Paysinger hoping for Giant performance
February 2, 2012, 9:46 am
Former Oregon Duck and Current New York Giant, Spencer Paysinger joined Chad to break down Super Bowl XLVI. Spencer has gone from playing in a BCS National Championship to playing in the Super Bowl in a little over a one year span. Paysinger has made an impact on the NY Giants special teams as he goes through the regular paces a rookie in the NFL usually has to do.
Chad gets Spencer's feelings on how this last Ducks season went and what being coached by Chip Kelly meant to him as a player. Spencer said he encountered a fair amount of east coast bias in NY, as everyone told him the Ducks had no chance in the Rose Bowl. Spencer Kept the faith in the face of east coast football elitist and his Ducks prevailed. Spencer also wanted to remind the Ducks program and fans that 4 and 5 star recruits are great but not to forget the hard working 2 star recruits that impact the program.(Paysinger was a 2 star recruit)
Spencer goes on to tell Chad that it has been a story book season for him and his team and that he appreciates the fact that he has made it to the big game in his rookie season. Spencer talks about where the Giants were mid season and what the team did to improve and be playing their best football of the season going into the playoffs.
Chad and Spencer go into some of the X’s and O’s of the Giants game plan. Spencer tells Chad about prepping to take on a QB of Tom Brady's Caliber. Spencer describes how the Giants have to prepare for all the Patriots receivers since the bench is so deep on that team.
Spencer explains to Chad how the craziness of media day was and what the atmosphere in Indianapolis has been like. Spencer says that no matter how much fun and craziness is happening the focus is still on the game. Spencer says the Giants are focused and won’t let the hype be a distraction as they prepare for Super Bowl XLVI.
Find out Spencer’s thoughts on Chip Kelly’s flirtation with the NFL, Britney Spears, and how his game has changed from playing college ball to pro ball, listen below.