I was writing columns for the Chicago Tribune when I was sent to Miami to cover a Bills-Dolphins playoff game -- Doug Flutie vs. Dan Marino. But my sports editor insisted I go to the Orange Bowl the night before just to write about one player from a Chicago-area high school.
"This kid," my editor said, "will be the NFL's Michael Jordan."
ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL
Grant: The NFC QBs are more exciting
Focal Point: Vick vs. McNabb
Paolantonio: Destiny or doom ...