Heralded Luck nervous, excited to get going
July 29, 2012INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
ANDERSON, IND. — Andrew Luck is getting a full immersion into the NFL.
Like other rookies, the Colts new quarterback will have to walk the stairs to his upper-floor dorm room at Anderson University. Like other rookies, defensive lineman Cory Redding still expects Luck to traipse off the field carrying pads and helmets from the veterans. And like everyone else on this new-look roster, Luck’s introduction to training camp was upstaged when Reggie Wayne showed up with his military team.
No, Luck is not just some other rookie on the Colts’ roster — he was the No. 1 draft choice in April and the hand-picked successor to PeytonManning. Yet when he reported to camp Saturday, Luck sounded like just another guy trying to make the roster.
“Obviously, a little nervous,” he said. “I think it’s good to be a little nervous about things. I’m excited to get going, anxious.”