Will Quinn Ewers return to Texas in 2024? - College Football QB Report
CFB Quarterback Depth Chart, Injury, Transfer Portal & Recruiting News - November 16, 2023
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Inside Thursday’s College Football QB Report…
🏈 Should he stay or should he go? — Quinn Ewers is likely to return to the Longhorns in 2024, according to a report.
🏈 Michigan lands a 2025 QB — Will this impact the Wolverines’ chances of adding in-state 5-star Bryce Underwood?
🏈 Thursday Night Football Preview — A quick note on the Pitt QB situation heading into tonight’s game vs. Boston College.
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COLLEGE FOOTBALL QB REPORT
Texas QB Quinn Ewers (Stats) is expected to return to the Longhorns in 2024, according to Inside Texas’ Bobby Burton. The report said a decision may have already been made, but there’s at least a 90% chance of Ewers delaying his NFL Draft declaration another year. ESPN’s Pete Thamel reported Ewers has yet to make a decision, though early conversations have begun regarding a potential return to the Longhorns. If he comes back, it would create plenty of storylines depending on how quickly redshirt freshman Maalik Murphy (Stats) and true freshman Arch Manning (Stats) want to see the field. Ewers still has two years of eligibility remaining following the 2023 season, and the 2024 NFL Draft is said to be one of the deepest QB classes of all time.
Michigan received a commitment from 2025 4-star QB Carter Smith, who released the announcement through a Twitter post. He made his first visit to see the Wolverines earlier this month, so this moved pretty fast. Michigan is still considered to be in the top two for 2025 5-star quarterback Bryce Underwood along with LSU. This is a strong get for the Wolverines, but they will not stop going after the top QB in the class from their home state.
Miami head coach Mario Cristobal said Tyler Van Dyke (Stats) will return to the starting lineup for Saturday’s game against Louisville. With Emory Williams (Stats) out for the rest of the season, Van Dyke’s top competition would’ve been Jacurri Brown (Stats), who has yet to play this season. Cristobal told The Joe Rose Show that Williams should be back for spring practice after suffering a left arm injury late in Saturday’s 27-20 road loss to Florida State. According to Miami Herald’s Susan Miller Degnan, Williams suffered a compound fracture and was scheduled to undergo surgery earlier this week.
DEPTH CHART & INJURY REPORT
Thursday Game Day QB Notes
Pitt QB Christian Veilleux (Stats) remains listed as the starting quarterback for tonight’s matchup against Boston College. Nate Yarnell (Stats) replaced Veilleux in the fourth quarter of last week’s loss to Syracuse, and head coach Pat Narduzzi declined to say who would start during the postgame press conference. Veilleux started the last five games since taking over for Phil Jurkovec (Stats).