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The Starting QB for Every 2022 FBS Team

Following is every FBS team listed by conference with either the named QB starter (bolded), who the assumed/expected starter will likely be based upon an established previous starter returning, or who the probable candidates are although there are sure to be some surprises. Also included for each team are the last season QB stat leaders/those who got significant QB snaps for each team.

As teams officially name QB1s, release depth charts to start the season (usually within 1-2 weeks of first game), or significant injuries happen this list will be continually updated. Reminder – this list is only up until each team’s first game of 2022.

Listed by conference:


  • Cincinnati – Eastern Michigan transfer Ben Bryant (back for a second stint as a Bearcat) OR Evan Prater on the depth chart, Last Season: Desmond Ridder has gone to the pros (3334-30, 355-6), Evan Prater (5/11-38-2)
  • East CarolinaHolton Ahlers returns as the starter, Last Season: Holton Ahlers (3126-18, 204-6)
  • HoustonClayton Tune returns as QB1, Lucas Coley transferred from Arkansas, Last Season: Clayton Tune (3544-30, 154-2), Ike Ogbogu (20/35-256-2)
  • MemphisSeth Henigan returns, Cal transfer Ryan Glover arrives, Last Season: Seth Henigan (235/393-3322-25), Peter Parrish (215-0), Grant Gunnell was injured last season and transferred to North Texas in late spring

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The Starting QB for Every 2021 FBS Team

Following is every FBS team listed by conference with either the named QB starter (bolded), who the assumed starter will likely be based upon an established previous starter returning, or who the probable candidates are (although there are sure to be some surprises, including incoming freshman who may be underrepresented prior to getting some fall camp updates). Also included for each team are the last season QB stat leaders/those who got significant QB snaps for each team.

As teams officially name QB1s, release depth charts to start the season (usually within 1-2 weeks of first game), or significant injuries happen this list will be continually updated. Reminder – this list is only up until each team’s first game of 2021.

Listed by conference:


  • CincinnatiDesmond Ridder is back as the starter, Last Season: Desmond Ridder (186/281-2296-19, 592-12 rushing)
  • East CarolinaHolton Ahlers returns as QB1, Last Season: Holton Ahlers (165/269-1927-18)
  • HoustonClayton Tune returns as QB1, Last Season: Clayton Tune (170/285-2048-15)
  • Memphis – Arizona transfer Grant Gunnell seems like the frontrunner but first depth chart is Gunnell OR Seth Henigan (started with Gunnell injured week one) Last Season: Brady White has gone to the pros (254/420-3380-31)

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CFB: Fantasy-Relevant Players who have Opted Out

Some of these opt out announcements occurred before some conferences postponed their seasons, so it is unclear if some players who opted out of the fall might choose to play in the winter/spring. A few high-profile players who are likely NFL draft picks have opted out to begin training, while other players have done so due to personal COVID concerns.

To date the most high-profile opt-outs are QB Jamie Newman, RBs Kennedy Brooks & Kenny Gainwell, & WRs Ja’Marr Chase, Rashod Bateman (opted back in), Warren Jackson, Rondale Moore (opted back in) & Sage Surratt.

This list will continue to be updated throughout the season:


  • David Baldwin-Griffin, App State
  • Kennique Bonner-Steward, Temple
  • Danny Clark, Vanderbilt
  • Kevin Doyle, Arizona (opted back in)
  • James Foster, Texas A&M
  • TJ Goodwin, UTEP
  • Josh Jackson, Maryland
  • Cordel Littlejohn, FAU
  • Darriel Mack, UCF
  • Tate Martell, Miami
  • Dylan McCaffrey, Michigan
  • Jamie Newman, Georgia
  • Aidan Smith, Northwestern


