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Dan Parr


September

Saturday's home game against Oregon will be the last time Wyoming quarterback JoshAllen faces a Power Five team during the 2017 regular season, and the chance to see him in action against the Ducks has the NFL flocking to Laramie, Wyo. Twenty-one... more

July

Pitt will open the 2017 season without its biggest star. Safety Jordan Whitehead, rated the No. 56 player in college football by NFL.com analyst Chad Reuter, will be suspended for the first three games of the year for a violation of team policy,... more

LSU will go through at least half of its fall camp without Arden Key, one of the top prospects in college football. Tigers coach Ed Orgeron said a few weeks ago that Key wouldn't be ready for the start of camp and revealed on Thursday an update on... more

It's not unusual for coaches to compliment future opponents ahead of their meeting, and Stanford's David Shaw tossed a bouquet, albeit a well-deserved one, USC quarterback Sam Darnold's way on Thursday at Pac-12 Media Days. "I think they got the be... more

The most high-profile former Florida quarterback is weighing in on who should hold the starting job for the Gators heading into the 2017 season. UF coach Jim McElwain has yet to name a starting QB with fall camp just around the corner. He will be... more

Camp Walker O'Brien Maxwell Bednarik Butkus Thorpe Biletnikoff The Walter Camp Player of the Year Award released its preseason watch list on Friday and the reigning winner of the award, Louisville's Lamar Jackson, is among... more

Walker Camp O'Brien Maxwell Bednarik Butkus Thorpe Biletnikoff The Doak Walker Award released its annual preseason watch list on Thursday, and there was a surprising absence from the field. Sixty-one players were selected... more

Mike Vick, who began his rise to stardom at Virginia Tech, will be inducted into the Hokies' Sports Hall of Fame this fall, the school announced on Tuesday. Vick will be inducted along with the rest of the 2017 class on Sept. 22, and the class will... more

One of college football's top prospects won't be ready to go when LSU opens fall camp later this month. LSU edge rusher Arden Key is still rehabbing from the shoulder surgery he underwent in the spring and it's going to take "some time" before he c... more

Maxwell Bednarik Butkus Thorpe Biletnikoff O'Brien Walker Camp Ohio State placed four defenders in the first two rounds of this year's draft, and placed six defenders in the 2016 draft, yet the Buckeyes are still tied for t... more

Maxwell Bednarik Butkus Thorpe Biletnikoff O'Brien Walker Camp Louisville QB Lamar Jackson has a chance to do what only two players before him have accomplished -- win the Maxwell Award a second time. Jackson, who won the... more

While the hype train for Sam Darnold and his NFL prospects continues to chug along, the USC QB isn't resting on his laurels. Darnold began working last month with former-NFL-QB-turned-QB-coach Jordan Palmer to shorten his long throwing motion, one... more

June

The buzz about USC quarterback Sam Darnold is only going to keep growing. Sam Darnold is turning heads with his performance on the field. Take a look at the best NFL stars in the making. He made sure of that on Friday during a competition among the... more

Mike Vick might have met his match, or at least the closest thing he's seen to a match. The worthy candidate for that status is reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson, per Vick. "If I've ever seen another guy that looks like me, it's been L... more

If the two running backs who are arguably the best at their position in college football went head-to-head in a strongman competition, they'd put on quite a show. Less than a week after video emerged of LSU's Derrius Guice squatting 650 pounds , th... more

Long before Julio Jones was an All-Pro receiver, he was a five-star recruit from Foley, Ala., and he was recruited by Alabama's Nick Saban and Pete Caroll, who was then the head coach at USC. Carroll, however, didn't have much of a chance to make a... more

Just how close were the Eagles to trading up with the Titans to land Marcus Mariota with the second pick in the 2015 NFL Draft? Chip Kelly, the head coach of the Eagles at the time, says Philadelphia never made an offer for the selection because... more

LSU RB Derrius Guice is making his case to be considered one of college football's most freakish athletes, both on the field and off. As you can see above, Guice, the SEC's leading rusher last season, was shown squatting 650 pounds in a video poste... more

The displeasure with a rule that is keeping prized first-round pick Christian McCaffrey from joining the Panthers for organized team activities and minicamp has reached the team's locker room. The NFL mandates that draft picks from schools on a qua... more

In a move sure to send shockwaves throughout the football community, Bob Stoops is stepping down as Oklahoma head coach. Stoops has been the Sooners' head coach for 18 seasons, leading them to a national championship in 2000 and 10 Big 12 titles,... more

The way Nick Saban sees it, other teams' fears about Jonathan Allen were the Washington Redskins' gain in the 2017 NFL Draft. Allen, the former Crimson Tide star defensive lineman, was once considered a likely top-five pick, but slid all the way to... more

May

Teams 1-8 9-16 17-24 25-32 Our look at the teams that added the most talent in the 2017 NFL Draft, based on NFL.com senior analyst Gil Brandt's Hot 150 prospect rankings , continues with teams ranked 25-32. 25. Atlanta Falcons... more

Teams 1-8 9-16 17-24 25-32 Our look at the teams that added the most talent in the 2017 NFL Draft, based on NFL.com senior analyst Gil Brandt's Hot 150 prospect rankings , continues with teams ranked 8-16. 9. Green Bay Packers... more

Teams 1-8 9-16 17-24 25-32 Our look at the teams that added the most talent in the 2017 NFL Draft, based on NFL.com senior analyst Gil Brandt's Hot 150 prospect rankings , continues with teams ranked 17-24. 17. Minnesota Vikings... more

Teams 1-8 9-16 17-24 25-32 Which teams did the best job of adding talent in the 2017 NFL Draft? We set out to answer that question using NFL.com senior analyst Gil Brandt's Hot 150 prospect rankings as the unit of measurement. Poi... more

April

Prospects are trying to turn any weaknesses, perceived or real, on their resume into a strength this time of the year, and DeShone Kizer made his case on Monday morning, with a few days to go until the 2017 NFL Draft (April 27-29 in Philadelphia).... more

Former Virginia Commonwealth basketball player Mo Alie-Cox has found an NFL home. The 6-foot-6 tight end has signed with the Indianapolis Colts, the team announced Friday. Alie-Cox, who worked out for NFL teams earlier this month, was eligible f... more

As NFL teams put the finishing touches on their draft boards, the Buffalo Bills will be making a trip to gather some last-minute intel on one of the top quarterbacks available. The club will visit Deshaun Watson at Clemson on Friday, according to E... more

The 49ers closed out pre-draft visit season with a flourish on Wednesday. Two of the 2017 NFL Draft's top talents, LSU running back Leonard Fournette and Michigan safety Jabrill Peppers, were among the prospects that visited the club on Wednesday,... more

John Ross will meet with at least one more team before his NFL landing spot is determined. The speedy receiver's tour of pre-draft visits was supposed to have concluded last week, but the Bengals came calling recently and scheduled a weekend meetin... more

Just about everyone expects Myles Garrett to be the No. 1 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. Von Miller says that's the way it should be. Miller had high praise for Garrett, his fellow former Texas A&M Aggie pass rusher on Tuesday, saying that h... more

Chad Kelly has encountered another setback in his path to the NFL draft. The Ole Miss QB underwent surgery on Monday to repair a ruptured ligament between two bones in his wrist, Kelly's agent, Duray Oubre, told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. US... more

The Bengals are doing their homework on some of the 2017 NFL Draft's top running backs, and they are turning their attention to the player many view as the best the position has to offer. LSU's Leonard Fournette is visiting the club on Tuesday, per... more

The Bengals are taking a closer look at some of the draft's top running backs, including Dalvin Cook. Cook was in town to visit the club on Thursday, per ESPN . The Bengals reportedly hosted Oklahoma's Joe Mixon last month, and sent their RB coach... more

The QB-needy Browns' evaluation of the 2017 NFL Draft's top players at the position takes another turn on Friday, as they're reportedly hosting a signal-caller that some NFL teams believe is the best QB in this year's class. Texas Tech QB Patrick... more

Cam Newton and Leonard Fournette in the same backfield? Count the Panthers as intrigued by the idea. Carolina will host Fournette on a pre-draft visit next week, per The Charlotte Observer . Panthers general manager Dave Gettlemen and head coac... more

