• NCAAF Report: UCLA to receive $67.5M to settle Under Armour suit

    Under Armour will pay UCLA nearly $67.5 million to settle litigation between the two sides, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. The dispute has been ongoing for more than two years since Under Armour sought to cancel the record-setting 15-year, $280 million apparel deal they entered into in 2016. Under Armour sought to exit the […]

  • NCAAF South Carolina DL Rick Sandidge takes medical retirement

    South Carolina defensive lineman Rick Sandidge is retiring from football for medical reasons. A coveted four-star recruit in the Class of 2018, Sandidge played 34 games for the Gamecocks from 2018-20. The North Carolina native missed the 2021 season after having injuring his ankle on the opening day of summer camp. “It is with great […]

  • NCAAF Coastal Carolina QB Grayson McCall lands NIL deal with Darlington Raceway

    Coastal Carolina quarterback Grayson McCall has reached a Name, Image and Likeness deal with Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. McCall, a junior, is the first college athlete to partner with a NASCAR track. “Grayson McCall is one of the finest quarterbacks in college football, so we are proud to partner with him as the first […]

  • NCAAF Ryan Day: Winning Rose Bowl not a great season at Ohio State

    Ohio State coach Ryan Day said Wednesday that going 11-2 and winning the Rose Bowl game might mark success at other schools, but not in Columbus, Ohio. Day made the comments during Big Ten Media Days in Indianapolis. Anything short of a Big Ten title and another national championship is disappointment at Ohio State. Losing […]

  • NCAAF 5-star S Caleb Downs commits to Alabama

    Safety Caleb Downs, the top safety in the Class of 2023, committed to Alabama on Wednesday, giving the Crimson Tide a trio of five-star recruits in the class. Downs, who is listed as the No. 1 safety and No. 12 overall player in the class by the 247Sports composite, chose Alabama over a group that […]

  • NCAAF Jim Harbaugh, Michigan thinking big with ‘best player’ under center

    Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh laid out his goals for the 2022 season – including winning the national championship – with either Cade McNamara or J.J. McCarthy under center. Harbaugh, speaking at Big Ten Media Days in Indianapolis, made clear it’s an open competition between the quarterbacks, both of whom had “phenomenal seasons” in 2021. McNamara […]

  • NCAAF Big Ten adding UCLA, USC in 2024 as full members; chasing others?

    UCLA and USC are being welcomed to the Big Ten in 2024 without the customary waiting period to be recognized as vested members of the conference. The move runs counter to the six-year vesting period the Big Ten established when Rutgers, Maryland and Nebraska were added. Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren said Tuesday at media […]

  • NCAAF Jim McElwain suffers seizure, but ‘doing fine’

    Central Michigan coach Jim McElwain suffered a seizure on Sunday, the coach said on social media and the Central Michigan athletic department retweeted on Monday. “I’m doing fine and all the tests have come back good,” McElwain wrote on Twitter Monday afternoon. “The doctors have asked that I stay in the hospital for a few […]

  • NCAAF Arch Manning falls from No. 1 in ESPN rankings

    Arch Manning fell from No. 1 in ESPN’s updated Class of 2023 rankings on Monday, meaning he no longer is the consensus top player in the class. Instead, ESPN pushed Southern California QB commit Malachi Nelson into the top spot. ESPN explained the decision this way: “With Nelson, we have seen a larger sample size, […]

  • NCAAF Sun Belt extends contract of commissioner Keith Gill

    The Sun Belt Conference signed commissioner Keith Gill to a contract extension that runs through at least June 30, 2030. The school didn’t announce financial terms for the deal with Gill, who was named commissioner on March 19, 2019. Gill has seen the conference grow into a 14-member Football Bowl Subdivision conference and spearheaded the […]

  • NCAAF 2023 S Joenel Aguero commits to Georgia

    Joenel Aguero, a top safety in the Class of 2023, announced Saturday he will play his college football at Georgia. The Massachusetts native is the No. 3-ranked safety and No. 34 overall player in the class, per the 247Sports composite. The 6-foot Aguero made official visits last month to Georgia, Miami and Florida, but he […]

  • NCAAF NCAA: Former Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt gave cash to recruits

    Former Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt and his wife were among a group of people who gave almost $60,000 in impermissible cash or gifts to recruits and their families, according to a notice of allegations filed against the program by the NCAA. The 51-page document was obtained by Sports Illustrated, which shared the allegations on […]

