California will become the first state to mandate financial protections for student athletes who suffer career-ending injuries in some of the state's top college sports programs under a bill Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Thursday.
Notre Dame backup quarterback Pat Dillingham, the son of the San Francisco 49ers' team physician, knows a little about sports injuries. He knows they can happen anytime, so he has to be ready to play Saturday against Stanford.
Just 13 weeks removed from surgery to repair a torn ACL, LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger impressed a packed house full of NFL coaches, general managers and scouts by going through a full pro day workout on Wednesday.
Clemson Tigers freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson, who has been competing this spring for the starting job, suffered a slight crack in his collarbone during a scrimmage Monday and will be out for three weeks.
Miami Hurricanes quarterback Ryan Williams, the leading candidate to start for the Canes this fall, injured his right ACL on Friday night during a non-contact drill in the second scrimmage of the spring and will have surgery next week.