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Chase Goodbread

Chase Goodbread


Chase Goodbread covers the top NFL prospects for College Football 24/7, and lives in the hotbed of a lot of that talent -- Tuscaloosa, Ala. As a young high school football writer in Florida, he saw the likes of Daunte Culpepper, Sean Taylor, Takeo Spikes, Jevon Kearse, Laveranues Coles and Champ Bailey play as teenagers. Previous to joining NFL.com, he covered Alabama football for The Tuscaloosa News and Tidesports.com. When not keeping up with college football's best players, he's probably listening to the Drive-By Truckers.


October

Wisconsin TE Troy Fumagalli wasn't a big factor in the passing game in the Badgers' 38-17 win over Nebraska Saturday, but his blocking helped pave the way for a 249-yard night for RB Jonathan Taylor. The Wisconsin senior has only nine fingers, minu... more

September

Clemson used a heavy reliance on its rushing attack to subdue Boston College, 34-7, on Saturday, leaving Eagles star DE Harold Landry with more of a chance to show NFL scouts his run-stopping ability than his vaunted pass-rush ability. But the senior... more

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Long before Derwin James emerged as one of college football's elite talents, before he was a five-star recruit, before the nation knew his name, his mother knew what was coming. Shanita Russell had no doubt after the realizatio... more

Georgia running back Nick Chubb was effective in the Bulldogs' 20-19 win over Notre Dame on Saturday, but wasn't exactly featured. The senior running back and hard-nosed, high-character draft prospect carried 13 times for 63 yards with one catch (... more

CEDARTOWN, Ga. -- It only made sense the injury which altered the course of Nick Chubb's football career came on the first play of the game. Tennessee fans were still settling into their Neyland Stadium seats to take in the 2015 game against SEC East... more

The first of Josh Allen's two chances this year to show NFL scouts what he can do against a defense from a Power Five conference didn't go well for the Wyoming quarterback. Iowa smothered the Cowboys in a 24-3 home win Saturday as Allen completed 2... more

August

One of the top prospects in college football, LSU LB Arden Key, will likely be sidelined when the Tigers open the season against BYU on Sept. 2, coach Ed Orgeron said Thursday night. Key is recovering from shoulder surgery and has been limited in... more

Add Northeast Ohio to the list of potential hosts for a future NFL draft. The Cleveland Browns, the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission have partnered to submit a bid to host the annual event in either 2019 or 2020... more

If Josh Rosen's college career lasts for three years instead of four, it will come as a surprise to his head coach. UCLA coach Jim Mora believes the star quarterback will return to play for the Bruins as a senior in 2018, he told Yahoo Sports . "... more

While the NFL preseason gives coaches and fans alike an evolving picture of their teams throughout August, college coaches don't get to see their players compete against another team until Game One of the regular season. Dabo Swinney wouldn't mind... more

Less than a year after nearly 78,000 packed Lambeau Field not for a Packers game, but for Wisconsin's 16-14 win over LSU, the fabled venue has been secured for more college action, as has Chicago's Soldier Field. Wisconsin will play Notre Dame in a... more

Jarrett Stidham was formally handed the keys to the Auburn offense on Monday. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn confirmed he has selected the darkhorse Heisman Trophy candidate as the team's starting quarterback. Just told team @Jarrett_Stidham will be t... more

It could be a while before college football sees the likes of Jabrill Peppers' versatility again, but as the 2017 season approaches, Florida State's Derwin James might be the closest replica. The Seminoles safety is taking reps as a kickoff returne... more

If the Buffalo Bills want one of the top quarterbacks in the 2018 NFL Draft, they'll have the leverage to make it happen. With Friday trades of WR Sammy Watkins to the Los Angeles Rams and CB Ronald Darby to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Bills now h... more

Wisconsin's Jack Cichy, one of the top linebackers in college football, will miss the 2017 season after sustaining a torn ACL. Head coach Paul Chryst confirmed Thursday that the Badgers will be without the senior team captain; he will undergo surgery... more

A day after some controversial remarks by Josh Rosen were published in a Bleacher Report Q&A with the UCLA QB, Bruins head coach Jim Mora sat down his talented and outspoken star to discuss the aftermath that can come from them. Rosen touched on a... more

Over the course of his four years at Ohio State, Cardale Jones' appreciation for the importance of education grew from ridicule to reverence . Now, the Los Angeles Chargers quarterback is looking to impart some of that wisdom on UCLA QB Josh Rosen.... more

What must it feel like to be tackled by a 410-plus pound defensive lineman? BYU running backs are learning quickly. As you can see above, Motekiai Langi, the Cougars' massive 2015 signee who is joining the program this season after performing missi... more

The new season of HBO's annual Hard Knocks series premieres tonight at 10 p.m. ET with its first look at 2017 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In its 12th year, the five-episode series will provide viewers with an up-close look at the realities of an NFL trai... more

It's taken just 20 career games for NFL scouts to suggest Josh Rosen might lack the requisite love for the game of football, and the UCLA junior quarterback has grown tired of the questioning. He's also one to speak his mind, and he did just that on... more

There's an ACC coach out there somewhere with serious doubts about whether Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson can make it in the NFL, but Wake Forest's Dave Clawson insists it's not him. Clawson denied being the anonymous ACC coach cited in a Spor... more

Jim Harbaugh's third-year crack at beating rival Ohio State will come with an awfully big name on the Wolverines sideline. 1997 Heisman Trophy winner Charles Woodson has agreed to be an honorary captain for Michigan's Nov. 25 home game against the... more

Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano took praise for his defensive line to an outrageous level Saturday, calling the unit the most talented he's been around. Including his Tampa Bay Buccaneers line from 2012-2013. Wait, he said what? "It... more

Alabama's Da'Shawn Hand, one of the top 2018 draft prospects among defensive linemen, will not be suspended following his arrest for DUI last week, provided he completes disciplinary measures set forth by UA coach Nick Saban. The Crimson Tide coac... more

As Jason Taylor's former position coach, Boston College defensive coordinator Jim Reid can speak on the former Miami Dolphins star with first-hand knowledge. So when Reid compared Eagles star defensive end Harold Landry to the six-time Pro Bowler on... more

After losing Jehu Chesson and Amara Darboh to the 2017 NFL Draft, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is certainly looking for someone to step up at the wide receiver position in UM's fall camp this month. But this can't be what he had in mind. Former... more

The baton passed between college football's elite two-way players has gone from the likes of Myles Jack and Shaq Thompson to Jabrill Peppers and Adoree' Jackson in recent years, but there is no obvious recipient for 2017. Could it be Florida State... more

Former New York Giants QB Jared Lorenzen, whose excessive weight made him something of a cult hero at the University of Kentucky but ultimately hampered his aspirations for a pro career, has launched The Lorenzen Project , a weight-loss initiative th... more

July

Derek Carr has emerged as one of the top quarterbacks in the NFL, and at Fresno State, he's one of the best ever. He'll get that recognition on Sept. 2, when the school retires his No. 4 jersey at halftime of its opening game against Incarnate Word.... more

All-Time Nick Saban Team July 31, 2017

Fall camps are opening around college football, marking a turn in preparations for the 2017 season from summer workouts to live practice. Since arriving at Alabama in 2007, Nick Saban has made the Crimson Tide a perennial title contender and a consis... more

All-Time Nick Saban Team July 31, 2017

Fall camps are opening around college football, marking a turn in preparations for the 2017 season from summer workouts to live practice. Since arriving at Alabama in 2007, Nick Saban has made the Crimson Tide a perennial title contender and a consis... more

Fall camps around college football are opening this week, if they haven't opened already, and plenty of questions need answers in practice before Week 1 games commence in roughly four weeks. Here's a look at seven fall camp storylines involving some... more

Former Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington intends to play at Utah this fall as a graduate transfer, providing the Utes with an 11th-hour addition of one of the Pac-12's most experienced receivers. Carrington's decision to join the Utes was conf... more

UCLA QB Josh Rosen threw three interceptions for only the second time in his career against Texas A&M last year, but the impression he left on Aggies coach Kevin Sumlin couldn't have been stronger. In fact, Sumlin believes the Bruins junior is the be... more

College Football 24/7 closes out the 17 for '17 series with a look at the quarterbacks in the game whom we would most want with a game on the line. The No. 1 choice on last year's list -- Clemson's Deshaun Watson -- certainly delivered on the distin... more

College Football 24/7 closes out the 17 for '17 series with a look at the quarterbacks in the game whom we would most want with a game... more

A week after NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah compared Penn State RB Saquon Barkley to Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott, Elliott's former head coach couldn't disagree. Asked about the offseason popularity of the Barkley-Elliott comparison, Ohio State... more

Georgia RB Nick Chubb's game is power, and he put that power on full display on the squat rack with a 600-pound lift in an Instagram video posted Monday morning. The lift represents a breakthrough for one of the Bulldogs' top draft prospects. His s... more

Former Michigan star Jabrill Peppers won the Paul Hornung Award last year as college football's most versatile player, showcasing three-way skills on defense, offense and special teams. Who will be the next Peppers? It could be years before we see a... more

Former Michigan star Jabrill Peppers won the Paul Hornung Award last year as college football's most versatile player, showcasing three-way skills on defense, offense and special teams. Who will be the next Peppers? It could be years before we see a... more

O'Brien Maxwell Bednarik Butkus Thorpe Biletnikoff Walker Camp After two consecutive years as a finalist for the Davey O'Brien Award, Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield will get his third and final chance this fall with the player... more

It remains to be seen if Saquon Barkley is the best running back in his eventual draft class, but he'll undoubtedly be one of the strongest. After showing off a 405-pound power clean just a few weeks ago, the Penn State star bench-pressed 225 poun... more

No conference produces NFL talent like the SEC. It has sent the most players to the NFL draft of any league for 11 consecutive years. So, we know the SEC's players get more of a look at future pros than any other conference's players. With that in... more

Maxwell Bednarik Butkus Thorpe Biletnikoff O'Brien Walker Camp Florida WR Antonio Callaway is one of the elite talents in college football at wide receiver, but he'll begin the season off the watch list for the Biletnikoff... more

Florida WR Antonio Callaway pled no contest to a charge of possession of paraphernalia Monday morning, closing a legal matter that has put the playing status of one of college football's top players in question. Callaway was fined $301, Alachua Sta... more

Maxwell Bednarik Butkus Thorpe Biletnikoff O'Brien Walker Camp Just a couple months ago, it was unclear whether Arden Key would even be on the LSU football team this fall. Now, he's not only back with the Tigers, he's on... more

Oregon coach Willie Taggart has dismissed Ducks WR Darren Carrington following a DUII charge that resulted in his indefinite suspension. "I have visited with Darren Carrington and informed him that he is no longer a member of our program," Taggart... more

Former Ohio State star Chris Spielman is suing his former school on behalf of current and former OSU football players for use of their images without permission. The suit alleges that the school's marketing program, which includes 64 Honda-sponsore... more

Maxwell Bednarik Butkus Thorpe Biletnikoff O'Brien Walker Camp Missing nearly all of last season with a knee injury didn't prevent Florida State DB Derwin James from making the watch list for the 2017 Jim Thorpe Award, give... more

As the defending Heisman Trophy winner, Lamar Jackson is surely used to being paid the highest of compliments. But former Atlanta Falcons star Mike Vick's praise of Jackson is a bit too high for the Louisville quarterback. Jackson asked Vick to dia... more

Nobody can say Derwin James isn't confident. Coming off a knee injury that washed out his sophomore season, and with just 15 games of career experience, the Florida State safety said Thursday at the ACC Kickoff that he's the best player in college... more

Day 4 Day 3 Day 2 Day 1 HOOVER, Ala. -- As impressively as Jarvis Landry has played for the Miami Dolphins, the fourth-year wide receiver's NFL career hasn't tracked quite like that of his former LSU teammate, Odell Beckham. But back b... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze believes his former quarterback, Chad Kelly, would have been more relevant than Mr. Irrelevant had he been allowed to compete at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine. An NFL conduct policy barring certain prospects... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Concerns about the hits Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton has taken in the NFL extend to his former college coach. "With all the referees in the NFL, and all that, they need to protect him like they do the rest of the quarterbacks,"... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- SEC fans do all kinds of things to get the attention of coaches and players for autographs at SEC Media Days, but Ron Samford's method definitely stood out Thursday. Samford brought a Maltese named Tiger Jake to the Wynfrey Hotel, w... more

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall Kansas State offensive tackle Scott Frantz revealed to teammates last year that he is gay. Frantz told ESPN this week that he revealed his sexual orientation to the team during a team-building exercise, and... more

Day 4 Day 3 Day 2 Day 1 HOOVER, Ala. -- With experience at safety, nickelback and cornerback, Alabama's Minkah Fitzpatrick is known as one of college football's most versatile defensive backs. He's also plenty fast, as well. Fitzpatr... more

CFB 24/7's 17 for '17 series continues with a look at 17 games this fall with a heavy presence of NFL prospects. Every game here featu... more

The 2017 NFL Supplemental Draft passed with no selections on Wednesday, per NFL spokesman Michael Signora. With the 2017 supplemental draft upon us, take a look at past picks who have found success in the NFL. Defensive lineman Tavares Bingham of... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- When NFL scouts made their rounds to colleges in the spring, they found varied access under a new agreement allowing schools to designate up to five underclassmen for additional scouting. Alabama coach Nick Saban said he opened his do... more

Day 4 Day 3 Day 2 Day 1 HOOVER, Ala. -- Florida WR Antonio Callaway is one of the most talented receivers in college football, but according to coach Jim McElwain, the Gators star doesn't take his ability for granted on the practice fi... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Six quarterbacks were selected in the 2016 NFL Draft before the Dallas Cowboys plucked Dak Prescott, who became the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year as a fourth-round selection. But Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen doesn't see Presc... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Vanderbilt RB Ralph Webb lacks notoriety, but not confidence. The Commodores fifth-year senior said on Tuesday at SEC Media Days that he's the top running back in college football , but realizes that, at least for now, he isn't... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Only Leonard Fournette knows for certain how his ankle felt during LSU's preparations for the Citrus Bowl last year, but Tigers coach Ed Orgeron refuted the notion that Fournette could have played and skipped the game with an eye towa... more

Day 4 Day 3 Day 2 Day 1 HOOVER, Ala. -- Derrius Guice is one of the best and, as he proved on Monday at SEC Media Days, boldest players in college football. Given that Alabama has beaten LSU in their last six meetings, it might stand... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Derrius Guice wouldn't go so far as to suggest that he's a better running back than Leonard Fournette, but the LSU junior isn't taking a backseat to his former teammate, either. Guice said at SEC Media Days on Monday that he sees no... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Ed Orgeron isn't doing anything to slow down the hype surrounding LSU pass rusher Arden Key, saying Monday at SEC Media Days that the junior can be as good, if not better, than the No. 1 overall pick of the 2017 draft, Myles Garrett.... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- The push from college football for a later deadline for underclassmen to file for early draft eligibility is continuing behind the scenes. And on Monday at SEC Media Days, Arkansas coach Bret Bielema pulled the curtain back a bit.... more

SEC Media Days commence in Hoover, Ala., on Monday, where some of the most talented players in college football, and their coaches, will gather to field questions from reporters. Crazy things have been known to happen at the four-day event -- former... more

This week, in honor of Video Games Day (July 8), CFB 24/7 takes the 17 for '17 series in a new direction, highlighting 17 college football players who would dominate in a video game. Of course, the NCAA and EA Sports no longer have an agreement to... more

This week, in honor of Video Games Day (July 8), CFB 24/7 takes the 17 for '17 series in a new direction, highlighting 17 college foot... more

Western New Mexico Athletics Marques Rodgers was Western New Mexico's leading rusher in 2015. Georgia Military College DL Tavares Bingham and Western New Mexico RB Marques Rodgers are eligible for the July 12 NFL Supplemental Draft, a league... more

College Football 24/7 took on the task this offseason of ranking the top five NFL draft picks of the century (2000-present) from the 30 colleges that produced the most picks over that span. Players were ranked based on a points formula (see below) t... more

June

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Cal Louisville Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question... more

We're taking a look at the most freakish athletes in college football in the latest installment of CFB 24/7's 17 for '17 series . Freak athletes come in all shapes and sizes, but this year's group has a heavy representation on the line of scrimmage -... more

We're taking a look at the most freakish athletes in college football in the latest installment of CFB 24/7's 17 for '17 series. Freak... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Cal South Carolina Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this ques... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Cal UNC Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by ran... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Cal Texas A&M Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Cal MSU Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by ran... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Cal UCLA Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by ra... more

Alabama DB Tony Brown's hopes of making the U.S. national team in the 100-meter dash were dashed Thursday at the United States Track & Field Outdoor Championships, as he was disqualified from the preliminary round due to a false start. Tennessee's... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Cal Oregon Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by... more

Alabama defensive back Tony Brown will run the 100-meter dash at the United States Track & Field Outdoor Championships this weekend with an opportunity to earn a spot on the U.S. national team. » 17 for '17: Fastest players in college football... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Cal Arkansas Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question b... more

College Football 24/7's 17 for '17 series continues with a look at the future NFL stars in the college ranks on the defensive side of the ball. The list was compiled in consultation with NFL scouts and draft analysts. Not all are sure to be availabl... more

College Football 24/7's 17 for '17 series continues with a look at the future NFL stars in the college ranks on the defensive side of... more

A year ago, Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones was the only player from Alabama voted to the Top 100 Players of 2016 list. This year, however, he has plenty of company. The Crimson Tide tied Georgia with five players each for the most Top 100 Playe... more

The start of highly touted WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr.'s college football career is on hold. Johnson Jr. will take a leave of absence from Nebraska with the hope of returning in January, according to his father, former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson Sr. The... more

Calvin Ridley's speed is battle-tested all over football fields around the SEC, but he wants to test it on ... a warning track? The Alabama wide receiver tweeted Monday that he wants to race The Freeze, an Atlanta Braves groundskeeper named Nigel T... more

West Virginia transfer QB Will Grier will be eligible for the start of the 2017 season, the school announced on Tuesday. The former Florida quarterback incurred a one-year suspension from the NCAA midway through the 2015 season after he tested pos... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Cal Auburn Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by... more

Michigan defensive coordinator Don Brown has only had a year to coach Wolverines defensive end Rashan Gary, but he's needed no more than that to see vast potential in the true sophomore. "Best I've ever seen," Brown said, per the Detroit News , whe... more

Wyoming QB Josh Allen, once set on entering the 2017 NFL Draft, had a change of heart before the deadline to file for early draft eligibility in January. He was so sure his final decision was the right one that he passed on the chance for feedback fr... more

It will be roughly six weeks before the USC football program is back on the practice field, but star QB Sam Darnold is keeping his arm sharp on his own time. And it looks like loads of fun. Darnold, who will be a third-year sophomore this fall, p... more

Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield, one of the top quarterbacks in college football, has settled his criminal case. Mayfield accepted a plea deal on misdemeanor charges of public intoxication, fleeing and disorderly conduct that he incurred in Fayetteville,... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Texas Cal Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by... more

The competition to host an NFL draft is stiff enough that representatives from 14 NFL cities converged on Philadelphia for the 2017 NFL Draft to get a first-hand look at the task, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday. Among those was Kansas C... more

With Father's Day weekend upon us, here's a look at some pairings of college football players with fathers who played in the NFL. There are more such father-son tandems than are listed here, but these represent some of the most notable names. Players... more

With Father's Day weekend upon us, College Football 24/7 takes a look at some pairings of college football players with fathers who played in the NFL. There are more such father-son tandems than are listed here, but these represent some of the most n... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Texas Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by ranking... more

Considering some of the nutty questions and requests that are sometimes asked of draft prospects at the NFL Scouting Combine, the use of a deck of cards by Browns offensive line coach Bob Wylie isn't too outrageous. But it is unique, and after for... more

The University of Oklahoma will require QB Baker Mayfield to complete an alcohol education program and perform 35 hours of community service following his February arrest, the school announced Thursday. Mayfield was arrested on Feb. 25 in Fayettevi... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Iowa Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by ranking t... more

To whatever extent Myles Garrett is a can't-miss talent, former NFL defensive end Chuck Smith believes an even better pass rusher is on his way: LSU's Arden Key. "Myles Garrett is not on this guy's level when it comes to pass rush," Smith recently... more

In the latest installment of College Football 24/7's 17 for '17 series , we look at 17 offensive players who are on their way to becoming stars in the NFL. With an emphasis on prospects who play the skill positions that are the breeding ground for... more

In the latest installment of College Football 24/7's 17 for '17 series, we look at 17 offensive players who are on their way to becomi... more

Among the scouting knocks on QB Deshaun Watson's game in the months leading up to the 2017 NFL Draft was his accuracy. Clemson's two-time Heisman Trophy finalist had plenty of momentum as a draft prospect, from his winning track record to his unshake... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Stanford Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by ranki... more

An NFL rule that recently drew vocal opposition from some members of the Carolina Panthers is safe from its critics. The rule keeps draft selections from schools whose academic calendars are on a quarter system from participating in organized team... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Penn State Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by ran... more

President Donald Trump put his scouting hat on for a moment Monday during Clemson's visit to the White House, predicting NFL greatness for Houston Texans rookie QB Deshaun Watson. "He's going to be a great NFL player," Trump said during a ceremony... more

The start of the 2017 NFL season is less than three months away, and QB Colin Kaepernick still remains unsigned. But the coach for whom Kaepernick played his best football, Jim Harbaugh, still believes his former quarterback is a starter-quality play... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Clemson Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by rankin... more

Deshaun Watson and Carlos Watkins aren't Clemson Tigers any longer, but the Houston Texans are making sure both are getting one more day with the College Football Playoff national champions. Texans owner Bob McNair arranged to fly rookie quarterbac... more

Following the retirement of Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops this week, it was a given that Alabama coach Nick Saban would be asked to address the exit of one of college football's most successful coaches, and of course, address his own future in the sport.... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Nebraska Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by ranki... more

The body of former Buffalo Bills wide receiver James Hardy was discovered in the Maumee River in Allen County, Ind., on Wednesday, according to the Indianapolis Star . Hardy's mother reported her son missing on May 30, and it appeared the body had... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Virginia Tech Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Wisconsin Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by rank... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Michigan ND Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question by... more

With the proliferation of graduate transfers in recent years, the college football offseason is busier than ever with players seeking greener grass for their careers to stand on. Many of them, not surprisingly, are quarterbacks looking for more playi... more

If you thought Lane Kiffin was going too young with his recruiting efforts at Florida Atlantic by offering a scholarship to a 13-year-old quarterback last month, you haven't heard anything yet. The former Oakland Raiders coach has now offered one t... more

With the proliferation of graduate transfers in recent years, the college football offseason is busier than ever with players seeking greener grass for their careers to stand on. Many of them, not surprisingly, are quarterbacks looking for more playi... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida FSU Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Michigan Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question b... more

Arden Key's leave of absence from the LSU football team is over, but it still has no explanation. The school announced Sunday that Key, one of the top pass rushers in college football, will be back with the team on Monday, and that he recently... more

The Florida Gators' 2017 quarterback competition just became more exciting. Former Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire will join the Gators this fall as a graduate transfer, choosing the Gators over Texas, Wisconsin and North Carolina, he told 247 Sports lat... more

Kansas State coach Bill Snyder released WR Corey Sutton from his scholarship Friday to allow the sophomore to transfer, reversing a controversial decision that brought heavy criticism this week on the 77-year-old coach. According to Sutton, Snyder... more

The SEC has changed a conference rule on graduate transfers, opening the door for former Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire to choose the Gators as his transfer destination. Schools under Zaire's consideration include Texas, North Carolina, Wisconsin and... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida FSU Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Tennessee Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question... more

Kansas State coach Bill Snyder defended on Thursday his decision to deny a transfer request from wide receiver Corey Sutton, revealing that Sutton has failed two drug tests. The decision, and his explanation Thursday, have led to criticism for the... more

