Eagles’ Jack Driscoll shares the moments that left him starstruck

Each week all over the 2022 common season, we’re going thru the Eagles’ media information to search out a captivating nugget.

The Eagles’ PR interns do an excellent task filling out those little oddities in the media information they usually function a great way to satisfy the avid gamers at the back of the helmet.

This week, we chatted with backup offensive lineman Jack Driscoll, who stated the moments that left him starstruck had been when he met Apple CEO Tim Cook and Hall of Fame basketball participant Yao Ming.

Me: Why the ones two guys?

Driscoll: Yao Ming simply because he’s so tall. When he was once sitting down, it virtually seemed like he was once status. Just additionally, I grew up gazing him, loving him and Tracy McGrady. All the ones guys from the Rockets. And Tim Cook, he’s the CEO of Apple, an Auburn alumn. So simply tremendous cool to satisfy him.

Me: Let’s get started with Yao. Where did you meet him?

Driscoll: One of my pal’s weddings.

Me: Wow.

Driscoll: Yeah, certainly one of my pals I performed with at Auburn, the woman’s dad labored for the Rockets. And he was once like an higher degree government there. And, yeah, so a few of the guys had been there.

Me: I’ve noticed him and meet him earlier than too. It’s so much to soak up.

Driscoll: Yeah, it’s so much, simply how giant it’s.

Me: Did you shake his hand?


Driscoll: Yeah.

Me: What was once tha—

Driscoll: Massive. One of the few instances in my lifestyles I felt like very small.

Me: Yeah, he’s loopy. Did you get a photograph with him?

Driscoll: Yeah, I did.

Me: What’s that appear to be?

Driscoll: Like you’d believe.

Me: I if truth be told pulled it up as a result of I knew I used to be speaking to you. One of my favourite pictures of all time is that this:

Driscoll: Yeah, that one’s nice, with J.J. Yeah, that’s loopy. J.J. Watt appears tiny. Not many of us make J.J. Watt glance tiny.

Me: Do you continue to have that picture?

Driscoll: Yeah, I’m all the time going to stay it.

Me: Tim Cook. Where’d you meet him?

Driscoll: After the Auburn-Alabama recreation. He went to undergrad at Auburn. So he was once simply in our locker room after the recreation, simply going round speaking to folks.

Me: Did you may have an opportunity to talk with him slightly bit?

Driscoll: Yeah, simply informal. Just stated, ‘Hi, how are ya?’ Nothing too loopy. It was once cool to get to shake his hand.

Me: Who’s someone else who could be at the best of your listing that you’d like to satisfy that would go away you more or less starstruck?

Driscoll: That’s a excellent query. I don’t know. I’d need to take into accounts that. Those are the two for now, although.

Me: So you had been in school for each?

Driscoll: Yeah, I used to be in school for each. Yao Ming, I used to be a junior. Tim Cook, I used to be a senior.

Me: Thanks, guy.

Driscoll: Yeah, I admire it.

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