Knight Commission statistics show spending and revenue have increased, fueled in part by a lucrative media rights package with the Pac-12 Networks and money received from bowl games.
Friday, August 23, 2019
In less than 10 minutes on Friday morning, Nebraska coach Scott Frost brought clarity to the Husker offensive line picture, perhaps camp's most talked-about group, as the program finishes preseason camp and shifts into game mode.
Nebraska has decisions this weekend to make on depth chart, captains and Maurice Washington's status, while the back-up QBs have impressed and a future one did, too.
LaFleur went into the game intending to have Rodgers play. But when he saw that Raiders coach Jon Gruden wasn’t playing any of his first-line guys (including quarterback Derek Carr) and when he saw the turf conditions at IG Field, something inside told him not to put the two-time NFL MVP in harm’s way.
Scott Frost's program is largely defined by its up-tempo spread offense. But he seems intent on balancing out the conversation with the help of alternate uniforms. "Down the road, I'd like to see it be introduced that if the defense has a great game and holds an opponent under so many points that they earn the right to wear Blackshirts the next week. I think that would be another source of pride for our defense."
Mama Carey's Kitchen has all of the football player's favorites.
After the way last season began and ended, beating the Rainbow Warriors is a must.
Arizona is starting the season with a true road game for the first time since 2010. It was a common occurrence under former coach Dick Tomey.
Arizona special-teams standout Thomas Reid III has a connection to Hawaii: He went to high school in Honolulu.
They’re both launching comebacks of sorts, seeking second chances with the second unit.
The uncertainty is over for Arizona’s Robert Congel. The redshirt sophomore now knows where he stands.
Arizona’s last visit to Hawaii signaled the start of a magical season.
CEDAR FALLS -- Mark Farley waited and let the situation play out.
The Star's longtime columnist checks in with storylines and things to watch heading into Saturday's season opener.
Cephus sat out the 2018 season after being suspended from the team last August, when he was charged with sexually assaulting two female students at his apartment four months earlier. He was found not guilty of those charges on Aug. 2.
IOWA CITY — When Tyler Linderbaum was summoned into Kirk Ferentz’s office last December, he didn’t have the slightest idea what it was about.
There was a time not long ago when the Bears' visit to Indianapolis Saturday night for their third exhibition game of the season would have been the most important day of the preseason for the entire roster.
When the Bears this spring opted to convert swing OT Bradley Sowell to tight end, it surely signaled their concerns regarding the ominous state of the TE room, where Trey Burton comes off groin surgery, Adam Shaheen has yet to come on as a reliable N…
LARAMIE — Levi Williams is doing everything he can to try to give Wyoming’s defense an idea of what it will see from Missouri’s quarterback come next Saturday.
Bo Nix is Auburn’s starting quarterback as a true freshman, and a seemingly can’t-miss prospect has a chance to close a loop for Gus Malzahn.
The grind of the preseason is officially behind them, and Monday marks the start of the first game week as the Tigers prepare to play at Wyoming on Aug. 31.
BOISE — Two more freshmen have decided to transfer from the Boise State football team.
IOWA CITY — Of the 12 redshirt freshmen who landed spots on the Iowa two-deep roster for next Saturday’s season opener against Miami (Ohio), seven have already taken the field for the Hawkeyes.
The Tigers will honor 1st Lieutenant William Anthony Edens, a Mizzou alum killed during his service in Iraq in 2005.
Wyoming coach Craig Bohl discusses how the Cowboys are trying to prepare for Missouri transfer quarterback Kelly Bryant, where his team's depth is along the offensive and defensive lines, injuries and more following practice Friday in Laramie.
LARAMIE — Thinking about it still bothers John Okwoli.
BOISE — Fans will get a sneak peak at the Boise State football team Saturday when the Broncos hold an open practice for fans at Albertsons Stadium.
It’s been different.
Second-year Nebraska running backs coach Ryan Held has a clear vision of what he wants the position to look like under his watch. How close is the 2019 group to his vision? “We’re getting closer,” he said earlier this week.
Sophie Pomrehn could sense some apprehension when she’d take a seat next to University of Wisconsin football players at meals during training camp.
Casey Bauman did all he could.
Steven M. Sipple, Parker Gabriel and Chris Basnett go position by position and do their best to put together a Nebraska football depth chart as game week creeps closer.
Former Texas A&M walk-on tight end Luke Laufenberg died Thursday morning after a two-year battle with Burkitt’s lymphoma. He was 21.
The Texas A&M football team has experienced veterans yet few seniors.
Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher has begun to put his mark on Aggie football through the arm of quarterback Kellen Mond. The two are featured on the cover of the SEC 2019 Magazine, which previews the Aggies upcoming season and all the teams around the SEC. Take a look at The Eagle's photoshoot with the two below and be sure to pick up your copy of the magazine in the Aug. 25 edition of The Eagle.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Julissa Cisneros' second-minute goal stood as the decisive moment in a 1-0 Tiger win at Walton Stadium.
The Carolina Panthers' season is on the brink before it begins, as QB Cam Newton suffered a left foot injury during Thursday night's preseason "dress rehearsal," which ended with the former league MVP in a walking boot.
From his studded red cleats to his play on the field, Isaiah Hawkins has a penchant for standing out.
There have been more than a few reports out of Bears training camp that Mitch Trubisky hasn’t progressed since the end of last season.
Anybody surprised that Bo Nix won the starting quarterback job at Auburn?
Coach will get an increased base salary, but team's academic bonuses will change.
TUSCALOOSA — Jaylen Waddle can admit it now: Henry Ruggs III is faster than him … at least until their next race.
AUBURN — Expectations for T.D. Moultry were high last year. He had “an unbelievable spring,” Auburn defensive line coach Rodney Garner said. He was primed to play a key role in the Tigers' rotation up front.
LARAMIE — Wyoming may have released a depth chart earlier this week, but there’s one starting spot the Cowboys’ coaching staff is still evaluating before writing a name in pen.
Eddie Goldman knew what he was signing up for as an NFL nose guard: all guts, no glory. So, even as dominant as he was last season as the anchor of the NFL’s best run ‘D,’ the 25-year-old understands why his unique skill set might not command the att…
If Larry Rountree III can improve upon his sterling 2018 season, Missouri will be a threat in the ground game
IOWA CITY — Returning only four starters from a defense ranked as the second-most productive unit in the Big Ten a year ago, depth at a number of positions has answered many questions for the Iowa football team.
The relationship between Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and only his second head coach entering Year 12 as the starter, Matt LaFleur, has been one of the NFL’s bigger storylines this summer.
BOISE — Graduate transfer kicker Eric Sachse never thought he’d be in this spot, barely a week from potentially kicking field goals on ESPN against Florida State.
Linebacker Cameron Wilkins will likely miss the first game against Wyoming.
The Texas A&M football team released a tentative two-deep lineup Thursday for the season opener that has only one senior listed first on offense or defense, cornerback Charles Oliver.