Peterson evoking memories of Flutie

Originally Published: September 22, 2004
By Joe Bendel | Special to ESPN.com

The words stung Paul Peterson like a hornet: "You'll never be as good as your older brother."

He was a sophomore in high school at the time, an impressionable little guy from Ephraim, Utah, who was already dealing with the issue of being shorter than everybody around him. He digested the words, which were delivered by a coach, and placed them indelibly in his memory bank.

"Can you believe I still remember him saying that?" said Peterson, whose brother, Charlie, went on to play quarterback ...

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