Joe Burrow, Kyler Murray, More React to Return of EA Sports College Football

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistFebruary 2, 2021

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow throws a pass against Clemson during the second half of the NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. No. 1 overall pick Burrow and the rest of the rookie class will begin preparing for their first seasons in the NFL at home instead of at minicamps and team facilities this month. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
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College football is coming back to video games for the first time since 2013, and everyone is excited about it.

EA Sports announced Tuesday that it will bring back the popular game, which last appeared as NCAA Football 14. 

The first thing people wanted to discuss is who will be on the cover:

Joey Burrow @JoeyB

All I ever wanted was to be on the cover of this game and as soon as I graduate they bring it back https://t.co/C6JhkfQMpJ

Kyler Murray @K1

Put a real one on the cover! 😂 https://t.co/7RRprTaohB

Spencer Rattler @SpencerRattler

new NCAA game comin back... Who gonna be on the cover tho? 👀

Washington Football Team @WashingtonNFL

IT'S (BACK) IN THE GAME! @youngchase907 x @OhioStateFB https://t.co/1aVrB2hMGn

Texas Football @TexasFootball

Who’s next? 🤘 https://t.co/RDgSBNCwVF https://t.co/bV32iRoXOb

The Checkdown @thecheckdown


Former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson was the last cover athlete for this franchise.

Others were simply thrilled they get to play the game again.

Clemson Football @ClemsonFB

Did someone say NCAA Football is coming back?! https://t.co/kuuYdc7eUf

Matt Leinart @MattLeinartQB


Bleacher Report @BleacherReport

When you get to play NCAA Football again @BRGaming https://t.co/OmOkVwnxtN

Josh Dobbs @josh_dobbs1

We would have been nice on NCAA 16’ 🙄 https://t.co/iVaWmBuvhM

DaeSean Hamilton @SkeeterMills__

NCAA Football on the PS5 gonna be vicious

Cassius Stanley @cassius_stanley

NCAA Football coming back 👀😁👀😁👀😁👀

Fans will likely have to be patient with the process, as the game is not expected to return this year, per Michael Rothstein of ESPN.

There is still enough to celebrate as we await the next iteration of one of the top sports video games ever made.