Sting Talks Meeting Vince, Why He Likes Wyatt, Watching WWE, More
Sting Talks Meeting Vince, Why He Likes Wyatt...

Hear what it was like when Sting and Vince met for the first time. More »

Backstage News on Jericho vs. Wyatt, WWE Night of Champions
Backstage News on Jericho vs. Wyatt, WWE Nigh...

Find out what’s next in the Chris Jericho vs. Bray Wyatt feud. More »

Del Rio Talks Incident with Social Media Worker, Future, Vince, More
Del Rio Talks Incident with Social Media Work...

Del Rio speaks out about the incident leading to his termination. More »

Spoiler on a Segment Planned for Brock Lesnar on RAW
Spoiler on a Segment Planned for Brock Lesnar...

What’s planned for Lesnar on RAW? More »

A Look at WWE Superstars from Texas, HBK-Austin Note, More

Posted by Marc Middleton in WWE News
Friday, April 3rd, 2009

- The Houston Chronicle had an interesting article up yesterday focusing on famous Texans in pro wrestling.

The article talked about and and how they almost met on the football field in 1982 as both of them were high school seniors that year and both attended Class 3A schools in South Texas. Austin’s Edna, TX team that year failed to make the playoffs so the meeting on the football field never happened. “That’s phenomenal,” said. “That’s a wonderful story. I had no idea that Steve and I could have met on the gridiron many years before we met in the ring.”

WWE Intercontinental Champion John Bradshaw Layfield gave his thoughts on being a heel from Texas. “I was not very good at being a good guy, but I’ve always been a good villain,” said . “I enjoy taking the crowd on the roller coaster and making the good guy look good or making people feel sorry for him. To me, that is true theater.”

also gave his thoughts saying, “To be a good wrestling villain, you’ve got to have personality.” Ross went on to say, “I don’t know if it’s in the water or the barbecue sauce, but a lot of kids come out of these successful Texas high school football programs with a lot of confidence. They are confident in their ability to rile up the crowd at the right time.”

The article also talks about Stan Hansen, Steve “Mongo” McMichael, and The , among others. They also mention something that I can’t believe I’d never thought of and that’s JBL’s entrance with the white limousine is a caricature of the infamous JR Ewing character, played by Larry Hagman, from the hit show Dallas. Remember “Who shot JR?”

BIG WWE PLANS FOR A TOP DESERVING STAR, WHAT’S NEXT FOR HBK AND TONS MORE…..

One Response to A Look at WWE Superstars from Texas, HBK-Austin Note, More:

  1. Seymour Balm

    Date: May 17, 2010 at 2:09 am

    I like this place; you have a really magnificent site, thanks for sharing all the great information with us. With a bit of luck, I will be able to come back frequently in the future.

Leave a Reply

Latest WWE News » More WWE News

Latest TNA News » More TNA News

Latest Wrestling Videos » More Videos