Underwood Knows What Makes Champions
August 17, 2012 at 12:05pm by Scott • 2 Comments »
The title of Roy Cummings‘s article is “Is Tiquan Underwood ‘hair’ to stay? Signs look good“, which is just awful. Like, really bad. I assume his article next week will involve “Orange you glad I didn’t say banana?” somehow. But the fact that he at least recognizes the importance of Championship Hair by putting it in his headline is encouraging.
Piled high beneath Underwood’s helmet is a retro 1980s hi-top fade, about 4 inches worth, that looks a lot like the ‘do Will Smith had during the early episodes of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.”
No, Will Smith grew it kind of tall in Fresh Prince, but it was tight and well-groomed. Good for the camera, but not for winning trophies. Look at that picture up there (after you click it back to the football-related one). Underwood is keeping it maintained while still getting it go free — a tough line to walk, but he cares enough to take the time to do it. That’s why he’s going to make the team. Greg Schiano preaches details and Underwood gets the message. If he could just get that through the Josh Freeman and talk him out of that wedge atrocity he’s got going, they might win some games this year.
Oh, and I guess the rest of the article is worth reading, too. It talks about Underwood’s past with New England and how he has bought into the Schiano system again. Underwood is making the team even though he’s still listed as a third-stringer. I would bet Arrelious Benn is cut before Underwood.