Deandre Liggins - MUST READ

Page 5 of Everybody HAS to read this one... One of, if not the best, player profiles I have ever read. Personally, I didn't know Deandre had it so rough before U... 74 comments | 2920 Views | Go to page 1 →

  1. #61
    NEERFAN's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 01
    Location
    Contest Stalwart per mcpapa
    Posts
    35,976

    The article says he was 14 in 2002. That would make him 22 or 23 today, is that correct?
    Advertisement

  2. #62

    Join Date
    Aug 04
    Posts
    25,436

    Quote Originally Posted by NEERFAN View Post
    The article says he was 14 in 2002. That would make him 22 or 23 today, is that correct?
    His birthday was yesterday, just turned 23. Coach Cal's wife Ellen makes all of the players brownies for their birthdays.

  3. #63

    Join Date
    Mar 09
    Posts
    1,475

    HT, the Internet creeper. Do yourself a favor and quit while your behind. This infatuation with everything UK is beginning to make you look silly.

  4. #64

    Join Date
    May 08
    Posts
    91,216

    So I hear Boogie wasn't happy with Liggins telling the media that last year's frosh had too much ego.

  5. #65
    THUNDERBIRDS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 08
    Location
    Keeping the S.C.I.T. in check...
    Posts
    4,116

    Quote Originally Posted by Clyde View Post
    So I hear Boogie wasn't happy with Liggins telling the media that last year's frosh had too much ego.
    Yeah but Liggens came back today with another interview to save face and Miller backed up his statements. Still wasn't very smart saying that last years team had too many egos.... What team doesn't have them!!!

  6. #66
    THUNDERBIRDS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 08
    Location
    Keeping the S.C.I.T. in check...
    Posts
    4,116

    Quote Originally Posted by Koun Dog View Post
    HT, the Internet creeper. Do yourself a favor and quit while your behind. This infatuation with everything UK is beginning to make you look silly.
    Very silly!!!

  7. #67

    Join Date
    Aug 04
    Posts
    25,436

    Quote Originally Posted by Clyde View Post
    So I hear Boogie wasn't happy with Liggins telling the media that last year's frosh had too much ego.
    Kinda thought that might happen, sometimes the truth hurts. Liggins would have been better off not saying it.

  8. #68

    Join Date
    May 08
    Posts
    91,216

    Quote Originally Posted by sportsfan41 View Post
    Kinda thought that might happen, sometimes the truth hurts. Liggins would have been better off not saying it.
    He did make some sort of clarification.

    I never thought that last year's team had any ego problems. They just couldn't shoot for one game.

  9. #69

    Join Date
    Aug 04
    Posts
    25,436

    Quote Originally Posted by Clyde View Post
    He did make some sort of clarification.

    I never thought that last year's team had any ego problems. They just couldn't shoot for one game.
    That was their down fall but I'm sure their were ego's in practice etc. Hopefully there's alot of former Cat's in the stands in about 20 hours.

  10. #70

    Join Date
    Jan 09
    Location
    Lexington
    Posts
    8,722

    Quote Originally Posted by Clyde View Post
    So I hear Boogie wasn't happy with Liggins telling the media that last year's frosh had too much ego.
    His tweet was completely unnecessary and of poor timing. He could have waited until after the tournament or maybe just contacted Dre instead of calling his statement out on twitter. I don't think this all means much but there's a slight chance that it could have had someone like ESPN made a big deal out of it. Liggins is talking about all of the egos and Cousins has to say something about it...Doesn't that prove Dre's statement?

  11. #71

    Join Date
    Aug 04
    Posts
    25,436

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Magic View Post
    His tweet was completely unnecessary and of poor timing. He could have waited until after the tournament or maybe just contacted Dre instead of calling his statement out on twitter. I don't think this all means much but there's a slight chance that it could have had someone like ESPN made a big deal out of it. Liggins is talking about all of the egos and Cousins has to say something about it...Doesn't that prove Dre's statement?
    Very true, no fingures pointed, not saying he was horrible as a teammate, just stating a broad opinion, and yet it garnered a response....... Hmmmmm

    For the record I loved Cuz, but a guilty mind usually speaks out...

  12. #72
    HammerTime's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 05
    Location
    "Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure." - Napoleon Hill
    Posts
    72,259

    Quote Originally Posted by sportsfan41 View Post
    Very true, no fingures pointed, not saying he was horrible as a teammate, just stating a broad opinion, and yet it garnered a response....... Hmmmmm

    For the record I loved Cuz, but a guilty mind usually speaks out...

  13. #73
    Bluto's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 10
    Location
    You were NOT hired for your brains, you hippopotamic land-mass!!
    Posts
    14,430

    Quote Originally Posted by Koun Dog View Post
    HT, the Internet creeper. Do yourself a favor and quit while your behind. This infatuation with everything UK is beginning to make you look silly.

  14. #74
    jvdfc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 06
    Location
    By the Lake
    Posts
    9,077

    Quote Originally Posted by Koun Dog View Post
    HT, the Internet creeper. Do yourself a favor and quit while your behind. This infatuation with everything UK is beginning to make you look silly.

    Kinda sad really.

  15. #75

    Great article. Thanks for posting it. Kid has had to overcome some serious adversity. Kudos to him for doing so. Hopefully every other kid dealing with adversity reads the article and realizes that if they are fortunate enough to get a scholarship to college they should not squander the opportunity.

    And while Liggins has certainly come far, I do agree with HT that Liggins still has more maturing to do. For his sake and his family and friends, I'm hoping and praying he does so. If he does, he can become extremely successful financially and help those in his old neighborhood overcome their adversities. Obviously Liggins has already learned it's not just about him. Hopefully he realizes the additional opportunities ahead of him and takes maximum advantage of those opportunities for his benefit and the benefit of others. That would be the true culmination of overcoming his own past adversities.

Top