Oakland Raiders 2010: Future Victories Are Within Grasp and Clasp

August 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Some folks say things are in the stars. Some say there is a destiny that is within grasp if we just believe.
For some reason I started charting a map to see what connections, both strong and weak, that I may have to NFL players. The findings are interesting.
As I sat in a classroom and started writing this article I looked over at one student who knows Mean Joe Greene who frequently visits the University of North Texas. She saw Mean Joe Greene in the fall semester 2009.
Then, during another class session on Tuesday night, Aug. 3, I discovered that one student from Robstown, Texas actually knew Gene Upshaw. The college student's father coached Upshaw when he was in middle school in the small Texas town.
The student actually asked me if Gene Upshaw was mean. I told him, "Yes," on the playing field, but "No" in terms of my conversations with Upshaw."
Next, I realized I work with the son of Ernie Holmes who was a Pittsburgh Steel...

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