“That Kid Just Looks Like The Lion King!”: American Rapper Praises 49ers’ Future Leader Trey Lance Ahead of 2022 Season Start

Published 07/12/2022, 6:00 AM EDT

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Asher Roth is a big-time fan of the San Francisco 49ers, and his praise for the team never withers away. Reflecting on the last season, Roth believes that the 49ers can go the extra mile this year. Moreover, he is entrusting his faith in the 49ers QB Trey Lance. The journalist had some appreciative words for the young QB. The 22-year-old played his first season for the 49ers in 2021 and impressed everyone.

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In addition, Asher Roth charts down the struggles his favorite team had to go through last season. Despite facing problems with Jimmy Garoppolo’s injury, the 49ers finished third in the NFC West division. However, it gave rise to their rookie QB, who will likely start in the 2022 season.

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In the 2021 campaign, Garoppolo sustained an injury to his calf during a game against the Seahawks. As a result, Lance suddenly found himself in the starting position with limited experience and skills yet to be developed at the highest level. However, this did not hold him back from delivering a performance promising him a position as a team starter.

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Further, the Niners’ fans felt ecstatic on the back of Trey Lance’s performance in the subsequent games. Asher Roth was no different from the other fans. The QB scored five touchdowns and two interceptions, completing 603 yards. Since the athlete is starting this year, he would hope to justify his draft with better numbers.

How does Asher Roth feel about Trey Lance and the San Francisco 49ers?

Speaking on the Rich Eisen show, Asher Roth, a big 49ers fan, expresses his thoughts ahead of the next season. He said, “Even last year, running on a broken wheel, we were still able to run to the NFC championship… I feel pretty confident going into this, it all rides on Trey Lance. It’s a big I don’t know but if it’s up to me, I feel like that kid just looks like the lion king.”

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Roth calls Trey Lance the lion king, and now Lance has to live up to the title in the 2022 season. Nevertheless, he is practising hard and building his skills to get San Francisco over the line this time.

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As Jimmy Garoppolo’s return is sceptical, Lance has a golden opportunity to prove himself on the big stage. The 49ers are putting a lot of faith in their new QB, and he holds many responsibilities compared to the last season.

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Ayush Jha

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Ayush Jha is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He is a current graduate of the University of Delhi and has worked on publishing academic research in the past. Ayush has always been an avid sports lover, representing his school team in cricket and soccer.
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