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Kansas Jayhawks’ Pooka Williams Arrested for Domestic Battery

Kansas Jayhawks’ Pooka Williams Arrested for Domestic Battery

The Kansas Jayhawks have suspended running back Pooka Williams after he was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery. According to police records, Williams was arrested on a charge of “domestic battery; knowing or reckless bodily harm to family/person in dating relationship.” The University of Kansas Police Department booked him Thursday afternoon. Kansas head coach Les [...]

December 7, 2018 admin CFB, Headlines 0

UNC Hires Mack Brown as Head Coach

UNC Hires Mack Brown as Head Coach

The University of North Carolina has hired Mack Brown as its next head football coach. According to 247Sports, Brown has agreed to a second tenure in Chapel Hill, and the program will make an announcement Tuesday. The 67-year-old Brown is currently an analyst at ESPN. He was UNC’s head coach from 1988 to 1997 and [...]

November 26, 2018 admin CFB, Headlines 0

Herm Edwards Named Head Coach of Arizona State

Herm Edwards Named Head Coach of Arizona State

On Sunday night former NFL coach and current ESPN analyst Herm Edwards accepted the Arizona State head-coaching job. Arizona State is currently restructuring its football department to give it a more NFL like structure. “Our goal for this football program is to reach unprecedented heights, and therefore we need to find a way to operate [...]

December 4, 2017 admin CFB, Headlines 0

Ole Miss Gets 2-Year Bowl Ban, Scholarship Loss for NCAA Violations

Ole Miss Gets 2-Year Bowl Ban, Scholarship Loss for NCAA Violations

After five years of investigation, analysis and consideration, Ole Miss has received its NCAA ruling which included several sanctions for NCAA rules violations as well as a two-year bowl ban. The Ole Miss football program faced 21 allegations, some of which being academic fraud, impermissible benefits provided to student-athletes by boosters and a lack of [...]

December 1, 2017 admin CFB, Headlines 0

Clemson and Dabo Swinney Agree to New 8-year, $54M Contract

Clemson and Dabo Swinney Agree to New 8-year, $54M Contract

Dabo Swinney led Clemson to wins over Alabama and Ohio State in the College Football Playoff last season as the Tigers captured their first national title since 1981 and because of it he was rewarded with a new eight-year, $54-million deal. This deal replaces the six-year, $30.75-million contract Swinney had signed back in April 2016. [...]

August 25, 2017 admin CFB, College, Headlines 0

Lane Kiffin Will Not Run Offense For Alabama in Title Game

Lane Kiffin Will Not Run Offense For Alabama in Title Game

It’s still somewhat shocking to see that Lane Kiffin is the head coach at Florida Atlantic. He was once considered the up-and-coming young college coach, but he certainly has bounced around a bit of late. He seemed to fit in nicely in Alabama, coaching the offense for Nick Saban, but Florida Atlantic hired him a [...]

January 3, 2017 Kevin Burke CFB, Headlines 0

Former Heisman Winner, Rashaan Salaam, Dies at 42

Former Heisman Winner, Rashaan Salaam, Dies at 42

Former Heisman Trophy-winner, Rashaan Salaam has passed away at the age of 42. Salaam was found dead Monday night in a park in Boulder, Colorado, where he starred as a running back for the University of Colorado. Local authorities are saying there was no sign of foul play. Salaam won the Heisman in 1994, and [...]

December 7, 2016 Kevin Burke CFB, Headlines 0

Why College Football Ratings Haven’t Suffered

Why College Football Ratings Haven’t Suffered

ABC saw its biggest Week 10 ratings in five years during the Sunday Night Seahawks/Patriots game. So clearly, all the panic about falling ratings might have been a little premature. Then again, looking at the college football odds, one wonders why the excitement surrounding college football never died down. It wasn’t merely the NFL ratings [...]

November 17, 2016 admin CFB, College 0

Army Defensive Back Brandon Jackson Killed In Car Accident

Army Defensive Back Brandon Jackson Killed In Car Accident

Army football player, Brandon Jackson, has died in a car accident hours after helping his team win its second straight game. According to police and the U.S. Military Academy, Cadet Jackson, a 20-year-old sophomore, died in a single-car accident at around 1:50 a.m. Sunday north of New York City, Police said Cadet Jackson was driving [...]

September 12, 2016 admin CFB, Headlines 0

Lynn Swann Named USC Athletic Director

Lynn Swann Named USC Athletic Director

There has been some change with USC athletics (namely, footall) over the past few years, and that change is continuing. Former Steeler and Hall of Famer Lynn Swann has been named new Athletic Director for the Trojans. Swann will replace Pat Haden on July 1. Swann doesn’t have much previous experience, but he was a [...]

April 14, 2016 Kevin Burke CFB, College, Headlines 0