• Iowa State AD estimates $40 million revenue loss with no fall sports

    ESPN "Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard said the athletic department stands to lose $40 million in the next six months if sports cannot be played this fall. In an open letter to the Iowa State community released Monday, Pollard also added that the university itself stands to..." July 13

  • ACC indefinitely postpones its virtual media days that were set for July 21-23

    247 Sports "The Atlantic Coast Conference has delayed its virtual media day indefinitely. The ACC Kickoff event was scheduled to be held virtually from July 21-23. The annual event is usually held in-person and provides various media outlets to meet with select players and coaches from each ACC..." July 13

  • JT Daniels granted immediate eligibility at Georgia for 2020 season

    Eleven Warriors "Jake Fromm's departure left Georgia with very few viable options at the quarterback position. But now, after two successful additions from the transfer portal, Georgia suddenly has a quarterback controversy. The Bulldogs first landed Wake Forest quarterback Jamie Newman, one..." July 13

  • Texas will keep 'Eyes of Texas' as alma mater, rename field after former Heisman Trophy winners

    Houston Chronicle " Change is coming to the Forty Acres. Texas announced a sweeping series of moves Monday to be implemented in response to a number of requests and demands made in June by Longhorn student-athletes, alongside other student-led organizations and movements. " July 13

  • College football coaches on the hot seat may get mulligans amid uncertain seasons, dwindling budgets

    CBS Sports "Security for college football coaches has never felt more … secure. At least in 2020. This is a bit of good news for the game's coaching millionaires amid a global pandemic threatening the health and safety of not only the coaches and players but the game itself. Start with..." July 13

  • Georgia 5-star OL Broderick Jones injured in accident

    247 Sports "Georgia five-star offensive lineman Broderick Jones, one of the top players in the 2020 signing class, recently sustained a lower leg injury in a motor bike crash, according to Dawgs247. The injury is not considered "long-term" according to sources, but it could delay the..." July 13

  • Junior colleges moving football to spring

    Pro Football Talk "While a pair of major college football conferences have already announced plans to shrink their football footprint this fall, another group has decided to push back the entire schedule. According to Max Olson of TheAthletic.com, the National Junior College Athletic Association..." July 13

  • 5 college football programs that have struggled to contain COVID-19

    Sportsnaut "As the scheduled kickoff for college football season rapidly approaches, things are looking dim for the nation’s biggest amateur sport. The Big Ten and PAC 12 have eliminated all cross-conference games. The Ivy League has gone one step further by canceling all fall sports, with..." July 12

  • College football season in the spring? Here's a better idea for the future

    USA Today "On Monday, Michigan State football’s players will embark on their first team sessions in the Mel Tucker era. Finally. At least for now. Because even with a two-week period of team activity coming, uncertainty remains ahead of the Spartans and the rest..." July 12

  • Four-star 2021 DE George Wilson will announce commitment Sunday

    CBS Sports "Four-star edge rusher George Wilson from Virginia Beach, Virginia, will commit to the college of his choice Sunday live at 4 p.m. ET on CBS Sports HQ. The 6 foot 5, 214-pounder from Green Run High School has narrowed his choices down to a final four of South Carolina, Arizona..." July 12

  • Notre Dame Football would get help from ACC to schedule games

    Yardbarker "Major conferences going to conference-only schedules leaves independent schools such as Notre Dame in a rough spot. Notre Dame’s football program has maintained independence even though the school’s other sports joined the ACC in 2012. So what would Notre Dame do if..." July 12

  • USC WR Amon-Ra St. Brown bummed about Alabama game being canceled

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pac-12 announced on Friday that they will go with a conference-only football schedule for the 2020 season, and at least one player is bummed about that. USC Trojans wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown tweeted his disappointment about the news. USC was set to face Alabama at..." July 12

  • Maryland football cancels workouts after nine positive COVID-19 tests

    Sportsnaut "This is becoming an alarming theme around the college football world with the 2020 season slated to get going late next month. Multiple football teams seeing outbreaks of COVID-19 during workouts. We can add another Big Ten squad to the mix. Despite this being about a 5%..." July 11

  • SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey: 'We Are Running out of Time' for 2020 Football Season

    Bleacher Report "SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said Saturday the power brokers of college football are "running out of time to correct and get things right" to complete the 2020 season during the coronavirus pandemic. Sankey said on ESPN Radio's Marty and McGee (h/t Andrea..." July 11

  • No fans in fall or stall college football until spring? Clemson polls supporters about season

