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No stopping him: Storm forces OC to walk

Bad weather left Tom Herman stranded on the highway for hours, kept him up all night, forced him to abandon a rental car and ultimately rely on the kindness of a stranger to make it to the airport.

Ultimate ESPN 300: Top 50 players

Since 2006, our scouts have evaluated thousands of prospects. Here 's a look at the best -- those we saw coming and those who caught us by surprise.

Sources: Ex-Gophers QB Nelson to Rutgers

Former Minnesota Golden Gophers starting quarterback Philip Nelson will transfer to Rutgers Scarlet Knights, a source confirmed.

No. 15 recruit Humphrey commits to Bama

Rather than deny his home state ties or his father's legacy, five-star cornerback Marlon Humphrey instead chose to stay close to home when he committed to the Crimson Tide on Wednesday morning.

Auditors: $66K missing from Hawkeye Express

The University of Iowa fired an athletics department accountant after auditors projected $66,000 is missing from ticket sales for a popular train that takes fans to the football stadium, a school spokesman said Wednesday.

Irish spending $400M on stadium expansion

The University of Notre Dame announced a $400 million plan Wednesday to expand the school's 84-year-old football stadium, adding thousands of premium seats plus new buildings at the "House that Rockne Built."

Ultimate 300: Battles and debates

The Ultimate 300 list wasn't an easy task and elicited many debates over where to rank the top prospects from 2006 to 2013.

Reports: TCU's Fields attacked at gunpoint

TCU defensive end Devonte Fields was attacked at his home, robbed and had his life threatened at gunpoint early Tuesday morning, according to reports.

Report: Michigan boots kicker for misconduct

A published report says the University of Michigan has expelled ex-Wolverines kicker Brendan Gibbons for violating the school's sexual misconduct policies.

Sources: Rutgers likely to tab Friedgen as OC

Former Maryland Terrapins coach Ralph Friedgen is expected to be named Rutgers Scarlet Knights new offensive coordinator, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.

Probe: Rutgers assistant didn't bully player

A law firm's investigation has determined that a former assistant football coach for Rutgers did not bully a former player and there was no retaliation against the player.

College kicker comes out to coach, teammates

Conner Mertens, a kicker on Willamette University's football team, did something last week that no other college football player in the United States has ever done: He came out publicly while an active player.

Northwestern players seek to join labor union

For the first time in the history of college sports, athletes are asking to be represented by a labor union, taking formal steps on Tuesday to begin the process of being recognized as employees, ESPN's "Outside The Lines" has learned.

Huskers ban DE Moss from campus for year

Nebraska sophomore defensive end Avery Moss won't play for the Huskers in 2014 and has received a one-year ban from campus stemming from a public indecency conviction, the Omaha World-Herald reported Monday.