Saturday, November 20, 2004

AP Doesn't Let Reggie Off the Hook

Check out the AP article on the game and how the story writer treats Reggie's quote after the game:

Ball also had a fumble to go along with his two interceptions, extending a discouraging pattern for the sophomore quarterback. He hasn't shown any consistency, following up a career-best 288 yards passing last week with another turnover-plagued performance.

Ball got a little testy when the discussion turned toward his erratic play.

"What do you expect?'' he said. "We play in the toughest conference in the country. We probably have the hardest schedule in the country.''

His first point was highly debatable. His second point was downright laughable. The Yellow Jackets have only four opponents currently ranked in the Top 25.
Reggie is a 19 year old young man who has had an awful lot of negative pressure. I'd probably start getting testy at this point too.