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  2023 PAC-12 DEFENSIVE FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Cade Uluave, California,...Uluave becomes the first Cal player to win any Pac-12 Freshman of the Year award...Became a starter in final 5 games of the regular season and accumulated all of his season stats over the last 7 contests...2 fumble recoveries this season, including one returned 51 yards for touchdown against Washington State...2 interceptions this season, tied for most among Pac-12 freshmen...58 tackles this season, most among Pac-12 freshmen and 4th most on Cal...6.5 tackles for loss this season, most among Pac-12 freshmen and tied for team lead...2.5 sacks this season, 3rd most among Pac-12 freshmen...Earned 3 Pac-12 weekly honors this season...Was twice named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week and once honored as Freshman of the Week...Named College Football News Freshman All-American. - Pac-12 Football

Fr/2027 ILB Cade UluaveCalifornia
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  The San Jose State Spartans will open spring practice on April 4th, 2023 culminating with the annual spring game on May 6th, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. from CEFCU Stadium, announced by head coach Brent Brennan on Friday. The Spartans will practice every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in April starting at 10:30 a.m. and then will switch to Monday, May 1st and Thursday May 4th at 10:30 a.m. the week of the spring game. All practices and the spring game are open to the public and admission is free. - San Jose State Football

rSr/2024 RB Isaiah IfanseCalifornia
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  There might not have been a bigger concern for North Texas heading into Eric Morris' debut season as the Mean Green's head coach than sorting out its quarterback situation. UNT took a key step toward that goal Tuesday, when it landed Louisiana-Monroe transfer Chandler Rogers as part of a three-man transfer haul. The Mean Green also added Georgia Tech offensive lineman Paula Vaipulu and Texas Tech offensive lineman Larry Moore III. - Denton Record

rJr/2025 QB Chandler RogersCalifornia
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  The Bears added former Tennessee redshirt frosh running back Justin Williams-Thomas in a bit of a surprise move, scooping up the Stanford commit a week before the spring enrollment deadline. The former high 4 star running back from Dallas, Georgia played in three games this season, totaling 37 yards in 11 carries, retaining his redshirt season so he'll have 4 seasons to play 4. As a senior, the 6-0/210 running back gained 1,956 yards on the ground and 190 more through the air, adding 15 touchdowns for the season.

He was a consensus 4 star prospect in the 2022 recruiting class, signing with Tennessee last December after fielding offers from Auburn, Michigan, USC and more before signing with the Volunteers. After the departure of running backs Damien Moore, Chris Street and DeCarlos Brooks, the Bears added both Williams-Thomas and former Oregon running back Byron Cardwell-one of their primary 2021 running back targets to the running back room, joining frosh star Jaydn Ott, giving the Bears a potent 1-2-3 punch in the backfield in 2023. - Bearinsider.com


rFr/2027 RB Justin Williams-ThomasCalifornia
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  Illinois football players Brian Hightower and Verdis Brown are entering the transfer portal. Hightower is a Los Angeles native who started his college career at Miami and transferred to Illinois in 2020 following two seasons with the Hurricanes. He spent three seasons with the Illini. He served as Illinois' second-leading pass catcher during the recently-completed 8-5 season of 2022, hauling in 37 receptions for 452 yards and two touchdowns. Hightower redshirted his 2021 season after playing in four games, and his first campaign with the Illini, in the pandemic-affected 2020 season, included him catching 11 passes for 209 yards and three scores.

Hightower departs a receivers room that expects to be paced in 2023 by Isaiah Williams, who finished with 81 receptions for 709 yards and five touchdowns this season. Illinois also should return Pat Bryant, who posted the team's second-most receiving yards this season at 453 yards, along with Casey Washington, who ranked fourth on the team in receptions (32) and receiving yards (312). - News Gazette Tribune


rSr/2024 WR Brian HightowerCalifornia
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  2022 ALL-MOUNTAIN WEST FOOTBALL FIRST TEAM: DB - Patrick McMorris, Sr., San Diego State,...McMorris landed on his second straight all-conference team, becoming just the second SDSU safety to make two all-MW first teams, joining Will Demps from 2000-01. The preseason MW Co-Defensive Player of the Year and member of both the preseason Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List and the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch lists, McMorris has 59 tackles (28 solo) in 11 starts on the season (missed Toledo game), including 2.5 tackles for loss, an interception, five pass breakups, a 30-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown and a quarterback hurry. According to Pro Football Focus, when targeted this season, quarterbacks are 9-for-15 for 72 yards and one interception vs. McMorris, posting an 87.0 defensive pass efficiency rating, which ranks fourth in the league (min. 300 pass opportunities). PFF also rates him second in the league in pass coverage (90.3, min. just 110 pass opportunities). - San Diego State Football

