Roddy White, Frustratingly, Learning To Catch Just Now

Here's Craig Custance from camp, spreading lies:

"I think Roddy White has had a really good camp so far," Petrino said. "He's thinner, he's faster and he's showing us he can catch the ball well."

Let me highlight the relevant part of that paragraph for you:

he's showing us he can catch the ball well.

Once more, in crappily translated Spanish:

él nos está demostrando que él puede coger la bola bien.

Where the hell was this last year, Roddy White? Don't get me wrong, I'd be incredibly grateful to see you showing up to camp looking like a legitimate NFL receiver, but seriously. It took you this long to say to yourself "gee, maybe I use my hands to catch the football?" Jesus H. Christ on rubber crutches.

If White continues to impress, Jenkins could be in slight danger of losing his #2 slot. More than likely it'll go exactly the way everyone is predicting it will, which is to say Horn, Jenkins, White, L-Rob, and Jennings, in that order. Anything else would be a fairly large upset considering that White was awful last year and Robinson's still just a rookie third rounder. That being said, this is shaping up to be the biggest battle at camp, and it should be a lot of fun to watch. Pardon me if I don't get excited about Chris Crocker and Jimmy Williams, as that's a job Williams should win with an eyepatch on. I'd be very thrilled, however, if Roddy White managed to become a capable slot receiver. Given how he seemed cooked last year, this could be a big upset.

We're on the verge of history here, folks.

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