< Back to front page Text size +

Buddy Farnham has a heck of a role model

Posted by Albert Breer  June 4, 2010 12:21 PM

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Farnham impressed Morey by going through a workout called "Festivus" -- "It's a bear," Morey says -- at Fischer Sports in Arizona during their time together.

"He's a kid of few works, but he's a tough, humble, hard worker," Morey said. "And if he's in the right place at the right time, he can compete for a job and have a long career in the NFL. I think it says something that he could go into a minicamp with Bill Belichick -- who's got some pretty serious football acumen and experience -- as a tryout guy and earn a roster spot. That says a lot, that he's able to change perception."

As for what Morey sees in Farnham as a player, the comparisons are justified, according to the elder Brown Bear. Which is a big reason why Morey believes Farnham's got a real shot.

"Everyone in football, it's a very driven, small class of people that have that ability to make sacrifices and be accountable," Morey said. "It's a great fraternity and because he's got those qualities, I think Buddy has a chance to be very successful within it. And I do think he and I are a lot alike. He's more sudden and quick off the ball, and he's got a big upper body. He's strong, aggressive, a worker."

So it's safe to say that while Morey's re-acclimating himself to Carroll's program out in Seattle, he'll be taking a periodic peeks at what's happening back home.
News, analysis and commentary from Boston.com's staff writers and contributors, including Zuri Berry and Erik Frenz.

NFL video

Watch Patriots analysis and commentary by CineSport

browse this blog

by category
archives