Ever meet any current players playing today?

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  1. CCMiamiDolphins

    CCMiamiDolphins Parcells hater

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    Alright so the Marino thread got me thinking. Whats Ronnie or Ricky like? Or Zach or Jason? Or any Dolphins player today? I mean alot of people saying Marino is a jerk, some say hes a nice guy, I know I havent met any famous people at all, atleast I dont think. I know Gary Bracketts cousin, who got a ticket for the Super Bowl, but other then that nothing, My uncle ran into Dikembe Mutombo on an airplane to Atlanta, and went to the Eagles carnival. So does anyone have any stories about running into any current players playing today?
     
  2. WatCanBrownDo4U

    WatCanBrownDo4U Impossible Is Nothing

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    i talk to most players before the games and ronnie and ricky are just all around nice guys and will have a conversation with you... will allen swears alot and talks bad about the giants.. lol its kinda funny i once asked him what he thought about the giants and he said man f*** the giants i hope they get their a** whooped by dallas... oh yea and tedd ginn is a D**K.. any other questions cuz ive met alot
     
  3. CCMiamiDolphins

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    lmao what about Chambers? How was he? And JP, Zach, JT, and Channing? How is Ginn a d***?
     
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    ted ginn will just keep his headphones on and not even look at u or wave.. jt would just walk right past u and ignore you as well but zach is a cool guy that cant stop signing sutographs and will just keep talkin to the fans.. channing jokes around a lot and will make fun of u and chambers is cool as well and will talk with u
     
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    I will probably never talk to a player from the NFL when I reside in Europe. But if I had to get the opportunity to meet a player one day, so it just should be Chris Chambers. He did seems like a real nice guy he is also enormously tough on the other side. One of my favorite NFL players working out for us. It was so sad to see we traded him away, I will never forget it. :(
     
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    right now i'm with my brother up here at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and this place gets a fair amount of celebrities who come here to meet and thank the wounded service members here,and because of that i've met some of the Colts defensive players to include Cato June right after they won the SB,and we've also met Shawn Merriman here,but no Dolphin players....we missed meeting Coach Shula and a few of his players from the 72 team by a few days here...that would've been awesome to have met them...i've also met Joe Gibbs here...
     
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    I get to see them every year at the draft party and various other events they do. I met Zach Thomas at the NFL experience last year and he was super nice. Him and JT never showed up at the draft party or anything so it was nice to finally meet him. Wes Welker was also super cool.
     
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    I actually got to play vs Bess when I was in High school he was a complete monster he played qb for skyline and had a good arm. We talked after the game and he was a real cool guy when he was younger sure he is the same way now.
    I also met Lynch when he played for Oak Tech he has to be the funniest guy in the NFL hands down.
     
  9. CCMiamiDolphins

    CCMiamiDolphins Parcells hater

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    Wonder if Joey is a d***
     
  10. CCMiamiDolphins

    CCMiamiDolphins Parcells hater

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    lol you mean Levi Jones?
     
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    i met a handful of guys myself when i was living in orlando, i try not to bother many people myself. alot of the magic players were good fun to bs with
     
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    oh i know everyone hears bad stuff about barry bonds but i saw him this last season while i was out to eat with my g/f and i waited till he left to leave so i could say something and all that came out was "hey barry we suck without you" He looked over with a smile and in the most girly voice said " Hey they sucked with me to" and smiled.
     
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    tylerdolphin More Smug than Birthday Dog Moderator Finheaven VIP

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    I met Tim Hudson, the braves pitcher, once. He was really cool. We talked for like 15 minutes.

    I also saw Greg Maddox. He would be the last person you'd think would be an athlete. He had his shirt off and had a belly and just looked kinda scrawny. We were talking about steroids (this was when the steroid scandal was big) and he said "do I look like I'm on roids?". He was cool.

    I met JT once. He was nice.
     
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    I bowled with dwight howard here in orlando.. He had the lane next to mine, and i talked with him at the bar, i had a pitcher of beer, he had a pitcher of sprite.. he's still underage i think... lol, that was a year ago..

    i also served Marty Booker 2 years ago, when i worked at the Cooper City Melting Pot. He signed my credit card slip and tipped me really well when i told him i was a lifetime dolphin fan, i wanted to tell him catch the ball..
     
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    should have told him to stay on his feet as well
     
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    CCMiamiDolphins Parcells hater

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    LMAO and not to get hurt every game either
     
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    I got to work JT's youth football camp this past summer before he was traded and the hotel we were staying in was where the team had the rookies stay for mini-camp. I got to meet Jake Long, Donald Thomas, Davone Bees, Lex Hilliard and Matt Spanos. Of those, Long and Thomas were the two I talked to more than the others; both very nice guys. Very big as you might expect.
     
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    I meet quite a few non dolphins. The only former dolphin i have meet was Damon Huard when he played for NE.
    He was one of the nicest players i have meet. He talked with me for about 15 min and signed a card as well great guy.

    I also have meet that was very cool.
    Tedi bruschi
    Troy brown
    few others as i worked at best buy and they came in thier alot.
     
  19. CCMiamiDolphins

    CCMiamiDolphins Parcells hater

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    I think if I ever saw Rodney Harrison id want to hit him lol
     
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    JT's Ping Pong Tourney

    I was down there a few years ago and happened to go to Jason Taylors ping pong tourney and met a bunch of players and got pix and autographs with Zach, Channing Crowder, Y bell, Will Allen, Kevin Carter, Matt Roth, mcmike, Booker and a bunch more.. Marino was there but he was inside the barrier near the tables so I asked Kim Bokampers daughters to get me his autograph and he signed it no problem. Very cool We also went to a game that week against the patriots where we won 21-0 and Ronnie had a broken hand and was on the sidelines. We had field level seats and he signed my ticket which was also very cool. The stars were aligned for me that week for sure.
     
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    Lungoystr Pro Bowler

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    I've met quite a few Phins players (or former Phins while they were still with us) and some of the nice ones that stick out in my mind are Ronnie Brown, Oronde Gadsden, Joey Harrington and Vernon Carey. By far the nicest Phins I have met were Randy McMicheal and Junior Seau. I will say that when I met Nick Saban he was quite the ****......I am so glad he is gone.

    I've met quite a few non-Phins players as well but none really impressed me enough to give them much thought.
     
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    I've actually partied with Ronnie, Crowder and McMichael at a club in Macon, GA called Deya Night Club. I shared a swig of tequila from Ronnie's bottle and my wife and I danced with Crowder and McMike. McMichael went to Peach county High School in GA and has had a charity BB game there the last few years. Chambers was there. (he didn't go to the club). He's a pretty quiet guy. Crowder is real nice...and a crazy man! Funny as hell. McMichael is cool...he even got on my cell phone with my kid. (my son wasn't there). When you get these guys out away from football...they all are pretty cool. (this was during the offseason). Got autographs and pics with all of them. Don't have any on my laptop...but when I get home, i'll try and post some.
     
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    chad henne is my brother
     
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    from another mother
     
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    Trent Green's son was in my brother's basketball team last year.
    We talked about the team. He said Cam made him go on IR, and that he felt great, he would've been playing if it was for him. We chatted for like 30 minutes, but I didnt ask for an autograph or anything. A LOT of little kids bothered him though and he gladly signed every single one of them and talked to them.

    But their playoff game was the day of the Dolphins Christmas Party, so his kid(who was pretty good), couldnt go, and they got eliminated.
     
  26. NorFlaFin

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    I've met plenty of ex and current NFL'ers if they went to FSU.

    Also I've met Bob Griese, Keith Jackson, Lynn Swann, and Dan Fouts.

    FWIW: I played high school ball with Brad Culpepper, against Eric Terrell(sp? - though he made the Phins PS years ago.)

    Kinda boring life?
     
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    anyone ever meet joey porter?
     
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    Yea, Randy McMichael is real cool and a real nice guy. He beats pregnant women with chairs for christ sakes. Yet in another thread, Dan Marino, despite the fact he dosent beat pregnant women and does countless kind acts for the benefit of others, is a real prick because he wouldnt sign something for somebody. :rolleyes: Get real people.
     
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    You don't have to beat pregnant women to come off as a douche bag...
     
  30. CCMiamiDolphins

    CCMiamiDolphins Parcells hater

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    lol I wonder what hes like
     
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    Noone in this thread is qualified to make any value judgement on another person based on a chance, moment's meeting for the good or for the bad. Fact is though, those impressions can make an indellible impression. I was shocked when I was working a protective detail for a dignatary at the 2001 Eclipse Awards......Kenny Mane came in to the hotel (Ritz CArlton on Canal) from the Casino about 0300ish, and, I approached him.

    I extended my hand and I said.. "Mr Mane, I just want you to know that I watch Sports Center every morning, and, I really enjoy your work. I find you very entertaining" He shook my hand and said "What's your name?" I told him and, he said "GoonBoss, I really appreciate you saying so." I smiled, and, turned away as he got in the elevator. He came off seeming very cool, but, who knows? BTW...**** Schapp was as cool as they make human beings AFAIC. Bum Philips also seemd very cool.
     
  32. Lungoystr

    Lungoystr Pro Bowler

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    Look, I can't judge the guy on something I have never seen him do. When I met him, he was a real cool guy. He was holding his child and even asked me if I would take a pic of him, his child and MY son. I didn't have to beg the guy for a pic or sig......he offered. He laughed and joked around with me like he had always known me. What he may (or may not) have done behind closed doors is between he and his wife. As for me and my family, he was a very nice guy. If you don't like him, that is your problem, but don't bother trying to tell me how I should feel about the guy when YOU haven't even met him. :rolleyes2:
     
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    have you ever met OJ?
    or Hitler?
    or Charles Manson?

    i doubt it but the things people do are things they get judged on.
    beating your wife throws you in that book.
     
