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Wednesday Roundtable: Is Richard Sherman good for Stanford football?

After the Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game Sunday, all anyone could talk about was Richard Sherman ‘10. Sherman made the play of the game to seal the Seahawks win, and then he stole the spotlight with his one-of-a-kind postgame interview. We asked football writers Winston Shi, David Cohn and Do-Hyoung Park: Is the always-polarizing Richard Sherman good for Stanford football?

Fisher: Sherman redefines traditional sports boundaries

“To those who would call me a thug or worse because I show passion on a football field—don’t judge a person’s character by what they do between the lines. Judge a man by what he does off the field, what he does for his community, what he does for his family.”

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman ‘10 wrote these words in response to his now-famous postgame interview with Fox’s Erin Andrews after the NFC Championship game Sunday. I’ve been fixated on them, more than the interview itself, ever since.