Footballguys Staff Bio: Mike Brown

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Belleville, NJ (hometown of Junior Soprano)

Education: B.A. in Sociology, Montclair State University

Occupation: Telecom sales manager

Hometown: Little Falls, NJ

Family: Married seven years. No kids. Not now and probably not ever.

Years playing fantasy football: Hometown league going into its 22nd year!

Favorite FF smack talk: When David Dodds brags about still drafting off his top 50 list in the 14th round

Years writing about fantasy football: 15

Favorite FBG feature: Anything Clayton Gray has a hand in is pure gold

Organized football experience: Had an offer to play QB for Notre Dame, but decided to fulfill my lifelong goal of commuting to a small north NJ school instead

Favorite NFL team: San Diego Chargers

Favorite college team: Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Favorite fan moment: First time ever seeing my Chargers live, beating the defending champ Seahawks 2 years ago

Favorite player of all time: All time is Junior Seau, current favorite is Philip Rivers

NFL rule(s) I would change if I could: Too many to list, but I hate that players can't celebrate and have fun and I hate that defensive backs can't destroy guys anymore

Favorite movie(s): Goodfellas, Field Of Dreams, Godfather 1 & 2, Ocean's 11, The Rock, Office Space, Dumb and Dumber, Crippled Masters, Midnight Run, Anchorman, Rounders, JFK, The Phil Chronicles

Favorite musical genres/albums/artists: Not a huge music guy, but I do love The Beach Boys, Queen, movie theme songs, and all the 80's cheese

What I read: Footballguys message boards and celebrity blog sites

Hobbies: Fantasy baseball

Favorite TV show(s): Big TV guy -- Arrested Development, Sopranos, Survivor, Seinfeld, Jackass, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, The Wire, Fargo, Shameless

Least favorite household chore: Don't really have any. My wife is old school Italian, so I mostly just sit around and watch tv

Dream job: I'm already a FBG staffer, but my 2nd favorite job would be Yankees announcer

Quote: Just when I thought you couldn't get any dumber, you do something like this...and TOTALLY REDEEM YOURSELF! ~Harry Dunne

Parting thoughts: Seriously -- stop kicking my chair.

If you were given the opportunity to punch Chase Stuart in the face, would you do it?: Probably not