Like seasons of time, new football leagues spring up and then fall away almost every year now. 2021 is no exception to this trend. Last Saturday, a brand-new football league, the Fan Controlled Football League (FCF) played its first slate of games.
The Pro Football Writers of America named Derrick Henry its 2020 NFL Offensive Player of the Year. Henry led the NFL in rushing for the second consecutive season and helped lead the Tennessee Titans to an AFC South Division Championship.
Former Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker, DeMeco Ryans is being promoted from linebackers coach to defensive coordinator for the San Fransico 49ers. Ryans received the promotion after former defensive coordinator Robert Saleh left the 49ers to accept the head coaching position for the New York Jets.
In their midday news conference Thursday, several Alabama football players announced their departure from the program and their next steps towards the NFL Draft. Among them is red-shirt junior quarterback Mac Jones.