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Georgia Southern names redshirt freshman Shai Werts starting QB
Werts has not played but was Georgia Southern's No. 3 quarterback last season.
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UCLA, Wisconsin reach agreement on future home-and-home
The two teams will meet in 2029 & 2030 after last having met in the regular season in 1982.
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Philly to play host to four of next five Army-Navy games
Lincoln Financial Field will get 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022 games, with New Jersey expected to land 2021 game.
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North Carolina State dismisses two freshmen, suspends three others
All five players disciplined were members of Dave Doeren's 2017 recruiting class.
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Former USC QB Max Browne named the starter at Pitt
For the third time in four seasons, Pittsburgh will go the graduate transfer route for its starter under center. Pitt became the latest team the last few days to publicly announce its starting quarterback,...
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Already suspended after domestic violence arrest, Colorado’s Anthoney Julmisse arrested on felony robbery charges
Julmisse played in 14 games last season and exited spring as one of the Buffaloes' starting corners.
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Ex-Auburn RB Stephen Davis Jr. leaves South Carolina too
Davis Jr. is the son of AU legend Stephen Davis Sr., was a walk-on at USC.
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Malik Rosier officially claims Miami’s starting QB job
Rosier, Brad Kaaya's two-year backup, had been battling Evan Shirreffs to replace the long-starter under center.
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Can Sam Darnold, USC live up to the hype?
Sam Darnold and USC's No. 4 ranking has started the hype train for 2017, but there are still questions the Trojans need to answer.
Kansas’ Maciah Long dismissed after allegedly threatening woman with handgun
Sophomore LB is facing three counts, including one felony in a case that will likely carry a domestic violence designation.
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Months after losing love for football, ex-Mich. St. RT Thiyo Lukusa transfers to Arizona
Lukusa, expected to start for the Spartans, will likely have to sit out the 2017 season for Wildcats.
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Notre Dame’s Opponents: North Carolina State
When opponents are described as “trap games,” that typically indicates the foe is only an average team, but Notre Dame will play down to its level for whatever scheduling or otherwise reason. Make no...
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Ankle injury will cost Kentucky’s Dorian Baker ‘significant time’
Losing entire 2017 season entirely possible for veteran receiver with redshirt at his disposal.
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Clemson names Watson successor
The only quarterback on the roster who has thrown more than four passes at this level gets the nod, as expected.
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Ex-Louisville QB Kyle Bolin named starter at Rutgers
A grad transfer, Bolin won out in what was a three-way competition in Piscataway.
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Boston College hands kickoff duties to German soccer player
How does one say "Be a dude" in German?
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Florida adds Texas OL transfer Jean Delance
Delance would have three seasons to play for the Gators.
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Tom Herman names Shane Buechele starter
Shane Buechele will probably start the year at quarterback for Texas. But how long will he hold off Sam Ehlinger?
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LSU welcomes new Mike the Tiger to habitat
LSU's newest live tiger mascot is getting settled in his new habitat and will not make appearances at football games.
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Utah’s surprise QB announcement tabs Tyler Huntley as starter
Utah's surprise quarterback announcement could give the offense a bit more versatility.
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Jim McElwain says Florida is heading to Texas to “beat the heck out of Michigan”
Florida head coach Jim McElwain may have just offered Michigan and Jim Harbaugh some bulletin board material.
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Roll Tide! Alabama tops preseason AP Top 25; OSU, FSU, USC receive first-place votes
For the fourth time under head coach Nick Saban, the Alabama Crimson Tide will begin a college football season as the No. 1 team in the Associated Press Top 25. The defending SEC champions received 52 first...
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Tennessee WR Josh Smith to miss start of season with broken collarbone
The Vols will be without a top slot receiver option for at least the next month due to a broken collarbone.
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CFT 2017 Preseason Previews: Playoff Predictions
The CFT staff sees the 2017 season playing out in largely the same way.
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Is Nick Saban just misunderstood?
Alabama coach Nick Saban explains how he deals with high expectatiosn all the time and how he's misunderstood by some fans because of the media.
Nick Saban doesn't care about solar eclipse
Alabama's Nick Saban believes people are setting themselves up for a giant letdown with Monday's highly-anticipated solar eclipse.
CFT 2017 Preseason Previews: Playoff Dark Horses
These teams could SHOCK YOU this fall.... or not.
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Notre Dame’s Opponents: USC
This fall’s schedule places Notre Dame’s bye week directly before the matchup with USC. Spending two weeks preparing for this rendition of the Trojans will be a nice, and likely a needed, luxury. USC is...
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Colorado AD says Denver won’t be option for future CU-CSU games after 2020
It is unknown if or when Colorado and Colorado State will continue their rivalry beyond 2020, but what is known is Colorado does not want to play games in Denver.
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Mark Richt gives best wishes to Georgia
Miami head coach Mark Richt has a reputation of being among the classiest of coaches in the nation.
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Nick Saban doesn't care about solar eclipse
While Americans will be flocking to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse on Monday, Nick Saban has business to attend to.
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Kansas surprises walk-ons with scholarships
They thought they were just heading out to a night at the ballpark with their teammates.
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Shane Buechele is almost Facebook official as starting Texas QB
Texas head coach Tom Herman does not seem to be too optimistic about his offense, but quarterback Shane Buechele appears to be on track to be the starting quarterback of the Longhorns in 2017.
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Miami wideout Ahmmon Richards sits out Hurricanes’ scrimmage with pulled hamstring
The focus in Miami’s preseason camp has been on the budding battle to be the starting quarterback but Mark Richt might have bigger concerns after an injury to another star offensive player. The...
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John Franklin wasn’t having fun at Auburn
John Franklin III details his decision to transfer from Auburn to Florida Atlanta for his senior season.
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Alabama's Scarbrough misses practice
A running back is on the loose in Tuscaloosa and no, that's not as good as it sounds for the Crimson Tide.
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Tyler Shelvin will redshirt at LSU
The state of Louisiana's top recruit will not be playing for the state's top football team this fall.
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Nebraska players were pumped to go to Kendrick Lamar concert thanks to tickets from Mike Riley
Nebraska coach Mike Riley has the well-earned reputation of being the nicest guy in college football and his players can probably give him a wholehearted endorsement after this week. That’s because...
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Indiana freshman DB Bryant Fitzgerald ruled a non-qualifier after compliance error
A key member of Indiana’s recruiting class won’t be able to play for the Hoosiers this season as a result of a serious compliance gaff at the school. Freshman defensive back Bryant Fitzgerald...
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Lane Kiffin lands yet another talented transfer in WVU wideout Jovon Durante
We can joke about Lane Kiffin turning FAU into the real ‘Last Chance U’ in 2017 but… it’s kind of happening for real. In addition to adding several alums from the Netflix show, the...
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BYU linebacker looking to transfer to Utah after being forced to redshirt
When BYU announced this week that linebacker Francis Bernard was going to redshirt this season, only a few people seemed to think anything was really amiss. That does not seem to be the case anymore just a...
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Notre Dame’s Opponents: North Carolina
It illustrates the nature of the NFL Draft that No. 2 overall pick quarterback Mitch Trubisky and eventual second-rounder and former Irish quarterback DeShone Kizer were hardly ever in the same conversation...
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Ohio State starting RB still dealing with hamstring injury but expects to play in opener
Ohio State’s newish looking offense is expected to lean on the ground game early in 2017 but a key cog in that machinery might not be 100 percent healthy heading into the Buckeyes’ opener...
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VIDEO: Indiana hands scholarship to walk-on WR after singing school fight song
Some training camp traditions are better than others but one universal truth every fall is that coaches will bring up players to sing the school fight song in front of the team. As you can expect, often...
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Alabama reportedly in talks to play Miami
Mark Richt may no longer be in the SEC but he still might have to go toe-to-toe with Nick Saban one more time in Atlanta.
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Hugh Freeze had over 200 calls with Ole Miss booster in NCAA case
When Hugh Freeze was fired by Ole Miss, the extent of the cell phone records that landed the coach in hot water might not have been complete.
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Friday at 4: 40 Predictions
The Notre Dame class of 2021 moved onto campus today. Roommates were met. Lofts were modulated. Mothers cried. These things are as inevitable as summer equaling visits to brewery rooftops, Christmas...
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Third ex-Vandy football player sentenced to 15 years for rape
Brandon Banks was found guilty on one count each of aggravated rape, aggravated sexual battery related to 2013 gang rape of unconscious woman.
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Georgia Tech dismisses leading rusher Mills
Georgia Tech's second-leading rusher had previously announced his transfer as well.
