• Anonymous NFL Scout Claims Drafting Oregon QB Justin Herbert Will 'Get Someone Fired'

    12 Up "What's the opposite of a ringing endorsement?  As the college football season nears its midpoint, it's about the time when prognosticators and pundits push Ducks QB Justin Herbert back up their draft boards. He was in the conversation for last year's first..." October 16

  • No. 12 Oregon's defense off to historic start

    USA Today "EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Running back Cyrus Habibi-Likio says Oregon's defense in practice is as good as — or even better than — some of the teams the Ducks have faced so far. "It's like game day, every day out there in practice. Game day," he..." October 16

  • Michigan State football loses WR Weston Bridges, 4th Spartan to enter transfer portal

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan State football lost another player to the NCAA transfer portal. Weston Bridges on Monday confirmed to the Free Press he is leaving the Spartans. The sophomore has not played this season after making the transition from running back to wide receiver in the..." October 16

  • Louisville quarterback Jawon Pass to have season-ending surgery on toe

    Courier-Post "Jawon Pass’ season has officially come to an end.   The Louisville quarterback is expected to have surgery on his toe and will miss the remainder of the year, the Courier Journal confirmed.  Pass, who entered the season as Louisville’s..." October 16

  • Missouri football in limbo as program waits for NCAA to rule on its bowl ban appeal

    CBS Sports "Halfway through a resurgent season in which Missouri is suddenly a factor in the SEC East and perhaps beyond, school officials still aren't sure whether their Tigers will be allowed to play in a bowl game. Those officials continue to wait anxiously for the response of their appeal of a..." October 15

  • Tua Tagovailoa brushes off ‘Tank for Tua’ talk

    NBC Sports "It’s widely expected that junior quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will leave his final season of collegiate eligibility at Alabama on the table and make himself available for the 2020 NFL Draft.  It’s also a widely-held belief that he could be among the first, if..." October 15

  • Longhorns unveil rare throwbacks to honor 1969 national championship team

    Dallas Morning News "The Texas Longhorns will unveil slick throwback uniforms when they take the field at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday. The program announced on Tuesday its plans to rock the old school uniforms to honor the 1969 national championship team. Members of the national..." October 15

  • LSU receiver Terrance Marshall Jr. won't return vs. Mississippi State

    The Advocate "LSU wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. will participate in some drills at practice this week, but he will not play Saturday against Mississippi State, coach Ed Orgeron said. "He's going to do some individual this week," Orgeron said Monday, "but he's not ready..." October 15

  • The Biggest Disappointments in College Football So Far

    The Big Lead "We can't universally agree on much a a society, but college football upsets would probably be fairly close to unanimity. It's likely impossible, however, as upsets always require victims. These five from the Power Five are part of that latter group, as this 2019 season..." October 15

  • AP Midseason All-America Team: Joe Burrow, Jonathan Taylor lead 1st team

    The Score "LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, who is on a record-breaking pace during the first half of the season, and Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor highlight The Associated Press midseason All-America team released Tuesday. No. 2 LSU, No. 6 Wisconsin and No. 12 Oregon each placed three..." October 15

  • Virginia star cornerback Bryce Hall out for the season after ankle surgery

    NBC Sports Washington "Virginia’s hopes for a Coastal Division title took a blow on Friday in a loss to Miami. Those hopes took another significant blow on Monday. Head coach Bronco Mendenhall told reporters on Monday that star cornerback Bryce Hall is expected to miss the remainder of the season..." October 15

  • Alabama student arrested for allegedly making threat against LSU stadium

    Larry Brown Sports "A freshman at the University of Alabama decided to jump into the Tide’s rivalry against LSU a little too aggressively, and he could be facing serious legal trouble as a result. Stephanie Taylor of The Tuscaloosa News reports that 19-year-old Connor Bruce Croll was arrested early..." October 15

  • Alabama star WR DeVonta Smith suspended for half of Tennessee game after ejection in Texas A&M win

    CBS Sports "No. 1 Alabama has suspended wide receiver DeVonta Smith for half of Saturday's home game vs. rival Tennessee after being ejected in the fourth quarter of Saturday's win over Texas A&M, coach Nick Saban revealed on Monday.  Things got..." October 14

  • Boston College QB Anthony Brown suffers another season-ending injury

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF "For the second time in his Boston College career, Anthony Brown suffered a season-ending injury. Eagles head coach Steve Addazio announced Monday that Brown, a redshirt junior quarterback, will undergo surgery after sustaining a “lower leg injury” against Louisville..." October 14

  • Mike Leach Banning Social Media: Can He Coach In This Era?

    12 Up "Mike Leach is one of the notorious coaches in all of college football. Ever since his days at Texas Tech, he's been no stranger to controversy, out-of-nowhere comical remarks, and everything in between. While his track record is solid and his coaching ability is lauded for..." October 14

  • Clemson's Swinney changing starting kickers for Louisville game

    The Score "Apparently, not everything's perfect with No. 3 Clemson. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said backup kicker Steven Sawicki would start on Saturday against Louisville after starter B.T. Potter missed a 24-yard field goal try right before halftime against Florida State. It was..." October 14

  • Heisman Trophy Rankings After College Football Week 7

    The Big Lead "his Saturday's college football slate narrowed the field of the best players in the nation. Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger's performance against Oklahoma most likely knocked him from the conversation, while Joe Burrow's performance catapulted him to the forefront. " October 14

  • Oregon star tight end Jake Breeland to miss the rest of the season with apparent knee injury

    CBS Sports "No. 12 Oregon will play through the back half of the season without its top receiving weapons on offense. On Monday, coach Mario Cristobal told reporters that tight end Jake Breeland will miss the remainder of the season after suffering an apparent knee injury in last week's 45-3..." October 14

  • Baylor LB Clay Johnston to miss rest of the season with knee injury

    NBC Sports "If No. 18 Baylor is going to continue their remarkable pursuit of a Big 12 title in 2019, they’re going to have to do it without their best defensive player. A school official confirmed to the Dallas Morning News on Sunday that senior linebacker Clay..." October 14

  • Brian Kelly somehow avoids penalty despite being on field for onside kick

    Larry Brown Sports "Brian Kelly somehow avoided being called for a penalty despite being on the field during USC’s onside kick attempt towards the end of Saturday night’s game. Notre Dame hung on to beat USC 30-27 in what turned out to be a close game at the end. The Trojans scored to make it..." October 14

  • If Scott Frost can't fix bumbling Nebraska, you have to wonder who can?

    USA Today "The hardest thing to reconcile about Nebraska isn’t the losing. Nebraska has lost for a long time, and it can’t be shocking to anyone when the Cornhuskers get manhandled by a better team, even if that team is Minnesota. But look at these preseason quotes from..." October 14

  • LSU surging, Big Ten reckoning and more we learned from college football's 'Separation Saturday'

    Sporting News "Week 7 of the college football season provided some shakeups in the College Football Playoff race heading into the second half of the season. A stunning upset in the SEC knocked Georgia out of the top five — and perhaps out of the Playoff race. A few other top-10..." October 14

  • Ref Hilariously Botches Penalty Call After USC And Notre Dame Fight Before Halftime

    Sportsnaut "For the second time on Saturday, we had a skirmish between two teams in a big game as players from USC and Notre Dame clashed on the way to their locker rooms at halftime. For the second time on Saturday, we had a skirmish between two teams in a big game as players from USC..." October 14

  • AP Top 25 poll: LSU jumps Clemson for No. 2 spot in latest college football rankings

    CBS Sports "The new AP Top 25 poll was released Sunday afternoon, with LSU leaping past three spots to reach No. 2 after beating Florida 42-28 on Saturday night. The Gators didn't fall far, moving from No. 7 to No. 9. LSU moved past both Clemson and Ohio State, even..." October 14

