Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ty Simpson commits to Alabama Crimson Tide over Clemson Tigers

    ESPN "Quarterback Ty Simpson, the No. 27 ranked recruit overall in the 2022 class, committed to Alabama on Friday. The No. 2 dual-threat signal-caller chose the Crimson Tide over Clemson, Tennessee and UT Martin, and is now the highest-ranked commit in Alabama's 2022 class. Simpson is a..." February 26

  • AD Ross Bjork says Texas A&M planning to host football games at 'full capacity'

    USA Today "Texas A&M University is planning to host football games with no attendance limitations at Kyle Field for the upcoming fall season.  Texas A&M athletic director Ross Bjork said on a Facebook Live town hall meeting Tuesday that he expects to have the full..." February 25

  • Les Miles reached settlement with student over harassment allegations

    CBS Sports "The branches of the ongoing investigation into LSU's handlings of allegations of sexual misconduct and domestic violence cases have reached Lawrence, Kansas. A report from Andrea Gallo and Brooks Kubena of the Baton Rouge Advocate on Wednesday reveals that current..." February 24

  • 4-star defender Dylan Brooks commits to Auburn

    247 Sports "Dylan Brooks, a 4-star defensive end recruit released Friday from his National Letter of Intent with Tennessee, already has found a new home. He will be an Auburn Tiger. Brooks committed to coach Bryan Harsin's program Saturday..." February 20

  • New Auburn coach Bryan Harsin works on his vision for the program while keeping an eye on the 'team up north'

    CBS Sports "Not that Bryan Harsin is counting but, well, he is marking time as Auburn's new coach.  "I've been here 55 days," Harsin said this week. "I absolutely love this place. We haven't played a game. I know we haven't done anything. We're..." February 19

  • Tennessee football conditionally releases Dylan Brooks

    College And Magnolia "One of the early blows to Auburn’s 2021 recruiting class came in April last year when 4-star OLB Dylan Brooks committed to Tennessee over Auburn. The major factor in that decision was his relationship with Jeremy Pruitt. The two were close and upon being assured by..." February 19

  • Tennessee to hire former UC Bearcats co-defensive coordinator Tim Banks

    Cincinnati "The University of Tennessee is finalizing a deal to hire Penn State co-defensive coordinator Tim Banks as the Volunteers' new defensive coordinator, according to multiple reports. Banks was the co-defensive coordinator for the University of Cincinnati Bearcats in 2010 and 2011..." February 16

  • Ex-Alabama DL Lorenzo Washington Dead At The Age Of 34

    Black Sports Online "Another person passes away way too soon. Lorenzo Washington played on the Bama national championship team in 2009. Former Alabama defensive lineman Lorenzo Washington passed away Sunday. While details of Washington’s death have yet to be released,..." February 15

  • UCF AD trolls Florida schools while introducing Gus Malzahn "The UCF football program has always had a bit of a chip on its shoulder, and that continued Monday despite a rather high-profile hiring. UCF athletic director Terry Mohajir took a shot at rival programs within the state while introducing new head coach Gus Malzahn. Mohajir called..." February 15

  • Nick Saban raises key question about College Football Playoff expansion

    Larry Brown Sports "While there is no imminent effort to expand the College Football Playoff, many of the sport’s leading figures are still asked regularly if a proposal should be on the table. Alabama coach Nick Saban was asked that question on “The Rich Eisen Show” this week, and..." February 14

  • Tennessee kicker Brent Cimaglia transfers to Georgia Tech

    Sportsnaut "Former Tennessee kicker Brent Cimaglia announced Sunday that he is transferring to Georgia Tech. He entered the transfer portal late last month and has one year of eligibility remaining. “Honored and blessed to receive this opportunity,” Cimaglia tweeted Sunday,..." February 14

  • Former Clemson LB Mike Jones announces transfer to LSU

    The Spun "Linebacker Mike Jones Jr. won’t be playing for Clemson anymore after entering the transfer portal last month. But he’ll still be a Tiger – just for a different team. Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, Jones announced that he is joining LSU for the 2021 college..." February 10

