College Football NEWS ARCHIVE

» Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Franklin, Barkley leading Penn State revival

11:09 AM

CHICAGO -- Penn State arrived unexpected in 2016, going from unranked to an outright conference championship.

» Thursday, July 20, 2017

Controversy prompts Mississippi’s Freeze to resign

11:55 PM

University of Mississippi head football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday night, effective immediately, after school officials questioned him about his personal conduct.

Mississippi coach Freeze resigns

8:29 PM

University of Mississippi head football coach Hugh Freeze abruptly resigned, effective immediately, with Rebels assistant coach Matt Luke taking over as the interim head coach, according to a tweet from the program Thursday night.

Florida S Harris out for season with torn Achilles tendon

12:52 PM

Florida senior safety Marcell Harris, the team's leading tackler last season, will miss the 2017 season because of torn right Achilles tendon, the school announced Thursday morning.

» Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Herman working to ’rebrand’ Longhorns football

8:10 PM

FRISCO, Texas -- Two separate generations have differing impressions of Texas football -- one built on a tradition of winning and another that has seen the Longhorns go to just one bowl game in the past three seasons and post three consecutive losing campaigns.

Former Notre Dame coach Parseghian treated for hip infection

10:42 AM

Former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian is undergoing treatment for an infection in his hip.

» Monday, July 17, 2017

Riley accepts expectations for Sooners

7:09 PM

FRISCO, Texas -- It has been about six weeks since Lincoln Riley was named coach for Oklahoma and the whirlwind of stepping into the driver's seat as the Big 12 Conference preseason favorite has been eye-opening and, he admits, a little bit daunting.

» Saturday, July 15, 2017

Nebraska CB Jones suffers knee injury

8:36 PM

Nebraska senior cornerback Chris Jones will be sidelined four to six months while recovering from surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his left knee, coach Mike Riley announced on Saturday.

Two Penn State officials imprisoned in Sandusky scandal

5:09 PM

Two former Penn State administrators began serving their prison sentences Saturday for their roles in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.

» Friday, July 14, 2017

Oregon WR Carrington off team following DUI arrest

9:12 PM

The Oregon Ducks dismissed Darren Carrington from the football team after the wide receiver's DUI arrest on July 1.

Second-year coaches look to make mark in ACC Coastal

5:57 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The second go-around in the Atlantic Coast Conference could bring more comfort and possibly better results for three Coastal Division coaches who made it through their first seasons with varying degrees of success.

Tackling machine Blanding looking to elevate Virginia

3:36 PM

No current college football player has made more tackles than Virginia safety Quin Blanding. But sensing more to prove, he came back for his senior season.

» Thursday, July 13, 2017

Heisman Trophy winner Jackson adapting to changes

5:48 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Footwork largely won the Heisman Trophy for Louisville's Lamar Jackson last year.

Clemson faces challenge of repeating as national champ

5:38 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Clemson has enjoyed the time as national champion, but the Tigers have been back to work for quite some time in trying to maintain their lofty status.

Great expectations await Auburn QB Stidham

5:12 PM

According to one set of published Heisman Trophy odds this week, the leading candidate from the SEC is a guy who has never taken a snap in the conference.

Great expectations await Auburn QB Stidman

3:32 PM

According to one set of published Heisman Trophy odds this week, the leading candidate from the SEC is a guy who has never taken a snap in the conference.

Kansas State OT Frantz reveals he is gay

12:45 PM

Kansas State offensive tackle Scott Frantz told ESPN that he revealed to teammates last year that he is gay.

» Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Nutt files defamation lawsuit against Ole Miss

7:32 PM

Former University of Mississippi head coach Houston Nutt filed a federal lawsuit against Ole Miss on Wednesday, claiming current football coach Hugh Freeze and athletic director Ross Bjork violated the university's 2011 severance agreement.

West Virginia LB Long to miss four games

7:26 PM

West Virginia sophomore linebacker David Long is expected to be sidelined for the first four games of the season with a knee injury, multiple outlets reported on Wednesday.

Dominant Alabama aims to run roughshod again

5:27 PM

There has been offseason talk about realignment in the SEC, but perhaps the only way it works is putting Alabama on one side and 13 teams on the other.

Alabama CB Fitzpatrick, Tide’s next first-rate secondary prospect

2:37 PM

There is only one returning defensive player in college football who was a consensus All-American last season. That would be Alabama junior defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick.

» Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Florida’s Ivey ready to blossom as a LT

5:50 PM

Florida junior offensive lineman Martez Ivey should "flourish" in his first season at left tackle, Gators coach Jim McElwain said on Tuesday.

Georgia names Eason starting QB

5:49 PM

There won't be a quarterback competition when Georgia opens fall camp next month as coach Kirby Smart officially named sophomore Jacob Eason the starter on Tuesday.

Florida hoping QB Zaire pumps up sagging offense

5:17 PM

The Florida Gators have finished in the national top 15 in total defense in each of the past nine seasons. The problem in many of those years, especially lately, has been offense.

Georgia senior RB Chubb plots powerful sendoff

1:22 PM

Georgia running back Nick Chubb was never supposed to make it to his senior season.

» Monday, July 10, 2017

College football notebook: LSU puts trust in Canada

6:47 PM

LSU needs more offense. Tigers coach Ed Orgeron will trust Canada.

LSU hopes Canada can energize offense

6:22 PM

LSU needs more offense. Tigers coach Ed Orgeron will trust Canada.

Arkansas C Ragnow may see time on defense

4:46 PM

Arkansas senior Frank Ragnow, arguably the top center in the country, might pull double duty this season.

LSU DE Key (shoulder) to miss start of fall camp

4:19 PM

LSU junior Arden Key, who is rated as the top defensive end prospect by NFLDraftScout.com, won't be ready for the start of fall camp, coach Ed Orgeron said to open SEC Media Days on Monday.

» Thursday, July 6, 2017

Cincinnati CB Thomas charged in attempted marijuana robbery

10:55 AM

University of Cincinnati junior cornerback Alex Thomas has been charged for his alleged involvement in an attempted armed robbery of a man's marijuana, according to police.