The Oklahoma graduate who said that Sooners running back Rodney Anderson raped her has released a statement, one day after local prosecutors said they would not charge Anderson. Courtney J. Thornton issued the statement using her name, which is why Deadspin is identifying her.
When Arizona State hired Herm Edwards to coach their football team earlier this month, they planned to retain both offensive coordinator Billy Napier and defensive coordinator Phil Bennett from the previous staff. It was an unusual move, since most coaching changes involve entire staffs turning over, but Edwards…
Georgia freshman defensive back Latavious Brini was arrested on a felony forgery charge yesterday after he allegedly used a fake $100 bill to make an $8 purchase at a pet store and pocketed the change, according to ESPN.
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Greg Schiano’s contract with the University of Tennessee was to be for six years and more than $27 million, according to the terms of the deal laid out in the Memorandum of Understanding signed by Schiano and then-UT athletic director John Currie. The MOU, which can be read below, was released in response to a public…
Ahead of their upcoming Holiday Bowl appearance against Michigan State, 9-3 Washington State has dismissed leading wide receiver Tavares Martin Jr. for an unspecified “violation of team rules.” Martin, a junior, had 831 yards receiving on the year.
To the surprise of no one, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield won the Heisman Trophy tonight in New York. He’s the first senior to win the award since Troy Smith in 2006.
Army has its first win streak against Navy in 20 years after a 14-13 win in a snow-soaked game that resembled the sport’s earthbound origins more than perhaps any other game played this season.
Tennessee has ended the most tortured football coaching search imaginable and hired Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt, according to reports.
Herm Edwards hasn’t been a professional football coach since 2008, and he hasn’t worked for a college team since the 1980s. Fashions and customs have certainly changed since then, apparently to Edwards’s surprise.
It only took Florida State a few days to find a replacement head coach after Jimbo Fisher took a king’s ransom to move to Texas A&M. The Seminoles, who became bowl eligible with a win in a rescheduled game against Louisiana-Monroe this past weekend, announced today that they’ve hired Willie Taggart, who coached…
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According to ESPN, a protective order has been filed against Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson. The woman who filed the order says that Anderson sexually assaulted her on November 16.
Herm Edwards, who hasn’t coached football since 2008, is now in charge of the Arizona State Sun Devils. The school’s athletic director and Edwards’s former agent Ray Anderson is convinced that this will be a successful idea. Try to parse this press release while keeping in mind that it is about a man being hired to…
Clemson demolished Miami yesterday in the ACC Championship, in Charlotte. You can imagine, a blowout like that generally leads to unhappy fans of one side or another. This being football we’re talking about, there is a very great chance that unhappy fans will wind up punching and kicking each other in a drunken brawl.…
Jimbo Fisher arrived today at College Station, Texas, as the new head football coach at Texas A&M. He was greeted on the tarmac at Easterwood* Airport by a marching band and a literal red carpet, as happens in a sane world with a healthy appreciation for amateur sports:
The Atlanta Falcons’ stadium hosted the SEC championship game Saturday night. A crew spent all night repainting the field in order to have it ready for today’s Vikings-Falcons game. They did a nice job, with one exception: The hashmarks were in the wrong spot.
The first three teams announced for the college football playoff were no surprise. Clemson was number one, after their savage beatdown of Miami last night, and they were followed by Big 12 champion Oklahoma and SEC champs Georgia, who will play each other in the Rose Bowl.