• Miami Herald

    UM football has potentially its best defensive front seven in decade

    Yes, the Hurricanes’ uncertainty at quarterback has created some uneasiness, as Mark Richt told me recently. But here’s the good news: This could be the best UM front seven in a decade. Not only are they in very good shape with their three sophomore-to-be starting linebackers (Shaquille Quarterman, Zach McCloud and Mike Pinckney), but depth will be substantially better with freshmen newcomers Waynmon Steed (enrolled but off knee surgery) and Bradley Jennings (enrolled) and summer arrival De’Andre Wilder, joined by Jamie Gordinier (off knee surgery), Darrion Owens (who will be well over a year from knee surgery) and others. Even with Courtel Jenkins’ departure, the Canes are in good shape at tackle,

  • ESPN.com

    Why Texas is serious about seeking a graduate transfer QB

    AUSTIN, Texas – Tom Herman inherited two talented young quarterbacks at Texas in Shane Buechele and Sam Ehlinger. They’ve got bright futures and three or four more years in the program. So why is Herman still going after a graduate transfer? That became clear on Tuesday when the school announced sophomore Matthew Merrick, the Longhorns’ No. 3 QB this spring, has decided to stop playing and focus on his academics. Was Merrick a contender to start or even play this season? No. But his departure does make the Longhorns’ quarterback situation somewhat concerning in the eyes of their new head coach. “We’ve got two,” Herman said after practice Tuesday. “One’s 19 and one’s 18.” Having only two scholarship

  • Former Baylor TE Tre'Von Armstead arrested for 2013 sexual assault allegation
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    Former Baylor TE Tre'Von Armstead arrested for 2013 sexual assault allegation

    Tre’Von Armstead was suspended in 2015 for what Baylor said was a violation of team rules. Former Baylor tight end Tre’Von Armstead was arrested for the second time in less than two weeks Wednesday. Armstead was arrested Wednesday morning by Waco police regarding an accusation of sexual assault from nearly four years ago.