Trio of QBs find success in Week 1, but running backs struggle in losses
Originally Published: September 1, 2008By Todd McShay | Scouts Inc.
The opportunity is there every week. Some players seize it. Others let it slide away. Here's a look at the players who shone or slipped in Week 1:
1. USC QB Mark Sanchez
Brian Spurlock/US PresswireMark Sanchez is a work in progress, but he was impressive against Virginia.
There's no doubting Sanchez's immense physical tools: a strong arm, excellent release quickness and underrated mobility. But like most quarterbacks who have limited starting experience, Sanchez is still a work in progress. Offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian told me that for Sanchez to take his game to the next level, he must force fewer throws and show better touch underneath.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
MORE COLLEGE FOOTBALL HEADLINES
- Missouri AD grateful, regretful in stepping down
- No. 1 QB Murray stays with A&M after UT visit
- McCain: Time to talk legalizing sports betting
- Seahawks' Sherman, Bennett rip 'scam' NCAA
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
- Nike Men's Michigan State Spartans Grey Football Practice Legend T-shirt