motivating factor as they prepare to face No...." January 03

  • Alabama’s Bryce Young, Will Anderson Jr., Jahmyr Gibbs Declare For Draft

    Pro Football Rumors "In a move which comes as no surprise, three of Alabama’s top players from this season are set to turn pro. In a joint announcement made on Monday, quarterback Bryce Young, pass rusher Will Anderson Jr. and running back Jahmyr Gibbs confirmed that they..." January 02

  • Alabama football coach Nick Saban bashes transferring players and ‘energy vampires’

    Sportsnaut "Alabama football head coach Nick Saban is going to be short-handed for the team’s bowl game due to a slew of transfers this season, and he let the media know all about it and his dislike for the transfer portal on Friday. It is probably safe to say that the Alabama Crimson..." December 31

  • Texas Tech disputes allegations that player spit, used racial slur during Texas Bowl scrum vs. Ole Miss

    CBS Sports "Texas Tech coach Joey McGuire and linebacker Dimitri Moore have denied accusations that Moore spit on an Ole Miss player and used a racial slur during a scrum in Wednesday's Texas Bowl. The sequence, which occurred after an Ole Miss fumble early in the fourth..." December 30

  • Urban Meyer offers one big key for Ohio State against Georgia

    Larry Brown Sports "The Ohio State Buckeyes are regarded as clear underdogs for the College Football Playoff semi-final against Georgia, but Urban Meyer sees one thing the Buckeyes can do to improve their chances. Meyer was somewhat bullish about Ohio State’s capability of causing Georgia trouble,..." December 30

  • Georgia, Ohio State coaches not feeling added pressure

    ESPN "Georgia might be the defending champions and the No. 1 seed in the College Football Playoff, but coach Kirby Smart said there's just as much pressure now as there was during his first season in 2016. "The standard doesn't change," Smart said Friday on the eve of..." December 30

  • Ole Miss RB Zach Evans to Declare For 2023 NFL Draft

    SI "The Ole Miss Rebels have lost a handful of key players over the last few days. But the latest one might sting the most.  Per a report from ESPN college football insider Pete Thamel, Ole Miss star runningback Zach Evans is set to declare for the 2023 NFL..." December 30

  • College Football Playoff Expert Picks: Best Bets for TCU vs. Michigan & Ohio State vs. Georgia

    Sportsbook Review "College football will once again be on center stage on New Year's Eve. As bowl season nears its end, TCU will face Michigan in the Fiesta Bowl and Ohio State takes on Georgia in the Peach Bowl with the College Football Playoff deciding the 2023 National Championship matchup. Read on for our..." December 30

  • LSU WR Kayshon Boutte declares after initially opting to return to team next season

    CBS Sports "LSU star wide receiver Kayshon Boutte has had a change of heart and will declare for the 2023 NFL Draft less than a month after announcing he would return to the Tigers in 2023. LSU announced earlier on Wednesday that Boutte will not play in the upcoming Citrus Bowl vs...." December 29

  • Lane Kiffin: Texas Tech player spit, possibly used racial slur

    NBC DFW "Mississippi coach Lane Kiffin said a Texas Tech player spit on one of his players and possibly used a racial slur Wednesday night in the Texas Bowl. A scrum between the teams came after Ole Miss’ Dayton Wade fumbled early in the fourth quarter and Texas Tech recovered. There was..." December 29

  • Ohio St. 'cool' with underdog role for CFP matchup vs. Georgia

    ESPN "Ohio State isn't often an underdog when it takes the field, and the Buckeyes seem to be embracing the fact that defending national champion Georgia is a betting favorite to beat them in Saturday's College Football Playoff semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Bowl. The..." December 28

  • Georgia QB Stetson Bennett Talks Challenges of Repeating as Champs Ahead of OSU Game

    Bleacher Report "Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett spoke Wednesday about the difficulty of repeating as national champions, noting the importance and difficulty of maintaining the hunger, drive and work ethic the second time around. "Good or bad, what they tell you, it's not true,"..." December 28

