You see that glorious picture at the top of this article? That¡¯s a photo of Bryant ¡°Big Country¡± Reeves playing basketball in a dope Vancouver Grizzlies jersey in the late 1990s.
If you¡¯re not familiar, Big Country is the best thing to ever come out of the OSU men¡¯s basketball program. He led the team to the Final Four in 1995, then played for the Grizzlies for his entire career until 2001. He now lives on a ranch in Oklahoma, probably wears a big-ass cowboy hat, and generally does what you do when your name is Big Country and you made a boat load of money in the NBA: Whatever the hell you want.
Earl Campbell Mens Jersey This 7-foot tall dude was a cult hero in the 1990s. And now, more than 20 years later, there¡¯s good news for Big Country fans: His son is following in his father¡¯s footsteps.
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If you¡¯re an OSU/avid college basketball fan, you already know this, but in case you don¡¯t: Trey ¡°Slightly Less Big Country¡± Reeves walked onto the Oklahoma State team this year as a freshman. You might see him right now, sitting on the bench while OSU plays Michigan in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
He¡¯s hard to miss, check this kid out:
Slightly Less Big Country is shorter than his dad, and he isn¡¯t the star his father was (at least not yet). But this family tree is a good reminder that a) we¡¯re all old as shit now, because Big Country has a son who¡¯s old enough to play college basketball, b) legends never die, they just have kids, and c) it pays to be a legacy at an institution.
And now, for good measure, he¡¯s a picture of Big Country dunking a basketball: