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    I just hired a former Wisconsin badger LB at my pizza shop

    Says he played in the 90s with wisconsin and went undefeated until they played Miami of ohio in the rose bowl.
    Guys name is Thomas dennis

    Can anyone validate he played for the badgers? He HATES OHIO STATE and loves the chicago bears.
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    Never heard of him

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    why would a guy who I assume graduated from Wisconsin be working at your pizza joint?

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    Im going to ask him what his # was and who the coach was then .
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    no google hits on his name as a former Badgers player and Miami of Ohio has never been in the Rose Bowl
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheMetsSuck View Post
    why would a guy who I assume graduated from Wisconsin be working at your pizza joint?
    Moved here from chicago to work at our airport he says but ended up on drugs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Orbison View Post
    no google hits on his name as a former Badgers player and Miami of Ohio has never been in the Rose Bowl
    Tyvm this is info i'm looking for .
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    maybe on the practice squad?

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    Do a Google search of him Machba, it turned up some interesting results.

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    also, Wisconsin has only played Miami of Ohio once in their history and beat them 58-0 on Sept 12, 2015
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    i think he is still using the cocaina

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    He must be barreled in

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    'He said he was #60 and #73 and coach was barry alvarez
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    Quote Originally Posted by pologq View Post
    i think he is still using the cocaina
    He lives in a 3/4 house right now . Clean for 2 years
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stallion View Post
    Do a Google search of him Machba, it turned up some interesting results.
    So he is legit? He is 6ft5 305 lbs now
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    There's a Dennis Thomas that played NCAA basketball at Lewis University in 2008-9. Born in Milwaukee.

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    Wisconsin has never player Miami of Ohio in a bowl game; they did play Miami of Florida in the Champs Sports Bowl in Dec. 2009 and won 20-14. Sounds like your guy is giving you serious BS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machba View Post
    'He said he was #60 and #73 and coach was barry alvarez
    those aren't LB numbers, but OL numbers (Guard and Tackle)
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    a list of all former Badger football players, Thomas Dennis not included..

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catego...otball_players
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    Never trust a guy with 2 first names.

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    barry alvarez is the coach though. maybe practice squad OL or DT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pologq View Post
    barry alvarez is the coach though. maybe practice squad OL or DT.
    Mach, I have some familiarity w/ the Badgers from that area. Name doesn't ring a bell.

    Ask him about some of his teammates. Ask about Pete Monty, Joe Panos, and Cory Raymer.

    The Miami (OH) thing doesn't make any sense. The Badgers did play Miami (FL) at least once in a bowl game. But that was much later.

    This one really doesn't smell right, Mach.

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    Machba hire me man
    $25 an hr
    PR guy and get you scores nightly

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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo222 View Post
    Never trust a guy with 2 first names.
    Or that hates The Ohio State Buckeyes!
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    miami OH did not even make a bowl in the 90's

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orbison View Post
    no google hits on his name as a former Badgers player and Miami of Ohio has never been in the Rose Bowl
    This is a red flag. Miami of OH will never play in the Rose Bowl.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Machba View Post
    I just hired a former Wisconsin badger LB at my pizza shop
    If you have a deliverytime guarantee you should use this guy as he will probably still be fast.

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    wow, that's a pretty good return on his Wisconsin degree........

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    Wonder if he's making pizza pies or just strictly a delivery driver?

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    Quote Originally Posted by icon View Post
    If you have a deliverytime guarantee you should use this guy as he will probably still be fast.
    50ish and 300lbs. I don't think he is getting anywhere fast.

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    Wonder if this dude has been trained to sling the dough correctly?

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    6 foot 5 300...

    Big dude! Pretty soon you're going to get a lot of women calling ordering pizza with extra anchovies!! Busoness will boom! (Maybe a few here will know the movie??)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Auto Donk View Post
    wow, that's a pretty good return on his Wisconsin degree........
    The sad truth is that most of these guys leave college with no degree and a lifetime of injuries the school never has to pay for. I know several All American college players that went from BMOC to working sales at car dealerships, peddling medical supplies, working in law enforcement, etc. Guys on top of the world and come crashing down. Heck, a lot of NFL players in the same boat. The average player in the NFL plays under 3 years. We hear about the select few but most are nowhere close.

    You may think a guy making $3 million on a 4 year deal is great but that is no money. By the time you pay your agent and taxes, you're lucky to see half of it. Then if you get injured or can't reup, you will never see that 4th/5th year option. How are you going to make that money last a lifetime?? You won't. Most guys don't really get paid until that 2nd deal and unfortunately, most of them will never get that 2nd deal. I have a friend right now into his 2nd deal but he's been struggling to catch on, stay on rosters and not end up on the practice squad.
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