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CoachCal.com: “Poythress lets his game do the roaring”

CoachCal.com’s “Meet The Wildcats” newcomer series continues with another edition today, this one profiling small forward Alex Poythress.

Eric Lindsey of Cal’s official website writes, “Easily the most soft-spoken of Kentucky’s heralded freshman class, [Poythress] lives by a passage he recently discovered from author Mary Anne Radmacher that says, ‘Courage doesn’t always roar.’

Poythress’ social media followers have seen that saying plenty of times.

Lindsey also caught up with Alex’s twin sister, Alexis, who told stories of a younger, much skinner Alex, back when he couldn’t even dribble a basketball. She said she used to beat Alex at his own sport, a la Cheryl and Reggie Miller.

“He was really awkward and he couldn’t do anything,” she said.

Give it a read and watch the video interview with Alex here.

 

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

6 Comments for CoachCal.com: “Poythress lets his game do the roaring”



  1. SexnNursinHomes
    5:26 pm August 15, 2012 Permalink

    Franklin, I probably won’t read it because it isn’t a scratch-n-sniff, but I bet it’s a good book. Glad to see our guys learning in real college classes.



  2. Badams
    5:52 pm August 15, 2012 Permalink

    So two years in a row one of our freshmen has a twin sister. I wonder how many former players had a twin.



  3. blueblue
    6:01 pm August 15, 2012 Permalink

    And next year,we will have twins on the team.



  4. TampaCat
    6:50 pm August 15, 2012 Permalink

    SnNH – lmao! You really are a sick pup are’t you? lol, scratch and sniff! Hilarious dude.



  5. The editor
    6:59 pm August 15, 2012 Permalink

    Was he “skinner” or “skinnier” ? Not sure what skinner means…..unless your first and middle initials are B.F.



  6. SexnNursinHomes
    9:27 pm August 15, 2012 Permalink

    4- haha, yeah, it heightens the senses. Keep’n it real in Tampa! Over that way 3 to 5 times a week. Love it. except traffic on I-275