Originally Posted by baja fan
Clearly it is a case by case thing but the bottom line is we place way too high a value on gifted athletes to the point of inflicting physiological damage in many cases. We all find flavor clowns (love that phrase) distastfull but we have collectively created them.
if TO were a bag boy he most likely would not speak of himself in the third person.
it's impossible to say is Clarett would have crashed and burned had he not had a gift to lug a football.
We place way too high a value on celebrities in general in this culture. Be they athletes, actors or CEOs.