NCAA - Football Wiretap

Eagles Interview 'Air Raid' Disciple Graham Harrell For OC Job

Jan 17, 2020 4:59 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles are interviewing Graham Harrell for their offensive coordinator vacancy. Harrell oversaw USC's offense last season and was their quarterback coach.

Harrell is a disciple of Mike Leach and his "Air Raid" school, which greatly emphasizes passing over running.

Doug Pederson fired Mike Groh last week after his two years as offensive coordinator.

Jim Caldwell and James Urban are also candidates. 

Jeff McLane/Philadelphia Inquirer

Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Misc Rumor, NCAA

Panthers Hire Joe Brady As Offensive Coordinator

Jan 14, 2020 9:06 PM

The Carolina Panthers have hired Joe Brady as offensive coordinator.

Brady will work under recently hired head coach Matt Rhule.

Brady, 30, spent one year as LSU's passing coordinator and was largely credited with their offensive surge. Brady recently agreed to an extension with LSU that reportedly would have more than doubled his $410,000 annual earnings.

Brady learned much of what he used at LSU this season working with Sean Payton and Drew Brees.

David Newton/ESPN

Tags: Carolina Panthers, Misc Rumor, NCAA

Clemson Favored To Win 2020 National Championship

Jan 14, 2020 9:03 AM

LSU defeated Clemson 42-25 to win the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday night.

However, LSU isn't favored to win it all next season.

Clemson is the favorite to win the 2020 National Championship.

Here are the teams with odds of 100-1 or better entering the 2020 season.

Clemson: 9/4
Ohio State: 3-1
Alabama: 6-1
Georgia: 8-1
LSU: 8-1
Florida: 14-1
Oklahoma: 30-1
Oregon: 30-1
Notre Dame: 30-1
Penn State: 30-1
Texas A&M: 30-1
Auburn: 30-1
Texas: 40-1
Michigan: 40-1
Wisconsin: 60-1
Utah: 100-1
Minnesota: 100-1
Iowa State: 100-1
Washington: 100-1
USC: 100-1
Tennessee: 100-1
Oklahoma State: 100-1
Arizona State: 100-1

Tom Fornelli/CBS Sports

Tags: Misc Rumor, NCAA

Joe Burrow Sets Single-Season FBS Mark For Touchdown Passes

Jan 14, 2020 8:51 AM

Joe Burrow broke the NCAA FBS single-season records for touchdown passes and touchdowns responsible for during Monday night's College Football Playoff National Championship.

Burrow tied the records of 58 touchdown passes and 63 touchdowns responsible for -- set by Colt Brennan in 2006 -- with a 6-yard touchdown pass to Thaddeus Moss with 10 seconds left in the second quarter.

In the fourth quarter, Burrow found Terrace Marshall Jr. for a 24-yard score to give him 60 touchdown passes on the season.

LSU defeated Clemson 42-25 to win the National Championship.


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Jake Fromm Leaves Georgia To Declare For 2020 NFL Draft

Jan 8, 2020 2:48 PM

Jake Fromm will leave Georgia after his junior season to enter the 2020 NFL Draft.

ESPN ranks Fromm as the fifth best quarterback on the board.

Fromm helped lead Georgia to the College Football National Championship as a true freshman two seasons ago.

Mark Schlabach/ESPN

Tags: Draft, Draft Misc, NCAA

Jacob Eason Plans To Enter 2020 NFL Draft

Dec 27, 2019 8:27 AM

Jacob Eason has announced that he plans to apply for entry to the draft and forgo his senior season at the University of Washington.

Eason, who began his college career at Georgia, threw for 3,132 yards with 23 touchdown passes and eight interceptions in his lone season with the Huskies.


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Chase Young, Joe Burrow, Jerry Jeudy In ESPN's Top-3 For '20 NFL Draft

Dec 13, 2019 4:24 PM

Chase Young remains the No. 1 prospect for the 2020 NFL Draft, according to ESPN's Todd McShay. Joe Burrow and Jerry Jeudy round out the top-3.

