College football recruiting has kicked into full gear the past few weeks and one of the more interesting decisions this month that could have a big impact on next season is finding out which school former Baylor quarterback Jarrett Stidham will be playing for in 2017. The signal-caller threw for 12 touchdowns and over 1,200 yards after taking over as the Bears starter midway through last year but he opted to transfer away from the program this summer when Art Briles was fired as the result of a sexual assault scandal at the school. While many have considered SEC schools such as Auburn, Texas A&M and Florida to be the favorites to land the coveted junior college QB, there may be another school
Kevin Wilson led Indiana to a bowl and got a contract extension less than a year before his resignation. Former Indiana football players have come forward with beliefs their injuries weren’t treated properly while playing under former coach Kevin Wilson. Wilson resigned from the school last week and was replaced by defensive coordinator Tom Allen.
The expectations for LSU’s Lenoard Fournette and Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey entering the 2016 college football season were sky-high. Talent evaluators over the past year-plus have gushed about Fournette’s size-speed combination and say he can be a special back in a league that is slowly cycling back toward the run game. “Size-wise, he’s a Jamal Lewis back, or [LeGarrette] Blount if you want a more recent [comparison],” one scout who has seen Fournette numerous times the past few seasons told Shutdown Corner.