My high school buddies called him Big Mike. One of them said after meeting him, That was like shaking hands with a package of iron hot dogs. In his heyday, he was a 6’4″, 260-pound World Champion, All-Pro offensive tackle, destined for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He had a big meaty head that had to be shoe-horned into his helmet, an upper body like a kitchen appliance, and thighs as big as oaks.

But time makes losers of us all. [MORE]