Quavious Marshall, better known as Quavo, isn’t content to just stay busy repping North Atlanta and dropping bangers with Migos. Now he’s coming for Matt Ryan’s job.
Quavo’s putting on a charity flag football game on Sunday, and he’s facing off against his pal, Falcons great Julio Jones. And Quavo says he’s got his sights set on Matt Ryan’s gig, per TMZ Sports.
Quavo was the starting quarterback at Berkmore High School in Gwinnett County in 2009, his senior year of high school. Bleacher Report’s Natalie Weiner spoke to Quavo’s high school coach, John Thompson, about his high school career.
“But he was a competitor, and a good football player — even led the county in passing yards [and set game records for completions] that year. I don’t think people expected that from him,” Thompson said.
Quavo released a video of his high school highlights, and Vic Beasley was impressed by Quavo’s skills on the gridiron. Beasley said maybe there’s a future for Quavo on Atlanta’s roster.
“Talk him up a little bit, talk to Coach (Dan) Quinn, maybe get a shot at quarterback,” Beasley told TMZ.
“I’m coming to put Matty Ice on ice,” he told TMZ.
Maybe this is welcome news for Falcons fans who are still asking, “What’s the price?” in regards to the fact that Matt Ryan will soon be making around $30 million per year.
The flag football game is taking place at Berkmore High School and proceeds will benefit kids. Team Huncho and Team Julio have some star-studded rosters.
Quavo is multi-talented. He’s got sick bars, with Takeoff and Offset from Migos as well as guest spots with a number of other artists. He can cook, uh, stuff (call him Quavo Ratatouille). Quarterbacking’s not his only skill, as he reportedly keeps “a sack like Sapp and Tucker,” per his bars on ‘Deadz’ from Culture. OK, fine, that’s actually not what those bars mean.
He’s also a smart football analyst. When asked about the lack of a starting quarterback on Julio’s squad, Quavo noted that Team Julio does have a quarterback. His name is Mohamed Sanu Sr.
And obviously, Quavo’s the starting quarterback of Team Huncho ... and maybe the future quarterback of the Falcons.