One of the most-beloved annual traditions of the college football offseason used to be the July release of the latest EA Sports' NCAA Football video game. The key phrase in that statement, of course, is "used to be." EA Sports and the...Show More Summary
Welcome to The Crootletter (sign up to get this in your inbox every morning!). I'm Bud Elliott, SB Nation's National Recruiting Analyst, and in this space I'll be sharing news, rumors and musings on the world of college football recruiting. Show More Summary
Richard Sherman is one of the most intelligent and eloquent athletes in professional sports today. He has smart things to say about the NCAA and poverty and issues of police brutality ? not to mention football. Which is what makes it...Show More Summary
Former USC assistant football coach Todd McNair’s long-running defamation lawsuit against the NCAA is on hold once again. California’s 2nd District Court of Appeal paused the case Monday after McNair’s attorneys contested the removal of the Los Angeles Superior Court judge overseeing it. The NCAA...
Tyndall v. NCAA Let me be clear, I know many college sportcoaches, and many of them are in the big money sports of college football and basketball. I count many as friends, some as close friends. Many other college coachesare people who I know or have worked with over the past [...]
Lou Holtz sometimes made outrageous pronouncements during his tenure as a NCAA head football coach (1969-2004) and ESPN analyst (2004-2015), and he’s continued that at the Republican National Convention. Holtz is one of the many sports...Show More Summary
With an eye toward player safety, the NCAA Division I Football Oversight Committee and American Football Coaches Association have reportedly discussed eliminating kickoffs from college football. According to Dennis Dodd of CBSSports.com,...Show More Summary
The powers that be at USC are actively working on a plan to bring Reggie Bush back from Trojan purgatory... so says SC football legend Willie McGinest... but there's one huge hurdle. Quick backstory... the NCAA ordered SC to "disassociate"…
College football fans can expect more interruptions for targeting penalties this season. The NCAA rules committee improved a change that allows the replay booth to review a potential targeting penalty that was missed by officials on the field. The changes, outlined at Pac-12 Media Days on Friday by...
Pass-catchers have taken center stage during college football's “watch list” season with Wednesday's announcement of players up for the Biletnikoff Award, which is given to the nation's top wide receiver. As seen at NCAA.com, the Tallahassee...Show More Summary
Most of the NCAA's new rules are administrative, but you'll notice these five during games. Cyd Zeigler is a high school and college football official in Los Angeles. He is also the co-founder of SBNation's Outsports.com. Every year the NCAA tinkers with the rules that dictate college football. Show More Summary
As NBA free agency continues to befuddle football followers, there is one area where the league can draw inspiration from the association: the draft process. A year ago, the NCAA proposed a new rule allowing underclassmen to return to...Show More Summary
Things are about to get unpleasant in Statesboro after the NCAA uncovered evidence that team employees gave Eagles' football players "impermissible academic assistance." Georgia Southern football is going to face sanctions in 2016. On...Show More Summary
From EA Sports’ NCAA Football to the classic Tecmo Bowl, we run down half a dozen classic sports video game console franchises For football nerds, it was a new Star Wars sequel every July. You cleared your datebook for the day it dropped, and by “cleared,” we mean excavated. Show More Summary
Muhammad Ali's grandson WILL be able to get PAID as a model and play college football at the same time... and it's all because he was SMART enough to sign with an agency right now.
One of the major controversies in college football this offseason has surrounded satellite camps, with Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and Alabama coach Nick Saban clashing over Harbaugh’s practice of having camps all over the country and even overseas in an attempt to expand Michigan’s recruiting presence. As the NCAA considers regulating or banning the camps,…
Bo Jackson inhabits a unique space as one of the few people to have legitimate success in two professional sports: baseball and football. So naturally, when NCAA wrestling champion-turned-WWE world heavyweight champion-turned-UFC heavyweight...Show More Summary
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(Steven Hayward) Everyone knows about the problems with Trump University. Trump should just be glad that Trump U didn’t have a Division I NCAA football team, or else he might well have Title IX complaints to go with the class action civil suit. Show More Summary
All Times Eastern College Football SEC Film Room: Alabama National Championship Special — SEC Network, 7 p.m. College Track & Field NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Hayward Field, Eugene, OR Women’s Semifinals — ESPNU, 7:30 p.m. Show More Summary