Originally written on Thacover2  |  Last updated 11/20/14
The NFL Combine is all about being honest with scouts, coaches and management, but sometimes a player can be to honest for his own good. Former LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery was a bit too honest with reporters, when he in great detail, talked about hundreds of dollars worth of bets he had with teammate Barkevious Mingo while they were in college, and a $5,000 bet on which one is drafted higher according to Pro Football Talk. Montgomery also admitted that he would take plays off, and coast against weaker opponents. “You know, some weeks when we didn’t have to play the harder teams, there were some times when effort was not needed,” Montgomery said. “But when we had the big boys coming in, the ‘Bamas or the South Carolinas, I grabbed close to those guys and went all out. “Of course, this is a new league, the NFL and there are no small teams, small divisions, it is all Alabamas and LSUs every week. It’s definitely something I have to get adjusted to, but I’m sure with the right coac...
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