Whether it was a combination of human polls and computers, as it was in the BCS era, or with the selection committee of the new College Football Playoff, that perception matters.
Sometimes the reports from a preseason scrimmage can be a bit misleading. But after Michigan State's first scrimmage of preseason camp Saturday afternoon, there was a single set of numbers that jumped out — those of Arnett, a wide receiver.
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