In a year of sweeping change at Notre Dame, hope springs (Yahoo Sports)
This year of sweeping change for Notre Dame passed another mile marker Saturday with the Blue and Gold spring game. The 20,000 or so fans that took in the 2-hour intra-squad scrimmage at Notre Dame Stadium on a bright day got a glimpse of a promising first-year starting quarterback and a taste of the schemes being implemented by new coordinators on both sides of the ball. The most meaningful ways the Fighting Irish are being transformed after a 4-8 season - the worst in seven years under coach Brian Kelly - have been happening behind the scenes.
Alabama spring game showcase for Hurts, young backfield (Yahoo Sports)
Alabama's offensive backfield is sporting a new look these days, even if in some ways it's only temporary. Coaches and teammates say quarterback Jalen Hurts has improved his dropback passing during spring practices while his freshman backups learned the offense and got acclimated to college life. Then there's a talented group of tailbacks, half of whom are recovering from injuries and unlikely to play in Saturday's spring game at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Kiffin's first spring at FAU comes to a close (Yahoo Sports)
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Lane Kiffin had his trademark windbreaker on for Florida Atlantic's spring game, replete with the omnipresent visor underneath the headset.
Fromm shines, Eason 'electric' at times in Dogs' spring game (Yahoo Sports)
Georgia quarterbacks Jacob Eason and Jake Fromm had the stage Saturday, when the Bulldogs' G-Day spring game was designed to feature the passing game. The results were mixed, especially for Eason, the sophomore returning starter . Eason flashed what coach Kirby Smart calls ''electric throws'' that enabled the quarterback to win the starting job as a true freshman in 2016.