Baker Mayfield: Texas Tech quarterback to transfer to Oklahoma

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Texas Tech quarterback Baker Mayfield's incredible story just took a crazy turn. The freshman walk-on who earned the team's starting job under center has announced that he plans to transfer and enroll at Oklahoma for the spring semester. Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury seemed shocked by the announcement as it ...

Is UCF quarterback Blake Bortles a top-five pick?

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles is currently the fastest-rising prospect in the 2014 NFL Draft, but just how high could the relatively unknown signal-caller rise? Well, according to ESPN's Todd McShay, right now he could go as high as No. 3 in the 2014 NFL Draft and be the second ...

Report: Bob Diaco hired as head coach at UConn

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Late Wednesday night news broke that Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco had been hired as the new head football coach at UConn. The 40-year-old Diaco and Connecticut reportedly reached a five-year contract that will start at $1.5 million per year. Diaco has been at Notre Dame since 2010, arriving with ...

Chris Petersen leaving Boise State for Washington

Friday, December 6th, 2013

After years of speculation, innuendo and rumors, Chris Petersen has finally left Boise State for a major conference job. On Friday news broke that Petersen had accepted the head coaching position at the University of Washington, where he would become one of the highest paid coaches in the Pac-12. As we ...

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 ...