How LA Rams QB Stetson Bennett can hit jackpot playing with house money

Almost everyone has written off Rams backup QB Stetson Bennett. Bu when he plays with house money, this high-stakes gambler hits the jackpot.
Los Angeles Rams Minicamp, Stetson Bennett
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Bennett proves to be tough enough over and over.

There are two things about human nature that are true. It seems as though everyone ultimately cheers for the underdog. And on the other end of spectrum, everyone loves to applaud the comeuppance of successful people. Curiously, the roller coaster ride of support and decrying successful persons can befall the same individual.

If you think that Stetson Bennett's opposition as a backup quarterback in the LA Rams offense is his first experience with back draft profiles, strong opposition, and underwhelming expectations, you should probably educate yourself to the college football career of Stetson Bennett.

He was a walk-on football player for the Georgia Bulldogs. While he had scholarship offers to play football elsewhere, he bet on himself to the point of risking paying for his college education just to play in the SEC. As you can see by the Tweet below, he proved all naysayers wrong. He led his team not just to one national championship, but to consecutive NCAA National Football Championships.

Plenty of football analysts and 'experts' failed to give him the time of day, a snowball's chance in Hades, or even the polite 'possible but unlikely,' review that left the door open for some slim chance of success.

Curiously, those same odds face him once more as he tries to earn his place with the LA Rams and