Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • Oklahoma's Brent Venables Calls out Deion Sanders, Says He Didn't Give 'Pink Slips'

    Bleacher Report "Brent Venables' first season at Oklahoma did not go according to plan, but he still takes pride in his roster-building approach compared to that of Colorado head coach Deion Sanders. David Ubben of The Athletic shared comments Venables made to OUNightlySports, a student-run..." July 18

  • Why Colorado football must leave Pac-12 for Big 12

    Clutch Points "Conference realignment rumors have been arguably the biggest topic in college sports over the last two years, including Colorado Football, and it's not hard to see why. With Texas and Oklahoma heading to the SEC, plus USC and UCLA going to the Big Ten next year, the landscape..." July 10

  • USC football recruiting: Trojans beat Oregon for 4-star WR Ryan Pellum

    The Athletic "USC added a key offensive piece to its 2024 class on Monday when Ryan Pellum, a four-star wide receiver from Long Beach, Calif., committed to the Trojans. Here’s what you need to know: Pellum, who plays at Millikan High, is ranked No. 69 overall and the No. 14 wide receiver..." June 26

  • Deion Sanders set for blood clot procedure, won't amputate foot

    The Score "Colorado head coach Deion Sanders is set to undergo a procedure to relieve blood clots in both of his legs. "I have two clots in my legs: one in my right leg, one in my left leg, which is my thighs," Sanders said in a video posted Thursday. "Now I'm having..." June 22

  • Deion Sanders: I won’t coach in the NFL because I have too many old-school attributes

    Pro Football Talk "Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders has quickly become a coaching star in the college ranks. But he says he’ll never coach in the NFL. Sanders says that his my-way-or-the-highway approach works better on college kids than it would work on millionaire grown men. " June 20

  • Four-star QB Elijah Brown picks Stanford over UCLA: What he means for Cardinal

    The Athletic "Stanford dipped into Southern California to find its quarterback of the future, landing a commitment from four-star prospect Elijah Brown on Sunday afternoon. Here’s what you need to know: Brown, who plays at power Mater Dei in Santa Ana, is ranked No. 76..." June 19

  • USC football to get new performance center, second full-length practice field: Why it matters

    The Athletic "USC announced its football program will receive a new performance center on Thursday as a part of a larger initiative to “transform” its athletic facilities. Here’s what you need to know: The football program will receive a three-level performance center and a..." June 15

  • Deion Sanders May Need Surgery on Leg; Colorado HC Has No Feeling in Bottom of Foot

    Bleacher Report "Colorado head football coach Deion Sanders may need surgery before the start of the 2023 regular season. Sanders revealed he has no feeling in the bottom of his left foot during an episode of Thee Pregame Show on YouTube. "I don't plan on doing no more..." June 15

  • Deion Sanders drops truth bomb on decision to join Colorado football

    Clutch Points "Deion Sanders' decision to join Colorado football was one of the most notable moves following this past season. Colorado football may not be ready to compete for a championship just yet, but their future is bright with Sanders leading the charge. Sanders recently gave an..." June 13

  • Deion Sanders on Pat Narduzzi’s roster management criticism: ‘I don’t know who he is’

    The Athletic "Colorado coach Deion Sanders doesn’t sound bothered by Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi’s criticism of Sanders’ roster management earlier this spring. “He’s not mad at me, he’s using me to shoot bullets at another coach who he has an..." June 10

  • Big Ten reveals future scheduling model with UCLA, USC in fold

    Sportsnaut "The Big Ten on Thursday revealed its new football scheduling model for 2024 and onward, incorporating future members UCLA and Southern California into the mix while protecting many traditional rivalries. The formula is being called “Flex Protect Plus” and described by Big..." June 08

  • College football QB tiers: Caleb Williams leads the way

    The Athletic "On Monday’s episode of The Audible, a discussion about Arkansas quarterback KJ Jefferson led us to come up with our “QB Tiers” heading into the 2023 season. While we had a few disagreements, ultimately our lists were close enough to combine them into a consensus..." June 05

  • Colorado holds 'substantive' talks with Big 12 as Buffaloes consider leaving Pac-12

    CBS Sports "With the latest round of realignment having slowed to a crawl after a tumultuous two years, it appears as it may be close to picking up steam again. Colorado has been in "substantive" talks with the Big 12 about possibly joining the growing league, a source with knowledge of the..." May 30

  • Shilo Sanders Announces Transfer from Jackson State to Colorado

    SI "Shilo Sanders, the middle son of Colorado head coach Deion Sanders, is following his dad to Boulder. Sanders announced Saturday night that he is transferring from Jackson State to Colorado for the 2023 college football season. The 23-year-old safety began his..." May 29

  • Former USC AD Mike Bohn Fostered 'Toxic' Workplace Environment at Cincinnati

    Bleacher Report "A new report from The Athletic's Justin Williams, Nicole Auerbach and Bruce Feldman lifted the lid on the circumstances leading to Mike Bohn's sudden resignation as athletic director at USC. They describe how issues arose with both the Trojans and at his previous..." May 25

  • Utah lands 4-star QB Isaac Wilson, younger brother of former BYU star Zach Wilson

    The Athletic "Isaac Wilson, a four-star quarterback who plays at Corner Canyon High School in Draper, Utah, committed to Utah on Wednesday night. Here’s what you need to know: Wilson is the younger brother of New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson, who played at BYU and was..." May 25

  • Colorado, LSU among teams that upgraded 2023 rosters with new additions

    CBS Sports "The first offseason with two official transfer portal windows is winding down, and the new era of player movement is at the center of a national discourse. Undergraduate players no longer have to sit on the sideline for an entire season before hitting the field, and a version of free agency has..." May 25

  • Pat Narduzzi blasts Deion Sanders' use of transfer portal at Colorado

    CBS Sports "Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi is never afraid to share his thoughts on college football's hottest topics, and now he's put Deion Sanders and his use of the transfer portal to overhaul the Colorado roster ahead of his debut season in his crosshairs. In a..." May 22

  • Oregon lands commitment from 5-star QB Michael Van Buren

    ESPN "Five-star quarterback Michael Van Buren, a top-20 prospect in 2024, committed to Oregon on Saturday. Van Buren, from St. Frances Academy (Maryland), is ranked 18th overall in the 2024 class and is the second-best-rated pocket passer in the class behind Georgia..." May 20