When Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey decided to skip out on their final bowl games in college football in order to preserve their health for the NFL Draft, and then both were rewarded with a top-10 selection and the prize money that accompanies it, people began to speculate whether this trend would become commonplace in college football.
But with the numbers telling a much larger story, this trend might not become as common as originally thought.
Todd McShay joined The Dan Patrick Show today on Fox Sports Radio and told us what is really going on, when you take a step back and soak in the entire landscape of the sport. With so many players actually benefitting from bowl games, you should listen below.
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