The Jaguars will be hosting a parade of top 2017 NFL Draft prospects this week, but the most intriguing visit will be made by a quarterback. Clemson's Deshaun Watson, one of the draft's top signal-callers, will be among the players visiting the clu... more

Leonard Fournette's weight became a hot topic at the NFL Scouting Combine when he checked in at a heavier than expected 240 pounds. It was even more of a red flag when he recorded a highly disappointing 28.5-inch vertical leap, but he put concerns... more

The Kansas City Chiefs and Deshaun Watson are being connected as a potential perfect fit in this year's draft. It appears the Chiefs themselves are at least intrigued by the idea, as well. Watson is meeting with the club on Monday, per NFL Network... more

The Pittsburgh Steelers' search for Ben Roethlisberger's heir apparent includes a closer look at two prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft on Monday. Tennessee QB Joshua Dobbs and Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes are among the players visiting the club, per... more

March

Cross the defending champions off the list of potential destinations for Joe Mixon. The Patriots will not consider drafting the former Oklahoma running back, according to the Boston Herald . Mixon is one of the most talented rushers in the 2017 N... more

The 49ers' tour of draft prospects last week included a meeting with Deshaun Watson. San Francisco GM John Lynch told Up to the Minute Live on Monday that San Francisco worked out the Clemson quarterback last week. Lynch also attended North Carolin... more

Will Cal produce a first-round pick at QB for the second year in a row? Based on the feedback Davis Webb is receiving from NFL teams, the possibility can't be ruled out. Webb said on Friday that teams totaling in the double digits have told him h... more

While just about everyone assumes it's a done deal that the Browns will make Myles Garrett the 2017 NFL Draft's top pick, it's not stopping Cleveland from doing its due diligence on the Texas A&M defensive end. The Browns have conducted a private... more

Pre-draft visit and workout season is in full swing, and a couple of the 2017 NFL Draft's top QBs are staying busy. After potentially moving himself into Round 1 with his pro-day performance on Thursday , Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer is working out... more

The Bears signed Mike Glennon earlier this month to be their starting QB in 2017, but the team is continuing to do its homework on the top passers in this year's draft. Chicago is expected to hold a private workout with Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer,... more

Joe Mixon is adding a third leg to his pre-draft visits with AFC West teams. After making stops to meet the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders earlier this month, Mixon will next visit the Los Angeles Chargers, per ESPN's Jim Trotter . It's no... more

Washington CB Sidney Jones is remaining optimistic despite suffering a torn Achilles at his pro day earlier this month, and he has reason to be keeping his hopes high, according to his doctor. Jones announced via Twitter on Tuesday that he underwen... more

The Raiders are considering the possibility of signing Marshawn Lynch, but they're not stopping there when it comes to exploring options at running back. Oakland hosted Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon on Monday, according to ESPN's Adam Caplan . Mixon is... more

Add the draft's top two running backs and wide receivers to the list of prospects that are making their way through Philadelphia this week to visit the Eagles. Dalvin Cook, the former star running back for Florida State, arrived in town on Thursday... more

The point in which Deshaun Watson will be picked in the 2017 NFL Draft is still anyone's guess, but the Clemson quarterback intends to walk across the stage in Philadelphia, the site of this year's draft, whenever he hears his name called. Watson p... more

Clemson WR Mike Williams chose not to run the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine earlier this month, making his pro day 40 one of the most anticipated of any that will be run during pro-day workouts this year. We now have an idea of the rang... more

It's no surprise when a college coach stands up for one of his draft prospects, but Nick Saban was more than game to go to the mat on Wednesday for Reuben Foster, who was sent home early from the NFL Scouting Combine last week. The Alabama lineback... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Could Ohio State have three defensive backs go in the top half of Round 1 in the 2017 NFL Draft? Buckeyes cornerback Marshon Lattimore and safety Malik Hooker have already been in the conversation to go that early. Coming out of the... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- We've witnessed some freakish displays of athleticism through the first three days of the NFL Scouting Combine, from Leonard Fournette to John Ross to Myles Garrett . One of the most impressive performances of all might still be t... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Picking Myles Garrett could buy an NFL coach and/or GM more time in their respective positions. That's the opinion of one NFL executive after watching the Texas A&M defensive end put on a show at the NFL Scouting Combine on Sunday.... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- John Ross is the star of the NFL Scouting Combine after breaking Chris Johnson's 40-yard dash record on Saturday, but that feat alone might not do anything to alter his draft stock. In fact, NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock sai... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Myles Garrett doesn't know which NFL team he'll be playing for next season, but he knows which quarterback he can't wait to sack. When Garrett, the favorite to go No. 1 overall in this year's draft, was asked Saturday at the NFL Sco... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Texas A&M's Myles Garrett is the heavy favorite to be the first pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, and Garrett believes he deserves that billing. If there are any doubters lingering, the freakishly athletic pass rusher said Saturday that h... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Davis Webb has set a high bar for himself heading into Saturday's workout at the NFL Scouting Combine. The former Cal star is fifth on NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock's list of this year's top QB prospects , behind more heralde... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- There will be a lot of money at stake for Corey Davis whenever he runs a 40-yard dash for scouts, but NFL evaluators will be waiting a while before they get the opportunity to time him. Davis, NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock's... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Christian McCaffrey doesn't feel like he's getting his due. The former Stanford RB broke Barry Sanders' single-season all-purpose yardage record in 2015 (3,864) and was a Heisman Trophy finalist. He still rushed for 1,639 yards in 2... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- The narrative about North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky potentially being short enough to scare NFL teams away from him died on Thursday. Trubisky measured 6-foot-2 1/8, putting to rest concerns that he'd measure at less than... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- The player generating the most buzz with NFL evaluators in Indianapolis this week for the NFL Scouting Combine isn't in this year's draft. No, that QB -- USC's Sam Darnold -- won't be eligible for the draft until 2018, at the earlie... more

February

Florida's Jarrad Davis , one of the top linebackers in this year's draft, won't participate in drills next month at the NFL Scouting Combine. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Davis will sit out due to an ankle injury that also sidelined him... more

Leonard Fournette was front and center late last year when the controversy about players sitting out of bowl games brewed. When the former LSU RB announced he would not play in the Citrus Bowl against Louisville, he portrayed the decision as a mu... more

Deshaun Watson passed on a chance to play in last week's Reese's Senior Bowl, but he won't be bypassing a key portion of his next big chance to impress NFL evaluators. » Watson knocks down rumors he doesn't want to play for Browns Watson tol... more

January

Players come from all over to compete for football's biggest prize -- the Lombardi Trophy -- in the Super Bowl, and they embark on their path to the game before playing a single NFL snap. The path begins at events like the Senior Bowl, which is und... more

A request from the Cleveland Browns to play in the Reese's Senior Bowl wasn't persuasive enough for Deshaun Watson to participate in the all-star event. Watch the Reese's Senior Bowl on NFL Network at 2:30 p.m. ET on Saturday. Watson, who dec... more

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney thinks any scout grading his former QB, Deshaun Watson, as a second-rounder shouldn't be employed as an NFL evaluator. The coach of the national-champion Tigers made his feelings known on Tuesday during an interview with... more

Bill Belichick took a break from his preparation for the Patriots' Saturday Divisional Round game vs. the Texans to do some college scouting on Monday night. He tuned in for the national championship game, and it sounds like quite a few players caugh... more

Alabama running back Bo Scarbrough, the star of the Alabama offense in the final stretch of the 2016 season, suffered a broken bone in his lower right leg in the third quarter of Monday night's national championship game, coach Nick Saban confirmed v... more

Pep Hamilton is heading back to the college ranks to rejoin his old boss, Jim Harbaugh. Hamilton will leave his post as associate head coach/offense for the Browns to join Harbaugh's Michigan staff as passing-game coordinator, per NFL Network Insid... more

Deshaun Watson has the opportunity to play in the Reese's Senior Bowl. Will the Clemson QB take advantage of it? "I'm not sure yet," Watson said on Saturday at media day for the national championship game. "My focus is on the national championship... more

Fear not, Alabama fans. The Tide's Peach Bowl hero, running back Bo Scarbrough, intends to return to school for the 2017 season. Scarbrough is three years removed from high school, and thus could apply for early eligibility into the 2017 NFL Draf... more

The 49ers ended up picking a QB -- Jeff Driskel -- in the sixth round of the 2016 draft, but if Chip Kelly had it his way, San Francisco would've struck earlier to land a young QB, and that QB would've been Dak Prescott. NFL Media's Mike Garafolo... more

Nick Saban has called an audible ahead of Alabama's national championship game matchup with Clemson, and Lane Kiffin has called his last play for the Crimson Tide. Saban announced on Monday that Kiffin would shift his focus to his new job as Florid... more

December

Clemson's Dabo Swinney is in Miami coach Mark Richt's camp when it comes to players sitting out of bowl games. Swinney doesn't like it, and he made his feelings known Friday during a Fiesta Bowl press conference. His Tigers will take on Ohio State... more

Miami tight end David Njoku intends to apply for early eligiblity into the 2017 NFL Draft. Njoku, a redshirt sophomore, revealed his intentions after the Hurricanes' 31-14 Russell Athletic Bowl win over West Virginia on Wednesday. "It's kind of... more

The race to the No. 1 overall pick took a very interesting turn on Christmas Eve -- at least for half a day. The Browns have long been in the driver's seat for the No. 1 pick this season, but after Cleveland's win over the Chargers on Sunday, the B... more

The knee injury Jaylon Smith suffered in last season's Fiesta Bowl cost him millions and his 2016 campaign, as he won't play this season. The former Notre Dame linebacker's draft stock fell after he suffered the injury vs. Ohio State. He went from... more

Christian McCaffrey won't play in Stanford's bowl game. » Ezekiel Elliott questions prospects sitting out of bowl games The RB, who intends to enter the 2017 NFL Draft, announced the decision via Twitter on Monday. The Cardinal will play Nort... more

Alabama's Nick Saban is once again turning to an ex-USC head coach to run his offense. Saban announced on Friday that Steve Sarkisian will serve as the Crimson Tide's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. He'll replace the outgoing OC, Lane... more

Louisville is taking disciplinary action two days after it revealed that a coach on its football staff accepted and shared leaked Wake Forest plays before the two teams met earlier this season. UL athletic director Tom Jurich announced on Friday th... more

LSU fans hoping to get one last look at Leonard Fournette in a Tigers uniform won't get the opportunity. Fournette announced on Friday that he won't play in LSU's bowl game (Citrus Bowl vs. Louisville, Dec. 31). He said he made the decision along w... more

Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer intends to enter the 2017 NFL Draft, and the team that's in position to have the first chance to pick him is reportedly doing more than its fair share of due diligence on the QB. Kizer announced his draft intentions on Mo... more

There's a long way to go before we get to draft day in the spring, but we know this for certain: If Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett enters the 2017 draft, he'll have plenty of teams salivating over him. The club that is currently in the best position to s... more

For the first time since 2001, Army is celebrating a win over Navy. The Black Knights snapped a 14-game losing streak -- the longest ever in a series that dates back to 1890 -- to the Midshipmen with a fourth-quarter comeback on Saturday. Army wa... more

Michigan's Jake Butt is the 2016 recipient of the John Mackey Award, an honor that goes to the nation's top tight end. Butt was announced as the winner Wednesday. Alabama's O.J. Howard and Clemson's Jordan Leggett were the other finalists. Some,... more

November

Oregon announced Tuesday that it has fired head coach Mark Helfrich. "It is a great honor to have served as the head football coach at the University of Oregon," Helfrich said via press release. "It is with respect and disappointment that we recei... more

Texas was blown out by TCU, 31-9, on Friday in its season finale as rumors continue to swirl about Longhorns coach Charlie Strong's future. UT never led in the game and failed to score a touchdown a week after it fell to Kansas for the first time s... more

Western Michigan's Corey Davis became the FBS all-time leader in career receiving yards on Friday. Davis, a senior, entered the day 19 yards shy of the record, and broke it on a second-quarter reception vs. Toledo. Trevor Insley, who played for Cal... more

North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky is one of the 2016 season's biggest risers. He's gone from relative unknown to being widely considered as one of the top prospects at his position. Just how high has his ascent taken him? One NFC executive... more

UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen underwent surgery Monday to repair a soft-tissue injury in his throwing shoulder, the school confirmed. Bruins coach Jim Mora didn't offer a timeline for Rosen's recovery, but said the injury is not career-threatening an... more

Oklahoma has suspended running back Joe Mixon for its Thursday night game against Iowa State due to a violation of team rules, Sooners coach Bob Stoops announced on Tuesday. The school didn't specify the nature of the violation, but Mixon stated in... more

October

Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd intends to continue his career at a different school, UT coach Butch Jones confirmed on Monday. "I met with Jalen Hurd this morning. We had a conversation and we had a great relationship. He has informed me that he... more

The Black College Football Hall of Fame announced its class of 2017 on Wednesday. Six new members were selected from a list of 25 finalists. The 2017 inductees: Parnell "Paydirt" Dickinson (Mississippi Valley State), Harold "Sunny" Jackson (Jacks... more

September

LSU defensive lineman Davon Godchaux won't face charges from his Monday arrest, East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore announced on Tuesday. Godchaux, one of CFB's top interior D-linemen, was arrested Monday morning on misdemeanor... more

Some scouts prefer Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer over Clemson's Deshaun Watson as the top QB prospect in college football , but that doesn't mean Kizer is exempt from having to fight to keep his job. Fighting Irish coach Brian Kelly said Saturday that... more

Another Saturday meant another game with eye-popping numbers for Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. The sophomore signal-caller accounted for seven touchdowns in leading the Cardinals to a 59-28 win over Marshall to improve to 4-0. He passed for... more

Florida cruised to a 32-0 win over North Texas on Saturday, but a hit that resulted in a left knee injury for starting quarterback Luke Del Rio left Gators coach Jim McElwain irate. Florida QB Luke Del Rio takes bad hit to lower leg. Had to leave t... more

There's plenty of season left, but the competition for catch of the year might as well be over. Have a look at this amazing grab by Ohio State wide receiver Noah Brown on Saturday vs. Oklahoma: Are you kidding?! Noah Brown with the FILTHY... more

As far as games of catch go, Saturday's pregame warmup at The Big House in Ann Arbor had about as much star power as you'll see in such an exhibition. Tom Brady and Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh tossed the ball around prior to UM's game against... more

Brandon Jackson, a starting cornerback for Army, died in a single-car accident on Sunday, the academy announced on Monday. Jackson was 20 years old. "We will honor his life as we mourn the untimely death of a young man who had a promising future... more

The NFL season will get started later this week, but the Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu has already taken his first loss of the 2016 campaign. Mathieu, an LSU alum, and Texans star J.J. Watt, a Wisconsin alum, wagered 100 pushups on the outcome of Satur... more

August

Nick Saban once viewed winning the Super Bowl as his holy grail -- the one thing he needed to do to feel a complete sense of achievement before retiring. However, the coach says he put that out of mind after he returned to the college coaching rank... more

Marshawn Lynch has a new gig: Cal scout-team running back. The former Seahawks star, who announced his retirement after last season, has joined Cal, his alma mater, this week in Sydney, Australia, where the Golden Bears are preparing for their Frid... more

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly dismissed starting safety Max Redfield from the team and suspended backup cornerback Devin Butler indefinitely after the two were among six Fighting Irish players arrested over the weekend in two separate incidents . Ke... more

We're still a few weeks away from Michigan's season opener, but Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh has found his first sparring partner of the 2016 campaign. His adversary? Radio show host Jim Rome. It started with Jim Harbaugh abruptly ending a press... more

The baton at quarterback for Cal has officially been passed, as the school announced Thursday that graduate transfer Davis Webb will succeed Jared Goff, the No. 1 overall pick of the Rams in this year's draft, under center. Webb, a 6-foot-5, 230-po... more

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn dismissed his top rusher, Jovon Robinson, from the team on Wednesday, and Robinson took aim at the coaching staff after his departure, saying he was "stereotyped and disrespected." "Everything about (the) Auburn coaching st... more

July

There's a running back renaissance brewing in college football, and the junior RB group has the potential to one day be considered among the top classes of all-time at the position . Florida State's Dalvin Cook thinks he's the best of the bunch.... more

The Packers want to bring the NFL draft to Green Bay. Team president Mark Murphy said that the club has applied to host the event in 2019, 2020 or 2021, per ESPN . "We think it'd be great for the league to have the draft here and celebrate the... more