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    Chad Pennington 4 times. I met him while he was in NY, but I would think it still counts. Also Fasano in Dallas. That's it for Miami players. I've met Jeremy Shockey, Eli Manning, Plaxico Burress, Amani Toomer, Lavernaues Coles, Mike Nugent, and Peyton Manning.
     
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    Lungoystr Pro Bowler

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    It's really not up for discussion. I've met Randy and he was a nice guy. PERIOD. Seems that more than one person on here has met him and confirms that he was a cool guy. What happens in his personal life is his business and does NOT diminish the fact that he was a nice guy in person. So, save your speeches for someone that hasn't met the guy.
     
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    Once you hit your pregnant wife? Me personally, that DQ's you from anything above "Stuff on my boot" status.

    I agree that in person perception is colored by the way they presented themselves in public though.
     
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    so as long as someone is nice to you than the things they do outside of that dont matter one bit?
    i find a flaw in there.
    so if i saw pacman at the strip club and he got me drinks and got me lapdances and i left and heard he later slammed a strippers head on the stage and got someone shot than to me i should still look at the guy as being a great guy??
     
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    What is your point? The purpose of this thread was to see if anyone had met current or former players and what they were like......I gave my answer. The fact is, despite what you think you know about Randy's personal life, he was a nice guy in person. One has NOTHING to do with the other. What part of that do you not understand? Now, had I seen him giving his wife a beat-down in front of me and my kid, that would be a different story.
     
  39. Locke

    Locke They looked like strong hands.

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    I've met Brian Urlacher. He makes an occasional appearance back at UNM during offseasons. Really nice guy. Very humble about his success, and great sense of humor.

    I had a class with Hank Baskett of the Eagles before he went to the NFL. I never had a real conversation with him, but he was pretty quiet and respectful in class. Few times I talked to him, he seemed like a pretty nice guy, but they were pretty short exchanges......
     
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    Am I going to have to go into this with you as well? K, plain and simple.....THIS THREAD WAS NOT ABOUT A PLAYERS PERSONAL LIFE, IT WAS ABOUT MEETING PLAYERS AND WHAT THEY WERE LIKE. STILL WITH ME? IN PERSON, RANDY WAS A NICE GUY, STILL WITH ME? GOOD.

    I guess the next time I meet someone famous, I will hire a PI to crawl up their *** before I give an opinion on how they treated me or my family. :rolleyes2:
     
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    No need to tak that tone with me. I was simply commenting about a post. I have my opinion of Randy and you have yours. There is nothing wrong with that.

    I do agree that this thread has been a bit derailed, though, and, thanks for pointing that out.
     
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    No, actually it was waaay derailed by a couple that just wanted to argue. I'm sorry that I can't lie to them and tell them that, "I met Randy and he was a **** to me because I heard his slapped his wife around." As I said, his personal life has nothing to do with the way he treated me and my son. Once these guys get that through their heads, the better off they will be.

    As a matter of fact, back in 86 when I was going to college down in Pensacola, I met Roy Jones Jr. (Pre-Korean Olympics). He was a total prick in person.....but he takes care of his family. One has nothing to do with the other.
     
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    When you're right you're right. I should not've inserted my emotion feelings re: McMike. I think the thread is a healthy one, and, is a good "Off/on topic thing, which is to say...."Great topic!"...

    You did the right thing by posting your immiediate feelings.
     
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    :hi5: This was my point in general.
     
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    ugh i just got into it because you seemed to use CAPS and get a lil comptudish with me for NO reason.
    I felt it was a personal attack and now my feeling are hurt.
    :(

    yea this thread got off topic like 87.9% of all threads on here.
    just remind me not to quote you around the end of the month from now on
    :fire:
     
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    :unsure: They track these things?
     
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    Umm, actually, I didn't use caps with you.....now Goon got the caps treatment (a bad call on my part) but we are cool now.

    I guess if I had thought out my response to you and WV a lil better I would have asked you a simple question. "Was or wasn't Randy McMichael nice to me and my son?" It is a yes or no question and the answer is "yes", he was nice to me and my son. This has nothing to do with his personal life or any character flaws he may have. This has only to do with me and my son's experience meeting Randy. I will tell you that I met him a year later with my son and he actually remembered us and was equally as nice. While I may not condone what he was accused of (spousal abuse), the fact remains that he was nice in my experiences with him.
     
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    I know Kenny Mixon (former DE) pretty well.
     
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    He broke Peyton's jaw right? :lol: It's wrong to be mean about these things but, I was :sidelol: When Peyton's jaw got broken
     
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    that is the main reason i give peyton so much respect because broken jaw and didnt miss a game.
    The hit was crushing though.
     

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