  • Abdul Adams, Syracuse
  • Raykwon Anderson, App State
  • Steven Anderson, Southern Miss
  • Josh Berry, USF
  • Rakeem Boyd, Arkansas – near end of season
  • Kennedy Brooks, Oklahoma
  • Ra’Von Bonner, Illinois
  • DeShawn Collins, Cal
  • Josh Crawford, Central Michigan
  • Joe Ervin, Kansas State
  • Kendrell Flowers, Wake Forest
  • Kenny Gainwell, Memphis
  • DaQuon Godfrey, UAB
  • Thomas Grayson, Kansas State
  • Javian Hawkins, Louisville – midseason
  • Chase Hayden, East Carolina (midseason)
  • Kylin Hill, Miss State
  • Mike Hollins, Virginia
  • Jarveon Howard, Syracuse
  • Keoni-Kordell Makekau, Navy
  • Jordan Nettles, Northern Illinois
  • Willie Parker, Eastern Michigan
  • Martell Pettaway, MTSU
  • Don Ragsdale, Southern Miss – midseason
  • Amir Rasul, MTSU
  • Bam Smith, Arizona
  • Jared Sparks, Purdue – midseason
  • Titus Swen, Wyoming
  • Christian Turner, Michigan (opted back in)
  • Quardraiz Wadley, UTEP
  • Kenneth Walker, Wake Forest – near end of season
  • Pooka Williams, Kansas (midseason)
  • Daniel Young, Texas

WRs & TEs:

  • Jaylond Adams, Southern Miss
  • Jhamon Ausbon, Texas A&M
  • Rashod Bateman, Minnesota (opted back in)
  • Brandius Batiste, Louisiana-Monroe
  • Cjay Boone, Missouri
  • Ja’Marr Chase, LSU
  • Eyin Cole, Florida Atlantic
  • Xavier Coleman, UAB
  • Nico Collins, Michigan
  • Damonte Coxie, Memphis (midseason)
  • Kevin Davis, UAB
  • Randrecous Davis, South Carolina
  • Taj Davis, Washington
  • Drew Dixon, Arizona – midseason
  • Taury Dixon, Mississippi State (former DB)
  • Coye Fairman, Memphis
  • DeAngelo Gibbs, Tennessee
  • Dorien Goddard, Virginia
  • Markus Grossman, UAB
  • DaJon Harrison, Texas
  • Jeremiah Hawkins, Cal
  • Warren Jackson, Colorado State
  • Tyrece Johnson, MTSU
  • Jordan Kerley, Arizona State
  • TE Jacob Kizer, Washington
  • Maurice Massey, Missouri
  • Eddie McDoom, USF
  • TK McLendon, LSU (former TE, was DE this season)
  • Rondale Moore, Purdue (opted back in)
  • TE Thomas Nance, USF
  • Jernard Phillips, USF
  • Corey Reed, Louisville – mideason
  • Brad Rozner, Rice
  • Zak Simon, UMass
  • OrTre Smith, South Carolina
  • Mekhi Stevenson, UNLV
  • Sage Surratt, Wake Forest
  • Corey Sutton, Appalachian State
  • Yusuf Terry, Baylor – midseason
  • Austin Watkins, UAB – near end of season
  • TE Jason Whittaker, Northwestern
  • Kassidy Woods, Washington State
  • Everett Wormley, Rutgers
  • Aaron Young, FAU – midseason

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The Starting QB for Every FBS Team

Following is a list of every FBS team playing this fall with either the named starter (bolded), who the assumed starter will likely be based upon an established previous starter returning, or who the likely candidates are (although there are sure to be some surprises).

As teams name official QB1s or release depth charts to start the season (usually within 1-2 weeks of first game) this list will be updated. Reminder – this list is only up until each team’s first game.

Listed by conference:


  • CincinnatiDesmond Ridder was the starter last year and is #1 again
  • East CarolinaHolton Ahlers returns from last season
  • HoustonClayton Tune returns after replacing D’Eriq King last year
  • MemphisBrady White returns and confirmed QB1
  • NavyDalen Morris is the starter on the depth chart for week 1
  • SMUShane Buechele is back starting after passing for almost 4000 yards last year
  • South FloridaJordan McCloud has been reported to be the opening starter and is the most experienced returner, Cade Fortin may be in the mix
  • TempleAnthony Russo has been called the starter by his coaches, Trad Beatty & Re-al Mitchell competing to back-up
  • TulaneKeon Howard has been named QB1
  • TulsaZach Smith is back after 3279 yards in 2019
  • UCFDillon Gabriel returns, Milton McKenzie is not yet healed after a severe leg injury


