After spending his first four NFL seasons with the Buffalo Bills, full-back Levi Wallace admitted that he’s “in the fence of staying at Buffalo or going to Pittsburgh” to play for head coach Mike Tomlin. So he said in an interview with Justin Spears of The Tucson Star on The Wildcast’s March 30, 2022.
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“When my agent called and he said, ‘You should think about going to Pittsburgh,’ I said, okay, I’ll call you back, let me pray about this,” said the Tucson native. 26 years old continued.
“I prayed and I said, ‘God, if God wants me to be in Pittsburgh, tell me, give me a sign.’ Man, I was just sitting there thinking and I looked down, man, and I was wearing black and yellow shorts, man, and I was like, ‘You know what, here it is, there’s a signs, you know. so poor? God must want me to go to Pittsburgh. ‘”
At that point, Wallace called his agent and said, “Let’s get started, let’s do it,” after which he signed a two-year, $8 million deal, a That’s right First reported by Jordan SchultzHost of The Game Day NFL.
Levi Wallace wants to play for Mike Tomlin
Of course, that’s not only one why Wallace chose the Steelers.
Looks like Mike Tomlin is also playing a role. During the Wildcast Podcast, he noted “…you hear from the dressing room, just the players who were there, how they loved to watch him and what a great leader he was.”
Wallace also noted that the Steelers were interested in him leaving Alabama. In fact, he says he received offers to sign as an untrained free agent, “but at the time Buffalo just felt like the right man for me.” .”
During the podcast interview, Wallace also talked about several other connections to the Steelers, including that his mother was a fan of the Steel Curtain in the 1970s, and that he was a fan of safety. of the Steelers Hall of Fame long ago Troy Polamalu.
Wallace concludes: “It’s about time for me to go there and try something new in a different city and different environment, just seeing the opportunities they have there and how I can have an impact. affect that team”.
Levi Wallace Figures will start in Pittsburgh
According to a source with Jordan Schultz’s Steelers, it is expected that Wallace will start in Pittsburgh, just like when he was in Buffalo.
Indeed, Wallace has started all 52 Bills games in which he appeared, according to Pro Football Reference, during which time he scored 219 tackles (171 solos), including 7 tackles lost, 6 interceptions, 30 defensive passes and one rebound.
He is likely to start facing off against Ahkello Witherspoon, who was acquired in a deal with the Seattle Seahawks in September 2021 and re-signed to a new two-year contract on March 25, 2022, as Teresa Varley of Steelers.com took note.
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https://heavy.com/sports/pittsburgh-steelers/levi-wallace-sign-from-god/ CB Levi Wallace chose the man of steel after a sign from God