Thursday, September 15, 2005

The Wild Samoans

Heavyweight rivals

Remember the Wild Samoans? They were the tag-team wrestling tandem from the WWF a generation ago who wowed fans with their girth and growth --of wild hair.
It turns out that Afa and Sika, the three-time WWF tag-team champions,
produced offspring. And the sons of the wrestlers are now all grown up and play
Division I-A college football. This week, the first cousins will be on opposite
sidelines when Georgia Tech plays host to Connecticut. Joe Anoai (6 feet 3, 275
pounds) plays defensive tackle for the Yellow Jackets; Afa Anoai (6-0, 290)
plays defensive tackle for the Huskies. Joe's older brother, Matt, is a
professional wrestler known as "Rosie."

While hunting for a nice family picture, I came across this: