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 ...

Josh Shaw admits to lying about rescue

Monday, August 25th, 2014

UPDATE: For two days now the world has been wondering just what happened on Saturday night when Josh Shaw claimed he rescued his nephew from drowning. We held off on writing anything about the incident until we had concrete answers because so many rumors were flying around. Now, it appears ...

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 ...

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 ...

Denver Broncos: Jack Del Rio named interim head coach

Monday, November 4th, 2013

In what was an expected move, the Denver Broncos have officially named defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio the team's interim head coach. Del Rio will step in for current head coach John Fox, who will be out for four to six weeks following a medical emergency this weekend. Fox will undergo ...

McD’s College Football Week Two Picks

Friday, September 9th, 2011

I honestly couldn't find a game I care about previewing in depth this week. Not for a lack of good games, just none of them have a hook or anything interesting happening. The potential conference meltdown has sucked all the fun out of this week. Plus it's time for a ...

College Football Roundup Week One

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

(5) Boise State spanks (19) Georgia 35-21 The first thing I thought of watching Boise systematically destroy Georgia in the second half of Saturday's game is how much like the 2005 USC Trojans the Broncos look. Right down to the calm, not-necessarily NFL-ready senior leader at quarterback. Okay so Doug Martin ...