Before becoming Vice President, Mike Pence was the governor of Indiana during what turned out to be the prime of Andrew Luck’s career with the Indianapolis Colts.
In an interview with The Blaze’s Eric Bolling that premieres Tuesday night, he expressed sadness that the quarterback called it a career over the weekend.
“Well look, Andrew Luck is a great football player and he’s a great guy,” Pence said. “He’s gone through a tough four years. A lot of injuries. I am disappointed to see him retire from the Indianapolis Colts as an almost life-long fan of the Colts. But I wish him well.”
Pence did not seem convinced Luck has left the football field for the final time.
“Who knows? He’s a young man,” Pence said. “I don’t know. We may see him in football somewhere down the road. But he’s been a great, great, great, great part of the Indianapolis Colts. We wish him well and he’ll be missed.”
An Indiana native, Pence last attended a Colts game in 2017. He left the contest early when around 20 members of the San Francisco 49ers knelt during the national anthem in protest of police brutality. Luck did not play, missing the entire 2017 season with a shoulder injury.