“This guy consumes all things baseball,” Eppler said. “There is not a lot else going on in his world but baseball [and] training. He does like to read a lot.”
Eppler also described Ohtani as “very humble” and compared his mental makeup to that of Trout, whose video phone call to recruit Ohtani apparently went quite well. Trout, on the East Coast for his wedding this weekend, called Eppler late Monday night after the meeting to ask: “What’s he like? What’s he like?”
Anthony Miller, WR, Memphis — Anthony Miller is small at a listed 5-11, 190 pounds, but he makes plays and catches and has the versatility to both catch and run the ball. He had 14 catches for 195 yards and three touchdowns in Memphis’ loss to UCF. The question with Miller is where he fits in an NFL offense. He looks tailor-made to be a slot guy, and considering the Tigers run a very untraditional route Cheap Atlanta Braves Jerseys tree, putting him in the slot will make his transition to the next level go more smoothly.
Each week during this year’s college football regular season we will highlight some of the top draft-eligible performers from around the country.
Lamar Jackson had one of the best seasons in college football history to Best Place To Buy Cheap Jerseys win the Heisman Trophy last year. The Louisville quarterback is having a similar season this year.
After throwing for 3,543 yards and 30 touchdowns with 1,571 rushing yards and 21 scores, the 6-3, 211-pound junior has 3,489 passing yards and 25 touchdown tosses this season after throwing for 216 yards and two scores in Saturday’s 44-17 win over Kentucky.
He’s the most athletic quarterback in college football and can have the same type of NFL success enjoyed by Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson prior to his season-ending ACL injury.