Led by a senior quarterback unflappable under pressure, and coached by someone who knows Snyder quite well, the plucky Bison rallied from a two-touchdown hole to beat the defending Big 12 champion Wildcats 24-21 on Friday night before the second-largest crowd in school history.
Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel of No. 7 Texas A&M has been suspended for the first half of Saturday’s season opener against the Rice Owls, A&M and the NCAA announced Wednesday in a joint statement.
Seven men, including Jerry Sandusky’s adopted son and a Sandusky victim key to legendary coach Joe Paterno’s firing, have finalized deals with Penn State over claims of abuse by the school’s former assistant football coach, their lawyer says.
Gundy on Thursday said the Cowboys would begin the season using Clint Chelf and J.W. Walsh in a two-quarterback system.
Elijah Hood, the seventh-ranked running back and the No. 47 overall recruit in the 2014 ESPN 300, decommitted from Notre Dame on Tuesday.
Steven Rhodes played in a recreational league during his military service that could make him ineligible. An NCAA rule states that student-athletes who don’t enroll in college within a year of graduating high school will be charged one year of eligibility for every academic year they participate in organized competition.
Pinkel said Franklin, who was dogged by injuries last season, beat out redshirt freshman Maty Mauk for the job. He felt it was important to make an announcement well ahead of the Aug. 31 opener against Murray State.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel signed autographs and memorabilia for dealers in two additional sessions — one in South Florida after the Discover BCS National Championship Game in early January; the other in late January in Houston, sources have told “Outside the Lines.”
An East Coast autograph broker told ESPN on Tuesday that Johnny Manziel was paid $7,500 for signing approximately 300 mini- and full-sized helmets on Jan. 11-12 while he was attending the Walter Camp Football Foundation event.
Oregon received 14 of the 25 first-place votes for the Pac-12 North Division in the poll, earning 139 points. The defending Rose Bowl champion Cardinal, who might be even deeper than last season’s team, received 11 first-place votes and 134 points.