College Football 24/7 writer Chase Goodbread advises Ohio State HC Urban Meyer to start redshirt junior QB Cardale Jones "and don't look back."
Louisville senior ILB James Burgess "will be a nice fit for a 3-4 team looking for an inside gap-shooter," notes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said transfer QBs Jake Rudock and John O'Korn are making strides in picking up the offense.
Arizona State redshirt senior G Christian Westerman "excelled last fall in his first season as a starter," bringing "stout play and mobility" to the Sun Devils' line, writes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Stanford senior G Joshua Garnett brings "impressive physicality to the table for a team that continues to develop quality offensive linemen," notes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter says Missouri redshirt senior ILB Kentrell Brothers will best fit a 3-4 scheme in the NFL.
Former Auburn junior DL Elijah Daniel transferred to Murray State.
Regarding Illinois senior DT Jihad Ward's move from receiver/safety to the defensive line in JUCO, NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter writes that "the sky's the limit once he really knows what to do with his size and strength."
Miami sophomore QB Brad Kaaya "showed enticing potential" as a true freshman while exhibiting "uncommon poise under pressure for a young quarterback," notes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said redshirt freshman S Jabrill Peppers could play some offense this fall in addition to his work at safety and on special teams.
Minnesota redshirt senior CB Briean Boddy-Calhoun is "willing to throw his body into ball carriers to stop them in their tracks, making him an interesting nickel prospect (which is basically a starting position in the NFL nowadays)," notes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
LSU senior S Jalen Mills has "established himself as a premier free safety," notes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.
Michigan senior WR Dennis Norfleet was granted a transfer release this summer but can still potentially return to the team, according to Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh.
Ohio State graduate QB/H-back Braxton Miller "could land in the top half of the draft" if he is "able to consistently snare passes from [J.T.] Barrett or [Cardale] Jones" in his new role of H-back, notes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
USC sophomore WR JuJu Smith has "all the necessary traits to develop into a game-changing receiver," writes Sports on Earth's Matt Brown.