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Malik Willis Impressing Coaches

By on August 13th, 2017 in Football, News 6 Comments »

 As fall camp continues its winding path to September 2nd, Malik Willis continues to impress his coaches. Though Gus has been coy, many are saying Willis has made tremendous strides in August and is making his case for possible significant playing time in 2017.

Gus had this to say regarding Malik, “…he is a guy that I’m real happy with. He’s been throwing the ball really well…he’s one of the best athletes on our team…” Gus also confirmed (when asked) that any other year, Willis would be pushing hard for the starting spot at quarterback. He would not confirm whether or not Willis had a predetermined package of plays. 

You can watch Gus’ entire press conference post-scrimmage after the jump! 

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  1. audude audude says:

    Thanks for the overtime work Derrick. Can’t wait to see what we have this year!


  2. Acid Reign Acid Reign says:

    …..It’s quite the quandary. Do you redshirt this guy and put him on the scout team, and then later he has to play when the two in front of him go down? Or do you give him reps with the ones, and possibly waste a year of eligibility?

  3. Tigerstripe Tigerstripe says:

    If they think he can start producing this year, I think they’ll burn it. Gus has a lot riding on this season and he doesn’t need to hold anything back.

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