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Swinney on Zion: 'Might even put him at' QB

At 6-foot-7 and 292 pounds, Duke freshman Zion Williamson is a force on the basketball court. But Clemson's Dabo Swinney told Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski that he'd put Williams "wherever" he wanted to play on the football field.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Georgia has addressed one of its needs by adding former Miami receiver Lawrence Cager as a graduate transfer. The 6-foot-5 Cager led the Hurricanes with six touchdown catches and 17.8 yards per reception in 2018. Georgia lost top receivers Mecole Hardman, Terry Godwin and Riley Ridley.

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9dMark Schlabach

Clemson assistants' salaries raised to $1M

Now that the Clemson board of trustees has raised the salaries of assistant coaches Tony Elliott and Jeff Scott to $1 million, it's expected they will increase head coach Dabo Swinney's annual compensation of $6 million later this year.

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Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Virginia Tech flipped ESPN 300 offensive lineman Doug Nester from Ohio State on Tuesday and made it official on Wednesday. The Hokies were able to pull the No. 72 ranked recruit away from the Buckeyes as Nester had been looking at other programs since Urban Meyer announced his retirement. The West Virginia prospect had been considering Penn State as well as Virginia Tech and is now officially signed with the Hokies.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: Georgia Southern is hiring Lamar Owens as wide receivers coach. Owens spent the past 11 seasons at Georgia Tech, the last nine as A-backs coach. He also coached special teams with the Yellow Jackets the past three seasons. Owens played quarterback for Paul Johnson at Navy.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Sources: Alabama is expected to hire Virginia Tech wide receivers coach Holmon Wiggins for the same position. Wiggins also had been in the mix for a coordinator role at Temple. I'm hearing Virginia Tech could target Jafar Williams, most recently Maryland's running backs coach, as Wiggins' replacement. Wiggins has coached receivers on Justin Fuente's staffs at both Virginia Tech and Memphis.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 300 cornerback Shilo Sanders committed to South Carolina on Tuesday. Sanders is the son of NFL Hall of Famer, Deion Sanders, and is the No. 287 ranked prospect in the 2019 class.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: Pitt is hiring Chris Beatty as wide receivers coach. Rivals first reported the hire. Beatty most recently coached wide receivers at Maryland and has held positions at Virginia, Wisconsin, Illinois, Vanderbilt and West Virginia, among other stops. He'll be working under new coordinator Mark Whipple as Pitt tries to spark its passing game.

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Fans welcome ex-Buckeyes QB Martell to Miami

Former Ohio State quarterback Tate Martell is in the final stages of enrolling at Miami, arriving with four pieces of luggage on Thursday afternoon after flying in from Columbus to his new home.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

I've confirmed NC State tight ends/fullbacks coach Eddie Faulkner is headed to the Pittsburgh Steelers as running backs coach. The NFL Network first reported the move. Faulkner, who also coached special teams and was NC State's recruiting coordinator, has coached running backs at Northern Illinois and Ball State. This will be his first NFL job.