The National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame announced on Thursday the players that will be on the ballot for 2018 induction into the CFB Hall of Fame, including 75 players and six coaches from the FBS level. The 2018 induction... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida FSU Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Tennessee Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question... more

May

Just weeks after deciding to hang up his football cleats, Rawleigh Williams is at least getting a chance to stay around the game. The former Arkansas running back retired from the sport earlier this month after a scary injury in the Razorbacks' spr... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida FSU Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Tennessee Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question... more

College Football 24/7's 17 for '17 series continues with a look at the 17 best college football players who bypassed a chance to apply for early entry into the 2017 NFL Draft, a group that makes up a strong core of the game's seniors and fourth-year... more

College Football 24/7's 17 for '17 series continues with a look at the 17 best college football players who bypassed a... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida FSU Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Tennessee Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida FSU Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Tennessee Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question... more

The mysterious absence of DE Arden Key from the LSU football program is about to reach a turning point. LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda said Thursday that he expects the Tigers coaching staff to learn next week whether Key, who took a leave o... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida FSU Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Tennessee Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida FSU Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Tennessee Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question... more

A year ago, CFB 24/7's list of college football's fastest players highlighted John Ross III, who went on to break the NFLCombine speed record with a 4.22 40-yard dash clocki... more

A year ago, CFB 24/7's list of college football's fastest players highlighted Washington's John Ross III, who went on to break the NFL Scouting Combine speed record with a 4.22 40-yard dash clocking in March. We present college football's 2017 crop... more

First, Jalen Robinette learned just before last month's NFL draft that the Air Force would not approve his release from two years of active military service to pursue an NFL career. Now, graduation is on hold for the former Air Force wide receiver.... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida FSU Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Tennessee Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question... more

Nobody can say Jeremy Pruitt isn't a players' coach. The Alabama defensive coordinator and his wife, Casey, have named their newborn son after two of the Crimson Tide's top defensive players from last season: San Francisco 49ers first-round pick Re... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida FSU Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Tennessee Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question... more

Jim Harbaugh's tour of an Indiana farm was a lot more eventful than you might expect. The Michigan coach posted a photo to his Twitter feed on Monday showing that he helped deliver a calf while touring Fair Oaks Farms. Thanks to Mike & Sue of... more

OSU Miami USC LSU Florida FSU Alabama Georgia Oklahoma Tennessee Who are the best draft picks of the century from the most prominent programs in college football? College Football 24/7 set out to answer this question... more

How good is Wyoming QB Josh Allen? Good enough that NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah likes him over the No. 10 pick of this year's draft, Patrick Mahomes. At 6-foot-5, 222 pounds, Allen is drawing plenty of attention as a draft prospect after pass... more

After only one full season and part of another as UCLA's starting quarterback Josh Rosen already has established himself as one of college football's top passers. And NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah sees some similarities between the Bruins junior an... more

College football loses its biggest stars to the NFL draft on an annual basis, but in some cases, a highly talented player is prepared to move out from the shadow of his predecessor and into the spotlight. They weren't bench-sitters a year ago. In fac... more

1-20 21-40 41-60 61-80 81-100 With 100 days to go before the season begins, College Football 24/7 presents 100 things to be excited about for college football in 2017. Here are Nos. 21-40. Note: Click through the tabs above to see... more

1-20 21-40 41-60 61-80 81-100 With 100 days to go before the season begins, College Football 24/7 presents 100 things to be excited about for college football in 2017. Here are Nos. 41-60. Note: Click through the tabs above to see... more

1-20 21-40 41-60 61-80 81-100 With 100 days to go before the season begins, College Football 24/7 presents 100 things to be excited about for college football in 2017. Here are Nos. 81-100. Note: Click through the tabs above to se... more

1-20 21-40 41-60 61-80 81-100 With 100 days to go before the season begins, College Football 24/7 presents 100 things to be excited about for college football in 2017. Here are Nos. 61-80. Note: Click through the tabs above to see... more

1-20 21-40 41-60 61-80 81-100 We're just 100 days from the start of college football season, and 2017 offers another endless supply of stars, storylines and subplots. New coaching staffs are in place at some key programs, and thanks... more

Florida's Antonio Callaway, one of the top wide receivers in college football, has been cited for misdemeanor marijuana possession, according to Alachua County court records . Gainesville police smelled marijuana upon stopping Callaway and Kendrick... more

College Football 24/7 begins its 17 for '17 series with a look at the top contenders for the 2017 Heisman Trophy. 17. Derwin James, S, Florida State Defensive players who maintain Heisman momentum typically do so with help from their exploits as... more

College Football 24/7 begins its 17 for '17 series with a look at the top contenders for the 2017 Heisman Trophy.... more

We've come to expect a measure of silliness from Lane Kiffin, so take the new Florida Atlantic coach's latest eyebrow-raising comment with the biggest grain of salt you can find. Kiffin compared Alabama incoming freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa... more

Don't worry about a thing, Redskins. Nico Marley, the grandson of late legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, has been signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent, the team announced on Tuesday. Marley, a linebacker from Tulane, tr... more

Texas Tech WR Jonathan Giles announced Monday he will transfer to LSU, giving the Tigers one of the Big 12's most prolific receiving talents. Giles revealed his choice via Twitter: #geauxtigers #DreamChaser s/o to @TheTreyTurner for the edit... more

Notre Dame football has finally cut itself free of one of college football's most notoriously excessive buyouts. A payment of more than $2 million to former coach Charlie Weis was disclosed Monday on a federal tax return, per the Indianapolis Star... more

Add Kaden Martin to the list of ridiculously young athletes to receive a scholarship offer. New Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin has offered Martin, a 13-year-old quarterback who has yet to take a snap in high school, a full ride with the Owls. F... more

The University of Michigan placed 11 players in the 2017 NFL Draft to lead all schools, led by first-round selections Jabrill Peppers and Taco Charlton. Alabama was close behind with 10 draft picks, four of which got a first-round call. Last year, Co... more

The Dallas Cowboys have submitted a bid to host the 2018 NFL Draft. And as things are always bigger in Texas, one venue alone isn't enough. The club has offered the league use of both AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, as well as The Star, the club'... more

Under the watchful eye of Andy Reid and the rest of the Kansas City Chiefs coaching staff, Patrick Mahomes embarked upon his first hands-on adjustment from college to the NFL at the Chiefs' rookie minicamp over the weekend. But when nobody was loo... more

Wyoming coach Craig Bohl has rare talent in QB Josh Allen, and he sees one of the best to ever play the game in the junior who has already created a buzz in NFL scouting circles. "He's a Brett Favre-type guy," Bohl recently told CBS Sports . Whil... more

Phelan M. Ebenhack/Associated Press Derwin James returns from injury in 2017 as one of college football's top talents. With just 14 college games of experience, Derwin James is already regarded as one of the most talented defensive players i... more

The 40-yard-dash challenge Cincinnati Bengals rookie John Ross issued to track legend Usain Bolt has been heard, and Bolt doesn't see it as much of a challenge, at all. "Zero. Absolutely none," Bolt told ESPN's Jesse Washington when asked what kin... more

Utah State WR Rayshad Lewis, the son of former NFL star Ray Lewis, intends to transfer to Maryland. Lewis announced his decision via Twitter on Monday: New chapter... You ain't gotta understand just sit back and watch pic.twitter.com/O7oxLbuvYT... more

Offensive ROY candidates Defensive ROY candidates Picking the top candidates for NFL Rookie of the Year awards is tricky business; a year ago, Joey Bosa topped our list of Defensive Rookie of the Year candidates and was the eventual winner,... more

The College Commissioners Association announced Monday a new early signing period for high school football recruits beginning this year. The 72-hour period, which will be from Dec. 20-22 in 2017, will precede but not replace the traditional signin... more

Arkansas running back Rawleigh Williams, one of the most talented rushers in college football, has decided to end his football career after suffering an injury described by school officials as a stinger in the Razorbacks' spring football game on Apri... more

Offensive ROY candidates Defensive ROY candidates Picking the top candidates for NFL Rookie of the Year awards is tricky business; a year ago, Joey Bosa topped our list of Defensive Rookie of the Year candidates and was the eventual winner,... more

It didn't take long for Jameis Winston to win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers locker room as a rookie starting quarterback in 2015, and according to Stanford coach David Shaw, Deshaun Watson will be received much the same way by the Houston Texans. "... more

Offense Defense The Baltimore Ravens helped themselves defensively more than any team in the 2017 NFL Draft, and by a wide margin. We arrived at these rankings using NFL.com senior analyst Gil Brandt's Hot 150 prospect rankings as the unit... more

There is no substitute for speed in football, but it's even more valuable when the opposition can't match up with it. Count Christian McCaffrey and Evan Engram as two rookies who should be able to exploit their speed as well as anyone from the 2017... more

The Reese's Senior Bowl has the Los Angeles Rams to thank for six draft picks off the all-star game's 2017 rosters, and that thanks is on its way to club general manager Les Snead. NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah noted the preponderance of Seni... more

Offense Defense The Los Angeles Chargers and Jacksonville Jaguars did plenty of work on offense early in the 2017 NFL Draft, and rank as the two NFL clubs who helped themselves most on that side of the ball. We arrived at these rankings usin... more

When Deshaun Watson took over on the final offensive possession of his Clemson career with 2:07 remaining in the national championship game against Alabama, facing a 31-28 deficit, the NFL had to be the last thing on his mind. But he was the only thi... more

Some college players wouldn't even consider skipping a bowl game to protect their NFL draft stock. Others, however, won't dismiss out of hand the possibility. Count Penn State running back Saquon Barkley in the latter group. "I would have a hard... more

Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey drew a lot of negative attention in December when neither decided to play in their respective bowl games, but it certainly didn't harm them last week when both were selected among the top eight picks of the 2... more

BYU's big man is back. The Cougars' massive lineman, Motekiai Langi, signed with BYU more than two years ago at 6-foot-7 and 410 pounds. He hasn't played a down at LaVell Edwards Stadium, however, because the Tonga native has been on a church miss... more

The builder of college football's most dominant program is being rewarded for his efforts. Alabama announced on Tuesday that it had agreed with head coach Nick Saban on a long-term contract extension that will pay him $11.125 million in 2017, inclu... more

April

PHILADELPHIA -- Cody and Jacob Hollister will join hundreds of undrafted free agents in trying to make an NFL roster without the leverage of a big rookie contract, but at least they'll get to do it together. The New England Patriots signed the twin... more

PHILADELPHIA -- Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware went through his college career playing with a chip on his shoulder, and now, it's bigger than ever. The Tigers' middle linebacker (6-foot-0, 238 pounds) went unselected in the 2017 NFL Draft, but was... more

PHILADELPHIA -- Jim Harbaugh called his shot in October for what turned out to be the biggest draft class from any school. The University of Michigan placed 11 selections in the 2017 NFL Draft, nipping Alabama (10) with a Day 3 run of selections t... more

PHILADELPHIA -- The 2017 NFL Draft included 95 underclassmen and another eight who entered the draft having earned a degree but still with NCAA playing eligibility. But not all of them received a draft call over the last three days. NFL clubs selecte... more

PHILADELPHIA -- It's only fitting that in the City of Brotherly Love, the spirit of cooperation was at its strongest in the fraternity of NFL general managers. The 2017 NFL Draft broke the record for traded selections, now at 38 and counting, breakin... more

PHILADELPHIA -- The Baltimore Ravens brought some international flavor to their 2017 draft class Saturday with the addition of Jermaine Eluemunor , and it's a flavor that will go well with the club's Sept. 24 game in London against the Jacksonville... more

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles might have found an eventual replacement for diminutive RB Darren Sproles with another back in the same style: Donnel Pumphrey. The Eagles took the former San Diego State star with the No. 132 overall pick of... more

PHILADELPHIA -- How's this for a special day? Auburn defensive lineman Montravius Adams' son was born Friday just before he received a call from the Green Bay Packers that he would be the club's third-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, per NFL Netwo... more

PHILADELPHIA -- The Oakland Raiders added one of the NFL Scouting Combine's top performers in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft Friday in UConn defensive back Obi Melifonwu. The club took the versatile safety No. 56 overall, adding him to... more

PHILADELPHIA -- Deshaun Watson isn't exactly comfortable with the Michael Jordan comparison his college coach tagged him with, but he's not afraid to dream of achieving Jordan-like status. The Houston Texans made Watson the No. 12 overall pick of... more

PHILADELPHIA -- Being the fastest man in the history of the NFL Scouting Combine is one thing. Being the fastest man on Earth is quite another. John Ross holds the former distinction, while Usain Bolt has been crowned with the latter. But the Cinci... more

PHILADELPHIA -- The 2017 draft class of quarterbacks built a scouting reputation as a not-ready-for-primetime group the last few months, but the NFL didn't draft like it on Thursday. Three QBs were gone within the draft's first dozen selections --... more

PHILADELPHIA -- DE Myles Garrett is the 16th defensive player in the common draft era to be selected No. 1 overall. Of the previous 15, less than half (7) were selected to a Pro Bowl in the NFL. A look at the drafts and careers of the defensive No. 1... more

PHILADELPHIA -- Just a couple of days ago, Deshaun Watson said the first NFL club to select a quarterback in the 2017 NFL Draft would have to "live with the consequences " if it takes North Carolina's Mitchell Trubisky over him. And with the start of... more

PHILADELPHIA -- Christian McCaffrey's versatile skills as a running back make him a strong bet for an early first-round selection Thursday when the 2017 NFL Draft commences. But which NFL offenses would fit him best? Not necessarily the ones pick... more

PHILADELPHIA -- NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock unveiled his one and only mock draft on Wednesday. Here are seven quick takeaways from Mayock's first-round projections. 1. It's a homecoming for Cleveland-area native Mitchell Trubisky , and th... more

PHILADELPHIA -- The Cleveland Browns will be on the clock for the No. 1 pick of the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday night, but as far as general manager Sashi Brown is concerned, it's ticking on the San Francisco 49ers now. The Browns have made their... more

PHILADELPHIA -- The 2017 NFL Draft commences Thursday from Philadelphia, and will go a long way toward shaping how NFL rosters look this fall. NFL.com analysts have been posting mock drafts throughout the spring, trying to give some shape of their o... more

PHILADELPHIA -- The Los Angeles Chargers and Tennessee Titans took their evaluation of Mike Williams within a week of the 2017 NFL Draft. Both clubs have put the former Clemson wide receiver through a recent private workout, the Chargers last Thurs... more

As one of 22 prospects in Philadelphia this week as guests of the NFL, John Ross will walk across the draft stage, likely in the first round, shake Commissioner Roger Goodell's hand and embark upon a pro football career with his new team. But concu... more

Michigan's Jabrill Peppers tested positive for a dilute sample at the NFL Scouting Combine, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Peppers' agency released a statement to ESPN stating Peppers was sick before... more

Darryl Rudolph, the father of 2017 NFL Draft prospect Travis Rudolph, was killed in an accidental shooting Friday morning, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. The shooting occurred at Sugar D's Adult Cabaret, where Rudolph, 55, was... more

NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock answered questions about the 2017 NFL Draft for more than an hour on a teleconference Friday, and suggested various prospects as strong potential fits for a number of NFL clubs. College Football 24/7 compiled a l... more

The best-player-available draft strategy is the one general managers swear by, but they all need a quarterback they can swear by, as well. And according to one NFL general manager, two of the 2017 NFL Draft's top quarterbacks will come off the board... more

Whatever temptation NFL clubs might feel to burn an early first-round pick on a quarterback in the NFL draft next week, NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock believes they'd be smart to resist it. Mayock said it would be a "huge reach" for the New Y... more

The civil lawsuit brought by Amelia Molitor, the Oklahoma student who was punched by running back Joe Mixon in 2014, has been settled out of court. Molitor's attorney released a statement via NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, although terms of the settl... more

» How to watch NFL Network coverage of the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia In a week, the 2017 NFL Draft will be in full swing from Philadelphia (April 27-29), where answers to questions that have been asked for months will finally reveal themselv... more

The fastest player in the history of the NFL Scouting Combine won't even be on the board for some teams when the NFL draft commences next week. NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock said Friday on a media teleconference that injury concerns have made... more

A week before the NFL draft, you can count on a measure of misinformation from NFL personnel men trying to cloud views on their draft plans. And from the prospects, you can count on a measure of bravado. Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer certainly deliver... more

In a draft loaded with talent at running back, James Conner isn't drawing near the attention of other top rushers that are available. But if he's the next Marshawn Lynch, perhaps he should. "Just call me Beast Mode 2.0," Conner wrote in a letter to... more

It will probably never be clear how many NFL clubs have removed Joe Mixon from their draft boards. But the number is no lower than six, according to the responses from NFL executives polled by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel . The former Oklahoma ru... more

The distance between T.J. Watt 's NFL accomplishments -- none -- and those of his older brother J.J. would have to be measured in light years. But as draft prospects, the pair can more sensibly appear in the same sentence, and for one NFL scout, litt... more

It hasn't been easy for Patrick Mahomes to get a read on which teams like him the most, but Texans coach Bill O'Brien is one he has a strong feeling about. Mahomes was in Houston to meet with Texans officials Monday, and amid reports that O'Brien is... more

A little hometown history goes a long way with John Ross . It's one foundation for his close friendship with Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR DeSean Jackson: both grew up in Long Beach, Calif. He's close with two fellow draft prospects, Jeremy McNichols of... more

Are the Arizona Cardinals the ideal destination for top quarterbacks in the 2017 NFL Draft? » Draft dream team: Whom should your team pick? For a draft class of quarterbacks widely considered to be a group in need of significant and perhaps... more

In the final week that NFL clubs can host prospects for an official visit, the Baltimore Ravens brought in one of the most intriguing talents available in the 2017 NFL Draft: Jabrill Peppers. » Draft dream team: Whom should your team pick? Th... more

How would a second quarterback from the Kelly family look in a Buffalo Bills uniform? Club officials had a chance to consider the possibility on Monday when former Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly made a pre-draft visit to the Bills, according to Th... more

The book isn't yet closed on draft evaluations of Reuben Foster, at least not for the New York Jets or Baltimore Ravens. The former Alabama star, considered the top linebacker available in the 2017 NFL Draft, was at the Jets' facility on a pre-draf... more

The Chicago Bears are doing plenty of homework on some of the top quarterback prospects in the NFL draft, with Patrick Mahomes being the latest subject. The club followed a private workout with the former Texas Tech quarterback with a pre-draft vis... more

After conducting a private workout with Davis Webb in recent weeks, the New York Jets are sitting down with the quarterback prospect from Cal one more time before the 2017 NFL Draft. But not before the Kansas City Chiefs get their chance. Webb's re... more

With pre-draft visits winding down and just 10 days to go before the 2017 NFL Draft, the Houston Texans are getting a late look at two of the draft's top quarterbacks. Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes wraps up a visit with the club on Monday, while... more

If there is anything to reports that the Cleveland Browns are considering a quarterback over Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett with the No. 1 pick of the NFL draft, it's apparently not coming from the head coach. The Browns' Hue Jackson, for one, is a Gar... more

Leonard Fournette didn't have to travel far for his latest visit with an NFL club. The former LSU star running back is visiting the New Orleans Saints' facility, according to ESPN's Adam Caplan . He is there as part of the club's annual workout for... more

A new rule has allowed the Chicago Bears a close look at former Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer that the club otherwise wouldn't have had. Kizer worked out Thursday at Halas Hall at the Bears' workout designated for local draft prospects, according to... more

The NFL will host the scouting combine's fastest man, a two-time Heisman Trophy finalist and the draft's most heralded running back at the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia (April 27-29 on NFL Network). The league released on Thursday a list of 22... more

When Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly's comments about his former quarterback struck a bad chord last week, it was because he said DeShone Kizer "should still be in college ." But in a less-noted portion of his remarks, Kelly also said Kizer's growth nee... more

How would Dalvin Cook look in Bay Orange? The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are about to get an idea. The former Florida State star's next pre-draft visit will be to see the Bucs, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport . For now, it appears Bucs RB Doug Marti... more

NFL clubs interested in making a move toward the top of the 2017 NFL Draft have a willing partner on the other end of the discussion. San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch declared the club "open for business" on a possible trade for the N... more

There can be no doubt that the quarterback position is a crucial draft need for both the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets, but both teams should resist any temptation to spend their first draft pick on one. That was among the insights from NFL Netw... more

For all the criticism that Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly took last week for saying his former quarterback, DeShone Kizer, should have stayed in school rather than entering the 2017 NFL Draft, it's not as though he was wrong. After just two years as a... more

The New York Jets' pre-draft interest in QB Patrick Mahomes now includes both a private workout and a pre-draft visit. The former Texas Tech star is at the Jets' facility today, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, while former Cal QB Davis... more

Deshaun Watson won't know his place in the NFL draft for a couple more weeks, but for NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock, his place among the quarterback prospects is at the top. The former Clemson star overtook Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer for t... more

Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula made it three quarterbacks in three days on Monday. After witnessing private workouts by DeShone Kizer on Saturday and Mitchell Trubisky on Sunday, Pegula and a Bills contingent, including head coach Sean McDermott,... more

The Arizona Cardinals are expressing plenty of interest in some of the NFL draft's top quarterback prospects of late, including North Carolina's Mitchell Trubisky. Trubisky spent Monday night eating at Phoenix restaurant Steak 44 with head coach Br... more

Reuben Foster will get a second chance to go through a medical examination for NFL teams. The former Alabama star, who is considered one of the NFL draft's elite linebackers, was asked to leave the NFL Scouting Combine last month after he got into... more

The Buffalo Bills were busy with quarterback evaluations for the 2017 NFL Draft over the weekend, and that includes ownership. Club officials, including owner Terry Pegula, conducted a private workout with QB DeShone Kizer on Saturday, and ate dinn... more

The Carolina Panthers hosted Jamal Adams on a pre-draft visit Monday, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport . One of the elite safety prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft, Adams could be available for the Panthers with the No. 8 overall pick. Among five... more

Could DeShone Kizer be the heir apparent to Carson Palmer in Arizona? The Cardinals will consider the possibility today as the club hosts the former Notre Dame quarterback on a pre-draft visit, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport . Palmer has th... more

With just two-plus weeks before the NFL draft, team evaluations of the draft's top quarterbacks are still ongoing. The Buffalo Bills conducted a private workout of North Carolina's Mitchell Trubisky on Sunday, attended by coach Sean McDermott and c... more

Christian McCaffrey's versatility is an attractive asset for his NFL draft stock, but it also opens questions about what the former Stanford star running back's ideal role in the NFL might be. Is he big enough to be an every-down back? And if not, co... more

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the latest team known to take its turn getting to know the NFL draft's most controversial prospect, Joe Mixon. The former Oklahoma running back was in Tampa this week to meet with club officials as part of a lengthy tou... more

Things haven't been quite the same for John Ross since the Saturday a few weeks ago when he indelibly linked himself with the number 4.22. The former Washington wide receiver's record-breaking 4.22 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine gave him... more

The Dallas Cowboys have room for a backup quarterback with the exit of veteran Tony Romo -- starter Dak Prescott and reserve Kellen Moore are the only QBs on the roster -- and they got a look at six candidates, albeit mostly unheralded ones, on Frida... more

Four days after saying his former quarterback, DeShone Kizer, should have stayed in college rather than entering the 2017 NFL Draft as an underclassman, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly tried to dull the edge on those remarks Friday. "Whatever was... more

Interviews between NFL clubs and draft prospects at the NFL Scouting Combine can range from the routine to the bizarre as teams try to gauge potential draftees with tough questions and, at times, strange ones. Put one of Jordan Morgan's combine inter... more

It's not easy for a prospect from a smaller school like Appalachian State to draw attention just a few weeks before the NFL draft, but Mondo Williams has found a way. As you can see above, the Mountaineers cornerback made a spectacular one-handed c... more

The Carolina Panthers need a running back, and they got a close look at one of the best the 2017 NFL Draft has to offer last week in Christian McCaffrey. The club hosted the former Stanford star on a pre-draft visit last week, according to the Char... more

