January, 2020


WATCH: Penei Sewell's emotional acceptance speech of the Outland Trophy

By NBC Sports Northwest The award is given out to the nation’s top interior lineman. Via:: Yahoo Sports NCAA Football       

Illinois assistant Byrd leaves program; 2 others join

By The Associated Press Illinois defensive passing game coordinator and safeties coach Gill Byrd said Friday he is leaving the program because of an unspecified illness in his family. Byrd, who worked with head coach Lovie Smith for three NFL teams, coached at Illinois for two seasons. “Gill Byrd is like a brother to me,” Via:: Yahoo Sports NCAA Football       

Troy Walters is out as offensive coordinator at Nebraska

By The Associated Press Nebraska announced Friday that offensive coordinator Troy Walters has left the program, ending a four-year working relationship with head coach Scott Frost. The program said Walters, who also served as receivers coach, was leaving by mutual agreement with the Cornhuskers. Walters had worked with Frost Via:: Yahoo Sports NCAA Football       

Coming off 2-touchdown performance in National Championship game, Randy Moss' son Thaddeus declares for NFL draft

By Yahoo Sports Moss is a 6-foot-3 tight end. Via:: Yahoo Sports NCAA Football       

Lewis, Jackson back on sidelines to coach in Collegiate Bowl

By The Associated Press Hue Jackson and Marvin Lewis don’t know if they will appear again on an NFL sideline but on Saturday they will be coaching players who hope to get to the next level. Lewis led the Cincinnati Bengals for 16 years but was fired in 2018 after the franchise’s third straight losing season. Jackson Via:: Yahoo Sports NCAA Football       

Two-time ACC player of the year Etienne returning to Clemson

By The Associated Press Two-time Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year Travis Etienne is returning to Clemson for his senior season. Etienne, the 5-foot-10, 210-pound junior running back from Jennings, Louisiana, announced his decision on social media Friday. Etienne became Clemson’s all-time rushing leader Monday Via:: Yahoo Sports NCAA Football       

Leading FCS rusher Pete Guerriero declares for draft

By ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports The Football Championship Subdivision has a player leaving a year of eligibility on the table to try his hand (or feet) at the NFL. Monmouth running back Pete Guerriero has announced he will skip his fifth season of eligibility to enter the draft. “After careful consideration, speaking with family Via:: Yahoo Sports NCAA Football       

Georgia's Smart hires Todd Monken as offensive coordinator

By The Associated Press ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — ��� Todd Monken, the former offensive coordinator for the Cleveland Browns and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is Kirby Smart’s choice to lead Georgia’s offense. Monken, 53, was named on Friday to replace James Coley as the Bulldogs’ offensive coordinator. Coley will remain on Via:: Yahoo Sports NCAA Football       

Minnesota sets nonconference football schedule for 6 seasons

By The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota comppleted its nonconference football schedules for the next six seasons Friday, securing home games against Rhode Island and Nevada in 2024 and with Buffalo in 2025. Via:: Yahoo Sports NCAA Football       

James Urban, Bobby Engram will remain on Ravens coaching staff

By ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports The Eagles’ search for new offensive coaches led them to request interviews with a couple of Ravens assistants, but neither coach is expected to leave Baltimore this offseason. There was word this week that the Eagles were interested in Ravens quarterbacks coach James Urban for their offensive coordinator Via:: Yahoo Sports NCAA Football