By now, almost anyone who has watched a nationally televised game featuring the Kansas City Chiefs (or, back in the day, the Philadelphia Eagles) has seen the meme-able photo of a teenaged “Andrew Ried” towering over the competition during a Punt, Pass, and Kick competition.
We know how big – literally, and in the world of coaching – Andy Reid turned out to be, but it looks like we might have the next big thing (see what we did there?) on our hands in the Texas Pop Warner ranks.
Check out this video from @coachdwes on Twitter, of a young man in the Dallas area who is apparently only SIX YEARS OLD, yet already looks like a man among men…err, kindergartners:
They say everything is bigger in Texas, and in the land where prep football is king, this kid might have some Friday Night Lights in his future sooner than later.
And, we would be remiss if, in reporting about a towering young man just learning how to play football, we didn't include this iconic scene from the remake of “The Longest Yard” starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock: