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West Virginia Mountaineers Notably Absent From Sports Illustrated's List Of Top 100 Players

With a few highly touted players in 2016, one would be lead to believe the Mountaineers have at least one of the top 100 players in the country. Sports Illustrated believes otherwise.

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Football:

Sports Illustrated released their list of the top 100 players for the 2016 season, and the West Virginia Mountaineers were no where to be found on the list. One would have to believe at least a couple Mountaineers would make an appearance on a list such as this. Tyler Orlosky is being touted as the nation's best center, for example.

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Around The Big 12:

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Around The NCAA:

Joe Paterno's legacy has been the subject of pitched debate since the 2011 revelation that longtime Penn State assistant Jerry Sandusky had allegedly committed dozens of counts of sexual abuse against minors while on Paterno's staff, for which Sandusky was eventually convicted. There's a newly public allegation that Paterno didn't "want to hear" about Jerry Sandusky's abuse.

Maryland has long been considered a sleeping football giant because of money and a local recruiting base, but aside from brief success under Ralph Friedgen, this giant has remained comatose. Can new head coach DJ Durkin change that? He's nailed his first offseason, anyway.

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