Georgia running back Sony Michel suffered a broken left forearm on Sunday and underwent surgery on Monday to repair the fracture, per the school. The school stated in a release that Michel sustained the injury in "an accident," but did not offer de... more

June

Tim Tebow provided support for airline passengers during a medical emergency on a Sunday flight from Atlanta to Phoenix, according to accounts posted to social media. The SEC Network analyst left his seat to pray and offer his support to the wife o... more

Speculation about whether Michigan's Jim Harbaugh will return to coach in the NFL might intensify in the years to come. No one expects him to jump back into the pros after a year or two, but as he gets further away from his successful four-year run w... more

Stanford's David Shaw is in a unique position where he can count on overtures from the NFL each year. Indeed, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported at the conclusion of the 2015 regular season -- when teams were making coaching changes -- that Sh... more

Alabama strength coach Scott Cochran could have left the Crimson Tide to join former UA defensive coordinator Kirby Smart's Georgia staff after last season, but he decided to stay with Nick Saban. Cochran is being rewarded handsomely for the loyalt... more

The Cowboys are vying to host the NFL draft , and they'd like to bring the NFL Scouting Combine to North Texas, as well. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and executive vice president Stephen Jones expressed interest in hosting the combine after taking par... more

Ohio State created a bit of a stir in certain corners of the college football world on Tuesday when it used one of the country's most popular sports figures -- one who once helped crush Ohio State's national-title dreams -- in this tweet to promote i... more

USC cornerback Adoree' Jackson came up short in his bid Wednesday to qualify in the long jump for next month's U.S. Olympic trials. Jackson, one of the top talents in college football, didn't participate in spring football practice as he focused on... more

Jim Harbaugh showed up Tuesday to his latest satellite-camp stop, on the campus of South Alabama, wearing a Julio Jones Atlanta Falcons jersey. His explanation of the jersey choice offered a glimpse into how different the 2011 NFL draft might have... more

With voters heading to the polls on Election Day, College Football 24/7 is taking a look at 15 college football players who could run for president one day. Each player listed below stands out in the area of leadership and shows the traits th... more

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh believes there's a double standard for football compared to other sports when it comes to NCAA rules. Harbaugh made the comment on Monday in Baltimore as he continues his tour of satellite camps. Harbaugh was told late l... more

Acting Baylor football coach Jim Grobe says changes are being made to the university's priorities in the wake of a report about its handling of allegations of sexual assault by students, including football players. The school held an introductory p... more

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Art Briles released a statement on Thursday morning, breaking his silence a week after Baylor announced it would fire him as head coach. Baylor announced the decision to suspend Briles indefinitely with intent to terminate as it released the findi... more

Big 12 defenses can rest a little easier Wednesday night. A proposed rule that would have netted Oklahoma senior quarterback Baker Mayfield a year of eligibility failed as a result of 5-5 vote of Big 12 faculty representatives, per Chuck Carlton o... more

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Peyton Manning and Marshall Faulk headline the list of newcomers to the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The National Football Foundation and CFB HOF announced the former players and coaches that will be considered for 2017 induction on Wednes... more

Nick Saban's rant Monday regarding satellite camps caught the attention of one the camps' biggest proponents. Yes, Michigan's Jim Harbaugh heard Saban's comments, and it appears they struck a nerve. Saban has made it clear in the past that he's n... more

May

Alabama's Nick Saban and Arkansas' Bret Bielema took aim on Tuesday at policies regarding underclassmen and early NFL draft entry. Each coach held a press conference at the SEC's spring meetings in Destin, Fla., and was asked about the idea of allo... more

On the heels of Baylor's announcement Thursday that it intends to fire head coach Art Briles, speculation turned to who would replace him, with defensive coordinator Phil Bennett being mentioned as a leading candidate for the interim job. ESPN repo... more

Monday brought the great news that James Conner is cancer-free, and the Pittsburgh running back thought back to the second night of the 2016 NFL Draft as he described how he felt upon hearing that he had a clean bill of health. Conner said he was... more

Florida State's Jimbo Fisher is not shutting the door on coaching in the NFL, but he says the potential of an opportunity to make the jump to the pros does not serve as a motivating factor for him. "I love college and I had opportunities to go to p... more

Myles Jack describes his slide to the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft as "humiliating ". If the prediction of his college coach is correct, Jack's NFL career is about to take a turn in the opposite direction. "(Jack will) be the rookie of the ye... more

The NFL Draft could be headed for Big D. The Dallas Cowboys have had discussions with the league about hosting the 2018 draft at the team's new facility in Frisco, AT&T Stadium in Arlington or both places, per the Dallas Morning News . The draft... more

It will be no small task to try to replace Jared Goff, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, at Cal, but Davis Webb is going to give it a shot. Webb, a 6-foot-5, 220-pound graduate transfer from Texas Tech, has selected the Golden Bears as... more

Alabama offensive tackle Cam Robinson, one of college football's top players, was arrested early Tuesday morning. Robinson was booked into Ouachita Parish Correctional Center in his hometown of Monroe, La., on a felony charge of illegal possession... more

April

Rico Gathers ' first football practice since middle school will be with the Dallas Cowboys. That's the leap Gathers, the former Baylor basketball player, will be looking to make after Dallas selected him in the sixth round (No. 217 overall) of the... more

In this time of pre-draft smokescreens , we can be certain of this: some teams drafting early but outside of the top 2 are going to get a great value pick. With QBs expected to come off the board 1-2 when the 2016 NFL Draft gets underway on Thursda... more

Plenty of NFL teams would like to land running back Ezekiel Elliott in the 2016 NFL Draft -- he's one of the top prospects available and the most highly regarded player at his position. As for which of those teams might be head over heels for him,... more

Word about the Chargers being open to dealing the No. 3 overall pick has been out since February , and they're receiving high interest in the pick with eight days to go until the 2016 NFL Draft. NFL teams, including clubs picking inside and just ou... more

Redskins coach Jay Gruden would like to see his team add a developmental quarterback to the mix behind starter Kirk Cousins and backup Colt McCoy. Washington is about to have a better idea of if Penn State's Christian Hackenberg is a fit for that... more

Laquon Treadwell will fit a visit to his hometown team between trips to meet with the NFL's New York franchises during a busy start to his week. The former Ole Miss wide receiver will visit the Giants on Monday, Bears on Tuesday and Jets on Wednes... more

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has said his team won't take a quarterback with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. If he changes his mind on draft night, it appears he'll be making a well-informed decision. The Cowboys will work out Cal's Jar... more

A week after the Tennessee Titans said trade "interest has increased" for the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, Cleveland has entered the exploratory stages of dealing its No. 2 pick. Citing an NFL team executive as a source, NFL Media analyst Lanc... more

Two NFL clubs whose quarterback futures have come under heavy speculation entering the 2016 NFL Draft will host the best available at the position for pre-draft visits this week. The 49ers will host North Dakota State's Carson Wentz and Cal's Jare... more

An NFL general manager says Ray Lewis 2.0 -- a faster version of the Ravens legend -- is available in the 2016 NFL Draft. CBS Sports' Pete Prisco includes this note in a recent column on Myles Jack , the former UCLA linebacker: "When I asked one... more

Myles Jack is finishing off a busy week of pre-draft meetings with a visit to the 49ers. The former UCLA linebacker will be among the prospects visiting San Francisco this weekend, per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport . Notre Dame offensive tackle R... more

The Cowboys will host two of the 2016 NFL Draft's top prospects on Thursday, but there's doubt about just how interested they are in selecting those visitors. Defensive end Joey Bosa is visiting the team, per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport . Rapop... more

It wasn't quite the parade of prospects that the Jaguars held over the past couple days, but the Ravens were busy doing their draft homework on Wednesday, too. Defensive end Joey Bosa, linebacker Myles Jack and cornerback Vernon Hargreaves were... more

Bills general manager Doug Whaley made it clear from the outset this draft season that he's open to drafting a quarterback. Smokescreens are prevalent this time of year in the NFL, but if the club isn't serious about selecting a quarterback, it's... more

The Cincinnati Bengals' quarterback situation figures to be the envy of the many NFL teams that are less fortunate at the position. They already have a top starter in Andy Dalton and a quality backup in AJ McCarron. Will the rich get even richer in... more

Robert Nkemdiche will be one of the busier prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft this month, as he recently said he had meetings scheduled with 16 NFL clubs. He'll cross a chunk of those off his list this week. After visiting the Cardinals on Monday,... more

The Titans have made it clear that they are willing to deal the 2016 NFL Draft's top pick. There's been far less certainty about whether they would find a trade partner willing to pay the price of moving up to No. 1. With a little more than thre... more

The Jets are taking a closer look at a couple of quarterback prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft as their QB situation remains unsettled. Memphis' Paxton Lynch has a visit scheduled with the club, per NFL Media's Albert Breer, and the team has invited... more

March

Robert Nkemdiche is making stops in Denver and Arizona as he embarks on a busy month of meetings with clubs leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft (April 28-30). The former Ole Miss defensive lineman is visiting the Broncos on Thursday and will also vis... more

The Cleveland Browns were busy hosting top 2016 NFL Draft prospects on Thursday. Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa , California quarterback Jared Goff and Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell were all in Cleveland to visit with the team, NFL... more

While the 49ers say they won't be parting with Colin Kaepernick this offseason barring a trade offer they can't refuse, they're continuing to do their homework on one of the draft's top quarterback prospects. The team will work out Cal QB Jared Gof... more

Offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil might be considered the most likely candidate to go No. 1 overall to the Titans in this year's draft, but Tennessee's evaluation of potential top picks didn't end after Tunsil's pro-day workout Monday. Titans general... more

Former Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott is about five weeks away from joining a new team via the 2016 NFL Draft, but he still has his alma mater's back. A Twitter brouhaha erupted on Tuesday when Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith took a shot at... more

NFL Media draft expert Mike Mayock dropped a bit of a bombshell in his analysis during NFL Network 's coverage of Cal QB Jared Goff 's pro day on Friday. Mayock said during a discussion with his fellow analysts that he considers the consensus top t... more

Mississippi State's Chris Jones , a potential first-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, was arrested for driving with a suspended license Wednesday, according to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office. Jones, who declared for the draft after his junio... more

Speed has always been considered one of Baylor wide receiver Corey Coleman 's strengths, and his 40-yard dash at BU's pro day Wednesday did anything to change that perception. Coleman clocked times of 4.37 and 4.40 seconds in the 40, per NFL Media... more

UCLA drew a huge NFL turnout to its pro day Tuesday, and linebacker Myles Jack was the main attraction. All 32 teams were represented among the 123 personnel from NFL clubs present for the event. Eight general managers, including the Buffalo Bills... more

Connor Cook arrived at the NFL Scouting Combine last month looking to prove he belonged in the conversation to be the first quarterback selected in the 2016 NFL Draft. As far as the former Michigan State signal-caller is concerned, mission... more

Philadelphia Eagles GM Howie Roseman is allowing a peek into what motivated him to make a deal with the Dolphins last week, and he's making a statement about the depth, or lack thereof, at the top of the 2016 NFL Draft class at the same time.... more

No NFL team wanted to miss the show at Ohio State's pro day Friday. All 32 clubs were represented as the star-studded event in Columbus, Ohio, got underway, and it's no wonder why. The Buckeyes figure to have at least 5 players selected in the firs... more

NFL Media draft expert Mike Mayock went into the NFL Scouting Combine projecting Alabama running back Derrick Henry as a second-round pick , and he isn't changing his tune post-combine. "Mr. Henry, at this point, I think is going to be a second-ro... more

Robert Griffin III's college coach, Baylor's Art Briles, certainly isn't about to write off his former prized pupil. Briles thinks the right opportunity is the only thing separating Griffin from a career resurgence the likes of which has rarely been... more

Noah Spence ran the 40-yard dash again on Friday at Eastern Kentucky's pro day and the stakes were high for the talented edge rusher, who clocked a disappointing 4.80 at the NFL Scouting Combine last week in Indianapolis. He improved his time, bu... more

The debate about how much hand size should factor into quarterback evaluations rippled to the forefront of the NFL Scouting Combine last week, and it could continue well into the spring at Cleveland Browns headquarters. The Browns have made no secr... more

February

INDIANAPOLIS -- Count Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris as unimpressed with the speed of the 2016 NFL Draft's wide receiver class. Harris chimed in with this commentary on Saturday as WRs were running the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combi... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Carson Wentz had a chance to declare himself the draft's best quarterback on Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine, and he passed on the opportunity. That shouldn't be taken as a sign that he lacks confidence, though. Wentz, locke... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Christian Hackenberg -Houston Texans match is teetering on the too-good-to-be-true territory. Texans owner Bob McNair has said the team is looking to the draft for a QB this year, and Texans coach Bill O'Brien has unique insigh... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Vernon Adams -Chip Kelly fit is a seed that was planted by NFL Media draft expert Mike Mayock weeks ago, when Adams, the former Oregon QB, put on a show last month at the East-West Shrine Game. So, it wasn't a surprise when Ad... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson has made no secret of his interest in selecting a quarterback with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. He might have clued everyone in to his preference on which QB the Browns take... more

A misdemeanor solicitation charge against Ohio State defensive tackle Adolphus Washington was dismissed on Monday. Washington, a prospect in the 2016 NFL Draft, pleaded guilty to the charge in January -- his lawyer, Phil Templeton, said at the ti... more

The biggest loser of the Randy Gregory suspension might be a player who's not yet in the NFL. The ban for Gregory, a second-round pick of the Dallas Cowboys last year, reinforces the team's need for pass-rush help, but NFL Media analyst Daniel Jere... more

North Dakota State's Carson Wentz has been the recipient of most of the early top-QB buzz this draft season, but Cal's Jared Goff says he'll be the best signal-caller from the 2016 class when all is said and done. Goff exuded confidence in a rece... more

Associated Press Johnny Lattner was the seventh overall pick of the 1954 NFL Draft after starring at Notre Dame. Johnny Lattner, one of college football's all-time greats, died early Saturday morning. He was 83 years old. Lattner had been... more

Jim Harbaugh's star-studded February continues. The Michigan head coach brought together New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and pro-wrestling legend Ric Flair, among many others, for the Wolver... more

Pittsburgh's James Conner vowed to play in 2016 when he announced in December that he had been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma . Panthers coach Pat Narduzzi went a step further last week, guaranteeing that Conner would play in 2016 , and now we'r... more

USC athletic director Pat Haden intends to resign from his post effective June 30, the school announced on Friday. He has agreed to a one-year deal to oversee USC's renovation of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, per a statement from school presi... more

National Signing Day turned into an all-out roast for Detroit Lions players. Wednesday marked the annual celebration of recruits making their college decisions, and Lions players took to Twitter to make fun of their teammates' high school photos.... more

We're only a month into 2016, but the dab of the year might be a done deal. At the very least, former Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz put forth a strong candidate with the dab he performed Wednesday during his appearance at Michigan's signing day event... more

Kevin Jairaj/USA Today Sports Baylor forward Rico Gathers (No. 2) could have a future in the NFL. The next player to make the hardwood-to-gridiron crossover in the NFL might be playing for the Baylor basketball team. At least one NFL team... more

Here's a story that should make Arizona Cardinals fans thank their lucky stars. If not for the lockout of 2011, All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson would've been drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles instead of the Cardinals, according to former Eagle... more

Randy Moss isn't the only former NFL star who will be sending his son off to begin a college football career this year. Rayshad Lewis, the son of former Baltimore Ravens star linebacker Ray Lewis, has committed to Utah State. Just officially comm... more

January

There might be at least one guy more intense than Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh at the Wolverines' National Signing Day celebration next week. Harbaugh is rounding up a gang of celebrities for the Feb. 3 party in honor of what figures to be a... more

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson will have a decision to make a year from now on whether to apply for early entry into the 2017 NFL Draft or return for his senior season with the Tigers. Much can change in a year, but it sounds like Watson has an... more

Missouri has dismissed quarterback Maty Mauk from its football team three days after it suspended Mauk indefinitely following the surfacing of a video on social media. The video showed a man snorting a white, powdery substance. Head coach Barry Odo... more

Louisville defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins ' Reese's Senior Bowl week has come to a premature end. Rankins withdrew from the game Thursday with a knee injury. The Senior Bowl game will be broadcast exclusively on NFL Network at 2:30 p.m. ET on... more

