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Peyton’s Place was the end zone in 2010, to the chagrin of Black defenders
Peyton’s Place was the end zone in 2010, to the chagrin of Black defenders

Without sports, it’s incredibly hard to fathom where positive images would come from in the United States of America. With sports, the concept of Black Run America (BRA) was erected.

Without sports, well, we ask again: How would positive images of Black people be supplied?

We have discussed college football supplying the ultimate opiate to America and the predominately white fan base, alumni of nearly all-white institutions are presented with positive images of Black people wearing their school’s uniforms and colors.

Watching Black people represent their schools is the closest many of these alumni will ever come to interacting with Black people and were it not for the necessity of recruiting Black athletes in conferences like the Southeastern Conference (SEC) for thespeed and size that whites perceive only Blacks can provide, would Michael Oher be just another causality of Black-on-Black in Memphis?

In 2008 a white running back for Louisiana State University named Jacob Hester led that team to the national title. He was ridiculed for being white by nearly all-Black opposing SEC defenses and questioned why he wasn’t playing for the Air Force Academy.

The Air Force Academy, a team whos e former coach once claimed that they needed more Black athletes to compete (Air Force is a school with high academic standards and will not relax them like the Naval Academy to admit more Black students) is a school that looks like Brigham Young University, starting anywhere from 16 – 22 white players at a time.

Lowering standards at major colleges is one of the primary ways to ensure Black athletes can get into school, their grades and standardized scores not on the same level as their athletic ability. This is why Paul Hornung said Notre Dame should lower their standards back in the early 2000 s.

White athletes are perceived to not have the same athleticism as Black athletes, though Black athletes routinely fail to graduate when white athletes excel in the classroom.

Players like Tim Tebow and Toby Gerhart were treated as Great White Hopes for playing and succeeding at positions that have come to be reserved for Black players. Tebow, an athletic quarterback (that term is usually used to describe Black players) was constantly derided for his piety and had his ability questioned by NFL scouts who wondered if they would translate positively into the professional ranks.

Gerhart was just derided for being white, which he believed hindered his draft status in the NFL.

Black people are dominant in two professional sports, comprising 80 percent of the NBA rosters and 70 percent of the NFL rosters. This year however, a white running back named Peyton Hillis ran for more than 1,000 yards for the Cleveland Browns.

He was pressed into service only because of injuries to two other Black running backs (something that happened to Brock Forsey, another white running back who played in only a few games for the Chicago Bears in 2003 and was promptly cut though he gained 134 yards in his only start).

Hillis was one of 2010 legitimate surprises, but he shouldn’t have been. In 2008, he ran the ball with authority in starting tailback for the Denver Broncos, though the franchise would play him sparingly in 2009.

Black people dominance of basketball and football has created a paradigm in sports where Blacks are seen as the ultimate definition of athleticism and anytime a white players succeeds is seen primarily as a fluke. White guys aren’t supposed to run the ball or catch it, positions dominated by Black players at both the collegiate and professional level (running back and receiver – a future SBPDL).

With this, let’s move to an interview Hillis recently gave to Dan Patrick:

Peyton Hillis is sort of a rarity in NFL history — a white tailback. While there have been a few prominent ones, including John Riggins and Larry Csonka, they’re the exception rather than the rule.

On The Dan Patrick Show, Hillis said he heard about it every Sunday.

“Every team did it,” he said. “They’ll say, ‘You white boy, you ain’t gonna run on us today. This is ridiculous. Why are you giving offensive linemen the ball?’

“All kinds of stuff like that you hear on the field, but I use that to my advantage. I kind of soaked it in, ate it up a little bit, because I enjoyed it.”

Hillis said he’s been referred to by nicknames such as “The Avalanche” and “White Rhino.”

He also touched on getting overlooked in Denver and his Cleveland breakout.

“In Denver, they just wanted me to play strictly fullback, nothing else. I wasn’t too happy about the situation, but I was trying to be a team player.

“I just wanted to be on the field. It ended up I didn’t play anything at all.”

He continued: “Coach Mangini came up to me before our first game, against the Buccaneers, and said he could see me being a 1,000-yard back. I never had a coach have that much confidence in me before. He helped me out a whole lot on a mental level.”

Once, Black players were told they weren’t smart enough to be quarterbacks. Now, white athletes are told they can’t play virtually any position save quarterback and offensive line.

Those whites who succeed against the stereotype (all whites are slow, right?) are the fodder of taunts from color-conscious Black athletes shocked that a white guy dares challenge them on the field.

Peyton Hillis proved to the world that more white guys should be getting shots, but that a concerted effort is underway to deny white players opportunities to shine in the NFL (and college football).

Perhaps the reason for this is because BRA needs its soldiers — Black athletes — to provide that steady stream positive images for the opiate-addled masses in order to keep them from realizing the enormity of the massive Black underclass in America that subsists solely on government programs.

Either way, expect those Great White Hopes to continue taking scorn and abuse from the entrenched Black athletes. To these Black athletes who poke fun at Hillis for being white, he represents a 21st century Jackie Robinson.

Funny that players like Danny Woodhead, Jon Kuhn and Toby Gerhart have had major success this year from the running back position in the NFL, just as Hillis has had.

Once Black players were stacked at certain positions, such as corner, flanker and and defensive end. Now the deck is so stacked against white players that when a player like Hillis comes along the racially-conscious Black athletes attempt to put him in his place.

White guys aren’t supposed to run over and around them. That’s not part of the “Black guys dominate sports” paradigm.

(Republished from SBPDL by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. "Once, Black players were told they weren't smart enough to be quarterbacks."

    In spite of the massive effort of the NFL and sports media to promote black quarterbacks, this is still true.
    Most blacks are not smart enough to play quarterback.

  2. Wake up white man.

  3. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    ''of the only opiate that keeps them from realizing the reality of the massive Black underclass in America that subsists solely on government programs.''

    Another good reason I am so happy America is declining and is bankrupt. The debt is astronomical and we will face default sooner or later. Thank you economic collapse!

  4. I wish my Broncos wouldn't have feed into the stereotype and kept him… racist ass McDaniels

  5. What's wrong with having sweet, ugly, smelly, greasy niggers playing foosball? Can you imagine the funky smell in those locker rooms after the game? Those white guys are stupid for playing with those feral beasts.

    Oh boy, dem Jews are in for a party…

  6. Did Dan Patrick seem even slightly bothered or troubled that Hillis was having to deal with racism and discrimination in 2010? I guarantee you if a black athlete were the target of similar remarks ("Hey black boy, you think you can pass on us?") the NAACP, RAINBOW/PUSH, National Action Network, SCLC, and the Congressional Black Caucus would be demanding full and transparent investigations into what the NFL knew, when they knew it, and what they intend to do about such "rampant" racism and discrimination in their league.

  7. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Take a look at the top 30 QB's by passer rating and you of course only have Vick, McNabb, and Campbell. Vick just runs and throws long bombs, can't read a defense or audible worth shit. McNabb was my fantasy point machine for many a season but even TO exposed his mental weakness. Campbell, I never really watch him play but his stats suck anyway.

    Look at the stats for Brees, Manning, Brady, Rodgers, etc. They're also just much more fun to watch, you can see the chess game at the line with the pre snap read, audible, hot route, and post snap reads and delivery. The 105 baseline IQ definitely comes in handy, though I bet these guys would test a bit higher.

    Just look at Vince Young, who scored a 6 out of 50 on the Wonderlic when the average for QB is a 24. The offense while he was at Texas was all zone read, which is just a form of the option where QB either hands off or runs the ball depending on where the defender is relative to the tackle. He couldn't learn the offense of the Titans, which is probably the real reason Norm Chow left. Five crappy seasons later Vince has been cut.

    I think that the Hillis/McCoy tailback/QB will make the Browns increasingly competitive in the years to come and you'll see BRA shudder at the possibility of ceding dominance in the tailback position. I still think that they will have dominance in the defense secondary position, and frankly I think that it plays to their strengths. "Here, go guard that guy and make sure that he doesn't catch the ball." It's pretty simple and straight forward, and they are much better suited with fast twitch fiber muscles to perform.

    Tailback is not simply carry the ball and run down field. They need to know a shitload of plays, understand the OL blocking and lanes, which gap to run through, and hell they have to block. I played offensive line, center to be exact, and I really would have appreciated having a smarter tailback back in the day.

    One last thing with regards to the Browns, and why although I do not live in Cleveland I am now a fan. They have a scrappy QB, a white tailback, and a black punter!!!!

  8. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    SBPDL,

    I'm going to say the same thing I said when I heard about the "problems and issues" faced by Lebron James, Kobe, and O.J. "I thought I was white" Simpson. Who gives a rats fuck!

    So, when do you think Peyton Hills cries the most. While he cashes that paycheck or when he is using a super model's ass a pillow?

    Remember, he is a rich athlete who just happens to be white.

    Who do you think he would rather spend one minute with, you or Oprah?

    -Black guy

    -Black guy

  9. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    "Now the deck is so stacked against white players that when a player like Hillis comes along the racially-conscious Black athletes attempt to put him in his place."

    I find this statement utterly amusing. This statement is exactly how the corrupt whites in power work. Those of us who really pay attention clearly know and see my claim when you have blacks trying to get into the political field. Here's a statement that I've "borrowed" from yours truly, SBPDL that pretty much sums it up.

    "The deck is so stacked against black politicians that when a politician like Obama comes, the racially-conscious white politicians attempt to put him in his place."

    Thanks SBPDL for giving me a way to make things clearer for the rest of you people.

    You Get What You Get

  10. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    "So, when do you think Peyton Hills cries the most."

    Did you even read his comments??

    "I use that to my advantage. I kind of soaked it in, ate it up a little bit, because I enjoyed it."

    He wasn't "crying". He was explaining how it motivates him.

    How exactly did you miss that?

