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The Shotgun/Throwdown (7/3/18): ESPN Experts Select Will Grier as Best Quarterback in College Football

The Summer of Will Grier Hype Heats Up

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Who will be the nation’s top QB in 2018 | ESPN
Everything starts and ends with the quarterback. A quarterback can make or break a team, but these passers are sure to light up the gridiron this fall.

Sporting News 2018 college football preseason All-Americans | Sporting News
David Sills V is named to the Sporting News preseason All-American list.

WV MetroNews – Has time come for Wesco and WVU tight ends?
The senior from Martinsburg has been a bit player during his first two seasons with the Mountaineers, but it may be time for his role to increase.


Jevon Carter puts the clamps on Trae Young one more time in NBA debut - The Smoking Musket
Jevon Carter had a great night in his NBA Summer League debut, which could be the beginning of a promising professional career.

VIDEO: Trae Young's First Summer League Game Looks Like His First Time Playing Basketball | 12up
Jevon Carter continues to make life difficult for Trae Young as they make their NBA Summer League debuts.

Carter, Grizzlies to face Miles, Kings in NBA Summer League - WVIllustrated
Jevon Carter and Daxter Miles Jr. may share a basketball court again soon, this time as opponents.

Former Mountaineer Jones helps USA Basketball to win in Cuba - WVIllustrated
Kevin Jones has created a diverse pro basketball resume for himself since his final game as a Mountaineer. He added another accomplishment to the list Sunday, by helping his home country win a game in Cuba.

WV MetroNews – Three Guys Before The Game – DaSean Butler Episode
Mountaineer basketball legend Da'Sean Butler joins this episode of Three Guys Before The Game.

Around the Big 12

Girod indicates search for new athletic director drawing to a close |
The search for a new athletic director at the University of Kansas is on pace to be done by the end of summer, but could wrap up as shortly as two weeks, Chancellor Douglas Girod said Wednesday.

Men's Basketball announces 2018-19 non-conference schedule - Texas Athletics
The Longhorns' non-conference basketball schedule features games against Purdue, VCU, and other big name college basketball programs.

Around the NCAA

Simulating the World Cup of College Football -
What if we put the 32 best college football teams through a group stage and knockout round?

Big Ten commissioners propose college football national injury report to NCAA -
Big Ten athletic directors have asked the NCAA to implement the requirement for a national injury report in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision allowing states to regulate legalize gambling.

Why Oregon seems like the pick for star recruit Mycah Pittman -
Pittman has done his homework on the Ducks and Gators.

President Trump to visit Greenbrier resort Tuesday evening | Politics |
President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit The Greenbrier resort Tuesday.

NBA free agent signings 2018: Keeping track of every deal -
2018 NBA free agency began this weekend, and headlines are already being made.

World Cup 2018: Who has advanced to the quarterfinals? -
We have all the info on which teams are moving on to the quarterfinal matches.

Rajon Rondo is the latest player to join LeBron James and the Lakers -
The Lakers continue to make big moves as NBA free agency progresses.

Safe to say he didn’t agree with the call.

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