It's always fun to see where players will say they went to school on their Sunday Night Football intros. Most players take the boring route and just say the name of their college. Miami products will usually say "The U," Randy Moss will typically say "Rand U," and some players name their high school.
Atari Bigby took another route. The Jamaican-born Chargers safety claimed he attended "University of Jah Rastafari" in a heavy Jamaican accent before Sunday’s matchup with the Saints.
Bigby was born in Trelawny, Jamaica, but went to high school in Miami. The eight-year veteran actually played at the University of Central Florida.
With the Rastafarian movement so closely associated with the frequent use of cannabis and Bigby's squinty-eyed look, the NFL may be wise to show up in San Diego on Monday for one of their “random” drug tests.
Apparently Bigby really is a Rastafarian. Mike Loyko from NEPatriotsDraft.com had this interesting bit of information about him:
Interesting fact about Atari Bigby..he is a rastafarian who chose not to go to the U because they would have made him cut his dreadlocks
Atari Bigby’s Sunday Night Football intro on NBC was a first as far as we are concerned. Bigby introduced himself as repping the University of Jah Rastafari High. We are not one to argue, so we are just happy that he participated. We do wonder if he knows Snoop Lion.
via The Big Lead
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One of my favorite parts of Sunday Night Football has to be the player introductions since some of the NFL talent have become pretty creative with where their went to college/high school.
During tonight's Chargers/Saints affair, San Diego's Atari Bigby decided to let his Rastafari flag fly:
After taking a gander at his Wikipedia page, Atari was born in Jamaica and chose...
San Diego Chargers safety Atari Bigby had some fun filming his player intro for NBC that aired during Sunday night's NFL game against the New Orleans Saints as he proclaimed that he went to college at "University of Jah Rastafari".
Wonder where that school is located in relation to Ball So Hard University.
In reality, Bigby actually attended the University...
I have a feeling the league may be contacting Atari very soon for a “random” drug test.During the Chargers defense introductions on Sunday Night Football, safety Atari Bigby proclaims he went to University of Jah Rastafari. Maybe it’s the dreadlocks, maybe it’s the stoned look on his face, maybe it’s his Doritos breath I caught a whiff on my patented Smell-O-Vision, but...
This has got to be a first.
For his Sunday Night Football introduction during last night’s Chargers-Saints game, San Diego Saftety Atari Bigby announced to the world that he was a proud alumnus of the “University of JAH RASTAFARI”. Not exactly a shocking revelation considering Bigby’s long-flowing dreadlocks.
But looking at his eyes, there’s a pretty good chance Bigby...
This assuredly must be a first,when it comes to NFL player introductions. Here's Atari Bigby of the San Diego Chargers giving his player introduction during Sunday Night Football on NBC:
As you can see, he introduced himself from "the University of Jah Rastafari High." Now, and I'm not 100% dead certain, but I believe he's the first of his kind here....
Chargers safety Atari Bigby stole the show during introductions on “Sunday Night Football” by declaring his schools to be University of Jah, Rastafari High. As our friends at Kissing Suzy Kolber joked, the seventh-year player from UCF can probably expect a visit from the league’s drug testers next week. Best Sunday night intro since Nate Burleson.
A lot of players try to get their zany on during the Sunday Night Football intros. Or sometimes they get self-righteous, as was the case last week when Danny Watkins namechecked his volunteer fire fighter station. But Chargers safety Atari Bigby took it to new heights, and not just because he was probably high. I know Bigby has been in the league for a while and had a halfway respectable...
What did we learn Sunday about the NFL? The Jacksonville Jaguars are ready to move to Los Angeles, the Cleveland Browns are eliminated from the playoffs, Cam Newton can’t beat the Seahawks – at home, and Atari Bigby might like a little weed now and then.In Monday Night Football news, the Jets insist they aren’t having trouble selling tickets to tonight’s game. The NFL Network...
The Sunday Night Football introductions are time where NFL players rep their schools and universities both real and fake. Chargers safety Atari Bigby chose to rep a fake university before Sunday’s Chargers-Saints game, but we’re willing to bet that Bigby if the University of Jah Rastafari were real, Bigby would be valedictorian.
At the beginning of last night’s game between the Chargers and Saints, Chargers safety Atari Bigby announced that he went to “Jah Rastafari High.”
Of course this all started with Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs saying he went to “Ball so Hard University.”
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