  • Urban Meyer says Alabama is on a different level from everyone else

    Larry Brown Sports "Urban Meyer believes that Alabama is on a completely different level from everyone else in college football currently, and he knows there is a lot of work to be done for teams to catch up. Meyer, who recently accepted the Jacksonville Jaguars’ head coach job, joined Big Ten..." February 09

  • Notre Dame, Florida schedule future home-and-home series for 2031, 2032 college football seasons

    CBS Sports "Two college football blue bloods will face off on the gridiron, but we unfortunately won't get to see it until the next decade as it was announced on Monday that Florida and Notre Dame have scheduled a future home-and-home series. While the matchup is certainly enough to..." February 09

  • Alabama expected to lose fifth assistant from 2020 staff with DBs coach Karl Scott off to the NFL

    CBS Sports "Alabama is about to replace a fifth coach this offseason. Defensive backs coach Karl Scott is expected to leave Tuscaloosa for the same role with the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL, according to and 247Sports. Scott spent three years on Nick Saban's staff with..." February 06

  • Key College Football Super Seniors Using Extra Year of Eligibility for 2021

    Bleacher Report "Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NCAA ruled that the 2020 college football season would not count against anyone's eligibility clock. This means that seniors who normally would have been forced to move on to the next chapter of their lives were given the option to return for one more..." February 06

  • Ex-Penn State QB Will Levis transfers to Kentucky

    Sportsnaut "Former Penn State quarterback Will Levis is transferring to Kentucky. Levis made the announcement Friday on social media. He said last month that he would be leaving the Nittany Lions after he had more rushing than passing attempts in his career. As a graduate..." February 06

  • Former USC assistant Todd McNair to get new trial in defamation case vs. NCAA

    ESPN "A California Court of Appeals on Friday affirmed a lower court's order for a new trial in former USC assistant coach Todd McNair's long-standing defamation lawsuit against the NCAA, which found that he violated ethical conduct rules during its investigation into whether former..." February 05

  • John Egorugwu leaving Bills to be Vanderbilt linebackers coach

    Saturday Down South "Clark Lea continues to build his new staff at Vanderbilt and he has reportedly reached into the NFL to hire a defensive assistant from the Buffalo Bills where he has coached the last four years. Vanderbilt is hiring Buffalo Bills assistant LB coach John Egorugwu as the school’s..." February 05

  • Terrion Arnold Commits to Alabama

    SI "Entering the final national signing day window of the 2021 recruiting cycle, there weren't too many presents left to unwrap. For schools like Georgia and Alabama, the Feb. 3 national signing day was about one prospect: SI99 safety Terrion Arnold. Arnold announced he..." February 04

  • Four-star DT Tywone Malone commits to Ole Miss

    The Score "Lane Kiffin delivered a big addition to Ole Miss' defense Wednesday, as four-star defensive tackle Tywone Malone announced on ESPN that he's signing with the Rebels. The 6-foot-4, 310-pounder is ranked by ESPN as the fifth-best defensive tackle and 45th overall..." February 04

  • Will Muschamp joins Georgia as analyst

    Alabama "Will Muschamp has joined the Georgia football staff as a defensive analyst, Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart told reporters on Wednesday. Muschamp, the former head coach at South Carolina and Florida and defensive coordinator at Auburn and LSU, played at Georgia in the early 1990s. " February 04

  • Alabama inks highest-rated college football recruiting class of all-time

    CBS Sports "Alabama on Wednesday formalized the signing of the No. 1 class in a college football recruiting cycle for the ninth time in the last 11 years. The Crimson Tide entered the traditional 2021 National Signing Day with an incredible 325.46 points in the 247Sports Composite, well ahead..." February 03

  • 4-star prospect L.J. Johnson commits to Texas A&M

    Burnt Orange Nation "After last off dropping his final four months ago, Cypress Cy-Fair star running back LJ Johnson committed to the Texas A&M Aggies over the Texas Longhorns in one of the biggest decisions on National Signing Day. The four-star talent sided with the Aggies over his other finalists,..." February 03

  • Arik Gilbert Commits to Florida

    SI "Former LSU tight end and major Georgia target Arik Gilbert has committed to Florida per his social media feeds. He announced his decision Sunday on Twitter with the following statement:  "After careful consideration, I have decided to commit to the University of..." February 01

