Full ride or otherwise, everyone has story to share on national signing day

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 02, 2022 7:16 PM CT | Published: February 02, 2022 7:02 PM CT
<strong>Central High football player Quincy Briggs announced on national signing day Wednesday, Feb. 2, that he&rsquo;ll be attending Yale University.&nbsp;&ldquo;My childhood wasn&rsquo;t the best. I had a two-parent household but we lived in poverty. But it wasn&rsquo;t bad,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;... It&rsquo;s OK if you don&rsquo;t have a good situation coming up. You can break the generational curse.&rdquo;</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Central High football player Quincy Briggs announced on national signing day Wednesday, Feb. 2, that he’ll be attending Yale University. “My childhood wasn’t the best. I had a two-parent household but we lived in poverty. But it wasn’t bad,” he said. “... It’s OK if you don’t have a good situation coming up. You can break the generational curse.” (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

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John Varlas is a lifelong Memphian who has covered high school sports in various capacities for over 20 years.


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