College Football NEWS ARCHIVE

» Sunday, January 22, 2017

Oregon assistant Reaves arrested for DUI, will be terminated

4:53 PM

Oregon co-offensive coordinator David Reaves, who was hired just five days ago, is in the process of being fired after being arrested early Sunday by Eugene Police and charged with driving under the influence.

» Saturday, January 21, 2017

Ex-Michigan QB Morris going to Central Michigan

4:11 PM

Former Michigan quarterback Shane Morris will finish his career with Central Michigan.

» Thursday, January 19, 2017

Florida QB Del Rio undergoes shoulder surgery

6:41 PM

Florida quarterback Luke Del Rio underwent surgery on his non-throwing shoulder, coach Jim McElwain announced on Thursday.

College football notebook: Washington QB Browning undergoes shoulder surgery

6:36 PM

Washington quarterback Jake Browning underwent surgery on this throwing shoulder earlier this month, the Seattle Times reported.

San Diego State gives Long a contract extension

4:02 PM

San Diego State football coach Rocky Long received a contract extension that runs through the 2021 season, the school announced Thursday.

Florida QB Del Rio undergoes shoulder surgery

3:53 PM

Florida quarterback Luke Del Rio underwent surgery on his non-throwing shoulder, coach Jim McElwain announced on Thursday.

Shoulder surgery sidelines Washington QB Browning

3:18 PM

Washington quarterback Jake Browning underwent surgery on this throwing shoulder earlier this month, the Seattle Times reported.

» Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Clemson QB Watson passes on Senior Bowl

1:35 PM

Quarterback Deshaun Watson, with a national championship trophy on his resume after leading Clemson to a thrilling win over Alabama, declined an invitation to play in the Senior Bowl.

With players still hospitalized, Oregon suspends strength coach

1:53 AM

University of Oregon football strength coach Irele Oderinde was suspended for one month without pay Tuesday after three players were hospitalized following three days of rigorous workouts.

» Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Beamer, Smith, Howard named to CFP selection commitee

1:47 PM

Former Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer is one of three new members of the College Football Playoff selection committee, the entity announced Tuesday.

Oregon players hospitalized after intense workout

10:30 AM

Three Oregon football players were hospitalized after participating in what several sources told The Oregonian were "military style basic training" strength and conditioning workouts last week in Eugene, Ore.

» Monday, January 16, 2017

USC CB Jackson declares for draft

4:56 PM

USC All-American cornerback Adoree' Jackson, one of the most versatile players in college football, announced Monday he will forgo his senior season and enter the 2017 NFL Draft.

» Sunday, January 15, 2017

Vanderbilt LB Cunningham declares for NFL draft

7:45 PM

Vanderbilt linebacker Zach Cunningham confirmed Sunday that he is bypassing his senior season and declaring for the NFL draft, the school announced.

Missouri State RB Nelson killed in shooting

5:12 PM

Missouri State freshman running back Richard Nelson was shot and killed Saturday in Las Vegas after trying to stop a fight. He was 18.

Baylor WR Zamora declares for NFL Draft

1:09 PM

Baylor sophomore wide receiver Ishmael Zamora, who was suspended this past season for three games over an animal abuse incident, plans to enter the 2017 NFL Draft.

» Saturday, January 14, 2017

Cal officially hires Wilcox as head coach

9:13 PM

Justin Wilcox, who has spent his coaching career building solid defenses, faces quite a challenge at his new job.

» Friday, January 13, 2017

Robinson heads Alabama trip in declaring for draft

5:12 PM

Alabama left tackle Cam Robinson is among three Crimson Tide standouts who declared for the NFL draft on Friday.

Florida State WR Rudolph declares for NFL draft

12:57 PM

Florida State wide receiver Travis Rudolph will forego his senior season to enter the 2017 NFL Draft.

» Thursday, January 12, 2017

Cal reportedly set to hire Wisconsin DC as head coach

9:38 PM

Cal is close to announcing that Wisconsin defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox will be its next head coach, multiple media outlets reported Thursday night.

