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William F. Reed
September 03, 1990
The largest break dancer in Palo Alto, Calif., also claims to be the nation's best at a Nintendo football game called Tecmo Bowl. But real football is Bob Whitfield's true calling. He passed up schools like Notre Dame, Michigan, Miami and UCLA to attend Stanford, and last season, as a true freshman, he played every single down at offensive tackle for a Cardinal team that finished 3-8.
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September 03, 1990

The Big Gamer

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"It was a change of pace, and the team really liked that," Whitfield says. "Now we've got to get him to go for black cleats. We have to have them, because they make you feel like you're so much tougher. Nobody has asked him about it yet, but I'm sure it will be me. They always nominate me."

Anybody want to bet against the black shoes?

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