Plumlee appears in line to start at center for the Blazers this season after general manager Neil Olshey listed Plumlee amongst Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum, Al-Farouq Aminu, and Meyers Leonard on the Lowe Post podcast. "We believe that Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum, Al-Farouq Aminu, Meyers Leonard, and Mason Plumlee ... can do what [our young core did when I was with the Clippers]," Olshey said.
While Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury won't announce a starting quarterback until shortly before Saturday's opener against Houston State, Mahomes is expected to start, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports.