• Lincoln Riley will (barely) make more than his starting QB in 2018

    College Football Talk "One running joke that’s made numerous laps around the college football world this month has officially run its course. After being taken ninth overall by the Oakland Athletics in the June Major League Baseball draft, Kyler Murray reached an agreement on a..." June 20

  • Chip Kelly hiring gave UCLA ticket sales a significant boost

    Larry Brown Sports "Chip Kelly is finally making his return to college football this season, and fans are excited to see him in action. For proof of that, look no further than the way UCLA has been selling tickets since they announced the hiring of Kelly. UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero told Bruce..." June 20

  • 2020 WR prospect commits to Jim Harbaugh, Michigan

    Detroit Free Press "Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines have their first commitment of the 2020 recruiting class — and he's from that state down south. Tuesday afternoon, Northland High School (Columbus, Ohio) wide receiver Kalil Branham announced his decision in a..." June 20

  • Report: Josh Jackson eligible for Virginia Tech

    Sportsnaut "Virginia Tech fans can breathe a sigh of relief; the academic issue clouding Josh Jackson’s future at the school has been resolved. Andy Bitter of the Roanoke Times cited a source and said Jackson remains a full member of the team and there is no..." June 19

  • OU football: Regents approve $1.7 million raise for head coach Lincoln Riley

    Norman Transcript "Lincoln Riley’s first season went well enough for him to earn a hefty pay raise. The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents on Tuesday approved what amounts to a $1.7 million increase in Riley's contract, which will make him $4.8 million next year and $5 million annually..." June 19

  • Texas Tech lands commitment from 6-foot-11 offensive lineman

    ESPN "They say everything is bigger in Texas, and Trevor Roberson might be living proof of that. Roberson is a 6-foot-11, 355-pound offensive lineman who attends Wellington High School in Wellington, Texas, and he just committed to Texas Tech on Saturday. " June 19

  • Michigan football offers scholarship to 7th-grade Southfield QB

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh has offered a scholarship to a seventh-grade quarterback. Dante Jacob Moore, a 13-year-old who will enter eighth grade in the fall at A.G.B.U. Alex & Marie Manoogian School, a charter program in Southfield, received the offer..." June 19

  • UNM linebacker Boyce arrested, pleads not guilty

    Albuquerque Journal "University of New Mexico linebacker Rayshawn Boyce pleaded not guilty Monday morning to multiple felony charges, including battery and negligent use of a deadly weapon, stemming from an altercation with his ex-girlfriend and a Lobo football teammate. Metro Court Judge Michelle..." June 19

  • UCF TE Michael Colubiale granted extra year of eligibility from NCAA

    Orlando Sentinel "Michael Colubiale will be back in a UCF football uniform this season after being granted an additional year of eligibility from the NCAA, the Knights tight end announced on social media Friday. “Crazy how things workout. I’ve received notice that the NCAA granted..." June 19

  • Urban Meyer calls LSU QB Joe Burrow a ‘Buckeye forever’

    College Football Talk "The majority of players that end up transferring from one school to another probably leave on mostly positive terms with their previous school. In the case of quarterback Joe Burrow, there appear to be absolutely no bitter hostilities left at the table at Ohio State as far as Buckeyes head..." June 19

  • Mike Leach's tweet of an anti-Obama hoax showed why many schools won't hire him

    USA Today "Under the guise of “creating discussion,” the second-highest paid public employee in the state of Washington, who works for a university with 30,000 students, retweeted a doctored video of an old President Obama speech that helps spread a toxic conspiracy theory, argued with..." June 18

  • Arkansas offers scholarship to son of coach Chad Morris

    Larry Brown Sports "The University of Arkansas football team’s latest scholarship offer went to a familiar face. Chandler Morris announced on Friday that he had received a scholarship offer from his father’s program. Morris’ dad Chad was announced as Arkansas’ new head..." June 17

  • How one former football player is keeping $208 million from being distributed to athletes

    USA Today "More than $208 million of what used to be the NCAA’s money is sitting in a bank account, waiting to be distributed to at least 50,000 current and former college athletes as well as the lawyers who represented them in a case that was settled well over a year ago. Standing in..." June 16