1. Chase Young, DE, Ohio State
2. Joe Burrow, QB, LSU
3. Jerry Jeudy, WR, Alabama
4. Jeff Okudah, CB, Ohio State
5. Isaiah Simmons, OLB, Clemson
6. Grant Delpit, S, LSU
7. Derrick Brown, DT, Auburn
8. CeeDee Lamb, WR, Oklahoma
9. CJ Henderson, CB, Florida
10. Andrew Thomas, OT, Georgia
11. Paulson Adebo, CB, Stanford
12. Tua Tagovailoa, QB, Alabama
13. Javon Kinlaw, DT, South Carolina
14. Henry Ruggs III, WR, Alabama
15. Curtis Weaver, DE, Boise State

Todd McShay/ESPN

Tags: Draft, Draft Misc, NCAA

Utah State's Jordan Love Declares For NFL Draft

Dec 11, 2019 8:07 AM

Utah State junior quarterback Jordan Love has announced that he has decided to forego his senior season and enter the 2020 NFL Draft.

Love is among the top three or four quarterback prospects in this draft class.

Jeremy Bergman/NFL

Tags: Draft, NCAA

SEC On CBS Up 24 Percent Year Over Year, Highest Ratings In 29 Years

Dec 10, 2019 2:52 PM

The 2019 SEC Championship Game between LSU and Georgia drew 13.7 million viewers, which ranked only second to the 16.64 million viewers they drew for LSU-Alabama on Nov. 10.

For the season, CBS Sports averaged 7.103 million viewers, which is their highest ratings in 29 years.

The SEC on CBS coverage was up 24 percent year over year.

Andrew Bucholtz/Awful Announcing

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LSU Considered Big Favorites To Win National Championship

Dec 8, 2019 10:50 PM

LSU will play Oklahoma in one College Football Playoff semifinal while Ohio State and Clemson will meet in the other.

LSU are favorites to win the national championship as they have the easier path against one-loss Oklahoma, according to The Tigers are 12.5-point favorites against the Sooners.

Championship Odds:
LSU +125
Clemson +225
Ohio State +250
Oklahoma +1000

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Tua Tagovailoa Out For Season With Dislocated Hip

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Deion Sanders Says He Hasn't Talked To FSU About Coaching Job


Deion Sanders Is A Candidate For FSU Coaching Job

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Alabama Currently Eight-Point Favorites For Nov. 9 Game Against LSU

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Jim Harbaugh Refutes NFL Return Rumors As 'Total Crap'

Tom VanHaaren/ESPN

Tua Tagovailoa Undergoes 'Tightrope' Surgery On Ankle For 2nd Time

Alex Scarborough/ESPN

HBO To Air Documentary On Bill Belichick, Nick Saban

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Dabo Swinney Signs 10-Year, $93M Extension With Clemson
Dabo Swinney's deal is the largest coaching deal in college football history.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Nick Saban: Late Round Picks Who Leave School Early Lose Out
Seven of Alabama's underclassmen declared for this month's NFL draft.


Kyle Murray Announces He Will Concentrate On NFL Career
Kyler Murray will return $1.29 million of the $1.5 million signing bonus money the A's gave him last year.


NFL Can't Find Liability Insurance For Head Trauma
Dr. Julian Bailes said "insurance coverage is arguably the biggest threat to the sport."

Steve Fainaru, Mark Fainaru-Wada/ESPN

Jalen Hurts Announces Transfer To Oklahoma
Oklahoma quarterbacks have won each of the past two Heisman Trophies in Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray.


Kyler Murray Ranks No. 24 On Todd McShay's Top-32
Kyler Murray hadn't been on any of McShay's prior editions due to the expectation he would go to the MLB.

Todd McShay/ESPN

Kyler Murray Declares For 2019 NFL Draft
The A's supported Kyler Murray's decision to enter the draft, but they could be under increased pressure to improve his contract.


Steve Sarkisian Turns Down Cardinals' Job To Rejoin Alabama
Steve Sarkisian turned down an offer to become the offensive coordinator of the Cardinals.


Dolphins Already Eyeing Quarterbacks From 2020 NFL Draft
Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa and Oregon's Justin Herbert are considered the top quarterbacks of that prospective draft class.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Kyler Murray To Declare For NFL Draft, Leanings Towards Football
One source said Kyler Murray is leaning towards football over baseball.

Susan Slusser/San Francisco Chronicle

Cardinals Hire Kliff Kingsbury As Head Coach
Texas Tech fired Kliff Kingsbury in November after six seasons as head coach.

Josh Weinfuss/ESPN

Dwayne Haskins Leaves Ohio State For NFL Draft
Dwayne Haskins is a projected first round pick at quarterback.


Clemson Claims Second National Title Over Alabama
The Clemson Tigers won their second national college football title in three seasons with a 44-16 win over Alabama on Monday night.

Jeremy Bergman/NFL