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Clemson's Kyle Parker, N.C. State's Russell Wilson Looking More Like Future Rockies Each Saturday

It has been a season of disappointments for quarterbacks in the Atlantic Coast Conference, writes ESPN.com's Heather Dinch, but none more so for Clemson's Kyle Parker and N.C. State's Russell Wilson. Both have signed baseball contracts with the Rockies, but due to NCAA rules were able to return to play college football on Saturdays.

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However, both have failed to live up to expectations. Kyle Parker, as Dinch explains, has lacked a deep threat this entire season and has only seven touchdowns this season. One must wonder if Parker now regrets passing on a baseball-only contract that would have given him over $2 million. Hitting fastballs and picking up on curve balls seems better suited for his future. Also, Asheville, N.C. is a nice place to spend a season, which he'll likely do in 2011.

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Russell Wilson actually played for the Colorado Rockies' farm system in 2010 and also looks likely to join Parker in Asheville in 2011. WIlson's problems on the gridiron appear to be too many interceptions, including costly ones that directly lead to losses. Wilson doesn't have the upside of Parker in baseball, but he could turn into a decent prospect in a season or two.

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Football's loss is the Rockies' win.

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