  • South Carolina AD apologizes for destruction of Georgia hedges

    247 Sports "Prior to an upset victory by the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday at Sanford Stadium, the Georgia Bulldogs had not lost at home since a Nov. 26, 2016, defeat to Georgia Tech. That was the first season at the helm for Georgia coach Kirby Smart. By not losing at home since..." October 14

  • Things We Learned: Schemes, more than players, propel No. 8 Notre Dame to win over USC

    NBC Sports "Even when Notre Dame dreams of the Playoff and USC bumbles its way toward another coaching change, the talent differential between the two rosters is negligible at best and tilted toward the Trojans at worst. The now-No. 8 Irish (5-1) do not individually have the speed, skill or strength to..." October 14

  • Oklahoma proves its offensive firepower is much more than just Jalen Hurts in win over Texas

    CBS Sports "On a day when Oklahoma's third-straight Heisman Trophy contending quarterback had a minor setback, two other stars picked up the slack.  To be clear, there was nothing pedestrian about quarterback Jalen Hurts in No. 6 Oklahoma's 34-27 win over No...." October 14

  • Jerry Jones reportedly ‘very intrigued’ by Lincoln Riley as potential head coach

    Larry Brown Sports "Jerry Jones gave his latest public endorsement of Jason Garrett earlier this week when he said it would be a losing proposition to bet on the head coach being fired, but a lot can change over the course of a few months. If the Dallas Cowboys do decide to move on from Garrett following the..." October 13

  • There are Some Surprising Undefeated College Football Teams Remaining

    12 Up "We're through Week 7 of the 2019 college football season, and there are still 12 undefeated teams standing. Among those teams are quite a few surprises that have made some serious noise this season. With that said, let's take a look at some of the most surprising undefeated college..." October 13

  • Clay Helton, USC's future remain uncertain after loss to Notre Dame

    Sporting News - NCAAF "SOUTH BEND, Ind. — USC coach Clay Helton didn’t get fired on an airport tarmac Saturday night, which meant he survived the first six games everyone said would be so tough for the Trojans. Notre Dame beat the Trojans 30-27 at Notre Dame Stadium, dropping the Trojans to an..." October 13

  • Penn State takes players' shirts backing teammate Jonathan Sutherland

    ESPN "Penn State personnel confiscated T-shirts bearing the words "Chains, Tattoos, Dreads, & WE ARE" that Nittany Lions football players were wearing during the pregame portion of Saturday night's contest at Iowa. According to ESPN's Holly Rowe, coach James..." October 13

  • Mark Dantonio Has Allowed Michigan State Football to Die

    The Big Lead "Against all odds, Mark Dantonio took Michigan State football to the College Football Playoff in 2015. He has since allowed the program to regress into irrelevance. Years ago, the Spartans undoubtably caught a magic carpet to ascend to unbelievable heights. That magic carpet frayed and lost its..." October 13

  • Georgia vs. South Carolina score, takeaways: Gamecocks stun No. 3 Bulldogs in double-overtime upset

    CBC Sports "South Carolina was down to its third-string quarterback after losing starter Ryan Hilinski to an injury in the third quarter, but the Gamecocks survived and pulled off one of the most stunning upsets of the season, taking down No. 3 Georgia (5-1, 2-1 SEC) in double overtime, 20-17. After South..." October 12

  • Three Teams Also Affected By the South Carolina-Georgia Slugfest

    The Big Lead "Saturday's South Carolina-Georgia game was like an epidemic...missed kicks, mistakes, and poor coaching decisions permeated both sidelines in what became a relatively rare mistake-prone game from the SEC. South Carolina eventually emerged from the wreckage with a 20-17 win in..." October 12

