JT Daniels transferred to play college football in West Virginia after stints at USC, Georgia

11:12 a.m. ET Pete ThamelESPN Quarterback JT Daniels’ meandering college career has turned into a country road. Daniels told ESPN he was moving to West Virginia and called coach Neal Brown and informed him of the decision on Wednesday morning. Daniels was the most notable player remaining in the NCAA transfer portal. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound … Read more

NFL draft 2022 comps – Our best prospect-pro matches, including comparisons for Kenny Pickett, Ikem Ekwonu, Jordan Davis, and more.

7:00 a.m. ET ESPN staff The 2022 NFL Draft is getting closer, which means you’ll start to hear comparisons between some of the top prospects in the class and current/former NFL players. These matches could be based on how the prospects play the game, their physical measurements, production, versatility and role, similar traits or a … Read more

Ohio State Buckeyes to honor legacy of late quarterback Dwayne Haskins in spring game

Ohio State will honor former quarterback Dwayne Haskins in Saturday’s spring game as the program mourns the loss of a record player who coach Ryan Day said brought compassion and excellence to the locker room . Haskins, 24, died Saturday morning after being hit by a dump truck while walking on a South Florida highway. … Read more

Former Oregon Ducks OL Doug Brenner adds $100 million damages claim to NCAA lawsuit

Doug Brenner, a former Oregon offensive lineman, is suing the NCAA for $100 million in punitive damages in a lawsuit that begins Tuesday in Eugene and also names the University of Oregon and its former coach of chief football, Willie Taggart, as defendants. Brenner alleges in the lawsuit that he suffered lifelong injuries during a … Read more

How Penn State’s Sean Clifford is starting his own agency, Limitless NIL

8:00 p.m. ET Pete ThamelESPN STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford is launching an agency this week to represent college athletes and help them maximize their opportunities under new name, image and likeness legislation. of the NCAA. Clifford, 23, is entering his sixth year at Penn State and his fourth year as … Read more

Clemson Tigers coach Dabo Swinney says there needs to be a ‘complete explosion’ of college football

CLEMSON, SC — Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney said this week that he believes a lack of uniformity will lead to a complete restructuring of college athletics at some point. In particular, he sees the bigger and more important Power 5 schools forming their own division in football. “I think there’s going to be … Read more

LSU CB Derek Stingley Jr. posts impressive pro workout, says ‘nothing has changed’ despite injury

BATON ROUGE — LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. said he feels like he’s shown NFL teams that “nothing has changed in the past two years” and “I’m always me, everything will be fine” after an impressive professional training session on Wednesday. Stingley, a potential top-10 pick in the NFL Draft who underwent surgery to repair … Read more

WWE to host 45 current former college athletes at WrestleMania weekend tryouts

WWE will begin talent trials for 45 current and former college athletes, including 19 football players, on Wednesday as part of WrestleMania week in the Dallas area. The three-day trial, which will take place at the Dallas Cowboys headquarters in Frisco, Texas, will include performance and promotion evaluations as well as in-ring interviews and technical … Read more

Johnny Manziel to play second season in Fan Controlled Football, says traditional pro career ‘in my eyes is over’

Johnny Manziel is returning for the second season of a professional league known as Fan Controlled Football, he told ESPN. The league, which plays a 7-on-7 format at an indoor facility in Atlanta, is scheduled to resume games on April 16. It incorporates fan engagement in a mix of traditional and esports environments and streams … Read more

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin among Liberty QB Malik Willis pro day attendees

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Liberty quarterback Malik Willis impressed a school-record 60 NFL coaches, scouts and NFL executives with his arm strength and athleticism that projected him as a first-round pick. Willis was particularly impressive on Monday with an improvised strike that flew 65 yards in the air without the 22-year-old having had time to prepare … Read more