It happens at every NFL draft and happened again this year. This year’s draft had 95 players with “special eligibility” and eight more who left their college teams early after graduating, and now the Associated Press’s Ralph Russo has the count at 27 undrafted underclassmen.
In his first year as Chino Hills (Calif.) head coach, Stephan Gilling guided the Huskies to a 30-3 record while dealing with constant interference from LaVar Ball, the father of LaMelo, LiAngelo and NBA prospect Lonzo. That would turn out to be Gilling’s only season as Chino Hills head coach. On Thursday, the Los Angeles Times reported that Chino Hills had “apparently” parted ways with Gilling. This weekend, Gilling confirmed the news in a Twitter video. Gilling declined to speak with For The Win at length about his firing, but in the video, he said that he was relieved to move on: “Hello everyone, I just wanted to make this video. Something short and sweet. I didn’t want to talk to any reporters