Eric Berry: The Fifth Dimension

August 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

He runs like a gazelle, hits like a semi-truck, and knows football better than some coaches.
Eric Berry has already proven to be an amazing player on field, and best Safety prospect since the great Sean Taylor in 2004.
But what a lot of people don't know, is Eric Berry, the person.
University of Tennessee managers would always wash, clean, paint and apply logos to helmets before games on Saturday. The managers with the most seniority would apply the decals, while the newest would have to scrub and paint over any scratches on the helmet. Eric Berry said he wanted to give back to the guys that do so much for the players, therefore he would be found washing and painting the Tennessee helmets before game day because he didn't feel like he deserved to jump their hierarchy.
Little things like that have kept Berry grounded and humble throughout his football career. The fact is, he's had many of reasons to get cocky, and showboat his way to superstardom.
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