It could be coincidence, sure. It’s not as if Auburn folk are the only ones who think giving a 110 percent is the way to achieve greatness or anything. The university doesn’t hold a copyright on clear thinking.
But when a professional football player opts for the expression “sound mind” (around the 4:30 mark) when encouraging high school football skill position standouts to bring the right attitude into an elites-only training session, and ends practice with a huddle-up “1,2,3, HARD WORK” (around the 5:30 mark) there’s probably a decent chance they played their college ball for the Tigers and regularly practiced and rehabbed and walked through facilities bearing and blaring those words.
So yes, we’ll say it: The Blessed Individual, judging by the first episode of this all-access Huddle Up thing Under Armour is doing with him, is using his All-Star Elite Camps to spread the specifically-worded gospel of the Auburn Creed. (Can’t see the video? Try here.)
It’s just another reason we believe in the new face of Drakkar Essence. And love him.
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