Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 10/30/11
For most of the country, there has been a mythic quality to Andrew Luck, as if he were college football's white whale. Luck, with a name out of a Dickens' novel, is smart -- he does go to Stanford, of course. He turned down the NFL not to improve his draft stock -- he would have been the top pick last April -- but because he actually, you know, enjoys college. He is the Heisman Trophy front-runner almost by acclimation and fans in woebegone NFL cities have embarked on "Suck for Luck" campaigns, hopeful that if their teams lose enough, they'll be able to draft Luck. But because Stanford has steamrolled through a soft schedule, and done it on the strength of a crunching running attack, there was a question that began to build alongside the outsized expectations: When Luck got popped in the mouth, when he made a bad throw or when his team desperately needed him, what was inside him? Yes, he could make all the throws and get his team in the right play, but what kind of quarterback wa...
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