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 3 news and notes.
Nebraska Fires Scott Frost
Nebraska has fired Scott Frost after the team started the season 1-2. He had a 16-31 record overall at the school. Associate head coach Mickey Joseph will take over as interim head coach.
Quinn Ewers Out 4-6 Weeks
Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers is out four to six weeks with an injury to his non-throwing shoulder. He suffered the injury Saturday against Texas, a game the Longhorns lost by one point. Backup Hudson Card finished the game, but played through an injury.
Tyler Buchner is Out for Season
In Notre Dame’s loss to Marshall in week 2, starting quarterback Tyler Buchner had to leave the game with an injury to his shoulder. He will require surgery and will miss the season. Drew Pyne will now be the starting quarterback.
Chris Rodriguez Set to Return for Game at Ole Miss
Chris Rodriguez was suspended for the first two games of the season for an undisclosed matter. Kentucky announced that he will miss their next two games against Youngstown State and Northern Illinois, but will be able to return after that when Kentucky plays Ole Miss.
Michigan Names J.J. McCarthy Starter
After splitting the quarterback role between Cade McNamara and J.J. McCarthy, Jim Harbaugh has announced McCarthy as the starter moving forward. He has 259 passing yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions on 93.8 percent completion this season. McNamara led the team to the College Football Playoff last season.
Texas A&M to Start Max Johnson at Quarterback
After a 1-1 start to the season, Texas A&M will bench starting quarterback in favor of Max Johnson. Johnson transferred from LSU and passed for 3,884 yards, 35 touchdowns and seven touchdowns with the Tigers.
Other News and Notes
- Stanford starting offensive lineman Branson Bragg will retire from football due to lingering symptoms from a concussion and other mental health matters.
- Miami wide receiver Xavier Restrepo will be out this week against Texas A&M with a foot injury.
- Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel has agreed to a contract extension through 2028 that will pay him more than $5 million per year.
- Maryland’s stadium will be SECU Stadium after agreeing to 10-year deal.
This will be updated up until Saturday!
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