Former California star Jared Goff is expected to be one of, if not the first, quarterback selected in the NFL Draft.
Unless, of course, teams believe this crazy rumor going around about his comically small hands.
Supposedly tiny appendage whispers have been all the rage this week. From horrific dictators to prospective NFL signal-callers, no one has been spared.
Due to the obvious public importance of this developing story, we decided to conduct our own visual investigation of Goff’s hands. We searched for pictures showing him doing the things pro quarterbacks are typically asked to do (hand off, throw passes, shake hands, point at stuff, and sign autographs).
The results are unclear. One thing that can be said for sure is that he doesn’t have abnormally large hands like Kawhi Leonard. Like, you wouldn’t walk away from meeting him and spend the rest of the day discussing the size of his mitts to strangers or anything.
On the other hand, it doesn’t appear this is a Jack Kelly situation requiring overcompensation.
Reporters with access are more than welcome to further this investigation by, you know, looking at Goff’s hands the next time they’re in his vicinity. Or we can all let the suspense build up until the official measurements to get some excitement out of what is typically a slow news week.
[Images via USA Today Sports]