TBT: Athletes' Awkward School Pictures

Amber Lee@@BlamberrSports Lists Lead WriterAugust 21, 2014

TBT: Athletes' Awkward School Pictures

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    Image Source/Gary John Norman/Associated Press

    The whole of social media has really embraced Throwback Thursday. Each week, feeds on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are awash with photos that are high on nostalgia and low on clarity. 

    Nothing says #TBT like a ridiculously blurry high school yearbook picture. 

    It’s a weekly event we’ve embraced here at Bleacher Report, if only on a semi-weekly basis, usually with a different theme. Since kids are all heading back to school around now, this week we’ve got some of the best school pictures posted by athletes. 

    25 of them, to be exact. 

Lardarius Webb, Baltimore Ravens

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    Instagram ID: l_webb21

    Caption: #tbt #highright Graduated kindergarten!

Darnell Dockett, Arizona Cardinals

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    Instagram ID: dockett90

    Caption: Who would of ever thought!! Locked up 7x before I was 13...... My mom cut my hair in this pic, couldn't even afford to get a haircut! Geeesh . My 5th grade teach ms. walker told me I be in prison bout time I was 18 and I wouldn't be shit. Lol lil did she know GOD had another plan for me... Wish I could see her now , just to say "thank you.”

Nate Beaulieu, Montreal Canadiens

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    Instagram ID: natebeaulieu 

    Caption: TBT gemmmm

Jeremy Ross, Detroit Lions

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    Instagram ID: j_ross_10

    Caption: #tbt young Ross, when I was all teeth and eyebrows lol

Ronda Rousey, UFC

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    Instagram ID: rondarousey

    Caption: #flashbackfriday

Shaquille O'Neal, Retired NBA

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    Instagram ID: shaq

    Caption: Dat boy still handsome

Brandon Marshall, Denver Broncos

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    Instagram ID: bmarshh54

    Caption: TBT

Ryan Lochte, Olympic Swimmer

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    Instagram ID: ryanlochte

    Caption: One of my first buzz haircuts. #momdidntknow #tbt

Kenny Britt, St. Louis Rams

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    Instagram ID: kennybritt18

    Caption: Good Morning dreams do come true .. #tbt #02 #YoungBritt

Deron Williams, Brooklyn Nets

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    Instagram ID: dwill8

    Caption: #tbt young ME #ithoughtiwascute

Aaron Williams, Buffalo Bills

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    Instagram ID: ajwilliams23

    Caption: Yeah that's ya boy back in the hay day, rockin my chain necklace like a boss with the killer smile #6thgrade #Ridgeview #Panthers

Sydney Leroux, U.S. Women's Soccer

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    Instagram ID: sydneyleroux

    Caption: I was def the cutest little boy at school....

DeSean Jackson, Washington Redskins

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    Instagram ID: 0ne0fone

    Caption: Bac in 2nd Grade !! #1994 #tbt Fly Smart Guy !! LOL

Kendrick Perkins, Oklahoma City Thunder

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    Instagram ID: kendrickp5

    Caption: Lil Ken on his TBT s**t.

Adam 'Pacman' Jones, Cincinnati Bengals

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    Instagram ID: realpacman24

    Caption: Reg lmao 20 TBT

Nate Robinson, Denver Nuggets

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    Instagram ID: naterobinson

    Caption: #FlashBackFriday I had big ass teeth lol #stateofnate #holdat #heartoverheight #littlenathan lol

Heather Mitts, Retired U.S. Women's Soccer

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    Instagram ID: hmitts2

    Caption: What's worse....the unibrow or perm? #tbt

Chris Bosh, Miami Heat

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    Instagram ID: chrisbosh

    Caption: #tbt

Reggie Bush, Detroit Tigers

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    Instagram ID: reggiebush

    Caption: Super Throwback #80sBaby

Kevin Gausman, Baltimore Orioles

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    Instagram ID: kevingausman12

    Caption: Blondie at heart! TBT

Paul Bissonnette, NHL Free Agent

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    Instagram ID: biznasty

    Caption: #tbt dat background doe....

Jared Odrick, MIami Dolphins

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    Instagram ID: jaredodrick98

    Caption: "Sit still and you get a Happy Meal"

Mario Chalmers, Miami Heat

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    Instagram ID: mchalmers15

    Caption: #tbt 7th grade picture day. I was a young boy

Michael Phelps, Olympic Swimmer

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    Instagram ID: m_phelps00

    Caption: #tbt from wayyyy back

Major Wright, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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    Instagram ID: lilmade21

    Caption: #tbt after this pic I told my mama I made it lmao