Latest Big 12 Conference football News

Top QB recruit Arch Manning tweets that he's going to Texas

Jun. 23, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The latest Manning quarterback, and the nation's top recruit for next year's class, has verbally committed to a future SEC school: Arch Manning tweeted Thursday that he plans to play at Texas. The quarterback's message included a photo of him dropping back for...

AAC's 6 new schools join July 2023, when 3 leave for Big 12

Jun. 15, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The American Athletic Conference's six new members will enter the league next summer, Commissioner Mike Aresco said Wednesday. Charlotte, Florida Atlantic, North Texas, Rice, UAB and UTSA will officially join the AAC on July 1, 2023. Each of those schools, all...

AAC deal lets UCF, Cincinnati, Houston join Big 12 in '23

Jun. 10, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

The American Athletic Conference announced an agreement Friday with Cincinnati, Houston and UCF that paves the way for the schools to join the Big 12 in 2023. The three schools announced in September they had accepted invitations to join the Big 12, which moved quickly to a rebuild...

Tim Tebow among first-timers on College Football HOF ballot

Jun. 06, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

Tim Tebow, who led Florida to two national championships and won the 2007 Heisman Trophy, is among the former players making a first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The National Football Foundation announced on Monday the players and coaches eligible for...

Big 12 record $426M revenue, new commish expected mid-July

Jun. 03, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 Conference will distribute a record $426 million of revenue to its 10 schools for the 2021-22 school year, a nearly 25% increase over last year and 10% higher than its peak before the pandemic. “We find ourselves in a very strong position today,"...

'Some weirdness' at Big 12 with future and soon former teams

Jun. 02, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

IRVING, Texas (AP) — There are representatives from the Big 12's four future members attending the conference's spring meetings, along with the lingering presence of Texas and Oklahoma, the league's only football national champions who still are three years away from their scheduled departures to...

Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Magee dies

May. 20, 2022 21:01 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Magee has died. He was 59. The school said the longtime college football coach died on Friday but didn't release the cause of death. New Jacksonville State coach Rich Rodriguez hired Magee in...

USC lands All-American WR Jordan Addison from Pitt

May. 19, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — All-American receiver Jordan Addison is transferring from Pitt to Southern California. The Biletnikoff Award winner announced his decision Thursday on social media, ending weeks of speculation on where the top receiver in college football will play this season. ...

Pac-12 scraps divisions moments after NCAA paves way

May. 18, 2022 22:07 PM EDT

The Pac-12 announced Wednesday it was scrapping its divisional format for the upcoming football season moments after the NCAA Division I Council tossed out requirements that dictate how conferences can determine a champion. The Pac-12 will now pair the teams with the highest...

States hands off when it comes to NCAA, athlete compensation

May. 16, 2022 13:12 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NCAA waited nearly a year to issue a warning that there are still rules to follow now that college athletes can earn money off their fame, sparking speculation that a crackdown could be coming for schools and boosters that break them. But the NCAA isn't the...