Footballguys Staff Bio: Keith Overton

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Age: 50

Birthplace: Memphis, TN

Education: University Of Memphis, BBA, MBA

Occupation: I Solve Problems

Hometown: Memphis, TN

Family: Married with two boys, and the world's youngest empty-nester

Years playing fantasy football: 30

Favorite FF smack talk: "Derrick Fenner sucks. I mean it, he's pathetic. ( ... brief pause ... ) Hey, who do you want for Fenner?"

Years writing about fantasy football: 17

Favorite FBG feature: MyFootballguys -- it works hard so you don't have to.

Organized football experience: Nothing above Nerf.

Favorite NFL team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: University of Memphis Tigers

Favorite fan moment: Super Bowl XL -- I had waited long enough for One For The Thumb to appreciate it properly.

Favorite player of all time: Jack Lambert

NFL rule(s) I would change if I could: I'd rescind the "Mel Blount Rule" to allow contact between receivers and DBs downfield.

Favorite movie(s): Network, The Shawshank Redemption, Pulp Fiction, The Wild Bunch, American Beauty, and Field Of Dreams

Favorite musical genres/albums/artists: California Country/Rock, Classic Country, Americana, Progressive Rock, Power Pop, Progressive Punk, and Folk.

What I read: The internet.

Hobbies: Steelers football, music, and computers.

Favorite TV show(s): "All In The Family" and "The A-Team"

Least favorite household chore: Cleaning the tub and shower.

Dream job: "Where would you rather be than right here, right now?"

Quote: "Whatever it takes." --Chuck Noll

Parting thoughts: "Pain heals. Chicks dig scars. Glory ... lasts forever."