Examining Utah’s QB options with status of star Cam Rising uncertain for season opener vs. Florida | College Football

Utah’s quarterback situation remains a mystery with less than a month until the start of the 2023 season. Star Cam Rising is still rehabbing his ACL injury from January’s Rose Bowl loss, and Utes coach Kyle Whittingham is not certain Rising will be able to go for Week 1 vs. Florida. To make matters worse, Brandon Rose — Rising’s primary…

LSU coach Brian Kelly addresses absence of CB Denver Harris, says team ‘could have him back this weekend’ | College Football

Icon Sportswire LSU cornerback Denver Harris, a coveted transfer from Texas A&M, is on track to return to the team while he deals with a “personal matter,” coach Brian Kelly said…  read more www.cbssports.com

TCU vs. SMU rivalry to go on pause: ‘Battle for the Iron Skillet’ will come to a halt following 2025 season | College Football

The long-running “Battle for the Iron Skillet” rivalry series between TCU and SMU will be put on pause following the 2025 season, a TCU spokesperson confirmed to CBS Sports on Wednesday. TCU athletic director Jeremiah Donati cited the desire to add more home games in the future as a reason for the hiatus, though the door is open for the…

Longtime rivalry between TCU, SMU to go on hiatus following 2025 season, per reports | College Football

Getty Images The long-running college football series between TCU and SMU, known as “The Battle for the Iron Skillet” in reference to the winner’s trophy, will be put on pause following…  read more www.cbssports.com

Dalvin Cook, Ezekiel Elliott find new homes in AFC East. Plus, explaining the Michael Oher lawsuit. | College Football

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Let’s get right to it. ???? Good morning to everyone but especially … DALVIN COOK AND EZEKIEL ELLIOTT Dalvin Cook and Ezekiel Elliott took their time choosing their next teams. Then they made their decisions within a few hours of each other, and now they’re division rivals. Cook agreed to a one-year deal worth up to $8.6 million with the Jets shortly after…

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Colorado’s Travis Hunter. Shedeur Sanders headline top transfers leaping from FCS to FBS in 2023 season | College Football

College football players jumping to an FBS power conference from the FCS level are often taking a big gamble. The gap in competition level is intense. But an increase in competition level also comes with the possibility of more national exposure — particularly to NFL scouts.  It’s worked out for players like Florida State edge rusher Jared Verse — who…

UCF offensive lineman, Hawaii native Lokahi Pauole donates portion of NIL money to Maui wildfire relief | College Football

USATSI UCF offensive lineman Lokahi Pauole will donate a portion of his NIL money to a relief fund to help those impacted by the catostrophic wildfires in his home state of Hawaii, he…  read more www.cbssports.com

Kansas makes significant football investment as Jayhawks announce plans for $300M facility upgrades | College Football

Kansas football announced plans for a significant renovation of David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium and the surrounding area on Tuesday. The wide-ranging facility upgrades will cost more than $300 million and are expected to be completed by the 2025 college football season.  The unveiling of the plans comes less than one year after coach Lance Leipold signed a contract extension…

Options dwindling as California, Stanford, Oregon State, Washington State prepare to take financial hits | College Football

In many ways, this upcoming round of conference realignment is more uncertain than the last one. At least last time — all the way back to earlier this month — we knew the participants, where the money was going and who was throwing it around. Consider this rarity as the four remaining Pac-12 schools try to figure out where they’ll…

AP Top 25 Poll reactions: Alabama, Tennessee overrated, Oregon underrated in preseason rankings | College Football

This might come as shocking news, but the two-time reigning national champion Georgia was voted No. 1 in the preseason AP Top 25, which was released Monday. The Bulldogs received 60 of 63 first-place votes and 1,572 overall points in the poll of record in college football. The Michigan Wolverines, fresh off of their second-straight College Football Playoff appearance, chimed…

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Michael Oher, subject of ‘The Blind Side,’ alleges Tuohy family never adopted him, cut him from film profits | College Football

Former Ole Miss All-American Michael Oher, the subject of the 2009 movie “The Blind Side,” has filed a lawsuit against the Tuohy family alleging the family never legally adopted him and lied about their familial status for profit, according to filings obtained by ESPN. Oher claims he did not receive any money from the film, while all four members of…

AP Top 25 poll: Georgia at No. 1, Michigan edges Ohio State in college football rankings for 2023 preseason | College Football

Kickoff to the 2023 college football season is rapidly approaching, and Georgia will again be the team to beat. The two-time defending national champions topped the preseason AP Top 25, released Monday, marking the program’s first preseason AP No. 1 ranking since 2008. Georgia, entering its eighth season under coach Kirby Smart, takes the top spot after Alabama — fourth…

Missouri football recruiting: Tigers land 5-star DL Williams Nwaneri, look primed for historic in-state haul | College Football

Missouri scored one of its most significant recruiting wins in program history Monday, reeling in in-state five-star Williams Nwaneri. Nwaneri, the No. 1 defensive lineman in the class of 2024, chose the Tigers over finalists Tennessee, Georgia, Oregon and Oklahoma.  A product of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Nwaneri is the second-highest ranked recruit to ever commit to the Tigers. If he…

Texas A&M TE Donovan Green expected to miss the 2023 season after tearing ACL in scrimmage | College Football

USATSI Texas A&M suffered a significant blow to its offense on Saturday when tight end Donovan Green suffered a torn ACL in the Aggies’ scrimmage. Coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed Monday that…  read more www.cbssports.com

Peyton Manning returns to Tennessee as faculty member, will be ‘featured expert’ in select classes | College Football

Getty Images Former Tennessee quarterback and two-time Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning is headed back to Knoxville, Tennessee, though it won’t be on the football field. Tennessee  read more www.cbssports.com

Georgia fires recruiting staffer who survived fatal crash shortly after she filed a lawsuit against the school | College Football

Getty Images Georgia has fired recruiting staffer Victoria Bowles, a survivor in the January car crash that killed Bulldogs offensive lineman Devin Willock and fellow recruiting staffer…  read more www.cbssports.com

Alabama football recruiting: Four-star DB Peyton Woodyard flips from Georgia to the Crimson Tide | College Football

Alabama landed a huge commitment Tuesday when Peyton Woodyard, a four-star defensive back in the Class of 2024, announced that he has flipped his commitment from Georgia to the Crimson Tide. Woodyard, the No. 153-ranked player in the current recruiting…  read more www.cbssports.com

Ohio State AD Gene Smith to retire: Longtime administrator became influential voice in college athletics | College Football

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith will retire, effective July 2024, the university announced Wednesday morning. Smith, currently in the middle of his 19th year leading the Buckeyes athletic department, has become one of the most influential administrators in college athletics over the past two decades.  “I want to thank the leadership of The Ohio State University during my tenure…

College football top 25: Defending champion South Dakota State leads preseason FCS Power Rankings | College Football

USATSI College football has been all about conference realignment this summer. However, the moving and shaking among teams isn’t restricted to the highest level of the sport. Some teams…  read more www.cbssports.com

LSU football recruiting: Dakorien Moore, top recruit in Texas, commits to Tigers’ 2025 class | College Football

247Sports While Brian Kelly and LSU continue to put in the work filling out a top-10 recruiting class for the 2024 cycle, the Tigers picked up a big recruiting win for 2025 with the…  read more www.cbssports.com

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