3 college football assistant coaches to make more than $2 million in pay this season

There are now at least three college football assistant coaches making more than $2 million this season. Auburn defensive coordinator Kevin Steele joins LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda and Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables at that level, according to a new version of Steele’s contract the school provided to USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday in response to an open-records request. […]

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Maryland coach DJ Durkin to be reinstated after Jordan McNair investigation

BALTIMORE — The University of Maryland's Board of Regents recommended that the school retain football coach DJ Durkin following a two-month investigation into the culture of the football program. The chairman of the board, James Brady, said in a news conference Tuesday that the board believes that Durkin failed to supervise strength and conditioning coach Rick Court but has been "unfairly blamed for the dysfunction […]

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As others move around, longtime assistants at one school are college football’s dying breed

Positive feedback and a productive meeting with then-Clemson athletics director Terry Don Phillips late in the 2008 season left Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster feeling good enough about his chances to land the Tigers’ head coach vacancy that he brought the opportunity to his three children. This thing is potentially getting ready to happen, he said. We’re excited for you, […]

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Michigan NCAA tournament hero Jordan Poole rips Michigan State campus: ‘It’s trash’

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — As if the Michigan–Michigan State rivalry hasn’t already had enough twists, turns and things that have amplified the vitriol and hatred between the two programs in the last week, a little fuel may have been added to the flames from an unlikely source on Monday. By now, assuredly, you’ve already heard Jim Harbaugh’s comments towards Mark Dantonio […]

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