  • Leaked Video Shows Nick Saban’s Epic Recruiting Style To Young Player

    Total Pro Sports "If you didn’t think Nick Saban was the head coaching GOAT in college football, this video should easily change your mind. If you ever wondered what it was like to be recruited by the head coach, you now have your chance after a video leaked to social media showing the Crimson..." January 31

  • LSU Tigers land ESPN Jr. 300 offensive tackle Will Campbell

    ESPN "LSU has gotten off to a fast start in the 2022 recruiting cycle and added to its class on Saturday when ESPN Junior 300 offensive tackle Will Campbell announced his commitment to the Tigers. Campbell is the No. 62-ranked recruit overall, a 6-foot-6, 275-pound tackle out of Neville..." January 31

  • Kellen Mond Wins 2021 Senior Bowl MVP as National Team Tops American Team

    Bleacher Report "The National Team came out on top 27-24 against the American Team in the 2021 Senior Bowl from Mobile, Alabama, on Saturday.  The final score isn't nearly as important to how players looked on the field. This was the first major showcase game for this..." January 30

  • Tennessee AD has great response to report about leaks

    Larry Brown Sports "Tennessee athletic director Danny White has had a busy month, taking over as the school’s new athletic director and hiring a football coach. There has also been some speculation that he’s been up to other things, but he had a great response to that. College football writer..." January 30

  • Mac Jones hurts ankle, may not play in Senior Bowl

    Yahoo! Sports "NFL teams scouting Alabama quarterback Mac Jones may not get to use the Senior Bowl as a data point. Jones took part in practices for the game this week and remains in Mobile, but he is not sure if he will be able to play on Saturday. He injured his left ankle on Thursday..." January 29

  • Ex-LSU player Ray Parker facing disturbing animal abuse allegations

    Larry Brown Sports "Former LSU football player Ray Parker was suspended last year after he was charged in a domestic violence incident, and that is not the only legal trouble he is facing. Parker was charged with misdemeanor battery of a dating partner last September. He had been free on $4,500 bond..." January 29

  • Tulsa disciplined for bowl game brawl; no decision on Mississippi State

    USA Today "Tulsa announced disciplinary actions will be issued to 13 of its players who participated in a post-game brawl with Mississippi State at the end of last month's Armed Forces Bowl.  The punishments handed down Friday include reprimands, community service..." January 29

  • Tennessee OC Jim Chaney, QBs coach Chris Weinke not being retained by new football coach Josh Heupel

    ESPN "New Tennessee football coach Josh Heupel has not retained a pair of former Vols assistants, offensive coordinator Jim Chaney and quarterbacks coach Chris Weinke. Heupel informed Chaney and Weinke on Friday morning that he would not be keeping them on staff, meaning Chaney is..." January 29

  • Andre Carter following Daronte Jones to LSU

    Pro Football Talk "Former Jets defensive line coach Andre Carter is following Daronte Jones to LSU, Bruce Feldman of reports. Carter will serve in the same position in Baton Rouge. Carter has spent the past three seasons in the NFL. He was assistant defensive line coach with the Dolphins..." January 28

  • Ole Miss gets in on Wall Street bets craze with funny tweet

    Larry Brown Sports "The clash between retail investors and Wall Street billionaires reached a boiling point this week, and Ole Miss has decided to use that as a marketing opportunity. Ole Miss tweeted a link to its season ticket packages on Thursday with a hilarious photo of Lane Kiffin. They made the..." January 28

  • Former Bengals DL coach Nick Eason lands at Auburn "Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive line coach Nick Eason has landed with the Auburn Tigers and will hold the same position in 2021. Auburn announced the move this week, meaning Eason will play a key role for the Tigers under new head coach Bryan Harsin. " January 28

  • 2022 4-star QB Gunner Stockton commits to Georgia

    Dawg Nation "Gunner Stockton is going to make a lot of folks happy today. Marquis Groves-Killebrew, the lockdown defensive back commit in the 2022 class, will be smiling big. So will former Rabun County alum Charlie Woerner. It goes without saying that Buster Faulkner, Todd Monken and Kirby..." January 28

