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Trent McDuffie: “This is my first paid post announcing I’ve joined @yokegaming. All fans can now game with me on the @yokegaming app. All athletes DM me and I can help you get set up and let’s get PAID.”
Here's more on the news that @trent_mcduffie became the first @UW_Football player to publicly sign with a company (@yokegaming) now that college players can capitalize on NIL opportunities. @Dawgman247 https://t.co/KYhHAUoJTW— Chris Fetters (@Chris_Fetters) July 2, 2021
The skills that accompany the paid bills:
- Emeka Megwa is the third running back the Huskies have reeled in from the state of Texas in the past three years. However, neither Caleb Berry nor Jay’Veon Sunday had offers from the University of Texas.
Megwa also had offers from the likes of Alabama, Auburn, Baylor, Florida, Georgia, Houston, LSU, Michigan, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Texas A&M and USC:
Keith Bhonapha: “I just think that bigger guys help move the chains. The bigger guys are a little bit stouter in pass protection. I do think this: bigger backs wear defenses down in the second half.”
Batting 1.000 so far:
Rundown of last weekend's UW official visitors:— Mike Vorel (@mikevorel) July 1, 2021
DT Ben Roberts: committed
RB Emeka Megwa: committed
QB Jackson Stratton: previously committed
LB Tevarua Tafiti: ?
DB Ben Morrison: ?
TE Ryan Otton: ?
OLB Lance Holtzclaw: ?
Could be more coming.
Softball (along with baseball) was abruptly yanked from the Olympics after 2008, the first sports axed since polo in 1936. The Olympic dreams of youngsters like Ali Aguilar had to be put on hold:
When Ali Aguilar was a kid, she dreamed of playing for USA softball. But then softball (and baseball) were yanked from the Olympics after 2008. The former Husky star is finally a softball Olympian at age 25, writes @StoneLarry https://t.co/zLoh30lgD7— Seattle Times Sports (@SeaTimesSports) July 2, 2021
New softball training facility on campus:
There’s a mighty little construction project goin’ on around here pic.twitter.com/bpRGacInm9— Heather Tarr (@CoachTarr) July 1, 2021