Kevin Grooms
Kevin Grooms - out (Personal)
Kevin Grooms, RB, MRSHL
7/26/2014
News: Marshall dismissed Kevin Grooms from its football program, the Herald-Dispatch reports.
Analysis: According to WCHS-TV Charleston-Huntington's Katy Brown, Kevin Grooms' dismissal followed an arrest for burglary and assault-related charges. Grooms has always been a talented athlete, but character issues disrupted his development and ultimately ended his career with Marshall. His departure leaves Steward Butler as a high-upside running back consideration heading into the year.

Charone Peake
Charone Peake - probable (Knee)
Charone Peake, WR, CLEM
7/25/2014
News: Charone Peake suffered a knee injury Wednesday and underwent surgery Friday but is expected to play against Georgia in Week 1.
Analysis: Charone Peake's surgery was evidently very minor, because he's only been ruled out for roughly the next two weeks. It's reasonable to suspect, then, that his prognosis is around the 2-to-4 week range. The Tigers play Georgia on Aug. 30, so it would be a disappointment if he isn't in game shape by then. While Mike Williams is probably the Clemson receiver with the most upside this year, Peake could very well turn into the team's most dependable option at the position as he heads into his fourth year with the program.

Ty Montgomery
Stanford's Montgomery (Knee) Could Miss Season Opener
Ty Montgomery, WR, STNFRD
7/25/2014
News: Ty Montgomery (knee) could miss Stanford's season opener against UC Davis on Aug. 30, CBS Sports reports.
Analysis: Ty Montgomery, who was injured in Stanford's Rose Bowl defeat last season, missed all of spring ball in wake of surgeries to both his knee and arm. The dynamic playmaker is expected to be limited when training camp opens Aug. 4, but the hope is that he'll be able to participate in contact portions of practice by the end of camp. Until further notice, Montgomery appears questionable to play versus UC Davis, a game Stanford should be able to win without him, and will at least aim to return for Week 2 against conference rival USC. In addition to ranking second in the country in kickoff return yards per game last season, Montgomery was far and away Stanford's best receiver, totaling 61 receptions, 958 yards, and 10 touchdowns during his junior campaign.

Jalen Overstreet
Jalen Overstreet - out (Suspension)
Jalen Overstreet, RB, TEXAS
7/24/2014
News: Texas running back Jalen Overstreet has been dismissed from the team due to a violation of team rules, Orangebloods.com reports.
Analysis: Jalen Overstreet rushed for 102 yards and two touchdowns last year on 20 carries. He was going to have to fight for playing time in a crowded backfield but did flash some talent last season.

Munchie Legaux
Cincinnati's Legaux To Return By Camp
Munchie Legaux, QB, CINCY
7/23/2014
News: Munchie Legaux (knee) plans on returning from a severe knee injury soon and should be ready for the Bearcats' camp that starts on August 10, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Analysis: Munchie Legaux injured his knee in the second game of the Bearcats 2013-14 season and has been out ever since. He was granted an extra year of eligibility after the injury, so he'll be a fifth year senior this upcoming season. In his last full season, Legaux was able to throw for 1,716 yards and 13 touchdowns, while rushing for 335 yards and four touchdowns. He'll have to beat out highly touted Notre Dame transfer Gunner Kiel and junior college transfer Jarred Evans if he wants playing time. If Legaux doesn't earn the starting quarterback role, he could see snaps at running back and/or receiver since he's such a good athlete.

William Houston
William Houston - questionable (Personal)
William Houston, RB, BGREEN
7/22/2014
News: William Houston was arrested on an attempted rape charge, the Columbus Dispatch reports.
Analysis: It's not clear how William Houston's arrest will play out in the legal process, but it's a very serious accusation, and Bowling Green might move to suspend him indefinitely unless the charges are dropped. He was a goal-line specialist in 2013.

Johnathan Gray
Texas' Gray (Achilles) Cleared For Workouts
Johnathan Gray, RB, TEXAS
7/18/2014
News: Johnathan Gray (Achilles) has been cleared to resume full workouts, Jeremy Fowler of CBS Sports reports.
Analysis: After running for 780 yards and four touchdowns on 159 carries, Johnathan Gray tore his Achilles tendon on Nov. 9 against West Virginia, sidelining him for the final four games of the 2013 season. He's been working back slowly for most of the summer, but the team has now cleared him to work out with no restrictions. The junior will likely split time with Malcolm Brown in the Longhorns' backfield next season.

Justin Scott-Wesley
Justin Scott-Wesley - questionable (Knee)
Justin Scott-Wesley, WR, UGA
7/18/2014
News: Justin Scott-Wesley (knee) may not be at full strength at the start of the season, ESPN.com reports.
Analysis: Justin Scott-Wesley was sidelined for most of 2013 with an ACL injury, and [coach Mark] Richt wasn't as sure about when Scott-Wesley would return to 100 percent... He believes he'll be available early in fall camp, though. "I think he might be available to play Day 1, but I don't know if he'll be playing at a tempo in where we feel like he's ready to do it at the highest level," Richt said. "And there's a lot of competition at that position, as well. I'm not 100 percent sure how long it'll be before he gets in there and can go full speed."

Malcolm Mitchell
Malcolm Mitchell - probable (Knee)
Malcolm Mitchell, WR, UGA
7/18/2014
News: Malcolm Mitchell (knee) is expected to be ready for the start of the season, ESPN.com reports.
Analysis: An ACL injury cut down Malcolm Mitchell's 2013 campaign, but [coach Mark] Richt said that Mitchell, who was a starting receiver for the Bulldogs for two seasons before his injury, "looks great" and that he expects him to be ready for the opening of fall camp. Mitchell has caught 85 career passes for 1,237 yards with four touchdowns and is considered one of the SEC's most talented returning receivers.

Keith Marshall
Keith Marshall - probable (Knee)
Keith Marshall, RB, UGA
7/18/2014
News: Keith Marshall (knee) is expected to be ready for the start of the season, ESPN.com reports.
Analysis: "Keith looks great," [coach Mark] Richt said during the final day of SEC media days. "I've watched him run straight ahead; he looks outstanding in that area. I don't know if he'd say he's 100 percent today, but he has no limitations whatsoever in his training. He can run routes, he can pass [skeleton], he can do anything. We think Day 1, he'll be 100 percent, ready to compete." Keith Marshall will back up stud Todd Gurley, but should see plenty of action in a run-heavy offense.

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