Matt Hinton

Texas Tech commit Ed Williams switches to Tulane on mom's advice

Because Ed Williams is only 17 years old, his letter of intent required a parent's signature to accompany his own, which proved to be a problem when his mother refused to sign off on any school except the one next door -- Tulane.

Arizona State enlists Disney to create a kinder, gentler Sparky

ASU enlisted the company to redesign its venerable Sun Devil mascot, Sparky, into something more palatable "to engage younger audiences."

Mark Mangino comes full circle as Youngstown State assistant

Mangino will serve as tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator at his alma mater.

Is Kiffin right to blame defense for 'underappreciation' of Barkley?

With his starting quarterback facing scrutiny of his own in the wake of the NFL Combine, Kiffin's critique of USC's collapse got a little more specific.

Pat White planning NFL 'relaunch' at West Virginia pro day

Ex-Mountaineer great is taking another crack at the league after a three-year absence.

Mountain West asks NCAA to kill ban on all-blue Boise State uniforms

In light of the Broncos' decision to remain in the Mountain West, the conference agreed to drop its ban on monochrome uniforms, and its commissioner is urging the NCAA to do the same.

Nebraska WR Kenny Bell turns 21, celebrates with a full ribcage tattoo

Whatever you think about Kenny Bell's ribcage tattoo, there is no mistaking it for anything but the head of a lion, decked out in full Native American headdress.

Kevin Sumlin awarded 'honorary' WWE title, then proceeds to earn it

As planned, Sumlin was named an 'honorary' world heavyweight champion. What the crowd didn't expect was that the head coach would be dragged into the show itself

Texas A&M leaks first renderings of Kyle Field renovation

The colony of bats that calls the stadium home during football season could not be reached for comment.

Familiar Longhorns open spring practice at a very different speed

'We changed so much personnel over the last couple of years that we felt like it gave defenses a chance to match with us in packages.'

Five current, former Middle Tennessee players arrested in brawl

A club employee described the scene to emergency dispatchers as 'an all-out riot' and said 'we have all hell breaking loose right now.'

Oversigning Index: On another front, it's still Alabama and everyone else

Even after a concerted crackdown on "oversigning" by the SEC over the past three years, no coach in any league overshot the mark this year with as much gusto as Nick Saban.

Johnny Manziel, Big Man On Campus, avoiding campus in web-only classes

Aside from workouts at the football complex, the reigning Heisman winner only expects to be on A&M's campus about once a month this semester.

His NFL stock rising, A&M already planning for life after Manziel

So intense was Johnny Manziel's star as a freshman in 2012 and so attractive is the lure of the next level that Texas A&M coaches are already beginning to prepare for life after Manziel -- and for the possibility that it might begin as soon as the 2014 season.

NCAA rule proposes automatic ejection for 'targeting' penalties

The penalty, if approved by the Playing Rules Oversight Panel, will be a 15-yard penalty and automatic ejection of the player.