Ryan Nassib has been a member of the New York Giants for less than a month, but the spotlight will inevitably shine on the former Syracuse quarterback since he’ll be backing up Eli Manning and is likely the next signal-caller of Big Blue.
The fourth-rounder recently reflected on being the newest quarterback on the Giants.
Your initial thoughts on being drafted by New York:
“Eli Manning and coach [Tom] Coughlin. He’s a Syracuse guy, and Eli’s the face of the organization, starting quarterback, two-time winning Super Bowl champ.”
Your thoughts on Coughlin:
“I think of him on the sideline just from game day just from seeing him on TV and stuff – that very stern look. He really means business, and he’s a great coach from what I hear. I love him so far and look forward to working with him.”
Your greatest influences throughout your football career:
“My biggest influence was probably my father just because he played in college and he knew and he saw that I really was passionate about the game. And he did everything he could to make sure that I got the best I could be and always pushed me in a good way.”
Who you would like to model your career after:
“Quarterback, I guess I would have to say…Joe Montana. In college, we studied a lot of his tape because my coach had worked with him, and he was ‘Cool Joe.’”
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