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  • CFB betting; which teams are trending up, down in returning production?

    The Score "Returning production is never the be-all, end-all in college football, but it's still important. Good players at the peak of their athletic careers typically only get better, giving an edge to programs that can reload on an annual basis. The betting markets obviously take this..." March 24

  • Utah CB Jaylon Johnson set for shoulder surgery after Combine

    NFL.com "Utah cornerback Jaylon Johnson will fully participate in the NFL Scouting Combine, then undergo surgery next week to repair a torn labrum that he played through after suffering the injury in September. Dr. Peter Millett, a noted surgeon at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado,..." February 24

  • Utah QB Jason Shelley announces he’s entering transfer portal

    Deseret News "Jason Shelley, who started five games for Utah at quarterback in 2018, is entering the NCAA transfer portal. The redshirt junior-to-be made the announcement via Twitter on Friday. “After a lot of praying and talking with my family I have decided to enter my name in the NCAA..." February 07

  • University of Utah football player arrested for allegedly raping 17-year-old girl

    Salt Lake Tribune "A University of Utah football player has been arrested after police say he kidnapped and raped a 17-year-old girl. Terrell Perriman, a 20-year-old wide receiver for the team, was booked into the Salt Lake County jail Thursday morning. A statement describing the probable..." January 30

  • Sam Ehlinger shies away from saying ‘Texas is back’ this time

    Larry Brown Sports "Sam Ehlinger learned a hard lesson about making proclamations and decided not to repeat history this year. For the second straight year, Ehlinger’s Texas Longhorns pulled off an upset in their bowl game with a big win over a higher-ranked team that was disappointed about losing..." January 01

  • Apple Held Preliminary Talks With Pac-12 Conference, MGM

    Wall Street Journal "Apple Inc. AAPL 0.10% has been exploring opportunities to strengthen its upstart TV service, including deals for James Bond franchise-owner MGM Holdings Inc. and college sports rights, according to people familiar with the matter. Executives at Apple met with..." December 19

  • Four-star CB Clark Phillips surprisingly flips from Ohio State to Utah

    CBS Sports "Even the teams atop the recruiting rankings suffer losses in recruiting battles. Ohio State, which is currently ranked at No. 3 in 247Sports' composite rankings for 2020, saw one of their top recruits bolt on Thursday. Four-star cornerback Clark Phillips committed to Ohio State back in..." December 19

  • Pat McAfee Quips That Urban Meyer Is a Bum Before Questioning if He Can Succeed in NFL

    The Big Lead "Before we begin, a little bit of context on the ongoing beef between Urban Meyer and Pat McAfee. A couple weeks ago, Meyer took a veiled shot at McAfee in an interview with Big Ten Network, and McAfee returned with double barrels: With that as the backdrop, McAfee was on Get..." December 17

  • Former South Carolina QB Jake Bentley heading to Utah as graduate transfer

    CBS Sports "Former South Carolina starting quarterback Jake Bentley announced earlier this month that he will graduate and use his final year of eligibility elsewhere. Now we know that destination. The 6-foot-4, 224-pounder from Opelika, Alabama, announced on Twitter that he will play..." December 09

  • Winners, Losers From Oregon's Blowout Win Over Utah In PAC-12 Championship Game

    Sportsnaut "Utah had a chance to potentially punch its ticket to the College Football Playoff with a win over Oregon during the Pac-12 Championship Game. That did not happen. Instead, the No. 5-ranked Utes dug themselves into an early hole and kept on digging. By halftime, Oregon had a 20-0 lead..." December 07

  • With Oregon win, Pac-12 loses out on opportunity at something greater

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Naturally, the Pac-12 savored one last chance to eat its own Friday night as No. 13 Oregon upset No. 5 Utah 37-15 at Levi’s Stadium. Just like that, the Pac-12 lost its only hope for getting back to the College Football Playoff for the first time since 2016. Will the Pac-12 ever..." December 07

  • College Football Playoff committee may have difficult decision leaving out either Pac-12 or Big 12 champion

    Larry Brown Sports "College football has five “power” conferences and only four teams in their playoff. That means one conference champion gets left out of the playoff. In some seasons, when there are several 2-loss teams, that is not a big issue. But this season is different. Things are shaping up for..." December 03

  • The craziest college football playoff scenarios after the latest rankings are released

    247 Sports "The College Football Playoff picture underwent a bit of a shakeup Saturday as Oregon and Penn State’s losses catapulted Utah, Oklahoma, Minnesota and Baylor up the rankings. The new top six are now: No. 1 Ohio State, No. 2 LSU, No. 3 Clemson, No. 4 Georgia, No. 5 Alabama and No. 6..." November 26

  • College Football Playoff: The committee's biggest debates about Alabama, Oregon and others

    ESPN "The College Football Playoff selection committee's top seven teams remained the same in its third ranking of the season, but there's always something to debate. (Minnesota fans would like to know why Penn State is ranked ahead of the Golden Gophers in spite..." November 22

  • Which teams are most likely to make the College Football Playoff?

    Larry Brown Sports "Though we’re only two weeks from the various conference championship games across the college football landscape, there remains a considerable amount of uncertainty in how the College Football Playoff field will come together. There are only a couple teams who can really feel confident..." November 19

  • Joe Burrow and Jalen Hurts among finalists for Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

    NBC Sports "LSU quarterback Joe Burrow and Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts have been named finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. The Golden Arm Foundation revealed its list of five finalists for the award for the nation’s top fourth or fifth-year quarterback on..." November 15

  • How each College Football Playoff contender could fare with its backup quarterback under center

    CBS Sports "As the College Football Playoff picture starts to come into focus, it's understandable that quarterbacks like Tua Tagovailoa, Justin Fields and Joe Burrow have become the faces of their team's playoff runs. But in four of the five College..." November 02