  • Albert Haynesworth calls for boycott of Tennessee football for 'systematic racism' "Former NFL and University of Tennessee football player Albert Haynesworth is calling for a boycott of the Volunteers football program.  In a post Facebook reacting to the hiring of Josh Heupel, who was named the Vols' 27th coach on Wednesday,..." January 28

  • Najee Harris had great reason for ignoring agents’ Senior Bowl advice

    Yahoo! Sports "As more and more college football players make business decisions about the pre-draft process, one top prospect has decided to throw caution, and perhaps cash, to the wind. Bucky Brooks of NFL Media says, via Joe Schad of the Palm Beach Post, that former Alabama running back..." January 27

  • UCF's Josh Heupel finalizing deal to become Tennessee's next head coach

    Yahoo! Sports "Central Florida coach Josh Heupel is finalizing a deal to become the next coach at Tennessee, sources told Yahoo Sports. A deal is expected to be announced on Wednesday. Tennessee’s move to hire Heupel will reunite him with his old athletic director, Danny White, who became the..." January 27

  • Josh Heupel Gives Tennessee Its Best Chance in Forever

    The Big Lead "Central Florida's Josh Heupel is finalizing a deal to become the new coach at Tennessee, according to a report this morning from Yahoo Sports. An announcement is expected later in the day in regards to the Volunteers' new plan going forward and — let's be honest —..." January 27

  • Oklahoma lands Tennessee RB transfer Eric Gray

    SI "Oklahoma on Wednesday landed its third Tennessee Volunteer from the NCAA Transfer Portal in less than two weeks. Running back Eric Gray, who entered the portal two weeks ago, announced his commitment to OU on Twitter. Gray was a 4-star prospect by 247 Sports and Rivals..." January 27

  • Why Alabama's new coaching staff will make college football history

    USA Today "As the poster child for ballooning staff sizes across the Football Bowl Subdivision, Alabama has collected a smorgasbord of former college head coaches willing to accept reduced pay and responsibilities in exchange for having their reputations cleaned, buffed and polished by Nick Saban and..." January 26

  • LSU hires Vikings DBs coach Daronte Jones as DC

    The Score "LSU found a replacement for former defensive coordinator Bo Pelini. The Tigers hired Minnesota Vikings defensive backs coach Daronte Jones to fill the position, the program announced Tuesday. LSU and Pelini parted ways in December after just one..." January 26

  • 10 College Football Programs That Are Screwed in Class of 2021 Recruiting Window

    Bleacher Report "For many college football programs, national signing day (Feb. 3) will provide a satisfying culmination of much hard work and a promising glimpse of the future. For others, that date on the calendar looms ominously, like a science fair for which they've long neglected to work on..." January 26

  • Alabama announces Doug Marrone is their offensive line coach

    Saturday Down South "Leave it to Nick Saban to have a few openings on his Alabama coaching staff and be able to fill those positions with two guys that served as NFL head coaches during the 2020 season. That’s just the latest sign that Saban has the power and influence to fix any coaching career..." January 25

  • LSU expected to hire Vikings DBs coach Jones as new DC

    CBS Sports "LSU is close to hiring its new defensive coordinator -- again. According to Bruce Feldman of The Athletic and Brett McMurphy of Stadium, the Tigers are expected to hire Minnesota Vikings defensive backs coach Daronte Jones to lead the team's defensive unit in..." January 25

  • Jeff Fisher campaigning for the Tennessee head coach job

    Yardbarker "There are fair questions about how appealing the Tennessee Volunteers' head-coaching position is right now with the threat of looming NCAA sanctions. There has been a lot of talk that the cloud hovering over the program could scare some candidates off. However, one veteran coach is..." January 25

  • Steve Sarkisian says Nick Saban will 'be OK' after losing coaches

    247 Sports "x New Texas head football coach Steve Sarkisian is finalizing his coaching staff in Austin and appears to be doing so by raiding the staff of his former boss, Alabama head coach Nick Saban. But while Sarkisian might be delivering a bit of a blow to the Crimson..." January 24

  • Domani Jackson, No. 5 recruit in 2022 class, commits to USC

    ESPN "Five-star cornerback Domani Jackson announced his commitment to USC on Saturday, choosing the Trojans over Arizona State, Clemson, Michigan and Ohio State. Jackson is the No. 5-ranked prospect in the 2022 class and the No. 1 prospect from..." January 23

