Butt is an outspoken advocate of NCAA athletes getting paid for their likeness, which he detailed on social media throughout his college career and at Michigan’s Pro Day. So the same people arguing Butt should have sat out of the bowl game are on the same side of the argument of whether NCAA athletes should be paid. Butt is on their side.
“I think I should be the example of why athletes should be paid in college or why I can’t use my name to benefit off my likeness in college,” Butt said.
That’s the more productive exercise, otherwise we’ll end up with more exchanges between former Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky and ESPN analyst Dan Dakich, where both sides dig on the issue of players getting paid. Right now the conversation is two sides digging trenches.
The Combine belonged to Washington’s John Ross, the speedster who set the unofficial pre-draft record with a 4.22 40. Williams chose to not run at the Combine, and it was a good decision, because it gave him a chance Cheap NFL Jerseys Free Shipping to stand out on the fast track of the Tigers’ palatial indoor practice facility.
Back on the field where he was a matchup nightmare for college opponents as Deshaun Watson’s game-breaking, go-to guy, Williams showed scouts and personnel men that no one offers a better size/speed/scoring blend in this year’s wideout class.
The Texans had the NFL’s No. 29 passing offense last season. Their rushing offense ranking, No. 8, is misleading; they were No. 19 in yards per carry at 4.1.
On the offensive line, Houston is banking on center Nick Martin and right tackle Derek Newton to return from injuries and make the unit more effective. The team needs Watson’s ability to boost the running game, playing off the speed of Lamar Miller in some favorable zone read looks.