With potential first-round defensive linemen Christian Wilkins and Clelin Ferrell returning to school, Clemson is the clear winner of the early entry period. How did other contenders fare?
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Not surprisingly, Alabama and Georgia dominate the top performances from bowl season. But they're not the only ones who starred during the postseason.
Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer
Texas got some good news on Tuesday when defensive lineman Charles Omenihu announced he's returning to the Longhorns for his senior season. The 6-7, 280-pound junior -- who recorded 28 tackles, seven for loss and four sacks in 2017 -- considered entering the 2018 NFL draft. He'll a key cog in Todd Orlando's defense once again in 2018.
Vince Young and Texas taking down USC in the 2006 Rose Bowl remains the gold standard, but Alabama's incredible comeback over Georgia enters the top 10. What other classics rank among the best championship battles?
Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer
Great to see Frank Beamer and Mack Brown during pregame. Both were named to the College Football Hall of Fame Monday morning and both are thrilled to be entering the Hall together. Said Brown: "It's been an honor coaching at the same time at Frank. There's a finer man that I could have chosen to share such a special night with.
Legendary coaches Frank Beamer and Mack Brown have been selected for the College Football Hall of Fame, part of a class of 13 that includes former players Ed Reed, Calvin Johnson and Charles Woodson.
When it comes to hype for 2018, expect to hear a lot about Auburn, Miami, Michigan State, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin and ... Florida Atlantic.
Some teams, such as Florida, are in desperate need of a QB, and in steps ESPN 300 Emory Jones, while playoff contenders such as Georgia and Clemson have stars to replace. These freshmen should help.
Which schools will land pledges from Under Armour All-Americans Anthony Schwartz, Tyreke Smith, Jayson Oweh and Nikolas Bonitto?
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
The Vince Young pylon
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Texas linebacker Malik Jefferson will skip his final season and enter the NFL draft. Jefferson led the Longhorns in total tackles (110) and tackles for loss (10), and tied for the team lead in sacks (4). "It's been a long process and a very difficult decision by leaving my teammates," Jefferson said in a video with The Players Tribune. "They supported me in everything I did, but it's a dream of mine and I appreciate them."
Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer
ESPN 300 linebacker Nik Bonitto is announcing his decision at the Under Armour All-America game on January 4. He's down to Oklahoma, Texas and Louisville.
Texas coach Tom Herman appeared to mock the touchdown celebration of Missouri quarterback Drew Lock during the Longhorns' Texas Bowl victory Wednesday night.
Freshman running back Daniel Young had 64 yards receiving with a touchdown and added 48 yards on the ground to help Texas beat Missouri 33-16 in the Texas Bowl on Wednesday night.
Even with some stars sitting out, Wednesday's bowl games will feature several college prospects trying to make an impression on NFL scouts.
The first early signing period is in the books. With almost seven weeks until national signing day, some grades are incomplete, but here's how teams have fared.