• Nebraska WR Darien Chase cites struggles with mental health, depression in entering transfer portal

    College Football Talk "Nebraska football added five wide receivers as part of its 2020 recruiting class. Not surprisingly, that group has seen a potential shakeup. Utilizing his personal Twitter account, Darien Chase has taken the first step in leaving Nebraska football by announcing his..." February 17

  • Michigan State Player Threatens to Transfer if Mel Tucker Doesn't Bring Back His Position Coach

    12 Up "The Michigan State football program was given a bit of a shock when Mark Dantonio stepped down as head coach this offseason. That move saw Mel Tucker get hired for the job and as with any new coach, assistants aren't sure if they will be retained. That is..." February 17

  • Central Michigan cornerback accused of multiple serious crimes

    247 Sports "Central Michigan starting cornerback Kyron McKinnie-Harper was suspended by head coach Jim McElwain for a violation of team rules. McElwain would not elaborate on the suspension, and it’s not clear if McKinnie-Harper has been suspended from Central Michigan..." February 17

  • Michigan State football assistants Ron Burton, Mike Tressel joining Mel Tucker's new staff afterall

    Detroit Free Press "Mel Tucker’s Michigan State football staff is coming together. And it will retain at least two familiar faces. Ron Burton, an assistant for Mark Dantonio since 2013, has changed his mind and will remain with the Spartans as the defensive line coach. In..." February 17

  • Two former Ohio State players plead not guilty to rape, kidnapping

    Columbus Dispatch "Former Ohio State football players Amir Riep and Jahsen Wint, both 21, pleaded not guilty Thursday in an appearance before Franklin County Municipal Court Judge Cynthia Ebner, who set bond for each of them. A Franklin County judge set bond Thursday during the first court appearances..." February 17

  • Baton Rouge Zoo Names Baby Giraffe After Joe Burrow

    Sportsnaut "The state of Louisiana is still celebrating the record-breaking 2019 season of former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow. If you needed any evidence to support that claim, we present “Burreaux,” a baby giraffe at the Baton Rouge Zoo who was named after the future..." February 15

  • Mel Tucker's contract as Michigan State football coach worth more than $5.5 million per year

    USA Today "Michigan State gave new football coach Mel Tucker a significant pay raise from his job at Colorado – and a much bigger salary than his predecessor, Mark Dantonio. Tucker’s contract, which the university released Thursday afternoon, will bring him at least $5.5..." February 15

  • Charlie Strong Reportedly Met With Alabama Coaching Staff This Week

    12 Up "As Nick Saban has a tendency to do, he might be poaching another former high profile coach in need of a redemption tour for his staff. Saban welcomed Charlie Strong to Tuscaloosa on Thursday, and the two reportedly discussed some sort of off-field analyst role. The..." February 15

  • With Mel Tucker not retaining any Dantonio staff members, two key Michigan State figures decide to retire

    College Football Talk "It’s out with the old and in with the new at Michigan State. As expected in the wake of Mel Tucker’s hiring as the Spartans new head coach, staff changes are afoot in East Lansing. According to the Detroit Free Press, none of former coach Mark..." February 15

  • Ohio State athletic department lost money despite $210 million in revenue

    USA Today "Ohio State’s athletic department reported an operating deficit of $10 million last year, the first time in a decade that the department ended the fiscal year in the red. But university administrators contend that the size of the budget deficit is significantly smaller — a..." February 14

  • Mel Tucker cleaning house at Michigan State

    Larry Brown Sports "Mel Tucker has taken over as the new head football coach at Michigan State, and he is apparently planning some big changes. Tucker is not going to retain any of Mark Dantonio’s assistant coaches, the Detroit Free Press’ Chris Solari reported on Thursday night. " February 14

  • Ex-Miss State Football Player Philemon Jones Found Dead in Lake After Being Missing for a Month

    Black Sports Online "No foul play is suspected which means they are looking at this as more of a suicide. Very sad story. A body found in a lake in Lee County this week was officially identified as a former Mississippi State football player, the Coroner’s Office said Wednesday. " February 14

  • Top Eagles Assistant Coach May Be Interested in College Job

    Heavy "So … a guy walks into his college alma mater and inquires about the same position he has in the NFL. That doesn’t make a lot of sense, does it? Not at all. An oddly-timed report surfaced on Friday from The Athletic‘s Josh Kendall saying that..." February 14

  • Eric Bieniemy “doing his due diligence” regarding Colorado job

    Pro Football Talk "The University of Colorado wants to bring its all-time leading rusher back to school to coach the football team. Eric Bieniemy, currently the Chiefs offensive coordinator, is listening, at least for now. Adam Schefter of ESPN.com reported on Thursday night that Bieniemy is..." February 14

