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The Baby Face Assassin
Russell Wilson's first event benefitting his Why Not You Foundation featured the debut of Wilson's very own Costacos Brothers poster. Former Seahawks Steve Largent and Brian Bosworth, who also have their own Costacos Brothers posters, were in attendance and participated in a panel with Wilson, John and Tock Costacos. The event raised over $400,000. Watch
When Jermaine Kearse was shown the photo of him as a youth football player, the first thing the Seahawks’ big-play wide receiver did was smile.
Then he shook his head. Then he offered, “Man, that was long time ago. And I had a baby face.”
That was Kearse in the fourth, or maybe fifth, grade while playing for the Lakewood Lumberjacks: The Baby Face Assassin.
And, he wasn’t a receiver in those days. “I started out as a quarterback,” he said. “Those were fun times. I scored like 20 touchdowns that season, rushing. I only had one pass attempt.”
Now, in his second season with the Seahawks, Kearse is on the other end of this quarterback-receiver thing. Read