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Deadspin HOF Nominee: Marcus "New Mexico" Vick

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We can't take credit for the beauty that is Ron Mexico, because it came before our time, so we can only have fun with the next best thing: His little brother Marcus, who has the most fun you can possibly have without actually having herpes.

During a historic two-week stretch in January, he stomped on a defender's leg in a bowl game, had his license revoked, quit the team, declared for the NFL Draft — in which he was undrafted — and, most memorably, brandished some semiautomatic mayhem on a couple unsuspecting kids in the parking lot of a McDonald's.


It is this last incident that is memorialized in the accompanying PhotoShop, which, we believe, is what truly launched him into the stratosphere. It is one thing to pull out some weaponry, and another to do it in the face of a couple of kids. But in the parking lot of a McDonald's? "New Mexico" means business. Land of enchantment, indeed.

But is he a Hall of Famer? Remember, 75 percent is the threshold. Vote below: Polls will be open until 8 a.m. tomorrow morning. And yes, this is the final Hall Of Fame vote. Enshrinees will be announced tomorrow.

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