Now that the “award season” in college football has concluded with the Heisman ceremony, I’d like to gripe a little bit about the whole process. What if baseball’s MVP awards were handed out after the regular season was over but before the playoffs commenced? It’s not a great policy to grant individual awards when there [...]
James Laurinaitis, 2007 Butkus WinnerPhoto Credit: Athlon Sports
Last night, Ohio State’s Junior Linebacker James Laurinaitis won the prestigious Butkus Award, bestowed upon the best linebacker in the land each year. He’s the heart and soul of the number one defense on the number one team in the country, so in a way it’s fitting he [...]
Congratulations to Troy Smith and the entire Ohio State team and coaching staff. There’s no doubt Smith is a talent, but the folks around him deserve credit as well.
There is no shortage of content on this award or on Smith himself with the adversity he’s overcome to be in the position to win the award. [...]