• Report: Jim Harbaugh exploring potential NFL return

    Larry Brown Sports "Year five of the Jim Harbaugh era at Michigan is set to see them once again miss the College Football Playoff and fail to even make the Big Ten Championship, and according to one report, the coach is exploring ways out. According to Zach Barnett of Football Scoop,..." October 22

  • South Carolina hit with recruiting restrictions following violations by former assistant

    Football Scoop "South Carolina has been hit with a handful of recruiting restrictions due to violations committed by a former assistant coach, the NCAA announced Tuesday. The NCAA did not name the assistant in its release, but sources confirmed to FootballScoop that the assistant is Lance..." October 22

  • Florida State AD says Urban Meyer won’t be the target if Willie Taggart gets fired

    NBC Sports "It’s an open question right now as to whether or not Willie Taggart gets a third chance to turn Florida State’s football program around. But, in the event he doesn’t, Urban Meyer won’t be the target of the hypothetical coaching search. And..." October 22

  • Does Gus Malzahn’s massive buyout at Auburn make him untouchable?

    USA Today "On an unseasonably warm evening in October 2017, Gus Malzahn arrived at his postgame news conference wearing a striped Auburn polo and traces of a scowl. The Tigers had just blown a 20-point lead on the road against LSU. They were 10-10 in their past 20 games in the..." October 22

  • Scott Frost says Nebraska RB Maurice Washington not currently with team, future to be determined

    Omaha "Nebraska running back Maurice Washington is off the team, and it’s not clear when — or if — he’ll be back. NU coach Scott Frost removed Washington — who didn’t practice last week and won’t this week — from the depth chart Monday...." October 22

  • Georgia Southern lineman Jordan Wiggins dies at 18

    Yahoo! Sports "Georgia Southern freshman offensive lineman Jordan Wiggins has died. He was 18 years old. The school confirmed Wiggins death in a statement Monday evening. " October 22

  • Michigan fan behind hateful email offers apology to Ronnie Bell

    247 Sports "A recent graduate from the University of Michigan issued an apology after sending a hateful email to Ronnie Bell, whose involvement on a pivotal play in Saturday's 28-21 loss at Penn State became a target for criticism. Connor Grady, whose title and signature in an email sent..." October 22

  • Clemson's Dabo Swinney tops salary list at $9.3M, passing Alabama's Nick Saban at $8.85M

    ESPN "Clemson coach Dabo Swinney took over the top spot in the annual coaches salary database, published by USA Today on Tuesday. Swinney made $9.3 million in total pay, surpassing Alabama's Nick Saban at $8.85 million. Swinney agreed to a 10-year, $93 million..." October 22

  • Michigan State's Mark Dantonio set for $4.3 million payment if he stays through Jan. 15

    USA Today "In three seasons from 2013 to '15, Mark Dantonio won 36 of 41 games and two Big Ten championships. He got to major bowl games in three consecutive seasons and earned wins in the Rose Bowl and Cotton Bowl. On Feb. 19, 2016, Michigan State announced it had reached agreement with..." October 22

  • LSU expects WR Terrace Marshall Jr. back vs. Auburn

    Alabama "LSU’s high-powered offense expects to add a key piece that has been missing for the last month when Auburn comes to Baton Rouge, La., this weekend. Wide receiver Terrace Marshall, who has been sidelined for a month with a broken foot, is likely to make his return this weekend..." October 22

  • Florida expects hurt players back for Georgia

    CBS Sports "One of the biggest goals for No. 7 Florida's off week is to get healthy for the final stretch of the regular season as the Gators take aim at winning the SEC East and contending for an SEC Championship. So far, things appear to be moving in the right direction, at least according..." October 22

  • Report: Florida State considering firing Willie Taggart, pursuing Urban Meyer

    Yardbarker "The Florida State Seminoles expect to be among college football’s elite, and the fact that they’re not may cost Willie Taggart his job.  According to Zach Barnett of Football Scoop, Florida State has begun discussing Taggart’s future with donors...." October 21

