2023 College Football QB Depth Charts & Injury Reports: Playoff, Bowl Game Opt Outs - Part III
Quarterback notes on teams still playing in 2023
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NOTE: The QB depth charts & injury reports post includes the latest info on every quarterback room still competing in a College Football Playoff or bowl game in 2023. This post is updated daily on the site through this link. For updated 2024 QB depth charts & injury reports click here.
Most teams release a two-deep depth chart every week during the season, and this page reflects whatever the team puts out if they decide to post one at all. Unlike the NFL, there is no consequence for teams to mislead on depth charts and injuries to potentially gain an advantage.
I watch a lot of press conferences and have gotten pretty good at identifying the coaches who can be trusted and those who cannot. After tracking this stuff for the last few years, I can tell you the name of the biggest violator of quarterback misinformation rhymes with Shmimbo Shmisher.
Photo courtesy of Ole Miss Athletics
This will never be perfect without a regulated system, but I put in the time and research to make sure this is the most accurate resource for QB injury and depth chart news on the internet.
A few notes on my injury designations:
Questionable — Player suffered an injury in the previous game or has yet to return from injury.
Probable — Player suffered an injury but played and looked reasonably healthy in the previous game.
Out — Player is out indefinitely or will miss the rest of the season.
A few notes on eligibility:
Players may play up to 4 games in a season without it counting toward a year of eligibility if they have a redshirt available.
Postseason games (conference championships, bowl games, College Football Playoff) do not count when it comes to games played for those looking to redshirt. Everybody can play in the postseason.
2020 COVID season didn’t count toward a year of eligibility.
Years of eligibility shows years left heading into the 2023 season.
Additions and departures include players who joined or left the team after the start of the 2023 season.
*Indicates redshirt is still available to use.
Snap count info is via Pro Football Focus.
Tuesday, December 26
NOTES: Daniels has not played in a game since Week 4 with a back injury, and Bean returned to the starting lineup for the 49-16 road win over Cincinnati on Nov. 25 after missing the previous matchup with a head injury. Easters entered in garbage time instead of Ballard, who was able to use this as a redshirt year by not playing…Daniels was able to use this as a redshirt season and announced he’ll return in 2024. Crews was also able to use this as a redshirt season. Additions: None | Departures: None
NOTES: Maiava took over for as the starter after Brumfield suffered an injury early in the season. Edmundson was able to use this as a redshirt season…Maiava was reported to be entering the transfer portal by On3, but a tweet from Rebels Director of Player Personnel Brad Odom seems to refute that report. ESPN Las Vegas’ Jonathan Von Tobel and Franchise Sports Media’s Joe Arrigo since reported Maiava will not transfer. Additions: None | Departures: None
NOTES: Bazelak started with Orth rotating in for 11 snaps in the 34-10 road win over Western Michigan on Nov. 21, which has been the usual game plan when both have been healthy. Anderson and Teasdale were able to use this as a redshirt season…Bazelak will return in 2024, the team announced. Additions: None | Departures: Hayden Timosciek (Stats)