  • South Carolina coach Shane Beamer climbed tree in effort to sign four-star OL Oluwatosin Babalade

    CBS Sports "College football coaches will go to extreme lengths to land some of the top recruits in the country. Just look at South Carolina coach Shane Beamer, who went out on a limb to sign four-star offensive lineman Oluwatosin "Tree" Babalade. In the days leading up to the..." December 23

  • Former Missouri WR Dominic Lovett transfers to Georgia

    The Athletic "When last on the same field, Dominic Lovett was the leading receiver there, catching a long pass that set up Missouri’s lone touchdown in its near-upset of No. 1 Georgia. Evidently, the Bulldogs saw enough. Lovett, who ranks third in the SEC in catches and receiving yards,..." December 23

  • Four-star EDGE Damon Wilson commits to Georgia

    CBS Sports "Georgia picked up a huge addition for its 2023 recruiting class on Wednesday during the first day of the early signing period when edge rusher Damon Wilson chose the Bulldogs. Wilson is rated a four-star prospect by 247Sports and is ranked the No. 6 edge rusher in the..." December 22

  • QB Jayden Daniels returning to LSU for 2023 season

    ESPN "LSU quarterback Jayden Daniels, who started all season for the Tigers after three years as Arizona State's starter, will return for the 2023 season. Daniels has 2,774 passing yards with 16 touchdowns and three interceptions this season, while leading LSU in carries..." December 22

  • Mississippi State leading WR Rara Thomas to transfer to Georgia

    ESPN "Rara Thomas, who led Mississippi State in receiving this season, said on Thursday that he will transfer to Georgia. The sophomore from Eufala, Alabama, caught 44 passes this season for 626 yards and seven touchdowns. He'll add depth to a unit at..." December 22

  • Alabama recruiting class is one of Nick Saban’s most impressive feats

    The Athletic "What Nick Saban accomplished Wednesday, the culmination of more than a year’s work, won’t be fully appreciated because it’s become the norm. After all, No. 1 recruiting classes have been signed time and again under his watch. But Alabama football fans need..." December 22

  • Jimbo Fisher: 'Absolute Joke' How Much Tampering Goes On in Transfer Portal

    Bleacher Report "Texas A&M football head coach Jimbo Fisher made his feelings clear about the amount of tampering going on in the NCAA's transfer portal as teams continue to navigate the NIL (name, image and likeness) era. Fisher made his remarks during a National Signing Day press..." December 22

  • Former five-star CB Tony Grimes transferring to Texas A&M

    ESPN "Tony Grimes, a former five-star cornerback and All-ACC honorable mention player at North Carolina, announced Thursday that he will transfer to Texas A&M. Grimes reclassified from the 2021 class to 2020 to play early at UNC. He appeared in 37 games over the past three..." December 22

  • Former 5-star CB Denver Harris transferring to LSU from Texas A&M

    The Athletic "Texas A&M cornerback Denver Harris announced Thursday that he’ll be transferring to LSU. Here’s what you need to know: Harris was a five-star prospect in the Aggies’ star-studded class of 2022. Harris was suspended twice in his time at..." December 22

  • 5-Star CB Desmond Ricks Commits to Alabama Over Florida, LSU

    Bleacher Report "And the rich get richer. The Alabama Crimson Tide, who already have the No. 1 class in the country for 2023, added a top-ranked cornerback to their group Thursday. Hayes Fawcett of On3 Sports reported Desmond Ricks chose Alabama over LSU and Florida in a battle..." December 22

  • Wisconsin QB Graham Mertz To Transfer to Florida

    SI "All Gators can confirm that rising fifth-year senior quarterback Graham Mertz intends to transfer from Wisconsin to Florida.  Mertz's imminent transfer to Florida was first reported by G. Allan Taylor of The Athletic. Having redshirted..." December 21