Garrett Nelson and Damian Jackson receive Blackshirts, mostly for the way they carry themselves and not-so-much on the field performance

-Nelson has been a vocal freshman this year, and though he hasn’t made a huge impact on the field, coaches rave about his energy level and ‘want to,’ and that it’s good for teammates to see that

-This may upset some who believe that Blackshirts are intended for players who perform to a level on the field that is worthy of the honor…is it a perfect situation for this circumstance, though? Frost has mentioned that too many guys are OK being OK…even though Jackson and Nelson haven’t changed a ton on the field, the way they practice and lead is the reason behind the Blackshirt honor…

 

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