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    Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    went to the rec tonight and played some basketball and as i was leaving i saw Leonard Johnson playin some wii baseball with a disadvantaged young man, he was having a good time playing the game with him too.

    I guess i am making this thread because i know alot of people think he is not a good person because of his questionable actions on the playing field, but he was very friendly to me and every one who was there, and i think he gets a bad rap.



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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    Good news and fun, too!

    I think the bad rap came from the early flurry of late hits. That habit ended, and he went back to showing the talent that we all believe he has.


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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    Never thought he was a bad person.....
    His emotion on the field has nothing to do with his personality off the field(I do remember the late hits he made). Good to hear though. Thanks for sharing.



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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    Leonard's a great guy off the field. Funny as hell too. A lot of our football players have great personalities.



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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    I'm very happy that LJ stayed and I think ISU will end up being a great place for him. He's just one of those guys that has that special something and the potential to be a great leader for this team. Glad to hear he's a good guy on campus too.


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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    I doubt anyone ever thought he was a bad guy. He made some pretty boneheaded plays on the field, this last year, though.

    He's got a TON of potential, but he's got a LONG way to go yet as a football player.



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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    He was also sitting with kids in the front row at the beauty and the beast. Not sure if he was talking to some adults that they were with or not.



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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    yes i really like the fire he brings on the defensive side of the ball.

    I know his passion sometime translates into late hits which in the stat book looks really bad. But the players see that and in return it gets them fired up to lay down the lumber on the next play

    gotta love the passion lol



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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    It is great to hear stories like this.

    Usually, all we hear is the bad news, while the countless 1000's of good deeds go unreported.

    Thanks again for your post.



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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    oh oh oh and i went to Pita Pit and was ordering and Justin Hamilton and Cliton Mann getting something too lol.

    I guess it was just my night to see Cyclone athletes!



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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    nice, always good to hear about athletes being good guys off the court too. he seems like a good kid and man can he lay the lumber. looking forward to three more years of LJ!!


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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    Quote Originally Posted by hiwhatis View Post
    nice, always good to hear about athletes being good guys off the court too. he seems like a good kid and man can he lay the lumber. looking forward to three more years of LJ!!
    agreed, im thinking he will be all big 12 material with some hard work the rest of the off season



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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSM7wd5d-jk"]YouTube - Leonard Johnson's Late Hit vs UNLV[/ame]

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyhdKd49RD0&feature=related"]YouTube - LJ Hit vs. Iowa[/ame]

    I had to put this evan though it is Brandon Hundley.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4CaLemu9OQ&feature=related"]YouTube - ISU Big Hit vs. KU - Football 2008[/ame]
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyhdKd49RD0&feature=related"][/ame]


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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    The funniest player is Scott Haughton. He pulls the cord to the Cy-ride bus every 5 seconds. When the driver tells whoever to do it to knock it off, he shouts in a girl's voice "I'm sorry"



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    Re: Leonard Johnson: not only a good player, but a good guy too

    Quote Originally Posted by arganbright2 View Post
    The funniest player is Scott Haughton. He pulls the cord to the Cy-ride bus every 5 seconds. When the driver tells whoever to do it to knock it off, he shouts in a girl's voice "I'm sorry"
    I can confirm this story



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