  • Police: Former Oregon football player killed in a single-car accident in Eugene

    CBS Sports "Former Oregon linebacker Fotu Leiato, 21, was killed in a car crash on Friday, Eugene police confirmed early Saturday morning. Troubling details from the story, via KEZI, describe a rollover accident with the driver, Pedro Chavarin Jr., 22, initially telling police that he was the..." June 16

  • Dwayne Haskins officially enters camp as Ohio State starting quarterback

    Larry Brown Sports "Dwayne Haskins will be Ohio State’s starting quarterback when the team’s preseason camp gets underway. Last month, Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer provided some clarity on the team’s quarterback situation, saying Haskins would get the first opportunity to be the..." June 16

  • Wake Forest presumptive starting QB suspended three games for violation of team rules

    CBS Sports "Wake Forest doesn't need to see its roster thinned before fall camp even opens, but it lost a key player Thursday night to suspension. Coach Dave Clawson announced that presumptive starting quarterback Kendall Hinton and tight end Thomas Cole have been suspended three games for..." June 15

  • WR Quan Shorts dismissed from Texas Tech football team; charged with marijuana possession

    KCBD "Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury announced Thursday evening that junior wide receiver Quan Shorts has been dismissed from the program. Texas Tech released the statement on Thursday but said they will have no further comment on the matter. Shorts had a previous run-in..." June 15

  • Oakland A’s set to confirm Kyler Murray to play at Oklahoma in 2018, then shift full attention to baseball in 2019

    San Francisco Chronicle "Outfielder Kyler Murray, the A’s top pick in last week’s draft, officially will sign with the team Friday and will be introduced at the Coliseum the same day, multiple sources told The Chronicle. As part of the agreement, Murray will play just one more year of..." June 14

  • Mike Gundy challenged to get better recruiting classes

    ESPN "Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Longtime Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder would like to see football coach Mike Gundy aim higher in recruiting. Appearing on the Pistols..." June 14

  • Tennessee football lands offensive line transfer Brandon Kennedy from Alabama

    SEC Country "Tennessee’s offensive line will get some much-needed help with the addition of Alabama transfer Brandon Kennedy, according to a source with direct knowledge of the transaction. Kennedy, who has two years of eligibility remaining, was a backup center for the Crimson Tide who..." June 14

  • Mississippi State wide receiver Reggie Todd arrested

    Clarion Ledger "Mississippi State wide receiver Reggie Todd was arrested Tuesday on an alleged simple assault charge, according to the Oktibbeha County jail log. Todd has been suspended indefinitely from team activities, Joe Moorhead said in a statement. In a statement, a..." June 14

  • Incoming Cal freshman LB Chris Fatilua suffers 'significant, serious' spinal cord injury

    Sporting News - NCAAF "California incoming freshman linebacker Chris Fatilua suffered a serious spinal cord injury Monday and his long-term prognosis is not known at this time.  Fatilua's family released a statement through the school on Wednesday explaining that Fatilua suffered the injury..." June 14

  • Dismissed Kentucky football player reportedly found with over $95,000 in cash during arrest

    CBS Sports "Kentucky safety Marcus Walker was dismissed from the team in late May after he was arrested on drug trafficking charges, and on Wednesday, some details of what took place during Walker's arrest emerged. And it looks as though it cost Walker a lot more than his spot at..." June 14

  • NCAA to approve three more bowl games, including reported sites of Chicago, Myrtle Beach

    CBS Sports "Little by little, college football's bowl season continues to grow.  The NCAA is expected to announce on Wednesday that it has approved three new bowl games for the postseason. While the official sites have not yet been determined, Brett McMurphy reports that Chicago and..." June 13

  • Maryland Football Player Jordan McNair Passes Away

    247 Sports "ragedy struck the Maryland football  program Wednesday. Terps lineman Jordan McNair passed away more than two weeks after collapsing during a team workout, the school announced. McNair, a redshirt freshman offensive lineman from Baltimore, had been hospitalized..." June 13

  • NCAA makes major change to transfer, redshirt rules

    247 Sports "The subject of transferring in college athletics has always been a tricky one. Some believe that the student-athletes should have the right to go wherever they want. It is their future, after all. Others worry that this would lead to some impulsive decisions and tampering within college..." June 13

