Patriot League also out for fall

Patriot League also out for fall … A second Division 1 college football conference has formally announced that all sports, including football, have been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this month, the Ivy League had announced the same decision. Like the Ivies, the conference left open the possibility of playing the season at a later point.… Read More »

QB Daniels eligible at UGA

QB Daniels eligible at UGA; cue QB controversy … Former Southern California QB J.T. Daniels announced today that he has been granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA, turning up the heat a notch on Georgia’s quarterback competition. Daniels, a former starter at USC who transferred to UGA this summer, announced via social media that the NCAA approved his… Read More »

Redskins are no more

And the times they are a changin’: Redskins are no more … After years of adamantly refusing to even consider the idea, Washington announced this morning that the team will no longer be called the Redskins. In a formal statement, the team said owner Dan Snyder and head coach Ron Rivera are “working closely” to develop a new… Read More »

PAC-12 joins Big Ten in playing only in conference

And there there were two: PAC-12 joins Big Ten playing only league sched … The Big Ten let the world know that the 2020 college football season was in real jeopardy when the conference announced that they’d be playing only in-conference games this fall. The PAC-12 then became the second league to go that route last night, announcing… Read More »

Big Ten shifts schedule; fall college football very much on hold

Big Ten shifts schedule; fall college football very much on the bubble … It appears that the upcoming college football season is teetering right now. Yesterday, for example, the Ivy League announced that all fall sports were being put off until at least 2021. Of course, the Ivies are an FCS league where academics are far more important… Read More »

Green Wave RB injured again

Green Wave RB injured again … Tulane RB Corey Dauphine thought he’d caught a huge break when the NCAA somewhat surprisingly awarded him a 6th season of eligibility earlier this year, but it was not to be. Dauphine will miss the upcoming year after incurring a season-ending torn achilles injury that appears to have ended his college career.… Read More »

Browns sign top pick

Browns sign top pick … Cleveland has signed former Alabama OT Jedrick Wills, the 10th overall selection at the 2020 draft. Wills becomes just the 7th player selected in this year’s opening round to sign.

No supp draft this year

No supp draft this year … The NFL reportedly informed all teams earlier today that there will not be a supplemental draft this summer. There had been some talk that there could be an increase in the number of players entering the supplemental draft because of uncertainty about the status of the upcoming college football season, but that… Read More »

Pack signs top picks

Pack signs top picks … Green Bay has signed its top two picks from the 2020 draft including QB Jordan Love, the 26th player selected at this year’s draft, along with second round RB A.J. Dillon. Interestingly, Love signed a fully guaranteed 4-year contract for $12.4M. It’s the first time a pick selected later than the 25th pick… Read More »

Happy Canada Day

HAPPY CANADA DAY … to all our fellow Canucksters! Hang in there guys!!

Niners sign 2nd #1 pick

Niners sign 2nd #1 pick … After just signing DT Javon Kinlaw, the team’s first of two opening round picks at the 2020 draft, San Francisco has also come to terms with former Arizona State WR Brandon Aiyuk, the 25th overall selection at this year’s draft. For the record, Aiyuk is just the 5th player chosen in this… Read More »

Pats lose pick; sign QB Newton

Pats lose pick; sign QB Newton … It was a good news, bad news day for New England. On the one hand, the Patriots have reportedly come to terms on a one-year deal with former Carolina QB Cam Newton who was released by the Panthers earlier this off-season. With the Patriots, Newton will have a chance to compete… Read More »

Mississippi to drop rebel flag

Mississippi to drop rebel flag; good news for in-state football programs … What is the old Chinese expression: May you live in interesting times. That appears to be us these days. It appears, for example, that after almost 160 years the American Civil War may be coming to an end. The latest clue: the state of Mississippi, the… Read More »

Canes OG to sit year

Canes OG to sit year … Miami OG Navaughn Donaldson, one of the better prospects at the position, announced on Twitter earlier this week that he intends to redshirt this season to focus on rehabbing a knee injury that occurred in the Canes final 2019 regular season game. The assumption is that Donaldson will come back for a… Read More »

