After learning of the new NCAA food rules Jared "Hefty Lefty" Lorenzen weighed in via Twitter.
Former Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Jared Lorenzen, whose unusual weight for a quarterback earned him the nicknames “Hefty Lefty,” “Pillsbury Throwboy” and the “Abominable Throwman,” took to Twitter on Tuesday to weigh in on the NCAA’s decision to allow schools to give unlimited amounts of food to their athletes:
I'll tell u what the NCAA really lucked out that...
Few college athletes would have been more excited to play under what some are calling “the Shabazz Napier rule” than former Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen.
Lorenzen, a cult hero at UK who recently returned to the national spotlight as an indoor football star, weighed in at more than 260 pounds during his collegiate days — a number that has since grown north of 300.
Thanks in part to UConn guard Shabazz Napier complaining that he goes to bed “starving” at night while college sports are bringing in millions of dollars, the NCAA’s legislative council approved a proposal on Tuesday that will expand the meal allowance for all athletes. Under the new rules, athletes will have access to unlimited meals […]
I’ll tell u what the NCAA really lucked out that I don’t have any eligibility left.
— jared lorenzen (@JaredLorenzen22) April 15, 2014
The Hefty Lefty may be recovering from a broken leg, but he hasn’t lost his sense of humor. Jared Lorenzen dropped this bomb on Twitter after the new NCAA Unlimited Food and Snacks Policy was announced, much to the delight of current and former...
You have to like a guy who doesn’t take himself too seriously. NCAA passed a rule that calls for unlimited meals for student athletes and here is what Jared had to say.
I'll tell u what the NCAA really lucked out that I don't have any eligibility left.
— jared lorenzen (@JaredLorenzen22) April 15, 2014
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Jared Lorenzen, a former Kentucky quarterback, is now a 315-pound gunslinger for the Northern Kentucky River Monsters, a charter member of the Ultimate Indoor Football League, founded in 2011. The 6-foot-4 behemoth of a player wasn’t quite that large during his collegiate playing days, but he was close to that size. It’s probably safe to say he did some serious damage in the...
The NCAA's decision to change its outdated rule and allow Div. I student-athletes unlimited meals and snacks made headlines Tuesday.
The best reaction may have come from former Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen.
"The Hefty Lefty," as Lorenzen has long been known, delivered a tweet Tuesday evening for the ages.
"I'll tell (you) what the NCAA really lucked...
At 6-foot-3 and 300 pounds, Jeremy Liggins is built more like an offensive lineman than a quarterback. However, quarterback is exactly the position Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze plans to give him a shot at when suiting up for the Rebels this spring.If he ceases the opportunity, Liggins has the chance to follow in the footsteps of arguably the greatest hefty quarterback our generation...
Jeremy Liggins has Jared Lorenzen in his sights.
Said to be more than 300 pounds by Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze just last…
His return to the game was triumphant.
Like Jordan coming back to basketball, Jared Lorenzen enamored the masses as he stepped back onto a football field last week for the Northern Kentucky River Monsters.
But to all of our chagrins, Lorenzen's comeback bid has, at least temporarily, been cut short.
Lorenzen left Sunday night's game with a leg injury that occurred on this...
It’s been nearly a decade since former Giants QB Jared Lorenzen first entered the NFL as a member of the New York Giants. He’s since put on some weight, and the 320-lb giant is now a member of the Northern Kentucky River Monsters (Continental Indoor Football League). On Sunday, during his second game with the […]
As you can see in the photo below it took four people to carry former NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen off the field.
#HeftyLefty being carried off the field @jimrome @notthefakeSVP pic.twitter.com/G1M1e77crq
— Shaun Hoskins (@Srhoskins84) February 9, 2014
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The saying, “The bigger they are, the harder they fall,” was made for the larger than life Jared Lorenzen and the unfortunate injury he suffered. The Hefty Lefty was playing quarterback for the Northern Kentucky River Monsters against the Erie Explosion, but was tackled while running for the end zone and injured his ankle. Lorenzen was unable to walk off the field and had to...
The Round Mound of Touchdown might be sidelined for some time just days after returning to the national spotlight.
Jared Lorenzen, the 320-pound former NFL quarterback, popped back up on everyone’s radar when videos emerged of him playing for the Northern Kentucky River Monsters of the Continental Indoor Football League earlier this month. The big man’s skills quickly went viral...
Sometime last week the internet briefly buzzed over pictures of former Kentucky and New York Giants quarterback Jared Lorenzen--the Hefty Lefty--playing with a semi-pro team. What was internet-buzz worthy was not the fact that he was playing football still, but his appearance.The man is tipping the scales at around 320 pounds--and he's still playing quarterback!His days on the...
Former Giants QB Jared Lorenzen just burst back onto the scene after the video of him playing for the Northern Kentucky River Monsters went viral. Now he is back in the news for some bad news. He suffered a lower leg injury and had to be carried off the field by four people.
Hopefully he is able to recover.
It was just a few days ago that video of a agile Jarde Lorenzen hit the internet and went viral. Now the hefty quarterback has suffered an injury to his leg.
And of course it took four teammates to help the former New York Giants backup off the field.
Hopefully Lorenzen’s injury is not serious. More to come I am sure.
Jared Lorenzen went down with an ankle injury during Sunday's Northern Kentucky River Monsters' game. He was carried off by four people.
Prepare for another internet field day surrounding former Giants backup and now Arena superstar Jared Lorenzen. According to The Big Lead, Lorenzen who tips the scales around 460 lbs. while still playing QB for the Northern Kentucky River Monsters was injured today and helped off the field in a game against the Eerie Explosion. The […]
Former University of Utah head football coach Ron McBride joins Rick and David to discuss his tenure with the Utes, the BYU-Utah rivalry, the “Hefty Lefty” Jared Lorenzen and more…plus a Super Bowl edition of Tweets of the Week.
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I’m Rick Aaron. I cover sports for a living and tell jokes as a hobby. After years of anchoring from the news set, reporting from the sideline, dabbling in comedy at Open Mic nights and spewing puns on Twitter I’m starting The Jockularity Show. Veteran blogger and podcaster David Wilbur and I will be standing at the corner of Sports Avenue and Comedy Boulevard turnin’ tricks...
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