CLEMSON, SC – NOVEMBER 24: Trevor Lawrence #16 of the Clemson Tigers drops back to pass against the South Carolina Gamecocks during their game at Clemson Memorial Stadium on November 24, 2018 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)With college football season set to start in less than three weeks, sports publications are starting to release their previews for the coming season. Tuesday, Sports Illustrated got in on the act.SI’s college football preview issue will be hitting newsstands this week, and four different quarterbacks will be gracing the cover. They’re calling it the “Year of the QB” – hence their decision to highlight some of the best at the position ahead of the season.For fans of ACC teams, Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence will be on one of the covers. For the SEC crowd, it’s Georgia’s Jake Fromm.Big 12 country will see Texas signal-caller Sam Ehlinger. The West Coast will get Oregon’s Justin Herbert.He may already rule NFL draft boards — but Justin Herbert is ready to make the Ducks fly again 🦆 https://t.co/5kxuckbxjC pic.twitter.com/bjEQFbhQ85— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) August 6, 2019🎶 Just an old sweet song keeps Georgia on my mind. 🎶UGA’s “survivor” Jake Fromm and the Bulldogs have the CFP on their minds https://t.co/5kxuckbxjC pic.twitter.com/pvydVtcELh— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) August 6, 2019The Midwest doesn’t seem to be represented – but there really aren’t too many great choices. The two quarterbacks who might have the biggest gripes are Oklahoma’s Jalen Hurts and Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa.Lawrence, Fromm and Hebert are considered big-time NFL prospects, so that lines up.College football season will kick off on August 24 when Florida takes on Miami.
The opposition today slammed the tax imposed on electric cars through the 2016 budget presented to Parliament last week.Sri Lanka Freedom Party opposition member Rohitha Abeygunawardena said that Sri Lanka has created history by becoming the only country to increase taxes on environmentally friendly vehicles. He said that the former Government imposed a low tax on electric cars to promote them as they are environmentally friendly but the current Government is doing the opposite. (Colombo Gazette) Speaking at an event in Kalutara today, the former Minister said that the price of a Nissan Leaf electric car which was sold for around Rs. 2.8 million has now increased to nearly Rs. 6 million as a result of the new tax.