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Elliott brings cut off shirt to red carpet

Former Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott wears a cut off shirt on the red carpet, reminiscent of the way he wore his jersey with the Buckeyes in the 2014 season.


Chris Fallica ESPN Staff Writer 

The last 5 Pac-12 QB to be selected 1st overall (Luck, Palmer, Bledsoe, Aikman, Elway) combined for 25 Pro Bowls

Chris Sprow 

Last time Ezekiel Elliott walked off a football field, this was the look. The draft getup is at least consistent.

Chris Sprow 

Buckeyes are going to be a frequent topic tonight in Chicago. Mel Kiper dressed appropriately.

Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation 

Nebraska has made a big deal out of satellite camps since head coach Mike Riley arrived in Lincoln, and he said the decision Thursday to bring the camps back will be a good thing for the Husker program and prospective-student athletes across the country. "I've said in the past that I see these camps as an opportunity for both coaches and young players, and anytime you can provide opportunity I view that as a good thing," Riley said. "The young men attending these camps benefit from good coaching that helps them further their football skills. It allows our staff to represent the University of Nebraska all around the country."

Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation 

Nevada head coach Brian Polian, who has coached at almost every level of college football, was outspoken when NCAA first banned satellite camps, but says today's ruling to bring them back is a victory for recruits. "I understand the desire for change, but until we can implement a comprehensive plan that addresses the needs of the (prospective-student athletes), the Group of 5, and the Power 5, leaving the camps intact is the right thing to do," Polian said. "The biggest winners today are the student-athletes that will be able to gain valuable exposure at low cost by attending these camps."

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Nebraska coach Mike Riley supports satellite camps. Here is his statement today on overturning of the ban:

Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation 

The overwhelming feedback from Group of 5 coaches after the NCAA's decision to bring back satellite camps is jubilation. "This is a great day for football campers all across the nation," Ball State director of player personnel Tilman Clark said. "Their abilities and aspirations can now be proven to college coaches this summer. Coaching staffs in the Group of 5 can now accommodate campers who have travel restrictions by attending other institutions camps to find Division 1 talent. This decision is a huge victory for players who are looking to earn a scholarship this summer."

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Now that the satellite camp ban has been overturned, the ACC has immediately changed its rule to reflect the NCAA rule. ACC coaches, who were not allowed to work satellite camps beyond a 50-mile radius from campus, will now be allowed to work all satellite camps. In addition, schools can host camps anywhere in their home state, or within 50 miles of campus if the camp is outside the state. Several schools, including Virginia Tech, have begun looking into the possibility of working satellite camps off campus.

Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation 

Even some coaches at Power 5 schools were excited by the NCAA's decision to bring back satellite camps. "I think it's a great thing all around for the potential student athletes and college staffs," Arizona general Manager/Director of player personnel Matt Dudek said. "There are so many facets with satellite camps that need to be further discussed before banning or putting limitations on them. At least, this allows camps that serve their communities and help young men beyond the football field continue to do their good work."

Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation 

Feedback on the NCAA's decision to reinstate satellite camps has been greeted with mostly positive comments so far, especially from coaches at Group of 5 programs that were greatly impacted by the original decision to ban them. "It allows for a Group of 5 School to reach out to more prospects and in a football related environment that fits into the budgetary constant into that we all have," said Rob Ianello, associate head coach/recruiting coordinator at Buffalo University. "It also greatly lessons the financial burden on the prospect."

Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation 

Most recruiters I visited with over the past few weeks were prepared for the NCAA to rescind the ban on satellite camps Thursday. Even though a vote by Division I Council outlawed them, most schools never officially cancelled their camps and kept preparing for them as if they were still going to happen.

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

On ESPN's NFL Insiders, Urban Meyer just called OSU WR Mike Thomas "the most competitive player I've ever had."