By redskins writer
WASHINGTON — Famed wrestling announcer Jim Ross, as avid an Oklahoma football fan as you’ll find, says the Redskins really got a bargain on running back Samaje Perine as fourth-round pick in the NFL Draft.
“He is going to be that soldier you love to go to war with,” Ross told Chad Dukes on 106.7 The Fan. “He loves to block. He can catch the ball. So I don’t know how they’re going to use him, but he’s a special player and they got a bargain on him in the draft.”
“I don’t know that it sells newspapers any more, if it get clicks online, for somebody to be a good human being,” he said. “Samaje, sometimes you wonder, ‘Is this kid too nice to be a hell of a football player, because how can we piss him off?
“Because when he’s motivated, we would think, he’s nearly unstoppable, because he’s so strong, he’s got real fast feet, he’s got great speed, real good vision. It just happened that he came to Oklahoma and then they recruited a five-star kid named Joe Mixon, and then they were both getting a thousand yards rushing and it was a great one-two punch for a team that ran four wide...