Whittier, who in 1969 became the first black player on the Texas football team, has filed a proposed federal class-action lawsuit, saying that the N.C.A.A. failed to warn players of the risks that head trauma presented.
Gurley acknowledged violating N.C.A.A. rules by accepting money for autographs, but those rules are under increased fire by critics who say athletes are being exploited. Georgia said it would appeal.
The board voted against a resolution that would have set up a group to comb through the 2012 university-commissioned report into how the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal was handled.
The one-year scholarship has come to be viewed as similar to an employment contract, while four-year awards are seen as more in the spirit of amateurism.
The 12-person selection committee, which met Monday and Tuesday to debate the merits of each team and determine its top 25, revealed a top 4 that differed from The Associated Press’s.
Miranda Wilhelm will ask the Tallahassee police to stop investigating a domestic battery complaint against Williams, her lawyer said on Tuesday.
Williams, a senior, is the third Seminoles starter to face an abuse claim in the past two years.
The selection committee for the College Football Playoff is set to release its first rankings on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., and the era of good feelings will most likely end at 7:31.
Steve the Pirate is a professional actor who leads East Carolina’s entrance at home games.
Chase Edmonds ran for five touchdowns as Fordham defended its top conference standing with a victory over host Lehigh, 48-27, on Saturday.
Ameer Abdullah had a program-record 341 all-purpose yards to lead the Cornhuskers past the Scarlet Knights, who have been outscored 98-41 in their last two Big Ten games.
No. 3 Mississippi plays No. 24 L.S.U., a SEC West rival, and No. 20 Southern California faces No. 19 Utah.
Tyler Varga has appeared, at times, to be unstoppable, and he attributes part of what makes him special to his sometimes odd diet and workout habits.
The East Carolina Pirates style themselves as both proudly apart from and defiantly as good as any team in the Big 5, and so far they have lived up to that billing.
Lawyers involved in a class-action suit brought by former college athletes to reform N.C.A.A. head-injury policies said on Thursday they thought the agreement would be tweaked but ultimately accepted.
The 81 coaches and players up for election to the College Football Hall of Fame include the Heisman Trophy winners Rashaan Salaam of Colorado, Ricky Williams of Texas and Eric Crouch of Nebraska.
The documents indicated that a female student told the campus police that Harris had raped her, and that Harris had texted her the next day, saying, “Don’t tell nobody bout nothing.”
A report found that classes requiring no attendance and little work were common knowledge among academic counselors and football coaches.
The Fighting Irish had a touchdown pass the final seconds negated by a penalty, and the Seminoles held on to improve to 7-0.
A study by researchers at Harvard found that more than 90 percent of colleges said they had a concussion management program, but that many hadn’t implemented all aspects of the plan.