  • Boston CollegePhil Jurkovec (eligible after transfer from Notre Dame), got the start after being listed with an OR with last year’s part-time starter Dennis Grosel
  • ClemsonTrevor Lawrence, you may have heard of him
  • DukeChase Brice transferred from Clemson and was named starter over Chris Katrenick & Gunnar Holmberg
  • Florida StateJames Blackman named the starter
  • Georgia TechJeff Sims has been named the starter over returner James Graham as well as Jordan Yates & Tucker Gleason
  • LouisvilleMicale Cunningham returns after sharing time last season
  • Miami – Houston transfer D’Eriq King has been named the starter
  • NC State – Devin Leary was listed as the week 1 starter, but Bailey Hockman got the start due to Leary missing time in quarantine
  • North CarolinaSam Howell returns after a big freshman season
  • Notre DameIan Book returns from 3034 yards in 2019
  • PittKenny Pickett is back after a 3000 yard passing season
  • SyracuseTommy Devito returns and will start
  • VirginiaBrennan Armstrong named starter, was backup to Bryce Perkins last season
  • Virginia Tech – Hendon Hooker has been named the starter but Braxton Burmeister actually got the start as Hooker was unavailable
  • Wake ForestSam Hartman named starter after throwing for 800 yards while Jamie Newman was injured last year

Big 12:

  • BaylorCharlie Brewer returns and will start after late-season injury
  • Iowa StateBrock Purdy returns after putting up big numbers last season
  • Kansas – depth chart lists OR between Thomas MacVittie & Miles Kendrick – they shared time in the first game with MacVittie taking first snaps
  • Kansas StateSkylar Thompson returns and will start
  • OklahomaSpencer Rattler has been named the starter
  • Oklahoma State – dual-threat Spencer Sanders returner named QB1
  • TCUMatthew Downing was named the game 1 starter, although Max Duggan has returned to practice – Duggan actually got more time in game 1 although Downing started
  • TexasSam Ehlinger is back after tossing 3663 yards last year
  • Texas TechAlan Bowman returns from injury and will start week 1, could face competition from Henry Colombi
  • West VirginiaJarrett Doege has been named the starter over Austin Kendall

Big Ten:

  • IllinoisBrandon Peters returns and has been acknowledged to be the starter, passed for 1884 yards in 11 games
  • IndianaMichael Penix returns after splitting time last season
  • IowaSpencer Petras is QB1 on the depth chart, Alex Padilla #2
  • Maryland – Josh Jackson opted out, Taulia Tagovailoa (eligible) and Lance LeGendre listed as OR on the first depth chart, Tagovailoa started
  • Michigan – Dylan McCaffrey has opted out making Joe Milton the expected starter as he has been taking #1 reps
  • Michigan State – competition may be between Rocky Lombardi (started), Payton Thorne & Theo Day
  • MinnesotaTanner Morgan is back after throwing for over 3200 yards last season
  • Nebraska – dual-threat Adrian Martinez is back yet again and will start the opener, reserve Luke McCaffrey also returns
  • Northwestern – a lot of QBs in the stable here – Peyton Ramsey transferred from Northwestern and will start, back are Hunter Johnson, TJ Green plus Andrew Marty from their injury-ridden season last year (Aidan Smith opted out)
  • Ohio StateJustin Fields is back to likely compete for the Heisman
  • Penn State Sean Clifford returns from a 2654-23 season
  • Purdue – Austin Burton transferred from UCLA, competing with Jack Plummer and Aidan O’Connell (started)
  • RutgersArtur Sitkowski (returns after playing then redshirting last season) and Noah Vedral (started) are listed with an OR, Johnny Langan also back after filling in
  • Wisconsin – last year’s starter Jack Coan was injured in preseason, so Graham Mertz will start

Conference USA:

