At the risk of sounding like Chris Berman (which bis a horrible risk to take, nonetheless...), there's an old lyric in the Eagles' iconic hit "Hotel California," you can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave.
It's in the game.
It rings true for so many things, not the least of which is the status of "SEC football player."
Yeah, you can get drafted into the NFL, you can sign that first contract, attend OTA's, and become a full fledged member of an NFL roster, but to most of the mouth breathing psychopaths in the SEC footprint you'll still always be "that moppy haired asshole who plays for our archival."
Zach Mettenberger found this out the hard way.More »