Akaadian said he wanted to be a history teacher before ending up as a professional League of Legends player for Echo Fox.

Akaadian on LCS franchising and his pre-League of Legends career path

Slingshot’s Andrew Kim caught up with Echo Fox jungler Matthew “Akaadian” Higginbotham during the North American League of Legends Championship Series (NA LCS) to talk about his friendship with Galen “Moon” Holgate, the viability of streaming and what he’d do if he wasn’t a professional League of Legends player.

June 19, 2017
North American LCS

Ask the North American LCS pros: What players do you follow from other regions?

When following a league of an esport, it’s natural to develop a fondness for certain players.

April 5, 2017

Ask the North American League of Legends pros: Who’s the most underrated player in the LCS?

Every split contains teams that struggle and teams that soar.

March 31, 2017

Ask the North American LCS Pros: What foreign regions do you watch?

Slingshot asked 15 North American LCS pros about what regions they watch and how they use the information to help them.

March 29, 2017

Akaadian on community attention and making rookie adjustments

Slingshot’s Andrew Kim caught up with Echo Fox’s Matthew “Akaadian” Higginbotham during Week 6 of the North American League of Legends Championship Series.

March 8, 2017

Akaadian on being a rookie and aggression in the jungle

Slingshot’s Andrew Kim caught up with Matthew “Akaadian” Higginbotham during Week 2 of the North American League of Legends Championship Series to talk about Echo Fox’s start to the season, adjusting as a rookie and the state of junglers.

February 7, 2017

KEITH on Echo Fox’s first win of the season and why Akaadian is so effective

Slingshot’s Andrew Kim caught up with Echo Fox’s Yuri “KEITH” Jew during Week 2 of the North American League of Legends Championship Series.

February 1, 2017