Tales from the Department of Redundancy Department

I was gonna call this a nice Nick Chubb story, and then I realized all Nick Chubb stories are nice.

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12 responses to “Tales from the Department of Redundancy Department

  1. Met some fine folks from Cedartown at Georgia back in ’76. Mitzi you were one hot chick. Remember her TP?👣

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  2. DugLite

    Saying Nick Chubb is a DGD is redundant too.

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  3. FarmerDawg

    Two humble super talented talented running backs in a row? Somebody on the Georgia staff is living right.

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  4. Spike

    Great picture.

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  5. siskey

    During Spring Practice I was at Butts-Mehre running on the track to get ready for a marathon that I ran a few weeks ago. Because I had to run about 8 miles I was there for well over an hour. Also there at the track was a group of about 20-30 local kids who were receiving some coaching/ instruction from adults in how to throw the shot put, pass/receive the baton, long jump, etc.
    Eventually the football players began coming out of the Butts-Mehre complex and walking across the track to get back to their cars or apartments or whatever. When they would walk across one kid named Isiah would yell at the players “I’m Isiah, who are you?” The players would smile and carry on with him as they made their way to wherever they were going. This went on for a good while and as I would pass where they were I would look too to see if I recognized anyone.
    On one pass across I saw Nick Chubb walking with a couple of other players. I wasn’t the only one because no sooner than I recognized him so too did Isiah, who screamed “NICK CHUBB! NICK CHUBB! I”M ISIAH! NICK CHUBB!” The other kids who were a little way from Isiah and Nick Chubb began running towards him and screaming his name too. Because I am old and don’t want to be “that guy” I just continued running and watched what was took place.
    Chubb blushed as he was surrounded by the kids and his friends and fellow players who were walking with him were pretty taken back too. It takes me a little less than 2 minutes to run a lap around the track and he talked to the kids long enough for me to run a lap and a half. It was really great seeing how the kids responded to him and how he took it in stride while still being humble enough and young enough to blush and enjoy it.
    I was already a big fan of him because of what he has done on the field but after seeing him be so nice to those kids, I am now a bigger fan of him as a person.

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  6. KornDawg

    I’m considering breaking my rule of not going to picture day so my daughter can meet him. I wish that I had taken her to meet Gurley, because she absolutely loves him. My daughter, 8 years old, was texting me during the NFL Draft just because she was afraid that no team would pick Gurley. She was a little sad when the Falcons passed on him, but thrilled when he was picked by St. Louis. I don’t want to regret missing an opportunity for her to meet Chubb.

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    • Just Chuck (The Other One)

      I think it’s likely the Falcons will come to regret the decision to pass on Gurley.

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      • KornDawg

        My heart wanted the Falcons to draft him, but my head knew that they need a pass rush in the worst way. But had they picked him, my order for a youth Gurley jersey for my daughter would already be placed.

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    • Thank you for sharing. It will be a precious memory she will never forget!🌈

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      • KornDawg

        I even got him to say “hi” to her when he did his AMA on reddit recently. She now wants a custom Rams Gurley jersey, which she’ll most likely get because I’m a pushover.

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  7. Debby Balcer

    What a great story

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