After Boise State’s impressive football win over Oregon on 9/3/09, a short outburst of anger by OU running back, LeGarrette Blount, sent out unintended long-term PR ripple effects that will likely result in a suspension, if not a truncation, of a brilliant football career. A potential Heisman candidate (not likely now), Blount’s future is tainted in a way that will be hard to recover from.
Yet, some would say that BSU has some PR repair work to do as well. The victorious Boise State player, Byron Hout, certainly did not need to rub Blount’s face in it [post game] by pushing and taunting a guy known for having anger issues. Perhaps the BSU coaches should send a message to other players regarding this kind of behavior. What say ye?