For John, competition means excitement. It’s about “not being able to let the person across from me say they are better than me.” In 2016, few were better than John, who recorded 81 receptions, 1150 receiving yards, and 17 touchdowns. Adding to a great season, he exited the 2017 NFL Combine making history after recording a 4.22 40-yard dash.
So, what fuels a future NFL pro whose daily schedule includes treatment, meetings, practice, film, more meetings, and more film? “Eat[ing] three times a day. You want to make sure you eat healthy. Hydration is really important, also sleep. Staying on top of those two things will carry you a long way.”