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17 Things You Never Knew About Richard Sherman

17 Things You Never Knew About Richard Sherman

The seventeen things are basically, he grew up poor in Compton, he is very smart and dedicated, and his salary doesn’t reflect his ability.

He finished second in his high school class with 4.1 GPA.

Source: LA Times

He has a ‘near-photographic memory,’ according to SI. He memorized his 18-letter, randomly generated Wifi password.

He has a 'near-photographic memory,' according to SI. He memorized his 18-letter, randomly generated Wifi password.

Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

Source: SI

He grew up in Compton, and was the first Dominguez High School grad in 20 years to get a scholarship from Stanford.

He grew up in Compton, and was the first Dominguez High School grad in 20 years to get a scholarship from Stanford.

NFL.com

Sherman’s childhood home.

His dad still works as a trash man, waking up at 4 a.m. every day.

His dad still works as a trash man, waking up at 4 a.m. every day.

NFL.com

Sherman’s father.

Source: NFL Films

He’s obsessed with watching tape. He has notes on every NFL receiver on his iPad, and watches film in bed.

Source: NFL Films

He was picked 154th overall in the 2011 draft. 24 cornerbacks were taken before him.

He played wide receiver at Stanford, and only switched to cornerback in his junior year.

He played wide receiver at Stanford, and only switched to cornerback in his junior year.

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He only makes $550,000 a year — not much above the league minimum.

He only makes $550,000 a year — not much above the league minimum.

Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

He almost transferred out of Stanford because he clashed with coach Jim Harbaugh. His mom convinced him to stay.

He almost transferred out of Stanford because he clashed with coach Jim Harbaugh. His mom convinced him to stay.

Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images

Source: SI

He was nearly suspended for testing positive for a Adderall, but the test was overturned.

He was nearly suspended for testing positive for a Adderall, but the test was overturned.

Steve Dykes/Getty Images

Source: USA Today

In high school, he made USC coach Pete Carroll wait 2.5 hours to meet with him because he didn’t want to leave class early.

In high school, he made USC coach Pete Carroll wait 2.5 hours to meet with him because he didn't want to leave class early.

Rich Schultz/Getty Images

Source: SI

His mom gave him $5 for every “A” he got in school.

Baiting QBs is his signature move. He’ll intentionally let a receiver get open early in a play, and then recover and make a pick.

Source: NFL Films

He once saw a homeless man under a bridge near the Seahawks facility, so he went to McDonald’s and bought him food.

He once saw a homeless man under a bridge near the Seahawks facility, so he went to McDonald's and bought him food.

@RSherman_25

Sherman delivering presents on Christmas.

Source: Yahoo!

He once showed up to watch Seahawks rookie practice on a jet ski.

He has an endorsement deal with Nike. He’s the only NFL player in their new Flyknit commercial.

His shtick is completely calculated.

His shtick is completely calculated.

AP

He told SI:

“Things I do probably look like madness, like I’m totally out of control, but there’s always a plan. It’s part of a greater scheme to get some eyes, to grow the market, to grow Seattle.”

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/richard-sherman-things-you-never-knew-2014-1?op=1#ixzz2r4CN0yHY

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