Athletes always act like they don't care about awards.
And it's ridiculous.
I mean, actors care about awards, as do musicians and writers and all sorts of people from all areas of life. And we all admit it pretty openly. But for some reason athletes have been
Because he cares about awards.
And he doesn't mind telling you how much he cares.
For proof, I turn to Dustin Dow's story in the Cincinnati Enquirer that detailed Burrell's meltdown upon learning no Xavier players were named first team all-conference in the Atlantic 10. Here's the lead quote: "This league is pathetic," Burrell said. "We went 14-2, top 10 in the nation. Forget first team, Josh (Duncan) is probably the player of the year. You've got the best team and nobody on the first-team all-conference team? It's ridiculous. You talk about not having motivation? We got plenty now. I'm really looking forward to Atlantic City now."
Trust me, it gets better.
Here's the link.