Jalen Hurts isn’t changing positions, and there’s a good chance if Alabama’s record-breaking junior quarterback doesn’t win the starting job while competing with national championship hero Tua Tagovailoa, he’s not hanging around Tuscaloosa in the fall to watch from the bench.
Chuck Carlton, Big 12 beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered your questions about the league in a live chat recently.
Alabama and Notre Dame, two of the most storied programs in college football, will play a home-and-home series in 2028 and 2029. Notre Dame will host the first game against Alabama on Sept. 2, 2028. The two teams will return to Bryant-Denny Stadium for their second meeting on Sept. 1, 2029. By Adam Wells
As much as the game of football and schemes have changed since Herm Edwards last wore a whistle as a head coach, you could make the argument that players have changed just as much, if not more. By Doug Samuels
Former GM and current ESPN analyst Bill Polian ignited a debate in February when he suggested the QB should switch to wide receiver, an eyebrow-singing take that flew into draft Twitter like a lit match. Jackson shut down the question at the combine, but other than that, he’s said very little, allowing his coaches and teammates to speak in his stead. By MINA KIMES AND DOMONIQUE FOXWORTH
Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer has received a four-year contract worth $1 million annually, the university announced Thursday. Fulmer had been working as an at-will employee since replacing John Currie on Dec. 1. By Blake Toppmeyer, USA TODAY Network
Running back Saquon Barkley‘s Roc Nation representatives reportedly don’t want him to be selected by the Cleveland Browns in the 2018 NFLdraft.
Despite leading Clemson to the College Football Playoff last season, Kelly Bryant’s starting job at quarterback is not safe. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney told reporters the competition between Bryant, freshmen Trevor Lawrence and Chase Brice and sophomore Hunter Johnson could continue into the season.
Everyone knows Alabama is the team to beat, but it’s never too early to forecast the rest of the field heading into 2018. Where are the big games? Which coaches are on the hot seat? What are we looking forward to most? Who are the Heisman contenders and Playoff shakers? By
Quarterback is the most important position in football. Most college programs want to carry four on scholarship, which means most schools will sign a QB every year. By