7:22 PM ET Kaden Martin, the son of former Tennessee quarterback and coach Tee Martin, committed to Miami to play baseball on Wednesday. Martin is a 6-foot-1, 205-pound outfielder from Knoxville Catholic High School in Knoxville, Tennessee. He is projected as a prospect who could be selected in the MLB draft, but has committed to
4:58 PM ET Associated Press The last NFL event not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic was the 2020 combine in Indianapolis. A year later, with the 2021 combine canceled, the league has released a list of players who would have merited invitations. From such high-profile quarterbacks as Clemson‘s Trevor Lawrence, the almost-certain top overall draft
9:25 AM ET Craig Haubert Close ESPN Staff Writer National recruiting analyst and analyst for ESPNU More than a decade of college and pro coaching experience. Graduated from Indiana and Nebraska-Omaha Tom Luginbill Close ESPN Analyst Senior National Recruiting Analyst for ESPN.com Coached in four professional football leagues Graduated from Eastern Kentucky and Marshall College
4:33 PM ET University of Texas president Jay Hartzell responded on Tuesday to a report in the Texas Tribune featuring emails sent to the school by boosters angry that football players were refusing to follow tradition by singing “The Eyes of Texas” after games. The Tribune said that of more than 300 emails sent to
12:15 PM ET The Pac-12 has released its schedule for the 2021 college football season, so it’s time to start breaking down your team’s slate and projecting wins and losses. The conference will be back in full force with a full slate of games and no playing catch up, so what Pac-12 After Dark magic
7:30 AM ET Since UAB’s return from a self-imposed death penalty, the Conference USA West title has run through Birmingham, Alabama, with Bill Clark’s Blazers winning three titles in a row. Will anything change now that they return most of last year’s contributors? Like the Alamo or Pearl Brewery, hope might live in San Antonio.
8:14 PM ET Andy Hoffman, the father of Nebraska Cornhuskers fan and brain cancer patient Jack Hoffman, died Monday at his home in Atkinson, Nebraska. He was 42. The Team Jack Foundation announced his death. Andy Hoffman, an attorney, spent the last decade of his life raising more than $8 million for Team Jack, a
5:50 PM ET Alabama is moving ahead with plans to host full-capacity college football games at Bryant-Denny Stadium this coming season, athletic director Greg Byrne announced Monday. Byrne tweeted a short statement after news earlier in the day that the school would be returning to in-person instruction without restrictions on classroom capacity in the fall.
9:00 AM ET College football recruiting remains a marathon and not a sprint. Over the coming months, rankings will change, especially with challenges that continue to be presented because of the COVID-19 pandemic. One thing is clear, though: There is no one path to success on the recruiting trail. Alabama‘s 2021 class, for example, finished
4:01 PM ET Tight end Arik Gilbert is back on the market after announcing he is re-entering the transfer portal on Sunday. Gilbert entered the transfer portal while enrolled at LSU and eventually chose Florida as his next destination on Jan. 31. Four weeks later, Gilbert took to Twitter to say he’s backing off of
3:37 PM ET Michigan’s offense is adding a veteran presence at quarterback in Texas Tech transfer Alan Bowman, who announced his decision to commit to the Wolverines on Sunday. Bowman entered the transfer portal on January 25, and is a graduate transfer, so he will be eligible immediately for Michigan. He threw for 1,602 yards,
10:08 PM ET JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Former Notre Dame and NFL football player Louis Nix, who had been reported missing earlier this week, was found dead on Saturday, family members told two Jacksonville television stations. He was 29. Nix’s family reported him missing on Wednesday to police. After several days of searching, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s
5:10 PM ET Associated Press Javon Williams Jr. and Romeir Elliott each had a pair of touchdown runs, and Southern Illinois beat top-ranked North Dakota State 38-14 on Saturday that ended the Bison’s 39-game winning streak. North Dakota State (2-1, 1-1 Missouri Valley), which has won three straight FCS championships, last lost on Nov. 4,
3:28 PM ET Quarterback Ty Simpson, the No. 27 ranked recruit overall in the 2022 class, committed to Alabama on Friday. The No. 2 dual-threat signal-caller chose the Crimson Tide over Clemson, Tennessee and UT Martin, and is now the highest-ranked commit in Alabama’s 2022 class. Simpson is a 6-foot-2, 190-pound quarterback from Westview High
6:30 AM ET In the last year of the 20th century, quarterback play in college football seemed to be making a quantum leap. Virginia Tech‘s Michael Vick was showing us a combination of rushing and passing prowess that we didn’t realize was possible, while Georgia Tech‘s Joe Hamilton was combining 3,000-yard passing with 700-yard rushing.
7:00 AM ET The first full weekend of FCS’ one-time-only spring season gave us a down-to-the-wire battle between top-five teams (South Dakota State 24, Northern Iowa 20) and some long-awaited debuts (Deion Sanders’ first game as Jackson State head coach, Zeb Noland’s first start as NDSU quarterback). As far as the overall national picture goes,
7:45 AM ET My second mock for the 2021 NFL draft includes a first. This is the first time in my history of doing mock drafts that I’m going to project trades in my projection of picks 1-32. I’ve always stayed away because it’s impossible to know how teams will maneuver — and what offers
9:08 PM ET Deion Sanders’ second game at Jackson State will have to wait. Days after the Tigers’ first-year head coach got his first win with the program, Jackson State announced it has postponed its game Saturday because of a positive COVID-19 test on Mississippi Valley State and subsequent quarantining of student-athletes within the Delta