According to an ESPN report, University of South Florida football coach Willie Taggart — a Tampa Bay area native — has been hired as the new coach of the Oregon Ducks. One report says the Bulls will target former Tennessee and USC coach Lane Kiffin.
Freshman guard Bruce Brown woke up Tuesday morning to the news that his uncle Edward Dillard, who was in a coma, had died. Brown’s night ended with the second triple-double in University of Miami history as the Hurricanes thumped South Carolina State 82-46.
With Austin Appleby’s eligibility exhausted after the Outback Bowl and Luke Del Rio still dealing with injuries, UF coach Jim McElwain could burn one of his freshman quarterbacks’ redshirts and have him play in the Jan. 2 Outback Bowl.
Friends, ex-teammates and former coaches remembered 1994 Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam as much more than a football star upon hearing of his death in a park not far from the University of Colorado, where he stamped his name as one of the greatest players in the program's history.
Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam was found dead Monday night in a Boulder park less than two miles from Folsom Field, where he carved his name into the University of Colorado record books as one of the greatest players in the program's history.