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Blake Barnett will transfer to Arizona State.

Impact

Barnett became unhappy with his situation at the University of Alabama after getting benched in favor of true freshman Jalen Hurts early in their undefeated campaign, which ultimately informed his decision to leave the football program midseason. Because of that decision to leave midseason, he'll be eligible to play right away for Arizona State in 2017, and he'll likely be their starter from the get-go.

Coach Mark Hudspeth announced Monday that Darius Hoggins (ankle) will play in the New Orleans Bowl, the Daily Advertiser reports.

Impact

Hoggins is the third leading rusher on the Ragin' Cajuns this season, behind only starting running back Elijah McGuire and quarterback Anthony Jennings. However, he has been explosive out of the backfield in limited opportunities, averaging a team-high 5.6 yards per carry. After injuring his ankle late in their game last week against Louisiana-Monroe, the Ragin' Cajuns will be happy to have Hoggins back for the New Orleans Bowl against a tough Southern Miss defense that has only given up an average of 330.9 yards per game.

Coach Mark Hudspeth indicated Monday that he believes Jared Johnson (concussion) will "definitely" play in the New Orleans Bowl against Southern Miss, the Daily Advertiser reports.

Impact

Johnson missed all of 2015 due a knee injury and has dealt with multiple injuries this season to the point where he hasn't been able to make it through a full game. Now that he appears to be healthy, it will be interesting to see what the senior wideout can add to a Ragin' Cajuns passing offense that has only produced 12 total touchdown passes so far in 2016. Johnson will also face a tough matchup against a Southern Miss defense that is ranked 18th in the country in opponent yards per game (330.9).

Nick Tiano has decided to continue his career at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Impact

Tiano wasn't highly recruited out of high school, but earned himself a few offers from FBS schools. With sophomore Nick Fitzgerald seemingly taking the starting role for Mississippi State, Tiano has decided to transfer back home and play out his career with Chattanooga, where he should be in contention immediately for the starting role.

Tyrone Owens (foot) is expected to play in New Mexico's bowl game against UTSA on Dec. 17, the Albuquerque Journal reports.

Impact

Owens was unable to play in the regular season finale, but he'll evidently be available to serve as New Mexico's second-leading runner behind top back Teriyon Gipson. Owens ran for 1,084 yards and seven touchdowns on 134 carries (8.1 YPC) during his 11 healthy games this year.

According to coach Barry Odom, Nate Brown has recovered enough from his ankle surgery to run routes at practice, and should be ready to go for spring practices, Tod Palmer of the Kansas City Star reports.

Impact

Brown was the Tigers second-leading receiver in 2015, catching 27 passes for 326 yards and four touchdowns. He was unable to play this season, but looks to be a top competitor for targets next season.

Leonard Fournette (ankle) announced he will enter the 2017 NFL Draft.

Impact

Fournette was one of the most hyped recent recruits in college football, arriving to LSU with a notoriety comparable to that of Jadeveon Clowney at South Carolina three years prior. It's not surprising, then, that Fournette arrived to LSU already physically prepared to play in the NFL. His early entrance to the draft was therefore a foregone conclusion all along, and after a dominant three years at LSU he's poised to land in the first round of the 2017 draft. Fournette figures to primarily compete with Florida State's Dalvin Cook in the race to be the first running back selected, but both players could go higher than running backs generally have in recent years. Listed at 6-foot-1, 235 pounds, Fournette shows rare straight-line explosiveness, and a 40 time in the 4.40 range is expected in pre-draft workouts. His lateral movement is probably lacking relative to Cook, and that might be the most meaningful distinction between the two. Even if a bit linear as a runner, Fournette's violent power and safety-splitting speed give him the traits of a potentially dominant NFL starter. He ran for 3,830 yards (6.2 YPC) and 40 touchdowns in 32 career games to this point, adding 41 receptions for 526 yards and a touchdown. His athletic traits and skill set may resemble that of former Chiefs running back Larry Johnson, though Fournette likely has far preferable character. Even in this age of the devalued running back position, it would be a surprise if Fournette fell out of the first round. In the meantime, Fournette remains questionable for LSU's bowl game against Louisville on Dec. 31.

Mike White's coach, Jeff Brohm, accepted the head coaching position at Purdue.

Impact

White enjoyed a uniquely favorable situation in 2016, playing for a great coach in Brohm while surrounded by exceptional skill position talent with Anthony Wales, Taywan Taylor and Nicholas Norris. While Western Kentucky may keep assistant coach Tony Levine on board going forward, Brohm was clearly from a different tier than Levine, who floundered at Houston prior to taking a lesser role with Western Kentucky. Between the loss of Brohm and the graduation of the previously mentioned trio of skill position stars, there's reason to fear White's production will fall off a cliff in 2017. White has at least one game left with his current senior teammates, though, as Western Kentucky will take on Memphis in the Boca Raton Bowl on Dec. 20.

Bucky Hodges pulled in a 42-yard catch Saturday against Clemson.

Impact

It marked just the second time all season where Hodges had failed to record multiple catches. With one game remaining, he's already set a personal best in yardage with 640 while tying a career-high with seven touchdowns. He seems very likely to be playing his last collegiate game in the Belk Bowl against Arkansas, as Hodges is an early entry candidate.

Isaiah Ford caught four passes for 89 yards Saturday against Clemson.

Impact

Ford failed to score for the third straight time, and despite playing one additional game to date, finishes with seven touchdowns compared to 11 from a season ago. Still, he's topped 1,000 yards for the second straight year, and remains the only Hokie to ever cross the century mark as a receiver. It's uncertain if Ford is exploring the NFL Draft following a bowl game against Arkansas, where he'll be a good bet to snap his scoring streak in what should be a high scoring contest.

Cam Phillips led the Hokies with a season-high 12 catches for 92 yards and a touchdown Saturday against Clemson.

Impact

It was the third straight game where Phillips has found the end zone, and he closes the regular season by blowing past previous personal bests, finishing with 70 catches for 868 yards and five scores. He remains a complimentary piece in this offense behind Isaiah Ford and Bucky Hodges, but a very useful one and thus a nice late target in bowl pools to close out the season.

Travon McMillian ran seven times for 37 yards and two touchdowns Saturday against Clemson.

Impact

The performance sums up McMillian's season almost to perfection; limited touches, and a great nose for he end zone. Coming off of a 1,042 yard season, McMillian closed the regular season with just 637 yards on 136 carries. But he managed to score nine times on 146 touches compared to eight times on 212 touches last season. As such, he'll be a tremendous boom or bust option in bowl challenges against Arkansas, while also facing an uncertain role in 2017.

Jerod Evans completed 21-of-35 passes for 264 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's ACC Championship against Clemson, adding two touchdowns and 46 yards on 21 rushing attempts.

Impact

Evans was picked off twice in the contest, having entered the game with only five interceptions all season. Still, he'll enter a bowl game against Arkansas with 37 total touchdowns, 10 of which came on the ground, including seven in his last five games. He's the focal point of a high scoring offense, and should be a nice bargain in bowl pools in a game that shouldn't be short on points.

Hunter Renfrow caught two passes for 46 yards and a touchdown Saturday against Virginia Tech.

Impact

Renfrow had not scored since October 29 against Florida State, and has topped two catches just once in his last five games. He's a trusted option in the passing attack, but is no better than fourth for targets, and needs some attrition before he'll present some value in 2017. Renfrow is unlikely to be highly productive over the College Football Playoff, regardless of how far Clemson advances.

Artavis Scott caught seven passes for 48 yards Saturday against Virginia Tech.

Impact

It's the fourth time in five games Scott has gone for at least seven catches, having scored three times in that span. He has minimal, at best, yardage upside heading into a semi-final matchup with Ohio State, but Scott's volume keeps his floor from bottoming out, making him a solid WR3 in bowl formats.

Jordan Leggett caught four passes for 49 yards and two touchdowns Saturday against Virginia Tech.

Impact

Leggett is coming up big when his team needs him, having scored three times over the final two weeks against rival South Carolina, and now in the ACC Championship game. Clemson has leaned on its veterans more as the games matter, and there's little reason to think Leggett gets shut out against Ohio State in a playoff semi final, making him a top tight end target if you're in a bowl pool.

Mike Williams had five catches for 57 yards Saturday against Virginia Tech.

Impact

The outing snapped a four-game scoring streak for Williams, and represented his third-lowest output of the season yardage wise. He's going to be the focal point of the Ohio State defense in the playoff semi-final, but there's little reason to give pause when drafting Williams in a bowl pool. He remains one of the nation's elite.

Wayne Gallman ran 17 times for 59 yards and a touchdown Saturday against Virginia Tech.

Impact

Gallman scored in his sixth straight game, though he posted his lowest yardage output in three games and second lowest since October 15. Gallman's workload remains steady, but his proclivity to find the end zone has overshadowed his modest yardage totals. He's likely to be far more important to Clemson's postseason success than he is to a fantasy lineup in a bowl pool, given his potential low floor.

Deshaun Watson completed 23-of-34 passes for 288 yards and three touchdowns Saturday against Virginia Tech, adding 85 yards and two scored on 17 rushes.

Impact

Watson appears to be putting his team on his back as the game magnitude increases. He has 11 total touchdowns in two weeks, and the knock on him all season long was his dramatic decrease in rushing attempts. That wasn't the case Saturday, and he appears to be a man on a mission entering the College Football Playoff.

Ricky Town is expected to transfer from Arkansas, Trent Shadid of SEC Country reports.

Impact

Coach Bret Bielema said that Town is looking to transfer to a junior college in hopes of getting on the field immediately. Town transferred from USC to Arkansa in fall of 2015 and then redshirted. He has not played this season.