Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Charlie Strong leaves Miami after getting snubbed for DC

    Sportsnaut "Former three-time head coach Charlie Strong is leaving Miami after just one season after being passed over for defensive coordinator. Strong, 62, who was co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach for the Hurricanes in 2022, told ESPN on Thursday he would not return in..." February 09

  • Florida State extends Mike Norvell, making him among highest paid in ACC

    CBS Sports "Coming off a breakout 10-3 effort with plenty of offseason attention as the calendar looks ahead to the 2023 campaign, Florida State has rewarded coach Mike Norvell with a contract extension that makes him among the highest-paid coaches in the ACC. Under the terms of the new deal,..." February 08

  • Pressure is on Mario Cristobal to make the right hires — and deliver on the field

    The Athletic "Holding on to coordinators for more than a couple of years doesn’t happen often anymore in college football. Replacing your offensive and defensive coordinator after Year 1, though, is less than ideal. Mario Cristobal is dealing with that at Miami after defensive..." February 07

  • Miami tabs Lance Guidry to replace Kevin Steele as new defensive coordinator

    The Athletic "Lance Guidry, the former head coach at McNeese and defensive coordinator at Marshall each of the last two seasons, is expected to be hired as Miami’s new defensive coordinator, multiple sources close to the search confirmed to The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman. Here’s..." February 07

  • Alabama hires Kevin Steele as defensive coordinator

    CBS Sports "Alabama has hired Miami defensive coordinator Kevin Steele to the same position, according to ESPN. Steele replaces Pete Golding, who left after five seasons in Tuscaloosa to take the same position at Ole Miss.  Steele, 64, has a lengthy history around..." February 05

  • Auburn lands Class of 2024 4-star QB Walker White over Clemson, Baylor

    The Athletic "Hugh Freeze and the Auburn Tigers have their quarterback in the Class of 2024, landing a commitment from four-star Walker White out of Little Rock (Ark.) Christian Academy on Friday. Here’s what you need to know: White is the No. 142 prospect and No. 13 quarterback in..." February 03

  • North Carolina extends Mack Brown’s contract through ’28

    Sportsnaut "North Carolina rewarded head coach Mack Brown with a contract extension that takes his deal through January 2028. The Tar Heels won nine games in 2022 and went 6-0 in true road games to claim the ACC Coastal Division title. “Mack has re-energized our program in so many..." February 03

  • Miami fires OC Josh Gattis after 1 season

    The Score "Miami fired offensive coordinator Josh Gattis after just one season, the program announced Friday, according to ESPN's Pete Thamel. Gattis' removal comes just one year after he took home the Broyles Award as the nation's best assistant coach for his work at..." January 27

  • Ex-Miami QB Jake Garcia joining Missouri

    247 Sports "Former Miami quarterback Jake Garcia is transferring to Missouri and is expected to enroll this week, according to ESPN's Pete Thamel. Garcia entered the portal earlier this week and did not take long to decide. A former four-star prospect, Garcia ranked No. 116..." January 20

  • Deion Sanders flips 5-star Cormani McClain from Miami to Colorado

    The Athletic "Cormani McClain, the top-ranked cornerback in the 2023 cycle in the 247Sports Composite and No. 12 overall recruit, flipped his commitment from Miami to Colorado on Thursday, according to multiple reports, and all indications are he’ll sign with the Buffaloes when the next..." January 20

  • Penn State adds WR Malik McClain, Florida State transfer, to portal haul

    The Athletic "Former Florida State wide receiver Malik McClain announced his commitment to Penn State on Wednesday after entering the transfer portal earlier in January. Here’s what you need to know: McClain took an official visit to Penn State last weekend, when..." January 19

  • Miami QB Jake Garcia reportedly enters transfer portal

    Sportsnaut "Miami quarterback Jake Garcia plans to enter the NCAA transfer portal, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday. Garcia has already made coaches aware of his decision to enter the portal ahead of Wednesday’s deadline, per the reports. That deadline only counts for entry into the..." January 18

  • Dabo Swinney taking first big step to return Clemson to national prominence

    The Athletic "I have made no bones over the past couple of years about my belief that Dabo Swinney is one of the most stubborn coaches in college football. The 53-year-old does things his way. He does not care about being popular. Nor does he listen to the masses. So..." January 13

  • Clemson to hire TCU's Garrett Riley as OC after firing Brandon Streeter

    The Score "Clemson is set to hire TCU's Garrett Riley after parting with first-year offensive coordinator Brandon Streeter, sources told ESPN's Adam Rittenberg and Chris Low. The Tigers announced that they wouldn't bring back Streeter on Thursday. The..." January 12

  • Dre Bly out as Tar Heels' CB coach

    ESPN "North Carolina and cornerbacks coach Dre Bly have "mutually agreed to part ways," according to a release from the school Wednesday. Bly is one of UNC's all-time greats, a two-time All-American cornerback for the Tar Heels from 1995 through 1998. He had served as one..." January 11

  • Notre Dame officially land QB Sam Hartman

    Sportsnaut "Wake Forest transfer Sam Hartman plans to spend his final season of eligibility as the starting quarterback at Notre Dame. Hartman, 23, entered the transfer portal after the season and visited South Bend on Thursday, when he announced via social media that he’s sticking around..." January 05

  • NC State broadcaster Gary Hahn will be reinstated after insensitive remark about 'illegal aliens'

    CBS Sports "NC State broadcaster Gary Hahn will be reinstated following an insensitive remark about "illegal aliens" he made during the team's 16-12 loss to Maryland in the Duke's Mayo Bowl on Friday, Dec. 30. While providing a score update on the Sun Bowl in..." January 04

  • Panthers HC Pat Narduzzi’s heartfelt Damar Hamlin message after scary injury

    Clutch Points "Pittsburgh Panthers head football coach Pat Narduzzi had a heartfelt message for Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin after it was announced the 24-year-old suffered cardiac arrest and was in critical condition this morning, the Athletic senior college football writer Chris Vannini..." January 03

  • Clemson DL Bryan Bresee, former No. 1 recruit, declares after All-ACC career

    CBS Sports "Clemson defensive lineman Bryan Bresee, the former No. 1 overall recruit in the Class of 2020, will enter the 2023 NFL Draft after a decorated three-year career with the Tigers. Though Bresee missed significant time in 2021 with an ACL tear, he was a dominant force when he..." January 02

  • Stranded Pitt CFB Players Get Ride from UTEP CBB Coach to Sun Bowl on Christmas Day

    Bleacher Report "UTEP basketball coach Joe Golding exhibited his holiday spirit to help several Pittsburgh football players get to El Paso, Texas. Pitt football coach Pat Narduzzi told reporters on Monday that Golding and his family drove three Panthers players—Samuel Okunlola, Jake..." December 27

  • Wake Forest QB Sam Hartman expected to join Notre Dame after entering transfer portal

    CBS Sports "Wake Forest quarterback Sam Hartman is expected to enter the NCAA transfer portal before landing with Notre Dame after a pair of All-ACC campaigns with the Demon Deacons, according to ESPN. Hartman is the holds the ACC career record for touchdown passes..." December 27

  • Kedon Slovis to Transfer to BYU from Pitt

    Bleacher Report "Pittsburgh quarterback Kedon Slovis announced Saturday via social media that he is transferring to BYU. Slovis entered the transfer portal on Dec. 5. BYU will be his third school in what will be his fifth season in 2023. In addition to Pitt, he also suited up for the USC Trojans from..." December 26

  • DJ Uiagalelei Reportedly Expected to Transfer to Oregon State from Clemson

    Bleacher Report "Former Clemson quarterback DJ Uiagalelei, who announced Dec. 5 that he was entering the NCAA transfer portal, is expected to leave the Tigers for Oregon State, per ESPN's Pete Thamel. Uiagalelei completed 61.9 percent of his passes for 2,521 yards (6.8 yards per..." December 24

  • UNC QB Drake Maye: Transfer talk, $5M NIL deals all 'rumors'

    ESPN "Six months ago, North Carolina redshirt freshman quarterback Drake Maye wasn't sure if he'd win the starting job at the school. Since then, he has emerged as a projected top NFL draft pick for 2024 and the unwitting face of the free market that has emerged in college..." December 23

  • Pittsburgh’s Pat Narduzzi calls out Utah for NIL tampering

    Clutch Points "NIL has taken over the college football landscape, and Pittsburgh head coach Pat Narduzzi isn’t happy about it. The Panthers’ head man went as far as calling out Utah and head coach Kyle Wittingham for using NIL to steal one of Pittsburgh’s prized..." December 22

  • Former five-star CB Tony Grimes transferring to Texas A&M

    ESPN "Tony Grimes, a former five-star cornerback and All-ACC honorable mention player at North Carolina, announced Thursday that he will transfer to Texas A&M. Grimes reclassified from the 2021 class to 2020 to play early at UNC. He appeared in 37 games over the past three..." December 22

  • Top Miami recruit has ‘false alarm’ on signing day

    Larry Brown Sports "Cormani McClain stunned the college football world in October when he verbally committed to Miami, but the star cornerback may be having second thoughts. McClain was expected to sign his letter of intent with Miami at the start of the early signing period on Wednesday, but he was not..." December 21

  • Former NC State QB Devin Leary transfers to Kentucky

    Clutch Points "With Kentucky football star quarterback Will Levis declaring for the 2023 NFL Draft, that means the Wildcats will be looking to find a viable replacement for him. Well, it didn’t take long. Per On3 Sports, ex-NC State star Devin Leary is expected to transfer to Kentucky and..." December 20

  • Pat Narduzzi makes jaw-dropping NIL allegation

    Larry Brown Sports "Drake Maye has committed to remaining at North Carolina as he prepares for the 2024 NFL Draft, and one rival coach says the star quarterback turned down a shocking sum of money when he made that decision. Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi spoke about the Maye situation during an appearance..." December 20

  • Kobe Pace lands with Virginia

    Clutch Points "Former Clemson Tigers running back Kobe Pace has found a new home. The former three-star recruit had opted to join the Virginia Cavaliers according to 247Sports. Kobe Pace spent the first three seasons of his collegiate career in the Tigers backfield. While often..." December 20

  • Texas A&M QB Hynes King transferring to Georgia Tech

    OutKick "Haynes King is reportedly headed to the ACC. The former sophomore gunslinger for Texas A&M has chosen to take his talents to Atlanta to play for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, according to Sports Illustrated and other reports. As of Monday morning, King..." December 19

  • Drake Maye will love the Tar Heels’ latest coaching move

    Clutch Points "The University of North Carolina has found their next offensive coordinator, and star quarterback Drake Maye is quite pleased with the new hire. Chip Lindsey was introduced as the Tar Heels’ newest OC and quarterbacks coach on Thursday, after spending the..." December 15

  • Clemson linebacker Trenton Simpson declares for NFL draft

    ESPN "Clemson junior linebacker Trenton Simpson is declaring for the NFL draft, he told ESPN on Wednesday. Simpson wasn't slated to play in the Orange Bowl because of an ankle injury suffered during the ACC championship game. He is one of the top linebacker..." December 14