• Freshman QB Austin Kafentzis transfers before playing a down at UW

    The Deseret News "Former Jordan High quarterback Austin Kafentzis has left the University of Wisconsin after one spring camp with the Badgers and will transfer, according to multiple reports from Madison, Wisconsin. Evan Flood of 247 Sports first reported the news Friday evening. Wisconsin State Journal writer..." May 24

  • Defense sells four-star safety Kenney Lyke on MSU

    Detroit News "Spring continues to be the perfect time of year for Michigan State football recruiting as the Spartans added their 13th commitment for the 2016 class on Friday when Palatine (Ill.) Fremd safety Kenney Lyke announced he would attend Michigan State. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound four-star prospect had..." May 24

  • Jim Mora on Not Targeting Everett Golson: ‘I Don’t Want Mercenaries’

    Black Sports Online "Everett Golson, ended up being the biggest grad transfer of the year, landing at FSU. Golson will play immediately at FSU, one of 10 schools on a list submitted to Notre Dame’s compliance department as his potential destinations. That list also included via ESPN Alabama, South Carolina and..." May 23

  • Florida State LB Matthew Thomas expected to miss 3-4 months

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "It looks like Florida State’s injury woes from the spring could carry over into the fall. According to Noles247, Seminoles linebacker Matthew Thomas will be out another three or four months due to a shoulder injury. Thomas, a redshirt sophomore, missed most of spring practice after having..." May 23

  • Army, Navy have no plans to move game for College Football Playoff schedule

    USA Today "Army and Navy do not plan to change the date of their traditional end-of-season meeting to accommodate the final College Football Playoff rankings, which for the next four seasons are set to be unveiled before the service academies' annual matchup. "We have no intention of moving it. None,"..." May 23

  • 5-star DT Ed Oliver commits to the Houston Cougars

    SB Nation "The tremors that shook the Texas recruiting world on Thursday evening were a result of consensus five-star defensive tackle Ed Oliver of Houston Westfield committing to the Houston Cougars, according to multiple reports. The nation's consensus No. 13 prospect named the hometown Cougars his..." May 22

  • Oklahoma transfer Keith Ford picks Texas A&M

    Sporting News - NCAAF "After his unofficial visit to College Station on Thursday, former Oklahoma running back Keith Ford decided Texas A&M was where he saw himself next year. “I’m going to Aggieland,” Ford told 247Sports. “It feels great. When I went up there today you could really tell how much time they put into..." May 22

  • Report: David Beckham, University of Miami president to discuss football-soccer stadium

    The Score "David Beckham may have found an unlikely partner in his quest for a Miami soccer stadium. Beckham is scheduled to meet with University of Miami president Donna Shalala on Friday about partnering on a soccer-football stadium, according to Michelle Kaufman of the Miami Herald." May 22

  • Ex-A&M QB Kenny Hill says he's headed to TCU

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Kenny Hill is officially headed to TCU. Hill, who set Texas A&M’s single-game record for passing yards in the Aggies’ season-opening win over South Carolina last year, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that he’s set to enroll on June 1. Reports emerged in January that TCU was Hill’s likely..." May 22

  • Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott tweets that his wrist now is fine

    NFL.com "Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 1,878 yards and 18 touchdowns last season while playing with an injured left wrist. He tweeted Wednesday that his wrist finally is fine. Elliott (6-foot-0, 225 pounds) broke his left wrist in camp last August and had minor surgery. Elliott played with a..." May 21

  • Penn State cornerback dismissed from team after arrest

    Philly.com "Penn State cornerback Da’Quan Davis has been dismissed from the team by head coach James Franklin in the wake of the player’s May 9 arrest by university police on drug and underage drinking charges. According to Centre County Court documents filed last Monday, Davis, 20, of Rosedale, Md., was..." May 21

  • 'Strong indications' UAB will not reinstate football, State Rep. Jack Williams says

    Alabama.com "State Rep. Jack Williams told AL.com Thursday morning he's received "strong indications" that UAB President Ray Watts has decided not to reinstate the school's football program and plans to announce that news Friday night. "This could lead to irreparable damage at UAB in its relationship with..." May 21

  • If athletes ruled employees, Notre Dame will seek new sports model, AD says

    USA Today "Notre Dame's athletic director and Northwestern's president emeritus said Tuesday that if college athletes ultimately are ruled to be employees of their respective schools, they foresee their universities withdrawing from the current setup of big-time sports. Their comments come as the full..." May 21