  • Charlotte – last year’s starter Chris Reynolds returns
  • Florida Atlantic – with Chris Robison’s unexpected departure, Nick Tronti has been named the starter
  • Florida International – dual threat Kaylan Wiggins returns, may face competition from Max Bortenschlager (MD transfer) and Stone Norton – all 3 were listed with an OR on the first depth chart, Bortenschlager got the first snaps but Norton the most playing time in the opener
  • Louisiana TechAaron Allen took the first snaps after being listed with an OR with Luke Anthony on first depth chart
  • MarshallGrant Wells has been named the starter beating out Luke Zban, as Isaiah Green does not appear to be with the team despite reports he withdrew from the transfer portal
  • Middle Tennessee StAsher O’Hara returns
  • North TexasAustin Aune & Jason Bean were listed as co-starters for week 1, Bean actually got the start
  • Rice – potential battle between Mike Collins (was named starter), TCU transfer and JoVoni Johnson
  • Southern Miss Jack Abraham is QB1 on the first depth chart after almost 3500 yards passing last year
  • UABTyler Johnston has been named the starter over his injury replacement last season Dylan Hopkins
  • UTEPGavin Hardison named starter after TJ Goodwin opted out
  • UTSAFrank Harris got the first game start, Lowell Narcisse & Jordan Weeks return, Josh Adkins transferred in from New Mexico State – team listed all 4 with an OR on their depth chart for week 1
  • Western KentuckyTyrrell Pigrome, Maryland transfer, has been named the week 1 starter


  • Akron – Kato Nelson is back from an 1820 yard season, Zach Gibson started
  • Ball StateDrew Plitt threw for 2918 yards last year
  • Bowling GreenMatt McDonald, Boston College transfer, is expected to be the starter
  • Buffalo – both Kyle Vantrease and Matt Myers (starter until injured last season) return
  • Central Michigan – David Moore was not cleared from his suspension, Daniel Richardson started
  • Eastern MichiganPreston Hutchinson returns after backing up Mike Glass last year
  • Kent StateDustin Crum is back from a strong season, 2625 passing, 707 rushing yards
  • Miami (OH)Brett Gabbert returns after passing for 2411 yards
  • Northern IllinoisRoss Bowers passed for 2130 yards last season as he dealt with concussions
  • OhioKurtis Rourke (brother of Nathan) likely competing with UNLV transfer Armani Rogers
  • ToledoEli Peters and Carter Bradley are both back after some QB shuffling last year behind departed Mitchell Guadagni
  • Western Michigan – Kaleb Eleby may be the frontrunner after redshirting last season, reserve Griffin Alstott is also back

Mountain West:

  • Air Force – Donald Hammond is out as he is not in good standing as a cadet, Warren Bryan and Haaziq Daniels listed with an OR on the initial depth chart, Daniels actually started
  • Boise State – last year’s starter Hank Bachmeier returns and will start, as does his frequent injury replacement Chase Cord
  • Colorado StatePatrick O’Brien is back after throwing for 2803 yards when he took over for an injured Collin Hill, competing with Todd Centeio, a Temple transfer, listed with an OR on the depth chart
  • Fresno State Jake Haener (Washington transfer) has been named the starter over Ben Wooldridge, a reserve from last year
  • HawaiiChevan Cordeiro is back after being a sub for Cole McDonald at times last season
  • Nevada Carson Strong returns after throwing for 2335 yards last year
  • New MexicoTevaka Tuioti has been named the week 1 starter despite reports that Trae Hall has been taking the majority of first team reps early in camp. Brandt Hughes is out for the season with a shoulder injury.
  • San Diego StateCarson Baker (Ryan Agnew’s backup last season) will be the starter
  • San Jose StateNick Starkel (transferred from Arkansas) is listed with an OR with Nick Nash, Starkel got the week 1 start
  • UNLV Kenyon Oblad took over the position last year passing for 2081 yards, listed with an OR with Max Gilliam OR Justin Rogers (TCU transfer), Gilliam actually started but shared time
  • Utah StateJason Shelley was a late transfer from Utah and will start
  • WyomingSean Chambers dealt with injuries last year but is back, along with Levi Williams