It would be pretty foolish for a wide receiver prospect to be anything less than enthusiastic about the idea of joining forces with one of the NFL's best at the position. Folks, Ohio State's Braxton Miller is no fool, as he showed with his answer... more

The Dallas Cowboys might end up taking a quarterback in the 2016 NFL Draft, but owner Jerry Jones says he feels no pressure to spend a pick on Tony Romo's heir apparent this year. Jones said on Wednesday after the North team practice at the Reese's... more

Buffalo Bills GM Doug Whaley is open to drafting a quarterback this year, but he doesn't see any prospects at the position in the 2016 class that will be ready to start from Day 1. The trend is for quarterbacks drafted early in Round 1 to start ri... more

The University of Texas isn't cutting ties with former Longhorns and Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young after his arrest on a charge of driving while intoxicated . A school spokesman stated on Tuesday that Young will continue to be an employe... more

Think Nick Saban is going to let Jim Harbaugh be the only viral sensation with recruiting antics this offseason? Not a chance. The Alabama coach has dabbed , played pop-a-shot , and now we have video evidence that he's been dancing, too, all in... more

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk is in hot water once again, drawing his third suspension in four months. The school announced an indefinite suspension for Mauk as it investigates a video posted to Twitter on Monday. The tweet mentions Mauk by name a... more

Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg thanked just about everyone except his head coach when he declared for the 2016 NFL Draft earlier this month. The omission was perceived as a slight against the Nittany Lions' James Franklin, as the QB th... more

No week in the life of eccentric Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh passes for normal, but, thanks to social media, the curtain was peeled back for many peculiar Harbaugh moments over the past several days. With National Signing Day less than two wee... more

The Cowboys will have a bit of an advantage on the rest of the league when it comes to evaluating the prospects they will coach on the North team in the Reese's Senior Bowl, airing exclusively on NFL Network at 2:30 p.m. ET on Jan. 30. It just so... more

The Buccaneers have a very promising quarterback to build around in Jameis Winston, but NFL Films senior producer Greg Cosell says the team that drafts Cal QB Jared Goff this year could end up even happier than the Bucs are with Winston. Cosell sa... more

Ohio State defensive tackle Adolphus Washington pleaded guilty on Tuesday to solicitation. Washington's attorney, Phil Templeton, said the misdemeanor charge will be dismissed if Washington completes an educational program before a Feb. 16 sentenci... more

The Reese's Senior Bowl is putting the finishing touches on its roster with a week to go until the start of practice, and it announced Tuesday that two star members of the national championship-winning Alabama Crimson Tide have accepted invitations t... more

If any team is interested in moving up to the top spot in the 2016 NFL Draft, the current holder of that pick, Tennessee Titans GM Jon Robinson, would be happy to lend an ear. Robinson said Monday that the Titans "will look at any and all offers t... more

Alabama defensive end Jonathan Allen dropped a very strong hint about his intentions for the 2016 season on Saturday. Allen, a junior, had been considering applying for early entry into the 2016 NFL Draft. He sent speculation about his future in th... more

Alabama running back Derrick Henry declared for the 2016 NFL Draft on Friday, and also made his preference for his pro destination known. Henry, the 2015 Heisman Trophy winner, said he wants to be picked by the Dallas Cowboys. "I feel like it ha... more

Alabama safety Eddie Jackson has decided to help the Crimson Tide defend its national title in 2016. Jackson, a first-team All-SEC selection in 2015, will return for his senior season rather than apply for early NFL draft entry, giving the Crimson... more

If any NFL team looking for a head coach gives Nick Saban a call, it should be prepared to leave a voicemail, and it might not get a call back. Saban is no stranger to having his name attached to NFL vacancies, and it's been no different in recent... more

Baylor defensive tackle Andrew Billings announced on Tuesday that he intends to enter the 2016 NFL Draft as an underclassman. Billings, a 6-foot-2, 310-pound junior, is among the most highly regarded interior defensive line prospects in college... more

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh isn't about to let the nation's No. 1 kicker recruit sign with Penn State without a strong push to bring him into the Wolverines' corner. And as we've come to expect from Harbaugh, he's going to go all out in his attempt... more

How good of a call did Alabama linebacker Reggie Ragland make when he opted to return to school for his senior season instead leaving early for the draft? According to his head coach, that decision was worth $12-14 million. On Tuesday, Saban disc... more

After becoming the unlikely hero for Alabama in its national title win over Clemson, Crimson Tide tight end O.J. Howard won't have a lot of time to savor the victory, or his role in it, before he has to make a big decision. Howard and several other... more

A funny thing happened after Alabama's national title victory Monday night . The team buses left the stadium without offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin. Lane Kiffin helped #Alabama win the national title tonite yet just got left behind by the tea... more

Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook has decided not to participate in the 2016 Reese's Senior Bowl. Will that decision come back to haunt him? Cook, one of the top senior QB prospects in this year's draft, declined an invitation to the Senior... more

The college-to-pro jump didn't work for the Philadelphia Eagles in the case of Chip Kelly, but that didn't keep the team from looking to the college ranks for Kelly's potential replacement. The club pursued Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin at the outset of... more

North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz showed no signs of rust Saturday, as he led the Bison to a 37-10 win over Jacksonville State to capture the team's fifth straight FCS championship. It was Wentz's first game back since he broke his wrist in... more

USC called much of what was stated in ex-Trojans Steve Sarkisian's wrongful-termination lawsuit against the school "patently untrue," shortly after the lawsuit was filed last month. On Friday, the school filed a formal response in Los Angeles Superio... more

Georgia confirmed on Thursday that junior linebacker Leonard Floyd intends to enter the 2016 NFL Draft. Floyd indicated in late November , shortly after Georgia announced that it was parting with head coach Mark Richt, that his time at Georgia was... more

Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III all but confirmed his intentions for the 2016 NFL Draft early last month, and on Monday, he made it official. Hargreaves, a junior, announced via Instagram that he will apply for early draft eligibility. H... more

Notre Dame running back C.J. Prosise announced on Saturday that he will apply for early entry into the 2016 NFL Draft. Prosise, a redshirt junior, declared his intentions in an Instagram post . He led the Fighting Irish in rushing this season wit... more

Video has emerged of the Thursday morning incident that led to the arrest and suspension of TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin. Boykin was charged with assaulting a public servant -- a third-degree felony -- resisting arrest and public intoxication af... more

Quarterback Christian Hackenberg's Penn State career has ended with an injury. The enigmatic junior announced after Saturday's TaxSlayer Bowl that he intends to enter the 2016 NFL Draft. Hackenberg suffered a shoulder sprain Saturday, Nittany Lion... more

Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith suffered a knee injury that coach Brian Kelly described as "significant" in the first quarter of the Fiesta Bowl on Friday. The Fighting Irish lost the game, 44-28. One of college football's top talents, Smith was... more

Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa, one of the top prospects in college football, was ejected from Friday's Fiesta Bowl after drawing a targeting penalty for this first-quarter hit on Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer. A targeting foul results i... more

December

Memphis junior quarterback Paxton Lynch has decided he's ready to make the jump to the NFL. Lynch announced at a press conference Thursday morning that he'll apply for early entry into the 2016 NFL Draft. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport first repor... more

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin was charged Thursday with felony assault of a police officer, per The Associated Press, and has been suspended for Saturday's Alamo Bowl. Boykin was arrested in San Antonio on Thursday morning after he allegedly was... more

If Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch played his final college game on Wednesday, it certainly didn't play out the way he had envisioned it. » Brooks: Paxton Lynch doesn't have look of NFL-ready QB Memphis fell to Auburn, 31-10, in the Birmingh... more

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones removed any doubt about his plans for 2016 on Wednesday. Jones, a redshirt junior, indicated his Ohio State career was coming to an end in a November social-media post after the Buckeyes' final home game. On... more

The college career of Florida State quarterback Everett Golson has come to an end. Golson, who transferred to FSU from Notre Dame before the season, has left the team, Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher told reporters on Saturday, per The Orlando... more

Cathleen Allison/AP New Mexico safety Markel Byrd recorded 44 tackles during the 2015 season. New Mexico safety Markel Byrd was killed in a car accident near Gallup, N.M., on Tuesday, the school has announced. Byrd, a 20-year-old sophomore... more

