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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

The Obligatory J-Wall Grew Up On A Farm Story

In preparation for tonight's game against the Johnnies, The New York times has the obligatory Jonathan-Wallace-Grew-Up-On-A-Farm-In-Alabama-And-Was-A-Walk-On-Story. It doesn't provide anything that is particularly earth-shattering, but it does have a little more detail than these stories normally do. Plus, I will admit that this has one of the better lines that I've read in a Hoyas' story in quite a while:

But Wallace, who averaged 16.5 points a game as a senior at Sparkman High School, was a bit more Old McDonald than McDonald’s all-American

1 comment:

Jester of Magellan said...

I forgot this other gem from the NYT piece:

"People may think I’m weird, but I love that lifestyle,” Wallace said. “It was nothing I complained about. For some reason, I love cows.”