Taysom Hill shows gratitude for NFL journey as part of #GiveThanks initiative one day before first pro QB start

New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (7) hurdles a defender while being chased by Tampa Bay Buccaneers inside linebacker Lavonte David (54) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. | Kevin Sabitus, Associated Press

Taysom Hill’s wild NFL career is expected to take another crazy turn Sunday, when the former BYU quarterback will start at quarterback for the New Orleans Saints against the Atlanta Falcons, according to reports.

It would be the first start of Hill’s career at quarterback in the pros, and his first since his senior year at BYU in 2016.

Hill shared some sage advice Saturday as part of the #GiveThanks initiative, a social media movement sparked earlier this week by President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

“We can’t control what life brings, we can only control how we respond to it,” Hill wrote on Twitter. “My journey to the NFL has had the highs, the lows and everything in between— and I’m grateful for all of it! #GiveThanks”

We can’t control what life brings, we can only control how we respond to it. My journey to the NFL has had the highs, the lows and everything in between— and I’m grateful for all of it! #GiveThanks

Full video: https://t.co/FMlFI0eYYp pic.twitter.com/2QCRJ6NcoZ

— Taysom Hill (@T_Hill4) November 22, 2020

Hill’s NFL career began as an undrafted free agent who signed with the Green Bay Packers, then joined the Saints as a rookie when he was waived by the Packers. Since then, he has became a jack-of-all-trades for New Orleans, lining up at a variety of offensive positions while also playing special teams.

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Come Sunday, Hill will have the chance to respond to what life brings him — significant reps at quarterback as a pro for the first time.

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

      

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