QB Arch Manning, No. 1 recruit in 2023 class, commits to Texas

QB Arch Manning, No. 1 recruit in 2023 class, commits to Texas

12:20 PM ET Pete ThamelESPN The recruitment of blue-chip quarterback Arch Manning, a rare collision of talent, pedigree and possibility, captivated college football for years. Manning ended the intrigue Thursday afternoon, committing to Texas over suitors that included Georgia, Alabama, LSU, Clemson and Virginia. While Manning has long been considered the top player in the … Read more

Army-Navy game to be played in five different cities along East Coast over next five years

Army-Navy game to be played in five different cities along East Coast over next five years

The Army-Navy game will be played in five different cities along the East Coast over the next five years, including stadiums near Boston, Washington, Baltimore, New York City and Philadelphia, the schools announced jointly Wednesday. Foxborough, Massachusetts, will host the 2023 game on Dec. 9, followed by Landover, Maryland, on Dec. 14, 2024. Baltimore will … Read more

2024 QB CJ Carr, grandson of legendary Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr, commits to Notre Dame

2024 QB CJ Carr, grandson of legendary Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr, commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame and Michigan have had a rivalry for years on the field and now the Irish can claim a unique recruiting win against the Wolverines as 2024 quarterback CJ Carr announced his commitment to them Thursday. Carr is the grandson of former Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr and the son of former Wolverines quarterback … Read more

Fanatics and Topps announce trading card agreements for college football and basketball

Fanatics and Topps announce trading card agreements for college football and basketball

8:30 AM ET Dan HajduckyESPN Close Hajducky is a reporter/researcher for ESPN. He has an MFA in creative writing from Fairfield University and played on the men’s soccer teams at Fordham and Southern Connecticut State universities. Fanatics Collectables and Topps have announced comprehensive agreements to produce collegiate football and basketball trading cards — partnerships that … Read more

Alabama football coach Nick Saban laments singling out schools in NIL debate, but defends comments

Alabama football coach Nick Saban laments singling out schools in NIL debate, but defends comments

DESTINY, Fla. — Alabama football coach Nick Saban said on Tuesday that he never should have singled out Texas A&M when he accused the Aggies of using name, image and likeness deals to buy his top-ranked recruiting class during public comments he made two weeks ago. But Saban was quick to add that, “I didn’t … Read more

DeAndre Moore Jr., No. 2 WR in 2023 class, committing to Louisville

DeAndre Moore Jr., No. 2 WR in 2023 class, committing to Louisville

10:47 AM ET Pete ThamelESPN The Louisville football recruiting class for 2023, already ranked among the best in the country, got a seismic jolt Tuesday, as wide receiver DeAndre Moore Jr. told ESPN that he is committing to the Cardinals. Moore is ranked as the No. 17 overall player and No. 2 wide receiver in … Read more

Wasserman: Eli Holstein’s Alabama commitment is a big deal for the Longhorns

Wasserman: Eli Holstein's Alabama commitment is a big deal for the Longhorns

Four-star quarterback Eli Holstein of Zachary (La.) High committed to Alabama on Tuesday afternoon. What a day for the Longhorns. On this day, Texas moved another step closer to landing the most influential prospect in recruiting history. That’s the real story here. During any other recruiting cycle, a top-100 quarterback committing to Alabama would be … Read more

Deion Sanders refuses to take Nick Saban’s call after ‘lies’

Deion Sanders refuses to take Nick Saban's call after 'lies'

The coach-on-coach verbal violence continues. Deion Sanders won’t pick up the phone if Nick Saban calls, after he said the Alabama coach spewed public “lies” Wednesday, when he claimed Jackson State paid top prospect Travis Hunter $1 million to play for the Tigers. “I haven’t talked to coach Saban,” Sanders said in an interview with … Read more

Nick Saban-Jimbo Fisher feud — Coaches, ADs on what happened and what’s next

Nick Saban-Jimbo Fisher feud -- Coaches, ADs on what happened and what's next

8:00 PM ET ESPN-staff Alabama coach Nick Saban set the college football world abuzz Wednesday night when he told a gathering of business leaders in the state that Texas A&M assembled the top-ranked recruiting class in the country because it “bought every player” with name, image and likeness deals . Decrying the influence of money … Read more

Pittsburgh Panthers star WR Jordan Addison to join USC Trojans

Pittsburgh Panthers star WR Jordan Addison to join USC Trojans

5:28 PM ET Pete ThamelESPN The most prolific performer to enter the NCAA transfer portal this offseason has found a destination. Former Pittsburgh wide receiver Jordan Addison will transfer to USC to play this fall, he announced on social media Thursday. pic.twitter.com/5oN0ZVGsCC —Jordan Addison (@Espn_Jordan) May 19, 2022 Addison visited USC officially over the past … Read more