The Alabama Crimson Tide and Georgia Bulldogs are battling for the national championship tonight in Indianapolis, Indiana. Beforehand, the 2022 College Football Hall of Fame class was announced and some of those included happened to be on hand for the big game.
The class includes players such as Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, Colorado running back Rashaan Salaam, Penn State’s LaVar Arrington, Georgia’s Champ Bailey, Texas Tech’s Michael Crabtree, Alabama’s Sylvester Croom, and Oklahoma’s Roy Williams. Former Toledo and Missouri coach Gary Pinkel was also included.
Luck, who was a two-time Heisman Trophy runner-up, was also the Indianapolis Colts’ starting quarterback between 2012 and 2018. Luck retired after that season due to an ongoing cycle of injuries and rehabilitation that had caused him to miss significant time towards the end of his career. His retirement seemed abrupt to some Colts fans, who booed him and chided him for leaving in his prime.
Luck showed up before the Alabama-Georgia game and was shown on ESPN looking pretty healthy and seemingly in good spirits. His look and demeanor caused a lot of reactions to pop up on social media from the football world. Some were happy to see him happy and others were happy to point out who he reminded them of.
Andrew Luck looks like he enjoys going to his favorite microbrewery for a beer flight after he finishes work at Gatekeepr, an app for people who want to stop their municipalities from building low-income housing pic.twitter.com/0ClOUTduZR
— Nick Stellini (@StelliniTweets) January 10, 2022
Andrew Luck now looks like your friend’s step-dad who gets way too upset when you play near his 2nd place bowling trophy https://t.co/wbSlyiqYh0
— Brad Williams (@funnybrad) January 11, 2022
Andrew Luck and RG3 look like old high school friends that haven’t seen each other in years and one of them became a high profile M&A attorney while the other is a geology teacher and just happy as a clam. pic.twitter.com/7BGCZdUEoK
— Brett Kollmann (@BrettKollmann) January 10, 2022
This is dorky but seeing Andrew Luck smiling and thriving after walking away makes me really happy. https://t.co/SplCnzBiT6
— Mina Kimes (@minakimes) January 10, 2022
Andrew Luck is absolute perfection and I won’t hear otherwise. 🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/E4cvLjHutL
— Jill (@jilldubs) January 10, 2022
Andrew Luck showing up being America's goober after Colts fans booed him and now they're stuck with Carson Wentz is true justice. https://t.co/ZQGCIdNk4Q
— Andrew Hammond (@ahammFreePress) January 11, 2022
— Ben Axelrod (@BenAxelrod) January 10, 2022
Andrew Luck looks exactly like you would expect Andrew Luck to look if he suddenly retired from football and disappeared for two plus years pic.twitter.com/6M2G05ZC6I
— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) January 11, 2022
Congrats to Andrew Luck for looking like Andrew Luck and living his best life.