Washington LT Jaxson Kirkland misses season opener against Kent State

Jaxson Kirkland, Washington’s sixth-year senior left tackle, will miss the Huskies’ season opener against Kent State as a condition of his waiver approval from the NCAA, coach Kalen DeBoer said Saturday. Kirkland, a four-year starter, initially declared himself for the 2022 NFL Draft, but withdrew when he learned that his injured right ankle would require … Read more

Former Kentucky footballer shoots for John Calipari, UK basketball program – AthlonSports.com

Kentucky Wildcats College Football University sports teams should not work against each other. But we’re witnessing a bit of Kentucky-on-Kentucky crime on Twitter this Thursday night. It all started when John Calipari called Kentucky a “basketball school” while he called Alabama and Georgia “football schools.” That sparked a heated response from Kentucky football head coach … Read more

Look: Mark Stoops Is Not Happy With John Calipari’s Comment

LEXINGTON, KY – OCTOBER 22: Head Coach Mark Stoops of the Kentucky Wildcats protests a call-up during the game against the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Commonwealth Stadium on October 22, 2016 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops isn’t too happy about some of the recent comments from his … Read more

Former Texas Tech Red Raider Baker Mayfield at the best walk-ons in college football history

Before becoming one of the most polarizing quarterbacks in the NFL, Baker Mayfield was a walk-on for both the Texas Tech Red Raiders and Oklahoma Sooners. His success at both schools puts him on the NCAA.com list of 17 of the most impactful walk-ons in college football history. When Mayfield chose to go for the … Read more

SMU boosters revive “Pony Express” for the NIL era

SMU is known for the boosters that athletes pay. Now they do it legally. Send the news: The Boulevard Collective, a new NIL collective powered by Dallas business leaders and SMU alumni, will pay men’s soccer and basketball players $36,000 each for a total of $3.5 million a year. The background: The new normal of … Read more

College football coaching carousel — Hot seats and breakdowns from all 10 FBS conferences

07:00 ET Pete ThamelESPN We’re in an environment where college sports can no longer pretend to be amateur, a platitude that’s been apparent for decades, but only recently was deemed appropriate to say out loud. A wave of court rulings, the NCAA’s impotence and seismic realignment movements have stripped the last layers of the thin … Read more

USC boosters form NIL collective against the wishes of the school

A group made up of diehard USC fans and wealthy donors plans to start a third-party name, image, and likeness to help the program compete with other leading schools with collectives. The collective known as “Student Body Right” goes against the “will of the school” to keep athletes away from donor-related collectives in hopes of … Read more

Arizona State President: NCAA Hasn’t Interviewed All Soccer Coaches Under Investigation

The NCAA has yet to finalize interviews with Arizona State coaches and staffers in the ongoing investigation into Sun Devils football, Arizona State President Michael Crow said. The Athletic on Tuesday. The football program has been under investigation by the NCAA for at least 14 months, but there’s no end in sight. Asked Tuesday about … Read more

Meet Jess Sims: College GameDay’s Newest Personality

ESPNs”College GameDay” has been the favorite show of football fans to wake up to on Saturdays for over 35 years. Nothing says match day like when Lee Corso finally puts on the head of the mascot and announces his prediction. Now in its 36th season, GameDay will have a new face in the game’s main … Read more