Michael Vick, Cam Newton, Terrelle Pryor And The Media’s Attempt to Deter The Black Quarterback: Part 2Posted in Blogroll on August 30th, 2011 by Ron Glover
In our first segment, we examined the story of Terrelle Pryor, who went from savior to sinner quicker than a game-winning drive against Michigan. The debacle at Ohio State left Pryor minus his senior season of eligibility as well as the ire of the Ohio State faithful. Pryor faced media scrutiny for his “role” in bringing down the Ohio State program, resulting in the resignation of Jim Tressell. After being selected in the 3rd round by the Oakland Raiders, Pryor was suspended for the first five games of this season as a result of his non-compliance with the NCAA during the OSU investigation. Pryor is receiving further backlash from “experts” questioning his ability to play quarterback in the NFL. Something that was a non-issue while he compiled a 31-4 record as a starter at OSU.
Today we look at Cam Newton.