TALLAHASSEE, Fla. The night was more toast than roast.
With Charlie Ward, it seemed it was as tough to come up with good zingers as it once was to tackle the former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback.
But Wards former teammates and coaches did their best to take fans down memory lane and share their love and appreciation for the player who helped Florida to an Elite Eight appearance in basketball in 1993 and then guided the football team to the national championship nine months later.
Few athletes have tried to play two sports at the college level, and most eventually choose one over the other. Ward thinks that theres little chance of another two-sport standout in football and basketball.
It probably wont ever happen again, Ward said. Just because of the times. It wont ever happen again, and if it does, it will be like a Deion Sanders-type. It would be someone really, really special. And somewhere down the line, hes probably going to make a decision on whether he is going to ch...