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Greg McElroy Reacts To Scott Frost’s Transfer Comments

Nebraska football head coach Scott Frost has found himself in a beef with the McCaffrey family after seemingly calling out his former QB Luke McCaffrey for transferring. But while he’s found new enemies in McCaffrey’s brothers, Christian and Max, he’s found an ally in Greg McElroy. Appearing on ESPN Radio,...
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Greg McElroy on Nick Saban's contract extension, evolution as a coach

Nick Saban and the University of Alabama agreed to a contract extension last week that will keep the coach in charge of the Crimson Tide football program through the 2028 season. The new agreement extended his current contract by three seasons through February 28, 2029. Saban’s base salary and talent...
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Greg McElroy: Tim Tebow at tight end will be ‘stupid’ disaster with Jaguars

Greg McElroy already saw one Tim Tebow tight end experiment. That was enough for him. McElroy was the other Jets quarterback in the ill-fated 2012 season after the team acquired Tebow from the Broncos. He thinks the Jaguars giving him a chance is a “stupid move.”. “[The Jets] tried switching...

Greg McElroy Has Very Blunt Message For Tim Tebow, Jaguars

You can count SEC analyst and former quarterback Greg McElroy among the many who aren’t fans of Tim Tebow joining the Jacksonville Jaguars for training camp. Appearing on SiriusXM ESPNU radio this week, McElroy ripped the Jaguars for trying him out as a tight end. He dismissed the idea that he could be used as a Taysom Hill-esque utility player, pointing out the huge difference in speed between them.

Greg McElroy criticizes Jaguars' plans to sign Tim Tebow

Tebow Mania is back as the Jacksonville Jaguars will reportedly sign the former Florida quarterback. Tebow is expected to make the switch to tight end as he reunites with Urban Meyer, his college head coach. Greg McElroy, who was Tebow’s teammate on the New York Jets and colleague at ESPN,...

Greg McElroy critical of expected Tim Tebow, Jaguars pairing

Tim Tebow is bound to hit the football field soon with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The former Heisman trophy winner is expected to sign with the team and his former Gators head coach Urban Meyer but for the most part, not many are a fan of the move. Tebow’s former New...
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Greg McElroy Names His Preseason Heisman Trophy Favorite

Last season, Alabama’s DeVonta Smith became the first non-quarterback to win the Heisman Trophy since 2015. It was an impressive feat, as he edged out Trevor Lawrence, Mac Jones and Kyle Trask. We’re still several months away from the 2021 college football season, but it sounds like the early favorite...
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Greg McElroy compares Bryce Young to All-America candidate

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young looks to be the heir apparent to an offense that has produced video game numbers over the past few seasons. And former Crimson Tide quarterback and now-ESPN analyst Greg McElroy compared him to another player who should contend for All-America honors this season. "There's no denying...

Greg McElroy on Spencer Rattler: 'Should be favorite to win Heisman'

Spencer Rattler had some growing pains to start the 2020 season, but the Oklahoma quarterback put his foot on the gas pedal to help Oklahoma to another Big 12 title. The Sooners also won the Cotton Bowl over Florida in dominant fashion. This coming season, it looks like Rattler is...

Greg McElroy compares Bryce Young to 2021 Heisman frontrunner

Alabama is entering a new era at the quarterback position. Mac Jones is off to the NFL, where he’ll likely be a Round 1 pick on Thursday night. In his place in Tuscaloosa is Bryce Young, who will enter his first year as the Crimson Tide starter on 2021. So,...
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Greg McElroy: 'Ludicrous' to call Iowa State football a top-four team

After coming off its best AP Top 25 finish in program history last season and returning an overwhelming amount of production this fall, it's only fair that Iowa State football has sky-high expectations heading into the 2021 season. A program that, not long ago, was struggling to win more than three games a season, the Cyclones currently rank at No. 4 in ESPN's Football Power Index for the upcoming season, though at least one SEC quarterback has complaints over that which he publicly aired.
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Greg McElroy Says 1 Team’s Preseason ESPN FPI Ranking Is ‘Ludicrous’

Matt Campbell and the Iowa State football program had a stellar season in 2020. The Cyclones went 9-3, amassing their best record in two decades. As a result, Campbell’s team has started to get early buzz this spring about its potential for the upcoming 2021 campaign. With starting quarterback Brock Purdy and dynamic running back Breece Hall coming back to Ames next fall, Iowa State slotted in at No. 4 in ESPN’s recent FPI rankings.

ESPN analyst Greg McElroy pessimistic about Ohio State's defense entering 2021

The quarterback battle may be one of the biggest storylines in Columbus this offseason, but that is not one of the concerning positions at Ohio State for one analyst. For ESPN analyst Greg McElroy, he is not worried about the Buckeye offense or who is under center in 2021. On Monday’s episode of College Football Live on ESPN, McElroy admitted that Ohio State has not had any issues at quarterback or offensively in recent history.
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Alabama's Mac Jones 'frustrated' by NFL Draft stock, Greg McElroy says

Alabama quarterback Mac Jones continues to rise up draft boards this spring after a record-breaking 2020 season, but he still might be the fourth or fifth prospect at the position for many teams after Clemson's Trevor Lawrence, BYU's Zach Wilson, Ohio State's Justin Fields and North Dakota State's Trey Lance. Now that the San Francisco 49ers have traded up to No. 3 overall and are in Tuscaloosa on Tuesday for Alabama's second Pro Day, many experts have speculated that Jones could go quite a bit higher than initially expected.