CFB Player Updates – Fri-Sat. Nov. 27-28

These updates are a mix of inactives, players who returned to action, QB starters, and some simple injury updates (but not all). Look for a separate post later today (Sunday) with in-depth Saturday injury news.

List of Updates from November 27-28 (unless noted):

QBs: Luke Doty got the start for South Carolina over Collin Hill, Carson Baker started for San Diego State with Lucas Johnson dealing with hamstring issues, and Chase Griffin started for UCLA with Dorian Thompson-Robinson still unavailable. Brett Gabbert (Miami OH) returned to action, while Eli Peters (Toledo) was also able to start after an injury, but was injured again late. In the Big Ten winning QB battles this week were Rocky Lombardi (Michigan State), Adrian Martinez (Nebraska), and Sean Clifford (Penn State).

  • Carson Baker, SDSU – started
  • Sean Clifford, Penn State – started
  • Henry Colombi, Texas Tech – unavailable
  • KJ Costello, Miss State – not dressed
  • Rex Culpepper, Syracuse – started
  • Jalon Daniels, Kansas – started
  • Luke Doty, South Carolina – started
  • Garrett Dzuro, UMass – started
  • Jacob Free, Troy – inactive
  • Brett Gabbert, Miami OH – returned to action
  • Max Gilliam, UNLV – started
  • Tyger Goslin, Navy – started
  • Chase Griffin, UCLA – started
  • Trae Hall, New Mexico – started Thur, injured
  • Will Howard, Kansas State – started
  • Lucas Johnson, SDSU – sidelined with hamstring injury
  • Noah Johnson, USF – not dressed
  • Rocky Lombardi, Michigan State – started
  • Adrian Martinez, Nebraska – started
  • Jordan McCloud, USF – started
  • Cade McNamara, Michigan – started
  • JaCobian Morgan, Syracuse – out
  • Aidan O’Connell, Purdue – out
  • Eli Peters, Toledo – started, injured late
  • Shawn Robinson, Missouri – inactive
  • Spencer Sanders, Okla State – started
  • Artur Sitkowski, Rutgers – started
  • Dorian Thompson-Robinson, UCLA –
  • Tevaka Tuioti, New Mexico – did not travel
  • Shai Werts, Georgia Southern – started, injured late

RBs: Amongst surprise absences were Otis Anderson (UCF), LD Brown and Chuba Hubbard (Oklahoma State), Jake Funk (Maryland), Rahjai Harris (East Carolina), Richard Newton (Washington) and Caleb Huntley (Ball State). Tank Bigsby (Auburn) was able to play after a hip injury last week, while Rodrigues Clark (Memphis) and Devyn Ford (Penn State) did not suit up.

  • Israel Abanikanda, Pitt – unavailable
  • Kazmeir Allen, UCLA – unavailable
  • Otis Anderson, UCF – unavailable
  • Greg Bell, San Diego State – out
  • Tank Bigsby, Auburn – played after injury last week
  • Darius Boone, EMU – did not play
  • Christopher Brown, Cal – returned to action
  • LD Brown, Oklahoma State – did not play
  • Maurice Burkley, Louisville – out today, perhaps for sesaon
  • Rodrigues Clark, Memphis – did not travel
  • Darrien Felix, USF – returned to action
  • Deshaun Fenwick, South Carolina – unavailable
  • C’Bo Flemister, Notre Dame – dressed, did not appear to play in box score
  • Devyn Ford, Penn State – out
  • Jake Funk, Maryland – inactive
  • Velton Gardner, Kansas – not dressed, leg
  • Pat Garwo, Boston College – returned to action
  • Jamious Griffin, Georgia Tech – available, did not appear to play
  • Rahjai Harris, East Carolina – not dressed
  • Keyon Henry-Brooks, Vanderbilt – returned to action
  • Daniel Hishaw, Kansas – unavailable
  • Chuba Hubbard, Okla State – out
  • Caleb Huntley, Ball State – unavailable
  • Keaontay Ingram, Texas – out
  • Martell Irby, UCLA – unavailable
  • Sampson James, Indiana – inactive
  • Davion Johnson, Miami OH – played
  • Keegan Jones, UCLA – unavailable
  • Will Jones, Ball State – unavailable
  • Wesley Kennedy, Georgia Southern – suspended
  • Shedro Louis, Liberty – unavailable
  • John Lovett, Baylor – returned to action
  • Dedrick Mills, Nebraska – out
  • Richard Newton, Washington – dressed and on sideline but did not play
  • Darien Rencher, Clemson – returned to action
  • Chris Rodriguez, Kentucky – out
  • Julian Ross, Ohio – season debut
  • Shakif Seymour, Toledo – did not play
  • Todd Sibley, Pitt – unavailable
  • Tre Siggers, North Texas – returned to action
  • Jordon Simmons, Michigan St – not dressed
  • Ronald Thompkins, Nebraska – dressed, did not appear to play
  • Sean Tyler, WMU – out
  • Kimano Vidal, Troy – inactive
  • CJ Williams, Navy – out
  • Kyren Williams, Notre Dame – played
  • Marcus Williams, App State – played