  • How Peyton Manning was involved in Tennessee athletics director search

    USA Today "eyton Manning was unaware that Danny White was on Donde Plowman's short list to be Tennessee's next athletics director. The legendary quarterback unknowingly pointed toward White when he spoke with the  University of Tennessee Chancellor about the AD..." January 23

  • Alabama hires former Texans coach Bill O'Brien as offensive coordinator "Three months after being fired by the Houston Texans, Bill O'Brien has been hired by Nick Saban as the University of Alabama's offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced the news on Thursday. O'Brien, who held both..." January 21

  • Sarah Fuller Goes Barefoot to Introduce VP Kamala Harris in 'Celebrating America'

    TMZ "Sarah Fuller's used to performing under pressure, but doing it barefoot and in freezing temps was something new as she played a key role in President Biden's Inauguration celebration. The Vanderbilt University football/soccer player was in Nashville for the..." January 21

  • Missouri hiring former NFL coach Steve Wilks as DC

    Yahoo! Sports "Former NFL coach Steve Wilks is headed back to college. Wilks has agreed to become the defensive coordinator at Missouri, sources told Yahoo Sports. The former Arizona Cardinals coach going to the SEC marks one of the offseason’s most surprising transactions. " January 21

  • Tennessee Fans Want Lane Kiffin Back

    The Big Lead "Lane Kiffin was Tennessee's head football coach for one season back in 2009 and his departure for USC left Volunteers fans furious. Now, 11 years later, many of those same fans have taken to Twitter hoping and praying Kiffin is brought back to replace the recently-fired Jeremy..." January 21

  • Will Muschamp could land staff role at Georgia?

    Larry Brown Sports "Former South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp is looking for a new job, and there’s increasing speculation he may find one at his alma mater. According to multiple reports, Muschamp has been seen frequently at Georgia’s football facilities throughout the week. Chip Towers..." January 20

  • How Sarah Fuller became part of Joe Biden-Kamala Harris inauguration

    USA Today "Sarah Fuller went from Vanderbilt soccer player to a featured guest in the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris inauguration celebration in less than two months. She will appear on “Celebrating America,” a television show, which begins at 8:30 p.m. ET Wednesday. That’s..." January 20

  • Henry To’o To’o among starters leaving Tennessee after Jeremy Pruitt's firing

    Rocky Top Talk "One of the worst case scenarios for Tennessee is playing out right before our very eyes. An investigation that dragged out to a month after the season resulted in the firing of head coach Jeremy Pruitt. That, in turn, has several players wondering what their next move might be. For..." January 20

  • Former South Carolina starting QB Ryan Hilinksi announces Northwestern as his transfer destination

    CBS Sports "Former South Carolina starting quarterback Ryan Hilinski announced Tuesday that he will continue his playing career as a member of the Northwestern Wildcats. Hilinski, a sophomore, will join a program that will be without recently-departed senior Peyton Ramsey. Hilinski..." January 19

  • Ravens DB coach Jesse Minter set to be Vanderbilt’s defensive coordinator

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens are looking at another opening within their defensive coaching staff. Defensive backs coach Jesse Minter is expected to be named the defensive coordinator at Vanderbilt, according to multiple reports. Minter just finished his fourth season with the Ravens and..." January 19

  • Kentucky's Mark Stoops 'not one bit' surprised about Tennessee scandal

    Kentucky Sports Radio "Nope. Not at all. Monday afternoon athletic director Phil Fulmer “retired” as the University of Tennessee announced the termination of head football coach Jeremy Pruitt for cause after an internal investigation found the program committed a number of Level I and Level II..." January 19

  • The Tennessee Job Isn't As Attractive as Volunteers Fans Think it Is

    The Big Lead "Tennessee fired head football coach Jeremy Pruitt on Monday after an internal investigation into potential recruiting violations. The NCAA is likely to go after the program, as transgressions by assistant coaches could rise to become Level I violations. The Volunteers are now looking for a new..." January 19

  • Tennessee handed recruits cash in McDonald’s bags

    Yardbarker "Tennessee fired Jeremy Pruitt on Monday amid an investigation of recruiting violations, and you will understand why when you hear about some of the practices that allegedly took place under the former Vols head coach. Dan Patrick said on his show Tuesday that he was told by..." January 19

