It's Dallas Week and other matters

490px-Kirk_cousins_redskinsHeck, Kirk Cousins looked pretty good in the loss to the Falcons. Reminds me a story from the past so bear with me.

I was the sports information director at Harper Community College in Palatine, Illinois. I got a call from the daily paper in town. The reporter said we were getting a quarterback transfer from the University of Tennessee. Heck,that is big news even though red-headed Steve Matthews was a third-string QB down there.

Well, he did show up in Palatine and was a nice kid. It was more work for me as I had to send a press release weekly back to Tennessee. He was actually pretty good and that was that. I guess I could look it up but a good three or four years later, Matthews was the starting quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL. Huh?
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