Author: Logan Jones

Logan Jones began writing for Gridiron Heroics in August of 2022. He primarily covers recruiting and the Oklahoma Sooners.

Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes Will Play on Sunday Against the Bengals According to Cameron Wolfe of NFL Network, Patrick Mahomes will start on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship. Andy Reid stated that Mahomes was “moving around good,” and that he can go out and play on Sunday. https://twitter.com/FOX56News/status/1619061129967243275 Patrick Mahomes went out with a high ankle sprain in the first quarter last week against the Jaguars, but later returned for the second half. Mahomes threw for 195 yards and two touchdowns on 30 attempts, and ultimately led the Chiefs to a 27-20 victory. Mahomes has previously…

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On Friday, former Buccaneers DT Warren Sapp stated that he has heard rumors out of Chicago that the Bears are looking to trade away Justin Fields and take Alabama quarterback Bryce Young with the number one overall pick. This comes as a shock considering how well Fields played for the Bears this season. It’s all just rumors at this point, and quite honestly, I’m a little skeptical about it. However, it is definitely something to watch out for, as this could be a massive addition for whoever trades for Fields. https://twitter.com/NFLRookieWatxh/status/1619009906346176512 “What I’m hearing out of Chicago is, they’re fixing…

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Plenty of position battles are taking place around the country, but there may not be another one as intriguing as the one taking place in Oxford, Mississippi. The Quarterback battle going on right now at Ole Miss is one of epic proportions. Several players have the opportunity to come out on top. The only question that remains is, who does Lane Kiffin trust the most? Let’s take a deep dive into who will be the starting quarterback for Ole Miss in 2023. The Contestants: Jaxson Dart – Junior Our first competitor for the starting job is Junior QB Jaxson Dart.…

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Five-Star Defensive Back Cormani McClain Flips to Colorado On Thursday night, one of the most shocking flips of the entire 2023 cycle happened. Five-star defensive back Cormani McClain flipped his commitment from the Miami Hurricanes to the Colorado Buffaloes. McClain is the number twelve overall player in the class according to the 247 composite (#1 CB). Deion Sanders and the Buffs have been making waves so far, both on the recruiting trail, and through the transfer portal. https://twitter.com/Hayesfawcett3/status/1616236364038643713 With Cormani McClain’s commitment, this marks back to back cycles in which Deion Sanders was able to flip the number one cornerback…

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Although they are usually a pretty good gauge of how a player will perform throughout their career, recruiting rankings don’t always get everything right. Every year, there are always a few guys that end up slipping through the cracks, and as a result, are extremely underrated players. This article is about some of those guys that did not quite get the recognition that they deserved. Here are the top five most underrated players in the 2023 class. Number One: Aidan Chiles – QB – Oregon State In my honest opinion, Aidan Chiles is far and away the most underrated QB…

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The coaching carousel is always a lot of fun to follow, and this year has been no different. Saints HC Sean Payton’s name has been thrown around for several jobs over the past few weeks. It is no surprise considering Payton is one of the most prestigious coaches in the sport. As time has gone on, there have been a few teams that have taken over the conversation on who will receive his services. Without further adieu, here are the top three landing spots for current Saints head coach Sean Payton Number One – Indianapolis Colts It is no secret…

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On Saturday, January 14th, the Oklahoma Sooners landed a commitment from offensive lineman Walter Rouse out of Stanford. Rouse has one year of eligibility remaining. He is a big addition for the Sooners, and will add some experience to a rather young offensive line room. Standing in at 6-6, 318-pounds, Rouse has plenty of size to start. He could be an immediate impact player for the Sooners in 2023, but if nothing else, he will at least add good depth to the offensive line. Walter Rouse originally committed to Nebraska, before Oklahoma ended up flipping him in the eleventh hour.…

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When you look at the landscape of college football in 2023, there is always one common denominator that separates the best from the rest– the offensive and defensive line. Although often overlooked, the line can ultimately make or break a team. It can be the difference between a national title, and missing out on the playoffs. Even though they are arguably the most important piece of a team, they rarely get any attention. We decided to throw the big guys a bone. Allow us to bring you inside the trenches and introduce you to the unsung heroes of the 2023…

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On Thursday, January 5th, long-time Wake Forest QB Sam Hartman entered the transfer portal. The ACC’s all time leader in passing touchdowns finally made his transfer official after defeating the Missouri Tigers 27-17 in the Gasparilla Bowl, a bittersweet end to Hartman’s tenure with the Demon Deacons. Wake Forest HC Dave Clawson had something to say about the transfer portal and it’s effect on college football as we know it. “What’s going on behind the scenes right now in college football, nobody’s stopping it. There’s no punishment. If this is the way it’s going to be, that’s fine, but let’s…

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Makari Vickers will ultimately go down as one of the biggest recruiting wins for Oklahoma in the 2023 cycle. Vickers hails from Tallahassee, Florida, a place that the Sooners have struggled mightily to recruit over the past several years. In 2023 that completely flipped on its head. Oklahoma signed five different players from the state of Florida, which was more than they signed from any other state. On Wednesday, I had the opportunity to interview Makari Vickers, and get to know why he chose Oklahoma. What Led Makari Vickers to Oklahoma? When I asked Makari about why he chose Oklahoma,…

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