Dreams were made true at the expense of John Urschel's mentor and fellow Penn State alum, A.Q. Shipley. The veteran showed Urschel the ropes of the NFL, amplifying the genius' skillset and versatility.
"We became very good friends while we were here..He’s [A.Q. Shipley] a guy that really took me under his wing, taught me a lot of things. A guy who didn’t have to help me, considering that I’m a young guy, he’s a veteran. He helped me every single day and really just helped teach me how to be a pro in this league."
The math wizard survived the cutdown on Saturday and will wait to hop off the carousel behind Pro Bowl right guard Marshal Yanda and left guard Kelechi Osemele.
"The fact that I'm still here says something about them believing in me, and I don't want to let this organization or my teammates down. It's an honor. Honestly, it's a dream come true for me."
The 6-foot-3, 308-pound beast will be quite the force to try and pass at the line of scrimmage, like a king-sized bouncer patrolling the gates of a popular night club in Las Vegas. In 40 games at Penn State, Urschel had 21 touchdown-resulting blocks and 181 knockdowns in two seasons as a starter.
Osemele's back-scares will have Urschel on the edge of his seat throughout the movie, meaning that JU's number could be called on any given Sunday. (No pun intended.}
As for dreams coming true, this is mine.