FCS All-American LB Diamonte Tucker-Dorsey Transfers to Texas

The NCAA transfer portal is helping to shape perception ahead of the 2022 season, and major decisions are still coming in by the day. Arguably the most coveted player on the market is FCS All-American linebacker Diamonte Tucker-Dorsey, who wrapped up visits to Texas and UCF in the last week. Texas A&M, Auburn, Ole Miss … Read more

Mikey Williams, top recruits focus on marketing as NIL heats up

Malachi Palmer is atypical of most kids his age who steadily peruse their social feeds scouring the like counter to subconsciously gauge their worth among their peers. Even at 17, Palmer is “way too” consumed with countless hardwood training sessions spanning multiple hours and traveling all over the country playing against elite competition while top … Read more

Calif. Powers Mater Dei, Bosco Top Preseason Power 25 Rankings

Spring football provides a first impression of what may come during the fall months, when it counts, on the high school football field. With prep powers from coast to coast beginning to wrap up showcases, SBLive and Sports Illustrated connected to launch the preseason Power 25 high school football ranking. Thirteen states were represented in … Read more

Nick Saban’s Texas A&M remarks violate SEC bylaws, says Bjork

Texas A&M athletic director Ross Bjork says Nick Saban’s comments Wednesday night regarding the Aggies’ recruiting practices violate SEC sportsmanship bylaws and he has been in discussion about the situation with commissioner Greg Sankey. Bjork referred to Saban’s comments as a “personal attack” on his university and on his coach, Jimbo Fisher, a former Saban … Read more

NBA draft, transfer portal give NCAA stars crucial options

Keion Brooks Jr. may be in the transfer portal, but don’t ask him which schools are recruiting him. He doesn’t know. “I couldn’t even tell you who’s recruiting me or who’s reaching out because I just let my parents handle it all,” Brooks told reporters Monday. Brooks is one of six players at this year’s … Read more

NCAA transfer portal has cautionary tales like Josiah Jeffers

Radford, Va., Is home to the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, touted as “America’s Favorite Drive,” miles and miles of breathtaking vistas and ethereal sunsets looming over old historic buildings and picturesque farmsteads. It’s a quaint, mountainside community with just north of 17,000 people surrounding the city’s namesake university. There, 4,000 fans pack the Dedmon Center … Read more

Elite 11 Nashville Displays National Appeal, Results in Three Finals Invites

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Despite high temperatures and higher expectations given the talent on hand, the Elite 11 national camp tour stop in Nashville delivered as one of the most impressive to date in 2022. There were big names, young stars and emerging quarterbacks in between and by the end of the event Elite 11 Director … Read more

NBA draft decisions that will shape college basketball in 2022-23

Next week’s G League Elite Camp and NBA scouting combine provide a huge opportunity for players to prove themselves in front of NBA decision-makers. In turn, it’s a critical week for college basketball programs hoping their star players will come back for another season before turning pro. Some players testing the draft waters have maintained … Read more

Delaware State President Shares Statement on Lacrosse Team, Georgia Police Incident

A traffic stop in April involving Georgia police officers left some Delaware State women’s lacrosse team members traumatized and the school president “incensed.” According to Sydney Anderson, a Hornets lacrosse player who wrote about the encounter for the school’s newspaper, the team was traveling through the state on April 20, returning home after a game … Read more

NCAA approves NIL guidelines, threatens booster funding

The NCAA took another step in cracking down on booster-led collectives as it relates to name, image and likeness (NIL) payments. The Division I Board of Directors approved new NIL guidelines Monday, clarifying existing bylaws that prohibit boosters from being involved in recruiting. The group of school presidents rubber-stamped the guidance that college leaders hope … Read more