Geoff Calkins: A mother of a signing day

Wednesday was college football signing day, so there were going to be crazy stories, but none was crazier than the one involving running back Alex Collins and his mother, Andrea McDonald.

Seems Alex intended to sign with Arkansas. Seems his mother preferred that he go to Miami. So when Alex was getting ready to sign his letter of intent at South Plantation (Fla.) High School, Andrea showed up, swiped the letter of intent and fled.

"She apparently, allegedly and purportedly snatched the letter of intent," said Rece Davis of ESPN. "Mom has been very elusive in space today."

That was one of a gazillion jokes, of course. The mother was last seen driving off with Al Cowlings. Or was she on the back of Bobby Petrino's motorcycle? If the mother is really that fast, she's probably signing with Ole Miss.

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SeaBassHauling writes:

I guess this momma wants a job in sunny Miami not in the backwoods of the ozarks....! LOL

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