Archive for the ‘College Football’ Category

USC AD Pat Haden to boycott NCAA meeting in Indiana

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

USC athletic director Pat Haden has become the first NCAA official to publicly boycott Indiana over its controversial "religious freedom" bill. Haden, a member of the College Football Playoff committee, will not attend this week's meeting in Indianapolis as a protest against the law. The NCAA's headquarters are are in ...

Emails show NCAA was out of control in USC case

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

In June 2010, the NCAA hit USC's football program with the harshest sanctions since SMU received the death penalty in 1985. For years USC fans and administrators have contended that the NCAA was far too harsh in its punishment of the school's football program as a result of the Reggie ...

Oklahoma football players protest racist video

Monday, March 9th, 2015

There has been a ton of fallout in response to a racist video that surfaced over the weekend that shows Oklahoma University students chanting racist remarks. The video shows members of the OU chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon participating in the chants. Since its publication, Oklahoma has severed ties with ...

Eastern Washington QB transfers to replace Mariota at Oregon

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Every year, dozens of football players transfer from Division I-A (FBS) down to Division I-AA (FCS). Typically it's a matter of where they fit on the depth chart combined with the ability to play without sitting out a year. Joe Flacco serves as the best-known example, going from Pitt to ...

USC shrugs off sanctions, lands No. 1 recruiting class

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Whatever Steve Sarkisian and his staff at USC are doing, it's working because in their first year free of harsh NCAA sanctions, the Trojans landed the nation's top recruiting class. For the first time since 2012, USC was able to take a full class of recruits and made the most of ...

Report: Todd Gurley to enter 2015 NFL Draft

Friday, December 26th, 2014

Georgia football coach Mark Richt says that junior running back Todd Gurley has told him he will enter the 2015 NFL Draft. Richt made that announcement after Friday's practice for the Belk Bowl. The No. 13 Bulldogs are set to take on No. 20 Louisville on Tuesday. Gurley was the early-season Heisman ...

Report: David Shaw to stay at Stanford

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

The hottest new trend in Pac-12 coaching? Letting everyone know that you are staying at your current job rather than leaving for a better one even if it is unclear anybody was actually going to offer you a better job. Jim Mora Jr. was the pioneer in this movement when he ...

Greg Gabriel wouldn’t draft Jameis Winston in any round

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Former NFL executive Greg Gabriel issued his evaluation of Florida State redshirt sophomore Jameis Winston on Friday and while it was full of praise for the 20-year-old's on-field abilities, the final ruling was a bombshell. Gabriel claimed he wouldn't draft Winston in any round. Gabriel lauds Winston's overall strength and athleticism ...