  • NCAAF Former South Carolina QB Phil Petty dies at 43

    Former South Carolina quarterback Phil Petty has died, the school said Thursday. He was 43. The cause of death wasn’t revealed. Petty reportedly fell ill earlier this week. Petty ranks seventh in Gamecocks history with 5,652 passing yards and is tied for ninth with 28 passing touchdowns. Petty also ranks sixth in school history with […]

  • NCAAF Jimbo Fisher moves on, has ‘great respect’ for Nick Saban

    Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher said Thursday that he has moved on from his public spat with Nick Saban and maintains “great respect for him.” Fisher made the comments during his SEC Media Days appearance in Atlanta, perhaps putting to bed the fierce back-and-forth that began in May when Saban said Fisher had “bought every […]

  • NCAAF Bryan Harsin: Inquiry into Auburn program ‘unfounded’

    Auburn head coach Bryan Harsin on Thursday called the February inquiry into his football program a personal attack and “unfounded.” Harsin wasted little time addressing the February inquiry, taking it head-on in his opening remarks at SEC Media Days in Atlanta. “There was an inquiry. It was uncomfortable. It was unfounded. It presented an opportunity […]

  • NCAAF Georgia, Kirby Smart agree on 10-year extension

    Kirby Smart agreed to a 10-year contract extension with Georgia on Thursday, making him one of the highest-paid coaches in the country. The total value of the deal is worth $112.5 million and keeps Smart on the Bulldogs’ sideline through the 2031 season. Smart will make $10.25 million this season, trailing only Nick Saban’s $10.6 […]

  • NCAAF Texas A&M receiver arrested on multiple charges

    Wide receiver Ainias Smith, Texas A&M’s leader in receptions and touchdown catches as a junior in 2021, was arrested in the early hours Wednesday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, illegally carrying a gun, and marijuana possession of less than two ounces. Numerous media outlets reported the arrest, which happened in College Station, Texas, where […]

  • NCAAF New coach Billy Napier aiming for a Florida revival

    Billy Napier coached Louisiana to a 33-5 record over the past three seasons to earn his opportunity of Florida’s new coach. He doesn’t need to be reminded the Gators lost more games (seven) last season than he did over his final three seasons with the Ragin’ Cajuns. Napier clearly knows there’s work to do after […]

  • NCAAF Commissioner Jim Phillips: ACC still place to be

    Commissioner Jim Phillips understands the college sports landscape will experience seismic shifts with the likes of UCLA, Oklahoma, Texas and Southern California changing conferences in the near future. Phillips said he still believes the Atlantic Coast Conference is the place to be, but implored his peers to act with the greater good in mind instead […]

  • NCAAF Georgia’s Kirby Smart clarifies ‘I was done’ remark

    Georgia coach Kirby Smart insisted Wednesday that his viral comments about nearly quitting 13 months ago were taken out of context. “I was ready to step down and resign. I was done,” Smart told a group of Texas high school coaches on Tuesday in San Antonio. The 46-year-old coach of the defending national champion Bulldogs […]

  • NCAAF Texas A&M WR Ainias Smith facing DWI, gun charges

    Texas A&M wide receiver Ainias Smith was arrested early Wednesday by campus police on charges of driving while intoxicated, unlawful carrying of a weapon and misdemeanor marijuana possession. According to Brazos County authorities, officers found a loaded pistol and a single rolled joint in Smith’s vehicle after they pulled him over for speeding just after […]

  • NCAAF Georgia coach Kirby Smart nearly resigned 13 months ago

    Georgia coach Kirby Smart said he nearly resigned 13 months ago due to the challenges of finding a healthy work/life balance. Speaking Tuesday at the Texas High School Coaches Association convention in San Antonio, Smart said the non-stop recruiting workload during the COVID-19 pandemic pushed him to the brink. “I told the staff, ‘We’re going […]

  • NCAAF Bettors back Caleb Williams, CJ Stroud for Heisman over Bryce Young

    Alabama quarterback Bryce Young may be the defending Heisman Trophy winner, but when it comes to the 2022 award, he is nowhere near as popular a bet as his chief rivals. Southern California quarterback Caleb Williams, fresh off his transfer from Oklahoma, is receiving the highest share of the handle at DraftKings, the sportsbook said […]

  • NCAAF Georgia coach Kirby Smith nearly resigned 13 months ago

    Georgia coach Kirby Smart said he nearly resigned 13 months ago due to the challenges of finding a healthy work/life balance. Speaking Tuesday at the Texas High School Coaches Association convention in San Antonio, Smart said the non-stop recruiting workload during the COVID-19 pandemic pushed him to the brink. “I told the staff, ‘We’re going […]

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