College Football

Everyone go home, Air Force just won the 2018 college football uniform sweepstakes

Don't blink now, but it's pretty much late August, and in our narrow sliver of the universe that means one thing and one thing only: College football is back, and with it a sun-blotting swarm of ridiculous alternate uniforms designed by some graphic design major snorting adderall off a Four Loko. …

Human Interest

Zach Smith meets with investigators from Urban Meyer probe at Ohio State

The lawyer for former Ohio State assistant Zach Smith said his client “did not refuse to answer a single question” when he met for several hours Tuesday with investigators from the coach Urban Meyer probe.<p>“The lawyers conducting the interview were thoroughly prepared and very exhaustive in their …

Sports

Barry Sanders (and his OL) to serve as grand marshals for Oklahoma State homecoming

Thirty years ago, <b>Barry Sanders</b> authored perhaps the greatest individual season any college football player has ever had. The eventual Heisman winner …

Football (U.S.)

Michigan State's vacant linebacker job has four potential suitors

EAST LANSING — Linebacker remains a position of strength for Michigan State. Always has been under Mark Dantonio. For his coaching predecessors as …

Football (U.S.)

Maryland football scandal: Who is interim coach Matt Canada and why did he leave LSU?

It was just a season ago that Matt Canada found himself painted as the scapegoat for LSU’s failures under Ed Orgeron.<p>After a shocking loss at home to Troy last September, Orgeron effectively ripped away control of the Tigers’ offense from Canada, who had been hired away from Pittsburgh the previous …

College Sports

The Latest On Ohio State’s Investigation Into Urban Meyer

Ohio State is about a week and a half into its Urban Meyer investigation. The Buckeyes are investigating how their head football coach handled …

Football (U.S.)

Maryland's Admission in Death of Jordan McNair and the Massive Legal Consequences

The two hardest words to say might be “I’m sorry.” As we all know, an admission of fault is meaningful on a personal basis. Acknowledging we erred …

Sports

Texas Tech adds Longhorns transfer DB John Bonney

Texas Tech announced it added former Texas Longhorns defensive back John Bonney on Tuesday.<p>Anwar Richardson from OrangeBloods.com reported that …

Sports

Zach Smith's lawyer: Client answered investigators' question

Former Ohio State assistant football coach Zach Smith met Tuesday with investigators working on behalf of the university, Smith's attorney told …

Football (U.S.)

College Football Teams with Absurdly Weak Nonconference Schedules

Feel free to pencil the Oregon Ducks in for a 3-0 start to the 2018 college football season, because they have one of the weakest nonconference schedules imaginable.<p>They aren't alone on the cream-puff carousel, though. Wisconsin is the Big Ten's biggest offender, but that league is loaded with …

College Sports

Maryland ‘accepts legal and moral responsibility for mistakes’ that led to Jordan McNair’s death

At an ofttimes emotional press conference Tuesday afternoon, officials from the University of Maryland, including president <b>Wallace Loh</b> and athletic …

Football (U.S.)

Notre Dame defense stronger, deeper in Lea's second season

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly thinks his players' familiarity with new coordinator Clark Lea's defense will breed contempt for the opposition this fall.<p>The 4-2-5 defense that former coordinator Mike Elko and Lea brought with them from Wake Forest helped Notre Dame rebound …

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WATCH: Cortez Hankton mic'd up

Mic'd Up: Coach Hankton#ATD #GeorgiaFootball pic.twitter.com/NSnR21Cnme — Georgia Football (@FootballUGA) August 14, 2018 Georgia is preparing …

College Sports

Nick Wright on Jalen Hurts’ QB frustrations

Cris Carter, Nick Wright and Danny Kannell discuss Collge Football on today's show. Nick Wright explains why he thinks Nick Saban and Alabama have …

Football (U.S.)

SEC football powerhouse programs Alabama and Georgia could meet again in title game

Georgia coach Kirby Smart gave mentor Nick Saban and Alabama a run for their money in the national championship game — and did it again in the …

College Sports

Maryland Strength Coach Rick Court Resigns in Wake of Jordan McNair's Death

Maryland Terrapins strength coach Rick Court has resigned amid an investigation into the allegations of a "toxic culture" detailed in a recent ESPN report.<p>Court released a statement about the decision on Tuesday:<p>Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports initially reported the news. Per Thamel, Court and the …

Sports

Nick Saban 'really proud' of young Alabama D-lineman

Jonathan Allen was right.<p>It was back late in the 2016 season, before Quinnen Williams had even played a down for Alabama, that Allen brought him up …

Football (U.S.)

My AP preseason top-25 ballot: Alabama is No. 1, followed by Clemson; Pac-12 well represented with five teams

Our AP ballots were due Monday, with a fairly significant caveat:<p>Voters will have the option to make revisions in the event of news on Urban Meyer’s …

College Sports

UCLA football still shuffling on offensive line

LOS ANGELES — When UCLA opens the Chip Kelly era at the Rose Bowl on Sept. 1, someone other than Scott Quessenberry will snap the ball for the Bruins …

Football (U.S.)

Defense better, but QBs missing too many zip code throws

CLEMSON – Tuesday’s stadium scrimmage was more competitive than the Saturday scrimmage dominated by the offense, but Dabo Swinney was disappointed in …

Football (U.S.)

Texas DBs John Bonney, Eric Cuffee to transfer

Near the midpoint of training camp, two Texas defensive backs have decided to pull the plug and cast their lot elsewhere. Senior <b>John Bonney</b> (24) and …

Football (U.S.)

Sources: QBs Justin McMillan, Lowell Narcisse considering leaving LSU

LSU could be losing two quarterbacks.<p>Redshirt freshman Lowell Narcisse is considering transferring from LSU and could make a decision soon, sources …

Football (U.S.)

Baker Mayfield Won't Take First-Team Reps During Browns Preseason

<i>To watch the Rookie QB Roundtable in its entirety, go to</i> <i>SI TV</i> <i>for a free seven-day trial.</i><p>Browns coach Hue Jackson said quarterback Baker Mayfield will …

Football (U.S.)

Players across the nation look to fill the shoes of star talent

The loss of a star player to the NFL draft can be difficult on any college football program. The loss of a Heisman Trophy winner, an all-purpose back …

Football (U.S.)

Baker Mayfield liked the Todd Haley-Gregg Williams fireworks

AP<p>Browns offensive coordinator Todd Haley and Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams wanted to turn each other black and blue on Monday, after a …

NFL

5 reasons Georgia makes the 2019 College Football Playoff

The Georgia Bulldogs were tantalizingly close to winning the College Football Playoff last season, but here’s why they’ll make it back in …

Football (U.S.)

Under-the-Radar College Football Teams That Could Become Surprise Contenders

Alabama. Clemson. Georgia. College football fans are well aware of the most popular championship picks entering the 2018 season. They're familiar with Auburn and Miami, Oklahoma and Penn State, Washington and Wisconsin.<p>Those aren't the only schools capable of excellence, though. While inclusion …

Sports

Ohio State new home for West Virginia transfer QB Chris Chugunov

Nearly six months after leaving one Power Five program, <b>Chris Chugunov</b> has landed at another. Reportedly.<p>According to a tweet from the <i>Dominion Post</i>‘s</b> …

Football (U.S.)

A Legendary College Football QB Has Passed Away

The Marshall football community is mourning the loss of a legend tonight. Former Thundering Herd quarterback Reggie Oliver has passed away at …

Football (U.S.)

AP voter explains why he voted the Oregon Ducks No. 9 in preseason poll

Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News joined me to talk about his ballot and why he picked the Oregon Ducks as the No. 9 team in his preseason AP …

Football (U.S.)