No QB debate at Clemson: Kelly Bryant No. 1 on depth chart

COLUMBIA, S.C. - There's no debate at Clemson heading into the fall - Kelly Bryant is the Tigers' starting quarterback.

Bryant, the returning starter, was first on the depth chart released by the Tigers on Wednesday with freshman Trevor Lawrence the backup. Bryant will have the spot heading into fall workouts where he hopes to build on his successful season as a first-time starter in leading...

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Ex-NFLer Mumphery sues Michigan State over 2016 expulsion

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) A former NFL football player is suing Michigan State University, saying his rights were violated when he was expelled after a sexual misconduct investigation.

Keith Mumphery was not charged with a crime. But he says his NFL career was ruined after his 2016 expulsion from a graduate program was reported by news media a year later.

Mumphery, a wide receiver, was cut by the

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Report: FSU suspends LT Josh Ball after reports of violence by ex-girlfriend

Florida State starting left tackle Josh Ball has been suspended by a university judicial panel after an ex-girlfriend reported that he was violent toward her and others, Ira Schoffel of Warchant.com reports.

The duration of Ball's ban is unknown.

Ball started nine games in 2017 and was expected to keep his starting job for this upcoming campaign.

Sandra Sellers, who says she and Ball dated for...

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Jury: NCAA did not defame former USC assistant coach

LOS ANGELES - Jurors in Los Angeles have found the NCAA did not defame former USC assistant coach Todd McNair over a case linked to the misdeeds involving Reggie Bush.

The jury voted 9-3 on Monday against McNair on the third of nine questions on the verdict form: Whether statements the NCAA infractions committee and appeals committee made about McNair were false, according to the Los Angeles Times...

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4-star LB Brandon Smith commits to Penn State

Penn State bolstered its 2019 recruiting class Tuesday, as four-star linebacker Brandon Smith committed to the Nittany Lions. Smith made the announcement Monday at Louisa County High School in Louisa County, Va., via NBC29's Wolf Gohlke.

The 6-foot-4, 225-pound linebacker is a welcomed addition to Penn State head coach James Franklin's defense. Smith is the 26th-best prospect on the ESPN 300,...

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HOF coach Lou Holtz settles defamation lawsuit with Daily Beast

Attorneys for Lou Holtz say the former Notre Dame coach and the news website The Daily Beast have settled a defamation lawsuit filed by the ex-ESPN analyst and college football Hall of Famer.

Orlando, Florida, law firm Morgan & Morgan announced in a news release Monday the two sides came to an amicable resolution. The firm says terms of the settlement were confidential, but The Daily Beast

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Harbaugh taking Michigan to South Africa for 2019 spring trip

Jim Harbaugh and Michigan will visit South Africa in 2019, continuing the program's budding tradition of international spring trips.

"We're going to Johannesburg and Cape Town and we're going to do a safari," Harbaugh told a local radio station in Ann Arbor, according to Nick Baumgardner of the Detroit Free Press. "How about that? How about a safari? I'm looking forward to it."

Last spring, the...

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Kansas fires athletic director Sheahon Zenger

Kansas shook up its athletic department in a massive way Monday by announcing the firing of athletic director Sheahon Zenger.

"Sheahon has been a loyal Jayhawk, and our athletics department has improved in many areas under his leadership. But athletics continues to face a number of challenges, and progress in key areas has been elusive," Kansas chancellor Douglas Girod said in an open letter to...

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Report: Clemson's Hunter Johnson to transfer

Clemson sophomore quarterback and former five-star recruit Hunter Johnson will transfer from the program, a source told Larry Williams of Tigerillustrated.com.

Johnson was the top-ranked pocket passer in 2017, but lost the battle for last season's starting job to Kelly Bryant before ultimately splitting backup duties with Zerrick Cooper.

With Trevor Lawrence, the No. 1 overall recruit in 2018, set...

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