  11. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    "The deck is so stacked against black politicians that when a politician like Obama comes, the racially-conscious white politicians attempt to put him in his place."

    Stacked against black politicians?? It's hard to take this comment seriously.

    The deck is stacked IN FAVOR of black politicians, in spite of their lack of qualifications.

    That's why we have Barack Obama, Charles Rangell, Maxine Waters, Carol Moseley Braun, Marion Barry, William Jefferson, Kwame Kilpatrick, etc etc etc.

    The fact that you used the black sitting president to make your point is kinda funny.

    Epic Fail.

  12. Is the guy above a troll or an idiot? I can never tell them apart…

  13. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    The 1972 Miami Dolphins were the last NFL team to have an undefeated season. White quarterback (Bob Griese) and 2 white RBs (Csonka and Kiick) as starters. Most of their other "heavy hitter", offensively and defensivly were white as well. Since it is biologically impossible for the overall athleticism of whites to have declined so precipitiously in the course of what amounts to 2 generations, there are obviously other factors at play (obviously). Reverse discrimination, whatever. Needless to say, I do not watch sports (nor TV) at all and haven't for several years. Last time I watched an NFL game entire was when the '82 Redskins won the Super Bowl (John Riggins, white, game MVP) and quite w. the NBA when Larry Bird retired.

  14. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    "The deck is so stacked against black politicians that when a politician like Obama comes, the racially-conscious white politicians attempt to put him in his place."

    Classic blackspeak. Utterly untrue and, well, stoopid.

    The fact is those "racially-conscious White politicians" got the hell out of his way, and let the overtly racist, anti-American, become CIC, because ANYTHING is better than being called a racist.

    ANY Whitey who openly spouted the racist crap Barry did, would have been dismissed out of hand. Oh, and, destroyed on a personal basis.

    You keep right on speakin troof to power there. It's worked pretty well so far…

    AS for White players "dissing" a black QB? I think that's self evident.

    Joe

  15. I hate football and I think that the people who watch it are idiots for supporting them.

  16. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    "Did you even read his comments??

    "I use that to my advantage. I kind of soaked it in, ate it up a little bit, because I enjoyed it."

    He wasn't "crying". He was explaining how it motivates him.

    How exactly did you miss that?"

    You conveniently left out the part about using a super models ass as a pillow. I guess you needed to do that to make your point.

    I was being sarcastic.

    How did you miss that?

    -Black guy

  17. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    "You conveniently left out the part about using a super models ass as a pillow"

    Black Guy, you were attempting to portray Hillis as a whiner seeking sympathy, and you likened him with other whiners (Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, OJ Simpson). That was the entire point of your post.

  18. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    "I was being sarcastic.

    How did you miss that?

    -Black guy"

    Your constant "sarcasm" is a bore and shows what a coward you are.
    You always write your whiney and inflammatory comments based on nothing but lies and delusions and then back out of them when someone calls you on it. You have not argued a single point effectively on this site.

    And more….."I was only joking", "Can't you recognize sarcasm?", "I was only kidding", "Did you think I was serious??"

    Typical. You are a true self-hater and a race-hustling black victicrat.

    You want to gain white acceptance here, but you are not quite smart enough to hang in the conversations, and so you back down with excuses. The white world does not recognize blackness as a "skill", we don't find you naturally witty and hilarious, and you have no credibility here.

    We don't want to stand around the water cooler with you and chuckle at your dumb jokes. Please go away.

  19. "I was being sarcastic."

    Your use of sarcasm does not negate the fact that you accused him of crying, you disingenuous piece of shit.

  20. One must possess a modicum of intelligence in order to be adept at the art and practice of sarcasm.

    In other words, groids should resist such urges.

    ;-}

  21. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Leave Black Guy alone you morons.

    Read what he wrote:

    "So, when do you think Peyton Hills cries the most. While he cashes that paycheck or when he is using a super model's ass a pillow?"

    He's making a legit point. And if you all are too stupid to understand that his meaning is not literal, then you are a pack of grade-A morons.

    Save the vitriol for Desiree. Black Guy is a pretty cool guy.

  22. "Leave Black Guy alone you morons."

    Stop sucking his dick, you sound like his gay lover.

  23. Payton Hillis doing well in Denver is proof of little. I ran for a 100 yards in Denver, and I have never played in the NFL. Boom.

  24. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Don't forget Jeremy Wariner – 400 metre sprinter (Gold medallist in 2004, Silver in 2008).

    Basically, there is increasing evidence that Whites may be as fast as Blacks…but most of them go into other sports or simply don't develop their speed (likely discouraged early in life).

    http://www.wvwnews.net/story.php?id=1440

    – Apollyon

  25. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Am new to this site, thinking it's the crack-cocaine of blogs! My comment is for Appolyon above re: white sprinters. In about 1960 a white runner in my pretty-much all-white suburban NY high school set the NY State record for the 100 yd dash. I was there and it was so cool. Don't know how long the record lasted, but 9.6 was/still is very fast.

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