Don’t have much time today but I wanted to talk Heisman. The four finalist were named yesterday and I think we can all agree they are the four who deserve to be there. You can make a case for each one to win the stiff arming man but, like the BCS National Title game, you can make a case against each one too.
The Heisman is suppose to go to college football’s most outstanding player. Somewhere along the last 10 years, it’s gone to the best player on the country’s best team. Now granted, most of the time that thinking is, if not correct, at least warranted. This year with no best team, there is no best player on that team to be the front runner (see, no LSU or OSU players invited to New York and thank the Lord Todd Beckman wasn’t invited. When I heard his name and Heisman in the same sentence earlier this year I think a threw up a little in my mouth. Using Beckman and Heisman in a sentence is like using Paris Hilton and classy in the same sentence.)
There is clearly only one choice to the Heisman, Tim Tebow. I mean, come on, 51 touchdowns. That’s incredible. And after the Capital One Bowl he could easily have 65 touchdowns. He is the best college player this year. He might not be the best pro prospect, in fact, I think he’ll suck in the NFL (see Scott Frost) but he has been great all year. The only thing that he has against him is he is only a sophomore. The old timers who vote for this thing seem to have a deal that no sophomore will ever win it. I could see him getting screwed like that and them give the Heisman to Darren McFadden.
Now McFadden would be a worthy winner but he’s not the best choice. It’s kind of like those ACT or SAT tests where there are two right answers but you have to go with the more right answer. McFadden will be the best pro, with the exception of maybe Colt Brennen if he gets on the right team. I hope somehow the Browns find a way to move up and get a first round pick and take Run DMC.
I can easily see the case for Colt but he will never win it playing in Hawaii and same for Chase Daniels at Mizzou. It’s too bad Dennis Dixen got hurt. He was on his way to easily winning the Heisman. That leaves Tebow has the winner. I mean, 51 touchdowns, if that doesn’t win you college football’s most outstanding player, the Heisman is as big as a joke as National Championship game between a two-loss team and the Luckeyes.
In more important news, Team River City got it’s first win last night. Of course, a seventh-grade girls team could have beat the team we played. All that matters is we are in the win column, and tied for third with a huge game against the team River City Bar also sponsers, River City.
Last night’s game was highlighted with steal after steal and lay up after lay up. Everything was going smoothly until dickhead of a teammate Seal got all PMSy on everyone. I got a loose ball and had a 1-0 break so I did what any pure shooter would do, I pulled up for three. Only as I was in my “wind-up,” Seal ran pass me yelling “come on, give it to me, I want to score, you’re a dick,” and bumping into me. I missed the shot, he got the rebound and made the most important layup in his life. What a good teammate!
Seal’s dickheadedness doesn’t end there. Up by 48 points and 13 second left on the clock the other team had the ball and Seal, out on the court mind you, starts counting down 6… 5…. 4…. The poor kid on the other team shoots a long three. Someone got the rebound and instead of just holding the ball, Seal runs up to him, makes him give it to him, hurries down the court and pulls up for three as the final seconds tick off. Seal, surprisingly made the shot. It was his first three of the year after missing about 22 and his happiest moment of his life (aside from the first time he saw a penis). Good work Seal.