March Madness is upon us and everyone across the country is filling out their brackets, trying to find that big upset — No. 14 seed UC Santa Barbara and No. 13 Furman are good places to start. So why not take a quick look at the Jets roster and see which players have their schools represented in this year’s NCAA Tournament? We’ll start with two key members in the middle of the defense from the tournament’s overall No. 1 seed.
No. 1 Alabama
DT Quinnen Williams
LB C.J. Mosley
Two of the key contributors on defense, especially up the middle, both went to school at Alabama, which is a No. 1 seed for the first time in school history and is the overall top seed in the tournament. The SEC regular-season and tournament champions open their tournament run against No. 16 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
No. 2 Arizona
Parks, a solid reserve safety for the Jets in 2022, is the lone representative for the Wildcats, who earned another high seed in the tournament after being a No. 1 seed in 2022. Arizona faces No. 15 Princeton in the first round.
No. 9 Auburn
DE Carl Lawson
LB Jamien Sherwood
TE C.J. Uzomah
The trio of Lawson, Sherwood and Uzomah are ready to party with Bruce Pearl, who has been known to go crazy in the student section in the past. The Tigers will meet No. 8 Iowa.
No. 3 Baylor
Two years ago, Denzel Mims got to see his alma mater celebrate their first men’s basketball championship when Baylor throttled Gonzaga in the championship game. Will he get to celebrate again in 2023? Their first step is against No. 14 UC Santa Barbara.
No. 5 Duke
CB Michael Carter II
LS Thomas Hennessy
OG Laken Tomlinson
It’s still so weird seeing Duke being coached by someone other than Mike Krzyzewski, but Jon Scheyer is off to a great start in Durham, N.C. and Carter, Hennessy and Tomlinson have to be thrilled with Duke’s chances in this tournament. However, it’s not an easy start to the tournament as they face No. 12 Oral Roberts, who still have Max Abmas and are even better than the 2021 team that…
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Publish date : 2023-03-16 10:00:39
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