Nobody was expecting Gardner Minshew to play last season, let alone play well. In 14 games(12 starts), Minshew went 6-6 while throwing for over 3,200 yards, 21 touchdowns, and only six interceptions. He also added 344 yards on the ground.
This year, he's teaming up with Bud Light and it could win fantasy football players free beer.
For anyone who drafts Minshew in the first round of this year's fantasy football draft, they'll be entered for a chance to win a $20 gift card that could be used for beer. All fans need to do is draft Minshew in the first round, take a picture and post it to social media using the hashtags #BudLightMinshewDraft and #Sweepstakes.
From ESPN, Minshew said of the partnership:
"I thought that was awesome," Minshew said. "Makes fantasy football even more fun. I think it's going to be a great time for everybody. "I think [the chance to win free beer] will definitely sweeten the pot. If there's anything people love, I know they love free beer."
Last Last year, Gardner Minshew quickly became a fan favorite with his play on the field as well as his persona off the field. Now, you add a chance to win free beer this year while playing fantasy football and Minshew's popularity with fans even outside of Jacksonville is sure to grow.
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