Marcus Hayes: Penn State's Micah Parsons, others wisely opt out of 2020 season
PHILADELPHIA — Projected first-round receiver Rashod Bateman doesn’t trust the NCAA, Minnesota football, or even the NFL, so he’s not playing until he believes the game is safe to be played.Reportedly, Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons, who is projected to be drafted among the top five picks, is forgoing 2020, too. So is top-flight cornerback Caleb Farley of Virginia Tech. They are a trickle. Expect a flood.The NCAA won’t spike this doomed football season, so the players who can must protect themselves. Why would someone like Clemson junior quarterback Trevor Lawrence risk himself during a C...
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