  • College Football Player Body Slams Cop During Arrest, Insane Police Video

    TMZ "A college football player straight-up body slammed a cop during his arrest in Ohio this week ... and police video of the incident is INSANE. Cops say on Monday they got a call from a woman at a Grove City, Ohio business who said Michael Harris -- an Eastern Kentucky..." February 13

  • Ohio State dismisses two players following arrests on felony rape and kidnapping charges

    CNN "Two Ohio State football players who are accused in criminal complaints of raping a woman in a Columbus apartment complex last week have been dismissed from the team, according to a statement from Coach Ryan Day. Defensive backs Amir Riep and Jahsen Wint, both 21 and due to be seniors..." February 13

  • Controversial Ex-Alabama LB Eyabi Anoma Enters Transfer Portal After Dismissal From Houston

    12 Up "Eyabi Anoma was one of the most coveted players in his class coming out of high school in 2018. However, since leaving high school, the path to the NFL has been anything but smooth for the extremely talented linebacker. After playing one season for Alabama, Anoma was..." February 13

  • West Virginia backup quarterback Trey Lowe set to transfer

    Smoking Musket "West Virginia backup quarterback Trey Lowe will enter the transfer portal after completing his undergraduate degree this summer, leaving the Mountaineers with three scholarship quarterbacks on the roster as they prepare to begin Spring practice in less than two..." February 13

  • University of Houston to host XFL championship

    College Football Talk "As was initially reported earlier this week, the University of Houston will be the official host of the XFL’s championship game this XFL season. An agreement between the new football league, the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority and the University of Houston on Thursday..." February 13

  • Iowa State adds graduate transfer kicker Alex Probert for 2020

    247 Sports "Iowa State has added graduate transfer kicker Alex Probert to its roster for the 2020 season, adding depth and a second scholarship player at the position.  Probert, who announced his intentions to transfer from Liberty on Feb. 10, went 13-of-19 on field goals and..." February 13

  • Colorado denied Mel Tucker chance to bid team farewell

    The Score "Colorado didn't allow Mel Tucker to address his players after accepting a deal to become the head coach at Michigan State, sources told ESPN's Adam Rittenberg. Buffaloes athletic director Rick George told reporters Wednesday that Tucker didn't speak to the..." February 13

  • Darrin Chiaverini named interim head coach at Colorado

    Larry Brown Sports "Colorado lost Mel Tucker to Michigan State but has already found an interim head coach to lead the team. The Buffaloes announced on Wednesday that Darrin Chiaverini will be the program’s interim head coach, which is a promotion from his previous role as assistant head coach and..." February 12

  • Michigan State's Mel Tucker hire underscores type of competitive imbalance NCAA ignores

    USA Today "Mere hours after a media tour to explain why he had rejected overtures from Michigan State to remain as Colorado’s football coach, Mel Tucker reversed course Tuesday night and reached an agreement to leave Boulder after just one season and head to East..." February 12

  • Mel Tucker Reportedly to Be Hired as Michigan State Head Coach

    Bleacher Report "The Michigan State Spartans have reportedly agreed to hire Mel Tucker as their 17th head coach in program history Tuesday night, according to The Athletic's Bruce Feldman. The Spartans began their coaching search after Mark Dantonio announced he was stepping down as..." February 12

  • Eric Bieniemy becomes logical candidate for Colorado job after Mel Tucker’s reported departure

    Pro Football Talk "Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy did not get the chance to become a head coach in the NFL this hiring cycle despite his involvement in several coaching searches last month. But if Bieniemy wants to become a head coach right now, an obvious opportunity may have just fallen..." February 12

  • Ohio State suspends 2 players after rape, kidnapping charges

    Eleven Warriors "Ohio State senior cornerback Amir Riep and redshirt senior linebacker/safety Jahsen Wint were charged with rape and kidnapping by Columbus Police on Tuesday. Both men were arrested and booked into the Franklin County Jail early Wednesday morning. The charges are first-degree..." February 12

  • Colorado WR Laviska Shenault won't need surgery on nagging injury

    ESPN "Colorado's Laviska Shenault, a top wide receiver in the upcoming NFL draft, has been diagnosed with osteitis pubis -- inflammation of the pubic bone -- league sources told ESPN. The diagnosis, found during a visit at Dr. William Meyers' office in Philadelphia, actually..." February 12

  • Former Browns TE coach John Lilly set to join North Carolina staff

    Yahoo! Sports "Former Cleveland Browns tight end coach John Lilly is set to join Mack Brown’s coaching staff at the University of North Carolina, according to Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports. " February 12