• Art Briles suing Baylor regents, vice president for libel and conspiracy

    CBS Sports "Former Baylor coach Art Briles is suing three member of the school's board of regents and Baylor vice president Reagan Ramsower for libel and conspiracy. According to the Associated Press, the lawsuit accuses regents chairman Ronald Murff, board members J. Cary Gray and David Harper, and..." December 08

  • Iowa strength coach is highest paid and set to make more

    USA Today "With a $625,000 base salary this season, Iowa’s Chris Doyle already is college football’s highest-paid public-school strength coach by $100,000 over the second-highest paid: Alabama’s Scott Cochran. However, it is also already almost certain that Doyle will be making even more next..." December 08

  • Former Auburn RB Says A Tow Truck Has Been Called For Nick Saban’s Helicopter Parked On High School Field

    The Spun "Nick Saban flew in on a helicopter to recruit players at Grayson High School in Georgia, and a former Auburn running back isn’t impressed. Grayson High School in Loganville is absolutely stacked this year. According to 247Sports, three of the top 25 2017 recruits in Georgia (and 11 of the..." December 08

  • Conflicting reports on whether Houston has hired Lane Kiffin

    SI "Houston is set to hire Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin to be its next football coach, USA Today's Dan Wolken reports.. According to the report, the hire is dependent on Kiffin meeting with school officials on Thursday, but Kiffin "has been operating" as if he will be the school's next..." December 08

  • Detroit King star DB Ambry Thomas commits to Michigan

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan is beginning to grab a hold of Detroit in the talented 2017 class. The No. 2 player in the state, Detroit King's Ambry Thomas, announced he'll be a a Wolverine in a YouTube video. Thomas, a 5-10 receiver/defensive back, chose Michigan over Michigan State and Pittsburgh, Penn State..." December 08

  • 4-star safety Daniel Wright flips commitment from Florida State to Alabama

    Alabama "Alabama landed a top-ranked safety on Thursday when four-star Daniel Wright flipped his commitment from Florida State to the Crimson Tide. The 6-foot-1, 187-pound Wright had been committed to Florida State since the summer. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla., native officially visited Alabama for the..." December 08

  • UF tailback Jordan Cronkrite transferring

    Orlando Sentinel "UF tailback Jordan Cronkrite is transferring, ending a frustrating sophomore season when he went from a starting role to little role at all with the Gators. Cronkrite's decision, first reported by Ryan Bartow of 247Sports, is of little surprise and reflects the failings of the team's..." December 08

  • P.J. Fleck, Western Michigan close on extension

    Detroit News "Football coach P.J. Fleck and Western Michigan University are in active negotiations on a contract extension that is close to becoming finalized, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation. The source requested anonymity because the contract hasn't yet been announced. Fleck..." December 08

  • Former Baylor star QB Jarrett Stidham spent the fall running a HS scout team

    USA Today "In the football ecosystem, there are few relationships more adversarial than that of quarterback and defensive back. Jarrett Stidham feels this. He’s felt it since he was 5 or 6 years old — a decade and a half of fall seasons playing quarterback for a football team, save for two years: His..." December 08

  • Houston brass to meet Thursday night in hopes of deciding on new football coach

    CBS Sports "Houston leadership will meet Thursday evening to discuss the next step in its coaching search, multiple sources told CBS Sports. A decision could come as soon as Friday morning although there is no certainty. Sources stressed Thursday morning that no offer or decision has been made. The..." December 08

  • NCAA President on Penn State: ‘How could you not be pleased?’

    Sportsnaut "Penn State football received all but the death penalty in 2012 when the NCAA found that there was a lack of institutional control and perhaps even a cover up regarding assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, who was arrested in 2011 for sexually abusing minors. It was a dark time for those in Happy..." December 07

  • Stanford star RB Christian McCaffrey declares for the NFL draft

    CBS Sports "This felt like only a matter of time. On Wedensday, dynamic Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey announced he was leaving college early to declare for the NFL draft. McCaffrey penned a letter on Stanford's website called "My Next Step" detailing his decision... I've talked to many in..." December 07

  • Lane Kiffin, Charlie Strong among potential USF candidates to replace Willie Taggart

    Sporting News - NCAAF "With a likely opening at USF, all eyes turn to Alabama for the coach to replace Willie Taggart, reportedly on his way to Oregon. That's because speculation about the Bulls' next coach will certainly include Crimson Tide offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin and offensive line coach Mario..." December 07

  • Oregon to hire USF's Willie Taggart as next head coach

    Fox Sports "A historic run for the University of South Florida this season appears to have cost the Bulls their coach. Willie Taggart, who guided USF to a 10-2 record this season, is set to be hired as the new head coach of the Oregon Ducks, FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman confirmed Wednesday morning. Taggart..." December 07

  • Wolverines' Jabrill Peppers wins Hornung Award for versatility

    Detroit Free Press "Jabrill Peppers always gives the same answer when asked why he plays so many positions for the Michigan football team. Because they ask him to. After 933 snaps this season at 12 positions, Peppers won the Paul Hornung Award as the nation's most versatile player. Peppers was consistently..." December 07

  • Ex-USC QB one of two transferring from Arkansas

    College Football Talk "Maybe the third time will be a charm for Ricky Town. Bret Bielema has confirmed that Town and another Arkansas player, running back Damon Mitchell, have decided to transfer from the Razorbacks. According to the head coach, the quarterback’s decision to transfer stems from a desire for a better..." December 07

  • Report: Michigan QB Shane Morris pursuing graduate transfer

    Detroit News "Shane Morris, who had high hopes of becoming Michigan’s starting quarterback when he committed as a high school sophomore for the 2013 class, is pursuing a graduate transfer, ESPN.com reported Tuesday. As a graduate transfer, Morris will be eligible to play immediately. Morris, who graduated..." December 07

