Report: Washington offers Chris Petersen big contract

Friday, December 6th, 2013

As we detailed earlier in the week, Boise State head coach Chris Petersen had a long flirtation with USC about the school's then-vacant head coaching position. USC and Petersen both came to the conclusion that he wasn't a fit at the school, but now the long-time Broncos' coach is being ...

Lane Kiffin selling Manhattan Beach mansion for $7 million

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Former USC head football coach Lane Kiffin was dumped by the school back in late September for his team's poor performance and his awful decision-making. But at least Kiffin can fall back on the fact that his decision-making when buying a house was fantastic. Kiffin's 19,246 square foot house in Manhattan ...

Exclusive: Inside the USC coaching search

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Now that Steve Sarkisian has agreed to be the next head football coach at USC we can finally divulge what we know about the entire process and how athletic director Pat Haden arrived at his decision. We had promised sources close to the program that we wouldn't name names until ...

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 ...