Home | Articles | News | Greg Van Roten, La’Mical Perine have fun with Mekhi Becton’s gaming idea

Greg Van Roten, La’Mical Perine have fun with Mekhi Becton’s gaming idea

Greg Van Roten, Mekhi Becton, La'Mical Perine
Jet X Graphic, Getty Images

New York Jets offensive lineman Mekhi Becton recently announced his gaming dreams, only to see Greg Van Roten and La’Mical Perine mix it up.

Everybody has dreams. To what realistic extent and regularity always vary, but human nature forces us to root for the individual whose ambition far exceeds his or her talent.

Take Mekhi Becton, for example. Mount Mekhi, as the kid often call him, isn’t satisfied with plowing professional men into the turf on a weekly basis. This starry-eyed dreamer wants more, such as bringing his gaming to the streaming world.

On Thursday morning, the New York Jets stud tackle asked his Twitter followers if they’d watch his gaming on YouTube. Interesting move, indeed, for every dreamer will encounter dream killers along the way.

Teammates La’Mical Perine and Greg Van Roten simply couldn’t help themselves. Each had to mess with the big fella.

After Perine’s “trash” comment, Becton told the world Perine is in on the gaming. (The “ke” is most likely a typo that was intended to be “me.”)

Perine ultimately relented a bit.

Van Roten’s tactic took to the road.

We already knew of Ashtyn Davis‘s bike-riding plight—as he told the media during training camp that he didn’t own a car and instead rode his bike to practice. Is Becton in the same boat?

In any event, Duke Manyweather, the famous offensive line guru who’s worked with Becton, also couldn’t help himself.

Considering it’s January, in the middle of a pandemic, Becton’s business savvy here might be spot on. Granted, he’s probably not thinking about money with the advent of a possible gaming channel, but introducing his name to another industry can’t hurt his brand.

Becton and gaming could go together like peanut butter and jelly, Gleason and Carney, or Becton and pancake block.

New York Jets, Jets X-Factor

Gaming remains an industry on the rise and no Jets fan who games himself or herself would say no to a Becton channel. They just need to hope he doesn’t take Van Roten’s advice.

Want More Jet X?

Subscribe to become a Jet X Member to unlock every piece of Jets X-Factor content (film breakdowns, analytics, Sabo with the Jets, etc.), get audio versions of each article, receive the ability to comment within our community, and experience an ad-free platform experience.

Download the free Jet X Mobile App to get customizable notifications directly to your iOS (App Store) or Android (Google Play) device.

Sign up for Jet X Daily, our daily newsletter that's delivered to your inbox every morning at 8:00 a.m. ET.

Add Jets X-Factor to your Google News feed and/or find us on Apple News to stay updated with the New York Jets.

Follow us on X (Formerly Twitter) @jetsxfactor for all the latest New York Jets news, Facebook for even more, Instagram for some of the top NY Jets images, and YouTube for original Jets X-Factor videos.

Related Articles

About the Author

More From Author


0 0 votes
Article Rating
Notify of
1 Comment
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Dark Demonik
3 years ago

In more important news who do you think we are leaning towards for HC?