Oh, glory days.
The Dish TV ad, set in a diner, also features former Tennessee quarterback Heath Shuler and former Oklahoma linebacker Brian Bosworth. Like Leinart, they were college legends who could not repeat their success in the NFL.
“College?” Leinart says. “I’d go back to college.”
So would Shuler and The Boz.
Leinart, the 2004 Heisman Trophy winner, led the Trojans to two national titles.
Leinart is now seen occasionally on various television networks in his comfort zone -- as a college football correspondent.