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College Football Week 2 News and Notes

The college football season is here. Every week, different news and notes will pop up, which will affect what happens on the field and off it. Here are the college football week 2 news and notes.

Cal U of Pennsylvania Player Passes Away

Cal University of Pennsylvania defensive lineman Jamain Stephens has passed away. It was originally believed to be COVID related, but statements about the issue have been retracted. He was 20 years old.

More Players Opting Out/Declaring for the Draft

More players are opting out and/or are declaring for the 2021 NFL Draft each day. Make sure to stay up to date with our Opt-out list and NFL Draft declaration list. Several Pac-12 and Big Ten players are declaring for the draft, with no season scheduled for them at the moment.

Baylor and Lousiana Tech Postponed

Baylor and Louisiana Tech were originally scheduled to play this weekend, but the game has been postponed. Louisiana Tech had 38 players test positive for COVID.

Pac-12 Players Transferring and are Eligible

Several Pac-12 players are transferring and are immediately eligible to play. Former Cal defensive end Luc Bequette is now with Boston College. Arizona linebacker Colin Schooler transferred to Texas Tech. UCLA’s Jake Barton is an offensive tackle who transferred to Baylor.

Southern Miss Parts Ways With Head Coach

Southern Miss has decided to part ways with head coach Jay Hopson. Assistant Scotty Walden will be the interim coach.

Other News and Notes:

  • Temple and Navy’s game will now be played on October 10 (via Marc Narducci)

 

This will be updated untill Saturday kicks off!

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