Check out this recap of David's recent Charity Bowl benefiting inner-city children.
During a prayer session the night before Super Bowl XLII six years ago, a teammate’s mother, a pastor, told New York Giants wide receiver David Tyree: “David, the Lord’s gonna put spiritual glue on your hands. God’s gonna give you the big play.” The following night, Tyree made what seemed like a game-saving reception—a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter. Right then, he believed the prophecy had come true.
NEWARK, NJ – Montclair's own David Tyree, of the NY Giants, was honored during the 10th anniversary of Write on Sports gala on October 14 at the Newark Club.
Seven years after the last reception of his NFL career, David Tyree long since has come to terms with the fact it is the thing for which the world will most remember him.
But initially he resisted.
Super Bowl hero David Tyree talks New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler and moving on from a legendary play
The top four cornerbacks from the New England Patriots Super Bowl XLIX-winning team are gone, leaving the Super Bowl hero as, potentially, the team's top corner in 2015.
As Malcolm Butler told reporters this offseason, "I don't want to be known as a great player for one play." The quest to prove himself as a viable NFL starter, to build momentum from his interception, began this spring. His former college teammate and workout partner, Chad Toocheck, talked about Butler's evolving goals.