• 16,200 athletes filed claim to receive NCAA video game payout

    College Football Talk "A little more than a year ago the various legal battles involving former college football and basketball players against the NCAA, EA Sports and Collegiate Licensing Company resulted in a pair of settlements valued at approximately $60 million. Two-thirds of that was to be paid by EA Sports and..." July 05

  • 4-Star LB Kash Daniel Takes Shot At Louisville After Spurning Cardinals For Wildcats

    College Spun "In the biggest recruiting news so far today, four-star Kentucky linebacker Kash Daniel committed to Mark Stoops’ Wildcats over Louisville and South Carolina. Despite being one of his finalists, Daniel wasted no time in taking a shot at the Cardinals after choosing their archrival. " July 05

  • Report: Alabama self-reports 13 bizarre NCAA violations

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Alabama self-reported 13 NCAA violations, from July 1, 2014, through June 30 of this year, according to a report obtained by TideSports.com Friday. While none of the violations were major, there were numerous bizarre NCAA rules broken by Crimson Tide coaches, student-athletes and recruits...." July 04

  • 4-star receiver Brad Hawkins commits to Michigan

    Detroit News "Michigan has received a pledge from Brad Hawkins, a senior receiver from Camden (N.J.) High. He is the Wolverines' 21st football commitment for the 2016 class and first receiver. Hawkins announced his commitment via Twitter on Friday. He chose Michigan over Rutgers, Temple, Oregon and South..." July 04

  • Texas A&M seat reassignment lawsuit tossed in Florida court

    College Football Talk "A class action lawsuit between Texas A&M and long-time season ticket holders has been thrown out by a district court in Florida. The case had previously been dismissed by a federal judge in Texas, so it looks like these fans are running out of options. The family of Texas A&M fan and booster..." July 04

  • NCAA investigating Ole Miss, questions Tunsil's stepfather

    The Clarion-Ledger "NCAA officials were here Friday and interviewed the stepfather of Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil as part of an investigation into multiple alleged rules violations by the University of Mississippi football program. The trip made by NCAA officials comes one week after Tunsil was arrested for..." July 03

  • Report: Baylor-Cal game in Australia no longer in the works

    CBS Sports "Turns out maybe -- just maybe -- you shouldn't go ahead and book that thousand-dollar flight to Australia, Baylor fan. ESPN reported Friday the Bears' proposed meeting with Cal in the Land Down Under "is off." Reports first surfaced last month that Baylor was exploring the possibility of..." July 03

  • P. Diddy Avoids Felony Charges Over UCLA Arrest

    Variety "The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office has decided not to file assault charges against Sean “P. Diddy” Combs for his physical encounter with a UCLA football coach on June 22. Combs 45, was arrested in the matter for allegedly swinging a kettlebell at an assistant coach. He was charged with..." July 03

  • Braxton Miller affirms plan to stay at Ohio State, source says

    ESPN "Braxton Miller has affirmed his plan to stay at Ohio State and will continue to focus on rehabilitation and recovery from shoulder surgery, a source close to the quarterback told ESPN's Joe Schad on Thursday. Miller, the Big Ten offensive player of the year in 2012 and '13, tweeted Wednesday..." July 03

  • Suspended RB Delton Williams expected to return to Michigan State football team sans scholarship

    Michigan Live "Tailback Delton Williams is expected to return to the Michigan State football team, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation. Williams, a rising junior from Erie, Pennsylvania, could rejoin the team as early as this month in the Spartans' voluntary summer workouts, barring..." July 03

  • USF lands transfer Marquez Valdes-Scantling

    The Score "The South Florida family is growing. The Bulls announced on Thursday that they have added a Florida native to their roster: wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling from NC State." July 03

  • Shoulder problems force Texas A&M defensive lineman Jay Arnold out of football

    Houston Chronicle "Texas A&M defensive lineman Jay Arnold, a fan favorite for his colorful takes on life via Twitter, is hanging up the helmet for good because of a troublesome shoulder. Arnold wasn’t listed on A&M’s updated roster, and he said Thursday, “The shoulder wasn’t going to hold up for another season,”..." July 03

  • Kirby Smart says Alabama 'did not respect' Ohio State quarterbacks

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Kirby Smart believes Alabama learned a much-needed lesson after its 42-35 loss to Ohio State in the College Football Playoff semifinals: Respect every player, no matter where they are listed on the scouting report. The Crimson Tide's defensive coordinator told 680 The Fan in Atlanta that the..." July 03

