ESPN Watch List linebacker Kain Daub (Jacksonville, Fla./Sandalwood), potentially one of the top linebackers in the country, committed to the Seminoles on his visit to Tallahassee late Friday night, Sandalwood head coach Adam Geis confirmed.
Auburn’s football program changed players’ grades to secure eligibility, offered money to potential NFL draft picks to return for their senior seasons and violated NCAA recruiting rules under former coach Gene Chizik, according to a report by former New York Times and Sports Illustrated writer Selena Roberts.
The University of Alabama moved swiftly in replacing former director of athletics Mal Moore, who stepped down on Wednesday afternoon amid health concerns. University president Judy Bonner released a statement Thursday morning saying she will recommend Alabama alumnus and former Tennessee football coach Bill Battle as the school’s next athletics director.
A judge is moving the trial of a University of Alabama fan charged with poisoning the Toomer’s Corner oak trees at Auburn University.
The Big East’s departing Catholic 7 schools are expected to start their own league next season and will keep the Big East Conference name, sources told ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Andy Katz and Dana O’Neil.