Will the future of football grow taller?

Updated: May 26, 2009, 12:51 PM ET
By Michael Weinreb | Special to Page 2

I have never actually met Ali Villanueva, but I think it is safe to assume that he is the kind of human one would not particularly enjoy encountering during hand-to-hand combat. In fact, a grizzly bear might be a preferable adversary. This is because Villanueva is 6 feet, 10 inches tall, and weighs in somewhere to the north of 280 pounds. He is also a cadet at the United States Military Academy at West Point, and a football player for the Army Black Knights. And it is here, on the football field, ...

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