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Morning links: Fredette puts high school star through workout; Devontae Booker's journey to the Denver Broncos

Kelly O'Donnell of CBS 6 News in Albany, New York, looked at Jimmer Fredette's return to Glen Falls where he took the time to work with Joe Girard III.

Said O'Donnell of Fredette's trip back to Glens Falls, "Before any rest and relaxation, though, Jimmer spent Wednesday, put Girard through an NBA workout.

Girard's a rising sophomore at Fredette's alma mater, and he's on pace to shatter any and all of Fredette's scoring records at Glens Falls.

But the 15-year-old has bigger goals, too, some that Jimmer has already accomplished.

And Wednesday, Fredette offered some one-on-one invaluable insight on what it will take to play in the NBA."

Devontae Bookers' journey to the Denver Broncos

Cameron Wolfe of the Denver Post focused on former Utah Utes running back Devontae Booker and his journey to the Denver Broncos.

Wolfe quotes Booker talking about his son, “Ever since he was born, he just changed my whole life. All my priorities changed," Booker said." It wasn’t about me anymore. It was about him.”

While mentioning Booker's doubts, Wolfe continued, "When Daeshon arrived, all that dissipated. Dreams became plans. With Booker possessing a talented skill set and a rejuvenated mind, the buzz of potential around Broncos camp has many believing the 24-year-old running back, picked late in the fourth round in April, will be the steal of the draft."

BYU and Utah projected to make bowl appearances

With the college football season just around the corner, Jerry Palm of CBS sports predicted who will make it to the college football playoff. Two local teams were also listed as every bowl game was projected.

The Utah Utes are projected to play in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 30 against the Pittsburgh Panthers while BYU is predicted to face off against former Mountain West Conference foe Air Force in the Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 21.

Jay Yeomans is a sports writer for DeseretNews.com. Contact him at jyeomans@deseretdigital.com.