June 20, 2024

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  1. What is the point in watching? Can NFL coaches trust college players opting out from the team? If players are only in it for the money, or that takes top priority, what’s the point in watching games when players aren’t playing to win.

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    Money, money, and more money. That is where college football has been going for a long time, more so today, and we may be losing any reason for watching bowl games. We thought about listing bowl games, then including players opting out, hoping to make it big in the NFL. One game. One last game before heading to the NFL, and they are watching their team play from home. Apparently, we won’t see their best, because, unfortunately, money is the only reason they played football, or at least, that’s the message. Hmmm… Maybe we will show. Here goes:

    College football players skipping bowl games

    Oregon DE Kayvon Thibodeaux
    Oregon CB Mykael Wright
    Arkansas WR Treylon Burks
    SMU WR Reggie Roberson
    SMU WR Danny Gray
    Notre Dame S Kyle Hamilton
    Notre Dame RB Kyren Williams
    Tennessee CB Alontae Taylor
    Michigan State RB Kenneth Walker III
    West Virginia RB Leddie Brown
    Arizona State RB Rachaad White
    Purdue DE George Karlaftis
    Nevada QB Carson Strong
    Pitt QB Kenny Pickett
    Pitt CB Damarri Mathis
    Mizzou RB Tyler Badie
    Texas A&M S Leon O’Neal
    Texas A&M RB Isaiah Spiller
    Penn State LB Brandon Smith
    Penn State LB Ellis Brooks
    Penn State WR Jahan Dotson
    Penn State S Jaquan Brisker
    Ohio State WR Chris Olave
    Ohio State WR Garrett Wilson
    Ohio State OT Nicholas Petit-Frere
    Ohio State DT Haskell Garrett
    UTSA RB Sincere McCormick
    Mississippi State OT Charles Cross
    Iowa State RB Breece Hall
    So far, there have been several key players who’ve announced they’ll skip their bowl games and prepare for the NFL Draft instead.

    Oregon defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux, considered a potential No. 1 overall pick, announced on Instagram on Dec. 6 that he will forgo the Ducks’ trip to the Valero Alamo Bowl on Dec. 29 against No. 16 Oklahoma, and instead begin to prepare for the NFL Draft.

    Updated list of college football stars skipping bowl games for …

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