The single most important offensive fundamental in football is the center – quarterback exchange. What appears as routine a skill as any, can prove quite the contrary when a guy’s butt is literally in one’s hands, however. I mean, when you really strip it down, it’s about as awkward a visual as you’ll find in sports, and I always imagined it difficult for the QB to psychologically overcome the hurdle of nestling up to his teammate's rear end, especially with a center who likes to sit up a little higher in the stance, and especially late in the game when the pants start to get a little damp, so to speak.
Go ahead, insert “Grow up, Nick” here…I know…these guys are professionals and the last thing Aaron Rodgers is worried about when he breaks the huddle is how sweaty Jeff Saturday’s butt is.
Or is it?
Turns out that #12 is quite cognizant of both butt sweat and butt height, albeit for different reasons than I harbor concern. Rodgers jumped on with Cabral “Cabbie” Richards on Cabbie Presents: The Podcast on TSN Radio and had this to say on each: CHECK IT OUT HERE