CFB Social: One-handed catches steal the show

Just a week after College Football 24/7 identified 15 of the best social media accounts among the nation's college football players, we return our weekly CFB Social feature that tracks the best Twitter and Instagram posts by college players on a weekly basis. Two members of our top 15 -- USC's Su'a Cravens and Alabama's Kenyan Drake -- made this week's compilation.

Nice grabs. Nicer edits?

Earlier this week, Georgia wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell posted social media video of some impressive one-handed catches, on machine-thrown passes, from a seated position. Ole Miss' Evan Engram followed with proof that the one-handed catch isn't just for wide receivers -- it's for tight ends, too. But in both videos, the catches were edited together -- so we don't know how many drops came in between. What we do know is that, regardless of the editing, this is very cool:

Heisman contender makes his pitch

TCU star Trevone Boykin, one of the top quarterbacks in college football, made the first pitch at a Texas Rangers game this week, and his throw was a bit high. Sure, it wasn't an ideal toss, but as Boykin noted, he was just happy to leave the mound without pulling a 50 Cent.

Creative commitment

Prep kicker Quinn Nordin took the college-commitment video to a whole new level this week by unleashing this professionally produced 28-second clip, complete with a plane and a Diddy song accompaniment. Penn State just landed itself the nation's top kicker prospect and a young man with a flair for the dramatic.

Up and at 'em

Nobody can say USC hybrid linebacker Su'a Cravens isn't dedicated. Early Thursday morning, he was watching online videos of other teams' practices.

Kenyan Drake and ... Robert Frost?

Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was one of three players chosen by coach Nick Saban to represent the Crimson Tide next week at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. In the locker room, representing on media day is considered something of an honor and is indicative of a player who has emerged as a team leader. Drake posted a photo of the Tide's contingent for the event (center Ryan Kelly, linebacker Reggie Ragland) and in his caption, quoted none other than late American poet Robert Frost.

Legend's legacy

On the recruiting front, no school got better news this week than the Miami Hurricanes, who picked up a commitment from Michael Irvin, Jr., son of the Pro Football Hall of Fame receiver and former 'Canes great. The younger Irvin took to Twitter to share the news:


Ohio State star defensive end Joey Bosa showed us he can do more than play this week. It looks like he can cook, too:

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