Quizz Tweets That He’ll Give Samuel No. 22

Quizz Tweets That He’ll Give Samuel No. 22

Jay Adams

Published April 25, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Questions poured in Wednesday after word got out that the Falcons had traded an undisclosed draft pick to Philadelphia for cornerback Asante Samuel, but they didn’t center much around how Samuel would fit into the Atlanta scheme, plans or locker room.

Fans were burning about what number Samuel would wear with the Birds. Samuel has always worn the No. 22, but that belongs to second-year running back Jacquizz Rodgers.

“You know I’m a deuce-deuce fan for life, man,” Samuel said Wednesday when asked about the number during a conference call with the Atlanta media. “I’m sure the little homie (Rodgers), we won’t have any problem working it out.”

Turns out, Samuel was right.

Hours after the trade was announced Rodgers took to Twitter to announce that he’d be happy to give up the jersey number to Samuel. Here’s what he tweeted:

What number will Quizz be rocking next season? You’ll know as soon as we do.

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