  • Nebraska DB Boaz Joseph fined for pot possession

    College Football Talk "Remember last August when Bo Pelini said marijuana was a “horrible problem” everywhere in society… except Nebraska? Well, Randy Gregory admitted smoking pot while still in a Nebraska uniform, and now reserve defensive back Boaz Joseph has been fined $300 for marijuana possession, according to..." May 21

  • Nebraska Lands Commitment From 2016 California QB Patrick O’Brien

    College Spun "Patrick O’Brien, a three-star quarterback in the class of 2016, has committed to Nebraska. The 6-foot-4, 225-pound pro-style quarterback, out of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., is ranked the No. 50 player at his position by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings. " May 21

  • Nike paying big bucks to outfit UGA athletes

    Athens Banner-Herald "The University of Georgia softball team gives the school national exposure Thursday night when it plays in an NCAA Super Regional at Michigan airing on ESPN2. It will also once again put on display Nike's swoosh as the official apparel and footwear provider for Bulldog teams. Georgia is..." May 21

  • Two Southern Miss receivers charged with armed robbery, kidnapping

    Hattiesburg American "Southern Miss wide receivers James Cox and Kyle Foster were arrested Wednesday morning on a trio of felony charges in connection with an incident at The Cottages on Beverly Hills Road. Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Lt. Jon Traxler said that Cox and Foster were arrested and charged..." May 21

  • Three St. John Bosco players commit to Pac-12 schools

    Fox Sports West "Washington was never far from Sean McGrew's thoughts. Growing up he was a big fan of the Huskies. In his bedroom was a poster of Husky Stadium. With that as a backdrop, Wednesday's announcement shouldn't come as a surprise. In front of family, St. John Bosco students, and faculty, McGrew..." May 21

  • Syracuse clarifies that No. 44 will only be worn in a 'special circumstance'

    ESPN.com "Syracuse on Wednesday clarified its position on the use of the No. 44 a day after it received criticism -- including from Donovan McNabb -- after the announcement that a committee would pick players to again don the retired number. Senior vice president for public affairs Kevin Quinn told..." May 21

  • Ex-Sooners RB Keith Ford: I'm 'leaning towards Texas A&M'

    CBSSports.com "Keith Ford isn't shy about where he feels he could end up after his transfer from Oklahoma -- or why he felt the need to leave Norman. The former five-star running back recruit spoke extensively to GigEm247.com on Tuesday, telling the 247Sports affiliate he's "leaning" towards enrolling at..." May 21

  • Report: Jimbo Fisher Did Not Promise Everett Golson Starting Job

    College Spun "It’s official – former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson is transferring to Florida State. But that doesn’t necessarily mean he’s already won the starting job. In fact, as ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reports, Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher made sure to communicate to his newest signal-caller that..." May 20

  • Penn State AD sees no culture problem, positive Paterno legacy

    Philly.com "After being at the helm of Pennsylvania State University's athletic department for less than a year, Sandy Barbour says, "every week, every day, every month" she learns more about what she sees as the overwhelmingly positive impact of football coach Joe Paterno. And she's not talking about..." May 20

  • Syracuse un-retires famed 44, alum McNabb rips the move

    Fox Sports - College Football "The Syracuse football program on Tuesday ended months of speculation — and years of sometimes intense debate — by un-retiring the No. 44. The school made the announcement at a groundbreaking ceremony for Plaza 44, which will be constructed adjacent to the new Ensley Athletic Center. The plaza..." May 20

  • Notre Dame transfer Everett Golson headed to Florida State

    Fox Sports "Everett Golson will transfer to Florida State, the former Notre Dame quarterback told FOX Sports Tuesday. Golson picked FSU after visiting Florida State as well as Georgia and Florida last week. "This past weekend has been a defining moment in my life as I am proud to say I am a graduate..." May 19

  • UAB's football drop likely to cause dramatic decline in black male enrollment

    Sporting News - NCAAF "UAB's decision to cut its football program will likely cause problems outside the athletic arena. AL.com reports football players made up approximately 12 percent of the 759 African-American males who were full-time students at the university. Of the team's 105 players, 89 were black. With only..." May 19

  • Syracuse Football Has Unretired No. 44, Worn By Hall Of Famers Jim Brown, Floyd Little, Heisman Winner Ernie Davis

