Miami Hurricanes defensive end Gregory Rousseau is opting out of the 2020 season, coach Manny Diaz said Thursday. ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. has Rousseau as the top defensive end in next year's NFL draft.
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Virginia Tech's Caleb Farley, a top pro prospect, became the first NFL prospect to skip the college football season to prepare for the draft. Potential first-round picks like Rashod Bateman, Micah Parsons and Greg Rousseau have followed suit.
- Rousseau, No. 1 DE draft prospect, opts out
- Canes land DT Taylor, No. 5 recruit in Class of '21
- Irish to kick off ACC slate vs. Duke on Sept. 12
- ACC sets 11-game slate, includes Notre Dame
The Miami Hurricanes have landed five-star defensive tackle Leonard Taylor, the No. 5-ranked prospect in the 2021 class.
The ACC will play a 10-game conference schedule with one nonconference game, with Notre Dame playing a full league schedule as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Tommy Brockermeyer's commitment to Alabama shook up the college football recruiting class rankings. What other recruits made a similar impact?
All ACC schools and Notre Dame will play 10 conference games plus one nonconference game of their choosing.
The end of July was pegged as a target for making college football scheduling decisions, but don't be surprised if the remaining Power 5 conferences wait longer to announce their plans.
Miami named D'Eriq King its starting quarterback on Monday, making official what many expected when he transferred in from Houston.
Miami, already with the No. 11-ranked recruiting class, on Tuesday landed a commitment from ESPN 300 athlete James Williams, who chose the Hurricanes over Georgia.
Finebaum HR 2: Miami AD Blake James addresses FL COVID numbers as they attempt to get fall sports going
Paul welcomes in the athletic director at the University of Miami, Blake James, who talks about Florida's rising COVID cases as he and his team attempt to get fall sports going. Plus, more callers.
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Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez Fri. to ESPN, re: college football: "You need to isolate the entire team —what every team around the nation has to do is follow the same protocols. You're basically making them a family unit. You're testing them all the time...you know when they're going to play they don't have the virus and they won't transmit the virus to the other team or to their teammates. Yeah, it's going to be a pain in the you know what, but I think that's the way it has to be."
The Coastal Division can be difficult to predict, with seven different champions in the past seven seasons, but the Tar Heels, Hurricanes and Hokies appear to have an edge.
Michael Irvin II, who dealt with injuries, disciplinary issues and a position switch at Miami, will play his senior year at FAU.
Kordell Stewart to Michael Westbrook. Doug Flutie to Gerard Phelan. This week's Throwback Thursday celebrates the greatest college football endings of all time (7 p.m. ET on ESPN and The App).
You can get a good sense of which teams are legit title contenders based on how many things they need to go right to win it all. The fewest questions, the best chance. At Alabama, it all starts with QB Mac Jones.
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Jadeveon Clowney might be the best college football recruit in the ESPN era, but not all top prospects panned out.
So close, yet so far. Here are the best college football teams that did not walk away with a national championship.
A lot of talent is returning next college football season, but who stands out from the group? Here are the best returning players, according to PFF.
Pro Football Focus rates the 10 best returning college football players at each position, plus sleepers to watch.
Remember when Texas A&M's Kenny Hill looked like the next Johnny Football? Or when Trevor Knight dominated Alabama's defense? Here are some of our favorite out-of-nowhere performances.
Incoming Miami transfer Issiah Walker, a 6-foot-4, 275-pound offensive lineman, was ranked No. 121 overall in the 2020 class.