How vain it is to sit down to write when you haven't stood up to live?
Fantastic video on blue-chip Oregon Ducks signee Thomas Tyner, documenting Tyner’s game with ground-level highlights and 1v1 interviews. Very well done: soundtrack, photography, graphics, etc. Legit stuff. Enjoy!
Good looks, Reggie—thanks for shooting this over.
Just for clarification: Saw some chirping on the social web that the Ducks got away with an illegal forward pass. False. If this were to happen back in 2008 or so, then yes, this could’ve gone either way, since it looked like Bennett came awfully close to breaking the plane. However, the NCAA adopted the NFL’s method of ruling on this play (remember the Eli Manning play/Coughlin’s challenge negated the flag) in which the QB’s entire body must cross the line of scrimmage in order for a flag to be thrown. Clearly, Bennett didn’t. Touchdown confirmed #FogHorn
GIF cred: bigleaguesports - photo cred: Christian Petersen
A message to Thomas Tyner: do what you gotta do, young sir.
The headline hit me last night like a blunt force object to the dome: #1 running back in the nation, Thomas Tyner DECOMMITS from Oregon. In the sports dictionary, there are few words that carry a more impactful punch than when the bold, villainous decommit hits the web. It’s a congregation of letters that even Microsoft Word warns against using in a sentence, applying a red squiggly line out of protest. It implies betrayal, withdrawal from an obligation, an exercise of promise-breaking. But what is it, and what does it really mean? …