Sam Darnold and USC were a popular College Football Playoff pick before the season, but inconsistency made for a long season culminating in a 24-7 shellacking by Ohio State in the Cotton Bowl.
Darnold chose not to throw in the recent NFL combine in Indianapolis. Now he throws a few spirals in the rain and he’s still a top pick for the draft?
Analytics have obviously not found a home in the NFL.
I hate to “rain” on the Sam Darnold parade, but your article failed to focus on his 11 fumbles and 13 interceptions last year. Nothing but fawning over his abilities in a light rain, with no wind.
To be fair, these problems were...