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Notre Dame unveils alternate uniforms honoring Knute Rockne’s legacy
As you may know, I’m hardly a fan of the alternate uniform craze.  These, though, I can very easily get behind. Notre Dame on Friday released images of new uniforms the Fighting Irish will wear for...
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Penn State OKs James Franklin’s new deal, reportedly worth nearly $6 million annually
The average pay would put him behind only Nick Saban, Urban Meyer, Jim Harbaugh among college football coaches.
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Notre Dame unveils Rockne Heritage uniforms
Notre Dame will wear Rockne Heritage uniforms in the home schedule’s season finale against Navy on Nov. 18. Though they are alternate uniforms, the outfits are far more in-line with the typical Irish weekly...
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WATCH: Chris Simms cops to accepting $100 handshakes at Texas
'Get over it, it's not a big deal, it's happening everywhere' Simms said.
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Report: there will be a Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl this year
The Game Formerly Known As The St. Petersburg Bowl would instantly become the GOAT of bowl names.
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Will Arden Key play in LSU’s opener vs. BYU? ‘I don’t think so’ says Ed Orgeron
Key set a school record for sacks as a true sophomore last season.
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CFT 2017 Season Previews: Heisman Watch List
The most prestigious individual award around is the entry ticket to one of the most exclusive clubs on the planet.
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Twice-arrested Nate Howard dismissed by Mizzou
The defensive lineman had been in line for an expanded role that was likely to include a starting job.
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For ‘personal reasons,’ starting BYU LB Francis Bernard will redshirt the 2017 season
The Cougars' third-leading tackler in 2016 started 12 games last season.
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Notre Dame’s Opponents: Miami (OH)
When former Irish offensive coordinator Chuck Martin left Notre Dame for Miami of Ohio, he was departing a team coming off a frustrating, but promising, season for one showed no great potential and any...
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Rutgers declares war on Washington, comes armed with jacuzzi for fans
Before fans make their way to the Jersey shore for the Labor Day weekend, Rutgers is inviting students to enjoy a football game in a hot tub.
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Texas TE Andrew Beck out 6-8 weeks with broken foot
The Longhorns will have to make some adjustments at the tight end position following the loss of Andrew Beck, but the depth concern at the position is a big one.
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Foot injury puts Georgia CB Malkom Parrish on sideline
Georgia may be without starting cornerback Malkom Parrish to start the new season.
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Notre Dame and Purdue tack on two more games to upcoming series
Notre Dame and Purdue have agreed to extend an in-state series through 2028 after adding two more games to a previous agreement.
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LOOK: Pitt unveils James Conner bobblehead it’s giving away for Homecoming
The cancer survivor finished Panthers career with ACC total & rushing TDs records and is second in school history in rushing yards.
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Seven 2016 finalists headline Manning Award preseason watch list
Interestingly, the outspoken Josh Rosen of UCLA is not one of the watch listers.
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CFT 2017 Preseason Previews: Coaching Hot Seat
The same head coach who topped last season's Hot Seat sits atop it again this year.
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Chris Simms admits he once got a $100 handshake
Chris Simms admits he once got a $100 handshake from a booster at a University of Texas event while playing quarterback there.
Reports: Ex-Clemson, Florida OL Jake Fruhmorgen transfers to Baylor
Fruhmorgen started the first eight games for national champion Clemson in 2016.
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Day after leaving TCU, Isaiah Chambers transfers to Houston
Chambers' mother passed away when he was in 8th grade, his dad isn't around, and his legal guardian, his aunt, is battling a health issue.
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CFT 2017 Preseason Previews: College Football Players to Fall in Love With
From top RBs to top Group of Five players to a Heisman winner, these are the players you'll want to watch every week this season.
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Notre Dame’s Opponents: Michigan State
It was a disappointing 2016 season for Notre Dame followed by a long offseason spent thinking about said disappointment. Compared to Michigan State, though, the going has been smooth. Not only did the...
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In advance of FBS move, Liberty announces 13 future match-ups
Liberty has lined up a number of future opponents to prepare for a life of FBS independence.
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Jasmin Hernandez reaches settlement with Baylor
The settlement is another step toward untangling the web of lawsuits resulting from the Baylor sexual assault scandal.
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Oklahoma State puts up 1945 national championship signage at Boone Pickens Stadium
Putting "better late than never" to the test.
