Footballguys Staff Bio: Matt Harmon

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Age: 23

Birthplace: Virginia

Education: Lynchburg College - Sociology

Occupation: Life Skills Coach

Hometown: Fairfax

Family: Ha, please. But I have a dog.

Years playing fantasy football: Eight

Favorite FF smack talk: "No, for real, who do you really want to pick?"

Years writing about fantasy football: Nearly two.

Favorite FBG feature: The Audible. The show changed the way I approached and thought about football, is a major reason why I took up writing about the game, and consequently why I am here at Footballguys today.

Organized football experience: I was fat and lazy as a kid, so none.

Favorite NFL team: I have a complicated relationship with the Carolina Panthers

Favorite player of all time: Steve Smith.

NFL rule(s) I would change if I could: Will someone lock three philosophers in a room and let them decide what a catch is?

Favorite musical genres/albums/artists: I love everything, but music with an emotional kick and a banjo moves the needle.

What I read: Social theory books, such as Presentation of Self in Everyday Life and the Social Construction of Reality.

Hobbies: Been playing guitar for most of my life, and other instruments along the way.

Favorite TV show(s): So many to name, I'm a serial binge watcher. The Wire is the greatest show in TV history. House of Cards, The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Hannibal, Game of Thrones. I'll spare you the rest.

Dream job: Something full-time in football.

Quote: "Society is an insane asylum run by the inmates" - Erving Goffman.