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Zion of College Football?
"He will be the Zion Williamson of College Football."
Bleacher Report's Adam Kramer wrote an article on Darnell Washington, a five-star recruit in the 2020 class whom some coaches have called the "best-looking" player they've ever seen.
The 6-foot-7, 245-pound Washington, like Zion, isn't the highest-rated player in his recruiting class (No. 14 overall, No. 2 athlete), but is a freak athlete who doesn't look like a high school junior.
Running With Ralphie
When Colorado football is good (or even decent), Folsom Field is one of the most underrated college football atmospheres. The stadium itself is underwhelming and in need of more renovations, the atmosphere is strong and Ralphie's run is pure, clean family entertainment.
Bill Connelly's team-by-team previews are some of the best in the business. And on Tuesday morning he dropped his Louisville preview: Give Scott Satterfield time to clean up Bobby Petrino’s mess.
Awesome episode of High Motor this week: After Kyle Rowland (Toledo Blade) talked John Beilein's departure and Michigan candidates, Steven Lassan (Athlon Sports) talked college football job rankings, dark horse conference title contenders, Big Ten quarterbacks and programs who have their perfect fit at head coach.
There aren't many great college fantasy football analysts. Mike Bainbridge is one of them, and his rankings are well worth the minimal investment.
Inside college football's non-conference scheduling wars … Only six teams have won at least nine games in each of the last three seasons … Tennessee landed a huge JUCO recruit … Memphis needs a new AD … Alabama true freshmen who could make an immediate impact.
In November 2014, Utah receiver Kaelin Clay dropped the ball before the endzone and Oregon ran it back for a touchdown. Here's the radio call from the bizarre sequence: