Chop Shop is a weekly summertime function with commentary of sizzling-button local and national sports subjects from barbershops. This week’s debates were being from the barbers at Greatness Barbershop.
The barbershop is more than a spot to get a haircut, line-up or beard trim. It can be a social lounge with open up and unfiltered discussions on every thing from politics to individual affairs.
In this blend, sports debates are generally a repeated subject of discussion.
The banter spans all places with passionate opinions, predictions of a season and trash converse favoring or dismissing teams.
Greatness Barbershop – located on 1350 E. Mahan Push – fits this bill with an eclectic combine of enthusiasts. This previous weekend, the barbers and patrons shared passionate commentary from the legacy of former Florida Condition coach Bobby Bowden to Massive Bend preps football.
Chris Bailey – barber from Tallahassee
Becoming a Miami Hurricanes supporter in Tallahassee: “I enjoy remaining a Miami enthusiast. FSU used to conquer us a lot. We bought the edge over Florida Condition. I let FSU supporters know every time I get the likelihood. They practically received conquer by Jacksonville Point out final calendar year.”
Miami Dolphins 2021 outlook: “I like Tua (Tagovailoa) at quarterback. He is a fantastic athlete. We will be alright this calendar year. We added large receiver Jaylen Waddle in the draft from Alabama. He’s rapid. Tua made use of to play with him in faculty.”
Lincoln Trojans: “We’re going to be straight and 6A condition champions. We only lost to Rickards in the common season and Atlantic Coastline in the playoffs very last year. My son Chris is a sophomore defensive conclude at Lincoln. I like Jimmie Tyson as the head coach.”
Corey Young – shopper from Tallahassee
FSU vs. Miami: “Chris (Bailey) is a Miami Hurricanes enthusiast. Bless his heart. We’re nonetheless praying for him. He is dwelling in sin. We could possibly be tranquil suitable now, but for eight decades or so, they had been tranquil.”
Legacy of Bobby Bowden: “Bobby Bowden is a guy of faith and honor. He served a whole lot of people. Every person has faults. But when it will come to football, Bobby Bowden is one of the greatest of all time.”
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“Nephew the Barber” – barber from Tallahassee
FAMU in the SWAC: “I am hyped about the opener in opposition to Jackson Condition. We are not worried. I will not care about Jackson State’s transfers or Primary Time. We’re going to make an early statement. We are rated No. 2 in the East, but we are going for the No. 1 place.”
Rickards Raiders: “South side pleasure. I notify persons in the shop that back in the day, everyone would just take all the talent from the south aspect. We bought our mentor (Quinten Lewis). The state championship visual appearance previous year is just the starting. A ton of individuals feel it was a fluke. We are here to stay. We have a good coaching procedure and the finest band.”
D.T. – barber from Tallahassee
NBA Finals: “Giannis (Antetokounmpo) played tricky and won it and Finals MVP. I never know if the Bucks will make it again. Chris Paul is not a finisher. He is heading to the Hall of Fame, but he’ll have the asterisk by his name. He’ll be like (Charles) Barkley or Reggie Miller, men who failed to earn a championship.”
Lincoln Trojans: “Mentor (Jimmie Tyson) has a fantastic technique. I watched them perform at the spring jamboree. We have a good deal of expertise on the two sides of the ball.”
Summer time Olympics: “I’m wondering it will get shut down. I think COVID will mess it up and they would not be equipped to end it this summer.”
Joe Davis – consumer from Tallahassee
Legacy of Bobby Bowden: “They should’ve named the stadium soon after him a very long time ago. They have the industry, but it need to be the stadium. He took treatment of a large amount of men. Persons nonetheless take into account him to be their father. He also took care of his loved ones.”
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