  • Nick Saban: Tua Tagovailoa has ‘no real timetable’ on return

    Larry Brown Sports "Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa underwent successful surgery after suffering a high ankle sprain on Saturday, but his return is anyone’s guess. " October 21

  • Former Georgia, Miami coach Mark Richt suffers heart attack

    247 Sports "Former college football coach Mark Richt suffered a heart attack on Monday and is in recovery, according to a post he made on social media. The 59-year-old analyst for ACC Network acknowledged his health scare on Twitter. "I am assuming word travels..." October 21

  • Clemson player rides bus home instead of plane after ejection for throwing punch against Louisville

    USA Today "Andrew Booth Jr. had plenty of time to ponder his mistakes this weekend. The Clemson Tigers cornerback rode the managers' bus home from Louisville, Kentucky, instead of finding his seat on the team plane, head coach Dabo Swinney said, because he was ejected for punching a..." October 21

  • Tua Tagovailoa ruled out against Arkansas with high ankle sprain

    Larry Brown Sports "The Alabama Crimson Tide will be without Tua Tagovailoa for at least one week. Alabama coach Nick Saban released an update on his star quarterback, stating that Tagovailoa won’t play against Arkansas, but a “full and speedy recovery” is anticipated. Tagovailoa..." October 20

  • Lane Kiffin Reprimanded, Fined for Controversial Tweet Blasting Conference USA Officials

    Sportsnaut "Florida Atlantic University’s head football coach Lane Kiffin is known for letting his feelings fly. Now he’s be fined for it following a tweet tagging Conference USA’s Twitter account with a shot at their officials. After a tough 36-31 loss to Marshall, Kiffin..." October 20

  • Cancer survivor Casey O'Brien makes debut for Minnesota

    ESPN "After Minnesota went up 27-0 against Rutgers in the fourth quarter Saturday, Casey O'Brien walked onto the field to hold the snap for the extra point. Typically a mundane event, but for O'Brien, a four-time cancer survivor, it was an emotional moment that..." October 20

  • Sooner Schooner flips in scary crash during Oklahoma-West Virginia game

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The two-horse wagon — which earned an honorable mention in Sporting News’ top 10 college football traditions this week — had a scary moment when it took a hard turn and fell over at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. " October 20

  • Tualia Tagovailoa may miss 1-2 weeks with high ankle sprain

    The Score "Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa could be out for one-to-two weeks after leaving Saturday's win over Tennessee with a high ankle sprain, head coach Nick Saban said on the broadcast, according to Cecil Hurt of the Tuscaloosa News. " October 20

  • Michigan's Jim Harbaugh questions 'interesting' officiating calls in loss to Penn State

    USA Today " Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh appeared to be displeased with some calls that went against his team in a 28-21 loss at No. 7 Penn State on Saturday night. After the game, Harbaugh was asked a question about the offense's final play, a failed..." October 20

  • Urban Meyer would 'absolutely' be open to taking Dallas Cowboys coaching job if an offer came his way

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys aren't currently looking for a new head coach, but if that job should come open in the next few months, there's already at least one well-qualified candidate who would definitely be interested in filling the position, and that's Urban..." October 19

  • Dabo Swinney Sticks Up for Trevor Lawrence and Compares Him to Deshaun Watson

    12 Up "Trevor Lawrence has been largely underwhelming under center this year for the Clemson Tigers. After lighting the NCAA on fire in 2018 with his electric and almost flawless play, Lawrence has made far more mistakes and fewer impressive passes in 2019. His..." October 19

  • Stop comparing Clemson, Trevor Lawrence with 2014 Florida State, Jameis Winston

    Sporting News "When Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence threw his second interception in the first half of Saturday's 45-10 victory against Louisville, the comparisons flared up again. The Tigers, coming off 15-0 national championship season, are perceived as this year’s version of 2014..." October 19

