Monday August 27, 2018
Texas A&M: The player who brought forth allegations of NCAA violations against Jimbo Fisher's team as a means of gaining immediate eligibility at Arizona has been kicked off the team at Arizona.
Kentucky: Mark Stoops shared today offensive line coach John Schlarman has undergone two rounds of chemo. "He has a strong attitude and mindset. He's been a warrior with this. Comes to practice every day," Stoops said.
Southern Miss: Head coach Jay Hopson has signed a new 4-year contract. The deal keeps his base salary at $500,000, but decreases his buyout from $2 million to $1 million and increases his incentives for on-field performance (a win over a Power 5 team now pays him $25,000 instead of $15,000) and ticket sales. “I’m pleased with his leadership and direction of our program,” USM athletic director Jon Gilbert told the Biloxi Sun Herald. “I think we have a very good coach that fits this university and our state.” Hopson is 15-11 in two seasons at Southern Miss.
Idaho State (FCS): AD Jeff Tingey has been relieved of duties, but will still receive his full $150,000 salary until his contract expires in June.
Week 1: It. Is. Here.... Full slate of action beginning Thursday night, plenty of games Friday, all you can eat Saturday, and Top 25 matchups Sunday and Monday nights. Full run-down of FBS action here at ESPN.
Baltimore Ravens: Please keep the family of wide receivers coach Bobby Engram in your prayers. The couple's 20-year-old daughter, Bobbi, passed away on Saturday.
Ohio State: In case you missed it Friday afternoon, Urban Meyer issued a formal apology to Courtney Smith through a statement on Twitter.