Clemson’s Swinney repeats as Bryant award winner

12:51 PM

Clemson's Dabo Swinney saw his great week get even better on Wednesday after being named the 2016 recipient of the Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year award.

» Wednesday, January 11, 2017

CB Lattimore to jump from Ohio State into NFL Draft

6:58 PM

Ohio State sophomore cornerback Marshon Lattimore took to social media on Wednesday to announce his decision to enter the NFL draft.

WRs Williams, Scott leave Clemson for NFL Draft

6:56 PM

Clemson wide receivers Mike Williams and Artavis Scott declared for the 2017 NFL draft on Wednesday, two days removed from helping the Tigers' win the national championship.

» Tuesday, January 10, 2017

College football notebook: QB Watson to enter NFL draft

7:21 PM

With a national championship trophy in tow, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is ready to take his game to the next level.

Michigan’s Peppers will enter NFL Draft

5:13 PM

Michigan all-purpose star Jabrill Peppers is declaring for the NFL draft, a decision he shared with Sports Illustrated on Tuesday.

Clemson tops final poll; Alabama and USC follow

2:29 PM

Clemson rose two spots and leapfrogged Alabama in the final AP Top 25 Poll after the Tigers pulled off a thrilling 35-31 victory over the Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff Championship on Monday night.

Alabama RB Scarbrough breaks leg vs. Clemson

11:19 AM

Alabama running back Bo Scarbrough sustained a broken bone in his lower right leg during the second half of Monday night's 35-31 loss to Clemson in the College Football Playoff Championship, ESPN reports.

Sarkisian: Kiffin transition had little impact on Alabama loss

10:59 AM

Steve Sarkisian's first day on the job as Alabama's offensive coordinator did not go as planned.

Watson declares for draft after Clemson wins title

10:28 AM

With a national championship trophy in tow, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is ready to take his game to the next level.

» Monday, January 9, 2017

Alabama closes in on another national crown

11:40 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- Alabama tight end O.J. Howard, who scored two long touchdowns in last year's championship win against Clemson, came through again Monday night, catching a 68-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter to give the Tide a 24-14 lead over the Tigers in the national final at Raymond James Stadium.

Alabama leads Clemson 14-7 at halftime

10:16 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- Bo Scarbrough's two long touchdown runs guided Alabama to a 14-7 halftime lead on Clemson in the national championship game on Monday at Raymond James Stadium.

Alabama jumps on top in national title game

9:24 PM

TAMPA, Fla. -- Bo Scarbrough's 25-yard touchdown run gave Alabama a 7-0 lead on Clemson after the first quarter of the national championship game on Monday night at Raymond James Stadium.

Michigan adds Hamilton to coaching staff

8:27 PM

Pep Hamilton is moving from the NFL back to the college ranks, joining Michigan's staff as the passing game coordinator and assistant head coach after spending the past season with the Cleveland Browns.

Brian Ferentz promoted to Iowa offensive coordinator

8:08 PM

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz promoted his son on Monday to take over as the Hawkeyes' offensive coordinator.

Ohio State’s Samuel to enter NFL Draft

2:52 PM

Ohio State running back and wide receiver Curtis Samuel announced Monday he plans to forgo his senior year and enter the 2017 NFL Draft.

10 contenders for 2017: Alabama at No. 1 until further notice

1:08 PM

As the final minutes tick off in the 2016 season, it's already time to start looking ahead to the next season. Everyone starts the season undefeated, as the saying goes, but if we're being honest some teams have more reason for optimism than others.

Manning, Spurrier head College Hall of Fame inductees

11:43 AM

Former Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning and head coach Steve Spurrier headline the 2017 College Football Hall of Fame class announced Monday.

10 contenders for 2017: Alabama at No. 1 until further notice

10:27 AM

As the final minutes tick off in the 2016 season, it's already time to start looking ahead to the next season. Everyone starts the season undefeated, as the saying goes, but if we're being honest some teams have more reason for optimism than others.

» Sunday, January 8, 2017

Cal fires head coach Dykes

5:09 PM

The California Golden Bears fired coach Sonny Dykes on Sunday after four seasons, the school announced.

Cal fires head coach Dykes

4:21 PM

The California Golden Bears fired coach Sonny Dykes on Sunday after four seasons, the school announced.

CFP notebook: Clemson’s Watson braces for No. 1 Alabama

3:34 PM

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is the same player who torched Alabama for 478 total yards in last season's national championship game. Maybe better.

Cal fires head coach Sonny Dykes

3:26 PM

The California Golden Bears fired coach Sonny Dykes on Sunday after four seasons, multiple outlets reported.

Smith-Schuster to skip senior year at USC to enter draft

2:10 AM

Southern California standout wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster announced Saturday that he is bypassing his senior season and declaring for the NFL Draft.

Ohio State WR Brown declares for NFL draft

2:10 AM

Wide receiver Noah Brown became the fourth Ohio State player to leave school early to enter the NFL Draft.

» Saturday, January 7, 2017

Indiana RB Redding declares for NFL draft

6:58 PM

For the third consecutive year, the Indiana Hoosiers will lose a junior running back to the NFL draft.

Sark lends X-factor to Bama-Clemson

3:17 PM

Alabama-Clemson is a national championship rematch with one unique twist.

» Friday, January 6, 2017

College football notebook: Minnesota tabs Fleck as new coach

6:32 PM

After guiding Western Michigan to a 13-1 record this season, P.J. Fleck is leaving the school to become head coach of Minnesota's reeling football team.

Senior Bowl invites Clemson’s Watson to scouting event

6:28 PM

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is currently in Tampa, Fla., preparing to face Alabama in the College Football Playoff national championship game on Monday night.

North Carolina RB Hood declares for NFL draft

5:34 PM

North Carolina running back Elijah Hood reversed course on Friday by announcing that he was declaring for the NFL draft.

LSU All-American S Adams declares for draft

1:13 PM

LSU All-American safety Jamal Adams announced Friday that he will bypass his senior season and declare for the 2017 NFL Draft.

Florida promotes Shannon to defensive coordinator

1:10 PM

The Florida Gators promoted Randy Shannon to defensive coordinator, coach Jim McElwain announced Friday.

Minnesota hires Western Michigan’s Fleck as coach

12:46 PM

After guiding Western Michigan to a 13-1 record this season, P.J. Fleck is leaving the school to become head coach of Minnesota's reeling football team.

Minnesota hires Western Michigan’s Fleck as coach

11:21 AM

After guiding Western Michigan to a 13-1 record this season, P.J. Fleck is leaving the school to become head coach of Minnesota's reeling football team.

» Thursday, January 5, 2017

Embattled Oklahoma RB Mixon declares for NFL draft

10:13 PM

Running back Joe Mixon is leaving Oklahoma after two seasons on the field to enter the NFL draft.

College football notebook: Florida CB Tabor declares for NFL draft

7:12 PM

Florida cornerback Jalen "Teez" Tabor took to The Players Tribune on Thursday to announce his plans to forego his senior season and declare for the 2017 NFL draft.

Cal WR Hansen surprisingly declares for NFL draft

6:03 PM

California wide receiver Chad Hansen will give up his final season of college eligibility and enter the 2017 NFL Draft, the school and Hansen confirmed Thursday.

Utah LT Bolles declares for NFL draft

3:21 PM

Utah left tackle Garett Bolles has declared for the NFL draft after his stock rose in his lone season at the school.

Florida CB Tabor entering NFL draft

11:14 AM

Florida cornerback Jalen "Teez" Tabor took to The Players Tribune on Thursday to announce his plans to forgo his senior season and declare for the 2017 NFL draft.

» Wednesday, January 4, 2017

College notebook: QB Barrett coming back to Ohio State

7:27 PM

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett, who already has graduated, announced Wednesday that he will return to Columbus for his senior year.

Ohio St. QB Barrett: ’I’m coming back for my senior year’

5:31 PM

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett, who already has graduated, announced Wednesday that he will return to Columbus for his senior year.

» Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Minnesota fires Claeys after nine-win season

8:14 PM

Minnesota went 9-4, including a bowl victory this season, but head coach Tracy Claeys was fired, the school confirmed Tuesday.

