Option Reads: Vincent Smith talks surviving Jadeveon Clowney hit
The Michigan running back can still talk and everything after surviving a devastating hit against the South Carolina star defensive lineman.
|Oh, the carnage. (US Presswire)|
In roughly the million times that I've watched either the video or gif of Michigan's Vincent Smith getting destroyed by South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney, I never once wondered what it felt like for Smith. Frankly, I just assumed he was dead, but it turns out he survived the hit.
There's even proof. Smith was able to talk to ESPN.com's Michael Rosenberg about it.
"I couldn't duck or try anything," Smith said. "My head wasn't even down, and that's why my helmet popped off."
Smith also said the hit looked worse than it was. Considering I assumed he was dead and he isn't, I tend to believe him. Of course, Smith also said he has only watched the play "two or three times."
Well, Vincent, two or three times isn't enough. So just in case you're Googling yourself and come across this, have a few more glances.
-- Manti Te'o's father is calling for people to stop reading the Honolulu Star-Advertiser after the paper featured a photo of Eddie Lacy running over his son on the front page. Now, in the paper's defense, there were no photos of Manti from the title game that didn't feature him being run over by Eddie Lacy. It pretty much happened on every play.
-- Nevada is trying to take advantage of having a very famous alum at the moment. Having been a fan of Colin Kaepernick for so long, I feel like a proud parent watching him in the NFL. He grew up so fast.
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