Trash speak is a giant a part of the NFL.
Within the case of Aaron Hernandez, the chilling phrases spewed in the direction of him turned out to be all too true.
On “The Afternoon Drive with Carlin, Bart and Maggie” Friday, former Jets linebacker Bart Scott defined how gamers would attempt to get Hernandez off his sport.
“We used to at all times mess with Hernandez once we had been on the sphere and say, ‘Hey man I heard they discovered the physique,’” Scott revealed. “And we thought it was a joke as a result of we knew one thing had occurred in Florida.”
Throughout his faculty soccer days on the College of Florida, police questioned Hernandez about his alleged function in a double murder.
Scott believes that a big issue of Hernandez’s downfall was getting drafted by the Patriots.
A Connecticut native, Hernandez had gang connections rising up. Transferring again to New England to play within the NFL made it that a lot tougher to keep away from his previous.
“Worst factor to ever occur to Hernandez was the truth that he obtained picked by a group the place he was from. As a result of the toughest factor to do whenever you’re an athlete is to separate from the place you come from,” Scott mentioned. “We knew that he was in a gang, which numerous gamers are in gangs, numerous us develop up in gangs and what occurs is it’s exhausting to take away your self from them, however we’re eliminated by distance.”
In 2015, Hernandez was discovered responsible of first-degree homicide for killing Odin Lloyd and sentenced to life in jail with out parole. Hernandez killed himself two years later in his jail cell.