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Seahawks´ quarterback Russell Wilson:
"My height doesn´t define my skill set"

CBS News, by Amanda Cochran

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 2/3/2014 11:02:05 AM

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes in the second half of Super Bowl XLVIII. The young quarterback overcame many obstacles to become a champion over the Denver Broncos. The third-round draft pick was called too short -- at 5´11´´-- to be a quarterback and too young at just 25 years old. Wilson, asked how he´s dealt with the adversity, said on "CBS This Morning" it´s through his faith. "God´s given me so much talent and my height doesn´t define my skill set," Wilson said. "I believe that God has given me a right arm and for some

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jinx, 2/3/2014 11:25:50 AM     (No. 9717452)

Sounds like a fine young man. Wonder if the Press will try to sideline him like they did Tebow for declaring his faith in God.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MDConservative, 2/3/2014 11:30:09 AM     (No. 9717459)

This kid js 24 karat.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Smart11344, 2/3/2014 12:15:15 PM     (No. 9717523)

One of the things this Seattleite is proud of.
Too bad most of our elected people don´t have Russell Wilson´s class.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: shamrock, 2/3/2014 12:35:14 PM     (No. 9717567)

Too bad the creep Pete Carroll doesn´t have the morals and class of this young man.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lotsamojo, 2/3/2014 12:50:45 PM     (No. 9717591)

Wilson certainly proved that yesterday - guess it goes to show you what self determination, ambition and a work ethic will do for a person.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: belwhatter, 2/3/2014 2:35:19 PM     (No. 9717783)

Russell Wilson has leadership skills. What more could a team want than to have such a person at the helm? He has his priorities right too, God first, team second, self last.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/3/2014 6:03:58 PM     (No. 9718008)

Wilson is a great quarterback. His problem will come after his opponents lay a hard hit on him that takes away some of his speed. If that happens he will just be another pro quarterback.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: IceQueen, 2/4/2014 3:01:23 AM     (No. 9718396)

B"H

Check out the video "Making of a Champion" made before the Superbowl. He and his team mates and coaches are remarkable men and excellent role models for us all. They all give Glory to G-d for their talents/gifts and the trials they have been through.



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