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National media members react to Dalvin Cook’s Heisman snub

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The list is long, but distinguished.

NCAA Football: Florida State at Syracuse Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday, our Bud Elliott outlined some of the reasons that Florida State running back Dalvin Cook may not have garnered the sufficient votes to earn a trip to New York City for the 2016 Heisman Trophy presentation. The explanations span a variety of hard and soft factors and, evidently, are by no means shared by just those who cover the ‘Noles.

Many across the country deem Cook the NCAA’s top RB, but, apparently, not enough of those with Heisman votes concur. Seminole fans have called it a joke, a travesty, a mockery, and a shame, via social media. And they may not be wrong in doing so.

In fact, Cook’s exclusion from consideration for the country’s top individual award has been lamented by numerous media members who cover the national stage. I’ve included a few of them below, because after your family’s Thanksgiving visit, you’re probably already angry enough and could handle seeing that not everyone else thinks you’re crazy: