Brandon Wimbush can return QB stability
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Brandon Wimbush can return QB stability

Departures of DeShone Kizer and Malik Zaire contribute to high turnover

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The one-and-dones of college basketball have a partner in shortsightedness: college quarterbacks.

We’ve seen this trend developing in recent years with quarterbacks transferring once they’ve lost a battle for a starting job. In football, coaches defer naming a starter until the week of the season opener. Any earlier, and the fear is the backup will transfer out. ... 


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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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