Chop Store is a weekly summertime aspect with commentary of scorching-button local and national athletics subject areas from barbershops. This week’s debates were being from the barbers at Greatness Barbershop.
The barbershop is far more than a place to get a haircut, line-up or beard trim. It truly is a social lounge with open and unfiltered conversations on every thing from politics to own affairs.
In this mix, sporting activities debates are always a repeated topic of dialogue.
The banter spans all parts with passionate thoughts, predictions of a season and trash discuss favoring or dismissing teams.
Greatness Barbershop – located on 1350 E. Mahan Push – matches this bill with an eclectic combine of admirers. This earlier weekend, the barbers and patrons shared passionate commentary from the legacy of former Florida State mentor Bobby Bowden to Massive Bend preps soccer.
Chris Bailey – barber from Tallahassee
Staying a Miami Hurricanes fan in Tallahassee: “I enjoy remaining a Miami admirer. FSU used to beat us a great deal. We obtained the edge over Florida Point out. I allow FSU supporters know just about every time I get the probability. They nearly bought conquer by Jacksonville State very last yr.”
Miami Dolphins 2021 outlook: “I like Tua (Tagovailoa) at quarterback. He’s a superior athlete. We’ll be alright this calendar year. We added wide receiver Jaylen Waddle in the draft from Alabama. He’s speedy. Tua applied to enjoy with him in college or university.”
Lincoln Trojans: “We’re likely to be straight and 6A state champions. We only missing to Rickards in the normal year and Atlantic Coastline in the playoffs previous 12 months. My son Chris is a sophomore defensive stop at Lincoln. I really like Jimmie Tyson as the head coach.”
Corey Younger – client from Tallahassee
FSU vs. Miami: “Chris (Bailey) is a Miami Hurricanes lover. Bless his coronary heart. We are however praying for him. He is residing in sin. We may possibly be quiet appropriate now, but for 8 several years or so, they ended up peaceful.”
Legacy of Bobby Bowden: “Bobby Bowden is a gentleman of religion and honor. He served a ton of men and women. Every person has faults. But when it comes to football, Bobby Bowden is just one of the best of all time.”
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“Nephew the Barber” – barber from Tallahassee
FAMU in the SWAC: “I am hyped about the opener towards Jackson Point out. We are not afraid. I you should not care about Jackson State’s transfers or Key Time. We are likely to make an early assertion. We’re ranked No. 2 in the East, but we’re heading for the No. 1 location.”
Rickards Raiders: “South side pleasure. I explain to individuals in the shop that back again in the working day, every person would get all the expertise from the south aspect. We obtained our mentor (Quinten Lewis). The point out championship appearance final 12 months is just the commencing. A lot of men and women assume it was a fluke. We’re below to remain. We have a excellent coaching procedure and the very best band.”
D.T. – barber from Tallahassee
NBA Finals: “Giannis (Antetokounmpo) performed hard and won it and Finals MVP. I you should not know if the Bucks will make it back again. Chris Paul is not a finisher. He’s going to the Hall of Fame, but he’ll have the asterisk by his title. He’ll be like (Charles) Barkley or Reggie Miller, fellas who didn’t get a championship.”
Lincoln Trojans: “Mentor (Jimmie Tyson) has a very good procedure. I viewed them engage in at the spring jamboree. We have a great deal of expertise on both sides of the ball.”
Summer time Olympics: “I’m thinking it will get shut down. I feel COVID will mess it up and they will not be ready to end it this summer months.”
Joe Davis – shopper from Tallahassee
Legacy of Bobby Bowden: “They should’ve named the stadium following him a extensive time back. They have the field, but it should really be the stadium. He took treatment of a lot of guys. People even now take into account him to be their father. He also took care of his loved ones.”
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