Shoes ... The Jaw ... by any name, Shula still the king

He may be a 77-year-old grandfather, but don't let that fool you. Don Shula still can scare the bejeebers out of you and still has plenty to say about life, his '72 Dolphins and Super Bowl XLI, writes Gene Wojciechowski.

Originally Published: February 1, 2007
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. -- Intimidated? Hell yes, I was intimidated. That's like asking if Peyton Manning talks lak this.

The simple truth is that I was scared stiff of a 77-year-old grandfather who, in the first five minutes of our conversation, nodded toward one of the TV screens in the hotel bearing his name and said, "I have one of those."

One of those was an ab exercise machine, the kind you order at 2 a.m. after watching a 30-minute infomercial hosted by one of the Brady Bunch kids. ...

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