It’s the big meme at ESPN.com – clutch players, clutch teams.
Here’s Chris Low’s list of most clutch SEC players. And here’s the top clutch guys in all of college football on Schlabach’s mind. Notice the common name on both lists?
Now the GPOOE™ is a terrific, accomplished player, no doubt about it. And there’s no way that Florida could function at the same high level without him. But clutch? Can somebody point out the win on Florida’s schedule last year that Tebow pulled out in crunch time? The Gators’ closest wins were against Kentucky and Mississippi. But Florida never trailed in either game after the first quarter.
I don’t recall a moment like this for Florida last year.
It looks like we’ve got ourselves a new narrative, folks. Either that, or they’re referring to circumcisions in the Philippines over at ESPN…