FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Everett Golson lacks the catchy nickname and Heisman Trophy of fellow redshirt freshman Johnny Manziel.
But in terms of style, Golson resembles the only quarterback to defeat Alabama this season athletic, quick, a strong arm, ability to scramble.
There are a lot of similarities, said Crimson Tide coordinator Kirby Smart, whose defense was frustrated by Johnny Football during Texas A&Ms victory at Tuscaloosa on Nov. 10.
Both of them are youthful and sometimes youth is a good thing. He doesn't have a very long memory. He forgets it and he's right back to the next play and will make another big play.
People with long memories might recall Oklahomas Jamelle Holieway, the only true freshman quarterback to lead a team to a national title (85), and Bernie Kosar, who did the trick as a redshirt freshman at Miami (83).
Golson will be trying to join them on Monday night, when unbeaten Notre Dame (12-0) plays Alabama (12-1) in the BCS Championship game at Sun Life S...