The 5 Strangest Ways Football Players Train

NFL players will go to great lengths to gain an edge over their opponents. Find out just how far some players will go by checking out these 5 workouts.

Jerry Rice Catches Bricks

Next » 3 of 7 « Prev
Jerry Rice Catches Bricks

Forget for a minute than Jerry Rice attributes his blazing speed on the football field to chasing a horse every day as a boy growing up in Mississippi. How he turned his hands into sticks of glue is an even weirder story. Rice's father was a brick mason, and Rice spent his summers as a youngster under his dad's tutelage. He acted as the middleman between his brother on the ground and his father on the scaffolding, catching each brick his brother tossed to him and handing it up to his dad. Each time Rice dropped a brick, his father deducted a certain amount from his paycheck. Talk about pressure.

Read More >>

Forget for a minute than Jerry Rice attributes his blazing speed on the football field to chasing a horse every day as a boy growing up in Mississippi. How he turned his hands into sticks of glue is an even weirder story. Rice's father was a brick mason, and Rice spent his summers as a youngster under his dad's tutelage. He acted as the middleman between his brother on the ground and his father on the scaffolding, catching each brick his brother tossed to him and handing it up to his dad. Each time Rice dropped a brick, his father deducted a certain amount from his paycheck. Talk about pressure.


Photo Credit: Getty Images // Thinkstock

Topics: FOOTBALL | FOOTBALL WORKOUTS | NUTRITION | FOOTBALL PLAYERS