Tag: College Football

A Fake Recruit Getting Ranked on Rivals Leads 247Sports to Change Its Composite Policy

A few high school students got the best of these college football recruting sites. College football recruiting website 247Sports announced a significant change to its recruit ratings policy after a fake high school player was ranked on Rivals, SBNation’s Morgan Moriarty reported on Thursday. According to Moriarty, a recruit by the name of Blake Carringer […]

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Report: Oregon, Defensive Coordinator Jim Leavitt Part Ways After Two Seasons

Leavitt was the sixth-highest paid assistant coach nationally. Oregon is parting ways with defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt, 247Sports.com’s Matt Prehm reported on Wednesday. According to Prehm, the reasoning behind Leavitt’s departure is still unknown. Oregon is expected to promote co-defensive coordinator Keith Heyward to defensive coordinator, and the search for a new linebackers coach is […]

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Oregon, Defensive Coordinator Jim Leavitt Mutually Part Ways After Two Seasons

Leavitt was the sixth-highest paid assistant coach nationally. Oregon is parting ways with defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt, the school officially announced on Thursday. Matt Prehm of 247Sports.com first reported the news on Wednesday. The reasoning behind Leavitt’s departure is still unknown. According to Prehm, Oregon is expected to promote co-defensive coordinator Keith Heyward to defensive coordinator, […]

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Report: Nebraska RB Maurice Washington Faces ‘Revenge Porn’ Charges in California

Nebraska running back Maurice Washington III faces charges under California’s “revenge porn” law. Nebraska running back Maurice Washington III faces charges under California’s “revenge porn” law, reports NBC Bay Area. According to NBC Bay Area, Washington, a San Jose, Calif. native, did not record the video of the then 15-year-old allegedly being sexually assaulted. He is accused […]

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How Four Standout College QBs Are Training for an NFL That’s Changing to Fit Their Skills

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Two of the most athletic quarterbacks in this year’s NFL draft are trying to block a shopping cart’s wheels with medicine balls when a cry echoes through the training center. “OWWWWWWWWWWW,” former Mississippi State star Nick Fitzgerald yells as the non-quarterbacks hitting the weights—including rehabbing former Oklahoma receiver Marquise “Hollywood” Brown—turn […]

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Saginaw Valley State Punished for 137 Violations in 15 Sports

Saginaw Valley State’s athletic department determined 137 cases of “violations of amateurism and eligibility certification” across 15 sports Saginaw Valley State’s athletic department improperly certified 130 student-athletes from 2013-14 through 2017-18, which has resulted in 137 cases of “violations of amateurism and eligibility certification” across 15 sports, the NCAA ruled last week. Saginaw Valley State, […]

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Ohio State Players Fire Back After Stephen A. Smith Calls Dwayne Haskins Jr. ‘More of a Runner’ QB

Haskins teammates weren’t happy with Smith’s comments about their quarterback, who scored 50 passing touchdowns last season for the Buckeyes. ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith discussed the differences between two of this year’s top draft prospects: Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins Jr. and Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray– and called Haskins “more of a runner than a thrower.”  “Haskins […]

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