The Auburn Tigers have been here before. A BCS national championship game after a quick turnaround. But Auburn is hoping this time, the game will remain the same, but the aftermath will be different.
The University of Miami finally received it’s sanctions from the NCAA for the Nevin Shapiro scandal and shortly after noon Tuesday; the administration and coaches released comments about the entire case.
Florida International University’s football team is teetering on complete irrelevance as the worst team in college football and the men’s basketball team is ineligible for the NCAA tournament due to academics. But, according to FIU president Mark Rosenberg, the schools is not considering any change with regards to head football coach Ron Turner or athletic director Pete Garcia.
A scandal at Rutgers that has drawn the ire of many athletes, including Miami Heat stars LeBron James and Ray Allen, has resulted in the second firing this week of a high-ranking athletic department employee.
Rutgers University fired men’s basketball coach Mike Rice Wednesday less than 24 hours after a videotape was released that showed him shoving, grabbing, verbally abusing, kicking, and even throwing ball at his players’ heads during practice.
After almost 24 hours of uncertainty, running back Alex Collins will sign a national letter of intent Thursday with the University of Arkansas.
The rumor mill continues to spin around the possibility that former University of Miami head coach Butch Davis will take over as head coach of Florida International University’s football team.
Florida International University athletic director Pete Garcia put himself into a corner when he fired head football coach Mario Cristobal. With Butch Davis off the table, the options for Garcia are looking slim as he seeks to placate an angry fan base.
Blake James will move into his new office Monday morning, and the title on his University of Miami business cards is changing.
Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis said Thursday that he expects 24 Nike-backed basketball teams to be in two tournaments in 2017 to celebrate Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s 80th birthday.