Patrick Mahomes was sitting through a two-hour film session at the Pittsburgh Steelers' facility on Monday when the highlight of his latest pre-draft visit walked through the door. It was Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and for Mahomes, a... more

Christian McCaffrey has made it clear he feels like a disrespected member of the running back class in the 2017 draft. But the ultimate test for draft respect isn't until April 27, when the first round of the NFL draft commences in Philadelphia. And... more

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts has been through more offensive coordinators (three) than football seasons (one) with the Crimson Tide, but the latest change certainly comes with its perks. Brian Daboll, who left the New England Patriots for the Al... more

Leonard Fournette is 10 long years and nearly 12,000 NFL yards short of standing in Adrian Peterson's shoes, and he knows it. The former LSU running back is often compared to the free-agent running back, who was a longtime staple of the Minnesota... more

LSU held its pro-day workout Wednesday, and with just a few schools with limited prospect appeal for scouts ahead on the pro day schedule , this was the last opportunity for NFL clubs to watch first-round caliber prospects in a pro-day setting. With... more

Clemson's Deshaun Watson and North Carolina's Mitchell Trubisky aren't the only top quarterback prospects getting a close look from the Kansas City Chiefs. The club also recently hosted Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer on a pre-draft visit, as well, per... more

A clocking of 4.56 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine wasn't good enough for LSU's Jamal Adams, and he showed why on Wednesday. Adams was timed officially at 4.45 at LSU's pro day, per NFL.com senior analyst Gil Brandt . That's... more

For all the praise that the 2017 NFL Draft's running back class has piled up, none of its prolific talents stack quite as high as Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott did as a prospect. That's the way at least one NFL team sees it. In a ranking of all... more

The Jacksonville Jaguars are bringing in three of the 2017 NFL Draft's elite running back prospects this week for visits, along with the most elite prospect at any position: Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett. Although Garrett is widely expected to be the... more

It's going to be a busy week for the Dallas Cowboys staff, especially the defensive coaches. The club will host 18 draft prospects this week, 17 of them on the defensive side of the ball, led by some of the top talent available in the 2017 NFL Draf... more

What was supposed to be a step forward for Ole Miss QB Chad Kelly on Monday turned out to be another step backward. And time is running out. Kelly aggravated a wrist injury  several throws into what was already going to be an abbreviated pro-day... more

Chad Kelly's pro-day workout at Ole Miss was derailed by an injury. The former Rebels quarterback and nephew of Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly cut his throwing session short after aggravating a wrist injury he suffered during training, according to NFL... more

The Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns and Tennessee Titans have arranged pre-draft visits with former Clemson WR Mike Williams. The potential first-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft confirmed the visits on NFL Network's Total Access on Friday, and... more

The Cleveland Browns are hosting Florida State RB Dalvin Cook on a pre-draft visit Monday, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport . With a versatile skill set and big-play explosiveness that made him one of college football's top rushers for three ye... more

NFL scouts measure arm strength more in terms of velocity than distance, but Patrick Mahomes answered any question about the latter at the end of his pro day workout Friday. As you can see in the video above, the former Texas Tech quarterback unlea... more

There isn't much rest for Patrick Mahomes these days. Roughly 48 hours after the New York Jets were one of 28 NFL clubs to watch Mahomes' pro day workout on Friday, the club wanted an even closer look at the former Texas Tech quarterback. Mahomes w... more

The Tennessee Titans tried once to spend a high draft choice on a wide receiver to match with Marcus Mariota, and Dorial Green-Beckham was traded after only one season. John Ross would be thrilled to be the Titans' second such try. Following visi... more

March

Virginia Commonwealth basketball player Mo Alie-Cox is the latest college hoops player looking to make a career in the NFL rather than the NBA. And of course, he'll try to do it as a tight end. Alie-Cox (6-foot-7, 250 pounds) averaged 9.5 points an... more

It's pro-day season, and College Football 24/7 is your one-stop shop for information and analysis on the on-campus workouts that allow draft prospects to make an up-close impression on NFL club personnel. Here's a look at the key takeaways from Frida... more

Watching Patrick Mahomes at Texas Tech's pro day Friday wasn't quite enough of a look for Ben McAdoo. The New York Giants coach also met with Mahomes on Thursday before the quarterback's on-campus workout in front of NFL scouts and coaches, accord... more

Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon has piled up his share of frequent flyer miles this month visiting NFL clubs, and the Green Bay Packers are the latest team known to book more Mixon travel. The Packers advanced their evaluation of Mixon with a pre-draft visit... more

Myles Garrett neither sought nor needed validation for his status as the 2017 NFL Draft's top prospect on Thursday at Texas A&M's pro day, but he participated more than expected in the event, anyway. And he came out of the workout as he came in. "I... more

Just in case the Cleveland Browns pass on Myles Garrett with the No. 1 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, or are willing to trade the pick, the teams with the Nos. 2 and 3 selections are doing their homework on the Texas A&M star defensive end. Ga... more

Myles Garrett was nothing if not bold Thursday in retesting in the 40-yard dash at Texas A&M's pro day despite running a strong time at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Garrett ran the 40-yard dash in 4.57 seconds at the Aggies' workout o... more

Brad Kaaya's timed speed is a mystery, and it just might stay that way. A turf toe injury on his right foot that he's dealt with since October prevented the former Miami quarterback from running a 40-yard dash at the combine and at UM's pro day wor... more

If the biggest mistake Brad Kaaya made at his pro-day workout Wednesday was a brief slip in etiquette, he surely wowed a 32-team assembly of NFL coaches and scouts. After all, this wasn't a convention on proper social greetings. "I said 'What's u... more

There's no telling which NFL club will take a chance on Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon in the 2017 NFL Draft -- some already have reportedly eliminated him from consideration, while others are taking a much closer look . But while the city of destination is... more

Whatever came of Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon's interaction with the New Orleans Saints prior to his pro-day workout, he made a strong enough impression to at least get a second look from the club. The Saints will host Mixon for an upcoming visit, coach S... more

NFL teams won't receive 2018 compensatory draft picks until next year for their free-agency losses of this year, but that doesn't mean the Arizona Cardinals won't have those picks in mind as they consider potential 2017 draft trades. The compensato... more

It's pro-day season, and College Football 24/7 is your one-stop shop for information and analysis on the on-campus workouts that allow draft prospects to make an up-close impression on NFL club personnel. Here's a look at the key takeaways from Tuesd... more

Teez Tabor's draft stock might be in question, but it appears his confidence hasn't suffered for it. After clocking a disappointing unofficial 4.75-second 40-yard dash at the Florida pro day on Tuesday, an even worse time than the 4.62 he ran at t... more

D'Onta Foreman went a long way toward helping his draft status Tuesday at Texas' pro day, where the former Longhorns running back was the primary attraction for representatives from all 32 NFL clubs, including RB coaches from the Detroit Lions, Cinci... more

If the Cleveland Browns are indeed in the market to trade for a quarterback, the No. 1 pick of the 2017 NFL Draft isn't on the market with them. Browns coach Hue Jackson declined to discuss any specific possibility of trading for New England Patri... more

Last week, NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks emphasized the need for Florida CB Teez Tabor to improve upon his 4.62-second 40-yard dash at the Gators' pro day workout on Tuesday. Unfortunately for Tabor, it appears he did just the opposite. » Ta... more

Dalvin Cook's 4.49-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine apparently wasn't good enough for the former Florida State star. Cook, who could be the first running back selected in the 2017 NFL Draft, ran the 40 again  on Tuesday morning at th... more

Concerns about the top quarterbacks available in the 2017 NFL Draft have led one NFL general manager to suggest that none will enter the league as ready-made rookie successes , and NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock to caution any club about invest... more

Some of the most promising talents in the 2017 NFL Draft will put their athleticism on display for NFL scouts all over the country this week at pro-day workouts on the campuses of some of college football's top programs. Among the big attractions are... more

The Cleveland Browns invited North Carolina's Mitchell Trubisky, one of the NFL draft's elite quarterbacks, to attend a workout designated for local prospects on Friday, and Trubisky is expected to attend, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapopor... more

Recovery from hip and core muscle surgeries might have sidelined Ohio State safety Malik Hooker for the Buckeyes' pro day Thursday, but his hands are clearly in midseason form. Hooker, one of the NFL draft's elite prospects as a potential top-10 pi... more

Trubisky Adoree' Jackson Kizer/McCaffrey Jabrill Peppers The Michigan Wolverines were at the center of the pro-day universe on Friday, drawing no fewer than eight NFL head coaches, several general managers and a large contingent of NFL... more

Jabrill Peppers' stock in the NFL draft will depend a lot on which position NFL clubs project him to play, and whether or not the versatile former Michigan star's skill set is a proper fit for their defenses. But there is no hesitation on the part of... more

Michigan tight end Jake Butt's rehabilitation from a torn ACL is going well enough that the NFL club that drafts him might not have to wait long to see him on the practice field. Butt told NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock that he's ahead of sch... more

A day after Ohio State drew nine NFL head coaches and more than 100 NFL personnel to the Buckeyes' pro-day workout, rival Michigan took over the pro-day center stage. And given that the Wolverines sent an NCAA-high 14 players to the NFL Scouting Com... more

The injury suffered by UCLA cornerback Fabian Moreau while bench pressing at the Bruins' pro day workout Tuesday was bad news for his NFL draft stock, and the fact that the cornerback position is loaded with talent in the 2017 draft class doesn't hel... more

Trubisky Adoree' Jackson Kizer/McCaffrey Jabrill Peppers It's pro-day season, and College Football 24/7 is your one-stop shop for information and analysis on the on-campus workouts that allow draft prospects to make an up-close impress... more

The New Orleans Saints are not the only team with a veteran at quarterback to put former Texas Tech star Patrick Mahomes through a private workout. The Los Angeles Chargers did the same last week in a workout attended by head coach Anthony Lynn,... more

It appears the chest injury suffered by CB Fabian Moreau at UCLA's pro day on Tuesday was more serious than first thought. » Jeremiah: Third round highest Moreau will go after injury Moreau underwent successful surgery on Wednesday night to r... more

Forgive Ohio State if the Buckeyes stretch a red carpet in front of the football facility today. With all the notable NFL personnel in Columbus, Ohio for the OSU pro day workout, they might as well. Nine head coaches and seven general managers were... more

Patrick Mahomes had about two hours to show the New Orleans Saints why he should be their quarterback of the future. An hour with a grease pen in his hand, another hour with a football in his hand, and one shot to make the right impression. Head co... more

Trubisky Adoree' Jackson Kizer/McCaffrey Jabrill Peppers It's pro-day season, and College Football 24/7 is your one-stop shop for information and analysis on the on-campus workouts that allow draft prospects to make an up-close impress... more

USC CB Adoree' Jackson didn't put his Olympic Trials-caliber speed on display at the Trojans' pro day Wednesday, but he still managed to put on a show for scouts. How did he do it? As you can see in the video above, he caught a punt while already... more

An Achilles tendon injury that threatens the draft status of Sidney Jones hasn't done anything to shake his confidence. The former Washington cornerback is not only convinced he'll be ready to play by the start of the 2017 season, he also remains... more

A day after North Carolina QB Mitchell Trubisky went through his pro-day workout without any NFL head coaches in attendance, we've learned at least one of them was watching a different quarterback. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton was in Lubboc... more

There is anything but a consensus about the best quarterback prospect in the 2017 NFL Draft, but based on the results of Charley Casserly's survey, it could be a two-horse race. The NFL Network analyst and former NFL GM polled personnel from 22 NFL... more

Trubisky Adoree' Jackson Kizer/McCaffrey Jabrill Peppers It's pro-day season, and College Football 24/7 is your one-stop shop for information and analysis on the on-campus workouts that allow draft prospects to make an up-close impress... more

UCLA cornerback Fabian Moreau, a rising prospect for the 2017 NFL Draft, suffered a chest injury during his bench press at the Bruins' pro day workout Tuesday, per NFL Network's Omar Ruiz, who attended the pro day. Moreau described the injury to Ru... more

Will Mitchell Trubisky go with a simple handshake with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, a big hug, or perhaps a high-five? The former North Carolina quarterback has roughly five weeks to figure it out. Trubisky will be among the NFL's guests at the... more

A large contingent of NFL coaches and scouts got to see former North Carolina QB Mitchell Trubisky throw passes in his pro-day workout Tuesday, but Trubisky still has plenty more throws to make in advance of the 2017 NFL Draft. The Cleveland Browns... more

A heated argument between former Alabama LB Reuben Foster and a hospital worker at the NFL Scouting Combine might not cost Foster draft standing with some NFL clubs, but for at least one of them, concerns about Foster's maturity go back farther than... more

San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch made his way to the pro day workout of former North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky on Tuesday, but another team with a significant need at the quarterback position -- the Cleveland Browns -- sen... more

Here are six things we learned from NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock's latest positional top-five draft rankings , which were released on Tuesday: 1. Fournette over the top . LSU RB Leonard Fournette debuted at No. 2 in Mayock's running back... more

The Philadelphia Eagles were the only team to host John Ross for a visit before he underwent surgery on his right shoulder last week, but now that the procedure is done, two more have lined up. Ross told NFL.com on Monday that he has visits schedu... more

The biggest week of the pro-day season has arrived, with some of the 2017 NFL Draft's biggest names, including three top QBs, scheduled to make an on-campus impression on dozens of NFL coaches and scouts with workouts and interviews. A strong... more

One of the NFL draft's elite linebackers is in the Windy City on Monday as a guest of the Chicago Bears. Alabama LB Reuben Foster dined with members of the Bears staff on Sunday night and is visiting the club on Monday, per NFL Network Insider Ian... more

Former Alabama OT Cam Robinson is visiting the Carolina Panthers Monday, between visits with the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport . In a draft considered thin at the tackle position, Robinson is... more

Where will Mike Williams eventually settle on a list of active NFL receivers from Clemson? Perhaps on top of it. NFL Network analyst Charley Casserly, formerly general manager of the Washington Redskins, believes the potential first-round draft c... more

Jourdan Lewis pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor domestic violence charge Thursday, according to 15th Judicial District Court records. The former Michigan cornerback, one of the Wolverines' top draft prospects, incurred the charge Wednesday follow... more

As two of the top prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft and potential first-round picks, Deshaun Watson and Mike Williams didn't have a great deal to prove Thursday at Clemson's pro day. But that doesn't mean NFL scouts weren't heavily interested in their... more

The NFL team that arguably needs a quarterback more than any other -- the Cleveland Browns -- wasn't represented by head coach Hue Jackson or GM Sashi Brown at Deshaun Watson's pro day workout Thursday. But the Browns braintrust will get its look a... more

Nobody can say the Philadelphia Eagles aren't doing their due diligence in evaluating the talent on the Alabama defense. Butkus Award winner and former Crimson Tide LB Reuben Foster was in Philadelphia on Wednesday to visit the Eagles, according to... more

You didn't think there would be a consensus opinion on Deshaun Watson's pro-day workout, did you? One of the NFL draft's top quarterback prospects threw passes for an estimated 100-plus scouts Thursday morning, making at least two distinctly differ... more

What's left for Deshaun Watson to prove at Clemson's pro day Thursday? After an impressive performance at the NFL Scouting Combine earlier this month, the answer is not much. But the two-time Heisman Trophy finalist still needs to do whatever he c... more

A domestic violence charge has been filed against former Michigan CB Jourdan Lewis, one of the Wolverines' top prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft. Lewis is accused of assaulting his girlfriend during an early Wednesday morning incident at his apartme... more

It's pro-day season, and College Football 24/7 is your one-stop shop for information and analysis on the on-campus workouts that allow draft prospects to make an up-close impression on NFL club personnel. Here's a look at the key takeaways from... more

Add SMU's Matt Davis to the quarterback pool for the 2017 NFL Draft. Davis suffered a torn ACL in September that cost him the remainder of the 2016 season, and as of a few days ago, he was still seeking a sixth year of NCAA eligibility . But now,... more

Missing out on the NFL Scouting Combine due to an ankle injury was certainly costly for Corey Davis, but missing out on Western Michigan's pro day could be even more problematic for one of the NFL draft's top wide receivers. Davis confirmed at the... more

The Leonard Fournette-Dalvin Cook debate on which is the best running back in the 2017 NFL Draft won't be settled anytime soon, but a poll on the subject suggests that it's a bit lopsided. NFL Network analyst Charley Casserly polled representatives... more

With less than 72 hours separating Washington's pro day workout Saturday and scheduled shoulder surgery Tuesday, John Ross figured to have some down time in between, right? No, for the player who took the NFL Scouting Combine by storm and is curr... more

The arrow is pointing up for Obi Melifonwu where the NFL draft is concerned, and his calendar is beginning to fill as a result. The Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks have all arranged for the former UConn safety to visit... more

The unfortunate injury that befell Washington CB Sidney Jones on Saturday at the UW pro day, reportedly a torn Achilles , figures to be a costly one where the NFL draft is concerned. The question is how costly, and the answer, according to an NFC s... more

Alabama DL Jonathan Allen's calendar for pre-draft visits includes the Jacksonville Jaguars and Chicago Bears. The Bears will host Allen on March 20, Allen told the Alabama Media Group , while his visit to the Jaguars will come in early April. The... more

John Ross never had any intention of running the 40-yard dash at Washington's pro day unless his clocking at the NFL Scouting Combine didn't satisfy him. With a combine-record time of 4.22 seconds, he became the star of the event, so Ross will onl... more

Teams looking to trade down in the NFL draft tend to partner up with clubs that have an extra pick or two to spare, and the Cleveland Browns are stockpiling plenty of leverage in that regard. The Browns hold a whopping 22 draft picks over the next... more

What's good for Mike Glennon might not be so good for the top quarterbacks available in the 2017 NFL Draft. The Chicago Bears and Glennon are closing in on a three-year contract, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport . The deal can be offic... more

Pegging Joe Mixon's place in the 2017 NFL Draft couldn't be much harder. We know that due to significant character concerns , multiple NFL teams consider him undraftable . We know the Detroit Lions, at least as of last week, aren't one of them .... more

It's pro-day season, and College Football 24/7 is your one-stop shop for information and analysis on the on-campus workouts that allow draft prospects to make an up-close impression on NFL club personnel. Here's a look at the key takeaways from... more

NFL clubs have wasted no time in scheduling three of Alabama's top draft prospects -- CB Marlon Humphrey, TE O.J. Howard and OT Cam Robinson -- for visits to their facilities. Humphrey will visit the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday, he said at Alaba... more

After being barred from the NFL Scouting Combine under an NFL conduct policy, Joe Mixon got his chance to run a 40-yard dash and go through the combine's other drills in front of NFL scouts on Wednesday at Oklahoma's pro day. The third-year sophomore... more

Post-combine reflections: O.J. Howard John Ross T.J. Watt When John Ross left the NFL Scouting Combine, he had a sense that things wouldn't be the same. When you break a combine 40-yard dash record that had stood for nearly a decade wi... more

Myles Garrett might be the odds-on favorite to be the No. 1 pick of the NFL draft, but that certainly doesn't mean the Texas A&M pass rusher is the No. 1 player on the draft boards of all 32 NFL clubs. For at least one team, that distinction goes t... more

Combine medals count: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 INDIANAPOLIS -- Utah had just eight players at the NFL Scouting Combine, fewer than six other schools and tied with five more, but it was enough to win the NFL Scouting Combine medals coun... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Marshon Lattimore delivered an oustanding workout at the NFL Scouting Combine on Monday, the kind of performance that shows why he's ranked the No. 3 player in the entire NFL draft. But the biggest red flag for scouts on Lattimore... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- John Ross III let his record 4.22 40-yard dash clocked on his first attempt speak for him at the NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday, and didn't even bother with a second attempt. He'll let it speak for him again on March 11. Ross won... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Obi Melifonwu left no doubts about his athleticism on the final day of the NFL Scouting Combine. The former UConn safety broad jumped 11 feet, 9 inches and recorded a 44-inch vertical jump on Monday, marks that were the best of the... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- The quarterback class for the 2017 NFL Draft offers some intriguing prospects, but none who have the look of a rookie-ready NFL passer. That was Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey's bottom-line assessment, per MMQB , aft... more

Combine medals count: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 INDIANAPOLIS -- Myles Garrett notched two more top-three finishes among defensive linemen on Sunday, pushing the Aggies to the top of the NFL Scouting Combine medals count standings. Garret... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- When Teez Tabor traveled to the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine, he didn't forget to pack his confidence. The former Florida cornerback declared himself the best player in the 2017 NFL Draft Sunday. "I feel like I'm the best overall playe... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Alabama's pro day is set for Wednesday, but for Reuben Foster, Tuesday will be of much more importance. The Alabama linebacker will make himself available to meet with NFL coaches and scouts for three hours on Tuesday to explain his... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Haason Reddick's rise in the months leading up to the 2017 NFL Draft is continuing at the NFL Scouting Combine. The Temple linebacker clocked an official time of 4.52 seconds in the 40-yard dash in his first attempt on Sunday, a ste... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett ran a 4.64-second official 40-yard dash Sunday at the NFL Scouting Combine, leaving no doubt about his prolific athleticism at 272 pounds. Speed like that in a pass rusher figures to make it all the... more

No draft prospect can really know what's coming at the NFL Scouting Combine -- not at an event that, sometimes by design, challenges them with the unexpected. It's going to be a bit harder for NFL clubs to throw T.J. Watt off his game, however. Th... more

Combine medals count: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 INDIANAPOLIS -- Texas A&M and Utah are tied after Day 2 of the NFL Scouting Combine medals count, with seven medals each, while a standout performance by John Ross III has put the Washingto... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- If the arthritis in Jonathan Allen's surgically repaired shoulders becomes a problem for him during his NFL career, it will have already been an awfully long one. The former Alabama star said Saturday that doctors have told him the... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Jabrill Peppers finally confirmed which position he thinks he should play in the NFL. "What do I look like? ... I'm a safety," the former Michigan star said at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday. For all the talk about what... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Alabama linebacker Tim Williams acknowledged past failed drug tests at the NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday, confirming one of the reasons NFL scouts are said to have off-field concerns about one of the draft's most gifted pass... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- John Ross became the talk of the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday, and it only took 4.22 seconds to make it happen. The Washington wide receiver broke Chris Johnson's nine-year-old 40-yard dash record of 4.24 at the NFL Scouting... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- John Ross III recorded an official 40-yard dash time of 4.22 seconds on Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine, a record-breaking performance. Chris Johnson held the previous combine record at 4.24, set in 2008. The Washington wideout... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- A virus has derailed Tennessee DE Derek Barnett's participation at the NFL Scouting Combine, but perhaps only temporarily. Under doctor orders, he won't participate in Saturday drills but is hopeful to do so on Sunday, a source info... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- It's been two years since someone at the NFL Scouting Combine turned in a 40-yard dash faster than 4.3 seconds, but John Ross could be the one to do it next. The former Washington wide receiver said Friday he plans to break 4.3 whe... more

