What American Football Player ‘Aimed At His Head’

A) Ray Lewis:

Ray Lewis Hit Chad Ochocinco Knocks Helmet Off

B) Dante Wesley:

Dante Wesley Hit On Clifton Smith

C) Owen Schmitt:

Owen Schmitt Bloody Forehead Photo Seattle Seahawks Player

D) Landon Donovan:

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“Get Schmitt-Faced” T-Shirt *Honors* Seahawk

Jacknutapparel.com earns a plug for this delightful money grab at the expense of self-hating Seahawk Owen Schmitt:

Schmitt-Faced T-Shirts

Video: Owen Schmitt Splits Forehead With Helmet

Here’s a photo and video of Seattle Seahawks player Owen Schmitt, who split his forehead in pregame warmups today by … wait for ithitting himself with his own helmet.

Owen Schmitt Bloody Forehead Photo Seattle Seahawks Player

(Scariest part? Fullback Schmitt played in the game, catching one pass)

 What would possess Schmitt to consider doing such a crazy thing in the first place?

Why, because he did it *successfully* in college at West Virginia. (Where he was a walk-on, no less.)

(Introducing the Forrest Griffin of football)

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The “Runaway Beer Truck” Gets Popped For DUI

College football fans will likely recall Matt Vasgersian’s epic call of Owen Schmitt’s touchdown in West Virginia’s upset win over Oklahoma in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl. As the burly Schmitt barreled down the sideline en route to a long touchdown, Vasgersian yelled, “Like a runaway beer truck!”

Owen Schmitt
(This isn’t a mugshot, but whatever his mugshot looked like is undoubtedly inferior to this.)

It was an iconic nickname in an era where so few are spontaneous and evocative, and one that stuck with him as he joined the NFL. Spontaneous and evocative, yes, but now, extremely unfortunate.

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