To kick off the 2016 season, we’re introducing a slough of awards for the year — and with them, our preseason watchlist for each. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to get the latest! Today: The Tommy Tutone One-Hit Wonder Award.
In football, as in music, every so often we get a big hit out of nowhere: the Cinderella story of a historically meh team that rises above its station to capture the attention of the media. These teams typically feast on early season under-performers to reach the Top 10, then flame out once they hit the meat of the schedule. Even if they make the big time (a CFP bowl game), they are usually back in the throes of mediocrity by the next season.
Who will be this year’s Right Said Fred of college football? Here’s our pre-season picks for…
Because nothing says “fade back into obscurity” like Wake Forest.
Who are your preseason favs to be the one-hit wonder of 2016? Call us at 867-5309, leave us a comment here, or post on social media. Catch all of our 2016 awards watchlists, and join us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to nominate your favorite players!