Best Eccentric

Leslie Cochran

Where else could a homeless transvestite crash a parade for a local football hero and draw big cheers? That's what happened in January when Leslie Cochran, normally best-known for his scant outfits and tiara, donned a UT cheerleader uniform and jumped into the parade for Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams. Leslie may be under fire from downtown bigwigs who feel he's a nuisance, but our readers say he's a lovable eccentric. Like the bumper sticker says, "Leave Leslie Alone!"

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