UCLA defensive tackle Kenny Clark says he's yet to decide whether he'll apply for early entry into the 2016 NFL Draft, but he has a better idea of where he'll be picked if he does make the jump to the pros. Clark, a junior, revealed on Tuesday that... more

Alabama head coach Nick Saban is no stranger to rumors about where his next destination might be, but he maintains that he's already arrived at the final stop in his coaching career. The 64-year-old coach was asked in an interview with ESPN this w... more

Baylor wide receiver Corey Coleman underwent surgery on Tuesday to repair a sports hernia, NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt confirmed . Coleman, who intends to enter the 2016 NFL Draft, posted a post-surgery photo to his Instagram account. Thank... more

The scouting dilemma for NFL teams interested in Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook is being laid out well in advance of the thick of the offseason. NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks wrote last week that despite Cook's impressive accomplishments a... more

LSU running back Leonard Fournette, once considered the favorite to win this year's Heisman Trophy, ended up not making the list of finalists for the award, as his numbers cooled during the Tigers' three-game losing streak in the second half of the... more

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey won't be going home empty-handed this year, even if he doesn't win the Heisman Trophy. McCaffrey was announced Wednesday as the winner of the Paul Hornung Award , which goes to the most versatile player in... more

It remains to be seen whether Clemson's play on Saturday was clean enough to secure the No. 1 seed in the College Football Playoff, but it was good enough to hold off North Carolina for a 45-37 win in the ACC title game. Clemson improved to 13-0 wi... more

Rutgers is turning to Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Chris Ash to fill its head-coaching vacancy. Ash, who also has coached the Buckeyes' safeties for the past two seasons, was introduced in his new role with Rutgers on Monday. Ohio State's... more

Urban Meyer says he's not going anywhere. The Ohio State coach on Saturday morning told the Columbus Dispatch , through a spokesman, that he has no interest in any job other than coaching OSU. "I am proud and honored to be the head football coach... more

NFL clubs passed a resolution Wednesday to make compensatory draft picks tradable beginning in 2017, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported. This is the compensatory draft pick proposal that just passed. It will be effective beginning in 2017... more

UCF is turning to a former coach of Titans rookie QB Marcus Mariota to leads its program. Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost is the Knights' new head coach, the school announced on Tuesday . "Scott is a winner and innovator who has directed... more

November

As rumors continued to swirl about his status as LSU's head coach prior to Saturday's home game against Texas A&M, Tigers fans made their feelings about Les Miles clear. The crowd at Tiger Stadium roared as Miles was introduced for Senior Day... more

Things looked bleak for USC in mid-October. The team was 3-3 and still reeling after the dismissal of head coach Steve Sarkisian. Despite all that, the Trojans will play for the Pac-12 championship next week vs. Stanford. USC capped off its 5-2 fin... more

Memphis' Justin Fuente will be the next head coach at Virginia Tech, NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt reported on Saturday . Fuente has been the Tigers' head coach since 2012, leading the team to a 26-23 record, including Saturday's 63-0 win ove... more

Illinois announced on Saturday it has agreed to a two-year deal with head coach Bill Cubit, pending approval from the school's board of trustees. The deal is worth $1.2 million per year. Cubit has been the team's interim head coach this season. He... more

Tulane announced on Saturday that it has fired head coach Curtis Johnson. Johnson completed his fourth season as Green Wave coach on Friday with a 45-34 home loss to Tulsa. Tulane went 3-9 for the second consecutive year. Tulane's record was 15-34... more

Houston wide receiver Demarcus Ayers had a rather majestic day for the Cougars in their 52-31 win over No. 15 Navy . He threw a touchdown pass, and has 161 receiving yards on eight catches, none more impressive than this incredible one-handed grab.... more

Ohio Gov. John Kasich took some time out of his busy schedule as a presidential candidate to issue a resolution in honor of Saturday's Ohio State-Michigan game, and he made Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh's preferred choice of pants the target of his... more

Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury reached into his bag of tricks late in the Red Raiders' game at Texas on Thanksgiving night, and he pulled out a gem. We can all (excluding Longhorns fans) be thankful for this trick play, in which diminutive w... more

It appears Houston Texans star J.J. Watt has lost a bet. Don't bet against my Wildcats! @JJWatt @NUFBFamily @coachfitz51 @Espngreeny pic.twitter.com/eT97RfNQer ?? Brian Peters (@brian_peters10) November 25, 2015 The tweet was posted Wedne... more

Bo Jackson, the former Auburn star who won the Heisman in 1985, has a favorite in the race for this year's trophy. Jackson says he'd cast his ballot for Alabama running back Derrick Henry. "He is my No. 1 choice to win," Jackson told The Paul Fin... more

Syracuse has fired head coach Scott Shafer, the school announced on Monday. Shafer will coach the Orange on Saturday vs. Boston College before moving on. Syracuse director of athletics Mark Coyle announced the move in a statement. Shafer served as... more

Ole Miss linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche will remain hospitalized with a non-life-threatening condition and won't play Saturday in the Rebels' game vs. LSU, according to a statement from Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze and Nkemdiche's parents. "Denzel's... more

Only a few defenses have been stingier than Alabama's this season. Aside from a 43-point outburst by Ole Miss in the Crimson Tide's only loss of the season, no team has been able to hang more than 23 points on Nick Saban's defensive attack. For Ala... more

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin exited the Horned Frogs' game vs. Kansas on Saturday in the first quarter and did not return. Horned Frogs head coach Gary Patterson said "I think so" when he was asked after the game if Boykin suffered an ankle sprai... more

LSU began its investigation into whether the family of star LSU running back Leonard Fournette violated NCAA rules after the NCAA requested that the school look into the matter, according to USA Today . The probe is reportedly aimed at a website... more

Paul Vernon/Associated Press Tracy Claeys is 4-5 in games when he's served as Minnesota's head coach. Minnesota put an end to its search for a new head coach on Wednesday, as interim athletics director Beth Goetz announced a three-year deal... more

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett pleaded guilty Tuesday to operating a vehicle while impaired. Judge H. William Pollitt, Jr., of Franklin County municipal court sentenced Barrett to a three-day alcohol-education program, suspended his license for... more

Jim Harbaugh just couldn't resist. During a postgame press conference after Michigan's win over Rutgers on Saturday, the Wolverines' coach saw an opportunity to take a jab at an NFL team, and he didn't pass it up. Harbaugh made the slam with this... more

Mike Stewart/Associated Press Georgia Tech's Adam Gotsis was a second-team All-ACC selection last season. Georgia Tech failed to build on the momentum it created with its stunning win over Florida State , falling to Virginia last week. That'... more

Jim O'Connor/USA TODAY Urban Meyer's Buckeyes are ranked third in the nation by the College Football Playoff selection committee. Ohio State coach Urban Meyer wants to make sure his team is prepared for any in-game scenario, and he doesn't... more

Buzz is building around Memphis QB Paxton Lynch, and NFL teams know it. Earlier this week, former Chicago Bears director of college scouting Greg Gabriel reported he polled four NFL evaluators, and each had Lynch as the No. 1 QB prospect in college... more

Carlos Osorio/Associated Press Jim Harbaugh has led Michigan to a 6-2 record this season. The side effects of the Jim Harbaugh diet seem to include occasional fits of rage and an unusual appreciation for khakis, but if anyone's interested i... more

A one-game suspension isn't the only discipline Ohio State is doling out to Buckeyes QB J.T. Barrett after his Saturday citation for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI). Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said Monday at a press conference that Barre... more

October

Mark J. Terrill/Associated Press Jared Goff is looking to help Cal snap a two-game losing streak Saturday vs. USC. There's been plenty of buzz about Cal quarterback Jared Goff this season, and it's not stopping heading into the Golden Bears'... more

Rick Osentoski / USA TODAY Sports Michigan's Jourdan Lewis is one of the top cornerbacks in college football. Michigan cornerback Jourdan Lewis, a junior, doesn't get the attention that other top DB prospects do, but he's certainly no... more

adidas Arizona State pays homage to the late Pat Tillman with its new alternate uniform. Arizona State will honor the late Pat Tillman with a new alternate uniform that was unveiled ahead of the team's Thursday night "Salute to Service" game... more

