These faculty soccer gamers took ‘keep at school’ very actually

Within the comedy basic Tommy Boy, Chris Farley’s titular character informs David Spade’s Richard that he graduated college — after almost a decade of education.

“You know, a lot of people go to college for seven years,” he says.

“I know, they’re called doctors,” Spade quips.

Properly, Casey Thompson just isn’t a health care provider, however the former Texas, Nebraska, and Florida Atlantic quarterback is joining his fourth school in seven years.

The signal-caller dedicated to Oklahoma, after enjoying at FAU as a grad scholar final season.

The NCAA granted him one other yr of eligibility after Thompson, 25, tore his ACL.

Thompson was a highschool star within the state of Oklahoma, and his father, Charles, was a signal-caller for the college.

However when you assume seven years is lengthy, College of Miami tight finish Cam McCormick is petitioning for a ninth yr of eligibility because of being out from an ankle damage for 3 years.

Northern Illinois linebacker Kyle Pugh performed eight years after being beset by accidents and the pandemic. In line with the NCAA, that’s regarded as the longest tenure ever for an FBS participant. Luc Bequette got here shut, enjoying six years at Cal and Boston School. In 2021, he quipped, “I played with Jared Goff, that’s how old I am.”

Goff was the primary total decide within the 2016 NFL Draft, and the 29-year-old guided the Detroit Lions to a playoff berth.

A extra high-profile title is former Georgia QB Stetson Bennett, who performed six years of faculty soccer and was drafted to the NFL at age 25, the place one among his faculty teammates had already received a Super Bowl and retired in that span.