Footballguys Staff Bio: Will Grant

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Age: 49

Birthplace: Warren, Michigan

Education: Central Michigan University (B.S. Computer Science/Philosophy), Thomas M.Cooley Law School

Occupation: CIO / CTO / VP of Product Management

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Family: Married for 24 years Son Frank - 23 Daughter Lilly - 19

Years playing fantasy football: 20+ years as both a player and commissioner

Favorite FF smack talk: I'd mock your team, but it seems redundant.

Years writing about fantasy football: FBG Staff Member since 2003

Favorite FBG feature: Pre-Season: Player Spotlights - Excellent detailed analysis of almost every player that you could ever think of drafting in a redraft league In Season: Prospecting - where dynasty and keeper league players can find potential talent for the future. The Expanded DFS content section is absolutely essential if you want to compete in Daily fantasy sports.

Organized football experience: Only in High School

Favorite NFL team: Dallas Cowboys - America's Team. Chicago Bears are a close second.

Favorite college team: University of Michigan Wolverines

Favorite fan moment: Being with a huge group of friends, watching the Cowboys win Superbowl 27. When Ken Norton stopped Kenny Davis on the goal line, we went crazy.

Favorite player of all time: Emmitt Smith

NFL rule(s) I would change if I could: Quietly hopeful that the new catch rules will actually make sense.

Favorite movie(s): Star Wars (any) Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Favorite musical genres/albums/artists: Hard Rock/Metal - I love Kiss, Metallica, Ozzy. I also like to kick back with a little Pink Floyd (but then again, who doesn't)

Hobbies: Football, writing, taking the kids to band camp, taking the kids to martial arts, taking the kids...

Favorite TV show(s): Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones, Colony, Travelers, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Least favorite household chore: Doing the dishes. In a house with kids, it seems like you are never done.

Dream job: Owning my one M&A consulting firm.

Quote: Shocking!

Parting thoughts: Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ― Mark Twain