Trae Young is the biggest thing in college basketball. He also has a phobia of birds.
Oklahoma State fans have taken note of this as Young’s Oklahoma Sooners came to Stillwater on Saturday afternoon. Fans held up signs mocking his fear of birds. Even Young’s father wasn’t spared:
Young explained his fear of birds to CBS earlier this year:
“We were in New Zealand and would go to the beaches and all that stuff,” Young said. “You know how birds would be friendly to people? I hate birds. All you see is the ocean, the sand and birds flying over you. The birds trying to eat the crabs in the sand and they’re all next to you. I’ve seen a bird attack one of my friends at my high school in the parking lot. Yeah. It scared her. The bird was by her car, she tried to turn and get in her car but the bird was so scared it just attacked her.”
Take note Atlanta Hawks and New Orleans Pelicans. Trae Young might not want to play for you at the next level.