  • Ricky Williams' Heisman sells for auction-record $504,000

    MSN.com "The Heisman Trophy won by Ricky Wiliams in 1998 at Texas was sold at auction for $504,000, setting a record for college football's most recognizable award. The winning bid for the trophy in Heritage Auctions' Fall Sports Memorabilia Collectibles offerings exceeded the previous..." October 19

  • Playoff door slammed shut on Boise State, other Group of Five schools

    Yardbarker "On Sept. 21, the Pitt Panthers ran a trick play that felt as if it drew a fitting close to the era of the aspirant underdog in college football. That little bit of razzle-dazzle, known as the “Pitt special,” could trace its roots to Boise State’s embrace of..." October 19

  • College football winners and losers: Parsing through the remaining unbeatens

    Washington Post "It’s down to a dozen. At the midpoint of the regular season (seven full weeks in the books, seven more to come before the conference title games), there are 12 undefeated teams left in the FBS. Not all unblemished records are the same, and some of those perfect teams have far..." October 19

  • 'This is what his life did': Tyler Trent legacy forever a part of Purdue

    ESPN "Four weeks into the first college football season they'll spend without their oldest son, Tony and Kelly Trent reel off all the cities they'll visit in the next few months in his name. "Little Rock in October," Tony says. "In December we're going to Chicago...." October 19

  • Why Penn State doesn't wear white uniforms during its Whiteout Game

    Sporting News "Penn State has a tradition of hosting a whiteout on its home turf for big games. The annual Whiteout Game is pretty much what it sounds like: Penn State fans dress in all white so the crowd looks as intimidating as possible. The event is saved for the biggest home..." October 19

  • Second-half scenarios that could create College Football Playoff chaos

    ESPN "No. 12 Oregon isn't out of the College Football Playoff race -- but it will be if it can't beat Washington on Saturday in what is arguably the most impactful game of Week 8. Since a season-opening loss to Auburn, a 27-21 nail-biter, the Ducks have fallen out of..." October 19

  • Something is Legitimately Wrong With Trevor Lawrence Right Now

    12 Up "Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence entered the 2019 season facing some astronomical expectations. As a true freshman, Lawrence dominated the field to the tune of 3,280 yards with 30 touchdowns against only four interceptions. Now a sophomore, analysts and fans alike..." October 19

  • Standout Performers From Friday Night’s College Football Action

    Sportsnaut "College football fans were treated to some big-time performances Friday night, with a couple of running backs stealing the show. The first game of the evening pitted Marshall against Florida Atlantic and provided three of the young players we’re featuring in our weekly standout..." October 19

  • How Wisconsin's stunning upset loss to Illinois affects Big Ten, College Football Playoff races

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Illinois upset No. 6 Wisconsin 24-23 on Saturday in what is arguably the biggest upset of the 2019 college football season. James McCourt hit a 39-yard field goal as time expired to give the Illini (3-4) a potential program-building win. The Badgers (6-1) suffered an..." October 19

  • Rah-rah! College football's best, worst traditions

    Yardbarker "So Week 8 of the college football season brings us a few moderately intriguing matchups, including Oregon’s attempt to keep the Pac-12’s dim playoff hopes alive against Washington, second-ranked LSU traveling to play a struggling (but ever-dangerous) Mississippi State, and Clemson..." October 19

  • Pittsburgh DB Damar Hamlin Delivers German Suplex To Syracuse Player, Gets Penalized

    Total Pro Sports "Yeah, this is not legal. In the first half of the game featuring the Pittsburgh Panthers and Syracuse Orange — Pittsburgh Damar Hamlin channeled his inner WWE when he picked up a Syracuse played and took him to suplex city. " October 18

  • Michigan State football tight end Noah Davis latest to enter NCAA transfer portal