Combine medals count: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 INDIANAPOLIS -- A year after Ohio State ran away with College Football 24/7's medals count at the NFL Scouting Combine, Utah took an early medals-count lead with seven on the first day.... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- DeShone Kizer owned it. The former Notre Dame quarterback walked into a formal interview with the San Francisco 49ers Wednesday and was bluntly asked how a quarterback with his gifts could lead a Fighting Irish team that collapsed f... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Cleveland Browns fans who might be bugged by a joke Deshaun Watson made at the club's expense might not like the explanation the former Clemson quarterback gave Friday at the NFL Scouting Combine, but they couldn't have asked for a mo... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Perhaps Leonard Fournette's five pounds of water weight is still on him. A day after explaining that his somewhat heavy weigh-in at the NFL Scouting Combine (240 pounds) was merely water weight that he had already lost since arrivin... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Philadelphia Eagles won a coin toss with the Indianapolis Colts on Friday to claim the No. 14 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. The Eagles hold the Minnesota Vikings' first-round selection, via the trade that brought quarterb... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- In a year in which talented running backs are at every turn at the NFL Scouting Combine, and one NFL GM called it the deepest class of running backs he's ever seen in a draft class , Dalvin Cook isn't afraid to say it: He's the best a... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Can Dalvin Cook do for an NFL club this fall what Ezekiel Elliott did for the Dallas Cowboys as a rookie in 2016? The former Florida State star thinks so, as long as he lands in the right situation. "I feel like if I get put in t... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Blocking Myles Garrett, the potential No. 1 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, isn't much fun. At 6-foot-5 and 265 pounds, he has the speed and quickness to beat offensive tackles around the edge, and the power to rush through them... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Slow down the alarm bells on the extra weight that Leonard Fournette brought to the NFL Scouting Combine. One of the 2017 NFL Draft's elite running backs attributed five of his 240 pounds to excess water weight that already has left... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Highly publicized decisions by former LSU RB Leonard Fournette and Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey to sit out their respective bowl games will subject the two 2017 NFL Draft prospects to questions from NFL personnel who are bothered b... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- DeShone Kizer passed an important early phase in his performance at the NFL Scouting Combine, at least where John Lynch is concerned. The former Notre Dame quarterback met with the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday night, and the clu... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings might be losing their all-time leading rusher in Adrian Peterson, and the franchise couldn't have picked a better time to potentially be in the market for new blood at the position in the draft. The club did no... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Detroit Lions GM Bob Quinn isn't happy that Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon isn't at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine, and confirmed that the former Sooners star is currently on the club's draft board. Under a conduct policy institute... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Nobody can accuse Leonard Fournette of trying to re-invent his physical stature for the NFL Scouting Combine. The former LSU star running back, whose imposing size and powerful style could make him the top player selected in the dra... more

INDIANAPOLIS -- Myles Garrett and Deshaun Watson are two highly interesting draft possibilities for the Cleveland Browns, who hold the Nos. 1 and 12 overall picks. And according to GM Sashi Brown, recent jokes both prospects made about staying out of... more

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NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock answered questions about the 2017 NFL Draft for more than two hours on a teleconference Monday , and suggested various prospects as strong potential fits for a number of NFL clubs. College Football 24/7 compiled a... more

The Cleveland Browns' ideal scenario for the Nos. 1 and 12 picks of the 2017 NFL Draft doesn't involve one of the top quarterback prospects available, and requires a trading partner in the New England Patriots. But if they can make it happen, says NF... more

Add another quarterback to the first-round mix for the 2017 NFL Draft. Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes is a prospect on the rise, according to NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock, and he belongs in the first-round conversation along with the draft's... more

Could the NFL club that drafts Wisconsin OLB T.J. Watt be getting the next Clay Matthews? Watt would have to log quite a pro career to match a six-time Pro Bowler like the Green Bay Packers star, but NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock sees the tw... more

DeShone Kizer's potential in the NFL isn't easy to assess after just two seasons as a college starter, particularly when he played more effectively in the first of those. But the former Notre Dame signal-caller's physical tools have drawn a compariso... more

LSU running back Leonard Fournette will put his combination of size and speed on full display next week at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, but even before he hits that crucial combine stage, NFL.com analyst Lance Zierlein already has seen e... more

The NFL team that drafts Takkarist McKinley in April will have to wait awhile to see him on the practice field. The UCLA defensive end said he will undergo shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum and a broken glenoid, and will be out for 5-6 mont... more

Pitt RB James Conner will have plenty of things on his mind next week at the NFL Scouting Combine, but the Hodgkin lymphoma condition he overcame last offseason won't have to be one of them. Conner received a "clean scan" on Wednesday, per ESPN's A... more

Top NFL draft prospects in the 2017 quarterback class won't be shy about showing off their arms at the NFL Scouting Combine (March 3-6 on NFL Network ). Add North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky , who could be the first quarterback selected in the upcomi... more

Ole Miss announced on Wednesday that it's self-imposing a one-year football postseason ban for the 2017 season after receiving a new NCAA notice of allegations that includes 8 additional rules violations. The NCAA has charged Ole Miss with a lack o... more

You might not be familiar with Ashland University, and unless you're among the NFL draft's most avid fans, you likely haven't heard of Adam Shaheen , either. But don't consider the former Ashland Eagles tight end a sleeper. In fact, one NFL executi... more

Few prospects at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine will draw as much attention upon taking their stance for the 40-yard dash as John Ross . And the Washington wide receiver isn't shying away from the expectations. Ross revealed he was clocked last week... more

More than two months before the 2017 NFL Draft, it's unclear who will be the first quarterback selected, much less how early that selection will occur. But the whispers reaching the ears of Clemson's Deshaun Watson , not surprisingly, are on the... more

Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon 's chance to work out for NFL scouts is coming later than those who'll participate in the NFL Scouting Combine (March 3-6 on NFL Network ), but it's coming. Mixon will participate in Oklahoma's pro day on March 8, th... more

President's Day is here, and so is draft season. The list of 330 players attending the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine has been set, and draft prospects everywhere are trying to put themselves... more

Comparisons were flying like confetti on the Move The Sticks podcast Friday, as NFL.com analysts Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks took a close look at one another's suggestions about what kind of NFL player some of the 2017 NFL Draft's top prospects... more

Polling prospects: Favorite coach Player Team Player you want to face No. 1 pick College Football 24/7 polled 25 prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft last month at the Reese's Senior Bowl on various football-related questions that,... more

NFL team representatives will ask Utah running back Joe Williams plenty of questions next month at the NFL Scouting Combine about why he left the Utes team in the middle of the season last year, only to return several weeks later. But if they want... more

Kade Warner, the son of Hall of Fame inductee and NFL Network analyst Kurt Warner, is primed to make an impact on college football. But unlike his famous father, he won't be doing it at the quarterback position. The younger Warner, a wide receiver... more

To watch Myles Garrett play football is to know the Texas A&M star is a special athlete, but the NFL Scouting Combine will let NFL clubs and the public alike know just how special. One of the 2017 NFL Draft's elite prospects, Garrett will have his... more

One beauty of the NFL draft is that with 32 clubs and a diversity of opinions within each, there is bound to be some outlier thinking on how to rank prospects. Case in point: A club personnel executive sees Cal QB Davis Webb developing into the dr... more

Polling prospects: Favorite coach Player Team Player you want to face No. 1 pick College Football 24/7 polled 25 prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft last month at the Reese's Senior Bowl on various football-related questions that,... more

North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky's lack of college experience is a concern among NFL scouts that could impact his stock for the 2017 NFL Draft, but to an AFC executive, the Tar Heels' one-year starter has the look of one of the NFL's most... more

Polling prospects: Favorite coach Player Team Player you want to face No. 1 pick College Football 24/7 polled 25 prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft last month at the Reese's Senior Bowl on various football-related questions that,... more

Arden Key, one of the top returning pass rushers in college football, is taking a leave of absence from the LSU football team. Leonard Fournette will have good company when he works out in Indianapolis. See which LSU teammates will be joining him a... more

If participation in the NFL Scouting Combine is any indication, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh's prediction that the Wolverines could have 10 or more players selected in the 2017 NFL Draft could be on target. Michigan will have 14 players at the annual... more

The NFL Scouting Combine makes room for more than 300 draft prospects, but that doesn't mean every highly accomplished college player gets an invitation, and each year, there are quite a few who are selected in the NFL draft without the benefit of co... more

The 2017 NFL Draft's quarterback class isn't thought to be an especially strong one, and NFL Network analyst Charley Casserly put quite a thumbprint on that narrative Tuesday. Casserly's initial mock draft projects a trade between the Cleveland Br... more

Polling prospects: Favorite coach Player Team Player you want to face No. 1 pick College Football 24/7 polled 25 prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft last month at the Reese's Senior Bowl on various football-related questions that,... more

A 4-8 season for Notre Dame and a difficult year for DeShone Kizer hasn't stuck to the Fighting Irish quarterback where his NFL draft hopes are concerned. At least, not where his standing among other quarterback prospects is concerned, per NFL Netwo... more

How will Christian McCaffrey fit into an NFL offense, and how much of a role can his 197-pound frame handle? Those are two of the primary questions NFL scouts will face in evaluating the former Stanford star running back, whose versatility as a... more

The workouts at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine next month will be missing one of the top defensive prospects. Alabama middle linebacker Reuben Foster has undergone shoulder surgery on his right rotator cuff and will miss drill work at the combine,... more

Polling prospects: Favorite coach Player Team Player you want to face No. 1 pick College Football 24/7 polled 25 prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft last month at the Reese's Senior Bowl on various football-related questions that,... more

Myles Garrett, the general manager? » Myles Garrett doesn't intend to attend draft Indeed, one of the 2017 NFL Draft's top prospects is already proposing a trade. The star defensive end from Texas A&M, a Texas native, would like to play in hi... more

Washington's John Ross, one of the 2017 NFL Draft's top WRs, will have surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder, but not until after the NFL Scouting Combine (March 3-6 on NFL Network ), per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Ross' agent, Bra... more

Ole Miss' Damore'ea Stringfellow is not among the players invited to 2017 NFL Scouting Combine, a league source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The Rebels' second-leading wide receiver transferred to Ole Miss from Washington, where he was... more

The cast of top prospects who gather in Philadelphia for the NFL draft this year as guests of the league, and ultimately are greeted by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on stage after their selection, might be missing at least one of the draft's elite... more

North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky 's lack of experience as a one-year starter is concerning for NFL scouts, but it might not be enough to keep him from being the first quarterback selected in the NFL draft. In fact, an AFC scout believes... more

The San Francisco 49ers undoubtedly have a need at the quarterback position, but not necessarily an urgent one where the 2017 NFL Draft is concerned. With the No. 2 overall pick of the draft and a lengthy list of positions that need addressing, th... more

The evaluations teams make as they assess whether Deshaun Watson can make a smooth transition to a pro-style offense, and whether he can be accurate with consistency from an NFL pocket, are two questions that will affect his stock for the 2017 NFL D... more

NFL clubs that are considering taking a quarterback with one of the top 10 picks of the 2017 draft do so at their own peril. Clemson's Deshaun Watson , North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky and Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer are considered three of the mos... more

Leonard Fournette, or Dalvin Cook? In an NFL draft that is loaded at the running back position, it's no certainty that NFL clubs will all have the LSU and FSU running backs as the top two rushers available. But they're unquestionably two of the ver... more

Rodney Adams won't just be working out to enhance his own livelihood at the NFL Scouting Combine next month. He'll be working out to help grieving children, as well. The South Florida wide receiver announced on Tuesday that he is dedicating his... more

You didn't think Bill Belichick would take much time to enjoy the moment, did you? Following a stunning comeback victory in Super Bowl LI on Sunday, the New England Patriots coach couldn't even get out of Houston before turning some of his attentio... more

Brad Kaaya's accuracy might be an issue for at least one NFL personnel executive , but it was no issue in the State Farm All-Star Football Challenge. The former Miami quarterback, who entered the 2017 NFL Draft as an underclassman, won the accuracy... more

Oklahoma's Joe Mixon, one of the top running backs in the 2017 NFL Draft, won't have an opportunity to compete at this year's NFL Scouting Combine. A league source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport that Mixon won't be on the list of the event's... more

Deshaun Watson would have no issue playing for the Cleveland Browns. » Watson: I'll throw at combine The former Clemson quarterback, who is among the top prospects at his position for the 2017 NFL Draft, made that clear Thursday on NFL Networ... more

Jim Harbaugh's estimation that Michigan could have 10 or more players selected in the 2017 NFL Draft might be on target, but don't shed any tears for the Wolverines coach over the losses. Not after the third-year coach reeled in a recruiting class r... more

Let there be no doubt that Jim Harbaugh issued the biggest compliment possible to Super Bowl quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday with well-thought timing. It is, after all, National Signing Day, and Brady's Patriots will play the Falcons in the Supe... more

National Signing Day always brings a few surprises, but the programs that finish on top in the recruiting rankings are never a surprise: Once again, the top schools feasted on the best available talent. Here's a look at this year's top 10 signing... more

With National Signing Day and the Super Bowl falling within days of each other, the saga that was Julio Jones' recruitment to Alabama was a natural question for the Atlanta Falcons star during interviews on Wednesday. When asked for his signing-day... more

The NFL Scouting Combine won't include one of the elite prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft. Ohio State safety Malik Hooker won't be able to participate in the annual event due to core muscle and labrum (hip) surgeries, a source informed of his health... more

January

Apt comparisons for Jabrill Peppers aren't easy to find, because the former Michigan star can do so many different things on a football field. But New England Patriots CB Logan Ryan believes he has one: teammate Patrick Chung. "He's a versatile pie... more

How much can a rookie class contribute to a Super Bowl run? More than conventional wisdom would suggest, according to Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff. The Falcons are a game away from the franchise's first Super Bowl title with f... more

With National Signing Day and the Super Bowl taking both taking place in the next five days College Football 24/7 examines how Super Bowl MVPs of the past decade were regarded as high school recruits: Super Bowl XLI MVP : Peyton Manning, QB,... more

Corey Davis, one of the 2017 NFL Draft's top prospects, might not get a chance to perform for NFL scouts at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports the Western Michigan wide receiver injured his ankle while... more

National Signing Day is Wednesday, when the best high school football players all over the nation make a binding choice on which college program to play for by signing a letter of intent. NSD actually just marks the first day of a weeks-long window i... more

High school football recruits displeased with how they've been ranked by a recruiting service heading into Wednesday's National Signing Day should take solace: the NFL's very best players weren't all highly regarded as recruits. Not nearly. Of th... more

A lot of players left a strong impression on NFL scouts during the practice week leading up to Saturday's Reese's Senior Bowl, but not as many can pair that with a similarly impressive performance in the game. Count Zay Jones as one who did both.... more

The Cleveland Browns' need to shore up the quarterback position figures to be addressed at some point in the 2017 NFL Draft, but according to NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock, the No. 1 pick isn't the place to do it. Mayock says Texas A&M defen... more

It might not have counted for six points, but it definitely counted for NFL scouts. East Carolina wide receiver Zay Jones made a spectacular catch in the back of the end zone during the first quarter of the Reese's Senior Bowl on Saturday, leaping... more

Just how high will Alabama tight end O.J. Howard go in the 2017 NFL Draft? After an impressive week in which he was selected by a panel of scouts as the Reese's Senior Bowl's top practice player, Howard was projected as a top-20 selection by NFL... more

Alabama TE O.J. Howard was among the players who might not have needed the Reese's Senior Bowl to improve their draft stock, but participated anyway. And by week's end, the Crimson Tide's potential first-round pick not only participated, he competed... more

MOBILE, Ala. -- NFL clubs conduct formal interviews with draft prospects at the Reese's Senior Bowl this week, with different positions circulating through sessions with team officials each night through Thursday night. But informal interviews are go... more

You've seen one goodbye letter from an NFL draft prospect to his college fan base, you've seen them all, right? "Thanks to everyone. I'll always be a (insert school mascot here). See you in the NFL." Leave it to Myles Garrett, the potential No.... more

As badly as the Cleveland Browns might need a quarterback, left tackle Joe Thomas believes the club should go in a different direction with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. The 10-year veteran, one of the franchise's cornerstone talents,... more

Who's talking to who on Senior Bowl Day 1? MOBILE, Ala. -- NFL clubs conduct formal interviews with draft prospects at the Reese's Senior Bowl this week, with different positions circulating through sessions with team officials each night through... more

MOBILE, Ala. -- Which prospects at this week's Reese's Senior Bowl have the best chance to be selected in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft? Give the inside track to Alabama TE O.J. Howard and LSU CB Tre'Davious White, both of whom were project... more

MOBILE, Ala. -- Former Western Kentucky offensive lineman Forrest Lamp, a potential 2017 first-round draft choice, is questionable to play in the Reese's Senior Bowl on Saturday after suffering a high ankle sprain during Tuesday's practice. Lamp's... more

MOBILE, Ala. -- NFL clubs conduct formal interviews with draft prospects at the Reese's Senior Bowl this week, with different positions circulating through sessions with team officials each night through Thursday night. But informal interviews are go... more

MOBILE, Ala. -- The annual Reese's Senior Bowl weigh-in is more important for some prospects than others, particularly those whose size was already a concern for NFL scouts. One prospect whose size is a concern for scouts, Michigan CB Jourdan Lewis ,... more

More than 100 of the 2017 NFL Draft's top prospects, and NFL club representatives numbering much higher than that, will gather in Mobile, Ala., this week for the annual Reese's Senior Bowl. For all but a few players who also participated in last week... more

The 2016 NFL Draft was the year of the Buckeye , and 2017 might be the year of the Wolverine. With a senior-heavy team loaded with pro potential, Michigan's latest injection of talent into the NFL is shaping up to be awfully heavy. In fact, NFL Net... more

East-West Shrine Game players don't frequently hear their names called in the first round of the NFL draft, but the annual all-star game featuring some of the top seniors in college football just might plant a first-round flag in 2017. "I'm not goi... more

NFL clubs in need of help at the tight end position should be able to find plenty of value to address that need in the 2017 NFL Draft. NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock came away impressed with the tight end talent at the East-West Shrine Game i... more

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There are plenty of funny Jim Harbaugh stories out there, but it seems there's always an untold one that hasn't yet seen sunlight. With seven players from Michigan practicing this week for the East-West Shrine Game, College... more

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Like every player at the East-West Shrine Game this week, Jadar Johnson has ended practices hoping to be approached by an NFL scout for an interview. He's been one of the most impressive draft prospects of the week, so it's n... more

Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Having a father who played in the NFL can be a valuable resource for a draft prospect, and it's not lost on three such sons competing this week at the East-West Shrine Game: Florida's Bryan Cox, Jr.,... more

Deshaun Watson has declined an invitation to play in the Reese's Senior Bowl, instead allowing his spectacular performance in the College Football Playoff title game against Alabama to stand as his final game action before the 2017 NFL Draft. Senio... more

Hunter Martin/Penn Athletics ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There are plenty of NFL scouts on hand this week for the East-West Shrine Game, and those looking for a quarterback might leave feeling disappointed. What is expected to be a weak talent pool... more

Tony Ding/Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- De'Veon Smith became known for power more than speed and agility during his career at Michigan, but the former Wolverines running back has more to offer NFL clubs than broken tackles, and Smit... more

USC cornerback Adoree' Jackson intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. The Trojans star announced his intentions via Twitter on Monday, which is the deadline for underclassmen like Jackson to apply for early draft... more

Best of 2016: Runs Catches Special-teams plays From Week 1 of the 2016 college football season through the bowl games, every weekend produced some jaw-dropping plays that had to be seen to be believed. College Football 24/7 tracked them a... more

Best of 2016: Runs Catches Special-teams plays From Week 1 of the 2016 college football season through the bowl games, every weekend produced some jaw-dropping plays that had to be seen to be believed. College Football 24/7 tracked them a... more

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Three of Alabama's most talented underclassmen -- cornerback Marlon Humphrey, left tackle Cam Robinson and WR ArDarius Stewart -- intend to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. They announced their intentions... more

Following his second marvelous performance in two years against one of college football's most talented defenses, Clemson QB Deshaun Watson's draft stock is on the rise, according to three NFL executives. A general manager and two personnel directors... more

Best of 2016: Runs Catches Special-teams plays From Week 1 of the 2016 college football season through the bowl games, every weekend produced some jaw-dropping plays that had to be seen to be believed. College Football 24/7 tracked them a... more

Deshaun Watson has the biggest decision out of the way: He intends to bring his career as Clemson's quarterback to a close, as he'll apply for 2017 NFL Draft entry as an underclassman. » Jeremiah: Senior Bowl participation offers more upside th... more

Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams confirmed on Wednesday that he intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Williams thanked coach Dabo Swinney and Tigers fans via Twitter in his parting message. Williams (6-foot-3, 22... more

Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. » Tracking underclassmen intentions for 2017 draft Lattimore announced his decision on Wednesday via Twitter . A third-year sophomor... more

Arizona Cardinals defensive line coach Brentson Buckner and Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards have been selected as head coaches for the annual East-West Shrine Game. » 2017 East-West Shrine Game rosters The Shrine Game... more

Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft, adding one of college football's most versatile and exciting athletes to the selection pool. Peppers revealed his intentions on Tuesday to Sport... more

Weeks after Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said this season would be Deshaun Watson's last, the Tigers junior quarterback finally acknowledged his intent to enter the 2017 NFL Draft on Monday night. "It was a tough decision. Clemson was a special place... more

TAMPA -- This time, Deshaun Watson would not be denied. After finishing as the runner up in last year's College Football Playoff, the Clemson quarterback led the Tigers to a 35-31 win over Alabama to earn a CFP title Monday night at Raymond James... more

Peyton Manning and NFL Network's Marshall Faulk headline this year's inductees to the College Football Hall of Fame. Ten players and three coaches are among the 2017 induction class that was announced on Monday . Other 2017 inductees include New Me... more

North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft on the heels of a junior season in which he rose from relative anonymity to one of the top quarterback prospects in the college game. He... more

TAMPA -- Two college coaches whose programs generate as many draftable underclassmen as any in the nation, Clemson's Dabo Swinney and Alabama's Nick Saban, have seen their share of juniors leave for the NFL a bit too green for the challenge. As suc... more

USC wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. The junior wideout announced the news on Twitter on Saturday, writing, "This was a very difficult decision to make. I have loved my time at U... more

TAMPA -- The way Clemson coach Dabo Swinney sees it, the only team standing in the way of back-to-back national titles for Alabama happens to be the only team good enough to prevent it. Yes, two days before Clemson takes on the Crimson Tide in the Co... more

TAMPA -- It wasn't supposed to happen this way for Steve Sarkisian. The man thrust into the spotlight as Alabama's new offensive coordinator wasn't supposed to face questions this soon about his messy midseason firing from USC in 2015. Sure, Nick S... more

LSU safety Jamal Adams announced Friday he will apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft as an underclassman, adding one of college football's elite talents to a draft pool that is expected to be deep at the position . LSU made the... more

Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft, a source with knowledge of the situation told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. Mixon (6-foot-1, 226 pounds) is one of college football's most talented... more

Just a few days before Alabama tight end O.J. Howard closes his college career in the College Football Playoff Championship Game against Clemson, the senior is being compared to one of the best tight ends in the NFL. An AFC area scout sees similari... more

Taco Charlton, one of the top senior prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft, has declined an invitation to play in the Reese's Senior Bowl later this month. The Michigan defensive end received an invitation to the annual all-star game but recently inform... more

Florida cornerback Teez Tabor intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. » Tracking underclassmen intentions for 2017 draft Tabor made his intentions known on Thursday via The Players' Tribune . The junior is one of... more

If J.J. Watt is the gold standard for NFL defensive ends, the club that drafts Stanford defensive end Solomon Thomas just might strike it rich. At 6-feet-3, 273 pounds, the Cardinal junior doesn't have quite have the size or length of Watt, the Hou... more

Jack Del Rio isn't the only coach who is expressing faith in the ability of quarterback Connor Cook, who will become the first QB of the Super Bowl era to make his first career start in a playoff game on Saturday when the Raiders visit the Texans.... more

Falcons Pro Bowl WR Julio Jones, a former Alabama star, is convinced that the Crimson Tide's 11th-hour move to replace Lane Kiffin with Steve Sarkisian at offensive coordinator won't adversely affect Nick Saban's team in its quest for a national... more

Ohio State linebacker Raekwon McMillan intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. » Tracking underclassmen intentions for 2017 draft McMillan announced his decision on Wednesday via Twitter . McMillan (6-foot-2, 243... more

Stanford defensive end Solomon Thomas intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. » Tracking underclassmen intentions for 2017 draft "Since pulling out a symbolic Stanford tree and donning nerd glasses on National Sign... more

