• 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
    Dr. Saturday4 hours ago

    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.

  • Another SEC school offers an Arkansas target in the state
    CBS Sports

    Another SEC school offers an Arkansas target in the state

    Ashdown (Ark.) Class of 2018 3-star cornerback LaDarrius Bishop has been offered by Mississippi State. This is the seventh offer for Bishop and second from the SEC. He also holds an offer from the Hogs. Bishop announced the offer on Twitter on Tuesday. He also has offers from Baylor, Arkansas State, Oklahoma State, Memphis and Louisiana-Monroe. Bishop is considered among the top prospects in the state. His cousin, 4-star safety Montaric Brown, signed with the Hogs in February.