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Ohio State's future QB1 has a majestic blonde mullet and an absolute HOSE of an arm

Word on the street is we're less than 100 days away from football season. We don't mean to rush the summer away, but let's just say that's a very exciting sentence to type out.

Less than a 100 days away SZN means one thing: workout video SZN, be it weight room videos or videos of skill guys getting together and running routes. Over the weekend, one of said videos caught fire on Twitter, and it starred future Ohio State QB1 Quinn Ewers. 

Ewers, who will finish up his high school career at Southlake Carrol in Texas this coming fall, captures your attention immediately with his majestic dirty blonde mullet. Then, once you see him start slinging the pill around sidearm a la Patrick Mahomes, you become transfixed. This dude is going for 400 yards and 5 TDs against Purdue, no question: 

MOMMA, there goes that man! You're telling me we have to wait until the fall of 2022 to see this guy in the scarlet and grey? And that's assuming he wins the job, and/or doesn't redshirt, and/or doesn't transfer if he doesn't immediately win the job, which would further push back his college career. Cripes, we ain't seeing this dude until 2024. 

All kidding aside, he's the No. 1-rated quarterback in the country for the class of 2022, so it's more than likely he will be starting from day one and we won't have to wait that long. Over the weekend, Ewers turned heads at "The QB Retreat," an annual showcase that brings together all the top QBs from all over the country. Past and current top college quarterbacks also show up to get a look at the future, and a number of them spoke in glowing terms about Ewers, including Clemson quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei, who called Ewers "special." 

Oh yeah, he's definitely special. Prayers up for fans of the Texas Longhorns, who had Ewers in their grasp only for him to commit to Ohio State instead of staying home for college. His reasoning was a dagger of epic proportions, too

"Probably because a Texas team hasn’t been in the running for a national championship in a little while," Ewers told 247Sports. "And I don’t know about other guys, but like me I just, I just want to compete at the highest, highest level. Obviously, one day they will get back there and it’ll be great. But right now, it’s just, I’m just tired seeing that happen."

Oof. Texas is most certainly not back. New head coach Steve Sarkisian hopes to get them there, but Ewers won't be around for the ride if so. Brutal ...