The Cleveland Browns and Chicago Bears coaching staffs have been selected to serve as the coaches for the 2017 Reese's Senior Bowl. "The Cleveland Browns and Chicago Bears represent two of the NFL's flagship franchises when it comes to tradition an... more

Florida cornerback Quincy Wilson intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. "I feel like it's in my best interest to declare for the NFL draft this year," Wilson told Sports Illustrated . "I'm definitely excited. It's somet... more

Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Barnett thanked Volunteers fans for their support over his three years as a starter via Twitter . Barnett (6-foot-3, 265 pounds) has been am... more

Four underclassmen from Washington's Pac-12 championship team intend to file for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Wide receiver John Ross III, safety Budda Baker, cornerback Sidney Jones and defensive lineman Elijah Qualls intend to f... more

The parting of ways between Alabama coach Nick Saban and former offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin got even more awkward Tuesday, if that's possible. On the heels of Kiffin's departure from the program just a week before the Crimson Tide's College... more

Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Watt, the younger brother of Houston Texans star J.J. Watt and San Diego Chargers FB Derek Watt, intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Watt announced his decision on Tuesday via Twitter . In... more

Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Perine announced his intentions via Instagram on Tuesday . With a strong build and a powerful running style, Perine (5-feet-10, 235 pounds) wo... more

Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Mahomes announced his decision at a news conference on Tuesday. "After talking with coach (Kliff) Kingsbury and my family, we feel this is... more

Oklahoma made relatively easy work of Auburn on Monday in the Sugar Bowl with a 35-19 win, but there was nothing easy about what Samaje Perine accomplished. The Sooners junior broke the OU career rushing record, previously held by former Detroit Li... more

In a wild offensive shootout, USC handed Penn State a 52-49 loss Monday in the Rose Bowl on a game-ending 46-yard field goal by Matt Boermeester. With a spectacular performance by freshman quarterback Sam Darnold, the Trojans overcame a 42-27 second-... more

Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya intends to file for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Kaaya announced his decision through a school release . "While I am looking forward to pursuing my future endeavors, I am going to miss our fans, medi... more

USC running back Ronald Jones, who normally wears the No. 25, wore the No. 4 instead during Monday's Rose Bowl game against Penn State to honor late former Trojans RB Joe McKnight. McKnight was killed last month after he was shot three times in a... more

Ohio State safety Malik Hooker intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Hooker announced his decision via social media on Monday. Hooker's decision represents a change of heart, as he said in November that he planned t... more

The Cleveland Browns clinched the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft on Sunday. The club's overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers dropped the Browns to 1-15 on the season, which gave Cleveland sole claim to the NFL's worst record. The San... more

December

The "We Want Bama" signs around college football are often hoisted in jest by fans who know better. For Deshaun Watson, however, the wish was real. The Clemson quarterback acknowledged he wanted the Crimson Tide to advance in the Peach Bowl on... more

Clemson turned in a dominant defensive performance in the Fiesta Bowl on Saturday, earning a shutout of Ohio State, 31-0 in a College Football Playoff semifinal. The Tigers will face Alabama in a rematch of last year's CFP Championship Game on Jan. 9... more

Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett, one of college football elite pass rushers, will apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Garrett released a statement Saturday confirming his decision, per The Houston Chronicle. Garrett... more

Michigan tight end Jake Butt, one of the top prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft at his position, suffered a torn ACL on Friday night during the Orange Bowl, according to ESPN . The senior was injured in the second quarter of the Wolverines' 33-32 lo... more

Preseason expectations for Bo Scarbrough were that the former five-star recruit would take over for Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry in the coveted role of Alabama's No. 1 running back. It never materialized in the regular season, but on Saturday,... more

Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson didn't look anything like the nation's best player Saturday as LSU routed Louisville 29-9 in the Citrus Bowl. Jackson, a sophomore who amassed more than 5,000 total yards this season to win the nation's most... more

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook will apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft, ending a stellar three-year college career that made him the most prolific rusher in Seminoles history. Cook announced his intentions on Saturday v... more

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook won the Orange Bowl MVP on Friday night as the Seminoles won in a wild finish against Michigan, 33-32. Playing in his hometown of Miami with dozens of friends and family members on hand, Cook made plenty of... more

Michigan tight end Jake Butt, one of the top players at his position in college football, was knocked out of the Wolverines' Orange Bowl game against Florida State Friday with a knee injury. After the game, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Butt eit... more

Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers, one of the top defensive players in college football, is not playing for the Wolverines in the Orange Bowl against Florida State. Peppers' absence was due to an injury sustained in practice, according to the sch... more

Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett broke the school record for sacks, held by late Hall of Famer Reggie White, in the Music City Bowl against Nebraska on Friday. Barnett (6-foot-3, 265 pounds) pressured the Nebraska pocket throughout the night d... more

When you're the team with the worst record in the NFL, advice comes from everywhere. An NFL personnel man told the Cleveland Plain-Dealer that the Browns should take North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky No. 1 overall. The personnel man works... more

Arkansas tight end Jeremy Sprinkle was been suspended from playing in the Belk Bowl on Thursday against Virginia Tech after receiving a citation for unlawful concealment during the Razorbacks' team visit to the Belk department store in Charlotte earl... more

Texas A&M wide receiver Ricky Seals-Jones intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. The Aggies fourth-year junior announced his decision on Twitter a day after his team lost to Kansas State 33-28 in the Texas Bowl: "I a... more

Who will end up with the No. 1 pick of the 2017 NFL Draft? Here's a look at four Week 17 games that will determine how the top of the draft order shakes out. Browns at Steelers Records: Browns: 1-14; Steelers: 10-5 Where they stand: A loss or... more

The cause of death for former Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam has been ruled as a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to an autopsy report from the Boulder (Colo.) County Coroner's Office. Salaam was found dead on Dec. 5 near... more

For a guy who once temporarily banned a reporter from covering his team at USC, Lane Kiffin sure seems to like talking to reporters. So much so that, for the second time in about a year, Kiffin overspent his time for media interviews and thus got le... more

There is no shortage of NFL scouts who think highly of Clemson's Mike Williams. He's among the best wide receivers in college football. But how well will his impressive size (6-feet-3, 225 pounds) translate to the NFL? An NFC college scouting direct... more

Playing the trumpet isn't all Austin Brizee can do on a football field. And now, the Ohio State band member will get a chance to show what he can do with a football instead of a musical instrument. The OSU band's official Twitter account captured B... more

Baylor wide receiver KD Cannon intends to apply for early eligibility into the 2017 NFL Draft. He announced the decision on Wednesday via Twitter . Cannon (6-feet, 180 pounds) has been an explosive target in Baylor's prolific passing attack the l... more

Nearly four months after Alabama dispatched USC, 52-6, on a neutral field, Trojans WR JuJu Smith-Schuster believes things would be different now. The USC junior, who has yet to announce whether he'll apply for 2017 NFL Draft entry, was asked Wednes... more

Which NFL assistant coaches are on their way up in the profession? The East-West Shrine Game will now be something of an indicator. The annual college all-star game featuring more than 100 NFL draft prospects will now be coached by NFL assistants,... more

What will be the next stop for Rex Ryan? The Buffalo Bills have dismissed the colorful coach after two seasons, and after eight seasons as a head coach in the AFC East, the time could be right for something different. NFL defensive coordinator?... more

In the days ahead of the College Football Playoff, in which so many players will stick to the predictable script of praising and complimenting their upcoming opponents regardless of what they really think, Jadar Johnson apparently left the script in... more

Myles Garrett, of course, has no say in which club drafts him and therefore no say in what kind of weather he'll eventually play in as a pro. But that doesn't mean Texas A&M's star defensive end, a native of Texas, doesn't have a preference. "Doe... more

Washington State QB Luke Falk will return to play for the Cougars in 2017, coach Mike Leach said Monday, rather than applying for early NFL draft eligibility. "It won't be his last game," Leach said of the Cougars' Holiday Bowl game (Tuesday) again... more

Alabama coach Nick Saban paid the Washington Huskies' talented secondary a high compliment on Monday, invoking the name of Seattle's other highly regarded defensive backfield in describing the one he'll have to face New Year's Eve in the Peach Bowl... more

Boise State running back Jeremy McNichols intends to file for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Broncos coach Brian Harsin confirmed McNichols' plans on Monday, per The Waco Herald-Tribune . McNichols has rushed for 1,663 yards and 2... more

With one week left in the NFL's 2016 regular season, here's a look at which teams are in contention to make the No. 1 pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, and the picks that immediately follow. First and goal: Cleveland Browns Record: 1-14 Week 17 oppone... more

Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon, speaking to reporters for the first time since video was released last week that showed him punching OU student Ameila Molitor when he was a freshman in 2014, apologized on Friday for his actions on that July night.... more

After three seasons as a reserve at Stanford, Barry J. Sanders transferred to Oklahoma State in the summer to wear the same uniform his famous father wore. And while the younger Sanders might not have gotten significant playing time in his only seaso... more

Who will end up with the No. 1 pick of the 2017 NFL Draft? Here's a look at four Week 16 games that will help determine the top of the draft order . Chargers at Browns Records: Chargers: 5-9; Browns: 0-14 Where they stand: Cleveland's final ho... more

The punishment Joe Mixon received from Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops for punching a female student as a freshman in 2014 would no longer suffice had the incident happened today, Stoops said Wednesday. Mixon punched OU student Amelia Molitor in the... more

Miami coach Mark Richt has taken a stance against NFL draft prospects skipping bowl games to begin draft preparations, a stance that sets him apart from some other college coaches who have been asked about the issue this week. Two of college footba... more

Wisconsin's Ryan Ramczyk, one of college football's top offensive tackles, will reportedly undergo arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn labrum in his hip. However, Ramczyk said a decision on whether to have surgery hasn't yet been made. According... more

Oregon running back Royce Freeman intends to return to college for his senior season rather than applying for entry into the 2017 NFL Draft as an underclassman. Freeman expressed excitement to play for new UO coach Willie Taggart in a statement rel... more

Six players selected to the 2017 Pro Bowl -- three from each conference -- played at Alabama, the most of any school. Former Crimson Tide players Dont'a Hightower of the New England Patriots and C.J. Mosley of the Baltimore Ravens were paired as th... more

Baylor running back Shock Linwood has joined LSU's Leonard Fournette and Stanford's Christian McCaffrey in deciding to skip his team's bowl game to focus on preparing for the 2017 NFL Draft. Linwood won't play for the Bears in the Cactus Bowl again... more

Deshaun Watson might have lost out on the Heisman Trophy as a finalist for the award two years in a row, but the Clemson quarterback's confidence isn't at all lacking for it. Watson, a junior who intends to enter the 2017 NFL Draft as an underclassm... more

Count Jaylon Smith's misfortune potentially as a lesson learned for top college draft prospects. The former Notre Dame linebacker's NFL draft stock slipped after he suffered a severe knee injury in the Fiesta Bowl in January, which allowed the Dall... more

North Carolina QB Mitch Trubisky said he's received a first-round grade from the NFL Draft Advisory Committee. However, that's not quite enough, by itself, for the Tar Heels' first-year starter to make a decision. "It's just a first-round grade, an... more

With two weeks left in the NFL's 2016 regular season, here's a look at which teams are in contention to make the No. 1 pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, and the picks that immediately follow. First and goal: Cleveland Browns Record: 0-14 Remaining... more

Just hours after Stanford junior running back Christian McCaffrey announced he will skip the Sun Bowl to prepare for the 2017 NFL Draft, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott took to Twitter to question the decision. Elliott didn't mention... more

It took a quarter to even get started, but San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey broke the FBS record for career rushing yards Saturday in a 34-10 win over Houston in the Las Vegas Bowl. Pumphrey entered the game needing 108 yards to pass fo... more

The University of Minnesota football team has ended a boycott of football activities that threatened its participation in the Holiday Bowl. The boycott was announced Thursday as the team's response to the school's decision to suspend 10 players... more

Georgia running back Nick Chubb intends to return to UGA for his senior season rather than apply for early NFL draft eligibility. Chubb announced his intentions on Thursday. RB Sony Michel, LB Lorenzo Carter and LB Davin Bellamy will return to UGA... more

Who will end up with the No. 1 pick of the 2017 NFL Draft? Here's a look at four Week 15 games that will help determine the top of the draft order . Browns at Bills Records: Browns: 0-13; Bills: 6-7 Where they stand: On its path toward record-... more

President-elect Donald Trump's characterization of the quality of play in Saturday's Army-Navy game has drawn criticism in recent days, and one of the most recognizable players in service academy football history -- former Dallas Cowboys star quarter... more

University of Louisville co-offensive coordinator Lonnie Galloway received information about Wake Forest's game plan in advance of the Cardinals' 44-12 win over the Demon Deacons last month, UL announced on Wednesday. Galloway shared the information,... more

With a Heisman Trophy under his arm and two years of experience under his belt, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson has at least one more year at the college level to improve his play and, thus, his appeal to NFL scouts. One scout will be looking... more

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh told his players earlier this week that he won't be leaving them to coach the Los Angeles Rams or any other NFL club. At least, that's how Wolverines senior Ryan Glasgow described a brief comment Harbaugh made on the subje... more

A Wake Forest investigation into the possibility of its plan for a game against Louisville being leaked earlier this season has identified one of its radio announcers as the culprit. Tommy Elrod provided or attempted to provide confidential and... more

With three weeks left in the NFL's 2016 regular season, here's a look at which teams are in contention to make the No. 1 pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, and the picks that immediately follow. First and goal: Cleveland Browns Record: 0-13 Remaining... more

Oklahoma's Dede Westbrook is one of the top wide receivers in college football, but the senior's game film alone won't speak for him as NFL clubs evaluate his draft status in the coming months. He'll have to speak for himself, as well, because club... more

Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer will apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. » Report: Browns spent 'inordinate' time scouting Kizer Kizer announced his intentions on Monday, via Twitter . Kizer was a two-year starter... more

Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin is the new head coach at Florida Atlantic University. After reportedly being a candidate for the head-coaching job at Houston, as well as a potential offensive coordinator under Ed Orgeron at LSU, Kiffin is... more

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday after a spectacular sophomore season in which he accounted for 51 touchdowns and nearly 5,000 total yards. Jackson beat out Clemson QB Deshaun Watson, Michigan LB Jabrill Peppe... more

Pittsburgh running back James Conner, one of the college football season's most inspirational figures, intends to apply for early eligibility into the 2017 NFL Draft. Conner announced his decision on Saturday, via Twitter . "I don't know if mere... more

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson was the only player to win multiple awards at the Home Depot College Football Awards presentation Thursday in Atlanta. He took home two of the night's most prestigious honors, the Maxwell Award and the Walter Camp... more

Heisman Trophy finalist Jabrill Peppers of Michigan doesn't have a vote for college football's biggest individual honor, but if he did, he wouldn't even put his own name at the top of the ballot. He would instead give it to Clemson quarterback Desh... more

Who will end up with the No. 1 pick of the 2017 NFL Draft? Here's a look at four Week 14 games that will help determine the top of the draft order . Bengals at Browns Records: Bengals: 4-7-1; Browns: 0-12 Where they stand: The Browns hold a... more

Whether or not he projects as one of the top three picks of the 2017 NFL Draft is a primary consideration for Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett's decision of whether to apply for early draft eligibility. That's what the Aggies junior, one of co... more

Winners of many of college football's most prestigious postseason awards will be announced on Thursday night (7 p.m. ET, ESPN). The finalists for the honors include some of the top senior prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft, as well as some elite... more

The college football season gave us plenty of unforgettable highlights. Some were game-winning plays, and some had less at stake but were nearly impossible to believe. They all, however, made the season a memorable one. College Football 24/7 looks at... more

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey intends to forego his last year of NCAA eligibility and apply to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. He released an extensive statement about his decision on the school's athletics web site . McCaffrey, the son of... more

Oregon's search to replace fired coach Mark Helfrich didn't last long. Barely more than a week after deciding to make a change , the Ducks hired South Florida's Willie Taggart as their new coach. "Willie places an emphasis on ensuring a positive... more

Michigan State defensive lineman Malik McDowell will apply for early eligibility into the 2017 NFL Draft. McDowell announced his decision via Twitter on Tuesday , calling the decision a difficult one and promising to complete his MSU degree. When... more

The finalists for this year's Heisman Trophy were revealed on Monday , and a race that Lamar Jackson looked to have a runaway lead in has tightened some in recent weeks. The Louisville sophomore quarterback will be joined for the Heisman ceremony in... more

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers, Oklahoma wide receiver Dede Westbrook and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson were revealed as finalists for the Heisman Trophy on Monday.... more

Rams running back Todd Gurley, despite an injured knee, was a good enough draft prospect to be the No. 10 overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft. LSU's Leonard Fournette? He's an even better prospect than Gurley, at least for two scouts. After Fourne... more

LSU RB Leonard Fournette will apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft, a long-anticipated decision for one of college football's elite rushers. Fournette announced the decision via Twitter on Monday . Fournette deepens what is exp... more

With four weeks left in the NFL's 2016 regular season, here's a look at which teams are in contention to make the No. 1 pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, and the picks that immediately follow. First and goal: Cleveland Browns Record: 0-12 Remaining... more

Alabama's Reuben Foster won the Dick Butkus Award, presented annually to the nation's top linebacker, at the Crimson Tide's football banquet on Sunday night. The former Chicago Bears great and Hall of Famer was there to present it personally. Reu... more

Year Three of the College Football Playoff presented the selection committee with a question that it's never before had to answer: Would it rather open its velvet stanchion for a one-loss team without a conference title, or a two-loss conference cham... more

Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Washington were selected for the College Football Playoff this year, with Big Ten champion Penn State missing the cut as the nation's fifth-ranked team in the CFP rankings released Sunday. Michigan was ranked No. 6.... more

Until the College Football Playoff selection committee reveals its four-team field shortly after 12 p.m. ET Sunday, arguments will rage about who should be in and who should be out. But one team that won't come up in conversation is Alabama, and for... more

Clemson survived a scare from Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship Game Saturday night, and escaped 42-35 behind a five-touchdown performance by quarterback Deshaun Watson. The junior, who intends to apply for early eligibility into the 2017 NFL... more

Championship Weekend of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look some draft prospects who made some noise, for better or worse. Winners Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama The... more

Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster and the rest of the Crimson Tide's star-studded defense led a 54-16 win over Florida in the SEC Championship Game Saturday, lifting UA to a third consecutive league title almost certainly a No. 1 seed in the College... more

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield intends to return to play for the Sooners next year rather than entering the 2017 NFL Draft, giving the Sooners another year with one of the college game's most dynamic playmakers. Mayfield cited a desire to win... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations on draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

Missouri defensive end Charles Harris intends to apply for early eligibility into the 2017 NFL Draft, making himself next up in an impressive lineage of defensive line draft prospects from the school. Harris announced his intentions at a press... more

After three successful years as Alabama's offensive coordinator, Lane Kiffin figures to enter the offseason with some new career opportunities. And according to an NFL scout who is assigned to the Crimson Tide, one of those could be a return to the p... more

November

Texas running back D'Onta Foreman announced on Wednesday that he intends to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Citing a desire to "strike while the iron is hot ," Foreman is certainly doing so as the only FBS running back to b... more

San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly reiterated his stance Wednesday that he has no interest in returning to the college game. Not even for the job that vaulted him into the NFL in the first place. Oregon fired coach Mark Helfrich , who was Kelly's... more

Jamal Adams doesn't really need a former NFL player to give him an endorsement with a scout. The LSU safety's play speaks for itself, and he's already seen as a potential top-10 draft choice . But former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark gave him... more

DeAndre Hopkins has been the most successful NFL wide receiver Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has placed in the pro ranks, and Sammy Watkins has been the highest-drafted (No. 4 overall), but as draft prospects, neither was as complete a player as the nex... more

Michigan has been fined $10,000 by the Big Ten Conference for coach Jim Harbaugh's criticism of officiating from the Wolverines' 30-27 loss to rival Ohio State on Saturday. The Big Ten also reprimanded Harbaugh for what it classified as a violatio... more

Ohio State safety Malik Hooker intends to return to play for the Buckeyes next year rather than applying for early entry into the 2017 NFL Draft, a decision that would give OSU coach Urban Meyer an elite building block for his defense next year. "R... more

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson might not have lost his grip on the Heisman Trophy in a 41-38 loss to Kentucky on Saturday, but he certainly loosened it. Jackson, who's been considered the front-runner for the award from the jump this season,... more

Week 13 of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look some draft prospects who made some noise, for better or worse. Winners Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson Watson had a fiel... more

The Pac-12 and the Big 12 are known for playing high-flying, high-scoring football, but it was an ACC game Saturday that set a new FBS record for combined points. Pitt beat Syracuse 76-61 for a combined total of 137 points, which beat the previous... more

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was none too pleased with the officiating following the Wolverines' 30-27 double-overtime loss to rival Ohio State on Saturday. The outcome left the Buckeyes with a chance at their second College Football Playoff appear... more

With championship aspirations at stake, Ohio State kept its College Football Playoff hopes alive with a 30-27 comeback win over visiting rival Michigan in double overtime Saturday, rallying from a 17-7 second-half deficit. The Buckeyes' Curtis Samuel... more

Texas completed a coaching transition in a single day Saturday, firing third-year coach Charlie Strong in the morning and announcing Tom Herman as his replacement in the afternoon. NFL.com senior analyst Gil Brandt confirmed Herman and Texas agreed... more

Leonard Fournette's season, at least until LSU's bowl game, is reportedly over. The Tigers' star junior running back did not travel with his LSU teammates to Texas A&M for a Thanksgiving Night game -- LSU's last regular-season contest -- due to an... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations on draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

More than two years after punching a female student prior to his freshman season at Oklahoma, Joe Mixon has made a public apology in a letter. The Sooners' star rusher, now nearing the end of his redshirt sophomore year, was suspended for his entir... more

Leonard Fournette's status for LSU's final regular-season game against Texas A&M won't be clear until game time on Thursday, a fitting way to end a season in which the star rusher's ankle injury has made him a relatively constant question mark. LSU... more

Amid reports that he will be fired as Texas' coach, Charlie Strong doesn't believe the decision has been made. The Austin American-Statesman reported Sunday that UT had decided to fire Strong, although Perrin issued a statement that Strong's "body... more

Texas officials have decided to fire third-year coach Charlie Strong, according to the Austin-American Statesman . The Longhorns (5-6) need a win over TCU in the season finale Friday to become bowl eligible, but it is unclear whether Strong will be... more

Week 12 of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look some draft prospects who made some noise, for better or worse. Winners Dalvin Cook, RB, Florida State The Seminoles... more

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook ran for 225 yards in a 45-14 win over Syracuse on Saturday, and in doing so, ran his name to the top of the school record book. The star junior broke Warrick Dunn's school record for career yardage with a 41-y... more

Some walk-ons wait four years for the chance to play in a college football game. South Carolina State RB Joe Thomas, Sr., waited decades. The 55-year-old Thomas, the father of Green Bay Packers LB Joe Thomas, Jr., saw his first career game action wit... more

A pre-game skirmish between LSU and Florida compelled Tigers RB Leonard Fournette, who is nursing a nagging ankle injury, to play in the Gators' 16-10 road win Saturday, despite reports that he would miss the contest. Fournette, wearing sweats at... more

Louisville no longer has to worry about whether its schedule will keep it out of the College Football Playoff. Its play did that Thursday night. Houston crushed the visiting Cardinals 36-10 and bottled star sophomore QB Lamar Jackson better than... more

USC cornerback Adoree' Jackson is one of college football's most exciting athletes, and he plays a position that NFL clubs value highly when it comes to the NFL draft. But to one NFL scout, the Trojans star likely won't be a first-round draft choice,... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations on draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

