“It’s Garbage”: Travis Hunter Faces Scathing Backlash From Fans Over Special Mention in Elite List

Published 02/09/2024, 12:41 AM EST

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In the realm of college football, Travis Hunter has etched his name among the greats. Making his way to the list, the announcement stirred conversations within the football community speculating the Colorado’s defensive player’s contribution to the sport. Sharing his spot in the list with big names, like Ndamukong Suh and even Coach Prime himself, showcases Hunter’s defensive brilliance. 

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The list unveiled by the prominent college football X page, Blue Blood Bias, brought Hunter to the center of backlashes and attacks from social media fans.

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Hunter found himself in esteemed company on the list as a testament to his exceptional skills and on-field prowess. The Colorado sophomore cornerback cum wide receiver has acquired the prestigious title of being the nation’s most versatile player. He is also going to be the talk of the evening on March 8 at the Paul Hornung Award Ceremony to be held in Louisville.

 

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Hunter talent and hard work are undeniable, but a lack of overall winning team results in his favor has soured his mention on the list. Even though this has been a prized acclaim for Hunter, unfortunately, it exposed him to be the cynosure of attacks from social media fans. 

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The list by Blue Blood Bias has ignited a fiery debate among football enthusiasts. While the list aimed to celebrate the defensive prowess of legends, fans took to the social media platform to express their dissent. Amid the comments, one fan blatantly stated with special mention to Hunter and Hutchinson, “Travis Hunter and Hutchinson is Hilarious”.

Another fan expressed his disbelief by mocking the choice of Hunter for the list, “Travis Hunter lmao”. The sentiment continued as a fan raised an eyebrow at the absence of Roquan Smith, “Travis Hunter but no Roquan. Okay!” Another fan in a sarcastic manner expressed his surprise looking for more surprises to come “Travis Hunter over Eric Berry…next list please”.

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The comment, “They have Travis Hunter on the list so you know it’s garbage.” exposes the overall sentiment of skepticism surrounding Hunter’s recognition. Travis Hunter’s inclusion in the sport’s rich history has been a cause enough to celebrate being the harbinger of potential future triumphs. 

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Soheli Tarafdar is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. Soheli is fascinated by the fusion of teamwork, those split-second decisions, and the raw physical power demonstrated by football athletes. She loves decoding the locker room rumors, the cryptic posts, and the behind-the-scenes drama brewing in the college football world.
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