Preseason soccer is the place gamers could make names for themselves.
So how does former Carolina Panthers vast receiver Steve Smith match into the combo?
Smith, an analyst for the NFL Community, picked up a facet gig as a member of the ball crew for Thursday’s recreation between the Inexperienced Bay Packers and Kansas Metropolis Chiefs.
The previous All-Professional receiver, who ended his enjoying profession after the 2016 season with the Baltimore Ravens, described his non permanent position as being a “Okay-Ball specialist,” referring to the ball used on kickoffs.
After two quarters with the ball crew, Smith was assured in his skills.
“[This is] what I can do in life proper now. So, Okay-Ball, coach — you identify it. There is no crew and no job that I can not see the way it goes,” Smith stated. “… So long as I’ve a hat, you are going to have nice service.”
As a participant for the Panthers and Ravens, Smith made the Professional Bowl 5 occasions and totaled 14,731 profession receiving yards, the eighth most all time. He nonetheless holds Carolina’s franchise receiving document with 12,197 yards and helped lead the squad to Tremendous Bowl XXXVIII in 2003.
Ice up, ball boy. 😂
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