Sunday, October 23, 2016

JOHNSON: Southern's Willie Quinn proves that size isn't everything

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana -- Willie Quinn made no bones about it after Saturday’s game — he has always dreamed of setting records.

And how can you blame him? A record would be physical proof that he was the best to ever do a thing at a place, and he’s spent his whole life hearing about how his size made him physically incapable of being just that.

Of course, that’s not true. There are a lot more measures to a man than inches and pounds. Quinn shows that on a daily basis.

There are also many ways to measure a unit on a football team, but only one real important one. For an offense, it’s scoring points. For a defense, it’s preventing the other team from doing that.

Both of Southern’s units have been doing ...


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