—Louisville CB Kei’Trel Clark is still waiting for a waiver from the NCAA.
—247 Sports ranks the 50 best players in college football. TuTu Atwell checks in at No. 28.
28. Tutu Atwell, WR, Louisville
The first thing you should know about Atwell is a number: 4.27. That’s his 40 time, and it’s a huge reason Atwell became one of the nation’s most dynamic playmakers last season. Atwell finished his sophomore season with 70 catches for 1,276 yards and 12 touchdowns. He led the ACC in yards and finished second in touchdowns. He’s not big (5-foot-8, 153 pounds) but his wiggle and ability to change directions on a dime made him the most efficient receiver in football, leading the country with 4.17 yards per route run, according to PFF College. By the way, Atwell did all of that as a sophomore after playing quarterback throughout his high school career.
Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence tops the list.
—The latest NBA mock draft from CBS does not have Jordan Nwora going in the first round.
—The possibility that this could wind up being the highest-rated recruiting class in Louisville football history continues to grow.
Trevion Cooley is now listed as a composite 4* by 247. That gives UofL 3 for the class as of now.— Keith Wynne (@Keith_Wynne) August 19, 2020
—Speaking of, Benjamin Perry — Louisville’s highest-rated recruit — announced on Twitter Wednesday afternoon that he plans on enrolling early at U of L.
—Pro Football Focus believes the ACC will get more vertical this fall.
—247 Sports ranks Micale Cunningham as the 14th-best QB in college football for 2020.
—El Ellis is a dog.
—Churchill Downs Executive Chef David Danielson has unveiled the official Kentucky Derby 146 at-home menu.
—With football still being practiced on a now otherwise empty campus, UNC has sent a pretty clear message that athletes are employees, not students.
—Pretty remarkable that the security guard here (who proceeded to lie about the entire incident) sued Masai Ujiri and not the other way around.
Masai Ujiri's legal team has released body camera footage of his encounter with a security worker at Oracle Arena after the Raptors won the NBA championship. pic.twitter.com/56XWMpZy0P— Diamond Leung (@diamond83) August 19, 2020
—Cedric Hawkins, the cousin of Javian Hawkins, is ranked as the No. 35 overall player in the class of 2023.
—Damian “Logo” Lillard has taken over the NBA bubble.
—Wake Forest star wide receiver Sage Surratt is opting out of the 2020 season.
—Join Chris and Christi Mack as they host their 2nd annual Sneaker Ball on October 1st from your home. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Mack Family Foundation and its mission to serve, inspire and help less fortunate kids. More information here.
—Eric Wood is the guest on the latest episode of the Welcome to The Ville podcast.
—There will be no Toy Bowls in 2020.
The CSAA has canceled the fall sports of cross country, football and volleyball. The CSAA runs sports for Louisville's Catholic elementary and middle-school students https://t.co/GFzOKTC7of— Jason Frakes (@kyhighs) August 19, 2020
—U of L women’s soccer goalkeeper Gabby Kouzelos has been named one of the 10 best keeper’s in the country by Top Drawer Soccer.
—Montrezl Harrell would be a perfect compliment to Donovan Mitchell in Utah.
—Everything is so weird.
Jamal Murray’s IG Story postgame the bubble is insane pic.twitter.com/yR3pmv65W6— Bobby (@BobbyMlRE) August 17, 2020
—Louisville should be much deeper at inside linebacker than they were a year ago.
—Tabarius Peterson’s game is improving “in all phases.”
—And finally, Cardinal football head trainer Matt Summers talks about why he believed there should and will be a college football season in 2020.