The center of the sports world was far from Catholic Central High School on the morning of Wednesday, October 4, but in the Cougars' gymnasium, it felt like everyone had a place to be. There were hundreds of students and faculty, stuffed in the stands next to each other, and a handful of media personnel, including myself, in attendance....
Jarrett Stidham's career began in Stephenville, Texas, where he developed into a four-star recruit, according to Rivals. As a senior, he passed for 2,934 yards and 35 touchdowns, on 183-260 passing accuracy. After originally committing to Texas Tech, Stidham switched to Baylor. He was rated as the sixth best dual-threat quarterback in his class.The Bears became known for their quarterbacks...
Nick Chubb, the Georgia running back, became a household name way back in 2014 when he took over for the suspended Todd Gurley. After a sensational freshman season, he was injured in 2015, but he is now back to prove that he's still the same player from 2014.Chubb's career began at Cedartown High School in Georgia, where he became...
Christian Wilkins and the rest of No. 3 Clemson's defensive line was at the forefront in Week 2's victory against No. 13 Auburn, but they've been making noise for years now, helping to lead the team to back-to-back championship games, including last year's title. Even before he stepped onto Clemson's campus, Wilkins was a force. He was rated the top...
Parris Campbell, one of Ohio State's top receivers, dropped a wide open touchdown against Indiana in Week 1. Well, this was before shaking off his mistake and totaling a team-high 136 yards, on six catches and one touchdown.No. 2 Ohio State downed Indiana, 49-21.Campbell hasn't been under the spotlight for much of his time at Ohio State. He has...
Derwin James, a star defensive back for Florida State, is the headline for Week 1's spotlight athlete. During his freshman year, James exceeded the hype, becoming a starter in the midst of the season and totaling 91 tackles, 4.5 sacks, along with two forced fumbles in 12 games.Unfortunately, James' sophomore campaign took a turn for the worst, as he...
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