Originally posted on Dr. Saturday  |  Last updated 1/12/12
Making the morning rounds. • My Honeymoon with Weinke. This time last year, then-N.C. State quarterback Russell Wilson was under contract with the Colorado Rockies and had a better-than-even chance of never playing football again. Wednesday, hot on the heels of a blockbuster campaign in Wisconsin, Wilson said he's decided to give up baseball altogether and pursue the NFL instead. "I want to put all my focus in football and see where it takes me," he told the New York Times, adding that he's already informed the Rockies he plans to leave the organization. "I know that I have the talent, aptitude and leadership to succeed on the next level." Wilson is projected as mid-round pick despite his height (5-foot-10), which would make him un-draftable if he hadn't just set a single-season record for pass efficiency en route to a first-team All-Big Ten nod and another conference championship for the Badgers. At any rate, he's not going to fare any worse in pro football than he did last summer...
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