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BYU Football: Highlights of 2021 Newcomers

Kalani with refs at Tennessee

As of the time of this article, BYU will add 21 new scholarship players to the 2021 roster. That number will change as BYU adds a player or two from the transfer portal. You can check out their high school highlights below:

2021 Previously Signed Additions

Dallin Holker – TE

Original Signing Class: 2018

Notes: Holker made an impact as a true freshman before leaving for a mission after his freshman season. If Holker can get shake off the mission rust, he will immediately compete for a spot in the two-deep. Holker will join the team this fall. Here are some of his high school highlights:

Ethan Erickson – TE

Original Signing Class: 2019

Notes: A tight end out of Hawaii that turned down offers from Utah State and Navy to sign with BYU. Erickson will join the team this fall.

Donovan Hanna – TE

Original Signing Class: 2017

Notes:

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NFL DFS for 2021 Super Bowl: Best DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy football picks for Buccaneers vs. Chiefs

There could be more daily Fantasy football players participating in tournaments, 50-50s and cash games on sites like DraftKings and FanDuel for Sunday’s Super Bowl than in any other week in the season. Plenty of money is on the line, as DraftKings is running a $5.5 million Super Bowl LV Millionaire that nets $1 million to the winner, while FanDuel is putting on a $3.55 million NFL Big Game Bowl with the same million-dollar first prize. So how do you differentiate your NFL DFS picks from the rest?

Mixing stars like Tom Brady with role players like Cameron Brate is critical in single-game slates like Super Bowl 55. Analyzing available players from every angle is critical, but who has the time to formulate a winning Super Bowl DFS strategy? It pays to get advice from the experts. Before making any NFL DFS picks and NFL DFS stacks for the 2021

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Cal Football: Ten ‘Super Seniors’ Returning for the Bears in 2021

They are calling them Super Seniors, which does not suggest octogenarians with the ability to fly or bend steel beams with their minds.

It is a catchy and appropriate title for a one-time class of college athletes returning for a final season they aren’t usually afforded.

Athletes from this past college football season are being allowed to “replay” their season, given the option by the NCAA to return for one more year of athletic eligibility after a year disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

It will make for some deeper, more experienced teams across the country next fall, and Cal will benefit significantly.

Cal had 16 seniors or redshirt seniors on its 2020 roster, and 10 of them are taking advantage of the NCAA ruling to remain on the team in 2021.

“It’s great news for the program. I think it’s a win-win,” Cal coach Justin Wilcox said. “It helps our

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Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021 revealed at ‘NFL Honors’

On the night before Super Bowl LV, which features one sure-fire Hall of Fame QB and another signal-caller 18 years his junior on pace for a place in Canton, the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021 was revealed at NFL Honors.

The rolling announcement of inductees took place over a two-hour window. Below are the names of the Class of 2021:

Peyton Manning: When the Hall of Fame Selection Committee met in January to nominate this year’s inductees, Colts beat writer Mike Chappell spent no more than 13 seconds pleading Manning’s case. And why not? What more do you say about the quarterback who’s accomplished everything? The No. 1 pick of the 1998 draft by the Colts, Manning “changed the skyline” in Indianapolis, as David Letterman once put it. The son of Archie and the brother of Eli made a name for himself as the ultimate field

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