Chip Patterson

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These college football players will replace top stars who departed early for the 2022 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft deadline has passed for underclassmen, so here's who is up next to help fill the shoes of these stars

Jahleel Billingsley transfers to Texas: Ex-Alabama TE joins Longhorns, reunites with Steve Sarkisian

Billingsley committed to Texas as one of the top-ranked players in the transfer portal

Former Alabama QB Paul Tyson, great-grandson of Bear Bryant, transferring to Arizona State

Tyson was a four-star prospect in the 2019 recruiting class, but was buried on the depth chart

Noah Cain transfers to LSU: Former starting RB for Penn State could boost Brian Kelly's offense

Cain was a breakout star during his freshman campaign in 2019

College football rankings: Georgia tops postseason CBS Sports 130 as Ohio State returns to top five

Finalizing our 2021 college football rankings after yet another exciting bowl season

Coaches Poll top 25: Ohio State finishes in top five, Oklahoma into top 10 of final college football rankings

Georgia is the unanimous No. 1 after winning the national championship, followed by Alabama at No. 2

National championship 2022: Five keys to Alabama beating Georgia and winning the College Football Playoff

What the Crimson Tide must do to successfully defend their national title against a well-known opponent

College football picks, schedule: Predictions against the spread, odds for New Year's Day bowl games

A close look at the huge slate of New Year's Day bowl games to kick off 2022

Oregon football recruiting: Four-star CB Cole Martin commits to Ducks on CBS Sports HQ

Martin chose to join his father with the Ducks over offers from other Pac-12 programs

Kentucky vs. Iowa: Live stream, watch online, TV channel, Citrus Bowl prediction, pick, odds, spread

Wildcats coach Mark Stoops will face his alma mater for the first time on Saturday in the Citrus Bowl

Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma State: Live stream, watch online, channel, Fiesta Bowl prediction, pick, odds, spread

The Marcus Freeman era at Notre Dame begins with a top-10 Fiesta Bowl matchup against Oklahoma State

Notre Dame football recruiting: Four-star DB Peyton Bowen commits to Irish on CBS Sports HQ

Bowen chose Notre Dame over a host of other big-time programs on New Year's Day

Washington State vs. Central Michigan: Live stream, watch online, Sun Bowl prediction, pick, odds, spread

Central Michigan drove from Arizona to El Paso to face Washington State in the Sun Bowl

Wake Forest vs. Rutgers: Live stream, watch online, TV channel, Gator Bowl prediction, pick, odds, spread

Rutgers is replacing Texas A&M as Wake Forest's opponent in the Gator Bowl

North Carolina vs. South Carolina: Live stream, watch online, Duke's Mayo Bowl prediction, pick, odds, spread

Mack Brown last faced South Carolina in Charlotte in his return to the sideline in 2019

Chip Patterson has spent his young career covering college sports from the Old North State. He's been writing and talking about football and basketball for CBS Sports since 2010. You may have heard him as host of SEC on CBS Podcast or as a guest radio host around the Raleigh-Durham area. A North Carolina graduate, Chip also helped found a local production company responsible for a number of programs, including the once-popular Bomani and Jones.

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