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Conner Vernon, WR, Duke
Vernon was very productive as a freshman last year, and he seems to have taken another step forward this year. He caught ten passes for 129 yards against Elon in Week 1, and he has a good quarterback in Sean Renfree throwing him the ball. Because Duke's defense isn't going to stop anybody, you know the Blue Devils will be throwing the ball a lot all year.
Keith Payne, RB, Virginia
Payne is caught up in a running back rotation, but as a power and short-yardage specialist he stands out at Virginia. He ran for 114 yards and four touchdowns against Richmond, so he might be pulling away as the lead back, too. Payne reportedly had an offer from Virginia Tech coming out of high school, so he might be more talented than the typical Virginia runner.
Lyle Leong, WR, Texas Tech
Leong had been
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