  • Oklahoma says QB Baker Mayfield has ‘shoulder fatigue,’ shoots down report of serious injury

    Dallas Morning News "Baker Mayfield is the name on every Oklahoma fan’s mind as the season slowly approaches The Sooners are looking for an answer at quarterback, and many feel the Texas Tech transfer is the right fit in Lincoln Riley’s new offense. But reports of the quarterback missing practices this week with a..." July 02

  • The Pitts: T.J. Clemmings’ replacement out for all of 2015

    College Football Talk "Pittsburgh already knew that they would have to replace All-ACC offensive lineman T.J. Clemmings. Now, the Panthers will have to find a replacement for the replacement. According to a school press release. Jaryd Jones-Smith will miss the entire 2015 season with a significant injury to his..." July 02

  • U. cornerback Hatfield arrested for investigation of aggravated robbery

    The Deseret News "A key player with the University of Utah football team has been arrested for investigation of aggravated robbery after police say he robbed a man at knife point. Dominique Taishun Hatfield, 20, was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail Wednesday, according to jail records. Unified Police..." July 02

  • Jim Harbaugh responds to Ondre Pipkins' claim, says he doesn't run off players

    Michigan Live "Last week, former Michigan defensive lineman Ondre Pipkins told ESPN.com he was pressured by Jim Harbaugh and members of his staff to retire from football for medical reasons before he was ready. He also said he believed Harbaugh wanted him off the team to free up a scholarship, causing some to..." July 02

  • Report: Braxton Miller to announce his plans next week

    CBS Sports "Sound the Speculation Siren! Braxton Miller is sending cryptic text messages to reporters! Yes, on the same day that Ohio State coach Urban Meyer gave an update saying both Braxton Miller and J.T. Barrett were nearing full health, Miller was having a conversation of his own, and it was rather..." July 02

  • UAB football coach Bill Clark says he needs a new contract to help recruiting

    Alabama "UAB football coach Bill Clark and the university are negotiating over a new contract, both sides confirmed, a process Clark hopes will result in a long-term deal. Clark, 47, said he is under contract through the 2016 season, which he contends is not long enough to demonstrate the level of..." July 02

  • Former U of L WR Harris transfers to Akron

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Michaelee Harris' time at the University of Louisville is over, but his college football career will last another year. Harris, a wide receiver who had an injury-plagued five years at U of L, will play at Akron next season as a graduate transfer after evidently being granted a sixth year to..." July 02

  • Rutgers defensive end Donald Bedell to transfer

    Newark Star-Ledger "Another defensive end from Rutgers' 2014 recruiting class is transferring out of the program. Redshirt freshman Donald Bedell has decided to transfer, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Bedell is the second defensive end from the 2014 class to transfer this month, as Sam..." July 02

  • Diddy's Son -- Humiliated by Coach Over Courtside All-Star Seats

    TMZ "The coach who fought Diddy this week ... brutally shamed Diddy's son by using a paparazzi pic to drive home a point -- that he thinks Justin Combs is a spoiled rich kid. Sources connected to UCLA's football program tell TMZ Sports ... the humiliating incident went down in February. Coach Sal..." July 01

  • Brantley treated, released from hospital for injuries sustained in Father's Day wreck

    Columbia Daily Tribune "Missouri defensive lineman Harold Brantley has been treated and released from University Hospital for injuries he sustained in a single-car accident on Father’s Day, hospital and athletic department spokespeople confirmed Tuesday. “Harold is making great progress and is no longer at University..." July 01

  • Stepfather alleges Tunsil was with 'football agents' during fight

    The Clarion-Ledger "Lindsey Miller, the stepfather of Ole Miss left tackle Laremy Tunsil, told Lafayette County Sheriff's Department deputies on Thursday night that he and Tunsil's mother were arguing about Tunsil "riding around with football agents" at the time of the incident that led to Tunsil's arrest, according..." June 30

  • Arrest warrant issued for suspended FSU QB De'Andre Johnson

    ESPN "The state attorney's office in Tallahassee, Florida, has issued an arrest warrant for suspended Florida State quarterback De'Andre Johnson, who is accused of punching a 21-year-old woman in a bar on June 24. Assistant state attorney Georgia Cappleman said Johnson, from Jacksonville, Florida, is..." June 30

