• Patriot League to nix games in 2020

    ESPN "The Patriot League is expected to cancel nonconference basketball games in 2020, sources told ESPN. Coaches in the league have been informed of the league's plans to begin the season in 2021 with an 18-game conference schedule. Army and Navy can appeal in order to play..." October 01

  • Clemson five-star freshman running back Demarkcus Bowman enters transfer portal

    Alabama "One of the top-ranked running backs in this year’s freshman class has entered the NCAA transfer portal. Clemson five-star freshman running back Demarkcus Bowman went into the transfer portal Thursday afternoon, AL.com has learned. " October 01

  • Appalachian State postpones Louisiana-Lafayette game due to positive tests

    WBRZ "The University of Louisiana at Lafayette game at Appalachian State has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing within the Mountaineers’ football program. The Ragin Cajuns were set to go head-to-head against Appalachian State on Wednesday, Oct. 7..." October 01

  • College Football Playoff won't expand to eight teams despite proposal from Pac-12 for 2020

    CBS Sports "The College Football Playoff has no intention to expand its field for the 2020 season despite a suggestion from Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott that it double in size from four to eight teams, sources told CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd. Brought forth during a Wednesday meeting with the CFP..." October 01

  • SEC waivers grant immediate eligibility for some transferring within league

    ESPN "The SEC altered its rules to allow immediate eligibility for intraconference transfers in light of the coronavirus pandemic by approving waivers for some players who transferred within the league, the conference announced on Wednesday. Previously, the SEC had mandated that players..." October 01

  • Nick Saban trashes Alabama’s performance in season opener

    Larry Brown Sports "As usual, the Alabama Crimson Tide cruised to a straightforward win in their season opener. And as usual, Nick Saban isn’t all that happy about it. The Crimson Tide beat Missouri on the road 38-19 on Saturday. They were, however, outscored 16-10 in the second half by the Tigers...." September 30

  • Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz calls COVID-19 testing in SEC 'kind of a free-for-all'

    ESPN "Missouri football coach Eli Drinkwitz said there's no uniform SEC policy for reporting COVID-19 test results and no sharing of that information among the 14 member programs. Drinkwitz told reporters on Wednesday that he has "no idea" what's going on with other teams..." September 30

  • Penn State star LB Micah Parsons won't opt back in to 2020 season

    Yardbarker "Penn State Nittany Lions star linebacker Micah Parsons won't follow in the footsteps of fellow noteworthy Big Ten names such as Shaun Wade and Wyatt Davis of Ohio State or Purdue's Rondale Moore and try to opt back in for the Big Ten season despite..." September 30

  • Rashod Bateman reinstated for Gophers’ season this fall

    Twin Cities "Gophers star receiver Rashod Bateman announced Wednesday he has been reinstated by the NCAA to play the 2020 college football season. “I’d like to thank (athletics director) Mark Coyle, Coach (P.J.) Fleck and the NCAA for allowing me to compete again with my..." September 30

  • LSU Tigers cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. expected to play after hospital stay

    ESPN "LSU star cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., who was hospitalized Friday, practiced Tuesday and is expected to play this week against Vanderbilt, coach Ed Orgeron said Wednesday. Stingley was sent to the hospital after falling "acutely ill," the school..." September 30

  • UCLA negotiating with Jordan Brand for new apparel deal?

    Larry Brown Sports "UCLA is locked in a contract dispute with Under Armour over the massive $280 million endorsement deal the two sides have, and the school is negotiating a deal with another apparel company in the meantime. Tracy Pierson of BruinReportLive.com reports that UCLA has been having..." September 30

  • Clemson coach Dabo Swinney: 'On board' with Black Lives Matter messages, but not politics

    ESPN "Clemson coach Dabo Swinney reiterated comments in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and his own players' push toward social justice reforms Tuesday, but he noted that he was uncomfortable with messages on uniforms and with the politicalization of the efforts. Swinney..." September 29

  • Georgetown football player arrested in Georgia is murder suspect in Washington, D.C.

