The New England Patriots were widely praised for their selection of Alabama quarterback Mac Jones during the 2021 NFL Draft. And it seems at least two annoymous coaches at the college level are feeling the same way one week later. The best guy I saw,” one Big Ten offensive coordinator said of Jones in an ESPN story published Friday.
A longtime New England Patriots player is now a college graduate, seven years after he was drafted by the organization. James White, who is entering his eighth season with the Patriots, has earned his degree in life sciences communication at the University of Wisconsin. The 29-year-old running back did not attend Saturday's in-person graduation ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium, where he starred for the Wisconsin Badgers but did express his excitement about getting his college degree.
C.J. Sapong scored a first-half goal and Alex Muyl added one in the second and Nashville upended Eastern Conference leader New England 2-0 on Saturday. Sapong scored on a sliding left-footed tap-in off a header from Walker Zimmerman at the 25th minute. The 1-0 lead marked Nashville's (1-0-3) first lead of the season.