Florida running back Adam Lane plans to join the Eastern Kentucky football program, a Times-Picayune report said.
The Gators granted the sophomore a release from the program Sunday. Lane will be immediately eligible for the Colonels.
The 5-foot-7, 222-pounder rushed 16 times for 109 yards and a touchdown Jan. 3 in the Gators' 28-20 defeat of East Carolina in the Birmingham Bowl, en route to the game's MVP honors. He managed just 72 yards on eight attempts to that point in his freshman campaign.
Five carries and 60 yards of those regular-season numbers came in Florida's 52-3 defeat of Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 22.
Vols lose top lineman
Tennessee offensive guard Marcus Jackson could miss the entire 2015 season after undergoing surgery, leaving the Vols without their most experienced lineman.
Coach Butch Jones said Jackson could miss eight or nine months.
"If he has any opportunity of returning, it would probably be toward the tail end of the season (or) to a bowl game," Jones said.
Jackson, a redshirt junior, started all 12 games last season for the Vols and five more in 2011, a season that saw him earn All-SEC freshman honors.
The Vols gave up 43 sacks last season, more than any other SEC team. Tennessee will need blocking up front for its talented backfield of quarterback Josh Dobbs and running backs Jalen Hurd and Alvin Kamara.
Showtime showcases Irish
Showtime will chronicle the Notre Dame football team's 2015 season in A Season With Notre Dame, the network announced Tuesday.
The show will debut Sept. 8, three days after the Fighting Irish open their season at home against Texas.
"The series chronicles the University of Notre Dame's quest for a college football playoff national championship with weekly, all access coverage," the network said. "We're giving an inside look at Notre Dame's star players in the locker room and the classroom as the series transports you beyond the field and into the lives of student athletes throughout the season."