SB Nation | Rashede's road Read the Story
Start most kids off like Ra'Shede Hageman, they're looking at prison by the time they're 18. Unless they learn to catch a football in traffic or cut down a running back behind the line. That's what Ra'Shede Hageman learned to do, which opened another path — one he followed to Minnesota. He could win a bunch of awards this year, he could be a first-round selection by the NFL. But his past could still outrun his future.
Myles Jack's star turn as a two-way player last weekend during UCLA's 31-26 win at Arizona sent ripples across the college football nation. He was featured on ESPN, and just about everyone now knows the freshman's name
CBS Sports | Failing to show growth Read the Story
The time to show growth for a college program is in Year Three. It is time for a coach to prove he's not winning or losing with someone else's players. Regression is not on the menu for third-year coaches. But that’s not happening at two high-profile spots.