    NBC Washington "A Georgetown University football player has been arrested and reportedly charged with first-degree murder.  Dijon Williams, a senior wide receiver from Atlanta, was arrested in Georgia on Monday by United States Marshals. He was wanted by the Metropolitan Police Department in..." September 29

  • Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly targets coronavirus outbreak to pregame meal, vomiting player

    NJ "ESPN reports Notre Dame will resume practice on Wednesday after identifying the root cause of the football team’s coronavirus outbreak. (Head coach Brian) Kelly said team doctors learned the outbreak, which resulted in 25 players in isolation and 14 others in quarantine,..." September 29

  • Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson reveals he tested positive for COVID-19

    Yahoo! Sports "Arkansas State head coach Blake Anderson said his program is “coming over a hurdle and starting to look like ourselves” on the heels of postponing two games due to COVID-19 cases. And on Monday during a meeting with local reporters, Anderson revealed that he was among..." September 29

  • Purdue suspends 13 athletes for party that violated coronavirus pledge

    USA Today "Purdue gave 14 students, including 13 student-athletes, until Wednesday to clear out of their residence hall rooms after being suspended, accused of having a party that violated the university’s coronavirus-era Protect Purdue Pledge, the dean of students announced..." September 29

  • Ohio State football stars Wyatt Davis, Shaun Wade cleared to play this season

    CBS Sports "When Ohio State kicks off its Big Ten schedule on Oct. 24, it will have two big names available to play that previously opted out of the 2020 college football season. Offensive lineman Wyatt Davis and cornerback Shaun Wade have officially been cleared to..." September 29

  • Michigan Wolverines' Jalen Mayfield granted waiver after opting back in

    Detroit News "Michigan starting right tackle Jalen Mayfield has been cleared by the NCAA to return to the team. Mayfield had opted out shortly after the Big Ten announced Aug. 11 that fall sports, including football, was postponed, and signed with an agent. But after the Big Ten recently..." September 29

  • LSU Tigers coach Ed Orgeron after season-opening loss: 'It's my job to fix it'

    ESPN "LSU became the first defending national champion to lose its season opener in more than two decades Saturday, and coach Ed Orgeron said the responsibility rests with him to turn things around heading into this weekend's game against Vanderbilt. The Tigers, who entered..." September 29

  • Mike Leach has deep thoughts on cardboard fan cutouts

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Leach is one of the best quotes in college football, and that certain hasn’t changed at Mississippi State. Leach devoted a portion of his Monday press conference to the cardboard cutouts that many sports teams have placed in seats in place of fans.  " September 28

  • Opening of 2020 SEC football season was like no other

    USA Today "Under normal circumstances, a major-conference football program debuting a new head coach would welcome fans to its season opener. That wasn't the case Saturday for the Arkansas Razorbacks, who were playing their first game under Sam Pittman. A message, posted around the..." September 28

  • Mike Norvell to coach Florida State Saturday after COVID-19 absence

    Yardbarker "The Florida State Seminoles will have their head coach back on the practice field this week and on the sideline for Saturday's home game versus Jacksonville State.  Per David M. Hale of ESPN, Mike Norvell confirmed to reporters on Monday that..." September 28

  • Georgia QB JT Daniels cleared, available Saturday vs. Auburn

    ESPN "Georgia coach Kirby Smart said Monday that transfer quarterback JT Daniels has been cleared from a knee injury that caused him to miss most of his final season at USC in 2019, and he would be available to play in Saturday's game against Auburn at Sanford..." September 28

  • Georgia State: Errors in test results led to postponement

    USA Today "The Georgia State Panthers football team said Sunday that positive COVID-19 tests that forced the postponement of their Saturday game against Charlotte were because of "errors in reading the test results." The Panthers said players and staff were tested on Monday,..." September 28

  • Will Muschamp drops F-bomb in message to fans with leaked video

    Larry Brown Sports "Will Muschamp had a profane but funny message for South Carolina fans in a newly-leaked video. The South Carolina coach is seen saying in the video, “It’s time for Carolina Football, so get the f— out of your seats. Spurs up!” The unedited video,..." September 27

