• What the 12-Team College Football Playoff Would Look in 2022

    Bleacher Report "The college football world is making a drastic change at the beginning of the 2024 season. A 12-team College Football Playoff has been agreed upon by the Board of Managers and directors of bowl games across the country. While there's still time to cherish the critical..." December 07

  • Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren lends support to on-campus CFP quarterfinals

    The Athletic "Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren is in favor of playing College Football Playoff quarterfinal games on campus sites, he said Wednesday after a panel session at the Sports Business Journal Intercollegiate Athletics Forum. Here’s what you need to know: Warren pointed to..." December 07

  • Sonny Dykes, TCU Agree to New Contract After College Football Playoff Berth

    Bleacher Report "TCU has agreed to a new contract with football head coach Sonny Dykes that will keep him under contract through 2028, according to Pete Thamel of ESPN. In his first year with the team, Dykes led the Horned Frogs to a 12-1 record and an appearance in the College Football..." December 07

  • Mike Zimmer to join Deion Sanders as Colorado defensive coordinator

    Sportsnaut "Veteran NFL head coach Mike Zimmer has a history of leading defenses dating back to his days as the defensive coordinator for Weber State back in the 1980s. After spending the 2022 season as an advisor to Deion Sanders at Jackson State, the 65-year-old Zimmer is taking on a new..." December 07

  • 5-Star QB DJ Lagway Commits to Florida Over USC, Clemson, Texas A&M, Baylor

    Bleacher Report "DJ Lagway, a 5-star quarterback, announced his intention to attend the University of Florida on Wednesday, choosing the Gators over USC, Clemson, Texas A&M and Baylor. "I feel they're going to build something special and I definitely want to be part of it," Lagway..." December 07

  • NCAA grants UVA football players in final season of eligibility another year in wake of shooting

    The Athletic "The NCAA will grant any University of Virginia football player whose college eligibility expired this past season an extra year to play, a UVA spokesperson confirmed to The Athletic. UVA initiated and submitted the request, athletic director Carla Williams told The Richmond..." December 07

  • Minnesota football’s P.J. Fleck secures bag with 7-year, $42 million deal

    Clutch Points "P.J. Fleck has been one of the most successful coaches in the history of Minnesota football. The program has clearly recognized Fleck’s success, locking their head coach up on a new long-term deal. Matt Fortuna of the Athletic has reported that Minnesota and Fleck have..." December 07

  • Kentucky QB Will Levis declares, will skip bowl as likely first rounder prepares for pros

    CBS Sports "Kentucky quarterback Will Levis has declared for the 2023 NFL Draft and will skip the Wildcats' upcoming Music City Bowl appearance against Iowa, the senior announced on his Twitter account. Levis technically has one season of collegiate eligibility remaining..." December 07

  • Notre Dame TE Michael Mayer declaring for NFL draft, skipping bowl

    ESPN "Notre Dame tight end Michael Mayer told ESPN that he's declaring for the NFL draft. Mayer is the top prospect at his position, No. 8 overall on Mel Kiper's Big Board and leaves Notre Dame as the most productive tight end in school history. Mayer, a true junior,..." December 07

  • Top 2023 NFL Draft Prospects Who Shouldn't Play in 2022 Bowl Games

    Bleacher Report "Now that the participants for the College Football Playoff and the entire bowl schedule have been announced, college football fans should be gearing up for a fantastic slate of games. Not every top player who is eligible to play will play in the coming weeks, though. As has..." December 07

  • Purdue's Jeff Brohm finalizing deal to coach Louisville

    ESPN "Jeff Brohm is going back home, as he and Louisville are finalizing a deal to make him the Cardinals' next head football coach, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Brohm has been the head coach at Purdue the past six seasons and guided the Boilermakers to the Big..." December 07

  • Paige Spiranac Has A Problem With Deion Sanders Naming His Son Starting Colorado QB

    Total Pro Sports "Deion Sanders wasted little time making his thoughts clear when he spoke to the players of the Colorado Buffaloes shortly after his hiring as new head coach. Sanders told players he’s “bringing my luggage with me” and if any players wanted to, they could hit the..." December 07

  • Wisconsin defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard, who was Badgers' interim coach, says he won't return in 2023

