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I Wonder If Bob Mould’s Favorite College Football Player Is That Husker Suh

Bob-MouldNebraska SUH FootballHa ha ha. Get it? You know, because Bob Mould was in Hüsker Dü and Ndamukong is a Husker with the last name Suh, which is pronounced “soo”? The only difference is that in Suh’s case, the word “Husker” needs those little two dots over the “u”, then it would rhyme perfectly. What are those damn things called? Umlauts, you say? Nah, that’s doesn’t even sound like a word. Seriously, that makes no sense at all. I guess, in a way, it makes no difference at all.

That’s good stuff you won’t find on other sports blogs. Probably because those other sites have better things to do, but maybe it’s because I’m much, much more clever-er than those guys.

Anyhoo, Ndamukong Suh was just awarded the Lombardi Trophy, which is given annually to the nation’s top lineman, and it was well-deserved. Suh was also awarded the Nagurski Trophy for being the nation’s best defensive player. The guy is a beast. Check out the Nebraska star’s stats:

Suh finished the regular season with 82 tackles, 23 tackles for losses and 12 sacks. In the Big 12 championship game, he had a career-high 12 tackles, including a school-record seven tackles for losses and 4 1/2 sacks.

Boy, those are the type of numbers that should make you “Flip Your Wig,” if you catch my drift. Hopefully, Heisman voters will feel the same way, as Suh is in the hunt to become the first defensive player to win the award since Michigan’s Charles Woodson in 1997, and I hope he does accomplish the feat. I don’t want to hear about Suh three months from now saying that he’s hardly getting over it. Not winning it, that is.

Oh, and one last thing, in case I haven’t sufficiently beaten you over the head with it: Hüsker Dü rules.

Nebraska’s Suh wins Rotary Lombardi Award as top lineman [SI/AP]