American Athletic RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pac-12 expansion with San Diego State, SMU may be necessary before league inks new media rights deal

    CBS Sports "The Pac-12 may need to commit to conference expansion first before achieving its compensation target in a new media rights deal, sources with knowledge of the situation tell CBS Sports. In an effort to return to 12 members following the departures of USC and UCLA, the Pac-12 has focused its..." February 08

  • UCF dismisses Justin Hodges after home invasion arrest

    Sportsnaut "UCF dismissed junior defensive back Justin Hodges from the team on Friday following his arrest in connection with an alleged home invasion. Police say Hodges was one of several suspects who barged into a high-rise condominium in downtown Orlando on Jan. 9. The intruders allegedly beat..." January 20

  • QB Tanner Mordecai choosing Wisconsin instantly elevates Badgers

    The Athletic "By the time Tanner Mordecai entered the transfer portal last Thursday night, word quickly spread across social media that Wisconsin had emerged as the favorite to land the coveted SMU quarterback. So when Mordecai committed to the Badgers on..." January 04

  • Tulane’s historic Cotton Bowl comeback vs. USC reminds us why we love college football

    The Athletic "It was fourth down, the game on the line, and Michael Pratt was on the run. Here he was again. In the midst of the madness Monday, the Tulane quarterback flashed back to last year, the Week 1 trip to Oklahoma. That was supposed to be a home game, but Hurricane Ida..." January 03

  • SMU's Tanner Mordecai expected to transfer to Wisconsin

    The Score "SMU quarterback Tanner Mordecai is expected to transfer to Wisconsin after entering the portal Thursday, sources told ESPN's Adam Rittenberg. Mordecai has thrown for 7,152 yards and 72 touchdowns against 22 interceptions over the last two..." December 30

  • NFL draft path cleared for Andre Carter II due to bill provision

    ESPN "After an outcry over the future of Army star linebacker Andre Carter II, politicians scrambled to alter the language of a recently passed Congressional bill that clears his path to the upcoming NFL draft. New language formally filed Tuesday morning in a piece of..." December 20

  • Navy to promote DC Brian Newberry to head coaching role

    The Athletic "Navy is expected to name Brian Newberry as its next head football coach, a source familiar with the hiring process confirmed to The Athletic on Monday. ESPN’s Pete Thamel first reported the news. Here’s what you need to know: Newberry has been..." December 19