• Why Texas football's Arch Manning will start before Tennessee's Nico Iamaleava

    USA Today "The top quarterback recruit in the 2023 class is either Tennessee’s Nico Iamaleava or Texas’ Arch Manning, depending on your ranking service of choice. On3 ranked Iamaleava as its No. 1 overall prospect, while Manning held that spot with 247Sports. No matter..." February 07

  • Jaden Rashada’s unprecedented recruitment: How a 4-star QB went from $13.85 million to no NIL deal

    The Athletic "It was late June 2022, and the most-talked-about recruit at the prestigious, invitation-only Elite 11 Finals was not Malachi Nelson or Dante Moore, five-stars and the consensus top prospects in attendance. It was instead a four-star ranked below six others in his..." February 06

  • Defensive Transfers Who Could Have the Biggest Impact in 2023

    Bleacher Report "The transfer portal is, quite simply, a game-changer for many programs. You can go from pretender to contender, good team to title-seeker—or tumble in the opposite direction—depending on what players do when it comes to the one-time, no-penalty transfer..." February 06

  • Offensive Transfers Who Could Have the Biggest Impact in 2023 CFB Season

    Bleacher Report "While the activity level of the transfer portal continues to rise, the number of impact players presumably should grow. Only a select group of additions, however, will legitimately have a major influence on an offense's level of success in 2023. Naturally, the obvious..." February 06

  • 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

  • Iowa makes pitiful change to Brian Ferentz OC contract

    Larry Brown Sports "Iowa offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz is not a popular figure among Hawkeyes fans, but the school is stubbornly standing by him. That said, an adjustment to his contract is a good indicator of how even the administration’s faith in him seems pretty limited. On Monday, Iowa..." February 06

  • Wisconsin in-state recruiting faces new challenge, but Luke Fickell is ready for it

    The Athletic "Luke Fickell has done everything in his power to generate excitement during his first two months as Wisconsin’s football coach. Among late additions to the recruiting class, an impressive transfer haul and the rethinking of what the Badgers offense can be, it’s no surprise Fickell..." 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

  • 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

  • Quarterbacks in the 2023 CFB Recruiting Class with a Shot to Start as Freshmen

    Bleacher Report "National signing day wrapped up Wednesday, and a number of teams across the country locked down talented quarterbacks. While there's no way to predict if any of them will see the field immediately, a few are good enough to play right away. While that used to be a rarity, we're..." 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

  • Whenever Tommy Rees leaves Notre Dame, Marcus Freeman will face a defining decision

    The Athletic "Marcus Freeman spent the 2022 season working his way out of a comfort zone, learning to become a head coach. In the meantime, the former defensive coordinator skewed his attention in practice toward the side of the ball he knew best, taking a less hands-on approach with the..." February 03

  • Oklahoma and Texas 'unlikely' to leave Big 12 for SEC before 2025

    Yahoo! Sports "The Big 12 will have 14 teams for the next two football seasons. According to ESPN, Texas and Oklahoma have been unable to come to an agreement to leave the conference for the SEC before the 2025 season and are "unlikely" to leave before then. That means the two teams would..." February 03

  • Mountain West’s future: Gloria Nevarez inherits realignment, branding questions

    The Athletic "At any given moment over the past month, Gloria Nevarez was probably on the move. After officially taking over as the Mountain West’s second commissioner on Jan. 1, she held meetings at the College Football Playoff national championship game in Los Angeles, then at the NCAA..." February 03

  • North Carolina extends Mack Brown’s contract through ’28

    Sportsnaut "North Carolina rewarded head coach Mack Brown with a contract extension that takes his deal through January 2028. The Tar Heels won nine games in 2022 and went 6-0 in true road games to claim the ACC Coastal Division title. “Mack has re-energized our program in so many..." 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

  • 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

  • Ranking the Top 25 Players in the 2024 CFB Recruiting Class

    Bleacher Report "Ask every college football coach about recruiting, and the responses are similar: It never stops. The first Wednesday in February marks the beginning of the traditional signing period. Because of December's signing window, however, February is more a changing of the guard in the..." February 03

  • Kevin Warren’s departure won’t delay Big Ten’s plans to change football scheduling, Iowa AD Gary Barta says

    The Athletic "Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren’s departure won’t delay the conference’s plans to change its football scheduling alignment for the 2024 season, Iowa athletic director Gary Barta said Thursday. For multiple years, conference and school officials have discussed..." February 03