Former Texas Tech quarterback Baker Mayfield lost an appeal Friday to avoid giving up a year of eligibility at Oklahoma.
Former Texas starting tackle Josh Cochran is ending his career because of a recurring shoulder injury.
President Barack Obama called Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher on Friday to congratulate him on the Seminoles' national title.
North Carolina is disputing research by a reading specialist it employs that says 10 percent of UNC football or basketball players read and write below a third-grade level.
Alabama has hired Lane Kiffin as the Tide's new offensive coordinator, a source told ESPN.com.
James Franklin is expected to receive a contract from Penn State worth up to $4.5 million a year, according to a source, making him the Big Ten's second-highest-paid coach behind Ohio State's Urban Meyer.
Former Penn State quarterback Tyler Ferguson is following Bobby Petrino to Louisville.
Georgia Southern Eagles has named Sam Houston State Wildkats coach Willie Fritz to lead the Eagles into their new era as a Football Bowl Subdivision team.
Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who had the game-winning TD in the Vizio BCS National Championship, told ESPN's Joe Schad on Friday that he will enter the NFL draft.
A former standout football player for Iowa State has been found dead in his East Texas home.
A U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen accused in a sexual assault case will not face charges, the school announced Friday, leaving just one of three original defendants in the case remaining.
Indiana has fired defensive coordinator Doug Mallory and defensive line coach Jon Fabris, the school announced Friday.
ACC commissioner John Swofford said on Friday he is in favor of conferences having "the autonomy" to determine how teams qualify for their league championship game, and should the NCAA decide this spring to lighten its restrictions, the ACC would consider
Western Kentucky has promoted Jeff Brohm to succeed Bobby Petrino as the Hilltoppers' football coach, the school announced Friday.
Western Kentucky will name offensive coordinator Jeff Brohm to replace departed head coach Bobby Petrino, according to the Bowling Green Daily News.
A billionaire donor to the University of Texas apologized Thursday for his criticism of the hiring of Charlie Strong as the new Longhorns football coach.
New Texas coach Charlie Strong is getting three of his best players back for 2014.
Braxton Miller still has a lot he wants to get done at Ohio State.
Three more members of Florida State's offense have decided they'll be back for 2014, the team announced Thursday.
The University of Notre Dame will switch from wearing adidas for all its team sports to Under Armour when the current deal expires at the end of the school year, multiple sources told ESPN.com.