  • No. 16 Michigan avoids complete meltdown at Illinois to get to 5-1

    NBC Sports "Talk about a game of two halves. For the first 30 minutes of Saturday’s Big Ten contest, No. 16 Michigan (5-1, 3-1 Big Ten) jumped out to a 28-0 lead on Illinois (2-4, 0-3 Big Ten) before giving up a late score before halftime. It seemed harmless at first, but the Illini went on to score..." October 12

  • Kyler Murray goes ‘Horns Down’ with tweet to prepare for Red River Rivalry

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyler Murray is in the rivalry mindset ahead of the Oklahoma Sooners’ Red River Rivalry game with the Texas Longhorns. Murray, who spent three years and played two seasons for Oklahoma, sent a tweet on Friday night telling the Sooners to “run it up tomorrow!” in..." October 12

  • New Mexico RB Bryson Carroll Drops Ball At 1-Yard Line On Long Run

    Sportsnaut "If Bryson Carroll had just held onto the ball, he would have had a 57-yard touchdown Friday night against Colorado State. Instead, he dropped the ball before crossing the goal line in what was an embarrassing faux pas he won’t soon forget. " October 12

  • Tua Tagovailoa breaks Alabama career passing TD record in first quarter vs. Texas A&M

    CBC Sports "Heisman Trophy frontrunner Tua Tagovailoa continued to make history on Saturday, setting an Alabama program record for career passing touchdowns. Tagovailoa broke his tie with A.J. McCarron in the first quarter of the SEC clash when he threw his 78th career scoring pass..." October 12

  • Florida man barred from campuses after violating agent law

    The Score "A Florida man working for a former NFL agent has been barred from several North Carolina university campuses after pleading guilty to violating the state's sports agent law nearly a decade. Willie James Barley Jr., 35, was indicted in September 2013 on four felony counts of..." October 12

  • Dabo Swinney's Stephen A. Smith Impression Among the Worst You'll Ever See

    The Big Lead "The First Take gang was down in Clemson today in advance of the Tigers' game tomorrow against Florida State. The ever-electric Dabo Swinney swung by the set and was asked quite a question by Stephen A. Smith. Is he worried that an undefeated Clemson could miss the College..." October 12

  • Why demeaning letter to Penn State player doesn't stun me

    Yardbarker "I wasn’t exactly surprised to hear this week that a Penn State alumnus sent safety Jonathan Sutherland a letter complaining about his dreadlocks and lamenting the era when football players conformed to a restrictive code of appearance. But maybe that’s because I grew up in..." October 12

  • Bold predictions for Week 7 in college football

    USA Today "Shocking disappointments and better-than-expected performances are anticipated each weekend in the wild world of college football. Even if everyone knows they are coming, guessing when and where they will happen is difficult.  The USA TODAY Sports college football..." October 12

  • Four College Football Teams on Upset Alert This Weekend

    The Big Lead "About halfway through the season, the pecking order in college football has been established, but there's still plenty of time for it to be disrupted several times over. This week has plenty of marquee matchups, and these teams should be looking over their shoulder. " October 12

  • Virginia star DB Bryce Hall carted off the field with leg injury suffered in first half vs. Miami

    CBS Sports "No. 20 Virginia traveled to Miami (FL) on Friday evening to take on the Hurricanes, and unfortunately lost one of its best players late in the second quarter of the action. Star cornerback Bryce Hall, a preseason All-American by several outlets including CBS Sports,..." October 12

  • Standout Performers From College Football Action So Far This Week

    Sportsnaut "With five games featuring FBS competition Wednesday through Friday, college football fans were treated to some big-time performances. As you prepare for the glorious slate of games Saturday is set to bestow upon us, take a look at who already impressed in college football..." October 12

  • Reggie Bush's USC Ban Could End In 2020

    TMZ "Great news for Reggie Bush ... his NCAA-issued ban requiring him to stay away from USC could expire in 2020, this according to USC's interim athletic director, Dave Roberts. Roberts spelled it out to Ryan Young of TrojanSports.com ... saying a new NCAA..." October 11