    USA Today "As a college football fan, would you rather the season unfold this fall with no fans in attendance or kick off in the spring in front of fans? In an effort to help formulate its game plan, the Clemson Athletics Department would like to know. That question — framed as a..." July 11

  • Michigan football gets commit from 2021 four-star receiver Xavier Worthy

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan football just landed one of the nation's fastest wide receiver recruits. Four-star receiver Xavier Worthy committed to the Wolverines' 2021 class in a ceremony broadcast on Instagram Live, becoming the latest prospect to pick U-M during the..." July 11

  • Kansas JUCO the landing spot for Oregon transfer LB Ge’mon Eaford

    College Football Talk "An erstwhile member of the Oregon football program has decided on a new collegiate home. And at a much lower level of the sport. According to James Crepea of The Oregonian, Ge’mon Eaford has elected to transfer to Fort Scott Community College in the..." July 11

  • Toledo announces creation of GoFundMe page to assist the family of Jahneil Douglas, who was shot and killed

    MSN.com "Toledo is doing what it can for those close to one of its fallen football players. According to reports coming out of the area Wednesday, a man was shot dead following an argument outside of a pizza joint in the city.  It was subsequently confirmed that the..." July 10

  • Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott tests positive for coronavirus with mild flu-like symptoms

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pac-12 announced on Friday that commissioner Larry Scott has tested positive for the coronavirus, but it sounds like he is doing OK. The conference released a statement about the situation, saying Scott got tested after experiencing mild flu-like symptoms. " July 10

  • Conference-Only Power 5 Schedules Come at a Steep Price to Group of Five Schools

    SI "In one of the gloomiest days in recent college football memory, Troy Dannen, if he looks hard enough, can find the glass at least fractionally full. In these dark pandemic times, he’ll accept even a small trace of liquid lining the bottom of the cup. As Tulane’s..." July 10

  • Conferences Should Get Creative After Canceling Non-Conference Games

    The Big Lead "The Pac-12 followed the Big Ten's lead and has canceled non-conference athletic events for the fall. The decision was made during a Friday conference call and an official announcement followed. The sports impacted include football, men's and women's soccer and women's..." July 10

  • Pac-12 To Play Conference-Only Schedule

    Pro Football Rumors "College football continues to grapple with the coronavirus. A day after the Big Ten became the first Power 5 conference to announce it will only play conference games, the Pac-12 revealed it will also limit its fall sports to conference-only slates. Pac-12 commissioner Larry..." July 10

  • Howard one of seven finalists for highest-rated recruit in the Class of 2021

    College Football Talk "Here’s something you don’t see every recruiting cycle: Howard and a five-star prospect in the same story.  Yet, here we are. This week, touted 2021 defensive end Korey Foreman revealed the seven schools that are finalists for his talent.  And one of the..." July 10

  • Duke football coach David Cutcliffe favors playing only conference games in 2020

    ESPN "Duke football coach David Cutcliffe said he remains "very optimistic" there will be college football this season, but he doubts it will look much like a normal season due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. "It's going to be disrupted," Cutcliffe..." July 10

  • Lou Holtz Angry at 'Fighting Irish' Criticism

    TMZ "Lou Holtz does NOT want his beloved Notre Dame to drop its "Fighting Irish" nickname ... claiming it stems from a group of students who battled the KKK back in the day. One tiny little problem -- it's not exactly true, Lou! Here's the deal ... the..." July 10

  • College Football Playoff committee will 'Choose the best four teams based on protocol'

    USA Today "If mirrored across the rest of the Bowl Subdivision, the decision made by the Big Ten to play only league opponents during the coming season will remove the non-conference games that help inform the national reputations of teams and conferences. In the end, these sorts..." July 09

  • Administrators upset by Big Ten’s ‘covert’ announcement

    Larry Brown Sports "The Big Ten announced on Thursday that they will be playing a conference-only schedule for college football in the fall. Their announcement reportedly bothered other school administrators. SI’s Ross Dellenger reported on Thursday that some administrators were..." July 09

  • After Big Ten's Decision, All Non-Conference Football is Likely Out in 2020

    The Big Lead "The Big Ten has announced it will cancel all non-conference sporting events this fall and proceed with conference-only scheduling. It's a move many predicted and it is almost certain to force the rest of country to follow suit. Obviously this will have the biggest impact..." July 09

  • SEC commish issues statement in wake of Big Ten’s seismic announcement

    College Football Talk "It didn’t take long for the most powerful man in SEC football country to respond to what the B1G wrought. As you may have heard, the Big Ten confirmed Thursday afternoon that it will be going with a conference-only football schedule for the 2020 season.  That was..." July 09