  • Former Kentucky safety Marcus Walker found with $95,000 before arrest on drug trafficking charges

    SEC Country "When former Kentucky safety Marcus Walker was arrested at 4:40 a.m. on May 24 in Lexington on drug trafficking charges, police found $430 in cash in his pockets. After a search, $70,312 was found in a bag by a closet and another $25,000 was found in a box in the top-floor bedroom of a townhome..." June 13

  • Baylor Reportedly Not Expecting 'Death Penalty' After NCAA Investigation Ends

    Bleacher Report "Baylor University is reportedly expecting to avoid severe punishment from the NCAA after the governing body of college athletics completes its investigation into the school's sexual-assault scandal. On Wednesday, Mac Engel of the Star-Telegram reported Baylor..." June 13

  • Illinois QB Jeff George, Jr. indicates plans to transfer to Michigan

    Michigan Live "Michigan might be on the verge of adding another experienced quarterback to its roster. Jeff George, Jr., who graduated and played two seasons at the University of Illinois, indicated Tuesday night plans to transfer to Michigan. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound quarterback posted a..." June 13

  • Nebraska assistant says Scott Frost turned down Florida job over loyalty to staff

    Larry Brown Sports "Scott Frost did an impressive job in his two seasons at UCF, and his success with the Knights led to job offers from some of the nation’s most storied programs. Many felt the Florida head coaching job was the best of the bunch, and we may now have a better idea of why Frost turned it..." June 13

  • Shea Patterson the front-runner, but don't count out Michigan's other QBs yet

    Michigan Live "Time can change everything, and in the last six months the quarterback situation at Michigan has improved significantly. Shea Patterson joined the team in early January to much fanfare, the decorated former quarterback at the University of Mississippi. With him comes pizzaz and..." June 13

  • Receiver Chase Harrell to join Arkansas as graduate transfer

    247 Sports "Arkansas has added a graduate transfer in former Kansas Jayhawk wide receiver Chase Harrell. Harrell, 6-4, 215, announced the decision to transfer to Arkansas Tuesday afternoon via Twitter. He is originally from Hargrave High School in Huffman (Texas) and will have two years of..." June 13

  • Former Wyoming offensive lineman Brinkley Jolly transfers to SMU

    Casper Star-Tribune "Former Wyoming offensive tackle Brinkley Jolly is transferring to SMU, Jolly posted Saturday on his private Instagram account. The news was also reported by Billy Embody of PonyStampede.com. It was announced this March that Jolly planned to leave the Cowboys program as..." June 12

  • Kansas State's Winston Dimel, son of Dana Dimel, headed to UTEP football

    El Paso Times "UTEP is about to pick up another Dimel, and coach Dana Dimel's first recruiting class just got better. Winston Dimel, an all-Big 12 fullback at Kansas State, is taking a graduate transfer and will play his senior season (in terms of eligibility) at UTEP. His father, Dana Dimel,..." June 12

  • Rice gets commitment from Florida grad transfer Andrew Mike

    College Football Talk "Catching up on a bit of recent transfer news here at CFT, with a Conference USA football program one of the latest to become a beneficiary of a Power Five player who moved on from his previous school. Late last week, Andrew Mike wrote on his personal Twitter account that he..." June 12

  • Hunter Johnson will transfer to Northwestern

    247 Sports "The Northwestern Wildcats have landed Hunter Johnson, the former 247Sports Composite five-star quarterback who announced his transfer from Clemson in May. Johnson, a native of of Brownsburg, Ind., chose Northwestern over Duke, Purdue and Indiana. "I'm thrilled..." June 11

  • California QB Joey Yellen commits to ASU's 2019 class

    Arizona Central "Arizona State seems to have solved its quarterback problem. Four-star prospect Joey Yellen of Mission Viejo, Calif., announced his commitment to the Sun Devils on Sunday. He joins quarterback Ethan Long of West Linn, Oregon, as the only two public commitments in ASU's..." June 11

  • Report: Michigan football offers Tevin Griffey, son of Ken Jr.

