TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — When Willie Taggart was hired by Florida State in December, he described his philosophy in two words: lethal simplicity. The spring practices and Saturday’s Garnet and Gold game showed that the Seminoles have embraced the changes. Texas A&M’s Jimbo Fisher era began on-field at Saturday’s spring game to a record 48,129 attendees.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — A Texas A&M spring football game record crowd turned out to usher in the unofficial on-field start of the Jimbo Fisher era. The Aggies and their new coach provided observers their first glance of what’s ahead after Fisher’s highly publicized offseason move to A&M from Florida State at Saturday’s annual Maroon
CLEMSON, S.C. — When spring practice began more than a month ago, the company line was an easy sell. Kelly Bryant was Clemson’s top QB, and there wasn’t much debate. The spring ended Saturday with the annual Orange and White game, and while Dabo Swinney wasn’t wavering from that initial depth chart, even he admits
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa missed Saturday’s scrimmage after suffering what coach Nick Saban described as a “setback” to his injured throwing hand. Tagovailoa, who is battling incumbent Jalen Hurts for the starting quarterback job, broke a finger on his throwing hand three weeks ago. He was able to participate in a limited capacity following the
NORMAN, Okla. — University of Oklahoma president David Boren had a medical episode right before the unveiling of a statue honoring former Sooners football coach Bob Stoops on Saturday morning and was taken away on a stretcher. Boren, 76, is a former United States senator and has been the university’s president since 1994. He had
For Oklahoma, recruiting success in the state of Texas is paramount. On Friday, the Sooners scored three major wins in the Lone Star State. Arjei Henderson, No. 51 in the ESPN Jr 300, and Thelonius Wease Jr. (No. 94) committed to Oklahoma to get the Sooners spring game weekend kicked off with a resounding boom.
Teams that signal for a fair catch inside their own 25-yard line on kickoffs will now be awarded a touchback, according to rule changes announced Friday by the NCAA. The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved the fair catch proposal as part of an effort to increase the number of touchbacks and limit injury risk
CLEMSON, S.C. — Hunter Renfrow was in the Clemson Tigers’ weight room early in the offseason and found a group of the Tigers safeties working out. They were doing power cleans — lifting barbells from the ground to overhead — hitting numbers in the upper 200s, which looked about right. Then the new quarterback sauntered
Deondre Francois, the Florida State sophomore quarterback currently rehabbing from a knee injury, is facing a misdemeanor marijuana charge, the Tallahassee Democrat reported Thursday, citing sources. The Democrat says Francois is facing a charge of possession of fewer than 20 grams and has been ordered by Tallahassee Police to appear in court. In a statement
Former Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight announced he is transferring to UCLA on Thursday. Speight announced his intentions to transfer from Michigan in November, but waited until now to make a final decision. Speight started 11 games in the 2016 season for the Wolverines and suffered an injury to his shoulder area that hindered his season.