Grade

Fourth grade quarterback shows off impressive skills in viral video

An entire industry has launched around developing the skills of young quarterbacks, with individual trainers, academies, and year-round seven-on-seven leagues popping up. As a result, young quarterbacks seem more refined than they were years ago.

On Tuesday, SportsCenter posted a video of fourth-grader Sebastian Circo out of Omaha going through passing drills. For a player that young, he has an absolute cannon and some impressive footwork. 

Even NFL quarterbacks took notice. Responding to a joking tweet that called Circo a rehabbing Zach Wilson, the Jets QB got in on the fun.

Obviously there’s a long time to go before Circo is getting real looks from colleges, but he continues to impress. The video shared by SportsCenter was posted to Instagram by a quarterback development company in Illinois called Next Level Athletix two days ago.

A local coach indicates that it is actually older footage of Circo and shared highlights from

Read More

Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso: Grade It!

Ted Lasso isn’t the first series based on a character from a TV commercial — anyone else still haunted by ABC’s Cavemen? Or CBS’ Baby Bob? — but it might be the first good one.

The new Apple TV+ comedy, which hails from series star Jason Sudeikis and Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence, is based on a series of promotional videos for NBC Sports that aired in 2013. Seven years later, the Saturday Night Live vet reprises his role as an American football coach who is hired to manage an English soccer — err, football team… despite having zero soccer — err, football coaching experience. Its first three episodes dropped on Friday.

More from TVLine

The pilot reintroduces Sudeikis’ alter ego during a SportsCenter broadcast, where his unlikely hire is first announced. Despite his success leading a college team to its first-ever national title in American football, we find

Read More