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USA Today Ranks Trace McSorley As Top Quarterback

I’ve always said USA Today is the foremost authority on college football.

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After being treated very badly by Athlon Sports, Trace McSorley finally got the recognition he deserves as USA Today named him the best quarterback in the country heading into 2018.

This should come as no surprise because McSorley is the best quarterback in the country. Taking over a program that hadn’t posted a double-digit win season since 2009, McSorley quickly turned Penn State back into winners, leading the Nittany Lions to back-to-back 11-win seasons. Of course like any good quarterback, he had some help, but McSorley is the straw that stirs the Penn State offense, and those who are doubting that this season are ding dong brains.

Following McSorley on the list is UCF’s McKenzie Milton, a similar undersized QB who just has a knack for making plays. Coming in at No. 3 is Ryan Finley of NC State, which I think is a little high for the Wolfpack gunslinger. Will Grier, Khalil Tate, and Jake Fromm also make appearances on the top ten list, but somewhat surprisingly, Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa could only earn honorable mention status.