It’s hard to imagine a city welcoming a professional athlete more enthusiastically than Indianapolis has already embraced Andrew Luck.
Colts fans have been gushing over the prospect of landing the young quarterback ever since Peyton Manning missed his first career game last September, and now that their dream has finally become a reality (after first watching their team’s entire roster get decimated in anticipation of his arrival, mind you), the Andrew Luck lovefest will only intensify in Circle City as the No. 1 pick’s career officially begins.
Just because Indy is enamored with its shiny new franchise player now, however, doesn’t mean it will be forever, and if Andrew Luck doesn’t hold up his end of this seven-figure, multi-year bargain, Colts fans may end up calling for his dismissal just as loudly as they did his selection last week.
Fortunately for Luck, there are plenty of things the 22-year-old can do in his first few seasons to try and prevent that from ever happening, and with the substantial head start he already has in this process, staying in the good graces of the legion of supporters the nation’s best prospect just inherited really shouldn’t be that hard.
Just in case you needed it, Andrew, here’s a small sample of just those very things.