Written by Jeff Risdon on September 30, 2016
This week’s edition is defiantly SEC-free! You’ll hear enough about the inherent awesomeness of the Southeastern Conference on the morning yakfests, and several SEC teams will make a triumphant return to next week’s column.
Stanford at Washington, Friday 9 PM on ESPN
The PAC-12 smartly puts its marquee game in prime time on Friday, where the entire football nation can watch two top-10 teams square off in Seattle.
Everyone knows Cardinal star Christian McCaffrey, the best playmaking RB in the nation and in this draft class. The obvious draft comparison is one McCaffrey himself has endorsed, Reggie Bush. Heck he even wears No. 5 in tribute to the former USC star, who had an uneven NFL career pockmarked by numerous injuries. McCaffrey is more sturdily built but just as explosive. Like Bush, I see him being a fantastic receiving RB but more hit-and-miss as a traditional runner at (read more…)