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Kliff Kingsbury ‘not sure’ Da’Leon Ward will play this season
Red Raiders' leading rusher last season has been sidelined for all of summer camp because of academic-related issues.
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Duke starting safety Jeremy McDuffie out indefinitely after surgery on fractured thumb
The junior had moved from corner to safety in spring practice
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Albeit with a disclaimer, Jim Mora doesn’t see Josh Rosen leaving UCLA early for NFL
'As we sit here right now, I can really honestly say I don’t think he’s going to leave.'
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Report: Call to escort service coincided with a Hugh Freeze recruiting trip
Ole Miss AD also concedes other phone numbers linked to escort services were discovered on ousted HC's school phone.
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Reports: ankle injury likely to keep WR Michael Pittman out of USC’s opener
Four-star sophomore is in line for significant role once he gets healthy.
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Next Chance U: Dismissed Oklahoma QB Chris Robison will join Auburn transfer John Franklin III at FAU
Lane Kiffin adds Power Five transfers as head coach continues turning Group of Five FAU into Next Chance U.
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Notre Dame’s opponents: Boston College
Notre Dame fans likely remember the last time the Irish visited Boston College’s campus. John Goodman caught a touchdown pass in the corner of the end zone to put Notre Dame up three possessions early in...
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Texas OT announces transfer from Texas Longhorns
Texas has a bit of a question mark at offensive line, and the decision of one player to transfer leaves the depth a bit more shallow just before the start of the season.
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Colorado and Northwestern line up future home-and-home series
The Buffs and Wildcats will meet each other for the first time, barring any potential bowl matchups before then, since 1978 when they get together for a brief series in 2026.
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Arkansas will use new $137 million multimedia rights deal to upgrade stadium wifi
Arkansas fans looking to stay connected and share updates on their social networks during Arkansas football games should begin looking forward to improved network connections soon.
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TCU lineman leaving program to stay closer to family
With his family focused on a declining health concern, TCU defensive lineman Isaiah Chambers is making the sensible decision of leaving the Horned Frogs to stay closer to his family.
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Kansas will welcome back Mark Mangino to honor 2007 Orange Bowl Jayhawks
If you are new to college football within the last decade, you may find it difficult to comprehend that there once was a season that saw the Kansas Jayhawks play in, and win, the Orange Bowl. Yes, a decade...
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QB-turned-WR John Franklin III transferring from Auburn
Speculation already has the 'Last Chance U' star potentially headed to Lane Kiffin and FAU.
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Western Kentucky dismisses likely starting lineman after arrest
After starting five games last season, Tanner Reeves was expected to be a starting DE in 2017.
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Jim Harbaugh: ‘Anyone who demonstrates through violence, terror or intimidation are embarrassments’
The Michigan head coach addresses the events that unfolded in Charlottesville this past weekend.
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SDSU cancels practice amid chickenpox
Two more players on top of first three diagnosed with the disease leads to thorough cleaning, disinfecting of locker room.
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McElwain: Callaway running out of chances
Antonio Callaway, the Gators' leading receiver for the last two seasons, has been involved in three off-field incidents in less than two years.
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Already indefinitely suspended, Mizzou’s Nate Howard arrested for second time in two months
A projected starter at DE exiting spring, Howard was arrested on failure-to-appear warrant two months after separate felony arrest.
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Once ticketed for Arizona, ex-USC lineman moves on to JUCO
Former four-star recruit had initially indicated an intra-conference move to the Wildcats from the Trojans.
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Former A&M, Louisville WR JaQuay Savage to give Cincinnati a shot
As a graduate transfer, Savage will have the opportunity to help the Bearcats' passing game immediately.
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Notre Dame’s Opponents: Georgia
Notre Dame’s season will get an early litmus test when the Irish host Georgia. Undoubtedly, plenty of commenters here will rush to say Notre Dame does not stand a chance against the Bulldogs’ rushing attack...
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WVU bans Simms for opener vs. Va. Tech
The sophomore has been expected to be a significant contributor in the Mountaineers' passing game this season.
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Shamrock Series uniforms will be part of Notre Dame-Wisconsin tilt at NFL stadiums
Despite two tradition-rich college football programs, the upcoming Notre Dame and Wisconsin series three years from now will be a little light on the tradition part. The two schools confirmed on Monday that...
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Former Alabama head coach Gene Stallings suffers minor stroke
The SEC lost one coaching icon on Monday and saw another suffer from a serious health complication later in the afternoon. AL.com confirmed reports that legendary Alabama and Texas A&M head coach Gene...
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Kentucky left tackle Cole Mosier will miss 2017 season after suffering career-ending torn ACL
If you hear about an injury this time of the year, chances are high that the diagnoses isn’t great. Such is certainly the case at Kentucky this week as the school confirmed the bad news that senior...
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Legendary Arkansas coach, athletic director Frank Broyles dies at 92
College football lost legendary Arkansas head coach and athletic director Frank Broyles at the age of 92.
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Duke, Liberty agree to three-game series
Liberty will add another ACC school to a future home schedule with a new agreement in place with Duke.
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Josh Jackson starting at Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente will hand the offense off to redshirt freshman dual threat quarterback Josh Jackson this fall.
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Auburn names Jarrett Stidham as starting QB
A year after leaving a Baylor program in disarray, Jarrett Stidham is now a starting QB in the SEC.
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Tirico replaces Hicks in Notre Dame booth
Let the changes keep coming. In an offseason filled with three new coordinators and the conclusion of a $400-million construction project including a video board towering over the south end zone, Notre Dame...
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LSU redshirt freshman QB Lindsey Scott Jr. announces transfer
LSU's crowded quarterback competition got trimmed down slightly on Monday.
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Notre Dame’s Opponents: Temple
There are exactly two weeks remaining until a Monday arrives with a Notre Dame game awaiting on the other end of the work week. For the second time in five years, the Irish will open against Temple. In 2013...
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Report: UTEP, UNLV schedule home-and-home for 2018, ’23
Loser of the series has to go back to its long-form identity.
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Seven Gators suspended for opener
Antonio Callaway has been Florida's primary playmaker in his two seasons on campus.
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Notre Dame-Wisconsin neutral site teaser
The Badgers and Irish will meet in Green Bay and Chicago at the beginning of the next decade.
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Notre Dame & Wisconsin schedule an (un)mysterious announcement
The official Notre Dame football Twitter account’s post does not leave much room for wonder. Big news regarding our future schedule tomorrow. Stay tuned… pic.twitter.com/Okz7U3tlSP — Notre Dame...
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Texas' Chris Warren III in concussion protocol
The injury comes as Texas is actively looking for a replacement to DOnta Foreman.
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Report: West Virginia WR Marcus Simms arrested for DUI, driving on revoked license
The arrest is Simms's second for DUI in the past four months.
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San Diego State battling chickenpox outbreak
San Diego State is waging biological warfare against an unseen opponent as the season opener approaches.
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Notre Dame reveals new locker room; awards Webster a scholarship
It will not be only the fans who need to adjust to the expanded, renovated and updated Notre Dame Stadium. The $400 million Campus Crossroads Project and its bells-and-whistles will demand some renewed...
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Improved conditioning apparent along Notre Dame’s lines; Smith emerges as second receiver
Irish coach Brian Kelly met with the media Saturday after Notre Dame’s 11th preseason practice. He discussed pertinent topics tying both to the on-field progress of the team three weeks before the season-...
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Memphis senior WR Sam Craft out for the 2017 season due to torn ACL
Sam Craft, who switched positions from running back to wide receiver this spring, will miss the 2017 season.
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Michigan competition down to two
Who will Michigan's starting quarterback be in 2017? Wilton Speight and John O'Korn appear to be pulling away into a two-man race.
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UVA cancels football fan events amid violence
Local violence ignited from a hate group demonstration has forced Virginia to cancel a handful of fan events with the football program.
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Georgia reports violation for phone call
Georgia will likely receive nothing more than a slap on the wrist from the NCAA for an impermissible phone call.
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Week after sentencing on felony plea, Michigan fully reinstates Grant Perry
The WR was initially charged in October after groping the groin and buttocks of a female Michigan State student.
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Miami Hurricanes to honor Irvin, Lewis, Reed, Sapp and Taylor in Ring of Honor
A handful of Miami legends will be honored on the same night this October.
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Baylor to release all investigation evidence
Legal concerns continue for Baylor with a federal judge ordering the school to release all evidence used in the investigation that led to firing Art Briles.
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Jim Harbaugh hopes Michigan is motivated by 2016’s slide to the finish
Michigan looked like a national title contender through the first two months of the 2016 season. Then November came. Jim Harbaugh hopes his team is motivated by an unpleasant end to last season.
