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  1. The Story of Bo Jackson and Joe Dudek

    Michael Weinreb

    How the greatest athlete of our time forever changed the life of a kid named Dudek.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2012
  2. In Memoriam: Alex Karras

    Michael Weinreb

    I imagine there are worse things to be remembered for than felling a horse with a single punch, but it should be noted for posterity that this was not the only highly theatrical brawl of Alex Karras's career. In 1963, a professional wrestler named Di...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  3. Steve Spurrier has never been more relaxed — and South Caro...

    Michael Weinreb

    The Ball Coach has never been more relaxed — and South Carolina may be better than ever.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2012
  4. Former Fortune 500 CEO Joe Moglia gets his chance at leading Coas...

    Michael Weinreb

    Former Fortune 500 CEO Joe Moglia has never led a major football program - so why is Coastal Carolina finally giving him a chance?

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2012
  5. Lane Kiffin and the history of USC football

    Michael Weinreb

    Examining USC's history of unorthodox head coaches and the maturation of Lane Kiffin.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  6. Why Is Kellen Moore Coming Up Short?

    Michael Weinreb

    According to the individuals whose job it is to quantify NFL prospects, Brock Osweiler stands six and seven-eighths inches taller than Kellen Moore; according to these same men at Scouts Inc., Osweiler receives an overall "grade" of 87 as a prospect,...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  7. Mr. Griffin III Goes to Washington?

    Michael Weinreb

    Back in November, when Robert Griffin III insisted he was keeping all of his options open, he sat in a windowless conference room and told me he was seriously considering a return to Baylor for his senior season so he could enroll in law school, and ...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  8. Schiano Recruits Himself Right Into the NFL

    Michael Weinreb

    I have no idea if Greg Schiano will be a successful coach in Tampa Bay. The early consensus appears to be that he will fail. This is because Schiano doesn't have the feel of a successful pro coach, which I guess is what happens when an NFL franchise ...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  9. Michael Weireb on Baylor quaterback and potential Heisman winner ...

    Michael Weinreb

    A visit to Waco with the future first-round pick.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2011
  10. Michael Weinreb on Montreal Alouettes quarterback Anthony Calvill...

    Michael Weinreb

    It's just too bad Anthony Calvillo plays in the CFL.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2011
  11. The Grantland Top Five

    Michael Weinreb

    1. University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla. 2. Randy Shannon, former head coach, University of Miami The story that got me was the one about Nevin Shapiro attempting to throttle a school compliance director in the press box. I mean, we can theoriz...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  12. The Grantland Top Five

    Michael Weinreb

    1. Ki-Jana Carter, running back In my mind, Ki-Jana Carter is not who you think he is. In my mind, Ki-Jana Carter is the man in this video, a sculpted 21-year-old who takes a handoff on a sunny day in Pasadena, Calif., stumbles forward, regains his ...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  13. The Grantland Top Five

    Michael Weinreb

    1. Greg Schiano, football coach, Rutgers University College football is the most compelling sport in America, yet nothing is more torturous than listening to college football coaches speak publicly about their teams. I know this because I spent Tu...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  14. The Grantland Top Five: NFL Retirees, Weed-Smoking Talking Dogs, ...

    Michael Weinreb

    1. The National Football League, New York, N.Y. Once, in Kansas City, I watched Conrad Dobler self-medicate. He had cycled through Percocet and OxyContin, and by the time I found him, a few years back, he was getting through the day on a regimen o...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  15. The Grantland Top Five: Octogenarian Managers, UNC, and the Rest ...

    Michael Weinreb

    1. Garrett Gilbert/Matt Saracen, quarterbacks, Austin/Dillon, Texas The most emotionally compelling moment in the recent history of college football came on January 7, 2010, in the first quarter of the national championship game, when an 18-year-o...

    Blog | June 24, 2011