Ross D. Franklin/Associated Press Former Cardinals and Rams star Aeneas Williams was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014. Pro Football Hall of Famers Emmitt Thomas and Aeneas Williams are among six members of the Black Colleg... more

Former Miami head coach Butch Davis wants his old job back. Davis, who coached the Hurricanes from 1995-2000 before leaving for the Cleveland Browns, was asked Monday if he's interested in replacing Al Golden, who was fired Sunday , at Miami, and D... more

Tony Gutierrez/Associated Press Baylor's Seth Russell is among the most prolific quarterbacks in college football this season. Undefeated Baylor cruised to a 45-27 win over Iowa State on Saturday, but its starting quarterback, Seth Russell,... more

AP Photo/Butch Dill Altee Tenpenny arrived at Alabama as a highly touted recruit in 2013. Former Alabama running back Altee Tenpenny was killed in a one-car wreck on Tuesday night. Tenpenny's vehicle struck a utility pole outside of Glen... more

UCLA defensive back Ishmael Adams was charged Monday with misdemeanor battery. The charge was filed by the Los Angeles city attorney's office and stems from an August incident in which he was alleged to have forcibly stolen a cellphone from an Uber... more

A crazy story is taking another this-gets-even-weirder turn, as it just so happens that Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh met with President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday, two days after the Wolverines lost to Michigan State in jaw-droppin... more

There was a celebrity sighting Saturday night in Death Valley as actor Tom Cruise was on hand for the Florida-LSU game. Cruise is in town as he prepares to film "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" and was a guest in LSU athletic director Joe Alleva's sui... more

AP Photo/Thomas Graning Ole Miss' Robert Nkemdiche is among the top talents in college football. Ole Miss' Robert Nkemdiche suffered a concussion during the Rebels' loss to Memphis on Saturday, the team confirmed . He did not return to th... more

Steve Sarkisian took to Twitter on Wednesday, making his first public statement since being fired as USC head coach on Monday. » Chip Kelly: No contact from USC about coaching job He thanked supporters and sent his best wishes to the Trojans,... more

As of Tuesday, USC athletic director Pat Haden said he still had not spoken directly to former Trojans coach Steve Sarkisian, whom Haden fired on Monday. Late Tuesday, word spread of how Sarkisian found out about his firing. Sarkisian learned of... more

Tony Ding/Associated Press Jim Harbaugh's Michigan team has won five games in a row. Make it three consecutive shutouts for Jim Harbaugh's Michigan Wolverines, who suddenly look dominant. Northwestern (No. 13) was the higher ranked team... more

We have a candidate for run of the year, thanks to Kewaskum (Wis.) High running back Brandon Thull, who channeled Pro Football Hall of Famer Barry Sanders on this stunning play Friday night. Thull went 49 yards for a touchdown on the run, and that... more

College Football 24/7 is doing sports fans a favor by making sure you have access to all the moments fans were raving about during the fifth weekend of college football play. ASU drags RB into end zone It was truly a team effort here for the Sun... more

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky John Harbaugh was alongside his brother Jim for Michigan's game against Maryland. Michigan might not have needed many good vibes to get a win Saturday at Maryland, but John Harbaugh's presence for the game certainly... more

TCU has reinstated defensive end Mike Tuaua and wide receiver Andre Petties-Wilson from suspension after the two players were arrested last week on felony robbery charges. Horned Frogs head coach Gary Patterson said the players were cleared by the... more

September

Gerry Broome/Associated Press Shadrach Thornton was North Carolina State's leading rusher in each of previous three seasons. North Carolina State has dismissed running back Shadrach Thornton from the football program. "It's an unfortunate... more

Head coach Jim Harbaugh is looking for his first win over a ranked opponent on Saturday, as his Wolverines are hosting No. 22 BYU. Prior to the game, Harbaugh took some time to meet with a former Michigan student. The former student? Derek Jeter.... more

Former St. Louis Rams and Dallas Cowboys defensive end Michael Sam took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce he's returning to the University of Missouri to attend graduate school. So I got admitted to University Of Missouri Grad program this week... more

Word of an index-finger injury for Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams had already spread prior to the Ducks' loss to Michigan State on Saturday. A new report Tuesday reveals the severity of the injury. Adams is dealing with a broken index finger on h... more

Jack Plunkett/Associated Press Texas is parting ways with Steve Patterson after he served as the school's athletic director for 22 months. Texas is making a change at the top of its athletic department. UT President Gregory L. Fenves has... more

Despite a call from the officials that left Jim Harbaugh steaming on the sideline in the first half, the first-year Michigan coach secured his first win with the Wolverines on Saturday in the team's home opener. Michigan knocked off Oregon State,... more

Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams has a chance to shine on a big stage Saturday in a highly anticipated matchup with Michigan State, but he might not be playing at 100 percent. Adams was knocked out of last week's game game against his former team,... more

Ole Miss will be without star offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil again when the Rebels host Fresno State on Saturday. Tunsil is missing his second straight game due to an ongoing NCAA investigation, Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze confirmed to ESPN . T... more

After being let go by the Philadelphia Eagles last week, Tim Tebow is returning this weekend to his role as a college football analyst with SEC Network. So excited to be back with my #SECNation Family this Saturday! Nashville here we come!... more

Nick Saban kicked off his ninth season as Alabama's head coach with a 35-17 win over Wisconsin on Saturday, but Saban says he might still be coaching in the NFL today if a key personnel decision had been handled differently when he was with the Miam... more

Florida coach Jim McElwain said earlier this summer that Gators cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III will return kicks this season . Check out the top images from the opening weekend in college football. Now, the first-year UF coach is hinting that we... more

Ed Mulholland/USA Today Sports Cornerback Nadir Barnwell made six starts for Rutgers last season. Five current Rutgers football players and a former player for the team were arrested on Thursday, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office... more

The long wait for Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's decision on who will start at quarterback for the Buckeyes in the team's season opener will end on Saturday for at least two people. Meyer said Thursday that he will inform the quarterbacks competing... more

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones has been released from the hospital and is "doing fine," the school announced in a statement on Thursday. Jones was examined Wednesday night at Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center, per the school . He was rushed... more

August

The 2016 NFL Draft is eight months away, but it's never too early to start doing homework on a top prospect. The Cleveland Browns are already doing their due diligence on Michigan State senior quarterback Connor Cook, according to Cook's high schoo... more

Music mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs says he's barred from watching his son, Justin, practice with the UCLA football team. "As I know right now, I'm not allowed," Combs told New York radio station Power 105's "The Breakfast Club" on Monday . Combs was... more

July

Bednarik Biletnikoff Lombardi Maxwell Nagurski Outland Thorpe Wuerffel Associated Press Pitt RB James Conner and USC QB Cody Kessler are among the top CFB players at their respective positions. The Wuerffel Tro... more

We hope Baylor kicker Spencer Evans enjoyed his brief moment in the spotlight, as Texas kicker Nick Rose is one-upping him with the kick in the video above. Just a day after Evans posted video of his 75-yard field goal , Rose, of backflip-kick fame... more

Richard Shiro/Associated Press Clemson offensive tackle Isaiah Battle started 11 games last season. The NFL announced on Thursday that seven players are eligible for the 2015 supplemental draft. No player has been picked in the supplementa... more

The latest twist in the Braxton Miller offseason saga might be one of its final chapters. Miller will not transfer from Ohio State, The Columbus Dispatch reported Thursday, citing a source close to Miller. Miller told the Dispatch on Wednesday t... more

March

LSU's Jalen Collins , one of the top cornerback prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft, underwent a foot operation Thursday, but should be ready to participate in minicamp in May, NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt reported Saturday . Dr. Bob Anderson... more

February

INDIANAPOLIS -- Of all the hulking athletes competing at the NFL Scouting Combine, is Iowa OL Brandon Scherff the strongest? Well, his bench-press numbers from Thursday don't make the most compelling case for him (he put up 23 reps, which tied for... more

May

It's unlikely that Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel will fall out of the top 10 -- with interested teams like the Buccaneers, who draft seventh, and the Vikings (No. 8) there to catch him if he drops at all, and other teams potentially interested in trad... more

December

Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel could find himself in the background Saturday night during the Heisman Trophy presentation, but he's never out of the spotlight for long. An official announcement from Manziel on his intentions for the 2014 draft could b... more

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