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College Football Week 8 News and Notes

College football is now in season. With the more weeks that go on, more news and notes will be put together. Here are some of the things happening around the sport of college football heading into week 8.

Virginia CB Bryce Hall Out for Year

Virginia cornerback Bryce Hall injured his knee against Miami and is now out for the season. The senior will now not play another game in his college career. He is expected to be selected in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Boston College QB Anthony Brown Out for Year

Anthony Brown suffered a lower leg injury and is out for the season. He will have surgery to correct the problem, which is the second season-ending injury of his college career.

Baylor Linebacker Clay Johnston Out for Year

Clay Johnston suffered a knee injury against Texas Tech and now will be out for the year. He had 58 total tackles, eight tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks and an interception this season.

Ryan Hilinski Expected to Play vs. Florida

Ryan Hilinksi was knocked out of South Carolina’s game against Georgia, but the Gamecocks still won. Reports are saying he has a sprained knee. He is expected to play against Florida though, as South Carolina looks to take down another highly-ranked team.

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Other News and Notes

  • Nebraska and Illinois will kick off the 2021 season in Dublin.
  • Big 12 has fined Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt $25k for saying the conference admitted fault in the Red Raiders last game.
  • Oregon tight end Jacob Breeland will miss the rest of the season with an injury. He was the team’s leading receiver.
  • Oklahoma tight end Grant Calcaterra will be out this week vs. West Virginia.

This will be updated up until week 8 kicks off!


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