LATEST STORIES FROM COLLEGE FOOTBALL SECTION

Big East hires firm to negotiate TV deal

The Big East announced Monday that it has hired Bevilacqua Helfant Ventures as its lead negotiator for a new TV deal. Good luck with that. Co-founder Chris Bevilacqua helped the Pac 12 land it’s 80 million dollar deal with ESPN, and while the Big East is far less marketable in football, a deal should be obtainable. According to the AP, the Big East will begin a 60 day negotiation...
Via College Football Section
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Nebraska to Stop 70-Year Tradition

Nebraska’s tradition of releasing thousands of red balloons into the air after the first Husker Touchdown of every home game will not continue in 2012. The tradition began in the 1940′s when a student based woman’s group began selling red ballons on O Street According to the Nebraska Athletic Department, a nationwide helium shortage is putting an end to the 70-year tradition...
Via College Football Section
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

LSU’s Tyrann Mathieu interested in staying at LSU

Tyrann Mathieu was dismissed from the team last Friday, and the rumors of where he’ll end up have been circulating since. Mathieu has visited McNeese State and met with their coaches, but has not decided on transferring just yet because he wants to see if he can stay at LSU and return for the 2013 season. This could end up being a good thing for Mathieu and LSU both. LSU could...
Via College Football Section
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 SEC East preview

SEC East Georgia | South Carolina | Florida | Tennessee | Missouri | Vanderbilt | Kentucky Georgia The Georgia Bulldogs enter the 2012 season with extremely high hopes, and rightfully so. The Bulldogs were in the SEC Championship game last season and led the LSU Tigers 10 – 0 at the end of the first quarter, granted the outcome of the game was a little different, but the Bulldogs...
Via College Football Section
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Nebraska LT Tyler Moore Leaves Team

Sophomore LT Tyler Moore has left the Husker’s team for personal reasons. Moore started four games in 2011 for Nebraska and played in nine total. The 6′ 6″ 305 pound tackle was the front runner for the starting left tackle position. After Nebraska’s Saturday practice coach Bo Pelini said, “I’m not exactly sure if that’s going to be permanent, or not permanent....
Via College Football Section
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin will not vote in Coaches Poll

After USC Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin said he wouldn’t vote USC number 1, he did and people got all worked up over it. Now he is saying he will not submit any more votes for the Coaches Poll. “It is an opportunity and responsibility that I do not take lightly, however, I find it necessary to relinquish my voting status.” When asked about his poll last Friday, Kiffin shrugged...
Via College Football Section
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Weekend Recap: Olympics are over now football!!!

College Football The Virginia Tech Hokies are actually going to use these helmets – Throw The Flag Denard Robinson: I could beat Bolt in 40 – Fox Sports For all that is holy, I pray he leaves the state of Louisiana Honey Badger visits McNeese State – College Football Talk Steve Spurrier hopes Vols beat ‘a bunch’ of people – Go Vols Xtra Billboard Trolling: ‘This is...
Via College Football Section
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Auburn’s Terrible Towels

Keep it classy Auburn. SIGH
Via College Football Section
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss
HONEY BADGER HEAVE HO

Tyrann Mathieu kicked off LSU team

LSU Tigers standout cornerback Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu reportedly has been kicked off the team for violations and breaking school rules.

Via College Football Section
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

UCLA coach Jim Mora commented on USC’s campus safety and upset USC coach Lane Kiffin

On Monday UCLA Bruins new head coach Jim Mora appeared on the Roger Lodge radio show and took a few shots at USC’s campus safety. Mora told Lodge, “We don’t have murders a block from our campus. It’s a cocoon of safety-ness”, referencing the murder of two Chinese students that took place in April. While Mora went on to clarify that he wasn’t directing the comments at...
Via College Football Section
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Gary Pinkel not a fan of girls running stadiums during practice

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel wasn’t happy that some coeds were running stadiums during the football team’s practice, so he kicked them out of the stadium. Of course they were dressed in workout apparel, at least that’s what it appears to be, and were attractive enough to distract enough of the team to upset Pinkel. For what it’s worth, I’m distracted looking at the picture...
Via College Football Section
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen and West Virginia agree on 6 more years

West Virginia Mountaineer’s head coach Dana Holgorsen will be around for a little while longer, not like he was going anywhere…yet. Holgorsen was signed to a six-year contract worth up to $2.3 million dollars. The deal includes $250,000 in base pay and the rest from athletic department revenue or private sources. Holgorsen will now receive annual raises of $200,000 in the second...
Via College Football Section
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 SEC West preview

SEC West LSU | Alabama | Arkansas | Mississippi State | Auburn | Texas A&M | Ole Miss LSU Tigers Les Miles and the LSU Tigers are coming off of a historic season. The Tigers faced one of the countries toughest schedules in 2011 facing #3 Oregon, #25 Mississippi State, #16 West Virginia, #2 Alabama, and #16 Georgia all on the road and they won all of them. The one game the...
Via College Football Section
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Thursday Throwback: Out of hand

