Arizona Cardinals 2013 Training Camp: Pulling for Robert Gill

July 23, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Many people may know about Robert Gill due to a recent viral YouTube video showing the Cardinals rookie running an unbelievable 25 mph on a treadmill during a training session back in March. In June, the video found its way to YouTube and has gone on to have almost three million views (it currently sits at 2,944,124). You can watch the video here.
Former NFL receiver Chad Johnson was so impressed by the feat that he made his own video to outdo Gill. He got up to 24 mph at a 2.5% incline from a standing start. They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right? His video can be seen here.
While the video has given Gill attention from ESPN, the NFL Network and even earned him appearances on NBC's The Today Show and CBS' Inside Edition, the real story is Gill's unlikely journey to the NFL.
At 29 years old, Gill is the oldest rookie in the NFL after signing a three-year contract with Arizona this offseason. After playing safety as a senior at East Central High ...

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