Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 10/16/14
There wasn’t a very deep group to select from, but EA Sports has to settle to put Denard Robinson on the cover of NCAA Football for the upcoming year. Who did he beat out? Ryan Swope, the former wide receiver of Texas A&M in a vote that had some controversy due to irregularities. It is hard to argue with the choice of Denard. He put up some insane numbers against very pedestrian defenses during his career at Michigan, and that large alumni absolutely loves that kind of football. He was electric at times with his feet, and his biggest throws happened to be Hail Mary tosses. But hey, the media loved him, because he didn’t tie his shoes. For what it’s worth, gracing the cover of the game isn’t necessarily a sign of anything besides college success. I mean, Danny Wuerffel and Chris Weinke are former Heisman Trophy winners, as is some guy named Tim Tebow. All of them put up big numbers in college, but the pros were a different story. Robinson isn’t even going to play quarterback in the pros, he is hoping to make a roster as a wide receiver. In fact, he wasn’t even the best [...]
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