Satisfy your Thirsty Thursday cravings with this six college football stories from around the country.
And so begins the season of early NFL draft entries.
According to the report, Johnson has agreed to a three-year deal worth $800,000 a year.
The SEC has named Alabama’s Barrett Jones as the league’s top scholar-athlete for the second straight year.
Cardinals coach reportedly sticking with Louisville instead of Tennessee.
Bret Bielema was introduced on Wednesday as Arkansas' new football coach. The move from Wisconsin says plenty about how football coaches think, writes Michael Rosenberg.
But the idea that Tennessee can't steal Louisville's coach is almost unthinkable. Forget the perceived differences between the ACC (where Louisville is headed in 2014) and the SEC. Forget that on Monday Strong publicly complained that Louisville didn't come close to filling its 55,000-seat stadium for Senior Day with a team that was 9-1 at the time. Strong, at his core, is an SEC guy. He coached at Florida, Texas A&M, Ole Miss and South Carolina. He knows that league. He loves that league. And given an opportunity to take what is supposed to be one of that league's best jobs, he decided to stay.
Hart can still make a good hire. North Carolina's Larry Fedora, Miami's Al Golden, West Virginia's Dana Holgersen, Cincinnati's Butch Jones, Penn State's Bill O'Brien or Iowa State's Paul Rhoads would all be viewed as significant upgrades over Dooley and have a chance to win in Knoxville.
But the worst thing that can happen to a coaching search is for the process to get away from an athletic director while panic sets in. Tennessee moved one step closer to that on Wednesday.