If you happen to walk into a Jimmy John’s sandwich shop in Waco, Texas, and notice the guy working behind the counter looks an awful lot like a professional football player, that’s probably because he is one.
Terranace Ganaway, who just completed his rookie season with the St. Louis Rams, has taken an offseason job working for a local Jimmy John’s sandwich shop. Ganaway appeared in three games last season and made the league minimum wage of $390,000. You figure that someone earning a six-figure wage would not want to work at a sandwich shop for around $7 an hour, but not Ganaway.
The story of Ganaway’s job has been told through his Twitter account over the past five weeks, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch wrote about it in an article published Thursday.
We went back through Ganaway’s Twitter timeline to see how the whole thing unfolded. It all started with a Jan. 15 tweet from Ganaway asking if anyone in Waco was hiring: