Greg Schiano is in his first season as defensive coordinator at Ohio State. Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano was issued a traffic citation Wednesday. Last Thursday morning, Schiano’s truck hit a bicyclist, resulting in a ticket for “failure to obey a traffic-control device.” The ticket is a minor misdemeanor, per the Columbus Dispatch.
Alabama linebacker Tim Williams had 10.5 sacks in 2015. One of Alabama’s best players was arrested early Thursday morning. According to TideSports.com, senior linebacker Tim Williams was charged with carrying a pistol without a permit.
At least from Alabama’s side of it, the door’s not completely shut on Blake Barnett‘s future being in Tuscaloosa. Earlier Wednesday, a report surfaced that Barnett had decided to leave the football program and transfer out. In meeting with the media a short time later, Nick Saban confirmed that Barnett had “expressed some concern about his future” at a meeting earlier in the day. The head coach said he “didn’t know” when asked if Barnett, who lost the starting quarterback job to true freshman Jalen Hurts earlier this year, was still a part of the team, although he made it clear that the redshirt freshman was still welcome in the locker room if he changes his mind. “Blake is a fine young man,”