Oregon announced on Wednesday that WR/hurdler Devon Allen will forego his remaining NCAA football and track eligibility to focus on a pro track career. Allen might consider trying to renew his football career at the NFL level after he has reached h... more

Wake Forest is investigating whether documents pertaining to its game plan fell into its opponent's hands prior to a 44-12 road loss at Louisville on Saturday. "We are concerned that there was some type of security breach. I have shared it with (Wa... more

For a second or so, Tyler Kavan appeared to give up at a crucial moment in Saturday's Great Plains Athletic Conference title game. Because he didn't, college football got its most bizarre play of the season, and Kavan got what proved to be the... more

Oklahoma defensive lineman Charles Walker, a redshirt junior, has told OU coach Bob Stoops that he is leaving the Sooners program to prepare for the 2017 NFL Draft, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport . Oklahoma has two regular-season games... more

The next NFL scout to anonymously suggest that LSU running back Leonard Fournette needs another year of development at the college level might be the first. But as for Fournette himself, he's not so sure. The Tigers star junior addressed his pendin... more

The nagging ankle injury that has hindered LSU running back Leonard Fournette for much of the season was aggravated again Saturday in the Tigers' 38-10 win over Arkansas, but it shouldn't prevent the junior from playing this week against Florida.... more

Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight has a broken collarbone and will not play when the Wolverines host Indiana on Saturday, according to the Detroit Free-Press . MGoBlog first reported the injury, and reported that Speight would miss the rest of t... more

Missouri DE Charles Harris is one of the top pass rushers in college football, but he wasn't producing like one for most of this season. And as a fourth-year junior who is considering whether to apply for early entry in the 2017 NFL Draft, the lack o... more

Week 11 turned the College Football Playoff upside down Saturday, opening all sorts of new possibilities for the four-team playoff field that will be chosen in three weeks. No. 2-ranked Michigan lost to Iowa on a short game-ending field goal, as th... more

A stingy USC run defense and a pair of interceptions by Trojans star CB Adoree' Jackson lifted USC to a 26-13 road upset of No. 4-ranked Washington Saturday night. Washington managed only 17 rushing yards on 27 carries and its top rusher, Myles Gas... more

Rainier Ehrhardt/Associated Press James Conner led Pitt to an upset of No. 2 Clemson on Saturday. Week 11 of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look some draft... more

Pittsburgh stunned No. 2-ranked Clemson Saturday, 43-42, on a 48-yard field goal by Chris Blewitt with :06 remaining. The Panthers defense held Clemson scoreless in the fourth quarter and made a fourth-down stop with 0:58 remaining to set up the... more

Baylor's Seth Russell, one of the top quarterbacks in college football, will undergo ankle surgery and miss the rest of the regular season after suffering an injury vs. Oklahoma on Saturday. Baylor confirmed Russell suffered a left ankle fracture o... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations on draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

Fresno State has chosen Jeff Tedford as its new football coach, bringing a former Bulldogs quarterback back to a struggling program. The school will hold a Friday news conference to announce the decision, per Fresno State AD Jim Bartko . Fresno Sta... more

Florida CB Teez Tabor spent two years playing in the shadow of former Gators star Vernon Hargreaves. Hargreaves is now in the NFL, but the two are still being compared, and one evaluator sees Tabor as the superior player in a couple categories. "He... more

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky Jonnu Smith, one of the top tight ends in college football, will reportedly miss the rest of the season for Florida International after his girlfriend doused him with a pot of boiling water, according to an arrest affidavi... more

Imagine Percy Harvin with an arm that made him a dangerous passer. That's what Boston College coach Steve Addazio saw in Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson on Saturday after the sophomore added BC to a long list of defenses that looked hapless an... more

Clemson quarterback Deshuan Watson intends to apply for early eligibility into the 2017 NFL Draft and, though he is a junior, will participate in Senior Day activities prior to Clemson's game against Pittsburgh on Saturday, Tigers coach Dabo Swinney... more

If there's another Dak Prescott coming through the college ranks, NFL clubs would be well-advised to snap him up before the fourth round of the draft this time. Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy, who is preparing to face Texas Tech star quarterback... more

Trent Richardson never developed into the NFL star he was expected to be as the No. 3 overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft, but last week, he played the part of a running back who is well on his way to fulfilling the same potential. Richardson, who w... more

Shock Linwood has been a thorn in the side of the Oklahoma defense in his career, with 382 yards in three games against OU, but the Baylor running back won't get a chance to do it again. Interim Baylor coach Jim Grobe announced that Linwood has bee... more

Florida quarterback Luke Del Rio incurred his second injury of the season on Saturday and is out indefinitely, while Tennessee safety Evan Berry will miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury. Del Rio, the son of Oakland Raiders coach J... more

Former Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd broke his silence about the decision to transfer Sunday via social media, shedding a bit of light on why one of the nation's most talented rushers walked away from the UT program as its No. 6-ranked all-time... more

Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly's college career has come to a close thanks to a knee injury that will require season-ending surgery this week. What does it mean for the senior's draft stock? NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah doesn't foresee Kelly... more

Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly, one of the top prospects for the 2017 NFL Draft at his position, will undergo season-ending surgery after suffering a knee injury against Georgia Southern on Saturday. » Kelly projected as seventh-rounder post-i... more

Alabama's defense stuffed the nation's most talented rusher for the second year in a row Saturday en route to a 10-0 win over the rival Tigers in Baton Rouge. Leonard Fournette rushed for just 35 yards on 17 carries in a physical, defensive game th... more

Nebraska QB Tommy Armstrong was knocked unconscious Saturday against Ohio State and left the field on a cart, but after a trip to the hospital, he rejoined the Cornhuskers on the sideline before the end of the game. Armstrong was hurt when he was... more

Week 10 of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look some draft prospects who made some noise, for better or worse. Winners D'Onta Foreman, RB, Texas The Longhorns running... more

Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly exited the Rebels' 37-27 win over Georgia Southern Saturday with a knee injury, and will undergo an MRI to determine its extent. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said the MRI would take place on Sunday, according to the Da... more

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson bruised his shoulder in the first half against Syracuse on Saturday, according to the school , and didn't start the second half of the game. The school said he would be available to play in the second half, but he didn't tak... more

The best running back in college football? Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles doesn't want to hear about LSU's Leonard Fournette, FSU's Dalvin Cook, or Stanford's Christian McCaffrey. No, the former Texas Longhorn is giving the nod to one of his... more

From his seamless transition to linebacker, to his team being undefeated, to his darkhorse Heisman Trophy candidacy, Jabrill Peppers hasn't had much to complain about this season. And there's no reason for the Michigan star to complain about this,... more

By the end of the 2015 college football season, Joey Bosa was chasing Myles Garrett in terms of sack production. Garrett notched 12.5 as a sophomore last year at Texas A&M, while Bosa, despite later becoming the No. 3 pick of the NFL draft, managed o... more

LSU safety Jamal Adams has an opportunity to shine in front of NFL scouts on a big stage against No. 1 Alabama on Saturday, but the star junior doesn't need a great showing to solidify his draft stock, according to an AFC scout. "He has nothing to... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations of draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

Just as it's been a forgettable season for Georgia football, it hasn't gone as planned for Bulldogs running back Nick Chubb, either. And the junior voiced concern about a lack of carries in a meeting with UGA offensive coordinator Jim Chaney Monday... more

As far ahead of the Heisman field as Louisville QB Lamar Jackson might be, LSU coach Ed Orgeron isn't counting out Tigers RB Leonard Fournette just yet. And he's also doubled down on just how good the junior really is. Orgeron called Fournette the be... more

A bad season for UCLA just got worse. Bruins quarterback Josh Rosen is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a shoulder injury and will have an MRI performed Thursday to determine whether surgery is necessary, according to FOX Sports .... more

October

The evidence that Jabrill Peppers will eventually run an impressive 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine is as old as the state track championships he won at the high school level, when he ran a 10.52 100-meter dash , and as recent as Saturday, w... more

NFL clubs undertake all sorts of ways to evaluate college players, and they go beyond the physical measurements -- such as hand size and arm length -- that are made available at the NFL Scouting Combine. Knee thickness is one such measurement, and... more

Deshaun Watson might not have been the best draft prospect in the FSU-Clemson game Saturday, but the Tigers quarterback was its clutch performer with the game on the line. Watson led a five-play, 75-yard drive in the waning minutes to lead Clemson... more

Week 9 of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look at some draft prospects who made some noise, for better or worse. Winners Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson So maybe Watson is... more

Ole Miss QB Chad Kelly broke Archie Manning's single-game school record for passing yards Saturday night, amassing 465 yards against Auburn in a 40-29 loss to the Tigers. Kelly, the nephew of Hall of Famer Jim Kelly, completed 36 of 59 passes for t... more

Texas RB D'Onta Foreman shredded the Baylor defense for 250 yards and two touchdowns on 32 carries Saturday to give Longhorns coach Charlie Strong a badly-needed win and drop the Bears from the ranks of the unbeaten in a 35-34 thriller. Trent Domin... more

Louisville QB Lamar Jackson added a thrilling comeback to his Heisman Trophy resume Saturday. The sophomore fired a 29-yard touchdown pass to Jaylen Smith with :13 remaining to lift the Cardinals to a 32-25 win over host Virginia, averting a major... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations on draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

For a quarterback whose starting job at Notre Dame was in question this season, DeShone Kizer remains one of college football's most highly regarded prospects in scouting circles. In fact, an NFC executive views the redshirt sophomore as a top-10 dra... more

Let it not be said that LSU defensive back Dwayne Thomas lacks for confidence in his team. The Tigers senior is not only predicting an LSU upset of No. 1-ranked Alabama on Nov. 5, he doesn't think it will even be close. "I really see us dominatin... more

Ole Miss' Chad Kelly has plenty to offer an NFL club looking for help at quarterback -- pedigree (he's the nephew of Hall of Famer Jim Kelly), size (6-foot-2, 224 pounds), a rocket for a throwing arm as well as the athleticism to escape the pocket an... more

By the time the 2017 NFL Draft comes around next spring, there should be no shortage of NFL clubs that covet Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen. According to a Dallas Cowboys scout, however, America's team is already on board. Former Cowboys... more

Michigan has yet to pass No. 1-ranked Alabama in the polls, but its coach has passed Alabama's Nick Saban to become college football's highest-paid coach. Jim Harbaugh will earn slightly more than $9 million for 2016, according to USA Today's annua... more

Will it be Michigan's turn to own the NFL draft next year, after rival Ohio State was the talk of the event in 2016? Based on Jim Harbaugh's projection, the Wolverines are primed to send a deep group of players to the league the likes of which is r... more

If UCLA is to stop a three-game losing streak and salvage a bowl appearance from a 3-5 start to the season, the Bruins can't count on star quarterback Josh Rosen to lead the way. Coach Jim Mora said on Monday that Rosen has a nerve issue in his... more

Ed Orgeron's college coaching experience spans nearly three decades, and the LSU interim coach has seen plenty of gifted running backs in that time. But in the wake of Tigers RB Leonard Fournette breaking the school's single-game rushing record on... more

Leonard Fournette made a thunderous return from an ankle injury against Ole Miss on Saturday, breaking LSU's single-game rushing record in the Tigers' 38-21 win. Fournette rushed for 284 yards only 16 carries, an eye-popping average of nearly 18 ya... more

A blocked field goal with under five minutes remaining sparked Penn State's 24-21 upset of No. 2-ranked Ohio State on Saturday, dropping one of college football's top contenders into the ranks of the once-beaten. Penn State safety Marcus Allen bloc... more

Week 8 of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look some draft prospects who made some noise, for better or worse. Winners Joe Williams, RB, Utah About five weeks after dec... more

Alabama's 33-14 win over Texas A&M on Saturday came at a high cost. Safety Eddie Jackson, who also serves as the team's punt returner, was lost for the season with a fractured leg, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said after the game. "I'm just sick... more

Consider Jalen Hurts a freshman in name only. The Alabama quarterback led the Crimson Tide to a 33-14 win over No. 6-ranked Texas A&M Saturday, throwing two touchdown passes and rushing for another to help No. 1-ranked Alabama improve to 8-0 agains... more

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson isn't just leaving the field behind in the race for the 2016 Heisman Trophy. The sophomore is also delivering points at a rate that far outpaces the last five quarterbacks to win the award, as well. With his 34t... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations on draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

For all of Alabama's talent, some of it projected for the first round of the NFL draft, the Crimson Tide will not boast the top draft prospect on the field when it hosts Texas A&M on Saturday (3:30 p.m. ET, CBS). At least, not for several NFL executi... more

The Alabama front seven that has been swallowing opponents whole this season might not have a weak link anywhere. An NFL personnel executive told NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah that he expects every player in the Crimson Tide's front seven to be... more

LSU pass rusher Arden Key foresees a far different impact for himself against Ole Miss this year compared to last year (2 tackles, no sacks), without former Rebels left tackle Laremy Tunsil impeding his path to the quarterback. But three sacks? That'... more

An NFL scout sees DeMarcus Ware-like potential in UCLA DE Takkarist McKinley. "Terrific speed off the edge," the scout told MMQB . "Perfect for a 3-4 linebacker in the NFL. Could be the next DeMarcus Ware. Freak athlete." As a senior, McKinley... more

The ease with which Dak Prescott has transitioned into the NFL from Mississippi State hasn't come by accident. And there's been more to it than just talent and hard work. The Cowboys rookie told CBS Sports' Roughing The Passer podcast that he was... more

Not much went right for Jalen Reeves-Maybin this season, so the Tennessee linebacker just might come back for one more. Reeves-Maybin, one of college football's top inside 'backers, underwent season-ending shoulder surgery over the weekend. But the... more

LSU running back Leonard Fournette is expected to return from an injury layoff of nearly a month on Saturday when the Tigers host rival Ole Miss. "I expect Leonard to be back this week ... I expect him to practice today, and practice all week, and... more

Saquon Barkley won't be available in the 2017 NFL Draft, but Urban Meyer believes the Penn State running back will be a first-round draft choice, whenever his time comes. Ohio State plays at PSU on Saturday, and Meyer described both Barkley and the... more

Florida's Jarrad Davis is out indefinitely after suffering an ankle injury against Missouri on Saturday, leaving the Gators without one of college football's best linebackers. Davis suffered a badly sprained ankle, per the school . MRI results are... more

With some second-half heroics from J.T. Barrett and a fourth-down stop in overtime, Ohio State remained undefeated Saturday in beating host Wisconsin 30-23. Ohio State (6-0) trailed the Badgers 16-6 at the half, but Barrett responded with two touch... more

Week 7 of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look some draft prospects who made some noise, for better or worse. Winners JuJu Smith-Schuster, WR, USC After a slow start t... more

Week 7 proved to be a forgettable point on the college football schedule for some of the nation's top running backs, both for those who played, and those who couldn't. Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey won't play against Notre Dame Saturday... more

Clemson's undefeated season navigated another close call Saturday as QB Deshaun Watson threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Artavis Scott in overtime to lift the Tigers (7-0) to a comeback 24-17 win over North Carolina State. The Tigers never trailed,... more

Former Ravens star safety Ed Reed went to nine Pro Bowls. Ohio State safety Malik Hooker hasn't even made nine college starts. But with his first season as a starter in the Buckeyes' secondary not even halfway complete, the third-year sophomore is be... more

Florida and LSU have completed the scheduling shell game necessary to make up the game postponed due to Hurricane Matthew, and the outcome for the Tigers is an extra SEC home game. The game, originally scheduled for Oct. 8, will be played at LSU on N... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations on draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

Davis Webb put himself in the position of being compared to Rams first-round draft pick Jared Goff when Webb, the former Texas Tech quarterback, decided to transfer to Cal for his final college season. That's no easy place to be, and Webb is sure to... more

The college football season is only at the midway point, but it's already given us plenty of unforgettable highlights. Some were game-winning plays, and some nearly impossible to believe. They were all worthy of a second look. Here are 10 of the best... more

Fired Baylor coach Art Briles was a guest at the Cleveland Browns' practice Wednesday, but he's not there just to hang around for fun. Coach Hue Jackson indicated Briles is there in more of a consulting capacity to help the club's offense, and he's... more

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze believes the Patriots are among the NFL teams that would be a strong fit for Rebels senior TE Evan Engram. "Evan doesn't belong in an offense that has a tight end with a hand on the ground and has to block a 6-technique a... more

LSU running back Leonard Fournette is expected to miss Saturday's game against Southern Miss due to an ankle injury. The star junior hasn't played since fired coach Les Miles' last game, against Auburn on Sept. 24. "I don't think he's going to play... more

We're at the midway point of college football's regular season, and it's time to hand out some awards. Here's a look at some of the standouts of the season's first half. Heisman Trophy candidates The favorite Lamar Jackson, QB, Louisvil... more

Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly expressed regret Monday about running onto a high school football field during a brawl at his younger brother Casey's game in Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday night. The mother of the Kelly brothers said, per ESPN , that the... more

The only primary defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy came from Michigan, and the way Jim Harbaugh sees it, the second one will be a Wolverine, as well. The UM coach believes Jabrill Peppers is Heisman-bound, following a 78-0 rout of Rutgers... more

Week 6 of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look some draft prospects who made some noise, for better or worse. Winners Jake Browning, QB, Washington Oregon's beleaguere... more

Texas A&M safety Armani Watts made a game-ending interception in double-overtime Saturday to complete the Aggies' marathon 45-38 win over Tennessee. Quarterback Trevor Knight scored on a 1-yard touchdown run on the Aggies' second overtime possessio... more

Houston's undefeated season is over. And perhaps, its College Football Playoff chances with it. Navy defeated the Cougars 46-40 Saturday to upend the No. 6-ranked team in the nation, prying three turnovers from Houston's explosive offense and gri... more

Florida's Saturday home game against LSU has been postponed due to the threat of Hurricane Matthew, the SEC announced on Thursday. A new date for the game has not been set. The SEC stated in a release that it will "make every effort to find a sched... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations of draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

For two years at the University of Florida, cornerback Teez Tabor played somewhat in the shadow of Tampa Bay Buccaneers first-round draft pick Vernon Hargreaves despite being one of the top cover men in the college game. Now, before his first season... more

It's been four years since a safety was selected within the first 10 picks of the NFL draft, but at least one NFL executive believes LSU's Jamal Adams is poised to break the streak. Adams is among the elite safeties in college football and, as a juni... more

When it comes to college football's spectacular junior class of running backs, Royce Freeman's name isn't generally the first in the conversation. Or even the second. But University of Washington co-defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake believes it will... more

Notre Dame's Mike McGlinchey, one of the top offensive tackles in college football, intends to bypass the 2017 NFL Draft to remain in college for another season. The redshirt junior said Wednesday he plans to stay with the Fighting Irish for a fift... more

LSU running back Leonard Fournette will likely sit out the Tigers' road game at Florida on Saturday as an ankle injury continues to sideline the junior. It would mark the third game Fournette has missed in the season's first six weeks. Tigers coach... more

Georgia coach Kirby Smart green-lighted RB Nick Chubb (ankle injury) not only for a game against South Carolina Saturday, but for the practice week, as well. The injured ankle of LSU RB Leonard Fournette isn't responding quite as quickly, however.... more

Derrius Guice might be the best running back in college football you've not yet heard of. That's primarily because he's a backup, but when you're the backup to LSU star Leonard Fournette, there's really no telling how good a player you might be. Tw... more

Texas coach Charlie Strong has made a big midseason change to his coaching staff for the second time in two years, but the Longhorns coach said Monday that times have not reached a point of desperation when asked about a Sports Illustrated report tha... more

Clemson's Deshaun Watson won a thrilling battle of dual-threat quarterbacks with Louisville's Lamar Jackson on Saturday night. The Tigers edged the Cardinals, 42-36, with help from a fourth-down stop inside the Clemson 5-yard line when there was less... more

Week 5 of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look some draft prospects who made some noise, for better or worse. Winners Josh Dobbs, QB, Tennessee With 10 seconds left... more

Tennessee's Josh Dobbs completed a 43-yard Hail Mary touchdown pass on the final play to stun host Georgia 34-31 Saturday, capping the wildest of several breath-taking finishes. Surrounded by Bulldogs defenders, Tennessee's Jauan Jennings made a... more

LSU star running back Leonard Fournette will miss the Tigers' game against Missouri on Saturday with an ankle injury that has been troublesome for Fournette since August. Fournette did not practice this week, and the starting nod is expected to go to... more

September

Alabama quarterback Blake Barnett, a former five-star recruit, has left the Crimson Tide. The redshirt freshman approached coach Nick Saban earlier this week with concerns about his future in the program. "We received word this afternoon that Bla... more

More and more, college football offenses are trending toward playing tight ends as oversized slot receivers. But there are still some throwbacks at the position, like Michigan's Jake Butt, and it's no surprise that he's drawn a comparison to anothe... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations of draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

Alabama linebacker Tim Williams was arrested by the University of Alabama Police Department on a charge of carrying a pistol without a permit, the school has confirmed. Williams was booked at 2:09 a.m. Thursday morning and released on a $300 bond,... more

The ever-spinning carousel of transferring college quarterbacks could be adding a name that will spark plenty of recruiting interest. Alabama freshman quarterback Blake Barnett has left the Crimson Tide program and will transfer, according to al.co... more

A 1-3 record at one of college football's elite programs would burden any starting quarterback, but for Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer, the time to renew spirit has come. The redshirt sophomore, in remarks similar to those made by Clemson star QB Des... more

NFL fans might not know the name Cooper Rush, but few knew the name Carson Wentz at this time a year ago, either. And while it remains to be seen whether the Central Michigan quarterback will rise to be the No. 2 pick of the NFL draft as Wentz was... more

Like everyone else who has watched Louisville QB Lamar Jackson this season, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is raving about the true sophomore, who has emerged as the Heisman front-runner. In summarizing Jackson's game, Swinney compared him to former No... more

With Wisconsin preparing for a highly anticipated road game at fellow unbeaten Michigan on Saturday, coach Paul Chryst is getting a good look at film of Wolverines star Jabrill Peppers. And he's come to the conclusion, even after his team faced LSU's... more

Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah took to Twitter to express support former Nebraska teammate Michael Rose-Ivey, who said he received racist responses following his decision to kneel with two other UN players during the national anthem on... more

Whitman County (Wash.) prosecutor Denis Tracy has opted not to pursue a felony second-degree assault charge filed by the Pullman (Wash.) Police Department against Washington State safety Shalom Luani. In a letter explaining his decision, Tracy wrot... more

LSU defensive lineman Davon Godchaux was arrested Monday morning on misdemeanor charges of domestic violence battery/child endangerment and false imprisonment, an East Baton Rouge Police Department spokesperson confirmed on Monday. Godchaux was rel... more

The National Football League and American Football Coaches Association announced an agreement Monday that will provide additional information about select college underclassmen to the NFL's College Advisory Committee, which in turn will help the... more

LSU wide receiver Travin Dural suggested Sunday that some blame for the firing of Tigers coach Les Miles rests on the players' mentality. More specifically, that some LSU players might have been looking ahead to the NFL draft as a team with high... more

LSU coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron were fired Sunday, the school announced in a media release Sunday afternoon. LSU (2-2) lost to Auburn Saturday, 18-13, after what appeared to be a game-winning touchdown for LSU was overtur... more

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh offered support for Wolverines players who raised their fists in protest during the national anthem prior to the Wolverines' 49-10 win over Penn State Saturday. "I can tell you what I believe, but I've been thinking a lo... more

After failing to rush for 100 yards in a game over the first three weeks of the season, questions arose about the health of Florida State running back Cook. He answered them emphatically Saturday in a 55-35 win over South Florida. Cook rushed for... more

Georgia running back Nick Chubb exited the Bulldogs' game against Ole Miss in the second quarter Saturday with a sprained ankle, and Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart is unsure how badly his star rusher is hurt. â??Don't know the severity yet. He couldn't... more

Week 4 of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look some draft prospects who made some noise, for better or worse. Winners Dalvin Cook, RB, FSU So, you thought something wa... more

