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Corn Elder alert: UM's newest football-hoops prep star could end up bouncing from FB to hoops before end of FB season

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Two-sport star Corn Elder, Mr. Tennessee Football as a running back, will play cornerback, kick returner and punt returner with the Canes, UM football coach Al Golden told us today at the ACC Football Kickoff. A two-time hoops state champion for Ensworth High in Nashville, there’s a good chance the freshman could bounce over to Jim Larranaga’s UM basketball team for practice before this football season ends – especially if he redshirts.

    Elder is enrolled and on campus and has been working out with the football players.

    “Absolutely,’’ Golden said of the possibility of Elder leaving football for basketball early should he redshirt. “Jim and I have a good relationship on that. The first week [Elder] was there we wanted to indoctrinate him to football and get him used to the schedule. The second week we took two or three days and got him acclimated to basketball. I wanted to make sure that he went through that orientation, if you will, how they lift, how they practice, their locker room, their video setup – all that, so he’s not doing it after our season in January.

   “So, certainly if he’s not part of that, we’ll be able to expose him to basketball a lot sooner.’’

   Golden said Larranaga “did not’’ ask him to redshirt Elder. “I know Jim is excited about the young man. He watched him practice this summer and he’s excited about him as a basketball player, which is great to hear.’’

   Regarding football, Golden described Elder as "very talented. Quick feet. Good lateral mobility. He's very smart. I'm not saying he won't be a slot receiver at some point, but he certainly looks very comfortable at corner, and given his speed and quickness...''

   SUSAN MILLER DEGNAN

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Before Golden:
47 points pasted on Miami by UVa during the last game of the ol OB in front of 70000 fans, alumni

40+ points put on by FSU at home in 2010

three INTs against OSU
three ints and 2 pick sixes against Clemson
400 plusd yds rushing against Gtech
272 yds rushing against GTech

about 50 points put on by Oklahoma

0-3 in bowls

please.

This is a new era. The build up to the #6 national championship starts Aug 30

So a bunch of zit faced,fat n bald, never played the game nobodies with hand held mini-tape recorders predicts u as the winner of the Coastal Division by default huh ? So why even play the Season now since it's a sure thing? u know, it might actually mean something if there was JUST ONE team in the acc-coastal that was even ranked.

get those acc-coastal division and acc runnerup ring designs ready corch golden... and I bet if u happened to stumble uR way into the acc 'ship game and get steamrolled by Clemson, Shalalala n Goldy will hand out tin-rings to the players as some sort of big deal being a barely Top-35 team overall.


Go Canes! !!!!

I find these posts very humorous and I'm very surprised why anyone would take them so seriously.

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