  • Doug Marrone could join Alabama staff

    Larry Brown Sports "Former Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone is poised to land on his feet in the college game. According to SEC Network analyst Cole Cubelic, Marrone has emerged as a candidate to become offensive line coach at Alabama after being fired by the Jaguars at the end of the NFL..." January 18

  • LSU finalizing deal to make Saints' Ryan Nielsen new DC

    The Score "LSU is working to finalize a deal to make New Orleans Saints assistant Ryan Nielsen the Tigers' new defensive coordinator, reports Jane Slater of NFL Network. Nielsen has informed Saints head coach Sean Payton he intends to take the job, Slater adds. " January 18

  • Georgia DC Dan Lanning turns down Texas, indicates he’s staying with Bulldogs

    Dawg Nation "Georgia defensive coordinator Dan Lanning has turned down the Texas defensive coordinator and will stay with the Bulldogs. There were reports earlier on Friday that Lanning had emerged as a favorite to join the Longhorns staff and work for new Texas coach and former Alabama offensive..." January 18

  • Tennessee to fire head coach Jeremy Pruitt

    247 Sports "After weeks of speculation that Jeremy Pruitt has been on the hot seat in Knoxville, Tennessee has made a decision on the future of its head coach. After a rough ending to the 2020 season, Tennessee will fire Pruitt, according to a report from Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports...." January 18

  • Report: Peyton Manning to play significant role in picking next Tennessee coach "Peyton Manning knows what it takes for the Tennessee Volunteers to be a great college football team. Now, with the Vols set to kick off another search for their head coach, the legendary quarterback could play a deciding role in picking the right hire. Tennessee is set to fire head..." January 18

  • Nine Tennessee staff members fired amid investigation into recruiting violations

    Saturday Down South "Jeremy Pruitt wasn’t the one to inform his coaching staff that the school had parted ways with him, according to multiple reports. The assistants learned of the news from an administrative assistant, according to Bruce Feldman of The Athletic and Fox Sports...." January 18

  • Tennessee can be an attractive job if Vols stop crippling program

    CBS Sports "Despite what Tennessee says and does, its football job is still an attractive one. The problem -- among many right now at the school -- is that the Volunteers keep trying mightily to prove the contrary. Mostly, Tennessee has been burning its football program to the ground..." January 18

  • Paul Finebaum owns up to being wrong about Jeremy Pruitt

    Larry Brown Sports "Paul Finebaum was an early champion of Jeremy Pruitt at Tennessee, but after Monday’s events, the college football commentator simply had to admit how wrong he was. In 2018, Finebaum ripped former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray after Murray said he was skeptical that Pruitt..." January 18

  • Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller will be a part of Joe Biden's presidential inauguration event

    USA Today "Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller will be a part of the "Celebrating America" television program on Inauguration Day. Fuller, who in 2020 became the first woman in Power Five college football history to play and to score a point, will be on "Celebrating..." January 17

  • Quinnen Williams Says Nick Saban Is Greatest Football Coach Ever, Period

    TMZ "Sorry, Patriots fans ... Quinnen Williams says Bill Belichick is NOT the greatest football coach ever -- the Jets star tells TMZ Sports that honor now belongs to Nick Saban!! The NFL defensive lineman made the bold claim shortly after the Alabama..." January 16

  • Alabama assistant Charles Huff set to be hired as Marshall's new football coach

    ESPN "Marshall is expected to hire Alabama associate head coach/running backs coach Charles Huff as its new head coach, pending approval by the university's board of governors on Monday, sources confirmed to ESPN on Saturday. Huff, 37, is regarded as one of the top..." January 16

  • Florida Gators Add Auburn DT Transfer Daquan Newkirk

    SI "In an attempt to anchor down the trenches with experienced talent, Florida has added another graduate transfer to the defensive front in the form of Daquan Newkirk. After announcing his intentions to transfer just four days ago, Newkirk spent little time finding a new place to..." January 15

  • Wan'Dale Robinson announces transfer to Kentucky Wildcats

    ESPN "Former Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Wan'Dale Robinson is transferring to Kentucky, he announced Friday. Robinson, who led Nebraska with 51 receptions for 461 yards and a touchdown in eight games this season, entered the NCAA's transfer..." January 15

