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Maryland-bound Bubba Fairman — the top-ranked 2017 recruit — is a Utah lacrosse prodigy

Maryland-bound Bubba Fairman — the top-ranked 2017 recruit — is a Utah lacrosse prodigy

With the same daring nature one must possess to become the country’s best high school lacrosse player while growing up in Utah, Cole “Bubba” Fairman charged toward the sideline after scoring in the Under Armour All-America Boys Lacrosse Game.

His friend, Elliott, stood in Fairman’s path with his back turned.

The two had decided over ice cream that July 1 afternoon that Fairman’s second score would be code for an RKO, a legendary wrestling move named after WWE star Randy Keith Orton. They rehearsed it, though not at full speed, in the locker room.

So, with flashes of the toughness, intensity and spirit that propelled Fairman to become Inside Lacrosse’s No. 1 overall...

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