Around the Horn With K.C. Abney
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Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

Nov. 18, 2013


Memphis will field a 2014 squad that features 11 newcomers. introduces you to pitcher K.C. Abney as part of the Around the Horn series of question and answers with newcomers. 

Abney is a sophomore pitcher from Bartlett that joined the Tigers after playing one season at East Mississippi Community College.

Question 1: Why did you choose to play for the Tigers?

K.C.:  They have a great facility and I wanted to play in my hometown.

Question 2:  What's been the biggest adjustment you've had to make to adjust to the college game?

K.C.:  Definitely the pace of the game. It's been a huge step up.

Question 3:  Whose your favorite MLB player, and why?

K.C.:  Mariano Rivera but he just retired. I haven't figured out a new one.

Question 4:  If you didn't play baseball, what sport would you choose to play, and why?

K.C.:  Basketball because of the intensity and adrenaline of it. I used to play but I'm too short.

Question 5:  What's your favorite thing to do when you're not on the field?

K.C.:  Golf

Question 6:  What's your favorite restaurant in Memphis?

K.C.:  Central BBQ

Question 7:  How did you get started playing baseball?

K.C.:  When I was four years old it was kinda forced upon me because of my parents but then I fell in love with it.

Question 8:  What's your favorite TV show?

K.C.:  Castle

Question 9:  What would be your favorite walkup song?

K.C.:  Maybe Walking in Memphis. That's what it was at my last school.

Question 10:  What country would you most like to visit?

K.C.:  Italy because of the history.

Question 11:  What parts of your game are you trying to improve?

K.C.:  The physical part of the game - getting stronger.

Question 12:  Who is the guy in the clubhouse that keeps it most upbeat?

K.C.:  Ford Wilson

Question 13:  What was the nickname of your first little league team?

K.C.:  Bandits

Question 14:  If you could have one superpower which would you choose?

K.C.:  To fly

Question 15:  At which store would you like to max out a credit card?

K.C.:  Chevy dealership

Question 16:  What's the farthest you've been from home?

K.C.:  Cancun, Mexico

Question 17:  What's the least favorite thing about yourself?

K.C.:  I can't grow a beard

Question 18:  If you were selecting movies for a bus trip, what would you pick first?

K.C.:  Rookie of the Year

Question 19:  What's the most embarrassing song on your iPod?

K.C.:  Big Girls Don't Cry by Fergie. I actually know every word to it. 

Question 20:  Can you dance?

K.C.:  Yes I can. I happen to think I can dance.

Question 21:  What's your favorite dance?

K.C.:  The dougie

Question 22:  Dream date?

K.C.:  Jessica Biel



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