The ins and outs of a viable union for college football players

247Sports: College football’s national unity movement started on FaceTime then it moved to Zoom. How else would it occur in 2020?

Clemson running back Darien Rencher reached out to Stanford defensive end Dylan Boles, a key cog in the Pac-12 Unity push, to speak about how the #WeWantToPlay movement and the #WeAreUnited movement intersected. As it happens, Rencher’s roommate, Trevor Lawrence, sat within hearing distance of the conversation. He soon joined in. Thirty minutes later, the trio organized a group chat between some of college football’s most influential players. Shortly thereafter, a Zoom call dotted with names Justin Fields, Chuba Hubbard, Penei Sewell and Najee Harris was underway.

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