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Perlich’s Profiles: Jamie Newman, QB, Wake Forest

The top five quarterbacks in the 2021 NFL Draft are as locked in as they can get at this point in the process. That pentuplet would consist of Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields, Trey Lance, Zach Wilson, and Mac Jones. Things start to get interesting after those five, however. There a multiple playing styles and intriguing options for NFL teams in the middle rounds. There may be none more intriguing than Jamie Newman. Newman had the definition of a roller coaster offseason last summer. Early in the year, Newman decided to graduate transfer to Georgia after starting 16 games at Wake...

Austin Morris’s Top Five Wide Receivers for the 2021 NFL Draft

Moving forward through the position rankings for the 2021 NFL Draft, today we take a look at the wide receivers in this draft. If you missed my last article for the running back position, you can find it here. You can also find my article for quarterbacks here. Let’s dig in. 1. Ja’Marr Chase, LSU--6’1”, 205 lbs Courtesy: WAFB In 2019 Ja’Marr Chase had an amazing season. In LSU’s legendary championship run he caught for over 2,000 yards receiving and 23 touchdowns. Prior to this season, Chase decided to opt out and prepare for the 2021 NFL Draft. Judging by how rough...

Wake Forest’s Sage Surratt Latest To Opt Out

Last season, we saw a breakout performance from Wake Forest wide receiver Sage Surratt. In his redshirt sophomore season, Surratt fought 66 balls for 1,001 yards and 11 touchdowns. Mind you, this was only through nine games as Surratt suffered an injury to his right shoulder that required surgery. Today, Sage Surratt announced that he would opt out of the Wake Forest season, citing covid-19 uncertainties, and begin preparing for the 2021 NFL Draft. https://twitter.com/SageSurratt_14/status/1296101800760803328?s=20 Surratt is just the latest student athlete to do so. Earlier this month, Purdue receiver Rondale Moore also announced that he was opting out. Both players...

The Surratt Brothers: The Next Great Football Family

When you hear the term “football families”, names like the Mannings, McCafferys and Matthews immediately enter the mind. These families have captivated the viewing audience for several generations now, showing that the apple really doesn’t fall far from the tree. If you have been following the 2019 ACC football season, the Surratt name is one that has dominated the headlines. One older brother in Chapel Hill, the younger in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The ladder of the two has been especially spectacular this season. Sage Surratt During the 2018 season, we got a small glimpse into what Wake Forest wide receiver Sage...

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2022 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Michigan EDGE Aidan Hutchinson

Last season, Aidan Hutchinson was predicted to have a breakout season in Michigan. However, following a fracture leg that...

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