Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 7/31/13
Besides Robert Griffin III, the biggest, most well-known athlete in the Washington D.C. area has to be Washington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper, right? Well, if he is so popular, why don’t RG3′s teammates know who he is? I get some athletes just don’t watch sports, but I struggle to believe that a quite a few Redskins players struggled to put a name to the face of Harper when local reporter Kevin Jones showed a picture of the All-Star. It is pretty sad: Alfred Morris – “Is that Tom Brady?” Rob Jackson – “I have no idea.” I tell him Bryce Harper. “I haven’t heard that name.” Roy Helu – “Harper? Matt Harper?” Aldrick Robinson – “Is that Logan Paulsen?” Kai Forbath – “Baseball player.” Chase Minnifield – “He’s that … Washington hitter.” Josh Wilson – “Oh, come on man. That’s Harper. But he needs a haircut, real bad.” Richard Crawford – “Oh dude that looks like Ricky Elmore, number 51 our linebacker.” Chris Neild – “I should know this. I’m a big Yankees fan.” Lance Lewis – “Nope.” Brandon Jenkins “Oh that’s the dude that was in the home run derby! What’s his name?” Devery Henderson – “No idea.” Leonard [...]
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