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mrdon
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Re: Options
mrdon   1/20/2014 1:09:48 PM
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Pubudu

Thanks. Sports is definitely a discipline based activity that helps the mind and body. Adding this type of conditioning along with a strong Academic background will enhance a high school student's career path with job options in the future.

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mrdon   1/20/2014 12:32:50 PM
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Charles,

I mostly definitely will tell them. Danny is a good basketball player and who would ever thought he is a civil engineer. Truly amazing!!!

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Re: Surprising
Charles Murray   1/2/2014 6:17:07 PM
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Since you're familiar with the New York Giants, Rich, I should mention that another old Giant was an engineer. Reserve quarterback Randy Dean from the late 1970s, was an industrial engineer from Northwestern.

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Karl Baldischwiler
Charles Murray   1/2/2014 6:13:43 PM
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An engineer we left out (learned of him too late): Karl Baldischwiler, formerly of the Baltimore Colts (in the '80s), is a civil engineer.

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Re: Surprising
Charles Murray   1/2/2014 6:09:36 PM
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I agree that the "mold" is flawed, naperlou. None of the people pictured in this slide show would fit the mold.

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Charles Murray   1/2/2014 6:05:48 PM
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MrDon, tell your sons that Danny Granger, currently of the Indiana Pacers, is a civil engineer.

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Re: Another engineer
Charles Murray   1/2/2014 6:02:56 PM
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Thanks for the heads-up on Warren Livingston, twk. I was not aware of his engineering background, although I remember him in the NFL.

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Re: Charlie Johnson
Charles Murray   1/2/2014 6:00:16 PM
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Although I was aware of Charlie Johnson's military service, I was not aware that he concurrently played football and flew to his games on Weekends. Great information, Tool_Maker. Thanks.

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Re: Dick Anderson
Charles Murray   1/2/2014 5:57:17 PM
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Thanks, notarboca, I was not aware that Dick Anderson was a chemical engineer.

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Re: ENGINEERING AND THE NFL
Charles Murray   1/2/2014 5:56:18 PM
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I actually hand-wrote that Coolidge quote on a Post-It note in 1988, and have kept it in my desk drawer ever since, bobjengr. I love that quote.

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