WRs & TEs: Marlon Williams (UCF) and Ricky White (Michigan State) were unavailable, but returning to action were Jordan Addison (Pitt), Tarique Milton (Iowa State), KD Nixon (Colorado – season debut), Kyle Pitts (Florida), Skyy Moore (Western Michigan), and Jordan Whittington (Texas).

  • Jordan Addison, Pitt – returned to action
  • Javen Banks, Texas State – played after injury last week
  • Slade Bolden, Alabama – played
  • Ahmarean Brown, Georgia Tech – did not play
  • Roderic Burns, North Texas – active
  • Mychal Cooper, Navy – out
  • Beau Corrales, UNC – dressed, did not appear to play
  • Britain Covey, Utah – season debut
  • TE Devin Culp, Washington – played
  • Donald Demas, Texas A&M – unavailable
  • TE Matt Dotson, Michigan State – not dressed
  • Dylan Drummond, EMU – season debut
  • Tray Eafford, Troy – inactive
  • Jaylen Erwin, UCLA – unavailable
  • TE Miller Forristall, Alabama – played
  • TE Marshon Ford, Louisville – returned to action
  • TE Trenton Gillison, Michigan State – unavailable
  • Danny Gray, SMU – out
  • Jaylen Hall, WMU – out
  • DeMarcus Harris, Kentucky – played after injury last week
  • Ed Hendrix, Syracuse – did not travel
  • Delon Hurt, UCLA – unavailable
  • Javon Ivory, Memphis – played after banged up last week
  • Giles Jackson, Michigan – out
  • Rakim Jarrett, Maryland – inactive
  • Steve Jenkins, UNLV – did not play
  • Jeshaun Jones, Maryland – inactive
  • Dakereon Joyner, South Carolina – warmed up, did not appear to play
  • Malik Knowles, Kansas State – returned to action
  • Frank Ladson, Clemson – unavailable
  • Peter LeBlanc, Louisiana – covid-related
  • Braden Lenzy, Notre Dame – returned to action
  • Jaivian Lofton, Liberty – returned to action
  • Omar Manning, Nebraska – did not play
  • Michael Mathison, Akron – returned to action
  • Dyelan Miller, Arizona – unavailable
  • Tarique Milton, Iowa State – returned to action
  • Jonathan Mingo, Ole Miss – returned to action
  • TE Collin Moore, Cal – unavailable
  • Joshua Moore, Texas – played
  • Skyy Moore, WMU – returned to action
  • Tre Mosley, Michigan State – returned to action
  • TE Nick Muse, South Carolina – played
  • Samson Nacua, Utah – out
  • KD Nixon, Colorado – season debut
  • Trey Palmer, LSU – did not appear to play
  • Mycah Pittman, Oregon – dressed, did not play
  • TE Kyle Pitts, Florida – returned to action
  • TE Justin Rigg, Kentucky – unavailable
  • TE Gavin Sharp, UTSA – did not play
  • Deonte Simpson, North Texas – active
  • TE Ben Sims, Baylor – returned to action
  • Osiris St Brown, Stanford – season debut
  • Tyquan Thornton, Baylor – returned to action
  • Jalen Virgil, App State – played after injury last week
  • Tyler Walton, Ohio – season debut
  • Jared Wayne, Pitt – returned to action
  • TE Spencer Webb, Oregon – did not travel
  • Ricky White, Michigan State – not dressed
  • Jordan Whittington, Texas – returned to action
  • TE Jared Wiley, Texas – played
  • TK Williams, Kansas – returned to action
  • Marlon Williams, UCF – unavailable
  • CJ Yarbrough, Liberty – unavailable