It was only last October that Brian Wilson was bursting onto the general consciousness as the wild closer for the World Series-bound San Francisco Giants.
One year later, Wilson has achieved the truest measure of American pop culture success: Getting paid to peddle cheap faux-Mexican food several times an hour on cable television.
Check out the new Taco Bell commercial you'll be seeing Wilson in starting tonight:
Personally, I really like this commercial and its shorter version because I'm of the belief that athletes should only endorse products they actually use. No way am I buying Tiger Woods driving a Buick, but Brian Wilson eating a chalupa? I can actually picture myself making a run for the border one night — we're assuming White Castle is closed, by the way — and finding Wilson getting his fourth meal action on while doing it.
Also awesome: Wilson wearing his uniform during the commercial just like Mariano Rivera and Joe Girardi during their spots last postseason. Though str...