Talk:Jon Abbate

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Notability[edit]

This is a serious article regarding Jon Abbate's career at Wake Forest. It should not be deleted, I have all the information from reputable sources. I thought it would be a nice tribute to Jon, and could fill in all the people who do not know about Jon.

TheRealWakeFan 22:00, 30 April 2007 (UTC)


The Wikipedia guidelines for biographies include the following:

   * Athletes:
         o Competitors who have played in a fully professional league, or a competition of equivalent standing in a non-league sport such as swimming and tennis
         o Competitors who have played or competed at the highest level in amateur sports.

Jon Abbate has most certainly fulfilled the second criterion and is now signed to play with a professional team. I agree that the article needs a lot of work (I did a little to tidy it up), but it's getting better!

ConnorEl


I agree, it just needs some work. I am not a Wake Forrest Fan, but I feel this article should stay, it just has to be brought up an other level or two.

Abbate has additional notability as the main subject of a feature film The 5th Quarter [1] which is being released on March 25th, 2010.


NFL career[edit]

The article currently says that Abbate was picked up by both the Redskins and the Saints "this offseason" with no source cited. I have not been able to confirm this. Can anyone enlighten? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 152.17.118.110 (talk) 04:22, 16 March 2011 (UTC)