  • Five-star offensive tackle Trey Smith commits to Tennessee

    SEC Country "He played things close to the vest for weeks and definitely made Vols fans nervous, but through it all, 5-star offensive tackle Trey Smith is staying home. The nation’s No. 20 overall prospect committed to Tennessee over Ohio State and Alabama in a ceremony at University School on..." December 06

  • Ex-Alabama quarterback Blake Barnett commits to Arizona State

    ESPN "Former Alabama quarterback Blake Barnett has committed to Arizona State. He revealed his choice Monday night in a tweet accompanied by a photo with Sun Devils head coach Todd Graham, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Chip Lindsey and receivers coach Jay Norvell. In September, Barnett..." December 06

  • President-elect Donald Trump to attend Army-Navy Game on Saturday

    CBS Sports "The 117th Army-Navy game will feature a special guest in attendance as President-elect Donald Trump will watch the game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Saturday. A spokesman for Trump's transition team confirmed his appearance during a conference call with reporters and said that he will..." December 06

  • Temple football coach Matt Rhule going to Baylor

    Philly.com "Fox Sports and the CBS affiliate in Waco, Texas report that Temple football coach Matt Rhule is leaving North Broad Street to take over at Baylor. Rhule would replace Art Briles, who was fired by the Bears amid a sexual assault scandal that engulfed the football program and the university as a..." December 06

  • Michigan State’s Malik McDowell declares for 2017 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "After a forgettable season from the Spartans in East Lansing, Michigan State junior defensive lineman Malik McDowell has decided to take his talents to the NFL. McDowell, who’s 6-foot-6, 276 pounds and can play just about anywhere on the defensive line, announced his decision on..." December 06

  • Alabama linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton suffered torn ACL vs. Florida

    Alabama "Alabama linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton suffered a torn ACL in his right knee during the Tide's SEC championship win over Florida on Saturday, sources told AL.com. Hamilton sustained the injury late in the second quarter. All coach Nick Saban said after the game is that Hamilton has a knee..." December 06

  • Ranking all 40 college football bowls, from first to worst

    Fox Sports "Are you one of those people who complain there are “too many bowls?” Well, I suspect you’re suffering from faux outrage. You just clicked on a headline that involves reading about 40 bowls. That means you’re going to watch them. This year’s lineup is strong at the top, but at some point this..." December 06

  • Lamar Jackson, Deshaun Watson, Jabrill Peppers among Heisman finalists

    ESPN "Could it be the Year of the Quarterback once again for the Heisman voters? Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, Oklahoma teammates Baker Mayfield and receiver Dede Westbrook, Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson were announced as Heisman Trophy finalists..." December 05

  • Leonard Fournette intends to enter 2017 NFL Draft

    NFL.com "LSU RB Leonard Fournette will apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft, a long-anticipated decision for one of college football's elite rushers. Fournette announced the decision via Twitter on Monday. Fournette deepens what is expected to be a deep draft pool at the position..." December 05

  • Purdue hires Jeff Brohm as football coach

    Lafayette Journal & Courier "Multiple outlets reported that Purdue has reached an agreement with Western Kentucky coach Jeff Brohm to become its next head football coach. Brohm is expected to be introduced at a Monday press conference. Yahoo reported Brohm met with his Western Kentucky players Monday morning and informed..." December 05

  • Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Washington picked for College Football Playoff

    USA Today "The College Football Playoff pairings are set. After months of debate and 14 weeks of games, the committee came down with its final decision Sunday. No. 1 Alabama will play No. 4 Washington in the Peach Bowl. No. 2 Clemson and No. 3 Ohio State will face off in the Fiesta Bowl. The..." December 04

  • Alabama's Cooper Bateman to transfer

    SEC Country "Alabama has already had one high profile quarterback transfer this season, as Blake Barnett left the team in the middle of the season. Now, Cooper Bateman will be the second quarterback to do so. Per Matt Zenitz of Al.com, Bateman will transfer. It is unclear if he will stay with the team..." December 04

  • James Franklin says Penn State should be in College Football Playoff: "It's on you now, The Committee"

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The person who was presenting James Franklin with the Big Ten Championship Trophy rattled off all of Penn State's accomplishments before asking the critical question: "Do you belong in the College Football Playoff?" Franklin responded, "can rattle those things off again, please?" *..." December 04

  • Pumphrey passes Ricky Williams for 2nd on all-time FBS rushing list

    USA Today "Down goes Ricky Williams. For San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey, Ron Dayne is the only man still standing between him and college football history. Pumphrey rushed for 110 yards and a touchdown during Saturday’s Mountain West championship game against Wyoming, and with a 2-yard..." December 04

  • Lane Kiffin, Les Miles, Art Briles getting Houston interviews

    ABC 7 Chicago "Houston will interview at least five candidates for its head-coaching position, including Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin and former coaches Les Miles and Art Briles, sources told ESPN. Cougars interim coach/defensive coordinator Todd Orlando said earlier this week that he and..." December 03

  • Mark Helfrich talked to Chip Kelly about an Oregon return

    Pro Football Talk "After Oregon fired coach Mark Helfrich, 49ers coach Chip Kelly insisted he’s not interested in returning to the place where he had his greatest coaching success. But the topic has been discussed. Helfrich himself said on ESPN Radio that he talked to Kelly about the possibility that Kelly would..." December 03

  • Wyoming gives head football coach Craig Bohl 7-year contract extension

    Billings Gazette "On the eve of his team hosting the Mountain West Conference Championship game, Craig Bohl signed a seven-year contract extension to remain as head coach for the University of Wyoming football program. Completing his third year, Bohl has led the Cowboys to the league title game and 8-4 record...." December 03

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