‘It’s been a blessing’: Religion Lutheran alum describes NFL journey, excitement heading to Super Bowl LV

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — John Molchon is living the unbelievable desire of an undrafted rookie in the NFL. The Religion Lutheran Significant Faculty alum is Tremendous Bowl-sure with his team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Molchon has establish a powerful foundation of religion and relatives.

“It’s been an astounding year for me. It’s been a blessing. I’ve uncovered so substantially from it and I can’t be extra thankful,” the Super Bowl-sure lineman informed 8 Athletics Now.

Soon after currently being a single of the most adorned and dominate student athletes Faith Lutheran has at any time noticed, Molchon grew to become a huge for Boise Point out. The two-time all Mountain West lineman went undrafted, but quickly signed as a absolutely free agent with Tampa Bay in 2020.

It didn’t choose very long for a veteran drive to let the rookie know it was real.

“I acquired thrown into the next group genuinely swiftly and I was thrilled for that. I was all set to place the playbook on the real industry,” he stated.

Not lots of individuals get to see the “Greatest of All Time” every day at operate. Tom Brady is 43. John Molchon is 23.

The year the star quarterback gained his third Tremendous Bowl title, Molchon was in second grade.

“That regard will normally be there as significantly as his heritage and in which he’s at in his vocation,” he mentioned. “I just imagine the way he handles himself with a enjoyable, but extremely aggressive-focused frame of mind, it is contagious.”

It’s Tremendous Bowl week and the Religion Lutheran alum is on the frontline of athletics record, and soaking it in.

“It was just so much entertaining. Just the celebration was good and we all realized that we’re not done,” Molchon claimed.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers deal with the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV on Sunday, Feb. 7. You can observe the activity appropriate below on 8 Information Now at 3:30 p.m.