N, Neb. (KOLN) – He wears a cowboy hat, loves chili and cinnamon rolls, and farming is in his family’s DNA.
Cam Jurgens is a Nebraskan by way of and via.
This week, his rural roots are set to be on present at Large Bowl 57.
“He would help out with the cattle and do chores,” talked about Ted Jurgens, Cameron’s dad. “He’d run the grain cart throughout the fall for the combo.”
It started for Jurgens on a farm merely south of Beatrice.
With cows, hay bales, and bins of soybeans. This rural part of Nebraska is the place Jurgens found the value of arduous work.
“Engaged on the farm there’s stuff you need to do each single day and he took that farm perspective and took it to the burden room and used it to work out arduous each single day,” talked about Travis Schuster, who coached Jurgens in every middle and highschool. “He was on a regular basis attempting to do one factor to make himself larger, so I consider that farm stuff carried out an infinite part of that.”
Sooner than Cam Jurgens the Philadelphia Eagle there was Cam Jurgens of Pickrell, Nebraska. The family farm he grew up on has been throughout the family since 1907.
“He’d help on the farm every now and then nevertheless he’d barely be collaborating in ball,” dad talked about.
“He most popular to have a ball in his hand or a bat, he was very athletic nearly from the get-go,” mom talked about.
These lessons found at dwelling led to Jurgens turning right into a multi-sport star at Beatrice Extreme College. His career as an Orangeman was a standout one, leading to a scholarship to play for the Faculty of Nebraska.
“That was large, that was among the many most interesting points in our life,” Ted talked about.
“I take into accout being at that sport the first time he started. Putting these starters on the show display, I merely take into accout tears rolling down my eyes,” Beth talked about. “It was merely surreal.”
Whatever the busy soccer schedule in Lincoln, Jurgens on a regular basis found time to return dwelling for his second passion.
“I consider his favorite was the harvest, he’d prefer to return once more for that,” Beth talked about.
Spent the day yesterday in Pickrell, NE on the Jurgens family farm!
I caught up with Cam Jurgens dad and mother Ted and Beth as Cam get’s in a position to compete in Large Bowl 57!
Full story on Jurgens sooner than Philly and his life rising up on the farm tonight at 10 o’clock on @1011_News pic.twitter.com/fOOYbaR88S — Eddie Messel (@EddieMesselTV) February 7, 2023
“He most popular working with the cattle, separating the calves from the mothers and he’s usually once more to help with that,” Ted talked about. “Prepared for the combo to fill the truck and we’d on a regular basis have a soccer throughout the truck.”
After incomes All-Enormous Ten Honors in 2021, Jurgens declared for the 2022 draft the place he was drafted throughout the second spherical, 51st basic to the Eagles.
“We now have been having a storm exterior and the TV shut off and our stelitle went out so now we have been attempting to get it connected and it was crazy nevertheless we obtained it once more on maybe 5 – 6 picks merely sooner than he obtained picked,” Beth talked about.
In merely his first 12 months throughout the league, this farmer’s son from Pickerell, Nebraska is about to take the sphere on the world’s largest state in Arizona competing in Large Bowl 57, in merely 5 days.
“I do realize it’s on a regular basis been his goal to play in a bowl sport and now he’s collaborating in throughout the largest bowl sport there’s on this planet and I consider the Eagles will get it carried out,” Schuster talked about.
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