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Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz Apologizes for Rant About ‘Interrogation’ by Media
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Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz Apologizes for Rant About ‘Interrogation’ by Media

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz issued an apology on Wednesday to a columnist he ranted about during a Tuesday press conference. The columnist, Doug Lesmerises of Cleveland.com, wrote a critical article about Ferentz and the Hawkeyes’ offensive struggles after the team’s 54–10 loss to Ohio State on Saturday. Ferentz referred to questioning by Lesmerises and other media members...

Nebraska Football Coach Breaks NCAA Rule by Commenting on Commit
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Nebraska Football Coach Breaks NCAA Rule by Commenting on Commit

Nebraska interim head coach Mickey Joseph made a mistake Tuesday when he commented on a reporter’s question about a recent commit to the Cornhuskers’ program. Malachi Coleman, a four-star wide receiver and the highest-rated recruit in Nebraska, chose the Cornhuskers over five other schools in an event on Saturday. During a weekly news conference, as...

Missouri Football to Honor Victims of St. Louis School Shooting
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Missouri Football to Honor Victims of St. Louis School Shooting

The Missouri football team plans to honor the victims of Monday’s St. Louis school shooting at its next game Saturday. Three people, including the shooter, died and seven were injured in the attack at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School. Tigers coach Eliah Drinkwitz expressed sorrow over the incident and said he hopes that honoring the victims can...

Texas’ Steve Sarkisian sorry for missing ‘The Eyes of Texas’
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Texas’ Steve Sarkisian sorry for missing ‘The Eyes of Texas’

Texas coach Steve Sarkisian opened his Monday news conference following the Longhorns’ 41-34 loss to Oklahoma State by apologizing for not singing “The Eyes of Texas,” the school song, before leaving the field. “As you know, I owe an apology to Longhorn Nation,” Sarkisian said. “I made a mistake at the end of the game...

Jim Harbaugh blames James Franklin for U-M/PSU tunnel dust-up
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Jim Harbaugh blames James Franklin for U-M/PSU tunnel dust-up

The Michigan and Penn State football teams got into a halftime shouting match in the tunnel at Michigan Stadium during their game on Oct. 15. After the game, Penn State coach James Franklin said there should be a policy in place to keep that from happening in the future, but Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh thinks...

Texas Coach Steve Sarkisian Sorry for Missing ‘The Eyes of Texas’
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Texas Coach Steve Sarkisian Sorry for Missing ‘The Eyes of Texas’

Texas coach Steve Sarkisian issued an apology to begin his Monday news conference after he left the field before singing “The Eyes of Texas” school song following the Longhorns’ 41–34 loss to Oklahoma State on Saturday. “As you know, I owe an apology to Longhorn Nation,” Sarkisian said. “I made a mistake at the end of...

Skydiver dies in hard landing before Tennessee high school football game
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Skydiver dies in hard landing before Tennessee high school football game

A skydiver has died after his hard landing from a pregame jump at a Tennessee high school football stadium on Friday, officials said. In a statement, Washington County Schools Superintendent Jerry Boyd said the diver jumped at the David Crockett High School football stadium in the northeastern Tennessee town of Jonesborough. David Crockett was facing...

College football bowl projections, Playoff after Week 8
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College football bowl projections, Playoff after Week 8

Our projected Playoff stays the same with two teams from last week idle and two others remaining in the win column. But in the rungs below? You’ll see a few new teams in the New Year’s Six bowls, including a new Group of Five representative, and a rematch of last year’s Duke’s Mayo Bowl as...

Charlotte fires football coach Will Healy after 1-7 start
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Charlotte fires football coach Will Healy after 1-7 start

Charlotte has fired Will Healy as head football coach. “We are grateful to Will Healy for the incredible energy and enthusiasm he brought to our program,” athletic director Mike Hill said in a statement Sunday. “He made an impact here that will never be forgotten. Sadly, however, our on-field results have not met expectations. Will...

Oregon’s onside kick spurs victory over Chip Kelly, No. 9 UCLA
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Oregon’s onside kick spurs victory over Chip Kelly, No. 9 UCLA

10:13 PM ET Paolo UggettiESPN EUGENE, Ore. — It was 12 years ago that Chip Kelly, then just 18 games into his tenure as Oregon head coach, stood on the sideline opposite Stanford‘s Jim Harbaugh and called a surprise onside kick. The Ducks were down 21-10 in the second quarter at the time, and the...