The heat, humidity and lazy days of summer are coming, which means players in the SEC will be spending a lot of time getting their bodies right over the next three months before camps start.
They made it through the spring and most of them know where they will be playing this season (with some still dangling in the portal) and our minds are starting to shift to the images we will see in the fall.
This brings more questions than answers, like whether Greg Sankey can get this whole NIL thing under control.
But that’s for a different day. Today, we want to look at the questions surrounding some of the teams in America’s Conference. Of course, football is unscripted so everything can change, then change again.
We do know that no matter how the sport screws things up, we are still going to be there watching. College football is idiot-proof. I think. They sure have been trying lately to mess it up.
Is Texas A&M ready for its close-up?
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The No. 1 recruiting class… a coach who is expected to win national titles… a win over Alabama under the giant belt buckles Aggies wear…
What’s not to like?
Jimbo Fisher has not won more than nine games in four years at A&M and he has already cautioned fans about lofty expectations for this season. It may be a year away. Or never come at all. Who knows?
But the pressure will be palpable in College Station.
Is Anthony Richardson the real deal?
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The talent is there but we still aren’t sure if he’s ready to be a leader. And there really isn’t much of a sample size to go on.
But if [autotag]Billy Napier[/autotag] can get the best out of him and if he can start to show some maturity —and if he can stay healthy — AR-15 could live up to Todd McShay’s prediction of being a top-10 pick in the NFL draft.
A lot of “ifs” there,…