  • ArizonaGrant Gunnell, part-time starter with departed Khalil Tate last-season, returns
  • Arizona StateJayden Daniels is back from a freshman season where he threw for almost 3000 yards
  • Cal – experienced Chase Garbers returns
  • Colorado – Tyler Lytle, Brendon Lewis, Sam Noyer in competition
  • Oregon – going into fall camp Tyler Shough is taking first team snaps, competing with Boston College transfer Anthony Brown
  • Oregon StateTristan Gebbia could be the favorite, Chance Nolan could compete
  • Stanford – Davis Mills comes back from a season where he split time, Jack West also returns, West actually started after Mills had a false positive which kept him out
  • UCLADorian Thompson-Robinson is back from passing for 2701 yards last year
  • USCKedon Slovis returns from a 3502 yard passing-season
  • Utah – Jake Bentley, South-Carolina transfer, and Cameron Rising likely in competition, Drew Lisk also listed on preseason depth chart
  • Washington – Jacob Sirmon may be the favorite, also Dylan Morris
  • Washington State – may be a wide-open competition between Cammon Cooper, Jayden de Laura, Gunner Cruz, and possibly others


  • AlabamaMac Jones will be the starter, but may get competition from Bryce Young
  • ArkansasFeleipe Franks transferred from Florida, beating out KJ Jefferson
  • Auburn Bo Nix returns after starting last season
  • FloridaKyle Trask returns this year
  • Georgia – Jamie Newman (Wake Forest) opted out, JT Daniels (USC) has been cleared for practices and scrimmages but not officially medically cleared for games yet, D’Wan Mathis got the start
  • KentuckyTerry Wilson returns from injury and named starter, with others in the mix, Joey Gatewood’s waiver is still pending
  • LSUMyles Brennan has been named the starter, as expected
  • Mississippi State – Stanford-transfer KJ Costello was listed with an OR with Will Rogers, but Mike Leach said he expects Costello to start, last year’s part-time QB Garrett Shrader has been working at slot receiver
  • Missouri – has said they won’t announce before Game 1, Shawn Robinson got the OR with Connor Bazelek, Taylor Powell announced he will transfer – Robinson was the starter
  • Ole MissJohn Rhys Plumlee and Matt Corral again in competition this year, with an OR on the first depth chart, Corral actually got the start
  • South CarolinaCollin Hill (Colorado St transfer) named week 1 starter over Ryan Hilinski
  • Tennessee Jarrett Guarantano is the starter, Brian Maurer and JT Shrout also are back
  • Texas A&M – dual-threat Kellen Mond returns again
  • Vanderbilt – the depth chart has a 4-way OR between Ken Seals, Mike Wright, Danny Clark & Jeremy Moussa, Seals got the starting the nod

Sun Belt:

  • Appalachian StateZac Thomas returns from last season
  • Arkansas StateLogan Bonner will start game 1, Layne Hatcher was listed with an OR on the depth chart and is also expected to play
  • Coastal Carolina – Despite the Week 1 depth chart says Fred Payton OR Bryce Carpenter, it was Grayson McCall who actually started
  • Georgia SouthernShai Werts returns and named starter
  • Georgia StateCornelious Brown beat out Jamil Muhammad (Vanderbilt)
  • Louisiana (Lafayette)Levi Lewis returns
  • South Alabama Desmond Trotter QB1 on the depth chart
  • Texas StateBrady McBride, Memphis transfer, has been named the starter over Tyler Vitt
  • TroyGunnar Watson named starter
  • UL MonroeColby Suits named starter, Jeremy Hunt also expected to play


  • ArmyChristian Anderson started game 1 over Jabari Laws, who may be dealing with an injury
  • BYUZach Wilson is back from injury and has been named the starter, Baylor Romney and Jaren Hall also got time in Wilson’s absence
  • LibertyMalik Willis (Auburn transfer) announced as the starter, listed as OR on the first depth chart with Chris Ferguson
  • UMass – Andrew Brito was not listed on the depth chart, Mike Fallon (the only other returner who threw a pass for the Minutemen last year) is OR with Josiah Johnson OR Will Koch

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CFB Injuries & Updates – Sat-Sun August 22-23

The biggest news from the weekend was transfer related. On Saturday Washington State WR Davontavean “Tay” Martin announced he would transfer to Oklahoma State. Over the past 3 seasons Martin has totaled 143 receptions for 1615 yards and 18 TDs. Martin will likely apply for a waiver to be immediately eligible in attempts to join a WR corps led by Tylan Wallace.

