At least for now, one high-profile player won’t be McCaffreying a bowl game. Or Fournetting it for that matter. Last season, running backs Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey, both at the time considered likely high first-round picks in the 2017 NFL draft, raised eyebrows and made headlines by skipping LSU’s and Stanford’s bowl games. It led some to wonder whether this would, or even should, become the norm for players projected to be taken early in the next draft. Josh Rosen is currently projected to be one of the first quarterbacks taken in the 2018 NFL draft, should he decide to leave college early. Wednesday, the junior seemingly put to bed any talk that he would sideline himself should the 4-5 Bruins qualify for a bowl.
Josh Rosen says he won’t sit out bowl game if UCLA qualifies for one
College Football Talk | Nov 10