Flopping Fish: Why Reggie Bush’s Career Will Soon Be Over

August 6, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I remember waking up on Saturday mornings and watching Reggie Bush all over the screen on ESPN's College Gameday. He was truly the biggest star in college football, and fans eagerly awaited to see if he would be the No. 1 draft pick after he left USC.
Unfortunately for Reggie, things haven't quite panned out for him, or any of the "star players" in that unforgettable 2006 National Championship game. Teammate Matt Leinart has been a bust so far in the league, and Vince Young has gone from struggling rookie to Alex Smith status, to suicidal and depressed backup quarterback.
While Bush was a great weapon for the New Orleans Saints and helped them win a Super Bowl, he hasn't quite been the star that everyone predicted.
The Saints surprised a lot of people in April's draft when they selected Heisman Trophy-winning running back Mark Ingram out of Alabama. What did this mean for the organization? Bush immediately knew what it meant, as he posted "it's been fun New Orleans" on h...

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