Gardner Minshew seems to have done some legendary things before joining the NFL. This week, and in his first year in East Carolina, he suddenly became the third on the depth map for the first Sometimes arched.
He expected not to play at all this season, as two seniors in the pecking order sat over him. He wanted to play three full seasons after the guys graduated from him.
I played about half and then we get in for the next week and the starter will be back, "said Minshew. "Well, I'm like, damn man, I only played half, I really spent a year playing half a ball, I was pretty angry and started looking around and seeing what I could do and which one The only thing I could do was get me a medical shirt, but if I played in this next game, that would be off the table.
Then he had a crazy idea to hurt himself
"I have an idea, I go home and take a bottle of Jack Daniel and a hammer, I go back to my room and take a pull from Jack Daniels, I put my hand on the table and I boom Boom, boom, one, two, three ̵1; blow hell out of my hand, I'm shaking, but I know it's not broken, so I'll take another pull – one, two, three, still nothing. I knew it was not broken, so draw again, another three tref That was all I could take. I could not break my own hand.
Minshew said he told coaches that he had put his hand in a car, with his poor hand swollen for several weeks.
As it turned out, it was a good thing he did not break. In the end Minshew got the start job.