Did you go to high school with an NFL player? What were they like?

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FaithlessnessThick29

Grew up with Jon feliciano and James white. Feliciano went by mongo in HS he was in my guitar class and was very very bad at guitar. James was just really really good at football


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weeweepeepeeman

I went to school with Kenny Golladay. Good dude. Very modest and hard working.


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parchedpiranha

My biggest claim to fame is passing a blunt to Kenny at a college party. 10/10 experience would do it again.


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PeanutEmergency

Kenny Golladay used to date my sister, he was very nice to me and my family.


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Anti_SeaBear_Circle

I went to the same HS as Saquon. I'm a few years older, so I had graduated while he was still there, but I went back during college breaks and worked out in our field house with him. Also, my brother was one of his teachers.


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Copernikaus

He legit has looked like a nice dude every step he takes. Still....


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SelfCareMeansShots

I went to school and played football with Vita Vea. I met him the summer before he started high school and he was already 6’3 240lbs. Our coach didn’t even give him a chance to be in JV, he started practicing with varsity from day one. Always was a good kid who enjoyed joking around and it’s really cool to see that he still seems to be the same way. His cousins and I were good friends and I used to drive them all to and from football practice. My senior year, his sophomore year, was when the legend of him being a running back started - that year we were also short of OL so he would have two jerseys ready at all times so that he could play RT and our wildcat. It’s really cool to watch him be successful now


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ooiooy

You and


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CheetahDeuce

Faced off against Dwayne Haskins in a 7 on 7 league. We were giving everyone a chance to play and put a guy with minimum experience back at safety. Dwayne fired a pass on a crossing route that went through his receivers hands and hit this scrub in the face and knocked out three of his teeth. Haskins threw 9TDs against us and that moment was easily the most happy I saw him all game.


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OurHausdorff

WCAC has had its share of great athletes. I got to see Diggs play in high school. He was better than everyone at every single position.


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cgunner32

Jalen ramsay. Kind of a dickhead


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DBMIVotedForKodos

You're kidding


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rTidde77

I, for one, am completely blindsided by this unexpected development.


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Scubas_throwaway

😧😧😧😧😧😧😧


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StockBroker32

Lmao


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CammmJ

Oh damn. I didn’t go to school with Golden Tate but played him in high school when he was at JP2. I remember everyone talking about the hype of him. I just remember making stupid jokes abt his name. Calling him Golden Taint. He seemed decent though.


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RowdyEast

I was in Cub scouts and grade school with Matt Ryan. He and his family are friendly, well mannered people. I ran into him when he was in college, unaware he was about to be the number 3 overall pick. He remembered me and was very down to earth and was a nice guy.


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CavsDaddy

GET FUCKING SET


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ieatbrekfast

When he was at BC he came to one of my practices in HS and the first pass I tried to catch from him was so much faster than what I was used to that it went right through my hands and bounced off my facemask.


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that_ham

Matt just seems like a consummate professional


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EpiphanyTwisted

He's just unhateable.


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Eddy_Valentine

Competed against Montee Ball and Blaine Gabbert in high school. Ball was actually kind of chunky in high school but still had the athletic ability. Held the state record for career rushing yards for a bit (three of his starting offensive linemen went to a D-1 school and the other two went to respectable smaller schools).


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SamPayton

Not surprising for a guy named Blaine


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whobroughtmehere

Whoa Gabba Gabbert


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stlblues4lyfe

A friend of mine went to school with Gabbert. Said he was as dumb as a box of rocks.


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ChaseBuffalo

Went to high school with Chad Kelly. Everyone knew he was going to get his shot in the league one day if he could manage the off field issues. Dude is a hell of an athlete but not the brightest. He would always fail the easiest Spanish tests lol.


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ecupatsfan12

Yo soy swag Kelly


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TittiBoi3Chainz

A common saying around WNY senior year and beyond was that Chad Kelly was so dumb he spelt his name wrong on the SAT's. Helluva athlete though.


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fathertitojones

I worked with him at Ole Miss, I’d imagine his English tests weren’t great either.


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pencilneckco

Unfortunately for him, dumb QBs who depend completely on their god-given athletic ability get filtered out pretty quickly in the league.


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bungalow-basher

My one and only interaction with him was when I was on the freshman football team (he was a junior) and I lost my practice pants. He offered to hook me up with a new pair, but never did.


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WyattFromDennys

St Joes Buffalo?


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Tgreent

Not school related, but my Aunt babysat Darren Sproles for years when he was young. She went to a few of his little league games. Apparently they had a 5 carry limit for him each game, as it was literally a touchdown a carry haha.


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sopjohn

Imagining him running away from the babysitter trying to avoid bedtime is hilarious.


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ostrow19

Kid Darren sproles, against normal athletes and height is less of a favor when you’re a kid, must’ve been the most unfair thing in pee-wee sports


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2KC4

KC Metro HS football legend Darren Sproles. Man, those Olathe squads were always the talk of the Friday Night Sports Minute. Him and Tony Temple.


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I went to high school in Cobb County, GA, and between me and my brothers we played with or competed against Azeez Olujuari, Kenyon Drake, Justin Fields, Bradley Chubb, Evan Engram, Darren Waller, probably some others I’m forgetting...


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PM_ME_CORGI_GIFS

I also played football in Cobb County, but a few years before. The best players I personally played against were TJ Yates and Jonathan Dwyer. Dwyer was absurd in high school. I still remember watching the film leading up to the game and the coaches were amazed.


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Cheflikesteph

Played against Jordy Nelson in high school. He was clearly a different level of athlete than everyone else. He was an all state as a quarterback and defensive back all state in basketball , and won the 100,200 and long jump at the state meet in track . I’ve never heard anyone say a bad word about him


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2KC4

If Jordy was from a larger metro area he would have gotten a ton more hype. Remember seeing him at K-State and was like: “whoa, this dude has got some serious game” really vivid memory for me.


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EmperorXerro

I don’t think anyone in Kansas has a bad thing to say about Jordy or his parents.


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CoolingVent

The 100,200 sounds like a really tough event


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futuregrampa

Not high school but sophomore year at vcu i had to take a winter break course and mo alie-cox was in my class. It was only like 15 students and he and I were the only two boys (men?) in the class so we sat together in the back. He didn't talk alot and mainly slept but he did all the readings and when the teacher asked him to participate he always did. I remember once I complimented his input to our discussion on "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson and he said "Man, school's dumb", laughed and went back to sleep haha. He's so nice though, always had a big smile on his face when we were dismissed for the day lol


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wrongbutt_longbutt

Hey. You and


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skyguy13

VCU! Go rams go!


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shortbusridurr

I have met a ton of vcu basketball players over the years and I’d say 90/95% have all been super nice or really relaxed people. Larry Sanders was probably the nicest I met over the 15ish years of being in the Richmond area.


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ShirtlessKyloRen

Played football with Kyler, used to think i was a good WR but it turns out my QB was just Kyler Murray


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classicscoop

I am curious but if you guys were friendly does this invoke a lifetime of fandom to wherever Kyler plays?


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manndingus

I saw Kyler at a restaurant after a Cardinals home game. He didn’t touch any silverware. His girlfriend literally fed the man. My buddy asked for a picture and his MOM told my buddy no. Literally the funniest thing I’ve ever seen.


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nyr201

That is very cool. Must’ve been a blast playing receiver with him


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undiscoveredbadger

Played against Aaron Jones in highschool, he ran right through me. Nice dude though.


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wkaake

915 represent!


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alexsdad87

Connor?


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barrynice29

Aaron Jones ran through everyone in EP


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ScroogeMcFuck69

My high school played Vita Vea in a championship game. He was a man amongst boys lmao


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TTTyrant

I've thought about this. I got a track scholarship and all that but at every level there were always people "my age" that made me wonder. In high school in particular there was this guy who was so built and huge and he was running near olympic times. I was very athletic myself for being 16 and this "kid" was a monster. He wouldn't have been out of place on a mens team. Do people lie about their ages? There was a case in Canada a few years ago where some 30 year old (I think) was posing as a high school student to get his diploma. Made me think is all lol


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DKlep25

Went to HS with Rashard Mendenhall, played football with him too until Freshman year. Dude was such a beast and an unbelievably nice guy! Mostly quiet, wrote in essay contests and such. But man getting hit by him even in junior high was unforgettable. We all knew he was pro material by like 11 years old lol.


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effectnetwork

He was on my floor in the dorms at UIUC. Can confirm, dude was so nice.


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CurlyHeadedFuck77

And you never will


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djcrumples

I went to your rival school, and one of my teachers who had tought Andrew luck a few years ago still had the box of tissues he brought to her class on the first week of school lol


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MetalBeerSolid

Saw him (looked pretty hammered) struggling to eat a slice of pizza at Pizza My Heart in downtown Palo Alto once.


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HOU-1836

If you played football, we probably know each other. Was a sophomore when Andrew was a senior.


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tbeck_33

My brother played at Boone county highschool in Kentucky with Shaun Alexander and sometimes he would come over after practices, my brother played H-Back with him but technically Fullback. He was very cool down to earth and just super nice in general.


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GW2Qwinn

He would still come back into town and play Flag football with us over at Conner. My Calc teacher was one of his best friends. Great dudes both him and his brother.


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bujweiser

Glad to hear about Nate Burleson because he seems really nice.


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Thyne22

Omg dude Jamal Crawford..I always told myself that is one dude I would hate to gaurd I wouldn't have ankles left that's awsome


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NeverBeenBannedEver

I went to school with Torrey Smith. Nice guy, I tackled him in practice a couple of times, so I guess I’m NFL level talent.


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callthewambulance

My college roommates were both on the team at Stafford with you and Torrey.


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SnappyTofu

Torrey is one of my favorite players because he’s such an awesome person. I’ll never forget going to the game he played after his brother died. Shit was emotional.


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Ok-Freedom7931

My friend went to high school with Aaron Hernandez... he was apparently kind of a bully.


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DLeafy625

Can confirm. Was neighbors with his cousin, who was the same age as me. DJ wasn't bad, but Aaron once locked us in a gardening shed for a few hours in the middle of summer, so I'd say I wasn't exactly surprised to find out that he was a murderous sociopath


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KindBass

One of my wife's coworkers played against him in high school in CT, and said he would single-handedly murder them every time.


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The1SatanFears

One of my buddies played o-line with La’El Collins in high school. He said he’s legit the nicest dude.


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Dismal_News183

Of course. Because Collins has never felt physically threatened by any other person ever. ;)


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DamnImAwesome

Throatzilla disagrees


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PillCosby92

Yeah I went to high school with Tyler Lockett where we both made a a pact to get laid.


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tbeck_33

Your username makes this comment all the more juicy


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Tags331

Did you end up fucking a pie?


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RepairmanJacked

Had a college class with Tyler Lockett. He always made time for everyone and even helped some people figure out macroeconomics.


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IAmTheNightSoil

From the sounds of it I don't think Lockett held up his end of that pact


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Zxphenomenalxz

You had sex with Tyler Lockett? Show off.


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HappyTransfer

Went to middle school with Elijah Holyfield, he got expelled for getting a bj in the hallway right outside our orchestra room.


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Scubas_throwaway

In the fucking HALLWAY?


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Alfred-Fallon-Borden

I feel like not enough people are commenting that this was in middle school


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StallisPalace

Didn't go to school with, but competed against Melvin Gordon in track. Guy looked so out of place. He was so much bigger than everyone else by an insane margin. Seemed cool, chatted with him a few times while waiting for long jump.


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Mindsetsandreps

Haha exactly this but with Knowshon Moreno.


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Stuckinbali

Same with me and Maurice Jones Drew. He was a senior when I was a freshman. I was a long distance runner so I didn't race him, but he looked like a man among boys. Biggest legs I've seen in person.


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zarolls

i watched kareem hunt hurdle our 6 foot safety in highschool. everyone in that stadium knew he’d be playing on sundays now


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jubilantal

yea i feel like people actually don’t realize still just how shifty and elusive kareem is. reminds me a lot of kamara


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DookieShoes6969

My cousin went to high school with Greg Olsen. She said he was legitimately one the nicest guys she's ever met. His brother was a complete asshole though.


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IraqouisWarGod

Larry Fitzgerald went to our rival high school. When I was a sophomore on the sidelines of the varsity game he made the most unbelievable sideline one arm leaping grab right in front of me. When I replay it in my head I seen his jumping in slow motion and then he hit the ground in stride and scored. My buddy who went to his high school said they played the highlight on repeat the following Monday during the school announcements.


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Xanos_Malus

Cris and Randy would train him a lil bit sometimes, too. Give him tips and pointers on his game.


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primzahl

Competed against Baker Mayfield in middle school. He went to LTMS which was down the road from us at HBMS, so everyone from both schools knew each other either through other people or through elementary school. He was the most popular kid at our school and didn’t even go there. Dude was just different even as an 11-13 year old. I moved during 8th grade, so didnt go to high school with him.


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Commardbattl

Mike Gesicki gave my friend a concussion in volleyball. Still haven't forgiven him for that.


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mechabeast

Is your friend Scott Sterling?


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LuchaFish

I saw Gesicki play volleyball live once when he was in HS. That dude was an absolute monster. He was firing rockets by and at people at will. I’m not at all surprised he concussed a few opponents.


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renegadecoaster

I went to high school with the Albino Rhino, Dairy Sanders himself: Zach Zenner. Nice dude. Our school's football program is perennially godawful so it was nice to actually make the postseason for once when he was there.


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newrimmmer93

Lol I went to rosemount. Didn’t play football but remember my senior year when we played you guys J-Mo was injured and everyone was like “o this is gonna be a cake walk” since everyone thought Parsons was like the star of the team and zenner switched from RB to QB. A couple guys were like “nah this zenner dude is pretty legit.” We got up 21-0 right away and then Zenner led like 2 straight scoring drives where he just carried people all the way down the field. After the game everyone was like holy fuck, that guy was a lot better than I thought. Then he just tore it up at SDSU. His brother was an insane athlete, ran like a 10.5 100m and was all state swimming. I think his sister is a D1 swimmer as well. Everyone said the whole family was supposed to be just wonderful


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DaSalaciousCrumb

I’m not going to lie, I’ve never heard of him before. That being said, if his nickname was actually Dairy Sanders, I will seek out and buy a jersey right now.


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twohatchetmuse

I worked with a construction worker who played with Aaron Rodgers in high school up in Chico. He said in hindsight Rodgers was more subdued and quiet and was generally of the "first to arrive, last to leave" mindset.


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furdaboise

Went to the same school. Aaron was a really good kid in high school. I overlapped with his brother Jordan, who also played QB, and Jordan was responsible for one of the most famous plays in our high schools history.


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covertyow

Went to high school with Brandon Spikes, the lb that played at Florida and NE. Didn’t really interact with him much. Just remember him being pretty low key and freaking huge. We won state 2 years in a row with him there. Had a chance to go again my senior year but we dropped outbid playoffs because a teacher was padding grades for a player.


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combs72

He just became a NFL player, but Najee Harris. One of the most humble stars I have ever seen/met. Najee would have an insane game, but then turn around and say he couldn't do it without his lineman. All around great guy, great player, and in excited to see what he can do in the NFL.


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DCBronzeAge

I hate the idea of taking an RB in the first round, but I was in love with this guy. He seems like a person I’d be able to genuinely root for with our reservation


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bart0astt

Mitch Trubisky played for a rival high school and one buddy picked him off twice in a game


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RexiReddit

Most believable post in this entire thread.


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bootscallahan

I was a high school teammate of Jammal Brown, who won the Outland Trophy at OU and was an All-Pro RT for the Saints. He was pretty chill and extremely funny in high school. Fun fact: he didn’t play OT in high school. He went to OU as a DT and was switched to offense his freshman or sophomore year.


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P0NCHIK

Always makes me wonder how many kids are poorly managed in college or go to big schools with no room at X position and forced to play out of position when they could have been great at X position. Jevon Kearse always comes to mind. I wonder what happened if he stayed at safety rather than transition to LB then DE.


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EvanMM

Went to high school and middleschool with Patriots new UDFA kicker Quinn Nordin. He was an obnoxious assclown and I know most people felt this way about him


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ecupatsfan12

Why are our kickers always unhinged


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Stevenpoke12

Ahh seeing him shit the bed like every time he kicked against Penn State was so gratifying


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IAmABouncer

I played college ball at LA Tech and know some NFL players.


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saintjimmy43

Stefon Diggs is a local, he was well-liked in school, people thought he was nice. His brother Trevon was an unbelievable piece of shit. Self-aggrandizing arrogant fuckhead. No surprises that he went to bama and then dallas. asshole.


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ThrowAwayAndCambria

Max Unger. Didn't know him well beyond watching him consume a massive amount of food every lunch.


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neu8ball

Went to high school with Brian Cushing, and also lived in the same town as him at one point. As a kid, his dad would always be SCREAMING on the sidelines. In high school, he was undersized up until his junior year and then roided over the summer and came back huge and juiced. He was a complete tool in high school, but not a bad person. He owned the football team and basically was so good he could play any position except quarterback.


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jubilantal

As someone who lived in Houston and watched the full Texans season of Hard Knocks, can confirm that Cushing is a tool.


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toad_mountain

I walked into Chipotle one day to the sight of Ryan Kelly with a burrito in each hand eating them like hot pockets. It was impressive.


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guitarerdood

How else do you eat a burrito


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SkunkWolf690

That's my center.


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JSON_Statham

I went to college with Gronk. He was an absolute asshole to other dudes, made so much noise in class when he was there. Kinda to be expected honestly lol.


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ecupatsfan12

Used to work with a guy who tutored Gronk and Foles


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screwhead1

I expected to hear this, but he seems like the friendly likeable asshole, not the douchey kind lol.


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drbrainkrause

My younger brother played with Minkah freshmen year of high school. Awesome kid. Its a shame i have to hate him now


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The_baboons_ass

I went to college and high school with Mo Alie-Cox. We were both in homeroom together and chilled there. We also lived on the same street in college and so we talked a decent amount. Very laid back dude. He was the school's star basketball player and when basketball season ended he just went to the beach for 2 months.


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Leandro1996

I love Mo and I hope that my Colts use him more this year


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CraptainHammer

Richie Incognito is an absolute piece of shit. He threw a mason jar full of some unknown harsh chemical in a girls face because she told him to stop picking on another student. It wasn't a crime of opportunity, he brought the shit in the next day to do it. He should've been an abortion.


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Azborn

Mountain Ridge? Heard nothing but terrible shit about the douchebag that Incognito is.


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Zymth

Matt Forte. I was a sophomore in HS when he was a senior. I had one class with him for a week before having to change classes. Seemed like an alright dude but never really interacted with him outside of practice.


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KNUBB

I played for your rival. I wasn’t great but I will never forget the day I got trucked by Matt. Wanted to take my ball and go home


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doth_thou_even_hoist

i was a freshman at Briar Woods when Trace McSorely was a senior. he’s a great guy and a family friend of mine and it makes me very very very happy to see him succeeding the way he has been. he’s throwing it on a fucking dime baby.


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joelentendu

Had a security guard at my middle school who’s kid played football at a nearby high school. He would always brag about how his son was going to play in the nfl one day and even as middle schoolers we knew that was highly unlikely and laughed him off.


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Scrumptious_Foreskin

Brandon aiyuk was/is my younger brothers good friend. I've known him since he was just a tiny kid. He was small as hell until like 13-14 years old and then he blew up. Even in the SYFL he was tearin kids up on the field lol


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the_comatorium

I bought weed from a dude who ended up on the Cardinals practice squad for a year or two. Friend was like "that dude gunna be in the NFL". This was Wesley college in 2007. I forget his name.


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rob132

My co-workers brother played with Ray Rice.


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spicyclams

My first year in college, thanksgiving break a classmate held a high school reunion party. Julian Edelman was there (he went to a neighboring HS) and my friend accidentally bumped into him. He immediately wanted to fight my friend while repeating, “I’m the quarterback of Kent State!”. Keep in mind this is a preppy HS and no one has ever fought, so of course the host kicks him and his other friends out of the party. While leaving he just continues to repeat the same statement over and over.


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Saywh4t

I want to believe.......


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TechnicalComplex

Yeah, Im pretty good friends with Andy Isabella. Senior year AP calc with that clown, I will never forget 😂


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stonedpokemen

Mayfield Heights right?


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DeanDomino

Senior year he ruined our homecoming game, he mossed two dudes for the game winning TD.


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jyzenbok

My college roommate played high school ball against Darren Sproles. Said he was the shiftiest dude he’s ever seen. Multiple 50+ yard TD runs each game without being touched. My friend said he was never cocky about it, Barry-Sanders like when it came to scoring. Just gave the ball right to the ref. Probably got bored scoring after a while.


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Tags331

Richard Rodgers, he was 2 years younger so I didn't know him that well. Seemed kinda cocky and not the brightest, but decent guy. Star basketball player and pitcher too.


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werydan1

I love me some Dick Rod


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Boris54

Grew up with Luke Farrell, the tight end the Jags just drafted. He’s a great guy. I know Jags fans weren’t thrilled about the pick but I’m guessing that will change.


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SKT_Peanut_Fan

I went to high school with a lot of college players and was friends with many. They were super cool to be around.


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NickVlass76

That’s the kinda vibe Kendall puts out there. Glad to see it checks out with his personality


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ToothbrushWilly

Went to high school and had classes with Jake McQuaide (*former long snapper for the Rams, current Cowboys LS). My best friend was also one of his roommates at Ohio State. Seriously one of the smartest and nicest guys I've ever known. Wish we kept in contact more!


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JollyRogers40

I played against Matt “Moxie” McGloin in high school. He was a senior when I was a freshman. I also had classes with a few NFL players when I was at Penn State, including Hackenberg. They were all pretty respectful and there to work.


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IanCusick

I went to High School the next town over from Kwity Paye and met him at a party one night my Senior Year of High School. Dude is a really nice guy and a genuinely hard worker. He deserves everything good he gets in the league and more


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monster382

I went to HS with Isaiah Pead(former Rams RB) and Dionte Johnson(former FB for ARI, not the WR for PITT). Another member of my HS football team ended up doing Track & Field with Team USA at the Olympic Training Center.


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MrFuttBucker

Not with, but played against the duo of Alex Smith and Reggie Bush. Absolutely unfair.


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MisterSnufflemonster

From sixth grade on, Chase Winovich of the Patriots was in my class. All I know about his football was that he was clearly much older than all the other sixth graders, and it was said to be because his parents held him back at a young age specifically for football.


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Thrillhouse763

I had a class with James Lauranitius. Was a good kid and well liked. Treated people with respect.


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jsteph67

My niece went to school with Nick Chubb said he was a great person.


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EvenParty

My engineering teacher in Middle School went to FSU. He had a class with Deion Sanders, but Deion never showed up. Obviously it’s not that interesting, but it’s something to share.


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tmac022480

So many stories on this thread include some form of "never really saw him in class", lol.


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Enemyzfall

Went to school with Justin Herbert. Knew him and his family growing up. He was always humble and quiet. I never even crossed my mind he had NFL potential. When he was injured in high school I wasn’t sure if he would even get a scholarship to play football


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chopszn

Went to high school with Christian Mccaffrey. Dude was super nice. I was sitting on a bench in the hallway by myself once and he came up and introduced himself to me.


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theliewelive

I went to school with Kareem Jackson. He was a couple of grades ahead of me so I never talked to him but I always heard he was a cool dude.


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houstonhoustonhousto

I kinda played with Shaq Mason, Patriots G. I was a DE on the freshman team but quit before joining varsity. During one of our freshman games, an OL got injured but I never practiced OL or took a snap there. Coach asked me to go in at tackle and I was like coach… I don’t know any of the plays or what to do. And Shaq told me “just go in and try your best. That’s how you learn.” Or something. Anyway I didn’t go in and he just shook his head disapprovingly. And that’s why he’s a champion and I’m not hahaha


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Enterprise90

I can see why he's been so successful with us. Coming out of Georgia Tech he was really raw because of the triple option and he'd never been taught how to pass block for a quarterback in the pocket, now he's a top 10 guard.


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dragonslayar

RB Cedric Benson. He was never present in the three core classes we shared. Coincidently, two of them were taught by football coaches.


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STRoyal

Played with Alejandro Villanueva. Great dude, athlete. A 6’7 280lb man among boys. Big, intelligent, and the best hands on the team. He didn’t even know the rules of football when he started - he was just so big we had to put him on the field. At practice instead of lighting you up and ruining your day (maybe life), he’d just wrap you and pick you up - often with a pat on the helmet. He saved the beatings for opponents. I think he realized if he practiced like he played, eventually he’d kill one of us lol. Genuinely, such a nice and polite guy and an equally great family. I can’t say a single negative thing about him, class act.


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Matrix_Revolt

Shocked I haven't seen anything about Kyler Murray (QB Arizona). Went to Allen High School and he seemed like a genuinely nice dude from my accounts. Hadn't really even registered who he was until several months after first seeing him, he wasn't showy. He's pretty short, which makes his talents on the field 10x more impressive. He's an amazing athlete. Absolute dominated high school football games and broke ankles when he scrambled out of the pocket. Doubt I'll see a difference (between one player and those around him) in raw talent like that in-person ever again.


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Juliangabriel

Played against Zach Ertz in high school playoffs. Our entire game plan was to shut him down and we did. However, their quarterback proceeded to throw for 674 yards and 5 touchdowns to their other receivers


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seniorsealion

Didn’t go to school with him, but our football team got absolutely destroyed by Johnny Manziel my freshman year


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PaleontologistIcy321

Ndamakong Suh was a pretty chill Dude. Was real quiet a lot of the time. I would not have thought he would have the reputation he has growing up. I always blame the oregon high school refs. They were always allowing such dirty plays against portland schools as well as just plain not penalizing things like holding that I think it made home angry about football in particular.


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weeweepeepeeman

Nicest athlete I’ve ever met. The absolute last person on planet earth I would want to piss off.


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siberianwolf99

Suh has always actually had a really good rep off the field. Dude is charitable as fuck. As for on the field well….


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DieLardSoup

I never went to school with him as I had graduated when he was about 10, but Chris Lindstrom's Father was my Football Coach, and subsequently his. One week we had Spaghetti Dinner at coach's place and I helped Chris's Brother Alec get past a part he was stuck at in Donkey Kong on Gameboy Advance.


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jjonez18

Went to high school with Marlon Humphrey. As cool and chill a guy as he seems. Was always the lighthearted type so he was always easy to be around. In high-school, he was always a prodigy and everyone knew. We were on the track team together. Dude was untouchable. Never lost a race no matter what it was or how long he had done it. Hurdles, 400m, relays, didn't matter. Type of dude to do an event just to break the record and never do it again. Mind you, the high school was Hoover High. Basically like the UA of alabama high-schools. There was competition but he was on another level. He would easily be responsible for 100+ points in 6A (now 7A?) division where it only took 180+ points to win the state championship. Talking about dragging dudes by seconds in events where the margin of victory was measured in tenths... And if you don't know how track is scored, it's 10points per event you get 1st place. I didn't follow him too much in football, but you all know how that turned out. People talking about DK running the 100m, but Marlon could have been a legit Olympic athlete if he wanted.


