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SMU LB/RB Pope granted medical hardship

SMU's Kevin Pope, who played on both sides of the ball last season, has been granted a medical hardship waiver by the American Athletic Conference and will return for the Mustangs.

Kentucky QB battle heats up as Whitlow exits

The quarterback battles in the SEC continue to take shape as Kentucky announced Wednesday that Jalen Whitlow, who started 15 games in his two seasons with the Wildcats, will transfer to a new school.

Two vie for A&M QB job as Joeckel to transfer

The race to replace Johnny Manziel as starting quarterback at Texas A&M is now down to two as the school announced Wednesday that redshirt junior Matt Joeckel will transfer from the program.

Draft hopefuls sought as witnesses to assault

Police are seeking to question NFL draft prospects Victor Hampton and Kelcy Quarles as witnesses to an attack at a New York City nightclub on Friday, according to a report.

Sarkisian: Kessler is still USC's starting QB

Cody Kessler is still Southern California's starting quarterback after holding off a challenge from Max Browne during the Trojans' spring workouts.

Wrongly fired Mankato coach returning to job

The former football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato said Tuesday that he will return to his old job this week after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongly fired and should be immediately reinstated.

Swinney: QB Stoudt will start for Clemson

Clemson officially will name Cole Stoudt its starting quarterback at a team meeting Monday, coach Dabo Swinney confirmed in a text message to ESPN.com.

Va. State player pleads guilty in QB assault

A Virginia State football player has pleaded guilty to assaulting Winston-Salem State's starting quarterback during a luncheon before their game in November.

Sources: Record 40th bowl set for Orlando

The American Athletic and Sun Belt conferences will participate in a new bowl game in Orlando, Fla., in 2015, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.

Clemson drops Kelly for detrimental conduct

Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly was dismissed from the program Monday for conduct detrimental to the team, coach Dabo Swinney announced in a statement.

Records: Former Florida St. RB Wilder arrested

Former Florida State running back James Wilder Jr. was arrested Sunday on a bench warrant related to driving with a suspended license, jail records show.

OSU's Miller insults Michigan's attendance

Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller took to Twitter to insult the Wolverines' turnout for their spring game after Saturday's OSU game drew more than 61,000 fans.

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