Wake Forest inks Clawson to eight-year extension

8:05 PM

Wake Forest signed football coach Dave Clawson to an eight-year contract extension on Tuesday.

Florida CB Wilson, OT Sharpe to enter NFL draft

6:55 PM

Florida cornerback Quincy Wilson announced Tuesday that he is entering the 2017 NFL draft.

College football notebook: Minnesota fires coach Claeys

6:46 PM

Minnesota went 9-4, including a bowl victory, this season, but head coach Tracy Claeys was fired, the school confirmed Tuesday.

Minnesota fires Claeys after nine-win season

6:05 PM

Minnesota went 9-4, including a bowl victory this season, but head coach Tracy Claeys was fired, the school confirmed Tuesday.

Miami’s Yearby decides to enter NFL Draft

5:17 PM

Miami running back Joe Yearby has elected to bypass his senior season in favor of the NFL draft, the school announced.

Tennessee DE Barnett enters NFL draft

5:05 PM

Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett did as expected on Tuesday when he announced on his Twitter account that he will make himself available for the 2017 NFL Draft.

Three more Washington players declare for NFL Draft

4:37 PM

Washington All-American safety Budda Baker and two defensive teammates declared for the NFL draft on Tuesday, the school announced.

Ohio State CB Conley declares for NFL draft

4:33 PM

Ohio State lost a member of its secondary for the second day in a row when cornerback Gareon Conley, a redshirt junior, announced via Instagram that he will pass up his final season of college eligibility and enter the 2017 NFL Draft.

Kiffin insists he could have coached in title game

3:52 PM

Lane Kiffin adamantly insists he would still be the offensive coordinator for the College Football Playoff title game if he had wanted to be.

Washington WR Ross declares for draft

1:17 PM

Washington wide receiver John Ross has opted to skip his senior season and will enter the 2017 NFL Draft, according to multiple reports.

Wisconsin LB Watt decides to enter NFL draft

1:10 PM

Wisconsin junior linebacker T.J. Watt, the younger brother of Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, will forgo his senior season with the Badgers and enter the 2017 NFL Draft.

Texas Tech QB Mahomes declares for draft

1:08 PM

Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes II announced Tuesday that he is declaring for the 2017 NFL Draft.

Oklahoma all-time leading RB Perine declares for draft

1:03 PM

Standout Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine announced his intention to enter the 2017 NFL Draft on Tuesday, one day after becoming the school's all-time leading rusher in the Sugar Bowl victory over Auburn.

Texas hires Beck, Ohio State tabs Wilson as OCs

12:14 PM

Tim Beck is leaving Ohio State to become the offensive coordinator under newly-hired head coach Tom Herman at Texas, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.

Texas Tech QB Mahomes declares for draft

11:37 AM

Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes II announced Tuesday that he is declaring for the 2017 NFL Draft.

Washington WR Ross declares for draft

10:39 AM

Washington wide receiver John Ross has opted to skip his senior season and will enter the 2017 NFL Draft, according to multiple reports.

» Monday, January 2, 2017

QB Kaaya bolting Hurricanes for NFL

9:51 PM

Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya declared for the 2017 NFL Draft after three seasons with the Hurricanes.

Saban replaces Kiffin heading into national title game

5:09 PM

Alabama coach Nick Saban decided to go with his new offensive coordinator for the College Football Playoff title game, announcing Lane Kiffin will not be coaching the offense when the Crimson Tide face Clemson next Monday night.

Ohio State S Hooker opts for NFL draft

4:20 PM

A potential top-five pick in the 2017 draft, Ohio State safety Malik Hooker reversed his previous decision and will head for the NFL.

Saban replaces Kiffin heading into national title game

2:01 PM

Alabama coach Nick Saban decided to go with his new offensive coordinator for the College Football Playoff title game, announcing Lane Kiffin will not be coaching the offense when the Crimson Tide face Clemson next Monday night.

» Sunday, January 1, 2017

Defenses in national championship game spotlight

12:45 PM

The teams with the best defensive lines in college football will play for the national title. Funny how that works out.