• Florida State expresses disappointment in New York Times story

    College Football Talk "Florida State University issued a statement in response to a story published by the New York Times on Wednesday. The university expressed disappointment in the story that profiles the timeline of the response taken by the university and Tallahassee police in an investigation for an alleged sexual..." April 17

  • OU linebacker Frank Shannon faces sexual assault allegations

    Tulsa World "Frank Shannon, Oklahoma's starting middle linebacker and leading tackler last season, is facing a sexual assault allegation, according to a Title IX sexual misconduct allegation report obtained by the Oklahoman. Shannon, a junior linebacker, did not take part in last Saturday's spring football..." April 17

  • Syracuse football caps eventful day with first verbal commit in 2015 recruiting class

    Syracuse.com "Consider this the cherry on top of what has been an eventful day for Syracuse football. The Orange received its first verbal commitment for the 2015 recruiting class on Wednesday night, and like last year, it comes from a prospect in its home state. That would be Tyrone Perkins, a running..." April 17

  • Cancer survivor Shon Coleman could be Auburn's next great LT

    CBSSports.com "Shon Coleman is reminded of his impact nearly every time he checks his Facebook account. He has nearly 5,000 friends, some of whom are from "halfway around the country" that connected with him through a similar experience. Cancer survival. He's touched by the direct messages, but he also..." April 17

  • Missouri lands another star recruit from Georgia, tight end Daniel Imatorbhebhe

    Kansas City Star "Missouri landed another commitment from Georgia on Wednesday when North Gwinnett tight end Daniel Imatorbhebhe committed to the Tigers. " April 17

  • Three Texas A&M Aggies were arrested last week

    College Football Talk "It has been a whole ten days since the last time we wrote about a Texas A&M player being arrested, so let’s do some catching up. Three Texas A&M players – defensive back Howard Matthews, wide receiver Edward Pope and defensive lineman Gavin Stansbury — were arrested last Thursday according to..." April 17

  • Cody Kessler named USC's starting quarterback

    Los Angeles Times "Cody Kessler, who led USC to 10 victories last season, was named the Trojans' starting quarterback, Coach Steve Sarkisian announced Tuesday. Kessler, a fourth-year junior from Bakersfield, held off a challenge from redshirt freshman Max Browne. Kessler passed for 20 touchdowns, with seven..." April 16

  • NCAA council OKs unlimited meals, snacks

    ESPN.com ""I think the end result is right where it needs to be," committee chairwoman and America East assistant commissioner Mary Mulvenna said in a statement released by the governing body. The proposal has been debated for months, but Napier's comments, first made before UConn played Iowa State in..." April 16

  • Texas A&M QB picture clearing as Matt Joeckel will transfer

    Alabama.com "The race to succeed Johnny Manziel at the helm of Texas A&M's offense is narrowing, as Matt Joeckel, Manziel's backup, announced this week he plans to transfer. As a graduate student, Joeckel will be eligible to play in 2014. The brother of former Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel, he..." April 16

  • Atheist group files complaint against Clemson football program 'entangled' in religion

    Raleigh News & Observer "One of the nation’s largest nonprofit groups for atheists and agnostics has launched a complaint against Clemson’s football program claiming the team is “entrenched” and “entangled” in religion. The complaint, filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) and dated April 10, focuses on..." April 16

  • TCU QB Tyler Matthews to transfer

    CBSSports.com "Spring practices have -- for the most part -- come to an end in the last week, and it seems that some quarterback battles are leading to a cavalcade of transfers at the position. Wednesday brought with it the news that both Kentucky's Jalen Whitlow and Texas A&M's Matt Joeckel were transferring,..." April 16

  • Speedy ATH John Humphrey commits to the Baylor Bears

    SB Nation "The Baylor Bears have added another potential playmaker to the fold on Tuesday with the commitment of League City (Texas) Clear Falls athlete John Humphrey, who announced his commitment via Twitter: The official declaration came just minutes after Humphrey spoke with head coach Art..." April 16

  • DT Gage Cervenka Commits to Clemson

    Shakin The Southland "Gage Cervenka (6'3 277, 4.9 40) a DT from Emerald HS in Greenwood SC, committed to Clemson today, just a couple weeks after receiving his offer. Cervenka has offers from NC State, WF, Miami, and Duke. I would not be surprised to see a few others decide to offer him as a courtesy at least,..." April 16

