Vermeil talks 'Invincible,' tears

Handkerchief in hand, Mary Buckheit sat down with Dick Vermeil to discuss the Eagles, "Invincible," "Rocky" and raw emotion.

Updated: August 25, 2006, 2:56 PM ET
By Mary Buckheit | Page 2

Dick Vermeil led UCLA to a Rose Bowl and its first Pac-8 Championship ever. He led the Eagles to an NFC title and the Rams to a Super Bowl victory. He has been named coach of the year on the high school, juco, NCAA and NFL levels. His comprehensive coaching achievements include some of the most significant awards on the mantel, but he's best known for wearing his heart on his sleeve.

Vermeil is a courageous risk taker -- 30 years ago in his NFL head coaching debut he held a citywide ...

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