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Big Ten parents call on league to play; Oklahoma has 9 positives

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A group of Ohio State football players’ parents Saturday joined parents of players at Iowa in calling for the Big Ten to overturn its decision not to play this fall because of the pandemic.

Meanwhile, Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley said nine Sooners tested positive for COVID-19 after he gave his players a week break from team activities.

The Football Parents at Ohio State posted on social media a letter to Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren, calling for the reinstatement of the 10-game schedule the conference unveiled six days before it postponed football until spring.

“We believe that the protocols put in place by Ohio State Athletics has provided an extremely safe environment for our players to prepare for the season,” the letter said.

The letter also asked for the release of all medical data and information the Big Ten used to make its decision, a meeting with Warren for senior players and their parents, and to permit athletes who want to play to sign a COVID-19 liability waiver.

“Football is a game of risk. Our sons work extremely hard for the opportunity to play and fully understand the risks involved when they step on the field. Their personnel decisions should be acknowledged and honored to give them the opportunity to compete as athletes in the game they love,” the parents wrote.

The parents of Iowa players sent a similar letter Friday.

“The fact that the Big Ten and the Council of Presidents and Chancellors made this decision with no input from those assuming these risks is appalling,” the letter said.

The Big Ten has received the two letters.

Tom Mars, an attorney who has helped players such as Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields with NCAA transfer eligibility waiver claims, has been advising some of the parents of Big Ten players fighting for their sons’ seasons.

Mars provided a two-page document titled “Action Plan to Mitigate Concerns and Legal Risks of Playing Fall 2020 Football” to the parents, which includes “stakeholders” – players, parents, conference commissioners, university presidents, athletic directors and coaches – petitioning the NCAA Board of Governors to rescind the COVID-19 waiver ban.

The NCAA two weeks ago announced that it would not permit its schools to require athletes to sign away legal rights related to COVID-19 before competing this season. Recent players’ rights movements, such as We Are United in the Pac-12 and Big Ten United have called for on conferences to prohibit such waivers.

Earlier this week, a group of Senators, led by New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker, announced the framework of possible federal legislation of college sports. Part of the College Athletes Bill of Rights would prohibit schools requiring athletes to give up legal rights.

“The parental feedback today about a `liability waiver’ cold not be more different than it was when Ohio State’s Buckeye Pledge was the subject of intense criticism,” Mars said.

Mars said the attitude among parents has gone from suspicious of anything that could be construed as a waiver to “Where do I sign,” he said.

In Norman, Oklahoma, Riley announced on Aug. 8 the Sooners were temporarily pausing preseason practices because of schedule changes. He gave players the option of returning home, though he said 75% stayed on campus.

After the initial testing in preparation for the July 1 start of workouts, the program had just one positive result until this week. There were two rounds of tests last week, with one positive in 205 tests.

“It’d be pretty easy to say right now that I regret it,” Riley said of giving the players a break. “I also feel like if I keep a team hemmed up here for a six or seven week training camp that I’d probably regret that too.”

Riley said the outbreak showed the challenges that lie ahead when players cannot be kept in a virus-free bubble the the NBA and NHL are operating.

“I think what we’re up against is something that’s doable, but the key is going to be for our players, our staff … how well can this virus be mitigated or stopped or contained when players or staff members are not in our facilities?” Riley said.

Big 12 moves ahead with fall sports beginning in September

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Baylor coach Dave Aranda could see a weight being lifted off the shoulders of his players during a meeting Tuesday night, when word began to filter out that the Big 12 Conference would attempt to play football this fall.

“You could just see the joy,” Aranda said. “Everyone was smiling. Guys were cracking jokes, were excited.”

Months of uncertainty had finally given the Bears and their conference rivals the slightest bit of clarity. If all goes according to plan, they will take the field for a non-conference game next month, then begin a round-robin league schedule on Sept. 26 with the intention of crowning a Big 12 champion on Dec. 12 near Dallas.

That doesn’t mean they will be competing for a national title, though. The Atlantic Coast and Southeastern conferences have so far joined the Big 12 in playing this fall, but the Big Ten, Pac-12 and many smaller conferences are trying for the spring.

So will there be two national champions, like there sometimes were when poll voters declared who was best? Will an autumn champion play a spring champion? Will this year, like so many things around the world, simply be one to forget?

Those are among the questions that still must be answered.

