*Note: Of course this is a highly romanticized view of football; most of the time you're convinced you lost because of a missed call or wretched field conditions.
**Note: I don't feel football is a metaphor for life, my football salad days occurred on my third play from scrimmage, a 50-yd touchdown scramble as a seventh grader. Ideally, things did not peak for me as a 12-year old.
***Note: Do not watch the movies One Last Thing or PS: I Love You, they're too sad.
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