11:50 AM ET Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields is headed to the NFL draft after two seasons with the Buckeyes, he announced Monday. Fields made the announcement on Twitter ,writing, “My path to The Ohio State University was not a direct one, but I could not have asked for a better final destination.” He played
6:44 PM ET Ohio State is losing quarterback Justin Fields to the NFL draft, but his favorite target, Chris Olave, announced on social media on Monday that he’s returning to the Buckeyes for the 2021 season. Olave, the Buckeyes’ leading pass-catcher the previous two seasons, was ranked as the No. 7 receiver for the draft
12:28 PM ET Chris Low Close ESPN Senior Writer College football reporter Joined ESPN.com in 2007 Graduate of the University of Tennessee Mark Schlabach Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Tennessee has fired head football coach Jeremy Pruitt after a
2:50 PM ET Baltimore Ravens linebackers coach Mike Macdonald has been named the new defensive coordinator at Michigan, the school announced Sunday. Macdonald has spent seven years with the Ravens, three in his role coaching the linebackers, and worked in various roles at Georgia from 2011 to 2013. “It is an honor to join Coach
2:48 PM ET Indiana is set to hire Georgia defensive backs coach Charlton Warren as defensive coordinator, sources told ESPN. Warren will replace Kane Wommack, who left last month to become head coach at South Alabama. His hiring will be finalized in the next few days, sources said. Warren, who turned 44 on Sunday, has
1:02 PM ET Ohio State running back Trey Sermon announced on social media Sunday that he is entering the NFL draft. He is ranked as the No. 3 draft-eligible running back by ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. Sermon rushed for 870 yards on 116 carries (7.5 yards per carry) and four touchdowns this season. 🤞🏾❤️ pic.twitter.com/h0h8YrJNrI
4:55 PM ET Marshall is expected to hire Alabama associate head coach/running backs coach Charles Huff as its new head coach, pending approval by the university’s board of governors on Monday, sources confirmed to ESPN on Saturday. Huff, 37, is regarded as one of the top recruiters in college football, and he also helped develop
5:48 PM ET More than two years after Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair died from heatstroke he suffered during a football workout, the university has agreed to a settlement totaling $3.5 million with his parents, Marty McNair and Tonya Wilson. The amount, which was made public on Friday in a meeting agenda released by the
11:37 PM ET Even in a 2020 college football season that featured more starts and stops than Los Angeles traffic, there were a handful of near certainties, such as Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State reaching the College Football Playoff. Even a pandemic couldn’t balance power in the most top-heavy sport. Will we finally see those
1:12 PM ET Clemson running back Travis Etienne is off to the NFL draft after a record-setting career with the Tigers, he announced Friday. Etienne played four seasons at Clemson but, like all FBS players, could have used the NCAA’s blanket waiver to return in the fall of 2021. He finished his Clemson career with
1:54 PM ET Former Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Wan’Dale Robinson is transferring to Kentucky, he announced Friday. Robinson, who led Nebraska with 51 receptions for 461 yards and a touchdown in eight games this season, entered the NCAA’s transfer portal earlier this week. He told ESPN that he wanted to play closer to his home
7:35 AM ET Another college football bowl season is in the books. While Alabama reigns supreme again, there was much more to the postseason than just the College Football Playoff. Even in a modified bowl season, with fewer games because of the coronavirus pandemic, there were still plenty of exciting moments and noteworthy performances to
3:27 PM ET Alabama’s annual exodus of players to the NFL began Thursday as four starters from the Crimson Tide‘s championship team — defensive lineman Christian Barmore, quarterback Mac Jones, defensive back Patrick Surtain and wide receiver Jaylen Waddle — announced they would be leaving school early to turn pro. ESPN NFL draft analyst Todd
8:40 AM ET When you have coached as long as Nick Saban (this was his 25th season as a head coach), won as many games (165), national championships (7) and conference titles (10) and pumped as many dudes into the NFL draft (33 first-rounders and counting), then guess what? You get your own All-Star team!
7:13 AM ET In the realm of Alabama football (and given the monster Nick Saban has created), going two entire years without winning a national championship is inexcusable. Pardon the sarcasm. But as we look back on a season unlike any other in college football, right there at the top of ESPN’s final 2020 power
10:20 PM ET Alabama is finalizing a deal with former Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien to be the Crimson Tide’s next offensive coordinator, sources told ESPN. O’Brien was in the Alabama football complex on Wednesday. He also spent some time around the team last week leading up to the College Football Playoff national championship game.
3:50 PM ET Steve Sarkisian added his first commitment as Texas head coach on Tuesday when ESPN Jr. 300 wide receiver Armani Winfield announced his pledge to the Longhorns. A 6-foot-2, 180-pound receiver from Lewisville High School in Lewisville, Texas, Winfield is the No. 50-ranked recruit overall in the 2022 cycle. He is ranked No.
7:28 AM ET The 2020 college football season has just ended, but it’s never too early to start looking ahead to next season. Here’s a look at one potential breakout star for each player in the 2021 Way-Too-Early Top 25. No. 1 Clemson: QB D.J. Uiagalelei This feels like cheating. Saying Uiagalelei is going to