Re: Troy Interview--Why can't all Athletes be this humble?
[quote=Mel Blount's G][quote=Oviedo]I've had the privledge of working with several soldiers from Somoa and universally they are respectful, humble, hard working with a strong sense of right and wrong.[/quote]
I grew up with a lot of american-samoans and they didn't all fit this description. Some of them I would avoid at all costs and not make eye contact with. Just like any other culture or race - there are always a$$holes
Troy apparently got into trouble as a teen and was sent to live with relatives in Oregon wasn't he? He must have had (and must still have) very good role models and he's obviously a disciplined individual. That kind of humility doesn't necessarily come natural or easy[/quote]
His uncle Kennedy Pola is the RB coach of the Jaguars now. I've only heard glowing things about that guy too.