“We have a College Football Playoff call next week and we’ll obviously talk about this. It’s going to be a while into the season before all that is resolved,” Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Wednesday. “There probably isn’t any obvious reason why it couldn’t work to continue to try to play a postseason, but you’re looking at a December-January time frame right in the heart of the virus season. I just think it’s too early. We’re going to have to be patient.”

Patience is something the league has been preaching since March, when the coronavirus pandemic began shutting down sports in the U.S. as it turned the world upside down.

The Big 12’s board of directors have been speaking on an almost-daily basis with infectious disease experts, scientists and physicians while getting the input of coaches, administrators and athletes. It came up with a plan it believes will work.

Fall sports will begin after Sept. 1 with football playing a schedule in which each team can play one non-conference game before league play begins a few weeks later. The schools will all play each other to give them 10 total games.

All athletes will be subject to three tests per week – likely Sunday, Wednesday and Friday – in “high contact” sports such as football, volleyball and soccer. Should an athlete test positive, they would be subject to echocardiograms, a cardiac MRI, blood tests and other examinations before they are cleared to return.

Non-conference opponents also must adhere to Big 12 standards the week before competition.

“We have been unwavering in putting our focus squarely on the well-being of our student-athletes and staff members,” Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione said. “There has been great effort expended in areas like testing and sanitizing, which are part of a comprehensive plan.”

TCU Chancellor Victor Boschini, who chairs the board of directors, acknowledged things could change at any time. The Big Ten, for example, had released a conference-only schedule before scrapping the fall season just days later.

“If at any point our scientists and doctors conclude that our institutions cannot provide a safe and appropriate environment for our participants, we will change course,” Boschini said.

The Big 12 wanted to wait until August to reach a decision on fall sports to see what would happen as teams began their preseason camps. And while there were numerous outbreaks when athletes returned to campus in June for workouts, most of the league’s 10 schools have not reported any positive tests for several weeks.

“Frankly, we found that what we thought was golden 60 days ago is garbage today. It’s an ever-evolving environment,” Bowlsby said, “and we will find ourselves with bump spots during the fall. There isn’t any doubt about that. But I think we are very well-prepared to deal with those things.”

That doesn’t mean there aren’t still more questions that answers.

Does a school that experiences an outbreak during the week forfeit their game? What are the chances that coaches try to game the system for a competitive edge? Is there a number of positive tests league-wide that ultimately would force the Big 12 to call off the season? Do players lose a season of eligibility if only five or six games are played?

Bowlsby acknowledged most of those questions do not have answers, at least at this point. But he hopes the NCAA will provide some clarification soon on such issues as eligibility and financial aid.

He also agreed that it would be difficult for the Big 12 to continue if the ACC and SEC ultimately move to the spring.

“Any time anybody at any level has decided they weren’t going to play or they were going to do something different, it affects us,” Bowlsby said. “I don’t know we would want to be the only college football conference playing. To the questions about the postseason – that would pretty much eliminate the postseason.”

The decision to move forward this fall was met with overwhelming approval from coaches and athletes, many of whom simply wanted clarity as they pressed on with daily workouts in anticipation of a season.

“They want to compete,” Kansas State coach Chris Klieman said. “Especially seniors, they only have so many opportunities to compete. It’s pretty special when you go into your senior years. Those are the guys I’m really hopeful have a chance.”

Whether they compete in front of fans is a question that the Big 12 is leaving to local jurisdictions. Each state has put its own limits on crowd sizes, some of them barring any large gatherings altogether, and schools will be forced to adjust their ticketing plans to adhere to the recommendations of public health officials.

Regardless, and at least for now, those players will be on the field in some fashion next month.

“The last two days in particular, the anxiety and stress, for coaches and players, was something we talked quite a bit about,” said Aranda, the first-year Baylor coach. “I’ve got a lot of faith in our team, and a lot of faith in our players, in terms of doing the right thing. Nowhere at any point in the past is taking care of each other as important as it is right now.”

2019 All-American Bowl NCAA alumni by school

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The high school recruits in the All-American Bowl end up playing in universities across the country and suit up in more than just the Power 5 conferences. Some prospects will even make their decision public at the All-American Bowl during the game.

Take a look at the rundown of players from each school to see where their journey began, and don’t forget to watch this year’s game from the Alamodome in San Antonio on January 5th, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. ET on NBC and the NBC Sports app.

ACC
Clemson
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Jackson Carman OL 2018
Tavien Feaster RB 2016
Mark Fields CB 2015 Father Mark Fields played in the NFL
Justin Foster DL 2017
Albert Huggins DL 2015
Mitch Hyatt OL 2015
Xavier Kelly DL 2016
Derion Kendrick WR 2018
Dexter Lawrence DL 2016
Trevor Lawrence QB 2018
Justin Mascoll DL 2018
Kyler McMichael DB 2018
Trayvon Mullen DB 2016
BT Potter K 2018
John Simpson DL 2016
Chad Smith LB 2015
Jordan Williams DL 2017
Xavier Thomas DL 2018
Duke
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Ben Humphreys LB 2015
TJ Rahming WR 2015
Florida State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
D’Marcus Adams WR 2018
Cam Akers RB 2017
Josh Ball OL 2016
Calvin Brewton DB 2015
Josh Brown LB 2016
Brian Burns DL 2016
D.J. Matthews WR 2017
Hamsah Nasirldeen DB 2017
Ja’len Parks DL 2017
Janarius Robinson DL 2016
Jaiden Woodbey DB 2018
Georgia Tech
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Bruce Jordan-Swilling LB 2017
Louisville
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Mitch Hall LS 2017
Jawon Pass QB 2016
Miami
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Lawrence Cager WR 2015
Mike Harley WR 2017
Brian Hightower WR 2018
Jaquan Johnson S 2015
Lorenzo Lingard RB 2018
Mark Pope WR 2018
Shaquille Quarterman LB 2016
Ahmmon Richards WR 2016
Nesta Silvera DL 2018
Jaren Williams QB 2018
Malek Young DB 2016
North Carolina
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Jordyn Adams WR 2018
William Barnes OL 2018
Freeman Jones K 2014
North Carolina State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Alim McNeil DE 2018
Ricky Person RB 2018
Payton Wilson LB 2018
Pittsburgh
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Ricky Town QB 2015 Transfer from USC
Virginia
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
John Montelus OL 2013 Transfer from Notre Dame
Virginia Tech
NAME POS CLASS OF
Dax Hollifield LB 2018
Devon Hunter DB 2017
Oscar Shadley LS 2018
American Conference
Cincinnati
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Kevin Mouhon LB 2014 Brother, Silverberry, also at Cincy
East Carolina
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Tim Irvin DB 2015 Transfer from Auburn
Southern Methodist
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Kevin Robledo K 2015 Transfer from Florida State
South Florida
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Jordan Cronkrite RB 2015 Transfer from Florida
Temple
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Kareem Ali Jr. CB 2015
UCF
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Trevor Elbert OL 2015 Transfer from Texas A&M/Ventura College
Big Ten
Illinois
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Nick Allegretti OL 2014
Indiana
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Charles Campbell K 2018
Iowa
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
A.J. Epenesa DL 2017
Tyler Linderbaum DL 2018
Tristan Wirfs OL 2017
Maryland
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Jesse Aniebonam DE 2014
Michigan
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Tarik Black WR 2017
Dylan “Kekoa” Crawford WR 2016
Chuck Filiaga OL 2017
Lavert Hill DB 2016
Aidan Hutchinson DL 2018
Deron Irving-Bey DL 2017
Donovan Peoples-Jones WR 2017
Oliver Martin WR 2017
Jalen Mayfield OL 2018
Dylan McCaffrey QB 2017
Cameron McGrone LB 2018
Michael Onwenu OL 2016
Shea Patterson QB 2016 Transfer from Ole Miss
Brandon Peters QB 2016
Aubrey Solomon DL 2017
Ambry Thomas DB 2017
Michigan State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Cameron Chambers WR 2016
Brandon Randle LB 2016
Minnesota
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Carter Coughlin LB 2016
Nebraska
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Matt Farniok OL 2016
John Raridon OL 2016
Jonathan Rose DB 2011 Transfer from Auburn
Northwestern
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Earnest Brown DL 2017
Jalen Brown WR 2014 Transfer from Oregon
Hunter Johnson QB 2017 Tranfer from Clemson
Ohio State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Kamryn Babb WR 2018
Dante Booker Jr. LB 2014
Baron Browning LB 2017
Drue Chrisman P 2016
Jonathon Cooper DL 2016
Johnnie Dixon WR 2014
J.K. Dobbins RB 2017
Jordan Fuller DB 2017
Dallas Gant LB 2018
Haskell Garrett DL 2017
Jaelen Gill RB 2018
Jake Hausmann TE 2016
K.J. Hill WR 2015
Justin Hilliard LB 2015
Antwuan Jackson DL 2016 Transfer from Auburn
Tyreke Johnson DB 2018
Dre’Mont Jones DL 2015
Michael Jordan OL 2016
Demetrius Knox OL 2014
Liam McCullough LS 2015
Austin Mack WR 2016
Tate Martell QB 2017
Demario MCCall RB 2016
Josh Myers OL 2017
Jeffrey Okudah DB 2017
Isaiah Prince OL 2015
Josh Proctor DB 2018
Jeremy Ruckert TE 2018
Tommy Togiai DL 2018
Binjimen Victor WR 2016
Taron Vincent DL 2018
Shaun Wade DB 2017
Mike Weber RB 2015
Max Wray OL 2018
Penn State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Nana Asiedu OL 2018
Connor McGovern OL 2016
Micah Parsons LB 2018
John Reid DB 2015
Rasheed Walker OL 2018
Purdue
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Rondale Moore WR 2018
Rutgers
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Darius Hamilton DL 2012
Wisconsin
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Cole Van Lanen OL 2016
Garrett Rand DL 2016
Big 12
Baylor
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Jake Fruhmorgen OL 2015 Transfer from Clemson/Florida
Jalen Hurd WR 2014 Transfer from Tennessee moved to WR from RB
James Lockhart DE 2015 Transfer from Texas A&M
Blake Lynch WR 2015
Isaac Power P 2018
Oklahoma
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Robert Barnes DB 2017
Ricky DeBerry LB 2015 Intends to Transfer
Levi Draper LB 2017
Neville Gallimore DT 2015 First ever Canadian USAAAB selection
Addison Gumbs LB 2017
Creed Humphrey OL 2017
Mark Jackson Jr. DL 2016
Caleb Kelly Db 2016
Tramonda Moore OL 2016
Ronnie Perkins DL 2018
T.J. Pledger RB 2018
Brendan Radley-Hiles DB 2018
Darrell Simpson OL 2018
Chanse Sylvie DB 2016
Ron Tatum DL 2018
Isaiah Thomas DL 2017
Michael Thompson DL 2018
Brey Walker OL 2018
Texas
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Junior Angilau OT 2018
Kris Boyd CB 2015
Anthony Cook DB 2018
Terrell Cuney C 2014
Brennan Eagles WR 2018
Erick Fowler LB 2016
Jerrod Heard QB 2014
Derek Kerstetter OT 2017
Kyle Porter RB 2016
Caden Sterns DB 2018
Chris Warren RB 2015
TCU
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Omar Manning WR 2017
Sewo Olonilua RB 2016
Shawn Robinson QB 2017 Intends to Transfer
Texas Tech
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Clayton Hatfield K 2014
West Virginia
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Kenny Bigelow DT 2013 Transfer from USC
Brendan Ferns LB 2016
Will Grier QB 2014 Transfer from Florida
PAC-12
Arizona State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Eno Benjamin RB 2017
K.J. Jarrell DB 2017
Chase Lucas DB 2016
Brandon Ruiz K 2017
Cal
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Demetris Robertson WR 2016
Melquise Stovall WR 2016
Colorado
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Jake Moretti OL 2017
Kanan Ray OL 2017 granted release from UCLA
Oregon
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Taj Griffin RB 2015
Jalen Hall WR 2018
Demmodor Lenoir DB 2017
Samson Niu LB 2017
Adam Stack P 2017
Dallas Warmack OG 2015 Transfer from Alabama
Oregon State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Tyjon Lindsey WR 2017 Tranfer from Nebraksa
Thomas Tyner RB 2013 Transfer from Oregon
Stanford
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
K.J. Costello QB 2016
Trenton Irwin WR 2015
