Footballguys Staff Bio: Austin Lee

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Age: 42

Education: New York University - BFA Film/TV Production, double major Computer Science

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Family: My wife and I have been married for over 16 years. My son is 10, and my daughter is 8.

Years playing fantasy football: 16

Favorite FF smack talk: I don't smack talk. Don't dish it if you can't take it, right?

Years writing about fantasy football: 9

Favorite FBG feature: The next one we are about to release

Organized football experience: Street football as a kid. Flag football as an adult. I wouldn't really call either "organized" though. I made a computer animation of a football for my high school video yearbook though. That was probably my most organized football experience. ;)

Favorite NFL team: Miami Dolphins (but I also like the Atlanta Falcons a lot)

Favorite college team: Auburn Tigers (but I also like the Miami Hurricanes and sometimes cheer for Cal after living in Berkeley for 15 years)

Favorite fan moment: Field level seats watching Michael Vick in his prime. I swear I could feel the wind as he ran past me.

Favorite player of all time: Past: Bo Jackson, Dan Marino. Present: Matt Ryan

Favorite movie(s): Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel

Favorite musical genres/albums/artists: Rap to hard rock and everything between. Beastie Boys, Foo Fighters, Linkin Park, Metallica, The Offspring.

What I read: Sports books and statistical nerdery. Scorecasting is the perfect intersection.

Hobbies: Snowboarding, performance improv, database programming, and

Favorite TV show(s): Stranger Things, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Dream job: I worked for Pixar for 15 years. Now I work in Fantasy. I'm living the dream.

Quote: "You found the marble in the oatmeal! You're a lucky, lucky, lucky little boy. You get to drink from the FIRE HOSE!!!"

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