NCAA Wire News

  • Suspended W.Va. cornerback arraigned on battery charge

    West Virginia cornerback Daryl Worley, who has been suspended for Saturday’s showdown with Oklahoma, turned himself into authorities after a warrant was issued for his arrest in connection with an alleged assault at a nightclub. Worley was arraigned on a battery charge late Wednesday afternoon and released on a $10,000 personal recognizance bond. A... [Read More]

  • Texas Tech fires defensive coordinator Wallerstedt

    Texas Tech fired defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt on Thursday, according to Mike Smith is expected to replace Wallerstedt. ESPN reported that Wallerstedt was told to leave the school’s football facility on Monday after being suspected of being there while under the influence of an unknown substance Smith is a Texas Tech graduate and... [Read More]

  • College football roundup: Oklahoma RB Ford out 2-3 weeks

    Oklahoma running back Keith Ford is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a slight fracture in his foot suffered during Saturday’s victory over Tennessee, coach Bob Stoops said Monday. Ford will miss Saturday’s road game at West Virginia, but has a chance to return following the team’s bye week and in time for an... [Read More]

  • Alabama hopes two starters healthy for Florida game

    As Alabama prepares for its showdown Saturday against Florida, head coach Nick Saban said there is a good change injured wide receiver DeAndrew White will return to action. White suffered a “little shoulder separation” in the Crimson Tide’s Week 1 win over West Virginia. White has missed the past two games. “We’ll see how... [Read More]

  • Rutgers apologizes to Penn State for fan behavior

    Rutgers University reveled Saturday in its first game against a Big Ten team as a member of the conference. A record crowd watched as Penn State escaped Piscataway, N.J., with a 13-10 victory. On Monday, the university apologized for what the school’s athletic director called “inappropriate and offensive” behavior by some Rutgers fans. Much... [Read More]

  • Graham: Sun Devils QB Kelly will be ‘fine’

    Arizona State coach Todd Graham downplayed a foot injury to Taylor Kelly that saw the quarterback leave the field on crutches following Saturday night’s 38-24 victory over Colorado. Kelly threw for 195 yards and three touchdowns and ran for a fourth score before leaving in the third quarter with a right foot injury. Kelly... [Read More]

  • Arizona State QB Kelly out (foot)

    Arizona State quarterback Taylor Kelly, who injured his foot in Saturday’s 38-24 win at Colorado, will miss the Sept. 25 game against UCLA, reported Monday. Kelly also could miss the Oct. 4 game at USC but is expected back for the Oct. 18 game against Stanford at the latest, the CBS source said.... [Read More]

  • Health issues force Nicholls State coach to resign

    Charlie Stubbs, head coach at Nicholls State since 2010, resigned on Sunday citing health issues. The school released a statement in which Stubbs revealed he has been diagnosed with “major health issues.” “For more than four years I have given my best effort to create the climate of change needed to support a winning... [Read More]

  • First and 20: Pac-12 South a virtual toss-up

    The third week of the college football season didn’t look like anything special, mostly a pause in the action before the heat of full-on conference play. And then all hell broke loose in the Pac-12 South. The game of the week was Georgia-South Carolina in the SEC East (more on that in a bit),... [Read More]

  • SEC has seven teams in top 15

    The SEC hit a new high by having an unprecedented seven teams ranked in the top 15 of the latest Associated Press top 25 poll on Sunday. No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Oregon stayed on top of the poll. The Seminoles received 37 first-place votes while the Ducks got 17. Among SEC... [Read More]