  • Bill O'Brien finalizing deal with Alabama to replace Steve Sarkisian as offensive coordinator

    CBS Sports "Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian took the vacant head coaching job at Texas earlier this month, which left a hole in the Crimson Tide coaching staff headed into the 2021 college football season. That vacancy is in the process of being filled. Bill..." January 14

  • Nick Saban denies GOAT status: I'm 'beneficiary' of Bear Bryant's success

    The Score "Nick Saban won a record seventh national title this season, but the Alabama head coach still doesn't believe he's done enough to surpass Paul "Bear" Bryant as the greatest college football coach ever. "I don't really think there should be a..." January 14

  • Texas hires special teams coach Jeff Banks away from Alabama with $1 million annual salary

    CBS Sports "Alabama assistant Jeff Banks has joined Steve Sarkisian's staff at Texas becoming what is believed to be the first $1 million-a-year special teams coach, sources told CBS Sports. Banks, 45, just completed his third season at Alabama coaching tight ends and special..." January 14

  • Nick Saban says Bill O’Brien having dual NFL role “probably impossible”

    Pro Football Talk "Alabama has not made the hiring of Bill O’Brien official yet, but head coach Nick Saban sounds as if it’s a done deal. O’Brien is expected to get back into coaching in Tuscaloosa as the national champions’ new offensive coordinator, replacing Steve Sarkisian...." January 13

  • Georgia's top two RBs returning in 2021

    CBS Sports "Georgia should be the early SEC East -- and, perhaps, playoff -- favorite in 2021 because of how many key players are returning. Among them is quarterback JT Daniels, but the Bulldogs will also have a loaded backfield. The team's top two running backs, Zamir..." January 13

  • Alabama WR DeVonta Smith breaks records in first half, injures hand in second half of national championship

    CBS Sports "There was no Heisman Trophy jinx for Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith Monday night. College football's top playmaker tore up Ohio State's pass defense in the 2021 College Football Playoff National Championship, breaking playoff and SEC records..." January 12

  • Mac Jones Says Alabama Is 'Best Team to Ever Play' After National Championship Win

    SI "After beating Ohio State 52–24 to capture a national championship win, Alabama quarterback Mac Jones didn't mince words about where he thinks his team stacks up all-time. "I think we're the best team to ever play," Jones said, via Yahoo Sports...." January 12

  • Alabama Fans Pack Tuscaloosa Streets After Championship Win, COVID Nightmare

    TMZ "When is a win really a loss? You're looking at it ... 'cause after Alabama hoisted the national championship trophy Monday night -- Tide fans packed the streets of Tuscaloosa to celebrate, and it was a COVID nightmare. Just minutes after 'Bama finished drubbing Ohio State,..." January 12

  • In taking Tide to title, Mac Jones put together greatest season by any Alabama quarterback

    USA Today "He wasn’t as familiar as AJ McCarron, as popular as Jalen Hurts or as flashy as Tua Tagovailoa. In many ways, Mac Jones began the 2020 season as the archetype of so many forgettable Alabama quarterbacks whose existence was defined by simply not messing up.   Jones..." January 12

  • This could go down as epic fail for Ohio State defense

    USA Today "After one half at Monday night’s College Football Playoff national championship against Alabama, it became clear that Ohio State’s path to victory hinged on a miracle or, barring that, the Crimson Tide becoming lost in the tunnels below Hard Rock Stadium and unable to return for the..." January 12

  • How to break up Nick Saban's monopoly at Alabama to improve college football

    USA Today "Sitting behind a microphone after winning another national championship, coach Nick Saban faced the news media Monday night and looked a little bored. This has gotten a little old – six titles in 12 years for his Alabama football team. What else is there for him to..." January 12

  • Nick Saban is the GOAT, and his argument gets only stronger with time

    Yahoo! Sports "Former Florida coach Steve Spurrier went to speak at a high school clinic in Alabama in 2016 soon after he stepped down from South Carolina in the fall of 2015. Spurrier chatted up his old friend and foe, Nick Saban, and Spurrier offered a prediction: “You..." January 12

