Kaepernick started a conversation about the intrinsic link between race and sports. After the President’s pointed remarks, that conversation has reached a tipping point, and two clear sides have emerged.
Though Peoples-Jones — the No. 1 receiver in the 2017 class — has taken a backseat to fellow freshman Tarik Black so far, he took center stage on Saturday. And there could be much more of him in store.
Coming off a scare against Cincinnati, the No. 7 Michigan football team has faced a fair amount of criticism for allowing the Bearcats to hang around late into the game. Against Air Force on Saturday, the Wolverines have set their sights on putting that performance firmly in the past.