College Football News Updates Monday: Southern Miss Coach Resigns, Sewell Opts Out

College Football News Updates Monday: Southern Miss Coach Resigns, Sewell Opts Out

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College Football News Updates Monday: Southern Miss Coach Resigns, Sewell Opts Out

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The latest college football news, notes, and happenings for Monday, September 7th.  Photo Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Southern Miss head coach Jay Hopson resigns

Following an ugly 32-21 home loss to South Alabama to start the season, Southern Miss head football coach Jay Hopson has resigned.
He went 28-23 in his three years and one game. He had four winning seasons and went to three bowl games, winning one. Offensive coordinator Scotty Walden will take over as the interim head man.

Oregon OT Penei Sewell opts out on the 2020 season

Oregon top OT Penei Sewell will opt out on the rest of his college career and start preparing for his NFL career. The 6-6, 331-pound all-star is expected to be a lock for the top five overall in the 2021 NFL Draft, and is projected to be No. 2 behind Trevor Lawrence, if Lawrence decides to leave early.

Trevor Lawrence leads player moment for social change

Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence posted a five-point plan on social media with the #Change outlining what he and other player leaders are looking to do for the 2020 college football season including registering and having time to vote, discussions with college powers about awareness of racial injustice, discussions with local community leaders and police departments, helping the communities, and raising awareness on game days.

Florida State S Hamsah Nasirildeen To Miss Georgia Tech Game

Florida State’s depth chart for the ACC opener against Georgia Tech was released, and star safety Hamsah Nasirildeen wasn’t on it. He’s still not quite all back full after suffering a torn ACL late last season, coming up with a team-high 101 tackles with two picks before getting hurt. FSU’s next game is a few weeks later at Miami on September 26th.

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