By now, you've no doubt heard the story about the coach who cut Michael Jordan from the varsity team when he was in high school. But, have you heard about the college professor who told Aaron Rodgers that he would never play in the NFL? The professor's name was Shyne and…
Bahahahahahaha. Just kidding! But, the professor's hate for athletes was equivalent to Shyne's hate for, well, everything that other people like. So, when Rodgers failed to cite something properly on a paper during his time at the University of California, she gave him an "F" and told him that he wasn't cut out to be a professional football player in the process.
"To get to the best part of the story," he explained on his weekly radio show on Tuesday, "she's looking at me, condescending, talking down to me. And, she says, 'What do you want to do with yourself?' I said, 'I want to play in the NFL.' She laughed. She laughed at me. It wasn't like just a funny laugh, it was a condescending laugh and she said, 'You'll never make it. You'll get hurt. You'll need your education, and you're not gonna make it through school here.' I said, 'OK…I don't agree with any of that.' I just want to tell that teacher right now today, thank you for adding to that chip on my shoulder, and I hope you are a fan."
Ziiiiiiing. You tell her, Rodgers! Although, you probably should have just hit her with this. Ha!
[via The Big Lead]