Perkins Suspended for 1 Game After DWI Offense

Photo Credit: hornsports.com Texas Longhorns’ offensive lineman Kent Perkins, a 6’5″ 320-pound player, has been suspended for  one game after being arrested and charged after driving while intoxicated. “That’s not me. That’s not my character. That’s not what I’m about. I’m just ready to gain the trust back from those people, and I know I disappointed a lot of people, and the biggest thing right … Continue reading Perkins Suspended for 1 Game After DWI Offense

Marlins’ Pitcher Jose Fernandez Killed in Boating Accident

Photo Credit: slaterscoops.com Miami Marlins’ pitcher Jose Fernandez has been pronounced dead after a boating accident that happened early Sunday morning. Fernandez and 2 others were killed in the accident off the coast of Miami Beach after police received a call of a possible boating accident around 3:00 AM ET. When they arrived to the scene, they found the boat crashed and overturned on the … Continue reading Marlins’ Pitcher Jose Fernandez Killed in Boating Accident

Army’s Brandon Jackson Dies in a Car Crash

Photo Credit: The Big Lead The U.S. Military Academy announced that cornerback Brandon Jackson has died following a single-car crash on Sunday. “Words can not describe the grief that our team is feeling over the loss of our friend and brother, Brandon,” said Army football head coach Jeff Monken. “He was a beloved teammate and our hearts are with his family at this time of tragedy.” … Continue reading Army’s Brandon Jackson Dies in a Car Crash

Houston QB Greg Ward Missed Practice Due to Injury

Photo Credit: Saturday Blitz Saturday during the Houston Cougars’ huge win over the #3 Oklahoma Sooners, Cougars’ quarterback Greg Ward Jr. suffered an injury to his throwing shoulder. Ward missed Sunday and Monday’s practices after getting a MRI that showed no structural damage. Houston head coach Tom Herman said he expects Ward to practice no later than Wednesday. Ward is 20-2 as a starter in his college career, and … Continue reading Houston QB Greg Ward Missed Practice Due to Injury

Miami Loses Redshirt Freshman to Knee Injury 

Photo Credit: Sun Sentinel Jamie Gordinier, a redshirt freshman linebacker for the Miami Hurricanes, will miss the rest of the 2016 season after he suffered a knee injury Saturday against Florida A&M. Gordinier had just gained the starting spot during fall practices after linebacker Jermaine Grace was dismissed a week before the season started due to violating NCAA rules. Juwon Young, another linebacker, was suspended … Continue reading Miami Loses Redshirt Freshman to Knee Injury 

Big 12 To Interview 17 Schools for Expansion. 

Photo Credit: Sprint Center Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby will conduct video meetings with 17 teams that have contacted the Big 12 with hopes of joining the conference. Lately a source said “it is becoming less likely” that the Big 12 will expand to 14 teams. The Big 12 hopes to make a decision on expanding or staying at 10 teams by October when they … Continue reading Big 12 To Interview 17 Schools for Expansion. 

Utah Wide Receiver Cory Butler-Byrd Charged with Criminal Mischief 

Photo Credit: sltrib.com Utah Utes’ wide receiver Cory Butler-Byrd has been charged with criminal mischief. University police said that Butler-Byrd damaged a police car and a building last month. Butler-Byrd was seen throwing a large white sign at a patrol car after police heard a loud pop and the sound of glass shattering. The patrol car had a broken back windshield and dented roof. A nearby building also … Continue reading Utah Wide Receiver Cory Butler-Byrd Charged with Criminal Mischief 

Gary Patterson Signs Extension Through 2022

Photo Credit: lifeafterfootballblog.com The TCU Horned Frogs football team’s head coach, Gary Patterson, has signed an extension that will keep him at TCU until 2022. Patterson is the winningest coach in TCU history with a record of 143-47 since joining the team in 2000. The TCU director of intercollegiate athletics, Chris Del Conte, stated that Patterson is “synonymous with TCU and Fort Worth.” Continue reading Gary Patterson Signs Extension Through 2022

Utah Wide Receiver Cory Butler-Byrd Suspended

Photo Credit: deseretnews.com Utah wide receiver Cory Butler-Byrd has been suspended by head coach Kyle Whittingham for “personal reasons.” Butler-Byrd played both cornerback and wide receiver last season, playing all 13 games and starting 5. Coach Whittingham said Butler-Byrd has been “suspended from our team indefinitely.” Butler-Byrd will stay on scholarship, but will not be able to par take in activities while he is suspended. … Continue reading Utah Wide Receiver Cory Butler-Byrd Suspended

Ohio State Running Back Bri’onte Dunn Arrested and Charged

Photo Credit: landgrantholyland.com A warrant was issued for Ohio State Buckeyes’ running back Bri’onte Dunn for domestic violence and assault on his girlfriend after an incident that happened last month. Dunn was dismissed from the Ohio State football team on July 18th due to his girlfriend requesting a civil protection order against him. A 911 dispatcher was told by Dunn’s girlfriend that Dunn choked her … Continue reading Ohio State Running Back Bri’onte Dunn Arrested and Charged

Georgia Southern Placed on Probation 

Photo Credit: keyword-suggestions.com On Thursday, the NCAA Committee announced that Georgia Southern will be put on two years of probation after it was found that two former staff members gave three football players improper academic assistance. The committee stated that the penalties would include 10% reduction to official visits and football evaluations in the same year, and a loss of 2 scholarships for the 2016-17 season. … Continue reading Georgia Southern Placed on Probation 

Davis Webb Earns Starting Quarterback Spot at California 

Photo Credit: californiagoldenblogs.com For the California Golden Bears’ football team, finding a replacement for Jared Goff seemed like a hard task. But only 4 days into fall camp, the Golden Bears have found their new starting quarterback. The school announced that Davis Webb, who is a graduate transfer from Texas Tech, will be the starting quarterback for this upcoming season. “We felt it was the right decision to … Continue reading Davis Webb Earns Starting Quarterback Spot at California 

Arizona Offensive Lineman Zach Hemmila Dies in Sleep

Photo Credit: scout.com Arizona Wildcats’ head football coach Rich Rodriguez made a tearful announcement Monday morning. In his announcement, he said that offensive lineman Zach Hemmila had died in his sleep either Sunday night or early Monday. His cause of death is still unknown. “We lost a great young man,” Rodriguez said. “We were notified this morning.” Hemmila, 22, played in all 13 games last season … Continue reading Arizona Offensive Lineman Zach Hemmila Dies in Sleep

Baylor Football Player Accused of Stalking Felony

Photo Credit: ourdailybears.com Baylor offensive lineman Rami Hammad is facing felony stalking charges after his ex-girlfriend told police of several incidents where Rami harassed her, tracked her down, and physically assaulted her twice. One report of assault was at the Baylor athletic facilities in Waco, Texas. On July 7th, Hammad’s ex-girlfriend reported him waiting for her outside of her classroom. She then went inside her classroom to … Continue reading Baylor Football Player Accused of Stalking Felony

Florida State and West Virginia Close to 2020 Game Agreement

Photo Credit: markwallheiser.photoshelter.com Florida State and West Virginia are currently closing on a deal for a game in 2020 that would take place in Atlanta. The game would be September 5th, 2020 in the new Mercedes Benz Stadium. The game would be only the fourth meeting between the two schools. The most recent game was in 2010 when Florida State won by a score of 33-21. The … Continue reading Florida State and West Virginia Close to 2020 Game Agreement