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Old 16 August 2010, 06:22 PM
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Has anyone else seen this email below? I've looked up the names and it is undoubtedly completely made up. I'm new to the snopes community boards. But is there a way to get this sort of thing posted on the Snopes front page so it shows up on google searches as false and racist?

Wayfron P. Jackson: 6' 6", 215 lbs. Wide Receiver. Hottest prospect from Texas in the last ten years. Loves rap music. Will demand a mini cassette in his helmet. Currently holds world record for the most "you knows" during an interview (62 in one minute). Wayfron can print his complete name.

Cletis Quinticious Jenkins: 6' 3", 220 lbs..Running Back. Set state scoring record out of Triton High School, Dunn, N.C. Also led the state in burglaries, but has only 9 convictions. He has been clocked at 4.2 seconds in the 40 yard dash with a 19" TV under each arm.

Roosevelt "Dude" Dansell: 6' 1", 195 lbs. Running Back. From Tyler, Texas. Has processed hair and imitates Billy Dee Williams very well. Before he signed his letter of intent, he wanted the school to change colors to chartreuse and pink. Listed his church preference as "red brick."

Woodrow Lee Washington: 6' 8", 310 lbs. Tackle. From a 4th generation welfare family. At 19 he's the oldest of 21 children. Mother claims Woodrow and child number 9 have same father. He has a manslaughter trial pending but feels he will be found innocent because: "The dude said something bad 'bout my Momma." On his entrance form, he listed his I.Q. as 20-20.

Willie "Night Train" Smith: 6'4", 225 lbs. Quarterback. Born on an Amtrak train. Birth certificate indicates he is 27 years old. Thinks the "N" on Nebraska's helmets stands for "Nowledge," but still meets this school's stringent entrance requirements. Insists on wearing number 32 jersey since it matches his score on his College Entrance Exam.

Tyrone "Python" Peoples: 6'10", 228 lbs. Wide Receiver. Has a pending paternity suit and two rape trials, but hopes none of his other 9 victims will file charges. Tyrone had already signed letters of intent with six other colleges but was also willing to sign with us. Likes wild women and red Cadillacs. Thinks Taco Bell is the Mexican Telephone Company.

Abdul Hasheen Abba Ali: 6'10", 305 lbs. Guard. Played high school ball under the name Sylvester LeRoy Jones until he discovered religion. Abdul thinks Sherlock Holmes is a housing project in Jacksonville. Doesn't know the meaning of the word "fear." (Doesn't know the meaning of many other words, either.)

Note: College track coaches intend to use several of the above signees in their track programs. However, instead of using a starting gun at track meets, the NCAA has now agreed to use a burglar alarm....this, they hope, will keep the runners going faster.
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Old 16 August 2010, 07:49 PM
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You actually had to Google the names to arrive at the conclusion that this isn't an authentic scouting report?
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Old 25 August 2010, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by ricco1 View Post
You actually had to Google the names to arrive at the conclusion that this isn't an authentic scouting report?
Due diligence requires it, even if you "know" it's bogus.

BTW, the "N on the Nebraska helmet stands for Nowledge" is a really really old joke.

Also "Will demand a mini cassette in his helmet" makes this thing a bit dated.
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Old 25 August 2010, 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by ricco1 View Post
You actually had to Google the names to arrive at the conclusion that this isn't an authentic scouting report?
No, but if you didn't follow football, you wouldn't know whether the names were made up or not.
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