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Uncle Rico and Gardner Minshew meet

The two met for an ESPN piece

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Ever since Gardner Minshew took the field in week one for the Jaguars, the comparisons to the fictional character Uncle Rico from the movie Napoleon Dynamite were taking off on social media.

ESPN noticed the social media trend and was able to make the moment the internet was waiting for to happen. Uncle Rico met the man behind Minshew mania.

Uncle Rico and Gardner Minshew finally meet!

Uncle Rico 🤝 Gardner Minshew You better believe these two guys can throw a football over them mountains.

Posted by ESPN on Sunday, September 29, 2019