Another running back has departed early from the University of Miami. The university announced Wednesday afternoon that Gus Edwards, who would have been a redshirt senior for the 2017 season, is transferring from the school. Earlier this month, Joe Yearby, who rushed for more than 1,000 yards in 2015, left for the NFL Draft. “Gus indicated to me that he would like to explore the possibility of other opportunities to continue his football career and we have given him permission to do that,’’ UM football coach Mark Richt said in a statement released by Miami. The 6-1, 230-pound Edwards is from Staten Island, N.Y., and previously notified people inside the UM athletic department that he was exploring
One Chicago White Sox prospect has gotten a jump on all of that, though.Michael Kopech was captured in a tweet Tuesday throwing one heck of a pitch. Kopech is the pitcher who came to the White Sox from the Boston Red Sox in the Chris Sale trade. The radar gun actually says Kopech’s pitch hit 110 mph. That’s insanely fast, faster than Aroldis Chapman, and four miles faster than anyone at any position threw any baseball in the entire 2016 season.
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