  • Reggie Bush mocked for falling asleep on FOX college football set

    Yardbarker "Reggie Bush was mocked on Saturday for falling asleep on the Fox college football set. Bush is in his second year serving as an analyst for Fox’s college football coverage. The early wakeup time might have left him tired, because Fox shared a video of Bush taking a snooze..." September 27

  • Louisiana AG blames governor's decision to limit fans at 'LSU Stadium' for Tigers' loss

    Sporting News "LSU was thoroughly handled in its season-opening loss to Mississippi State on Saturday. The sixth-ranked, defending national champion Tigers had no answer for Mike Leach's "Air Raid" attack in the 44-34 defeat. Bulldogs quarterback K.J. Costello completed 36 of 60 passes..." September 27

  • Mississippi State Trolled LSU By Mocking Their 'Get The Gat' Celebration After Win

    Total Pro Sports "The Mississippi State Bulldogs are on cloud nine Saturday after they went out and knocked off No. 6 LSU, 44-34, at Tiger Stadium. The team was led by Mike Leach’s air-raid offense and QB K.J. Costello setting the SEC single-game record for passing yards with 623 yards. He added..." September 27

  • Oregon S Jevon Holland Opts Out

    Pro Football Rumors "A second high-profile Oregon Duck will not play this season. Despite the Pac-12 agreeing to play an abbreviated season beginning in November, safety Jevon Holland announced he will opt out of his junior season (Twitter link). Holland, who ranks 20th on Todd McShay’s..." September 26

  • Army player violently headbutts his own coach

    Saturday Down South "Army gave Cincinnati a tough game on Saturday, and the Black Knights were fired up about it, especially one lineman. Coming off the field during a timeout, the lineman launched into an assistant coach on the sideline, and it appeared to knock the coach a little woozy. It was unclear..." September 26

  • Florida Gators' Shawn Davis Jr. Tweets From Locker Room After Getting Ejected For Targeting

    Total Pro Sports "It didn’t take long for us to get our first ejection for targeting of the 2020 SEC season. In the very first quarter of the Florida-Ole Miss game, Gator safety Shawn Davis Jr. was kicked out of the game for this hit on an Ole Miss receiver. " September 26

  • Florida, Ole Miss Players and Coaches Kneel Before Game as a Statement of Unity

    Bleacher Report "Players and coaches from the Florida Gators and Ole Miss Rebels took a knee before kickoff Saturday as a statement of unity in support of social justice efforts. Here's a look at the moment: Jake Thompson of the Oxford Eagle provided a joint statement from the..." September 26

  • If SEC coaches put messages on their masks, here's what they should be

    USA Today "Some football coaches in the NFL have struggled with wearing their masks on the sideline during games. (Their wallets have paid the price, though.)  Let's hope college football coaches in the Southeastern Conference, which begins play Saturday, set a better example..." September 26

  • MAC votes to return in November with 6-game schedule

    The Score "Mid-American Conference leadership voted Friday in favor of a six-game football schedule beginning in November. The MAC is the last FBS conference to finalize a return after the Pac-12 and Mountain West Conference announced on Thursday their anticipated season kickoffs. A..." September 26

  • Emmitt Smith has hilarious reaction to Deion Sanders’ new coaching gig

    Clutch Points "Pro Football Hall of Famer and former NFL star Deion Sanders is taking a new road as he was recently named to be the new head coach of the Jackson State University football team. His hiring eventually created a buzz on social media, as he reportedly declined other offers to coach. A..." September 26

  • Stanford's Dylan Boles says he'll enter transfer portal

    ESPN "Stanford defensive end Dylan Boles, who was a key member of the Pac-12's #WeAreUnited unity group, announced Friday that he is entering the transfer portal. Boles, who has appeared in eight games in his Cardinal career, will be a graduate transfer. He announced he will..." September 26

  • Georgia State-Charlotte game set for Saturday is postponed

    AJC "Georgia State’s game against Charlotte scheduled for Saturday was postponed because of the coronavirus. In a news release issued Friday afternoon, Georgia State announced that the game was postponed “out of an abundance of caution” because of COVID-19 positive tests..." September 26