Hal Dufrain

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Hal Dufrain
(American Alligator, F/C)
ID#733
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Art by Pac
No. 74 – Tennessee Moonshiners
Position Bigfur
Species American Alligator ( Alligatoridae )
Gender Male
Nickname(s)
Big Bayou
Personal information
Born Bayou Cane, LA
Nationality American
Listed height 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m)
Listed weight 325 lb (147 kg)
Shoots Right
Career information
School Pensacola Predatorial & Mechanical
FBA draft 2014 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Bangor Tides
Pro playing career 2014–present
Career history
2014-2015 Bangor Tides
2015-present Tennessee Moonshiners
Career highlights and awards
  • FBA All-Star x2 (2016-2017)
  • FBA Rookie All-Star (2015)
  • FBA Rookie All-Star Game MVP (2015)
Contract information
Contract year 2014
2020 Salary $9 million
2021 Salary $9 million
Player Contacts
(IC) Agent Unknown
(OOC) Creator Haloke
(OOC) Actor Unknown
(OOC) Usage Ask me before any use

Biography

Hal Dufrain was born and raised in the small southern town of Bayou Cane. Located in the deep south of Louisiana, the town boasts a hot, humid environment with swamp land and simple folk. With most Alligator families Hal was one of several brothers and sisters, 12 in all including himself. He was a younger nor older sibling, stuck somewhere in the middle, but he soon found his own way to stick out in his family. Hal grew, and grew and grew, taller than all of his brothers and even his father; his love for cooking and eating making him wider than most too.


His size and strength made him an obvious choice to help with his father’s business endeavors. His father owned a fishing and shrimping business, as well as a small pecan orchard farther north, left in the possession of his eldest brother for safe keeping. So Hal kept busy both in fishing/harvest season pulling shrimp traps, hauling bushels of pecans or crawfish as well as his usual schooling. However, Hal was never a fan of schooling or doing anything that wasn’t necessary for the family. Often called lazy by faculty, and test scores possibly reflecting that, the only thing Hal really applied himself with was basketball.


After a day of work or lazing about in class Hal could always be roused by friends to loaf off to the basketball court in his side of town. Overgrown, with cracking asphalt and rusted backboards they made do until Hal finally convinced his father to pay the entry fee to join the high school team after promising to bring his grades up and pick up more slack on the fishing boats. This is where he excelled, he motivated himself just enough to keep a decent grade point average and even managed to land a sports scholarship to Pensacola Predatorial and Mechanical. He attended the university despite his father’s expectations of Hal working as a fisherman after high school. An easy going and jolly big Gator it doesn’t appear to phase Hal that much. Nothing ever seemed to scratch his tough hide through university, even managing to stomach through classes for a basic business degree to go along with his basketball skills. It was a delicate balance he struck between lounging around and applying his passions to the ball court. He could often be found with his team mates out drinking, or hosting his own cookouts being known as one hell of a cook (and one hell of a drinker). Having graduated from PPM Mr. Dufrain now waits eagerly for the FBA draft having been entered as a hopeful by a headhunter along with his buddies Tanya and Hank also from PPM.

Ironfur Combine

In individual events, Hal Dufrain won Silver in the Strength Trials.

Professional Career

During the 2014 draft Hal Dufrain was selected by the Bangor Tides as the number 18th draft pick overall. There was a little trouble adapting to the harsh, Maine climate especially in the winter months, but Hal has shown great promise and good skill for a rookie bringing in a powerful player to the Tides and going on to participate on the winning east conference team of the 2014 All-Star Weekend Rookie Challenge game and earning himself the Player of the Game award.

In 2015 Hal was traded from from the Tides to his long time childhood favorite the Tennessee Moonshiners. It's reported that he seems much happier in a climate more conducive to his species and lifestyle, finding it easy to get into a niche along with current team captain and long time college team mate and friend Hank Sawyer. Dufrain continues to be a presence on the court both in skill and his large personality.

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