While watching our favorite teams, whether live or on TV, most of us are guilty of shouting insults to players that in that moment, we hope they hear.
But if you were to see that same player out in public and out of uniform, chances are, you wouldn’t shout those same insults to him. This was not the case for Jaguars Corner Rashean Mathis.
While at dinner for a charity function in Jacksonville, I was talking Jags with my table of friends @JLeeper23 and @Islandchaser2 when the server told us about a horrible story he witnessed a short while ago.
The server “John” (name changed for anonymity) said he was working one night when locally raised and defensive star on the Jaguars Rashean Mathis came in for a nice dinner with his family.
Rashean barely had time to finish his salad before a nearby table of what John presumed to be high school guys, walked over to Rashean’s table and said to him “I can’t wait until the Jaguars trade you”. John said he stood there shocked as the kids laughed about it, went back to their table and continued to heckle Rashean who was sitting with his family just a few feet away.
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