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Monday, November 17, 2008
Fun Facts: Kerry Collins
This guy is fairly important to the Titans' success as well.
What are "Fun Facts?"
Hard to argue that
leads a pretty "fun" life at present. After leading
to Big 10 heights in the early 1990s, he was the QB of that
1996 Carolina Panthers
team that unexpectedly got to the NFC Championship Game. He even QB'ed the
2000 New York Giants
. (We can ignore how that ended.) Now, he's the field general for a 10-0
team (admit it: you didn't see that coming). At the beginning of the season, he was asked to manage games; the last two wins (
Bears and Jaguars
), he basically
the game for
. Nice. Let's look at the more irreverent parts of Mr. Collins' life, shall we?
1. It's hard for us not to be happy
when we're looking at you, Kerry Collins.
2. Collins is from Lebanon, Pa.,
a town known for dropping bologna at midnight on New Year's Eve.
Collins' song of choice before and after games.
4. Collins was one of three
that were taken in first round of the 1995 NFL draft. The others were
can appreciate Collins' success:
"What a career for Kerry Collins. First he overcomes alcoholism, then racism and now his own incompetence."
His favorite movie is
7. During the offseason, Collins lives in Asheboro, NC on his "Blue Q" ranch, so named because
every team he's played for (except the Raiders) uses blue as a primary color.
8. Others blowing out candles on Collins' birthday, Dec. 30?
LeBron, Tiger, and Heidi Fleiss.
The Ballad of K-Coll.
10. Always remember this:
Kerry Collins is not