Adonai Mitchell declares for the NFL: “I’m most excited about what’s next — for both of us.”
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University of Texas WR Jordan Whittington on why he is returning: “I can’t tell you how hard it is to be 17, 18 years old, and to be so completely sure that something is going to happen for you, and then it just ... doesn’t.”
For Jaxon Smith-Njigba, it’s about having something to pass down from generation to generation.
Ahead of the NFL Draft, Anthony Richardson pens a letter to general managers: “This isn’t just about football. It’s life changing.”
Hendon Hooker wrote this for Tennessee: “If you’re trying to tell the story of this season, you can’t leave Tennessee out. We weren’t unbeatable — but we were most definitely undeniable.”
Paris Johnson Jr. is ready to run through a wall for Ohio State: “Columbus became my favorite place on earth.”
Don’t sleep on Max Duggan and TCU Football: “We’ve been READY, no matter what, especially when we’ve faced adversity.”
I don’t see this as an underdog story, or like it’s crazy that we made it from 1–10 two years ago to 6–0 now... Those times helped build these times.
Former QB Robert Griffin III looks back on his most memorable road game where he helped Baylor bring home its first win over Texas in over a decade.
Five-star safety recruit Caleb Downs makes his college announcement with The Players’ Tribune.
For Quinn Ewers, it’s always been Texas: “I’m getting a chance to create my own legacy with the Longhorns.”
Lincoln Riley opens up about his move from Oklahoma to USC: “Norman was more than a coaching stop — it was home.”
Derek Stingley Jr. says goodbye to LSU and officially declares for the 2022 NFL draft.
Kedon Slovis announces his decision to transfer to the University of Pittsburgh.
A message to Notre Dame football fans, from your new head coach Marcus Freeman.
Denard Robinson in his own words: “It’s never going to be easy to sit by and watch your dream dying.”
It’s been quite a ride up until this point. I’m not going to pretend to know what happens next.
Fay was never background noise. He had to choose to grow with me.
Marvin Jones Jr. shares his family's personal story and how love has powered the next chapter of their lives.
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Even at 34, you could still use the occasional kick in the ass, or a lecture on what it means to be a good man.
As a kid, in one way or another I was always runnin’ to somewhere … or from something.
If you wrote to me, consider this my DM back to you. And even if you didn’t, but you took time to watch me do the thing I love on the football field these past