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JaJuan Lawson will transfer to Rhode Island, Rick Wright of the Albuquerque Journal reports.

Impact

Lawson, a redshirt junior, left New Mexico in search of a bigger role. He appeared in four games in 2016, completing 3-of-5 passes for 54 yards and no touchdowns.

Kamrin Solomon could face disciplinary action for playing a secondary role in the fight that saw teammate Kalib Woods suspended from the team, FAUOwlAccess.com reports.

Impact

Solomon is expected to serve as a leading wideout with Woods likely gone, yet even Solomon evidently played some sort of disturbing role in the incident that chased Woods off the team. Outside of its running back rotation, the Florida Atlantic offense is facing a great deal of uncertainty at the moment.

Kalif Jackson (foot) is expected to have an increased role in 2017, Jordan McPherson of the AJC's SEC Country Blog reports.

Impact

The redshirt sophomore was hampered by a foot injury that derailed his season in 2016, but he's on track to become a bigger part of the offense this year. Florida has a talented group of wideouts ahead of him on the depth chart, however, so Jackson will need to take major strides in the right direction during fall camp to be listed among the Gators' top four options.

Trevor Wood (shoulder) is listed as one of Arizona's most important players entering the 2017 season and could be due for a role increase, Michael Lev of the Arizona Daily Star reports.

Impact

A shoulder injury cut Wood's season short in 2015 and he caught just seven passes in what was a mess of a season for the Wildcats in 2016, but things could be different this year. According to Lev, coach Rich Rodriguez and company are aiming to get the tight ends more involved in the offense this season, which would obviously benefit Wood the most. It's best to temper expectations, as the role change likely won't have a massive impact on his production, but Wood should go well into double digits for receptions and his size (6-6, 245) will make him a weapon in the red zone.

Seth Shuman will not play football in 2017 so that he can focus on his baseball career, Nathan Deen of Savannah Now reports.

Impact

His absence leaves a massive hole at quarterback for the Eagles after last year's quarterbacks, Kevin Ellison and Favian Upshaw, exhausted their eligibility. Shuman was selected by the Orioles in the 2016 MLB amateur draft and has opted to focus on his baseball career for at least this season. With that, Georgia Southern will have to turn to transfer Ellis Richardson, redshirt freshman Shai Werts, or junior Kado Brown to run the offense.

B.J. Emmons will transfer from Alabama, Matt Zenitz of AL.com reports.

Impact

Emmons was the No. 2 ranked running back in the 2016 recruiting class, but he has now decided to play out his college career elsewhere. The exact reasoning behind the talented tailback's departure is still unknown, but he'll have all four years of eligibility remaining after sitting out last season.

Arizona State head coach Todd Graham said Thursday that the starting quarterback job is Manny Wilkins' to lose, Jeff Metcalfe of AZCentral.com reports.

Impact

With that, it appears as though Wilkins is ahead of Alabama transfer and former five-star recruit Blake Barnett for the starting job, but there is still plenty of time before the start of the regular season. Wilkins was ASU's leading passer last season, as he threw for 2,329 yards, 12 touchdowns and nine interceptions. He also rushed for 246 yards and five touchdowns on the ground.

Reese Leitao will be suspended for the first two games of the upcoming season, Brian Davis of the Austin American-Statesman reports.

Impact

Leitao, an incoming freshman from Oklahoma, was originally booked on felony drug charges back in February, but has since pleaded down to a misdemeanor, so Texas will give him another chance and allow him to enroll in school. However, he'll still be forced to sit out the first two games of the season as a consequence, which means his fist game action wouldn't come until a Sept. 16 matchup with USC. Leitao is just a freshman, though, so he could find playing time hard to come by once available.

Tony Nicholson is a candidate to see snaps at running back to start the regular season with starter Terence Williams ruled out until at least conference play, Craig Smoak of 1660 ESPN reports.

Impact

Nicholson is a redshirt freshman that came into Baylor as a defensive back, but was moved to wide receiver during fall before last season. Given his diverse skill set, Nicholas is now in line to potentially see some snaps out of the backfield, as the Bears will be without their star running back for at least the first three games of the regular season. Either way, head coach Matt Rhule naming Nicholson as a candidate to fill that void hints at the fact that the young wideout is adjusting nicely on the offensive side of the ball.

Coach Tom Herman announced Tuesday that Sam Ehlinger "will get every chance" to compete with incumbent starter Shane Buechele in fall camp, Brian Davis of the Austin American-Statesman reports.

Impact

Ehlinger is a freshman who arrives on campus as one of the top dual threat quarterbacks in the 2017 recruiting cycle. Herman alluded to the ideal situation being Ehlinger redshirting as a freshman, but Texas' lack of depth at that position complicates matters. With that, Ehlinger figures to see some work with the first-team offense in camp and will apparently get an opportunity to unseat Buechele. Still, it'd be one of the major upsets in the college landscape for Buechele to not win the starting job, so look for Ehlinger to open the season as the backup.

