Footballguys Staff Bio: Bob Magaw
Birthplace: Pasadena, CA
Education: CSUN, Philosophy
Years playing fantasy football: 20+
Favorite FF smack talk: I try and let my teams do the talking.
Years writing about fantasy football: 12+
Favorite FBG feature: Anything by Dodds, Bloom, Waldman, Henry, Wood, Stuart, Harstadt, Norton, Bramel and Rudnicki.
Organized football experience: Played other sports as a prep, primarily basketball and track.
Favorite NFL team: Rams
Favorite college team: USC (football), UCLA (basketball)
Favorite fan moment: Rams GSOT, Show Time-era Lakers, Kirk Gibson's miracle home run for the Dodgers in the World Series and the Wooden Dynasty.
Favorite player of all time: Offense - Eric Dickerson, Defense - Ronnie Lott
NFL rule(s) I would change if I could: OT
Favorite movie(s): 2001, The Man Who Fell To Earth, Blade Runner, Sorcerer, Wings Of Desire, Vertigo & Seven Samurai
Favorite musical genres/albums/artists: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Sun Ra, Grant Green, Larry Young, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Grateful Dead, King Crimson, Genesis, Yes, David Bowie, Todd Rundgren, Can, Rush & XTC
What I read: Plato, Aristotle, Plotinus, Etienne Gilson, R.G. Collingwood, Ernst Cassirer, Robert Heinlein, Philip K. Dick, Neal Stephenson, William Goldman, Trevanian & Hermann Hesse
Hobbies: Fantasy Football, reading, music, movies & travelling.
Favorite TV show(s): Better Call Saul, Orphan Black, Archer, Doctor Who, The Blacklist, Sherlock & Elementary
Least favorite household chore: Bouncer
Dream job: Writer
Quote: "The universe speaks in patterns" - Roger Von Oech (from Heraclitus - played for Pre-Socratics), "Luck is the residue of design" - Branch Rickey (Brooklyn Dodgers GM - integrated baseball), "Winning is our business" - Bill Parcells (Hall of Fame).
Parting thoughts: Hot Rod Your Head With Footballguys.com!