Perhaps now Hunter Renfrow is the face of the “little guys” of college football.
The Clemson receiver out of Socastee recently was the centerpiece of a CBS Sports article chronicling the emergence of guys like him: undersized pass catchers who make a big impact.
The article, headlined “Little guys can play, too: How slot WRs like Hunter Renfrow are changing football,” quotes several college football coaches and Oklahoma State star quarterback Mason Rudolph, an S.C. native who knows Renfrow.
He's a baller, man. You see him and he's an Average Joe, but he plays his butt off.
Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph on Clemson wide receiver Hunter Renfrow in a CBS Sports article
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The story references the way the NFL’s New England Patriots have utilized receivers of similar build to the slight 5-foot-10, 180 Renfrow. It also provides some coaches’ takes on the controversial “pick” play that helped Renfrow haul in the game-winning touchdown against Alabama in the National Championship Game in January.