Who are the best players in the country? You can make an argument for probably a handful of players, and especially if you want to bring in the importance of quarterback, things can get skewed.

However, we know who the top players are. But what about players that are exciting to watch?

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ESPN’s Bill Connelly gave 11 players to watch the rest of the 2019 season, and as he put it, some will be stars in the future. Again, these aren’t the 11 best players in college football:

  • QB Kedon Slovis, USC
  • OT Samuel Cosmi, Texas
  • WR Antonio Gandy-Golden, Liberty
  • S Kolby Harvell-Peel, Oklahoma State
  • RB/KR Javon Leake, Maryland
  • QB Malcolm Perry, Navy
  • WR Whop Philyor, Indiana
  • LB Hamilcar Rashed Jr., Oregon State
  • CB Amik Robertson, Louisiana Tech
  • DE Gregory Rousseau, Miami
  • DT Cameron Thomas, San Diego State

Here’s Connelly on Philyor:

“Indiana has seven wins for just the second time in 26 seasons and is ranked in the AP poll for the first time since 1994. The Hoosiers have done this despite injury issues at QB. But it helps when you’ve got Whop. After a quiet start, the junior has exploded for 42 catches for 584 yards in the past five games, and IU has risen to 16th in passing SP+. And now he gets spotlight time with games against Penn State and Michigan.”

And here’s Connelly on Leake:

“Maryland’s season has fallen apart, but you can’t blame Leake. He had 60 combined carries and catches for 415 yards during the Terps’ five-game losing streak, and he’s been one of the two or three best kick returners in the country. Maryland is not bowling, so you’ve got two more chances to watch him: against Nebraska in Week 13 and against Michigan State in Week 14.”

Connelly’s entire article can be found here.