Oakland Raiders: Ted Hendricks Could Out-Think His Opponents On Playing Field

February 12, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

All types of muscle are needed on the football field. Brainpower to out-think the opponent is a type of muscle that leads teams to victories.
Ted Henricks was a physics major during his college days. Later, he relaxed by doing math problems during his leisure moments.
Hendricks has been described as eccentric, but certainly he was smart. An article says:
"Eccentric as they come: Born in Guatemala, where his father was employed at the time, Hendricks was a physics major at UM and was well-known for relaxing by doing math problems. He took the hardest classes off the field and took on the hardest assignments on it."
Here is an interesting fact about Hendricks' career with the Oakland Raiders:
"After Hendricks was traded to the Packers , he signed a 'future contract' with the naescent World Football League. Hendricks was then in the option year of his NFL contract, and had one of his greatest seasons—five interceptions, seven blocked kicks, and a safety...

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