Category Archives: College Football

Western Carolina fires coach Mark Speir

Western Carolina fires coach Mark Speir

Western Carolina fired football coach Mark Speir after nine seasons on Friday.The Catamounts were 33-68 on Speir’s watch, including a 1-8 record this season.”After a thorough evaluation of the pMORE

Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez to retire

Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez to retire

Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez announced his retirement on Tuesday after 32 years at the university, effective June 30.He spent the past 18 seasons leading the Badgers’ athletic departmeMORE

Kansas hires Travis Goff as AD

Kansas hires Travis Goff as AD

Travis Goff, Northwestern’s deputy director of athletics, was hired Monday to be Kansas’ athletic director.Goff, a Kansas alumnus, has spent nine years at Northwestern after previously working in tMORE

Iowa State AD Jamie Pollard gets extension

Iowa State AD Jamie Pollard gets extension

Iowa State athletics director Jamie Pollard has received an extension — without a raise — through 2026, the school announced Monday.The extension comes in the aftermath of the Cyclones’ best footMORE

Five star Malaki Starks commits to Georgia

Five star Malaki Starks commits to Georgia

Five-star athlete Malaki Starks on Thursday committed to Georgia in the Class of 2022, picking the Bulldogs over Alabama and Clemson.Starks is ranked the No. 4 athlete in the nation and No. 29 recrMORE

Charleston Southern WR Joe Bradshaw dies at 19

Charleston Southern WR Joe Bradshaw dies at 19

Charleston Southern receiver Joe Bradshaw died on Thursday night. He was 19.Charleston Southern announced Bradshaw’s death on Friday and said he “passed away off campus.” The school didn’t divulgeMORE

ACC to allow transfers within conference

ACC to allow transfers within conference

The Atlantic Coast Conference’s board of directors voted unanimously Monday to eliminate the league’s intraconference transfer rule.Created in 1996, the rule required student-athletes without a degMORE

Kansas tabs Emmett Jones as interim coach

Kansas tabs Emmett Jones as interim coach

Kansas named Emmett Jones to be the school’s interim coach on Thursday in the wake of the departure of Les Miles.Jones has spent the past two seasons with the Jayhawks as receivers coach and also sMORE

AD Jeff Long out at Kansas

AD Jeff Long out at Kansas

Jeff Long stepped down as the athletic director at Kansas in the wake of accusations of inappropriate behavior that led to the dismissal of football coach Les Miles two days earlier.The school annoMORE

Buckeyes pause football again due to COVID-19

Buckeyes pause football again due to COVID-19

Ohio State closed its athletic administrative offices and will pause football workouts due to another increase in COVID-19 cases.The Buckeyes are shutting down as the men’s and women’s basketball tMORE

Kansas, coach Les Miles agree to part ways

Kansas, coach Les Miles agree to part ways

Just days after he was placed on administrative leave, Kansas and football coach Les Miles agreed to part ways, the school announced late Monday night.Offensive coordinator Mike DeBord, who was namMORE

Four-star QB Tanner Bailey commits to Oregon

Four-star QB Tanner Bailey commits to Oregon

Tanner Bailey, a four-star quarterback and ninth-best pro-style prospect, according to 247Sports, announced Monday his commitment to Oregon in 2022, choosing the Ducks over Alabama, Auburn and FloridaMORE

Report: Bob Stoops joining Fox pregame show

Report: Bob Stoops joining Fox pregame show

Former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is joining Fox’s pregame show, the New York Post reported Monday.The 2000 season national championship coach will replace Urban Meyer on the show, “Big Noon KickoffMORE

Vols fire DC Kevin Steele after seven weeks

Vols fire DC Kevin Steele after seven weeks

Tennessee has fired defensive coordinator Kevin Steele after less than two months on the job.Steele was hired on Jan. 12, just six days before Tennessee fired head coach Jeremy Pruitt after an inveMORE

Mike Holder to leave Oklahoma State AD job

Mike Holder to leave Oklahoma State AD job

Oklahoma State will promote Chad Weiberg to athletic director and move Mike Holder, who held the job for 16 years, to athletic director emeritus.The change is pending approval of the board of regenMORE

Rece Davis signs contract to remain with ESPN

Rece Davis signs contract to remain with ESPN

Rece Davis is staying with ESPN and will continue to host “College GameDay,” the network announced Monday.Davis, 55, signed a multiyear deal. Length and financial terms were not announced.DavisMORE

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