Archive for the ‘College Football’ Category

Exclusive: Kevin Sumlin lobbied hard for USC job

Sunday, December 1st, 2013

On Saturday it was announced that Kevin Sumlin had signed a six-year extension to remain the head football coach at Texas A&M for the foreseeable future, sending a clear signal that he wanted to stay in College Station for the long haul. But Rumors and Rants has learned exclusively from ...

Heisman voters: Sexual assault case won’t hurt Jameis Winston

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

A small sampling of college football media showed that Heisman Trophy voters would consider Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston for the award even if the sexual assault case he's involved in is unresolved before the vote. Of 33 voters polled, 27 said the case would not impact their votes. Winston has ...

Video: Dr. Dre talks to USC football team before Stanford game

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Since Ed Orgeron took over as USC's interim football coach following the firing of Lane Kiffin, he has emphasized fun. Orgeron has treated his team to In-N-Out burgers, Roscoe's chicken and waffles and brought deserts back to the training table. He has also brought in famous fans to address the ...

De’Anthony Thomas says Oregon should score 40 points on Stanford

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Oregon running back De'Anthony Thomas is one of the most explosive players in the country and is always good for a highlight play or two most weeks. But it was the junior's comments to the media that made headlines on Monday night. When asked whether the Stanford Cardinal could hold the ...

Carl Pelini: Florida Atlantic head coach resigns amid drug allegations

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

At Florida Atlantic, they take law enforcement very seriously. This spring, the school nearly named its football stadium after a company that runs private prisons in Florida until a huge mountain of backlash — including from here — caused them to nix the donation. Now, the Owls are saying no to drugs. Florida ...

Oliver Luck expected to be next athletic director at Texas

Monday, October 28th, 2013

West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck is reportedly the front-runner to take over the same position at the University of Texas according to a report Monday. Orangebloods.com cited sources that claimed Andrew Luck's father is the school's top candidate to take over for the departing DeLoss Dodds. The report claims Luck ...

Sooners WR Trey Metoyer charged with indecent exposure

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Fortunately for guys like me, jackin' it is not a crime, or I'd be filing this blog from Sing-Sing. But with the exception of that one time in college I forgot to lock the door to my dorm room, I've had the good sense not to do it in front ...

Video: Ray Lewis speaks to USC football team

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Since Ed Orgeron took over as USC's head football coach after Lane Kiffin's firing, he has tried to completely change the culture of the program. He has done things like adding desserts back to the training table, opening up practice to the media and family members and has also tried ...