Former Nebraska star Will Shields, Virginia Union AD Joe Taylor, Kentucky AD Mitch Barnhart, NC State AD Boo Corrigan and Texas AD Chris Del Conte will begin three-year terms on the College Football Playoff selection committee.
With February's national signing day next Wednesday, we examine the state of college football recruiting in the 2021 class.
- HOFers Shields, Taylor among new CFP members
- Ex-Nebraska WR Robinson transfers to Kentucky
- RB Stepp transfers to Huskers as Mills departs
- Nebraska's top WR Robinson says he'll transfer
Former Nebraska Cornhuskers WR Wan'Dale Robinson announced Friday he is transferring to Kentucky.
Running back Markese Stepp announced Tuesday he is transferring to Nebraska from USC, strengthening an area of need following the departures of Dedrick Mills and Wan'Dale Robinson.
Wide receiver Wan'Dale Robinson says he's transferring out of Nebraska with the hopes of going to a school closer to his native Kentucky.
Five-star defensive end Korey Foreman committed to USC, leading a group of six ESPN 300 prospects announcing commitments to various football programs on Saturday.
It wasn't long ago that a team's social media feed was schedules, brief news and maybe some photos. Those days are gone. They have personalities now. The people behind the avatars are trying to bring the Twitter and Instagram feeds to life.
In a college football season unlike any other, there were plenty of inspiring athletes who spoke out, from Mississippi State RB Kylin Hill to Vanderbilt kicker Sarah Fuller. And college football coaches still said some pretty weird stuff.
Cardinals cornerback Prince Amukamara worked three to four days a week for DoorDash during the pandemic and raised $30K for his foundation.
Minnesota and Nebraska will not accept invitations to a bowl game, the schools announced Saturday.
— Adrian Martinez ran for two touchdowns and threw for another and mistake-prone Nebraska rolled up 620 total yards in wearing down Rutgers 28-21 on Friday night in the kickoff to Big Ten Champions Week.
Here are the best tweets from signing day ushering in the Class of 2021.
Nebraska linebacker Collin Miller announced his retirement from football after a spinal injury ended his season last month.
— Mohamed Ibrahim ran for two touchdowns following Nebraska turnovers, and a Minnesota team missing nearly three dozen players to COVID-19 protocols or injuries left Memorial Stadium with a stunning 24-17 win on Saturday after being idle three weeks.
Andy Hoffman and his family found the national spotlight back in 2013 when his 7-year-old son, Jack, who was battling a brain tumor, scored a 69-yard touchdown in a Nebraska Red and White intrasquad football game. Since then, Andy has made it his mission to help his son and children like him to beat this disease, by raising funds for pediatric brain cancer research through his Team Jack foundation. Seven year later, Jack, now 15, is healthy enough to pursue his dreams of playing high school football. But over the summer, his father Andy was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Now, Andy Hoffman is still fighting: to raise awareness for pediatric brain cancer, to savor the time he has left, and to cheer for his son on the football field. As part of ESPN’s V Week, Chris Connelly joins the show to bring us this story, as told by E:60.
— Adrian Martinez ran for two touchdowns and passed for another to help Nebraska to a 37-27 victory over Purdue on Saturday.
Seven years after little Jack Hoffman ran for a touchdown at the Nebraska spring game, his family now faces a devastating second battle. His father, Andy Hoffman, is also fighting brain cancer.
Tom Herman, Jim Harbaugh and Scott Frost were all can't-miss coaching hires. But right now, all three are missing the mark. So where do their programs go from here?
The CFB Pod: Negandhi and Pollack discuss playoff scenarios and their Week 14 picks; Andrea Adelson on the ACC's schedule change; and Ivan Maisel on the lack of diversity among head coaches
Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing College Football Playoff scenarios, who has the edge between Alabama and Notre Dame, College GameDay showcasing Coastal Carolina-Liberty, Jaret Patterson, and their Week 14 picks. Then, Andrea Adelson hops on to talk about the ACC’s schedule change, the possibility of Clemson and Notre Dame both making the playoff, and watching Sarah Fuller’s debut with her daughters (36:00). Later, Ivan Maisel drops by to talk about a very different Alabama-LSU matchup and the lack of diversity among head coaches (52:27).
The Big Ten had a lot of issues this past week, dealing with everything from canceled games to gripes about clapping on the sideline.
Most head coaches for struggling college football teams will be given another opportunity. But it's the assistants who will most likely be the scapegoats.
Week 13 provided a history-making kickoff, an 8-TD performance and plenty of Rivalry Week fireworks.