Have We Overvaulued Colt McCoy and Tim Tebow’s Winning Ways?

May 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

"He's just a winner."
We've all heard it before.
In the months leading up this year's NFL draft, it was the phrase we had drilled into our heads ad nauseum as commentators and analysts heaped praise on both Tim Tebow and Colt McCoy for their ability to win at the collegiate level.
"He's a winner."
"He's clutch."
"All he does is win."
"There's no doubting his capability to win."
"He puts up the Ws."
"That guy, he's a winner."
"He wills his team to victory."
Yes, it was certainly said in a variety of different manners, but the point trying to be conveyed still remained the same.
It seemed like one of the only reasons the experts could muster up as to why these young men, who were both obviously lacking in many of the traits needed to be a solid quarterback at the professional level, would somehow still be successful.
They knew how to win. It was plain and simple.
We got the point.
But what does that mean exactly?

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