  • Derek Carr says he's 'absolutely' best QB in draft

    CBSSports.com "Derek Carr is one of the top quarterbacks in a draft class without a clear-cut top guy. Coming out of Fresno State, he's got a lot going for him. Including confidence. Carr said on NFL AM Tuesday morning that he's "absolutely" the best quarterback in this class. "Absolutely. And I say that..." April 15

  • Orlando to host AAC-Sun Belt in '15

    ESPN.com "The American Athletic and Sun Belt conferences will participate in a new bowl game in Orlando, Fla., in 2015, sources said Tuesday. The addition of the game will increase the number of bowls in 2015 to a record 40, although that includes the College Football Playoff title game, so only 78 bowl..." April 15

  • Northwestern see football goals through union haze

    CBSSports.com "We're here to confirm that Northwestern is still playing football. They concluded spring ball Saturday with a lightning-shortened scrimmage at Ryan Field. Recruits were on campus, youth camps were scheduled for later that day and fans were allowed to approach players for autographs in the team's..." April 15

  • 3-star CB Montrell Custis flips from Kentucky to Alabama

    Fansided "The Kentucky Wildcats knew they had a gem in 3-star cornerback Montrell Custis. Unfortunately for Mark Stoops’ bunch, the Alabama Crimson Tide figured that out, too. Custis took an official visits to Tuscaloosa over the weekend and on Monday night, he decided to flip his commitment from the..." April 15

  • Michigan State WR Macgarrett Kings Jr. suspended for spring drills for undisclosed violation of team rules

    Michigan Live "Michigan State receiver Macgarrett Kings Jr. has been suspended for spring drills on account of an undisclosed violation of team rules, according to Coach Mark Dantonio. Dantonio said Tuesday he does expect Kings back for the fall session, provided Kings remains in compliance with the..." April 15

  • Ex-Plant, FSU RB James Wilder Jr. arrested in Tampa

    Tampa Bay Times "Former Plant and Florida State running back James Wilder Jr., an NFL draft prospect who visited the Bucs last week, was arrested in Tampa on Sunday night on an outstanding warrant related to a charge of driving with a suspended license. Wilder, 22, was arrested in Tampa at 7:21 p.m., booked at..." April 14

  • Report: Clemson QB Chad Kelly escorted off the practice field by police Monday

    Fansided "Just two days after their spring game, one of the starting quarterback hopefuls for the Clemson Tigers, Chad Kelly, was apparently escorted off the practice field by police earlier on Monday, Scout.com is reporting. Kelly, along with currently injured freshman DeShaun Watson and Cole Stoudt..." April 14

  • Notre Dame to install FieldTurf for 2014 season

    CBSSports.com "Maintaining an impeccable multi-use grass field in Indiana isn't easy. (Just ask Purdue.) And Notre Dame has decided that it's become more trouble than it's worth for the Fighting Irish. Athletic director Jack Swarbrick announced during the Irish's Saturday spring game that Notre Dame Stadium's..." April 13

  • 4-star DT Adam McLean commits to Penn State Nittany Lions

    Fansided "James Franklin has done it again. Since leaving the Vanderbilt Commodores to take over as head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions, Franklin has been on an absolute roll on the recruiting trail. On Saturday, 4-star defensive tackle Adam McLean gave his pledge to the Nittany Lions,..." April 13

  • Ash granted medical redshirt; Texas QB battle builds

    CBSSports.com "Texas quarterback David Ash now has two years of eligibility remaining after the NCAA approved his petition for a medical redshirt for 2013, a source told CBSSports.com on Friday. A University of Texas spokesman confirmed the news. Ash seemed poised for a solid 2013 performance but missed 10..." April 12

  • Injury will likely sideline Utes’ Gionni Paul for start of season

    College Football Talk "After transferring to Utah last year, Gionni Paul was forced to sit out the 2013 season to satisfy NCAA regulations. Unfortunately for the linebacker, he’ll have to wait even longer to officially begin his Utes playing career. Head coach Kyle Whittingham confirmed Friday that Paul suffered a..." April 12

