Tim Montgomery expects Josh Gordon to mentor Antonio Callaway

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Former Olympic gold medalist Tim Montgomery has overcome his own demons, which has served him well in his second career of helping troubled athletes. Montgomery works with athletes with substance abuse and other off-field issues at his training facility Never Underestimate My Ability (NUMA) in Gainesville, Florida.

He assisted Josh Gordon in getting a second chance and most recently has worked with Antonio Callaway. Gordon and Callaway now are teammates in Cleveland after the Browns made Callaway a fourth-round pick.

“It’s very ironic that Antonio and Josh Gordon ended up on the same team,” Montgomery told Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “Now Josh Gordon gets the opportunity to play big brother and I think Josh is going to do a great job of that.”

Montgomery said Gordon will serve as a “big brother” to Callaway.

“Josh always had his big brother looking out for him, and now he can be that mentor and be that guy, and that’s what he needs,” Montgomery said.

21 responses to “Tim Montgomery expects Josh Gordon to mentor Antonio Callaway

  1. Church n Chong made a ton of money in the 70’s… seriously a lot of money.., go for it

  2. Sometimes knowing that there’s someone looking up to you is the best motivation for doing the right thing. Hopefully, Josh rises to the occasion.

  3. “Josh always had his big brother looking out for him”
    Ummmmmm……….how’d that work out?

  4. Good for Josh! This will be good for him! I know a lot of people here are rooting against him to slip up, but I believe he has put his issues behind him (although the NFL should really re-consider their archaic anti-marijuana stance). Anyone can see that Josh is a good person with a good heart (how else could anyone take pity upon John Manziel), and a very deep person with interest outside of football like art (he reminds me a little of Marion Barber III, who was an accomplished pianist in addition to being an NFL RB).

    I’m rooting for Josh and Antonio Callaway! Not a Browns fan, but I’m starting to become one. They’re easy to root for!

  5. Ironic if another team does it but “business as usual if the Bengals
    do it.” (Side note: I was actually hoping the Bengals would draft him
    in the 4th but the Browns snagged him before the Bengals picked 😦
    He would have been a nice #2 WR to A.J. Green. Bengals could have released
    Brandon LaFell and saved $4 million to put towards extending either Carlos
    Dunlap or Geno Atkins. BOTH will be free agents after 2018. :/

  6. What you jokers fail to comprehend is the amount of strength it took for Josh Gordon to get to this point, where he has overcome his issues. The easy thing for him have done was to say “to hell with it” and not changed a thing. Now, he can help someone else.

    These guys deserve some respect.

  7. joemammy says:
    May 11, 2018 at 10:32 pm

    What you jokers fail to comprehend is the amount of strength it took for Josh Gordon to get to this point, where he has overcome his issues. The easy thing for him have done was to say “to hell with it” and not changed a thing. Now, he can help someone else.

    These guys deserve some respect.
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    Yes, I can’t imagine the ‘strength’ it takes to put the weed down for a few years to make enough money that can set you and your family up for life…oh the horror!

    Yes both these guys have a true warrior spirit I’m sure…good grief man…really? You are a politician right? They always talk this kind of BS about bad people.

  8. Oh give it a rest hounding Josh. None of you clowns know what kind of mental issues or personal demons he struggles with that led to smoking. Everyone just assumes he’s this hardcore party animal. You can argue with me all day long about how it’s against the rules while you’re smoking weed yourselves being total hypocrites. IT doesn’t matter how easy y’all think it should be for him, it don’t matter, cause he still has done it so far. So many other players washed themselves out of the league due to drug problems that they never tried to fix, at least he’s trying. Sad thing is when he makes it another season without a suspension and lights up the league this year, all you guys are gonna be sportin Gordon jerseys.

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