To say Ed Hochuli is verbose is like saying the Washington Redskins offense is pathetic. Mere adjectives don't do them justice. Case in point, Hochuli's unnecessarily-wordy explanation of why a Percy Harvin fumble was, indeed, a Percy Harvin fumble.
Let's take his 63-word explanation line by line:
"The ruling on the field is confirmed."
Killing the suspense right off the bat. If you're going to talk for 20 seconds, at least have us hanging on every word.
"Although there was a hand that continued in by the body as the defender pulled the ball away ..."
Is this the start of some Halloween ghost story? A hand? But whose? And by which body?
"... the defender got possession of the ball and, in fact, ..."
Love the literary flourish. Once he starts getting a little older, expect to here some "herewiths" and "henceforths" andRead More »from Video: Ed Hochuli’s dissertation on why a fumble is a fumble