Don't Kill The Mellinger

August 27, 2013 11:26 AM

Twitter Tuesday: Alex Smith, floppy-hair pom-poms, Eric Fisher, and “it’s a hard G -- just like me”

Alex Smith’s father once tried to talk him out of football and into cross country. He had two scholarship offers out of high school, despite every school in the country watching his games to recruit teammate Reggie Bush. He once lost a starting job to J.T. O’Sullivan, then broke his shoulder because the doctor botched a surgery. He was labeled a bust, won back the job, then lost it just as things were getting better because, of all things, a concussion.

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