College Football’s Top 5 Players
There’s so many special players on the college football landscape but if we had to narrow the list to just five, here’s who they would be:
Matt Barkley, QB
Matt Barkley is the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy according to the college football odds. That’s not surprising given the fact that he quarterbacks the USC Trojans, who are expected to have an explosive offense and a good shot at the BCS title.
He’s also likely to be the top quarterback taken in the 2013 NFL Draft. Keep an eye on him this season. He’s a special one.
Keenan Allen, WR
Allen could very well be the best receiver in the nation. He had a ridiculous 98 receptions for 1343 yards and six touchdowns in the 2011 season. What makes those numbers even sillier is that he doesn’t have a quality quarterback throwing him the ball.
He’s reliable, he’s explosive and he always finds a way to get open. He’s a highlight waiting to happen.
Denard Robinson, QB
The man they call ‘Shoelace’ is one special player. Although he likely won’t be much of a pro at the NFL level, Shoelace is one of the best players in college football.
He’s the definition of electric. If someone is open, he can get the ball to them and if not, he’s going to take off running and make 11 guys miss. He’s one of the main reasons why Michigan is a Big Ten title contender.
Marcus Lattimore, RB
Marcus Lattimore could be the best running back in the nation…but we’re giving him the benefit of the doubt. At this time last year, he clearly was but The only problem is he’s coming off a torn ACL.
If healthy, he’s got a freakish combination of speed, size and power that would make him a better prospect than Adrian Peterson and Trent Richardson. As long as he’s healthy, he’ll be special.
David Amerson, CB
North Carolina State
Amerson is the top cornerback in the nation. It’s not as glamorous a position as running back or quarterback, but it’s nearly as important.
Few people will be thrown the ball Amerson’s way after he set an ACC record last season with 13 interceptions. That was the m