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ninajboy

Went to school with Kellen Winslow Jr. Grade A asshole. He was taunting this girl, who’s brother stepped up to him and told him to stop. KW broke the dude’s face with a punch. Now Kellen’s in prison, very fitting and expected end lol.


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peanutbuttercult

Late to this thread, but I went to high school and had several classes with Patrick Mahomes. Extremely good dude. Could be a little bit of a jackass occasionally, like any high school athlete, but he’s very smart and has a good heart.


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illegalsmile27

Went to camps and played against Randell Cobb, real nice guy. If I remember right, his high school team had something like 9 D1 commits in their Sr. class.


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fartkidwonder

I went to UK with Cobb, he was in a class with me and I remember seeing his name/number on his backpack and thinking “this guy is probably a 3rd string scrub”. I was very wrong lol. One of the best players in UK football history for sure


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iGoWumbo

Went to high school with Joe Mixon, and he was kinda weird but overall a chill guy. He originally went to a shittier high school and my step-dad was the football coach; Mixon left before the first game I think but my step-dad can say that he coached him lol Best memory is actually a few off seasons ago when I saw him at a local gas station at 3am buying condoms, Red Bull and male enhancement pills in Gucci flip-flops & with his pristine Range Rover.


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DaftMaetel15

That's my RB


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trog12

Let me tell you a story about a fucking athlete. This dude would literally say fuck it try a sport and dominate literally everyone. Waterpolo? Literally scored 15 goals a game from set. Golf? Won the country club tourney. Wrestling? State champ. Track? Fucking dominated. When he was in middle school the coach had to bring his birth certificate to games because he was so much bigger than any other kid. He would grow up to play center for the Vikings (John Sullivan). Watching him compete when he was younger wasn't even fair. He might as well have been a fully grown adult competing with 5th graders.


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superj219

My school played Nick Bosa in the state finals. My school only ran the ball while his team was stock full of D1 talent. We didn’t have positive yards on offense until the 4th quarter. He ate us alive.


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Scodam

Went to high school w Davante Adams - very nice guy and relatively humble considering we won state in California his senior year


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Marijuanabird

My girlfriend went to high school with Matt Breida. She said he was one of the nicest people she ever met.


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feeshyfit

I graduated with Myles Garrett. Quiet overall, typically had a bit of a smirk on his face, had one of those dinosaur like gaits. Type of guy to return your pencil at the end of class and was cool with doing something stupid because he was bored.


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irttA

Went to High School with Najee Harris. Didnt know him personally, but was always told he kept to himself and was hyperfocused on football and his school work. I heard he was really nice and respectable.


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Paul3644

Kind of a strech, but I was relatively good friends with Zach Calzada, Texa A&M QB in middle school. He was one of the goofiest people I knew, but was pretty smart and overall nice person. I wish him all the luck next year to try and win that starting job.


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CasinoV

I played with John Conner in highschool. He was a FB mostly for the Jets, but also played with the Giants and Bengals. He played RB in highschool and he was generally a pretty quiet guy. Although I was a sophomore and he was a senior so we never really meet much in actual school, mostly just in football practice.


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SamPayton

Same guy who took down Skynet?


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Spartitan

I went to school with Griff Whalen, who's probably most notable for his involvement in the worst special teams play of all time. Guy was the QB for our team and honestly was an overall pretty cool guy. Took AP classes with him and he was always pretty chill from whenever I spoke with him.


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ImNotFromCanada

A friend of mine grew up in Pewaukee and knows the Watts. He said that JJ and TJ were pretty cool, but that Derek was kind of a jerk


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PKFoxwell

I went to high school with Jim Everett who played for the LA Rams back in the day. We played pick up basketball all the time. Nice guy. He is most famous now for this live incident on TV ...