This afternoon, on College Football Live on ESPN, former NC State QB Russell Wilson will come on and potentially make his decision on where he is going to play this season.
Wilson was drafted by the Colorado Rockies last summer and he was let out of his scholarship by NC State. Though he is currently playing baseball in the minors for Class A Asheville (N.C.), Wilson has one more year of eligibility in the NCAA.
Today, he is supposed to make his decision between football and baseball as he promised weeks ago that he would make a decision before July 1.
It would seem that Wilson is choosing to play one more year of football. It would also seem that Wilson is going to play at Wisconsin or Auburn.
Either way, I still have one question, WHO CARES?!
Russell Wilson is a 5-11, 190 lbs, mediocre at best QB, who averages only 3 yards per carry. Russell Wilson is nothing special, and with all of the hardships that will come with changing systems, has little chance of excelling this season. Still, much of the college football world is on the edge of their seat, awaiting Wilson's decision.
It's pretty intense that this guy is going on national television to announce his decision. Granted, he is not having a special called "The Decision" but considering how low level he is compared to LeBron James, it's still over-the-top.
I think this just proves how much America loves football. All morning, people have been talking about the NFL Top 100 players list, which is fairly irrelevant. Now, we are in a frenzy about a QB's decision when that QB has little or no chance of leading a team to a championship. I don't think people care about how mediocre Russell Wilson is, I think they care about a somewhat interesting football story. On that note: The NFL needs to end the lockout. America has proven that we still love the football and the NFL considering all of the worthless things we are talking about because of the lockout. Give me something else to think about other than the lockout or players getting arrested, like free agents. Do the right thing and end the lockout, that way, Russell Wilson will no longer be a story.