    Detroit News "Tevin Griffey, a 5-10, 160-pound cornerback and the son of former MLB star Ken Griffey Jr., on Saturday received an offer to play football at Michigan, according to the Michigan Insider. Griffey, from Dr. Phillips High in Orlando, Florida, is a class of 2020..." June 11

  • Former Clemson DT Josh Belk announces transfer, to join South Carolina football team

    SEC Country "Former Clemson defensive tackle Josh Belk, who was with the Tigers during spring practice, will join the South Carolina football team for the 2018 season. It has not been confirmed if Belk will be eligible to play this fall. “I am thankful for the opportunity I had at..." June 11

  • Transferring Pitt lineman Tony Pilato moves on to Div. II

    College Football Talk "A little over a month after leaving an ACC school, Tony Pilato has landed at one at another level of the sport. According to a tweet from Jerry DiPaola of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review this past week, Pilato has decided to transfer to Slippery Rock..." June 11

  • Gophers receive verbal commitments from five defensive players

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "A busy weekend of football recruiting for the Gophers has paid dividends, with five players, all on defense, giving verbal commitments to coach P.J. Fleck for the Class of 2019. Sunday night, cornerback Solomon Brown of Largo, Fla., became the fifth player of the day and the 16th in..." June 11

  • Keith Holcombe may not return to Alabama football

    Tuscaloosa News "The Alabama baseball team can expect to get Keith Holcombe back for one more season after he wasn’t chosen in this week’s MLB draft. But he may have played his last snap at linebacker for the football team. Holcombe spent the entire spring with the Alabama baseball program..." June 11

  • Florida Gators add West Virginia grad transfer Adam Shuler

    Tampa Bay Times "Former West Virginia defensive lineman Adam Shuler announced Monday that he plans to join the Gators as a graduate transfer. Shuler, a 6-foot-4, 268-pound Longwood native, started 10 games for the Mountaineers last season.  " June 11

  • Michigan's Rashan Gary: 'I need a national championship'

    Detroit News "Rashan Gary smiled as he looked around before revealing his secret. He took a Sharpie and wrote inside his locker a permanent reminder — "Best defensive line in the country." Gary participated in Michigan’s football camp Saturday at Glick Field House..." June 11

  • Ohio State lands 4-star athlete Kaiir Elam

    The Score "Ohio State bolstered its 2019 recruiting class Saturday, as four-star athlete Kaiir Elam announced via Twitter his commitment to the Buckeyes. Elam is the 70th-ranked prospect on the ESPN 300, and the 10th-best player in Florida for the 2019 cycle. The four-star athlete, who..." June 10

  • Stanford's Bryce Love early betting favorite in Heisman Trophy race

    ESPN "Stanford running back Bryce Love is the early Heisman Trophy favorite in Las Vegas. Love, a senior who passed on the NFL draft to return to Stanford, opened at 5-1 to win this season's Heisman Trophy at the Westgate SuperBook. He rushed for 2,218 yards with 19 touchdowns..." June 08

  • Conflicting Reports Surround Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson's Suspension

    Bleacher Report "Conflicting reports have emerged regarding Virginia Tech starting quarterback Josh Jackson. Mike McDaniel‏ of ESPN Blacksburg reported Thursday that Jackson was suspended indefinitely amid an investigation into an academic issue. However, on Friday Bruce..." June 08

  • Minnesota football players file $45M lawsuit against school for discrimination following sexual assault case

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Nine current and former Minnesota football players filed a lawsuit for $45 million against the university, alleging they are victims of gender and racial discrimination following a sexual assault investigation for an incident that happened in..." June 08

  • Four-star DE Marcus Hicks announces commitment to Oklahoma

    Die Hards "Lincoln Riley’s 2019 class has grown yet again.  On Friday, coveted Wichita (Kan.) Northwest weakside defensive end Marcus Hicks brought his recruitment to a close, announcing his commitment to Oklahoma over 21 other options, including Michigan, Ohio State, Ohio State,..." June 08

  • CB Nick Watkins plans to transfer to UH from Notre Dame

    Houston Chronicle "Notre Dame cornerback Nick Watkins plans to graduate transfer to the University of Houston and will be eligible to play immediately this season. Watkins is expected to compete for a starting job in preseason camp for the Cougars, who were in search of cornerback depth after the..." June 08