Footballguys Staff Bio: James Brimacombe

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Age: 40

Birthplace: Cobourg, Ontario, Canada

Education: Utah Valley University - Accounting

Occupation: Accountant

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

Family: Married for 15 years, 4 kids (12, 9, 6, and 3). So yeah I need my Fantasy Football outlet.

Years playing fantasy football: 15+ years

Favorite FF smack talk: I could beat you in my CFL league

Years writing about fantasy football: 7th year at Footballguys

Favorite FBG feature: Draft Dominator. Helps give me that extra pat on the back when I pull the trigger on my pick. Also love all the stats, depth charts, and player pages.

Organized football experience: None. Hockey player by day

Favorite NFL team: Philadelphia Eagles

Favorite college team: Utah Utes

Favorite fan moment: Went on my honeymoon to Super Bowl 34, and was 10 rows from the endzone when Brian Westbrook caught a TD pass from McNabb. Worst Moment: Tom Brady

Favorite player of all time: Past: Randell Cunningham, Donovan McNabb, Brian Dawkins Present: LeSean McCoy, AJ Green, Larry Fitzgerald, Carson Wentz, Zach Ertz, Nick Foles

NFL rule(s) I would change if I could: Bigger endzones, wider field. Yep I was born in Canada and have watched a few Argos games.

Favorite movie(s): Tommy Boy, Slap Shot

Favorite musical genres/albums/artists: Radiohead, Oasis, Travis, Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, The White Stripes, Matthew Good, Wilco, The Strokes, Japandroids,The Tallest Man On Earth, Sigur Ros, Stars, Broken Social Scene, Blur, Elbow, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, French Films, Explosions In The Sky, The National, Foals, The Verve, Doves, Badly Drawn Boy, Arctic Monkeys, Beach House, WU LYF, Bon Iver, Youth Lagoon, Noah And The Whale, and so many more.

What I read: The Alchemist

Hobbies: Hockey, Music, Concerts, Collecting Vinyl

Favorite TV show(s): Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, The Walking Dead, Mad Men, Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The League, Arrested Development, Friday Night Lights, Parks and Recreation

Least favorite household chore: Brushing the kids teeth

Dream job: Owning and managing a community hockey arena

Quote: "I think the most important thing about music is the sense of escape" Thom Yorke "Making a decision was only the beginning of things. When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision." The Alchemist "The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will" Vince Lombardi

Parting thoughts: Yes I will take your rookie picks for my old garbage.

Will the Toronto Maple Leafs ever win the Stanley Cup in my lifetime?: I sure hope so.

Favorite Fantasy Football format?: I enjoy DFS and Best Ball. You can usually find me in the DRAFT lobby pounding best ball drafts from January - September.