• Mac Jones named Alabama starting quarterback

    Yardbarker "As ESPN's Alex Scarborough reported, Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban officially named Mac Jones his starting quarterback for Saturday's season opener at Missouri. Jones, a redshirt junior, was the favorite to begin the campaign ahead of top-tier prospect..." September 21

  • BYU Star QB Zach Wilson Not Worried About COVID Effects

    TMZ "BYU star QB Zach Wilson says he's NOT concerned about the potential long-lasting effects of COVID ... telling reporters Monday he's siding with Kirk Cousins' "If I die, I die" approach to the virus. Wilson revealed he was diagnosed with COVID back..." September 21

  • Texas Tech RB SaRodorick Thompson arrested on reckless driving charge

    Dallas Morning News "On Monday, Texas Tech running back SaRodorick Thompson was arrested in Lubbock on a warrant for reckless driving, according to a report by Shehan Jeyarajah of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football. According to Jeyarajah’s report, Thompson, a Carrollton Ranchview..." September 21

  • Miami Senior High football coach Corey Smith killed in shooting at his home

    CBS Sports "Corey Smith, the head football coach at Miami Senior High School, was killed Monday morning in a shooting at his own home, according to the Miami Herald. Miami-Dade Police confirmed to the newspaper that an investigation is underway but there are not many public details on what happened..." September 21

  • LSU names Myles Brennan starting quarterback

    The Score "LSU head coach Ed Orgeron announced Monday that Myles Brennan will be the team's starting quarterback for the season opener Saturday against Mississippi State, according to ESPN's Alex Scarborough. "I've always believed in Myles," Orgeron..." September 21

  • UMass Minutemen reverse call, to play limited fall schedule

    ESPN "UMass, which canceled its fall football season six weeks ago, reversed course and announced Monday that it intends to play a limited number of games beginning in mid-October. The announcement came after what the school said was a "positive review" of safety protocols and..." September 21

  • Texas A&M starting linebacker Anthony Hines opts out of 2020 college football season

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M starting linebacker Anthony Hines III has opted out of this season less than a week until the Aggies kickoff against Vanderbilt on Saturday at Kyle Field. “With everything taking place in the world right now, from the pandemic, to the blatant injustices being..." September 21

  • Week 3 college football overreactions

    CBS Sports "There are many truths about college football, but one in particular was applicable for Week 3. Some of the more interesting games are played when the schedule looks the least appealing.  Indeed, Sept. 19 was yet another warm-up date for Week 4, when the SEC finally joins the fold..." September 20

  • The Citadel had no interest in Clemson’s charity offer during blowout

    Larry Brown Sports "The Citadel may have gotten spanked by Clemson on Saturday, but at least they left with their dignity … and a $450,000 check. Clemson beat The Citadel 49-0 to improve to 2-0 and drop the Bulldogs to 0-2. The Tigers were up 49-0 at halftime and apparently offered to spare The..." September 20

  • Bill Murray Makes College GameDay Picks From Porch Swing With Questionable Internet Connection

    The Big Lead "Bill Murray was this week's College GameDay guest picker. He called in from his home while on his porch swing, clearly having the best time out of everyone on set as he relaxes with a bucket hat donned. The outfit was complete and fresh, but Murray's internet connection......" September 19

  • FSU head coach Mike Norvell tests positive for COVID-19

    Clutch Points "There was a slew of college football games canceled or postponed this week due to concerns of COVID-19. While Florida State had a bye week this week, head coach Mike Norvell has tested positive for COVID-19, per ESPN’s Andrea Adelson. As a result of his positive test,..." September 19

  • Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney giving up over $1 million in scheduled compensation

    USA Today "Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney has agreed to forgo $1.25 million in scheduled compensation due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s financial impact on the university and its athletics department, according to an agreement obtained by USA TODAY Sports on Friday. The document..." September 19

  • Big Ten Football Schedule 2020: Matchups, Opening Week, Championship Game Info

    Bleacher Report "The Big Ten announced Saturday its 2020 football schedule will kick off Oct. 24 after the conference reversed a prior decision to postpone play until the spring.  The Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted Wednesday to allow football to resume in October..." September 19

  • Tate Martell opts out of 2020 season after being suspended by Miami

    Larry Brown Sports "There is yet another twist in Tate Martell’s college football career, and it is not a great one. Martell has chosen to opt out of the 2020 season, the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson and Susan Miller Degnan reported on Friday night. Martell was suspended for..." September 19

  • Pac-12 to make decision on potential fall football season Thursday

    The Score "Following a meeting Friday, the Pac-12 CEO group said a decision on a potential fall football season would be made when the parties reconvene Thursday. "The Pac-12 CEO Group had an informative and productive meeting earlier today," the group said in a statement...." September 19

  • Deion Sanders to be named head coach at Jackson State

    Pro Football Talk "Jackson State has produced four Pro Football Hall of Fame players. Now, a Pro Football Hall of Famers will be producing the football team at Jackson State, reportedly. Rashad Milligan of the Mississippi Clarion Ledger reports that Deion Sanders will become the next..." September 19

  • Clemson's Dabo Swinney giving up over $1 million in scheduled compensation as pandemic strains school finances

    USA Today "Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney has agreed forgo $1.25 million in scheduled compensation due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s financial impact on the university and its athletics department, according to an agreement obtained by USA TODAY Sports on Friday. The document..." September 18

  • Justin Fields wants a special perk if Ohio State wins national title

    Larry Brown Sports "Now that the team will be playing this fall, the Ohio State Buckeyes are one of a handful of teams that could win the national title. Justin Fields wants more than just a ring if they can pull it off. Fields believes that the Buckeyes deserve an ESPN “30 for 30”..." September 18