49ers sign top pick

Niners sign top pick … San Francisco has reportedly come to terms with former South Carolina DT Javon Kinlaw, whom the 49ers selected with the 14th overall selection at the 2020 draft. Kinlaw becomes only the 4th player from the 2020 opening round to sign joining QB Tua Tagovailoa and OT Austin Jackson, both of whom were taken… Read More »

Top SEC RB won’t play under rebel flag

Top SEC RB won’t play under rebel flag … Mississippi State RB Kylin Hill, the SEC’s leading rusher in 2019, has informed program officials via Twitter that he will not play for the school until the state flag of Mississippi is changed. The state flag of Mississippi includes the confederate logo. In fact, Mississippi is the only U.S.… Read More »

UDub adds FCS AA QB

UDub adds FCS AA QB … Washington confirmed earlier this week that FCS All-American QB Kevin Thomson has transferred to the program from Sacramento State. The 6-2, 200-pound Thomson, who was also the Big Sky Player of the Year last fall, will be eligible immediately as a grad transfer. He is expected to have the inside track to… Read More »

Hoosier TE Hendershot pleads to domestic trespass charge … Indiana junior TE Peyton Hendershot, one of the top players at the position in college football, plead guilty last week to a misdemeanor charge of criminal trespass as a result of an incident in February in which he was charged with residential entry, a felony, along with misdemeanor charges… Read More »

Dolphins sign 1st round OT Jackson

Dolphins sign 1st round OT Jackson … It seems like its been awhile since there was much action on the NFL transaction wire, especially involving 2020 draft picks, but Miami got the ball rolling again over the weekend coming to terms with former USC OT Austin Jackson. Jackson signed a standard 4-year deal with a club option worth… Read More »

Top Okie State RB

RB Hubbard/Coach Gundy spat doused for now … Updating that story from Oklahoma State late yesterday in which star junior RB Chuba Hubbard, one of the top 2-3 prospects at the position for the 2021 draft, said via twitter that he will no longer participate in the team’s activities after a photograph surfaced showing Cowboys’ head coach Mike… Read More »

Seahawks add former Pack exec to scout staff

Seahawks add former Pack exec to scout staff … Seattle has announced that the Seahawks have hired former Green Bay and Cleveland senior executive Alonzo Highsmith as part of their scouting department. Highsmith is officially listed as a personnel executive after consulting with the team through the past draft cycle. Highsmith spent 19 seasons in the Packers’ front… Read More »

Huskers top WR to transfer

Huskers top WR to transfer … Nebraska has confirmed that veteran WR J. D. Spielman, one of the school’s all-time leading receivers and a solid second-tier prospect for the 2021 draft, will in fact be transferring. Spielman left the program in early March to deal with what was described as a ‘personal health issue’ and never returned. The… Read More »

FSU DT Wilson in spat with coach over protests

DT Wilson, FSU coach patch things up after protest spat … Just a quick update on the situation at Florida State where star DT Marvin Wilson, a potential top 10-15 prospects for the 2021 draft, suggested last week that the team would no longer engage in training activities because they were not happy with statements made by coach… Read More »

NCAA allows undrafted ASU P Turk to return

NCAA allows undrafted ASU P Turk to return … From the ‘there is always a first time’ file, the NCAA has granted Arizona State P Michael Turk a special waiver to return to school this fall despite the fact that he had entered the 2020 NFL draft and had signed with an agent, but was not selected, and… Read More »

Star Clemson WR Ross to miss season; career in doubt

Star Clemson WR Ross to miss season; career in doubt … Clemson has confirmed that rising junior WR Justyn Ross will miss the entire upcoming season and could be forced to retire from the game. Ross had been considered to be a potential top 10 prospect for the 2021 draft, but will have surgery this Friday for what… Read More »