Barkley won’t be making any HBO appearances, but the former Penn State star is drawing plenty of attention in the Big Apple.
And while more than a few pundits believe Barkley will take the NFL by storm in 2018, the 6’0″, 233-pounder has made it clear he’s more interested in team success than individual accolades.
While Barkley was in Los Angeles for the NFLPA Rookie Premiere, TMZ Sports asked him about Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson’s recent comments about how he hopes Barkley doesn’t break his rookie rushing record from 1983.cheap nike nfl jerseys china
“I don’t care for that,” Barkley said about the record. “I wanna win championships.”
Barkley took the same route—team first, player second—while talking with Matt Lombardo of NJ Advance Media on Thursday:
“Obviously, I’m the first-round running back and a lot of people are talking about me, but Jonathan Stewart has been in the league for a very long time, you have Wayne Gallman who’s a young guy, but he’s very talented. We have a great room. new nike nfl jerseys cheap This whole team is in a really great spot. The vibe and the feeling of the locker room. You can see the tradition that you have to live up to.”
Granted, Barkley’s grounded attitude isn’t going to help him break tackles. But it’s just the latest example of why so many people are high on his prospects in the pros. In addition to his imposing blend of speed (4.4 40-yard dash), agility and power, his mental approach is one coaching staffs dream of.buy nike nfl jerseys cheap