• Lane Kiffin thinks Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray should 'change his mind and play baseball'

    USA Today "Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin isn't shy in looking for an advantage for the Owls' Week 1 matchup against Big 12 power Oklahoma.  As such, Kiffin had a blunt recommendation for Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray while speaking to reporters at Conference USA media day..." July 20

  • Nick Saban touts Calvin Ridley as among Alabama’s best ever WRs

    247 Sports "Calvin Ridley is expected to make an immediate impact with the Atlanta Falcons after they tagged the wide receiver with their first round draft pick this year, much like he did with Alabama during his three years there. Ridley burst onto the scene in 2015 and maintained an elite..." July 19

  • USC WR Joseph Lewis Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge for 2nd Time This Year

    Bleacher Report "USC wide receiver Joseph Lewis was arrested on a felony domestic violence charge Wednesday night after an alleged altercation with a woman at a Los Angeles residence. On Thursday, TMZ Sports reported the woman fled the home and called police, who later arrested Lewis...." July 19

  • North Carolina football players face punishment for selling athletic gear

    USA Today "Wednesday wasn't the best day for the University of North Carolina's football program. First, coach Larry Fedora said he didn't believe there was a connection between football and CTE. He followed that by saying wholesale changes to the game would lead to the downfall..." July 19

  • Florida Atlantic wide receiver Nero Nelson no longer with program after signing with team in December

    Palm Beach Post "One of Lane Kiffin’s top signings this past winter will not play for FAU this season, as The Palm Beach Post has learned that wide receiver Tre’Veon “Nero” Nelson was dismissed from the team for “attitude issues” shortly after enrolling this..." July 19

  • Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith charged with criminal trespass

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State receivers coach Zach Smith was set to appear in court on Wednesday, facing a charge of criminal trespass stemming from an incident that occurred on May 12. An incident report obtained by cleveland.com shows that Powell, Ohio police were dispatched to a home just after 8..." July 19

  • Tom Herman says ideal Texas schedule would include Texas A&M rivalry

    College Football Talk "Let’s face it. Until the day comes when Texas and Texas A&M get back on the same football field for a regular season game, this topic is never going to die. In the latest example of proving you can set your offseason calendar to the moment anyone from Texas or Texas A&M merely..." July 19

  • Nick Saban expects Jalen Hurts to be with Alabama this fall, but has 'no idea' if he will

    CBS Sports "During his appearance at SEC Media Days, Alabama coach Nick Saban tried to answer the most obvious question before it was even asked.  "The No. 1 thing you'd like to talk about is the quarterback controversy you love to create and continue to create, you love..." July 18

  • LSU tight end Jamal Pettigrew undergoes surgery from knee injury: sources

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "LSU sophomore tight end Jamal Pettigrew has undergone surgery on a knee he injury durging the summer, sources close to the program confirmed Wednesday.  The injury to the 6-foot-7, 262-pounder out of New Orleans happened during a non-contact workout this summer,..." July 18

  • UNC's Larry Fedora says the game of football is 'under attack'

    ESPN "North Carolina coach Larry Fedora is no fan of the rule changes in college football, suggesting altering the game is an overreaction to injuries and will, in the end, have a profound effect on the entire country. Fedora was asked about changes to the kickoff rule in college..." July 18

  • CFP director: 'No talk' about expanding playoff

    The Score "To the chagrin of Group of 5 schools, the College Football Playoff format won't expand beyond four teams at any point in the foreseeable future, executive director Bill Hancock indicated Wednesday. "There is no talk about expansion among the university presidents and the..." July 18

  • Former Longhorn DeShon Elliott blasts coaching staff for ‘bad mouthing’ juniors who left early

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Former Longhorns safety DeShon Elliott took to Twitter on Wednesday to criticize the current coaching staff because he believes the staff is “bad mouthing” juniors who chose to leave school early. “I’d really appreciate it if anyone on the current staff at the..." July 18

  • Will Grier is ready for his Heisman Trophy moment

    247 Sports "Will Grier walks up to the podium slowly, adjusting his tie ever so slightly before taking his seat. West Virginia’s fifth-year senior quarterback and preseason All-American is wearing a grey suit with a striped tie and a white pocket square. But it’s his hair that gets the..." July 18

  • Jeremy Pruitt optimistic about availability of JJ Peterson, Trey Smith

    Chattanooga Times Free Press "Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt told reporters Wednesday that he "absolutely" expects JJ Peterson to be available for the beginning of preseason practice.  Peterson, who would be a true freshman, was the highest-rated player in Tennessee's 2018 signing..." July 18

  • Former Penn State running back Andre Robinson is transferring to Delaware, 'anticipates' playing this fall

    Penn Live "Former Penn State running back Andre Robinson is transferring to Delaware. The onetime Bishop McDevitt star played just two seasons in blue and white before deciding to leave the program at the end of the 2017 regular season. As a Lion, the former four-star recrit rushed for 196 yards..." July 18

  • Barry Sanders statue at Oklahoma State is ‘in the works’

    Larry Brown Sports "Before he became a legend with the Detroit Lions, Barry Sanders was one of the greatest college football players the sport had ever seen. Oklahoma State takes great pride in the success he had with the school in the late-1980s, and the Cowboys are planning to showcase that in a big..." July 18

  • SEC Media Days 2018: Coordinator of officials details rule changes affecting end-of game situations

    CBS Sports "Some new rule changes could make late-game situations more interesting for SEC games in 2018. Specifically, SEC coordinator of officials Steve Shaw outlined a new instant replay rule that will affect the final minute of each half.  There will now be a 10-second runoff on the game..." July 17

  • Reporter asks Kirby Smart about QBs, includes Jacob Eason

    Sportsnaut "Kirby Smart will enjoy a high-caliber quarterback room in 2018, but one reporter at SEC Media Days apparently decided to hibernate this offseason. Several press members shared a question to Smart about Jake Fromm, Justin Fields and Jacob Eason. The only problem? Eason..." July 17

  • LSU's Orgeron regrets hiring Canada as offensive coordinator

    ESPN "LSU coach Ed Orgeron said Monday that he erred in hiring Matt Canada as offensive coordinator following the 2016 season and that current coordinator Steve Ensminger was the right choice all along. Canada spent the 2017 season at LSU before mutually parting ways with the school...." July 17

  • Kyler Murray is 'going to have to fight like crazy' to win starting QB job

    CBS Sports "It's generally assumed that Kyler Murray will be Oklahoma's starting quarterback in 2018.  Sooners coach Lincoln Riley doesn't see it that way -- publicly, at least -- with Murray and redshirt sophomore Austin Kendall expected to battle for the gig this..." July 16

  • Oregon State suspends relationship with Papa John’s

    Sportsnaut "One more high profile program is distancing itself from Papa John’s. On Monday, the Oregon State Athletic Department released a statement, saying that it’s suspending its relationship with the pizza restaurant. The decision comes in light of Papa John’s founder,..." July 16