    Detroit Free Press "A Michigan State tight end appears set to join the exodus of players that has taken place over the past month.   Tight end Noah Davis submitted his name to the NCAA transfer portal Friday, according to a source. He is the latest member of the..." October 18

  • Is Penn State a legitimate contender? We're about to find out

    The Score "As a kid, PJ Mustipher would wake up at 8 or 9 a.m. on Saturday mornings in the fall to watch ESPN. The College GameDay crew would visit a different college campus every week, and that fascinated him. As a sophomore defensive tackle at Penn State, he's a little busy..." October 18

  • Joe Moorhead on Rutgers vacancy: Not something that’s under consideration

    NBC Sports "Rutgers is looking for a new head coach and Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead is supposedly the so-called frontrunner for the job, according to reports out of New Jersey. But would the Mississippi State head coach leave the SEC to take on the massive undertaking at..." October 18

  • DE Desmond Evans, No. 2 in ESPN 300, picks Tar Heels

    ABC 11 "Keeping the best prospects home is always paramount for college programs. On Friday, the No. 2-ranked prospect in the ESPN 300 announced he will be staying in the home state of North Carolina. Five-star defensive end Desmond Evans committed to North..." October 18

  • Tennessee players do not see Alabama as championship team

    Larry Brown Sports "Alabama may be ranked No. 1 in the country, but that does not mean the Tennessee Volunteers think the Tide is all that. During ESPN’s coverage of the UCLA-Stanford game on Thursday night, the network’s team previewed Saturday’s game between Bama and Tennessee that..." October 18

  • Alabama student who called in bomb threat to LSU-Florida game facing up to 20 years in prison

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF "Connor Bruce Croll was just a couple months into his freshman year at the University of Alabama, a floppy-haired 19-year-old from small-town Virginia who joined a fraternity to ease his transition. Then at 9:31 p.m. Tuscaloosa time on Saturday, according to authorities, he..." October 17

  • USF quarterback Blake Barnett to undergo season-ending surgery on ankle

    College Football Talk "The Blake Barnett era at USF appears to be over. According to a report from Bulls247 and others, the senior quarterback’s career will likely end at the school after he undergoes surgery on his ankle that will knock him out the rest of the 2019..." October 17

  • West Virginia QB Austin Kendall To Start Against Former Oklahoma Team

    Sportsnaut "Just months after entering the transfer portal and leaving Oklahoma, West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback Austin Kendall will get a shot at revenge on Saturday against the Sooners. West Virginia head coach Neal Brown announced that Kendall, who left the game against Iowa State with..." October 17

  • Air Force's C-17 Uniforms Rule

    The Big Lead "Air Force travels to Hawaii on Saturday night and the Falcons will be taking the field in some elite uniforms. Inspired by the C-17, these beauties are absolutely gorgeous in matte gray. For those of you unfamiliar with the C-17, it's a badass and minimalist with an Oakland..." October 17

  • Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead emerging as 'top candidate' for Rutgers job, a report says

    CBS Sports "Could Rutgers poach a sitting SEC coach for its open vacancy? That's what the school is hoping to do, according to NJ.com. In a report from Keith Sargeant, Mississippi State's Joe Moorhead has "emerged as a top candidate" at Rutgers two weeks into the search. The report cites..." October 17

  • Boise State takes reasonable stance regarding its chances to make the College Football Playoff

    CBS Sports "No. 14 Boise State is sitting at 5-0 and is the highest-ranked Group of Five team in the latest AP Top 25 poll, which gives it at least an outside shot at the College Football Playoff. Contrary to fellow Group of Five power UCF, Boise State isn't going to kick and..." October 17

  • Mountain West commish says new TV deal could be done in next month

    College Football Talk "TV revenues have skyrocketed for those schools in the Power Five and now it’s time for a few leagues in the Group of Five to get their turn at the table. Following large deals from the MAC and AAC in recent years, the Mountain West is the next man up and it appears as though a deal..." October 17