'Coach Snoop' remembers giving De'Anthony Thomas his nickname
Oregon star running back De'Anthony Thomas was first called "Black Mamba" by Snoop Lion (aka Snoop Dogg), who knows a thing or two about nicknames. Here Coach Snoop recalls the exact moment he first saw Thomas in action, in the youth football league run by the entertainment icon in Los Angeles:
Though he's a huge USC fan, Snoop keeps close tabs on Thomas in Eugene. Oregon plays Tennessee Tech on the Pac-12 Networks this Saturday at noon PT. Tune in to the pregame show at 11 a.m. PT to see the full interview with Coach Snoop.