December 2, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers linebacker Takeo Spikes (51) talks with his team prior to the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
Takeo Spikes is a dinosaur on the football field, but in real world years he is only 5 years older than me. Since he still calls the NFL field home, he can still be called ancient. I am sure he gets all kinds of jabs from his teammates about his age.
A few days ago, Takeo celebrated his 36th birthday and momma Takeo gave the multi-millionaire the best gift a son could get:
Thirty-six dollars son! One dollar for each year he has been on this planet. Just excellent. Momma also attached the lovely note “Don’t spend it all in one place :).”
Not sure why, but I love it. Maybe Takeo should convince momma to pay him out in NFL years. I think 36 years old in the NFL equates to 35738 human years. Now if we could only get this guy to the playoffs!