West Virginia wide receiver Druw Bowen has yet to record his first catch in a Mountaineers game, but he already has a reception to his name that we won't forget anytime soon. Bowen made a stunning one-handed grab in a WVU practice on Wednesday, with... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations on draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

As a three-way player contributing as a linebacker, return specialist, and running back, Michigan's Jabrill Peppers is college football's most versatile player . But to Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh, the stamina he couples with that versatility is ju... more

Saturday's Alabama-Ole Miss game had more at stake than good early position in the SEC West standings. The Crimson Tide's 48-43 comeback win on the road mattered in the Miami Dolphins locker room, as well. At least, it did to rookies Laremy Tunsil... more

Suffice it to say that Brady Quinn, despite being roughly seven years removed from the last time he wore a Cleveland Browns uniform, doesn't think too highly of his former NFL team. Quinn is one of several former Notre Dame quarterbacks to heap pra... more

Three weeks into his first full season as USC's coach, Clay Helton is juggling some problems. Among them is a 1-2 start, including a 0-1 hole in Pac-12 play, and the pressing need to get the Trojans to come off the mat on a short week of practice f... more

Christian McCaffrey is only one of several viable answers to the question of which college football player is the best in the country, along with Leonard Fournette, Deshaun Watson, Lamar Jackson, Myles Garrett and others. But to UCLA coach Jim Mora... more

Oregon WR Devon Allen will miss the rest of the season with a left knee injury, the team's official website reported  Monday. A source told Comcast SportsNet Northwest that the injury is believed to be a torn ACL. In addition to Allen, offensive... more

What did the Seattle Seahawks lose in forfeiting a fifth-round draft choice for violating rules against excessive contact in offseason workouts? Considering some fifth-round picks get released or find themselves on the Week 1 practice squad as rooki... more

If Oklahoma's veteran players tire of additional media responsibilities this season, backup quarterback Austin Kendall might have to answer for it. Sooners coach Bob Stoops said Monday at his news conference that he intends to limit the number of... more

Florida quarterback Luke Del Rio will miss Saturday's game against rival Tennessee, Gators coach Jim McElwain confirmed Monday. Del Rio injured his left knee in the pocket Saturday night on a hit by a North Texas defender that McElwain objected to... more

Week 3 of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look draft prospects who made some noise, for better or worse. Winners Jabrill Peppers, LB, Michigan It's safe to say the... more

Saturday proved to be a rough one for some of college football's top players, including Oregon star RB Royce Freeman, who left their games with an injury. The junior carried just five times for 31 yards in a 35-32 loss to Nebraska. He left the fiel... more

Alabama's biggest touchdown Saturday in a 48-43 win over Ole Miss came from an equally big player in star DE Jonathan Allen, who at 6-3, 294 pounds intercepted a fourth quarter Chad Kelly pass and returned it 75 yards for a score. It was an unlikel... more

The combination of athleticism and arm talent that Michael Vick brought to Virginia Tech from 1999-2000 was in a category of its own, but the veteran of 13 NFL seasons believes Louisville QB Lamar Jackson's skills are even above that. And by a lot.... more

Lamar Jackson answered any questions about whether his spectacular start to the season could be sustained against a tough opponent, and at the same time, placed himself in the center of the Heisman Trophy discussion in leading the Cardinals to a 63-2... more

Major colleges market their programs to football recruits by promoting their history of producing NFL players. At least for this year, bragging rights in the category belong to LSU. With 42 players, the Tigers edged USC and Florida State, with 36 e... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations on draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

On the rare occasions when a college player opens his mouth loosely enough to provide bulletin-board material to the opposition, the remarks in question aren't supposed to come from a backup. But you can bet Ohio State's defense will hear plenty ab... more

Dallas Cowboys and former Oklahoma State star Dez Bryant paid a price for his alma mater's Saturday loss to Central Michigan -- a loss that's been wrapped in controversy -- to Dallas' lone CMU product, safety Kavon Frazier. But unlike the typical wa... more

Carolina Panthers safety Tre Boston appears to have squared a wager with teammate Thomas Davis following Georgia's 33-24 win over North Carolina in Week 1 of the college football season. And Davis, a former Georgia star, didn't let Boston, who play... more

Florida State safety Derwin James will miss five to seven weeks following surgery to repair a lateral meniscus tear, Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher said Tuesday, leaving FSU without one of the top defensive players in college football for much of the... more

Greg Schiano is preparing the Ohio State defense to face Baker Mayfield, the Oklahoma quarterback who leads the Sooners with an unyielding style that combines daring creativity with enough athleticism to make plays where it appears none can be made.... more

Nobody can accuse Jameis Winston of using his Heisman Trophy as a source of vanity. How could he? He's not even sure of its whereabouts. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback told The Dan Patrick Show on Tuesday that he's hardly even seen the awar... more

Washington State linebacker Logan Tago was arrested Monday on second-degree assault and second-degree robbery charges, both felonies, for a June incident in which he allegedly struck the victim to steal a case of beer, according to police. The alle... more

The things that go along with being one of college football's elite quarterbacks -- high expectations, media demands, Heisman Trophy chatter and the like -- have gotten under Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson's skin. The star junior suggested the... more

Florida State safety Derwin James suffered torn knee cartilage in the Seminoles' win over Charleston Southern on Saturday, and was scheduled for surgery Monday, FSU coach Jimbo Fisher said. "Derwin has torn cartilage in his knee. He did not have an... more

A timeless axiom for return specialists is that giving up ground is a bad idea, because too often, reversing field or running in the wrong direction to avoid a tackle results in lost yardage. Forgive Tre'Davious White, however, if he doesn't always g... more

Week 2 of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look some draft prospects who made some noise, for better or worse. Winners Adoree' Jackson, CB, USC The USC star was reveale... more

Some moments are much bigger than football. That was the case Saturday when the mother of USC's Adoree' Jackson, Vianca Jackson, interrupted a post-game interview to embrace the All-Pac-12 cornerback after a 45-7 win over Utah State. But this was n... more

Leonard Fournette will not play against Jacksonville State on Saturday, LSU confirmed via USA Today's Glenn Guilbeau . The LSU RB left the game toward the end of the Tigers' loss to Wisconsin last week. Guilbeau reports Fournette aggravated a left... more

The most exciting play of the college football season to date should never have happened. Central Michigan pulled off the biggest upset of early Saturday college football action, knocking off Oklahoma State 30-27 with a shocking combination of a Ha... more

FSU defensive back Derwin James left the Seminoles' game against Charleston Southern with a left knee injury Saturday, and will not return. James delivered a hit along the sideline and came up favoring his knee, according to the Orlando Sentinel ,... more

USC offensive lineman Chuma Edoga was penalized and ejected from the Trojans' game against Utah State on Saturday for making  contact with an official. The umpire appeared to grab Edoga by the jersey before the sophomore reacted. According to the L... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations on draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

Mike Williams has appeared in only two football games in the last two seasons, yet the Clemson wide receiver has nothing left to prove as a pro prospect to at least one NFL scout who sees a big future ahead for the fourth-year junior. In fact, Will... more

After posting 4.5 sacks in one half of Monday's game vs. Ole Miss, just about any superlative description of Florida State defensive end DeMarcus Walker's performance would be fitting. Even one that invokes the nickname of former NBA star Kobe Bryant... more

Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett gets most of the scouting attention where the Aggies defense is concerned, and rightfully so , but Garrett isn't the only Aggies defender generating buzz in NFL personnel circles. An executive told NFL.com anal... more

One more thing that's bigger in Texas: lists of starting NFL quarterbacks. The Lone Star State has seven projected starters at the position for Week 1 of the NFL season, including the league's most experienced starter in Drew Brees of the New Orlea... more

Jameis Winston's fiery halftime speech to his alma mater, Florida State, on Monday night was a spontaneous one, and perhaps not even necessary, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback said on Wednesday. The Seminoles played Ole Miss in Orlando, and Win... more

Not many people can solve a Rubik's Cube. How many of those can solve one without looking at it? Here's one: Rice left tackle Calvin Anderson. The Owls' second-year starter can not only solve it, he can do it while holding the puzzle behind his back.... more

USC's JuJu Smith-Schuster's week apparently isn't going much better than his weekend. Three days after the Trojans star wide receiver was limited to only one catch for 9 yards in an embarrassing 52-6 loss to Alabama, the junior was involved in an... more

The proliferation of spread offenses in college football, and the hurry-up style that frequently accompanies them, have made the position an especially difficult one to evaluate for NFL scouts, coaches and general managers. So much so, in fact, that... more

Jameis Winston can't pull off any more second-half comebacks for Florida State, but that doesn't mean he can't inspire them. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback had some fiery words for his former team at halftime of the Seminoles' 45-34 win over... more

Nebraska honored late punter Sam Foltz Saturday by taking a delay of game penalty on its first punting situation of the day. Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were killed in a car accident July 23 in Wisconsin, returning from the... more

The first Saturday of the college football season came with plenty of heroes and a few goats as well. College Football 24/7 takes a look some draft prospects who made noise in Week 1, for better or worse. Winners Greg Ward, QB, Houston The Couga... more

Wisconsin might not have been playing on its home field, but the Badgers defended a home-state advantage Saturday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, upsetting LSU 16-14 on the strength of a stingy defense that held Tigers star running back Leonard Fourne... more

Honey Badger doesn't need to know the teams. Arizona Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu took to Twitter Saturday to make his predictions on the top three picks of the 2017 NFL Draft, before even the first inkling of which NFL clubs might have those choice... more

The best story of college football's offseason, at last, has an in-season chapter. Pittsburgh running back James Conner, who overcame Hodgkin Lymphoma during the offseason, led the Panthers out of the tunnel and on the field Saturday in a 28-7 home... more

Apparently, it takes everyone to replace Keenan Reynolds at Navy. Even a spectator. Navy reserve quarterback Malcolm Perry was pulled out of his seat in Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Saturday, and entered the game in the Midshipmen's 52-16 h... more

Houston's Brandon Wilson now has the one thing in common with former Auburn defensive back Chris Davis that any college football player would want. A "Kick Six" touchdown. Wilson stunned Oklahoma on Saturday in returning a missed field goal from... more

More than a decade after Aaron Rodgers' college career came to a close, the Green Bay Packers star quarterback showed Saturday morning that for some pro athletes, college allegiances never die. Rodgers was the guest picker at the close of ESPN's Co... more

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell doesn't need to see LSU's Leonard Fournette or Florida State's Dalvin Cook make their season debuts Saturday. He's already declaring Stanford's Christian McCaffrey as the top rusher in the college game.... more

Nine years to the day after Appalachian State pulled off one of the biggest road upsets in college football history at Michigan, the Mountaineers fell just short of another road stunner. Tennessee escaped Appalachian State 20-13 in overtime Thursda... more

Every week during the college football season, NFL clubs deploy scouts to campuses all over the country to make in-person evaluations on draft prospects. Naturally, the bigger games featuring more top prospects tend to draw larger contingents of scou... more

What must it be like to learn that your son will be the next in a line of football players highlighted by the likes of Archie Griffin, Keith Byars, Eddie George and, most recently, Ezekiel Elliott? The official Twitter feed for Ohio State football... more

The NFL draft is moving from the Windy City to the City of Brotherly Love. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney announced Thursday that the 2017 draft will be held April 27-29 in Philadelphia, marking the annual event's... more

August

A news conference has been scheduled for noon ET in Philadelphia on Thursday with league and city officials, as well as officials from the Eagles, where it is anticipated that Philadelphia will be announced as the host city of the 2017 NFL Draft. N... more

Wisconsin running back Corey Clement doesn't understand why a junior season that was largely lost to injury has left him as something of an afterthought entering 2016 compared to the likes of LSU's Leonard Fournette and Florida State's Dalvin Cook.... more

As Florida State's top wide receiver, Travis Rudolph is used to making people cheer thousands at a time at Doak Campbell Stadium. But in making one mother cheer on Tuesday, the Seminoles junior drew the attention of thousands for his actions off the... more

Add Tom Brady to the parade of celebrities scheduled to come to The Big House as honorary captains for Michigan home games this fall. The New England Patriots quarterback will be an honorary captain when UM plays host to Colorado in Week 3, on Sept... more

If Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey needed any more motivation for the challenge he'll face in covering USC's JuJu Smith-Schuster on Saturday, his coach just gave it to him. Nick Saban compared Smith-Schuster to Dallas Cowboys star Dez Bryant, noti... more

LSU and Wisconsin open the season at Lambeau Field on Saturday, and Tigers coach Les Miles was adamant Wednesday about the consequences if one of his players participates in the venue's Lambeau Leap tradition. At the college level, leaping into the f... more

UCLA coach Jim Mora believes his team is preparing for more than just a star defensive end in Texas A&M's Myles Garrett. The Bruins coach thinks the Aggies junior could be biggest star of them all where the NFL draft is concerned. "This guy's speci... more

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow got his much-anticipated tryout in front of Major League Baseball scouts on Tuesday, and the reviews from media on hand weren't especially good. That's not surprising, given what was expected , but the 29-year-old's... more

Alabama offensive lineman Alphonse Taylor was found not guilty of DUI on Tuesday, though a charge of leaving the scene of an accident remains pending. Taylor, a starter for the Crimson Tide at right guard last season, was arrested July 17 after he... more

Former Nevada coach Chris Ault, who recruited and coached Colin Kaepernick at the school from 2006-2010, was critical of his former quarterback on Monday. In a letter to the Reno Gazette-Journal , Ault wrote that Kaepernick's decision not to stand... more

Amid the otherwise dreadful news for the Dallas Cowboys that starting quarterback Tony Romo is lost to injury until midseason has come one encouraging hope: rookie Dak Prescott's stellar play in the preseason. It's been one of the NFL's most notab... more

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh weighed in Monday on his former player, Colin Kaepernick, with regard to the San Francisco 49ers quarterback's decision not to stand during the National Anthem, which came to light following Friday's preseason game against... more

Deshaun Watson is being heralded as a top NFL draft prospect, but he says that status won't lead him to change anything about the way he plays this fall. Clemson's quarterback will focus on getting Clemson back to the College Football Playoff for the... more

Nick Chubb is back. And after a summer of caution from new Georgia coach Kirby Smart in assessing his star running back's readiness to return from the knee injury that ended his 2015 season, even Smart acknowledged Monday that the junior's recovery... more

For the second consecutive year, the Oregon Ducks' vaunted offense will be entrusted, at least for the first game, to a graduate transfer from an FCS school. Dakota Prukop, who played at Montana State last season, topped the quarterbacks on the off... more

Texas Tech players beware: Big Brother is watching, and it's in disguise. Red Raiders coach Kliff Kingsbury recently told The HawkCast , hosted by former Packers and Bengals linebacker A.J. Hawk, that his staff has created fake social-media account... more

Add this to Myles Garrett's resume as college football's most freakish athlete : he can run like a wide receiver. And Texas A&M's star defensive end has technology to back up the claim made by TAMU head coach Kevin Sumlin. "He's at 19-20 mph," Suml... more

Is UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen the impetuous kid that Bruins coach Jim Mora has had to admonish at times, or is he quickly growing into a level of maturity that matches his prolific talent? It depends upon whom is asked, of course, but at least one... more

Washington State starting safety Shalom Luani was arrested early Wednesday morning on a preliminary charge of second-degree assault, which is a felony. Luani became upset because his order at a Domino's Pizza was taking too long, and after being as... more

Rookie kickers looking shaky in the preseason wouldn't generally rate higher than a footnote on an NFL team's list of concerns. But when a second-round draft pick was invested in that player -- in this case, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Roberto Aguayo -... more

The Wisconsin Badgers are losing their most experienced starter in offensive lineman Dan Voltz, who announced Tuesday he is retiring from football. Voltz is a fifth-year senior and a three-year starter who was returning from a knee injury this fall... more

With 15 selections, Michigan placed more players on the Reese's Senior Bowl watch list, released Tuesday , than any other school. Wolverines on the watch list include TE Jake Butt, OL Ben Braden, DE Taco Charlton, WR Jehu Chesson, WR Amara Darboh,... more

Fall camps are coming to a close around college football as classes begin and two-a-day practices come to a merciful end for players. The focus in practice will be turning from fundamentals and position battles to opponent-specific preparations. Coll... more

Jalen Tabor's candor on Twitter can be anything from fun to controversial, from insightful to inciting. And at times, it can also be toxic. On Sunday, the Florida Gators star cornerback took to Twitter to criticize teammate C'yontai Lewis, with w... more

Deshaun Watson's future in football couldn't be much brighter , but if the Clemson quarterback ever needs a second career, fortune telling might be a good option. A Watson Twitter post nearly four years old, dating back to his high school days,... more

Steve Keim was far from alone in dismissing Russell Wilson as a draft prospect, but that doesn't mean the Arizona Cardinals general manager, who was the club's vice president of player personnel at the time, lets himself off the hook for it. In fac... more

A Michigan recruiting graphic touting the number of college players coach Jim Harbaugh has placed in the NFL accidentally included at least one -- Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier -- who never played a down for the Wolverines coach. That... more

Six Notre Dame football players were arrested in separate incidents Friday night and Saturday morning, including starting safety Max Redfield. Redfield, Kevin Stepherson Jr. and Dexter Williams were charged with marijuana possession and possession... more

DeCalon Brooks, the son of Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Derrick Brooks, has committed to play at Florida State, where his father was a two-time consensus All-American. Brooks (5-foot-10, 190 pounds) is a three-star recruit, per Rivals.com... more

Luke Del Rio's wait is finally over. After transfers that led him from Alabama to Oregon State and finally to Florida, the son of Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio -- a reserve quarterback at previous stops -- has been named the Gators' starter fo... more

Nobody can say Arden Key isn't aiming high. The LSU defensive end says his goal is to record 20 sacks this season, per Ron Higgins of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Sound familiar? It's the same goal that Texas A&M star Myles Garrett has set... more

The catch that helped vault Odell Beckham's status as an NFL star was duplicated about as well as anyone could by Ricky Hagins on Tuesday. Same reach-back, one-handed grab, same kind of throw -- deep pass to the right sideline -- just on a much, muc... more

Passing for more than 4,000 yards last season at Clemson wasn't enough. Neither, apparently, was Deshaun Watson's dismantling -- mostly from the pocket -- of Alabama's vaunted defense in the College Football Playoff title game. Despite all his... more

One of the most anticipated quarterback battles of college football's preseason won't be settled in the preseason. Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said Wednesday that quarterbacks DeShone Kizer and Malik Zaire will both play when the Fighting Irish op... more

Deshaun Watson is about five months away from the deadline to decide whether he will enter the 2017 NFL Draft as an underclassman, and the Clemson star quarterback is already insured like a player with draft value. Watson has a $5 million insurance... more

Florida cornerback Jalen Tabor, one of the top prospects in college football, and tight end C'yontai Lewis were suspended Wednesday by UF coach Jim McElwain. Tabor, a junior and preseason All-SEC selection, and Lewis are suspended from practice and... more

Oregon wide receiver Devon Allen qualified for the finals of the men's 110-meter hurdles at the Olympic Games in Rio Tuesday with a time of 13.36. The top two times in each of three heats, plus the next best two times, qualified for the finals. All... more

Leonard Fournette's 2016 season has begun with a setback in preseason practice. LSU's star running back suffered an ankle sprain during a Tigers scrimmage on Tuesday and is wearing a walking boot. Coach Les Miles described the sprain as "slight" on... more

Oregon wide receiver Devon Allen's dream of Olympic gold is still alive. Allen qualified for the semifinals of the men's 110-meter hurdles at the Rio Olympic Games Monday night with a time of 13.41 seconds. Following a rain delay, the Ducks' two-sp... more

Zach Banner is one of the biggest players in college football, even after losing weight for fall camp. The USC offensive tackle, who's listed by USC at 6-foot-9 and 360 pounds, is also one of the top prospects at his position for the 2017 NFL Draft,... more

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher is facing the likelihood that he'll be starting a redshirt freshman at quarterback for the second time in four years this fall, but he's not about to draw any other similarities between Deondre Francois and former Hei... more

Biaggio Ali Walsh, the grandson of late boxing legend Muhammad Ali, has committed to play football at Cal. The Las Vegas Bishop Gorman High School running back chose the Golden Bears over scholarship offers from Arizona, Hawaii, Louisville and othe... more

Cardale Jones no longer wears scarlet and gray, but the Buffalo Bills rookie is still tweeting like he does. The former Ohio State quarterback wants Ezekiel Elliott, his ex-Buckeyes teammate, to wipe out Emmitt Smith from the Dallas Cowboys' record... more

The next dynamic wide receiver to come from Clemson could be NFL-bound as early as 2017, and Tigers receivers coach Jeff Scott believes comparisons to forerunners like DeAndre Hopkins, Martavis Bryant and Sammy Watkins are warranted for fourth-year j... more

Jim Harbaugh's coaching resume isn't short on accomplishments, from a 12-1 season at Stanford resulting in an Orange Bowl win, to reaching three consecutive NFC title games with the San Francisco 49ers. But the eccentric Michigan coach doesn't consid... more

Video surfaced Wednesday of LSU star running back Leonard Fournette and Tigers offensive lineman Garrett Brumfield squaring off in some intense hand-to-hand combat, but the exchange was mere horseplay, according to a school official. The video of... more

At just 5-foot-7 and 185 pounds, Davonte Lynch isn't nearly as big as his older brother, retired former Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch, but the relentless style with which he runs the football is unmistakably Beast Mode. Take this embarrassin... more

Count Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones among those firmly supportive of former Baylor coach Art Briles, who has indicated he's confident he'll be coaching again next season. Briles has been touring NFL training camps and visited the Cowboys' camp... more

At the ACC Football Kickoff last month, Louisville coach Bob Petrino noted that star pass rusher Devonte Fields was out of shape when he arrived for fall camp in 2015, but found his dominant form over the second half of the season. But there was a... more

HBO's "Hard Knocks" makes its 2016 debut Tuesday night at 10 p.m. ET, descending upon the Los Angeles Rams' training camp with a weekly five-episode series. It's sure to captivate, with the team's return to L.A. serving as a backdrop behind the... more

Pitt running back James Conner, after a successful offseason bout with Hodgkin lymphoma, returned to the practice field with no restrictions Monday as the Panthers opened fall camp. The 2014 ACC Player of the Year, who underwent a dozen chemotherapy... more

If Michigan State defensive lineman Malik McDowell is being projected as a top-10 draft pick when the 2016 season winds down, it won't be enough for him to apply for early eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft, the All-Big Ten junior said on Monday... more

The on-again, off-again football career of Cordell Broadus, for now, is off. The son of rap artist Snoop Dogg, for the second time in the past year, has left the UCLA football program. Bruins coach Jim Mora said Broadus is pursuing other passions ,... more

UCLA coach Jim Mora hasn't been shy about touting his young quarterback, Josh Rosen, saying the sophomore-to-be would have been the No. 1 pick of last year's draft had he been available. Now, he's invoking the name of a previous No. 1 overall pick... more

Arizona offensive lineman Zach Hemmila died in his sleep Sunday night, the school's athletic director, Greg Byrne, announced on Monday. Byrne said Hemmila "passed away in his sleep last night. We were notified this morning." "We lost a great youn... more

It's rare for a college football team to have one player talented enough to play on both sides of the ball. Two on the same team? No coach is that lucky, except perhaps Jim Harbaugh. The Michigan coach said Sunday that All-Big Ten cornerback Jour... more

A seating pinch at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium for Texas' Sept. 4 home game against Notre Dame will prevent UT from accommodating NFL scouts for the game with the exception of general managers, the school confirmed Friday. A high number... more

The example Johnny Manziel set in his two years as a starter at Texas A&M was exactly what backup quarterback Kenny Hill didn't need, according to one of Hill's new coaches at TCU. Hill plunged from being celebrated as "Kenny Trill" and the next Ma... more

