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Nadir Barnwell wants the ball

ESPN 300 ATH, who will hit Florida's Friday Night Lights, likes the pressure

Originally Published: July 25, 2012
By Jared Shanker | ESPN RecruitingNation

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- A starry-eyed freshman quarterback making his first career start was just inches from leading his team to the second round of the playoffs. Fourth-and-inches at the opponents' 10-yard line with five minutes remaining in a tied game, the call from the sideline was for the game's simplest play: quarterback draw.

Except this story does not end the way most -- including Nadir Barnwell -- expect it to. Not yet at least.

The Piscataway (N.J.) athlete and ESPN 300 member ...

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