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Florida reportedly locked in offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier to extension
Florida offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier got a nice raise from Florida, but the bump in pay may not be exactly for the reasons you might expect.
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Friday at 4: Human nature and opponents’ momentum
Speculating about past seasons is a fruitless exercise, but it can be used to underscore valid points moving forward. This week, Irish coach Brian Kelly looked back to the beginning of 2016, noting the...
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Oklahoma State WR James Washington will reportedly try to play through hernia
The All-Big 12 receiver eschewed a shot at being a likely first-round draft pick to return to Cowboys.
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Ankle surgery to sideline Texas RT Elijah Rodriguez for ‘extended period of time’
The junior had been working with the first-team offense after starting three games last season.
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Notre Dame lands second WR in class of 2018
Notre Dame picked up the commitment of consensus four-star receiver Kevin Austin on Friday as the summer recruiting rush nears its end. Austin (North Broward High School; Coconut Creek, Fla.) chose the...
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Saban reveals thoughts on Rosen’s comments
When it comes to football and academics, Nick Saban doesn't know how much it has really changed over the years.
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Tyler Conklin, Central Michigan’s starting TE, out indefinitely after foot surgery
The senior was third on the Chips last year in catches, yards, second in receiving TDs.
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Counting Down the Irish: The Top Five
This top-five should show where Notre Dame’s strength will be this season: the running game. More specifically, the running game to the left side of the line. It probably did not take this polling to reveal...
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Nebraska loses four-star WR Jaevon McQuitty to knee injury during camp
Mike Riley’s task of rebuilding Nebraska’s offense looks like it will get a little trickier after a serious injury during preseason camp. The Cornhuskers coach announced after Thursday’s...
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CFP releases 2017 dates for rankings
Preseason camps are alive and well across the country and even the College Football Playoff Selection Committee is joining in.
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Florida reportedly faces two Title IX investigations in Antonio Callaway case
An eventful offseason in Gainesville for Florida wideout Antonio Callaway appears to be spilling over into the 2017 season. The Gators’ star receiver pleaded no contest no contest to a drug charge...
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NCAA adopts new sexual violence policy
The NCAA announced on Thursday that the organization's Board of Governors has adopted a new policy for all schools.
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UTEP adds former SMU defensive back to its roster, too
Jesse Montgomery started five of the 19 games in which he played for the Mustangs.
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Les Miles says he’ll be doing college football on TV this fall after all
The former LSU coach says he's 'going to be in media and in a number of different places.'
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Wisconsin's Cichy (torn ACL) out for year
The senior missed the last seven games of 2016 season because of injury as well.
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Kraemer set as Notre Dame’s right tackle; only St. Brown clear at receiver
With only 23 days remaining until the Irish season-opener against Temple, some clarity about Notre Dame’s starters should start to be expected. Following their first practice back on campus after spending...
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LSU makes addition of third Jefferson brother officially official
Jordan Jefferson played QB for Tigers from 2008-11, Rickey Jefferson safety from 2012-16.
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Ex-Michigan, Akron OT Logan Tuley-Tillman moves on to UTEP
Tulley-Tillman was a four-star 2013 recruit who started 12 games for the Zips in 2016 after being dismissed by the Wolverines.
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Counting Down the Irish: 10 to 6
Perhaps No. 10 will come as a surprise in this ranking projecting Notre Dame’s 10 most-impactful players this season. His lack of contribution a year ago, though, fits him right in with most of these five....
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Youngstown State won’t allow convicted rapist to play in 2017
Ma'Lik Richmond served a year for the 2013 rape conviction, will still be allowed to practice with Penguins.
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North Texas loses DT Bryce English to broken foot
After sitting out two years due to a redshirt and a transfer, English was set to start at nose guard.
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Georgia State announces namesake for Turner Field takeover
The Panthers are trading one rich Atlanta native for another.
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Houston Nutt’s lawsuit against Ole Miss kicked out of federal court
The lawsuit that will never end continues not to end.
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Steve Spurrier proves he’s still got it with LSU zinger
That tongue is still as quick as ever.
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WATCH: Charles Barkley chastises Josh Rosen for comments on football, academics not mixing
"I don't want any rich white kid telling black kids, 'no don't worry about this stuff.  Just come here and play football.'"
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Tony Morales might seek eighth year of eligibility at Texas Tech
A true freshman in 2011, the center will be in his seventh season for the Red Raiders in 2017.
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Barkley slams Rosen's student-athlete comments
Charles Barkley disagreed with Josh Rosen's comments on student-athletes, claiming that black athletes shouldn't be told that they don't need an education.
Transferring ex-Oregon State QB tweets move to Fresno State
Marcus McMaryion started seven games for the Beavers, will bring two seasons of eligibility to the Bulldogs.
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Jim Mora responds to Josh Rosen's Alabama comments
UCLA football coach Jim Mora explains how he talked to Josh Rosen about sharing opinions and why Rosen's intentions are good.
Three Western Kentucky players suspended for 2017 opener
A 2016 Conference USA All-Freshman RB among those who will miss the opener vs. FCS Eastern Kentucky.
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Legal issue will likely cost Colorado State a starting safety for all of 2017
Braylin Scott started seven games last season, was slated to be the starter in 2017.
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Counting Down the Irish: 15 to 11
One way of reading the results of this annual poll is with an eye toward the future. If a player is expected to be one of Notre Dame’s primary contributors in 2017 and he has eligibility remaining, it seems...
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Florida new home for North Carolina transfer Marlon Dunlap
The three-star 2016 signee will have to sit out 2017 for Gators, but will have three seasons of eligibility beginning in 2018.
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Southern Miss announce future three-game series with Mississippi State
The two teams have met 29 times previously, with series tied at 14-14-1.
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College Football Hall of Fame coach Dick MacPherson passes away
MacPherson served as head coach at Massachusetts and Syracuse.
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Dave Clawson calls Lamar Jackson’s Wake accusations ‘fake news’
Wakeyleaks, fake news... the Louisville-Wake Forest feud has everything.
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UAB reveals new helmet designs ahead of football re-launch
This look is hot. Get it?
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Bovada continues to tap Alabama as 2017 title favorite
USC, Ohio State also saw their title odds shortened from seven months ago.
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Texas Tech mourns passing of 2017 recruit Luke Gonsioroski
Montana native committed in Jan. and was set to join Red Raiders as preferred walk-on QB before losing fight with cancer.
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USC’s Sam Darnold remains Bovada’s Heisman betting favorite
Saquon Barkley, Baker Mayfield, J.T. Barrett, reigning Heisman winner Lamar Jackson also among the listed.
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Former four-star Florida State LB Kain Daub surfaces at FAU
Daub left FSU for a New York junior college, will have two years of eligibility remaining.
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Ex-Alabama QB says it was ‘kind of offensive’ for Nick Saban to ‘bash a 20-year-old’
Blake Barnett was benched in favor of a true freshman last season, left UA after a month before landing at Arizona State.
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‘Probably college’ if Johnny Manziel scratches his coaching itch
Ex-Texas A&M QB made his coaching aspirations known at a football betting conference in Costa Rica.
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Western Kentucky loses starting corner to season-ending knee injury
De’Andre Simmons started 12 games for the Hilltoppers last season.
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Counting Down the Irish: 20 to 16
The next set of five Notre Dame players a media panel predicted as 2017’s most impactful contributors does not yet include a unanimous vote-getter. Oddly enough, the lowest-ranked of Nos. 16-20 actually...
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Miami loses 2-year starting OL Nick Lender to graduate transfer
Lender earned 26 starts at Miami.
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Report: Former Rutgers LB LJ Liston charged with murder
Liston played two seasons for the Scarlet Knights before being kicked off the team.
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Paul Finebaum implies there’s more to the story on Hugh Freeze firing
We have yet to hear the last of this.
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Ohio State suspends DT Michael Hill
Ohio State's defensive line depth was mildly hurt on Monday with an announced suspension by Urban Meyer.
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Reigning FCS champ James Madison the preseason FCS No. 1
The reigning champions of FCS football will begin the new season as the top-ranked team.
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Petition requests Youngstown State remove convicted rapist from football team
Ma'lik Richmond has served his time for a 2012 rape of a 16-year old girl, but one Youngstown State student does not want him on the football team representing the school.
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Report: Houston Nutt proposes settlement for Ole Miss if Rebels will issue apology
Former Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt is giving Ole Miss a chance to settle a lawsuit battle, but only if the school will issue an apology to him.
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Counting Down the Irish: 25 to 21
With 48 players receiving at least one vote among 12 ballots creating 2017’s Counting Down the Irish, marking the top 25 is an arbitrary cutoff, but one has to exist at some level, and that is a typical...
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Days after naming starting QB, Beavers lose Marcus McMaryion to transfer
Now a graduate transfer, McMaryion started the last six games of the 2016 season for the Beavers.
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Lamar Jackson adds another chapter to Louisville’s budding “rivalry” with Wake Forest
In terms of suddenly interesting conference rivalries who have added several layers of weirdness over the years, it’s hard to top the budding battle between Louisville and Wake Forest. Most of the...
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Navy OC taking leave of absence after son was hospitalized
Navy is a football program that is used to dealing with some adversity and that extends to the coaching staff as well. The Capital Gazette reports that offensive coordinator Ivin Jasper is taking a leave of...
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Lacking options at WR, Iowa looking to play two or three RBs at the same time this season
Iowa’s passing offense has been, um… interesting for the past several years now and many around the program are curious to see if offseason changes following the retirement of Greg Davis as...
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Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough says he’s back to 100 percent after broken leg
The last sight that many had of Alabama tailback Bo Scarbrough was of him being helped off of the field at the national title game in the third quarter after suffering a broken leg, bringing one of the best...
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Greg Schiano thinks Ohio State defensive line is better than one he had in NFL
It’s only early August which means every team is still undefeated and every player has all the potential in the world. As a result, coaches can be a bit prone to hyperbole at times when discussing...
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Harbaugh picks Charles Woodson as Michigan’s honorary captain for Ohio State game
We’re right in the middle of preseason camps around the country but that doesn’t mean there still isn’t time for Jim Harbaugh to take care of a little business for down the road. In the...
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BYU’s Austin McChesney reportedly suffers another torn ACL
The sophomore had been slated for a significant role this season as a backup.
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Ex-USC lineman who transferred to North Carolina retires
The graduate transfer would've been eligible to play immediately for the Tar Heels in 2017.
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WATCH: robot tackling dummy takes out Baylor staffer who beat it in a race
Baylor football hasn't had much to smile about of late, but this isn't one of those times.
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Ex-Kent State TE O.J. Santiago named Golden Flashes’ TEs coach
Santiago was an All-MAC TE for the Flashes in the mid-nineties.
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Miss. St. RB Kylin Hill arrested after being clocked at 120-plus mph
One of the highest-rated players in the Bulldogs' 2017 recruiting class won't face punishment from football program.
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2018 UCLA commit Marco Brewer facing multiple rape, sexual abuse charges
Brewer is a three-star recruit who committed to the Bruins this past June.
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Oklahoma confirms season-ending Achilles injury for WR Nick Basquine
The redshirt junior had 20 catches for 265 yards and two touchdowns, and was expected to play a bigger role this year.
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12 months probation for Michigan WR Grant Perry; game status still unknown
The junior pleaded guilty in June to felony count of resisting a police officer, misdemeanor count of assault & battery.
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Saquon Barkley, on NFL decision: ‘really just focused on my season’
One of the nation's top RBs is projected as arguably the top RB in the 2018 NFL draft.
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Details emerge in arrest of Florida State WR Da’Vante Phillips
The junior receiver facing five felony counts related to fraud, grand theft.
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Chance Hall, starting Vols RT when healthy, out for all of 2017
The junior has started 13 games the past two seasons, all at right tackle.
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Of late, preseason coaches’ poll predicts extremely shallow national title contender pool
Just twice in the last 13 years has the eventual national champion come from outside the preseason Top Eight.
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Saturday morning reading: TEs, WRs & a Belgian painting
At the risk of sticking a finger in the eye of corporate powers, it is a Saturday in August. College football does not begin for another three weeks. Notre Dame will not take the field for four weeks. Why...
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Nebraska set to approve 11-year extension with Adidas worth $129 million
Nebraska is reportedly set to approve an 11-year extension on the Cornhuskers’ deal with adidas worth a whopping $129 million.
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No additional punishment for Mississippi State freshman
It’s been a good week in the SEC for players who are dealing with driving-related offenses near campus. One day after Alabama’s Nick Saban said starting defensive lineman Da’Shawn Hand...
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Memphis gets trustees’ approval for new football indoor practice facility
Few schools have turned around the fortune of their football program quite like Memphis has the past few years and it appears the reward for all that hard work is some significant upgrades to the Tigers...
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