Simi Fehoko WR 2016 took a 2 year mission before enrolling
Walker Little OT 2017
Tanner McKee QB 2018 Will take 2 year mission before college.
Davis Mills QB 2017
Colby Parkinson TE 2017
Curtis Robinson LB 2016
Foster Sarell OL 2017
Brandon Simmons S 2014
UCLA
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Devin Asiasi TE 2016 Transfer from Michigan
Breland Brandt LB 2016
Bo Calvert LB 2018
Chase Cota WR 2018
Johnny Den Bleyker LS 2016
Darnay Holmes DB 2017
Odua Isibor DL 2017
Mique Juarez LB 2016
Keisean Lucier-South DE 2015
Tyler Manoa DL 2018
JJ Molson K 2016
Chris Murray OL 2018
Jaelan Phillips DE 2017
Austin Roberts WR 2014
Nathan Starks RB 2014
Panei Sewell DL 2018
Ainuu Taua DT 2014
USC
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Stephen Carr RB 2017
Jacob Daniel DT 2015
J.T. Daniels QB 2018
Justin Dedich OL 2018
Hunter Echols LB 2017
Chuma Edoga OT 2015
Palaie Gaoteote LB 2018
Porter Gustin LB 2015
Talanoa Hufanga DB 2018
Austin Jackson OL 2017
Greg Johnson DB 2017
Jack Jones DB 2016
Isaiah Langley CB 2015
Toa Lobendahn OG 2014
Vavae Malepeai RB 2016
Frank Martin OL 2016
Brett Neilon OL 2017
Michael Pittman WR 2016
Christian Rector DL 2015
Ykili Ross DB 2015
Raymond Scott LB 2018
Trevon Sidney WR 2016
Amon-Ra St.Brown WR 2018
Isaac Taylor-Stuart DB 2018
Marvell Tell DB 2015
Jay Tufele DL 2017
Solomon Tuliaupupu LB 2018
Marlon Tuipulotu DL 2017
Tyler Vaughns WR 2016
Utah
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Jaylon Johnson DB 2017
Washington
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Salvon Ahmed DB 2017
Draco Bynum DL 2018
Jacob Eason QB 2016 Transfer from Georgia
Ty Jones WR 2017
Trey Lowe RB 2018
Byron Murphy DB 2016
Ariel Ngata LB 2017
Henry Roberts OL 2015
Luke Wattenberg OL 2016
Colson Yankoff QB 2018
Washington State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Jamire Calvin WR 2017
Rodrick Fisher WR 2018
SEC
Alabama
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Jayln Armour-Davis DB 2018
Joseph Bulovas K 2017
Raekwon Davis DL 2016
Skyler Delong P 2018
Emil Ekiyor OL 2018
Thomas Fletcher LS 2017
Najee Harris RB 2017
Josh Jobe DB 2018
Jarez Parks LB 2017
Kendall Randolph OL 2017
Henry Ruggs WR 2017
Devonta Smith WR 2017
Patrick Surtain DB 2018
Tua Tagovailoa QB 2017
Jaylen Waddle WR 2018
Arkansas
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Montaric Brown DB 2017
Blake Johnson P 2015
Brian Wallace OT 2014
Auburn
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Nick Brahms OL 2017
Derrick Brown DL 2016
Chandler Cox FB 2015
Harold Joiner RB 2018
Kaleb Kim C 2015
Darius Slayton WR 2015
Christian Tutt DB 2018
Florida
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Brooks Abbott K 2012 Transfer from Virginia Tech
Khairi Clark DL 2014
Felipe Franks QB 2016
Martez Ivey OT 2015
CeCe Jefferson DE 2015
Van Jefferson WR 2015 Transfer from Ole Miss
Jordan Scarlett RB 2015
Tedarrell Slaton Jr. DL 2017
Tommy Townsend P 2015 Transfer from Tennessee
Georgia
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Adams Anderson LB 2018
Deandre Baker DB 2015
Tray Bishop DB 2017
Rodrigo Blankenship K 2015
Tyson Campbell DB 2018
Ben Cleveland OL 2016
James Cook RB 2018
Jake Fromm QB 2017
Luke Ford TE 2018
Mecole Hardman WR 2016
Trey Hill OL 2018
Jeremiah Holloman WR 2017
Jaleel Laguins LB 2016
Richard LeCounte DB 2017
Nathan McBride LB 2017
Cade Mays OL 2018
Isaac Nauta TE 2016
Azeez Ojulari LB 2018
Natrez Patrick DL 2015
Julian Rochester DL 2016
Jamaree Salyer OT 2018
D’Andre Swift RB 2017
Darius Slayton WR 2015
Andrew Thomas OL 2017
Channing Tindall LB 2018
D’Andre Walker DE 2015
Zamir White RB 2018
Kentucky
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Kash Daniel LB 2016
Drake Jackson OL 2016
Darian Kinnard OL 2018
Landon Young OL 2016
LSU
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Micah Baskerville LB 2018