  • Colorado football team goes on 100-player hike; ops director ticketed

    ESPN "Colorado director of football operations Bryan McGinnis has been issued a ticket for a 100-player hike on a Colorado mountain trail, Boulder officials told the Boulder Daily Camera on Friday. McGinnis was ticketed for violating a public health order and failure to obtain a large group..." September 18

  • Nick Saban reacts to Big Ten's decision to play in fall

    247 Sports "Nick Saban was someone who was very down on the idea of the Big Ten potentially playing its football season in the spring after the conference originally postponed its fall football season last month. With the league officially reversing course yesterday, the..." September 18

  • Baylor-Houston game postponed

    The Score "Saturday's game between Baylor and Houston has been postponed, a source told Bruce Feldman of The Athletic. The decision to delay the contest is due to positive COVID-19 tests for Baylor, reports Ross Dellenger of Sports Illustrated, citing..." September 18

  • After opting out, Rashod Bateman wants to play for Gophers

    Bring Me The News "Rashod Bateman is reportedly reconsidering his decision to opt out of the college football season, with Yahoo Sports' Pete Thamel reporting that the All-Big Ten wide receiver wants to play for the Gophers.  "He's back on campus and enrolled as a full-time..." September 18

  • Florida Atlantic-Georgia Southern game postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

    USA Today "Florida Atlantic announced Friday its season-opening football game at Georgia Southern scheduled for Saturday was postponed. The announcement came after the results of Thursday’s coronavirus testing. The Owls were supposed to travel to Statesboro, Georgia Friday afternoon, but..." September 18

  • Pac-12 football return to play discussions still in early stages as some aim to start season Oct. 31

    CBS Sports "The Pac-12 remains in the early stages of considering a return to football this fall, league sources told CBS Sports. The conference's biggest obstacle remains easing COVID-19 health restrictions in California and Oregon, states that house half of the league's 12..." September 18

  • Tennessee OL Cade Mays wins immediate eligibility appeal to play in 2020 after initially being denied

    Knoxville News Sentinel "Cade Mays has the green light from the NCAA to play this season. His next hurdle is getting approval from the SEC. The NCAA reversed course and granted the Tennessee Vols offensive lineman a transfer waiver, coach Jeremy Pruitt said after Thursday's..." September 18

  • Ohio State's Shaun Wade opts back in after Big Ten announces return

    The Score "Big Ten football is back, and so is one of Ohio State's premier players. Shaun Wade will be opting back in for the season since the conference has changed course with plans to return in late October, announced Thursday. The star cornerback had initially..." September 17

  • Deion Sanders to become college football head coach at Jackson State?

    Sportsnaut "Deion Sanders could be on the verge of returning to football, this time as a head coach, with the NFL and College Football Hall of Famer reportedly closing in on a deal to make the transition into college coaching. Sanders, who left NFL Network in August before joining..." September 17

  • Los Angeles health department: No added USC, UCLA restrictions

    ESPN "The Pac-12 cleared another hurdle toward returning to play Thursday, as the Los Angeles County Public Health Department confirmed it will continue not to have any restrictions beyond what's mandated by the state of California as relates to the USC and UCLA football..." September 17

  • North Carolina game against Charlotte canceled due to COVID-19 quarantines

    USA Today "Charlotte announced Thursday morning that its football game at No. 11 North Carolina, scheduled for Saturday, has been canceled. The decision to cancel was made as a result of a depleted roster due to quarantine following Charlotte's COVID-19 contract tracing..." September 17

  • Kirk Herbstreit Gets Second Monday Night Football Audition

    The Big Lead "Kirk Herbstreit shined during his Monday Night Football debut last week and is getting a second chance to prove he's ready for the pros. ESPN announced today that Herbstreit will help lead their Monday night MegaCast on ESPN2 for the Saints-Raiders Week 2 showdown, which..." September 17

  • USC working with state of California to allow for college football

    MSN.com "USC is hard at work trying to get Pac-12 football moving toward a fall restart. As first reported by Jon Wilner of Bay Area News Group, California Gov. Gavin Newsom reached out to USC after speaking to Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott about possibly allowing football...." September 16

  • Dylan McCaffrey to transfer from Michigan after Joe Milton wins QB job

    Larry Brown Sports "Dylan McCaffrey is on his way out of Michigan. As first reported by Angelique Chengelis of the Detroit News, McCaffrey intends to transfer from the Wolverines. " September 16

  • Ohio State guard Wyatt Davis wants to play in 2020

    247 Sports "Ohio State offensive lineman Wyatt Davis, who recently opted out this season, may be reconsidering his decision according to a report from ESPN Big Ten reporter Tom VanHaaren, who tweeted on Wednesday that Davis interrupted a Zoom call led by Buckeyes athletic director Gene..." September 16

  • Mizzou down at least 12 players vs. Bama

    CBS Sports "Missouri's count of players who will miss the team's season-opener against Alabama on Sept. 26  due to COVID-19 protocols is up to 12, Tigers coach Elijah Drinkwitz said Wednesday. Though not all 12 have necessarily tested positive for the coronavirus, the..." September 16

  • California governor Gavin Newsom weighs in on possible Pac-12 restart

    Larry Brown Sports "The Big Ten’s decision to resume play in October leaves the Pac-12 as the only major conference without a plan to play games this fall. Earlier Wednesday after the Big Ten decision became official, Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott released a statement that said, in part, resuming..." September 16

  • Ex-OSU Star Anthony Gonzalez Pumped For Big Ten Return

    TMZ "Former Ohio State football star Anthony Gonzalez is FIRED UP for the Big Ten's return to the gridiron ... telling TMZ Sports another year of the sport could change kids' lives!! The ex-Buckeye -- who became a congressman after a successful NFL career --..." September 16