Jimmy and I both think college football's the greatest sport in the world, but that doesn't mean the game doesn't have its issues. Miami is still paying off credit cards from hooker abortions. Penn State institutionalized child rape for two decades. The best player on the #1 team in the country just got booted from school cuz he couldn't stop toking to Wiz Kahlifa long enough to survive a preseason drug test. It's enough to even turn the Double Rainbow Guy a little cynical.
But then you see something like this:
That's Vandy giving a full scholarship to walk-on Marc Panu in a preseason meeting which doubled as the most awesome thing I've seen in a month and the most awful reminder of preseason films I've seen in six years (I think I hated watching the same play 50 times in .04 second increments more than I hate AIDS...whoever invented those clickers should die).
Seriously though...huge props to Vanderbilt. Anchor Down.
Vanderbilt Commodores fullback Marc Panu shows us why perseverance does pay off.
In the Commodores new auditorium a week into preseason camp, head coach James Franklin addressed his team, and asked them, "You want to watch a guy who is trying to find a role on this team?"
"I want you to focus on Panu," says Franklin, "a guy that keeps his mouth shut...
Vanderbilt Head Coach James Franklin joins Rob and Amy to discuss the popular internet video rewarding Fullback Marc Panu with a scholarship.