College Football You can now buy your customized three wheeled Nick Saban motorcycle – Throw The Flag B1G Power Poll, Pre-Season Edition: Know Your Union Civil War Generals – Off Tackle Empire Hugh Freeze Wants Ole Miss Stayin’ Alive – Friends of the Program Expect less Tweeting from LSU’s Honey Badger in 2012 – Mr. SEC Backup QB McEvoy to transfer from South Carolina...
Via College Football Section
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

The 15 Best B1G Non-Conference Games

B1G football is just around the corner and I’m more fired up than Tim Beckman on Twitter!!! In an attempt to temper my excitement I’m looking at the B1G’s Top 15 Non-Conference games. 1. Michigan vs. Alabama in Arlington, TX (Sept. 1) This is arguably the premier Non Conference game in the country. Can Shoelace and the Wolverines upset the Defending National Champions (but...
Via College Football Section
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 B1G Summer Rundown – Leaders Division

Leaders Division Also read our Legends Division Rundown. Wisconsin | Ohio State | Purdue | Illinois | Penn State | Indiana Wisconsin Bret Beilema is on a roll in Wisconsin with back to back Rose Bowl appearances and the inaugural B1G Championship. 2011 Heisman candidate Montee Ball returns and will be backed up by the almost equally impressive James White. The Badgers once again...
Via College Football Section
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Penn State players won’t let go

Eight former Penn State players, and one former assistant coach, are appealing the vacated wins handed down by the NCAA. The players submitted their letter of appeal yesterday claiming that the vacating of the victories from 1998 to 2011 unfairly taints the reputation of those players, who were not involved in any way, in the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Vacating the wins “is unreasonable...
Via College Football Section
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn State Changes Historic Uniform

Penn State announced Tuesday they will be changing the Nittany Lion’s historic uniforms. For years Penn State and Former Coach Joe Peterno kept Penn State’s jerseys simple. They sported white helmets, black shoes, blue or white uniforms, no decals or names. The Nittany Lion’s 2012 jerseys will include: 1. A blue ribbon will be worn to honor victims of child abuse. 2. Players’...
Via College Football Section
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn State offensive lineman Ryan Nowicki latest to transfer

More moves out of Penn State as redshirt freshman offensive lineman Ryan Nowicki transfers to Illinois. “This gives Ryan an opportunity to play at the state school of where he lived as a young boy,” Illini head coach Tim Beckman said in a statement. “Ryan grew up in Chicago and still has many family members living in the city. We are glad to have him on our team for this...
Via College Football Section
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Big 10 Summer Rundown – Legends Division

Legends Division Michigan State – Mark Dantonio attempts to coach his Spartans back into the Second B1G Championship Game and avenge their defeat to Wisconsin last year. The Offense returns and experienced offensive line and a fine running back in Le’Veon Bell. The biggest question for the Spartans is the passing game. Will Jr. Andrew Maxwell will be able to replicate Kirk Cousins’...
Via College Football Section
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

USC Song Girls 2012 Tahoe edition

Because why not? HT BustedCoverage (more pics there)
Via College Football Section
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Reveals New Alternative Uniforms

Wisconsin and Adidas have revealed their alternate uniform to be worn against Nebraska on September 29. The uniform features a prominent W on the players chest. The Wisconsin jersey seems very similar to the alternate uniforms Nebraska will be wearing for the same game. Below is a video of Coach Bielema introducing the uniforms to the Badgers team and player reactions.
Via College Football Section
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

South Carolina QB Tanner McEvoy reinstated

Last week, Steve Spurrier suspended backup South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback Tanner McEvoy after he was charged with drinking and driving. Spurrier told the Post and Courier of Charleston that “Tanner’s back”. “Tanner’s back. He’s been approved to come back to the team. Do you know what he got arrested for? He told me … I think South Carolina doesn’t have that...
Via College Football Section
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Weekend Recap: Fast as ligntning

NBC aired this race in “Prime time”, which apparently meant past 11pm Eastern time. College Football Oklahoma shows up at the Olympics – Throw The Flag TCU’s Pachall will not face team discipline – Yahoo! The Many Faces of Big East Media Day – Collegiate Stadiums Dan Mullen Does Not Appreciate Your Line of Questioning – Friends of the Program ROLL LOW TIDE: Hello,...
Via College Football Section
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Aubrey Hill resigned from the University of Florida

Florida Wide Receiver coach Aubrey Hill resigned from the Florida Gator Football team and the University of Florida today. Offensive coordinator Brent Pease is going to take Hill’s duties of coaching the wide receivers. Many theories are out on why Hill resigned. General consensus is that Miami is about to get in trouble with the NCAA and Hill fell on the sword to protect the team...
Via College Football Section
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
College Football Section
Now more than just college football.
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.