93 Chris Thigpen
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At UWG: Young specialist returning to Braves for final campaign in 2005 very hard worker who has served in a reserve role during most of his career saw action in season opener a year ago vs. Carson-Newman will enter fall camp as a contender for long snap duties this season
High School: Learned all about winning as prep performer for legendary coach Luther Welsh at Thomson High started 38 straight games over three-year span for the Bulldogs ¬was a team captain, earned honorable mention all-region honors, and was named player of the week for efforts vs. Richmond Academy ¬was NewsChannel 6-WJBF Scholar Athlete of the Week winner, and winner of Mac Bowman Academic Athlete Award beyond football, was also a star on soccer team was a four-year starter, two-year captain and two-year Coachs Award winner; led team in assists
Personal: Born August 8, 1984 ¬son of Walley and Brenda Thigpen has a plethora of hobbies, including hunting, fishing, going to church and eating at Praises other favorites include, other sport: baseball; musical genre: oldies and country; music performers: George Jones and Jimmy Buffet; UWG class: Surfing the Internet for Success; foods: BBQ ribs, grandmas biscuits, and Praises sweet potato pie; TV show: Chappells Show; movies: Cool Hand Luke and Varsity Blues sports heroes are baseball star Fred McGriff and brother, Ben Thigpen brilliant student, carrying 4.0 GPA throughout college career and is a member of Gulf South Conference Academic Honor Roll majoring in Physical Education with a minor in Mathematics.