Taylor Wyndham has become as ubiquitous on ESPN's "SportsCenter" as a LeBron James dunk or a Stuart Scott "Boo-yah!" call.
Wyndham is the Kentucky player whose sack of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow two weeks ago has been played on a seemingly continuous loop since Tebow was hospitalized with a concussion as a result of the hit.
The replay rolls each time Florida coach Urban Meyer has updated Tebow's physical status: Tebow drops backs, Wyndham rushes toward him unabated and levels him with a hard, but clean hit.
If it were any other player for any other team, Wyndham's fame might have lasted the Andy Warhol-prescribed 15 minutes.
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But it was Tebow, the left-handed golden boy with a Heisman Trophy and two national championship rings on his dresser.
Wyndham, a Swansea native in his second year at Kentucky, understands. Still, he is ready for the highlight to become part of ESPN's archival footage.
"I think it's kind of blown up more than it should be," Wyndham said over the phone Thursday. "I mean, he is a big-time player. He's a good guy. I'm glad to hear that he's getting better."
Wyndham said teammates joke with him about being known as the player who knocked out Tebow, a battering ram who plays quarterback like a linebacker. But Wyndham is tired of talking about it.
"I don't really watch 'SportsCenter' anymore just because it's like every two seconds they say he gets better and they show the clip," he said.
Wyndham, a pass-rush specialist and backup defensive end, would rather continue working on his craft.
The Monday after Florida's 41-7 win at Kentucky, the halls at Swansea High were buzzing about Wyndham's sack. But Kurt Wyndham, a math teacher at the school, told faculty members his son had already moved on.
"Here he was all over ESPN and he was more concerned about not doing a good enough job getting off the (offensive) tackle" on other plays, said Swansea athletics director Bucky Stroud, the Tigers' football coach through Wyndham's junior season.
Wyndham was a three-year starter at linebacker and tight end in high school, where he was listed at 6-foot-4 and 210 pounds but was probably closer to 200, according to Stroud.
Wyndham's slight build kept most of the big schools away. He was considering Georgia Southern, Marshall and Buffalo until former USC assistant Joker Phillips, the Wildcats' head-coach-in-waiting, learned of Wyndham and offered him a scholarship.
Wyndham, who used to attend games at Williams-Brice Stadium with friends, said he was a little disappointed not to hear from USC and Clemson.
"I would have liked to have stayed home," he said. "But it wasn't really a super big deal because I just wanted to go somewhere that I could go and play."