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Interesting Josh Rosen story

GFAN52 : 4/10/2018 7:30 am
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St. John Bosco High School in California scheduled a game to be played in Hawaii during Rosen's senior year that would have cost each player $1,500. Although money wasn't a concern for Rosen, it was a real obstacle for some teammates who lived in different parts of Los Angeles County, including Compton.

So, Rosen devised an idea to work with local businesses, according to a terrific story by Bleacher Report two years ago.

The teenager's plan: Raise money for teammates from working-class families by selling discount cards to local businesses. Rosen spent the summer before his senior year in high school scheduling appointments with business owners to pitch his vision: Create a discount card program that would help the football team earn the necessary money for the trip. Rosen showed up for each meeting in a suit and tie, bent on helping his teammates.

He quietly updated his head coach, Jason Negro, until he had successfully sold enough discount cards in the county to raise money for every player on the team.

The best part: None of his teammates knew that he had created this creative fundraising plan and put in so much time to ensure everyone could go on the trip. He didn't advertise it. He just did it, because that's what leaders do.

"He's going into his senior season," Negro told Bleacher Report in 2016. "He could have been on the beach chasing girls. People see the tweets and pictures on social media, and they think he's just another spoiled kid from L.A. Couldn't be further from the truth."

It was selfless. It epitomized leadership.

It was reality.

Reality sometimes gets lost this time of year in the NFL.



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very nice story.  
Capt. Don : 4/10/2018 7:42 am : link
thanks for sharing
Thanks for posting  
DavidinBMNY : 4/10/2018 7:44 am : link
I honestly think with Rosen, it's just medicals. If your comfortable with his durability or feel as a professional he will be more durable, he has to be the pick even at #1.

Usually players missing time in college miss time in the pro's.
This is just like  
allstarjim : 4/10/2018 8:35 am : link
The 8 or 9 year old girl who, a couple of weeks ago, appeared at my front door step selling coupon books for her school trip to Animal Kingdom. So sweet. There was no way I was getting out of spending that $20.
it is an interesting story -  
gidiefor : Mod : 4/10/2018 8:37 am : link
i think it was also posted yesterday
He is the best QB in the draft  
Optimus-NY : 4/10/2018 11:07 am : link
I don't care what anyone else says. IF his medicals check out, he's the guy at 2 for the Giants.
"Rosen showed up for each meeting in a suit and tie"  
Coach Red Beaulieu : 4/10/2018 10:09 pm : link
Was he also wearing his F*ck Trump hat?
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montanagiant : 4/10/2018 10:12 pm : link
In comment 13908750 Coach Red Beaulieu said:
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Was he also wearing his F*ck Trump hat?

Why would that be an issue?
Seems like the only ones questioning his draftab  
Jimmy Googs : 4/10/2018 11:38 pm : link
relative to concussions is BBI.

We are such a
Hit sent too early  
Jimmy Googs : 4/10/2018 11:42 pm : link
The only ones questioning his draft risk profile relative to concussions is BBI

Is that because we are such an informed fan base with well- thought out plans or because we are being too dramatic...
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