Tiquan Underwood describes this past season as a roller coaster ride.
And all things considering, it has been for the 24-year-old seeing he got released three times this past season only to end up in Indianapolis preparing for the Super Bowl.
“Man, it’s like a dream actually for it to work out like this,” Underwood said. “I’m just being grateful. I’m not going to take it for granted. Just live in the moment.”
After the last game of the preseason, the Jacksonville Jaguars released Underwood. He spent the start of the NFL season in Arizona training at the Athletes’ Performance Institute before signing with the Patriots at the end of August. Five days later, in September, he was cut. He resigned on Nov. 8 only to get released on Nov. 12 and re-signed on Nov. 23.
Underwood finally stuck and appeared in each play game to go along with five regular season games.
“It’s been a roller coaster ride filled with ups and downs but it’s part of it,” Underwood said. “I u...