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BYU wide receiver Neil Pau’u was arrested for DUI in early June

BYU’s religious background and strict honor code have allowed the Cougars to limit the number of off-the-field incidents from players over the years but it doesn’t completely rule them out for good, as head coach Kalani Sitake is dealing with this week. According to numerous reports in Salt Lake City, BYU wide receiver Neil Pau’u was arrested …
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Father of LSU football player reportedly received $180k in stolen money from booster

The NCAA is already circling the LSU basketball program and now they might have cause to look deeper into the football program after an explosive case has surfaced involving a six-figure sum that was embezzled by a local booster. According to the Baton Rouge Business Report, John Paul Funes pleaded guilty this week to embezzling anywhere between half …
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Michigan says Big Ten’s 2019 projected distribution to total $56 million, nearly double recent Pac-12, ACC payouts

Jim Delany has a lot of lasting legacies as he departs as Big Ten commissioner this year but perhaps the biggest for many of his member schools is the one he’s left on the bottom line of their budgets. And you can just keep adding to it too. This week Michigan made their annual budget presentation …
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Grambling football player Darrell Clark in stable condition after being shot in New Orleans

Grambling football is rallying around one of its own after learning on Wednesday night that wide receiver Darrell Clark was shot and seriously injured in the New Orleans area. School accounts later confirmed some of the news involving Clark, whom the Monroe News Star says was part of a triple shooting near a playground gym in the …
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Four-star freshman QB opts to focus on baseball at Arkansas instead of playing two sports

While you would think that Kyler Murray’s success in becoming a top 10 pick in both the MLB and NFL drafts would prompt a new wave of two-sport athletes, one fellow quarterback is opting instead to focus on becoming a star on just the diamond instead of the gridiron. In a message posted on his Twitter account …
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Study shows West Virginia football generated $223.4 million for state coffers last year

West Virginia’s football team had a pretty solid 2018 campaign between the lines but that might pale in comparison for some given the dollars and cents that the Mountaineers generated for the surrounding Monongalia County. In a study commissioned by the school to look into the economic impact of WVU athletics, football was far and …
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FAU athletic director reiterates support of Lane Kiffin after disappointing 2018 campaign

When Lane Kiffin took over at Florida Atlantic, many wondered exactly how his tenure would turn out given his antics at Tennessee and USC combined with the fact that he clashed quite frequently with Nick Saban while serving as offensive coordinator at Alabama. While the much-discussed coach proved critics wrong in his first season with 11 wins and a …