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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
HERE ARE THREE FINALISTS FOR THE 2013 "chUMp of the Year"
We've reached the final round of voting for the 2013 "chUMp of the Year" award. There are three finalists from which to choose:
The two "dishonorable mention" awardees who fell out of the competition were Fitz Toussaint, Royce Jenkins-Stone, and Brady Hoke. Here are the reasons why they were nominated and subsequently passed over for "chUMp-of-the-Year":
FITZ TOUSSAINT was named "chUMp-of-the-Month" in October, for opening his big mouth before playing MSU and calling Spartan Nation "Little Brother. Apparently, he just couldn't help himself. But he got punked-out on game-day and basically lost his job afterwards, so we'll just call that enough punishment for one chUMp.
ROYCE JENKINS-STONE was named "chUMp-of-the-Month" in November, for openly assaulting Ohio STATE kick-returner Dontre Wilson after a wicked horse-collar tackle that was not penalized since the game was being played by "Michigan Rules" in the Pig House. (They've been known to use their own rules before.) When you watch the video of the incident, you can clearly see a group of UM players surround the OSU player as the play ends, standing over him and shouting trash at point-blank range. But it was Jenkins-Stone who jumped on Dontre Wilson and started to fight him in broad daylight. However, this punk took a dive straight into obscurity after that game, so we'll just call this a case of chUMp-and-run.
BRADY HOKE was mentioned in dishonor in December, for repeatedly claiming a broken foot is actually "a case of "turf-toe". Forget the donuts and the headsets and the assistant coaches and all of that stuff, what about outright LYING TO THE PUBLIC? Devin Gardner was on crutches, in a walking-boot, and not practicing for weeks, but Hoke kept telling everybody it was all due to a case of "turf-toe". Then, practically at the last second before the bowl game, word comes out that Gardner broke his foot against Ohio State. In other words, not turf-toe. So it's fair now to say that Brady Hoke is a big fat liar. But since he has delivered 11 losses the past two years, we don't want to ruffle his feathers too much, so we'll let him get back to "his work".
We request your comments to help select the 2013 Winner! Please click on "1 comment" below and vote for any of these candidates.