NU football practice observations: A key absence (and arrival), Thompson’s zip … and jumping jacks | Football

Amie Just, Luke Mullin Nebraska’s fall camp moved into Memorial Stadium on Wednesday, where reporters were able to observe a portion of the open practice. Here’s what stands out from the day’s drills: O-LINE: Some of the pieces seem to be falling into place for Nebraska’s offensive line, but Turner Corcoran was a notable absence. … Read more

Practice report: Mark Whipple says he’s seen Nebraska’s offense ‘take a step forward’ | Football

LINCOLN — Nebraska quarterbacks impressed Mark Whipple in the offseason. A week into fall camp, nothing has changed. NU’s new offensive coordinator could actually work more with his QBs in recent months than he was allowed to as a coach at the NFL level. He’s seen them grow more confident in what they’re doing. Guys … Read more

Camp chatter: Sights and sounds of Nebraska QBs, a new OL coach and special teams drills | Football

Sights and sounds from Husker football camp: SEEN: Six Nebraska quarterbacks — Casey Thompson, Chubba Purdy, Logan Smothers, Heinrich Haarberg, Richard Torres and Matt Masker — going through a series of drills with new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Mark Whipple, who started his group with simple rollout passes to tight ends and advanced them … Read more

Jack Abraham, Sam Horn add intrigue to Mizzou’s QB competition as camp begins | Mizzou Sports News

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri quarterback Brady Cook didn’t flinch during his coach’s offseason shopping trip through the QB market. Tigers coach Eli Drinkwitz made it clear he wanted to add experience to the depth chart this offseason and eventually landed 24-year-old transfer Jack Abraham, adding the veteran to a group that returns Cook and redshirt … Read more

Kirby Smart complains about Jacksonville location of Florida-Georgia game — again

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Georgia head coach Kirby Smart has been grumbling for years about the Florida-Georgia game being held in Jacksonville. He continued that during Southeastern Conference Media Days this week when Smart renewed his calls for the annual rivalry game to be played on the universities’ campuses instead. Legendary former Gators quarterback and SEC … Read more

Eli Drinkwitz eschews the zingers, sharpens focus on Mizzou’s raised expectations | Mizzou Sports News

ATLANTA – Coach Eli Drinkwitz doesn’t have to hang around the rest of the week at Southeastern Conference football media days to see what the writers and TV folks think of his Missouri Tigers. The SEC’s preseason media poll comes out Friday, and despite a roster that Drinkwitz believes is MU’s most talented in his … Read more

Former Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky agrees to deal with NBA playoff team | Wisconsin Badgers Men’s Basketball

Former University of Wisconsin men’s basketball star Frank Kaminsky is headed to Atlanta after agreeing to a one-year deal Friday with the Hawksaccording to his agency Priority Sports, which tweeted the news and Kaminsky retweeted. Frank The Tank is heading to Atlanta! 🦡@ FSKPart3 has agreed to a one-year deal with the @ATLHawks. pic.twitter.com/6sfp5xOEig – … Read more

In a ‘bold, ambitious step,’ Big Ten grows to 16 with additions of USC, UCLA | Football

EVAN BLAND Omaha World-Herald USC and UCLA are officially set to join the Big Ten Conference beginning with the 2024-25 season, marking perhaps the largest seismic and historic shift yet amid the ever-changing landscape of college athletics. The shocking news played out publicly across roughly seven hours Thursday as the two flagship Pac-12 Conference schools … Read more