Your dad is the immortal Super Bowl-winning ESPN analyst known throughout the land as Chucky. Your uncle is turning around the Washington Redskins franchise as an NFL head coach. How, if you’re Jon “Deuce” Gruden II ’16, do you push yourself out of your family’s long shadow?
Evidently, if you’re Deuce, all you’ve got to do is flex. The alum won gold this June at the World Classic Powerlifting Championships in Belarus. Gruden, who was a running back during his time at Lafayette, picked up his medal in the junior 183-pound weight class.
Here we ask the immortal question: If it weren’t in the form of exercise equipment, what could Deuce lift?