The Wizards announced Beal’s status Tuesday before traveling to Orlando. Beal’s absence makes it even more challenging for Washington to qualify for the playoffs in the Eastern Conference.
The Oklahoma Sooners, Ohio State Buckeyes, Nebraska Cornhuskers and Southern California Trojans completed the top five.
Dan Mullen commit, dual-threat four-star Carlos Del Rio, also made the trip to the Volunteer State to compete against this top competition and show off his skills.
The Gators have five scholarship running backs -- and they’re all capable of being 1,000-yard rushers. All five -- Dameon Pierce, Malik Davis, Lorenzo Lingard, Iverson Clement and Nay’Quan Wright -- were at that level in high school, and they know what it takes and how it’s done.
Former Kentucky coach Rick Pitino put that idea into the bulging suggestion box for the resumption of sports. He proposed via Twitter on Wednesday that the next college basketball season begin in January. A season contracted by the coronavirus pandemic would have teams playing only league games.
On Sun sports writer Pat Dooley’s Dooley Noted podcast, he welcomed Don Gaffney, who was the first African-American quarterback to start for the Gators in 1973, coming just behind Tennessee’s Condredge Holloway, who started for the Vols in 1972.
The multi-tool player from nearby Williston has had quite a career with the Gators, winning a College World Series in his debut campaign with the team, after which he became a leader on some successful squads successive since that magical 2017 season.
The road schedule is definitely doable for the Gators, with only three SEC road games and the regular season-ending clash with the Seminoles in Tallahassee.
The 35-year-old center was the 2014 defensive player of the year. Noah provides the Clippers with playoff experience and additional depth at the position.