One of the most fascinating moments to come from Saturday's Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony was the eloquence with which Emmitt Smith spoke. The NFL's all-time leading rusher bumbled his way through a post-football television career that left him best known for making up words and while not making much of a point.
So it was refreshing to hear Smith in Canton, clad in his yellow blazer, delivering a speech that was befitting of a Hall of Fame NFL career.
One problem: Smith somehow forgot to acknowledge his alma mater, the University of Florida, in his enshrinement speech. And for that he's sorry. Sincerely.
Smith later tweeted, "thx to all for da good wishes about the hall of fame...need to say a special hello to my GATOR Nation," before adding: