RECORDS & AWARDS
TMQ's annual mock draft mockery
April 24, 2012Richmond High School
Deep down inside, the secret of NFL draft mania is that we love busts. JaMarcus Russell, Tim Couch, Brian Bosworth, Akili Smith -- guys who are taken at the top of the draft and then go bust have clandestine appeal. They generate schadenfreude, the German term for pleasure at the misfortune of others. No matter how badly you've been embarrassed, for example, you have not been embarrassed as much as Ryan Leaf. A little schadenfreude adds spice to life.