    CBS Sports "Wisconsin defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard announced Tuesday that he will not return to the Badgers' staff for the 2023 season as the program transitions to a new regime under Luke Fickell. Leonhard guided Wisconsin to a 4-3 mark over the final seven games of the regular..." December 07

  • Top Players in the College Football Transfer Portal After Championship Weekend

    Bleacher Report "The 2023 transfer portal officially opened on Monday, Dec. 5. Thanks to the NCAA's new relaxed transfer rules that allow players to transfer to another school without having to sit out a year, a ton of players are looking to find new schools. As of Monday afternoon, there were..." December 06

  • For Alabama, the road to another championship gets no easier from here on out

    Yahoo! Sports "Nick Saban’s appearance at halftime of the Big Ten championship game Saturday night had all the pomp and circumstance of a breaking-news presidential address, with breathless promotion beforehand, deferential platitudes from Fox commentators, and a solemn atmosphere looming over it all as..." December 06

  • Making the Case for Every 2022 Heisman Trophy Finalist

    Bleacher Report "The list of contenders for the 2022 Heisman Trophy is officially down to four: Quarterbacks Caleb Williams (USC), Max Duggan (TCU), C.J. Stroud (Ohio State) and Stetson Bennett (Georgia) have been announced as the finalists. Oddly enough, three of the four leading candidates..." December 06

  • Virginia awards posthumous degrees to slain players

    Sportsnaut "Virginia has awarded posthumous degrees to three football players who died in a campus shooting last month. Wide receiver Devin Chandler majored in American studies. Wide receiver Lavel Davis Jr. majored in African American and African studies. Linebacker D’Sean Perry double..." December 06

  • Matt Rhule’s revealing first week recruiting for Nebraska — from passion to ping-pong

    The Athletic "Matt Rhule’s recruiting work in his first week on the job revealed a kind of humility that will assuredly endear him to Nebraskans: his willingness to drop into a brewery toward the end of a long day and a strong set of ping-pong skills. Between showing up to work at 5..." December 06

  • UNLV hires Barry Odom

    CBS Sports "UNLV has hired Arkansas defensive coordinator Barry Odom as its next head football coach, the school announced Tuesday. Odom would take over the program after the school fired Marcus Arroyo, who went 7-23 in three seasons leading the Rebels. "My family and I would..." December 06

  • Arkansas junior Drew Sanders says he's entering NFL draft

    Pro Football Talk "Add linebacker Drew Sanders to the list of early entry candidates in the 2023 NFL Draft. Sanders announced on Tuesday that he will be leaving Arkansas in order to enter the professional ranks. He will not play in the Liberty Bowl in order to start training for the combine and..." December 06

  • Randy Moss says Peyton Manning is to blame for the two not playing together at Tennessee

    CBS Sports "Peyton Manning and Randy Moss were two of the biggest college football stars of 1990s. In fact, the two were finalists for the Heisman Trophy during the 1997 season at Tennessee and Marshall, respectively, but they could have been teammates in Knoxville, if not for some ill-timed..." December 06

  • College football’s transfer portal window is open. Buckle up for a frantic 45 days

    The Athletic "Welcome to the most significant day in the history of college football’s transfer portal. Buckle up. It’s going to be a wild ride. That’s really no exaggeration. Just ask the recruiting staffers throughout the country who have had Dec. 5 circled on their calendars..." December 06

  • LSU WR Kayshon Boutte, potential first-round pick, eschews 2023 NFL Draft to return to team

    CBS Sports "LSU star Kayshon Boutte will eschew the upcoming NFL Draft and return to Baton Rouge for his senior season, the wide receiver announced Monday. Boutte was projected as a consensus first-round pick, but is passing on the opportunity in hopes of competing for a title in..." December 06

  • Oregon CB Christian Gonzalez Declares For Draft

    The Athletic "Oregon cornerback Christian Gonzalez will opt out of the Ducks’ bowl game and enter the 2023 NFL Draft, he announced Sunday. Here’s what you need to know: Gonzalez has tallied 50 tackles, including 35 solo tackles, for the Ducks this..." December 06

  • Best fits for DJ Uiagalelei amid transfer process

    ESPN "When Clemson left Notre Dame Stadium in the early hours of Nov. 8, 2020, there was little doubt the team had found its next great quarterback. That night, DJ Uiagalelei made his first career start in place of Trevor Lawrence, sidelined with COVID-19. Uiagalelei..." December 05

  • Caleb Williams, C.J. Stroud, Max Duggan and Stetson Bennett named Heisman finalists

    The Athletic "Four quarterbacks — USC’s Caleb Williams, Ohio State’s C.J. Stroud, TCU’s Max Duggan and Georgia’s Stetson Bennett — are finalists for the 2022 Heisman Trophy. Here’s what you need to..." December 05

  • Kent State coach Sean Lewis to Colorado as OC

    ESPN "Kent State head coach Sean Lewis is leaving to be Deion Sanders' offensive coordinator at Colorado, sources told ESPN's Pete Thamel on Monday. Lewis was one of the top candidates for the head-coaching job at Cincinnati until Louisville's Scott..." December 05

  • Jim Harbaugh Says He'll Return as Michigan HC in 2023 Despite NFL Rumors

    Bleacher Report "With Michigan back in the College Football Playoff, there have been questions about head coach Jim Harbaugh's future with the team as NFL clubs could come knocking at his door this offseason. However, Harbaugh shut down rumors of a potential departure from Michigan on Sunday,..." December 05

  • College Football Bowl Bets to Make Now

    Sportsbook Review "This year’s college football bowl schedule was just set, but it is never too early to place your bets. Here are three college football picks to make before the lines move prior to the start of bowl season. It is the most wonderful time of the year, but I’m not..." December 05

  • Ohio State's Jaxon Smith-Njigba headed to draft, out for CFP

    ESPN "Ohio State star receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba is headed to the NFL draft and will not play in the College Football Playoff. "I want to be out there competing with my brothers more than anything," Smith-Njigba told ESPN on Monday. "The decision to turn pro..." December 05

  • Gators QB Anthony Richardson Declares for NFL Draft

    SI "The growing expectation in recent weeks was confirmed on Monday when Florida Gators third-year sophomore quarterback Anthony Richardson declared for the 2023 NFL Draft, opting to forgo his remaining college eligibility and not take part in UF's appearance in the 2022 Las Vegas..." December 05

  • Oklahoma State's Spencer Sanders enters transfer portal

    CBS Sports "Oklahoma State starting quarterback Spencer Sanders has entered the transfer portal after an All-Big 12 career with the Cowboys, the redshirt senior announced Monday at the start of the portal window. Sanders will have one year of eligibility remaining at his next stop thanks to..." December 05

  • Pitt QB Kedon Slovis to enter transfer portal

    TribLIVE "In a matter of hours Monday, Pitt’s quarterback situation took a dramatic turn. First, ESPN reported Kedon Slovis was entering the NCAA transfer portal, a move apparently triggered by the bigger news: Pine-Richland graduate Phil Jurkovec will transfer to Pitt from Boston..." December 05

  • Playoff committee didn’t choose the 4 best teams. Here’s why that’s OK

    The Athletic "If TCU faced Alabama 100 times, the Crimson Tide would win the lion’s share of the meetings. That’s what happens when the nation’s most talented team by a wide margin, according to the 247Sports Talent Composite ratings, faces college..." December 05

  • Tulsa hiring Ohio State assistant Kevin Wilson as coach

    ESPN "Ohio State Buckeyes offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson has finalized a five-year deal to be Tulsa's next head football coach, a source told ESPN's Pete Thamel on Monday. Wilson, 61, spent five seasons on Ohio State's staff and helped establish the Buckeyes as an..." December 05

  • WKU QB Austin Reed enters transfer portal

    247 Sports "Western Kentucky quarterback Austin Reed is expected to enter the NCAA’s transfer portal a source with direct knowledge of the situation told 247Sports on Monday morning. Andy Staples first reported the news. Reed was one of the most prolific passers at the FBS..." December 05

  • Boston College's Phil Jurkovec transferring to Pitt

    The Score "Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec is transferring to Pittsburgh, he confirmed to Pete Thamel of ESPN. Jurkovec started 16 games in three years with the Eagles, completing 404 passes for 5,183 yards and 35 touchdowns. He spent the previous two years at..." December 05

  • Alabama starting left guard Javion Cohen entering transfer portal

    247 Sports "Alabama offensive lineman Javion Cohen is entering the transfer portal, he announced Sunday, becoming the ninth Crimson Tide player to transfer during the 2022 season.  "I want to first thank my heavenly father for all of the blessings he has bestowed upon..." December 05

  • An open letter to anyone who thinks there are too many bowl games

    The Athletic "Dear “There Are Too Many Bowls” Guy: We need to have a talk. I heard you scanned this year’s schedule of 41 bowl games, saw that Georgia Southern is playing Buffalo in something called the Camellia Bowl, or that 5-7 Rice is going to the..." December 05

  • Deion Sanders Meets With Colorado Players, Tells Them to Get Into Portal

    The Big Lead "Deion Sanders is the new coach of Colorado's football team and on Sunday night he met with the members of his new squad. In the meeting, Sanders told the players that he was planning to bring players in -- presumably his recruits and some Jackson State guys -- and that the current team..." December 05

  • What Nick Saban said about Alabama missing College Football Playoff, Sugar Bowl opt-outs

    USA Today "Alabama football will not be part of the College Football Playoff for the second time in the championship format's history. The Crimson Tide (10-2) was ranked No. 5 in the final rankings announced Sunday, making it the first team out among teams still in contention for a..." December 05

  • Arizona WR Dorian Singer, Pac-12 yards leader, enters portal

    ESPN "Arizona's Dorian Singer, who led the Pac-12 with 1,105 receiving yards this past season, entered the transfer portal on Monday. Singer, a sophomore, had 66 catches with six touchdowns and averaged 16.7 yards per reception this past season. He will have two years of..." December 05

  • Cincinnati to hire Scott Satterfield as next head football coach

    WLWT "  The University of Cincinnati is set to hire University of Louisville head coach Scott Satterfield as the next Bearcat football coach, according to multiple reports. WLWT has reached out to the university, but they declined to make a comment at this..." December 05

  • NC State QB Devin Leary Reportedly to Enter Transfer Portal amid Injury Rehab

    Bleacher Report "North Carolina State quarterback Devin Leary will enter the transfer portal with one year of eligibility remaining, according to Pete Thamel of ESPN. Leary suffered a torn pectoral in October and was ruled out for the rest of the season, but Thamel reported he is..." December 05

  • Michael Penix Jr. returning to Washington for 6th collegiate season in 2023

    The Score "Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr. announced Sunday that he will return in 2023 for his sixth collegiate season rather than enter the NFL draft. "I want to thank this coaching staff for believing in me and giving me the opportunity to be out here to play at..." December 05

  • Georgia, Michigan, TCU, Ohio State top four teams in AP Top 25

    ESPN "Georgia, Michigan, TCU and Ohio State were the top four in the final Associated Press college football poll of the regular season. The Bulldogs (13-0) are No. 1 for the ninth straight week and 12th time this season in the AP Top 25. Georgia received 62..." December 05

  • Jim Harbaugh knew about DT Mazi Smith's arrest the day it happened

    USA Today "Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh found out about Mazi Smith's arrest a few hours after it happened. Harbaugh, speaking with reporters via Zoom to preview Michigan's College Football Playoff semifinal matchup in the Fiesta Bowl against No. 3 TCU (12-1),..." December 05

  • Clemson QB D.J. Uiagalelei to enter transfer portal

    SI "Clemson quarterback DJ Uiagalelei has decided to enter the college football transfer portal for the 2023 season, according to multiple reports. Uiagalelei has served as the starting quarterback at Clemson for the last two seasons before being pulled in this week's ACC Championship..." December 04

  • Jim Harbaugh responds to new round of NFL rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Once again, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is popping up in NFL head coaching rumors. This time, Harbaugh does not seem interested in letting those rumors fester. Harbaugh firmly denied having any plans to return to the NFL, saying Sunday that he would be “enthusiastically”..." December 04

  • Graham Mertz to enter transfer portal

    CBS Sports "Wisconsin's Graham Mertz will enter the transfer portal after four years with the program, the quarterback shared on his Twitter account. Mertz started 32 games with the Badgers over the past three years, but will search for a new home following a coaching change from Paul Chryst..." December 04