LSU WR Kayshon Boutte changes mind days before Citrus Bowl, declares for NFL draft
Kayshon Boutte isn’t staying at LSU for the 2023 season after all. The wide receiver announced after the regular season that he was going to return for another season of college football. “LSU has been nothing but amazing to me,” Boutte wrote in his initial statement. Boutte joins WR Jaray Jenkins, edge rusher BJ Ojulari and CF Mekhi Garner as LSU players who won’t play against Purdue and will prep for the draft. Purdue, meanwhile, won’t have starting QB Aidan O’Connell, top TE Payne Durham and leading receiver Charlie Jones.wftv.com
STAT WATCH: Numbers reflect dominance of Alabama, Clemson
Both teams flexed their muscles in winning their respective conference championship games. The last time Alabama was held below 35 points came in a 44-16 loss to Clemson in a CFP championship game to cap the 2018 season. Clemson’s 34-10 Atlantic Coast Conference championship game rout of Notre Dame improved Trevor Lawrence's record as a starting quarterback to 34-1. San Jose State and Ball State will face off in the Arizona Bowl on Dec. 31. San Jose State is seeking to complete its first unbeaten season since a 13-0 finish in 1939.
Swamp stunner: LSU beats No. 6 Florida with 57-yard FG late
But for most of the game, Trask looked nothing like the Heisman Trophy front-runner. But for most of the game, Trask looked nothing like the Heisman Trophy front-runner. Florida: The Gators have all kinds of issues heading into the title game. POLL IMPLICATIONSThe Gators surely will tumble in the next AP college football poll and in the CFP rankings. ___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/Collegefootball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25