‘Hefty Lefty’ tweets hilarious response to NCAA rule change on snacks and meals

At 320 (or so) pounds, Lorenzen was still playing minor league indoor football as recently as February.

The NCAA’s decision to change its outdated rule and allow Div. I student-athletes unlimited meals and snacks made headlines Tuesday.

The best reaction may have come from former Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen.

"The Hefty Lefty," as Lorenzen has long been known, delivered a tweet Tuesday evening for the ages.

"I’ll tell (you) what the NCAA really lucked out that I don’t have any eligibility left," he wrote.

At 320 (or so) pounds, Lorenzen was still playing minor league indoor football as recently as February. He played at Kentucky from 2000-03. Kentucky listed him at 6’4, 260.

Lorenzen earned a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLII as a backup quarterback. Despite being undrafted, he stuck with the Giants from 2004-07, then went to camp with the Indianapolis Colts in 2008.

Prior to the NCAA ruling change announced Tuesday, scholarship student-athletes received three meals a day or a food stipend. The new rule also allows walk-ons to attend training table and to receive unlimited meals.

The new rule will come into play on August 1. We’ll see if Lorenzen applies for extra eligibility.

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