Heath Shuler, former University of Tennessee quarterback (and NFL flop), is running for Congress from the 11th District in eastern North Carolina. I had posted about his running over at my semi-defunct blog Backassward.com (which hopefully will be back and running soon), back in April 2005. Here’s the post from the Google cache…
Shuler Looks to Lay Another Stinker in DC
Former University of Tennessee standout quarterback Heath Shuler is looking to renew the overwhelming success he has previously experienced in Washington, D.C.
No, sports fans, he’s not planning the long anticipated comeback to resurrect the Redskins to their former glory. He’s RUNNING FOR CONGRESS!
At least it’s not from the Tennessee delegation.
Polls seem to indicate that he’s almost a lock to head back to DC. Wonder how he’ll be received by the local folk?