Derrick Dillon WR 2015
Blake Ferguson LS 2015
Kelvin Joseph DB 2018
Xavier Lewis CB 2015 Left LSU Jan 2018
Jacob Phillips LB 2017
Ed Paris Jr. S 2014
Mississippi State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Tucker Day P 2017
Malik Dear WR 2015
Willie Gay LB 2017
Sh’Mar Kilby-Lane LB 2015 Transfer from Florida State/Wesson, FL Copiah-Lincoln C.C.
Jamal Peters S 2015
Jeffery Simmons DL 2017
Missouri
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Jodan Elliott DL 2016 Transfer from Texas
Drew Lock QB 2015
Ole Miss
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
D.D. Bowie WR 2017
Matt Corral QB 2018
DeKaylin Metcalf WR 2016
Javon Patterson OT 2015
South Carolina
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Bryson Allen-Williams LB 2014
Josh Belk DL 2018 Tranfer from Clemson
Bryan Edwards WR 2016
Nick Harvey CB 2014 Transfer from Texas A&M
Javon Kinlaw OL 2016
OrTre Smith WR 2017
Donell Stanley OL 2014
Josh Vann WR 2018
Tennessee
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Tyler Byrd DB 2016
Marquez Callaway WR 2016
Ty Chandler RB 2017
Greg Emerson DL 2018
Todd Kelly DB 2014
Darrin Kirkland Jr. LB 2015
JJ Peterson LB 2018
Kyle Phillips DE 2015
Nigel Warrior DB 2016
Texas A&M
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Colton Blanton OL 2018
Justin Madubuike DL 2016
Luke Matthews OL 2018
Leon O”Neal Jr. DB 2018
Charles Oliver DB 2016
Jayden Peevy DL 2017
Keaton Sutherland OL 2015
Vanderbilt
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Rutger Reitmaier DL 2017 Transfer from Oregon
Independents
Brigham Young
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Tristen Hoge C 2015 Transfer from Notre Dame
Skyler Southam K 2016
Notre Dame
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Jayson Ademilola DL 2018
Derrik Allen DB 2018
Asmar Bilal LB 2015
Daelin Hayes LB 2016
Nicco Fertitta S 2015
Alize Jones TE 2015
Tony Jones Jr. RB 2016
Phil Jurkovec QB 2018
Cole Kmet TE 2017
Tommy Kraemer OL 2016
Joshua Lugg OL 2017
Javon McKinley WR 2016
John Shannon LS 2016
Shayne Simon LB 2018
George Takacs TE 2018
Jerry Tillery OL 2015
Nic Weishar TE 2014
Big Sky
Montana State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Travis Jonsen [Waller] QB 2015 Transfer from Oregon
Conference USA
UAB
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Natrell Curtis OL 2014 Transfer from Oklahoma
Western Kentucky
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Eli Brown LB 2015 Transfer from Kentucky
Missouri Valley
Illinois State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Josh Barajas LB 2015 Transfer from Notre Dame
Ohio Valley
Eastern Kentucky
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Jason Lewis RB 2015 Transfer from Arizona State
Jacksonville State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Shaq Davidson WR 2014 Transfer from South Carolina
Murray State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Rico McGraw CB 2015 Transfer from Georgia
Tennessee State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Mekhi Brown DL 2015 Transfer from Alabama
Treon Harris QB 2014 Transfer from Florida/moved to WR
Chidi Valentine-Okeke OT 2015 Transfer from LSU
Southland
Sam Houston State
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Matthew Burrell OL 2015 Transfer from Ohio State
Stephen F. Austin
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Frank Iheanacho WR 2014 Transfer from Texas A&M
SWAC
Grambling
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Desherrius Flowers RB 2015 Transfer from Alabama
Community College/Junior College
Cerritos College
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Stanley “Scrappy” Norman RB 2015 Transfer from Arizona State
D2
West Georgia
NAME POS CLASS OF NOTES
Korie Rogers LB 2014 Transfer from Clemson