Posted April 23, 2013

Fast read rec: ‘The story of one man versus Newtonian physics’

FAT GUY TOUCHDOWNS, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Spring Football
Behold the quarterback of the future. (AP)

Behold the quarterback of the future. (AP)

By Holly Anderson

Just a quick follow-up to yesterday morning’s Louis Nix appreciation: If you haven’t had enough Intentional Fat Guy Scoring in your week (and who has?), marinate for a while in Notre Dame blog One Foot Down’s breakdown of his spring game breakout play:

While playing quarterbacks who can run is in vogue in college football, a few coaches have toyed with bigger QBs who are more rhino than cheetah. Urban Meyer rode Tim Tebow to two national championships at Florida, and Bob Stoop has had success with Blake Bell in short yardage situations at Oklahoma. But Brian Kelly took it one step further when he put his 350 pound nose tackle into the game at quarterback, and may have changed college football as we know it in the process.

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