Then on Sunday Colorado State TE Trey McBride announced he would remove his name from the transfer portal and remain with the team.

College Football Injuries and Updates List for August 22-23:


  • Max Duggan, TCU – had a procedure for pre-existing heart condition and has begun recovery, no timeline was mentioned
  • TJ Goodwin, UTEP – opts out of season
  • Gavin Hardison, UTEP – named starter
  • Gunnar Watson, Troy – named starting QB


  • Jacob Kibodi – back in the transfer portal, was at Texas A&M last season and had transferred to Incarnate Word
  • DJ Williams, Auburn – was seen wearing a non-contact jersey in practice last week, then held out of Saturday’s scrimmage, expected back next week

WRs & TEs:

  • TE Baylor Cupp, Texas A&M – healthy after season-long injury last year
  • Tay Martin – transfers from Washington State to Oklahoma State
  • TE Trey McBride, Colorado State – withdraws from transfer portal
  • Ricky Walker, grad transfer from Cal to Oregon State
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CFB Injuries & Updates – Wed-Fri. August 19-21

The first news early on Wednesday was the biggest, as Wake Forest WR Sage Surratt chose to opt out of the season to prepare for the NFL Draft. In only 9 games last season Surratt had 66/1001-11 receiving.

Two big pieces of injury news from Thursday. First was South Carolina high-rated recruit RB MarShawn Lloyd tearing his ACL. Lloyd was set to be one of the top freshman running backs in the nation, but is now out for the season. Next was TCU QB Matt Duggan has been sitting out with an undisclosed condition that makes it sound like his season may be in doubt. Matthew Downing has been taking first team TCU QB reps in Duggan’s absence.

Friday didn’t have any groundbreaking news, with the possible highlights being Florida WR Trevon Grimes tweeting that he planned to play this season after missing several practices, and Texas Tech WR TJ Vasher returning to practice after some academic issues had caused him to miss earlier fall practices.

College Football Injuries & Updates List for August 19-21:


  • Harrison Bailey, Tennessee – quarantined, not yet practiced
  • Mikele Colasurdo, Georgia State – out for season with Covid-related heart issues
  • Max Duggan, TCU – undisclosed condition discovered, return uncertain this season
  • RJ Harvey, transfer from Virginia to UCF, will move to RB
  • McKenzie Milton, UCF, doing non-contact work, no timetable for return


  • AJ Davis, Pitt – dinged up in practice, should be fine for gameday
  • Kendrell Flowers, Wake Forest – opts out
  • Mike Hollins, Virginia – opts out
  • MarShawn Lloyd, South Carolina – torn ACL, out season
  • FB Drew Schlegel, Kentucky – transfer to Cal
  • Gilberto Torres, UMass – transfer portal
  • Ronnie Walker, Virginia – waiver denied after transfer from Indiana, team appealing

WRs & TEs:

  • Jaylond Adams, Southern Miss – opts out (first reported earlier this week)
  • Trevon Grimes, Florida – says will play after missing several practices
  • Jadon Haselwood, Oklahoma – “isn’t likely to be ready until at least late in the season”
  • Hunter Hayek, Rutgers – will graduate this fall and transfer to Stony Brook
  • Tyquan Johnson, South Carolina – no longer with team
  • TE Dalton Kincaid, transfer from San Diego to Utah
  • Oliver Martin, Nebraska – transfer from Iowa, will walk-on at Nebraska
  • TE Austin Pope, Tennessee – recovering from back surgery, expected to be ready for gameday as improves
  • Brenden Schooler, Arizona – recently transferred from Oregon, entering the transfer portal toward goal of playing in fall
  • La’Vontae Shenault, Colorado – was arrested in July with a DUI, will be suspended for an undetermined number of games when their season starts
  • Sage Surratt, Wake Forest – opts out to prepare for NFL Draft
  • DJ Turner, Maryland – plans to grad transfer
  • TJ Vasher, Texas Tech – back at practice after academic issues
  • Kobay White, Boston College – knee, missed several practices, not considered long-term
  • Dontayvion Wicks, Virginia – season-ending injury last week
  • Latrell Williams, South Florida – sprained ankle, optimistic to return next week
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CFB Injuries & Updates – Tuesday August 18th

