Tashard Choice is getting some attention now that he was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys last night. The Georgia Tech star is being called a “gem” by some columnists. He certainly provides some depth at the running back position that we lacked with Julius Jones and Tyson Thompson.
But it appears Choice brings something else to the table: heart and leadership. This youtube video I am going to show is running through the blogosphere now that Choice is in the NFL. You’ll see right away that this kid has emotion and a chip on his shoulder. The Yellow Jackets were playing 13th ranked Clemson this day, certainly underdogs. Georgia Tech won 13-3 led by Choice’s 145 yards rushing with a sore hamstring. I am actually less concerned now if Felix Jones doesn’t perform as a first round draft pick ought to perform because this Choice kid seems like the real deal.
But you can make your own choice: