Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee
College: THE University of Memphis
College Degree: BBA (Management), MBA (IT)
Occupation: Webmaster / System Architect at a large Southern brokerage
Current City: Memphis, Tennessee
Years Playing Fantasy Football: 16
Favorite thing about Fantasy Football: The social aspect of the game.
Sure, FF is all about competition and the love of pro football, but at the end
of the day, it's really about hanging out with your buddies (either in person
or online) and talking trade, talking smack, talking football, and watching
If you were Paul Tagliabue for a Day: I would put a team in Memphis
through either relocation or expansion. After all the NFL expansion hoops we
Memphians jumped through over the course of 20 years and all the second-tier
leagues we have been host to in my lifetime, to have a team relocated to Nashville
via a secret deal was the ultimate slap in the face. To have them spend a year
playing in Memphis was even worse.
Something Odd/Different About You: I completed grad school before getting
my first "real" job. My board handle, Memphis Foundry, comes from
sage advice I received from my father following a tour of the International
Harvester plant where he worked for 35 years: "Son, you need to stay in
school and get a good education, or you might end up working in the foundry."
I stayed in school until I was 25 years old.
A Brush with Greatness You've Had: Met future HOF RB Jerome Bettis at
the Las Vegas airport this spring.
Favorite Movie/DVD: Network. Made in 1976, no other movie has been as
prescient about the future of American television and the impact it has upon
List Three CDs You Would Want If Stranded On a Deserted Island: Fizzy,
Fuzzy, Big, and Buzzy - The Refreshments, I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2 CD Anthology)
- Warren Zevon, Blood on the Tracks - Bob Dylan
Marital/Children Status: Married with 2 teenage boys
Biggest Vice: Diet Coke. I drink about 100 oz. per day of the stuff.
Pet Peeve: Clockwatchers and people who are absolute slaves to their
Favorite Quote: "If I could start my life all over again, I would
be a professional football player, and you'd damn well better believe I would
be a Pittsburgh Steeler." -- Jack Lambert
Favorite NFL Team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Hobbies: Pro football and computers.
Dream Car: Lexus SC convertible (I'm driving my last dream car now,
a 1991 Cadillac Allante' convertible)
Scarface or Goodfellas? Goodfellas. Sometimes when there are a thousand
things going on, I know exactly how Henry Hill felt when he was trying to keep
one eye on the sauce and one eye on the helicopters.
Rather Sleep At or On Top of Paris Hilton? After seeing the full-length
video, "somewhere in the vicinity of" her would be just fine with
List the people you'd invite to dinner: I kept it to 10...
Gen. George S. Patton
Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull)
Paper or plastic? Plastic
Air it out or grind it out? Grind it out
Who let the dogs out? *Cringe*