rSr/2024 SS Patrick McMorrisCalifornia
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  2022 ALL-PAC-12 CONFERENCE FOOTBALL FIRST TEAM: LB Jackson Sirmon, R-Sr., California,...Started all 12 games and led the team in tackles (104) while adding 6.0 tackles for loss (-18 yards), 3.5 sacks (-12 yards), one interception that he returned one yard, four pass breakups, 37 fumble recovery yards, one fumble recovery touchdown and one forced fumble. Ranks third in the Pac-12 and in both tackles and tackles per game (8.7) with his tackles tied for 27th nationally and his tackle per game tied for 38th. - California Football

rSr/2024 ILB Jackson SirmonCalifornia
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  2022 ALL-PAC-12 CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION: DB Daniel Scott, R-Sr.,...Started all 12 games and contributed a career-high 85 tackles while adding 2.5 tackles for loss (-7 yards), a team-high and career-high-tying three interceptions that he returned a team-high and career-high 59 yards, a career-high four pass breakups and a career-high-tying two quarterback hurries. - California Football

rSr/2023 SS Daniel ScottCalifornia
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  2022 ALL-PAC-12 CONFERENCE FOOTBALL SECOND TEAM: P Jamieson Sheahan, Sr., California,..Played in all 12 games and is second in the Pac-12 and 14th nationally with a 45.1 yards per punt average that was just 0.5 yards per punt below Bryan Anger's school-record 45.6 in 2010 with 20 of his 65 punts traveling 50 or more of the 2934 total yards accumulated including a career-long 65-yarder against UC Davis, while forcing 21 fair catches and pinning opponents inside their 20-yard line on 21 occasions, with all of the season-long numbers career bests other than fair catches. - California Football

rSr/2023 P Jamieson SheahanCalifornia
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  2022 ALL-PAC-12 CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION: RB Jaydn Ott, Fr.,...Ranks among Pac-12 and NCAA leaders in all-purpose yards (1218, #4 Pac-12, #53 NCAA), overall rushing yards (897, #5 Pac-12, #55 NCAA), rushing yards per game (74.8, #6 Pac-12, #61 NCAA), total touchdowns (11, #7T Pac-12, #47 NCAA), all-purpose yards per game (101.50, #8 Pac-12, #68 NCAA), rushing touchdowns (8, #9T Pac-12, #70T Pac-12) and rush yards per carry (5.28, #10 Pac-12, #54 NCAA). - California Football

So/2026 RB Jaydn OttCalifornia
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  2022 ALL-PAC-12 CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION: DB Craig Woodson, R-Jr.,...Started a career-high all 12 games and contributed career highs of 75 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss (-8 yards), two interceptions that he has returned 41 yards including one for 39 yards and his lone career touchdown against UC Davis, one forced fumble, three pass breakups, two quarterback hurries. - California Football

rJr/2025 FS Craig WoodsonCalifornia
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  2022 SEC ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM: C Matthew Wykoff, Texas A&M,...Wykoff played in all 12 games in 2022, making nine starts after redshirting the 2021 season. The Magnolia, Texas native saw the majority of his snaps at center this season, while also filling in at left guard against Alabama. He and the rest of the offensive line cleared the way for one of the top running backs in the SEC and the nation this year, who racked up over 1,000 yards on the season and was one of the top scorers in the league. - Texas A&M Football

rSo/2026 OG Matthew WykoffCalifornia
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  Although action doesn't officially start until Monday, among the reported quarterbacks in, or planning to be to enter the transfer portal as of Dec. 1 is ULM's Chandler Rogers: Rogers, a sophomore, started 18 games for the Warhawks in the past two seasons. A dual-threat guy, he had pockets of success for two different offensive coordinators. He showed good accuracy this season with an improved receiving corps. - NFL Draft Scout and online sources

rJr/2025 QB Chandler RogersCalifornia
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  2022 ALL-BIG SKY SECOND TEAM: OL Rush Reimer (MSU),...While the Bobcat offensive line helped Montana State lead the Big Sky in most rushing yards and fewest sacks allowed, no players from that group were chosen all-league first team. Offensive tackle Rush Reimer (2nd team), guard JT Reed (3rd team) and center Justus Perkins (honorable mention) each earned awards as sophomores. - Montana State Football

rJr/2025 OG Rush ReimerCalifornia
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  2022 ALL-BIG SKY THIRD TEAM: ILB Teddye Buchanan (UCD),...Buchanan, a team captain as a sophomore, changed the landscape of the Aggie defense when he was on the field. An injury derailed nearly half his season, but despite the lost time, Buchanan ranked fourth on the team with 43 total tackles and was tied for third with 28 solo stops. The South San Francisco native picked up three passes, registered three tackles for loss and forced and recovered a fumble. At No. 2 South Dakota State, the linebacker tallied 10 tackles, with eight solo stops and forced a fumble. - California-Davis Football

rJr/2025 ILB Teddye BuchananCalifornia
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