This upsets me greatly as I thought Matt Vas was the inventor of the Owen Schmitt beer reference, but alas...that is not the case. Apparently Washington Post writer Mike Wise referred to the WVU Fullback as a "Beer Truck" before as well....
It's not like his reputation isn't out there. Schmitt has the rare ability to hold onto the ball -- or deliver punishing blocks -- in heavy traffic.I'm not accusing of stealing the line, but there's one important thing about this blockquote you should know. It's from an article back in October.
"He has a forehead made of steel," said ESPN's Craig James.
"He rumbles like a beer truck with a broken parking brake," wrote the Washington Post's Mike Wise.
It didn't matter to Schmitt that he ran for two touchdowns and dropped a punt inside the 20-yard line in the Mountaineers' 55-14 Big East victory on Oct. 6 at Syracuse.
Next practice, he acted like it never happened.
WVU's Schmitt bases performance on maximum effort (Pittsburgh Live)