Devon Allen has enough speed to make the fastest players in college football envious, and could be as few as nine months away from embarking upon a pro-football career. Yet, entering his fourth year at the University of Oregon, Allen can't be sized u... more

Bill Belichick's reputation is well-known a long way from New England. Take a look at all the action as teams prepare for the 2016 college football season. All the way, in fact, to Tuscaloosa, Ala. That's why when Alabama coach Nick Saban told a... more

With his brute strength and breakaway speed, Leonard Fournette's physically dominating play as a running back brings with it a level of hype and excitement that is unmatched by anyone in the college game. But does that necessarily make him a bette... more

An ACC coach says the conference's two elite quarterbacks -- Clemson's Deshaun Watson and Miami's Brad Kaaya -- are bound for elite draft status as well. » Ex-NFL exec: Kaaya has Peyton Manning-like qualities "Both of them are top picks in th... more

Miami Hurricanes quarterback Brad Kaaya is one of the top prospects in college football, and as a junior, he could be eligible for the NFL draft as early as 2017. He's drawing high praise from a former NFL executive. » ACC coach: Watson, Kaaya "... more

Fall camp at Auburn couldn't have gotten off to a much worse start as presumptive starting running back Jovon Robinson was dismissed from the program Wednesday for a violation of team rules. Robinson did not participate in Auburn's first practice o... more

You can call him the best cornerback in college football, but you just don't call him Jalen. The Florida Gators' star cover man -- up until now known as Jalen Tabor -- is changing his name to Teez, and wants everyone to know it. The UF roster, alon... more

A day after Tyrann Mathieu and the Arizona Cardinals agreed to terms on a five-year, $62.5 million contract extension, LSU coach Les Miles described the versatile defensive back's 2012 dismissal from the Tigers program as one of his worst decisions.... more

Missouri's defensive line absorbed a major blow Wednesday as the school confirmed that two key players, Harold Brantley and Walter Brady, are no longer with the team. Brantley, a senior defensive tackle, failed to meet academic expectations and is... more

After only one season at UCLA, quarterback Josh Rosen's standing as one of the top passers in college football is already secure. One opposing Pac-12 coach says the Bruins sophomore is the best of them all, and believes Rosen has a highly successfu... more

Los Angeles Rams punter Johnny Hekker will wear the No. 3 jersey in training camp this month to honor his friend Mike Sadler, the former Michigan State punter who was killed last month in a car accident along with Nebraska punter Sam Foltz. "Mike w... more

After a successful rookie season in the NFL, Amari Cooper has had a chance to get a handle on the biggest difference between NFL defensive backs and those he faced in the SEC over his three seasons at Alabama. Bigger, stronger, faster? None of th... more

Alabama football is already a sore subject for Tennessee fans with the Crimson Tide riding a nine-game win streak over the rival Volunteers. But leave it to Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin to twist the knife a bit. The former Tennessee he... more

Florida State safety Derwin James can count on being measured against 2016 first-round pick and former FSU defensive back Jalen Ramsey as the new star of the Seminoles' secondary. Could the versatile James be even better than Ramsey? One ACC coach... more

NFL coaches who prefer the pro ranks over coaching in college because they're free of the incessant recruiting responsibilities that college staffs have to deal with just got one more reason to stay put. An NCAA rule went into effect Monday allowin... more

July

Detroit Lions president Rod Wood would like to see Detroit involved in the hunt to host a future NFL draft, but has made no formal effort to make it happen just yet. "As I said before, I'd love to do it," Wood said, according to the Detroit Free Pr... more

Steve Spurrier's retirement didn't last long. The former Washington Redskins coach, who resigned as coach at South Carolina in midseason last year, has accepted a job as a consultant and ambassador for the University of Florida athletics department... more

Ohio State's recruiting loss is ... South Florida's gain? Believe it. After backing out of a commitment to Ohio State because Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer failed to recognize him on a visit to the school, four-star recruit Bruce Judson has committ... more

The College Football Playoff will drop its initiative to play more semifinal games on New Year's Eve, responding to a dip in television ratings for last year's semifinals. CFP Executive Director Bill Hancock told USA Today Sports that a change of... more

Ezekiel Elliott made quite a mark at Ohio State with back-to-back 1,800-plus yard rushing seasons, a national title and an eventual selection as the No. 4 overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft . But Riley Bullough believes a Big Ten running back with... more

Fall camps around college football open on Aug. 1, and by Aug. 8 every fall camp will be underway. With roughly four weeks to prepare for the start of the season, a lot of question marks will need relatively quick answers. College Football 24/7 take... more

Some weeks-old remarks by Penn State coach James Franklin -- in which he alleged negative recruiting tactics by other schools -- caused a stir Tuesday at Big Ten Media Day 2. And not long after two of his conference peers -- Ohio State's Urban Meye... more

UNLV football might have been 3-9 last season, but chins are up in the Rebels program as the team prepares for fall camp. Nobody can say UNLV strength coach Keith Belton doesn't run a highly motivated weight room: High energy. Hard work. Welcome to... more

You knew Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh would find a way to stand out at Big Ten Media Day 1 on Monday. It was only a question of how. The eccentric former San Francisco 49ers coach wore a baseball cap with a jacket and tie -- that certainly set him a... more

James Conner's return to the football field from Hodgkin lymphoma will begin when Pittsburgh opens fall camp on Aug. 8. Coach Pat Narduzzi confirmed Monday that the ACC's 2014 Player of the Year will participate fully in preseason practice, though he... more

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh enumerated the litany of positions that Wolverines star Jabrill Peppers can play at Big Ten Media Days on Monday -- that's something he's done before -- but what he hasn't done before is offer a hint as to the position Pe... more

Treon Harris' move to wide receiver sure didn't last long. The former Florida Gators quarterback is moving on altogether. Harris is transferring out of the progam, the school confirmed Monday , bringing an abrupt end to a UF career that began with... more

The bill pile at Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio's home is about to get lighter. By a lot. Del Rio's son, Luke, who had been a walk-on quarterback with the Florida Gators, has been placed on scholarship, according to 247 Sports . It was all bu... more

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson has found himself quite a mentor in Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Long before Watson became arguably the biggest star in college football, he and the 2015 NFL MVP struck up a friendship that has been... more

Just days before the Summer Olympics get underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil without Adoree' Jackson, the USC defensive back's disappointment in failing to qualify at the U.S. Olympic Trials in the long jump appears to be subsiding. Jackson -- one... more

QB RB WR TE OL Interior DL Edge LB CB S Medal count With the world's best athletes set to compete in the Summer Games in Rio, we thought we'd get in on the fun by holding a medal competition at each major position... more

The Miami Hurricanes' hiring of new coach Mark Richt might be a little late for UM fans who have been waiting since 2003 for a 10-win season. But for quarterback Brad Kaaya, the timing couldn't be better. Kaaya said Thursday at ACC Football Kickoff D... more

Whether Nick Chubb will ever be on a level with the Los Angeles Rams' Todd Gurley as a pro is a question that could take years to answer. But as a college running back, Chubb is Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason's choice. "... Nick Chubb is the best... more

The ACC and ESPN announced a partnership Thursday for a digital network and cable TV channel. "I could not be more pleased to stand before you today (to announce) the launch of the ACC Network and the ACC Network Extra," ACC Commissioner John Swoff... more

Less than six months after suffering a torn ACL in his junior season at Georgia, Todd Gurley walked across the NFL draft stage  as the No. 10 overall pick of the Rams. So for Georgia star running back Nick Chubb, recovering from a knee injury himself... more

The Big 12 is late to the expansion party, but at least it has RSVP'd. The 10-team league announced Tuesday at Big 12 Media Days that it will explore expansion to 12 or 14 schools following a unanimous vote by league presidents. The other Power Fiv... more

If Baker Mayfield's daring playing style -- and the potential for injury that goes with it -- is a concern for NFL scouts, the Oklahoma quarterback will deal with that when the time comes. Until then, he's not changing anything. Check out the top... more

Deshaun Watson isn't anywhere near as big as Cam Newton, and it remains to be seen if the Clemson star quarterback is regarded on the same level as a draft prospect as the Carolina Panthers' former No. 1 overall pick. But from the standpoint of... more

The month full of headlines that satellite camps brought Jim Harbaugh is over, but college football season remains more than a month away. In the interim, there could be no doubt that the Michigan coach would find a different way to brand the progr... more

Transferring from Stanford to Oklahoma State got Barry J. Sanders out from behind one of the nation's most prolific rushers -- the Cardinal's Christian McCaffrey -- to a much more favorable depth-chart situation. Oklahoma State's leading rusher las... more

Adoree' Jackson doesn't just want the chance to cover Calvin Ridley on occasion when USC opens the 2016 season against Alabama in Arlington, Texas, on Sept. 3. The Trojans cornerback wants to follow the defending national champions' top wide receiv... more

Is the kickoff an endangered play in college football? The American Football Coaches Association and the NCAA Division I Football Oversight Committee have held informal discussions about the possibility of eliminating kickoffs from the college game... more

In the unofficial annals of football comparisons, you'd be hard-pressed to find many made between a college running back and a retired NFL quarterback. Add one for the record: David Shaw went there Friday. The Stanford coach sees star running bac... more

No rookie transition to the NFL is easy, particularly at quarterback. But David Shaw believes Kansas City Chiefs rookie quarterback Kevin Hogan will have about as smooth a transition as he could hope for. The Stanford coach told reporters at Pac-12... more

Butkus Camp Hornung Mackey Maxwell Nagurski O'Brien Thorpe Walker Deshaun Watson's inclusion on the Walter Camp Award watch list is no surprise, but Clemson's star quarterback has some company. The Tigers placed three... more

Biletnikoff Hornung Mackey Maxwell Nagurski O'Brien Thorpe Walker Christian McCaffrey has a chance to be the first repeat winner of the Paul Hornung Award, but with three finalists from last year's honor returning for 2016,... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly 's ongoing battle with cancer took a positive turn a week ago when preliminary results of a biopsy on the former Buffalo Bills star showed no sign of the disease . And for Ole Miss... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- On-field indications that Chad Kelly wasn't ready for the NFL were hard to find last season. The Ole Miss quarterback averaged 311 passing yards per game, threw for 31 touchdowns and showed all the physical traits NFL scouts look fo... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Leonard Fournette wouldn't say he intends to enter the 2017 NFL Draft as an underclassman, nor did he deny the possibility, at SEC Media Days on Thursday. However, the LSU star running back did suggest a highly unusual path to the d... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- The SEC's position on the controversial satellite camps popularized by Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has been clear: the league isn't supportive of offseason craze and supported the NCAA's initial decision to ban the camps . But now... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Charles Harris sees himself as an early entry candidate for the 2017 NFL Draft, and a first-round talent, at that. The Missouri pass rusher left no doubt about his confidence at SEC Media Days on Wednesday, telling College Football... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Following a precipitous drop in television ratings from its first year to its second, the College Football Playoff's management committee will consider moving semifinal play from New Year's Eve to New Year's Day. Check out the best... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Alabama coach Nick Saban and the SEC Network's Paul Finebaum had a terse exchange about Saban's decision not to suspend star left tackle Cam Robinson, who was arrested in May along with teammate Laurence "Hootie" Jones on drug and wea... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Nick Saban's idea for a combine workout for underclassmen is gathering support, and the NFL is listening. "I think the NFL is very much interested in this," Saban said at SEC Media Days on Wednesday. "We have a meeting scheduled in... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been a widespread inspiration in winning his battle with Hodgkin lymphoma, and you can count Tennessee cornerback Cam Sutton among those that the 2015 NFL Comeback Player of the Year has touc... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Myles Garrett has two lofty goals: the Texas A&M star wants to compile 20 quarterback sacks this fall, and he wants to be the No. 1 overall pick of the NFL draft. "Of course (I do). Who doesn't?" he told ESPN of being the top pick... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Myles Garrett acknowledged at SEC Media Days on Tuesday that idea of sitting out his junior season to protect himself from injury and help ensure NFL riches has been suggested to him. But the Texas A&M star defensive end -- one of the... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Myles Garrett has seen his share of standout offensive tackles in the SEC the last two years -- LSU's La'el Collins, Ole Miss' Laremy Tunsil and Alabama's Cam Robinson, to name three -- but the best pass protector the Texas A&M star h... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Early last month, Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen left the SEC meetings in Destin, Fla. -- conveniently so, according to his critics -- just before the school announced it would admit incoming freshman signee Jeffery Simmons and su... more

Bednarik Biletnikoff Butkus Mackey Maxwell Nagurski Outland Thorpe Alabama linebackers Ryan Anderson, Tim Williams and Reuben Foster were named to the Butkus Award watch list on Tuesday, the most of any school. The Butkus... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Just a year after placing Vernon Hargreaves as the No. 11 overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft , the Florida Gators have another star cornerback -- just as good, according to teammate Marcus Maye -- waiting to fill Hargreaves' void.... more

HOOVER, Ala. -- Florida linebacker Jarrad Davis enters 2016 as one of the elite linebackers in college football and, as a senior, a highly regarded prospect for the 2017 NFL Draft. However, he's not without flaws in his game, and the one concern no... more

The track-or-football decision isn't getting any easier for Devon Allen, but the Oregon wide receiver wouldn't have it any other way. After winning the finals of the 110-meter hurdles event at the U.S. Olympic Trials over the weekend, Allen is hea... more

» Complete 16 for '16 series With Major League Baseball's annual Home Run Derby set for Monday night... more

Bednarik Biletnikoff Butkus Mackey Maxwell Nagurski Outland Thorpe For the first time, the Jim Thorpe Award could crown the same king two years in a row. Desmond King, that is. The Iowa cornerback and defending Thorpe A... more

Oregon wide receiver Devon Allen kept his Olympic dream alive Friday at the U.S. Olympic Trials, advancing to Saturday's semifinals by winning his first-round heat in the 110-meter hurdles event with a time of 13.44 seconds. "It's a lot of fun, the... more

Bednarik Biletnikoff Butkus Mackey Maxwell Nagurski Outland Thorpe Whomever USC coach Clay Helton picks to replace Cody Kessler at quarterback, he'll have impressive talents blocking for him. The Trojans placed three of the... more

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Bednarik Biletnikoff Butkus Mackey Maxwell Nagurski Outland Thorpe The 2016 Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list has a distinct SEC flavor. The SEC placed 27 players on the list, more than twice as many as any other conferen... more

Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill, a former rusher for LSU, believes the current star in the Tigers' backfield, Leonard Fournette, deserves top billing among college football's best players. "I think he's the best player. (He's not only t... more

The Michigan-Notre Dame rivalry will be back on in 2018, the schools announced on Thursday. The Fighting Irish will host the 2018 game on Sept. 1, and Michigan will host the series the following season (Oct. 26, 2019). Sports Illustrated's Ryan Kra... more

The drumbeat is getting louder from college coaches who want to see changes to the system for providing feedback to underclassmen that are considering early NFL draft entry. The latest noise comes from the coach who lost more underclassmen to the d... more

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Bednarik Biletnikoff Butkus Mackey Maxwell Nagurski Outland Thorpe Forgotten at times in Alabama's offense last year, Crimson Tide tight end O.J. Howard made a lasting impression in a national championship win over Clemson... more

Former Iowa Hawkeyes offensive lineman Kyle Calloway, a 2010 seventh-round draft pick of the Buffalo Bills, was killed by a train on Saturday in Tucson, Arizona. He was 29 years old. A Tucson Police Department release stated that Calloway was jogg... more

The book is far from closed on the NFL careers of Matt Ryan and Luke Kuechly, but with their stellar college careers at Boston College cemented, BC is bestowing a high honor upon the pair this fall. The school will retire the jerseys of the Atlanta... more

Bednarik Biletnikoff Butkus Mackey Maxwell Nagurski Outland Thorpe The Alabama defense lost four second-round draft picks this year, but the unit continues to reload with top talent and high expectations. Four Crimson Tide... more

Bednarik Biletnikoff Butkus Mackey Maxwell Nagurski Outland Thorpe Malik Zaire and DeShone Kizer will battle for the starting quarterback job at Notre Dame next month when fall camps commence around college football, but ho... more

Former Ole Miss CB Tee Shepard is among six players eligible for this year's NFL Supplemental Draft. The draft will be held on July 14, per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Check out the top NFL players to come from the supplemental draft. Shepard,... more

June

Oklahoma's Jordan Thomas, one of the top cornerbacks in the Big 12, was arrested early Thursday after an alleged altercation at a Norman, Okla., bar. Charges for public intoxication and interference have been filed against Thomas, while assault and... more

Concern over the Zika virus will cut short Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh's satellite-camp tour. The tour was to have concluded Thursday in American Samoa with a contingent of Michigan staff that was expected to include Harbaugh. ESPN reported a Michi... more

The Georgia Bulldogs bark loudest in The Top 100 Players of 2016 . The school is No. 1 in alums on the annual list, which is determined by a player vote. And the UGA contingent ranked high, as well. Four of the six were ranked among the NFL's to... more

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Adoree' Jackson's shot at Olympic glory is still alive. The USC football star will compete this weekend at the U.S. Olympic Trials in the long jump. This year's Summer Olympics will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from Aug. 5-21. He failed to... more

If Sol-Jay Maiava is to follow the lead of Marcus Mariota and become a star quarterback from Hawaii, Jim Harbaugh apparently isn't waiting around to watch it unfold from the wrong sideline. Maiava, who is entering his freshman year of high school,... more

As one of college football's most versatile and talented players, Michigan's Jabrill Peppers doesn't need a 40-yard dash clocking to establish himself as one of the game's elite. But as a prospect who will be heavily scouted, it doesn't hurt to post... more

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney isn't downplaying Deshaun Watson's importance to the 2016 Tigers, nor is he backing away from the notion that his quarterback, if he were to enter the 2017 NFL Draft as an underclassman, could be the No. 1 overall pick.... more

Alabama junior Cam Robinson, one of the most talented offensive tackles in college football, and Crimson Tide defensive back Laurence "Hootie" Jones will not be prosecuted on charges stemming from their arrests last month in their hometown of Monroe,... more

Expectations for Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd are going to be awfully high this fall, particularly now that his head coach, Butch Jones, has called him the best running back in college football. By the look of things, Hurd is taking the chall... more

Former Baylor coach Art Briles reached a settlement agreement with the university on Friday, according to NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt , just a day after Briles' attorney filed a motion that included a claim of wrongful termination . Briles... more

With the first week of the college football season underway, College Football 24/7 is taking a look at 13 gridiron father-son pairings. The fathers are former NFL players who had pro careers that w... more

Jim Harbaugh's controversial satellite camp tour comes with a fat price tag, but it's one the coach's boss doesn't mind paying. Michigan Athletic Director Warde Manuel confirmed the cost will be roughly $350,000. He also called Harbaugh's ambitio... more

The arraignment of Alabama offensive lineman Cam Robinson on charges stemming from his arrest last month has been postponed. A new arraignment date has not yet been set, according to the Ouachita Parish Clerk of Court's office. Robinson, considered... more

Notre Dame wide receiver Corey Robinson is giving up football due to the concussions he has suffered, he announced via a school release on Wednesday. The decision has been months in the making for Robinson, who has been contemplating his future in... more

It's always fun to project how a star basketball player might perform on a football field, and there is no shortage of them who have tried. In fact, some have had success . Then there are those who have made the switch more as a gag than as a career... more

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There wasn't much of an offseason for college football coaches before the proliferation of satellite camps began a year ago, and the camps have made for even less time off. At least one NFL coach is glad to be removed from the camp craze, which was... more

After winning the NCAA title in the 110-meter hurdles on Friday, there can be little doubt that Devon Allen has recovered nicely from the knee injury that limited his effectiveness on the football field for Oregon last season. But balancing track a... more

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Nobody can say Jim Harbaugh isn't willing to schedule tough non-conference games around Michigan's Big Ten schedule. The coach confirmed at a football camp in Detroit on Friday that he's in favor of a renewal of the Michigan-Notre Dame series, and... more

Under normal circumstances, writing on someone's car is a good way to get in trouble with the owner or, worse, the police. For Jo Ann Humbert, however, there was absolutely nothing to get upset about. The Michigan fan drove to Warren, Ohio, on... more

Steve Spurrier has cast a lengthy shadow at Florida since he last coached his alma mater in 2001. Now, the school is honoring the coach by renaming its football field in honor of him. It's official - "Florida Field" is now "Steve Spurrier-Florida... more

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In this year's draft, NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock got some indirect credit for the Minnesota Vikings' choice of German wide receiver Moritz Böhringer in the sixth round. Now, he's getting some retroactive credit, also in a very indirect way, fo... more

May

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Big 12 football teams hoping 2016 would be the last year they would have to face Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield could be in for a disappointment. The Big 12's faculty representatives will consider a rule proposal next week at league meetings t... more

Michigan's decision to hold some of its spring practices in Florida came with a price tag, and it wasn't cheap. Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh's innovation cost nearly $350,000, per Angelique Chengelis of The Detroit News. Michigan spring football t... more

Peyton Manning might not know exactly what his immediate future holds, but the retired Super Bowl champion has some idea of what it won't hold. Manning was a guest speaker at the Middle Tennessee Sports Awards in Nashville Thursday, and put to rest... more

Nothing turns the wheels of college football recruiting like NFL success, and Florida State greased them with an impressive graphic Thursday showing the pro football path for 11 of its players on each side of the ball from the 2013 national champions... more

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Baylor has suspended coach Art Briles indefinitely and intends to fire him, the school announced on Thursday among sweeping changes. Briles has been under fire amid a scandal at the school with regard to how it has handled allegations of sexual as... more

Jordan Kitna, the son of former NFL quarterback Jon Kitna, is joining TCU as a preferred walk-on this fall. Michigan State finished behind TCU in Kitna's recruitment, as noted in his announcement via social media on Tuesday: I have decided that I... more

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Duke walk-on defensive end Danny Doyle learned he had earned a scholarship this week, but Blue Devils coach David Cutcliffe wasn't the one to give him the news. Instead, Cutcliffe enlisted the help of Doyle's parents, Tianne and Dan, to give their... more

There is no telling what kind of scouting grade Abiola Aborishade would draw from the New England Patriots if he actually got the tryout he's looking for. But the box for persistence would be checked before he even put his cleats on. The former w... more

After a months-long battle with Hodgkin lymphoma, James Conner is cancer-free. The Pittsburgh star running back took to Twitter Monday with the news he was hoping for and a milestone in his effort to return to the football field. God is AMAZING.... more

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After failing to land an NFL contract after tryouts with two different clubs, Vernon Adams has found a football home. The former Oregon quarterback has signed with the Canadian Football League's Montreal Alouettes. The BC Lions traded Adams' right... more

An NFC scout says he's not sold on University of Miami star QB Brad Kaaya as a first-round pick. The Hurricanes junior will enter his third year as a starter this fall. The scout told The Miami Herald that Kaaya's lack of mobility is a concern, al... more

As a UCLA freshman, Josh Rosen wasn't eligible for the 2016 NFL Draft. But had he been, Bruins coach Jim Mora believes his quarterback would have been chosen No. 1 overall. "In my opinion he (would have been) the best quarterback in the draft and... more

Former Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk is headed to Eastern Kentucky to revive a once-promising career that was derailed by disciplinary issues. Mauk has signed a grant-in-aid agreement to play at EKU this fall, a school spokesperson confirmed to th... more

Brad Kaaya is just two seasons into his college football career at the University of Miami, but the Hurricanes junior has plenty more years in the game as a pro to look forward to, according to an ACC assistant coach. "I don't think you can stop hi... more

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Add Jesus Machado to the very short list of football prospects good enough to garner scholarship offers before they've even set foot in high school. Machado, an eighth-grader from Hialeah (Fla.) Champagnat Catholic, has drawn an offer from the... more

Christian McCaffrey believes his race plays a role in the way he's perceived as an athlete. The Stanford star recently told Sports Illustrated that his athleticism isn't fully appreciated because he is white. "When you read about white athletes the... more