Not a huge news day after a very active Monday. QB Terry Wilson (Kentucky) was confirmed healthy & WR Amari Rodgers (Clemson) and TE Brevin Jordan (Miami) returned to practice after missing their teams scrimmages this past weekend. Biggest transfer of the day was TE Trey McBride (Colorado State) who went for 45/560-4 last season, after Colorado St WR Warren Jackson announced yesterday he would skip the season to prepare for the draft, CSU has some huge receiving holes to fill.


  • James Foster, Texas A&M – opts out
  • Terry Wilson, Kentucky – “full-go” after knee injury last season


  • Steven Anderson, Southern Miss – opts out, transfer portal
  • Jahmyl Jeter, Texas State – eligibility waiver still pending

WRs & TEs:

  • Reginald Johnson, La-Lafayette – left team for junior college
  • Waydale Jones, Texas State – eligibility waiver still pending
  • TE Brevin Jordan, Miami – missed Sunday scrimmage, back at practice
  • Dionte Marks, transfer from Florida to UCF
  • TE Trey McBride, Colorado State – transfer portal
  • Amari Rodgers, Clemson – back at practice after missing scrimmage
  • Bryce Singleton, FIU – back after missing 2019 season
  • John “Pop” Williams, Memphis – not with team right now, personal leave of absence
  • Latrell Williams, USF – wearing protective boot
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CFB Injuries & Updates – Monday August 17

The biggest injury news of the day was that Florida State TE (UCLA grad transfer) Jordan Wilson will miss the season due to an undisclosed injury. The team plans to appeal for a medical waiver for next season.

On the transfer front WR Tay Martin of Washington State entered the transfer portal. Over the past 3 years Martin combined for 143/1615-18 receiving.

And 3 Florida WRs missed practice for unclear reasons – Kadarius Toney, Trevon Grimes & Jacob Copeland, something to monitor. And Texas Tech WR T.J. Vasher remains out taking care of academic issues, no clarity on how soon he might return.


  • Henry Colombi, Texas Tech – team applying for waiver for eligibility
  • Steven Migut, Army – transfer portal
  • Chubba Purdy, Florida St – broken collarbone, out several weeks


  • Jeremy Banks, Tennessee – reinstated to team after dismissal last season, expected to play LB in 2020
  • Devyn Ford, Penn State – misdemeanor drug possession charges
  • Robert Mahone, Boise St – arrested, suspended from all team activities

WRs & TEs:

  • Kevin Austin, Notre Dame – 8-12 weeks until full recovery from foot surgery
  • TE Jaheim Bell, South Carolina – medical procedure – out likely until early November
  • Jalen Brooks, South Carolina – no waiver update
  • Jacob Copeland, Florida – misses practice
  • Trevon Grimes, Florida – misses practice
  • Tay Martin, Washington State – transfer portal
  • Jordan Pouncey, Florida – no waiver update
  • Gunner Romney, BYU – full-go after hamstring tweak
  • Jashawn Sheffield, transfer from Auburn to MTSU
  • Justin Shorter, Florida – no waiver update
  • Kadarius Toney, Florida – misses practice
  • T.J. Vasher, Texas Tech – remains out taking care of academics
  • Noah West, Army – transfer portal
  • TE Jordan Wilson, Florida St – undisclosed injury, out for season
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CFB Injuries & Updates – August 15-16 Weekend

The weekend had some big news break, foremost with the opt outs of RB Kennedy Brooks (Oklahoma) & WR Warren Jackson (Colorado State). The Brooks news in combination with Trey Sermon’s transfer to Ohio State and Rhamondre Stevenson still serving a multi-game suspension from last season means that Oklahoma will be breaking in some new RBs this year. TE Grant Calcaterra (Oklahoma) also announced he was returning to football but would transfer.


  • JT Daniels, Georgia – not yet medically cleared, contradicting report from earlier in the week
  • Jamie Newman, Georgia – back from foot sprain


  • Kennedy Brooks, Oklahoma – opts out of season
  • Travis Etienne, Clemson – didn’t participate in scrimmage due to being “banged up” earlier in the week

WRs & TEs:

  • Will Brown, Clemson – injured shoulder (?) in scrimmage, not thought to be serious
  • TE Grant Calcaterra – “retired” from Oklahoma last season, but has decided to return to football and plans to enter the transfer portal
  • Cason Grant, Oklahoma – lower-body injury, will miss part of season (walk-on)
  • Warren Jackson, Colorado State – opts out to prepare for NFL draft
  • Troy Omeire, Texas – torn ACL, out for season
  • Warren Thompson, Florida State – apologizes after social media post criticizing team for handling of COVID
  • Al’Vonte Woodard, Texas – checked for head injury after practice
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CFB Injuries & Updates – August 10-14

The news this week has been dominated by teams and conferences trying to decide whether they were playing this fall or postponing to the spring, which postponed or limited practices for many teams.

Not many high-profile updates this week, perhaps the biggest being Marshall QB Isaiah Green withdrawing from the transfer portal, Georgia QB JT Daniels being cleared (later update: he is actually not yet medically cleared) while teammate QB Jamie Newman may be rehabbing a foot issue; at FSU WR DJ Matthews tweeting then deleting that he had a positive COVID test, which led to a brief player social media controversy at Florida State.


  • JT Daniels, Georgia – cleared for fall after ACL tear at USC last year
  • Joey Gatewood, Kentucky – no update on waiver for eligibility
  • Isaiah Green, Marshall – withdraws from transfer portal
  • Kasim Hill, Tennessee – transfer portal
  • KJ Jefferson, Arkansas – healthy for fall
  • Sheldon Layman, Memphis – withdraws from transfer portal
  • Trey Lowe, grad transfer from West Virginia to Southern Miss
  • Re-al Mitchell, Temple – immediately eligible after transfer from Iowa St
  • Jamie Newman, Georgia – reports he is rehabbing a foot issue
  • Justin Rogers, UNLV – immediately eligible after transfer from TCU
  • Joey Yellen, Pitt – immediately eligible after transfer from Arizona St


  • Josh Berry, South Florida – opts out
  • Raheem Blackshear, Virginia Tech – waiver denied after transfer from Rutgers, team will appeal
  • Trivenskey Mosley, Southern Miss – transfer portal
  • TQ Newsome, Southern Miss – moves to LB
  • Trevor Speights, Notre Dame – medically disqualified
  • Christian Turner, Michigan – opts out (prior to Big Ten postponement)
  • Terius Wheatley, Virginia Tech – limited by hamstring issue

WRs & TEs

  • Antwan Dixon, Kent State – transfer portal
  • Zack Dobson, grad transfer from MTSU to West Virginia
  • TE Sage Ennis, Clemson – “battling back from mono”
  • Malik Heath, Mississippi State – arrested for DUI, speeding
  • Reginald Johnson, Louisiana-Lafayette – hamstring, out
  • Frank Ladson, Clemson – quarantine protocol
  • DJ Matthews, Florida State – COVID positive
  • Eddie McDoom, USF – opts out
  • Justin McKithen, Florida Atlantic – moved to CB
  • TE Thomas Nance – USF – opts out
  • Joseph Ngata, Clemson – back at practice (Wed)
  • Isaiah Robertson, Notre Dame – medically disqualified
  • Gunner Romney, BYU – limited practice, hamstring tweak (Mon)
  • TE Christian Sabatini, Louisiana-Lafayette – undisclosed, out
  • Arian Smith, Georgia – knee and wrist surgeries
  • CJ Yarbrough, Liberty – healthy after foot surgery, probable for first game