Warren Moon on Deshaun Watson, Lamar Jackson and the ‘Dual-Threat’ Stigma

Posted by Greg Couch on September-30-2016 Add Comments

Black quarterbacks win Heisman Trophies, are taken first overall in the NFL draft, earn MVPs, win Super Bowls. Racial stigma and quarterbacking should be in the past tense by now.

But on Saturday, Clemson's Deshaun Watson and Louisville's Lamar Jackson will face each other in a showdown between Heisman candidates who have opposite takes on how people will view them as black quarterbacks in America today.

The term used for both is "dual-threat quarterback." On the surface, all that means is they are players who have the ability to pass and run. But Watson says it means a whole lot more. He Bleacher Report - College Football
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