Football has always been the ultimate man’s man, chain of command, defeat your enemy, and follow the leader kinda sport. Violent imagery – shotguns, throwing bombs, and scrimmages abound and hearken to our most warlike tendencies.
I myself, as a lil’ pup, suffered my fair share of brain trauma as the power’s that be(‘d) in my life tried to steer my indomitable waywardness into healthy outlets.
I have often wondered if I could’a been a physicist if not for the repeated concussions I suffered as my character and discipline were being molded. But I digress….