The following is an excerpt from an article on Bill DeMott from Scripps News:
“One youngster who did impress DeMott was “Tough Enough” winner Andy Leavine.
“He’s 23 years old, he’s a monster (at 6-feet-5 and 270 pounds) and you can see he’s coachable,” DeMott said. “But this is not a place for someone weak. I’ve seen great athletes stop doing this because they couldn’t take the travel or handle themselves in the locker room. Andy’s wife just had a second newborn. He’s going to have to man up and really prove he’s worthy of the chance he was given.
“Everyone who wins ‘Tough Enough’ isn’t necessarily WWE material. I’m going to go out of my way to make him understand what he did was nothing compared to what he’s going to have to do now. It will be interesting to see if he continues to grow and run with the opportunity or fall short.”
DeMott may be getting his own opportunity for a WWE grappling comeback. He created waves on the Internet last week with a Twitter post teasing an in-ring return.
“I don’t plan to make any debuts, but this is WWE,” said DeMott, who continues to train the company’s developmental talent in Tampa, Fla. “You never know when they’re gonna say, ‘Hey, do you want to do this?’ “
Check out the complete article online at ScrippsNews.com.
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