“I hate losing and I’m going to do whatever it takes to be the best at whatever I’m doing.”
Carson Wentz starred at North Dakota State before being drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles with the second overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. Wentz, who recently turned 25, moved to North Dakota at age 3 and was valedictorian of his High School class in Bismarck, in 2011.
Wentz set multiple NFL rookie passing records in 2016, among them, most pass completions. Wentz was having a magnificent season in 2017, when in week 14, he tore his ACL. Wentz led the Eagles to an 11-2 record and despite the injury, still is a candidate to be the NFL’s Most Valuable Player.
There is no doubt that Carson Wentz has talent; however being an elite quarterback requires much more than talent. Wentz exudes confidence but he does not do it in an arrogant manner. Wentz possesses the leadership skills that are necessary for a quarterback. Carson Wentz has a terrific work ethic and he is able to make good decisions quickly, which is an absolute must at the quarterback position. Carson Wentz also can run with the football – when needed.
Carson Wentz gives of himself with his charity work, and the manner in which he conducts himself is conducive to being a good role model. Carson Wentz is very young, 25, however he already has shown that he is a winner both on and off the football field.