    College Spun "At Syracuse University, it is impossible to avoid the impact of the number 44. It is in the campus zip code and all phone numbers, and hangs from the rafters of the Carrier Dome. The number became famous at SU after being worn by a trio of running backs who made six All-American first teams..." May 19

  • MSU's Drake Martinez wins appeal, can play in the fall

    Detroit Free Press "Mark Dantonio called for some "public outcry" on signing day and tweeted a public cry of excitement today -- Michigan State's appeal to the Big Ten to allow linebacker Drake Martinez to play right away is a success. Dantonio tweeted to Martinez: "Congrats on winning the appeal! 3 for 3! Special..." May 19

  • Bah humbug! Clemson dismisses DE Ebenezer Ogunkedo

    College Football Talk "Clemson has reduced its roster by one. Sophomore defensive end Ebenezer Ogundeko has been dismissed by the program, the school and head coach Dabo Swinney announced Tuesday. The specific details for the dismissal are facts known only behind closed doors, so we are left with the fairly routine..." May 19

  • Darell Garretson, former Utah State quarterback, to transfer to Oregon State Beavers

    Oregonian "Darell Garretson is transferring to Oregon State, the former Utah State quarterback told The Oregonian on Monday. Garretson, who received his release papers from the Aggies in early April, plans to arrive in Corvallis this summer. After sitting out a year under NCAA transfer rules, he will have..." May 19

  • Former Notre Dame signee Bo Wallace joins ASU

    Arizona Republic "Marshall "Bo" Wallace, a 3-star outside linebacker who once was headed to Notre Dame, signed an athletics Grant-in-Aid letter with Arizona State on Friday, a late addition to the Sun Devils' 2015 recruiting class. Wallace (6-4 and 215 pounds) is expected to compete at Devil-backer, a..." May 19

  • Oklahoma sophomore wide receiver K.J. Young dismissed from the team

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma redshirt sophomore wide receiver K.J. Young has been dismissed from the team for violating unspecified team rules, an OU spokesman confirmed Sunday. Young, from Perris, Calif., started three games last season and appeared in 12, catching 19 passes for 215 yards and a touchdown. He..." May 19

  • Penn State football's biggest recruiting challenge may be time

    The Patriot News "Penn State can recruit better players, but it cannot make them older, and that may be the Lions' biggest recruiting obstacle at the moment. Head coach James Franklin, along with volleyball coach Russ Rose, basketball coach Patrick Chambers, and wrestling coach Cael Sanderson, reignited the..." May 19

  • Stanford OL Kevin Reihner Officially Joins Penn State

    Black Shoe Diaries "In news that has long been known, former Stanford Cardinal offensive lineman Kevin Reihner is officially a Nittany Lion. Reihner, who graduated from Stanford in March, broke the news himself back in February, but could not be officially added to the PSU roster until the beginning of the first..." May 19

  • Husker football player's truck stolen

    Lincoln Journal Star "Husker defensive lineman Jack Gangwish's stolen truck was returned to him late Monday afternoon. The Lincoln Police Department notified Gangwish it found his truck about 3:50 p.m. Monday, officer Katie Flood said. Flood said police processed his truck for fingerprints but don't yet have a..." May 19

  • Former Texas OL Darius James headed to Auburn

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Former Texas Longhorn Darius James is reportedly headed to the SEC. According to AuburnSports.com, James, a 6-foot-5, 304-pound offensive lineman, told head coach Gus Malzahn Sunday morning that he will transfer to Auburn in the summer. James, who visited Auburn’s campus this weekend, will..." May 19

  • Granted UVa. release, Greyson Lambert to transfer from Hoos

    College Football Talk "Well this is certainly at least a somewhat mildly unexpected development. The high school coach of Greyson Lambert confirmed to 247Sports.com that his former player asked for and has been granted a release from his Virginia scholarship. Lambert’s intention is to transfer to another FBS..." May 19

  • WKU's Allen charged in second incident in less than 2 months

    Bowling Green Daily News "Western Kentucky rising senior running back Leon Allen, Conference USA's third-leading rusher last season, is due to appear in Warren District Court at 8 a.m. Thursday after he was arrested Sunday and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place. The incident is Allen's second offense in..." May 19

  • Andre Sims Jr. graduates, receives scholarship release from Michigan State

    Michigan Live "Receiver Andre Sims Jr. is parting ways with Michigan State entering his senior season, having received his degree from the school and a scholarship release from coach Mark Dantonio. Sims was competing in a receiver rotation top-heavy with five rising seniors, and it appeared his opportunities..." May 19

  • Source: TCU receiver Cam White will not transfer to Rutgers

    Newark Star-Ledger "Cam White's potential transfer to Rutgers never progressed beyond social media. The TCU wide receiver announced on his Twitter page in February that he planned to transfer to Rutgers for his final year of eligibility. But a person with knowledge of the situation said Rutgers has no plans to add..." May 19

  • Suspended or dismissed by Michigan, Dennis Norfleet apologizes

    College Football Talk "We still don’t know what’s going on with Dennis Norfleet. What we do know is, though, he’s sorry… for whatever it is that’s going on in his life that’s led to recent reports. In a post on his Instagram account Thursday night, Norfleet apologized to UM fans, UM alumni and current/former UM..." May 19

  • Arizona WR Kaelin DeBoskie to transfer

    Arizona Republic "Arizona's depth at wide receiver has claimed its first victim. Salpointe Catholic High School product Kaelin DeBoskie, who redshirted last year as a freshman, will transfer from the Wildcats. The slot receiver was removed from the team's online roster Tuesday afternoon. DeBoskie, a Scout.com..." May 19

  • Ohio State AD Gene Smith: Braxton Miller told me he's staying

    CBSSports.com "Braxton Miller still hasn't made any public comment on his future with Ohio State, letting the rumor mill concerning a possible trandferchurn. But his athletic director told ElevenWarriors.com last Thursday that in private, Miller has pledged to remain in Columbus for his senior season. "He's..." May 19

  • Charlie Weis still paid $2M annually from Notre Dame

    ESPN.com "Former Notre Dame and Kansas coach Charlie Weis could ultimately earn more than $24.5 million from the schools while not coaching either program. Notre Dame paid Weis $2,054,744 for the reporting period of July 2013 through June 2014, according to the university's federal tax return, which was..." May 18

  • Three Auburn football players are transferring

    Auburn Tigers "Auburn defensive backs Kamryn Melton, Derrick Moncrief and Joe Turner are leaving the program, Gus Malzahn announced Friday. "Kamryn, Derrick and Joe have decided to transfer and purse playing opportunities elsewhere. We thank them for their time at Auburn and wish them well in the future,"..." May 17

  • Highly touted QB Dwayne Haskins Jr. commits to hometown Terrapins

    ESPN.com "Dwayne Haskins Jr. is going to play for his hometown team. The nation's No. 2 pocket passer and No. 25 in the ESPN 300 committed to Maryland Friday in what is considered the most impactful recruiting victory for the Terrapins in some time. Haskins, of Potomac, Maryland, selected the Terps..." May 17

  • QB Everett Golson leaning toward joining Florida State; decision expected Monday

    Palm Beach Post "Everett Golson was impressed with Florida State during his visit this week and could be leaning toward spending his final his season in Tallahassee as a graduate transfer. Golson met with coach Jimbo Fisher on Monday, and Fisher is eager to add the former Notre Dame quarterback, according to..." May 16

  • USC announces TE Bryce Dixon no longer with team

    247 Sports "The USC Trojans on Thursday announced that tight end Bryce Dixon was no longer with the football team. Dixon held out of a practice in March. The school did not elaborate on the reason for Dixon's exit. The Ventura, Calif., native was suspended in a game last season against Cal. A four-star..." May 16

  • Vanderbilt QB/WR Josh Grady to transfer to Florida

    CBSSports.com "Down to two scholarship quarterbacks following the departure of Skyler Mornhinweg, Florida has at least given itself another body at the position with the addition of former Vanderbilt quarterback-slash-wide receiver Josh Grady, 247Sports affiliate GatorBait.net reported Friday. Grady is a..." May 16

  • Illinois players show support for Tim Beckman with #ProudIllini

    CBSSports.com "The last week has given us several examples of former Illinois players venting frustrations about Tim Beckman and his staff. Now players in support of Beckman have unified, taking to Twitter to share stories using the hashtag #ProudIllini. " May 15

  • Boise State QB Ryan Finley’s hearing, trial dates set

    Idaho Statesman "Boise State sophomore quarterback Ryan Finley has pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor charges and is due in court next month for a hearing. Finley has a pretrial conference June 15 and a jury trial scheduled for July 10, according to Idaho court records. Finley faces two misdemeanor..." May 14