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NCAA Committee Puts an End to Proposed “Slow Play” Rule

NCAA Committee Puts an End to Proposed “Slow Play” Rule

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The NCAA Football Rules Committee withdrew a rule proposal that would have put a stop to hurry-up offenses. The 12-member committee unanimously voted Wednesday to not allow the proposed rule to be sent to the …

MSU Gives Coach Dantonio a Raise

MSU Gives Coach Dantonio a Raise

Harry How/Getty Images(EAST LANSING, Mich.) — Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio signed an amended contract agreement Tuesday that raises his pay from $1.9 million per year to $3.6 million annually. The contract also extends Dantonio …

Missouri Defensive End Michael Sam Announces He’s Gay

Missouri Defensive End Michael Sam Announces He’s Gay

Stacy Revere Getty Images Sport(NEW YORK) —  Missouri defensive end Michael Sam announced in interviews with ESPN’s Outside the Lines and the New York Times on Sunday that he is gay.
The 6-foot-1, 260-pound Sam told his teammates and coaches at M…

Jameis Winston Wants to Play Two More Years at Florida State

Jameis Winston Wants to Play Two More Years at Florida State

Grant Halverson/Getty Images(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) –  NFL teams eying Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston for the 2015 draft may have to wait another year.
Head coach Jimbo Fisher claimed earlier this year that the Heisman Trophy winner might p…

Alabama Inks Top-Ranked Recruiting Class

Alabama Inks Top-Ranked Recruiting Class

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) –  The University of Alabama had yet another successful signing day. 
Head coach Nick Saban and his staff received letter of intent from 19 players on Wednesday.  If you include the eight ea…

QB Max Wittek to Transfer from USC

QB Max Wittek to Transfer from USC

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) —  USC quarterback Max Wittek has informed the team’s coaching staff that he will transfer after the end of the spring semester.
Wittek told the Los Angeles Times that he intends to skip spring practice, gradua…

Malzahn Receives Bear Bryant Award

Malzahn Receives Bear Bryant Award

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — When people in Alabama talk about Paul “Bear” Bryant they are almost certainly referring to the University on Alabama. Well, fans of the Crimson Tide will have to live with the head coach of their biggest rival bei…

Georgia Hires Jeremy Pruitt as Defensive Coordinator

Georgia Hires Jeremy Pruitt as Defensive Coordinator

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(ATHENS, Ga.) — Florida State’s Jeremy Pruitt was hired by Georgia to be its new defensive coordinator, the school announced Tuesday.
Pruitt served as FSU’s defensive coordinator last season, helping the Seminoles win a BCS …

LSU Running Back Jeremy Hill to Enter the NFL Draft

LSU Running Back Jeremy Hill to Enter the NFL Draft

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(BATON ROUGE, La.) —  LSU running back Jeremy Hill announced Monday that will enter the 2014 NFL draft and not return for his junior season.
“I am a Tiger for life. I will forever be grateful to my LSU fans, friends, c…

Source: Louisville to Hire Grantham as DC

Source: Louisville to Hire Grantham as DC

iStockphoto(NEW YORK) — Louisville has reportedly found their new defensive coordinator. A source tells ESPN’s Joe Schad that Georgia’s Todd Grantham has accepted a five-year deal at with the Cardinals worth approximately $1 million per year.
Grantham…

Florida State’s Benjamin to Enter NFL Draft

Florida State’s Benjamin to Enter NFL Draft

Banana Stock/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin announed Friday that he will enter the 2014 draft.
Benjamin caught the game-winning touchdown pass from Jameis Winston with 13 seconds remaining in the Vizio Natio…

Auburn’s Mason to Enter NFL Draft

Auburn’s Mason to Enter NFL Draft

iStockphoto(AUBURN) — Less than one week after losing the BCS National Championship game, the Auburn Tigers have also lost their top running back. Junior Tre Mason, who led Southeastern Conference with 1,816 rushing yards, has decided to forego h…

ESPN: Alabama to Interview Lane Kiffin for OC Position

ESPN: Alabama to Interview Lane Kiffin for OC Position

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  Former USC head coach Lane Kiffin is interviewing Thursday to be the offensive coordinator at the University of Alabama, according to ESPN and media reports.
The Crimson Tide are searching for a new offensiv…

Louisville Introduces Bobby Petrino

Louisville Introduces Bobby Petrino

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Bobby Petrino is happy to be back home after Louisville announced on Thursday that he’d be the next head coach.
Petrino takes over for Charlie Strong, who left for the open Texas job and is looking forward to his …

Penn State Reportedly Offers Franklin HC Job

Penn State Reportedly Offers Franklin HC Job

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — According to the Scranton-Times Tribune, Penn State extended an offer to James Franklin on Wednesday to become the next head football coach. Franklin currently holds the same position at Vanderbilt University a…

Source: Michigan to Hire Nussmeier as OC

Source: Michigan to Hire Nussmeier as OC

ThinkStock(NEW YORK) — Doug Nussmeier will take over as the offensive coordinator for the Michigan Wolverines in 2014, a source tells ESPN’s Joe Schad. Nussmeier was hired after Michigan fired Al Borges earlier on Wednesday.
In a news release, Michiga…

ESPN: Bobby Petrino Offered Louisville’s Head Coaching Job

ESPN: Bobby Petrino Offered Louisville’s Head Coaching Job

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  A return to the University of Louisville may be in the cards for former head coach Bobby Petrino.
The Western Kentucky coach has been offered the vacant head coaching position at Louisville and is expected t…

Florida State Erases 18-Point Deficit to Top Auburn in BCS Title Game

Florida State Erases 18-Point Deficit to Top Auburn in BCS Title Game

Chris Graythen/Getty Images(PASADENA, CA) – Jameis Winston threw a two-yard go-ahead touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left in the game to lift Florida State to a 34-31 victory over Auburn in the BCS National Championship game Mon…

ESPN: UCF’s Blake Bortles Entering NFL Draft

ESPN: UCF’s Blake Bortles Entering NFL Draft

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — University of Central Florida redshirt junior quarterback Blake Bortles will declare for this year’s NFL Draft, according to ESPN College Football Insider Joe Schad.
Bortles is expected to make the official anno…

Charlie Strong Named New Texas Coach

Charlie Strong Named New Texas Coach

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(TEXAS) — The Texas Longhorns have a new head coach in Charlie Strong.
Strong will replaced Mack Brown, who resigned as head coach in December and will be introduced on Monday.
“To follow a future Hall of Fame coach like Mack Br…

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