  • Alabama Wide Receiver DeVonta Smith Cements Himself as an All-Time CFB Great

    Bleacher Report "He left the field with a towel drenched over his mangled right hand. Another towel was dangling from his mouth. For a night as magical as this, it was a cruel way for DeVonta Smith's dazzling college football season and career to end.  It took one hit—an awkward tackle..." January 12

  • DeVonta Smith, Steve Sarkisian Put Together Perfect Alabama Sendoff in Title Win

    Bleacher Report "As the reality set in for the Ohio State faithful Monday, a simple look at the box score explained the story. Alabama quarterback Mac Jones had 342 yards and four touchdowns, and running back Najee Harris had accounted for 111 yards and two scores. Wide receiver DeVonta..." January 12

  • Nick Saban, greatest coach ever or greatest college football coach?

    Pro Football Talk "With Alabama coach Nick Saban winning his seventh national championship, there’s no question that he’s the greatest coach in college football history. But is he the greatest coach ever, in any sport? Simms and I had an unplanned debate on the subject earlier today..." January 12

  • Patrick Mahomes, Jalen Ramsey Slam Alabama For Playing Injured Jaylen Waddle

    TMZ "Several NFL stars had big bones to pick with Nick Saban on Monday night ... with Patrick Mahomes, Jalen Ramsey and others blasting the coach and the Tide for playing injured star Jaylen Waddle. The future NFL wideout broke his ankle against Tennessee back..." January 12

  • Fourteen arrested, Tuscaloosa mayor 'disappointed' in massive downtown gathering after Alabama's win

    USA Today "Tuscaloosa (Ala.) police arrested 14 people Monday night as thousands of Alabama football fans gathered downtown to celebrate the Crimson Tide's national championship victory, police chief Brent Blankley said in a news conference Tuesday. Blankley said the..." January 12

  • Nick Saban: 'Ongoing process' to find new Alabama Crimson Tide offensive coordinator

    ESPN "Alabama coach Nick Saban said Tuesday that it's an "ongoing process" to find a replacement for offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian, who was named the head coach at Texas a week ago. Former Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien has been..." January 12

  • Mac Jones’ Girlfriend Had A Great Time Celebrating The Crimson Tides’ National Title Win

    Total Pro Sports "Sophie Scott had a front row seat to watch her boyfriend Mac Jones’ memorable night. Scott, the girlfriend of Alabama quarterback Jones, documented the experienced on her Instagram story as she shared clips from the Crimson Tide’s national title win Monday over Ohio..." January 12

  • National Championship TV ratings for Ohio State-Alabama game down

    Larry Brown Sports "The TV ratings for the National Championship between Ohio State and Alabama on Monday night were down compared many past years. The game drew 18.7 million viewers across ESPN TV (non-streaming) channels, ESPN shared. The 18.7 million viewers is a lot, but not by college..." January 12

  • Rich Rodriguez hired by Louisiana-Monroe as offensive coordinator

    Larry Brown Sports "Rich Rodriguez is returning to college football. Louisiana-Monroe announced on Tuesday that they have hired Rodriguez as their offensive coordinator. In addition, his son Rhett is transferring to the school. Rhett will have two years left of eligibility. " January 12

  • Ex-Auburn DC Kevin Steele joining Tennessee football

    CBS Sports "After guiding the Auburn football program to the conclusion of the 2020 season and earning attention as a potential candidate to replace Gus Malzahn, former Tigers defensive coordinator Kevin Steele is reportedly moving divisions and joining the Tennessee coaching staff...." January 12

  • 5-star QB Gunner Stockton decommits from Gamecocks

    The State "Quarterback Gunner Stockton, South Carolina football’s prized recruit for the Class of 2022, announced he is reopening his recruitment. He is a five-star prospect and the nation’s No. 1 dual-threat QB, according to the 247Sports Composite. Stockton posted on..." January 12

  • NFL draft talent runs deep in Alabama-Ohio State national championship game

    Pro Football Talk "Alabama plays Ohio State in tonight’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game, and you’ll hear a lot of names tonight that you’ll also hear during the NFL draft. Here are some of the players worth keeping an eye on: Justin Fields, QB, Ohio State: The..." January 11