Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 4/30/13

Entering into the mythology of athlete food and drink consumption, and along the lines of drinking 64 beers in a cross-country flight, is none other than Philadelphia Eagles first round draft pick, Lane Johnson. Johnson, a former high school quarterback, who gained over 100LBs since, is being presented to fans of the Eagles as some kinda folklore. Johnson is even playing into it by joking around about wrestling bears back home. The story that caught mosts attention is that of the appetite attached to Johnson. After all, dude gained 100LBs. His stepfather relayed the story to PhillyMag.com, and it is as amazing as it is gross: “He came home two weekends ago,” Evans started. “I bought 36 eggs on Thursday afternoon. He was coming home Friday. And I bought about 10, 15 pounds of hamburger meat. Well that Thursday, I cooked 20 burgers. The next Friday night, I come out to eat one, they’re all gone. I said, ‘Lane, where’s all the hamburgers?’ ‘I ate ‘em.’ Well Saturday morning comes around, I was going to cook breakfast. I looked down, I said, ‘Lane, where’s the eggs?’ ‘I ate ‘em.’” See, amazingly gross. I’ve never had more than two half pound [...]

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