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NFL Twitter Reacts to Falcons Drafting Justin Fields at No. 4


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Justin Fields #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes reacts after the game against the Clemson Tigers during the CFB semifinal game.

Atlanta Falcons’ general manager Terry Fontenot and head coach Arthur Smith spent Tuesday at Ohio State’s Pro Day watching a 2021 NFL top QB prospect, Justin Fields, in action.

Fields ran the 40-yard dash in an unofficial time of 4.44 seconds and started trending on Twitter.

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Zach Wilson or Justin Fields? Steve Young examines 49ers’ NFL draft decision

Why Young believes 49ers comfortable with Fields or Wilson originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

The 49ers made a blockbuster trade Friday for the No. 3 overall draft pick, likely to select one of top quarterback prospects available in this year’s class.

Trevor Lawrence is all but guaranteed to be the No. 1 overall pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars, but at least one of either BYU’s Zach Wilson or Ohio State’s Justin Fields will be available for the 49ers at No. 3, after the New York Jets select No. 2.

So, which of the young signal-callers would the 49ers prefer to select? Legendary 49ers QB Steve Young joined ESPN’s SportsCenter on Friday shortly after the breaking news, and explained why he could see his former team going either way if both players end up being available when San Francisco goes on the clock on April 29.

“Well, clearly Hannah, they’re

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ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt owes debt to Justin Thomas for Alabama basketball beating Maryland

ESPN broadcaster Scott Van Pelt went to Maryland.

Professional golfer Justin Thomas went to Alabama.

So when Thomas appeared on “SportsCenter” with Van Pelt the night that the NCAA Tournament bracket was chosen, Van Pelt noted that Maryland and Alabama could play in the second round. The two joked about a wager on the potential game that involved Thomas’ $2.7 million purse for winning The Players Championship.

Alabama and Maryland ended up meeting Monday night in the round of 32. Alabama won comfortably, 96-77.

Van Pelt tweeted Monday night during the game, “I’m going to owe @JustinThomas34 2.7”

They settled on something more reasonable — lunch at The Masters.

Thomas replied to Van Pelt on Tuesday, “:) it’s ok. The win was enough for me. Buy me lunch at @TheMasters we’ll call it even.”

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Justin Champagnie makes SportsCenter Top 10 with lefty dunk over Leaky Black

Pitt small forward Justin Champagnie put on another standout performance on Tuesday night, as he racked up 23 points and 10 boards against North Carolina. Unfortunately, his efforts were not enough to earn the Panthers a win, as they fell to the Tar Heels 75-65. But the work of Champagnie did not go unnoticed, and one of his best plays of the night was featured on the SportsCenter Top 10 on ESPN.



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The 6’6”, 200-pound wing earned himself a spot on the daily countdown of top plays with a left-handed slam dunk that came at the expense of North Carolina small forward Leaky Black about two minutes into the second half. During the play, the Pitt star drove past North Carolina center Armando Bacot, which left only Black between him and the rim. And at the rim, Champagnie rose up over the outstretched hand of Black and put

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