ATHENS, GA – SEPTEMBER 15: Justin Fields #1 of the Georgia Bulldogs smiles as he leaves the field after the game against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders on September 15, 2018 at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)Ohio State is believed to be the favorite to land Georgia five-star freshman quarterback Justin Fields, who’s expected to depart the Bulldogs’ program following the Sugar Bowl.Fields has a connection to Ohio State, as he shares a personal quarterback coach with star Buckeyes’ QB Dwayne Haskins.Haskins revealed to reporters at the Rose Bowl that he’s spoken with Fields.“He’s a great kid,” Haskins said, per 247Sports.“He hit me up earlier. He’s just waiting to see what I do. I try to be positive and help as many people as I can. You know, Justin is going through something right now.”Haskins is a big fan of the former five-star recruit, who was ranked the No. 1 dual-threat prospect coming out of high school.Ohio State also has Tate Martell waiting in the wings. Martell appeared to send a “stay away” message to Fields on Twitter earlier this month.Oklahoma and Florida State are also believed to be in contention for Fields.Stay tuned.
The United States Coast Guard rescue crews located and recovered the body of a missing crew member from the 275-foot Chilean-flagged cargo vessel Berkay N Saturday, approximately 25 nautical miles north of Hatillo, Puerto Rico.The death and circumstances that caused Luis Leyva Aliaga, 62, a Chilean national and First Engineer aboard the Berkay N, to go overboard from the Berkay N remain undetermined and are being investigated, the Coast Guard said.The Berkay N was en route from Gibraltar to Cuba transiting approximately 45 nautical miles north of Puerto Rico when Leyva Aliaga was last seen and later reported missing.Coast Guard rescue crews began searching for Leyva Aliaga Thursday morning when Sector San Juan watchstanders received a VHF, channel 16, marine radio communication from the Berkay N reporting him missing, after he did not report to his scheduled watch at 4 a.m. Thursday and the crew was unable to locate him onboard. Leyva Aliaga reportedly was last seen in the ship’s galley at11p.m. Wednesday.“Coast Guard watchstanders in Sector San Juan received notification from a Good Samaritan Vessel Friday night, approximately 35 nautical miles off the northern coast of Hatillo, Puerto Rico, that had located but was unable to recover the body of a man floating in the water wearing blue coveralls,” the Coast Guard informed.The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65D Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Borinquen conducted a first light search Saturday morning and located the body of the missing crew member.The crew of the Coast Guard helicopter vectored-in the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez that recovered and transported the crew member’s body to Sector San Juan, where it was transferred to awaiting Puerto Rico Police and Forensic authorities.The 1984-built ship is owned by Turkish Menas Trading Istanbul.