Greatest App State athlete of all time ?

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Greatest App State athlete of all time ?

Unread post by Stonewall » Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:32 pm

Got chased off the golf course by a steady rain after nine which led to some quite time to ponder this question. I’m looking for opinions and rationale. I’ll go first , Thompson Usyian. He was the most dominating player in any sport I’ve seen in college athletics, in person. That includes David Thompson and Michael Jordan. I’m not a soccer guy, but I was during those years. He was magic.



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Unread post by GreatAppSt » Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:09 am

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Re: Greatest App State athlete of all time ?

Unread post by NewApp » Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:37 am

Stonewall wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:32 pm
Got chased off the golf course by a steady rain after nine which led to some quite time to ponder this question. I’m looking for opinions and rationale. I’ll go first , Thompson Usyian. He was the most dominating player in any sport I’ve seen in college athletics, in person. That includes David Thompson and Michael Jordan. I’m not a soccer guy, but I was during those years. He was magic.
I agree. I drove 134 miles one way several times to see him play. I believe he ended up on the faculty at South Carolina. Emanuel Udogu was pretty good, too.


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Re: Greatest App State athlete of all time ?

Unread post by NattyBumppo'sRevenge » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:04 pm

Hopefully, he's redshirting this year...



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Re: Greatest App State athlete of all time ?

Unread post by Rekdiver » Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:00 pm

He was amazing......and among the best....Just do best by sport.....makes this easier.



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Re: Greatest App State athlete of all time ?

Unread post by asu66 » Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:34 am

Rekdiver wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:00 pm
He was amazing......and among the best....Just do best by sport.....makes this easier.
I agree that it would have to be done by sport to have any real meaning. The wide variety of skill-sets required from sport-to-sport would always make valid comparisons impossible. For example...try comparing Thompson's world-class speed, quickness and uncanny athletic gifts in a 6-2, 175 pound frame (maybe) versus the brute strength of a 6-5, 300 pound all-American lineman versus AE's 6-2, 180 all=American QB frame that took every bone-jarring hit the opposition could dish out and bounce to his feet clear-eyed and ready to throw another TD pass. There's no objective way to measure it. Just one person's biased opinion versus all of the other biased opinions. 🎲


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