  • Maryland football coach Randy Edsall signs contract extension through 2019

    Baltimore Sun "The progress Maryland made on the field the past two seasons and the promise of a strong recruiting class in 2016 has led the university to give football coach Randy Edsall a contract extension. Edsall, who has two years remaining on a six-year contract that pays him $2.1 million annually, has..." June 30

  • 4-Star North Carolina TE Garrett Walston Commits To Bulldogs

    College Spun "The Georgia Bulldogs just landed one of the top pass catchers on their board, and swiped a coveted North Carolina player from the Tar Heels in the process. Tight end Garrett Walston of Wilmington, who is rated as a four-star by Scout, has committed to Georgia." June 30

  • Academic leaders question Oregon’s football budget

    College Football Talk "We all have come to a pretty general understanding that sports drives revenue for universities, with football bringing the most money into the university. No athletic program generates as much income as Oregon (thanks Nike!), but academic leaders in Eugene would like to see more of that money be..." June 30

  • LSU kicks DT Trey Lealaimatafao off team after most recent incident, arrest

    The Advocate "LSU has dismissed defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao from the football team, the school announced Monday. Lealaimatafao was arrested for simple battery and simple robbery, a felony, on June 19 stemming from a June 16 fight in the parking lot of Reggie’s Bar. The arrest was Lealaimatafao’s..." June 29

  • 4-Star DT Keyshon Camp Announces Commitment To USC On Twitter

    College Spun "The USC Trojans look to be putting together another top 10 class in 2016, and received a pledge from a big time defensive tackle this afternoon. Keyshon Camp, a 6-foot-4, 270 pound lineman from Florida, announced his commitment to the Trojans on Twitter." June 29

  • Nationally heralded QB Asiantii Woulard announces he's transferring to USF

    Tampa Bay Times "Two and a half years after nationally heralded prep QB Asiantii Woulard's turbulent courtship with USF ceased, he has announced his betrothal to the Bulls. Woulard announced via Twitter on Monday he is transferring from UCLA to USF, to whom he committed twice then ultimately spurned following..." June 29

  • Three-star safety Spencer Perry picks Notre Dame football

    Chicago Tribune "Three words, ellipses and an emoji, along with a link to a Facebook video, was how Spencer Perry announced his oral commitment to Notre Dame football Monday. The three-star safety from IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., decommitted last week from Florida. The 6-foot-3, 202-pound senior from..." June 29

  • J.T. Barrett's dad: Ohio State's QB job belongs to Braxton Miller

    NFL.com "J.T. Barrett's dad has a definite opinion on the Ohio State quarterback situation -- and it might not be the take you expect. Joe Barrett, whose son accounted for a Big Ten single-season record 45 touchdowns last season, told The Columbus Dispatch that the starting job should belong to Braxton..." June 29

  • Two USU Aggies released from hospital following car wreck

    College Football Talk "Thankfully, there’s some additional good news coming out of a potentially tragic situation. In a press release, Utah State announced that two of its football players, senior defensive lineman John Taylor and redshirt defensive lineman Adewale Adeoye, were released from a hospital Sunday..." June 29

  • Wyoming lands verbal commitment from UCLA transfer Jalen Ortiz

    Casper Star-Tribune "Just shy of a month after announcing his decision to transfer from UCLA, Jalen Ortiz found his fresh start in Laramie. The 5-foot-9, 180-pound junior cornerback verbally committed to Wyoming on Wednesday afternoon, the Star-Tribune first reported. He will sit out the 2015 season to satisfy NCAA..." June 29

  • Duke football prospect Chazz Surratt de-commits, chooses UNC

    Charlotte Observer "If not for a far-reaching academic scandal that has hung over North Carolina’s athletic program for months, East Lincoln quarterback Chazz Surratt said he would have committed to play football in Chapel Hill long ago. Surratt committed to Duke in April, but the Tar Heels continued to recruit..." June 29

  • Former FSU linebacker headed to Georgia Southern

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Former AJC Super 11 linebacker Ukeme Eligwe is headed to Georgia Southern to finish his college football career. Eligwe was also interested in playing at UGA and Samford, among other schools. The former Stone Mountain High School standout was dismissed from Florida State last season for an..." June 29

  • Daniel Imatorbhebhe says he's heading to USC

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "It's not a surprise, but Daniel Imatorbhebhe said he's going to play for USC. The former Florida tight end told TrojanSports.com that he'd be a Trojan. He was a four-star tight end in the class of 2015 and didn't play in the Gators' spring game after arriving on campus early. "This is where..." June 29

  • Taylor Gadbois shocked over Miami Hurricanes dismissal

    Palm Beach Post "Hurricanes offensive lineman Taylor Gadbois was stunned Thursday when coach Al Golden told him his scholarship is being revoked and he is no longer welcome on the team. “I don’t know why. It’s surprising to me, too,” Gadbois told the Post when reached by phone. UM does not typically comment..." June 29

  • Gelen Robinson's arrest violates prior diversion agreement

    Indianapolis Star "Purdue sophomore rush end Gelen Robinson was arrested over the weekend for operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of 0.15 percent or more and illegal possession of an alcoholic beverage. Robinson was booked into Tippecanoe County Jail at 3:49 a.m. Saturday. He was released about 11..." June 29

  • Ex-Wake Forest QB Tyler Cameron on his way to FAU

    College Football Talk "The Wake Forest quarterback pool is rather shallow in depth. Tyler Cameron, who was second on the Demon Deacons in passing last season, has left the program and is joining the Florida Atlantic Owls. He does so as a graduate transfer, which seems to be a rather trendy option this offseason. That..." June 29

  • LSU defensive end signee Arden Key cleared, will report in August, school says

    The Advocate "Four-star defensive end signee Arden Key has been cleared by the NCAA and is scheduled to arrive at LSU in August, school spokesman Michael Bonnette said Wednesday. Key, a 6-foot-5, 230-pounder from Georgia, is one of the most highly regarded recruits in a 2015 Tigers signing class ranked as..." June 29

  • Utah State football WR/PR Jojo Natson dismissed from team

    Mountain West Connection "The Utah State Aggies are down one of their key playmakers for the upcoming season as had coach Matt Wells announced late Sunday night that wide receiver and kick returner Jojo Natson has been dismissed from the team for violation of team rules. "We are extremely disappointed anytime we have to..." June 29

  • Jim Haslett gets ‘best of both worlds’ with Penn State job

    Washington Post "After 24 straight seasons coaching professional football, Jim Haslett was ready to take a year off. The Redskins and their former defensive coordinator parted ways in December — the team described it as a mutual agreement — and Haslett planned to do things that a lifetime of coaching had made..." June 29

  • Source: Temple, coach Matt Rhule agree to contract extension

    SI - College Football "Temple and head football coach Matt Rhule have agreed to a contract extension through 2021, a source told Sports Illustrated's Pete Thamel. Rhule led the Owls to a 6-6 record in 2014, his second season as the team's head coach. In his first season, the team finished 2-10. " June 29

  • Husker QB Johnny Stanton to transfer; Glenn Irons is no longer part of team

    Omaha World-Herald "The race for Nebraska’s No. 2 quarterback lost a horse on Thursday when coach Mike Riley announced that sophomore Johnny Stanton, a much-ballyhooed prospect in the 2013 recruiting class, was transferring from the program. Stanton redshirted in his first year on campus, served as Nebraska’s No...." June 29

  • Report: NFL-bound Clemson lineman asked to leave team

    College Football Talk "And now we know a little more of the rest of the story. Reportedly. Earlier Thursday, Clemson announced that Isaiah Battle was leaving the Tigers in order to make himself available for the NFL’s supplemental draft next month. According to Battle’s statement, he will become a father this..." June 29

  • Syracuse defensive lineman Wayne Williams no longer a member of the team, granted release

    Syracuse.com "Syracuse University said Tuesday that defensive lineman Wayne Williams is no longer a member of the football program and has been granted his release. In response to an inquiry from Syracuse.com/The Post-Standard, Syracuse said in an e-mail that Williams intends to pursue a transfer. Williams,..." June 29

  • Mississippi State OL Kent Flowers transfers to junior college; inexperienced line loses more

    Alabama "One of the least experienced groups on Mississippi State's team lost some of its depth this offseason. Offensive lineman Kent Flowers left Starkville, Mississippi for Wesson, Mississippi where he will play for Copiah-Lincoln Community College this fall, a spokesman from the junior college..." June 29

  • Notre Dame's Greg Bryant suspended for violating team rules, source says

    ESPN "Notre Dame has suspended running back Greg Bryant for the first four games of the coming season for a violation of team rules, a source told ESPN.com. 247Sports reported the news of Bryant's suspension earlier on Monday. The 5-foot-10, 205-pound Bryant entered Notre Dame in 2013 as ESPN's..." June 29