April 17, 2006
Super Mario battling ego
After a freshman season that saw 6-foot-6 receiver Mario Urrutia explode for 797 yards on just 37 catches including seven game-breaking touchdowns, who could blame the Louisville (Ky.) Fern Creek product for feeling a little confident?
But fresh off a season in which Urrutia earned his own theme-music over the loud speakers at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, Urrutia says he is battling to prevent a potentially big problem this spring - ego.
After last Saturday's scrimmage, Urrutia told CardinalSports.com he wants to show the fans he's still been working hard on the practice field. The Cardinal receiver and his teammates will take the field Friday night at 7:30 p.m. in the 2006 Spring Game.
"I want to show the fans that it hasn't gone to my head, really," Urrutia said. "I want to still make plays."
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