Kenny Hill obviously was the best player this week and the four letter network has already overexposed him so I'm gonna dispose of him with one long run on sentence. Good job Kenny, I'm sure ESPN will drive me to despise your name as they have done with the entire SEC (Especially Tim Tebow), Brett Favre, and the Browns current back up QB. On to the other heroes:
1.) Rashad Greene, WR, Noles:
2.) Amari Cooper, WR, Bama:
3.) Kenny Hilliard, RB, LSU:
1.) Tanner McEvoy Wisconsin QB:
2A & 2B.) 2A: George O'Leary (HC UCF) and Mike London (HC UVA):
UCF went into the locker room down 10-3. Enter Justin Holman in the second half: 9/14 204 yards passing 1 passing TD and 2 rushing TDs. Holman led a great drive in the fourth quarter scoring with 1:11 left in the game but PSU was able to put together a good drive and win on a last second FG. If O'Leary started Holman I can't imagine the Knights losing this one.
2B: Human resources calling Mike London.
1.) Temple over Vanderbilt by 30 points in Nashville.
QB PJ Walker and the Owls built off of the momentum from the end of last season and smashed an SEC team coming off of an 8 win season on its home turf. I know there was a lot of attrition but there were enough James Franklin kids left at Vandy and there is no excuse for this kind of performance.
2.) Texas A&M 52-28 and Kenny Hill.
It is too early to say that Kenny Hill is the next ____ or ____ but it is not to early to say that Sumlin has a system in place that allows his QBs to shine. USCjr was ranked ninth in the country coming in and got exposed as a soft team with a suspect secondary, a lack of size at WR, and no depth behind Mike Davis. It's hard to gauge South Carolina at this point. Younger players will emerge for USCjr as the season progresses but this game shows the areas in which those players must emerge.
3.) LSU's comeback over Wisconsin.
Let me get this out of the way before we start, LSU is DBU. They absolutely shut down Wisconsin's passing game (50 yards through the air and 2 picks at crucial times in the 4th) relegating them to a one dimensional running attack. LSU dared Wisconsin to throw the ball in the 4th with a heavy front and when the Badgers took the bait the secondary picked them off twice. That's boss shit right there.
Props to Jennings, Hilliard, and Diarse for stepping up in the fourth to steal the victory. That catch and run by Diarse was some grown man business that those little Wisconsin DBacks wanted zero parts of. Good win for Less Miles.
4.) How quickly DC Jeremy Pruitt has impacted the Jawja Dawgs.
Pruitt is best known for being a genius at second half adjustments as well as finding diamonds in the rough that produce at a high level (See Nate Andrews at FSU). Welp, I didn't expect Pruitt to simply copy and paste his productivity from FSU to UGA but that is what he did. Georgia was tied with Clemson 21-21 at the half. The final score? 45-21. Clemson converted ONE FIRST DOWN IN THE SECOND HALF. One.
Now keep in mind that Pruitt dominated Chad Morris's (Clemson's OC) scheme last year at FSU straight out of the gate. But with heavy attrition to graduation and the NFL drastically transforming the face of the Clemson offense, Kelly came out and hung 21 on UGA. The fact that Clemson only mustered one measly first down in the second half speaks volumes about Pruitt's ability to make adjustments. If you don't believe me as Gus Mahlzan.
Also, that kid Aaron Davis, #35 who made that great interception, yeah he's a walk on RS freshman. Who do you think made the evaluations that got that kid on the field? As an FSU fan it pains me to write this. We sure could have used Pruitt last night against the Cowboys.
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