“Oh man that kid. When I grow up I want to be like him,” the 35-year-old Smith said laughing. “He’s getting involved so early and [he’s] so good that he’s in that groove where you could throw him the ball in the parking lot [and] and he’s going to catch it with one-hand, tip-toe, stay in bounds and score. That’s how well he’s playing. It’s always cool to see a young guy who’s worked his tail off and come in there and play.”
Antonio Brown is making NFL teams notice his skills by performing week in and week out. He is not the one to talk trash, and boy is he earning respect. When one of the best receivers in the game say they want to be like you, you have definitely earned your stripes.