View Full Version : Fargas shows scouts he can finish strong

04-15-2003, 07:36 PM
Talk about a prospect saving his best for last.

Until the Senior Bowl and Indianapolis scouting combine, Southern Cal running back Justin Fargas' claim to fame was that his father, Antonio Fargas, played Huggy Bear on Starsky and Hutch, a popular 1970s television series.

A Los Angeles native and former high school All-America sprint champion, Fargas is the ultimate late bloomer, a testimonial to how patience, persistence and perseverance can pay off in a lucrative way.

Fargas, 6-1 and 219 pounds, suffered through an injury-prone career that began at Michigan. Along the way, he suffered two broken legs and underwent four surgeries. The injuries hindered his performance so much that he requested to move to safety, where he played part-time for the Wolverines in 2000....more (http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/story.hts/sports/1867610)