  • Mizzou cuts Dorial Green-Beckham

    ESPN.com "Missouri has dismissed star wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham from the football team, coach Gary Pinkel announced Friday. "This decision was made with the best interests of all involved in mind," Pinkel said in a statement. "Dorial's priority going forward needs to be focusing on getting the..." April 12

  • Oregon State's Luke Del Rio ruled immediately eligible

    CBSSports.com "Unlike most transfers, Luke Del Rio will not have to sit out a season before he's eligible to play again. Del Rio transferred to Oregon State from Alabama in March, and on Friday the NCAA ruled that he will be eligible to play beginning in the 2014 season. “We were thinking he would not be..." April 12

  • Davis Webb officially handed the reins of Texas Tech’s offense

    College Football Talk "Heading into spring practice, there was little doubt that, barring injury, Davis Webb would exit the 15 sessions — and enter the 2014 regular season — as Texas Tech’s starting quarterback. The past few months, Webb was named the MVP of the Red Raiders’ bowl win while the two main competitors for..." April 12

  • Former USC QB Max Wittek reportedly leaning toward transfer to Texas

    Fansided "According to his former high school coach at the famed Mater Dei High School in California, former USC Trojans quarterback Mac Wittek is leaning toward choosing the Texas Longhorns as his next collegiate home. This move has been heavily rumored since Wittek made the choice to transfer out of..." April 11

  • Freshman cornerback Patrick Enewally kicked off UW football team

    Seattle Times "Washington redshirt freshman cornerback Patrick Enewally on Thursday became the first player dismissed from the team by new coach Chris Petersen. Enewally’s dismissal came after he punched a teammate in the face earlier in the week, a team source said. Enewally’s departure thins what was..." April 11

  • Police: Missouri WR Dorial Green-Beckham won't be charged

    CBSSports.com "Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham will not face charges stemming from an incident over the weekend, Columbia police announced Thursday. Green-Beckham was suspended indefinitely by Missouri on Monday for a violation of team policies. The school would not elaborate on the nature of the..." April 11

  • DGB: 'I have been young and dumb'

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "John Beckham, the father of Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, called the Post-Dispatch Friday to read a statement from Green-Beckham in response to his legal situation this week. Columbia Police announced Thursday that there will be no arrests made in the burglary investigation from..." April 11

  • Oregon Ducks' top WR Addison likely tore ACL

    CSN Northwest "Multiple team sources have told CSNNW.com that Oregon junior wide receiver Bralon Addison tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee while performing a non-contact drill during Wednesday's practice. Such injuries can take up to nine months to recover from, which means Addison, the team's..." April 10

  • Duke quarterback Connette considering transfer, source says

    Charlotte Observer "Duke quarterback Brandon Connette is exploring a possible transfer to a West Coast school, according to a source close to the situation. Connette, a rising redshirt senior from Corona, Calf., was responsible for a school-record 27 touchdowns last season. Connette’s desire to transfer stems from..." April 10

  • Asked about Jacob Coker and Alabama's QB competition, Nick Saban mentions two other names

    Alabama.com "Last weekend, Alabama coach Nick Saban said three players had separated themselves from the pack in a crowded spring quarterback competition -- Blake Sims, Cooper Bateman and Alec Morris. Asked Tuesday night about Jacob Coker, the Mobile native and transfer from Florida State who will arrive..." April 10

  • Miami’s Ryan Williams undergoes surgery, begins rehab

    College Football Talk "Miami offered an update on the status of the player expected to be its starting quarterback, although it fell far short of answering the question of if he will play a down at all in 2013. Late last week, Ryan Williams suffered what the team confirmed was a torn ACL. The non-contact injury to..." April 10

  • K-State's Daniel Sams makes moves to wide receiver

    The Topeka Capital-Journal "He’s still listed as a quarterback on the roster and may take some snaps when the 2014 season gets under way, but right now in spring practice Daniel Sams is a wide receiver for the Kansas State football team. The possibility of Sams shifting to running back or receiver was broached late last..." April 10

  • UNLV's appeal of postseason ban denied

    CBSSports.com "In 2013 UNLV football reached its first bowl game since the 2000 season. Now, with the 2014 season still four months away, we already know the Rebels won't be repeating the feat this season. The school announced Thursday that its appeal of a postseason ban due to a low APR score has been..." April 10

  • BYU picks up Stanford WR transfer

    College Football Talk "A player who struggled to see the playing field at Stanford has decided to move on for an opportunity to do so elsewhere. BYU announced earlier this week that Keanu Nelson has decided to transfer into the Cougars football program. The school stated in its release that the wide receiver has..." April 10

  • Rutgers CB Bryant Gross-Armiento transferring closer to Florida home

    Newark Star-Ledger "Promising defensive back Bryant Gross-Armiento is leaving Rutgers without ever stepping on the field. A three-star prospect from Sunrise, Fla., Gross-Armiento missed his freshman season after suffering a hamstring injury last summer. He was held out of spring practice for personal reasons and..." April 10

  • Adrian Peterson backs pay for play

    ESPN.com "As the debate about whether the NCAA should pay college athletes continues, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson offered his strongest comments yet Wednesday in favor of players receiving compensation. Peterson said players "are the ones making these universities money" and surmised..." April 09

  • Northwestern's Trevor Siemian says he'll vote no on unionizing

    CBSSports.com "Former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter has received a lot of support in his effort to unionize college football players, but he didn't get any support from the man he shared quarterbacking duties with. On Wednesday Northwestern's Trevor Siemian explained that while Colter's mission "began..." April 09

  • Rise, fall and return of QB Garrett Gilbert

    Houston Chronicle "Garrett Gilbert has soared, fallen and risen during the last six years. Now, the senior SMU quarterback is attempting to rise once more, defying a low initial 2014 NFL draft projection and becoming a case study in football perseverance. Gilbert wasn’t invited to the February scouting combine in..." April 09

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    LSU trainer Jack Marucci told me they tested QB Zach Mettenberger's surgically reconstructed knee on Friday -- It's now at 97% strength. ...

  • Sammy Watkins likes Lions' offense

    ESPN.com "Watkins offered similar sentiments to ESPN.com at the NFL scouting combine in February, saying it would "be a blessing" to play opposite Johnson with the Lions. Watkins recently was projected as the No. 7 overall pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper's latest mock..." April 09

  • Alabama athletic revenues more than any NHL team

    CBSSports.com "The movement at Northwestern to unionize college athletes has (no surprise) sparked fierce debate -- particularly in the big-money fields of college football and men's basketball -- over what those athletes deserve, and don't deserve, and what the best method of getting them what they do deserve..." April 08

  • Rutgers loses quarterback to transfer

    College Football Talk "Maybe he’s standing in solidarity with journalists over Julie Hermann’s rather boneheaded comments about the Star-Ledger. Though in actuality, Rutgers quarterback Blake Rankin is transferring because he’s not part of the group vying to be the Scarlet Knights’ starter this coming season." April 08

  • Johnathan Loyd joins Oregon football to prolong Ducks career

    Oregonian "The new face around spring football practice is no stranger to an Oregon uniform. Point guard Johnathan Loyd, who was basketball coach Dana Altman's first recruit at UO four years ago, became football coach Mark Helfrich's latest commit after practicing with the team at wide receiver Monday and..." April 08

  • Notre Dame, Georgia working to finalize home-and-home

    CBSSports.com "Notre Dame hasn't played an SEC team in the regular season in nearly a decade. The school appears ready to stop the drought. Georgia and Notre Dame are working to finalize a home-and-home series, according to a source, possibly for 2018-19. Notre Dame's last SEC regular season game was a..." April 08

  • Assault charges filed against Penn State OL Anthony Alosi

    Pride Of Detroit "Assault charges filed this week against a Penn State offensive lineman stem from a January incident in which police say he kicked another man in the head on the street in State College, sending the victim to the hospital. Anthony Alosi, a redshirt junior, is charged with simple assault and..." April 08

  • Ohio State will pay $2 million to non-conference opponents

    College Football Talk "Ohio State is stepping up the level of difficulty in the non-conference portion of their football schedule in 2014 with the hope that it does not end up costing them a shot in the College Football Playoff. But in terms of money, we know exactly how much it will cost to play those..." April 07