Jonathan Lovett is in line to see snaps at running back for the first three games of the season with regular starter Terence Williams (shoulder) ruled out until at least conference play, Craig Smoak of 1660 ESPN reports.

Impact

Lovett is a three-star prospect heading into his first season as a Baylor Bear, and with head coach Matt Rhule saying Tuesday that his star running back likely will be out until at least the start of conference play, the Bears are very light on running back depth. Stepping into the backfield right away can be a lot on the shoulders of a true freshman tailback, so Rhule also named wideouts Tony Nicholson, Blake Lynch and Trestan Ebner as candidates to see snaps out of the backfield.

Blake Lynch could see carries at running back to start the season with regular starter Terence Williams (shoulder) out until conference play, Craig Smoak of 1660 ESPN reports.

Impact

In his debut season with the Bears last year, Lynch caught 34 balls for 404 yards and three touchdowns before needed season-ending surgery to repair a broken finger. Now, Lynch was expected to be one of the top options for Baylor at wide receiver in 2017, and he could potentially have an even bigger role in the offense should he play out of the backfield. Head coach Matt Rhule also named freshman Jon Lovett and wide receivers Tony Nicholson and Trestan Ebner as candidates to see snaps at running back.

Coach Matt Rhule announced Tuesday that Terence Williams has a shoulder injury that will likely keep him out until Baylor opens conference play, Craig Smoak of 1660 ESPN reports.

Impact

Baylor's offensive depth was already a question mark when at full strength, and now that depth will be tested early with Williams' injury. If Williams is able to get back on the field by Rhule's projected timeline, he'd miss the first three games before making his season debut Sept. 23 against Oklahoma. Rhule pointed to receivers Blake Lynch,Tony Nicholson, and Trestan Ebner seeing work in the backfield in addition to freshman running back Jon Lovett. In any case, Williams' absence will have an impact on Baylor's run game early in the season.

Darren Carrington is aiming to play out his final season of eligibility at another program in 2017, Andrew Greif of The Orgonian reports.

Impact

Oregon head coach Willie Taggart recently dismissed Carrington from the program following his arrest for DUII earlier in July. However, because Carrington earned his degree in June, he will be able to play at another school this season as a graduate transfer. With fall camp rapidly approaching at most schools, Carrington's decision on where to play next may come sooner rather than later.

Kelly Bryant remains atop Clemson's quarterback depth chart heading into fall camp, Grace Raynor of The Post and Courier reports.

Impact

Clemson has plenty of talent at the quarterback position, but Bryant is still the favorite to start in the post-Deshaun Watson era. Bryant played sparingly behind Watson during his first two years on campus, but he did show some upside in his brief cameos. He completed 6-of-9 passes for 48 yards and a score last season and he ran for 156 yards and two scores as a freshman in 2015. The competition will likely wear on well into fall camp, but Bryant is positioned to head into the season as the Week 1 starter.

Ja'Deion High (foot) has returned to health, Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports.

Impact

High played in the final scrimmage for Texas Tech this spring. He missed the majority of last season after undergoing surgery to correct a foot injury. He joins a crowded receiving corps with at least four returners ahead of High on the depth chart.

Penny Hart has returned from a broken foot, Chris Grovich of Roar Lions Roar reports.

Impact

Hart has returned from a broken foot that ended his 2016 season. As a true freshman in 2015, he led the Sun Belt in receiving. Fellow wide receiver Robert Davis left the Panthers for the NFL which gives Hart even more of an opportunity to be an impact player for the team.

Antonio Callaway pled no contest to possession of marijuana and was fined $301, Edgar Thompson of the Orlando Sentinel reports.

Impact

While the drug charges have now been resolved, as a fine is reportedly basic procedure for a first-time offender, the ball is now in Florida's court to decide whether or not to suspended the talented wide receiver for any or all of the team's season-opener against Michigan on September 2. McElwain addressed the issue in a limited fashion last week, but there has not yet been any specific update on Callaway's status.

Simmie Cobbs was arrested Saturday in Indiana on misdemeanor charges of refusal to identify and resisting law enforcement, Justin L. Mack and Zach Osterman of the Indy Star reports.

Impact

This is yet another incident for Cobbs that could result in disciplinary action, as the redshirt junior receiver was one of six Indiana players suspended for the Hoosiers' season opener last season for "not living up to their responsibilities to the program at different times since the 2015 season." He's expected to open the season as the team's top wide out after missing the majority of the 2016 season to an ankle injury and, depending on if head coach Tom Allen eventually doles out a punishment for Saturday's events, should have ample opportunity to eclipse the 1,000-yard receiving threshold after doing so as a true sophomore in 2015.

Antonio Williams (hamstring) played in Ohio State's spring game, Bill Landis of Cleveland.com reports.

Impact

Williams fell down the running back depth chart last season as the hamstring injury stacked on top of a previous shoulder injury. He played in only a single game. While Mike Weber seems to have the starting running back spot locked in, Williams is still in play for the backup role.