  • ACC delaying start of all fall sports until at least Sept. 1

    Yahoo! Sports "The ACC has decided to delay the start of competition for fall sports until at least Sept. 1, the conference announced Thursday.  The decision, which was unanimously approved by the ACC Board of Directors, affects Olympic sports like cross country, field hockey, men’s and..." July 09

  • Big Ten expected to use conference-only football schedule this fall

    Sportsnaut "The Big Ten is expected to announce it will use a conference-only schedule for the upcoming college football season, becoming the first Power 5 school to change its schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Just days after Rutgers University president Jonathan Holloway said the Big..." July 09

  • Ohio State AD 'very concerned' about fall sports

    The Score "Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith is no longer cautiously optimistic about the prospect of team sports in the fall. In a teleconference with reporters Thursday, Smith expressed doubt about the college football season taking place as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spike in..." July 09

  • Oklahoma announces no new COVID-19 cases among football players

    MSN.com "Courtesy of Oklahoma football, there’s actually some good news on the coronavirus testing front. July 1, Oklahoma football players officially kicked off their voluntary on-campus workouts.  The development came two weeks after schools from the Big 12..." July 09

  • Florida, NC State announce future home-and-home series

    College Football Talk "Florida and NC State have given us a bit of Power Five scheduling news on which to chew. Both the ACC and SEC programs announced Thursday that they have agreed to a future home-and-home series.  Florida will travel to Raleigh in 2026 to face NC State in the first of the two..." July 09

  • Notre Dame athletic director: 'Less likely' that football season starts on time

    ESPN "Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick said Thursday he thinks it's "less likely" the college football season starts on time, citing growing concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. "It has grown more pessimistic over the past two weeks, but..." July 09

  • Friday Night Lights may be out for 2020

    Pro Football Talk "With pro and college football in 2020 currently hanging in a balance influenced largely the ability and willingness of non-athletes to do what needs to be done to slow the spread of the coronavirus, one of the hotbeds of American high school football may not have high school football in 2020...." July 09

  • Will the rest of college athletics follow the Ivy League's lead?

    The Score "Four months ago, the Ivy League was ahead of the curve. On March 10, it canceled its men's and women's basketball conference tournaments because of growing concern about the coronavirus. Two days later, after the Utah Jazz's Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19 and the..." July 09

  • UNC football pauses workouts after high number of positive COVID-19 tests among athletic teams

    The News & Observer "UNC-Chapel Hill announced an outbreak of COVID-19 among its athletic department on Wednesday that will halt the football team’s voluntary off-season workouts. In a press release, the school said it conducted 429 tests of athletes, coaches and staff and 37 tests came back..." July 09

  • Ivy League postponing fall sports does not mean college football won’t happen in 2020

    Larry Brown Sports "Back in March, the Ivy League was the first to cancel its college basketball conference tournament, setting off a chain reaction of many other conferences doing the same amid the coronavirus pandemic. Ultimately, March Madness was canceled. On Wednesday, the Ivy League announced that..." July 08

  • Ivy League suspends fall sports due to coronavirus pandemic

    The Week "The Ivy League on Wednesday suspended all fall sports because of the coronavirus pandemic, becoming the first Division I conference to do so. The decision affects football, soccer, field hockey, volleyball, and cross country, and could influence other leagues as they decide how to..." July 08

  • Ohio State pauses voluntary workouts after COVID-19 testing

    The Score "The Ohio State athletics department has paused all voluntary workouts after recent COVID-19 testing of student-athletes on seven teams. The school's football team, men's and women's basketball teams... " July 08

  • Ex-College Football Player Phillip Blanks Catching Child From Burning Building

    BroBible "Philip Banks, a 28-year-old former college receiver and former US Marine, knew he needed to help when he saw an apartment in his complex full engulfed in flames. Banks ran outside barefoot when he heard a commotion and arrive to find a woman preparing to toss her young son off the..." July 08

  • Jim Harbaugh says pandemic derailed contract extension talks

    Larry Brown Sports "Jim Harbaugh is definitely still in Michigan’s good graces, if his comments on Wednesday are any indication. The Wolverines head coach said he was close to a contract extension with the school before the COVID-19 pandemic put the discussions on the..." July 08

  • 2020 Northwestern-Wisconsin football game relocated from Wrigley Field

    Yardbarker "On Wednesday, Northwestern University confirmed that the football team's Nov. 7 game against Big Ten opponent Wisconsin scheduled to occur at Wrigley Field has been moved from the home of the Chicago Cubs because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.   " July 08