Tuesday, July 31, 2007

The Best Player in College Football

Louisiana State defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey's chances of winning the Heisman are slim and none, but no one will be more feared on the field this fall.

"We tried a dozen different ways to block him last year and we haven't slowed him down yet,'' Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville told John Pruett of the Huntsville Times.

"He's the first guy you look for when you come to the line of scrimmage if you're playing LSU,'' Tennessee quarterback Erik Ainge said.

"He's not a guy you want chasing you, believe me,'' Auburn quarterback Brandon Cox said.

So why is Dorsey back in Baton Rouge for his senior season? After all, he could be cashing NFL paychecks.

Two reasons. Dorsey had a shin injury and feared it would impact his draft status. Some reports say he got bad advice and still would have been a top-10 pick had he decided to enter last April's draft.

This could be one player Nick Saban wishes he never signed. Saban was LSU's coach in 2004 when Dorsey decided to become a Tiger. Now he will be on the other side when the teams play Nov. 3 in Tuscaloosa.

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